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The 6 Tricks Restaurants Use to Make You Eat and Pay More

Despite conclusive research that shows people who cook at home have healthier diets and save money on food, everyone knows it’s more convenient — and …

Nutrition

‘Scandal’ Cast Then & Now: See How Olivia Pope & More Have Changed Since Season 1

The ‘Scandal’ finale has arrived. Olivia Pope and her crew have blessed us for 7 seasons, so it’s only fitting that we take a look back at the cast …

Scandal (TV Series)

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Matt Lauer Is Planning His Comeback

The disgraced Today star was seen out in Manhattan Monday night.<p>When <b>Matt Lauer</b> has been in the news lately, it’s been largely about real estate: either the Hamptons home he was forced out of in the wake of reports of his sexual misconduct, or the Manhattan home, now on the market, where he learned …

Matt Lauer

Is Your Body Appropriate to Wear to School?

It started with a sunburn.<p>Lizzy Martinez, 17, a junior at Braden River High School in Bradenton, Fla., had been swimming and tanning all weekend at a water park in Orlando. But when Monday morning came and she had to get dressed for school, Lizzy’s bra felt painfully constricting on her burned skin.<p>…

High School

This Is How Jamie Oliver Feels About His Kids Eating McDonald's

The chef recently launched a campaign to limit junk food advertisements directed at children.<p>Notoriously health-conscious celebrity chef Jamie Oliver …

Food

John Cena and Nikki Bella Announce Split After 6 Years

Cena proposed to Bella in 2017 at WrestleMania 33.<p>Sorry, guys, but nothing matters anymore.<p>John Cena and Nikki Bella have broken up, the couple revealed to <i>Us Weekly</i>. The professional wrestlers had been together for six years.<p>Bella shared a statement about the separation on her Instagram …

John Cena

What Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Say About What Facebook Knows About You

Facebook has a lot more data about us than it lets on—and its tools for providing ‘complete control’ don’t do enough<p>If there’s one thing we learned from the past week’s marathon congressional inquisition of Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, it’s this: The inner workings of Facebook’s …

Mark Zuckerberg

Accused bank robber claims he was inspired by Taylor Swift

A Connecticut man is claiming that Taylor Swift inspired him to rob a bank.<p>Bruce Rowley, 26, was arrested for robbing a bank in Ansonia, Conn., last …

Crime

Chrissy Teigen Responds to Cardi B Wanting a Threesome With Her and Rihanna: 'Gasp!!'

Cardi B’s highly anticipated first album, <i>Invasion of Privacy</i>, finally dropped earlier today, and it’s already making major waves. The general …

Pop Music

Hot pilot's sexy selfies have captured the Internet's attention

A pilot has soared into hearts around the world with a series of sexy shirtless selfies.<p>Isai Ortiz has attracted a lot of attention on social media, with more than 170,000 Instagram followers enjoying his globetrotting adventures.<p>He regularly poses in his uniform, in the cockpit or in hotel rooms. …

Social Media
Golf

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger pens op-ed

Giving the president the finger ought not to be a fireable offense, a woman who lost her job after doing just that wrote in a Washington Post op-ed published on Thursday.<p>Juli Briskman was captured by a White House photographer last summer giving President Donald Trump’s motorcade the finger as it …

Donald Trump

Who Is the Yodeling Kid? How the Walmart Singer Won the Internet

He’s already opened for Kenny Rogers.<p>An 11-year-old boy singing in a Walmart has become this next viral trend and inescapable hit, thanks to …

Social Media

Roseanne producer urges fans to ignore star's Hitler photo shoot

The producer of <i>Roseanne</i> has some thoughts about those controversial photos of the actress-comedian dressed like Hitler.<p>You’ve seen the photos, right? …

TV

Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether?<p>We've all heard …

Country Lifestyle

Bus Driver Turns Hairstylist To Help Girl Whose Mom Died

Kind-hearted bus driver steps in to help with one of the things a dad struggled with after girl's mom died two years ago — her hair.<p>ALPINE, UT — When …

Hairstyling

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Nutrition

This Female Popstar Is Completely Unrecognisable As Ed Sheeran On Lip Sync Battle

We're not in love with the shape of you.<p>If you thought the last horror film you watched alone in the dark was frightening, you should thank your lucky stars that you weren't subjected to Charli XCX dressed up and performing as Ed Sheeran on Lip Sync Battle.<p>A preview of Charli's take on Ed's 'Shape …

Celebrity Gossip

The FDA says you can now test yourself for cancer at home without a doctor. Here's why you shouldn't.

Cancer-screening is a double-edged sword. Knowledge can save lives, but it can also trigger fear and lead to unnecessary harm.<p>You sent in the box with a saliva sample a few weeks ago, and tried to put it out of your mind. But you couldn’t. Not completely. That gnawing uneasiness about what the …

Cancer

This Twitter Story Is Reminding Everyone How Much They Love Their Mom

She immediately flew to NY to take care of her daughter because, of course she did<p>There are many famous moms throughout history who’ve inspired us …

Parenting

Johnny Manziel draws a crowd while Colin Kaepernick remains shut out

One has been a disaster, the other has taken a team to the Super Bowl. Guess who’s getting a look from NFL teams?<p>The widespread anger expressed …

NFL

Candy Carson rebuffs claims she was scapegoated over furniture dust-up

Candy Carson rejected claims Friday morning that her husband, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, threw her under the bus in the midst of uproar over a $31,000 furniture set for his office.<p>Carson’s office recently ordered 17 pieces of furniture totaling $31,000 — a purchase that he said was done in the …

Ben Carson

INTERVIEW: Bazzi Reacts to His Funniest Tweets & Talks New Song "Mine"

Pop music's next big star has arrived, and his name is <b>Bazzi</b>. The 20-year-old singer/songwriter is behind the hit single "Mine," which may have first …

Pop Music

China to ban citizens with bad 'social credit' from some forms of travel

Proof that life imitates art — or at least <i>Black Mirror</i> on Netflix — China will soon be imposing strict penalties for those with low “scores” on its so-called “social credit” system. Starting May 1, Chinese citizens with low scores will be unable to travel via plane or train for up to a year, …

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

A Look At The Original Pitch For ‘The Simpsons’ Arc ‘Who Shot Mr. Burns?’ Shows What Could’ve Been

An old, crumpled <i>The Simpsons</i> pitch from roughly 23 years years ago has people talking once again about the <i>Who Shot Mr. Burns</i> episode, and what could’ve been. The piece of comedy and animation history was brought to light by writer Josh Weinstein, who was originally thought it could be Barney (for …

We visited Dollar Tree and Dollar General to see which was a better store — and the winner was clear

Bargain-hunting has been the flavor of the past decade.<p>Since the recession, cost-conscious consumers have flocked to off-price, thrift, and dollar stores in search of good deals. As a result, these stores have seen a surge in sales.<p>From 2010 to 2015, US dollar-store sales grew to $45.3 billion from …

eCommerce

Jessica Alba’s Post-Pregnancy Haircut Proves What a Difference a Few Extra Inches Can Make

Last year saw Jessica Alba embracing the preternatural beauty benefits of pregnancy with aplomb, her glossy brunette hair oscillating between soft, shiny waves and pin-straight Lady Godiva lengths—all the better to frame her equally radiant complexion. But after welcoming the arrival of 2018 with …

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.<p>The study and other evidence "point toward her rather strongly," University of Tennessee anthropologist Richard Jantz said …

Pacific Ocean