Actress Reveals How Allison Mack Lured Her Into NXIVM Sex Cult – Perez Hilton

As the trial of Keith Raniere continues, the public is learning more of the secrets behind the shocking NXIVM sex cult. This week one of the prosecution’s more important witnesses took the stand to answer one of our biggest questions: How the eff did these people get actresses to subject themselves to what amounts to sexual slavery?? A 31-year-old woman identified only as Nicole opened up to the jury about her own experience being lured into NXIVM by Smallville star Allison Mack (who According to the prosecution’s opening statement, Nicole was strapped to a table, blindfolded, and subjected to unwanted oral sex by another female cult member — a “slave.” But how did it end up there? On Tuesday through Friday, Nicole gave her side. …

Scientists Create Zero-Waste Packaging That Composts Just Like Vegetables

It’s such a nice feeling to see your feed flooded with eco-conscious and positive news about people finally trying to make a change once and for all. After realizing we are facing a terrible plastic pollution problem, people are trying their best to change it for good. Knowing that plastic can take up to 1000 years to dissolve, we have to understand the impact it has on our environment. If we don’t change anything fast, we might face the terrible possibility of extinction of not only a few species but all living beings on this earth. There’s a new plastic-free packaging initiative that might bring plastic pollution to an end! The idea that was first thought of by Roza Janusz …

Famous names in the Birthday Honours

More than 1,000 people have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The majority of recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities. But here are some of the better-known names. Image copyright Getty Images Occupation: Actress – Oscar and Bafta winning star of The Favourite Honour: CBE for services to drama Quote: “I’m totally thrilled, delighted and humbled to be in the company of these incredible people, most of whom have been nowhere near as visible as I have, but should be – and hopefully now will be. It’s such an honour.” Bear Grylls M.I.A. (Mathangi Arulpragasam) Elvis Costello Lee Child Ama Agbeze Simon Russell Beale Rachel Whiteread Joanna Trollope Griff Rhys Jones Alfie Boe …

Military Ordered To Paint U.S.-Mexico Barrier To Boost ‘Aesthetic Appearance’

The beautification project in Calexico, California, will use black paint and cost approximately $150,000, using funding from U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s tactical infrastructure maintenance funding, the official told HuffPost in a statement. ASSOCIATED PRESS A U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near a section of the U.S. border wall with Mexico in Calexico, California, in April. President Donald Trump has reportedly called the bollards ugly. Sen. “A disgraceful misuse of taxpayer $$,” CBS News first confirmed the paint job. The Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump instructed that the bollards, or “slats” as he calls them, be painted “flat black.” He’s reportedly also complained that the current structures are ugly. “Once you paint it, you always have …

This Woman Gets A Maternity Photo Shoot With Her Thesis And All Students Relate

It’s that time of year again when so many students around the world are handing in their graduation thesis. This important academic achievement tests the knowledge they gained during the years spent studying and allows students to finally reap the reward of their hard work. To commemorate this important milestone, students are getting creative. Recently, a 26-year-old grad student, Sarah Whelan Curtis, stole the spotlight online by doing a hilarious maternity photo shoot after finally ‘giving birth’ to her thesis. (h/t: Yahoo) Curtis, who is doing her Ph.D. at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia recently finished her thesis on epigenetics that took her 4 years to write. She broke the news by doing a maternity photo shoot with her work …

Anti-Vaxxers Think They Debunked Vaccines With This Meme, Instead, 19 People Point Out Everything Thats Wrong With It

A common tactic of the group, someone decided to share a visualization of how many vaccines were required by the age of two with a photo of a doll stuck with vaccine needles. The meme was posted to the Facebook group Natural Cures Not Medicine who then asked: “Do you really think this is safe?” The photo may have been well received by their page, but not by the rest of the Internet who were quick to answer the question and they were not the answers they were looking for. Someone posted this meme to an anti-vaxxer Facebook group And someone was quick to answer – just not with the response they expected

US and Russian warships nearly collide in the Pacific

(CNN)The United States and Russian navies are at odds over an apparent near collision in the Pacific Friday with each side blaming the other. “This unsafe action forced Chancellorsville to execute all engines back full and to maneuver to avoid collision,” Doss said. This latest incident comes just days after the US Navy accused Russia of intercepting a US aircraft and amid tensions with Moscow on a wide range of geopolitical issues. Last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Russian Vladimir Putin in the resort town of Sochi, where he warned Russia about interfering in US elections, taking a tougher public line than President Donald Trump on the issue. It also comes at a time of increasing cooperation between …

SZA accusation prompts Sephora to close all locations Wednesday for diversity training

(CNN Business)Sephora will close all locations Wednesday to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April. Sephora responded to the tweet on May 1 saying, “You are a part of the Sephora family, and we are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels welcome and included at our stores.” In a statement posted to the Sephora Facebook page, the company also announced its new “We Belong to Something Beautiful campaign,” which focuses on inclusion within its staff and toward its customers. Sephora said it “will never stop building a community where diversity is expected, self-expression is honored, all are welcomed, and you are included.” The move toward diversity …

The two groups that reach the peak of human endurance? Extreme athletes and pregnant women

(CNN)In pushing the boundaries of human endurance, extreme athletes and pregnant women are unmatched, a new study says. Longer pushes require lower intensities, but over a short period of time, the human body can successfully exert 4,000 calories on average before hitting the wall. That’s 2.5 times the basal metabolic rate, or amount of calories a body needs to operate while at rest. The average person won’t reach those limits in a typical workout (except maybe Crossfit, Pontzer noted), but pregnant women and extreme athletes cut it close. Weeklong races and nine-month pregnancies similarly push the body to its limits, often burning calories at a rate the body can’t keep up with. Original Article : HERE ; This post was …

Ancient Roman Penis Graffiti Shows Humans Will Never Change

Humanity has achieved a lot of the past 2,000 years. We’ve explored every continent, painted masterpieces, eradicated diseases, and even landed on the Moon. But despite this sense of progress, most aspects of the human condition remain unchanged, most notably the desire to draw penises. Earlier this year, archeologists discovered Roman graffiti near Hadrian’s Wall in the UK that depicts a phallus and testicles. The R-rated doodle was carved into the wall at a sandstone quarry in 207 CE by soldiers who were carrying out repair works at Hadrian’s Wall. Hadrian’s Wall was built following orders from the emperor Hadrian after his visit to Britain. Found in the north of present-day England, the wall marked the end of the province of Britannia to separate the Romans from “the …

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is ‘indentured servitude’

The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knows As she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time since entering Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the federal tipped rose to national fame as the representative for New Yorks 14th congressional district, the 29-year-old from the Bronx worked at a Mexican restaurant in Manhattan. On Friday she went back to waiting tables and mixing drinks, in support of federal minimum wage for restaurant and bar workers and other tip-reliant jobs such as nail salon workers is just $2.13 an hour. Although the minimum wage in New York is $15 an hour, this does not apply …

4 Dangers Of Using Tampons You May Not Know About Betches

feminine hygiene products1. Tampon Ingredients Aren’t Regulated By The FDA Tampons are categorized as “medical devices” by the government, which means ingredients don’t need to be listed on any product labels or packaging or fully disclosed by the brands that sell them. Now, there are newer brands out there who pledge to disclose their ingredients, but when it comes to the bigger manufacturers, do you think they’re going to tell us, the consumer, information they don’t legally have to? LOL! So we know exactly what fake-ass (delicious) rainbow Twizzlers are made of, but we don’t know what goes into “women’s health” products. How is that possible? How TF is that legal? What about people with allergies?! Who’s in charge here?!?! the …

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump ‘in prison’ but not impeached

House speaker reportedly told Democrats I dont want to see him impeached in a closed-door meeting The House speaker, Donald Trumps Politico. Pressed on the issue by Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House judiciary committee, Pelosi said of Trump: I dont want to see him impeached, I want to see him in prison. Pelosis spokeswoman, Ashley Etienne, would not confirm the speakers comments. Speaker Pelosi and the chairs had a productive meeting about the state of play with the Mueller report, Etienne said. They agreed to keep all options on the table and continue to move forward with an aggressive hearing and legislative strategy, as early as next week, to address the presidents corruption and abuses of power uncovered …

K-pop star Goo Hara found unconscious at home, sparks debate on pressures of K-pop fame

(CNN)South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara has apologized to fans after being found unconscious at home, reigniting debate about the intense pressure on the country’s K-pop superstars. On Tuesday, Goo addressed the reports, apologizing for “causing concern to everyone and causing a commotion,” according to Sankei Sports, a media outlet in Japan, where Goo has a large following. “I’m recovering. Many things overlapped and I had been suffering. But I’ll steel myself and work to show you my healthy self,” she reportedly said. Since last September, Goo has been embroiled in a public dispute with her former boyfriend Choi Jong-bum. She has accused Choi of blackmailing her by threatening to release video of them having sex, according to the …

Jenelle Evans & David Eason Head To Therapy After Losing Custody Of Children – Perez Hilton

Jenelle Evans and David Eason are seeking professional help. As According to a TMZ source on Saturday, per the judge’s conditions, the couple has enrolled in marriage counseling and parenting classes in hopes they will get back their kids. Additionally, Eason has scheduled a psychiatric evaluation to discover the root of his anger issues. Per the publication, the MTV starlet has no plans to breakup with David, as the two are very much committed to each other. Ever since she was fired from the hit franchise, the 27-year-old has switched her focus to her new makeup line, which will hopefully launch in August. During Tuesday’s hearing, a Radar Online insider revealed: “The judge told Jenelle that she failed to protect the children while they were …

The Best ‘Bachelorette Recap Youll Ever Read: Battle Of The Lukes Betches

Bachelorettelast week’s episodebreastfeeding. Then she decided to forgo the one-on-one date entirely in favor of lying in bed sick. Iconic. Finally, in a move that shocked absolutely no one, Hannah sent Cam packing at the rose ceremony. Apparently she didn’t love his retelling of when she asked him to tell her a little bit more about himself. Sad! some yard timeThey’ll be going to Newport, Rhode Island, and they act as if Chris just told them they won an all-inclusive trip to Croatia for Yacht Week. Sighs. Jed’s One-on-One Date: Hannah begins the date by absolutely butchering American history. She’s like “no taxation without representation…maybe. Idk. I saw it on a bumper sticker once!” Jesus Christ. I guess that’s just …