Review: RockShox’s 2023 Lyrik Ultimate is Smooth, Silent, & Incredibly Comfortable

Review: RockShox’s 2023 Lyrik Ultimate is Smooth, Silent, & Incredibly Comfortable

RockShox rolled out their flight attendant electronic suspension system last fall, effectively providing a sneak peek of the new features that are now found on the new battery-free versions of the Lyrik, Pike, and Zeb. Those pressure relief valves and the ButterCup vibration absorbers made it into the lineup, and there’s also a brand new … Read more

Home listings suddenly spike as sellers worry they’ll miss out on red hot market

Home listings suddenly spike as sellers worry they’ll miss out on red hot market

A For Sale sign is displayed in front of a house in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds | dpa | Getty Images Sharply higher mortgage rates have caused a sudden pull-back in home sales, and now sellers are rushing to get in before the red-hot market cools off dramatically. The supply of homes for sale jumped … Read more

Ewan McGregor Says He Found It ‘Difficult’ Filming ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

Ewan McGregor Says He Found It ‘Difficult’ Filming ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” star Ewan McGregor had to adapt to new film technology in “Attack of the Clones.” McGregor found it “difficult” because he wasn’t used to green screens and digital cameras. During a roundtable interview, McGregor added that it was “hard” to make the scenes realistic. Loading Something is loading. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” star Ewan McGregor … Read more

Logitech MX Mechanical Mini review: a sensible keyboard for sensible people

Logitech MX Mechanical Mini review: a sensible keyboard for sensible people

If last year’s Logitech Pop Keys wireless mechanical keyboard was all style and no substance, then Logitech’s newly announced MX Mechanical keyboards are the polar opposite. These are aggressively functional keyboards with sensible feature sets, sensible designs, and sensible layouts. That can make the $169.99 MX Mechanical and $149.99 MX Mechanical Mini seem like outliers … Read more

China zero-Covid: 100,000 officials attend emergency State Council meeting to revive economy

China zero-Covid: 100,000 officials attend emergency State Council meeting to revive economy

The unexpected video teleconference by the State Council was attended by officials across provincial, city and council levels, according to a report in the government-owned Global Times. High-ranking Chinese officials were also present, including Premier Li Keqiang, who urged authorities to take action in sustaining jobs and reducing unemployment. Li said that in some aspects, … Read more

Edmen Shahbazyan says there’s ‘no ill will’ towards Ronda Rousey or Edmond Tarverdyan but ‘a change was needed’

Edmen Shahbazyan says there’s ‘no ill will’ towards Ronda Rousey or Edmond Tarverdyan but ‘a change was needed’

When Edmen Shahbazyan first sat down with his new manager, he heard something for the first time in his career. Rather than pitching him on the biggest named opponents that he could face or the potential for endorsement deals on the table if he signed, the 24-year-old middleweight was told that he actually needed to … Read more

How Costco became a staple of Asian America

How Costco became a staple of Asian America

Durian at a Costco Wholesale location in Woodland Hills, California. April 24, 2022. Wendy Leung Wendy Leung rarely saw durian in grocery stores growing up in Los Angeles, but the 45-year-old nonprofit worker found the fruit at her local Costco Wholesale in San Fernando Valley this April. Durian is used in Southeast Asian cuisines and … Read more