21 unexpected ways to give back and do good on Black Friday.

21 unexpected ways to give back and do good on Black Friday.
Thanksgiving is around the corner and you know what that means ... Black Friday and all its beautiful madness is almost upon us. Photo by Powhusku/Flickr. Sure, it's crowded and intense, but those glorious sales make it worth it, right? Maybe you'll find that game system your kids have been begging for marked down 50% or a pair of earrings you could never justify buying for yourself until the price hit the floor. Regardless of why someone chooses to

Trump Family Business Is Way Smaller Than The President Has Touted

Trump Family Business Is Way Smaller Than The President Has Touted
Some of the discrepancy is due to a downturn in business, but the rest is credited to an overheated imagination, according to Crain’s New York Business reporter Aaron Elstein, who examined the numbers. In 2016 the Trump Organization reported nearly $9.5 billion in sales. But recent public filings by the president indicate that the company’s actual revenue that year was only as much as $700 million, Crain’s said. “It was obviously very important to Donald to have his company

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.

Let’s break down 15 terrible excuses from accused sexual harassers and predators.
The world is currently being treated to a slow-rolling reveal of the alleged bad behavior of some of its most powerful men. And inevitably, with bad behavior comes excuses. It's no surprise that prominent accused harassers and predators, once cornered, would try to wriggle out of accusations of sexual conduct and abuse. What is surprising is the variety in their attempts to justify their alleged behavior. Excuses by way of apology. Excuses by way of confession. Excuses by way

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

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

Miley Cyrus Opens Up About How Her Role In Hannah Montana Impacted Her Mental Health – Viral Thread

Miley Cyrus Opens Up About How Her Role In Hannah Montana Impacted Her Mental Health – Viral Thread
Remember the summer of 2013, when Miley Cyrus drastically changed her image from a relatively wholesome teenager to a 20-year-old woman who embraced her sexuality in a way that many regarded as vulgar? Well, these days it seems that the young, polarizing singer has had enough of revamping her image because the music videos for her latest album Younger Now are very tame in comparison. However, what certainly hasn’t changed is her candidness and the fact that she doesn’t

Americans Are Officially Freaking Out

Americans Are Officially Freaking Out
For those lying awake at night worried about health care, the economy, and an overall feeling of divide between you and your neighbors, there’s at least one source of comfort: Your neighbors might very well be lying awake, too.Almost two-thirds of Americans, or 63 percent, report being stressed about the future of the nation, according to the American Psychological Association’s Eleventh Stress in America survey, conducted in August and released on Wednesday. “Policymakers need to understand that this is an issue that is

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobodys Counting

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobodys Counting
Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little culpability.A “crash” killed her mother in 2008, she insists, when her car was broadsided by another vehicle while on her way to pick up cat food. The other driver, a 20-year-old college student, ran a red light while talking on his mobile phone, a distraction that he immediately admitted Over the past two years, after decades of declining deaths on the road, U.S. traffic

This week in black women: Luvvie, 6th-grade superstars, The Lion Queen, and more.

This week in black women: Luvvie, 6th-grade superstars, The Lion Queen, and more.
Indictments fell like leaves. Baseball finally ended. And black women had another week of being intelligent, talented, innovative, and fearless. This is the second edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. This week, we shoutout a Hollywood hotshot, a writer making big moves, children inspiring millions from their classroom, and a judge doing work. Celebrate them! Follow them! Support them! Let's go! "Go off, sis":

Under Trump, Made in America Is Losing Out to Russian Steel

Under Trump, Made in America Is Losing Out to Russian Steel
Four days after his inauguration, Donald Trump signed a handful of executive memos to advance the Keystone XL pipeline and revive the U.S. steel industry. He invited builder TransCanada Corp. to reapply for a permit denied by Barack Obama and ordered up fast-track rules forcing not only Keystone but also all new U.S. pipelines to be made from American steel. “From now on, we’re going to be making pipeline in the United States,” he said.Made-in-America Keystone was a stunt.

Kathy Griffin Blasts ‘Spineless Heiress’ Anderson Cooper & ‘Fame-Whoring’ Lawyer Lisa Bloom In New Interview

Kathy Griffin Blasts ‘Spineless Heiress’ Anderson Cooper & ‘Fame-Whoring’ Lawyer Lisa Bloom In New Interview
But the 56-year-old starlet was really more focused on her feud with her "fame-whoring" lawyer during her recent interview! Discussing the disastrous June 2 press conference, Griffin recalled a horrible conference call afterwards with Lisa, Lisa's husband and law firm manager Braden Pollock, her entertainment lawyer Bill Sobel, and her First Amendment lawyer Alan Isaacman: "I'm not acting like some innocent—I've been around. But I've never been through anything like this. I'm still living it. Everybody was shouting." Griffin

John McCain keeps serving his revenge to Donald Trump ice cold

John McCain keeps serving his revenge to Donald Trump ice cold
(CNN)In an interview with C-SPAN about the Vietnam War that ran over the weekend, Sen. John McCain said this:The "bone spur" shot is McCain's latest jab at Trump in a decidedly tempestuous relationship that dates back to at least 2015. It was in July of that year that Trump, appearing at a conservative conclave in Iowa, said this of the Arizona Republican: "He's not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people

Student kicks chair from under classmate because he didnt stand for the pledge

Student kicks chair from under classmate because he didnt stand for the pledge
In the video, the student responsible for the kick is seen wearing a shirt with an American flag on it, cowboy boots, and jean shorts. The student who is seated and then knocked to the ground has dyed green hair and is wearing skinny jeans and a hoodie. Before the video cuts off, an off-camera person begins to issue a reprimand: “OK. You’re gonna get…” Carroll County TimesTimes“Some people don’t understand how disrespectful it is to sit during the pledge

Types Of Boys On The Internet, Ranked

Types Of Boys On The Internet, Ranked
Viner Boys Prank ur neighbor as you'd prank urself . — josh o. (@jjoshkennedyy) September 30, 2017 Viner Boys (rip) are a national treasure and they should be supported financially by the government for the mental health benefit of the country. Some days vines are the only reason I can get out of bed, frankly. Viners wear keds without socks, flat brim baseball hats, and stained t-shirts. They prank people but in a way that’s actually funny unlike Youtuber

Kids for sale: ‘My mom was tricked’

Kids for sale: ‘My mom was tricked’
(CNN)The 7-year-old girl, dressed in bright pink and holding one of her favorite stuffed animals, sees her motherfor the first time in nearly a year. A brilliant smile spreads across Namata's face, punctuating her excitement.A Skype conversation changed everything for Namata, for her birth mother in Uganda and for her adoptive family in Ohio."We unwittingly placed an order for a child," Adam says. "The only trauma this poor kid ever experienced was because we essentially placed an order for