culture

June 26, 2019

The Office will depart Netflix in 2021

The Office, one of the most popular shows on Netflix, will stream exclusively on NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service beginning in 2021.
June 26, 2019

Judi Dench Defends Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey’s Work Despite Sexual Assault Accusations

As Harvey Weinstein awaits his upcoming sexual assault trial, the fallen Hollywood producer received a bit of support from Dame Judi Dench. The award-winning actor publicly condemned the likes of Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and notorious men accused of sexual harassment in the past, however, the 84-year-old didn't believe viewers had to turn a blind eye to the men's work in spite of their alleged crimes.
June 26, 2019

‘Dropping Off Their Kids’: Fox News Radio Host Blames Parents For Migrant Kids Detained Without Soap, Toothbrushes

As the Trump administration faces criticism after it argued in court detained migrant children do not need soap, toothbrushes and other basic hygiene products, Fox News Radio host Todd Starnes placed the blame on parents illegally crossing the border and "dropping off their kids."
June 25, 2019

Giant Hogweed: New York Officials Warn Residents About Dangerous Plant That Causes Serious Burns, Blisters and Scars

The state Department of Conservation has warned New Yorkers to be wary of a noxious plant—giant hogweed—that can burn the skin and cause permanent scarring.
June 25, 2019

Trump’s Agriculture Secretary Classifies Farmers As ‘One of the Casualties’ of China Trade War

President Donald Trump's Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has admitted that farmers are "one of the casualties" of the White House's ongoing trade war with China.
June 25, 2019

10 Best (Late) Summer Festivals within the World

Festivals aren't just about music—they are also celebrations of everything that makes us human: art, literature, dance, mythology, and creativity. During the summer (or winter in the southern hemisphere) all over the world, people congregate to share their passions. Here are 10 of the best:
June 25, 2019

Kim Kardashian West Slammed for Shapewear Line ‘Kimono’ Over Cultural Appropriation Accusations

Some Twitter users are fuming at Kim Kardashian West's latest business venture, which some claim is fueled by cultural appropriation. The fashion influencer announced her new shapewear collection, called Kimono, on social media Tuesday morning, and was quickly swarmed with users calling attention to the name.
June 25, 2019

Royal Finances Explained: Where Does Queen Elizabeth II Actually Get Her Money?

The British royal family are cagey when it comes to money. But each year, a slew of financial documents give the public a glimpse into their spending.
June 25, 2019

One Giant Leap: 5 U.S. Destinations That Helped Put Man on the Moon

In 1962, when President John F. Kennedy explained why "we choose to go to the Moon," it fueled a nationwide drive to make his vision a reality. And less than a decade later it was: On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong took his "one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."
June 25, 2019

Gigi Hadid needs to rewrite copyright legislation round her Instagram account

Model Gigi Hadid believes she should be able to post paparazzi pictures on her Instagram account because her participation in their photos — from posing to choosing her outfit — invalidates a photographer’s ownership claims.