New Jersey Governor Chris Christie: just a boy standing in front of a state, pleading with that state to return his calls. The New York Times reports that, in a bid to revive his struggling presidential candidacy, he’s launched a charm offensive on the state officials of New Hampshire, conducted mostly by text. »
Hey, history-of-fashion nerds: Amazon UK has just booked an eight-part period drama about French haute couture in the period immediately following World War II. Don’t get between a costume designer and any chance at working on this project, lest you be torn into a million pieces. »
In a historic ruling, a High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland has ruled that the country’s anti-abortion laws violate human rights. The current law, which forbids abortions in the case of fatal fetal abnormalities, rape or incest, imposes, according to the judge, “an intolerable burden” on women who have to travel… »
By now, you know the drill: Hunker down, find a dependable wi-fi connection, and call your boss and tell them you’re too damn sick to come in. It’s Cyber Monday—a.k.a. the internet’s annual discount bacchanalia. Below, we’ve amassed the cream of the crop, separated by price point and ranked by sale. From 50% off at… »
It’s being reported that Tom Cruise (or, as Suri calls him, Who?) “has not spent time with his nine-year-old daughter in over two years...due to his involvement” with Scientology. »
Kindle owners are in luck this Cyber Monday, as Amazon is discounting over 800 ebooks to a fraction of their original prices. »
Uniqlo’s Cyber Monday sale is live, and it’s a doozy. We’re talking pairs of
socks for $1 each
, $10 pajama pants, $5 gloves, $15 dress shirts, and a lot more. Plus, everything ships for free, with no minimum order. Stock up for the winter! Plus, you can save $15 on a $100 order with code DEALS, or $30 off $150 with… »
Sinead O’Connor is reported to be safe after posting a suicidal Facebook status in which she said to have “taken an overdose.” The status updates, which appeared to have been written by the singer-songwriter in recent days, detail problems between O’Connor and her ex-husband Donal Lunny in regards to the well-being of… »
London-based fashion label KTZ has apologized to an Inuit woman after replicating a shaman robe worn by the woman’s great-grandfather without permission. The sweater, which bears a striking similarity to the sacred garment, was being sold for $900, but has since been pulled from stores and the company’s website.
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow remain friendly, despite their decision to “consciously uncouple” last year. (By the way, doesn’t it feel like that phrase has been around since the beginning of time?) The two exes have even paired up for a song on Coldplay’s upcoming album.
Ke’Arre Stewart and Jennifer Markovsky have been identified as the two other victims killed by shooter Robert Lewis Dear during Friday’s attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. 44-year-old Garrett Swasey, a University of Colorado police officer and father of two, was Dear’s third victim. »
Parishioners at a Queens church where a newborn baby had been abandoned and left inside of a Christmas manger last week are interested in adopting the child. A custodian discovered the five-pound baby inside of a nativity scene set up at Holy Child Jesus Church. Surveillance video showed the child’s mother entering… »
Just because you don’t have a yard doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own food. Miracle-Gro’s Aerogarden 6 is a fully-integrated soil-free indoor garden that can grow herbs, vegetables, and salad greens up to five times faster than regular soil. Nothing beats cooking with food you grew yourself, and it never hurts to… »