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Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a fun Marvel romp that doesn’t take itself seriously enough – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a gladiatorial fight against an old friend. Now, he’s on a quest for survival. USA TODAY Avenger pals Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo, left) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) reconnect in an alien world in ‘Thor: Ragnarok.’(Photo: Jasin Boland) Who figured that the goofiest Marvel superhero movie would be the one that stars the…

Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

Texas school district photoshops homecoming queen’s hair color, apologizes – New York Daily News

A Texas school district apologized after a homecoming queen’s purple hair was edited to appear brown in a photo posted to its website. Ebony Smith was crowned homecoming queen in late September. Galena Park Independent School District posted a press release with a photograph of North Shore Senior High School’s homecoming king and queen, but something was off. “It’s embarrassing,” Smith told local TV station KHOU….

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Makeup-Hair Designer Specializes in Bruising Looks for ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Stronger’ – Variety

This is a busy year for makeup and hair designer Donald Mowat, who worked on two major releases: “Blade Runner 2049” and “Stronger.” Mowat was a big fan of Ridley Scott’s original “Blade Runner,” released in 1982, so he was psyched when helmer Denis Villeneuve asked him to lead the makeup department for the sequel — a revisiting of the L.A.-based futuristic tale set 30 years later. Mowat overcame initial…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

OMG: It Cosmetics released the cutest pink foundation brush, and it’s shaped like a heart – HelloGiggles

If you are still looking for great beauty buys that benefit a great cause, you’re definitely going to want to add this pink IT Cosmetics heart-shaped brush to your makeup collection, as it helps you achieve all sorts of amazing makeup looks, while also working to support breast cancer awareness efforts.

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Makeup-Hair Designer Specializes in Bruising Looks for ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Stronger’ – Variety

This is a busy year for makeup and hair designer Donald Mowat, who worked on two major releases: “Blade Runner 2049” and “Stronger.” Mowat was a big fan of Ridley Scott’s original “Blade Runner,” released in 1982, so he was psyched when helmer Denis Villeneuve asked him to lead the makeup department for the sequel — a revisiting of the L.A.-based futuristic tale set 30 years later. Mowat overcame initial…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

George W. Bush delivers clear rebuke, without mentioning Trump by name – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE President George W. Bush spoke about the growing political discord in U.S. at a forum on “freedom, free markets, and security,” which was organized by the Bush Institute. USA TODAY Former president George W. Bush on Thursday called on Americans to reject bigotry and white supremacy.   In a speech for the Bush Institute’s Spirit of Liberty event in New York, Bush made bold statements that seemed…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Here’s Why Caviar-Infused Beauty Products Are Worth the Hype – The Fashion Spot

Caviar is one of those delicacies that has a reputation for catering only to the upper echelon of society. If you don’t have access to the fishy treat or perhaps can’t stomach it, you can still indulge in caviar via your beauty products. Why would you want to smear your face with the upscale dish? Well, caviar is actually a great moisturizer due to its omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids….

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

See the cities hoping to land 50000 Amazon jobs, headquarters – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Amazon-level growth could lead to increased traffic and other strains on infrastructure. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Birmingham, Ala. and Jefferson County stationed gigantic makeshift Amazon boxes around the region to promote the area’s bid for the tech giant’s second North American headquarters.(Photo: ATOB) Dozens of cities are submitting bids by Thursday’s deadline to land the second Amazon.com headquarters, where the Seattle-based company has promised to…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

University president: Richard Spencer hoping for violence to build movement – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE White nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak Thursday in Florida, his first speech since the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Video provided by Newsy Newslook White supremacist Richard Spencer speaks to select media in his office Aug. 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Va. Spencer is speaking at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.(Photo: Tasos Katopodis, Getty Images) GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The president…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

FBI sex trafficking sting rescues infant, 5-year-old sister from predators – USA TODAY

This raw footage shows one of the busts carried out as part of the nationwide operation to take down sex traffickers. The FBI’s Operation Cross Country arrested 150 pimps and other suspects and recovered 149 sexually exploited children. VPC

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Rooibos Your Next Anti-Aging Ingredient – Longevity LIVE

Rooibos tea is an extremely well known South African treasure. And though it is the tea of choice for many, its benefits extend far beyond being just a beloved hot beverage. Scientists from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa are discovering it has the ability to help keep aging-related diseases from developing. What Do We Already Know about Rooibos Tea? Okay, so when it comes to its preparation,…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Female, male or non-binary: California legally recognizes a third gender on identification documents – USA TODAY

In almost every society, from Baltimore to Beijing, boys are told from a young age to go outside and have adventures, while young girls are encouraged to stay home and do chores Time

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Twitter goes bananas speculating Melania Trump might have a ‘body double’ – USA TODAY

First lady Melania Trump on South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 13, 2017.(Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, AFP/Getty Images) In the beginning, first lady Melania Trump was mocked for her absence from the White House. Then she was criticized for her clothes and her shoes. On Wednesday some conspiracy theorists on Twitter were convinced she wasn’t even Melania — she’s a body double!  Soon after a tweet asserting this was posted,…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

North Korea threatens ‘unimaginable’ strike on United States – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the U.N. said the situation in his country has “reached the touch-and-go point.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook This undated picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 19, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, visiting the Ryuwon Footwear Factory in Pyongyang.(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) Another day, another threat by North Korea to…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

RaeLynn’s Unicorn Obsession Takes Over Her House, Makeup Bag: ‘My Husband’s Like, We’ve Gotta Narrow This Down’ – PEOPLE.com

It’s no secret RaeLynn loves to shine. The country star — whose debut album was No. 1 on Billboard‘s country charts last June — describes glitter as one of her “favorite things” on her website, the sparkly stuff is essential to her playful, colorful look. So it’s fitting that the star, who skyrocketed to fame after being coached by Blake Shelton on The Voice, will now be the face of a dazzling…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

RaeLynn’s Unicorn Obsession Takes Over Her House, Makeup Bag: ‘My Husband’s Like, We’ve Gotta Narrow This Down’ – PEOPLE.com

It’s no secret RaeLynn loves to shine. The country star — whose debut album was No. 1 on Billboard‘s country charts last June — describes glitter as one of her “favorite things” on her website, the sparkly stuff is essential to her playful, colorful look. So it’s fitting that the star, who skyrocketed to fame after being coached by Blake Shelton on The Voice, will now be the face of a dazzling…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Twitter goes bananas speculating Melania Trump might have a ‘body double’ – USA TODAY

First lady Melania Trump on South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 13, 2017.(Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, AFP/Getty Images) In the beginning, first lady Melania Trump was mocked for her absence from the White House. Then she was criticized for her clothes and her shoes. On Wednesday some conspiracy theorists on Twitter were convinced she wasn’t even Melania — she’s a body double!  Soon after a tweet asserting this was posted,…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Case Dropped Against Man Tried on Hair Evidence 32 Years Ago – U.S. News & World Report

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

‘I pulled out my own hair for nine years’ – BBC News

Image copyright Katie Hawthorne Image caption Katie Hawthorne began pulling her hair out when she was 15 years-old “There isn’t, at the very early start, anything that’s noticeable.” But after a while bald patches are visible, often around the crown of a person’s head. Depression and anxiety follow. That happened to Katie Hawthorne, who started pulling her hair out when she was 15. She’s one of 840,000 British women who…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Sleek Makeup Is Clapping Back at Makeup Shamers in the Best Way – Allure Magazine

Beloved British beauty brand Sleek Makeup, which made its stateside debut earlier this year at Ulta, is calling out makeup shamers with its new campaign. In a world where we’re constantly being pushed toward perfection, it seems sort of counterintuitive that trolls would start hating on people for doing too much in the way of looking flawless. But because, duh, trolls are trolls, it doesn’t take long to find instances…

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017