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Climate change protesters arrested after super-gluing themselves to US Capitol

Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebellion staged the sticky demonstration, where they affixed themselves to subway entrance doorways between House office buildings and the Capitol, according...
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Moby gets new ‘animal rights’ tattoos to mark vegan anniversary
Just two months ago, the musician got "vegan for life" inked on his neck.
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SpaceX launches even more satellites into space
The satellites would be used for Starlink, a global internet network, and hopes to have high-speed internet available by 2027. Read more...More about Tech, Space, Mashable Video, Elon Musk, and Starlink
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‘Tina’ star Daniel J. Watts says Ike Turner ‘has paid his dues’
It’s rough playing a wife-beating coke addict, even one who was a musical genius. Just ask Daniel J. Watts, who finds himself defending Ike Turner. “Someone asked me, ‘How do you reconcile playing this role every night?’ ” the actor tells The Post. “Well, you can’t tell Tina’s story without Ike — there’s a big, 16-year...
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Facebook gives new option to remove items from its shortcut bar
Available currently to the iOS app, users will be able to both remove items or remove the red notification dots. Read more...More about Tech, Facebook, Mashable Video, Social Media, and Social Media Features
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Fredi Gonzalez emerges as Mets bench coach candidate
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Fredi Gonzalez’s resume speaks loudly in the Mets’ search for a new bench coach. The 55-year-old Gonzalez has managed the Marlins and Braves within the NL East, and served as the third base coach for Miami the last three seasons. And now Gonzalez is a candidate to become new manager Carlos Beltran’s...
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This artist turns Amazon boxes into incredible artwork — Future Blink
A former student at Osaka University of the Arts, Monomi uses cardboard to create beautiful 3D art pieces. Read more...More about Tech, Amazon, Art, Mashable Video, and Future Blink
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This VR mask will allow you to smell the action — Future Blink
Meet the FeelReal mask. Using nine aroma capsules inserted into the masks, a catalogue of smells can be sprayed at your face. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Virtual Reality, Vr, and Future Blink
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‘The Mandalorian’ made me want to return to Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
LucasArts' Star Wars: Bounty Hunter is a great way to continue the style of action in Disney's "The Mandalorian" in a video game.
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All of Sean Spicer’s wild looks on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
He was eliminated just ahead of the semi-finals.
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A Brief Explanation of Facebook's Scary New iPhone Bug
A handful of folks recently spotted an unwelcome addition to the Facebook app for iPhone. Some stray swipes on the News Feed would inexplicably reveal the viewfinder for the phone’s rear camera. It’s unclear if the camera was recording, but there it was lurking in the background of an app that’s infamous for running…Read more...
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The 56 biggest changes between Disney animated movies and their live-action remakes
Disney Disney has been remaking its animated classics as far back as 1996's "101 Dalmatians." With plenty more live-action remakes on the way, we examined the biggest changes that Disney has made in its remakes. 2019's "Dumbo" is almost unrecognizable from its 1941 version, with the addition of multiple new characters and the removal of the beloved Timothy Q. Mouse. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney has no less than 20 live-action movies in the works right now. Some appear to be faithful remakes of the original, like the recently released "Lady and the Tramp," while others are diverging from their source material, like the upcoming non-musical reimagining of "Mulan." But there have been a fair few Disney live-action remakes already, like "Alice in Wonderland," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Cinderella." We took a closer look to find the biggest changes Disney made when turning its animated classics into live-action blockbusters. Keep scrolling to learn more about Disney's biggest alterations."Lady and the Tramp" was part of the initial lineup when Disney Plus went live on November 12. One of the most needed changes was getting rid of the Siamese cats. Disney In the original, Aunt Sarah comes to dog-sit Lady and brings along her cats Si and Am, who are thinly veiled caricatures of Asian people, from their slanted eyes to their buckteeth to their voices — which were performed by a white woman, Peggy Lee. Their inclusion in the film led to Disney adding a disclaimer, saying that the film has "outdated cultural depictions." In the 2019 version, the cats are renamed Devon and Rex, and they are a different breed. They also sing a whole new song called "What a Shame." One of Lady's friends Jock was gender-swapped for the 2019 film and is now voiced by a woman. Disney In the original movie, Tramp, Jock, Bull, and Trusty are all male, while Lady and Peg are the sole female dogs. Adding Jock to the mix was a good way to even things out. The cast is more diverse, with Yvette Nicole Brown and Kiersey Clemons taking over previously white characters. Disney Ken Jeong, Adrian Martinez, Arturo Castro, and Parvesh Cheena are among the people of color with roles in the film, in addition to the voice cast of Tessa Thompson, Janelle Monáe, and Benedict Wong. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The best and worst original TV shows and movies you can watch on Disney Plus13 horror films coming out in 2020 that scary-movie buffs can look forward toTourist attractions that became obsolete in 2019
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Elephant death toll in Zimbabwe rises to 200 amid severe drought
Giraffes, zebras, hippos, impalas and buffaloes are also dying due to the drought​
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Simulation of a sub implosion
The Argentine sub San Juan vanished in 2017 and its wreckage was found only months later, but from the search mission's outset everyone knew what had happened: the sound of an implosion -- "a singular, anomalous, violent, non-nuclear event" -- was picked up hours after its last transmission. If you are horrified by the idea of a huge metal can being suddenly crushed by water pressure, this computer simulation of the San Juan's demise will rationalize and deepens your conviction never to set foot on a sub. Read the rest
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Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump's Potentially Impeachable Offenses Include 'Bribery'
The Intelligence Committee chairman said bribery is a "breach of the public trust in a way where you're offering official acts for some personal or political reason, not in the nation's interest."
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Report: Stephen Miller Inundated Breitbart Writer’s Inbox With White Nationalist Talking Points
A reminder of the ugly origins of the ideas promoted by one of the White House’s top policy figures.
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'Lady and the Tramp' remake more modern
Disney's strategy of turning animated classics into live-action movies takes a streaming detour with "Lady and the Tramp," a respectable if uninspired version of the 1955 film that grooms some of its more problematic elements. Premiering on Disney+, it's a modest addition to the genre that passes, barely, the "Who's a good family movie?" test.
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Disney Plus' 'The Mandalorian' crushed Apple's launch shows in audience anticipation
Disney/Lucasfilm Disney Plus' "The Mandalorian" far exceeded Apple TV Plus' four flagship launch shows in audience demand, according to data from Parrot Analytics provided to Business Insider. Parrot Analytics measures "demand expressions," the company's globally standardized TV demand measurement unit. Disney Plus also crushed Apple TV Plus in Twitter mentions on the services' respective launch days, according to social-media analytics company Sprout Social. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney's streaming service, Disney Plus, debuted on Tuesday, a little over a week after Apple's own streaming offering, Apple TV Plus, launched. While Disney Plus is more expensive than Apple TV Plus (the former costs $6.99 per month and the latter costs $4.99 per month), Disney Plus offers far more content. It includes TV shows and movies across Disney's library that includes Marvel and "Star Wars," while Apple TV Plus launched with just eight original shows and one documentary film.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Behind the scenes with Shepard Smith — the Fox News star who just announced his resignation from the networkSee Also:Disney Plus' 'The Mandalorian' proves 'Star Wars' can make the leap from movies to prestige TVDisney Plus is crashing and having technical issues on launch day for some usersDisney Plus already has nearly 2 million subscribers in the US before launch, according to data firm Jumpshot
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Trump wants to fire the intelligence watchdog who told Congress about the whistleblower's complaint
Reuters President Donald Trump has repeatedly discussed the possibility of firing Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general, The New York Times reported. Atkinson reviewed a whistleblower complaint against Trump and, after finding it to be urgent and credible, alerted Congress about it in accordance with US law. Trump is reportedly furious with Atkinson and doesn't understand why Atkinson shared the complaint with Congress. He also believes Atkinson's decision to do so shows he's disloyal to the president. There is no evidence that Atkinson acted improperly. The whistleblower's allegations have also been corroborated by a cascade of witness testimony; Trump's own public statements; statements made by the acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney; and a White House summary of the phone call at the center of the complaint. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump wanted to fire Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general who deemed a whistleblower complaint about Trump to be urgent and credible, The New York Times reported, citing four people familiar with the discussions. Trump first expressed his anger toward Atkinson in September, when the complaint became public, the report said. The president said he didn't understand why Atkinson shared the complaint with Congress and believed it was a sign that Atkinson was disloyal to him.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:John Bolton's lawyer dropped an intriguing hint that shows why he could be the most dangerous witness against TrumpA whistleblower, a cover-up, and a quid pro quo: Here's everything we've learned from the impeachment inquiryThe public Trump impeachment hearings begin Wednesday. Here's who's testifying and how to watchSEE ALSO: 'There was no ambiguity': Here are the biggest takeaways from Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman's blockbuster testimony against Trump
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Gen Z voters in Iowa size up the 2020 candidates
"I think there's a lot of passion," one student said. "I think a lot of people feel like we're at a crossroads we've never been at before."
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Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Boy With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant
The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries.
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Flying 14 hours or more? Boeing sees longer routes as 'key' for growth
Serving airlines that will operate flights lasting 14 hours or longer is a "key consideration" for Boeing Co's global growth strategy over the next 20 years, an executive said on Tuesday.
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Violent hate crimes in US reach highest levels in 16 years, FBI reports
Data from more than 16,000 US law enforcement agencies shows surge in attacks against Latinos and transgender peopleViolent hate crimes and threats have reached their highest levels in the US in 16 years, with a surge in attacks against Latinos and transgender people in 2018, according to new FBI data.The data comes from more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies. Overall, the agencies reported a slight decrease in total hate crime reports, which include crimes against property, from 7,175 incidents in 2017 to 7,120 last year. But the number of reports of hate crimes against people, increased from 4,090 to 4,571, a roughly 12% jump. Continue reading...
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7 unbelievable facts about Thanksgiving food consumption in the US
Africa Studio/Shutterstock Thanksgiving is just a couple weeks away. There are some staggering statistics related to how much food Americans eat each Thanksgiving. Here are seven facts about how much we food we pack away during the holiday. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Americans are already preparing for elaborate dinners with family and friends. Americans love Thanksgiving, and we show it by piling our plates high with turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, and other holiday staples. There's a reason why it's most Americans' second favorite holiday, according to The Harris Poll, trailing only Christmas. Here are seven unbelievable facts about what we eat on Thanksgiving to keep in mind as you go back for seconds.Around 46 million turkeys are eaten around Thanksgiving, according to the US Poultry and Egg Association. That's around as many turkeys as the entire population of Spain. Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images American ate approximately 219 million turkeys in 2011, according to the association, so those 46 million turkeys represent around a fifth of all turkeys eaten for the entire year.  The average commercial turkey sold in grocery stores weighs just over 30 pounds, according to the Wall Street Journal. That means Americans are eating nearly 1.4 billion pounds of turkey during the holiday. Americans consume between 2,500 and 4,500 calories at the Thanksgiving table. That's the equivalent of eating between four and eight Big Macs in a single sitting. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images While no one literally eats their weight in food on Thanksgiving, many do end up satisfying their entire daily caloric intake from cocktail hour through dessert on holidays.  The New York Times  calculated that most people consumed around 2,500 calories consumed for their Thanksgiving meal, while Calorie Control Council put the number much higher, at 4,500 calories. For comparison, adult women should eat between 1,600 and 2,400 calories daily, according to the USDA's dietary guidelines. Men should consume between 2,000 and 3,000. Campbell's makes 40% of its total sales of cream of mushroom soup for the year leading up to Thanksgiving — and much of it goes into green bean casserole. Matthew Mead / AP Super-charging sales of a staple canned good is simple — if you can engineer an iconic side dish for one of America's major holidays.  The original green bean casserole recipe was designed by Dorcas Reilly in the Campbell's test kitchen in Camden, New Jersey in 1955, according to Smithsonian Magazine. Its six simple ingredients and quick preparation — it can be assembled in just 25 minutes — made it an instant classic.  The dish drives a whopping 40% of the company's cream of mushroom soup sales for the entire year, according to the magazine.  Today, around 20 million Americans serve green bean casserole as a holiday side dish each year, according to the Washington Post. It's also the signature holiday dish of the Midwest, according to statistics blog FiveThirtyEight.  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:We made a 3-course feast using Chrissy Teigen's recipes, and had the best homemade pizza we've ever tasted13 horror films coming out in 2020 that scary-movie buffs can look forward toWe tried every single appetizer at Olive Garden and ranked them from worst to best
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This 'O-29' hum is the sound of Ford's new hybrid SUVs
Add Ford to the ranks of automakers adding sounds to notify pedestrians of oncoming electrified cars. The 2020 Escape Hybrid and Explorer Hybrid will both include a custom sound, O-29 (listen to it below) that plays when they're moving at speeds up t...
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The Amex Platinum is available to active-duty servicemembers at no annual fee — but even with the fee, the credit card is a great value
American Express/Facebook The Platinum Card® from American Express offers a tremendous value to cardholders who travel, even with a high $550 annual fee. If you're an active-duty servicemember, Amex will waive your annual fee if you request it. The benefit is available as part of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The easiest way to get the fee waived is to call the number on the back of your card and request it. The fee will be waived for every year you remain on active duty. The card offers a number of shopping and travel benefits, including annual airline fee credits and monthly Uber credits. With the annual fee waived, this is basically free money, as long as you pay the card off in full and on time. Even if you have to pay the fee, the card can still be worth having. With the fee waived, though, the card is a no-brainer for US servicemen and women. Read more personal finance coverage. The Platinum Card from American Express has one of the highest annual fees of any consumer credit card — $550 each year, starting when your first billing statement hits. However, the card is easily worth that annual fee if you travel, because you get more value than that back. For example, I got more than $2,000 of demonstrable value from the card my first year. However, if you're an active-duty US military member, Amex will actually waive the annual fee.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not knowSee Also:The best American Express cardsMy husband and I are making our dream trip to Argentina a reality by using credit card sign-up bonuses to book our round-trip flightsSee all our credit card reviews — from cash-back to travel rewards to business cards — in one place
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Birdwatch: will the turtle dove soon exist only in carols?
Mediterranean hunting and industrial farming have brought bird to edge of extinction in UKA sunny day in late April, more than 20 years ago, I was scanning the playing field by my west London patch when I noticed a smaller bird among the pigeon flock. A quick look revealed a tortoiseshell wing-pattern, black neck streaks and a pale grey head: a turtle dove.I was pleased but, at the height of spring migration, hardly surprised. Yet in two decades since, I have never seen a turtle dove on my local patch again, in London or Somerset. Indeed, I have hardly seen one at all. Continue reading...
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Arrest warrant filed for man charged in hotel worker's death
An international arrest warrant has been filed for Scott Hapgood, the Connecticut man charged in the death of a hotel worker in Anguilla. Errol Barnett joins CBSN with the latest.
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Offering Consumers A Face-To-Face Experience Helps Them Remember A Marijuana Brand, Experts Advise
Interacting with consumers in real life leaves a lasting impression when it comes to choosing cannabis products.
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How to Build a Crew That Will Help You Navigate Uncharted Waters
How do you build the right culture and mindset to help you achieve your ultimate goals?
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Sleep Train Your Toddler Using This Method by Harvey Karp
Dr. Harvey Karp is probably best known as the guy who wants to help you get your baby to sleep. Author of The Happiest Baby on the Block, Karp gifted us with “The Five S’s” for soothing—swaddling, side/stomach position, shushing, swinging and sucking—to help us calm even the un-calmest of babies. But Karp, a…Read more...
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Impeachment has stagnated in the polls. That happened with Nixon, too.
Opinions on impeaching and removing Nixon from office remained stagnant for months on end. Americans were split on the question in Harris polling from January 1974 to April 1974 for Nixon, just like they are now for Trump.
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Tesla’s third car factory will be near Berlin, Elon Musk says
"Everyone knows that German engineering is outstanding," Musk said.
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The NYC Zagat restaurant guide is back
Swipe left on restaurant “hot lists.” Toss the foreigners’ favorite Michelin Guide. The Zagat survey is back in print after a three-year hiatus. And despite my frequent past gripes about the burgundy book, I’m tickled pink. Its three-year eclipse plunged our dining scene into the shade. In 2018, the Infatuation bought the Zagat brand from...
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U.S. auto showrooms need more electric cars, environmental group says
Environmental group the Sierra Club on Tuesday urged automakers and dealerships to help cut U.S. carbon emissions and fight the climate crisis by making more electric vehicle available in U.S. showrooms.
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18 small homes you won't believe cost $1 million
Photo courtesy of Jennifer Hughes, Bulldog Realtors/Luke Gibson Photography Places including the San Francisco Bay Area and Nantucket in Massachusetts have some seriously expensive real estate. The high demand for homes in some US cities means even small properties can cost well over a million dollars. One 636-square-foot home in Palo Alto, California, is currently on the market for more than $1.6 million. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Sunny, beachfront properties in California, high-rise apartments in New York City, and minimalist homes in Chicago will all cost you a pretty penny, no matter their size. In some of the most competitive real estate markets in the country, homes as small as 600 square feet can sell for more than $1 million. The cost goes beyond the house itself: Residents are paying for location, proximity to good schools, and access to public transportation, among other factors. Here are 18 small homes that cost $1 million.San Francisco is notorious for expensive real estate, especially the Victorian-inspired homes that line the streets. Courtesy of Par Hanji, Compass San Francisco Bay Area This two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in the heart of San Francisco is 1,069 square feet. It sold for $1,400,000 this past August. This more sleek design is becoming increasingly popular in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Ernie Sexton, Sexton Group Real Estate Slightly larger than the Victorian-inspired condo, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is 1,160 square feet and is on the market for $1,095,000.  This boxy home has a high price tag. Photo courtesy of Kira Mead, Real SF Properties Right in the heart of the Mission, this two-bedroom, one bathroom home is just blocks from the bus lines and tech shuttles, leading to an asking price of $1,300,000. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Here's what it's like to live at the top of the second-tallest apartment building in the world for less than $1,400 a monthHalle Berry's trainer reveals 6 exercises you can do at home to sculpt your abs and entire bodyI had steak at Peter Luger after The New York Times gave it a scathing zero-star review, and it didn't live up to the hype
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We made a 3-course feast using Chrissy Teigen's recipes, and had the best homemade pizza we've ever had
Samantha Grindell/Ian Burke/Insider Chrissy Teigen recently launched a cooking and lifestyle website called Cravings by Chrissy Teigen. The site features recipes and an inside look at Teigen's home life with John Legend and their two children. Most of the recipes on the site are for easy weeknight meals, and the majority can be made in under an hour. We tried three of Teigen's recipes: the Herb Butter Chicken and Potatoes, the Cast Iron Pizza, and the Bocadillo (Sandwiches). In the end, we found the bocadillo and the pizza were excellent, but the chicken could've used some more spice in our opinion. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Chrissy Teigen is known for her love of food. Craig Barritt/Stringer/Getty Images Teigen has written two cookbooks, "Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat" and "Cravings: Hungry for More." She also frequently posts videos of herself cooking to her social-media accounts, which have millions of followers. Teigen launched a website called Cravings by Chrissy Teigen to compliment her cookbooks in November. Cravings by Chrissy Teigen The site is filled with recipes for easy weeknight meals and an inside look at her life with John Legend and their two kids.  We decided to try three of Teigen's recipes to see if they were worth the hype. Cravings By Chrissy Teigen We settled on Herb Butter Chicken and Potatoes, Cast Iron Pizza, and Bocadillo (Sandwiches), figuring they would be easy to make. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:We tried every single appetizer at Olive Garden and ranked them from worst to bestI had steak at Peter Luger after The New York Times gave it a scathing zero-star review, and it didn't live up to the hypeTourist attractions that became obsolete in 2019
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Fake heiress Anna Sorokin finds love in prison
A wild rumor’s been making the rounds in society circles that fake heiress Anna Sorokin has gotten married in jail.
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Interior designers reveal the 10 decorating rules you should never break
Shutterstock Insider spoke to a group of interior designers to learn about the top decorating rules people should never break. One designer said that if you don't have a rug big enough for your space, you're better off having no rug at all. Buying all of your furniture from the same collection can make your space feel like a showroom. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The way you decorate your home is entirely up to you, but as you're decorating there are a few guidelines and design suggestions you may want to keep in mind.  Here are decorating rules you should never break, according to the experts.Having curtains that are too short can make your space feel incomplete. Shutterstock Lauren White, owner and principal designer at Ellen W. Interiors, told Insider that curtains should hit always hit the floor.  "Curtains that are too short are like wearing high-water pants," she said. "It does not look good and makes your space look unfinished." A too-small rug can throw off an entire room. Shutterstock A high-quality rug isn't cheap — and the bigger you go, the more expensive they become. Because of this, you may be tempted to go for a smaller, more affordable option even if that means sacrificing design. If that's the case, the best thing you can do is forgo a rug altogether, White said. "A rug that is too small takes away from the space, although you would hope it adds visual value. I would recommend not adding a rug if it's not scaled properly to space," she told Insider. But if you insist on getting a small rug, White said it should at least be able to sit under the front legs of your furniture pieces.  Ordering furniture without measuring your space can lead to expensive mistakes. Shutterstock It may seem like a no-brainer, but taking the time to measure your space is a crucial first step to a successful design, according to White. "The easiest way to do this is to get the dimensions of the furniture you're interested in, grab some blue painter's tape and create the shape of the furniture with the painter's tape and dimensions," she told Insider. "This will give you a visual guide to ensure your furniture will be functional in your space." See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:We tried every single appetizer at Olive Garden and ranked them from worst to best13 horror films coming out in 2020 that scary-movie buffs can look forward toA master suite with an 'open-concept' bathroom that has no doors — or privacy — is asking for $1,200/month in rent
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NFL player explains new decision to stand for national anthem
Bennett said his comments don't "take away what I have done ... and the stances that I took, the death threats I have had on my life"
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The youth killing the Giants is Pat Shurmur’s best chance to survive
If you look at what has transpired with the Giants this season and think to yourself, “None of this adds up,’’ you should try calculating it all again. Pat Shurmur the other day said, “Each year, you’re faced with different challenges. We have some unique ones this year.’’ He did not expand on that, but...
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ABC scrambles to figure out identity of Amy Robach leaker, who goes by ‘Ignotus’
ABC bigwigs are going potty to find the identity of the leaker behind the Amy Robach tape — after the alleged source posted a letter online slamming the network under the name "Ignotus," a wizard from "Harry Potter."
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Brutes beat up a delivery man in Brooklyn
A pair of brutes relieved a delivery man of his food and his money when they beat and robbed him in a caught-on-video attack, police said Tuesday. The violent attack came as the 60-year-old delivery man was dropping off food at 1525 Dorchester Road in Flatbush around 9:40 p.m. Nov. 5, cops said. One of...
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Creating fake neon signs with spray paint
Adam Fujita, aka Adam Fu, is an artist who creates neon signage using spray paint.  He uses a large range of similar colors — sometimes as many as seven shades to create the illusion of a glowing light.  He walked us through the process behind creating one of them. Visit Insider.com for more stories.  Following is a transcript of the video.  Narrator: No, this isn't a neon sign. It's street art created in a way that tricks your eyes into believing it's glowing light. Adam Fujita, aka Adam Fu, has mastered the art of layering very specific colors in order to turn regular spray paint into something a little more luminescent. And while figuring out the technique to create this look, he has also mastered how to manipulate the human eye into seeing an entirely different material. But how does he do it? All of his projects start on his iPad. He uses an illustration app called Procreate to play around with typography and lettering. Adam uses it to map out the placement and scale of the piece according to the size of the wall the project will live on. Once that's all done, Adam preps the materials he'll need once he's on-site. This means pulling all the colors he'll need and extra cans of those colors in case he runs out. For this mural, he has prepared seven different colors in the yellow and orange shade range. Then it's time to take the design and tools to the site.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:An iconic bodega in the East Village is at risk of shuttering — here's why they hope a traditional NYC drink will help them surviveHow traditional French Camembert is made using raw milkA 10-year-old boy who used to get in trouble for doodling in school got a job drawing on the wall of a restaurant
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Humans could get rid of space junk by turning it into hotels and storage depots
Space junk is a big problem. While there have been many ideas put forward for cleaning up space trash, a new one may be the most ambitious yet.
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Field Marshal Lord Bramall obituary
Former chief of the defence staff who served at D-day and was later embroiled in the Metropolitan Police’s Operation MidlandField Marshal Lord Bramall, who has died aged 95, was chief of the defence staff from 1982 until 1985, the pinnacle of a long military career that began just in time to land him on the beaches of Normandy as a freshly minted second lieutenant in the D-day invasion of June 1944.But in March 2015 he was drawn into the saga of claims of historical paedophilia and child abuse in high places that began with the unmasking of Jimmy Savile in 2012. Bramall’s cottage in a village near Farnham, Surrey, was raided by police as part of a co-ordinated initiative that also included the homes of Lord (Leon) Brittan, the former home secretary, who died in January 2015. All this was part of Operation Midland, set up by the Metropolitan police in response to allegations against a number of notable public figures. Continue reading...
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The Arctic Plunge: From Feeling Like 92 to Freezing in a Day
Temperatures have plummeted across the eastern United States, but spare a thought for McAllen, Texas, where the drop was precipitous.
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Nike designed a new pair of comfortable sneakers just for medical workers, and all of the profits will go to a children's hospital
NIKE Nike created a sneaker that was designed with the needs of nurses, doctors, and home health providers in mind. All profits will from the shoe will benefit the OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon. The shoe will come in eight colors, six of which were designed by patients at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. The first round of Nike Air Zoom Pulse sneakers will go on sale December 7 at select retailers and on Nike's website. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Continuing its footwear development, Nike has now crafted a sneaker especially designed for medical workers. Dubbed the Nike Air Zoom Pulse, the shoe is for everyday heroes like nurses, doctors, home health providers and others who work tirelessly to support patients. To design a shoe that can meet the range of challenges medical workers face, Nike conducted product testing at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon, to collect worker insights. The shoe is defined by an easy to get on and off construction that is easy to clean and comes complete with fit, cushioning, and traction systems to meet all the physical and mental hospital conditions.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 9 items to avoid buying at CostcoSee Also:Yes, you can get a flu shot while pregnant. Here's the best time to get it.The common causes of a runny nose and how to stop itI bleed every time I have sex, but it's not painful. Should I be concerned?
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SMEG is selling a Mickey Mouse fridge that every Disney lover would want in their kitchen
SMEG SMEG and Disney collaborated to create a Mickey Mouse refrigerator exclusive to the UK in 2018. The fridge sold out in just three days, so the duo decided to bring it to the US in 2019. The limited edition FAB28 refrigerator is available exclusively from Williams-Sonoma. It has a retro design with modern features, like Energy Star efficiency and a multi-flow cooling system. The Mickey refrigerator retails for $2,799. You can find out more about it here. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. It was 1928 when Mickey Mouse first came on the scene, debuting through the black-and-white character, Steamboat Willie. In 2018, in honor of the animated character's 90th birthday, SMEG and Disney commemorated the occasion by bringing a limited-edition fridge to the UK.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: The Mickey Waffle is the best Mickey-shaped snack at Disney World.See Also:12 secrets behind Walt Disney World's magical holiday decorationsSee inside a woman's 270-square-foot tiny home complete with 2 bedrooms and a walk-in closet23 photos that show the ugly truth of living in a tiny house
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