8 Ways Celebs Get Their Bodies Ready For Award Shows

January 15, 2018

Award shows are about so much more than which movies are worth seeing this year. The 75th Golden Globes were on last night, and ICYMI, almost every woman wore black to show support for the Time’s Up movement and Oprah gave the best speech in the history of award show speeches—two important talking points. While we’re totally into the all-black wardrobe choice, we’re also literally floored by how good everyone looks on the red carpet. Like, aside from their …

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Americas first openly gay male Winter Olympian is also pretty damn funny too.

January 12, 2018

Adam Rippon just made U.S. Olympics history. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. When the 28-year-old heads to South Korea, he’ll be the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to compete in the Winter Games. Can he get a hell yeah? Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images. Other male LGBTQ athletes have competed in the winter games in years past — notably, fellow figure skaters Johnny Weir and Brian Boitano — but none had been open about their sexual orientation …

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India’s openly gay prince will open an LGBTQ center at his ancestral palace

January 11, 2018

… palace in Gujarat in western India, and potentially cultivate some of his land for organic farming. Change may be slow in Mohil’s province, but at least it’s coming. WATCH: The history of Pride More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated using : TrendingTraffic Recommended ProductsFanContact Smart Contact Adder module FlowLeads Reseller (Amateur Edition) Pabbly Subscriptions – Lifetime Access The 100X cheaper software which specializes in catering your recurring …

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It’s Official: China Has Put An End To Its Legal Ivory Trade

January 11, 2018

In China, ivory is officially so last year. On December 31, 2017, the Chinese government shut down all of its remaining domestic ivory trade, meaning one of the world’s largest consumers of ivory is no longer legally selling and purchasing ivory. Poaching is one of the biggest threats facing African elephants, resulting in the slaughter of 30,000 elephants each year. Combined with habitat destruction, poaching has devastated population numbers in recent history. Over the past …

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Mike Pence’s vacation neighbors nudge him to ‘Make America Gay Again’ with a friendly rainbow banner

January 8, 2018

Has your next door neighbor been a bit of a Grinch or a Scrooge toward people in the LGBTQ community? Does he have a history of pushing anti-gay legislation, has he expressed wanting to repeal equal rights for LGBTQ people, or have people joked him about wanting to “hang” people in the community? Is he also the vice president of the United States, whose kitschy campaign slogan is easily appropriated to advocate for the values of those underrepresented across the United …

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

January 7, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1.Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it hit bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked book in history.  The author of the tome that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist days for “reconstructing” conversations with his subjects inaccurately. And it …

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Why are people sharing this photo?

January 7, 2018

… Photographs of Jay Smith’s grandparents provoked a warm reaction. The couple lived in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. Jay from Durham said his grandmother “chose love over ignorance and bigotry”. Skip Twitter post by @jstands4jay Total respect for you both. My nan was disowned by her family in the early 50's for marrying my grandad who originally came from Nigeria (she was from Co. Mayo) She chose love over ignorance and bigotry and the rest is history #diversity …

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James Comey ends 2017 with one final dig at Trump

January 7, 2018

Former FBI Director closed out 2017 with one last less-than-subtle dig at President Donald Trump. Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values,” Comey tweeted at 6:46pm on Sunday. “Happy New Year, everybody.” Here’s hoping 2018 brings more ethical leadership, focused on the truth and lasting values. Happy New Year, everybody. — James Comey (@Comey) December 31, 2017 Comey has a long history of subtweeting …

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Trump becomes first president to not win America’s Most Admired Man in first year

January 2, 2018

There are plenty of Americans who don’t like the way President Donald Trump does his job—but do people admire him? GallupFortuneIt’s Obama’s tenth year in a row winning the title of Most Admired Man. He won for the first time in 2008 and then every year of his presidency. Clinton has been voted Most Admired Woman for 16 consecutive years, and with 22 total wins, has won the Gallup poll more than anyone else in history. Trump joins Harry Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, …

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Bears Ears is my property. And yours. And Trump’s. Here’s why he shouldn’t have killed it.

January 2, 2018

… could help bring economic growth to small towns or rural areas. For another, the wild areas of the United States help nourish and sustain its citizens. About 124 million Americans get their drinking water from national forests and grasslands. And forests remove as much as 10% of America’s carbon emissions from the atmosphere each year. Finally, many of them help protect our history from literal grave-robbers. Ancient cliff dwellings. Photo by Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management/Flickr. …

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What I Expect To See From Politicians Come 2018

January 1, 2018

As 2017 draws to a close I find myself frustrated and angry daily with what we as a country have had to endure in our political spectrum for the past 2+ years. In an era with information and personal interaction more readily available than ever before in history, we as Americans have been continually fed clichés and bullshit by those who should be leading with clarity and respect for those they serve. I’m not talking about President Trump when I relay my sentiments of anguish over …

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Is This Marine Veteran the Next Doug Jones?

December 31, 2017

… working folks, they are picking your pocket, hammering your union, gutting your benefits, and raiding your retirement, Paul Begala, who has a rich history in Pennsylvania, including working for Bob Casey Sr.s gubernatorial campaign, told The Daily Beast. The modern Democratic Party was built on that argument, and I think it is more powerful and relevant now than ever.I never saw a sign at a Trump rally that said: CUT TAXES FOR GOLDMAN SACHS! Begala pointed to an unlikely source of inspiration …

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I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself: Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chiefs Alabama Humiliation

December 31, 2017

… Republican margin in the Senate down to just a single vote. Steve Bannon has done more for Democrats than they couldve ever thought possible, said Josh Holmes, McConnells former chief of staff. Bannon displayed an absolutely breathtaking display of political incompetence that will go down in the annals of history for every Republican to mourn for generations. Though McConnell allies squarely blamed Bannon for the loss, it was the Senate Leadership Fund, a McConnell-allied super PAC, that helped …

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Donald Trump retweets doctored pic with CNNs blood splattered on his shoe

December 30, 2017

… oregon4TRUMP (@shawgerald4) December 23, 2017 That’s a blood-spattered CNN logo. In case you need a closer look… @shawgerald4/Twitter A few minutes later, Trump blasted what he calls “fake news” and “fake polls” (as Vox noted this week, he has the lowest-rated poll numbers of any first-year president in history). The Fake News refuses to talk about how Big and how Strong our BASE is. They show Fake Polls just like they report Fake News. …

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This Baby May Look Ordinary, But He’s Actually The Very First Of His Kind

December 29, 2017

Giving birth is a monumental moment in any mother’s life. It doesn’t matter that 251 babies are born every minute because your own bundle of joy is the only one that matters. Except, for Malin Stenberg, motherhood truly was a unique experience. Stenberg and her partner Claes Nilsson, both from Sweden, were part of a pioneering project which saw their baby, Vincent, be born against the odds. A year ago, Stenberg made history when she became the first woman in the world to give …

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Reddit is collectively bashing Senators who sold out over net neutrality

December 27, 2017

… neutrality was discussed IRL around Thanksgiving tables across the country, you brought the conversation about the open internet to almost every community on the site, from r/dataisbeautiful to r/trashpandas. You’ve made high-quality gifs, flooded the meme market, explained the issue to people who are out of the loop, and given a history of why net neutrality rules are essential. In just one week, you made 50,000 unique posts and over 350,000 comments related to net neutrality, …

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Trump’s McDonald’s Order Might Actually Be The Worst Thing About Him

December 27, 2017

Trump will go down in history as many things. A racial tension-stoker. A climate change-denier. A collusion-maker, and definitely maybe even a crime-doer. But I think we can all agree that most importantly, Trump will be remembered as the fattest modern president, one that has the ghost of William Taft quietly moaning “beware the bathtubs” through the halls of the White House’s private residence. And how does America’s thiccest POTUS maintain a body that aligns …

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How to Fight the California Wildfires With a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

December 25, 2017

… one of the largest in California history. So firefighters are using the largest tools they have to tackle it, including one that's more than 200 feet long, and does its work from just 200 feet above the ground. “We avoid flying through smoke at all costs, but you can smell the fire 200 miles out, even at 20,000 feet,” says Marcos Valdez, one of the pilots of the Global Supertanker, a Boeing 747 modified to fight the fiercest of fires. The jumbo jet can drop 19,200 gallons of …

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15 real ways to thank black women for carrying the country on their backs.

December 23, 2017

… and designers, particularly in black neighborhoods. Keeping these areas thriving and limiting gentrification will help boost black wealth; create a sense of history, place, and tradition; and keep black families together. Visit the National Black Chamber of Commerce to find black-owned businesses in your community. 11. Recruit, hire, retain, and promote black women at every level and in every industry. Whether you’re a hiring manager or an entry-level employee, you can do your part to …

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USA Today bashes Trump as ‘not fit to clean the toilets’ in Obama’s presidential library

December 23, 2017

… unfit for the presidency.” Trump — and his allies — will undoubtedly cite that history as a way to lump USA Today’s editorial board in with the biased liberal news media who hate the President so much that they are blind to the everyday realities of the average American. And, for a chunk of Republicans loyal to Trump, that rhetoric will work. But USA Today is far from a reactionary leftist operation. And the disdain dripping from every word of the editorial board’s …

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Hedge Funds Prepare to Trade Against Bitcoin

December 22, 2017

… index for the same period would now be worth less than $4 including reinvested dividends.  Some see the bitcoin market as “one of the greatest shorting opportunities ever,” said Lou Kerner, a partner at Flight VC who invests in the cryptocurrency. “You have a lot of zealotry, and a lot of people, including me, who think it’s the greatest thing to ever happen in the history of mankind. You have a lot of people who think it’s a bubble and a Ponzi scheme. It …

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If Time Picked a Loser of the Year, It Would Be: The Idiot Sons

December 22, 2017

… whole family could be in. Today, he gloated about Sen. Al Frankens retirement over sexual misconduct allegations, misquoting a popular sketch Franken was in as a member of SNL, seemingly ignorant of the 19 women who had accused his father of worse. Classic Idiot Son. Juniors Flynn and Trump might never grasp the extent of their own stupidity; its part of what makes them idiots. But for the rest of us, we can take comfort in the fact that the entire course of American history could be changed by …

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Exclusive: Rex Tillerson, in Meeting With U.S. Diplomats, Says Russia Interfered in Election

December 21, 2017

… of it was to praise Trump and hail his leadershipwhat the official told The Daily Beast sounded like Trump ass-kissing. Tillerson praised Trumps decision to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan as bold, despite being a status-quo decision that keeps a 16-year war going without plans for victory. And to get to his praise of Trump, Tillerson rewrote history. He referred to ISIS as a caliphate, stating basically that the caliphate was expanding when Trump came in, the diplomat said. In fact, ISIS was …

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The internet laughs at Trump after he says he turned down Time magazines Person of the Year

December 21, 2017

Donald Trump took some time out of his presidential schedule on Friday to tweet about the Time magazine Person of the Year award, how the moniker was offered to him, and how he turned it down. But Time said what Trump claimed wasn’t true, and now, the internet is laughing at his self-important, apparently false Twitter boast. Trump has a history of fake news about Time—he had mocked-up magazine covers featuring Trump hanging in his golf clubs—and the magazine said …

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This Biohacker Became The First Person To Edit His Own DNA

December 21, 2017

… democratize science and provide everyone with the tools for do-it-yourself biology and genetic engineering – a somewhat controversial ambition. Some experts have expressed concern that it could lead to a poorly regulated community of DIY scientists that lack the oversight of traditional scientific institutions but others are far more positive. “This is the first time in the history of the Earth that humans are no longer slaves to the genetics they are born …

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Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Found Hidden In Turkish Lake

December 20, 2017

… miles) of stalagmites, which they nicknamed “underwater fairy chimneys”. They even found gravestones dating back 1,000 years. This year, they uncovered a Russian ship thought to have sunk in 1948. – “It is a miracle to find this castle underwater. Archaeologists will come here to examine the castle’s history and provide information on it,” Ceylan added.  There’s still a lot to find out about the castle. For example, it’s still unclear how far …

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