Daphne Oz dishes on her co-hosts on ‘The Chew’

April 26, 2017

… Not to Wear host Clinton Kelly is also on The Chew. The hosts all dish about food during the ABC food show. Food is one of these wonderful level playing fields where this is always someone who can teach you something youve never learned before, she explained. We, for whatever reason, are this motley crew and random family that just gets along. But despite Ozs pleasant work environment, she admitted she struggles at times to find a work-life balance. I think all moms are constantly juggling …

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Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

April 26, 2017

Image: the royal family / facebook For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers. But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the people. Through their social sharing, the younger royals are coming across as relatable, relevant and human to a millennial …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… says. “There are days I do better and days I do worse. There are days I keep the promises I make to myself to feel grateful, and there are days I don’t. In the better moments, even when I feel grief, I can remember that my kids are still alive. I can remember that Dave would have wanted them to be happy. I can remember how lucky I am to have friends and family. I would never say that those are all the moments, because they’re not.” Sandberg and I are discussing her new …

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Prince William gets soaked by London Marathon runner, has the absolute time of his life

April 25, 2017

Once upon a time, the very idea of hurling anything at a member of the royal family would have landed you in the Tower of London on the charge of high treason. But things could not be more different in 2017. The royal family are like, totally cool now. So cool, in fact, that you can squirt them with water and they’ll love it. SEE ALSO: Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals That’s what happened at the London Marathon as William, Kate and Harry cheered …

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Action urged on school holiday hunger – BBC News

April 25, 2017

One million growing up in poverty who receive free school meals during term time Two million whose parents are on low wages but do not qualify for free school meals For both groups, school holidays place extra burdens on family budgets in terms of food, fuel, activities and childcare. The report says this is sometimes “compounded” by a shortage of skills to cook and shop on a budget. It claims the loss of free school meals adds between 30 and 40 per week to parents’ …

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Kim Zolciak’s Son Bitten By Dog ‘Traumatic Injuries’ Require Operation And Hospital Stay

April 24, 2017

… to imagine anything more scary than something like this happening to your child. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family as they rally around Kash — hopefully he’ll be back to normal in no time, but at the very last, it sounds as tough he’ll be home somewhat soon. So scary! [Image via Instagram.] Related Stories Fox News Is About To Get Hit With A MASSIVE Racial Discrimination Lawsuit And We Are SO Here For This Kylie Jenner Flees Las Vegas Appearance After …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… your budget, clipping coupons, or scouring the Internet for the best deal instead of enjoying your life, then its time to reevaluate the situation. The purpose of saving is so that you have the money to take that family trip, make home improvements, or invest in new business. That doesnt mean that you eliminate the important things in life, such as spending time with your family, just for the sake of saving. By all means, be frugal but not when its consuming too much of your life. 3. Loyalty …

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

April 22, 2017

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal family’s official Twitter account today you’ll be showered with animated balloons in celebration of her big day. …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 20, 2017

… complaining that it’s becoming harder to gain followers organically. Faced with this new challenge, they’re fighting back. In pod-form. “A pod isfamily of dolphins who live together in harmony and support one another.” says photographer Natalie Franke. “The members of your pod become your Instagram family and work to support you as you grow your platform. Think of pods like a group of cheerleaderswho help one another on Instagram through likes and meaningful …

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From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System ‘Road Trip’ With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 20, 2017

… Hadfield said. Maybe youve memorized something that lets you remember that its Mercury, then Venus, then Earth. But after watching the show, now, when someone refers to Mars or Saturn, youll have an internalized touchstone familiarity with where it is and why its different than the ones next to it, how far away it is and how it fits into context. Canadian Space Agency Hadfield hopes Miniverse will bring viewers closer to the family of planets in our celestial community. I think the …

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Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

April 18, 2017

A higher profile Very few readers will recognise Toor Pekai from her picture. Whenever Malala attends a high-profile function to promote her cause, she is invariably accompanied by her father Ziauddin, who has often been interviewed about his daughter’s many successes. Meanwhile, Malala’s mother has played her own low-profile, but important, role at home with the rest of the family in Birmingham. Toor Pekai explains: “When Malala was being treated in hospital we were very …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… to go, Hannahs having a gay emergency with her gay dad. Elijah ** I just dont understand why you would want to leave New York, okay? Thats like something your family makes you do when youre too deep into crack to stop them. Its not something that a young, vibrant, albeit pregnant, person does. Elijah ** Ray broke up with me. Can you believe it? Marnie Mom, you cannot run away like that, okay? This is Brooklyn. Its one of the most dangerous places in America. You dont know the …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea’s most delicious dishes

April 17, 2017

(CNN)Graham Holliday has made a career out of eating. The author of “Eating Viet Nam” recently published a new book, this time chronicling his culinary adventures through South Korea. “Eating Korea: Reports on a Culinary Renaissance” explores the country’s rich food history and evolving contemporary culinary scene. Mid-morning, a line forms outside small, family-run Okya restaurant inside the Sin-Sijang market in the central-eastern city of Andong. …

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Now there’s an easier way to binge with your friends, without having to leave the house

April 15, 2017

… like a neon monument to social anxiety. SEE ALSO: Facebook is turning into a confusing social nightmare It doesn’t have to be that way. Thankfully, the same tech that feeds our desire to stay in for the night (and the next night, and the next) can also be used to turn tumbling down a YouTube rabbit hole into a shared group adventure. The ability to watch videos online in real time with friends and family has been around for years now, and programs like Watch2Gether make it easy to …

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Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers – BBC News

April 14, 2017

… had experienced a pupil of any age suffering from anxiety and panic attacks, while 79% were aware of a pupil suffering from depression and 64% knew of a youngster who was self-harming. Around half (49%) were aware of children with eating disorders, and a similar proportion (47%) knew about a youngster with obsessive compulsive disorder. Pressure of exams and testing, family problems such as ill health or a break-up and social media were all seen as having an impact on mental health. And when …

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Japanese octogenarian is spinning impressive beats at a Tokyo nightclub

April 13, 2017

… training in a local music school, The Times reports. Later, she was introduced to the club scene after meeting a French event producer. Iwamuro said she fell in love with music because of her father, who was a jazz drummer. During World War II, she would listen to jazz records, muffling the gramophone with a cushion so others didn’t know that she was listening to music from enemy Allied cultures. But she was pulled into helping out at the family’s gyoza restaurant since she was 19, …

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Oh nothing, just the Queen feeding an elephant called Donna

April 12, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II makes friends with Donna, a 7-year-old Asian Elephant.Image: DAVID ROSE – WPA POOL/GETTY IMAGES For most fans of the royal family, meeting the Queen would make their lives complete. But today an elephant named Donna didn’t just meet the Queen, she got hand-fed a banana by Her Majesty. SEE ALSO: Princess Charlotte hugged a balloon display and yelled ‘Dada’ And the 7-year-old Asian Elephant could not have looked more delighted. The Centre is home to …

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MTV star Clay Adler dies at 27 from apparent suicide

April 12, 2017

Rest in peace, Clay Adler. The former MTV reality star died on March 26, ET has learned. He was 27. WATCH: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Actress Lisa Lynn Masters Dead After Apparent Suicide “We are saddened by the news of Clay Adler’s passing,” MTV said in a statement to ET. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.” According to TMZ, Adler was out shooting with friends in the desert on March 25 when he apparently turned a …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

At the time, I had no idea that one of those two things would save me from the other. Now, my phone and, more specifically, its social media capabilities are an intrinsic part of my new life in recovery. Its been more than two years since I got the call on my cell, telling me there was a bed available at a public detox. I took that call, and the chance to get sober. While I was in rehab, I communicated with my family and friends. I started connecting with other people in recovery online, …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… up in their own “we’re better than Sydney” pretension that it creates a reverse snobbery not worth even acknowledging. “Deep down, you wish you were me,” feels Sydney. “Let me get back to my champagne and don’t stick your reflection in my sunglasses ever again.” To prevent a family tragedy between these bitter sisters, the capital of Canberra was pretty much built from scratch somewhere in between. Charged with keeping things in order, the …

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Only 8% of college students don’t have Netflix

April 9, 2017

Netflix is basically a necessity.Image: Laurent/Epa/REX/Shutterstock The checklist for college freshmen in 2017? Textbooks, mini-fridges, and Netflix. A new study reports that a whopping 92 percent of college students have access to Netflix. In that same survey by LendEDU, only 8 percent of college students said that they didn’t have an account. The rest have their own account (34 percent), use a friend or family member’s account (54 percent), or use a current or former significant …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… explicit religious commitments to holy Shiite sites. Their brutality is arguably religiously motivated in a way similar to that of ISIS. That Gabbard and her allies believe being secular is enough to grant Assad legitimacy is even more important. The unspoken argument here is that alleged war crimes, mass torture and decades of repressive one-family rule are acceptable, so long as they dont have a pesky Muslim tinge. The message is precisely what controversial Trump White House advisers like …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

… “You must taste the local food in every corner of the Old Quarter,” he says. “You don’t know anything about Hanoi if you never try the street foods.” MORE: Vietnam street food: 10 essential dishes The activist #cafe #tit #17months #kycon #saigon #family #travel #stair #apartment #oldhouse #maikaelan A post shared by Maika Elan (@maikaelan) on Aug 11, 2015 at 10:25pm PDT Married to Hai Thanh, Maika Elan is a documentary photographer who tells intimate stories …

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