For the last 45 years, late singer Kate Smith has served as the Philadelphia Flyers’ good luck charm, having performed her famed rendition of “God Bless America” before their victorious 1974 Stanley Cup finals game. Unfortunately, for the Flyers, it turns out that good luck charm was racist, and now Gritty must serve…
Perhaps we should decompress after the second episode of the last season, the calm before the storm, or the boring chapter you speed-read through before you get to the juicy shit—whatever you want to call it. Finally some truths got told, some folks got to smash, and a few necessary wight-killing weapons were…
If the rising sea levels, catastrophic storms, and CGI brand ambassadors don’t kill us, there’s always the drug-resistant bacteria, which are now so prevalent around the world that a study says one in 3 international travelers will come home harboring lethal little superbugs. Hahaha! It is so very fun to be alive!
I’m not sure what specific primal trigger makes pratfalls funny. According to some very science-y research, watching someone fall down, provided it’s in a non-serious context, falls into something called a “play frame,” which can create an unusual psychological response in a human brain. When “play frame” is combined…
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have only recently settled in Frogmore Cottage, but now, various British outlets are reporting that they may have a much more dramatic move on the horizon.
The cast of Saved By the Bell got together for dinner to celebrate nearly 30 years since the show originally aired. And, uh, everyone looks incredible? Is it supposed to be like this?
George Zimmerman, the man who was acquitted for killing unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, has been banned from Tinder after he was caught trying to swipe under a fake name.
Sometimes, being high-profile participants in a widespread bribery ring can help bring two people closer together. But sometimes, it can tear them apart. Such is reportedly the case with Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, as the stakes of their alleged crimes are (just now??) beginning to dawn on them.
Today is 4/20, a day to joyously celebrate the consumption of marijuana and tasty snack foods. But it is also a good day to reflect on how the legal status of cannabis disproportionally penalizes communities of color, who frequently suffer higher arrest and incarceration rates than white communities. Ben & Jerry’s…
If you’ve ever bought flowers online, you’ve probably taken a pause and a deep breath when you got to checkout and saw how much they cost to ship. It makes some sense—they’re delicate flowers, after all—and you ordered them anyway because you’re a good person, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt.
A woman in St. Louis County has filed a lawsuit alleging her civil rights were violated when, after being arrested for refusing a court-ordered paternity test, she was jailed for more than a month. To make matters worse, she was seven months pregnant when she was arrested, and gave birth prematurely when she was…
President Donald Trump’s approval rating dropped 3 percentage points following the Thursday release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian attacks on U.S. elections and Trump’s efforts to obstruct the probe.
A Brooklyn judge has tossed a lawsuit alleging New York City’s health department violated anti-vaxxer parents’ civil rights by mandating vaccinations in the wake of a massive measles outbreak. The suit was filed on Monday, and was dimissed by Thursday.
One of the most important tools for managing the opioid crisis may soon be a lot more available. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration announced it had granted approval for a generic version of the naloxone nasal spray, a drug used to rapidly reverse potentially fatal opioid overdoses.
The fire that devastated Notre Dame earlier this week destroyed about two-thirds of its roof, yet somehow it seems the 180,000 bees living on a portion of that roof survived. Beester come early! Glory bee! Bees has risen! Bees IS risen! Sorry I’m not sorry for the bee puns! For the love of Beesus, please don’t fire me!
This is a dark day for heartwarming celebrity relationships.
Russell Simmons’s request that the woman who accused him of rape pay $10 million in sanctions has been denied by a judge and the lawsuit against Simmons will continue.