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The Bull Case for the Trump Presidency Collapses

The businessman in chief is losing the business community. Wall Street, and polite society, is spooked.<p>For many critics of <b>Donald Trump,</b> there were two best-case scenarios for his presidency. The first was that he might induce the unlikely political realignment that his populist campaign seemed to …

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Trump’s Worst Week Yet Keeps Getting Worse

As the president digs his heels in, the list of his former allies who have repudiated his Charlottesville views grows.<p>In the eye of his administration’s latest unprecedented political hurricane (they seem to happen weekly) President <b>Donald Trump,</b> on a so-called working vacation at his golf club in …

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The Secret to Making the Most Addictive Scrambled Eggs

“I never much liked the texture of scrambled eggs,” admits Lexie Smith. “By the time they get to the plate, they so often seem like the worst version of the medium—chunky, tough, flavorless.” Still, the artist-chef was determined to create a version that even she could get behind: “I took what I …

Food

This new company artfully brings golf into your home

Lie + Loft is beginning to break into golf in a significant way. The 4-year-old company made its first trade show appearance at the 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas, adding an artistic, creative vibe to an otherwise traditionally golf-centric trade show.<p>At its core, Lie + Loft is a …

Golf

This Video of Protests in Durham Shows Why We Can Beat the Hate

Hundreds of people lined up outside of the Durham, North Carolina police department Thursday morning to “turn themselves in” for destroying the city’s Confederate statue, which activists toppled earlier this week. They used the <i>Spartacus</i> tactic, overwhelming the police with admissions to shield the …

Racism

What Happens to Trump as Trumpworld Implodes?

The Hive’s crack team of reporters discuss it all, and more, on the latest episode of V.F. Hive on Cheddar.<p>With <b>Steve Bannon</b> on the outs and Breitbart out for blood, can <b>Donald Trump</b> survive whatever pivot he is inelegantly executing? Will he cluster-bomb his Cabinet? Will <b>Jared</b> and <b>Ivanka</b> stand in his …

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Madonna Wants the Star Treatment in Court Next Week

The defendant, Darlene Lutz, does not agree.<p><b>Madonna</b> is going to court next Tuesday. Last month, the pop star sued her former friend <b>Darlene Lutz</b> and the Manhattan auction house Gotta Have It! Collectibles to stop the sale of 22 of her personal items, including her underwear, a hairbrush still …

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Social Media Updates You Need to Know About

See the latest Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat updates, including comment threading and Pikachu lenses.<p><i>Welcome to the first installation of Status Update where we’ll be rounding up the last two weeks in tech and social media, AKA the filtered lens through which we see the entire world and relate</i> …

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Steve Bannon Is Leaving the White House

Trump has decided to remove his controversial chief strategist.<p><b>Stephen Bannon,</b> the former Breitbart News chairman who helped <b>Donald Trump</b> win the election and served as the West Wing’s resident nationalist ideologue, is leaving the White House. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, Trump had told senior …

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Beloved Design Brand HAY Launches a Kitchen Line

The affordable Danish design house has its hand at kitchen essentials<p>HAY, beloved Danish purveyor of affordable and stylish homewares, is setting its sights on a new room in the house: the kitchen. The company, founded in 2002 by Mette and Rolf Hay, will enter the tabletop world with its new …

Furniture

For Millennials, Eloping Is the New Lavish Wedding

Not every little girl grows up clutching a binder packed with doilies and details of her destination wedding. Even if she does, often the numerous, inherent stressors of planning such a shindig bubble up and make her back away from the Pinterest boards. Millennials sure have a knack for ruining …

Weddings

16 Heist Movies That Will Forever Thrill You

The heist genre has never gone out of style.<p>Heist movies are a nimble, particular genre that are suddenly all the rage again. Look up this summer’s recent offerings and you get <b>Edgar Wright’s</b> <i>Baby Driver</i> and <b>Steven Soderbergh’s</b> <i>Logan Lucky,</i> two tonally different tales that both revolve around lucky …

Movies

Jon Stewart Reminds Fans Why They’ve Missed Him with Fiery Surprise Stand-Up

On Thursday night, the former Daily Show host debuted some scathing material about white supremacists—and gave eager fans an idea of what his upcoming comedy specials might be like.<p>White supremacists and Nazis might be certain that they’re superior examples of human biology, but <b>Jon Stewart</b> is not …

Celebrity News

Star Wars Decides the Force Is With Obi-Wan

Another spin-off will take the galaxy by storm; inside the Dirty Dancing lodge; saying Ctrl+Alt+Delete to Halt and Catch Fire.<p>It’s Friday, and I’m writing from a café in Brentwood while watching delusional screenwriters hit on the hostess.<p>Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re dreaming of Jedis, …

Obi-Wan Kenobi

New York Is Under Apocalyptic Siege in This Exclusive Bushwick Clip

Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow are two horrified survivors in the action thriller.<p>In <i>Bushwick,</i> the action thriller directed by <b>Cary Murnion</b> and <b>Jonathan Milott,</b> residents of the titular Brooklyn neighborhood are thrown into a guerrilla war when a Texas militia invades New York. While trying to secede …

Movies

The Real Reason Celebrities’ Hair Always Looks So Shiny

As with anything, there are pros and cons to fame. On the downside, you're plunged into life in the public eye 24/7. On the upside, you've got shiny hair for life. The question: how can everyone else live that life, without spending a fortune on blowouts or an on-call stylist? To find out, we …

Hair

In Thailand, Taking a Selfie With a Beer Could Land You in Jail

There’s a reason why Bangkok was one of the world’s most visited cities in 2016. With gorgeous temples, delicious street food, and an internationally famous party scene, Thailand’s capital has something for everyone. What tourists might not realize as they make their guidebook-mandated pilgrimage …

Alcohol

Beachgoers in Spain Killed a Baby Dolphin

“Once again we note that the human being is the most irrational species that exists.”<p>Beachgoers in southern Spain were transfixed by the appearance of a baby dolphin stranded on the beach. Then they accidentally killed it, according to Equinac, a Spanish nonprofit organization that defends the …

Dolphins

Russia's first great golfer arrested for murdering and beheading his mother

A gruesome story involving Russia's first great golfer, Artem Nesterov, has emerged in recent days. Multiple reports say Nesterov has been arrested on charges of murdering and beheading his mother.<p>Nesterov, 37, allegedly fled the crime scene by car, but eventually called his sister and police to …

Golf

This Fall’s Weirdest Trend is Actually Pretty Wearable

Want to make a work shirt or pair of trousers look of the moment? Throw a statement drawstring, buckle, or strap on it and you’re golden. Whether inspired by extreme hikers, skaters, punks, or straitjackets, hanging things have been all over clothes for a few seasons now. First it was key fobs, …

Fashion

Alaskan kayaker tells stranger whose life he saved "Nobody dies on my birthday," is an American hero

If you happen across an Alaskan man named Obadiah Jenkins, buy that dude a drink. He's an American hero.<p>On Saturday, Jenkins was celebrating his 33rd birthday at the Six-Mile Creek Whitewater and Bluegrass Festival in Hope, Alaska, when he bravely thrust himself into choppy waters to save a …

Golf

🚨🚨🚨 There’s a new Anna Wintour emoji

The U.S. edition of Vogue has released a digital sticker pack to commemorate its 125th anniversary; Condé Nast big Anna Wintour stars<p>It’s a sticker …

Money

The "golf butler" program sounds highly unnecessary

There are a number of jobs in the golf industry that are superfluous. Marshals who, instead of enforcing pace, joyride. The cart boys who "clean" your clubs for 30 seconds and expect a $10 tip. Golf writers would say players' agents fall into this category, and vice versa.<p>But, in the unnecessary …

Golf

How to Spot a Toxic Friend

Be ware.<p>Breaking up isn’t just for romantic relationships. Sometimes you have to make the difficult decision to split ways with friends, regardless of whether they’re old or new, if they’re toxic. Toxic people can be found everywhere – hiding in families, couples, friends and companies. Licensed …

Relationships

Science says Patriots fans are the least dateable NFL fanbase

My girlfriend is from Buffalo and I’ve been a die-hard Dolphins fan since I was five. It’s like the Capulets and the Montagues of football futility and twice a year we have to decide if our team or relationship is more important. Both the Bills and Dolphins have been bottom feeders for most of our …

Sports

Pink Posted a Selfie While Breast Pumping, and It's Refreshingly Real

Raise your glass to Pink, who appears to have the whole "working mom" thing all figured out.<p>The singer posted a mirror selfie to Instagram on Wednesday, in which she's taking a break from work to use her breast pump. "And now this #pumpupthejams #mombreak," she hilariously captioned the pic. And …

Babies

Rihanna Hides Her Rumored Boyfriend—Where Else?—Under Her Umbrella

Singer, actress, and angel on this earth Rihanna has been pretty low-key about the new man in her life, rumored to be 29-year-old Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel. The two were spotted making out in a pool in Spain earlier this summer, but not much is known about Hassan. According to <i>The Independent</i>, …

Fashion

Zendaya Shared Her First "Headshot"

And the story is adorable.<p>Who's the photographer behind Zendaya's first headshots? Her mom, of course. We already knew that the two were super close. Remember earlier this summer when her mom trolled her over text? We couldn't stop laughing. And now we're totally "aww"-ing with Zendaya's latest …

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Seth Meyers to Trump: “Very Fine People” Don’t “Accidentally” Join a Nazi Rally

“What Tuesday showed is that Donald Trump will never change,” Meyers says. “He showed us again who he really is: a lying racist who is desperate for praise.”<p><b>Seth Meyers</b> has been on a roll this week, relentlessly calling out <b>Donald Trump’s</b> increasingly horrifying response to the “Unite the Right” …

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Face a Dilemma Perfectly Suited to HGTV

No renovation project is ever what it seems.<p>If you watch enough HGTV, as God knows we do, you become certain that the hardest parts of any home renovation are the bathrooms and the kitchen. They’re always saying it on those makeover or real-estate shows, that there’s a lot of unseen costs buried …

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