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Chocolate pot taste test: 9 high street puddings tried and tested

When you're craving a sweet treat (and we can all do with one now and again), what could be more delicious than a chocolate pudding pot?<p>Aside from the taste (cocoa-rich, silky smooth, and in many cases delivered in only a few spoonfuls so you're kept satisfied without overeating), versatility is …

Duggar Family Friend Reveals IBLP Sexual Abuse Education, Modesty Rules, More — Viewers Still Have Questions

A close friend of the Duggar family released anonymous statements, showing the way IBLP adherents teach their children.<p>Often, revelations about the …

Ashley Graham Modeled Alongside Her Mom in Her Latest Swimsuits for All Campaign

Ashley Graham has always been about shaking up beauty standards—whether it's on the runway, with her makeup, or through her collaborations. In her latest campaign for her Swimsuits for All line, the 30-year-old continued to build on this message by bringing on a very special model to appear …

Swimwear

Meet Ashley Graham and Her Mother Linda: Our New Favorite Modeling Power Duo

With a Vogue cover, hosting spot on America’s Next Top Model, and a brand new beauty contract all under her belt, it can seem like Ashley Graham has done it all, but her latest shoot gave the supermodel an opportunity to try something new—posing opposite her mom, Linda. Sharing time in front of the …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

Amy Schumer on Aziz Ansari Allegation: Everyone Needs to Learn What 'Behavior Is Not Acceptable'

Amy Schumer is sharing her take on the continued debate over one woman’s account of a sexual encounter with actor Aziz Ansari which the accuser …

Conspiracy theorists are already making wild claims about the Amtrak train full of Republican lawmakers that collided with a truck in Virginia

Following a Wednesday-morning train crash that killed one person and severely injured another in the Washington, DC, area, conspiracy theorists attempted to commandeer the story on social media.<p>The Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers and their family members from Washington to an annual …

Conspiracies

Meet MiniBrew, a counter-top brewery for making any type of beer at home

I’d never started out a day of shooting film with a beer, but there’s a first time for everything. At MiniBrew‘s canal-side office in the Dutch city of Utrecht, co-founder Olivier van Oord introduced me to their product and their ambitious plans for the future.<p>The company was founded in 2014, and …

Porn star Olivia Nova dies at 20, latest in string of deaths to rock adult industry

Adult film actress Olivia Nova died at age 20 on Sunday in Las Vegas, joining a growing list of young porn stars to succumb to untimely deaths.<p>Nova's cause of death is unknown.<p>The adult film actress tweeted on Christmas that she was lonely after spending the holidays by herself.<p>Her former …

5 Wild Facts About the Winter Solstice Tonight

We're turning a corner, people. Longer days ahead!<p>The winter solstice is upon us, which means the northern hemisphere can finally look forward to …

How to Clean a Sheet Pan

This time of year, when roasted vegetables and festive cookies happen by the bushel, sheet pans deserve a round of applause. Whether you line with …

Black Dahlia murder solved? Shocking new details about aspiring actress Elizabeth Short's life and gruesome death

When Elizabeth Short showed up in Los Angeles during the 1940s, the small-town girl had big dreams of becoming a movie star. However, she would only achieve fame in death.<p>The 22-year-old’s naked corpse was found in a vacant lot on January 15, 1947. Short was scrubbed, cut in half and drained of …

Star Wars' last Jedi may use the Force of quantum science

The Force in Star Wars suggests it may be a form of quantum entanglement. Here's how.<p><i>Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, trains in the ways of the Force in</i> …

Jim Nabors, 'Gomer Pyle' star, dead at 87

Goodbye, Gomer.<p>Jim Nabors, who created one of TV’s beloved comedic characters, Gomer Pyle, died Thursday in Hawaii at the age of 87, his personal assistant, Charisse Gines, confirmed for USA TODAY.<p>The entertainer, who underwent a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died …

Jim Nabors

The New Deadpool 2 Teaser Is a Trippy Ode to Bob Ross

The second <i>Deadpool</i> movie got its first teaser on Wednesday, but most of the clip focuses not on the plot of the film, but on a tribute to Bob …

Watch this creepy robo-dog and try not to fear the robot apocalypse

Meet the new SpotMini.<p>It trots into the frame on spindly legs, stops, and then swoops its head around, seemingly on the prowl. Meet the new SpotMini, a four-legged robot made by Boston Dynamics.<p>The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company unveiled its latest creation in a short YouTube video that …

‘Aquaman’s Jason Momoa Confirms A Fan Theory About ‘Man Of Steel’

While speaking to <i>DC All Access</i> host Tiffany Smith about potential Easter eggs to be found in <i>Justice League</i> (<i>reviewed</i> <i>here</i>), Jason Momoa (Aquaman) instead revealed a long-rumored Easter egg in 2013’s <i>Man of Steel</i>. And no, he didn’t say Aquaman’s mom is named Martha.<p>A fan theory has been circulating …

Gal Gadot Confirms Brett Ratner Has Been Kicked Off the Next Wonder Woman

The producer faces multiple sexual-misconduct allegations.<p>Rest easy, <i>Wonder Woman</i> fans. <b>Gal Gadot</b> has confirmed that producer <b>Brett Ratner</b> will no longer be involved in making the follow-up to <b>Patty Jenkins’s</b> summer smash, following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. The actress reportedly …

Gal Gadot

Rose McGowan pleads not guilty to drug possession

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actress Rose McGowan has pleaded not guilty to a felony drug possession charge through her attorney in a Loudoun County, Virginia, courthouse Thursday.<p>The judge waived McGowan's court appearance and reading of warrant.<p>The actress and activist turned herself in to authorities in Virginia on …

Michelle Pfeiffer Laments the Downsides of Being Included in ‘Uptown Funk’

Sure, being included in the song of the century <i>seems</i> cool, but have you ever thought about the effect it had on Michelle Pfeiffer’s children? Awkward …

Michelle Pfeiffer

How Tom Hanks the Movie Star Became Tom Hanks the Short Story Writer

When you think of Tom Hanks, it’s likely his award-winning performances in <i>Forrest Gump</i>, <i>Big</i> and <i>Cast Away</i> come to mind first.<p>Next, you might consider …

Trump Seizes on Brazile Book Excerpt, Revives Cries of 'Rigged' DNC Primary

President Donald Trump on Friday urged the FBI and the Justice Department to investigate his political rivals after allegations that Hillary Clinton's campaign effectively controlled the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential primary race, which the party was supposed to …

Paris's First Nude Restaurant Is Now Open

The Paris Naturist Association is thrilled.<p>France already boasts hundreds of beaches, campsites, and spa centers meant to be enjoyed in the nude, and now, the famously clothing-optional country is breaking new ground in naturism. According to local newspaper <i>Le Parisien</i>, the first nude restaurant in …

Rape allegation makes Muslim teen's death a capital case

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An already disturbing case about a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed as she walked to her mosque took another unsettling turn after …

Crime

Iran says Tehran, Ankara to confront disintegration of Iraq, Syria: TV

Ankara (Reuters) - Iran and Turkey will work together to confront the disintegration of Iraq and Syria to ease tension in the crisis-hit region, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday after meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Tehran.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is seen with …

Middle East

You want to make good cocktails at home. What you need to get started.

Rachel Duggins got interested in cocktails early, from watching old movies in which the glamorous witty women and debonair men always seemed to have a drink in hand. When she was little, her family visited the iconic Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul; Duggins was transfixed by the beautiful bar there. …

PewDiePie uses N-word during live stream, game developer takes action

PewDiePie is at the centre of a controversy, once again.<p>YouTube's highest paid and most prominent personality, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

by Karla Lant August 30, 2017 Health & Medicine 39548<p>Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer …

Man gunned down outside church was witness to fatal shooting last year

One of two men gunned down in a brazen killing on the steps of a West Side church during Sunday services a week ago was a witness to a fatal shooting last year, the Chicago Tribune has learned.<p>Emmanuel Fleming was himself wounded in the July 2016 shooting just a block and a half from Friendship …