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Over half of all Americans who take selfies dislike them, says survey

Image: Getty Images Americans have a love-hate relationship with selfies. A new survey from the research company YouGov shows that over 63 percent of Americans say they take selfies. But that doesn’t mean America is all aboard the selfie train.  While most Americans may take selfies, the majority of selfie-takers also associate at least one negative trait like “annoying” or “narcissistic” with the ubiquitous photos, according to the survey.  SEE ALSO: Ugh, of course ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ is a thing in plastic surgery now Sheesh, what’s with all the self-loathing, America?…

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Take a ride with the woman who took the first-ever road trip

For its Instagram TV debut Monday, Mercedes-Benz uploaded a short film portraying the (re-enacted) car ride Bertha Benz took in 1888.  SEE ALSO: A brief history of the evolution of futuristic cars On an August morning, Benz took out her husband Karl’s newly invented automobile (more like a motorized carriage), the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, and started off on a 60-mile journey through Germany with her two teenage sons. (In the video, they help send her off by pushing the car’s wheels.) This became the first real drive in an automobile. Today,…

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Octavia Spencer is buying out a theater in Mississippi so kids can see ‘Black Panther’

Image: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images The talented and generous Octavia Spencer is giving back to underserved communities once again, buying out a theater to allow families to see Black Panther who otherwise may not have been able to.  Spencer announced her plan to buy out a theater in Mississippi when Black Panther opens on Instagram Wednesday, saying she’ll be in the state when the movie opens on Feb. 16. SEE ALSO: These pictures from the ‘Black Panther’ premiere are stunning “I think I will buy out a theatre in an underserved…

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Barbie’s newest doll is Olympic fencer and hijabi Ibtihaj Muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad displays her Barbie "Shero" doll at Glamour's 2017 Women of the Year Summit.Image: Getty Images for Glamour Barbie’s newest “Shero” is Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. Muhammad made history in 2016 as the first American athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab, and now she’s breaking barriers again as the first hijab-wearing Barbie doll.  SEE ALSO: This nonprofit is selling tiny $6 hijabs for children to put on their dolls The announcement was made at Glamour‘s “Woman of the Year” summit, where last year‘s “Shero” Ashley…

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One man turned nursing home design on its head when he created this stunning facility.

92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine. Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away. Behavior like Norma’s is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around…

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