We FOIAd every Trump Cabinet members travel recordsheres what we got back

We FOIAd every Trump Cabinet members travel recordsheres what we got back
How much does it cost for President Donald Trump‘s Cabinet members to travel? We’re about to find out. Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary,Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao (who is also the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell) took government planes this year. hosted by a campaign benefactorThen, of course, there’s Tom Price, who left his position in September following revelations that he spent on private air travel during his tenure as head of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says
The company said the conduit was “safely shut down” about 6 a.m. local time, in line with safety procedures, but environmental groups have pointed to the leak as evidence a sister pipeline, the Keystone XL, should be rejected in neighboring Nebraska. The company shared an aerial photo of the area affected by the spill on Twitter and said emergency crews and cleanup personnel had been sent to the site. Brian Walsh, a spokesman for South Dakota’s Department of Environmental and

The Harry Potter movies are heading to HBO

The Harry Potter movies are heading to HBO
Galloping-freaking-gargoyles. HBO announced Thursday that it will be the only place to stream all eight Harry Potter movies starting Jan. 1, 2018. That's all eight movies on HBO GO, HBO NOW, and HBO On Demand whenever the heck you need them. SEE ALSO: Grab your boots and broomsticks Harry Potter fans, LeakyCon is headed to Texas HBO currently has the streaming rights for the Harry Potter universe film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and has recently streamed

Mueller investigation has ‘nothing to do with the President,’ White House says

Mueller investigation has ‘nothing to do with the President,’ White House says
Washington (CNN)The White House is seeking to distance President Donald Trump from the indictments of two former campaign officials, claiming that the charges have nothing to do with Trump's campaign or his presidency.White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday's actions from the special counsel have "nothing to do with the President, nothing to do with the President's campaign or campaign activity" and proves there is "no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion."Asked how the mood is inside the West Wing,

Kids at this hospital were terrified of the machines until they got a makeover.

Kids at this hospital were terrified of the machines  until they got a makeover.
When industrial designer Doug Dietz went to the hospital to see the inaugural scan of a brand-new MRI machine he designed, what should've been an exciting event quickly turned somber. The patient coming in for a scan was a young girl. And she was petrified. The huge, hulking machine had the girl in tears — and that was before the loud whirring noise started up (the average MRI machine is about as loud as a rock concert, and not nearly

In both whisky and business, it pays to play the long game

In both whisky and business, it pays to play the long game
The Balvenie Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE is blessed with more than a great nose and palate, he operates with what appears to be a sixth sense. The longest serving malt master in the industry, Stewart’s ability to plan 40 or even 50 years in advance is nothing short of extraordinary. From choice of oak to the careful selection of the special casks that will one day become decades-old bottles of The Balvenie, Stewart has mastered the art

Midwestern shoppers will be able to munch on genetically modified, non-browning apples.

Midwestern shoppers will be able to munch on genetically modified, non-browning apples.
One of my favorite snacks is slices of Granny Smith apple and some sharp cheddar cheese. But as much as I like 'em, as soon as the apple slices turn brown, I just ... eh ... I know they're still good, but to be honest, I kind of lose interest. This month, however, bags of Arctic apple slices are going to be hitting a couple hundred stores in the Midwestern United States. And, thanks to genetic engineering, these apples

4,000-Year-Old Artifacts Reveal Locations Of The 11 Lost Cities Of Assyria

4,000-Year-Old Artifacts Reveal Locations Of The 11 Lost Cities Of Assyria
It was recently reported, to the delight of many, that a 4,000-year-old Assyrian baked clay tablet was likely a marriage contract. This, however, isn’t the only tablet of its kind – there are tens of thousands of others. Now, as revealed in a new working paper, a careful translation of many of them has revealed something utterly remarkable: The locations of ancient metropolises that have been long lost to the sands of time. Authored by Harvard University’s senior lecturer

Here’s what Sean Hannity actually said about Roy Moore’s accusers and consent

Here’s what Sean Hannity actually said about Roy Moore’s accusers and consent
On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that one woman said Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in Alabama for U.S. Senate, sexually assaulted her in 1979, when she was 14, and that three others say they had consensual relationships with Moore when they were between the ages of 16 and 18 and he was in his early 30s. Amid Republicans parsing the validity and morality of these allegations was Fox News host Sean Hannity, who, during his Nov. 9 airing of his

Sean Hannity fans are destroying their Keurig coffee makers after company pulls ads

Sean Hannity fans are destroying their Keurig coffee makers after company pulls ads
As advertisers flee from far-right Fox News host Sean Hannity over his defense of Roy Moore, Alabama’s Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate who stands accused of child sex assault, Hannity fans have found a bizarre way of showing their support: Smashing their own stuff. five brandsHannityMoore, 70, has been publicly accused in a deeply sourced report from the of having sexually pursued multiple teenage girls while in his early 30s, including a particularly detailed allegation that he molested a

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80
'A charming don'Jamie Oliver paid tribute to his "first London boss", working with the Italian at Carluccio's Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden 25 years ago."He was such a charismatic charming don of all things Italian," Oliver wrote on Instagram."Always hanging out the front door of the restaurant with a big fat cigar, a glass of something splendid and his amazing fuzzy white hair."Viva Antonio Carluccio... Cook a feast up there mate," he added. Report End of Twitter post

Uber, Lyft ban far-right activist for anti-Muslim rant

Uber, Lyft ban far-right activist for anti-Muslim rant
Uber and Lyft banned a far-right activist after she complained about not being able to find a “non Muslim” cab driver. Laura Loomer, who calls herself an “investigative journalist,” sacrificed her job on Wednesday because she couldn’t find a ride-hailing driver who didn’t look Muslim. That experience sparked a lengthy anti-Muslim Twitter rant. “I’m late to the NYPD press conference because I couldn’t find a non Muslim cab or @Uber @lyft driver for over 30 min! This is insanity,” Loomer

Mrs Brown’s Boys stars ‘put 2m offshore’

Mrs Brown’s Boys stars ‘put 2m offshore’
Roy Lyness, who put the stars in touch with the advisers behind the set-up, was the accountant behind the similar K2 tax avoidance scheme used by comedian Jimmy Carr.Paradise Papers - exposing the tax secrets of the ultra-rich Live updates of the Paradise Papers leak All you need to know about the leak Trump aide's links with sanctioned Russians Queen's private estate invested offshore Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Bilton asks Mrs Brown’s Boys star

This hilarious ad for a 1996 Honda is the perfect commentary on materialism.

This hilarious ad for a 1996 Honda is the perfect commentary on materialism.
When Carrie Hollenbeck needed to sell her 1996 Honda Accord, with over 140,000 lifetime miles on it, having a filmmaker boyfriend paid off. Big time. Max and Carrie. Photo used with permission Max Lanman had the idea to produce an actual commercial to advertise his girlfriend's jalopy. But this wouldn't be some low-budget production for a 4 a.m. run on the local access cable channel. Oh no. Not at all. “I thought it would be hilarious to make a

IFLScience Talks To David Attenborough About The Oceans, His First Shoot, And What Nearly Made Him Cry

IFLScience Talks To David Attenborough About The Oceans, His First Shoot, And What Nearly Made Him Cry
Despite living on a planet that is two-thirds covered by water, even today we still know more about the surface of Mars than we do about what is going on under the surface of our own oceans. Over a decade after the first series graced our screens, Blue Planet II returns to give us just a small snapshot of what lies beneath the waves. The breath-taking documentary takes us on a whirlwind tour from the frigid polar seas of the

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action
Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart.After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high following the cancellation of a technology upgrade on Nov. 8, the largest cryptocurrency came roaring back in early trading Monday before fluctuating between gains and losses.“Crypto trading is not for the novice investor,” said John Spallanzani, chief macro strategist at GFI Securities LLC in New York. While multiple reasons are being cited for the price volatility,