Monthly Archives: June 2018

Burger King Russia Forced To Apologize For “Sexist” World Cup Ad

The greatest event in football is undoubtedly the World Cup. Lasting for just over a month, it truly is an international spectacle, and countless fans have now flown to Russia to support their country (if, of course, their country managed to qualify). What’s more is that because the event only rolls around every four years, a lot of companies are vying to cash in on the excitement it has generated. However, one company has taken things a step too far. Instead of opting for a traditional earner […]

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Survey Reveals The Top 12 Professions Where People Are Most Likely To Cheat

One of my worst nightmares is coming back from work to my marital home, only to discover another woman’s lacey underwear littered in the direction of my husband and I’s bedroom. Horrified, I press my ear against the door and hear the bed rocking. It’s the kind of situation that makes people lose faith in love, and what makes it so terrible is that it’s a reality for countless men and women around the world. Communication is the key to a good relationship, and if you’re not […]

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Weinstein Accuser Melissa Thompson: He Locked the Door, Later Raped Me

Melissa Thompson, who alleges that disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2011, told NBC News in an interview airing Wednesday that Weinstein quickly shooed people out of the room and said dont interrupt, dont interrupt, and then he locked the door to the office. Thompson says she was at Weinsteins office for a marketing pitch, and she alleges that Weinstein raped her inside his hotel room later that day. Weinstein has denied that he raped or sexually assaulted anyone. I can barely talk about it […]

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Equine-assisted therapy may help autism, PTSD and pain. Why isn’t it used more?

(CNN)Belle Swersey knows firsthand how therapeutic horseback riding can be. The 7-year-old girl, who is in remission from a rare type of muscle cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma, has been using equine therapy to help ease her pain for the past 2 years. “Horseback riding helps me forget about my cancer. It’s fun,” said Belle, of Newton, Massachusetts. Belle’s dad, Jonathan Swersey, was skeptical of the practice at first. But he soon realized that it was transforming his daughter’s ability to cope with the side effects of chemotherapy and […]

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This blogger got into ‘green’ beauty for an extremely personal reason.

Liz Mimran was a teenager when she started losing her hair. This is, obviously, not a common problem for someone so young to have. “I tried every possible hair care line and supplement on the market [to stop the hair loss], but to no avail,” writes Liz in an email. “Worse, some products only aggravated the problem and irritated my scalp.” Since this was before all-natural products had become a staple of the mainstream beauty market, Liz decided to research homeopathic and holistic remedies to see if […]

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She ditched a 9-5 to act. Now she’s starring in ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ Here’s her story.

When Tan Kheng Hua was offered the role of Kerry Chu in “Crazy Rich Asians,” she didn’t hesitate to accept it. Though the Singaporean actress has certainly made a name for herself on big screens in southeastern Asia, the opportunity to act in a major U.S. film — a historic film at that — was a unparalleled opportunity. “Did we honestly have to wait so long for an all-Asian Hollywood film to come out?” Tan asks me during our candid interview. All images courtesy of “Crazy Rich […]

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‘Set It Up’ is the throwback romcom you’ve been waiting for

Netflix's 'Set It Up' has everyone swooning this summer.Image: Netflix Like most Netflix movies, Set It Up came seemingly out of nowhere. Sure, there was a trailer, a poster, maybe a billboard or two. But it wasn’t exactly Avengers: Infinity War in terms of marketing presence. It wasn’t even Bright.  Unlike most Netflix movies, however, Set It Up is actually catching on. If you’ve been on Twitter over the past few days, you probably saw a bunch of posts like this: yall netflix put out this movie […]

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A bunch of fake-looking accounts are giving ‘Gotti’ five stars on Rotten Tomatoes

The film 'Gotti' has a 0% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes.Image: new line cinema UPDATE: June 19, 2018, 2:46 p.m. EDT Rotten Tomatoes told Mashable in an email that all of the reviews for Gotti are made by real users. This likely only implies that they weren’t posted by bots, not that they’re actually legitimate reviews. Critics hated Gotti and according to box office numbers, the movie was barely seen by anybody in its opening weekend.  Yet it’s received quite a lot of five-star Rotten Tomatoes reviews […]

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Trump Says He Gave Kim Jong Un His Direct Number. Never Do That

Days after President Donald Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the president touted the strength of the two leaders' relationship. "I can now call him," he told reporters at the White House on Friday. "I gave him a very direct number. He can now call me if he has any difficulty. We have communication." The US and North Korea have an extremely complicated and thorny diplomatic relationship—it wasn't long ago that Trump casually threatened a nuclear strike—and any gesture of goodwill between […]

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