The best after-Christmas sales: Amazon, ClassPass and more

he time for after-Christmas sales is finally here. And we must admit there are some standout savings to be found at some of your favorite retailers. From ClassPass offering a free one-month trial to Coach’s major 50% discount on sale items, there are endless deals to fill your online carts. You can also score great savings on furniture … Read more

The final solar eclipse of the decade will create a “ring of fire.” Here’s how to watch.

The last solar eclipse of the decade is approaching, and it’s a special one. This week brings an annular solar eclipse, which creates a “ring of fire” around it — a final Christmas celebration.  On December 26, people in parts of Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa will be in the path for viewing for the eclipse. People … Read more

Angie Harmon gets engaged on Christmas: ‘Marry, Marry Christmas’

Angie Harmon is engaged! The actress revealed she said yes when Greg Vaughan proposed to her on Christmas. “Marry, Marry Christmas,” Harmon, 47, wrote on Instagram Wednesday. The actress and her new fiance, 46, posed for a photo with their respective children wearing matching Christmas sweaters. Harmon is beaming in the picture with her new bling … Read more

The 8 best games for your new Nintendo Switch

We’re quickly approaching the third anniversary of the Nintendo Switch, and a lot has changed in that time. Nintendo’s console / tablet hybrid now boasts a mature, varied lineup of games; an online service with Netflix-style access to NES and SNES games; and even a new iteration of the hardware thanks to the smaller, sleeker Switch Lite. Early … Read more

Today’s Top Picks: Breaking down every NBA game on the Christmas Day schedule

Welcome to a jumbo edition of top picks! As opposed to the carefully curated picks this space typically provides, I’ve decided to give you all a gift on this joyous day. There are five NBA games on Christmas. You’re getting picks for all of them. So, without further ado, let’s dive into today’s top picks.  … Read more

Celtics vs. Raptors NBA Christmas Day score, takeaways: Boston spoils the holidays for host Toronto

The Boston Celtics spoiled the Toronto Raptors’ first Christmas Day game at home, pulling out a 118-102 win in convincing fashion. The Raptors were fighting an uphill battle with Pascal Siakam (groin injury), Marc Gasol (hamstring injury) and Norman Powell (shoulder injury) all sidelined for the game. It looked like the Raptors would be able … Read more

Little Women Is a Sparklingly Clever New Take on a Classic Greta Gerwig’s film remixes the timeline of the novel, illuminating the strengths of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved characters.

“I [have] had lots of troubles; so I write jolly tales,” Louisa May Alcott once quipped of her career. This blithe, self-effacing remark, tinged with melancholy, is the opening epigraph for Greta Gerwig’s new adaptation of Alcott’s mightiest novel, Little Women—and it’s a perfect summation of the sharp but wistful tone that defined Alcott’s work. Gerwig … Read more

‘Uncut Gems’ star Julia Fox worked as a dominatrix in high school

Julia Fox, who makes her big-screen debut playing a ferocious jewelry saleswoman in “Uncut Gems,” revealed she was a dominatrix in high school in New York. The breakout star of the movie, which is getting Oscar buzz for Adam Sandler, told the Hollywood Reporter she worked in the sex industry “doing S&M stuff.” The now-29-year-old said: “I … Read more

We need to stop with the AirPods clones

You’ve heard the argument: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Android phone manufacturers have long been accused of copying Apple products, and for good reason too. From specific elements like the notch to straight-up entire designs, countless phones have been “inspired” by Apple’s direction. While copycat phone designs might not be the norm anymore, … Read more