Christian Petersen/Getty Images Adrian Peterson was looking for a bit of rejuvenation this year, and it appears he might have found it with the Arizona Cardinals. After his time in Minnesota came to a disappointing end — falling from league MVP and a 2,000-yard rusher in 2012 to a 2016 season beleaguered by injury in which he only played three games — Peterson ...Read More »
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The banker whose ex-girlfriend dumped his $55,000 Mercedes into a swimming pool says 'if a woman is not crazy, she doesn't love you'
Guy Gentile lost his Mercedes to a swimming pool. Guy Gentile Bahamas-based banker Guy Gentile broke up with Russian model Kristina Kuc hma over dinner at a restaurant over the weekend — and she certainly got her revenge. Gentille, who runs a brokerage, told The New York Post that Kuchma drove his Mercedes into the backyard swimming pool and it ...Read More »
The retail apocalypse just sabotaged Nordstrom's attempt to go private — and the whole industry is getting hit (JWN)
The Nordstrom store is seen at a mall in a Denver suburbThomson ReutersIt’s official: Nordstrom‘s quest to go private is over — at least for now. On Monday, the family members who own the department store chain suspended their attempt to sell the company to a private equity firm through the end of the year. The news sent Nordstrom’s shares ...Read More »
Astronomers just proved the incredible origin of nearly all gold, platinum, and silver in the universe
An illustration of two neutron stars colliding. NASA For the first time ever, astronomers have detected a neutron star collision. Gravitational waves picked up by the LIGO and Virgo detectors pinpointed the source to a galaxy 130 million light-years away. The collision produced a radioactive “kilonova” that forged hundreds of Earths’ worth of platinum, gold, silver, and other heavy elements. ...Read More »
Performance expert and coauthor of “Peak Performance: Elevate your Game, Avoid Burnout and Thrive with the New Science of Success,” Brad Stulberg explains how the psychological concept of “flow” can help you get in the zone at work. Following is a transcript of the video. “Flow” is a term introduced in the early ’90s by a psychologist named Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. And the ...Read More »
Bruce Berkowitz.Getty Images/ Joe ParraSears Holdings‘ largest shareholder just gave up his seat on the company’s board. The embattled retailer’s stock is plunging on the news. The company announced on Monday that Bruce Berkowitz is will leave Sears‘ board of directors, effective October 31. He joined nearly two years ago, in February 2016. Berkowitz also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Fairholme ...Read More »
The sun glows more red than usual over Oakhampton, Devon, on October 16. Getty Images Ophelia, a former hurricane which was ravaging the Republic of Ireland on Monday with extreme winds and heavy rain, has had a second, bizarre effect on the weather further afield. Although the weather in most of the UK was relatively calm for the time of year, ...Read More »
LeBron James says he doesn't turn on data roaming or pay for apps or music services because he's 'the cheapest guy in the NBA'
Rachel Nichols/Twitter LeBron James has made an estimated $200 million in the NBA, with even higher earnings off the floor, but that doesn’t mean he spends his money frivolously. In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, alongside newly acquired Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade, James revealed that there are certain things he refuses to spend his money on. Nichols said ...Read More »
Ruby Tuesday failed to win over customers with its run-of-the-mill burgers and fries. Ruby Tuesday Chains such as Ruby Tuesday, Applebee’s, and Chili’s are trying to claw their way out of the casual-dining death trap. On Monday, Ruby Tuesday announced that it would be bought by private-equity firm NRD Capital after four straight years of declining sales. Ruby Tuesday isn’t the only ...Read More »
HBO/YouTube Last Sunday,”Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver became the first late-night host to address the sexual harassment and assault accusations against Harvey Weinstein. And on Sunday night, Oliver continued to fire at Weinstein. This time, however, he also took aim at The Academy of Motion Pictures, which kicked Weinstein out over the weekend, declaring “the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity ...Read More »