Month: November 2018

The Bezos divorce, explained

“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives.”So began the joint statement issued on January 9 by Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, and his wife MacKenzie Bezos, announcing the dissolution of their 25-year marriage.

Brexit has turned me into a prepper

I’ve never stockpiled anything before, because I live in the middle of London, an incredible city that has everything. There are no fault lines or threats of tsunami waves here. I’ve always been skeptical of doomsday preppers, as I’m pretty sure modern life will end with a (climate-induced) whimper and not with a bang, meaning those canned peaches will be long expired by then.