Photo captures the exact moment Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting

Former White House photographer Pete Souza captured the moment in 2012 when President Barack Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting. Souza recently described the moment to Business Insider, reflecting on the way Obama’s energy appears to just “zap” out of his body. Former President Barack Obama has said the worst day of his presidency… Continue reading Photo captures the exact moment Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting

A major retailer is featuring unretouched models on its website — and the internet is here for it

A UK-based retailer called Missguided launched a completely unretouched campaign. People love the “Make Your Mark” campaign and are praising the retailer for being body-positive. Eight models and body-positive activists are the faces of the photo campaign. This launch comes a month after the retailer was accused of adding stretch marks to a promotional photo. The brand… Continue reading A major retailer is featuring unretouched models on its website — and the internet is here for it

Kirsten Gillibrand’s 2020 odds spiked in betting markets after Trump attacked her

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s recent feud with President Donald Trump led to a sharp swing in her odds for the 2020 presidential election. One betting market slashed her odds to win the presidency from 50-to-1 to 25-to-1, pulling closer to Democratic favorites that include Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Bernie Sanders. Trump remains the… Continue reading Kirsten Gillibrand’s 2020 odds spiked in betting markets after Trump attacked her

A Lyft driver allegedly pulled a handgun on her passengers and threatened to ‘blast’ them

A Chicago Lyft driver allegedly pointed a gun at two passengers and threatened to “blast” them, according to a new lawsuit against the company. The driver allegedly became angry after her passengers insisted she had taken a wrong turn. One of the passengers sued Lyft claiming the company has a duty to protect its passengers… Continue reading A Lyft driver allegedly pulled a handgun on her passengers and threatened to ‘blast’ them

A startup that’s trying to develop better cancer drugs by taking movies raised $63 million

Relay Therapeutics, a biotech company that’s trying to capture the motion of protein to develop better cancer drugs, just raised $63 million. The series B funding round was led by BVF Partners, with Bill Maris’s Section 32 and GV.  The company hopes to get its first drug into clinical trials by 2019.  A startup that… Continue reading A startup that’s trying to develop better cancer drugs by taking movies raised $63 million

The 10 most horrifying things tourists did this year

Tourists are often known to be obnoxious while traveling. However, there are some travelers that commit faux pas so bad they make international headlines. A tourist in Los Angeles, California, for example, caused $200,000 worth of damage when she knocked over an art display while trying to take a selfie.   Tourists are often considered… Continue reading The 10 most horrifying things tourists did this year

8 things you need to know before getting your first tattoo

Firsts are always memorable, and your first tattoo is no different. Think about your first piercing or the first time you had a professional do your hair/nails/makeup. It’s kind of like that, only times 1,000 because it’s usually pretty permanent. That’s why doing your homework to make sure you’re prepared for the occasion is so… Continue reading 8 things you need to know before getting your first tattoo