2 dead as Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in New Orleans

“We’re tracking many downed power lines, trees & other debris in roadways. Downed lines can be energized and are VERY dangerous. Please continue to stay inside and let public safety officials respond to #Zeta hazards,” tweeted Mayor LaToya CantrellLaToya Cantrell2 dead as Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in New Orleans Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana […]

New Orleans-founded Smoothie King: Watch CEO blend in on tonight’s ‘Undercover Boss’

“I’m so grateful to have had this experience on ‘Undercover Boss,’” Kim said. “ … Being able to wear a disguise was an invaluable experience. Getting a first-hand look at what our guests see and what our team members do on a daily basis provided an incredibly moving, humbling and eye-opening perspective.”

Look for New Orleans voices on PBS’ ‘Driving While Black’ tonight; see preview

The two-hour documentary film “chronicles the riveting history and personal experiences – at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming – of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond,” according to a PBS news release.

New Zealand’s best once-in-a-lifetime trips: Why 2020 is the year to give one a go

You will first weave through spectacular mountains in a small plane, down into Milford Sound. After a two-hour boat ride around the fiord – that includes waterfalls, seals, dramatic cliffs, and possibly even dolphins – you will board your plane back to Queenstown. It is one of the country’s most spectacular day trips.

New experiments with quantum entanglement suggest that reality might be overrated

Does this mean that it’s time to give up on reality? The authors sure seem to think so, wrapping the paper up with the statement that “We believe that our results lend strong support to the view that any future extension of quantum theory that is in agreement with experiments must abandon certain features of […]

The best Xbox One games for 2020

What hasn’t changed? The core gameplay. The original games are still remarkably fun to play today, hampered on by their aging graphics and antiquated presentation. Enhancing the games while keeping the experience untouched automatically makes this a must-have title for both fans and newcomers. If you played Tony Hawk back in the day, you’ll love […]

The best PlayStation 4 games for 2020

Final Fantasy XIV When the MMO Final Fantasy XIV originally launched in 2010, it was derided as one of — if not the — worst games in the entire series. Square Enix wasn’t content to just kill off its enormous online game, however, and instead chose to completely rebuild it into a new version called Final […]

The best Nintendo Switch games for 2020

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe brings with it not only a revamped Battle mode but also every single character and map released as downloadable content — for the Wii U version. A few new characters, like the Inkling Boy and Inkling Girl from Splatoon, also join the fun this time around. In addition to using the […]

Arts Council England is supporting the best of the UK’s cultural sector

As Marc Burrows’ article (Million-pound question: why save Secret Cinema while real cinemas are in ruins?, 14 October) acknowledges, “there may be some comparison of apples with oranges here”. To strain the metaphor, the government’s culture recovery fund is a rich orchard of different fruit.

How a St. James chemical plant might reveal new information about Black family histories

Williams Winchester was buried in a cemetery a few miles upriver from the old Buena Vista Plantation in the historically Black community of Lemannville. The graveyard is behind Buena Vista Baptist Church off Buena Vista Street near the Sunshine Bridge.