Jennette McCurdy Is Ready to Move Forward, and to Look Back

Jennette McCurdy Is Ready to Move Forward, and to Look Back

When Jennette McCurdy was 16, she was in her third year on “iCarly,” the hit teen sitcom on Nickelodeon. Millions of young viewers admired her for her comic portrayal of Sam Puckett, the wisecracking pal of its title character, and she was proud that her lucrative work was helping to support her family. McCurdy was …

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Law: Under-the-radar trades worth noticing from Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Law: Under-the-radar trades worth noticing from Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Some quick notes on a few more trades from Tuesday’s deadline. I haven’t covered every single trade that happened, focusing on ones that included prospects or that I otherwise found interesting. Twins get: Tyler Mahle Reds get: Spencer Steer, Stephen Hajjar and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Mahle has had a bit of bad luck this year, although …

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Law: Under-the-radar trades worth noticing from Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Law: Under-the-radar trades worth noticing from Phillies, Reds, Mets and more

Some quick notes on a few more trades from Tuesday’s deadline. I haven’t covered every single trade that happened, focusing on ones that included prospects or that I otherwise found interesting. Twins get: Tyler Mahle Reds get: Spencer Steer, Stephen Hajjar and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Mahle has had a bit of bad luck this year, although …

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Another crypto bridge attack: Nomad loses $190 million in 'chaotic' hack

Another crypto bridge attack: Nomad loses $190 million in ‘chaotic’ hack

Bridges are the infrastructure that allow users to exchange assets between different blockchains, the digital database underpinning major cryptocurrencies. When a bridge service swaps one coin for another, it “wraps” the currency so that it will function on the other blockchain. A wrapped coin does not become another currency altogether — “it just looks like …

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Twins Designate Joe Smith For Assignment, Select Sandy Leon

Twins Designate Joe Smith For Assignment, Select Sandy Leon

The Twins on Wednesday selected the contract of veteran catcher Sandy Leon — acquired in a minor league swap with Cleveland yesterday — and designated veteran right-handed reliever Joe Smith for assignment (Twitter link via Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com). Minnesota also reinstated lefty Caleb Thielbar from the 15-day injured list and optioned catcher Caleb Hamilton …

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How listening to uninterrupted noise helped millions to focus

How listening to uninterrupted noise helped millions to focus

Who among us isn’t depressingly familiar with the constant tug of war between putting off tasks that require focus, and, like a moth to a flame, being drawn to distraction? Sometimes we blame ourselves, cursing our tendency to procrastinate. But we should give ourselves a break. We’re living in an unprecedented age where billions of …

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Karl Bartos: ‘Kraftwerk turned into the dehumanisation of music’

When a teenage Karl Bartos told his parents that he wanted to dedicate his life to music, his father was so furious that he kicked his son’s acoustic guitar to pieces. After hearing the Beatles at 12, something had awakened in him – “I wanted to feel like how they sounded,” he says – and …

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The Nintendo Switch Features Most People Forget About

The Nintendo Switch Features Most People Forget About

Photo, Nintendo The PlayStation 5’s Accolades feature has allowed users to offer awards to fellow players in multiplayer games, the idea being it’d help foment kindness and camaraderie in the gaming community. But Sony formally retired it from PS5 this week for one reason: No one used it. Most people (en) didn’t even seem to …

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Luck Skydance Animation

‘Luck’ Review: John Lasseter’s First Movie Since Leaving Pixar Is Cursed to the Core

Skydance Animation’s first movie for Apple TV+ is some of the most unfortunate kids fare of the streaming age. Sam Greenfield is the unluckiest person on Earth, and she has been since the day she was born. It’s bad enough that Sam’s biological parents left her at the Summerland Home for Girls shortly after she …

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Mass.-based retailer pays $13M fine for selling recalled products

Mass.-based retailer pays $13M fine for selling recalled products

JENNIFER: THANK YOU. FRAMINGHAM-BASED TJX, THE PARENT COMPANY OF TJ MAXX, MARSHALLS, AND HOMEGOODS, HAS AGREED TO PAY $13 MILLION FOR SELLING AND DISTRIBUTING PREVIOUSLY-RECALLED PRODUCTS. THE COMPANY ACKNOWLEDGED IN ITS SETTLEMENT WITH THE US CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION THAT IT KNOWINGLY SOLD 1200 RECALLED PRODUCTS THROUGH ITS STORES AND ONLINE DURING A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD …

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