Today in news that will make you want to stay inside: Scientists have determined that a person living in New York State was infected with drug-resistant E. coli bacteria. This is the second time the superbug has been found in the United States. Researchers found this strain last year in both people and pigs in ... More »
The actor and former California governor revealed on Reddit that he had to gain body fat to play the title role in the 1982 fantasy film. Oh, and he explained his technique for biting a dead vulture.
The menswear spring 2017 collections that walked in Paris this week looked fit for the outdoors, but who knows if the clothes would actually endure in the wild? Louis Vuitton showed a safari-esque collection, except the trenches were monogrammed and transparent. Riccardo Tisci had money (and maybe the Illuminati) on his ... More »
The tech giant is said to be building a handset without any phone manufacturing partners.
If you don't know about gymnast Simone Biles, you will soon. The 19-year-old gymnast is about to be everywhere.Last night, Biles won her fourth consecutive title, something that hasn't happened to a gymnast since the 1970s. This is unsurprising for Biles, who in 2013 became the first African-American woman to win ... More »
For once, today was a great day in politics for women (Texas women can still get abortions! Domestic abusers can't buy guns!), so it was only fitting that two of politics' most recognizable women teamed up to celebrate. In their first joint campaign appearance, Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren spoke ... More »
Celebrate the 4th of July at New York City’s annual fireworks spectacle, best viewed from one of these spots in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
It's the closest thing to real-time data about turbulence that pilots have had yet.
Britons with Irish heritage are eligible for citizenship.
When Willow Smith sat front row at the fall Chanel show as the brand's newly named ambassador, we were already dying to see what her eventual campaign for the brand might look like. And it does not disappoint. In the house's new eyewear campaign, photographed by (who else?) Karl Lagerfeld, ... More »
In 2014, writer Suki Kim published the book Without You, There Is No Us: My Time With the Sons of North Korea’s Elite. It’s the product of the six months she spent as an undercover reporter in Pyongyang, posing as a teacher at an evangelical university; infiltrating North Korea at ... More »
A Chinese retailer has taken Taylor Swift’s declaration that her relationships are “gonna be forever” or “gonna go down in flames” very literally and has started to offer Taylor Swift Relationship Insurance. Sellers on e-commerce website Taobao are promoting pseudo-insurance plans that promise to pay buyers back double their investment ... More »
A writer braves the Devil’s Pool at the top of Victoria Falls—and lives to tell the tale.
Here's your excuse to visit the U.K. before the country leaves the EU this fall.
All passengers and crew members are fine, with no reports of injuries.
The default camera settings on this blogger's new phone automatically airbrushed her selfies to the very brink of looking human, because what kind of crazy person doesn't want to be Photoshopped into oblivion? More » Wellness Blogger Calls Out Samsung Phones for Assuming Everyone Wants a Good ‘Beautifying’ is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The Supreme Court just struck down a Texas law that would have severely restricted access to abortion. More » The Supreme Court Just Struck Down Texas’ Abortion Restrictions is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
One of the reasons I started writing frequently about low airfares in early 2015 is I realized that I truly had not kept track of low fare opportunities to fly around the globe for several years. From 1998 to 2007, I could probably tell...Show More Summary
The world’s largest container shipping company has welcomed the arrival of the expanded Panama Canal announcing it will likely add capacity and reroute larger vessels to make use of the new locks. With the opening of the expansion this...Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz has announced that the entry-level price for its new Porsche 911-rivalling AMG GT will sticker for $112,125, a hefty premium over the 911 S, which originates just across town in Stuttgart, Germany. By comparison, the 911 S stickers for $104,450, though direct comparisons aren't that easy to make between the two. While the AMG GT has...