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Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 18:11.

Saturday Night Social: Hosted by Mr. Rogers

Saturday Night Social: Hosted by Mr. Rogers

It’s been a rough week, fam. Revel in the love of a gentle man in a sweater who likes you exactly as you are.

Happy Saturday!

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 16:07.

Brandy Is Suing Her Record Label For A Whole Lotta Money

Brandy Is Suing Her Record Label For A Whole Lotta Money

Brandy wants 1 million dollars from Chameleon Entertainment and its owner-CEO, Breyon Prescott. The basis of Brandy’s lawsuit is that the record company is holding her talent hostage until she signs a deal with Epic Records, who also employ Prescott. The phrase “double dip” has been used.

Courthouse News Service reports that the million dollar bill includes compensatory damages, plus punitive...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 15:27.

Is Your Daughter's Allowance the Same as Your Son's? 

Is Your Daughter's Allowance the Same as Your Son's? 

The gender wage gap isn’t just a problem the work force is grappling with; it starts at home with how you treat your kids.

Statistically, the gap between what men earn over women varies depending on race and location; women of color earn significantly less than white men and white women. Women with children are also more likely to be penalized financially in the workplace, whereas fathers tend...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 14:41.

How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator

How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator

A hostage negotiation is often a literal matter of life and death, so the experts trained to handle them really know how to listen. While it’s unlikely you’ll ever need to convince someone to come out with their hands up, there are times when we need to push ourselves to be better listeners, which is a huge part of the hostage negotiator’s job.

Journalist Masada Siegel interviewed Glenn...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 14:24.

13-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot By Police After Allegedly Brandishing a BB Gun

13-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot By Police After Allegedly Brandishing a BB Gun

On Wednesday night, a 13-year-old boy name Tyree King was shot and killed by police in an alley in Columbus, Ohio. Police allege that he pulled a gun from his waistband. The weapon recovered from the scene was a BB gun with a laser sighter.

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs held a press conference Thursday morning, in which she showed a photo of a replica of King’s toy, which she says resembles...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 14:06.

Everlast Told Donald Trump He Can Only Jump Around to His Song If It's into a Ditch

Everlast Told Donald Trump He Can Only Jump Around to His Song If It's into a Ditch

Erik Schrody, more commonly known as Everlast, caught wind of Trump playing House of Pain’s “Jump Around” at his rallies. Looks like Schrody wants Trump to pack it up, pack it in with that.

The musician took to social media to announce he’d be sending Donald Trump a cease and desist, and word to your moms he came to drop bombs:

You better believe a lot of Everlast’s fans are Trump supporters....

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 14:02.

Another Mosquito-Borne Virus Is Having Worldwide Implications

Another Mosquito-Borne Virus Is Having Worldwide Implications

In addition to the Zika virus, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning the government about the resurrection of yellow fever. The recent outbreak in Angola has severely depleted the vaccine stockpile for the disease, and cases are spreading globally.

Since January, nearly 200 people have died out of 1200 people infected. The first part of the virus is...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 13:55.

There Is Now an Earthquake Early Warning App for Los Angeles

There Is Now an Earthquake Early Warning App for Los Angeles

Getting an immediate warning on your phone that an earthquake is about to begin is now an option in the Los Angeles County area with the new ShakeAlertLA app. Finally, a use for my phone.

The app is available for download for Apple and Android phones, ABC News reports, and is capable of alerting people up to twenty seconds before a quake hits. That may not sound like much, but it can be the...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 13:38.

Purity Culture May Get You What You Want, But That Doesn't Make It Feminist

Purity Culture May Get You What You Want, But That Doesn't Make It Feminist

A woman named Kate Bryan wrote a column for the Washington Post about her life as a 32-year-old virgin. Her experience was framed as “living the feminist dream.” Okay. Let’s talk about that.

Bryan is a Catholic who wrote her college thesis on “Chastity in the Modern World and the Fulfillment of Chastity Within the Catholic Church,” based in part on the writings of theologian Karol Wojtyla, who...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 12:40.

An Oscar Strategist Spilled the Beans on Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar Desperation

An Oscar Strategist Spilled the Beans on Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar Desperation

An informal Oscar strategist named Peggy Siegal dropped some hot goss in a Vanity Fair interview that makes Leonardo DiCaprio seem thirstier for an Academy Award than a 41-year-old man is thirsty for validation on a private island of 22-year-old models.

The interview really clarifies that the whole Oscar campaigning stuff is completely bizarre, unwieldy, and disconnected from real...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 12:34.

Don't Panic Over a Bumpy Airplane Landing 

Don't Panic Over a Bumpy Airplane Landing 

If you’re a nervous flyer, turbulence of any kind is alarming. It’s especially bad when you’re coming in closer to the ground during landing. There are a lot of bumps and jolts that can feel frightening as they’re happening—but they’re nothing your pilot isn’t trained to handle.

Mike Arnot interviewed pilot Shannon Pereira for The Points Guy, grilling her on the most common landing issues...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 11:55.

A Woman Was Stalked for Twelve Hours by a Wolf Until a Bear Attacked It

A Woman Was Stalked for Twelve Hours by a Wolf Until a Bear Attacked It

Joanne Barnaby was collecting wild mushrooms with a friend in the North West Territories of Canada on June 10, when they separated on their morel-picking paths. On her way back to the truck, she heard a growl and turned to see a lone wolf growling and baring its teeth.

Barnaby was accompanied by her dog, Joey, who attempted to rush the wolf. The wolf did not back down. Barnaby described the...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 10:59.

It's Good That This Giant Panda's Tub Is So Small

It's Good That This Giant Panda's Tub Is So Small

Good for us, I mean. Remember when Tian Tian was enjoying the snow ? Now Tian Tian is enjoying the Spring by getting into all his cracks and crevices for a good cleaning.

Here’s the medium shot:

I needed that. Consider this the cute animals washing away the bad Internet open thread for anyone still up and lathering.

Contact the author about pandas at aimee.lutkin@jezebel.com.

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 10:41.

A Study Suggests Young Men Are Less Likely to Identify as Biracial Than Young Women

A Study Suggests Young Men Are Less Likely to Identify as Biracial Than Young Women

New research from Stanford University has some interesting findings on who identifies as biracial—or multi-racial or mixed race, as those terms are also in flux. There seems to be a significant difference in how people see their race according to their gender.

Political-science professor Laura Davenport limited herself to three mixed-race groups in the recently published ASA study:...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 04:04.

Musician Kate Nash Posted to Instagram That She'd Been Groped by a Stranger in Her Own Home

Musician Kate Nash Posted to Instagram That She'd Been Groped by a Stranger in Her Own Home

UK musician Kate Nash posted to Instagram that a man cornered and groped her in her own home in Los Angeles. It’s a pretty terrifying story, but Nash seems to feel empowered by the telling of it.

She writes:

2 days ago I got groped in my own house by a man I don’t know. I was alone & cornered in a bathroom & extremely threatened. I’m sharing this information with you because women are encouraged...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 03:10.

This Guy Who Legally Changed His Name to 'Bacon Double Cheeseburger' Is Kinda Cute

This Guy Who Legally Changed His Name to 'Bacon Double Cheeseburger' Is Kinda Cute

Sorry, folks, he’s engaged and to a woman who has hesitations about being Mrs. Cheeseburger. She doesn’t deserve him!

Bacon Double Cheeseburger was born Sam Smith in Muswell Hill, UK. According to the Evening Standard, he drunkenly submitted an application to UK Deed Poll Service for a legal name change at his friends’ urging. Unbelievable that drinking was involved in this decision, but even...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 02:23.

How to Know When Your Gut Instinct Is Reliable

How to Know When Your Gut Instinct Is Reliable

Sometimes you get an overwhelming feeling that you just know something about a person or a situation; this is called intuition, and it’s often wrong.

There is a lot of debate over whether or not we can trust our gut instinct about other people; some people think that we know everything we need to know about a person in an instant. Nobel Memorial Prize-winning behavioral economist and...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 02:07.

Kim Kardashian Is Spinning that Time Prince Kicked Her Ass Off the Stage

Kim Kardashian Is Spinning that Time Prince Kicked Her Ass Off the Stage

The world has been mourning Prince since his passing on Thursday, and though there is an overwhelming amount to reminisce over , a twenty second clip of him kicking Kim Kardashian off his stage has been a big fav.

Since it’s worth watching again, and again, and yet again, here it is:

Kim Kardashian posted her only acknowledgement of Prince’s death on Friday night, long after that...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 01:36.

The Hamburglar Was Caught Red Hambed

The Hamburglar Was Caught Red Hambed

Early on Friday, a man in Washington, D.C., broke into a Five Guys. He proceeded to cook himself a cheeseburger. I get it.

ABC News reports that my new boyfriend didn’t even steal any money:

The burglar followed a delivery man into the restaurant and waited until he left before going inside, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Once inside, the man treated himself to a fountain...

Aimée Lutkin Aimée Lutkin Jul 15, 2019 at 01:25.

How to Help Survivors of the Tsunami in Indonesia

How to Help Survivors of the Tsunami in Indonesia

Last Saturday, the eruption of Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano triggered a tsunami that killed over 400 of people and displaced 20,000 more. According to The Guardian, authorities have rerouted airplanes around the volcano, which is threatening another eruption. Here’s what you can do to aid victims of this natural disaster.

First of all, donating money is usually the best bet. You can check...

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