Dog owner hits python with Christmas wrapping paper as it chokes little puppy

Dog owner hits python with Christmas wrapping paper as it chokes little puppy

A dog owner pried her tiny puppy from the grips of a carpet python with her bare hands after the deadly snake struck. The large reptile can be seen in video footage shooting out of a chili bush in the backyard before wrapping around nine-week-old…

Covid-19 'started in India' claim China researchers in new paper

Covid-19 'started in India' claim China researchers in new paper

China is once again trying to shift blame for the origin of the coronavirus to another country. A team of scientists has published a paper suggesting that SARS-CoV-2 existed on up to four continents before the Wuhan outbreak late last year. It comes just as…

Toilet paper is disappearing from shelves — again

Toilet paper is disappearing from shelves — again

The coronavirus pandemic has once again shaken the toilet paper market. In the spring, empty or under-stocked grocery store shelves became the new normal, and shoppers wondered: where was all the toilet paper? And when will it be widely available again? As states reopened for…

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on why he bought HuffPost and why the New York Times can’t be “the paper of record”

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on why he bought HuffPost and why the New York Times can’t be “the paper of record”

Jonah Peretti co-founded The Huffington Post, then left to start BuzzFeed. Now he runs both companies: BuzzFeed picks up HuffPost from Verizon, the phone company that thought it wanted to be in the media business and then changed its mind. I spoke to Peretti about…

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