March 17, 2019

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Was Giving College Tips Days Before College Bribery Scandal

A week before actress Lori Loughlin was arrested for her alleged involvement in the college admissions scam, her daughter, YouTuber Olivia Jade Giannulli, talked about giving college advice to high schoolers. Loughlin, best known as Aunt Becky from the '90s sitcom Full House, allegedly paid $500,000 to make it seem like her daughters were on the rowing team to help get them into University of Southern California. However, neither of them rowed. 
March 17, 2019

Rob Lowe’s 55th Birthday: His 15 Best Movies and TV Shows Ranked

Rob Lowe, who turns 55 today, shot to fame in 1983 as a 19-year-old teen idol in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders. A string of teen movies followed with a core group of actors dubbed the Brat Pack by New York Magazine in 1985. Oxford Blues, St. Elmo's Fire and About Last Night established Lowe and the rest of the Brat Pack as the aspirational youth of the Reagan era.
March 17, 2019

Decline in readers, advertisements leads a whole lot of newspapers to fold

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket.
March 16, 2019

Do Fitbit, Garmin, Other Child Fitness Trackers Help Combat Childhood Obesity or Become 'Counterproductive'?

Of all the children in the United States, about 20 percent of them are affected by childhood obesity, and some fitness tracker brands have created their own kid-centric products to help combat the epidemic. But what’s still to be determined is whether the devices help or hurt kids in the long run.
March 16, 2019

LL Bean happy with 2018 efficiency, awards bonuses

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean enjoyed a small increase in sales in the past year, enough so that it’s restoring bonuses for its 5,400 eligible workers, officials said Friday.
March 15, 2019

The finest early options of Android Q

Yesterday, Google started down the road to Android Q by launching a beta program for this year’s major Android update. Android Q will be released to consumers sometime in the third quarter of this year, according to the company’s timeline — likely in August, if the precedent of the last couple of years continues.
March 14, 2019

Video of Arizona Man Accusing AMC Theatre of Racial Profiling After He’s Falsely Accused of Sneaking In Goes Viral

A Phoenix man accused staffers at an AMC theater of racial profiling last week after he was accused of illegally entering the premise in a video that has since gone viral, sparking protests and calls to boycott the theater chain.
March 14, 2019

Type 2 Diabetes: Stressed Women Who Are 'Mentally Tired' at Increased Risk, Scientists Believe

Women with jobs that are mentally tiring could be at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, scientists have warned. 
March 14, 2019

Jack Dorsey’s endorsement of anti-vax podcaster highlights Twitter’s misinformation drawback

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing criticism for promoting a fitness writer and podcaster who has spread fears about vaccines. Dorsey tweeted his endorsement of the podcaster, author Ben Greenfield, after appearing on his show, noting that he was grateful for all of the work Greenfield does to “simplify the mountain of research focused on increasing one’s healthspan.” A Twitter spokesperson alleged that Dorsey wasn’t aware of Greenfield’s views on vaccines.
March 14, 2019

Can 'Meatless Mondays' at New York City Public Schools Actually Curb Emissions?

Starting in the fall, New York City Public School breakfasts and lunches will look a little different on Mondays than students are accustomed to. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new plan this week to institute “Meatless Mondays” across all of the city’s public schools starting with the 2019-2020 school year.