Auckland floods: City clean-up begins after ‘biggest weather event’ in New Zealand history | Oakland

The devastating floods in Auckland were the “biggest weather event” in New Zealand’s history, insurers say, as the rains subsided after days of rain and the city’s clean-up began. Friday was the wettest day on record for New Zealand’s largest city, as torrential rain sent floodwaters sweeping into streets and down highways, killing four people. … Read more

Why Sundance’s two biggest deals sank my heart

The distribution deals that make headlines at the Sundance Film Festival can seem like engagement announcements (“The Big Sick Will Marry Amazon Studios for $12 Million!”)). These deals mean the world to the parties involved (filmmakers, actors, producers, distribution companies, agents, and mother of all). But even if you’re a critic like me, watching the … Read more

The iPhone 14’s prize feature launched the biggest phone trend of 2023

Next time you find yourself needing to send a text while you’re stuck in the middle of nowhere, you might be able to look up at the sky, where low-Earth satellites can help send out an SOS, no matter what device you have. Last year, Apple became the first technology company to introduce new capabilities … Read more

Who is Gautam Adani accused of Hindenburg Research’s ‘biggest hoax’?

Gautam Adani, Asia’s richest man, suddenly found himself in the middle of a firestorm on Wednesday after high-profile vendor Hindenburg Research alleged his India-based business empire was built through fraud. El Adani, 60, saw personal wealth rise last year even as the global economy suffered a period of slowing growth. He is the chairman of … Read more

A college basketball star says her biggest rivals are also her “closest friends” — and that makes her want to “beat them” even more

Haley Jones.Players Tribune Stanford star and NCAA champion Haley Jones has started her own podcast with The Players Tribune. “I Hoop” highlights college basketball stars and their lives on and off the court. Jones told Insider about interviewing her opponents in court — who are her “closest friends.” Haley Jones does a little bit of … Read more

The Biggest Collapse in the M2 Money Supply Since the Great Depression – Mish Talk

The M1 and M2 numbers are from the Federal Reserve, and the ODL is derived from M2, as shown below. The above chart data is from the H.6 Fed Funds Inventory Report, released on January 24th. monetary tariffs M1 consists of (1) currency outside the US Treasury, Federal Reserve Banks, and depository institution vaults; (ii) … Read more

Like it or not, email is still our best tool – and a source of some of our biggest threats

Photo: Getty/ShutterWorx From the simplest “you won a prize” scams to the most advanced espionage campaigns, attacks targeting inboxes succeed again and again. There is a reason cybercriminals and hackers continue to send millions of phishing emails. Because, regardless of whether you work from the office or work remotely from home, email still plays a … Read more

Like it or not, email is still our best tool – and a source of some of our biggest threats

Photo: Getty/ShutterWorx From the simplest “you won a prize” scams to the most advanced espionage campaigns, attacks targeting inboxes succeed again and again. There is a reason cybercriminals and hackers continue to send millions of phishing emails. Because, regardless of whether you work from the office or work remotely from home, email still plays a … Read more

One expert says it’s the “biggest retirement decision you’ll ever make.”

As people prepare for retirement, there are many issues to consider, but one tops them all, according to an expert. “Where you live may actually be the biggest retirement decision you make because of differences in taxation in different states,” Silvur founder and CEO Ryan Horgan told Yahoo Finance Live (video above) when advising people … Read more

Registered dietitians agree that these four foods are the biggest culprits in slowing your metabolism by over 40.

One of the most important factors when it comes to losing weight is metabolism. A faster metabolism naturally helps your body burn more fat and increase your calorie deficit. Meanwhile, a slower metabolism will store more calories as fat, leading to weight gain. While your metabolic rate is determined by a number of things, from … Read more