Jonah Peretti Lays Off 47 HuffPost Staffers In Latest "Bloodbath" | Defector
BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti, who acquired HuffPost from Verizon in a deal that was announced last year with the promise that HuffPost would thrive in partnership with BuzzFeed, announced in an all-hands meeting today that 47 U.S. HuffPost staffers, including eight managers, would be losing their jobs in order to “drive longterm sustainability.” Thirty-three of […]
Brood X cicadas are about to put on one of the wildest shows in nature. And D.C. is the main stage.
Cicadas, insects that dwell underground and emerge every 17 years, are about to burst on the scene by the billions in the eastern United States. Scientists say the D.C. region will be the epicenter of this year's insect class, known as Brood X.