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Real People Are Turning Their Accounts Into Bots On Instagram — And Cashing In

Verified accounts turning themselves into bots, millions of fake likes and comments, a dirty world of engagement trading inside Telegram groups. Welcome to the secret underbelly of Instagram.<p>In late February, an Instagram account called Viral Hippo posted a photo of a black square. There was …

Social Media

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

The Liberals don’t get why religious Canadians refuse to submit to their political dictates

Three young prisoners of war stood defiantly in the desert. They knew the consequences: they could literally feel the heat already. But when the …

Want to be a home flipper? Do the math first.

In real estate, you make your money when you buy. It’s a common phrase in the business, and no truer words have been spoken. Let that sink in. You make your money when you buy the property. Not when you sell. If you don’t buy the property at the right price and/or terms, then there won’t be any …

Real Estate

5 Bombshell Braid Ideas from Tomb Raider's Alicia Vikander

For Alicia Vikander, a well-placed braid is as natural as a slapdash topknot. The Oscar-winning actress has been personalizing the plait throughout recent months, affording her bevy of hairstyles an extra bit of romanticism while securing flyaways in infinitely pretty guise—and elevating every …

Stormy Daniels offers to pay back $130,000 for freedom to speak about Trump

Adult film star Stormy Daniels is offering to give back the $130,000 she was paid for her silence so she can speak freely about President Donald Trump and release any text messages, photos and videos she might have.<p>The actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, made the offer Monday in a …

Donald Trump

Iskra Lawrence's Sexy One-Piece Has Some Revealing Cutouts You're Going to Want to See

Let's be real for a moment — rocking a high-leg swimsuit is no easy feat, but Iskra Lawrence was clearly up for the challenge. The curve model posted a selfie on the pristine beaches of the Florida Keys wearing an ultra-sexy one-piece from Aerie. Iskra, who's Aerie's brand ambassador, enjoyed a day …

A Dream Come True! Brenna Huckaby Takes Home Gold at Her First Winter Paralympics

Talk about a dream come true!<p>Paralympian <b>Brenna Huckaby</b> doesn't have to just dream about gold anymore! The mom, turned professional snowboarder, …

Team USA

Conservatives hated it when Obama said he’d meet with North Korea. Guess what they say now.

And some conservative writers are confused by their peers’ shift.<p>After President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement on Thursday that he had agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, some conservatives wondered why they were abandoning the position they took with President Barack …

5 Reasons Why Your Startup Should Hire A Teacher

As a former classroom teacher and academic advisor who has worked with three startups over the past two years, I’ve come to realize that I consistently use many of the skills today that I developed while working on the ground floor of education. The skills and traits I’ve acquired during those …

Pedagogy

5 Business Ideas You Can Launch from Your Living Room

Through technology, our world has become progressively more interconnected, and has created the potential for hundreds of different business ideas.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Being a successful entrepreneur today is all about generating multiple sources of income. The title “serial …

Living Rooms

Prince William's second cousin is the "most beautiful royal" - and she's very cool

Meet Lady Amelia Windsor.<p>As well as being a top model, a student and an Instagram star, the 22-year-old is actually a member of our royal family.<p>She …

'RHONY' Star Sonja Morgan Whoops!! My Gown's Going Down ... But Show Goes On!!!

'<b>Real Housewife of New York</b>' star <b>Sonja Morgan</b> turned a cabaret revue into a full-on burlesque strip tease when her wrap dress unraveled in front of a …

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage<p>Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale …

Clean Energy

Kim Kardashian Plays Softball in a Bra Bandeau Top and Yeezy Sneakers With Family

The Kardashians just wouldn’t be the Kardashians if they didn’t play softball in Yeezy. Hitting up a field in Los Angeles yesterday, that’s exactly …

Kendall Jenner

Photos Of This NFL Coach’s Girlfriend Are Going Viral

Sean McVay, the Rams’ brilliant head coach, had a viral moment at the NFL Combine today. Check it out:<p>McVay, the youngest head coach in the NFL, had …

Expect Big Things from the Twisted Teens of Thoroughbreds

Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy give the Heathers a run for their money in this pitch-black Sundance favorite—and both of them are only just getting started.<p>In an early scene from writer-director <b>Cory Finley’s</b> icily seductive <i>Thoroughbreds,</i> the socially inept Amanda (<b>Olivia Cooke</b>) tells the …

Horror

One of the most sought after jobs for rural Chinese women is to become a mistress

Shanshan’s $550 shoes came from her lover, but the soles of her feet, as hard as leather, came from her childhood. “We used to play barefoot in the village,” she told me. “All the girls in the karaoke bar had feet like this.”<p>At 26, Shanshan has come a long way from rural Sichuan, one of China’s …

US immigration attacks Oakland mayor for warning of raid that arrested 150

Agency chief likens mayor to ‘gang lookout’ over early public alert that helped 800 avoid arrest<p>A day after agents confirmed that more than 150 people in California were arrested in immigration raids, a federal immigration official lashed out at the Oakland mayor who gave a public warning ahead of …

Immigration

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Teased Ahead of Geneva

Swoopy four-door shows its striking silhouette<p>Earlier this morning, BMW released a teaser image of what we presume is the upcoming 8 Series Gran Coupe—or at least a concept version of it.<p>The teaser shows the left side of a four-door with a sloping roof and a narrow but long greenhouse. In January, …

'Red Sparrow' Review: Jennifer Lawrence's Russian Thriller Is One Long 'Nyet'

Star reunites with her 'Hunger Games' director for sadistic, sexed-up spy saga and rolls snake eyes<p>"You sent me to whore school," says an indignant …

These 2 Girlfriends Of College Basketball Stars Could Go Viral During The NCAA Tournament

We’re a day away from one of the best sports months of the year. It’s almost March.<p>That means the NCAA Tournament is close. We’re a week and a half …

Ireland Baldwin’s dreams come true with nude PETA shoot

Ireland Baldwin poses naked in a new anti-fur ad for PETA, which she revealed was a dream come true.<p>“So thrilled to share my brand new Rather Go …

YouTuber Anna Akana Is Done Taking Roles That Don't Show Asians In A Positive Way

The Asian-American actress and producer bucks stereotypes as a strong lead in an upcoming series that’s being described as the “woke ‘Mean Girls.’”<p>Though they’re still fighting to be heard in the entertainment industry, Asian-Americans have found a refuge of sorts in YouTube.<p>Members of the minority …

Proudly pro-Confederate Republican candidate shocked to find out her family owned dozens of slaves

A candidate running to the right of South Carolina’s governor in the Republican primary on a Southern Pride platform says she just now learned that …

The story behind the viral photo of a teacher in Ghana showing students Windows on a blackboard

There has been global applause for a teacher in Ghana who posted photos of himself drawing on a blackboard with multi-colored chalk, the features of a Microsoft Word processing window. The students in his class can also be seen drawing it into their notebooks.<p>Social media exploded in admiration and …

Anna Paquin opens up about topless True Blood sex scene airing on BBC News

Anna Paquin was shooting a movie in Scotland last summer when she saw Twitter notifications for a “scandal on BBC,” she recalled to Conan O’Brien on …

BBC

Russian ‘sex expert’ escort says she will spill dirt on Trump, Russia to get out of a Thai jail

MOSCOW — A self-described sex expert whose videos highlighted the ties between one of Russia’s richest men and the Kremlin has been jailed in …

Kushner loses access to top-secret intelligence

A memo sent Friday downgraded the presidential son-in-law and adviser and other White House aides who had been working on interim clearances.<p>Presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has had his security clearance downgraded — a move that will prevent him from viewing many of the sensitive …

Donald Trump

Green Night