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Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:19:17 +0000

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Woman pretends to give birth to her kitten in hilariously weird cat maternity photo shoot

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:23:58 +0000


Why should babies get all the attention? Well, cat-loving friends, your time to shine has finally arrived. The age of cat maternity shoots is alive and kicking. 

Lucy Schultz and her partner Steven from Denver, Colorado, celebrated their new arrival—an adopted rescue kitten—in the most sweet, if not highly odd, way imaginable. They announced their bundle of joy through a maternity photo shoot, featuring a, uuuh, simulated cat birth. 

Schultz, who works as a photographer by day, posted a new life event on Facebook on Saturday along with the highly extra photos from the maternity shoot. Since then, Schultz's post has gone viral, gaining over 70K shares and 37K comments.  Read more...

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'Avengers: Infinity War' actor describes scene with a ridiculous amount of superheroes on set

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:06:19 +0000


Marvel executive 1: "How many superheroes should we put in this movie?"

Marvel executive 2: "All of them."

Marvel executive 1: "Really? Maybe we sh-"

Marvel executive 2: "All. Of. Them."

Anthony Mackie (a.k.a. Falcon) was on a panel at Ace Comic Con with Avengers: Infinity War with co-stars Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan, and gave an account of what sounds like an incredible day on set.

🎥 | @AnthonyMackie talking about @TomHolland1996 on the panel of 'Captain America' at @ACEcomiccon

— Tom Holland News (@THollandNews) January 13, 2018

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Logan Paul says he thinks 'everyone' deserves second chances

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:52:59 +0000


Logan Paul has said he thinks "everyone" deserves second chances in his first on-camera interview since he posted a YouTube video showing an apparent victim of suicide.

Paul later took down the video and apologised after being widely criticised. He's since been removed by YouTube from Google's preferred ad program.

"Everyone deserves second chances, bro," Paul said to a reporter from TMZ when he was questioned at LAX airport.

Here's the video in full:

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Paul goes on to say he's learned "everything — so many things" from his recent experience. Read more...

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Streams and sales of The Cranberries are surging on Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:38:59 +0000


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When the singer of one of your favourite bands passes away, many of us do the only thing we can do: we listen to their music. 

After news broke of The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death, sales and streams of the band's catalogue have skyrocketed on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes. 

The Irish rock band are up 900K percent in Amazon music sales since Monday, 15 January, compared with sales from the previous week.  Read more...

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Turns out a lot of Americans think Martin Luther King Jr. is still alive today

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:37:04 +0000


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There have been many cringe-worthy editions of Jimmy Kimmel's "Lie Witness News" segment in the past, but this one really is next level.

On Monday, to tie in with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Kimmel sent a reporter out on the street to ask the big question of the moment: "Whose side are you on in the Dr King/Donald Trump Twitter war?"

The responses really are something else.

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Hey Aziz Ansari defenders, saying 'no' is more complex than you think

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:37:37 +0000


It took very little time for the same-old deeply dangerous rhetoric to rear its ugly head after the publication of a report accusing Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct. In the anonymous report—published over the weekend by Babe—a woman shares her account the alleged misconduct which took place on a date in September 2017. 

The responses to the woman's story are peppered with the word "should." She should have said no; she should have walked out; she should never have taken off her clothes; she shouldn't have been there in the first place. These responses, which are disturbingly widespread, not only shift the blame and responsibility onto the woman, they also fail to recognise an important truth. For many women, uttering an explicit "no" is not as easy or straightforward as you might think. Read more...

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Dan the Ref has the best seat in the house at Puppy Bowl XIV

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:25:36 +0000


For one blissful day this past October, a nondescript New York City film studio was filled to the brim with adoptable puppies.

Ninety dogs, escorted by volunteers from 49 animal shelters across the country, gathered in playpens throughout the studio for one delightful purpose: the chance to compete in Puppy Bowl XIV, America's finest sporting event.

Per Animal Planet, this year's players hail from 25 states across the country and include rescues from the hurricanes in Houston, Puerto Rico, and Florida. The show will also feature its first international player, a dog named Mango who hails from Mexico. Read more...

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Tame your passwords and keep your data safe with Dashlane

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0000


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Passwords can be a pain in the butt. It’s hard to think of a good one, there are way too many of them, and they constantly have to be changed. Sure, you could use the same password for everything, but that puts all of your stuff at risk. Keep yourself organized by using a password management app like Dashlane Password Manager.

Dashlane keeps track of all your passwords in one easily accessible place so you never have to worry about where you wrote them down. It also generates strong, unique passwords and keeps everything secure with military-grade encryption. Whether you’re looking to make digital payments or securely store vital personal data, Dashlane can make your life a whole lot easier. Read more...

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