Scientists reveal the best tool for cleaning fresh apples could be right in your pantry.

November 15, 2017

Don’t get me started on how awesome apples are because, seriously, they’re delicious. But there’s a major problem with this tasty fruit: They’re dirty. Conventional (nonorganic) apples often have residue inside and outside the apple from dozens of pesticides used in the production process. These pesticides can improve yield, but they can also have a devastating effect on groundwater and the environment, and they might affect the people who spread…

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This life-or-death industry isnt what youre expecting. Its childrens education.

November 14, 2017

Last year, librarian Rajeeni Galloway met a student that others had already deemed a lost cause. This student’s record was riddled with suspensions, and her grades had suffered so much that she could no longer keep up. She was failing. Galloway knew all too well what was at risk if the student didn’t get help. She decided to step in. Luckily, Galloway specializes in helping struggling kids, not just with…

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After watching these Animoji Karaoke videos and you’ll want an iPhone X, too

November 14, 2017

Sure, the iPhone X has a lot of perks like that beautiful all-glass screen, face ID, portrait mode, and more—but there’s nothing quite like what is now dubbed Animoji Karaoke.  Thanks to writer Harry McCracken, there is one more thing to waste time creating and/or watching. There’s something about lip-synching emojis belting songs like Daddy Yankee’s “Gasolina” that is just…perfect. Chrissy Teigen may not like it, but we can’t get…

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Women pose naked, covered in glitter for empowering Instagram project

November 10, 2017

A group of women are covering themselves in glitter and posing naked for an Instagram project which aims to show “real people with real bodies” and encourage body positivity.  SEE ALSO: Edible glitter lattes are the latest travesty to happen to coffee The #positivelyglittered project is, according to its founder Roseanna Mae, “basically a bunch of normal, everyday girls” who get together to celebrate their bodies “as they are”.  So,…

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This Australian guy sold a spot in the iPhone X line on Instagram

November 9, 2017

Do what you gotta do, we guess.Image: lili sams/mashable If you’re going to line up for the iPhone X, why not make some money out of it?  Sydney kid Lee Cselko took advantage of the highly awaited smartphone’s expectedly long launch queues to save two spots in the line for Friday’s release date, reports Daily Mail. SEE ALSO: Apple iPhone X: Tracking the launch around the world Posting on Instagram,…

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Getting election dates wrong seems to run in the Trump family

November 8, 2017

Yeah buddy, thumbs up to you.Image: David Becker/Getty Images Man, it seems that if you’re a Trump kid, the whole ~voting thing~ is HARD. In just the latest way the Trump kids have bungled the process, Donald Trump Jr. is apparently confused about the date of election day in some states — such as in Virginia, where a tight governor’s race is underway. For the record, election day is November…

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Glittery lattes are the latest coffee trend and this seriously needs to stop

November 8, 2017

There seems to be no end to the things people want to do with their coffee. If we’re not pumpkin-spicing our lattes, we’re making our frothy coffees unicorn or horror themed.  But, now people are adding edible glitter into their coffee because … ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.  SEE ALSO: America, your love for pumpkin spice lattes is a sign your empire is falling A coffee shop in the West Midlands, UK, has been…

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This new Netflix show looks like a scarier version of ‘Stranger Things’

November 7, 2017

The Snowman has been getting some lackluster reviews. So it only makes sense that the movie would get turned into a meme.   SEE ALSO: Michael Fassbender and James Corden almost defeated by an inanimate door People have been poking fun at the film’s promotional poster, which features a crudely drawn snowman.  TFW Harold from Marketing forgets to bring hummus for the office party pic.twitter.com/iOYfHRiqPC — Will Goss (@williambgoss) October…

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Google’s Pixel 2 and 2 XL are perfect if you don’t want to spend $1,000 on a new phone

November 6, 2017

Sisqo didn’t ask for this when he made his hit song the “Thong Song.” Japanese designer Thibaut presented his collection at the Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo this week. But, there was one denim look in particular that caught everyone’s attention and we apologize in an advance for what you’re about to see. SEE ALSO: Chanel’s ridiculous new rain boots will probably cost more than your rent The model can…

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Normal people Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey go grocery shopping together in LA

November 4, 2017

If someone asked us if we’d rather win a million dollars or go grocery shopping with Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres, it’d be a difficult choice. On Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the queens of daytime TV had the time of their lives taking a shopping trip to a grocery store in Los Angeles. SEE ALSO: Miley Cyrus tries very hard to explain millennial behavior to Ellen Degeneres…

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Dancing airport worker is the best thing that has ever happened at an airport

November 4, 2017

It’s completely necessary to have fun while you’re working. An airport worker directing the plane on the tarmac of the Greater Rochester International Airport has found a great way to take the monotony out of his day by practicing some stellar dance moves while he works.  “So this just happened out my window as I was leaving New York headed back home to Nashville. This guy rocks!” Terry McBride posted…

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Celebrities who nailed it this Halloween

November 2, 2017

Image: Getty Images It isn’t officially Halloween until Neil Patrick Harris shares with the world what he and his family dressed up as for the holiday. Thankfully, they did not disappoint this year.  NPH, along with his husband David Burtka and their two kids, donned a carnival-themed getup that was equal (and absolutely perfect) amounts adorable and terrifying.  SEE ALSO: Every Time Barney Stinson Wore a Suit in ‘How I…

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‘Stranger Things’ wants you to turn your Eggo box into creepy DIY costumes

October 29, 2017

Trump invites the media's kids into the Oval office, and can't do anything right.Image: DREW ANGERER/Getty Images Donald Trump sure knows how to throw a fun party — candy, costumes and insults included.  On Friday, the children of the White House Press Corps were invited to join their parents at work and celebrate Halloween at the White House. And, as expected, things got really awkward, really fast.  SEE ALSO: Someone…

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Please enjoy these photos of a hedgehog camping

October 29, 2017

Among Instagram’s many traveling photographers, it’s become a bit cliché to post one’s beautiful dog standing tall on a rocky mountain slope before a massive luxury camping tent.  These photos are – forgive me, talented travel shooters – extremely boring.  Here’s what I’d rather see: These photos of our friend Azuki the hedgehog perched in a miniature camping chair, donning a protective sun cap and contemplating an afternoon kayak excursion….

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This museum is fighting to preserve the near-forgotten history of black New Orleans.

October 27, 2017

Francis Sylvester was walking home at the end of Mardi Gras when he saw a part of someone’s costume lying in the street. 30 years later, it became the first official piece in the Backstreet Museum’s collection when its doors opened to the public. “He saw someone take the suit off and discard it, without even looking back,” says Bruce Barnes, current president of the Backstreet Museum, of the founder’s…

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‘Silicon Valley’ shows how ridiculous the new iPhone X truly is

October 24, 2017

Sometimes, it takes the cast of Silicon Valley to poke fun at the real world Silicon Valley. While the show masterfully ribs its own version of tech industry, a new cut from Funny or Die mashed scenes from Silicon Valley with Apple’s iPhone keynote to reveal the ridiculousness that is the IRL iPhone X.  Sure, the iPhone X is an impressive phone (it better be with that price tag), but…

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He pursued his passion for food before being a chef was ‘cool.’

October 14, 2017

In elementary school, Lorenzo Boni was the only boy to sign up for cooking classes. “At the time, being a chef wasn’t cool like it is today,” Lorenzo remembers. “There was no Food Network or guest celebrities on TV.” Becoming a chef wasn’t necessarily seen as a particularly lucrative profession either — but that wasn’t what Lorenzo was motivated by. Just like the rest of us who find our calling…

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This wildfire photo is a portrait of America in 2017

September 30, 2017

An amateur photographer in Oregon just captured what some might call a portrait of America’s current state. SEE ALSO: Summer 2017 feels like it’s on steroids – and it’s only going to get worse Kristi McCluer’s depiction of a bunch of men casually golfing while a wildfire raged behind them went viral after it was tweeted out by David Simon, creator of The Wire and The Deuce. He posted the…

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German firefighters rescue man that got his penis stuck in a barbell

September 29, 2017

There’s nothing quite like cozying up to a nice cold chunk of metal.  Firefighters in Worms, Germany, shared a fun story to its Facebook page on Friday in an attempt at showing how delicate the team of first responders can be during a sensitive rescue mission.  SEE ALSO: ‘Great British Bake Off’ contestant accidentally makes NSFW bread “The professional fire brigade was called to the hospital in Worms,” a translated…

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Frida the Mexican Labrador retriever has rescued 52 people during natural disasters like the Oaxaca earthquake

September 27, 2017

In the wake of two harrowing earthquakes in Mexico, the story of local rescuer — a Labrador retriever named Frida — serves as a small comfort.  A canine rescuer belonging to the Mexican navy (SEMAR), Frida recently made headlines for her recent contributions to search and rescue missions following natural disasters in her country.  SEE ALSO: Here’s how to help Mexico after another deadly earthquake Su valiosa ayuda y amor…

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You’re not going to believe this, but I’m God and I completely forgot I was supposed to end the world today

September 27, 2017

Ugghhhh, I drew this up and EVERYTHING! I am so stupid!Image: Shutterstock / Vadim Sadovski Christian numerologist David Meade’s theory that the world will end on Sept. 23, due to what he sees as biblical signs, has thus far been met with dull shrugs from the world’s citizens.  Here to comment is God. Well, it’s official: I’m God and I am a frigging huge moron! I completely forgot that I…

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Watch Ellen DeGeneres brilliantly explain why she won’t have Trump on her show.

September 22, 2017

If you had a TV show, would you have President Donald Trump on as a guest? The question sparked an interesting exchange between former Fox News host Megyn Kelly and talk show trailblazer Ellen DeGeneres. Kelly went on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to chat about her upcoming NBC morning show, “Megyn Kelly Today,” when the conversation (inevitably) turned to Trump. “Would you have him on your show?” DeGeneres asked Kelly,…

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Denny’s new menu mascot looks like poop and people are losing it

September 21, 2017

You're about to see your local Denny's in a whole new way.Image: JOEL PAGE/Press Herald via Getty Images  Denny’s is best known for their signature Grand Slam breakfasts, but that may have just changed… All eyes are on their fairly new, not so appetizing mascot-type thing that a lot of people think bears a striking resemblance to feces. SEE ALSO: Denny’s will most definitely regret tweeting this dank meme It’s…

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Malia Obama moved into Harvard dorms during the eclipse with the help of her crafty parents

September 16, 2017

Image: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images At this point, pretty much only the sun can outshine the Obamas, and they’ve figured out a brilliant way to use that to their advantage. The former POTUS and FLOTUS moved their eldest daughter Malia into her Harvard University dorm while the sun and the moon were doing their very special dance on Monday.   Malia, who took a gap year last year and worked for…

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President Trump uses Texas tragedy to help promote his crappy merch

September 5, 2017

Image: CHARLIE BLALOCK/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Say what you will about Trump: the man never misses an opportunity to use a national tragedy for personal gain. Three times in the past two days, the president has been spotted wearing his campaign’s own “USA” hat while in public settings. Trump has come under fire for turning the Texas emergency into a fundraising opportunity for his war chest. SEE ALSO: Trump sends out fundraising email…

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