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Health 2020-09-21T20:21:00Z
Tourette syndrome TikTok dad

A dad with Tourette syndrome is using TikTok to show how he parents with the condition

Glen Cooney, a 40-year-old dad from Guernsey, UK, is sharing his experience parenting with Tourette syndrome on TikTok.
Entertainment 2020-09-21T19:04:39Z
Zendaya excited Emmys 2020 winner ABC

The best memes from the 2020 virtual Emmy Awards

From Twitter's reaction to Zendaya's "Euphoria" win to the hazmat suit-wearing Emmy bearers, here were the best memes from the 2020 Emmys.
Culture 2020-09-21T18:11:27Z
Kelsey Darragh

Ex-Alpha XR star Kelsey Darragh shared her mental health journey online. Now, she wants to be a resource.

Kelsey Darragh, former Alpha XR video star, spoke with Insider about mental health and her upcoming book, "Don't F*cking Panic."
Entertainment 2020-09-21T17:03:00Z

TikTokers are making thirst videos about Draco Malfoy and 'Harry Potter' star Tom Felton had the best response

"Harry Potter" fans lost it when they saw Tom Felton's reaction video, which comes after the actor had commented on several popular #DracoTok posts.
Culture 2020-09-21T16:42:21Z

TikTok users are encouraging people to turn their cameras on during Zoom classes so professors aren't teaching to blank screens

Madison Moran posted a video of herself turning her camera on so her professor would have a face to talk to during the three-hour lecture.
Culture 2020-09-21T14:23:00Z

Beauty guru James Charles accused of stealing clothing designs from YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein

H3H3 podcast host Ethan Klein suggested that Charles' color-blocked hoodies borrowed from his wife Hila's designs for the couple's brand Teddy Fresh.
Entertainment 2020-09-21T14:08:49Z

BTS performed 'Dynamite' with a live band for the first time on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series

"We love you ARMY!" Jimin called out during BTS' NPR Tiny Desk concert. BTS performed "Dynamite" along with older hits "Save Me" and "Spring Day."
Beauty 2020-09-20T14:28:48Z

A makeup brand received a backlash for naming a liquid blush 'Dream Like Anne' after the Holocaust's Anne Frank

The Hong Kong-based company Woke Up Like This (WULT) launched a collection of liquid blushes that were named after "inspiring, famous women."
Culture 2020-09-19T18:58:17Z

From memes to suing the government, here's how social-media creators are reacting to the impending TikTok download ban

On Friday, the US Dept. of Commerce announced that it would ban TikTok and WeChat downloads in the United States on Sunday.
Culture 2020-09-18T18:45:00Z

20 celebrities you didn't realize were immigrants

From Natalie Portman to Jim Carrey, a slew of entertainers from all over the world have flocked to the United States to pursue their dreams.
Culture 2020-09-18T18:11:39Z

'Cheer' coach Monica Aldama speaks out about arrest of Jerry Harris on child porn charge

Harris, who was a fan favorite on the Netflix docuseries, was arrested on Thursday and charged with producing child pornography.
Culture 2020-09-18T17:39:00Z

Twitch streamers are sharing their stories of violent stalkers to spread awareness of how to seek help

A major concern for streamers is that when they take their cases to law enforcement, online harassment and doxxing are rarely taken seriously.
Parenting 2020-09-18T16:10:49Z

Teachers are sharing TikTok videos that show how much energy and patience is required to keep students engaged during virtual classes

From shark costumes to over-the-top energy, teachers are having to get creative when it comes to instructing online students this year.
Culture 2020-09-17T22:06:28Z

TikTok's latest star is a cartoon John F. Kennedy clone from the early 2000s show 'Clone High'

A cartoon character clone of JFK is blowing up on TikTok with lines like, "Nothing bad ever happens to the Kennedys!"
Culture 2020-09-17T20:48:22Z

People can't get enough of this 'hot firefighter' debunking conspiracy theories on TikTok

Dubbed 'hot firefighter' by some on social media, this firefighter is debunking conspiracy theories about the California fires on TikTok.
Culture 2020-09-17T17:09:02Z

Korean-American YouTuber says she was told to 'go back to Wuhan' in a racist public tirade

According to Sophia Chang, her fellow patron, who she says is employed by Prudential, told her to "go back to Wuhan."
Culture 2020-09-17T16:13:12Z

'UFO sighting' videos are taking over TikTok as users mistake blimps and light shows for aliens

Videos showing what people claim to be UFO sightings are going viral on TikTok. The trend follows a long history of American fascination with UFOs.
Parenting 2020-09-17T15:31:02Z

A TikTok video of an energetic teacher shows how much effort it takes to keep kindergarteners engaged during virtual classes

A kindergarten teacher named Mackenzie posted videos of her teaching on TikTok, and people were amazed by her patience and excitement.
Culture 2020-09-17T13:00:00Z

What it's like to be a New York University student living on campus right now, from a mandatory 2-week quarantine in a dorm room to a $100 Grubhub gift card for meals

Dorothy Akpovwa is a sophomore at NYU. She had to quarantine for two weeks without leaving her dorm room before the start of the fall semester.
Culture 2020-09-16T21:43:00Z

A US Army Twitch streamer said the anti-Semitic phrase '6 million wasn't enough' during a game

Motherboard reported a streamer for the Army National Guard Twitch channel repeated the anti-Semitic phrase "six million wasn't enough."
Culture 2020-09-16T21:17:00Z

Jeffree Star's rumored boyfriend came out of nowhere and is already causing drama. Here's his story and how the relationship unfolded.

Andre Marhold is a basketball player who played for Duquesne University from 2009 to 2013 and currently plays as a small forward for a German team.
Culture 2020-09-16T20:22:36Z

A chef at a popular chain restaurant was suspended for TikToks revealing frozen and microwaved food

In one viral video, Jaleel Taylor revealed that the chain's chicken curry dish is frozen and microwaved.
Lifestyle 2020-09-16T19:44:43Z

A wife took a hilarious snap of her husband driving and asked internet users to edit it with their own backgrounds

Sharea Overman photographed her husband during a road trip, and it went viral when she asked Facebook users to add their own backgrounds to the image.
Culture 2020-09-16T19:15:00Z

The 33 longest-running reality TV shows of all time

With "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" wrapping up after 14 years, here's a look at the longest-running reality TV hits of all time.
Health 2020-09-16T18:39:00Z

TikTok users are shaving down their teeth with nail files. Dentists say it could cause permanent damage.

Dentists are concerned people could permanently damage their teeth by filing down their enamel, causing tooth sensitivity and even losing a tooth.
Culture 2020-09-16T18:24:44Z

All the celebrities protesting Facebook and Instagram by pausing social posts on Stop Hate For Profit day

Celebrities like Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Naomi Campbell, and Jennifer Lawrence took part in an Instagram freeze to protest hate on Facebook.
Culture 2020-09-16T17:34:00Z

How an international grad student at the University of Texas manages to balance his workload of teaching and studying from his room during the coronavirus pandemic

Rodrigo Castillo Vasquez deleted Instagram from his phone after the fall semester began. While studying from home, he says it's too distracting.
Culture 2020-09-16T16:53:31Z

Critics calling on Disney to fire Mandalorian actress Gina Carano for 'transphobic' Twitter stunt

Some Twitter users are calling on Disney to fire Gina Carano for 'mocking' the trans community and its allies.
Culture 2020-09-16T15:13:53Z

Caitlyn Jenner calls Joe Rogan a 'transphobic a--' over his joke that the Kardashians made her trans

Caitlyn Jenner called Joe Rogan a 'transphobic a--' in response to his unfounded suggestion that she was transgender because of the Kardashians.
Culture 2020-09-16T14:57:06Z

University of Michigan student decries quarantine dorms: roaches, cold food, and dirty clothes

University junior Sam Burnstein went viral after claiming that the school provided virtually "no supplies" to quarantining students.
News 2020-09-16T13:59:31Z

A survey of 11,000 Americans ages 18 to 39 has found a 'worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge'

Twelve percent of respondents said they "definitely have not heard" or "don't think I've heard" of the Holocaust.
Entertainment 2020-09-16T11:04:34Z

Billie Eilish appeared to call out influencers for partying during the pandemic: 'I haven't hugged my best friends in 6 months'

Eilish seemed to be referring to the horde of influencers who have been largely ignoring social distancing measures and spending time at parties.
Culture 2020-09-15T22:21:42Z

Why Paul Rudd's viral mask PSA for Cuomo missed the mark

In a mask PSA, actor Paul Rudd pretended to be a "young person." People have critiqued the spot for being infantilizing and appropriating Black slang.
Culture 2020-09-15T21:27:53Z

Joe Rogan suggests Kardashian 'b----es' made Caitlyn Jenner trans, sparking criticism over unfounded claim

Joe Rogan questioned Jenner's transgender identity in a podcast on Friday. An LGBTQ group condemned the segment and YouTube says it is under review.
Culture 2020-09-15T20:42:18Z

The creator of the 'meatier, meteor' TikTok meme cried real tears making the video

Eliza Petersen, 23, says a tweet inspired her hilarious skit explaining the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Culture 2020-09-15T17:13:24Z

Viral videos of a 'UFO' in New Jersey really captured a Goodyear blimp

Many New Jersey residents thought 2020 had become even more apocalyptic with a "UFO" sighting on Monday. But it was actually just a Goodyear blimp.
Culture 2020-09-15T16:23:11Z

YouTube's CEO gifted embattled YouTuber Shane Dawson a personalized mini-fridge

In his first YouTube appearance since his fall from grace, Shane Dawson claimed that YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki gave him a mini fridge.
Culture 2020-09-15T16:14:00Z

What it's like to be a student at UC Berkeley right now, according to a senior who had to get a permission slip from UC police to return to campus and gets tested for COVID-19 every 3 weeks

Classes are currently online, but Justin Lee secured a form, that he has to carry at all times, from his college and the UC police for campus access.
Lifestyle 2020-09-15T15:54:00Z

The Jewish new year of Rosh Hashanah begins this Friday night. Here are 21 photos that show what New Year's celebrations look like across the globe.

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Friday, September 18. New Year's looks different depending on your location, culture, and customs.
Culture 2020-09-15T15:47:03Z

The use of these 6 emojis spiked during quarantine, according to Twitter

Emojis like the microbe, toilet paper roll, mailbox, and joystick all saw increases from March to September 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.
Culture 2020-09-15T14:00:00Z

BTS was the most tweeted about music act in the first 6 months of quarantine

Korean group BTS was the most-tweeted about music act during the first six months of quarantine. Fellow K-pop acts NCT and ATEEZ also made the list.
Entertainment 2020-09-15T10:55:39Z

People are pointing out the double standard of Chris Evans' nude leak and urging everyone to extend the same kindness to women

The "Thor" actress Kat Dennings was among the voices asking people to be as kind and understanding when a woman has her intimate photos shared online.
Culture 2020-09-15T08:59:00Z

A timeline of Trisha Paytas' turbulent history with H3H3's Ethan Klein, from body-shaming, to the failed attempt of 'The Bachelorette', to dating his brother-in-law

Trisha Paytas has a complicated relationship with the H3H3 podcast, making up with Hila and Ethan only to fall out with them again and again.
Culture 2020-09-14T21:22:52Z

'She's All That' fans are worried TikTok star Addison Rae will ruin the remake

Addison Rae scored the biggest acting gig of any TikTok star yet as the upcoming lead in 'He's All That.'
Culture 2020-09-14T21:10:10Z

Woman arrested after video appears to show her toddler brother smoking marijuana

A woman in Texas was arrested on Thursday after a Facebook video appeared to show her toddler brother smoking marijuana.
Culture 2020-09-14T20:17:22Z

Chrissy Teigen roasted Newt Gingrich's wife for a photo-editing fail

Chrissy Teigen poked fun at the photo by offering her own excessively retouched version, tweeting "get u a girl who will Facetune u both."
Design 2020-09-14T18:17:51Z

Side-by-side images show the lengths people go to for the perfect picture

Artists are sharing side-by-side images of their photo setups and final images. The pictures highlight the work it takes to create a beautiful image.
Culture 2020-09-14T17:00:33Z

Fashion influencer's photo shoot amid California wildfires stokes outrage

Colette LeClair updated the caption on her photo to clarify that she "loves" San Francisco and found the raging wildfires "devastating."
Culture 2020-09-14T16:47:07Z

Scam USPS texts falsely linked to human trafficking in viral posts

Misinformation on social media convinced many that a text scam claiming to be from the United States Postal Service was linked to human trafficking.
Culture 2020-09-14T15:03:00Z

What it's like to be a student at Notre Dame right now, where coronavirus cases spiked one week into the fall semester and lectures are being held in stadiums

Sophomore Natalie Todaro has been taking one of her in-person classes on the seventh floor of the school's stadium.
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