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Girl And Guy Prank Complete Strangers With Some Extreme PDA

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | July 6, 2015 | Comedy
Definitely putting the P in PDA. Farah Brook, the comedian who went around Grand Central Station trying to kiss total strangers, is back with a new video, this time showcasing some very public displays of affection to a lot of unsuspecting New Yorkers. In honor of International Kissing Day, Brook and a guy friend innocently asked total strangers to take a picture of them. The couple then proceeded to get extremely affectionate while the stranger looked on, unsure of what to do next. Eventually, some strangers just simply walk away, awkwardly (and hilariously) laying the camera down on the ground, while Brook and the guy continue to go at it. Also on...

How To Defend Yourself Against A Shark Week Fan, Because They're Convo-Killing Machines

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | July 6, 2015 | Comedy
Da-dum ... da-dum ... Shark Week is here again -- and for us non-Shark Week folk, that means suffering through a week of people yammering on and on about how awesome Shark Week is. And it potentially means the death of thousands of otherwise rich and lively conversations about anything...

Grateful Dead End 50-Year Career With Moving, Magnificent Final Show | Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone | Adam Goldberg | July 6, 2015 | Entertainment
"I have spent my life/Seeking all that's still unsung/Bent my ear to hear the tune," sang Phil Lesh last night, harmonizing with colleagues new and old, on "Attics of My Life," the final song of a fraught, moving, ultimately magnificent five-night, two-state Fare The Well concert series — billed as...

Bill Murray Takes In Final Grateful Dead Show In Chicago, And Why Not?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | July 6, 2015 | Entertainment
Like the Grateful Dead song says, just keep truckin' on, Bill Murray. The Illinois native took in the Dead's final show of its "Fare Thee Well" tour at Chicago's Soldier Field on Sunday. And because he's Bill Murray, he got noticed by Twitter users.

Chicago Boy Amari Brown Among 10 Dead, 54 Wounded In Holiday Weekend Violence

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | July 6, 2015 | Crime
Gun violence in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend left 10 dead and 54 others wounded across the city. Amari Brown, a 7-year-old boy on Chicago’s West Side, was the youngest of the fatalities. Amari had spent the day celebrating with family and riding his scooter up...

Things From Your 4th Of July Party That You'll Rethink On The 5th Of July

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | July 3, 2015 | Comedy
It's the day after that you might remember the most. We all look forward to having a great time on the 4th of July. But what we don't look forward to is the day after, when perhaps we're feeling an enormous amount of regret for things that transpired on our...

The Upper Peninsula Is Completely Underrated, And We Have The Photos To Prove It

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | July 3, 2015 | Travel
In Marquette, a remote Michigan beach town further north than some parts of Canada, the only thing more enchanting and boundless than the views of Lake Superior is the sky above it. Most of the year, the northern coast of the Upper Peninsula is too cold for the average...

Here Is How Phil Jackson And The Knicks Can Win Free Agency

Jordan Schultz | July 2, 2015 | Sports
Cap space can quickly become a tricky issue in the NBA free agency market. In the case of the New York Knicks, perhaps the league's most dysfunctional organization, the open market offers a chance to begin righting a ship that took a series of wrong turns somewhere between Allan Houston,...

Catch These 9 Patriotic Movies On Netflix This 4th Of July

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | July 2, 2015 | Entertainment
What should you watch on Netflix this weekend?

Mayor: Chicago School Cuts Include Layoffs, Less Maintenance

AP | Riley Griffin | July 2, 2015 | Politics
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts - including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation - to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said schools...

Black Women-Owned Businesses Skyrocket By 322 Percent In Less Than 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | July 2, 2015 | Black Voices
African-American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America, a new study reveals. The 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report released this week found that the number of women-owned businesses grew by 74 percent between 1997 and 2015. That’s 1.5 times the national average of business...

Comedian Kurt Braunohler Is Driving A Giant Butt Across The Country, Because America Needs This

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | July 1, 2015 | Comedy
We're not trying to be cheeky here, but grab a seat, and we'll get to the bottom of this. Kurt Braunohler -- comedian, skywriter and jet skier -- is hauling a giant paper-mache butt on the back end of his truck trailer. He's hightailing it across...

21 First-Date Horror Stories To Remind You That Romance Is Dead

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | July 1, 2015 | Women
Looking for love often puts people in weird, awkward and sometimes downright scary situations. While online dating, apps and nosy matchmaking mothers make it easier than ever to match up with hot singles in your area™, they also up the chances for first date disasters. We...

25 July 4th Ideas For The Best Independence Day Party Ever

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | July 1, 2015 | HuffPost Home
Fire up the grill, hide the fireworks and get ready to party.

Donald Trump Backlash Reveals The Cost Of Populism When Running For Office

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | July 1, 2015 | UK Politics
NEW YORK -- Donald Trump has spent a week mired in a crisis of his own making. The billionaire property tycoon has been besieged by criticism over comments he made on June 16 during his 2016 campaign announcement in New York in which he referred to Mexicans as...

Kendrick Lamar's 7- Minute Video For 'Alright' Is A Must-Watch

Brennan Williams | July 6, 2015 | Black Voices
Two days after his opening performance at this year’s annual BET Awards, Kendrick Lamar unleashed the video for his song “Alright." Produced by Pharrell Williams, "Alright" is the third single off Lamar's latest album "To Pimp A Butterfly." The provocative seven-minute clip, directed by...

Credit Card Companies Abandon Over Sex Trafficking Complaints

Kim Bellware | July 1, 2015 | Business
CHICAGO -- Major credit card companies, including American Express, Visa and MasterCard, will no longer let their cards be used to purchase adult ads on, a popular and controversial classified-ads site that critics say serves as a hub for sex trafficking and exploitation. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart,...

Chicago Public Schools Make Pension Payment Impacting 1,400 Jobs

Riley Griffin | July 1, 2015 | Politics
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be "impacted" after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief and the financially struggling district had to borrow money to make a $634 million contribution to its teacher pension funds. Jesse Ruiz said in a...

New York Pride Revelers Reveal How Long It Will Take For America To Elect An Openly Gay President

Paul Vale | July 1, 2015 | UK
NEW YORK -- Despite opposition from religious groups and presidential candidates to Friday’s judgement on same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court, states across the US have quickly fallen into line with the ruling. Even the conservative bastions of Louisiana and Mississippi, which had initially baulked...

Misty Copeland On Stepping Out From Behind The Other Swans

James Thilman | July 6, 2015 | Arts
Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre's first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history, spoke about her career on Tuesday at Lincoln Center. Amid the overwhelming response to her historic appointment, she was adamant that she isn't an "overnight...
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