Marissa Persaud

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10 stereotypes about us Eastern European women that need to die

1. We will do anything to emigrate.<p>If you think that we’re all about to jump in a box and get shipped from Hungary to New York for a chance at a …

5 Ways to Experiment with Gluten-Free Flour

Curious about all of the different flours popping up on grocery store shelves? Try these five awesome, naturally gluten-free options.<p>In the past few …

25 Things You Must Wrap In Bacon

We guarantee you haven’t tried all of these combos<p>The pork product makes just about everything taste better—even pickles, mushrooms, and avocados, which are just 3 of the 25 bacon-wrapped things shown in the video above.<p>And you don’t even have to feel bad about chowing down on the bacon combos. One …

Did India Just Develop A Vaccine For The Zika Virus?

On Monday, the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus to be a global health crisis, which only accelerated the panic surrounding the mosquito-borne disease. Then word dropped that the virus has developed in the U.S., but — in a terrifying twist — is now a sexually transmitted disease. …

4 Ridiculous Things People Are Actually Saying About Zika Virus

The now infamous Zika virus has only just begun to make its way to the U.S., but myths about the virus are spreading far more rapidly. Luckily, …

How To Avoid The Zika Virus

A preliminary report by the Dallas County Department of Health indicated that a person in Texas contracted the Zika virus via sexual contact with someone returning from Venezuela. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not yet confirmed that the Zika virus was indeed …

Explained: Why your iPhone 6s keeps dying suddenly, and how to fix it

In the grand scheme of things, Apple’s iPhone and iPad device lineup is remarkably stable. No computer is free of all bugs and no computer ever will …

Ariana Grande’s New Clothing Line with Lipsy London Has a Launch Date

Ariana Grande is known for her glam style—from her winged eyeliner down to her knee-high boots—so it was only a matter of time before she …

Smiling Horse Selfie Row Prompts Horse Owners To Begin Goodwill Fundraiser For Holiday Family

Horse owners have come together to fundraise for a young family caught in the middle of fierce debate around an award-winning selfie that captured a …

Crowd Funding

Miley Cyrus Joins ‘The Voice’

Miley Cyrus will be joining NBC’s reality singing competition series, <i>The Voice</i>, which premieres this month. The singer announced her role as key …

Alphabet’s time at the top short-lived as Apple again becomes world’s most valuable company

Following the release of its Q4 earnings earlier this week, Alphabet saw it stock prices surge to upwards of $800, increasing by 8 percent thanks to its strong earnings report. This jump on Alphabet’s part caused the company’s market capitalization to increase as well, rising to over $540 billion. …

Market Capitalization

Gigi Hadid Flashes Underboob for ‘Love’ Magazine

Just a peek! <b>Gigi Hadid</b> flashes a little underboob in a teeny crop top on the cover of <i>Love</i> magazine's March issue.<p>The budding supermodel, 20, rocks …

There’s an actual scientific reason behind ‘resting bitchface’

We’ve all spotted a “resting bitchface;” the relaxed look of someone whose expressionless face naturally appears unimpressed or annoyed. These people are not glaring at you because of something you did. It is literally the way their face looks all the time. People who suffer from resting bitchface …

Victoria Beckham

New NASA Spacecraft Will Be Propelled By Light

Solar sails could travel to the outermost regions of the solar system faster than ever before.<p>In 1418, European sailing vessels left their ports to explore the Atlantic Ocean, initiating a great Age of Discovery.<p>In 2018, a small space probe will unfurl a sail and begin a journey to a distant …

Space Travel

A Small Asteroid Will Pass An Astronomical Hair's Breadth From Earth in March

Projections call for a pass as little as 11,000 miles from Earth ... less than 5 percent of the way to the moon.<p>Let's say this first: there's a small asteroid that will skim past the Earth in March. It's going to get close, possibly as little as 11,000 miles. But there's not much to worry about.<p>The …