Maren Mielke

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Change comes at just the right time on Modern Family

It’s about time that <i>Modern Family</i> started dealing with the fact that so many of its characters are going through a lot of changes. The show has spent …

Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici Admit ‘We Are at Our Breaking Point Right Now’

Keep a ring on it! <i>The Bachelor</i> alums <b>Sean Lowe</b> and <b>Catherine Giudici</b> refuse to take part in a controversial experiment in <i>Marriage Boot Camp: Reality</i> …

Forever 21 Plus Clothing Line Criticized for Using Models of 'Average' Weight on Instagram

When Forever 21 launched an Instagram for their plus-size clothing line on Wednesday, the company was met with criticism from their followers.<p>Despite …

9 Vitiligo Transformations That Prove The Power Of Makeup

Yasssss.<p>And hey, we're not saying you <i>should</i> cover up vitiligo, but if you want some tips, let these ladies be your guide.

This Family Has Never Ever Had a Haircut

And you thought you were pushing it between hair trims. Out there in the world just living her life is 43-year-old Tere Lynn Svetlecich Russell, a woman with 74 inches (more than 6 feet) of hair along with her three Rapunzel daughters Callan, Cendalyn, and Chesney, who clock in with manes measuring …

Meet 5 Startups That Are Changing the Narrative on Hunger

Hunger has been a huge issue around the world. See what these companies are doing about it.<p>For years our approach to hunger has remained stagnant. We've stuck with a few tried and true solutions which certainly have their merits, but fail to solve the underlying problem: getting food to those who …

Agriculture

These Are The 10 Foods You Should NEVER Refrigerate

Just don't. 🙅<p>Before you put that bread in the refrigerator ... don't.<p>Cool temperatures, it turns out, will actually make your loaf go stale more quickly. Onions, olive oil and tomatoes also face peril in the fridge. Watch the video above for a quick primer on which foods should avoid the chilly …

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12 Foods That Will Be Super Trendy in 2016

Sourdough pizza, hot chicken, and savory ice cream — coming up.<p>Of course your New Year will be full of ~surprises~. But Michael Whiteman, food forecaster with nearly 40 years of experience and president of the Baum + Whiteman food consultancy, says he knows what's in store for next year — at least …

Why You Should Drink Bourbon With Oysters

The next time you shuck open a dozen oysters or order an icy platterful, consider skipping the usual glass of sparkling wine or Muscadet. Instead, …

Students boycott school lunches they call worse than prison food

A group of students at Chicago's Theodore Roosevelt High School (RHS) has launched a boycott protesting what they call small portions of "gross …

Take a #BurritoSelfie with These 10 Burritos

Instagram is populated by four kinds of photos: selfies, cute animals, pretty places and food. Now two of those categories have merged into one very …

Chipotle’s “food with integrity” promises keep backfiring on it

Last month, Chipotle quietly made a small change to its website. On its “food with integrity” page, which touts the company’s commitments to freshness and sustainability, a description of “buying local” was replaced with one about “long-term partnerships.” Specifically, Chipotle removed this claim: …

Same-Store Sales

30% of Foodborne Illness Deaths Happen In Children Under Age Five

Nearly one third of all deaths from foodborne disease happen in children under age five, according to a new report released by the World Health …

Environmental Health

6 Places to Get Better New Music Recommendations

There’s a lot of music out there—services such as Spotify boast more than 30 million tracks—with new songs and albums dropping every week. So how do …

Are Fifth Harmony & One Direction Collaborating on a New Song?

Our dreams might finally be coming true!<p><b>Fifth Harmony</b> and <b>One Direction</b> are reportedly collaborating on a song together for the girl group's second album. The rumors have not been confirmed yet by either group but there have been signs that there is definitely something brewing.<p>According to <i>Just …

Music

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – five things we learned from the new trailer

Clark Kent seems to be all over Bruce Wayne’s secret identity, Wonder Woman pivots the plot, the possible return of General Zod and more<p>It’s one of next year’s most rabidly anticipated comic book epics, the first in an ambitious slate of 10 new Warner Bros movies based on the DC Comics back …

Comic Books

Why shoot 'Bridge of Spies' and 'Hateful Eight' on film instead of digital? For the 'emotion in the emulsion'

Is digital Hollywood's destiny? It's certainly cheaper than film stock — directors can shoot as much as they like without eating up their production budget. And its pixels pack a punch in terms of sharpness and clarity. Digital cinema's lure has become so strong that Kodak nearly quit making …

Burt Reynolds says he 'hated' Paul Thomas Anderson

Burt Reynolds scored an Oscar nomination for his performance in Paul Thomas Anderson’s breakout feature <i>Boogie Nights</i>, but don’t expect the pair to …

What “Jessica Jones” lost in the move to TV: We’d rather watch a woman be abused than heal

The comic “Alias” is about recovering from trauma—but in the acclaimed Netflix adaptation, it hasn’t stopped<p>Most comic adaptations come with some headaches. There may be decades of continuity, multiple versions of a character, reboots, retcons and a slew of creative teams who have completely …

25 Best TV Shows of 2015

25<p>‘Narcos’ (Netflix)<p>Much like the shiny white powder it chronicles, <i>Narcos</i> is pretty much impossible to dip into casually — one dangerous taste and …

TV

‘The Grinder’ And Timothy Olyphant Have Been Making Television Magic

The trickiest step for any new television show is figuring out how make the move from having a cool concept to having a fun, engaging series. <i>The Grinder</i> definitely has a cool concept. Rob Lowe plays an actor who starred in a hyper-cliched, over-the-top lawyer series (also called <i>The Grinder</i>), and …

TV

Batman V Superman: How Does Doomsday Compare to the Comics?

Advertising [x]<p>by Corey Hutchinson<p>– on<p>in SR Originals<p>Anticipation continues to build towards the March 2016 release of <i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of</i> …

Ben Affleck

Box-Office Preview: 'Krampus' No Match for 'Mockingjay,' 'Good Dinosaur'

The Mother Theresa biopic 'The Letters' also opens nationwide, while the specialty box office sees the debut of Spike Lee's 'Chi-raq' — the first …

Box Office

Six Mothers Bring Together Seven Children With Same Sperm Donor: 'They Can All Become Lifelong Friends'

Twenty-month-old Presley Jones is an only child born to a single mother, but, as he learned recently, he has a huge family. Presley and his mom …

Mother Pays Tribute to 6-Year-Old Son Who Left Final Note Before He Died: 'I Never Imagined He Would Touch So Many People'

The mother who found a note from her 6-year-old son that said “I’m still with you” after his tragic death says she’s overwhelmed by the support she …

The incredible story of how a funny website 'personally offended' Apple's Jony Ive

He's wealthy. He's a knight. And he's also apparently pretty easily offended.<p>Or so it seems based on an incredible story from interface designer Amy Hoy.<p>It all started with a tweet<p>"I was lying sick in bed, reading Twitter last weekend and a convo went by about iOS 8+ app design being all same-y …

Katy Perry and John Mayer 'Looked Happy, Held Hands' at Allison Williams' Wedding, Says Source

John Mayer and Katy Perry are “definitely back together,” a source tells PEOPLE of the ever on-again, off-again couple.<p>Turning out for <i>Girls</i> star …

Rob Dyrdek and Bryiana Noelle Flores Tie the Knot – See Her Stunning Dress

Rob Dyrdek is a married man!<p>The MTV star and professional skateboarder married his fianc e Bryiana Noelle Flores on Saturday.<p>Drydek, 41, shared the …