• Trump’s mention of ‘fake news’ draws boos at Davos
  • An Emotional Shep Smith Lists Every Fatal School Shooting Since Columbine
  • CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director
  • 35 Books To Build Your Character: The Definitive Reading List on Humility and Ego
  • THIS JUST IN  The Spice Girls ARE Going On A Reunion Tour!

Trump’s mention of ‘fake news’ draws boos at Davos

“It wasn’t until I became a politician that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious, and how fake the press can be―as the cameras start going off in the back,” Trump said during his remarks. As he spoke about the cameras going off—a reference Trump has made about networks cutting him off mid-speech, something that hasn’t happened—some in the crowd booed the president. According to one reporter present, at least some…

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An Emotional Shep Smith Lists Every Fatal School Shooting Since Columbine

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith took several minutes out of his live coverage of the former student of the high school, killed spoke out on Fox about Congress inaction on gun violence prevention. These sorts of mass shootings with the regularity where they occur in the United States, you don't find that in other countries, Smith said at the time. That's not to say anything except that fact. You can…

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CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director

(CNN)California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. The California probe centers on a deposition by Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma, who served as medical director for Aetna for Southern California from March 2012 to February 2015, according to the insurer. During the deposition,…

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THIS JUST IN The Spice Girls ARE Going On A Reunion Tour!

Get excited, Spice Girls fans! According to We had a feeling this news was coming as Posh (Victoria Beckham), Scary (Mel B), Ginger (Geri Halliwell), Baby (Emma Bunton), and Sporty (Melanie C) all recently reunited for a meeting with former manager Simon Fuller. While it was initially reported that the girls got together to discuss a potential TV project, it seems they also decided on a reunion tour. Per the…

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A Blockbuster Indictment Details Russia’s Attack on US Democracy

Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into Russia’s impact on the 2016 election entered a new phase Friday, as his team indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations for their “conspiracy” to illegally influence the US presidential campaign. It was an indictment unprecedented in American history—a direct and public charge that America’s main foreign adversary meddled extensively, expensively, and expansively in the core of the American democratic process, attempting to…

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Someone Tries To Attack Elon Musk For Spending $90M To Launch Car Into Space, Gets Brilliantly Shut Down

Such was the case recently, when liberal sites The Other 98% and Democratic Socialism Now shared a meme that quite rightly questions the need for tax cuts for the United States’ wealthiest citizens, while millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet. This meme however, seemed to strike the wrong tone entirely. By going after Elon Musk, arguably one of the only billionaires who is using his wealth effectively in…

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Florida School Shooting Suspect Nikolas Cruz Was Creepy and Weird, Survivors Say

Nikolas Cruz, 19, was identified by law-enforcement sources as the suspected gunman who Parodies 15-year-old sister, Milan, had a similar impression of Cruz. I could tell he tried to be social at times but there was something off about him, she said. I never really saw him with many people. Girls thought he was creepy and weird. He was pretty pale with red hair. I didnt talk to him that…

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Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not

Standing in a kitchen in San Francisco, in a state where foie gras is illegal, Josh Tetrick cuts into the pale gray pate anyway and smears it on a thin piece of bread. “You prettied it up a little bit,” he says to a bearded chef, pointing his butter knife at the plate, “what’s going on here?” “Little carrot and vanilla puree,” says the cook. “Little beet, little bit of…

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Taylor Swifts Lyrics Are Too Lame to Copyright, Judge Hilariously Rules

There are court cases and rulings that have changed livessaved lives, evenand moved society forward, defending justice, democracy, and everything our country, at its purest, stands for. With all due respect to those monumental decisions, a judge Taylor Swift may have laid down one of the most iconic rulings of all time: Your lyrics are too lame to copyright. Rather, the Honorable Michael W. Fitzgerald, judge and legend, ruled that…

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Macy’s becomes first major department store in the U.S. to sell hijabs.

Just in time for New York Fashion Week, Macy’s announced it will be partnering with a modest fashion line for Muslim women. Photo via Macy’s. Starting Feb. 15, the retail giant will feature an assortment of hijabs, cardigans, abayas, and dresses from the Verona Collection on Macys.com. Lisa Vogl, founder of the Verona Collection, is a graduate of The Workshop, Macy’s business development program for minority and/or women entrepreneurs. After…

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Trumps Environment Pick: Fossil Fuels Ended Slavery, CO2 Is Good for You

One of the most embarrassing political flops of 2017 was Donald Trumps nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White, a longtime fossil-fuel advocate, to direct the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Her confirmation hearing was a disaster, declined to consider her nomination as part of a bipartisan deal. Now, shes back. To the surprise of Hill-watchers, White has been called her the most endangered of President Trumps environmental nominees. Why?…

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A Florida Shooting Survivor Clapped Back At Tomi Lahren On Twitter For Saying Guns Werent The Problem

Youtube / Fox News and Twitter / TomiLahren After the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkville, Florida yesterday, there are a lot of people with a lot of things to say. On Wednesday, 17 students were killed during the deadly shooting by a former student. The massacre was met with plenty of “thoughts and prayers” posts and an outcry from people who didn’t think the government was…

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Courageous Grieving and The Tragedy In Parkland

I don’t want your condolences you fucking piece of shit, my friends and teachers were shot. Multiple of my fellow classmates are dead. Do something instead of sending prayers. Prayers won’t fix this. But gun control will prevent it from happening again.   — Sarah Chad,  Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, on Twitter, February 14, 2018 The brave students of Parkland, Florida, who saw seventeen of their classmates and teachers murdered on Valentine’s…

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Tomi Lahren calls Rep. Joe Kennedy ‘nasty ginger,’ ‘little limp d**k’

Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren is apologizing for getting “too upset” and going full-snowflake after President Donald Trump‘s first State of the Union address, having called Rep. Joe Kennedy a “little limp dick” and making a transphobic “joke” about him and Caitlyn Jenner. On Instagram, Lahren called Kennedy, who delivered the Democratic rebuttal, a “little limp dick,” tweeted that he’s an “impotent little ginger kid,” and made a transphobic “joke” by comparing his appearance…

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Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting

Each new breaking news situation is an opportunity for trolls to grab attention, provoke emotions, and spread propaganda. The Russian government knows this. Fake-news manufacturing teenagers in Macedonia know this. Twitter bot creators know this. And thanks to data-gathering operations from groups like the Alliance for Securing Democracy and RoBhat Labs, the world knows this. In the wake of Wednesday’s Parkland, Florida, school shooting, which resulted in 17 deaths, troll…

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An officer was fired after he chose not to shoot a distraught suspect. Now he’s getting a $175,000 settlement

(CNN)A West Virginia city has agreed to pay a former police officer $175,000 to settle a wrongful-termination lawsuit after he was fired following his decision not to shoot a distraught suspect who was holding a gun. The incident occurred May 6, 2016, when Mader responded to a domestic-disturbance call and found Ronald “R.J.” Williams Jr. with an unloaded handgun. Mader told CNN last year that Williams was “visibly choked up”…

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Pennsylvania Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP

The court, where Democrats have a 5-2 majority, blocked the use of the map in the 2018 midterm elections, ordered state lawmakers to begin to draw a new map.  Pennsylvania has been described as one of the worst gerrymandered states in the country, and analyses have found the map is responsible for at least three additional GOP seats in Congress. Republicans controlled the redistricting process in 2010 and drew the…

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There’s Something You Need To Know About “Shower Rat”

You’ve all seen the video of shower rat, the rat who loves to shower. S/he went viral a few days ago, because s/he looks like s/he’s showering just like a tiny human and definitely thinks s/he’s people. The video went viral on Reddit and Twitter after it was posted on Youtube by Jose Correa from Peru. According to Jose, he walked into his bathroom on Saturday morning and found the little rat scrubbing…

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University Student Hospitalized After Eating A Tide Pod

Health officials have warned that ingesting laundry detergent can cause seizures, pulmonary edema, respiratory arrest, coma and even death. The warning follows an increase in teenagers requiring medical treatment after intentionally eating or exposing themselves to the toxins amid a so-called “Tide Pod Challenge” on social media. ABC 4 A Utah State University student was reportedly hospitalized on Saturday after eating a Tide Pod. “For students and members of our…

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Tom Daley announces baby news

They have not revealed any more details about the pregnancy, including whether or not a surrogate is involved. More on this story, and other Devon and Cornwall news. Daley’s mum Debbie Daley said she was “delighted” at the news. Image Copyright @DLanceBlack @DLanceBlack Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The couple got married in Devon last May He claimed his first individual World Championship gold for eight years with a…

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Man Dies After Being Sucked Into An MRI Machine

An unfortunate series of events involving a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine has led to the death of a man at a hospital in India. Rajesh Maruti Maru, a 32-year-old, was thrust into the MRI machine on Saturday while he was visiting an elderly relative at the BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai, India. As the Hindustan Times reports, the man was apparently told by a junior member of staff…

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We’re Averaging One School Shooting Every 60 Hours In 2018

That’s an average of one school shooting every 60 hours thus far in 2018, more than double the number of school shootings recorded in any of the previous three years in that same period. Those numbers are according to data compiled by the gun control advocacy organization Everytown for Gun Safety, which defines a school shooting as any time a firearm is discharged on or around a campus.  President Donald Trump…

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Here Are 4 Easily Missed Signs Youre Going Through The Hermit Phase And What You Can Do To Combat It

Parker Johnson / Unsplash I spend quite a bit of time by myself. I enjoy walks through the park, solo dining, and writing. However, as I’ve gone through the spiritual awakening process this past year, my alone time has increased. A lot. During your awakening, there are an immense amount of new feelings, internal changes, and growing pains that can make it difficult to relate to the “outside world.” You become more empathetic, sensitive, and…

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Donald Trump thinks not clapping for him is ‘treasonous’

(CNN)President Donald Trump wasn’t — and, apparently, still isn’t — happy that Democrats in Congress didn’t stand to applaud him in his State of the Union address last week. Let’s quickly define “treason,” shall we? Here’s how Merriam-Webster does it: “The offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign or the…

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