Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010
(CNN)A woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair.Franken has since issued an apology to Tweeden and faces a potential investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee. "I was upset. I wasn't happy about it in the least," Jeremy Menz said. "He was already gone and I wasn't going to confront him. But yeah -- I was in shock, really."Menz's father, Mark

Bitcoin Mining Guzzles EnergyAnd Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

Bitcoin Mining Guzzles EnergyAnd Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing
This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin phenomenon for years — because it seemed too complex, far-fetched, or maybe even too libertarian. But if you have any interest in a future where the world moves beyond fossil fuels, you and I should both start paying attention now.Last week, the value of a single bitcoin broke the $10,000 barrier for the first time. Over the weekend, the price

How “The Fat Kid” In High School Got Ripped To Become Hugh Jackman’s Stunt Double

How “The Fat Kid” In High School Got Ripped To Become Hugh Jackman’s Stunt Double
High school is an awkward period in most of our lives. We are given arbitrary labels and nicknames that usually have no correlation to the person we end up becoming. After all, as teenagers, we’re still in the process of finding ourselves and, more often than not, our priorities change. Most of us have people that we look up to, and our idols can play a significant role in influencing our life choices. But the people we admire weren’t

Doctor Falsely Diagnoses Healthy People With Cancer In $35 Million Fraud Scheme

Doctor Falsely Diagnoses Healthy People With Cancer In $35 Million Fraud Scheme
Cancer is one of the most common and most feared diseases in the world. In fact, 38.5% of people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. As a result, a great deal of time and money is being poured into research so that we can make this disease a thing of the past. It is highly likely that you know someone with the disease because there are so many different types of cancer. Unfortunately, this all-too-common disease can

12 Reasons Millennials Are Totally OVER Church

12 Reasons Millennials Are Totally OVER Church
ShareTweet By Sam Eaton Millennials and church don’t seem to mix. The truth is no one has asked me why millennials don’t like church. Luckily, as a public school teacher, I am highly skilled at answering questions before they’re asked. It’s a gift really. From the depths of my heart, I want to love church. I want to be head-over-heels for church like the unshakable Ned Flanders. I want to send global, sky-writing airplanes telling the life-change that happens

This You Run Like A Girl Instagram Account Is The Encouragement And Love Every Woman Needs

This You Run Like A Girl Instagram Account Is The Encouragement And Love Every Woman Needs
Instagram / @yourunlikeagirl What does it mean to run ‘like a girl,’ to scream ‘like a girl,’ to act ‘like a girl’? If you’re anything like me, you’ve heard that phrase before – and whether spoken with malice or innocence, there’s something about it that just doesn’t sit well. Regardless of the implication, it’s a negative stereotype. It’s a way of separating the sexes. It’s a way of undercutting the strength and power that possesses, just by existing on

Bitcoin hits a record high of $10,000

Bitcoin hits a record high of $10,000
Image: SPF/ShutterstockIt seems unreal, but it's true: The price of digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has just hit $10,000.  The all-time-high milestone comes after a period of ultra-fast growth, in which the price of Bitcoin rose from about $3,000 to $10,000 in less than three months. And on Jan. 1, 2017, the price was around $1,000, according to CoinMarketCap, meaning Bitcoin is up a neat 1,000% this year.  SEE ALSO: Bitcoin's little brother Ethereum is at an all-time high Besides being

Discover the Automated Software That Delivers Leads and Sales on autopilot !

Discover the Automated Software That Delivers Leads and Sales on autopilot !
What if there was a way to have payment notifications ringing into your account 24 x7 What if smart software, was available that not only FOUND your ideal customers for you but then approached them automatically followed them up and made sales for you 24 x7 You are about to DISCOVER that it really can be true. CLICK HERE AND CHECK IT OUT Discover the Automated Software That Delivers Leads and Sales on autopilot ! Walt Bayliss, long term software

Clothing Company Slammed For Using Thin Models To Advertise Plus-Size Tights

Clothing Company Slammed For Using Thin Models To Advertise Plus-Size Tights
Just when you thought that 2017 was the most progressive year for inclusivity, something comes along to remind you that diversity is still a foreign land not yet fully explored. For example, when fashion retailer ASOS made headlines for refusing to edit their model’s stretch marks, the world was too busy focusing on the fact that Victoria’s Secret had yet again failed to employ a plus-size model for their annual fashion show. However, while there are those that argue

Let’s Talk About Those Riddles That Claim To Identify Psychopaths

Let’s Talk About Those Riddles That Claim To Identify Psychopaths
Every now and then, a riddle appears online that purports to tell you if you’re a psychopath or not. There are several that are often cited, but here are two somewhat notorious examples picked out by Business Insider. The first is a tale of murder and funerals. “While at her own mother's funeral, a woman meets a guy she doesn't know. She thinks this guy is amazing — her dream man — and is pretty sure he could be

FCC Must Investigate Fraud Before Voting on Net Neutrality

FCC Must Investigate Fraud Before Voting on Net Neutrality
When Netflix debuted the second season of Stranger Things on October 27, more than 15 million people watched the first episode in the following three days. But the strangest thing about Stranger Things? Its early audience was bigger than some of this year's World Series games.WIRED OPINIONABOUTJessica Rosenworcel (@JRosenworcel) is a Democratic commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission.Today, we have an explosion of online video and countless other services because the internet is open to all. Anyone can use

Meghan Markle Is Everything Ivanka Trump Wishes She Could Be

Meghan Markle Is Everything Ivanka Trump Wishes She Could Be
Activist with a decades-long track record of advocating for women and girls. Coupled with one of the most visible and desirable men in the world. Designers want to dress her. Adoring crowds gather to catch a glimpse of her. A woman for kids to look up to, settling comfortably into her role as pleasant figurehead on the world stage. These are things that Ivanka Trump wants to be. These are things Meghan Markle actually is. When Donald Trump was

Pamela Anderson Blames Harvey Weinstein Victims: You Know What Youre Getting Into If You Go to a Hotel Room Alone

Pamela Anderson Blames Harvey Weinstein Victims: You Know What Youre Getting Into If You Go to a Hotel Room Alone
In an interview with Megyn Kelly that aired Thursday morning, Pamela Anderson was the latest celebrity to be asked about sexual misconduct in Hollywoodand, sadly, the latest to offer a problematic take.The former Baywatch actress provoked a series of cringes as she spoke about the spate of graphic and horrific allegations being made against some of the industrys most powerful men. In her comments, she appeared to assign part of the blame on the women involved in these encounters.It