Thursday February 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Huffington Post writer admits cheating in half marathon

A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course. Jane Seo — a 24-year-old Harvard-educated writer later admitted that she went back and biked the entire course to cover her tracks by GPS, the Miami New Times reports.  More…

Why assistants for these celebs have the worst gig in Hollywood

Private-jet jaunts. Dom Pérignon on demand. The chance to rub (bony) shoulders with the A-list. Who wouldn’t want to be a celebrity assistant? The answer, it seems, is anyone who values their sanity or self-respect.  More…

MSNBC: It’s ‘Our Job’ to Control ‘Exactly What People Think’

Controlling "exactly what people think" is the job of the media, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski boldly declared Wednesday morning. While discussing President Trump’s entreaties to the American people to remain skeptical of the press, Bzezinski worried that if the economy turns south, Americans may end up trusting him over the media (video).  More…

Bill Gates: Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.  More…

10 Actors Who Crossed The Line On Set

Actors often go to great extremes for a role, but there are some performers whose crazy on-set behavior redefines the term “too far.” From on-set meltdowns to physical altercations, you won’t believe some of the lines they crossed. 

Obama activist group provides training manual to protest Trump

An Obama activist group is training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump’s policies plans when Republican lawmakers return home for the congressional recess and hold town hall meetings. Organizing for Action, a group founded by Obama, is distributing the training manual to anti-Trump activists.  More…

Teacher under fire for slipping anti-Trump question into homework

A Staten Island educator slipped in an anti-President Trump question on a middle school homework assignment — and then defended it to outraged parents as freedom of speech. “President Trump speaks in a very superior and _________ manner insulting many people. The question after that read: “Barack Obama set a _________ when he became the first African American president.”  More…

Harrison Ford FAA investigation for landing on airport taxiway instead of runway

Harrison Ford will not know his flying fate for weeks and maybe a lot longer, because the FAA is severely backlogged. Ford landed on a taxiway Monday at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, thinking it was the proper runway.  More…

Pilot’s bizarre intercom rant about presidential election and her divorce

A United Airlines pilot had to be removed from her airliner after ranting on to stunned passengers about her divorce and President Donald Trump over the plane’s intercom.  More…

Drug dealer whose sentence was commuted by Obama is back behind bars

A Texas man whose life sentence on drug charges was commuted by former President Obama is back behind bars after cops caught him with more than two pounds of cocaine following a high-speed chase. During his eight years in office, Obama commuted 1,715 prison sentences, more than any other president.  More…

NY Jogger murder suspect: I strangled her because ‘I was angry’

The man accused of killing Karina Vetrano told cops he strangled the beautiful Queens jogger simply because he was in a bad mood, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Sunday. “I was angry. I had some issues at home. I just lost it. When I saw her, I just hit her and kept hitting her. I hit her and choked her,’’ said unemployed Chanel Lewis, 20, according to sources.  More…

World leaders duped by manipulated global warming data

A high-level whistleblower has revealed astonishing new evidence that the world’s leading source of climate data exaggerated global warming and was timed to influence the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. The NOAA has now decided that the sea dataset will have to be replaced and substantially revised just 18 months after it was issued, because it used unreliable methods which overstated the speed of warming.  More…

Hotel hermit received $17 million to make way for exclusive New York residential high rise

In 2004, developers bought the famed Mayflower Hotel on the Upper West Side for just over $400 million, with the goal of creating the city’s most exclusive residential building — 15 Central Park West. Only one thing stood in their way: A 73-year-old recluse that leased a little 350-square-foot room.  More…

Emmett Till’s accuser admits: It was all a lie

A white woman who accused Emmett Till of verbally and physically accosting her in Mississippi in 1955 – inflaming tensions around the murder that helped spark the civil-rights movement — has admitted she lied, according to a new book. The Chicago boy, who had been visiting relatives in the segregated cotton country of the Deep South, was kidnapped, beaten and shot four days later.  More…

Sarah Silverman urges military to overthrow Donald Trump

Sarah Silverman has called for a military coup against President Donald Trump. The comedian posted in all-capital letters Wednesday night to her nearly 10 million followers to “wake up & join the resistance.” She added, “Once the military is w us fascists get overthrown.” Silverman tweeted amid the violent riots that broke out in Berkeley.  More…