Watching videos of puppies and kittens feels good. But you already knew that, right? Well now, CNN reports there's data to back it up. British and Australian researchers say that watching cute animals may contribute to a reduction in stress and..
If the shoes on your feet or the pairs in your closet have their front tips curved upward, it's because they have toe springs. The toe spring puts the foot in a perpetually flexed position. It's designed to make walking and running more comfortable..
The tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan may have appeared to die down over the years, but they were really just put on the back burner. Despite the conflict officially ending in 1994 with a Russian-brokered ceasefire, military skirmishes between..
Traditional brick and mortar banks are notorious for offering absolutely pitiful interest rates for savings accounts. That's led to a boom in business for higher-yield online savings accounts. According to Business Insider, online bank accounts and..
It's said that a wedding invitation is a bill written in calligraphy, and the bill gets even steeper when you're asked to be a bridesmaid. But Business Insider contributor Jen Glantz decided to turn the tables. She became a professional bridesmaid and..
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't just driven Americans to panic-buy toilet paper. Business Insider reports the hottest pandemic purchase of 2020 is a house. More and more Americans are snagging low mortgage rates to acquire spacious backyards and more..
Newser reports a Maryland man just didn't feel like observing Gov. Larry Hogan's ban on large gatherings. Twice. So he'll be cooling his possibly coronavirus-contagious heels in the hoosegow for a year. Police were summoned to Shawn Marshall Myers'..
Ohio's Marietta City School District is serious about the wearing of masks at school athletic events. Very serious. In fact, CNN reports a Logan, Ohio woman was tased and arrested for refusing to leave a middle school football game after police say..
(CNN) Democratic nominee Joe Biden is moving from briefing books into full days of preparations. President Donald Trump is studying notecards and getting help from a long-time ally, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. As Trump and Biden enter a key..
Liking hanging wallpaper, the key to success in buying a home lies in careful, thorough, and sometimes tedious preparation. Business Insider reports financial planner Riley Poppy of Ignite Financial Planning in Seattle, Washington, says there are five..
Kourtney Kardashian is officially killing the fall nail game, folks — and with an epic take on the French manicure no less. This time around, the 41-year-old Poosh founder went for black tips to give the classic nail look a more modern vibe, as well..
A Harvey, Louisiana elementary school suspended an African American boy for violating a rule while he attended his fourth-grade class online. The violation? Ka Mauri Harrison moved a BB gun that his younger brother tripped on during an English test...
The mayor of Rochester, New York, has tapped an African-American woman to become the new interim city police chief. Mayor Lovely Warren said Saturday Cynthia Herriot-Sullivan will bring a "fresh approach to policing" amid the tumult following Daniel..
President Donald Trump made another attempt to appeal to black Americans on Friday, less than two months before the general election. CNN reports Trump's plan expands on existing economic-related initiatives the President established in his first..
A typically optimistic Wall Street is finally accepting the dwindling likelihood of a near-term stimulus deal, and it's showing up in their forecasts. Markets Insider reports companies' latest GDP forecasts are showing a growing pessimism toward the..
Actor and comedian Dax Shepard revealed he has been battling an opioid addiction. Shepard has been sober for 16-years. The revelation came Friday during the latest episode of his popular podcast "Armchair Expert." In the episode, Shepard said he had..
Rafael Nadal is chasing his 13th French Open title. Novak Djokovic, the world #1 and a top contender in the tournament, is also a contender for the Open. Nadal has an unparalleled record at Roland-Garros having won 12 titles in the past 15 years...
Deepika Padukone is set to be questioned Saturday in a drug probe that has consumed India. Padukone is one of Bollywood's biggest stars. She has been summoned for questioning by Indian police as part of an ongoing probe following the suspected suicide..
In the 'anarchist jurisdiction' known as Seattle, a police officer was captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street. According to CNN, the Seattle Police Department said in a statement Thursday that..
For years, California has been besieged by ever more massive and dangerous wildfires. And according to Business Insider, the fallout from those fires is having an impact on what prospective homebuyers are looking for. Namely, they're looking for homes..
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are new parents. The proud parents have welcomed a daughter into the world. Malik made the announcement on his social media accounts saying: "Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful". 25-year-old Hadid, confirmed she was..
This week, former President Barack Obama shared a phone number with millions of his social media followers. According to CNN, the number had a simple message attached to it: text me. Obama wrote in a post shared on social media platforms. "If you're..
Chuck E. Cheese CEO David McKillips said the company will launch an entertainment division. The entertainment division will initially focus on merchandising and toys. McKillips says that the ultimate goal will be to break into scripted entertainment...
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is sure to be feeling a sense of relief after prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against him. Newser reports the move came after the Florida 4th District Court of Appeal blocked their use of video that..
The nonpartisan think tank Pew Research Center conducted a random online survey of 13,200 Americans in August, 2020, to check the state of employment. The results showed that among the workers who got their hours or pay cut at the start of the..
On Wednesday, a New York state judge ruled that Eric Trump must sit to be deposed by the state attorney general's office by October 7. The investigation was into the the Trump Organization. Eric had requested the interviewed be delayed after the..
Four of seven former eBay Inc. employees are to plead guilty for their participation in tormenting a Massachusetts couple. According to Newser, the couple ran an online newsletter critical of the auction website. Federal prosecutors say the group's..
Tommy DeVito, a founding member of The Four Seasons has died at the age of 92. DeVito died in Las Vegas on Monday, from COVID-19 complications. The news of the singers passing was announced via Facebook by his log-time friend Alfredo Nittoli. DeVito,..
Uncle Ben's rice products is getting a make over. Mars will change the name from Uncle Ben's to Ben's Original. According to CNN, the company is also dropping the long-used logo. The transition from Uncle Ben's to Ben's Original comes amid a broader..
Retirement is more than just leaving your job. According to Business Insider, there are plans and strategies you should follow to retire successfully. Financial experts have a few tips for people hoping to retire soon, to ensure they can enjoy their..
A new report reveals two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China into the US failed to meet safety standards. According to Business Insider, the report was produced by ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization that monitors the safety and..
Dr. Deborah Birx has dedicated her career to health, and according to CNN, Birx sees Dr. Scott Atlas as an unhealthy influence on President Donald Trump. As coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, Birx was once a fixture at White House..
Pres. Donald Trump has a short list for judges to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Trump plans to make the announcement on Saturday, September 26th 2020 at 5pm EST. Trump claims the country will need all nine justices in order to decide on the..
On Wednesday, Tesla shares fell as much as 7%. The dip came after Tesla's "Battery Day" event missed expectations. Investors are questioning the company's lofty stock price. CEO Elon Musk unveiled new manufacturing processes on Tuesday set to slash..
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are gearing up for a massive confirmation fight. The raging battle is over the replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked..
Aly Song/Reuters Tesla slid 7% on Tuesday as investors await the company's closely watched Battery Day. The Battery Day presentation, which is scheduled to take place at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, is expected to highlight upcoming battery innovations..