Jimmy Kimmel’s jokes about first lady Melania Trump striking a nerve with viewers?

Video Jimmy Kimmel mocks Melania Trump’s accent Late-night host goes after the first lady and impersonates her accent. Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy shares her personal story. ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s recent jokes about first lady Melania Trump are apparently offending a lot of viewers. An online petition launched recently, calling for a boycott of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” has attracted more than 47,000 signatures, toward a goal of 50,000. Organizers say…

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Someone made an amazing Craigslist job posting for a new Trump lawyer

This man needs help.Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump is currently short on attorney, and since it looks like he’s gonna need one (or two), an anonymous good Samaritan decided to put a job posting on Craigslist to help Trump out.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s ‘pee tape’ controversy, explained Under the title, “SEEKING LEAD ATTORNEY FOR DIFFICULT CLIENT,” the listing, firs spotted by reporter Igor Bobic, puts the place of…

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Billionaire GOP Donor: Im Using My Tax-Cut Money To Help Elect Democrats

Seth Klarman, the billionaire CEO of the Baupost Group who the Economist once dubbed “The Oracle of Boston,” called out Republicans for failing to keep President Donald Trump in check.  Klarman, an independent who donated more than $7 million to GOP candidates during the presidency of Barack Obama, has now cut checks to Democrats in 56 House races and 22 Senate elections, the newspaper reported. Klarman also donated $2 million to…

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President Trump announces no DACA deal on Easter morning

At least he's not wearing a tan suitImage: win mcnamee/Getty Images On a beautiful spring morning at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump appears to have woken up in a very foul mood. So the president did as he’s wont to do on days like this: He announced a dramatic shift in policy affecting the nation’s most vulnerable people. “NO DACA deal,” Trump tweeted on Sunday morning. The Obama-era Deferred Action for…

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Lou Dobbs Urges Trump To ‘Fire The SOB’ Robert Mueller

“This is now a man that has to be brought under control, it would seem to me,” Dobbs said. “Frankly, I can’t imagine ― because each of us has to come to terms with our own heart and conscience ― I would fire the SOB in three seconds if it were me.” Dobbs spent a considerable portion of his show “Lou Dobbs Tonight” lambasting Mueller and complaining about the FBI raid on the offices…

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Donald Trump’s hair attempts to free itself

President Trump’s hair is the subject of plenty of internet memes. The latest craze appears to be images of Donald Trump boarding Air Force One as he headed to West Virginia Thursday, his hair violently battling the fierce winds. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s ‘pee tape’ controversy, explained What may look like just a blustery day could be the latest in escape attempts from Trump’s infamous comb over.  Image: Nicholas Kamm…

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6 Underreported Reasons Why The NRA Is Just The Worst

With AR-15s in the news because of [insert this week’s horribly depressing reason here], there’s a chance you might be feeling rather peeved at the organization making sure guns are plentiful and easy to purchase in America, the National Rifle Association. But regardless of your politics, you’ve got to give the NRA some credit for their skill at hiding horrifying stories that would kill any other organization. Their feats range…

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Instagram rolls out Focus portrait mode for videos and photos

Instagram is one-upping Apple with a portrait mode feature that runs on a wider variety of phones and works with video, not just photos. Last month, TechCrunch reported about a Focus feature buried in Instagram’s code, which began publicly testing a week later. Now Instagram is rolling out Focus, which blurs the background while keeping someone’s face sharp for a stylized, professional photography look. “Focus mode leverages background segmentation and face…

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Space Oddities: We Need a Plan to Stop Polluting Space Before Its Too Late

There is a lot of junk floating out in space, and it’s a problem we’ve been talking about, in fits and spurts, since the 1960s. WIRED OPINION ABOUT Amy Webb (@amywebb) is a professor at the NYU Stern School of Business and is the chief executive of the Future Today Institute, a strategic foresight and research group in Washington, D.C. Space junk was the topic of my middle school futurists'…

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Costa Rica: Carlos Alvarado wins presidency in vote fought on gay rights

Former minister and novelist promises government for everybody after runoff where he trounced conservative A centre-left former cabinet minister and successful novelist has won Costa Ricas presidential election, decisively defeating a conservative evangelical pastor and singer who shot to political prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage. Polls before the runoff on Sunday put the two men almost neck-and-neck, but with 95% of ballots counted Carlos Alvarado Quesada of the ruling…

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Kentucky Gov. Apologizes After Claiming Teacher Protest Would Result In Child Abuse

“Clearly a tremendous number of people did not fully appreciate what it was that I was communicating,” Bevin said in a video posted to YouTube. “I’m offended by the fact that people so cavalierly, and so flippantly, disregarded what’s truly best for children,” Bevin said Friday at an impromptu news conference captured on video after teachers rallied at the state Capitol to stop school funding cuts. Bevin also dissed protesting…

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Dear America: Kids doing active-shooter drills is not normal.

Image by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. I was teaching in a high school classroom when the Columbine shooting happened. In…

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The psychological impact of an $11 Facebook subscription

Would being asked to pay Facebook to remove ads make you appreciate their value or resent them even more? As Facebook considers offering an ad-free subscription option, there are deeper questions than how much money it could earn. Facebook has the opportunity to let us decide how we compensate it for social networking. But choice doesn’t always make people happy. In February I explored the idea of how Facebook could…

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Shell Knew About The Dangers Of Climate Change Decades Ago – But Continued To Push Oil Anyway

Newly released documents reveal European oil and gas company Shell has known about global warming for at least three decades – but continued to drill oil and fuel climate change skepticism, even when reports warned that “by the time the global warming becomes detectable it could be too late to take effective countermeasures to reduce the effects or even to stabilize the situation.” The fact that a large multinational company hid…

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