Everything We Know About The College Admissions Scandal Part TWO! – Perez Hilton

Way back on March 12 (seems like forever ago, doesn’t it?), news broke that more than four dozen rich and high-profile people had been indicted by the federal government on charges including wire fraud, mail fraud, bribery, conspiracy, and a whole host of other allegations. It rocked the internet, and quickly after the entertainment industry, as it was soon revealed that Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Macy were among those indicted on bribery and fraud charges. For days it seemed like the scandal — in which parents of soon-to-be college students allegedly bribed athletic department officials across the country to accept their kids as phony athletic recruits — was all anyone could talk about! And while it certainly hasn’t fallen out of …

So Long to Grumpy Cat, Amazons Special Warehouses, and More News

We're pouring one out for Grumpy Cat, Amazon is doing damage control after some bear-spray incidents, and ocean plastics are choking us out. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Today's Headlines Grumpy Cat is headed to cat heaven The viral sensation Grumpy Cat passed away at 7 years old today, and with her a time where the internet was a joyful and united place. Let us all honor her memory by remembering the time when our memes were all as pure and fluffy as she was. Plastics aren't just strangling animals, but us too Scientists have revealed that the toxins from plastics in the ocean can leach into seawater and inhibit the growth and …

How The Big Bang Theory came to rely on over familiar chemistry

Once the geeks got the girls the shows family-friendly comedy was smothered in cosiness Whats the greatest sweeping gender generalisation you can think of? For men, that intelligence equates to social ineptitude? For women, that blond equals dumb? Its amazing that Sheldon Cooper PhD, borderline obsessive-compulsive and utterly lacking in people skills, obviously thanks to his gargantuan IQ. There is physicist Leonard Hofstadter PhD, a self-aware nerd, therefore better with people and less awkward with the ladies. He was only allowed to move in with Sheldon after signing the Roommate Agreement (Roommates must notify each other 12 hours in advance if they wish to have a house guest. If Sheldon turns into a zombie, Leonard cannot kill him.). Round their …

Temperatures In Northern Russia Hit 84F Over The Weekend

Northwest Russia saw temperatures jump to 29°C (84°F) in Arkhangelsk, which is just below the Arctic Circle, over the weekend just as atmospheric carbon dioxide levels topped 415 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history. “Not just in recorded history, not just since the invention of agriculture 10,000 years ago. Since before modern humans existed millions of years ago,” tweeted meteorologist Eric Holthaus at the time. “We don’t know a planet like this.” According to the Washington Post, the temperature in this part of Russia is generally around 12°C (54°F) this time of year. The publication notes that warm conditions in the area come from a high-pressure system over western Russia, in particular, a “manifestation of the arrangement …

‘Queer Eye’ Star Karamo Brown Reveals He & Antoni Porowski Used To Have ‘Extreme Amount Of Conflict’ On Set! – Perez Hilton

Ever since the new members of Queer Eye assembled for Netflix‘s highly-anticipated series reboot, it seemed like all things just kept getting better! The new Fab Five — comprised of Tan France, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, and Antoni Porowski — became this perfect blend of personalities suited to make better (not makeover!) each “hero” in need, while capturing the hearts of millions of viewers at home. But recently, QE Culture expert Karamo revealed that he and castmate Antoni were actually beefing for most of season one! The 38-year-old TV personality opened up about the conflict with Porowski to Just the SipSpeaking candidly, he revealed: “On camera, it was always about that person and about creating something successful, so that …

‘John Wick’ is a fantasy franchise. The mesmerizing ‘Chapter 3’ proves it

John Wick is evolving into one of Hollywood’s best fantasy franchises. Yes, fantasy. Governed by arcane rules and rituals, its characters live in a parallel world as strange as Harry Potter’s. By the time we reachChapter 3 – Parabellum, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) has become a mythic hero whose life is shaped by duty like a chivalric knight, accepting new quests on bended knee. Seemingly invisible to nearby civilians, his theatrical fights take on an increasingly surreal quality. Yet despite all this elaborate worldbuilding, these movies still haven’t jumped the shark.Parabellumis as mesmerizing as its predecessors, offering gorgeously shot hyperviolence and some glorious new supporting characters. John Wick 3 RELEASE DATE: 5/17/2019 DIRECTOR: Chad Stahelski Keanu Reeves’ spellbinding third outing …

Sources Say Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Plan To Visit LA With Baby Archie! – Perez Hilton

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are taking steps to insure Royal baby Archie knows his roots! Ever since the couple welcomed their son to the world on May 6, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have made it clear they’re ditching traditional protocol and following their own rules when it comes to parenting. For Meg and Harry, this means introducing their bundle of joy to American culture firsthand. Per the latest from Us Weekly, a source close to the new parents insists that new momma Meghan will continue to have a direct say in her son’s upbringing, despite any royal precedents that may exist: The insider continued that the former Suits star is absolutely not one to forget where she …

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jewish worshippers. Then people hunted for hate online

(CNN)The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows. Threat of violence against Jews in US at alarming levels The loss turns to outright fury, when she learns more about the searches after the twin attacks on her community. “It makes my blood run cold,” she says. “It is literally chilling me to the core.”

Group-B strep tests to protect babies

Most will fully recover with treatment but GBS can lead to pneumonia, meningitis and a dangerous blood infection called sepsis. GBS can be especially dangerous to babies who are born prematurely. Image copyright Bethany Foss Daisey-May Moore was born in 2018 with GBS that developed into blood poisoning and meningitis. Her mother, Bethany Foss, had never heard of GBS, even though Daisey-May was her third child. She had not been tested for the infection. Bethany, who is from Exeter, says: “It was the worst time of our lives. “We were in total shock and disbelief as to how our baby could have been born so normal and perfect, then in the space of 24 hours be so near to death. …

China’s persecuted Uyghurs live ‘freely’ in Turkey

Istanbul (CNN)The call to prayer at Emine Inanc mosque brings together immigrants who have found sanctuary in Istanbul’s working-class Zeytinburnu neighborhood. Uyghurs, who call their homeland “East Turkestan,” speak a dialect of Turkish and, like the Turks, are considered ethnically Turkic. Dozens of Uyghur shops and restaurants line the streets of Zeytinburnu, a small neighborhood near Istanbul’s international airport. Most shop signs are in the group’s native script and language which they say was banned in Xinjiang province. In a rundown building, children attend after-school classes to learn their mother tongue. Boys and girls crammed into small classrooms recite the Uyghur alphabet which most are learning for the first time. “We are more comfortable than we were in our home …

China’s persecuted Uyghurs live ‘freely’ in Turkey

Istanbul (CNN)The call to prayer at Emine Inanc mosque brings together immigrants who have found sanctuary in Istanbul’s working-class Zeytinburnu neighborhood. Uyghurs, who call their homeland “East Turkestan,” speak a dialect of Turkish and, like the Turks, are considered ethnically Turkic. Dozens of Uyghur shops and restaurants line the streets of Zeytinburnu, a small neighborhood near Istanbul’s international airport. Most shop signs are in the group’s native script and language which they say was banned in Xinjiang province. In a rundown building, children attend after-school classes to learn their mother tongue. Boys and girls crammed into small classrooms recite the Uyghur alphabet which most are learning for the first time. “We are more comfortable than we were in our home …

White High School Students In Texas Wore Fake Tattoo, Corn Rows For Thug Day At School | The Daily Dot

A Texas high school has come under fire for hosting a Thug Day, where white students took that to mean dressing in cornrows, chains, jerseys, and fake tattoos, aka things Black students often get punished for. in such attire, which was part of spirit week at Memorial High School (MHS) in Houston, according to . TOn Tuesday, user @Rachellemmma shared photos of students appropriating Black culture under the offensive guise of “thug” in a tweet that went viral. Memorial High Schools thug day for rising senior spirit week… yes this ACTUALLY happened TODAY at an actual high school but yall keep saying racism isnt a problem anymore… right alright. pic.twitter.com/f3qHXR0B53 — Rach (@Rachellemmma) May 14, 2019 Other people felt the …

Karamo Brown Recalls ‘Extreme’ Conflict With Antoni Porowski On ‘Queer Eye’ Set

Queer Eye” seem like the closest of friends, whether unveiling their latest TV makeover or palling around at red carpet events across the country. But, as it turns out, even the Fab Five have had their differences.  Chatting with E! News host Justin Sylvester for his “Just the Sip” series, “Queer Eye” culture expert Antoni Porowski during the filming of the series’ first season, which debuted last year.  Brown said in the interview, which aired Wednesday and can be viewed above. “We did not talk to each other at all during Season 1, even though we were shooting together.”  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Karamo (@karamo) on Apr 29, 2019 at 12:17pm PDT Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, …

British people get drunk more often than anyone else, survey finds

(CNN)British people get drunk more than any other nationality, according to a new global survey. And drinkers around the world should consider cutting down to benefit their health, Winstock said. “Deaths due to alcoholic liver disease and cancer due to excessive alcohol consumption are on the rise, along with obesity and poorer mental health,” he said. “Drinking too much makes all these worse; drinking less make them better.” Researchers spoke to 123,814 people from more than 30 countries in preparing the report, and they found that people on average got drunk 33 times in the previous 12 months. The results reflect the number of times that survey respondents said they got drunk, rather than the amount of alcohol consumed. Those …

The Couple Behind The Viral AOC Ad Plans A Streaming Channel For Socialists

Where did the video, with its Marxist-Leninist tagline, come from? It’s part of a fundraising campaign from Means TV, a Detroit-based film company that’s attempting the ambitious project of launching its own anticapitalist streaming service. The service is an offshoot of Means of Production, which gained renown last year after producing the “Courage to Change” ad for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that helped propel her to an upset victory in New York’s congressional primary.  What kind of content goes on an anticapitalist service? News coverage focusing on the perspective of individual workers, a reality show about a workplace trying to unionize, and animated shorts like this mash-up of Gay Pride Week and drone-launch missile technology. Asked if they were concerned about potentially losing control of Means …