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These Are the Best Gift Cards to Give This Year

Attention last-minute shoppers.<p>Scrambling to come up with the perfect gift for those last few tricky people on your list?<p>With less than a week to go …

Shopping

The 2017 Procrastinator’s Holiday Guide: Last-Minute Gifts That Anyone Will Love

We don’t want to alarm you, but by this time next week, Christmas will be just a memory.<p>If that sentence put a stab of gift-buying panic through your …

This woman was banned from an airport lounge just for wearing Ugg boots

Just when you thought Ugg boots couldn’t be any more divisive, there’s a new Ugg controversy afoot.<p>Joanne Catherall, a singer in the band The Human League, is outraged after Qantas airlines denied her entry to a business class lounge in Melbourne Airport because she was wearing Uggs.<p>Catherall took …

catherall

Matt Damon says we should be talking more about men who *don't* harass women, and Twitter is on fire

In more “Matt Damon says something horribly tone deaf about sexual misconduct” news, Damon recently told Business Insider that we should all spend …

‘It Was a Blood Bath’: Freight Trains Kill 110 Reindeer in Norway

More than a hundred reindeer were killed in a single four-day period by freight trains rolling through Norway, prompting an outcry for the national railway to do more to protect animals.<p>In all, 110 reindeer were killed when eight freight trains plowed into herds on the tracks last week, Norway’s …

Trains

Cure your smartphone addiction with 'Substitute Phones'

If you suffer from separation anxiety when you're away from your phone, then you might find comfort in "Substitute Phones," an art piece by Austria-based designer Klemens Schillinger. Think nicotine gum for smartphone addicts.<p>Schillinger designed "Substitute Phones" for a now-concluded fall …

Why Meghan Markle, Like Kate Middleton, Will Never Actually Be a Princess

Meghan Markle may be engaged to Prince Harry, and moving into Kensington Palace, but that doesn’t mean she’ll ever be a princess.<p>As <i>Vogue</i> reported, …

How Much Is Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring Worth? The Rock Is So Gorgeous

By now you've heard the good news that Prince Harry proposed to his girlfriend and American actress, Meghan Markle. Apparently, he popped the …

Harvey Weinstein Sued for Allegedly Raping Actress ... At Beverly Hills Hotel

An actress has just sued <b>Harvey Weinstein</b>, claiming he masturbated in front of her at a swanky Beverly Hills hotel and ultimately raped her.<p>The …

New TripAdvisor Warnings on Sexual Assault Draw Criticism

For Kristie Love, reporting a rape by a security guard at a Mexican resort was like yelling into the wind. She kept repeating her story, she said, but the words had little effect.<p>The resort, the Iberostar Paraiso Maya in Playa del Carmen, quickly turned matters stemming from the Oct. 19, 2010 …

This Gorgeous California Beach Is About to Reopen to the Public After More Than 100 Years

California beach-goers will soon have a brand new stretch of seaside to explore thanks to a landmark decision by the state’s coastal commission.<p>The …

Santa Barbara

Nicki Minaj Tries To Outdo Kim Kardashian’s Internet Breaking Cover With One Of Her Own And Folks Went Mad

<b>WARNING: NSFW content ahead</b><p>Kim Kardashian’s <i>PAPER</i> magazine cover is the stuff of internet legend at this point, even if the idea of claiming you broke the internet seems off unless you really do it. The partially nude cover garnered plenty of attention back in 2014, but now Nicki Minaj has come for …

Jon Stewart ‘Stunned’ by Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Jon Stewart said he was “stunned” to hear the recent revelations that Louis C.K. sexually harassed multiple women during an interview on <i>Today.</i><p>“You …

Sexual Harassment

Mexico to Trump: We will not negotiate NAFTA through social media

Mexico on Sunday pushed back against a string of critical tweets from President Trump taking aim at the country, saying it refused to discuss aspects …

This is the suicide prevention song from the 2017 MTV VMAs that everyone is talking about

In these increasingly divisive times for Americans, using whatever platform you have to spread messages of love, unity, and advocacy is a must. …

Mental Health

Applebee's is ditching millennials after they forced hundreds of restaurant closures

Earlier in August, executives announced that the chain plans to close between 105 and 135 locations this year. Applebee's closed 46 locations in 2016. Sales have been declining, with same-store sales dropping 7% in the most recent quarter.<p>The chain's failed attempt to win over millennial diners is …

Christopher Nolan Explains Why Tom Hardy Covers His Face in Films

It's no accident.<p>It's no accident that Tom Hardy's face is obscured in his most famous roles.<p>Director Christopher Nolan said Hardy can do more with his eyes alone than most actors can with their whole body, and it's a theory they've been putting to the test.<p>Remember the voice-muffling mask he …

Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years

Long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been marked for death<p>Microsoft’s next Windows 10 update, called the Autumn (or Fall in the US) Creators Update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows …

Windows 10

Chloë Grace Moretz 'appalled' by her film's body-shaming ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actress Chloë Grace Moretz has spoken out against the marketing for "Red Shoes & the 7 Dwarfs," an animated film to which she lends her voice, after ads for the movie drew attention for their body-shaming tone.<p>"I have now fully reviewed the mkting for Red Shoes, I am just as appalled and …

Chloë Grace Moretz

Study: New Mexico, Georgia had highest jail rates in US

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico and Georgia — two states with some of the nation's largest percentages of minority residents in the United States …

United fined for flying plane "not in airworthy condition" 23 times

United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) is hit with a $435K fine by the FAA for operating a passenger jet on 23 flights that was “not in airworthy condition."<p>The …

Oreo O's Cereal Is Making a Comeback

It's no secret that the 1990s were the glory days of dessert-for-breakfast. And Oreo O's, the cookie-cereal hybrid that blew the minds of every …

Breakfast

‘Wonder Woman’ Banned in Lebanon Due to Israeli Lead Gal Gadot

ROME – Lebanon officially banned “Wonder Woman” on Wednesday roughly two hours before the film was scheduled to screen in the country’s movie …

Box Office

People in Japan Are Being Told They Have Just 10 Minutes to Prepare for a North Korean Missile Attack

Japanese authorities have admitted that citizens can expect a mere 10-minute warning of a North Korean missile attack. The disclosure comes at the …

North Korea

Trump to sign agriculture executive order Tuesday

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday that looks to help the US agriculture business by establishing a task force to identify impediments to the business' growth.<p>Trump will sign the executive order after a meeting with 15 farmers from across the country, including …

State Department Posts on Trump's Mar-a-Lago Raise Ethics Concern

A glowing description of President Donald Trump's Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago — calling it the "winter White House" — was posted on State Department websites, bringing criticism from ethics watchdogs and Democrats.<p>The item, published ahead of an early April meeting with China's president at the Palm …

Soy Sauce Cheetos and More Crazy Snacks You Should Pick Up in Japan

You may know Pocky and Green Tea Kit Kats, but there's a whole world of Japanese snacks that your taste buds have yet to taste. We consulted with Japan Crate, a snack delivery subscription, to tell us the most popular Japanese snack flavors that you have got to get your hands on, whether on your …

Food

Former Lyft driver files class action lawsuit against Uber over its ‘Hell’ tracking program

A former Lyft driver is filing a class action lawsuit against Uber less than a month after <i>The Information</i> exposed its controversial “Hell” program. Between 2014 and 2016, the software program allowed Uber to track how many Lyft drivers were available and where, as well as which Uber drivers also …

Transportation