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Ariana Grande kneels on tiny stool, instantly becomes meme

Never underestimate Ariana Grande's ability to sit on a very small stool.Image: Love Benefit/REX/Shutterstock There’s a lesson here: If you sit on a very, very tiny stool, the internet is going to take note. Ariana Grande will tell you. SEE ALSO: Ariana Grande’s new perfume smells like a doughnut she might lick Here’s the cover for her latest album My Everything, on which she can be found kneeling on a minuscule white stool and somehow managing to conceal the no doubt extreme pain her body must be feeling: I’ve done…

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Larry Flynt offers $10 million for dirt on Donald Trump

Larry Flynt will pay up if you have dirt on Donald Trump.Image: David Livingston/Getty Images Need some cash and have some dirt on Donald Trump? You might want to talk to Hustler founder Larry Flynt. The adult magazine mogul is offering $10 million “for information leading to the impeachment and removal from office” of the president. SEE ALSO: Sports teams are deserting Trump’s hotels, and it’s hitting his wallet hard The full-page ad was published in the Washington Post on Sunday, complete with a toll-free hotline and an email address…

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This program has a brilliant plan for bringing diversity to the world of STEM.

When Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen was working as a molecular biologist, she often wondered why no one else in her sector looked like her. As a black woman, Cohen is not the typical face you’d see in a biochemistry lab. The sad reality is science and technology careers are still predominately assumed by white men even though there is a large reservoir of untapped talent among women and people of color. The reason for the disparity seems to lie in a lack of resources to help talented but underrepresented students…

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Family discovers their dog survived deadly wildfire, was waiting for them to return

A family was elated to discover that their Bernese Mountain Dog, Izzy, somehow managed to survive the wildfires that have ravaged areas of California.  Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen hiked miles to Weaver’s mother’s home in Santa Rosa earlier this week. Despite being turned away by police, the men managed to make their way to the property for an important mission.  SEE ALSO: Striking images reveal wineries devastated by wildfires Although most valuables had been destroyed in the wildfire that ripped through the city, the men returned to…

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Quentin Tarantino ‘heartbroken’ over Harvey Weinstein allegations

Director breaks silence on scandal surrounding the producer, who has collaborated on many of his films including Django Unchained Harvey Weinstein, declaring himself stunned and heartbroken by the allegations of sexual assault and abuse by the producer. The director made his comments via the Twitter account of Amber Tamblyn on Thursday, had asked her to share a statement on his behalf after the pair had a long dinner. The statement read: For the last week, Ive been stunned and heartbroken about the revelations that have come to light about my…

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James Van Der Beek says he was sexually harassed by ‘older, powerful men’

Dawsons Creek star says he was groped and the victim of inappropriate sexual conversations, as he voices support for women who have spoken out against Harvey Weinstein James Van Der Beek has revealed his own experiences of sexual harassment at the hands of older, powerful men in Hollywood, as the allegations around a writers hotel-room experience with a powerful man. The former Dawsons Creek actor went on to recount his own personal experience of abuse, though he did not name names. Ive had my ass grabbed by older, powerful men,…

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Rose McGowan suspended from Twitter after Ben Affleck tweets

Actor who has spoken out in Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal is banned in move that will reignite controversy around Twitter abuse rules Actor Rose McGowan, in an Instagram post. During this period she is not able to send tweets or retweets from her account, unless she deletes tweets that violate our rules, the notification from Twitter said. It was not immediately clear which tweets had fallen foul of Twitter regulations. McGowan has been a vocal figure in the Weinstein scandal since the New York Times broke the story last…

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A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, “There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of.” The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray’s national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole he dug for himself, citing the social activism of athletes like…

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Donna Karan defends Harvey Weinstein: ‘Are women asking for it?’

Fashion designer praises producer accused of harassment and suggests women presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality are asking for trouble Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to the defence of film producer Harvey Weinstein by praising the movie mogul and saying women who dress sensually are asking for trouble. Weinsteins alleged conduct has been He was fired by the board of the Weinstein Company on Sunday after it learned of new information about his behaviour. The producer had been on a leave of absence after the Daily Mail…

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How this man with one arm is using tech-based music to bring communities together.

Emman “Small Eyez” Twe loves music, but an obstacle has gotten in the way of him playing traditional instruments — he only has one arm. Twe was born prematurely and never fully developed a left arm. It made a lot of things more difficult for him to accomplish, but that didn’t mean his mother stopped pushing him to succeed. “My mom always told me that you have to work 20 times harder than everybody else,” Twe recalls. Emman Twe. Image via Jarrett Heatherly/Digital Good Times. He often turned to the…

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Donald Trump Jr. and Jimmy Kimmel got in a bit of a Twitter squabble this weekend and it’s no surprise who won

Image: WIN MCNAMEE;EMMA MCINTYRE/GETTY IMAGES Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. had nothing better to do than come for Jimmy Kimmel this weekend, 140 characters at a time. It backfired spectacularly.  Kimmel called for Trump to quit on Sunday morning after the president tweeted his displeasure with late night hosts who he believes are “dealing with the Democrats” due to their anti-Trump material. Trump Jr. took it upon himself to chime in on Twitter too. SEE ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel rejoices over the healthcare bill being no more Thoughts on Harvey…

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What is the ‘digital divide’? Zendaya grew up in it. And she wants it closed.

For Amanda Acevedo, getting on the honor roll meant fighting through a lot of physical pain. The 10-year-old from East Harlem, New York, didn’t have a reliable computer at home or school to complete her assignments in the evening. In order to keep up in class, she was often left with no choice but to write out entire essays using her thumbs on her mother’s cell phone. Can you imagine? Rory Kennedy couldn’t — until she witnessed it herself. “[Acevedo] would sit there and you would hear her thumbs crack…

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It can be tough for kids to talk to parents. So they’re putting their stories onto film.

As Will Smith once said: Parents just don’t understand. Sometimes, it’s just hard to tell your parents things, and most kids struggle with finding ways to express themselves as a result. But just because kids talk less sometimes doesn’t mean they don’t have stories to tell. If anything, kids and teens are in the story-filled prime of their lives. They don’t just grapple with friends and family, relationships, gossip, school, and work — kids are also privy to conflicts of race, gender, sex, class, and other issues. It’s a complicated…

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Fed up woman took selfies with catcallers to shine a light on street harassment

Anyone who’s experienced catcalling knows how uncomfortable the experience can be — but one woman has found a way to bring more attention to it.  Last month, Noa Jansma, a 20 year old from Amsterdam, ran a social experiment where she takes selfies with her catcallers and exposes them on an Instagram account she created, @dearcatcallers. SEE ALSO: What Ellen Pao’s case—and advocacy—means to women Jansma explained in her first post how doing this empowers her, “By making the selfie, both the objectifier and the object are assembled in one…

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An NFL star laughed at a female reporter’s question. Their responses are gold.

NFL star Cam Newton has found himself under fire. This time, it’s not from a corps of hulking linebackers. During a press conference with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday, Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue asked Newton a pretty straightforward football question, specifically about the kinds of “routes” his receivers run. Newton’s response was ripped straight out of a playbook … from the 1950s. Panthers QB Cam Newton has “expressed regret” for his response to a female reporter’s question https://t.co/UP6H1zNmHF pic.twitter.com/yxMaqSLu7D — #NBC7 San Diego (@nbcsandiego) October 5, 2017 “It’s funny…

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