J.J. Watt shows how Hurricane Harvey donations are making an impact, but there’s so much more to do

September 13, 2018

Work continues in Houston, but Watt’s impact has been immense. J.J. Watt started a movement in 2017 in the wake of Hurricane Harvey when a $200,000 crowdfunding effort started by the Texans’ All-Pro led over 200,000 people donating over $37 million to take his efforts up to $41.6 million in donations from around the world. Now, a year after the money was put to work Watt is showing what those…

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People are laying flowers and American flags for John McCain at the site of his Vietnam War plane crash in Hanoi

September 2, 2018

Kham/Reuters After hearing the news of US Sen. John McCain’s death Saturday, people in Hanoi, Vietnam have paid their respects by visiting the memorial at the site of his crash during the Vietnam War in the capital city. The naval aviator was flying one of 10 planes that were shot down by the North Vietnamese military on the same day, according to the inscription on the statue, which McCain himself…

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Overcoming Hate with Sally Kohn

September 2, 2018

Sally Kohn is the author of the fantastic book, The Opposite of Hate. which explores how we can bridge our differences and speak respectfully with those we passionately disagree with. She has has been published in the New York Times, The Washington Post, and delivered multiple TED Talks on emotional correctness, clickbait, and correcting the culture of hate. In this episode we go deep into what it means to fight hate….

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Can An Heiress Be Self-Made? Paris Hilton Thinks So

August 14, 2018

Welcome to Refinery29’s weeklong exploration of women and greed in an era of enormous wealth inequality. Where does need end and greed begin? Read on. Last month, Paris Hilton found herself in a familiar position, standing in front of a crowd of goading paparazzi decked out in bejeweled sunglasses and a shiny silver mini dress. But the conversation they were having was certainly not familiar to those who may think…

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Starbucks is selling Cheesecake Frappuccinos in the UK — and we’re ready to book our plane tickets

July 28, 2018

Starbucks UK/Instagram Starbucks is selling Cheesecake Frappuccinos in the UK. The Cheesecake Frappuccinos come in three flavors: Caramel Coffee, Mocha Coffee, and Blueberry. Each drink comes with whipped cream and cookie crumbles. Cheesecake Frappuccinos are currently only available in the UK. Great news for people who prefer drinking their dessert: Starbucks is launching a new line of Frappuccinos that transform cheesecake into a delicious and refreshing beverage. The new Cheesecake…

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The Staffing Show, Episode 2: AMN President Ralph Henderson

July 23, 2018

In this episode of The Staffing Show, Caitlin Delohery, the Editor in Chief of Staffing Hub, interviews Ralph Henderson, the President of Staffing and Professional Services for AMN Healthcare, about creating a people-driven culture as you scale, adopting the tech that helps recruiters thrive, and making Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. This interview took place at SIA’s 2018 Executive Forum — please excuse the background noise. It’s just the sound of the…

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You should avoid the keto diet if you’re pregnant — here’s why

July 19, 2018

Shutterstock The ketogenic diet focuses on high-fat, low carb consumption.  It allows people to indulge in fish, meat, eggs, and cheese, and has them avoid sugar and carbs.  Dr. Charles Seltzer, a nutritionist based in Philadelphia, told INSIDER the diet is not only unsustainable, but also not going to help most people keep weight off. He particularly warns against pregnant women trying the keto diet as it restricts nutrient-rich foods like…

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Scarlett Johansson Is Playing Yet ANOTHER Problematic Character…

July 18, 2018

UPDATE! 10:43 P.M. EST: Johansson’s rep released the following statement to Bustle from the actress herself: “Tell them that they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman‘s reps for comment.” All three cisgender actors have played transgender roles to great acclaim. Scarlett Johansson has clearly not learned from her Ghost in the Shell whitewashing controversy… According to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, the 33-year-old will play…

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Trump keeps saying there’s an ‘illegal immigration crisis’ at the border — but that’s not what the numbers show

July 16, 2018

Getty Images/John Moore The Customs and Border Protection agency released data showing that its agents arrested just 34,114 people at the border in June — an 18% drop from May. It’s unclear exactly what caused the plunge, but CBP noted in a statement that it’s common for agents to make fewer arrests between May and June. While President Donald Trump often speaks of a “crisis” in illegal immigration at the…

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How to deal with making and breaking a workplace affair, according to Ashley Madison’s resident sex therapist

July 16, 2018

LumineImages / Shutterstock Cheating is a fact of life, and people are unfaithful to their partners for many different reasons. But if you find yourself attracted to someone at work, things can quickly get complicated. According to Tammy Nelson, a sex therapist, you need to ensure you are both emotionally mature enough to handle the situation. Otherwise, the fallout can be messy. If handled badly, both your relationship and your…

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