R.I.P. Walter Mischel, father of the infamous Marshmallow Test

Enlarge / Finding a distraction is key for young children trying to resist the marshmallow. (credit: Igniter Media) The psychologist who famously demonstrated the importance of being able to delay gratification to achieving later success in life died on September 12 in New York City. Walter Mischel, emeritus professor of psychology at Columbia University and […]

‘It had been a chaotic morning’: Brett Kavanaugh says he didn’t recognize Parkland shooting victim’s father when he tried to shake his hand

Andrew Harnik/AP Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of Fred Guttenberg, the father of a shooting victim from Parkland, Florida, had he recognized him before he was whisked away by security detail. The moment was captured in a photograph that went viral on social media. Kavanaugh said in a […]

Mollie Tibbetts’ father pleads in op-ed: ‘Do not appropriate Mollie’s soul in advancing views she believed were profoundly racist’

Poweshiek County Emergency Management Agency Mollie Tibbetts’ father wrote in a Des Moines Register op-ed that he wants people to stop using his daughter’s name to push “profoundly racist” views. The revelation that Tibbetts’ suspected murderer was an unauthorized immigrant from Mexico reignited a national debate over immigration — but Rob Tibbetts wrote that he wants […]

Meghan Markle wants to ’stay away’ from ‘embarrassing’ father Thomas Markle, says insider

Meghan Markle is increasingly wanting to “stay away” from Thomas Markle, it has been revealed by a source. The father and daughter pair have not spoken since shortly after Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry, 33, earlier this year on 19 May. Over this period, Thomas has conducted a number of interviews with the world’s media, […]

Texas father stabs toddler to death while screaming ‘Jesus is coming’

Texas police are investigating the motive behind a senseless act of violence in which a screaming man stabbed his 16-month-old toddler to death in public, despite an armed neighbor’s intervention to stop him. The attacker was heard shouting gibberish before charging his kid with a knife in a common area of the Oak Forest Apartments […]

How Meghan Markle’s father gave her this vital advice to boost her acting career

Meghan Markle had a fairly successful acting career under her belt before she became a member of the British Royal Family. The LA native grew up in Hollywood with a cinematographer father. She later went on to bag a role as sexy paralegal on cable drama Suits. In an Interview with Esquire, published on February […]

Meghan Markle’s father Thomas calls Prince Harry ‘rude’ in shock new interview

Meghan Markle, 36, is facing further embarrassment today as her father Thomas Markle, 74, spoke again to the press in an explosive interview. The duo are said to have not spoken since he dramatically pulled out of the Royal Wedding in May this year after suffering a heart attack. Rumours there would be a reconciliation […]

Meghan Markle planning “secret reunion” with her father during US trip later this month

Meghan Markle, 37, has recently had a rocky relationship with her father Thomas Markle, 74. The two are reported to have only spoken via text message since her marriage to Prince Harry in May. The former lighting director and the Duchess of Sussex are believed to have a strained relationship following Thomas’ public interviews. Before […]

Ivanka Trump struts out in red power suit and killer heels alongside father Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump‘s daughter, stepped out in a bold red power suit today. The look was complete with cropped red trousers and a matching red double breasted blazer. The First Daugher paired it with a pair of stiletto heels, also in red, which added to her model esque height of 5 foot 11 inches. […]

3 daughters ‘snapped’ & stabbed father to death after years of alleged abuse in Moscow horror drama

His body lacerated with dozens of stab wounds, Mikhail Khachaturyan stumbled from his Moscow flat and collapsed dead by the elevator. Disturbingly, for his teenage daughters, his death came as a relief after years of abuse. Khachaturyan’s daughters – Kristina, 19, Angelina, 18, and Maria, 17 – have been arrested and charged with stabbing their […]