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Dropbox Is Said to Be Planning to Go Public This Year

Venky Ganesan, a venture capitalist at Menlo Ventures, said a Dropbox I.P.O. would be seen as a harbinger for start-ups. “Will unicorns realize they have to grow up and grow out of their Peter Pan mentality?” he asked, adding that ...

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This is why some Republicans didn't want you to read the dossier

Newly revealed testimony from the firm connected to the “dossier” on President Trump says that the FBI was into the then-candidate’s campaign before they ever heard word of the document. The testimony from Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson, released unilaterally ...

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Ride the world’s tallest swing in this South African city

Visitors to South Africa tend to favor Cape Town and Johannesburg, often overlooking the coastal city of Durban. But the country’s third-largest city shouldn’t be omitted. One local has an interesting take on this. “If South Africa were Destiny’s Child, ...

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Here’s one way to avoid getting sick this winter

The key to staying healthy this winter may be to look more closely at the people around us to determine if they’re sick — while keeping at a distance. A new study shows that signs more subtle than coughing or ...

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The New York guide to disposing this year’s Christmas tree

Tree-duce, tree-use, tree-cycle. The New York City Department of Sanitation will begin collecting Christmas trees from Tuesday, Jan. 2 through Saturday, Jan. 13. While there is always that one person who keeps their Christmas tree up until February, Christmas trees ...

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‘Last Jedi’ star Driver to lead Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’

Adam Driver, now firing things up in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as the menacing Kylo Ren, will lead a 2019 Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This.” Tony winner Michael Mayer (“Spring Awakening,” “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) will ...

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Get a free lobster roll if this is your name

May the fork be with you… Luke’s Lobster is giving free lobster rolls to people named Luke or Lucas on Dec. 15, timed to the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Luke’s Lobster) * What’s in a name? A ...

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This Harlem nabe boasts Senegalese home cooking, more tasty eats

The B train’s first stop in Harlem is W. 116th St./8th Ave., an area known as Little Senegal for its West African community. Thanks to many new eateries flocking to the area, there are diverse dining options within two blocks. ...

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Gum disease can lead to this kind of cancer

One more reason your mother was right about flossing regularly — diseased gums can lead to esophageal cancer, says a new study. The presence of two kinds of bacteria, especially Tannerella forsythia, is tied to a 21% increase in the ...

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More than half of this country’s residents believe in elves

A small harbor town outside of Reykjavik called Hafnarfjörður, is, apparently the elf capital of Iceland. And about 54% of the small island country in the northern Atlantic Ocean believes in the 36-inch-tall mythical creatures, National Geographic reported. According to ...

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