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Piers Morgan Announces He’s Officially DONE Keeping Up With The ‘Ghastly’ Kardashians In A Particularly Savage Rant!

Piers lays into Kim and co. Piers lays into Kim and co. Piers lays into Kim and co. Piers lays into Kim and co. The TV personality made that fact abundantly clear when he released a lengthy op-ed piece about Keeks' recent appearance on Ellen. Oh snap! As we previously...

Woman Attacked for Running the Boston Marathon in 1967 Is Running It Again, 50 Years Later

In 1967, 20-year-old Syracuse University student Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon. In 2017, 50 years later, she is running the storied marathon again, with the same bib number—261. But instead of being ostracized by the marathon’s organizers, as she was in 1967, this time her presence will...

Billions Star Asia Kate Dillon Asks the Emmys to Reconsider Their Gender Binary

Damian Lewis as Bobby Axelrod and Asia Kate Dillon as Taylor Mason in Billions. Screenshot via Showtime. Asia Kate Dillon has been terrific as Taylor Mason on this season of Billions, and similarly, Billions has done a pretty good job of making Taylor Mason a character we want to know more about. Taylor...

The couple who coaxed 300 acres of barren farmland in India to return to lush forest

Great Big Story After 25 years of collecting land farmers no longer wanted, the husband and wife now play host to elephants, monkeys and creatures of all stripes. While in all too many places on the planet we’re bearing witness to distressing levels of habitat destruction, it’s beyond heartening to know that in a...

Algorithmically designed garden pavilion is inspired by dragonfly wings

© CDR Studio Architects Backyard sheds come in many versions, from the humble upside-down boat shed, to the converted 'granny shed' out back. New York City-based CDR Studio Architects went high-tech, using parametric design principles and computer-aided fabrication techniques to create a one-of-a-kind shed whose structure is inspired by the wings of a dragonfly....

Trump Threatens to Cut Insurance Payments to Force Democrats to Negotiate on Healthcare

Photo: Getty Images When the Republican’s Obamacare replacement bill crashed and burned spectacularly on March 24, President Donald Trump said that he was dropping the whole healthcare thing and forging ahead to tax reform. Now he’s poking the bear again, by threatening to not reimburse health insurers who cover the costs of low income...

Use oil to nourish your hair naturally

Oil is not your hair's enemy. In fact, oil can give you luscious, lustrous locks if used properly. For years I believed that oil was my hair’s greatest enemy. I washed it religiously to get rid of the greasiness, but this had the undesired effect of making it dry, frizzy, and difficult to manage....

Tracy K. Smith Is America’s New Poet Laureate

On Wednesday, the Library of Congress announced that Tracy K. Smith will serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate, a role most recently held by Juan Felipe Herrera, joining the ranks of poets like Rita Dove, Natasha Trethewey, Louise Glück, and Robert Pinsky. Smith, who currently teaches creative writing at Princeton University, is the author...

Andrew Cuomo Is Still a Fucking Snake

Here is how New York Governor Andrew Cuomo works: He is a coward, asserting responsibility only to defer it, every action a bureaucratic mirage of committees and task forces; manufacturing crises only to emerge as the hero once again; finding ways to make fait accompli look like the product of his own political genius...

Italians are the world’s healthiest people

© K Martinko Despite a stagnant economy and high youth unemployment, Italians are the epitome of health and longevity. Italians are the world’s healthiest people, according to the latest Global Health Index by Bloomberg. A child born today in Italy, raised on a diet that includes plenty of pasta, bread, cheese, meat, and wine,...