News

Trump tried to pin the Dow’s latest plunge on a little-known Democrat dropping out of the 2020 presidential race

President Donald Trump sought to pin the blame on an unlikely culprit for the Dow’s latest plunge on Friday: The little-known Democratic former presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton. “The Dow is down 573 points perhaps on the news that Representative Seth Moulton, whoever that may be, has dropped out of the 2020 Presidential Race!” Trump […]

News

I tried Dropps eco-friendly laundry detergent pods — they cost the same as brand-name detergents and perform just as well

Dropps are eco-responsible laundry detergent pods that come in biodegradable pods and compostable cardboard boxes. Formulas are plant-based and free of dyes, fillers, and colorants. Some are lightly scented with natural essential oils. I used Dropps for weeks, and they performed like traditional options with the added benefit of not cutting corners on safe ingredients […]

News

An innocent man spent months in jail after customs officials thought honey he brought back from Jamaica was liquid meth

Leon Haughton told The Washington Post that he was stopped at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on December 29. He said he was jailed after US Customs and Border Protection agents on December 29 alleged that the three jars of honey he had brought back from Jamaica were actually meth. He remained in jail for […]

News

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was just treated for a pancreatic tumor, a type of cancer that spreads quickly and is hard to detect

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy for a tumor in her pancreas, according to Kathy Arberg, a court spokeswoman. Arberg said Ginsberg is doing well and “maintained an active schedule” following the treatment. Pancreatic cancer typically spreads quickly and is often difficult to detect unless a person has a family history and […]

News

12 adorable photos of unlikely animal friends

From a monkey that hitched a ride on the back of a goat to rats that comfort abandoned kittens, animals can form unlikely friendships. There’s often a good reason for these friendships. Wild animals, like buffalo, are often covered in birds who eat bugs off the buffalo’s back. Other times animals form emotional attachments to […]

News

MIT took ‘approximately $800,000’ in donations from Jeffrey Epstein’s charities, MIT’s president says in apology letter

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepted over $800,000 in donations from Jeffrey Epstein’s foundations, according to a letter sent to faculty on August 23 by MIT president L. Rafael Reif. The admission comes amid multiple resignations from MIT Media Lab faculty who quit after learning of the Media Lab’s director Joichi Ito’s connections to Jeffrey […]

News

Scooter Braun just congratulated Taylor Swift on her new album amid their ongoing feud over the rights to her old music — here’s everything we know about the celebrity manager’s net worth and career

Celebrity talent manager Scooter Braun just congratulated Taylor Swift on the release of her seventh studio album, “Lover.” Braun works with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and Demi Lovato. He purchased Big Machine Label Group for $300 million and now owns Swift’s masters, according to The Wall Street Journal. Swift called the situation her “worst case […]

Culture

Supreme Court Reveals RBG Was Treated for Cancer — as Source Says She Was ‘in Really Good Spirits’ on Broadway the Night Before

Thursday night, the audience was abuzz at the Broadway show Moulin Rouge! The Musical when theatergoers realized Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was — literally — in the house. A throng of young women came up to the 86-year-old, who leads the court’s liberal wing, according to a source at the scene. They thanked […]

News

A former Googler says she plans on suing the search giant for the discrimination and retaliation she faced during her pregnancy (GOOG, GOOGL)

A former Google employee who says she was discriminated and retaliated against because of her pregnancy is planning on suing the company over the matter, according to a Vice report on Friday. The woman, Chelsey Glasson, was the author of an internal memo that spread quickly within the tech giant earlier this month, causing an […]