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Brigitte Macron's daughter addresses her mother's love story with Emmanuel Macron

Brigitte Macron's daughter has spoken publicly for the first time about the romance between her mother and the teenage Emmanuel Macron.<p>Brigitte met the now French President when she taught drama at the high school he attended in northern France. The couple, who have an age gap of 24 years, were …

Emmanuel Macron

Summertime Sadness: 14 Wise Quotes About Grief

The longest week of the year finds us dealing with a series of public tragedies on top of whatever we each happen to be coping with privately. While grief is a natural part of life, it often threatens to take more than we have to give. There’s no place to hide from it, it follows us from day to …

Literature

'Do you have romantic feelings for me, yes or no?'

I was walking into the Echoplex in Echo Park when it hit me: This could be the night. This could be the night when I finally kissed my best friend. We had been hanging out together for nine months — inseparable — and tonight we were meeting at one of my favorite parties in L.A., Soul Slam: Prince & …

Relationships

Why most people fail at writing blogs…

Writers, write to spread the message, to inspire others, to enlighten others life through their words.When you start to write blogs, you are excited, …

Creative Writing

An Affable Bull Terrier Becomes Fast Friends With a Newborn Fawn Who Wandered Into Her Backyard

A beautiful bull terrier named Frankie discovered that she had a tiny visitor who wandered into her human’s backyard. Frankie affably greeted the …

Cute Animals

How Norbert, the adorable high-fiving therapy dog, became a social media star

Nine years ago, Julie Steines was looking on Petfinder for her first dog and stumbled upon a little white ball of fluff that was just 4 months old.<p>"I …

Social Media

Lava in Hawai'i is reaching the ocean, creating new land but also corrosive acid mist

There is something special and awe-inspiring about watching new land form. This is what is now happening in Hawai’i as its Kīlauea volcano erupts. …

Geology

Rome's stunning secret garden reopens after three decades

The Eternal City’s real life secret garden is officially open to the public.<p>The <i>Horti Farnesiani</i>, also known as the Farnese Gardens, had until recently been sealed off for over 30 years. Following a painstaking restoration, the enigmatic gardens can now be visited until October in the city’s brand …

Our Favorite Flannery O’Connor Quotations

In her lifetime, Southern writer Flannery O’Connor produced countless short stories and letters, as well as two novels, all of which continue to be …

Twitter Account Compares Met Gala 2018 Looks to Religious Art

Everything makes sense now.<p>At Monday night’s 2018 Met Gala, the red carpet fashion was meant to draw inspiration from this year’s exhibit theme: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.”<p>That said, some were more blatant interpretations than others. While several celebrities went all …

48 Baby Goats Adorably Bounce Back and Forth Across a Barn While Wearing Colorful Pajamas

In keeping up with their wonderful tradition of dressing goat babies in colorful onesies, all 48 of the newborn Nigerian dwarf goat kids at the …

This Raccoon That “Works” At A Vet Clinic In Russia Has A Special Ability To Calm Sick Dogs

Doctors sometimes need an assistant who can help them do their work in the most efficient way. Turns out, Aleksei Krotov, a veterinarian from …

Reckless dolphin totally body-slams unsuspecting paddleboarder

You never realize just how large dolphins are till one of them body-slams you.<p>Andrew Hill, an Australian paddleboarder, came face-to-face (er, …

Surfing

8 Early Signs That The Person You're Dating Now Is Right For You In The Long Run

There are a number of clear signs you're compatible with someone in the long run. Luckily for you, many of these indicators appear early on in a …

Prince George Apparently Flicked Princess Charlotte In The Head While Meeting The Royal Baby

Classic big brother move.<p>The royal siblings made an adorable appearance at the hospital yesterday when they arrived to meet their new baby brother. (I mean, Charlotte's little wave was <i>everything.</i>) But four-year-old George appeared to pull off some classic big brother shenanigans on his two-year-old …

Artist creates curly wire sculptures that spell words with their shadows

Sculptor Fred Eerdekens created aluminum and copper works that look like abstract squiggles until lit from the right angle. When lit just right, each …

Baby elephant giggles as it plays with its carer in super cute video

If the world is getting you down today, we have found what could be the cure.<p>Footage has captured the moment a baby elephant appears to giggle like a …

What Sex Really Means to Women

Many women find sex to be the deepest form of love and connection, and many women are very sexually oriented. While his orgasm may be quicker, hers …

"Curvy" woman married to 'Mr Six Pack' hits back at body shaming trolls

When Jenna Kutcher was checking her messages one day, she read one she couldn't quite believe.<p>The photographer uses her Instagram page to share …

E.L.F. Is Launching Line & Define Eye Tape to Help You With Your Cat-Eye Skills

Picture this: You're getting ready to go out on Friday night, but your winged eyeliner keeps going on crooked, no matter how many times you fix it. There are wads of blackened tissues in your trash can and you've used half a bottle of makeup remover. You finally have to text your group chat that …

Makeup

Prepare to Spend It All — We Found 11 NEW One-Piece Swimsuits From Nordstrom

When it comes to undeniably cool apparel made with quality fabrics, Nordstrom has got it down. The retailer just released plenty of new swimsuits, and we're especially impressed with the one-pieces. If you're on the hunt for swimwear, shop through the hottest options we found. They're perfect for …

Clothing

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Jimmy Kimmel gets people to talk about the 'crisis' in Wakanda

Jimmy Kimmel‘s correspondents hit the streets to see what Americans think about what’s happening in Wakanda right now. Anyone who’s seen Marvel’s</i> …

1920s Fashion: See Every Revolutionary Style Moment in This Gallery

Here’s a debate for your fashion clique: the 1920s—fashion’s greatest decade? The S/S 18 collections may be paying homage to a 1980s style revival, …

Coco Chanel

A Hilariously Persistent Dog Repeatedly Tries to Wake Up a Snoring Pig in a Deep Sleep

A very playful husky dog hilariously tried waking up a snoring pig by repeatedly pushing down on the pig’s hind quarters. After several unsuccessful …

Poetry world split over polemic attacking 'amateur' work by 'young female poets'

Giving a fresh meaning to the notion of a poetry slam, the august poetry journal PN Review has published a stinging critique of the “rise of a cohort of young female poets” led by the likes of Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Rupi Kaur, describing their work as characterised by “the open denigration …

Literature

You should be watching: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

Spy remakes are a dime a dozen, especially those mined from the world of the small screen. 1998’s <i>The Avengers</i>, starring Uma Thurman and Ralph …

Elena Ferrante: 'I loved that boy to the point where I felt close to fainting'

Some time ago, I planned to describe my first times. I listed a certain number of them: the first time I saw the sea, the first time I flew in an aeroplane, the first time I got drunk, the first time I fell in love, the first time I made love. It was an exercise both arduous and pointless.<p>For that …

Literature

This Woman Was Convinced She Got Engaged While Coming Out of Anesthesia

Dental procedures are never fun, but after this poor woman's ***traumatic*** experience, we doubt you'll get her in a dentist's chair ever again. When coming out of anesthesia following her procedure, a woman named Ally proves to have a particularly hard time adjusting to reality when she finds …

The top easter eggs in Taylor Swift's 'End Game' music video with Ed Sheeran, Future

<i>Game</i> on.<p>Taylor Swift has dropped the music video for <i>End Game</i>, featuring Ed Sheeran and Future, from her latest album <i>Reputation</i>.<p>In the project directed by Joseph Kahn, Swift travels to hot spots Miami, Tokyo and London. During her global travels, she parties on a yacht, takes shots with Sheeran and …

Los Angeles