Here’s how clowns became so terrifying in modern American culture

July 16, 2018

Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros. Clowns weren’t always the terrifying subjects of many horror movies, but the American idea of clowns as happy is not historically true either. They were complicated and often subversive figures, tracing back to the theatrical characters of 16th century Italy.  Well into the 20th century, clowns weren’t evil or terrifying, but they weren’t simply good or happy either. Bozo the Clown and Ronald McDonald appeared on TV in the 50s and 60s,…

Read More >>

Parents of Thai boys rescued from a cave are finally able to visit their sons — but they need to wear hazmat suits

July 14, 2018

Linh Pham/Getty Parents of the 12 members of the Thai soccer team who survived a grueling 17-day ordeal inside a cave are finally being allowed to see their children. Doctors said the parents of the first eight boys who were rescued will be allowed to visit their sons’ bedsides while they remain quarantined. This means that parents must wear hazmat suits and keep a 6.5-foot (2 meter) distance. Doctors said the 12 boys…

Read More >>

People are fleeing San Francisco’s housing market for sunny SoCal — here are 10 ways they compare according to people who have lived in both

July 10, 2018

Shutterstock People are getting more and more fed up with San Francisco’s crazy-high housing prices. The city’s always tight housing market has only gotten even more competitive as people migrate across the globe to land jobs in the growing and high-paying tech industry. A recent survey conducted by public-relations firm Edelman revealed that about half of residents in the Bay Area found the cost of living so insane, they have…

Read More >>

Princess Charlotte waving goodbye to Prince Charles and Camilla as they leave in his helicopter is just further proof that she’s the most adorable royal

July 9, 2018

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Once again, Princess Charlotte is proving that she has the perfect princess wave. Footage shows the three-year-old royal waving goodbye to her grandfather Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, as they prepare to board a helicopter. Princess Charlotte is known for her precious waving skills, which continue to steal the show at official royal engagements.  Princess Charlotte’s a total pro at waving, and it…

Read More >>

The wildest legends and conspiracies a surprising number of Americans believe in

July 7, 2018

SipaPhoto/Shutterstock MSN surveyed Americans on whether or not they believe certain conspiracy theories and urban legends. While some demographics had average opinions, others came with intriguing thoughts. The result with the most “Yes” answers across demographics was in response to the question, “Are there things that happen on Earth that can’t be explained by science?” 36% of Americans believe that the US is “probably” hiding UFOs. 41.5% of women ages 18…

Read More >>

The best rubber gloves for dishwashing and cleaning

July 6, 2018

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider Pick: Rubber gloves are key for getting dishes squeaky-clean without damaging your hands. They’re also great for cleaning around the house. The Casabella Premium Waterblock Gloves provide an unbeatable combination of comfort, protection, and grip. I admit, I’m a relative newcomer to the idea…

Read More >>

My Favourite Canadian Brands III

July 4, 2018

I think after six months since my last post about my favourite Canadian lingerie brands, it’s due time to add a third instalment to the list! I’m really excited to show you these designers because not only is their work beautiful, but unlike the other two lists, the majority of these designers are not from Toronto. I love Toronto and its talented designers, but it’s time to show beautiful garments…

Read More >>

No games and don’t g

June 30, 2018

No games and don't go with what society thinks love should be… create love together and let it be unique between you and your soulmate…. many wish they could find this type of connection and never does… Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Read More >>

The CEO who invented an online tool you see every day gave his tech to Yahoo for free — and he doesn’t regret it

June 30, 2018

Luis von Ahn Luis Von Ahn is a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, also known as a “Genius Grant,” and cofounded the language-learning app Duolingo. Von Ahn created the cyber-security technology captcha to distinguish a human from a robot — and then gave it to Yahoo for free. Today, nearly every server uses recaptcha, the second version of captcha.  If you’ve ever confirmed while you’re online that you are, in fact, a…

Read More >>