• 5 things for Thursday, July 28: Democratic convention, Barack Obama, Donald Trump
  • Jeremy Piven reportedly denied from renting Hamptons mansion | Fox News
  • Butterfly Joins Flutist While She Performs At An International Competition.
  • ‘Family’ Association Is Freaking The F Out Over This Hilton Hotel Ad
  • The Slow-Moving Disaster Happening At Farms Around America
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Jeremy Piven reportedly denied from renting Hamptons mansion | Fox News

(Reuters) Last summer, Jeremy Piven enjoyed an Entourage-style blowout bro-cation with three guy pals in Sag Harbor and the homes owner still hasnt forgotten. Piven rented a waterfront contemporary home at 28 Long Point Road in Sag Harbor for July 4 weekend. The cost? Around $25,000. Piven, known for playing dealmaker Ari Gold, has made inquiries about renting the same beach house again this summer. But the owner, unimpressed with…

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Butterfly Joins Flutist While She Performs At An International Competition.

Butterfly Joins Flutist While She Performs At An International Competition.

Japanese-born, Chicago-based flutist Yukie Ota encountered a peculiar distraction as she played in the first round of the Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition in Odense, Denmark. A majestic butterfly wanted a front row seat during Ota’s performance, obviously wooed by the beautiful sound of her flute. So it did what butterflies do, by fluttering its wings and landing right on Ota’s nose. The flutist wasn’t fazed at all, keeping her…

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The Slow-Moving Disaster Happening At Farms Around America

Kennedy grows hundreds of varieties of organic vegetables and herbs. As she walks, she closely examines her collards. She used to grow more of them, but her customers just weren’t buying them in the realm of greens, it seems kale is still king. So she’s down to a quarter-bed of collards. Thus is the daily push and pull of business for Star Route Farm, which Kennedy and her farm partner, Walter…

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14 Beauty Products That Will Make You Look Out Of This World

Much like “Zenon: Girl Of The 21st Century,” we love any and all things space, alien, or planetary-themed. Especially when they’re things we can put on our bodies.  Here’s our list of our favorite items that make us look lightyears better than we looked yesterday: 1. This metallic and glitter-infused eyeshadow palette, aptly called Moondust. 2. This eyeshadow set that can also give you an alien-esque pout.  Lime Crime /…

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Having Something Like This At Your Wedding Would Truly Make It A Magical Day.

Having Something Like This At Your Wedding Would Truly Make It A Magical Day.

Disney always releases interesting products for the sake of entertainment (and money, of course). So it’s no wonder they’re looking to cash in on girls who grew up singing along to every Ariel, Jasmine, and Belle song in the Disney catalog. And there’s no better way to do this than by finding a way into a $51 BILLION wedding industry in America. Disney recently unveiled a cake mapping technology with…

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What To Know About The Secretive Group Turkey Blames For Coup Attempt

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his officials were already clear who was to blame: Fethullah Gulen. The elderly Muslim cleric has lived in exile in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, for nearly two decades. He’s the leader of a religious movement known as Hizmet, which espouses education, community service and interfaith dialogue. The movement is associated with a vast network of businesses, schools and other institutions around the globe. he betrays my idealsThe…

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U.S. Special Ops orders new batch of low-profile pickups from Battelle

 (Battelle) And you thought your pickup was special. Battelle has landed a second contract to supply U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with stealthy, armored trucks built to blend into the background in potentially hostile environments. Similar to the commercial security vehicles that Battelle builds, the trucks were designed to maintain their stock appearance while providing military-grade levels of protection. The non-profit R&D outfit has been modifying Toyota Hilux pickups for…

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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Deserters, Second Chances, And The End Of Obesity

Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: Deserters, Second Chances, And The End Of Obesity

This week for BuzzFeed News, Joel Oliphint discovers how one simple device could change our understanding of hunger and the way physicians treat obesity. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web. 1. The Invention That Could End Obesity — BuzzFeed News View this image › Photograph by Erin Kirkland for BuzzFeed News A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the…

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Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France’s EDF – BBC News

Work on Hinkley Point C, which would provide 7% of the UK’s total electricity requirement, had originally been meant to start in 2017. Costs The project has been hit in recent months by concerns about EDF’s financial capacity. While one third of the 18bn costs of the project is being met by Chinese investors, Hinkley Point would remain an enormous undertaking for the stressed French company. Earlier this week EDF…

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These 10 Simple Mind Tricks Are Really Cool And Can Help You Get What You Want.

These 10 Simple Mind Tricks Are Really Cool And Can Help You Get What You Want.

The human brain is essentially a small, squishy computer in your skull. If it is, then you should be able to hack your brain computer to do cool things, right? It’s not only possible, but it’s a common practice for a lot of people. Not only can you hack your own brain to help you remember things, but you can hack other people’s brains. That may be a little too Orwellian…

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This Abandoned Schoolhouse Is Actually A GorgeousGetaway

The idea of living in an eighth grade classroom may seem like a bizarre nightmare, but in this case, it’s a dream come true. Welcome to the Hillside Schoolhouse an abandoned school-turned-boutique inn nestled in New York’s Catskill Mountains. It has an eclectic history, plenty of old school charm and modern interior worthy of HGTV. And the best part is, it could be your new home for an asking price…

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Facebook Stock Skyrockets After Earnings Crush

By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Rishika Sadam July 27 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s quarterly profit and revenue blew past Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, sending its shares to a record high, as the social media company’s popular mobile app and push into video attracted new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to spend more. Facebook shares rose 6.5 percent in after-hours trading to $131.40, their highest since the company went public in…

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You Might Not Understand Them, But What They Sang Around A Dinner Table Is So Cool

You Might Not Understand Them, But What They Sang Around A Dinner Table Is So Cool

Bar Mitzvahs are extremely important ceremonies for people in the Jewish community. They signal a child’s transition into young adulthood, and the celebrations that go along with them are often vibrant, joyous occasions. And the video below is proof of that. When these guys were asked to sing a song at one boy’s Bar Mitzvah, something incredible happened. You might not understand what they’re saying, but their passion will move…

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Zika Epidemic Highlights Repressive Reproductive Health Laws In Latin America

The World Health Organisation advises people living in Zika-affected areas to avoid getting pregnant. But some experts say that suggestion is unrealistic in a region where women’s reproductive rights are severely limited by law. As Ebola fades to a distant memory for most people, Zika is taking over as the virus to fear. Every few weeks, it seems, there’s news of the virus reaching another country, and the number of…

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This Baby Can Riverdance And Will Give You Life

This Baby Can Riverdance And Will Give You Life

This baby is lord of the dance. 1. Kali loves dancing around in her Jolly Jumper, and has some pretty impressive moves. Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/v/tuQknrmMj54. youtube.com / Via youtube.com This video is from August, but only recently started trending. 2. Twinkletoes! View this image › Via youtube.com 3. What a star! View this image › Via youtube.com Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/abagg/watch-this-baby-perform-a-glorious-riverdance-like-it-aint-n Recommended Products100K eBiz Formula 3 Payments WP FanMachine PRO…

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Apple Just Pulled A Netflix And Bought ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Apple is getting into the TV streaming business just as the once-gushing revenue stream from selling rectangular, glowing devices seems to be dimming. On Tuesday afternoon, the tech giant announced the surprise purchase of the unscripted TV show, “Carpool Karaoke,” its second foray into original programming. The series, based on a segment from CBS’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” will appear first on Apple Music, its streaming service….

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Political Prediction Market: Trump gets bump after RNC

(CNN)Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got a bump in odds to win the presidency after the Republican National Convention, according to CNN’s Political Prediction Market. Before the convention, Trump’s odds for the White House were at 29%. After the convention, he bumped up to 40%. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, whose odds were at 71% before the convention, her chances trickle down to 61% by Tuesday. The Democrats’ convention this week…

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Most People Don't Know, But The Love Parade Disaster Was The Worst Thing Ever

Most People Don’t Know, But The Love Parade Disaster Was The Worst Thing Ever

For many music fans, summer is festival season. There’s nothing quite like gathering with thousands of strangers in beautiful weather to take in some top-shelf tunes. However, those circumstances are also ripe breeding grounds for tragedy, especially when enclosed spaces are involved. We need only look at what happened during the 2010 Love Parade in Germany for proof of that… Since 1989, The Love Parade had taken place in Berlin….

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Normandy, Istanbul, Dhaka, Nice, Baghdad, Orlando: WHY?

(CNN)Mass casualty terrorist attacks in Orlando, at the Istanbul airport, at a caf in Bangladesh, a market in Baghdad, the Bastille Day celebration in Nice, and on Tuesday the murder of an elderly priest in Normandy, all carried out by ISIS or in the name of ISIS. And that’s just in the past several weeks. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/26/opinions/why-terrorist-attacks-opinion-peter-bergen/index.html Recommended ProductsWordRecon Monthly Membership (Launch Offer) WordRecon – The Ultimate Audience Research…

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This Barber Went Above And Beyond To Give A Boy With Autism His First Haircut

This Barber Went Above And Beyond To Give A Boy With Autism His First Haircut

Children diagnosed with autism often have trouble when it comes to trusting new people. Something as simple as a haircut can quickly turn into a nightmare of nerves and anxiety for these kids. James Williams, a barber in Briton Ferry, Wales, knew that he’d have to get creative if he was going to give sweet Mason his first real haircut. Other stylists had tried to calm the little guy’s nerves,…

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‘More cheap mortgages on the way’ – BBC News

A report from UK’s largest mortgage lender the Halifax, published on Saturday, shows that house prices are on average 12.5 times local earnings in the most unaffordable area of the country for property – Brent, in north London. The Halifax data also shows that first-time buyers face the highest prices in London, paying 384,000 on average, compared to just 110,00 in Northern Ireland. Where can I afford to live? iFrame…

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Scotland’s Sturgeon Preparing For Post-Brexit Independence From U.K.

LONDON (Reuters) – Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday she would start preparatory work on splitting Scotland from the rest of Britain in order to keep the option of independence available following the June 23 vote to leave the European Union. Although Britain voted to end its EU membership at the referendum, Scottish voters overwhelmingly backed remaining inside the bloc, reigniting the debate over Scotland’s future as a constituent nation…

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Little Caesars Introduced A Bacon-Wrapped Pizza Crust And People Are Freaking Out Over It

Little Caesars Introduced A Bacon-Wrapped Pizza Crust And People Are Freaking Out Over It

Step aside, soft pretzel, there’s a new crust in town! 1. Earlier today, Little Caesars made an EPIC announcement: Our NEW Bacon-Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP! Dish Pizza will be available NATIONWIDE Monday, Feb. 23rd! http://t.co/ID2gRuK6gz — littlecaesars (@Little Caesars) 2. A full three and a half feet of bacon will be used to wrap the pizza. View this image › Little Caesars / Via usatoday.com 3. And there will be even…

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