Obama advises men to avoid toxic masculine behavior

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, one charming guy.Image: Allison Zaucha for The Washington Post via Getty Images Pete Buttigieg has a certain familiarity to him. The South Bend mayor doesn’t come across as just another politician. He doesn’t pretentiously talk down to Americans. He doesn’t maintain a rigid air of professionalism or keep his personal life and his interests to himself. Buttigieg instead makes every effort to be incredibly transparent, personable, and down-to-earth. He is, quite frankly, an exceptionally charming guy. In the past few weeks, as he’s gained popularity in his bid for the presidency in 2020, he’s reminded many people…

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A Deep Dive Into The New Generation Of Celebrity Kid Influencers

Luckily for us, these relics of yesteryear found equally beautiful partners to procreate with, and the result is a master race of celebrity children, who have collectively decided it’s time to become famous. Since you already know I’m going to leave her off the list, but these are the cool kids she’d hang out with at school if she, you know, ever went to school. So let me introduce you to the genetically-blessed celebrity kid influencers that you really ought to know, the ones that shine so bright they’re destined to become “self-made” billionaires. : The most iconic model of…

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The Internet Made Dumbledore Gay

Just imagine the fanfiction now. It’s the kind of thing people write on social media after a tense scene between two heavily “shipped” characters, or when fan-favorite actors get cozy off set. It’s also what Potterverse creator J.K. Rowling said to a shocked Carnegie Hall in 2007, moments after she revealed that she’d “always thought of” Albus Dumbledore, high wizard of Hogwarts, as gay. Slashfic indeed followed. That day, Rowling’s announcement was mostly met with applause. These days, Rowling’s social-justice-flavored extratextual canonical embellishments—not only about Dumbledore’s sexuality, which she elaborated on over the weekend, but also about Hermione’s race, Harry’s…

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30 Ex-Convicts Reminisce On What They Miss Most About Prison

Prison sucks — but according to Ask Reddit, there are some things you’ll miss once you’re out. 1. Free education and learning facilities. 2. A very structured day schedule. I tried to keep it after jail but it didn’t last long before I fell back into my chaotic life of having nothing structured or planned. 3. I liked that I felt secure. I wasn’t gonna starve. I wasn’t gonna freeze or die of exposure. I liked that I had nothing to worry about. But it wasn’t worth owning nothing and having nothing. It was boring as fuck. 4. Pinochle. Endless…

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Scribd has more than 1M paying subscribers

Subscription e-book and audiobook service Scribd says it’s grown to more than 1 million subscribers. It still has a long way to go before reaching the heights of Netflix (nearly 150 million subscribers) or Spotify (87 million paying subscribers), but the announcement should help put any lingering doubts to rest around whether there’s a sizable audience willing to pay an $8.99 subscription fee for books. The company also says it’s been profitable since early in 2017, and that it’s currently bringing in $100 million in annual recurring revenue. Scribd started as a document-sharing service before moving into the subscription e-book…

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50 Times Libraries Surprised Everyone With Their Creativity And Sense Of Humor (New Pics)

#23 This Library Was Built Exactly Over The Canada-USA Border (The Black Line) #24 Display At My Local Library #25 My University Library Took Out Consecutive Sections Of Shelves. Can See From One Wall To The Other #26 At My Library You Can Pick Up Bags Of Books In A Certain Genre Without Knowing What Those Books Are #27 Our Library’s Hurricane Prep #28 Old School Love Letter Station At Library #29 Library Aisle At My University. They Got Two Aisles Full Of Board Games That You Borrow #30 Albena, Bulgaria Beach Library #31 Found At My University’s Library. Gotta…

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Second Amendment supporters rejoice as Supreme Court decides to hear a critical case

The case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. New York City, at a minimum will decide whether or not a New York City law that limits residents’ ability to transport their guns outside of their homes is constitutional. Currently, residents in that city can carry a licensed (if they can get one), locked and unloaded handgun to one of seven shooting ranges within city limits, but nowhere else, including homes or shooting ranges outside of the city. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Keane is worked up because lower courts have been disagreeing with each…

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In defense of screen time

Siri Fiske It’s not the screen itself that’s good or bad — but what’s on it. These studies show that it’s not the screen itself that’s good or bad — but what’s on it. Watching two hours of Cartoon Network is much different than watching a National Geographic documentary. Parents simply need to create straightforward rules for their kids. Regulating non-educational screen time or having a social media curfew are both good options. At school, educators can use tech gadgets and apps to speed up the learning process while tailoring their lessons to support each student. Consider DreamBox, a platform…

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