PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY FIVETHIRTYEIGHT / GETTY IMAGES Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, might not have any credibility as a pollster in FiveThirtyEight’s rating system, but he’s a pollster nonetheless. Kinda. Soon after he took control of Twitter in October, the once-richest person inContinue Reading

Few artists make work as wide ranging as that of the Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist Theaster Gates, whose art encompasses ceramics, cooking, sculpture, music, performance, film, and land development. It also includes what art historians generally call social practice—a medium that focuses on art as a means of social or politicalContinue Reading

During an argument in 2019 at Nottingham Cottage, Harry and Meghan’s Kensington Palace home, he alleges that William called Meghan “rude,” “difficult” and “abrasive,” and claimed she’d “alienated half the staff.” Harry, in turn, accused his brother of parroting the reigning media narrative about his wife. William “seemed aggrieved,” HarryContinue Reading

U.K. postal service Royal Mail has said it’s experiencing “severe service disruption” following a cyber incident. In a statement published Wednesday, Royal Mail said it was unable to dispatch export items, including letters and parcels to overseas destinations, as a result of the cyberattack. It added that international parcels thatContinue Reading