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New Year, New Marriage: Congrats To The Newly-Hitched Maria Menounos!

So many years in the making — and well worth it for The longtime TV host and her beau, who had been engaged since March of 2016, decided to up and tie the knot with Steve Harvey officiating the ceremonies just 48 hours after he was officially ordained to perform the wedding! Considering all that Maria has been through recently, this couldn’t have come at a more perfect time! It looked like a great surprise for Constantine and Lisa Menounos, Maria’s parents, who were both in Times Square along with…

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Oprah knew exactly what she was doing on Sunday night

Washington (CNN)Two hours before Oprah Winfrey took the Golden Globes stage Sunday night to accept the Cecil B. DeMille award, Globes host Seth Meyers set the tone for the evening. So when Winfrey herself took the stage to accept what amounts to a lifetime achievement award, she knew exactly how her speech would be taken and analyzed. And that’s why what she did say was so intriguing for the political junkies out there. She recounted the story of “sitting on the linoleum floor of my mother’s house in Milwaukee” in…

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Bad News, Everybody: Hydrogen Peroxide Is Useless

OK, so hydrogen peroxide is good for some things, such as creating an uninspired volcano for your school science fair. But what it’s not great at is disinfecting cuts and scrapes. When you pour hydrogen peroxide on a wound, that telltale foam is surely the death rattle of a thousand screaming bacteria, right? Well, it turns out it’s nothing but a chemical reaction to the enzyme catalase, which is found in our blood and cells. When hydrogen peroxide meets catalase, it turns into oxygen gas and water, and boom! Medically…

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Tom Hanks makes a heroic drink delivery during the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes may have proved that Oprah should run for president, but they also revealed that we should elect Tom Hanks as our Bartender in Chief.  Amidst the many celebrities clad in black, Hanks was spotted roaming around with a tray of martinis.  Tom Hanks headed to the bar during the first commercial break. #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/hRY2FoKS9Q — Debra Birnbaum (@debrabirnbaum) January 8, 2018 And what a striking figure he cuts. The James Bond of awards shows. Tom Hanks just became the most interesting man In the world pic.twitter.com/icGY42RbRD —…

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The 5 Types Of Narcissists Youll Meet On Tinder

Gabriel Baker Online dating is a bit of a hunting ground for narcissists, but perhaps no dating app attracts more narcissists than one focused solely on instant gratification – Tinder. Here are the five types of narcissists you’re likely to encounter on this popular dating app (and of course, off of it too!): 1. The somatic narcissist. Let’s face it, Tinder is a wee bit superficial (maybe just a little more than a wee bit) and it has a reputation of hosting highly attractive people – including ones obsessed with…

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Ever Talk About Something Then See Ads For It Online? Your Devices Are Listening.

Amazon If you own a Google device, you can disable it from saving audio recordings on the activity controls page, where through the “manage activity” link, I personally found an audio clip recorded by my android phone of me watching “Dexter” on Netflix. I had no idea it was recorded until now. You can delete any activity by clicking on the three dots. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/listening-devices/

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‘Aussie’ flu. Should we be worried?

Most people will recover in about a week and won’t need any specific treatment, apart from a bit of bed rest, some paracetamol or ibuprofen and drinking plenty of fluids. But for some – the very old, very young or people with pre-existing health conditions such as heart disease – flu can be deadly. Is Aussie flu worse than other types of flu? The UK is seeing a mix of flu types circulating including influenza B as well as the H3N2 strain. H3N2 is not new. It was around last…

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Britain’s Princess Charlotte starts nursery school

(CNN)Britain’s Princess Charlotte, youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, started nursery school on Monday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share two photographs of Princess Charlotte at Kensington Palace this morning. pic.twitter.com/dDIOZdA7aM — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) January 8, 2018 The school, which charges £14,550 ($19,740) per year, was classed as “outstanding” at the last official inspection in 2012. Charlotte, younger sister to George, will turn three in May. By then, she’s expected to have a new younger sibling — the Duchess is expecting…

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Criticizing actresses who didn’t wear black to the Golden Globes is part of the problem.

With so many stars decked out in black for this year’s Golden Globes, it was hard not to notice actress Blanca Blanco‘s bold splash of red. The  all-black look, adopted as part of the Time’s Up campaign to end workplace harassment, became a sort of de facto red carpet uniform. Many of the night’s guests adopted a more conservative look compared to years past, transforming the often obnoxious (and occasionally sexist) “Who are you wearing?” type of questions into an opportunity to discuss important societal issues. Actresses Reese Witherspoon, Eva…

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Debra Messing slams E! over wage equality during live Golden Globes red carpet interview

E! host Catt Sadler left the network after discovering that her co-host, Jason Kennedy, was making nearly double her salary.  (NBC) “So we stand with [Sadler] and that’s something that can change tomorrow. We want people to start having this conversation that women are just as valuable as men,” Messing explained. “Today” show host Matt Lauer was fired from his 20-year post for alleged sexual misconduct.  (AP) NBC News execs roasted for refusal to launch independent investigation following Matt Lauer sex scandal Controversy has also beset the network’s cable news…

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