Is It Really Worth the Wait? {From a Girl Whos Been There, Done That}

ShareTweet On our first date, we watched The Emperors New Groove and danced around in the kitchen while making chicken salad. From a can. Canned chicken. Poor college kids, what can I say? A few days later, I was leaving campus for break. I wrote a note and slipped it in his mailbox while he was at football practice. As I gassed up my car, I noticed a text from…

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US Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Rescued 90 Dogs From Korean Dog Meat Farm

Gus Kenworthy, 26, is an American freestyle skier from Colorado who recently made headlines after rescuing 90 dogs from a dog meat farm in South Korea while participating in 2018 Winter Olympics. In 2014, during the Sochi Winter Olympics, Gus found two stray puppies near the Olympic Village and had to go through a long process to get them to America with him and now he took upon himself to…

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Another piece of your childhood bites the dust. Goodbye, Claire’s.

Claire's, a critical piece of my childhood, will close its stores.Image: Photo by David McNew/Getty Images As a child, when my mom finally let me roam the mall alone with friends, the first and only stop that mattered was Claire’s. The hip AF store was the go-to place for accessories you definitely didn’t need, and jewelry that was very, very cheap and ~extra~. It’s where you got your feather-covered slap…

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Amazon explains Alexa’s creepy laugh

Image: Amazon/Mashable Amazon has finally revealed why Alexa is randomly laughing, creeping out Echo users.  BuzzFeed first reported earlier this week that Amazon Echo users were surprised to hear their devices laughing at random. After confirming the company was working on a fix, Amazon revealed on Wednesday why Alexa was laughing at random. SEE ALSO: Amazon Alexa’s creepy, spontaneous laugh is weirding people out “In rare circumstances, Alexa can mistakenly…

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Harry and Meghan choose wedding cake

Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images Kensington Palace said the couple were “very much looking forward to sharing” the cake with their wedding guests on 19 May. You may also be interested in: Mums’ Down’s syndrome video goes viral ‘I’ve been given my sight back’ Sex and the City star runs for NY governor Wedding cakes of the past Prior to the wedding of Queen Victoria in 1840, wedding cakes were…

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Activists disrupt Crufts grand final

Image copyright PA Image caption Two-year-old whippet Tease had just been named Best in Show when the protest began A Crufts spokesperson said the intruders “scared the dogs and put the safety of both dogs and people at risk in a hugely irresponsible way”. Image copyright Reuters Image caption The protesters were apprehended by security staff “Breeding pedigree dogs in abnormal shapes and sizes leaves them with genetic predispositions to…

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Why My Most Memorable Easter Was the One I Didnt Celebrate at All

ShareTweet I have always enjoyed Easter Sunday. Since I was a young girl I can recall my mother buying gaudy, floral-print dresses for us girls, complete with matching sun hats. We all had the special purse to match our patent leather shoes, and even my little brother didn’t get a pass. A tiny tie with the matching belt, and brown loafers. We would line up for picture after picture, but…

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Alexa Is Freaking The Fuck Out Of Amazon Echo Users With Unprovoked ‘Witch-Like’ Laughter & Acts Of Defiance!

Go home, Alexa. You’re scaring people. Over the past week, many owners of the Amazon Echo are claiming their handy virtual assistant has been creeping them out with random fits of strange laughter. Twitter and Reddit users have been reporting this alarming, “witch-like” cackle coming from their devices — sometimes unprompted or as a bizarre response to requests to turn off the lights.

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Christina Aguilera took off her makeup, and the transformation was powerful.

Most everybody knows what Christina Aguilera looks like. So much holiday fun last night🤠🎄💋! Thnx @nudies_rodeo_tailors @jessy_cain_style @styledbyhrush @johnnystuntz @priscillavalles A post shared by Christina Aguilera (@xtina) on Dec 16, 2017 at 12:01pm PST The singer has never shied away from big looks. (Did you see her on the season 10 premiere of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”?) Hang on to your wigs… Season X of @RuPaulsDragRace is on now! #DragRaceXtina A…

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My Kids Dont Need Me

ShareTweet Somewhere along the way, she stopped needing me to hold her hand as we walked in the parking lot. Somewhere along the way, he stopped needing me to read him stories before bed. She stopped needing me to wash her hair with the raspberry scented shampoo. He stopped needing me to tie his shoelaces. They don’t need me to choose their clothes or feed them or brush their teeth…

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The 50 Best Cities in the United States to Live In, Ranked

America…a country filled with diverse cities and diverse people. Most of us are proud of our hometowns, and even if we aren’t we pretend we are. But apparently, there are better cities to live in and some of them may not be your hometown. Don’t worry, mine didn’t make it on the list and I am pretending not to be bitter. What better way to bring about some unity than…

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Japanese Are Polishing Foil Balls To Perfection, And The Result Is Too Satisfying

Aluminum foil looks pretty boring. It is used for packaging, insulation, cooking… and making really shiny balls that appear to have no real purpose, apparently. That’s right, thanks to a Japanese jeweler, the whole country became obsessed with refining these metal leaves, and we aren’t sure how to react. According to Twitter user @puchuco709, they took a whole 16-metre (52-feet) long roll of the federal government brainwashing-blocking material and started…

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20 Horrifying Diseases You Never Knew Existed

Are you the type of person who finds what is likely a very begin unidentified bump on your skin and immediately takes off on a quest into WebMD to make sure you’re not dying? If so, this probably isn’t the list for you. These are the most terrifying, bizarre, and misunderstood medical conditions that you can get, and the worst part is: most of them still have no cure.  …

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The radical otherness of birds: Jonathan Franzen on why they matter

Birds are not just diverse, vivid and extraordinary. They can also save our souls lets protect them For most of my life, I didnt pay attention to birds. Only in my 40s did I become a person whose heart lifts whenever he hears a grosbeak singing or a towhee calling, and who hurries out to see a golden plover thats been reported in the neighbourhood, just because its a beautiful…

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