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

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

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims
(CNN)Eight people -- six foreign tourists and two Americans -- were killed Tuesday in the deadliest terror attack that New Yorkers have seen since 9/11. Here's what we know about those killed:Drake lived in New Milford, New Jersey, but worked in New York as a project manager for Moody's Analytics, an economics research firm.When his parents couldn't reach him hours after the attack, they drove to Bellevue Hospital in New York, where they were told he had died."At the

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

‘White Lives Matter’ protesters allegedly attack interracial couple after Tennessee march

‘White Lives Matter’ protesters allegedly attack interracial couple after Tennessee march
When white supremacists marched in Shelbyville, Tennessee, on Saturday, they were apparently so out-numbered by counter-protesters that a second rally, scheduled for Murfreesboro, was canceled. However, the group proclaiming White Lives Matter still allegedly made its mark in a Nashville suburb that night. The Tennessean reports that police are investigating a fight that broke out in a pub in Brentwood between a large group of white supremacists and an interracial couple. And it was caught on video. OMG. You guys.

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger
Late last month, a woman biking alongside President Donald Trump‘s motorcade extended her middle finger and became a folk hero to the left. Now, she’s out of a job. Juli Briskman revealed that her employer, Akima LLC, fired her once they realized she was the woman in the picture, she told the Huffington Post. On its About page, Akima says it has a wide variety of interests in government contracting, playing “leadership roles in information technology, data communications, systems engineering, software development, cybersecurity,

Genealogy sites are whitewashing the history of slavery

Genealogy sites are whitewashing the history of slavery
700 physical monuments honoring the ConfederacyGenealogy and white supremacy have been linked in the United States since colonization, when wealthy families were obsessed with purity in bloodlines. In recent years, Americans have taken a renewed interest in discovering their lineage (some to prove that purity), heading to genealogy sites where the constructs of race and heritage—from family trees to DNA testing—are omnipresent. Without any historical context, though, what’s being compiled on sites like Ancestry.com is an alternative national history that

At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church

At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church
(CNN)At least 26 people were killed in Sunday's church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference. Among the dead is the 14-year-old daughter of the First Baptist Church's pastor, Frank Pomeroy, according to his wife, Sherri Pomeroy, the girl's mother. The couple were traveling out of state when the shooting occurred.After a brief chase, law enforcement later found the suspect dead of a gunshot wound inside his vehicle. A law enforcement official briefed

Romances Between Work Colleagues Are More Likely To Form In Winter, New Study Suggests

Romances Between Work Colleagues Are More Likely To Form In Winter, New Study Suggests
Tis the season to be jolly, and maybe even flirty, soon, because according to Reboot Digital, winter is the time when things are most likely to heat up amongst colleagues. In fact, they found that 31 percent of first time kisses between co-workers happen at the office Christmas party, perhaps due to a little liquid courage. It’s no surprise that the colder the weather gets, the more singles are looking for a way to heat up their love lives. Reboot

Donald Trump just hit a new low in the La David Johnson fiasco

Donald Trump just hit a new low in the La David Johnson fiasco
(CNN)Calling the widow of an American soldier killed in action is, emotionally speaking, absolutely gut-wrenching. Knowing that nothing you will say can bring true comfort. Knowing a life -- and likely many lives -- have been altered forever. Facing down pure loss and pure grief.To which Trump almost immediately replied via Twitter: "I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation!" It's staggering to consider what

#MeToo amplifies sexual assault survivors’ experiencesbut it’s not enough

#MeToo amplifies sexual assault survivors’ experiencesbut it’s not enough
Across Twitter and Facebook Sunday night, women around the world joined in on the #MeToo hashtag. The premise: Women post “#MeToo” or “Me too” on their social media profiles, demonstrating that they’ve experienced sexual harassment or assault in their lives. The trend began after actress Alyssa Milano encouraged others to stand up and share their stories online to give others “a sense of the magnitude” of sexual harm against women. Over the past week and a half, the news

These ‘Stranger Things’ waffles are super easy to make

These ‘Stranger Things’ waffles are super easy to make
Image:  sorbetto/Getty imagesIt’s one of business’ most brutal truths. Not to mention one of its most paradoxical. And it happens — in the words of legendary founder Ben Horowitz — “all the time.”  “A founder develops a breakthrough idea and starts a company to build it. The product succeeds, and the company grows. Then … employees start complaining that the CEO is paying too much attention to what the employees can do better without her and not enough attention

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

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’

Blac Chynas Lawyer Claps Back At The KarJenners For Starting A ‘War’ Amid New Lawsuit: ‘Its On’
The back-and-forth continues! As we Lisa Bloom, the reality TV star's lawyer, is now speaking out about why it's so important for Chyna to sue Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner. She told Us Weekly: "They decided to start a war by trashing her online repeatedly, so it's on… and we are going to vigorously fight for Chyna in this case. Even though Chyna left Rob at the end of 2016,

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All
s_bukley / Shutterstock.com — Everyone at the mansion adhered to a rigid weekly schedule because Hef, like all old people, is obsessed with routine. The schedule was: Fun-In-The-Sun Sundays — A pool party and screening a new release in the Mansion movie theater Manly-Night Mondays — Hef’s friends came over for dinner and cards Family-Night Tuesdays — Hef’s ex-wife and sons came over Club-Night Wednesdays — Clubbing and the coming home for Hef’s bizarre sex ritual Off-Night Thursdays —

This simple gun violence prevention measure saves 750 lives each year.

This simple gun violence prevention measure saves 750 lives each year.
Firearms result in more than 33,000 deaths in the U.S. per year. Many of these incidents, particularly homicides, can be prevented with a simple solution: a waiting period. A mandatory waiting period is exactly what it sounds like. It's a delay, anywhere from one to 10 days, between the beginning of a gun purchase and taking ownership of the weapon. This allows stores time to conduct background checks where required and gives the potential buyer a "cooling off" period