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Purchasing power: Here's what these 25 everyday items cost 30 years ago

Most things really do get a lot more expensive over time, but some things get better and some get less costly. Here's an eye-opening look at many prices from 1988.<p>We typically don't give much thought to inflation, but over long periods, it can wreak havoc with the purchasing power of our dollars. …

IPhone 7

Heidi Klum Reveals She Ghosted Drake After He Texted Her

<b>Heidi Klum</b> admitted that she ghosted <b>Drake</b> after he texted her!<p>The supermodel made an appearance on <i>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</i>, airing later today, and</b> …

Ellen DeGeneres Show

Hundreds Of Roman Gold Coins Found In Theater Basement

Hundreds of ancient gold coins were found last week in the basement of a former theater in northern Italy. Archaeologists uncovered the jackpot in Como, on the border with Switzerland.<p>The coins date back to the late Roman Imperial times in the fourth or fifth century and were spilling out of a …

Coin Collecting

Guy emails 246 Nicoles in search of a girl he met at a bar, and now they're all friends

Apparently Tinder is just too basic for some people.<p>Carlos Zetina only knew a handful of things about the girl he met at a campus bar: her name was …

Jurassic Park

These guys snuck a fake poster of themselves into McDonald's to make an important point

If you're going to pull a prank, you might as well do it right.<p>The fake McDonald's poster that 21-year-old student Jevh Maravilla shared on Twitter …

McDonald's

A truck full of Axe body spray blew up and the reactions are priceless

A truck carrying a shipment of Axe body spray caught fire on a Texas interstate Friday morning, causing cans of the infamous deodorant to explode and …

Middle School

The 9 Harsh Truths About Raising Girls Fathers of Daughters Need to Hear

Being a father of daughters is different than being a father of sons, but that only means dads need to double down on their care attention and …

Parenting

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built with Lego, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, drivable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar.<p>Seriously.<p>Built partly as a passion project amongst Lego’s creative team and partly as a promo to show off at the Italian Grand …

Lego

These Are the 10 Highest Paying, Least Stressful Jobs

Thinking about a career change? Consider these career fields that can pad your wallet without long hours or too much anxiety.<p>Recently, the smart people at Business Insider consulted the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Information Network (or O*NET, a database that ranks …

Employment

The President's Post-Death Feud with McCain Is Trump at His Petty Worst

The absurd disrespect on display says a lot about what American politics has become.<p>As pundits, journalists, and other angry people on the internet debate the complicated legacy John McCain left behind, the Arizona senator's colleagues paid tribute to him. Even Senator Bernie Sanders and …

Donald Trump

Trump's Belated Jacksonville Shooting Response Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

In the wake of the Jacksonville shooting that left at least two people dead and 10 others injured at an e-gaming tournament, Donald Trump was …

Donald Trump

Eddie Murphy, 57, Expecting His 10th Child as Partner Paige Butcher Debuts Baby Bump

Eddie Murphy‘s family is getting bigger!<p>The <i>Beverly Hills Cop</i> actor, 57, is expecting his 10th child as his partner Paige Butcher debuted her baby …

Celebrity (Australia)

Does Farting Burn Calories? Here's the Smelly Truth

The truth about passing gas and shedding poundage.<p>On a particularly gassy day, it may seem like your body is doing some serious work to get those farts out. So you may be wondering (or, at the very least, wishfully thinking) whether farting actually burns any calories.<p>Well, rest assured that much …

Weight Loss

Serena Williams Has the Most Epic Response to the French Open's Catsuit Ban

Serena Williams, greatest athlete of our time, has finally spoken about French Tennis Federation's recently announced ban against the Nike catsuit she wore to compete in the French Open in May 2018.<p>Williams' catsuit for the tournament, her first after giving birth to her daughter last year, had a …

Tennis

Are you on Berkeley Time? University policy mandates classes start 10 minutes late

It was only the opening minutes of a summer session class at UC Berkeley, but tensions were about to get high. I was a teaching assistant for the class, and the professor and I were going over class policy when a student, an undergrad, raised their hand with a question.<p>"Are you going to be honoring …

Journalism School

Helium Gas Is Running Out, Which Is Bad News for More Than Balloons

Up, up and away.<p>Watching helium gas lift balloons into the air is a lot of fun — or perhaps a tragedy if that balloon belonged to a small child who …

Magnetism

New facial recognition security system used in US airports identifies first imposter

<b>Why it matters:</b> Facial recognition remains a controversial issue for many people, but the technology is proving its worth at Washington Dulles …

Airports

American traveler sues US Customs and Border Protection over iPhone search & seizure

An American woman is suing US Customs and Border Protection over what she claims is the illegal seizure and search of her iPhone at Newark airport …<p>NordVPN<p>The BBC reports that agents asked her to unlock the phone at Immigration, and retained it when she refused to do so.<p>Rejhane Lazoja was stopped …

New Jersey

Sony Admits: We Released Fake Michael Jackson Songs

In 2010, Sony Music Entertainment released a posthumous album of what it said were unreleased tracks by the late entertainer Michael Jackson. Now the …

Michael Jackson

Steven Tyler orders Donald Trump to stop playing Aerosmith music at rallies

Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith, has ordered Donald Trump to stop playing Aerosmith songs at his political rallies.<p>Aerosmith’s Livin’ on the Edge was played at a Trump rally in Charleston, West Virginia, on Tuesday. In a cease-and-desist letter, Tyler’s lawyers argued: “Mr Trump is …

Donald Trump

Asia Argento denies assault claim, says Anthony Bourdain paid off actor

Asia Argento is strongly denying a <i>New York Times</i> report that accused the actress of having sexual relations with an underage actor in 2013 and then …

Los Angeles

Airlines announce new rules around carry on liquids on international flights – and it could reduce the time you spend in baggage check

Passengers could soon be able to get through airport security checkpoints quicker if new scanning technology takes off.<p>Innovative explosive detection …

Flying

All Orchard Supply Hardware stores to close by year’s end

SAN JOSE — Orchard Supply Hardware, the iconic do-it-yourself, fix-it chain founded in San Jose during the Great Depression, is closing all its …

Lowe's

7 Unexpected Problems You Can Solve With Rubber Bands

You can find rubber bands in drawers and tins all over the house. In a pinch, these office essentials can solve all sorts of daily problems.<p>Rubber …

Bands

30 Foods You Should Never Store In the Fridge

These tips will keep your food fresher and your fridge roomier<p>Refrigerators have been keeping foods cool in our homes since 1913, but not everything …

Onions

Cohen Implicates President Trump. What Do Prosecutors Do Now?

WASHINGTON — When a lawyer tells prosecutors that his client directed him to commit a crime and pleads guilty to related crimes himself, an indictment of the client is very likely to follow.<p>The nation is about to find out whether there is an exception to that general rule when the client is the …

Donald Trump

Back-to-back legal blows in Trump circle jolt presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously were labeled "guilty" of criminal charges. Although Trump largely ignored the jarring back-to-back blows at a campaign rally in …

Donald Trump

New ‘Wingman’ App Could Make Socially Awkward People’s Dreams Come True

Do words melt off your tongue like gelato, or do you struggle with basic human interaction? If you fall into either category, we have good news: you …

Flirting

Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour in the Wake of Her Twitter Rant About Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

Nicki Minaj fans might have to wait a bit longer to see the rapper on tour.<p>The “Chun-Li” singer, 35, has postponed her North American leg of her</i> …

Kylie Jenner

Apple HR couldn’t care less if you have a college degree

The traditional life plan includes four years of college then a good job. But not everyone takes this path, and sometimes the lack of a college degree keeps some people from getting a job they are otherwise qualified for. But not at Apple.<p>Following a non-traditional career path is no problem …

Technology