Rita follows a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother who takes on every kind of authority – as well as her family – in a messy and unfiltered way.
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An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities
Instagram users like Usher, Martha Stewart, and Rick Perry posted a meme warning about a new rule that doesn't actually exist.
Some internet hoaxes are like the seasons. They predictably come back around, no matter how many times theyve already been debunked. Thats exactly what happened Tuesday, when a smattering of high-profile celebrities and public figures with a collective follow… [+2572 chars]
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina, Dies at 76
She was the first female governor of her state, and won mixed reviews for her response to the devastating storm.
But in hindsight, Mr. Brinkley said, he believed that she had shown steady leadership at a time when other leaders, including Mr. Nagin, had gone AWOL. (Mr. Nagin was criticized for moving to Dallas a few days after the storm; in 2014 he was convicted on 20 f… [+1627 chars]
‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’: An Art Show of Stuff From Under Musicians’ Beds
An exhibition, curated by Lizzy Goodman and Hala Matar, will bring you back to the aughts and make you feel “a little unsafe, a little unsure.”
MATAR It felt obvious to me. GOODMAN First of all, I was like I dont want to make anything ever again. I wrote it, Im going to bed see you all in a couple of years. I just felt like the idea of undertaking something else that would require genuine creative a… [+1410 chars]
Preserving Macao's bamboo tradition through sculptural works
Many of Asia's biggest cities owe their skylines to long bamboo poles that allow construction workers to climb to great heights.
designPublished 6th September 2019 Many of Asia's biggest cities owe their skylines to long bamboo poles that allow construction workers to climb to great heights. This type of scaffolding has been used for centuries in places like Macao, where two architec… [+4738 chars]
Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, and more sign letter of solidarity for Latinx community: 'You are not alone'
Over 150 Latinx leaders in the entertainment industry — including Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin, Zoe Saldana, Salma Hayek, Selena Gomez, and Rita Moreno — signed a letter of solidarity and love for the Latinx community, titled…
Some of the entertainment industry's biggest names have signed a "Querida Familia Latina" ("Dear Latin Family") letter of solidarity and love for the Latinx community, following weeks and even months of devastating news across the US. "If you are feeling t… [+3097 chars]
I went to the first-ever Butt-Con and learned everything from how to wipe correctly to tricks for having the best sex of your life
On Wednesday, August 21, I headed to Manhattan's Flatiron neighborhood to check out Butt-Con, a first-of-its-kind convention to celebrate and educate people about all things backside-related. The convention featured panels with butt experts including a rectal…
"I want you to say it louder ... ANAL!" There aren't many places where you can hear a crowd of over 450 near-strangers shouting "anal" in unison, but on one balmy evening in late August, that's exactly what happened in response to the emcee's call. Ever… [+1010 chars]
Businesses Are Finally Stepping Up To Help The Homeless Crisis
A Seattle initiative links homeless customers with charitable businesses.
SEATTLE Rita was homeless when she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure in 2016. Fortunately, Medicaid covered her prescription costs. Not so fortunately, her medication acted as a diuretic she had to urinate frequently. If she had a permanent place t… [+10023 chars]
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies
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Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died. After struggling for years with cancer, Blanco died Sunday in h… [+5962 chars]
Are Category 5 hurricanes such as Dorian the 'new normal'?
Category 5 Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas like a buzz saw last week, killing dozens of people and leaving a ruined, broken landscape.
A new climate report, Volume II of the National Climate Assessment, says that the effects of global warming are intensifying and getting costlier. USA TODAY Category 5 Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas like a buzz saw last week, killing dozens of p… [+3781 chars]
Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76
Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.
Last SlideNext Slide BATON ROUGE, La. Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who will be forever linked to Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. Gov. John Bel Edwards, who has said Blanco is his favorite past governor, called Aca… [+3996 chars]
Dark ‘Joker’ wins top prize at the Venice International Film Festival
Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film “Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival Saturday.
US director Todd Phillips (L) holds the Golden Lion award for his movie 'Joker' as he poses US actor Joaquin Phoenix during the awarding ceremony of the 76th annual Venice International Film Festival on Sept. 7, 2019 in Venice. (Photo: CLAUDIO ONORATI, EPA-… [+5568 chars]
2020 Democrats are stepping up their courtship of Native American voters. Here’s why.
“Native American voters need to be convinced about whether either party is going to truly serve their interests,” said professor Laura Evans.
Why are Native American women going missing and facing violence at disproportionate rates? Is it racism, lack of resources, mistrust, a confusing jurisdictional maze _ or all of the above? (Sept. 5) AP Christina Blackcloud remembers a childhood of running … [+14377 chars]
Red panda triplets, Paul Simon, miracle house: News from around our 50 states
Boston Marathon bombing memorial completed in Massachusetts, palm pests spreading their lethal damage in Florida, and more
A red panda gets a checkup at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk. (Photo: The Virginia Zoo via AP) Alabama Huntsville: The slenderclaw crayfish is barely surviving in northern Alabama. The tiny animal is now known to survive in just two creeks near Sand Mountain… [+43369 chars]
Meet Me In The Bathroom: The Art Show at The Hole Gallery
Author Lizzy Goodman co-curates an exhibition celebrating NYC's rock scene from 2001-2011 Anyone who paid attention to (or disdained, admired or aspired to be a part of) NYC’s rock’n’roll revival circa 2001-2011 understands the importance of author Lizzy Good…
Anyone who paid attention to (or disdained, admired or aspired to be a part of) NYC’s rock’n’roll revival circa 2001-2011 understands the importance of author Lizzy Goodman’s oral history account, Meet Me In The Bathroom. Goodman let the very people involved … [+2442 chars]
The Groundhog Day Video Game is Real and We Played it
We played what is essentially a Groundhog Day sequel...in VR.
Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son was one of the more unusual games that we saw at Gamescom this year. After all, the entire premise is unusual - a VR game based on a 25-year-old movie which in itself has a very "rinse and repeat" video game premise. But vi… [+3019 chars]
RIP Robert Axelrod, the Voice Behind Power Rangers' Legendary Archvillain Lord Zedd
Robert Axelrod, the man who lent his voice to Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers ’ cackling dominus Lord Zedd and hundreds of other beloved characters across anime and Western cartoons, has passed away at the age of 70. Read more...
Robert Axelrod, the man who lent his voice to Mighty Morphin Power Rangers cackling dominus Lord Zedd and hundreds of other beloved characters across anime and Western cartoons, has passed away at the age of 70. The actors passing was announced yesterday by … [+1474 chars]
NeurIPS Accepted Papers 2019
NeurIPS 2019 Accepted Papers 1429 If you are an author on a paper here and your institution is missing, you should immediately update your CMT profile and the corresponding profile at http://neurips.cc. Please read this guide on how to design for color b… [+305907 chars]
25 TV Shows That Should Have Ended Sooner
'The Office,' 'Big Little Lies,' 'Game of Thrones,' and 'Dawson's Creek' all tarnished their legacies by lasting far too long.
Back in May, it was announced that Grey's Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes's long-running sexy medical drama, would continue to put their surgeons in life-and-death situations (and the occasional love triangle) for two more seasons. That would guarantee at least 17 sea… [+29125 chars]
[Update: In the US] Android 9 Pie rolling out now to Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Tab A 2017
Update 1 : 2019/09/11 5:12am PDT The Pie update is now rolling out to Galaxy Tab S3 units in the US. It weighs about 1280MB, brings One UI and the August security patch along with plenty We're fast approaching the final release of Android Q, but Android 9 Pie…
We're fast approaching the final release of Android Q, but Android 9 Pie is still trickling out to some devices. Two such devices: Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Tab A, both released in 2017. The tablets have started seeing the update in some Asian countr… [+1040 chars]
[Update: Back, Norway too] Android Auto support expands to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden
Update 1 : 2019/07/03 8:29am PDT Unfortunately, as many of you in the comments have pointed out, the four new countries have been removed from the list. We're assuming someone at Google pulled the trigger too Update 2 : 2019/07/23 1:33pm PDT While Google has …
Given the sheer amount of cars that now support Android Auto, you might be surprised to learn that the in-car software isn't actually supported everywhere. Today there are 40 countries that Android Auto is officially available in, with four of those added tod… [+1441 chars]