Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison in underage sexting case that rocked presidential race

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for texting explicit messages to an underage girl, in a case that rocked the 2016 presidential election. Weiner had pleaded guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor for exchanging lewd texts with a 15-year-old girl. He started to cry after the… Continue reading Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison in underage sexting case that rocked presidential race

Comedy Central is debuting a new show that wants to be Colbert for the Trump era

Viewers won’t need to look further than the set of “The Opposition,” Comedy Central’s new political comedy show, to see how the new generation of right-leaning media has changed American political discourse. While Stephen Colbert’s set during the late 2000s was adorned with a gratuitous number of flags and American iconography, and Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show”… Continue reading Comedy Central is debuting a new show that wants to be Colbert for the Trump era

A former Green Beret who comes from a military family lays out why he supports football players kneeling during the national anthem

A former Green Beret laid out his reasoning for supporting Colin Kaepernick and other peaceful protestors in a Facebook post that has gone viral. Michael Sand is a former Green Beret, and comes from a family of military servicemembers. As he wrote on Facebook, his father was a World War II veteran fighting fascism, he served in Vietnam… Continue reading A former Green Beret who comes from a military family lays out why he supports football players kneeling during the national anthem

I tried Kourtney Kardashian’s diet — and couldn’t even make it 2 days

The INSIDER Summary:  Kourtney Kardashian recently revealed her detox diet; I decided to try it for a week. I couldn’t last more than two days on her low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free diet.  I felt tired, uninspired, and bored over the course of the detox.    I consider myself a relatively healthy eater. I’m not the definition of wellness,… Continue reading I tried Kourtney Kardashian’s diet — and couldn’t even make it 2 days

There’s a major problem with the way gyms market to people — and it needs to change

The INSIDER Summary: Some gyms advertise by body shaming potential customers. But studies suggest that shame is not a good motivator, and can have mental health consequences. Gyms shouldn’t make judgment calls about appearance. Every time I go to the grocery store, I walk by an independent gym in my neighborhood. It seems like a fine establishment and it… Continue reading There’s a major problem with the way gyms market to people — and it needs to change

Apple is releasing its new High Sierra operating system for Mac on Monday (AAPL)

Apple is rolling out its free new High Sierra operating system (OS) for Mac on Monday.  When High Sierra goes live, it will be available to download by clicking the Apple logo in the top left corner of the screen and then selecting About This Mac > Software Update… .  The new macOS High Sierra follows on… Continue reading Apple is releasing its new High Sierra operating system for Mac on Monday (AAPL)

16 celebrities who posted Photoshopped pictures of themselves on Instagram

Celebrity Photoshopping is nothing new. It’s been on magazine covers for ages. And with social media, celebrities are now capable of posting digitally altered versions themselves. As a trend, celebrity Photoshopping is frequently criticized for promoting unrealistic body standards that, at worst, can leave the star looking almost inhuman. And it’s pretty pervasive. Everyone from Kylie Jenner to… Continue reading 16 celebrities who posted Photoshopped pictures of themselves on Instagram