In an astonishing defense of dropping “death taxes” for individual estates worth more than $5.5 million, GOP Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley implied that people not currently affected by that tax are “spending every darn penny … on booze or women.” “I think not having the estate tax recognizes the people that are investing — as opposed to those that are just spending every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies,” Grassley told the Des Moines Register in an interview published Saturday. Grassley, who serves on the Finance Committee, made the remark when asked about...Read More
ShareTweet If you were to have a camera crew in your home for a few months and every moment of your life played on television, what would people honestly see? Once the newness and extra efforts for the audience wore off, would they see you putting most of your effort toward success and/or your own individual hobbies? Or would they see you loving your wife and family well? As a husband and man of the home, if you were honest with yourself, would the care, time and energy put toward your marriage be seen as above average, needing work, or completely neglected? While it is...Read More
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan Markle has revealed that Prince Harry proposed on a Sunday night at home Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in May, Kensington Palace says. The Royal Family will pay for the wedding, including the service, music, flowers and reception – the date will be announced later. Ms Markle, 36, a Protestant, will be baptised into the Church of England and confirmed before the wedding. A spokesman for the prince said the pair would make sure the wedding “reflects who they are as a...Read More
Snapchat, being a visual storytelling medium, has naturally been taken over by the same cute furballs that dominate all social media platforms, cats. If you were ever in doubt as to why we are so fascinated by our feline friends, why we spend so much of our time taking pictures of them, writing about them, sharing them and generally worshipping the very ground they walk on, then check out this list. Bored Panda has compiled some of the best cat-related Snapchats out there for your viewing pleasure, as a reminder of the enduring star power of the cat. Purrfect!...Read More
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There are hackable security flaws in software. And then there are those that don't even require hacking at all—just a knock on the door, and asking to be let in. Apple's macOS High Sierra has the second kind. On Tuesday, security researchers disclosed a bug that allows anyone a blindingly easy method of breaking that operating system's security protections. When anyone hits a prompt in High Sierra asking for a username and password before logging into a machine with multiple users, installing an application or changing settings, they can simply type "root" as a username, leave the password field...Read More
(CNN)David Cassidy, who came to fame as a ’70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on “The Partridge Family,” has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. “David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years,” she said. Cassidy’s nephew, Jack Cassidy, tweeted about his uncle’s death, saying “I can’t help but thank God for the joy that he brought to countless millions of people.” David Cassidy was...Read More
What a magical bunch.Image: warner bros. Yesterday we got a cryptic picture of a couple of wands lying next to each other: today, we have something much more concrete. SEE ALSO: ‘Fantastic Beasts’s sequel adds new cast, including Harry Potter superfan Jessica Williams On Thursday, a teaser video of the main Fantastic Beasts 2 cast was released on social media, along with a brand new title: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Here’s the video of the cast, in all its magical glory: The heroes. The villains. The magic. In one year, return to the Wizarding World with Fantastic...Read More
Responding To Controversy: EA Has Announced That Star Wars Battlefront II Will Now Allow You To Unlock Legs For Your Character Without Paying Extra
Electronic Arts came under heavy fire this week from fans upset about planned microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II. Thousands of people flooded social media to criticize how hard it was to unlock in-game content without spending real-world money, and it looks like the video game publisher has taken the criticism to heart. Today EA switched gears and announced that all characters will be immediately available without legs, and that you’ll eventually be able to unlock their legs for free. This is great news for gamers who want to eventually walk or run in Star Wars Battlefront II without...Read More
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