TSA workers are reportedly living in their cars and not taking medicine because they can’t afford it

Joe Raedle/Getty Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are feeling the strain of a federal government shutdown that has reached its 34th day. A TSA worker from Kona, Hawaii, has begun living in his van six days per week because he can no longer afford to commute to and from his home, Hawaii News Now reports. […]

A photographer hired by Fiji Water helped create the viral ‘Fiji Water Girl’ meme because no one was drinking the bottled water at the Golden Globes

Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water “Fiji Water Girl” stole the show on the red carpet Sunday at the Golden Globes.  Many people may not have realized that the photographer who caught the photo-bombing model carrying Fiji Water was actually commissioned to photograph the Golden Globes by the bottled water brand.  While the photographer was […]

US companies forked over a record amount of tariffs in October ($6.2 billion!) because of Trump’s trade war

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters US companies are paying more than ever before in tariff duties: $ 6.2 billion in October. The October tariff collections represented a 104% jump from October 2017. The sudden spike came due to President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel, aluminum, and Chinese goods. US companies paid $ 2.2 billion more to import goods […]

A Michelin-starred chef says restaurants should stop serving avocados because they’re like ‘the blood diamonds of Mexico’

NatashaPhoto/iStock The avocado is one of the trendiest and most popular foods of the moment. However, a Michelin-star chef says the fruits are “the blood diamonds of Mexico” and “they are akin to battery chickens.” The comments come following an increasing number of restaurants removing avocados from their menus due to environmental concerns. Avocados: a […]

Staggering photos show what life is like in the northernmost town in the world, where it’s dark 4 months of the year and you’re told to carry a rifle because of polar bears

Shutterstock.com The world’s northernmost town is Longyearbyen, which is located in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard and has 2,100 citizens. It is around three hours by plane from Oslo and 650 miles from the North Pole, making it one of the most remote human settlements on Earth. It’s dark for four months a year and […]

Avengers 4 trailer WON'T release on Monday – because Marvel just confirmed THIS instead

In a bizarre move – as the long, long wait for a first look at Avengers 4 continues – Kevin Feige’s studio has instead promised a full trailer for Captain Marvel, which hits cinemas in March. This vaguely – but not quite – aligns with a previous rumour suggesting an Avengers 4 trailer would come […]

There’s a type of spider that produces milk for its babies because evolution is wild

portioid/iNaturalist CC BY-SA 4.0 Researchers in China studied Toxeus magnus, a species of jumping spider, and discovered that its mothers nursed babies with their own secreted “milk.” The milk has about four times the amount of protein typically found in cow’s milk. Scientists believe the female spiders developed this ability in response to food shortages […]

Trump takes credit for Thanksgiving traffic jams, because his Saudi friendship makes gas so cheap

President Trump sarcastically apologized to the country for causing record Thanksgiving traffic jams, slamming the “Fake News media” for a story they didn’t actually write while continuing to dodge the Khashoggi question. Having credited himself and his Saudi pals with lowering gas prices earlier this week, the president has extended his sphere of influence to […]