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60 Times Madonna Changed Our Culture

Power. Innovation. Identity. Madonna has blended all of these and much more into a singular career in music, fashion, movies and beyond. For her 60th birthday, we assessed her broad and deep influence.

Music

Great white shark kills dolphin, loses meal to even bigger shark

A shocking video shows a great white shark proudly carrying around its latest victim — a dolphin — when suddenly an even bigger great white swoops in to steal the meal straight from its mouth.<p>In a video shared by Shark Watch South Australia on Wednesday, a 12-foot great white is seen successfully …

White Shark

11 Common Plants You Should Never (Ever!) Bring Home from the Nursery Again

Avoid these invasive, disease-prone, foul-smelling, and just plain tacky plants.<p>Taking a trip to the plant nursery is all about preparation. Arriving …

grumpy

Are you an over-apologiser? 16 things you should never say sorry for

The sorry thing is a nightmare. The sorry reflex. The sorry files. It’s a sorry state of sorry affairs. Women need to learn to stop saying sorry. We need to deal with the low-level but constant contrition. To take responsibility without the powerless remorse that we learnt… Where, when? It doesn’t …

Lifestyle

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

Tom Arnold: The Trump N-Word Tape Exists and He Called Son Eric the R-Word on the Same Recording

Comedian Tom Arnold was once married to Roseanne Barr. What does that have to do with anything? Well, it proves that he when it comes to knowing the …

Donald Trump

Feel Bold Enough to Call Black Bus Riders in DC The N-Word? Feel Bold Enough to Get Clocked 

So this is a story about a white woman who thought it was a good idea to call a bus full of passengers “niggers” in Northeast D.C., during Tuesday …

Washington D.C.

Why You Should Hang Out Naked With Your Wife More Often

Yeah, it'll increase your odds for sex. But stripping down with your spouse does so much more.<p>Yes, it leads to sex. But getting naked is good for …

Self-esteem

Speed up MacBook Pro to 10 Gbps with this adapter

Don’t be jealous of the 10Gbps Ethernet port in the iMac Pro. OWC introduced an adapter for your MacBook’s Thunderbolt 3 port to connect to networks at the same massive speeds.<p>Just be warned, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 10G Ethernet Adapter isn’t an accessory for the casual user. It’ll set you back …

MacBook Pro

Thousands of Army Ants Build an Impressive Bridge With Their Bodies In Order to Swarm a Wasp Nest

Thousands of army ants in Costa Rica amazingly worked together to build an impressive ropy bridge using their own bodies in order to swarm a highly …

Costa Rica

NOW: Police investigating officer-involved shooting in downtown Austin

Austin police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened early Friday in downtown Austin.<p>Police said they received multiple calls …

Austin

Son of pastor killed by snake during sermon is bitten by deadly snake during sermon

A pastor whose father died within seven minutes of being bitten by a snake has himself had to have emergency treatment after suffering the same …

Kentucky

America’s Largest Veterans Group Rains on Trump’s Parade

Trump appears to put blame for higher estimate on D.C. officials who ‘know a windfall when they see one’<p>Opponents to President Donald Trump’s plans …

Donald Trump

What To Do When You Want To Have Sex But Your S.O. Doesn't

It's Friday night and you've been thinking about sex all day. Instead of concentrating at work, you've imagined going home and pushing your S.O. up …

Washing Machines

Ask a Sex Therapist: What Should I Do if My Partner Is Kinkier Than I Am?

<i>Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolution, a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers all your most confidential questions to help you achieve the healthy, safe, and joyful sex life that you deserve.</i><p>This week we’re getting started with a …

Relationships

The legacy of 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' as the world mourns Aretha Franklin

The death of Aretha Franklin is sparking reflection on her two-time Grammy-winning song, "Respect," which arguably catapulted the singer to the title …

Aretha Franklin

Herman: Customer service done right

We’re such an easily offended populace. If our fast food isn’t fast enough, we’re off and tweeting a complaint so the world can know about the …

Customer Service

Barack and Michelle Obama Pen Moving Tribute to Aretha Franklin As Trump Bizarrely Claims She 'Worked' for Him

Barack and Michelle Obama on Thursday released a moving statement about the death of Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” who performed at the former …

Aretha Franklin

​What Is Postpartum Psychosis And How Can It Affect New Mums?

When it comes to mental health, it sometimes takes a celebrity to kick start the conversation. Popstar Adele recently spoke about her friend's …

Mental Health

American Couple Believing 'Evil Is A Make-Believe Concept' Bike Through ISIS Territory. ISIS Stabs Them To Death.

A young American couple who took a year-long bike trip around the world, believing that evil was a make-believe concept, took a fatal route through …

Donald Trump

Austin drivers got 17,000 tickets for passing school buses last year

Austin drivers have shelled out $7.3 million over the past 2½ years for allegedly passing Austin district school buses illegally.<p>Since the Austin …

Fox News Mistakenly Uses Patti LaBelle Photo in Aretha Franklin Tribute

Fox News got their Queens of Soul confused on Thursday. As Twitter users were quick to recognize, the network’s tribute to Aretha Franklin, who died …

Aretha Franklin

A teenager reportedly hacked Apple and stole tons of information

For some, getting Apple gossip from the internet just isn’t enough.<p>A 16-year-old from Melbourne allegedly was able to hack into Apple’s private servers and retrieve over 90 GB of private information over time, Australian paper The Age reported today (Aug. 16.)<p>The teen, who can’t be named for legal …

Security

Infant rescued from hot car after parents ‘overdose’

An Ohio couple rescued an infant girl from a sweltering car as her parents lay sprawled out on the ground from an apparent overdose, according to a …

Dollar General

If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why

We all do it, and it’s probably doing damage to our friendships.<p>What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to show up when it matters — and the single easiest way to lose friends is to, well, not.<p>That sounds obvious, but a pattern I’ve observed …

Relationships

Omarosa releases secret tape of Lara Trump offering her $15K-a-month campaign job

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former reality TV star who became a top White House aide to President Donald Trump, on Thursday released exclusively to MSNBC a secret tape of campaign official Lara Trump offering her a $15,000-a-month job after she was fired from the administration.<p>The tape — which, …

Donald Trump

How To Talk To Someone Cute At A Party When You're Not Sure What To Say

Congratulations! You've resisted the urge to cancel your plans and stay in, you've successfully put on pants and maybe even a bold lip, and now here …

Amazon Fire TV

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

New York University

How Andrew Carnegie Went From $1.20 a Week to $309 Billion ... Then Gave It All Away

Andrew Carnegie was one of the richest men in world history, but he didn't start that way -- and he intentionally didn't end up that way.<p>Andrew Carnegie: <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>Andrew Carnegie's 1889 Essay, <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>A Modernized Version of Andrew Carnegie's <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>11 Great Quotes …

World Peace

Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Katie Stubblefield brushed her fingers across her face, she could feel the wound.<p>Her vision is greatly impaired due to her injury, but touching her face allowed her to feel what her doctors were working around the clock to treat. She could feel where her face was swollen. She could feel …

Medicine