Social media blows up over Bali McDonald’s

Sharing a glimpse of what’s on offer for McDonald’s lovers on the popular holiday island, TikTok user Diana Trofim showed fans on the social media platform everything from burgers to desserts, sides and even matcha drinks.

Top rated beach hidden from view

Welcome to Don’t Delay Your Stay,’s campaign to support communities hard hit by this summer’s devastating bushfires. Many of these regions rely on tourism so one of the best ways to help is to visit and spend time in some of the most beautiful parts of our great country.


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Review- Boston Strangler Is Tense, Absorbing

In the early 1960s, a serial killer dubbed the Boston Strangler had that city and its environs wrapped in a knot of fear. Thirteen women had been raped and murdered in the area over a period of several years, and the police couldn’t catch the culprit. The populace breathed easier when a convicted rapist named Albert DeSalvo confessed to the crimes. But Loretta McLaughlin, a reporter at a …

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Salman Rushdie Is Writing About His Attack

Salman Rushdie is back at his desk, savoring the acclaim for his most recent work and bending to the next—his account of the attack that nearly killed him last summer on a stage in Chautauqua, N.Y.

“If it’s a book, it’s not going to be a particularly long book,” he tells TIME. “Might be a couple hundred pages, so I’m hoping that I could do it in a…

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Mickey Mouse Is Now in the Public Domain

When Walt Disney first released the cartoon short film Steamboat Willie in November 1928, it was groundbreaking. It was one of the cartoons to use synchronized sound, and would go on to become one of the most critically acclaimed and popular cartoon films in the world.

But perhaps most famously, the cartoon introduced the world to the characters of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Micke…

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How the SVB Collapse Has Sparked a Run On The Truth

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the Biden Administration’s unprecedented response, guaranteeing deposits and backstopping regional banks, has catalyzed an important and necessary national conversation over what went wrong, and what can be done to prevent future crises. But amidst a rush to point fingers, SVB’s fall has set off a frenzy of mythmaking, ranging from tired ideol…

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Don’t Let FTX Executives Off the Hook Like Bankers in 2008

The collapse of FTX, the world’s second largest crypto-exchange, raises major questions about the viability of cryptocurrency and the state of America’s financial regulatory system. While the debate on whether FTX’s collapse means crypto should be more regulated or kept further out of the regulatory safety net rages, we must ensure that those who might have broken the law at F…

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Silicon Valley Bank Customers to Get Cash, Even If Uninsured

The U.S. government announced that all customers of the failed Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) will have access to their funds on Monday morning, including deposits worth more than the $250,000 limit for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance.

“This step will ensure that the U.S. banking system continues to perform its vital roles of protecting deposits and providing acces…

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Luxury Watches Search for a Different Kind of Green

As watchmakers from around the world gather in late March in Geneva for one of the industry’s biggest events—the Watches and Wonders fair—Switzerland-based Oris will announce a luxury diver’s watch with a swirly blue and green dial. There’s nothing remarkable in that, except that the dial of the Oris X Bracenet (2,350 Swiss francs, or $2,508) is made of upcycled gh…

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Online Platforms Are Missing a Brutal Wave of Hate Speech in Japan

Immediately after Shinzo Abe was assassinated by a gunman on July 8, a rumor quickly spread on Japanese social media. It falsely claimed that the suspect was a “Zainichi Korean.” The term generally applies to descendants of Korean people who emigrated to Japan between 1910 and 1945—a period when Japan occupied Korea. They are the most targeted minority in Japan and suffer from…

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