Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is among more than 40 people charged in a US college cheating scam, according to unsealed court records.
By BBC The alleged scheme involved helping students cheat on entrance exams, as well as getting non-athletic students admitted on fake athletic scholarships. Elite schools Yale, Stanford and Georgetown were among the destination universities. There was no suggestion that the schools were involved in wrongdoing. Who was a part of the alleged scam? The defendants […]
The 737 Max crisis has wiped more than $25 billion off Boeing's market value
By CNN In the past 24 hours, international concern over the possible dangers of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft has only continued to grow. US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday afternoon he would immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft, amid concerns over their involvement in two major plane crashes less than six […]
Triclosan is an ubiquitous chemical, found in everything from body wash to lip gloss to deodorant to household cleaners to mouthwash. In 2017, the Food and Drug Administration finalized its ban of triclosan.
By Ed Cara (Gizmodo) Your daily gob of toothpaste or spritz of body spray might be inadvertently mucking up your antibiotic treatment, suggests new research. It found that a common household antimicrobial ingredient—triclosan—seemed to reduce the potency of antibiotics used to treat urinary tract infections by a hundred-fold, at least in mice. Triclosan is an ubiquitous […]
The world's biggest bee has been re-discovered, after decades thought lost to science.
By Helen Briggs (BBC) The giant bee – which is as long as an adult’s thumb – was found on a little-explored Indonesian island. After days of searching, wildlife experts found a single live female, which they photographed and filmed. Known as Wallace’s giant bee, the insect is named after the British naturalist and explorer […]
No matter where he spends the rest of his career, Kevin Durant is determined to set himself up for success for the rest of his life.
By Ramona Shelburne (ESPN) Life as a two-time NBA Finals MVP and budding entrepreneur can be a little like taking a speedboat down the chocolate river in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — sensory and experiential overload around every turn. “My platform is hoops,” Durant says. “Billions of people are watching, so why not leverage it […]
The rapper talks fame, family, and whether she’ll ever get back together with Offset.
By Vanessa Grigoriadis (Harper Bazaar) When Cardi B visits her favorite nail salon in the Bronx, she enters through a raggedy hallway covered with a rug emblazoned with the image of a $100 bill. The salon, which overlooks a bustling avenue of pizza shops, sports-gear superstores, and boutiques with weaves in 70 colors, is a […]
By Kayleen Devlin and Rob Brown (BBC) Almost half of 16-24s say they don’t use a condom when sleeping with someone for the first time. But why? Trying to avoid a potentially awkward conversation just before having sex might have something to do with it. But having ‘the condom chat’ is more important than ever, […]
Spending quality time together is very important for the life of your relationship.
When was the last time you truly had fun with your mate? When was the last time you had a date night, a romantic dinner by candle light, or enjoyed a sensual couple’s massage? For some people it’s a challenge to answer those fore-mentioned questions, yet they can give you a full rundown of what […]
Trinidad and Tobago are one country but both islands have their unique attractions.
In the southeast of the West Indies lies one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago is one country made up of two islands. Many tend to misunderstand the unity between the country of Trinidad and Tobago because of the separation between each island’s name. This separation of the […]
Constraints can provide benefits in health, business, and life in general.
By James Clear (Pocket) In 1960, two men made a bet. There was only $50 on the line, but millions of people would feel the impact of this little wager. The first man, Bennett Cerf, was the founder of the publishing firm, Random House. The second man was named Theo Geisel, but you probably know […]