Thieves Steal $800,000 in Whisky From Legendary Parisian Liquor Store

Thieves Steal $800,000 in Whisky From Legendary Parisian Liquor Store
PARISLa Maison du Whiskythe house of whiskyis a high-end shop on a back street. The French presidents palace and various government offices devoted to intelligence and law enforcement are nearby, and on a weekend the neighborhood is very, very quiet.At 3:16 last Sunday morning, when it appears nobody was around but surveillance cameras were working, two people broke into the shop with relative ease to pull off a stunning heist.In all, they reportedly took 69 bottles estimated by the

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

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

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

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children
As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today. I had a computer with internet access in my bedroom from the age of 13. It gave me access to a lot of things which were totally inappropriate for a young teenager, but it was OK. The culture, politics, and interpersonal relationships which I consider to be central to my identity were shaped by the internet,

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

We Cant Afford To Be 24-Hour Women

We Cant Afford To Be 24-Hour Women
margot pandone I’m newly sober and dog-paddling through the booze all around me. It’s summer, and Whole Foods has planted rosé throughout the store. Rosé is great with fish! And strawberries! And vegan protein powder! (Okay, I made that last one up.) At the office, every desk near mine has a bottle of wine or liquor on it in case people are too lazy to walk the 50 feet to one of the well-stocked communal bars we’ve built on

These Are The Most Stress-Inducing Jobs, According To A New Report

These Are The Most Stress-Inducing Jobs, According To A New Report
Stress is a symptom of modern-living that’s tough to avoid. It’s no surprise to say that work, a place where most people spend the majority of their waking hours, is a major contributor to this. A new report by the Health and Safety Executive has revealed the most stress-inducing jobs in the UK. The study also broke down the data and provided insights into the effects of different genders, ages, and workplace sizes on stress levels. The most stressed

The Truth About Organic Food

The Truth About Organic Food
You are what you eat, or so the adage goes. It is this idea that has helped the organic food industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar a year industry, as people want to better not only themselves but also the environment by eating organic products. But is the “clean” food actually better for you than more commercially grown varieties? Well, the science on that one is far from settled. There are two main arguments when it comes to

First UK interest rate rise in 10 years

First UK interest rate rise in 10 years
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Bank of England may lift rates twice more over three years For the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates. The official bank rate has been lifted from 0.25% to 0.5%, the first increase since July 2007.It is likely to rise twice more over the next three years, according to Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The move reverses the cut in

Mueller probe may ground Trump’s unconventional success

Mueller probe may ground Trump’s unconventional success
Washington (CNN)Donald Trump can't tweet his way out of this one.Like clockwork, Trump sought Tuesday morning to discredit the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and his campaign's potential role in it.Mueller's command of the Washington game and mechanics of the law, on show in his first salvo against the Trump team, also represent a test for Trump's instinctive mastery of disruption and diversion."This was an impressive strategy that played out," Frank Figliuzzi, former assistant director of

Steve Bannon had to explain the 25th Amendment to Trump and the threat it poses to him

Steve Bannon had to explain the 25th Amendment to Trump and the threat it poses to him
Guys, there are really SO MANY AMENDMENTS, how can just one man keep track of all of them?Image: AP/REX/ShutterstockAt this point, nine months into the Donald Trump presidency, we shouldn't really be surprised by anything that happens. And, yet, stories like Trump being completely unaware of the 25th Amendment still manage to instill us with shock and awe. This latest revelation about Donald Trump comes from Gabriel Sherman's latest dispatch for Vanity Fair in which it sounds like every

11 TEDx talks on failure you need to watch right now

11 TEDx talks on failure you need to watch right now
Image: drogatnev/getty imagesHide. Run. Bury. Welcome to the 21st century’s default approach to failure. Sure, we enshrine motivational mottos like “Fail fast, fail often,” but moving those sentiments into our hearts is anything but easy. Pride dogs us. Ego protests. And the pain of disappointment — not to mention the pain of embarrassment — can be overwhelming. While a few brave souls confide their losses to trusted friends, the one thing we never do is share our failures to

30 Super Specific Feelings Only New Moms Can Relate To

30 Super Specific Feelings Only New Moms Can Relate To
1. The sense of awe over your own biology that accompanies birthing a human and (if you choose to) feeding it from your breast. you think to yourself, understanding that you are not at all the first woman to experience any of this motherhood stuff. 2. The heartwarming realization that you truly are a person capable of ~unconditional love~. 3. The sudden ability to identify with your parents more than you ever thought possible. you catch yourself wondering more than

Two Women Try To Catch Their Husbands Cheating And The Internet Is Loving It

Two Women Try To Catch Their Husbands Cheating And The Internet Is Loving It
Have you ever watched the Netflix show Grace & Frankie? If you haven’t seen it, it stars Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin as two women who bond after their husbands are found to be cheating with each other. The conversations starts between the women with one telling the other “hopefully I’ll gain a sister if I lose my husband”. It sounds like a simple case of one partner cheating on the other, but things quickly get more interesting. The

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":