How Democrats can pass a minimum wage increase to $15 after a major setback from the Senate parliamentarian

Summary List Placement The Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough dealt a significant setback to Democrats’ efforts to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour through President Joe Biden’s stimulus package on Thursday evening.  Senators are gearing up to pass the $1.9 billion bill, which includes $1,400 direct relief checks for those who qualify, $350 billion […]

The 5 best 4K computer monitors of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement 4K monitors offer the highest resolution commonly available to PC desktops and laptops.  I’ve reviewed hundreds of monitors and laptop displays over the past 14 years.  Dell’s S2721QS combines sharp 4K resolution with vibrant color and an affordable price. A 4K monitor is the sharpest, most attractive display […]

Poo-Pourri founder Suzy Batiz is worth $215 million. Here’s how the serial entrepreneur balances work and self-care.

Summary List Placement Most of Suzy Batiz’s schedule revolves around self-care, though she wouldn’t call it that.  “The term ‘self-care’ doesn’t even make sense. It’s about balancing,” Batiz, the founder of the anti-odor bathroom spray Poo-Pourri, told Insider. The Dallas-based entrepreneur, who is worth $215 million by Forbes’ count, swears by tea, transcendental meditation, and […]

Biden faces bipartisan pushback to the airstrikes he ordered in Syria a month into his presidency

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden is facing questions from Congress about his decision to carry out airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Syria, specifically regarding his authority to conduct this move. On Thursday, Biden directed airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militias operating just across the Iraqi border in Syria in response to a series […]

How to watch ‘Tom & Jerry,’ a new movie starring the iconic cartoon characters, on HBO Max

  Summary List Placement A new “Tom & Jerry” movie hit theaters and HBO Max on February 26. The classic cartoon characters star alongside actors like Chloë Grace Moretz and Michael Peña. “Tom & Jerry” will be available on HBO Max through March 28. Max (small) Tom and Jerry, one of the most iconic duos […]

“Don Trump Jr. says his dad normalized being a crybaby loser” links

Don Trump Jr. praises his father for showing Republicans that they can also be sucky crybaby losers without grace or dignity. [Towleroad] How do I not remember this Rihanna-Ciara Twitter beef?! [Just Jared] These advertising fails made me LMAO. [OMG Blog] Everybody loves Stanley Tucci. [Pajiba] Taylor Swift loves three things above all: bangs, cats […]

FINTECH ACCELERATORS: An inside look at top banks’ accelerator programs — how they work, what success looks like, and what it means for the future of financial services

Summary List Placement This is a preview of the Insider Intelligence Fintech Accelerators premium research report. Purchase this report here. Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with our Fintech Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing financial technology news and analysis to your inbox. Accelerators are fixed-term and often cohort-based programs during which an incumbent […]

EXPLAINER: How US airstrike in Syria sends message to Iran

BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. airstrike targeting facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria appears to be a message to Tehran delivered by a new American administration still figuring out its approach to the Middle East. The strike was seemingly a response to stepped-up rocket attacks by such militias that have targeted U.S. interests in […]