GameStop Set Up a TikTok Contest With the Prize of More Work Hours

GameStop spread out its annual conference (which became virtual thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic) for store leaders over several months with plenty of chances for employees to participate in contests. But one of those contests easily became more scrutinized than the rest. The Incisiv TikTok Dance Challenge, according to the listing on GameStop’s conference page, […]

Gamestop Runs TikTok Challenge For Its Employees, And The Top Prize Is More Work

In what may be the late capitalism story of the year, Gamestop is offering its employees the chance to work more if they come up with the best TikTok dance video. “Ever thought…I could do that TikTok challenge!” starts an insidious message posted to Gamestop’s conference website. According to the contest, Gamestop employees can debase […]

Professor Is Awoken By Neighbor At 2AM — To Learn He’s Won The Nobel Prize

It was 2:15 a.m. on a Monday morning when Paul Milgrom, 72, was awoken by the sound of someone knocking at his front door. The man at the door was Paul’s research partner, PhD supervisor, and neighbor, Robert Wilson. In the doorbell cam footage below, Robert and his wife keep ringing the doorbell of Paul’s […]

Why the World Food Programme’s 2020 Nobel Peace Prize is totally deserved

<p class=”shortcode-media shortcode-media-rebelmouse-image”> <img type=”lazy-image” data-runner-src=”″ id=”78518″ class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”11319cdc291f0b2c9aad1587b2c5ed87″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image”> <small class=”image-media media-photo-credit” placeholder=”Add Photo Credit…”>Photo courtesy of Justin Bernard</small></p><p>”We have students from all different backgrounds and sports are important to them, not just because they have fun, but also because it also involves study hall, team building stuff, accountability for staying on top of […]

Three Share Nobel Prize for Hepatitis C Research

Oct. 5, 2020 — Two U.S. researchers and a British scientist have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for major contributions to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis. Hepatitis C, which causes cirrhosis and liver cancer, causes 400,000 deaths worldwide each year, the Washington Post reported. The three recipients […]

Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, And Stormzy Lead The Nominations For The 2020 Mercury Prize

Getty Image UK’s coveted Mercury Prize shines a spotlight on the year’s best album, according to a rotating cast of judges. While album rollouts in the past few months have been less than conventional due to the pandemic, Mercury Prize judges still hold releases to a high standard. The Mercury Prize announced its 2020 shortlist […]

The Weeknd Didn’t Earn A 2020 Polaris Prize Nomination After Making The Long List

Getty Image The long list for the Polaris Prize, one of Canada’s biggest musical honors, was revealed last month. Among the most notable works included among the 40 potential nominees included albums by Andy Shauf, Caribou, Daniel Caesar, Dvsn, Kaytranada, Jessie Reyez, US Girls, and The Weeknd. Now, that list has been further pared down […]