Would You Return A Lost Wallet? Science Says, Yes

Picture the scene: you are walking back home when you stumble upon a lost wallet, stuffed with $10 bills. What do you do? Do you A: walk on by, B: hand it in, or C: take the money? To find out whether material self-interest trumps civic duty (or vice versa), researchers from the US and Switzerland planted 17,303 wallets in 350 cities across 40 countries and waited to see who attempted to return the “lost” item.  The results, published in the journal Science, …

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood

In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop Dogg Surrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back, sits a sagacious Clarence Avant. His demeanor is calm but slightly serious, as he relays the star-studded stories that have turned him into a major Hollywood figure. He unequivocally states: Life is about one thing: numbers. …

M4 relief road decision due Tuesday

What we know about M4 relief road inquiry Probe backs M4 scheme, Cairns says ‘Climate emergency’ declared in Wales Talks with builders on M4 dock upgrade Mr Drakeford, who has been considering the report from the inquiry, had said a decision was expected to be announced at the beginning of June. The first minister has kept his cards close to his chest. While he is widely thought to be a sceptic, he has made no recent public statement on the …

Ocean Vuong: As a child I would ask: Whats napalm?

How did a Vietnamese refugee come to write what many are hailing as the great American novel? While he was an undergraduate, Night Sky With Exit Wounds, the success of which still amazes the author the book won a Forward prize and the On Earth Were Briefly Gorgeous, reckons with the mother and grandmother who raised him and it is the influence of these women courageous, difficult, devastated by the ripple effect of the Vietnam war that forms the spine …

Trump Opens State Visit To Japan With Remarks About Trade Imbalance

Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come. “I would say that Japan has had a substantial edge for many, many years, but that’s OK,” Trump said, joking that “maybe that’s why you like me so much.” Trump landed from his overnight flight shortly after a magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck just south of Tokyo and rattled the city. Abe …

Neil and Katya on Strictly and ‘surviving’

And now they’re preparing another show of unity by staging Somnium: A Dancer’s Dream, telling the story of how they met, fought to become World Latin champions – and fell in love. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Charles Venn, who competed on Strictly in 2018, will narrate Somnium Survive is what they appear to have done. Despite recent testing times, the Strictly couple, who’ve been married for six years, come across as relaxed, happy and excited about what lies …

Survey: US manufacturing growth slowed in May

Any above 50 signals an expansion in manufacturing. The sector has been reporting growth for 33 months. The productivity measure slumped in May, although new orders and employment both improved. Still, Timothy Fiore, chair of the ISM manufacturing survey committee, said the May index reflects a “slowing expansion.” “I don’t see us as contracting,” said Fiore. “New orders are expanding but expanding very weakly.” Multiple companies surveyed for the index said that import taxes imposed by President Donald Trump on …

Trump: if foreign power offered dirt on 2020 opponent, ‘I’d want to hear it’

President claims he would have no obligation to call the FBI, contradicting bureau director he appointed FBI later attempting to justify his stance with a tweet about overseas dignitaries that referred to the heir to the British throne as the Prince of Whales. Trump told ABC News on Wednesday: I think you might want to listen, there isnt anything wrong with listening, f somebody called from a country, Norway, [and said] we have information on your opponent oh, I think …

Chewy soars more than 70% in IPO

New York (CNN Business)It was raining cats and dogs on Wall Street on Friday: Online pet supplies retailer Chewy made its debut. And it was a strong one. PetSmart remains the majority owner of Chewy, with a 70% stake in the company and 77% controlling interest. Chewy is growing rapidly, despite competitive threats from Amazon (AMZN) as well as food giant General Mills (GIS) — which recently acquired pet food seller Blue Buffalo. Sales soared 68% last year to more …

‘The Bachelorette’: Hannah Brown’s Men Blow Up On ‘Psychopath’ Luke P. After Violent Group Date – Perez Hilton

It seems like the drama has kicked into full gear for Bachelorette Hannah Brown! On this week’s episode, the Alabama beauty took her remaining 15 suitors to the East Coast for a set of dates in Boston, Massachusetts and Newport, Rhode Island. Bachelor Nation knows that at nearly halfway through the season, this is when the competition truly gets real! After saying goodbye to problematic contestant Cam Ayala the week before, the remaining guys were more than happy when host …