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11 "Official" Royal Wedding Items You Need To See To Fully Believe

With the royal wedding only about a month away, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry souvenir season is in FULL SWING. Naturally, Kensington Palace has approved some rather lovely gear to commemorate our favorite couple — like this official royal wedding …
By Rebecca Fishbein

The Walmart Yodel Kid Just Performed At Coachella & The Video Is SO Heartwarming

Superstar headliners like Beyoncé, The Weeknd, and Eminem had tens of thousands of festival-goers beginning to flock to Indio, California, for 2018's Coachella Music Fest on Friday, April 13. But on opening day, all eyes were on the Sahara Tent where…
By Brad Witter

You Can Stay In This Luxury Space Hotel As Soon As 2022 — But It’ll Cost You

Planning your next travel destination? Sure, palm trees are nice, but why not consider space? Yes, that space. You can now literally reach for the stars when booking your next vacation. A proposed luxury space hotel would cost almost $1 million per d…
By Brittany Bennett

“Lost Wage Rampage” Is A Genius Video Game Where Women Find Their Missing Pay

Have you ever wanted to take a baseball bat to the patriarchy? With Lost Wage Rampage, the "riot grrrl driving game" from game designer Jane Friedhoff, you can go one step further: run it over with your car. Released on Feb. 20, the online escapade t…
By Claire Warner

A Teen’s Video Documenting Her Brain Cancer Treatment Is Going Viral 2 Years After Her Death

A little more than two years ago, teenage vlogger Charlotte Eades passed away due to an inoperable brain tumor. She had been diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma, a type of brain cancer when she was just 16 years old. In 2014, she began documenting …
By Claire Warner

It’s Officially Time To Check On Adam Ellis & Make Sure “Dear David” Hasn’t Killed Him

So, uh, about that whole “Oh noes! A ghost is maybe haunting this guy’s apartment!” thing: It definitely doesn’t look like it’s limited to the apartment anymore. Indeed, after the latest update to the Dear David story, everyone is convinced that Dear…
By Lucia Peters

11 People Explain Why They Invested In Cryptocurrency, Despite The Risk

In 2017, you couldn't throw a virtual stick without hitting an article about the meteoric rise of bitcoin. But while its skyrocketing value may have encouraged many people to buy the digital currency last year, that's not the only reason people inves…
By Claire Warner

A Guy Tweeted About Women “Pretending” To Like Football & Twitter ROASTED Him

As I tuned in the Super Bowl on Sunday, unable to comprehend the ever-so-complex ways grown men tossed a ball back and forth on the field for no apparent reason, I wondered: Is it possible for women to truly understand football? The answer, obviously…
By Claire Warner

Ursula’s Head Fell Off At Disneyland & YIKES Is It Scary-Looking

Well, this has not been a good week to be an animatronic at a Disney park; they’ve been losing their heads left and right. I mean that literally, by the way — according to several videos and photos currently circulating social media, an Ursula animat…
By Lucia Peters

The “Dear David” Writer Just Uploaded A Video Of His Cat That Will Legit Chill Your Bones

At some point in every cat owner's life, they wonder whether their beloved kitty has been possessed. What else are you supposed to think when you wake up at 3 a.m. with Colonel Flufferton perched on your chest, staring unblinkingly at your neck? In t…
By Claire Warner

Women Fought To Get A Body-Shaming Billboard Replaced With An Empowering Message — And Won

When was the last time you went to the gym? If the answer is anything less than "I'm currently at the gym right now," quick! Look down! Your body may have transformed into a rusty barrel while you weren't paying attention. At least, that's the implic…
By Claire Warner

This Viral Video Of A Teen Struggling To Use A Rotary Phone Is Peak 2018

Personally, I prefer to start my day off with a reminder that my youth is receding in the rearview mirror, and ahead lies arthritis and defending my lawn from whippersnappers. What's that, sonny? You'd rather not think about that? Then this video of …
By Claire Warner

This Teen Polar Explorer's Clap Back At Men Who Told Her To Go Make A Sandwich Is Iconic

When I was 16, my greatest accomplishment was learning to drive and fix an askew ponytail at the same time. When 16-year-old Jade Hameister reached the South Pole after lugging around a 220-pound sled on skis for 37 days, she became not only the youn…
By Claire Warner

The “It’s Okay To Be …” Meme On Twitter Is So Salty You’re Going To Need A Glass Of Water

I’ll be honest: Sometimes, memes can seem impossibly opaque. Their origins are obscure; their spread is inexplicable; and their meaning is not always clear. But that’s not the case with the “It’s Okay To Be…” meme currently sweeping Twitter; indeed, …
By Lucia Peters

These Cookbook Photos Of Men “Helping” With Dinner Just Became The Laughingstock Of Twitter

Most magazine covers follow the format of their genre. Cat magazines have pictures of fluffy felines, women's magazines feature a lady in the throes of pure ecstasy against a brightly-colored background — you get the idea. But have you ever noticed t…
By Claire Warner

This Woman Went Viral For Her "Fat And Sassy" Snow Day Plans & Twitter Is OBSESSED

Every so often, the internet grants us something so pure and so true that it honestly feels like we don’t deserve it. Today, for example, we have the viral hit known as the “Fat and Sassy Lady,” so named for her advice on exactly what one should do w…
By Lucia Peters

Millie Bobby Brown’s Shoe Choice At The SAG Awards Is Giving Twitter LIFE

The best part of the red carpet is seeing how the stars bring their personality to life through their clothing. Millie Bobby Brown wore Converse shoes to the SAG Awards, and Twitter is absolutely loving the quirky-meets-sophisticated look. It was def…
By Kali Borovic

This Couple’s Newborn Kitten Photoshoot Is The Most Extra Thing You’ll See All Day

Plenty of people think of their pets as children from another mother — the mother, in this case, being another species — but one Denver couple has taken the idea to a whole new level. Lucy Schultz and her boyfriend, Steven, welcomed a new kitten with…
By Claire Warner

This Woman’s Twitter Thread On Why She Has To Be “Rude” In Public Is So Relatable It Hurts

Judging from the number of men who make it their duty to inform women to smile in public, greeting the world with anything less than a beaming grin is downright rude. Yet a viral Twitter thread about why women might seem "cold" to men they don't know…
By Claire Warner

You Can Apply To Be A “Chicken Nugget Connoisseur” — Here’s What You Need To Qualify

What was your dream job when you were a kid? Astronaut? Movie star? Professional chicken nugget taster? Well, good news: Even if your career has gone in a dramatically different direction from what you once expected,that last one might finally be in …
By Lucia Peters