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Betsy DeVos Just Admitted That She’s Fully Aware Trans Students Are Suffering Due To Her Policies

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is fully aware transgender students are suffering as a result of her policies. And everyone who’s been paying attention since she began her deconstructive policy approach in 2017 can roll their eyes now and say, “Oh, okay, at least we’re on the same page.” DeVos admitted as much during a hearing … Continued

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Sophia The Robot Wants ‘Respect’ From Humans, And Pretty Much Everyone Is Like ‘Hold Up Now’

You might remember Sophia the Robot from that time talk show host Jimmy Fallon “met” her during a demo. Activated in 2016, she’s since become a global sensation and was even granted citizenship by the Saudi government. The humanoid robot, the brainchild of Hanson Robotics, even has her own Twitter account, which has garnered over … Continued


Busy Philipps Has The Perfect Clapback After People Criticize Her New Tattoo As Being Inappropriate For Her Kids To See

Busy Phillipps doesn’t give a f*ck what you think. That’s the message she sent out with her new tattoo, which she explained is her favorite of the illustrations from her memoir, This Will Only Hurt a Little. Philipps described the tattoo as “weirdly true to form,” and honestly, we get it. View this post on Instagram … Continued

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Trump Insulted George Washington’s Intelligence During His Visit To Mt. Vernon For The Most Trumpian Reason

Donald Trump has taken cheap shots at war heroes, Gold Star families, women, minorities, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian operatives, and even the first president of the United States. Yep, even George Washington, that one man who went down in history as our nation’s first official president following … Continued

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If You’ve Ever Used Cheat Codes In A Video Game, Then The ‘You Cheated The Game’ Meme Is For You

If you’ve never cheated at a video game, then color us surprised, because just about everyone has given themselves a quick edge to get ahead. How else could we have beaten all those missions if we hadn’t mashed several different buttons to unlock a full arsenal of weapons in Grand Theft Auto? How in the world … Continued


People Are ‘Hitting The Woah’ With A New Bizarre Dance Challenge, And We Have So Many Questions

There’s a new dance challenge out there for those of you into that sort of thing. It’s called “hitting the woah,” and it started—where else?—on TikTok. “Hitting the woah,” according to Mashable, is when “a dancer makes a quick, small circular motion with their fists and leans into a freeze position when the beat drops in … Continued

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Meghan McCain And Joy Behar Were Headed Into Some Serious Battle On ‘The View,’ And Whoopi Goldberg Shut It All The Way Down

It’s not uncommon for the ladies of The View to spar, but things became especially heated between co-hosts Joy Behar and Meghan McCain when discussing the resignation of now-former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. On Sunday afternoon, Nielsen resigned from her post effective immediately. Reports say that President Donald Trump did not think her extreme enough. The policies … Continued

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Manager’s Advice To Never Hire Someone Unless They Send A ‘Thank You’ Email Has People Seeing Red

There are apparently all sorts of unwritten social rules that we need to abide by if we want to get hired. Take the “thank you” email, for instance. There’s nothing wrong with sending a thank you message, nor should there be an issue if you didn’t send one post-job interview. Jessica Leibman, the executive managing … Continued

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Teen’s Extra Prom Video Caught The Attention Of FAFSA, And Now Everyone Is Paranoid AF

Be careful what you post on the internet. We all know this, yet we keep making the same mistakes. It started innocently enough for 17-year-old high school senior Lizbeth Rivas, who last month shared an unusually well-produced video to her Twitter account of her prom night. The video quickly took off. #prom2k19 already know I … Continued

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Preacher Yells At Man In Wheelchair For Being ‘Too Bitter To Ask’ God To Help Him Walk, And People Are Having None Of It

Hey, everyone, meet Philip Blair. Blair is an American evangelist who has angered the citizens of Sydney, Australia, after he posted a clip to his YouTube channel, Torch of Christ Ministries, of himself hassling people on the street. He comes across a man in a wheelchair. Things spiral downward from there. “You’re in a wheelchair. … Continued

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This Taylor Swift Superfan’s Viral Story About Going To Prison Is Just So Bizarre

No, it was not an April Fools’ Day joke. Na’ama, an Israeli-born fan who runs a popular Taylor Swift fan account on Twitter, tweeted her first update in two months, revealing that the account would be active once more now that she’d finished her prison sentence. ????| UPDATE|| As most of you know, I haven’t … Continued


We Now Know What Dr. Phil Would Look Like Without His Signature Mustache, And We Can’t Unsee It

Dr. Phil can best be described as Jerry Springer meets WebMD. In other words, he’s pretty ridiculous (and a total quack, but that’s a story for another day). He also has a signature mustache. You’ve seen it. It looks like this:   But the night is dark and full of terrors. We apologize for this … Continued