People Are Cracking Up After This Dad Shared His 10-Year-Old Daughters Christmas Wish List

Kids love Christmas and it’s not only an opportunity to spend time with their families, have fun with decorating their homes and eating delicious meals that get them excited about the holiday. In fact, the best part for them is probably the gifts. After waiting the whole year to ask for the latest gadgets and trendy toys, kids finally start to list their wishes. While it’s easier for parents whose children still believe in Santa Claus, since they can blame him for not meeting all of their kids’ demands, having older kids is a different story. Recently a father shared his daughter Christmas wish list that left people cracking up Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: callmemrjohnson However, …

6 Celebrities Who Need To Join Instagram | Betches

Since its launch, Instagram has evolved from an app where you posted grainy photos of your Starbucks drink for your 24 followers to a global platform that’s basically its own economy. I mean, just look at the number of thinkpieces about what will happen now that Instagram is don’t need to), some just post whatever they want. There are entire Instagram accounts dedicated to what celebrities are doing on Instagram, and nowadays, something as simple as a like can turn into a newsworthy event. While some celebs were early adopters of Instagram, more and more famous people have finally joined in the last year or two. More famously, Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram and promptly broke the app, and Matthew McConaughey …

Drag Queen Miss Fame Called Out Justin Bieber On Instagram

One of the best developments in pop culture over the last several years has been the increased integration of LGBTQ performers, and especially drag queens, into mainstream entertainment. RuPaul’s Drag Race has become must-see TV season after season, and its stars have broken out with everything from roles in product lines and collaborations to their Paris Fashion Week. She has a million followers on Instagram, and basically, she’s a big f*cking deal. View this post on Instagram racial tokenism in the influencer industry, and queer tokenism in the entertainment industry has become more and more of an issue. Inclusion is important, but if artists like Justin Bieber only want drag queens in their videos because they’re “trendy,” that’s not actually a long-term …

Washing your clothes is causing plastic pollution, but a simple filter could help

(CNN)Tiny plastic particles are polluting our oceans, where they can stay for centuries, harming sea life and making their way into the human food chain. That may not sound like much, but when you multiply it by every household wash, it adds up. It is estimated that around half a million metric tonnes of microfibers enters our oceans this way every year. Although microplastics can be dangerous to some marine life, the health risk to humans is still relatively unknown. Wastewater treatment plants catch some of these fibers, trapping them among a semi-solid gunk known as sewage sludge. But in many countries this sludge is spread on fields as a fertilizer. From here, the fibers may run off into streams, …

7 Winter Coats You Can Buy On Amazon | Betches

not leaving my apartment because it’s too damn coldover-the-knee boots that just fills my icy heart with joy. Don’t get me wrong, one of my favorite fashion-related pastimes is Gossip GirlIf you, too, have a coat fetish (not judging) then you better believe I’m about to change your life in a minute. Now, before we go any further down this cozy and well-insulated rabbit hole, I would just like to say that having a gorgeous coat does not have to cost what you would spend on a new laptop. Another fun fact about me, aside from my addiction to outerwear, is that I have zero patience and refuse to wait five to seven business days for something I ordered online …

T-Mobile CEO John Legere will step down

New York (CNN Business)T-Mobile announced Monday that CEO John Legere will be stepping down at the end of next April after his contract expires. WeWork is looking for a new CEO after Adam Neumann was forced out when the company was forced to scrap its initial public offering plans due to concerns about its corporate governance and mounting losses. But Legere said during a conference call with analysts Monday that he never was having discussions with WeWork, adding that rumors about him leaving made things “awkward” since he was already in the process of hashing out a T-Mobile succession plan. Investors took the news of Legere’s stepping down in stride. Shares of T-Mobile were down only slightly Monday while Sprint’s …

Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Start A Week Early & Include 50% Off 23andMe Tests

NurPhoto/NurPhoto/Getty Images When Do Black Friday Deals Start On Amazon? You Can Start Shopping So Early By Daffany Chan Nov 18, 2019 With Black Friday coming up so soon, it’s time to start making note of all the best discounts going on at major retailers. There’s no better place to begin your Black Friday shopping spree than on Amazon, where you’ll be able to stock up on all the essentials from the comfort of your own home. To make sure you don’t miss when Black Friday deals start on Amazon, you’ll have to mark your calendar early. The deals kick off sooner than you think. You won’t have to wait much longer to score some bargains, because Amazon officially kicks …

Black Friday? Why not ‘Green Friday’ instead?

‘Make Friday Green Again’ The collective, made up of predominantly French brands, was started by Nicolas Rohr, one of the co-founders of eco-friendly, clothing company, Faguo. “When people buy something, we pollute because of the carbon emissions that come from making that product, from using it and then getting rid of that product,” he said. “Today we don’t buy what we need; we buy because we are tempted. “We are not in a good relationship with consumption any more. “We want people to focus on what they already have in their wardrobes then, if you really need something more you can buy it.” Nous avons réuni le collectif #makefridaygreenagain, réunissant plus de 130 marques françaises, avec un point commun : …

Macy’s Black Friday Sales Start Before Thanksgiving & You Can Get Up To 60% Off All Outerwear

EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images What Time Does Macy’s Open On Black Friday? You Can Shop Before Thanksgiving By Daffany Chan Nov 12, 2019 The countdown to Thanksgiving is officially on, which means it’s time to get your shopping list ready for all the deals awaiting you on Black Friday. Macy’s finally released its holiday info, and you’ll want to know what time Macy’s opens on Black Friday, because there are doorbuster deals with your name on them. According to the official Macy’s announcement, you can start snagging deals a week before Thanksgiving. In a Nov. 12 press release sent to Elite Daily, Macy’s revealed a few pieces of news about its Black Friday plans for 2019. First of all, you can …

This Woman Played A Killer In A Horror Movie While She Was Out On Bail For Killing Her Uncle

By Jerome London Updated November 13, 2019 Aisling Tucker Moore-Read (Jackson County Jail) The film’s producers say it wasn’t until the day after principal shooting ended that they learned she was out on bail for shooting her uncle. Screenwriter Justin Adams says: I won’t spoil, but there’s a key scene where she shoots somebody in similar fashion. According to the company’s IndieGoGo page: When it did come to our attention, we didn’t know what to do, so we simply continued post-production and hoped for the best. We certainly don’t want to jump to conclusions as the trial has not yet begun, and until the trial is over, she is innocent until proven guilty. We don’t want to harm her, her …

Erika Woelfel Is The Behr Color Expert Looking For The Next Millennial Pink

Courtesy of Behr Paint Erika Woelfel Is The Behr Color Expert Looking For The Next Millennial Pink By Collette Reitz Nov 11, 2019 Anyone who’s spent hours watching HGTV knows how exciting the prospect of a home makeover can be. While there are plenty of decisions to be made during the process, picking out a paint color might one of the most difficult choices. But what if you could get involved in the paint-picking process even before the colors even land on a palette? Paint color expert Erika Woelfel does just that in her role as vice president of color and creative services at Behr Paint. Woelfel is the talent responsible for picking and naming the paint colors Behr offers …

You Can Get Free Sweaters & Leggings During Macy’s Black Friday Sale

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images Macy’s Black Friday Deals Include Savings On Your Fave Clothes & Home Goods By Cianna Garrison Nov 14, 2019 Gearing up for Thanksgiving also includes prepping for Black Friday sales. With stores such as Macy’s announcing early previews and deep discounts, you’ll want to make sure you know all of the details. Macy’s Black Friday deals are technically starting a week early, so set a reminder on your phone and take notes. Macy’s is kicking off the deals with a Black Friday preview sale on Thursday, Nov. 21, according to a press release sent to Elite Daily. From Nov. 21 through Tuesday, Nov. 26, customers can shop major deals during regular store hours stores, online, and with …

Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands, and outfits

The latest research out of Facebook sets machine learning models to tasks that, to us, seem rather ordinary — but for a computer are still monstrously difficult. These projects aim to anonymize faces, improvise hand movements, and — perhaps hardest of all — give credible fashion advice. The research here was presented recently at the International Conference on Computer Vision, among a few dozen other papers from the company, which has invested heavily in AI research, computer vision in particular. Modifying faces in motion is something we’ve all come to associate with “deepfakes” and other nefarious applications. But the Facebook team felt there was actually a potentially humanitarian application of the technology. Deepfakes use a carefully cultivated understanding of the …

This Is What Each Zodiac Sign Can Expect From The Full Moon In Taurus

A.T. Nunez Updated November 16, 2019 By Anastasiya Pavlova The Full Moon in Taurus will grace us on November 12th. To those with planets in Cardinal signs that were highly impacted by the Aries Full Moon back in October, this is the perfect time to set your intentions and brace yourselves for the new beginnings. We are still in Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio, so this is the perfect time to undo, rewind and learn from the past or the greater themes that influenced your transit. With the Full Moon in Taurus, this will bring about a healing energy. Taurus can be violent when pushed but it is also a very graceful and relaxing sign ruled by Venus. Heal the wounds, …

Pentagon official testifies that she was told Ukrainians were alarmed by stalled aid

(CNN)A key Pentagon official told House impeachment investigators that former US special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker told her Ukrainian officials were alarmed in August that US security aid was being held up an indication Kiev was aware of the delay earlier than it was reported publicly, according to a deposition transcript released Monday. Cooper’s deposition was one of three transcripts released Monday by House Democrats. They also made public the interviews last month of two former deputies of Volker, Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson. According to his opening statement, Anderson told lawmakers last month that then-national security adviser John Bolton cautioned about the influence Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani had on US-Ukraine policymaking during a meeting in mid-June with …

Startups Weekly: Airbnbs growing pains

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Uber’s new “money” team. Before that, I told you about how SoftBank is screwing up. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets. If you don’t subscribe to Startups Weekly yet, you can do that here.