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After 16 years of freeware, Dwarf Fortress creators get their $7M payday
Ars Technica

"When we pass from this world, you will be the reason we are remembered." more…

The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak’s NHS plans: ramping up private medicine | Editorial
The Guardian

The Tories have not reversed pro-market reforms in healthcare but energised themLast October, Rishi Sunak sat down beside Catherine Poole, a 77-year-old patient at Croydon University hospital, no doubt hoping for a breezy on-camera conversation. When Mr Sunak… more…

Legal & General’s claim delays are adding to my trauma after brain surgery
The Guardian

Statutory sick pay is ending, and I fear it is looking for a reason not to pay income protectionI am 35 with two young children. Seven months ago, I was diagnosed with a brain tumour and underwent emergency surgery. I made a claim on my Legal & General income… more…

Radishes and rainbows: the LGBTQ growers reimagining the traditional family farm
The Guardian

Their fight for diversity and inclusion in farming culture echoes the womyn’s land movement from the 60s and 70sAt Ashokra farm in New Mexico, in the heart of Albuquerque’s fertile North Valley, lush fields of kabocha squash and heirloom corn grow alongside b… more…

Family caregivers of people with long COVID bear an extra burden
NPR

When a case of COVID-19 morphs into the mysterious, chronic condition known as long COVID, the specialists, appointments, medications and daily need for family care can overwhelm everyone involved. more…

Read President Biden's State of the Union speech
NPR

Read President Biden's State of the Union speech delivered on Feb. 7, 2023, as prepared for delivery. more…

John Hancock Life Insurance Review: Rates, Coverage, and Term Life Insurance
Business Insider

Explore John Hancock's universal and term life insurance plans with Aspire to see if it meets your needs. Then walk with us as we compare popular providers more…

How to Use Life Insurance to Build Wealth, According to Financial Planners
Business Insider

Life insurance can help policyholders of all backgrounds prepare for the future. Get expert advice on wealth building with life insurance. more…

At 8 months pregnant, I've realized I can't wait any longer to get the insurance coverage I've put off for years
Business Insider

I've been putting off life insurance and disability insurance, but they're an essential part of building my family's financial future. more…

Ladder Life Insurance Review - Are Ladder's Cheap Term Coverage Rates Worth It?
Business Insider

Compare Ladder's cheap term life insurance plans to popular competitors. Does Ladder Life make sense? Read on to find out more…

AARP life insurance review: Is it good, worth it, and how much does it cost?
Business Insider

Explore our comprehensive AARP life insurance review and find out if AARP life coverage is good, worth it, and if the policy rates fit into your budget for the new year. more…

Best travel insurance rates for your trip, week of February 7
Business Insider

Travel insurance rates are dropping. Comparing rates can help you save on your next vacation more…

Here's exactly how much you should be tipping your driver when you order food
Business Insider

Your tip is one of the most important parts of a delivery driver's income, and drivers agree that this is the amount they need. more…

Millennials might face a third recession as their parents retire — and they should talk about money before it's too late
Business Insider

Talking about money with your parents isn't fun, but experts say millennials should discuss their retiring parents' financial futures and have a plan. more…

How to Become a Digital Nomad
Harvard Business Review

If you could work from anywhere, where would you go? For more and more people, it’s not a hypothetical question: Young or old, single or with a family, full-time employee or contractor, the digital nomad life is more accessible than ever before. But of course… more…

Driving for perfection: The thousands of miles that shaped Alycia Baumgardner into a world champion
ESPN

One of the fastest-rising stars in women's boxing seized every single opportunity, no matter the stakes. Michael Rothstein highlights the rise of Alycia Baumgardner. more…

The Many Ripple Effects of the Weight-Loss Industry
The Atlantic

“Body shape is a metric that people use to judge character.” more…

Covid-19 vaccine policy mandates and restrictions may cause more harm than good (2022)
The BMJ

Vaccination policies have shifted dramatically during COVID-19 with the rapid emergence of population-wide vaccine mandates, domestic vaccine passports and differential restrictions based on vaccination status. While these policies have prompted ethical, scie… more…

DeepSource (YC W20) is looking for a Senior Front-end engineer
Deepsource.io

DeepSource enables thousands of engineering teams ship maintainable and secure software faster. Come help us build the static analysis infrastructure of the Internet. more…

The Coming AI Hackers
Schneier.com

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Apple TV+ Guide: Every Apple TV show and movie available now
9to5Mac

Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $6.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie avai… more…

Biden has revived democratic capitalism – and changed the economic paradigm
The Guardian

The president’s domestic successes offer a rebuke to disciples of Reagan: the ‘free market’ has never existedHow can inflation be dropping at the same time job creation is soaring?It has taken one of the oldest presidents in American history, who has been in … more…

‘We have to survive’: the women filling the gap in Texas borderlands’ medical deserts
The Guardian

Community health workers are stepping in to provide critical services and information in rural areas with few hospitals or doctorsWhen Claudia Salazar and her family migrated to San Elizario, Texas, a small city in El Paso county, they settled into a colonia … more…

Elan Lee, Co-Creator of Exploding Kittens — How to Raise Millions on Kickstarter, Deconstructing Mega-Successes, Secrets of Game Design, The Power of Positive Constraints, The Delights of Craftsmanship, and The Art of Turning Fans Into Superfans (#653)
Tim.blog

Interview with Elan Lee on The Tim Ferriss Show podcast The post Elan Lee, Co-Creator of Exploding Kittens — How to Raise Millions on Kickstarter, Deconstructing Mega-Successes, Secrets of Game Design, The Power of Positive Constraints, The Delights of Craft… more…

February 2023 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists
Colossal

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at hello@colossal.art. You can also join our monthl… more…

The Top 7 Career Trends for 2023
MakeUseOf

Want to stay ahead of the curve in your career? Learn about the top trends shaping the job market in 2023 and get ahead of the competition. more…

Transcript: William Cohan
Ritholtz.com

   The transcript from this week’s, MiB: William Cohan on GE, Lazard, Goldman & Bear, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, YouTube, and Bloomberg. All of our earlier… more…

Minors can consent to STI/HIV care but privacy risks remain
Futurity: Research News

Minor consent laws for STI/HIV services increased across United States, but limitations persist, report researchers. more…

Biden to push for universal insulin price cap in State of the Union
Politico

The president will call for finishing the reforms that the Inflation Reduction Act started. But legislative prospects for it are remote at best. more…

Climate change is transforming Australia's cultural life—so why isn't it mentioned in the new national cultural policy?
Phys.Org

In its new national cultural policy, the Australian government grapples with issues extending well beyond the creative arts. more…

Marriage May Help Keep Your Blood Sugar on Target
WebMD

A study finds that blood sugar levels improved slightly as people transitioned into marriages or domestic partnerships and worsened slightly when they left those relationships. more…

3 Reasons Why I'm Not Afraid of a Recession in 2023
Motley Fool

They say there's a recession around the corner. Here's why you shouldn't be afraid of it. more…

Aon Plc (AON) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

AON earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

McDonald's and ExxonMobil Have News for Investors
Motley Fool

Plus we look at reasons to be both depressed and uplifted about the economy, debt, and pandas. more…

Macerich (MAC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MAC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Sirius XM (SIRI) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SIRI earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Open Text (OTEX) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

OTEX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

How the Asian insurance market is adapting to the future
Mckinsey.com

In this podcast, three McKinsey partners and leaders of the Insurance Practice discuss the themes that will define Asian insurance in 2023 and beyond. more…

Digital and AI-enabled wealth management: The big potential in Asia
Mckinsey.com

The region’s mass-affluent and affluent segments are growing fast, and their demand for wealth management is evolving. Successful strategies will use digital and AI to access—and win—this market opportunity. more…

Investing in a net-zero economy: Scaling blended finance
Mckinsey.com

The scale of financing required for the transition to net zero is immense and the current financial gap substantial, making it vital to rapidly increase blended finance. more…

Let's play out the offseason QB market: We made offers and chose landing spots for Brady, Young, Carr
ESPN

Our NFL Nation reporters played GM and navigated the offseason quarterback market, through trade offers, free agent deals and early-round draft picks. Who landed a new starter? more…

Alec Baldwin Fatal ‘Rust’ Shooting: D.A’s Witness List Full Of Crew Members From Troubled Indie Western As First Court Hearing Looms In Criminal Case
Deadline

Facing two counts of involuntary manslaughter and up to five years behind bars if found guilty, Alec Baldwin and Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed are about to find themselves face-to-face in court with the director of the troubled indie Western and many mem… more…

INSEAD vs London School of Business (MBA): Admission process, scholarships, eligibility and more
The Indian Express

From extracurricular activities to different departments and schools — here are the differences and similarities between mba department from INSEAD vs London School of Business. more…

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/2/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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2:00PM Water Cooler 2/7/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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2:00PM Water Cooler 2/3/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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The state of health care: unaffordable
Poynter

The Morning Meeting with Al Tompkins is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas worth considering and more timely context for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up […] The post The state of health care: unaffordable appeared first on Poy… more…

Showtime® Sports Documentary Films Premieres ‘Stand’ - About The Life Of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
Forbes

When I first started learning more about Mahmoud's journey, I was fascinated and inspired by the stand he took, the strength and the courage he brought to his life, that he wasn't willing to be marginalized just to a sport, that he was willing to use his voic… more…

Artificial Intelligence's New Role In Medicine, Finance And Other Industries - How Computer Learning Is Changing Every Corner Of The Market
Forbes

Artificial intelligence is impacting medicine, finance and many other industries. Here’s what you need to know about AI and how it may affect your life. more…

There Should Be An Urgency To Increase The Number Of Kidneys Available For Transplant
Forbes

There are things we could be doing—or doing better—to help more people get kidney transplants, but the lack of urgency to address this means that many people needlessly die from this affliction, which disproportionately affects Hispanics, African Americans, a… more…

How Annuities Can Help You Befriend The ‘Enemies Of Retirement’
Forbes

Although these market dynamics are very real, annuities can lessen their impacts and enable consumers to befriend these so-called “enemies of retirement.” more…

What Can Non-Profit Leaders Do To Build Resilient Organizations - An Interview With Movement Voter Project (MVP) Founder And Executive Director, Billy Wimsatt
Forbes

Are there risks that folks aren’t willing to take because of a fear of…. more…

How The Busiest Heart Transplant Center In The World Got Its Start – An Inside Story Of The First Decade
Forbes

The founding story of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, which pioneered a unique multidisciplinary, multi-organ approach and today leads the world in heart transplants. more…

An alleged $500 million Ponzi scheme preyed on Mormons. It ended with FBI gunfire. - The Washington Post
The Washington Post

In Las Vegas, a lawyer with huge gambling debts is accused of a financial fraud that left hundreds of victims in its wake more…

Republicans break with another historical ally: doctors
Axios

Data: OpenSecrets; Chart: Will Chase/AxiosRepublicans' historical alliance with the nation's leading physicians' group has deteriorated to the point where several elected doctors are openly critical of the organization and what they refer to as its "woke" pol… more…

Kathy Hochul Vetoes Wrongful Death Reform Bill, Picking Yet Another Fight With Her Party
Slate Magazine

The New York governor shot down a bipartisan bill to help compensate grieving families. Why? more…

Series: A Look Back At Paul Ryan’s Critique On The War On Poverty
Forbes

Before taking a look back at Ryan’s assessment and criticism of the War on Poverty, and its housing elements, it’s worth looking at the origins and history of the War. more…

“We’re Still Gonna Say No”: Inside UnitedHealthcare’s Effort to Deny Coverage to Chronically Ill Patient
ProPublica

by David Armstrong, Patrick Rucker and Maya Miller ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. In May 2021, a nurse at UnitedHealthcare cal… more…

ExlService CEO Says Hard Work Isn't Enough - Investor's Business Daily
Investor's Business Daily

ExlService CEO Says Hard Work Isn't Enough  Investor's Business Daily more…

Ribbon cuttings, awards and modifying trusts: Seacoast business ... - Seacoastonline.com
Seacoastonline.com

Ribbon cuttings, awards and modifying trusts: Seacoast business ...  Seacoastonline.com more…

The Democratic Party’s Tortured Relationship With Corporate PAC Money
Daily Beast

Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Wikimedia Commons When progressive Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was briefly entertaining a run for the White House in early 2019, he promised that if he took the plunge, his campaign would reject corporate P… more…

18 People Share The Stories That Could Ruin Their Lives
Twistedsifter.com

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Chubb Limited (CB) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Chubb Limited (NYSE:NYSE:CB) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 1, 2023 8:30 AM ETCompany ParticipantsKaren Beyer - Senior Vice President, Investor RelationsEvan Greenberg - Chairman... more…

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:CTSH) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 5:00 PM ETCompany ParticipantsTyler Scott – Vice President, Investor... more…

Ensemble Capital Fourth Quarter 2022 Investor Letter
Seeking Alpha

Ensemble Capital Management, LLC is based in Burlingame, California, midway between Silicon Valley and San Francisco. more…

WildBrain Ltd (WLDBF) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

WildBrain Ltd (OTC:WLDBF) Q2 2023 Earnings Conference Call February 8, 2023 10:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsKathleen Persaud - VP, IREric Ellenbogen - CEO & Vice ChairmanAaron Ames -... more…

Ashland Inc. (ASH) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Ashland Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:ASH) Q1 2023 Earnings Conference Call February 1, 2022 9:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsSeth Mrozek - Director, IRGuillermo Novo - Chairman & CEOKevin Willis - SVP... more…

Nest eggs shrank in 2022. But does 1 more year of work really matter for retirement safety? Here are the 3 big ways working longer can benefit you
Yahoo Entertainment

Silver linings all around. more…

A scoping review of the impacts of COVID-19 physical distancing measures on vulnerable population groups
Nature.com

Physical distancing measures introduced to control the spread of COVID-19 had socio-economic trade-offs that may have particularly impacted vulnerable population groups. Here, the authors perform a scoping review and summarise the impacts on different vulnera… more…

Hearing about bipolar disorder in the news or on social media? Here's what you should know
Los Angeles Times

Hearing about bipolar disorder in the news and on social media? Mental health experts explain what it is and how it presents in people. more…

'Where is it?': Kevin McCarthy mocked for lacking a cohesive plan to negotiate the debt ceiling
AlterNet

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy is being mocked for his handling of the run-up to critical negotiations over the debt ceiling with President Joe Biden – negotiations that, if they fail, could shut down the federal government and even throw the economy int… more…

‘I Hate My Cushy Job. Should I Suck It Up or Just Quit?’
The Cut

In this week’s Your Next Move, career columnist Kimberly Brown talks a reader who can’t stand her job as a lawyer at a public agency — even though the benefits are top-notch — through her options for finding another opportunity with great perks. more…

The New Rules
The Cut

Expert advice on how to text, tip, ghost, host, hook up, parent, friend, and survive online and at work. Got questions? We have answers. more…

White House making changes to China section of the speech; Tyre Nichols' parents will attend
NBC News

Get live updates and video coverage of President Biden giving his State of the Union Address before Congress on Tuesday, February 7, 2022. more…

Peter King's column: Commuting with Nick Sirianni
NBCSports.com

HADDONFIELD, N.J.—The appointment was for 6 a.m. Saturday, and at 5:57, Eagles coach Nick Sirianni rolled his vehicle out of the driveway here in suburban Eagleville. I got in.It’s Super Bowl week, and I feel like the biggest story America doesn’t know is, Wh… more…

Is freezing your eggs all it’s cracked up to be?
Toronto Star

It’s painted as a fertility “insurance policy” all over TikTok. Is it? more…

Clinical Workforce Platform ShiftMed Raises $200 Million Amid Nursing Shortage
Forbes

Clinical staffing platform ShiftMed announced this week that it has raised $200 million in investment. The company says it will use the funds to expand its footprint. more…

Michael Lind, Case Study in the Perils of Discourse-Poisoning
New York Magazine

Michael Lind, the the conservative turned liberal, calls for a “popular front” to support the Republican Party. Lind is a case study in discourse-poisoning, when intellectuals confuse abstract debates for the actual political choice. more…

Google’s exit from big Seattle-area project shows fleeting relationship between tech and communities
GeekWire

In the suburban community of Kirkland, Wash., where Google established its original beachhead in the Seattle area, the tech giant had big plans to expand even further. The City of Kirkland was counting on Google to be the “catalyst project” in its proposed St… more…

Nick Jonas Creates ‘Magic Moments’ in Super Bowl Spot for Diabetes Tech Brand Dexcom
Adweek

Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 13 years old. Since then, the pop star and actor has become a very public face for those managing the chronic health condition. In 2021, he starred in a Super Bowl campaign for a diabetes monitoring de… more…

Can Psychedelics Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis?
Thenation.com

Isaac Lozano Nearly two-thirds of young adults report having either depression or anxiety. In California, Connecticut, Illinois, and other states, lawmakers are considering their options for psychedelics legalization. The post Can Psychedelics Solve the Yout… more…

President, 80, Bests House Speaker, 58
Thenation.com

Joan Walsh An invigorated Joe Biden proved that Sleepy Kevin McCarthy is the GOP leader in name only. And maybe not for long. The post President, 80, Bests House Speaker, 58 appeared first on The Nation. more…

‘I’m not Snow White. I have to think like a criminal’: how I became a burglar for hire
The Guardian

Jenny Radcliffe is a professional ‘people hacker’ – someone who claims she can get past anyone and get in anywhere. No building is secure. How does she do it? Plus, an extract from her memoir ‘Do I look like someone to mess with?” says Jenny Radcliffe, foldin… more…

Woman claims vaping put her on life support and left her with life-threatening condition
Independent

Amanda Stelzer visited an urgent care centre in October 2019 as she was struggling to breathe, had severe lower back pain and felt like her heart was “beating out of her chest” more…

Why a new Alzheimer's drug is having a slow US debut
Independent

The first drug to show that it slows Alzheimer’s is on sale, but treatment for most patients is still several months away more…

Chinese scientist’s two-word advice for world’s first gene-edited babies he helped to create
Independent

He Jiankui had been jailed for three years after being found guilty of ‘illegal medical practices’ more…

Both sides use trove of cell data at Alex Murdaugh trial
Independent

A state agent testifying in Alex Murdaugh’s double murder trial meticulously reconstructed activity from his iPhone and the cellphones of his son and wife the night they were killed to try to link the disgraced South Carolina attorney to the shooting deaths more…

Father of fentanyl victim says Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘crossed the line’ heckling daughter’s story at SOTU: ‘Drugs are not a partisan issue’
Independent

EXCLUSIVE: Marjorie Taylor Greene heckled President Joe Biden as he shared the story of Courtney Griffin’s battle with addiction during his State of the Union speech. Courtney’s father Doug Griffin father speaks to Rachel Sharp about the ‘really nasty’ stunt more…

Shell sees record profits: What are the company’s directors paid?
Independent

A look at those leading the oil and gas firm as it enjoys the largest profits in its 115-year-history more…

Toronto doctor legitimately prescribes patient a real-life puppy
blogTO

We all know hanging out with/petting dogs greatly improves your mood and has many health benefits, like lowered blood pressure, but did you know a Toronto doctor can actually prescribe you one? Yes, a Toronto doctor has recommended her patient get a furry fr… more…

Amica life insurance review 2023
CBS News

If you're in the market for life insurance then Amica may be a provider worth considering. Here's what to know. more…

AIG life insurance review 2023
CBS News

if you're in the market for life insurance then AIG may be a provider worth pursuing. Here's what to know. more…

Life insurance misconceptions to know
CBS News

Not everything you may have heard about life insurance is accurate. Here are three misconceptions to understand. more…

How does term life insurance work?
CBS News

Term life insurance is one of the simplest and cheapest forms of life insurance on the market. This is how it works. more…

2 major reasons to buy life insurance
CBS News

Life insurance is a vital financial protection that's typically well worth paying for. This is why you should buy a policy now. more…

Life insurance benefits you didn't know about
CBS News

These life insurance benefits can help you both while you're alive and in the event of an emergency. more…

What's the right amount of life insurance to have?
CBS News

The right amount of life insurance depends on several factors. Here's how to narrow it down. more…

How seniors can get approved for life insurance
CBS News

There are many ways seniors can improve their chances of getting approved for life insurance. Here are three. more…

7 pet insurance perks to know
CBS News

Owning a pet can get expensive, but pet insurance can help in more ways than you may realize. Here are 7 lesser-known perks. more…

2 main reasons to buy pet insurance now
CBS News

Pet insurance isn't something you'll want to wait to buy. Here are two major benefits to securing a policy now. more…