50 Struggles That 90s Kids Remember Too Well

The technology that kids now take for granted was refined over the years through our experiences. We eventually got the internet but we needed to wait for it to connect. We had phones, but they were connected to our houses until Nokia came along with SMS and snake. Oh, and we had something similar to Netflix too, but you had to go to rent a tape or DVD at the videostore. Looking back, these things might seem incredibly basic and inconvenient now, but we loved them! And I’ll take my Nirvana/Soundgarden/Faith No More mixtape over your Jonas Brothers Spotify playlist any day of the week… #2 #3 Analogue and dial-up modems: Before broadband and 4G networks came along we connected …

Celebs’ Best Advice On Motherhood – Perez Hilton

They may be celebrities, but at the end of the day they’re just like us! And that means many of them are navigating the often confusing road of motherhood. We’re still in SUCH a grateful-for-moms mood, between Mother’s Day and the Mother of Dragons getting the crappiest edit of all time, so here are a few tips and tricks you can learn from your favorite mommy’s of Hollywood: Contents 2 Chrissy Teigen 4 Kris Jenner 6 Kendra Wilkinson 8 Gwyneth Paltrow The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family. The photograph, taken by Matt Porteous, shows The Duke and Duchess with their three children at Anmer Hall. This photograph features on Their …

‘Game time’ for UK Eurovision hopeful

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEurovision 2019: UK entry Michael Rice says it’s about time we had a decent song As the final nears, UK Eurovision hopeful Michael Rice talks betting odds, boxing gloves… and why he’s “sick” of Brexit. The last few months have been “a whirlwind of emotions” for Michael Rice, the 21-year-old singer from Hartlepool who was chosen in February to represent the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. His promotional duties have taken him from Spain and the Netherlands to Croatia and Russia, with a brief visit to Israel to film the “postcard” video that will precede his performance on Saturday. His hectic schedule has whisked him from The Graham Norton Show …

‘Avengers: Endgame’ wins third weekend in a row as ‘Detective Pikachu’ takes No. 2

New York (CNN Business)“Avengers: Endgame” won the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row. The Disney and Marvel film brought in an estimated $63.1 million in North America this weekend. The superhero film, which shattered box office records with a $1.2 billion global opening last month, is the second-highest grossing film of all time. Only 2009’s “Avatar” has made more at the global box office. “Endgame” has made $2.4 billion globally. It was the fastest film in history to make $2 billion. That includes $724 million domestically, which makes “Endgame” the third highest-grossing film in North American history. Hollywood looks to end out May with a strong slate of films. “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” “Aladdin,” …

I Tweeted Out My Phone Numberand Rediscovered Humanity

The calls come in during twilight. At first, the tone is a whisper. They’re trying to see if I’m someone they’re comfortable with. I look for a common interest: food, film, music—anything that connects us as humans. After that, I let them lead. I’ve been taking phone calls from strangers for a few months now. This practice started after I was digitally shamed on Twitter. I had written an op-ed in The New York Times worrying about our culture of shame. I empathized with a white teen growing up in a conservative, Midwestern home. In my heart, I know a couple things to be true. We’re all human beings that deserve the opportunity to change or grow. Speaking our truth …

Carly Rae Jepsen: Im more confident in my weirdness now

The Canadian popstar on true love, bad outfits and her new album, Dedicated When greatest chorus of the 21st century, she was aiming for a sense of childish excitement. Its how she writes much of her pop as she puts it today, I want to feel Im on the top of a mountain with Beyonc-wind in my hair and I can fly for a second. Jepsen is one of pops more intriguing characters. When Call Me Maybe entered the Hot 100 in her home country, Canada, seven years ago she thought shed made it. Then Justin Bieber heard the impossibly catchy track, creaky version on live TV. In the video for Jepsens follow-up hit, I Really Like You, Famous Blue …

I was filled with self-loathing after losing my novel on my laptop Russell Crowe came to my rescue | Brigid Delaney

While my general level of chaos has made life hard, the Gladiator is my guardian angel You dream of a novel long before you write it. It ferments in some depthless place in your subconscious and, when its ready to pop out, it will tap on your skull like a spoon against a hardboiled egg. Once the tapping starts, the best thing you can do is just clear your desk and your diary and get to work. This magical thing was happening to me a novel was knocking around in my skull. I had a rough go at it last year. It didnt work. I threw it out on 1 January and started again. I spent most of April writing, …

Tyler, the Creator: Igor review impulsive artist takes the rapping off

This strange smorgasbord of sound is shrewd, smooth and heartfelt but has Tyler ditched what made him great? Tyler, the Creator always said he didnt want to be a rapper. Leading the generation-defining rap group Odd Future didnt stop the young Los Angeles he once said he was looking to Isaac Hayes and Barry White for a blueprint on how to harness his deep voice). It always seemed as if Tyler would rather do something other than rap. Yet here we are, over a decade since The Odd Future Tape,and the release of a Tyler, the Creator album is still an event. After the mutinous, uncompromising sounds of his earlier work, the evolution of Tyler took a huge leap with …

Judge’s copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover temporarily barred from leaving UK

Marked-up novel used in landmark 1960 obscenity trial sold to overseas buyer last year A copy of Lady Chatterleys Lover used by a judge at the books landmark 1960 obscenity trial, with all the rude bits carefully and dutifully marked up by his wife, has been temporarily stopped from leaving the UK. The arts minister, Michael Ellis, has placed an export bar on a copy of the DH Lawrence novel taken in to court by Sir Laurence Byrne. The government now hopes a UK-based buyer will be able to match the 56,250 asking price. The decision was made on the advice of a committee of experts chaired by Sir Hayden Phillips, who said the copy was a witness to one …

Joan Bakewell’s career of ‘failure and recovery’

“And they said, ‘Oh, Joan, that’s such a good idea. The trouble is, Richard Curtis has just arrived with The Vicar of Dibley.” The Dawn French series, which revolved around a female vicar arriving in a small English village, was hugely popular when it launched in 1994 and is now regarded as one of the UK’s greatest sitcoms. “So every time I see Richard Curtis now, I always say, ‘You destroyed my career,’” Dame Joan laughs. Nonetheless, her career in broadcasting has been illustrious enough to be recognised by the British Academy, placing the 86-year-old in fine company. Kate Adie, Jon Snow and Joanna Lumley are among the broadcasters who have received the Fellowship in recent years. Dame Joan: Life …

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island

The long read: In 2001, a smugglers yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of So Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects Around midday on 6 June 2001, locals from Pilar da Bretanha, a parish on the northwestern tip of the Atlantic island So Miguel, saw a white yacht, about 40 feet long, drifting aimlessly near the areas sheer cliffs. None of the villagers had ever seen a boat of this size floating so close to that part of the coast, where the sea was shallow, the tides strong and the rocks razor-sharp. They supposed it was an amateur sailor who had got …

Free Physical Keto CookBook – Hungry? Thinking about dinner? – Get your print copy Today for FREE

Hey – my friend Louise just came out with a brand new paper edition of TheEssential Keto Cookbook. And she’s giving away a limited number for FREE — you just cover a small amount for shipping and handling (international shipping is a bit more). If you don’t know Louise, she’s the co-founder of The Keto Summit, and a phenomenal cook! Her Keto cookbook is packed with 100+ keto recipes covering everything from breakfast to dinner to snacks (and desserts!). Every recipe is designed to help you feel energized, regain your health, lose weight, and keep you in ketosis. Of course, all recipes are 100% keto (sugar-free, low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, dairy-free, and legume-free) and 100% delicious. Just look at what …

Stacey Abrams Urges Hollywood Not To Boycott Georgia Over Abortion Ban

Stacey Abrams on Thursday urged “heartbeat” abortion law, calling on them instead to fight the bill by supporting local organizations. Members of the entertainment industry have In 2018, 455 movie and television productions filmed in Georgia, Some actors and producers have pledged not to work in the state in protest of the bill  But several producers are now choosing to keep their productions in Georgia, while pledging to contribute to groups that are fighting the abortion law, like the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood. Abrams advised those considering a boycott to instead “invest in the work on the ground” by contributing to the ACLU, reproductive health organizations or her own voting rights organization, Fair Fight Georgia — in order …

The Harvard law professor representing Harvey Weinstein is being removed as a faculty dean

(CNN)A Harvard University law professor who faced criticism on campus for representing Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault trial is being relieved of his position as faculty dean of an undergraduate house. “Over the last few weeks, students and staff have continued to communicate concerns about the climate in Winthrop House to the college. The concerns expressed have been serious and numerous,” Khurana wrote. “This decision in no way lessens my gratitude to them for their contributions to the college.” Sullivan made waves on campus in January when he decided to represent Weinstein, the former movie mogul whose downfall helped launch the #MeToo movement. Sullivan and Robinson reacted to the decision in a statement to CNN: “We are surprised and …

Hinduja brothers top Rich List for third time

British citizens Sri, 83, and Gopi, 79, who are based in London, are two of the four brothers controlling the empire. Among the properties they own is the Old War Office in Whitehall, which they hope to reopen as a luxury hotel. The two brothers topped the newspaper list in 2014 and in 2017. The list, which estimates the 1,000 richest people in the UK, is based on identifiable wealth including land, property, other assets such as art, and shares in companies, the Sunday Times says. It does not include the amount contained in people’s bank accounts. Brothers David and Simon Reuben – who made their fortune in property, carpets and scrap metal – are in second place on the …

Mike Pence Tells Evangelical Grads They Will Face Discrimination For Being Christian

During a commencement speech at Virginia’s Liberty University on Saturday, the vice president encouraged the Class of 2019 to “be ready” to face opposition because they live in a time when “it’s become acceptable and even fashionable to ridicule and even discriminate against people of faith.”  “You’re going to be asked not just to tolerate things that violate your faith; you’re going to be asked to endorse them. You’re going to be asked to bow down to the idols of the popular culture,” he added. United Kingdom governments that suggest Christians are the world’s most persecuted group. He also mentioned recent attacks against houses of worship ― including the deadly attacks on Christian churches in Sri Lanka and on three …