‘We’re taking a risk’: Scientists who advise government warn lockdown being eased too soon

Two scientists who advise the government have warned lockdown is being eased too soon in England.
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Jenner hits back after being accused of ‘web of lies’ over billionaire status

Kylie Jenner has hit back at Forbes after it stripped her of billionaire status and accused her of constructing a “web of lies” surrounding her fortune.
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Madison Beer Apologizes After People Claim She Complained About Being “Pretty”

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Coronavirus: Virus test with 20-minute results being trialled

Ten million antibody tests will also start being rolled out next week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock says.
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Justice League flop is being re-cut by Zack Snyder after fan campaign

Three years after the original Justice League film came out, Zack Snyder says he is cutting his own version of the movie.
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Ruby Rose Exits Batwoman After One Season and Her Role Is Being Recast

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Boy George: ‘I’ve been doing a lot of writing, finishing things, being creative’

Today on Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa The Voice judge Boy George joined the guys. Boy George is isolating in London’s Soho.
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How is Oxford vaccine being trialled and when will we know if it works?

According to the government, 30 million vaccine doses could be available across the UK in September – if a vaccine being developed at the University of Oxford works.
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Brassic star Joe Gilgun: ‘It’s a nightmare, not being in control of your own emotions’

In the course of half an hour in conversation with Joe Gilgun, he covers subjects including but not limited to: dead whales in the jungle, what happened to Madge and Harold Bishop in Australian soap Neighbours, Strictly Come Dancing, coping with depression and the meaning of life.
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Brassic star Joe Gilgun: ‘It’s a nightmare, not being in control of your own emotions’

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Love: Being back at Cavs’ facility ‘weird, uplifting’

Kevin Love’s Cavs became one of the first teams in the NBA to reopen their practice facility for voluntary individual workouts, a process that Love described as “weird” but also “pretty uplifting.”
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Hacking of Giannis’ accounts being investigated

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s social media accounts have been hacked, prompting an investigation.
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Cooks: Being traded 3 times shows ‘I’m wanted’

New Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks says he looks at being traded three times in his career “as a positive that I’m wanted.”
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Coronavirus: Internet child abuse images ‘not being deleted’

Campaigners say 90% fewer suspicious web addresses have been deleted during the pandemic.
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Dua Lipa thinks being called the Quarantine Queen is ‘funny’

The 24-year-old singer – who has been crowned New York Magazine’s Quarantine Queen – has kept fans entertained during the coronavirus pandemic
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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Being on Law and Order: SVU

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Being on Law and Order: SVU

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Steve Kerr: There was pressure being Michael Jordan’s teammate that I never felt from anybody

Steve Kerr both played on one of the best teams in NBA history and coached one of the best teams in NBA history. He’s been around great players his entire life. But Kerr says no one put the pressure on you like Michael Jordan. "There was a pressure that came with it when you were

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Coronavirus: Singer Christopher Cross ‘optimistic’ after being ‘sick for weeks’

The Grammy-winning US singer says he is “optimistic about improving” after being “sick for weeks”.
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Noah Cyrus on Being Compared to Sister Miley

The singer gets candid about her struggle growing up in a famous family and battle with depression. Watch.
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Rosalia: ‘I miss being on stage, I miss being in the street talking to my friends’

Rosalía spoke to Zane Lowe via FaceTime on Apple Music as part of a new initiative during lockdown called ‘At Home With…’. In today’s interview
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Coronavirus: Older people being ‘airbrushed’ out of virus figures

Charities call for more testing to establish how many people are dying with coronavirus in care homes.
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Laura Marling: ‘I was in danger of being bored of myself’

The songwriter on why her music had to change; and the family revelation that sparked a new song.
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Are minorities being hit hardest by coronavirus?

Statistics show people from ethnic minorities have been hard hit by coronavirus in the US, but what about the UK?
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Eddie Large death: ‘Not being with him as he died the hardest thing’

Hours before he died his family said he was joking with hospital nurses as they treated him.
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Sources: UFC 249 venue closer to being firmed

UFC 249, which has faced many obstacles in its planning stages, will soon have a confirmed location, sources told ESPN Sunday.
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‘Alternative Eurovision’ being planned after 2020’s contest was cancelled

Organisers say an alternative event will replace the contest, which was scrapped on Wednesday.
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Britney Spears Says She’s Being Bullied Over Her Instagram Posts

Britney Spears, 2017 Radio Disney Music AwardsIsn’t it finally time we left Britney Spears alone?!
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Noel Clarke: Being on screen seemed an impossibility when I started

Actor Noel Clarke has told Sky News he felt a career on screen was an “impossibility” when he started out, and that he is proud his work has helped to open doors for others.
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A billion Android smartphones at risk of being hacked

More than a billion Android smartphones are at risk of being hacked because they no longer receive security updates, according to consumer watchdog Which?
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LeBron: Being the best, not MVP, is motivation

For LeBron James, the NBA MVP award has “never motivated me.” Instead, what drives him is to be “the best player in the world,” James said heading into Friday’s showdown against reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Boychuk evaluated after being cut by skate to face

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk is being evaluated after leaving Tuesday night’s game after he was hit in the face by the skate of Montreal’s Artturi Lehkonen. Boychuk immediately went down to the ice with his hand covering his face.
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Conspiracy theories still being promoted despite YouTube crackdown – study

YouTube has almost completely suppressed certain conspiracy theories from being recommended to viewers on its platform, according to new research, but others are slipping past its filters.
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Kate Hudson Among Six Women Being Honored at Outstanding Mother Awards

The National Mother’s Day Committee has finalized its six honorees at the 42nd annual Outstanding Mother Awards.
The annual event, which takes place at The Pierre hotel in New York on May 7, will recognize Kate Hudson, actress and cofounder of lifestyle brand Fabletics, who has also launched a ready-to-wear clothing line called Happy x Nature, and a vodka brand, King St.; Marigay McKee, managing partner at Fernbrook Capital; Gail Tifford, chief brand officer of WW and co-founder of #SeeHer, an initiative to see women and girls portrayed accurately in media and advertising; Ellen Alemany, chairwoman and chief executive officer CIT, and as reported, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, co-anchors of NBC News’ “Today.”
The award recognizes the essential roles these women take on as parents, caregivers, mentors and leaders, as well as their positive impact on their communities.
“The women being recognized this year embody the strength and values of mothers who are leaving a positive mark in their communities, professions and family life,” said Laurie Dowley, chairman of the National Mother’s Day Committee. “The Mother’s Day Council has been honoring the achievements and dedication of hardworking mothers for more than 40 years, and we are thrilled to be celebrating this prestigious

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Bachelorette Alum Chad Johnson Breaks His Silence After Being Hospitalized

Chad JohnsonChad Johnson wants his followers to know he’s doing “fine.”
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Heather Planner died after being given other patient’s medicine

Carers gave the woman someone else’s medication four times a day for two days, inquest hears.
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Jets GM says Le’Veon Bell isn’t being shopped

Jets GM Joe Douglas said Tuesday that Le’Veon Bell isn’t being shopped, and that the team hopes Jamal Adams will be a Jet for life.
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Singer Duffy reveals she was drugged and raped while being held captive

The singer Duffy has said she was drugged and raped after being held captive by an attacker.
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Meghan Trainor’s dad in stable condition after being struck by car

The All About That Bass star is famously close to her dad, and he helped her write some songs on her 2011 album.
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BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies from cancer days after being admitted to hospice

BBC broadcaster Simon Warr has died from cancer two days after he was admitted to a hospice in a serious condition.
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Meghan Trainor’s Dad Hospitalized After Being Hit by Car

Gary Trainor, Meghan TrainorMeghan Trainor’s dad was suddenly in danger.
The famous songstress’ father Gary Trainor was hit by a car and hospitalized, the star’s rep confirmed to E! News. “He is…

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Dixie Crush Singer Lindsey Lagestee Dead at 25 After Being Hit by a Car

Lindsey Lagestee, Dixie CrushFans are mourning the death of Dixie Crush star Lindsey Lagestee.
The singer died on Monday, February 17 at the age of 25.
Fellow band member Jim Nonneman told Taste of Country…

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Gigi Hadid Opens Up About Being Told She Didn’t Have a ”Runway Body”

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Gigi Hadid Opens Up About Being Told She Didn’t Have a ”Runway Body”

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Wearable to spot Alzheimer’s being developed

Five million healthy volunteers will be used to map signs of the disease years before symptoms develop.
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NBA players ‘enjoy’ Steph Curry being out, Giannis Antetokounmpo says

Steph Curry and the Warriors ran roughshod over the NBA for five years, reaching five consecutive NBA Finals and putting together the league's greatest regular season ever with 73 wins in 2015-16. The 2019-20 season has not gone quite the same for Golden State, as Curry remains out since suffering a broken hand on Oct. 30. The Warriors now own the league's worst record at the All-Star break.

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AB apologizes to Steelers for being a distraction

Antonio Brown issued a public apology to the Pittsburgh Steelers, telling 93.7 The Fan on Thursday that he is sorry for being a distraction.
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Kendall Jenner on Being the "Best Version of Herself"

Yes, Kendall, you're dope! The "KUWTK" star opens up about the importance of staying true to herself in this day and age of social media. Watch!
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The Oscars Faces Backlash After Rejecting Postpartum Ad for Being ”Too Graphic”

Frida Mom, OscarsTurns out natural human processes aren’t suitable content for the 2020 Oscars.
On Feb. 5, the Frida brand, which makes personal care products for moms and babies, revealed their…

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Being rich helps you stay healthy for longer

Being wealthy can add years to a healthy lifespan, new research suggests.
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Katharine McPhee Has the Best Response After Being Told She ”Butchered” David Foster’s Song

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The 35-year-old singer and actress doesn’t have time for trolls on the internet. On Friday night, someone on Twitter called out the the…

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Jodie Turner-Smith Teases ”Old as Hell” Joshua Jackson for Not Being Instagram Savvy

Jodie Turner-Smith, Joshua JacksonIt looks like Jodie Turner-Smith has to be her own Instagram husband!
The Queen & Slim actress took over Joshua Jackson’s Instagram on Tuesday afternoon to poke some playful fun…

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Jodie Turner-Smith Teases ”Old as Hell” Joshua Jackson for Not Being Instagram Savvy

Jodie Turner-Smith, Joshua JacksonIt looks like Jodie Turner-Smith has to be her own Instagram husband!
The Queen & Slim actress took over Joshua Jackson’s Instagram on Tuesday afternoon to poke some playful fun…

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Sunken chest syndrome: ‘I’m being strangled inside’

Kerry Van Der Merwe has been fighting to be allowed surgery for a condition that baffles many GPs.
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Georgia Tech recruit dies after being hit by train

Incoming Georgia Tech freshman receiver Bryce Gowdy, who was set to enroll in school next week, has died after being struck by a train.
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Zac Efron Breaks His Silence After Reportedly Being Rushed to an Australian Hospital

Zac Efron, Sundance Film Festival 2019Zac Efron has a message for his fans.
News recently broke that the 32-year-old actor was rushed to a hospital in Australia after suffering a medical emergency during the filming of his…

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Zac Efron Breaks His Silence After Reportedly Being Rushed to an Australian Hospital

Zac Efron, Sundance Film Festival 2019Zac Efron has a message for his fans.
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Cancer patients to be put on fitness programmes within 48 hours of being diagnosed

Cancer patients will be enrolled in gym sessions before they can start chemotherapy to help their odds of survival.
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Tom Brady pens heartfelt message to his ‘idol’ Joe Montana after being named to NFL All-Time Team

In 100 years of the National Football League, no player has been to and won more Super Bowls than New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, now considered by many to be the Greatest Of All Time. Brady was recently named to the NFL's All-Time Team as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. Brady, who has kept a chip on his shoulder after being drafted in the sixth round and dislikes G.O.A.T. talk, used the honor as an opportunity to praise the quarterback he grew up idolizing in Northern California: Joe Montana.

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Caroline Flack writes defiant Instagram post after being warned to stay off social media

TV presenter Caroline Flack has vowed not to be “silenced” after pleading not guilty to attacking her boyfriend Lewis Burton with a lamp.
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Seahawks RB Lynch: Being back ‘a great feeling’

Despite the recent pickups of Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin, Pete Carroll said Seattle “will lean” on rookie sixth-round pick Travis Homer at running back.
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Decriminalising non-payment of licence fee being considered

The government will be “reviewing” whether non-payment of the BBC licence fee should be decriminalised, the prime minister’s official spokesman has confirmed.
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Man killed by Lexus car being remotely started

Michael Kosanovich was standing between two cars when one was accidentally started with a remote.
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Real Housewives of Orange County’s Kelly Dodd Says Being Engaged Feels “So Liberating”

Kelly Dodd, Rick Leventhal Real Housewives of Orange County star Kelly Dodd is in engagement bliss.
The reality star and her fiancé, Fox News correspondent Rick Leventhal, announced their engagement in…

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Facebook risks being ‘one-stop grooming shop’ over encryption plans

Facebook risks becoming a “one-stop grooming shop” if it presses ahead with plans to encrypt across all its messaging services, the NSPCC has warned.
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McVay ‘not being an idiot,’ using RB Gurley more

Rams coach Sean McVay said running back Todd Gurley’s role in the offense has increased because the coach is “not being an idiot. … He’s done a nice job handling a bigger workload,” McVay said.
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Adam Sandler Recalls His and Chris Farley’s Reaction to Being Fired From Saturday Night Live

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Adam Sandler has been a staple in the Hollywood comedy circle for years. After his tenure on Saturday Night Live, the comedian starred in hit films like The…

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Terrelle Pryor arrested, recovering after being stabbed

Free agent NFL wide receiver Terrelle Pryor has been arrested and is in stable condition after being stabbed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, overnight, CBS Sports reports. Pryor was stabbed in the shoulder and chest, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. "Former NFL WR Terrelle Pryor underwent surgery this morning and is in critical condition after being stabbed last night at his Pittsburgh apartment in the shoulder and chest, per source," Schefter wrote on Twitter on Saturday morning.

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Why Kelly Dodd Was Being Savage About Everybody’s The Real Housewives of Orange County Hair

The Real Housewives of Orange County Season 14It’s trip time on The Real Housewives of Orange County. The ladies left California for the humidity of Miami on a trip hosted by newbie Braunwyn Windham-Burke. Trips are when old wounds are…

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Nicole Byer Tries Her Hand At Being a Nailed It Contestant In Sneak Peek

Nicole Byer, Nailed It, Sleighed ItNicole Byer sure can host Nailed It, but can she nail it herself?
In today’s episode of Netflix’s Youtube series Sleighed It, Byer and Sugar Rush Christmas (and Nightly Pop) host…

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Why being kind could help you live longer

A new institute has been set up to study kindness – as an antidote to an increasingly polarised world.
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Stephen Curry calls out Michael Jordan for being a hater

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is one of the best players in the NBA. When he retires, it's possible he'll go down as the defining player of his generation. But that hasn't won over Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan just yet.

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Jason Garrett sends two home for being late to meeting

div The Cowboys are coming off a bye week, so there's no reason to not be well-rested. p So when a pair of players were late to meetings Tuesday, coach Jason Garrett sent them home. p According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, defensive tackles Antwaun Woods and Trysten Hill were held out of practice because of their tardiness.

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Josh Duhamel x Lolë’s New Athleisure Line Is Perfect For Being Outdoorsy and Stylish

Josh Duhamel x LolëWe love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not…

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Naomi Campbell Recalls Being the “Only Black Model in a Show of 70 Girls”

Naomi CampbellNaomi Campbell was a supermodel surrounded but alone.
While the runway icon is one of the most famous figures in fashion history, as she recalled to WSJ. Magazine at the WSJ Tech Live…

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How Paul Rudd Turned Being the Nicest Guy in the Room Into Superstardom

Paul RuddBy all accounts, there are very few people in Hollywood nicer than Paul Rudd.
If you search “Paul Rudd nice guy” on Google, a lengthy list full of headlines with variations on the…

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How fast do you walk? New warning about being a slow walker

A slow pace of walking in middle age could be a sign of accelerated ageing, a study has found.
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SpongeBob SquarePants accused of being ‘violent’ and ‘racist’ by academic

The children’s cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants has been accused of normalising the “violent” and “racist” colonisation of indigenous lands.
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Renee Zellweger on Judy, Hollywood and being her own worst critic

Renee Zellweger has told Sky News she is her own worst critic, saying she feels a responsibility not to let others down when making her films.
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Danielle Cohn: Are teen influencers being exploited?

Danielle Cohn posts provocative images and videos. She says she is 15, but her father claims she is younger.
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Children being denied new cancer drugs

Doctors say the rules are “too cautious” for giving innovative medicines to children.
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Johnny Depp defends Dior advert accused of being racially insensitive

Johnny Depp has defended his latest advert for Sauvage cologne after the video was accused of being racially insensitive to Native Americans.
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Fleabag’s ‘hot priest’ on being referred to as ‘openly gay’

Fleabag actor Andrew Scott has said being referred to as an “openly gay” actor implies a defiance that he does not feel.
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Paul McCartney on being a ‘Grandude’ children’s author

The Beatles legend talks about writing a story book inspired by his grandchildren.
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Life-saving organ transplant opportunities being missed

Families are being urged to discuss donation to boost transplant numbers.
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Sheryl Crow on her final album, #MeToo and being an outsider in the 1990s

The star talks about singing with her heroes on her 11th and apparently final album Threads.
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QB sleepers: Five guys being undervalued

Our analysts deliver their 2019 sleeper picks. First up, QBs, with many of the signal-callers bringing an added dimension with their legs.

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Facebook confirms ‘news tab’ being launched in US

Facebook has confirmed it will be launching a “news tab” in the US following reports it has begun to contact media companies to license their stories, but the company remains a competitor to most of them.
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Singer airlifted to hospital after being bitten by rattlesnake

Singer Mike Posner has shared a video from hospital after being bitten by a rattlesnake.
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Frank Skinner on fan selfies, interviews in vans and being a pushy dad

Frank Skinner has been in the comedy business for nearly 30 years, and on the day I interview him he needs all the humour he can muster.
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Horrible Histories: Author Terry Deary on being ‘a fish out of water’

Why Terry Deary rejects the establishment and avoids literary festivals.
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'I will never stop being grateful': Apple CEO Tim Cook cites Stonewall riots at Stanford graduation

'I will never stop being grateful': Apple CEO Tim Cook cites Stonewall riots at Stanford graduationApple CEO Tim Cook discussed the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots at Stanford University's 2019 graduation ceremony.



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Knicks winning at being the joke of free agency

For an extended period of time, New York Knicks fans hoped their team was on the cusp of a franchise-saving offseason. That isn’t happening.

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Damon Young on the ‘Absurdity’ of Being Black

The co-founder of the cultural criticism website Very Smart Brothas mines his experiences in a new memoir, “What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker.”
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Bill Cosby led away in cuffs after being jailed

Television actor Bill Cosby has been jailed for up to a decade for sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.
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Happy doesn’t cover it.

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On Being Found Unconscious in a Nevada Brothel

Now that it appears, thankfully, that former NBA player and Kardashian in-law, Lamar Odom, is going to be okay, we are free to banter about the preposterous serendipity of being found unconscious in, of all places, a licensed whorehouse tucked away on the remote and barren landscape of the Mojave Desert.

In addition to emitting a genuine sigh of relief at Odom’s recovery, coupled, admittedly, with a raised eyebrow and roll of the eyes at the whole string of indignities that had to accompany such a circumstance, we are also free to speculate as to who among us would pay the greatest “public relations” price for such notoriety.

Let us consider 10 stations in life and rank them accordingly. Here they are in descending order, with the person paying the steepest price listed first, and the person paying, arguably, no price at all (indeed, rising in stature as a result), listed last.

1. CLERGYMAN. It’s no contest. Despite prostitution being legal in parts of Nevada, no one who makes his living communing with God and offering spiritual counseling to the public is going to beat a seedy rap like this. Legal or not, his career is going to take an enormous hit. Unless his book is a bestseller, he’ll probably have to find a real job.

2. POLITICIAN. Ditto for an elected official, even one representing a district in Nevada. It’s bad enough visiting a brothel and paying strangers to have sex with you, but being so recklessly uninhibited that you allow yourself to black out, and have to be scraped off the floor by paramedics will likely render you “unelectable,” even as a Democrat.

3. CEO. It’s not the sex we object to, it’s the manner in which it was obtained. You run a company, you employee hundreds of people, and yet you can’t find a local woman to accommodate you? You have to schlepp all the way out to the desert to get relief? CEO’s should appear confident and resolute. This makes you appear needy.

4. DOCTOR. Not just any doctor. It has to be a cardiologist, neurosurgeon, psychiatrist or orthopedic surgeon, otherwise it won’t resonate. If you’re a podiatrist, proctologist or acne doctor, the obloquy will be minimal, and no one except your patients, fellow MD’s and attending nurses are likely to care.

5. ANCHOR MAN. It’s a job that requires presentation, steadiness, credibility and, dare I say, trust. Sorry, but you relinquish the whole package when you party yourself right into a coma.

6. MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER. You show up in a $ 3,000 suit and a $ 400 haircut, and charge $ 150,000 to address an audience on the topic of “Putting the Entrepreneurial Spirit to Work for You,” and then people read that you dropped $ 75,000 during a visit to a Nevada cathouse called the Love Ranch? You’ll bounce back, but it’s impossible to come away totally unscathed. Maybe lower your quote to $ 100,000.

7. AVANT GARDE ARTIST (poet, painter, sculptor). Fortunately, because people aren’t certain what you do in the first place, you will be given an inordinate amount of slack. If you were a construction worker or fry cook, they’d want to see you hang by your jimmy-whatnots, but given that you’re an existential poet, they’ll keep a respectful distance.

8. PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE. People, especially men, might wonder why you “have to pay for it,” but because you’re a celebrity jock the public will continue to judge you by what you do on the field, diamond or court, not what you do for recreation. Virtuoso athletic performance trumps almost everything.

9. ACTOR. Britain has its royal family, and America has its Hollywood actors. Unless it involves violence directed toward another person, we’re willing to forgive the most atrocious self-destructive behavior. Because we see them as creative geniuses, the normal rules don’t apply. It’s part envy, part admiration, part hero worship. We’re hooked.

10. ROCK STAR. Not only will his career not take a hit, but once word spreads and everyone learns what happened, he will become even more popular, more notorious. Imagine if it were Keith Richards (not now, but when he was younger). His reputation would not only have remained untarnished, it would’ve been sanctified.

Best of luck, Lamar. Seriously. Loved you with the Lakers. Get well, dude.

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Justin Bieber Opens Up To Complex Magazine About Being Arrested

Justin Bieber is Complex magazine’s latest cover star.

The 21-year-old, who was photographed by David Black for the mag, opens up about everything from his infamous arrest in Miami to how he deals with all the critics. 

Speaking about that time he urinated in a bucket at a club, the Biebs said, “Honestly, I think the pissing in the bucket wasn’t as big as people made it seem. Just because, dude, think about it. Imagine, you hear that fucking Ozzy Osbourne pisses backstage. Immediately, ‘Oh, he’s a freaking rock star!’ As soon as I do it, ‘He’s being a brat.'” 

He continued, “Dude, what is bratty about pissing in a bucket? I had to go piss — we all have to pee.” He has a point — we all do have to pee, but at least most of us have the decency to do it in a restroom, even if said restroom is on the opposite side of where we are. 

The singer also called out the Miami police (who arrested and charged him for DUI and drag racing last year), saying, “they just wanted press.”

“I never was speeding; I never was drag racing … The cop supposedly wanted to be famous for arresting celebrities, and someone had heard him say that prior to that,” he said. “He was like, ‘Put your hands on the hood!’ I was like, what? I lifted my hands and I was like, ‘What do you mean, what’s going on?’ He was like, “I told you, put your hands on the hood! Now you’re under arrest for resisting arrest!'” 

“I felt it, dude. I was just like, Oh, they’re trying to get me right now at any cost. I went in, and I’m telling you, that 24 hours sucked. It was really cold. That was the worst part.” Poor Biebs.

To read the whole interview, head over to Complex

 

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The treasure; or, Hours in solitude. Being a selection of the best of pieces from different good authors; with a few originals

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: … TREASURE CHAPTER I THE WISE MAN AND THE FOOt THERE is no justification for the idea that cousins ought to have similar tastes and aspirations any more than that they ought to be alike in form and feature. And yet when people were told that George Harvey and Thomas Ewins were cousins they would generally say: "What! Those two cousins! Well! Who would have thought it!" Certainly the cousins had a few things in common: they had no other near relatives and they lived together, sharing the same joint, the same dish of vegetables, the same pudding, the same loaf, the same domestic et ceteras, provided by Mrs. Bowers. They did not, however, share the same philosophy. They did not often discuss it–as philosophy. But every now and then they raised voices in scorn, each finely overflowing with contempt for the other. They had both had to make their way in life as they had been left fatherless at a tender age, and had sown and reaped for themselves almost from the early teens. Harvey was a printer and for some few years past had managed the business formerly belonging to Edward Gollam, but now the sole property of his sorrowful and not well-to-do widow. When Mr. Gollam died and left his widow with four girls and a printing business, Ewins told his cousin to ask for a partnership, or start printing on his own account. But Mrs. Gollam wondered so pathetically how she "could manage with four girls; if one had been a boy it would have been different, particularly if he had been old enough to step in his father's shoes, but girls . . . and how could she manage a business that she knew nothing of?" And when a woman (or man for that matter) looked pathetically helpless George Harvey was always touched. It was quite true that George Harvey might have made…
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Being an Empowered Patient: Paperback: Createspace: 9781500502003: 17 Sep 2014: Being An Empowered Patient: An Advocacy Guide offers readers an insightful direction when encountering health related issues. Topics addressed in this book include basic medical terms, choosing a doctor, the Affordable Care Act, medical malpractice, and insurance companies. Short stories, based on actual events, further explain these and other concepts. Ultimately, this book enables its readers to face healt.

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Being Calm and Mindful for Your Child

The school year is just starting all over the country; children will be encountering new teachers, higher expectations, peers who may have grown or matured in varying degrees over the summer, and changing alliances among those peers. Your child may face a calm re-entry to the school year, or may be distressed to find himself in very unfamiliar, and unhappy, territory. Your child may look to you for comfort and support; how are you going to handle your role?

While every parent wants his or her child to be happy, successful, and well-liked, we don’t always get our wish. If your child is the one who comes home with a long face and teary eyes, be prepared to offer assistance that will build his skill-set and improve his level of resilience; comfort him, and help him search for what will help him the most. This would NOT mean providing solutions and answers, but helping him discover those solutions and answers on his own.

If your child is upset over a school issue, do not become overemotional about the issue.

  • Stop and think: What else could be true? What might my child have left out of the story (intentionally or unintentionally)? Do not relate this situation to one that involved you when you were young. Realize this is a completely new situation that involves your child, not you.
  • Ask questions. Exactly what happened? What were the responses? What did you say? How did you say it? How do you think it sounded/seemed to the other purple involved? What led up to the situation?
  • Who else was there? Was there someone you could have asked for help about this at the time? Is this a big deal, or just a little something that happened? Is this worth worrying about, or could it be forgotten so tomorrow can be a fresh start?
  • If someone says something about this incident tomorrow, how can your child respond that is neither unkind nor sarcastic to anyone, but treats the situation as no big deal so things don’t have to get out of hand?
  • Is there an adult at school to whom your child could speak about this privately? Is there a teacher, counselor, administrator, or nurse who he trusts to keep a confidence, and give good advice?
  • What can your child try, on his own, to solve this problem? What could be done differently next time? Or, with whom can your child spend his time instead of with that person(s)?
  • Responding calmly to events that involve neither hurt nor intimidation, nor danger of any kind, lets your child know that not every issue needs to be treated like a major catastrophe. Sometimes things just don’t go our way; we can learn to accept this gracefully, and then move on to the next event.

If situations are reoccurring for your child, it may be advisable for you, as the adult, to speak confidentially to a teacher or counselor. Ask if they are aware of the event. Ask if they feel you need to be involved, or how they can help your child move forward. The object is to avoid over-parenting, a pattern that can compromise children’s autonomy, mastery, and personal growth. Rather, help your child grow into a competent, kind, resourceful person who has the resilience to survive the tough times.

Good luck; let me know how it goes.

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Being in Love

I want to feel joy for joy’s sake
Not wanting to earn it
Or reach it
Or arrive finally at its door
After working
And seeking
After years of wracking pursuit, falling at the threshold
Begging for mercy and entry and somewhere to rest and sleep in peace.

No.

I want to awaken there
Dancing on the head of that pin
Smiling in my sleep
And rising to a peppy dawn
I want to jump up in inspiration for the new day
I want to take pen to paper
And explode upon the page,
my existence on this planet
At this time, at this place, in this body, with this mind, and countenance, and spirit and soul
With these eyeballs, and ears, and fingers, and taste buds, and ability to experience aromas, exotic and sublime, miraculously breathing in and out, and in and out again.

I want my moments of being alive to be a celebration of the moments I get to be alive
Love the people I get to love
Feel the love of those whose energy, flow, willingness for interbeing, makes me somehow feel loved, too.

I want to bathe in child-like wonder
For innocent experience, naked awareness, clear seeing
Present a truer reality
A realization longstanding
A wisdom
Transcendent of deluded mind, frightened mind, ego mind, hurt-child mind
To original mind, mirror-like
and free
I stand, reflecting awe, embracing mystery, curious, openhearted, immersed in the now and loving the opportunity to be in love with this very life.

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16 Dresses That Have No Business Being Called Dresses

Sheer dresses, short dresses, barely-there dresses — when it comes to red carpet attired, we’ve seen it all. Literally

But sometimes celebrities leave too little to the imagination. Below we’ve rounded up 16 dresses that have absolutely no business being called dresses.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland Talks Being Unapologetically Black And More

This is an excerpt from Essence magazine’s September 2015 cover story “Stepping Up” about American Ballet Theatre ballerina Misty Copeland. The article was written by Julee Wilson, senior fashion editor at The Huffington Post. 

“…One of Copeland’s most endearing qualities, beyond dancing on her toes and making it look easy, is the fact that she’s so unapologetically Black. ‘It’s easy for someone who isn’t Black or other or who has never experienced racism to dismiss what I’m saying…it’s easier for them to say, ‘Why do you focus so much on that? You’re a beautiful dancer.’ But the reason I’m here and I have this voice is because I’m Black.’ Copeland tells me that she has never tried to pretend that ballet doesn’t have a race problem. She recounts times fellow dancers told her that some American Ballet Theatre (ABT) staff members were overheard saying, ‘Misty stands out too much because of her skin color.’ With that said, Copeland’s singular mission is changing the landscape of ballet by promoting Project Plié, an initiative launched in September 2013 by ABT with Copeland on the advisory board to increase racial and ethnic representation at ballet companies around the country. Copeland also mentors several dancers on the rise. At the moment she has more than a dozen mentees (including identical twin brothers Naazir and Shaakir Muhammad, who are currently standout students at the School of ABT). ‘I’m going to continue to be who I am and my experiences as a Black woman have made me who I am. All of a sudden now that I’m in this position, I’m not going to say, ‘I’m just a dancer.’ It’s a huge deal because I’m a Black woman. That’s why it’s a big deal…” 

Read more at Essence.com or pick up the September issue on newsstands August 14.  

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Do You Know Why I’m Pulling You Over, Being Wildly Aggressive, And Charging You With Assault Today, Sir?

Good afternoon, sir. Go ahead and roll your window all the way down for me. My name is Officer Daniel McEwen from the Greene County Police Department. Now, do you know why I’m pulling you over today, being overly aggressive, and charging you with a felony count of assaulting a police officer?

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Help Your Child Make Friends By Being Irresistibly Awesome

Are playdates a time for you to kick back and relax while your child is finally, blessedly, occupied? Don’t let yourself off the hook that easily, you slacker. Don’t you know your kid’s popularity and self-esteem are riding entirely on your ability to be the hook that draws friends back to your house as easily as dirt is drawn to your stupid beige carpeting? Anyway, here are some tried and true ways to be That Mom that kids whisper about, and not just because you forgot to take off your whitening strips and talked with a lisp at pickup.

1. Hover.

Every minute that your kid and his friend play on their own is another minute that can’t be spent on papier mache masks of dinosaurs. I mean, he SAID his friend liked dinosaurs. Look, you can use the popsicle sticks to make skull crests. Expert tip: The older the kids are, the more they like papier mache.

2. Reminisce.

You used to play Barbie too! You had the Dream House and you would make Ken pick Barbie up there to take her to prom. Other times, you would make Barbie and Ken into parents and Skipper was their sassy teenage daughter. You think you actually have some photos of you playing Barbie, if everyone wants to join you in the attic with the albums. It’ll just take a sec.

3. Tell funny jokes.

Expert tip: Teenagers secretly like really corny knock knock jokes. Make sure to have at least 50 at your disposal. If they aren’t laughing by joke #10, bring out the ones that involve puns. Oh wait, that’s all of them!

4. Fit in.

If they’re playing dress up, you play dress up. If they’re playing rock band, you play rock band. If they’re giggling about boys they like in school, in the privacy of your daughter’s room, use a cleverly secreted baby monitor to pick up on their conversation, and yell loudly upstairs: “Josh is definitely cuter!” Total bonding moment.

5. Provide snacks.

Endless snacks. Every time they try to leave, give them something else to eat. Preferably filled with sugar and food coloring. Nothing says, “I’m going to drop my kid off here every afternoon” to parents like a kid stuffed with cookies and Pixie Stix an hour before dinner. Bam, you’ve made your kid a best friend.

6. Buy them stuff.

To really make a hit, buy your kid’s friend something really expensive and/or something you already know he’s getting for his birthday from his parents. Don’t worry, he doesn’t look uncomfortable, he looks grateful.

7. The more the merrier.

Host your book club at the same time as your teenage son has a friend over to play video games. When Martha starts crying about her divorce again, as she’s wont to do after too many sangrias, ask your son’s friend if he agrees that a beautiful woman like Martha will meet a new guy in no time, and one that isn’t a narcissistic controlling jerk. Relatedly…

8. Ask them for advice.

Your daughter’s friend has excellent fashion taste. What would she like more than telling you which of your jeans from ten years ago make you look svelte and which make you look dowdy? It’s fun for everyone. Make sure to tell her that the only reason you gained those extra pounds was comfort eating during that rough patch in your marriage a couple years ago. She’s very wise for a 7-year-old.

9. Invite their parents.

When your child’s friend’s mom excitedly confirms, “This is drop off right? So convenient because you live right by Ikea, and — ” make sure to cut her off and invite her for coffee and homemade pie. Don’t be shy to tell her how you found a special recipe on Pinterest for just this occasion and threw out two pies that came out wrong before this one. It’s so cute when moms and their kids are all friends together.

10. Invite them yourself.

If for some reason, you’ve tried all of the above tactics, and your poor, socially inept child has ended up with fewer friends visiting the house rather than more, don’t lose heart. Reach out to your kids’ friends yourself, via social media, text or, even better, handwritten notes. Don’t let your child become friendless on your watch. And your wedding video isn’t going to watch itself!

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After Being Denied 73 Years Ago, 92-Year-Old Black Woman Finally Receives Her Library Card

Ninety-two-year-old Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she attempted to check out a book from the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her school, which is an HBCU, didn’t carry the book she needed for a history class so she visited the local library. According to her daughter, Deborah Thompson, Pearl was denied a library card because she was black, so instead, she was sent to the building’s basement to read the book.

“I expected to go in and get a book,” Pearl told News & Observer.

Seventy-three years later, Pearl returned to Raleigh with her daughter and granddaughter and finally got her library card.

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Pearl Thompson signs the back of her library card.

“She was fighting good health but she was determined to make this trip,” Deborah told HuffPost. She said Pearl is currently battling kidney disease and suffers from heart issues — but she wouldn’t let that stop her.

The Olivia Raney Library was the city’s first public library and later became a part of the larger Wake County Public Library system. In the 1960’s, it merged with Richard B. Harrison Library — a library Deborah said Pearl helped to launch — which only served blacks at the time. The Olivia Raney Library, which is now closed, serves as a local history library and the administration at Cameron Village Library, which opened right after Olivia Raney Library closed, held a ceremony in Pearl’s honor last week.

“We all felt that the presentation of Mrs. Thompson’s library card needed to be honored with a ceremony and we also wanted the opportunity to rectify a mistake of the past,” Ann Burlingame, deputy director of Wake County Public Libraries, told The Huffington Post on Tuesday.

After college, Pearl, who has always been an advocate for education, went on to become a teacher in Raleigh for nearly fifty years.

“I was determined that when I became a teacher every child would have an opportunity to learn to read,” Pearl said at the ceremony. “A little boy [had] Down’s syndrome and they said he would never learn to read. And I taught him to read. Even to the point he wrote books himself.”

Thompson moved to Ohio with her husband after 12 years as a teacher in Raleigh, and she now lives in Cincinnati where she taught for 37 years. Decades after her days in college, she said she doesn’t hold a grudge against the library and their poor treatment.

“I don’t hold any kind of hate in my heart, because that doesn’t do it,” she said. “That doesn’t get you there.”

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Pearl Thompson with deputy director Ann Burlingame.

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After Being Denied 73 Years Ago, 92-Year-Old Black Woman Finally Receives Her Library Card

Ninety-two-year-old Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she attempted to check out a book from the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her school, which is an HBCU, didn’t carry the book she needed for a history class so she visited the local library. According to her daughter, Deborah Thompson, Pearl was denied a library card because she was black, so instead, she was sent to the building’s basement to read the book.

“I expected to go in and get a book,” Pearl told News & Observer.

Seventy-three years later, Pearl returned to Raleigh with her daughter and granddaughter and finally got her library card.

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Pearl Thompson signs the back of her library card.

“She was fighting good health but she was determined to make this trip,” Deborah told HuffPost. She said Pearl is currently battling kidney disease and suffers from heart issues — but she wouldn’t let that stop her.

The Olivia Raney Library was the city’s first public library and later became a part of the larger Wake County Public Library system. In the 1960’s, it merged with Richard B. Harrison Library — a library Deborah said Pearl helped to launch — which only served blacks at the time. The Olivia Raney Library, which is now closed, serves as a local history library and the administration at Cameron Village Library, which opened right after Olivia Raney Library closed, held a ceremony in Pearl’s honor last week.

“We all felt that the presentation of Mrs. Thompson’s library card needed to be honored with a ceremony and we also wanted the opportunity to rectify a mistake of the past,” Ann Burlingame, deputy director of Wake County Public Libraries, told The Huffington Post on Tuesday.

After college, Pearl, who has always been an advocate for education, went on to become a teacher in Raleigh for nearly fifty years.

“I was determined that when I became a teacher every child would have an opportunity to learn to read,” Pearl said at the ceremony. “A little boy [had] Down’s syndrome and they said he would never learn to read. And I taught him to read. Even to the point he wrote books himself.”

Thompson moved to Ohio with her husband after 12 years as a teacher in Raleigh, and she now lives in Cincinnati where she taught for 37 years. Decades after her days in college, she said she doesn’t hold a grudge against the library and their poor treatment.

“I don’t hold any kind of hate in my heart, because that doesn’t do it,” she said. “That doesn’t get you there.”

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Pearl Thompson with deputy director Ann Burlingame.

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Eli Roth On Being ‘Almost Killed’ By Fire While Filming ‘Inglourious Basterds’

Quentin Tarantino films have a distinctive style, most recognizably characterized by a crazy amount blood and guts. In one of the more memorable scenes from his 2009 revenge-on-the-Nazis movie “Inglourious Basterds,” Sgt. Donny Donowitz, aka “The Bear Jew,” literally shoots Hitler’s face off in a burning French cinema. The sequence is unforgettable, but it almost came at the cost of several lives, according to Eli Roth, the actor who played Donowitz.

When Roth dropped by HuffPost Live to discuss his Shark Week talk show “Shark After Dark,” host Josh Zepps asked about the scene and the danger it created for the cast and crew.

“Yeah, we were almost killed doing that sequence,” Roth replied casually.

With the set being built on a “fire-stage,” the fires in the scene were supposed to be controlled. But when the scene was actually filmed, with all the final set pieces like flags and seats actually in the room, the fires grew much bigger and hotter than expected.

“[The flames] were spreading so exponentially,” Roth remembered. “They said if we were in there another 15 seconds, the stage we were on would have collapsed and we all would have been killed.”

Roth and the crew luckily got out right before the situation could have taken a turn for the worst, but clearly no one is safe in Tarantino’s world.

Watch Roth discuss this near-disaster in the video above, and click here for his full HuffPost Live conversation.

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Youre Being Googled! Building an Online Presence and Networking Strategy That Advances Your Career

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Mindy Kaling on Being a Bridesmaid: “You’re a MAID and You Know It”

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It Ain’t Easy Being an in-Law

Any family relationship is complex, but in-law relationships are particularly difficult because they have the obligations and expectations of family without the benefits of intimacy, comfort, and support. This is especially true when the relationships are new. In-laws do not know each other’s personality quirks and passions. They have little idea which buttons they can push, what happens when they push one, and which buttons the new person will push in them. They have not survived disagreements and arguments. In-laws do not share a common history. They are virtual strangers.

The expectation that these strangers will immediately become loving members of our clans is unrealistic. It takes years to merge a newcomer into the family. Many misunderstandings may be suffered before in-laws can trust that they can truly work together, and many never do. On the positive side, in-laws also lack the “baggage” that comes from years of less-than-positive family interactions. That can make the new in-law easier to deal with than one’s own offspring or one’s own parents.
Nonetheless, from the very beginning, in-laws are expected to be present at events only open to family. Or in-laws may be imposed upon for favors or commitments usually reserved for close friends. Sometimes they are asked for financial or personal sacrifices greater than they would request from their closest friends. Either generation might resent these requests from someone related by neither blood nor choice.

We become an in-law by a decision made by someone else. The younger generation makes the choice of partner, but they have no say in all the relatives who come along with their mate. The older generation often has no input. Both generations feel resentful that they are saddled with relations and obligations they did not choose. Those who wish to control their own fates are frustrated. Parents assumed their child would marry someone from their own socioeconomic, cultural, national, or religious group, but the child chooses differently. Or the parents assume their child would marry a perfect superstar, but instead he or she marries a mere mortal. In short, the reality does not measure up to the parents’ fantasy.

The in-law child, too, faces disappointment. Some have barely met the in-laws before they find themselves enmeshed in their spouse’s family. The new family differs in ways large and small. One family maybe closer, the other more distant. The new in-law family may have all the friction of one’s own family plus some new and unfamiliar problems. How easy it is for everyone to be disappointed.

Other times, parents are thrilled at first and disappointed later. The disillusionment can come for any number of reasons. Perhaps the parents had hoped they would be included in the lives of their grandchildren and they are not. Or perhaps siblings are asked to babysit more than they want. Sometimes parents become irate at the in-law child because they cannot protect their own children from mistakes and so they fault the in-law child. Parents often blame the in-law because it is too painful to admit that their own children and grandchildren are just as imperfect as their own families. In brief, they have their own version of ideal, and they blame the in-law for the imperfections that are part of life.

In-law children may have expected no relationship with the parents of their new spouse and discover that they are embedded in a whole circle they did not bargain for. They may be expected to help out their spouse’s parents and siblings on the weekend or socialize with family, when they don’t have time for their own friends and family. Or they may have expected the in-laws to fill in all the holes their parents left and they do not. They may have wanted the perfect parents who are all-forgiving and who give money and time generously, only to find their in-laws are just as flawed as their own parents. The parents-in-law may be completely involved in their own lives and have little time or interest in getting to know the new family member. Both generations must cope with the imperfect.

Excerpted from Ruth Nemzoff’s new book, Don’t Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws Into Family(Palgrave/Macmillan, September 2012)

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Lindsey Graham Doesn’t Think Being Single Will Hurt His White House Chances

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, would be just fine being single in the White House — and he doesn’t think voters will mind either.

Graham, who has never married, told The Huffington Post on Saturday that he didn’t think his marital status would affect his chances of winning the presidency.

“It’s up to people to make that decision. I feel real comfortable with who I am and the life I’ve lived. I’ve got a wonderful, supportive family. And the last time I checked, I didn’t see a sign on the White House that said ‘single people need not apply,'” Graham said at an event hosted by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) in Boone, Iowa. “So I am good to go, I think I’d be a good commander-in-chief and I’d work really hard as president for everybody and for your family.”

Only two bachelors, James Buchanan and Grover Cleveland, have ever been elected president.

Since joining the presidential race last week, Graham has sought to highlight his foreign policy experience. According to HuffPost Pollster, which aggregates publicly available polling data, Graham is at the bottom of the 2016 Republican field.

Video interview contributed by Samantha-Jo Roth in Boone, Iowa.

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I Want to Outlive My Child (And 3 Other Horrible Truths About Being a Special Needs Parent)

We all know the brave, strong, inspiring images of parents of kids with significant special needs who wear their challenges like a suit of armor. I have been that parent sometimes. I have also been the parent who is crying so hard that I can’t speak because I don’t know what to do. There are also several dark truths that we all feel, but mostly don’t discuss.

1. I want to outlive my child.

We live in fear of what will happen to our son or daughter when we die. Where will they live? Will anyone care for them like we have? I know there are excellent group homes out there and I know that I can’t afford any of them. I know there are compassionate, wonderful people who work in state-funded homes, but I don’t know how to find them. These are thoughts that steal sleep or wake me in the middle of the night.

2. Most of us dread summer.

The majority of special needs kids need routine like the rest of us need air. School provides the structure these kids need and the break or daycare the parents need. It is an awful misrepresentation to call school daycare, but it’s a harsh reality most of us face because after middle school, it is exceedingly difficult to find a daycare that will accept our child. Some states have excellent summer school programs. In most, however, there is so little funding for special needs summer school that the slots go to those who are close friends with Harry Potter.

I am fortunate to be able to stay home full-time with my son, Caleb, but it makes summer drag out like endless loops of fishing wire. The first month of summer we usually search for routine with lots of swimming (which results in several ear infections), lots of visits to the library, maybe a movie or two and my feeble attempts to emulate the educational models Caleb’s teacher flawlessly presents every day. At some point in those four weeks, Caleb begs out of these activities. He wants to be at school with his teachers and his friends. Their routine trumps anything I could even attempt.

By the time school resumes, I am weakened and depressed from the toll of long summer days. Caleb’s health issues make summer even more challenging, because he can’t regulate his body temperature and will die if he gets too hot. Summer camps are usually not an option for him because of his specific temperature needs. Aside from swimming, we are restricted indoors and that takes a toll on both of us.

3. Worse than summer, we dread the day our child turns 21.

Federal law requires that students with disabilities can attend public school until the year in which they turn 21. It is amazing that education is extended for these students, but it ends there. After age 21, parents are left scrambling to find programs for their young adults. I have visited several day programs that mimic school for young adults. Some are really structured and provide wonderful outlets for young adults with special needs. These are usually the ones that cost the most, excluding many of the people who need these programs. Some of these programs provide services for a few hours a day, not a full day, which leaves parents who work with untenable choices.

Because our kids are mentally much younger than age 21, many of us are reluctant to start the search for a group home until we are physically unable to care for our child. At a time when our friends are either enjoying or dreading an empty nest, we are left with no choices.

4. We often have to take away our child’s rights to make their own decisions.

When our special needs child reaches age 18, many of us have to file for guardianship. This is a complicated process which involves attorneys (and their fees), court appearances and letters from doctors. The premise is that because the child is chronologically an adult, they have the right to refuse medical treatment, including things like an ambulance ride, necessary medications or surgeries. An ambulance could show up at the front door and if the young adult doesn’t want to get on it, the ambulance drivers have to respect their wishes, unless guardianship is in place and the parent can demand that the young adult be treated.

Guardianship may be necessary, but it is one of the hardest things I have ever had to do for Caleb. It boils down to petitioning the court to acknowledge that he is an incapacitated person. It is effectively taking away his right to make his own decisions, and that is a very sad process. I walked out of court the day guardianship was final with my head down and my heart heavy.
I believe these are universal unspoken truths for special needs parents. They weigh us down even when we’re not thinking of them. So, if you see one of us on a good day and we still seem a bit down, it’s because the future looms like a black cloud that fills the whole sky. We all want the best for our kids and many of us fear we may not be able to provide it.

These are ugly, frightening thoughts. I spent the majority of Caleb’s childhood trying to avoid them and the guilt they impose. As time does, it has brought these issues to the surface, which requires action. I have a blog called neverlandwithoutagps.com and it was born out of these ideas. My son will always be Peter Pan, a child in an adult’s body. I find us living in Neverland without much guidance. I am leaning heavily on my friends with older kids, listening to what they have learned and watching what they do. I hope by the time Caleb is 21 that I will be able to help the parents coming along behind us.

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Charlize Theron: ‘Girls Need To Know That Being A Feminist Is A Good Thing’

Every time Charlize Theron opens her mouth we fall in love with her more and more.

In a recent interview for ELLE UK’s June 2015 issue, the Oscar-winning actress discussed her experiences with the wage gap in Hollywood and how she refuses to be objectified by filmmakers.

She stressed that women need to stand up for themselves when it comes to being paid fairly — starting with simply asking to be. “I have to give them credit because once I asked, they said yes. They did not fight it,” she said. “And maybe that’s the message: That we just need to put our foot down.”

She went on to define feminism and explain why it’s so integral to achieving pay equality. “This is a good time for us to bring this to a place of fairness, and girls need to know that being a feminist is a good thing,” Theron said. “It doesn’t mean that you hate men. It means equal rights. If you’re doing the same job, you should be compensated and treated in the same way.”

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Theron has repeatedly stood up against the wage gap. After the massive Sony Pictures hack that revealed many actresses were paid much less than their male co-stars in recent films, Theron used the leaked information to ensure pay equality with her male co-star in her film “The Huntsman.”

“When I thought about the temperature out there — with finding out what Jennifer and Amy were being paid on a set with guy actors who are their counterparts… They’re just as good as any of the guys on there. Yeah, that p*ssed me off!” Theron told ELLE.

The 39-year-old actress also discussed what it’s like being objectified as a woman in Hollywood. “Someone thought it was a good idea to market almost the entire movie on me; objectifying me a little bit,” she said. “I got a lot of attention from it, but the problem was that, afterwards, it was like, ‘We want you to do that again. Can you just do that?’ And so I didn’t work for almost two years.”

You do you, Charlize.

Head over to ELLE UK to read more from Theron.

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Elizabeth Gilbert Explains Why She Stopped Being ‘Anti-Social Media’

Elizabeth Gilbert readily admits that just a few years ago, she deliberately avoided using platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Like many others initially do, the Eat, Pray, Love author viewed social media as a vortex she simply didn’t want to get pulled into or caught up in. So, she always resisted it.

“I was very ‘anti-social media’ because I thought it was just going to be a giant time suck and a big energy waster,” Gilbert explains.

Fast-forward to the present day, however, and she’s got quite a different perspective. In fact, when Oprah asks the author about the first thing she does when she wakes up in the morning, Gilbert gives an answer than even she wouldn’t have expected two years ago.

“[I] check my Twitter,” she says, laughing. “Right there in bed.”

Gilbert’s first foray into social media began when she reluctantly joined Facebook. That’s when she experienced a profound shift. “I’m like, ‘Why did I wait so long to do this?'” she says.

What Gilbert found when she began using social media is that there is an engaged community of people with whom she can interact, talk to and learn from.

“The first thing I do every morning is I go to my Facebook page,” she says. “I engage in conversation with the women who showed up there that day. I answer their questions… and I ask questions. I say, ‘What are we going to do today, you guys? What are we going to work on? Here’s what I’m working on.’ Or, I’ll say, ‘I’m stuck. What do you guys do when you’re stuck like this?’ I begin a conversation that then goes on for the next 24 hours.”

It may not seem like a spiritual act on the surface, but Gilbert explains that the daily ritual of engaging in open conversation truly feeds her soul.

“There’s so much grace and love and community in that,” she marvels. “It’s communion.”

As a writer, Gilbert adds that social media gives her another outlet through which she can exercise — and evolve — her craft.

“I’ve expanded that definition [of my vocation]. It used to just be writing novels, writing books. But now, it’s also about writing things to people on Facebook, using words to try to get closer to the truth and the goodness and the glory,” she says. “That’s what I look forward to every day.”

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Robert Downey Jr. Walks Out Of Interview After Being Asked About ‘Dark Periods’

Robert Downey Jr. is not down to talk about his past while promoting “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” During an interview with Channel 4, Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked him about his “dark periods,” bringing up his relationship with his father and past drug use. It did not go over well.

“The reason I’m asking you about the past is that you’ve talked in other interviews about your relationship with your father and the role of all of that in the dark periods you’ve been to, taking drugs and drinking and all of that,” Guru-Murthy said. “I’m wondering if you’re free of all of that or if that’s something you…”

Downey Jr. then cut him off and said, “I’m sorry, what are we doing?” A moment later, he stood up, said goodbye and left, saying, “It’s getting a little Diane Sawyer in here.” Watch it all go down in the last 90 seconds of the video below.

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Being Frugal and Saving Money: Saving is a kind of Earning

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Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller’s On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote a poignant essay for the New York Times Magazine entitled “What It Means To Be a Homosexual” in response to a homophobic article published in Harper’s Magazine. Described as “the most widely read and discussed essay of the decade,” the article was developed into the remarkable short book On Being Different – one of the earliest memoirs to affirm the importance of coming out. Merle Miller (1919-1986) was an editor at Harper’s Magazine, Time and The Nation and was the bestselling author of several books, including the novel A Gay and Melancholy Sound and Plain Speaking, a biography of Harry S Truman. Dan Savage is the internationally syndicated columnist of ‘Savage Love’ and the author of several books. Charles Kaiser is an author, journalist and blogger. His books include 1968 in America and The Gay Metropolis.

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Harry Styles Shows That Being Charitable Is Really ‘What Makes You Beautiful’

Harry Styles can be a pretty amazing guy — and that’s not just because he has fabulous hair.

Though One Direction has been busy performing around the world as part of the “On The Road Again” tour, Styles took time out last week to visit students from the Lalela Project, an organization that provides arts education to at-risk youth in Cape Town, South Africa, according to the group’s Instagram page.

The 21-year-old reportedly just wanted to do some good.

Harry decided to go to the Lalela Project all by himself and he really impressed kids and workers there,” a source told the Sun UK, adding that “Harry could easily have spent extra time at his hotel relaxing but he really wants to give back when the band are traveling the world.”

The source told the Sun that Styles chatted with the students and gave them tickets to the band’s show in the city. While on stage, the singer even wore a Lalela luggage tag during the show, according to the organization’s Facebook page.

Despite his hectic touring life, Styles wanted to pay his dues to initiatives that were helping the people who needed it most, the source said.

“This tour hasn’t been easy for the boys but [Harry] knows their lives are far better than many of their fans’ and kids being helped by projects like this.”

Styles’ visit with the Lalela students was a compassionate move, but the 21-year-old is no stranger to giving back.

Back in 2013, the singer and his bandmate, Liam Payne, participated in a charity date auction, in which fans could bid on an evening out with the two, the Press Association reported. The money from the auction went to go to Trekstock, an organization that supports young people with cancer.

Earlier that year, the band also recorded a cover of Blondie’s “One Way or Another” to support Comic Relief, a charity that works to tackle poverty and social injustice.

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Mom Guilty of Being a Baby Memory Book Slacker!

Can I get a fair trial before you throw the book at me? I’d like a plea bargain. I have six children, you know. Shouldn’t fathers also be persecuted for being an accomplice? They know where the ballpoint pens are kept, too!

Yesterday, my last (sixth!) child dragged out my firstborn’s “stuffed so full it’s tied shut with a ribbon” keepsake book to compare with her own minuscule 1/8 inch thin “baby pamphlet” as evidence of my crime. She’s lucky to have gotten any handwritten documentation out of me at all. I could’ve just shoved some loose teeth, a lock of hair and a stray bootie in an empty Lucky Charms cereal carton and called it Sentimental Creative License.

May I present Exhibit A below? The essential Family Tree found on the first page of all self-priding Memory Books, filled out in my prettiest cursive for Baby #1’s book.

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And now, for my last child’s memory book, we have the version I’m most proud of. What an original family heirloom this will be!

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As I further compare and contrast (to assert my innocence), my firstborn’s documentation would normally be written in blue font, whereas Sixth Child’s info (what little there is) should have been noted in pink font. This also reflects gender, so the Creative Memory Scrapbooking company would be so proud of me. But alas, here I must put First Child’s info inside a special box.

Just Like This Box!

I’m sure that will make my sixth child feel even more overlooked. We just won’t show this Huffington Post blog to her. Problem solved.

BABY’S NAME: Benjamin

SIGNIFICANCE OF NAME: Your Dad and I bonded over watching actor Benjamin Bratt in the television series “Law & Order.” On our honeymoon, we kissed in front of the Big Ben clock in London!

BABY’S NAME: LACY
SIGNIFICANCE OF NAME: I wanted to remember my favorite vintage blouse, which got ruined when morning sickness made me vomit all over the Chantilly appliqué collar and sleeves. Tsk, Tsk!

HOW LABOR BEGAN: Shopping for nursery furniture, I felt a mild twinge, so we rushed to the hospital. The nurses thought we were so cute and sent us back home three different times until the pains came closer together.

HOW LABOR BEGAN: At Disneyland, my water broke on Splash Mountain. Nobody believed me. Your siblings insisted we stay for the Electrical Light Parade. Sitting curbside (writhing in pain), I was suddenly seized by a huge contraction, causing me to kick an extension cord out of an outlet. The entire park plunged into darkness.

THESE WONDERFUL INDIVIDUALS WERE PRESENT FOR YOUR BIRTH: Nana, Papa, Aunt Carol, Uncle Gary, Great Grandma Ethel, my wonderful obstetrician Dr. Pransky and of course, Daddy!

THESE WONDERFUL INDIVIDUALS WERE PRESENT FOR YOUR BIRTH: Pluto and two dwarfs.

FAVORITE STUFFED ANIMAL: A darling lavender polka dotted poodle displayed in a doghouse on your dresser.

FAVORITE STUFFED ANIMAL: A cute dust bunny that hangs out under your crib.

And now in keeping with tradition, the classic page with my firstborn’s preserved hand and foot prints:

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Though not depicted below, my sixth baby does possess a complete set of hands and feet. I thought leaving that part to the imagination added a nice touch of mystery!

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Yes, Sixth Baby WAS nicknamed SpongeBob SquareToes for quite some time.

YOUR FIRST SOLID FOOD: Mashed banana, rice puree and strained spinach

YOUR FIRST SOLID FOOD: A piece of What’s His Name’s Big Mac, french fries, a diet coke.

FIRST WORDS: Mama, Dada, light, doggy, ball, cookie, more!

FIRST WORDS: Help! Valium, postpartum depression, Crème Brûlée, Weight Watchers!

YOU BEGAN TO USE YOUR HANDS AT: Six months THIS IS WHAT YOU DID: You reached out tentatively for a colorful rattle shaped like a butterfly!

YOU BEGAN TO USE YOUR HANDS AT: Two years
THIS IS WHAT YOU DID: You shoved a Sharpie and this baby memory book into my arms and looked expectantly into my eyes.

Story time together is such a delight. Here are your favorite books and now they’re mine, too!
1. Pat the Bunny 2. Green Eggs & Ham 3. Where The Wild Things Are! 4. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie!

I’m so sick of your stupid books, I’ve changed up the titles for interest. Also, you’re getting more astute and have started wondering why every book consists of only two pages and then we chant triumphantly “The End!” Here’s your faves:

1. Splat The Bunny 2. Green Eggs & Spam 3. Where the Reviled Things Are! 4. If You Think Your Mom is Kooky!

FIRST LULLABYE: “Rockabye Baby”! I sing this to you in the beautiful oak rocking chair!

FIRST ALIBI: I couldn’t have sung to you because I became tone deaf. Plus, we used the rocking chair for kindling wood during a family camp out.

FIRST OUTING: We went to the park and you experienced your very first swing.

FIRST SHOUTING: You got to listen to your dad and I argue over how I parallel park and experienced my first mood swing.

And the last page of any baby book always ends with a poignant look at their independence — they aren’t infants anymore!

FIRST WALK: You took three steps and we all applauded for you!

FIRST WAVED: You’re off to preschool already — turned and waved to me “Bye-bye!” Good job! Where did all the time go??

(OK, so there were some “small time gaps” in Sixth Child’s book, but I DID finish her last page recently.)

FIRST JOCK: You’re a cheerleader now dating the high school quarterback!

FIRST SHAVED: Your legs look so smooth and silky! You’re off to college already? “Bye-bye!” Good job! Where did all the time go??

Now I admit there may be some substantiated claims of my lazy ways. So sue me! But don’t be surprised if I throw myself on the mercy of the court, claiming self-defense and get off with just a light warning.

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5 Reasons Being ‘Good in Bed’ Won’t Make Him Put a Ring on It

I had a knack for dating men who didn’t want to marry. Which was fine, because I didn’t want to marry. Until I did.

When I was dating my last commitment-phobic man he made it very clear that sex was his top priority in a relationship and that he was terrified that marriage would put an end to it.

So for the entirety of our five-year relationship I said “no” to sex only once.

I remember the fallout from that as if it happened yesterday instead of 15 years ago.

My man rolled on his back in bed and began kicking his feet and tantruming like a 2-year-old, “I want sex, I want sex, I want sex!”

The truth is it was a funny moment between us. He meant to sound like a toddler begging for a cookie and I found it endearing. We had our good moments.

But I think we were particularly close on that one night (an oasis in a shitastrophy) and I felt, like a contestant on American Idol, that I was safe till next week.

The rest of the time I worried that, as a tall, strapping, handsome fireman, my beau might give in to the temptation of all the badge bunnies sniffing around the station during his overnight shifts.

I hoped, by being an all-night convenience store for sex, he might stay faithful (he didn’t). And I also wanted him to know that he could count on non-stop sex if he married me (he didn’t).

Here’s why using sex to audition for wife will fail every time:

1. Men who are afraid of commitment will be able to smell something rotten in Denmark (even when you’ve showered).

Commitment-phobes are like blood hounds when it comes to agendas. They can smell you gaming them over any camouflaging pheromones you emit.

2. Men who are afraid of commitment often feel smothered by having sex with you.

And they will react against being smothered by having sex with the next available female in order to rid themselves of the obligation sex makes them feel toward you.

3. Having sex with a man in order to convince him you’d be a good wife puts too much pressure on the lovemaking.

Can you say performance anxiety? It’s incredibly difficult to actually enjoy sex when you’re using it as a weapon. And no matter how well you can fake an orgasm, a man can tell when you aren’t authentically turned on.

4. Having sex with a man to convince him to marry you is self-abandonment.

Whenever we give another person power over us we lose ourselves and often abandon our principals and the things we value.

There’s nothing less appealing than a woman who has no self-esteem and is willing to ditch herself to win a man.

5. If you do manage to convince a commitment-phobe to marry you based on the gymnastic, never-ending sex you provide, you will have to keep this up forever.

Do you really want to be married to someone you have to turn somersaults for day-after-day, year-after-year for fear if you don’t he’ll want out?

Now add to that the pressures of raising children and making a living.

There’s no doubt that sex is incredibly important to a good, healthy marriage, but man cannot live on lust fulfillment alone. Building your marriage on sex is like building it on the Louisiana bog of Naked and Afraid. It’s bound to sink and someone’s bound to be killed by a water mocassin. Yes, that could happen.

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Gigi Hadid’s Reaction to Not Being in the Victoria’s Secret Show Will Make You Love Her Even More

Before the Victoria’s Secret runway show this December, I would’ve put money on Gigi Hadid showing up. She’s gorgeous, has a great bod, and is liable to go viral. When she wasn’t confirmed to walk, I was seriously surprised (though she’s since been named as a face of Pink). Then yesterday, while reading this awesome interview Lauren from the celeb team did with Gigi’s mom (and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star) Yolanda Foster, I found out that Gigi totally wanted to be in the show and was bummed not to book it.


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“Gigi worked so hard to get the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and she didn’t get it. But you know what? That’s just life. She was sad,” Yolanda told Lauren. “She was boxing at Gotham gym every day and in great shape, and it seemed like a perfect fit. But you know what? It ended up not to be. And rather than go, ‘Oh, I’m so sorry,’ I said, ‘Hey, Gigi, that’s life, baby. We’re not always going to get what we want, and this is not a rejection of you, Gigi, as a human being. This is just redirection for you into something that’s going to be much bigger.’ She looked at me like, ‘What do you mean?’ And I go, ‘If it’s meant to be, it’ll happen at another time. It wasn’t meant to happen today.'”

So, firstly, I adore Yolanda and think she lives every inch of her life with so much grace—this whole exchange is parenting 101 if you ask me. Beyond that, I love how real-girl Gigi’s response to not getting the show was. She was bummed, pure and simple, but didn’t throw any diva moves or get angry. Instead of a spoiled celebrity response, she reminded me of myself and all my girlfriends who have had an experience of not getting a job, acceptance letter, or role in the ballet production (OK, that’s personal).

Are you as impressed by Gigi’s low-key response as I am? Can you remember not getting something you really wanted?





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The Art of Being Alive Series: Live Fully Alive and Awake

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The feature image photo credits: Brie Seavey, Olga Dossa, Gvantsa Mamatsashvili, and Ellie Savoy. (Edited by Adedayo) The image used is with their permission along with their stories submitted for purposes of the book and related work with “The Art of Being Alive” project.

This is a continuation of the first entry in this series “The Art of Being Alive: What does it mean to come Alive?” so if you missed that, please check that out first.

I believe that there are solutions to our anxieties and our fears; and having conversations regarding issues that matter like this creates an avenue for solutions to become apparent.

One of the most prominent motivational speaker today, the bestselling author of The Charge: Activating the 10 human drives that make you feel alive Brendon Buchard has three questions that he says got him awake to life and sparked his desire to live fully alive; he said “At the end of our lives, we will all ask, ‘Did I live?’ ‘Did I love?’ ‘Did I matter?’ How profound! I believe that is the question that will bring us to our realization as to how we choose to come alive and what the “art of being alive” means to us respectively.

It is everyone’s desire to matter, to live fully alive and awake, and one of the ways to start feeling more alive is I believe begins by focusing on as little or much of what our daily practices look and feel like. Just as Mike Murdock quotes that “The secret of our future is hidden in our daily routine,” hence our daily practices matter like gratitude and carving our meaningful connections, our consciousness about how we live, what we eat and who we are, awareness about our environment and awakening to the life we are living is crucial to our happiness and our well-being.

In her book Thrive, Arianna Huffington, a woman I personally admire says:

A life that embraces the third metric is one lived in a way that’s mindful of our eventual eulogy… changing deeply ingrained habits is especially difficult, and when many of these habits are the products of deeply ingrained cultural norms, it is even harder. This is the challenge we face in redefining success…

Only the failure to strategically control the contents of your consciousness keeps you from feeling the consistent internal charge of being fully alive, engaged, connected and fulfilled. — Brendon Buchard

What it means to come alive is to understand the points that we are in our lives, our degree of consciousness, awareness and awakening. What lights us up? What makes us feel free? How are we showing up every day in the world in relation to our goals, ambition and desire? What daily practices and habits are we infusing into our daily lives to optimize our well-being?

Are we connecting socially, are we serving as agents of change towards a greater good or are we just all about self? Are we doing things to improve our physical health like exercise and good nutrition or are we so much disconnected from ourselves that we don’t take notice of the impact of these things? Are we being creative, exercising our creative energies that takes us into a FLOW or are we mindless TV addicts? Do we take time to step out into nature and just appreciate the art of the things that have been given to us free? How are we using our pain experiences to serve us in a purposeful manner, or are we choosing to remain the victim that undermines our experiences which inevitably always serve as the source that brings out our life’s awakenings?

I believe there is so much to explore with the “art of being alive,” I don’t think there will ever be an ending to this project except for constant breakthroughs that will create epiphanies for us. This new quest to define what it means to live fully alive has only just begun. As a result I will be interviewing people from all walks of life and background, to explore what it means to come alive, to feel fully alive and awake to all that life has to offer us.

Your story to how you have found a meaningful way to come alive is needed to make this project viable. Please share your story using this link so your voice can be heard and be part of the game-changers making a difference.

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SonReal And What It’s Like Being A White Rapper In A Post-Macklemore Hip-Hop Scene

It isn’t very often that weird humor and hip-hop mix. The Beasties Boys and The Fat Boys were two of the first to embrace comedy hip-hop in the 1980s, a conceit that was picked up by Eminem in the ’90s, and current acts like Childish Gambino, Macklemore, Odd Future and Lil Dicky within the last decade.

But one of the most recent artists to throw his silly hat into the ring is Canada’s SonReal. Releasing his “Everywhere We Go” music video just over a year ago, the Juno-nominated rapper seems to pay homage to the uncomfortable awkwardness and absurd nerdy stylings of “Napoleon Dynamite.” Accumulating nearly 1.5 million views on YouTube — “One million views in Canada is more like 100 million in the States” — comedy feels like a natural fit for SonReal. But with mixtapes hailing back to 2006, this goofy tone is actually a first.

“I think we created a whole new side to my personality with that video,” SonReal told The Huffington Post. “A lot of people didn’t even really think I was funny before that. A lot of my stuff was a little more serious, maybe some people would categorize it as emo.”

The video for “Believe,” off his most recent free album, “One Long Day,” was purposefully released after “Everywhere We Go” to remind both new and old fans of his more serious side. (SonReal was aware that an art piece wouldn’t go viral.) While the majority of the album floats in this space of self-examination and outreach, SonReal’s latest video for his new track, “Preach,” brings on another wacky, stoic production, shot in 57 different locations throughout the United States.

Born as Aaron Hoffman and raised in Vernon, British Columbia, a small town with a population of 60,000, SonReal grew up expecting to follow in the footsteps of the town’s working populace.

“A lot of the people where I’m from go up north and work on rigs,” he said. “It’s these small town dreams, which is to have a family and try to be rich. That’s what successful is there. There are no rappers around my way, so I really had to break the mold. When I first started, people around me didn’t take me seriously — and so they shouldn’t have, I was horrible at it. But it was definitely harder for me, I think, than somebody growing up in a big city because there was no one within 500 miles of me that had done what I was trying to do.”

Introduced to hip-hop through skateboarding, he fell in love with albums like Nas’ “Illmatic,” Method Man’s “Judgement Day” and Mobb Deep’s “The Infamous.” On his first mixtape, “Trapped In The Streets,” SonReal emulated these artists, rapping about selling drugs and killing people. While he understands he was just trying to find his place in hip-hop, SonReal is thankful that little beyond the music was documented. “I’m so happy I didn’t have a YouTube account at the time because I would have so many videos that are so bad,” he said.

“It takes time to find out what you want to say and who you want to be,” SonReal continued. “At the end of the day is just comes back to ‘do you.’ I have always said I want to be around for a long time, so we’ve taken our time with things and made sure they’re perfect. One thing about me is that I’ve never been really amazing right off the jump. I’m not someone who just comes out with a smash album right at the start. I’m consistently working to get better at my music. ‘One Long Day’ is my best work today, but my new stuff is already turning out to be way more energetic. I’m excited about it.”

As SonReal continues to rise — and headlines his first tours throughout the United States — the comparisons to Macklemore feel unfortunately inevitable. In addition to both men being white rappers, they share a goofy-sincere sensibility. But for those willing to really listen, SonReal’s work exudes its own unique talent. In fact, it’s what many of his fans know already: SonReal has his own flow, his own style, his own message. And he’s pretty damn good at it.

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Here’s Why Being A Disney Princess Would Be Super Awkward

There’s a reason people groom themselves with combs instead of random thingamabobs.

Being a Disney princess is great in the movies, but acting like one in real life … not so much. Does anyone really want to lose shoes all the time, freeze their drinks solid and live with seven dudes whose first names are mostly adjectives describing their personalities?

Because seriously, that doesn’t really sound like happily ever after for anybody.

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Zach Galifianakis Thinks Being A Celebrity Is ‘Dumb’

Few people come away clean in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” a scathing satire that takes down Hollywood blockbusters, entitled actors, celebrity culture, entertainment journalism, critics and the entirety of social media with gleeful abandon. There are jokes about Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner and Meg Ryan that leave bruises. A heavy Oscar favorite since it premiered at the Venice Film Festival in August, and this year’s closing night selection for the New York Film Festival, “Birdman” sets fire to so many bridges that it’s a surprise Dylan McKay isn’t the screenwriter. (In fact, Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo are the four credited writers.)

The existential tone of “Birdman” extended to the all-star cast during the film’s post-screening press conference on Saturday afternoon at the New York Film Festival. Amid shutter clicks and Instagram uploads, Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Zach Galifiankis grappled with the notion of being celebrities in 2014.

“Being a celebrity is shit,” Galifianakis said when asked about blurring the lines between performance and reality for the film. “It’s dumb. I’m not interested in it. I like to be an actor and that’s it. The blurred lines are, I think, man-made. I think celebrity is a man-made thing. It’s not innate in us. We have people telling us we should pay attention to these people for the wrong reasons — their personal lives and that stuff.”

Galifianakis said the cast of “Birdman” — which also includes Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Amy Ryan and Andrea Riseborough — held views similar to his own, before making special mention of his dislike for “picture taking” (an ironic comment considering the audience was busy capturing photos of Galifianakis during his response).

“I’m just being honest,” Galifianakis said. “I would rather do my work and go home and watch Lifetime or something.”

“I think everybody is kind of a celebrity now. Anybody can be anything,” Keaton added. The 63-year-old stars as Riggan Thomson in “Birdman,” a washed-up actor who became famous for playing a superhero and now hopes to save his career by putting on a Broadway production of Raymond Carver’s “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” (Keaton, a former Batman, has downplayed the surface similarities between Thomson and himself. “I related less to him than almost every other character I’ve played, in terms of the desperation,” he told Lane Brown at New York Magazine.)

“While [the public is] enamored by it, I guess, and buy magazines, I don’t think [celebrity] is a big deal anymore,” Keaton continued during the press conference. “I think everybody is kind of their own celebrity in their own head, and they kind of are. We’re living in this really weird world where people are everywhere. They’re omnipresent.”

Or, as Norton said: “The dog who runs into a wall dreaming is a bigger celebrity than anyone on this stage.”

“I worked with him,” Galifiankis joked of the dog. “Great guy.”

“Birdman” is out in limited release on Oct. 17.
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