https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhoH4v8xYlU Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in Montana’s congressional election, attacked a reporter from UK newspaper The Guardian, body-slamming him and breaking his glasses. In audio recorded by Ben Jacobs, who covers the U.S. political beat, you can hear Gianforte getting shirty, then, when pressed, the muffled sounds of what Jacobs said was “the strangest thing that has ever happened to him in politics.” “I’m sick and tired of you guys,” Gianforte said. “The last…"Republican candidate attacks reporter during interview"
The Trumps and some White House officials met with Pope Francis on Wednesday, but one figure was notably missing: Sean Spicer. And apparently, he’s pretty upset about it. A source close to the White House told CNN that Spicer not being brought along to the meeting was “a slight,” and that to meet Papa Francesco was “all he wanted.” SEE ALSO: James Comey once pulled a Sean Spicer to avoid Trump Granting the one thing…"Trump didn't let Sean Spicer meet the pope even though he really wanted to"
The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the NBA’s proudest and most storied franchises, but haven’t been relevant in years. Seeking to restore their former glory, the team just made a big hire. The Lakers have turned to … … Kim Kardhashian’s trainer? Apparently so. And so L.A. SEE ALSO: Of course LaVar Ball finally said something offensive Gunnar Peterson will be the Lakers’ new director of strength and endurance training, the team announced Wednesday.…"The Lakers just hired Kim Kardashian's trainer, because LA"
It’s been said that the insane news cycle killed Jon Stewart’s daily animated news show, but the truth is, the hitch was as much about the animation as it was the news. “We all thought the project had great potential but there were technical issues in terms of production and distribution that proved too difficult given the quick turnaround and topical nature of the material,” said HBO and Stewart in a statement to Mashable. SEE…"The animation secret behind Jon Stewart's now dead HBO show"
Donald Trump and his family/advisors met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday on a stop of the president’s first foreign trip. While plenty of online jokes came from the meeting and photographs with a stone-faced pope, it sounds like the pope and first lady were in on the laughs. SEE ALSO: Next up on Pete Souza’s Trump trolling list: The Pope A pool report from a gift exchange between the Trumps and Pope Francis…"The pope and Melania Trump pretty much just fat-shamed Donald"
Great news frequent fliers — the already delightful TSA routine of unpacking your bags, taking off your shoes, and organizing a conveyor belt full of bins could soon be getting even more demanding. The Wall Street Journal reports that the TSA will likely soon require passengers to remove additional items from their bags and place them in a separate bin to be checked, including any electronic device larger than a cellphone. This means that, in…"TSA wants passengers to remove all electronics from bags for security checks"
For a few lucky dogs, the dreaded cone of shame is no more. In its place is the Cone of Fame, a beautifully decorated cone courtesy of artist and animal center volunteer Erin Einbender. SEE ALSO: Dogs, ranked Einbender began her Cones of Fame project to help dogs get adopted at Chicago’s One Tail at a Time, as well as to highlight the importance of spaying and neutering pets — a cone-worthy procedure for furry…"Artist transforms 'cones of shame' into dog-friendly works of art"
Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More"Sony’s revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface"
Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More"Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface"
Forget starving yourself. Eating food is 2017’s hottest new feminist fad. At least according to Special K, whose latest campaign, “Own it,” tries so, so hard to make a bold political statement: that women like to eat. Maybe it’s just me, but I always thought that women had to eat to survive. Huh. Either way, it appears the Special K took their cue from a decade of tampon commercials where women show that they can…"Special K tries so, so hard to be feminist, fails miserably"