Thursday, October 29th, 2015

 

Why James Bond Would Actually Be A Terrible Secret Agent, According To Secret Agents

If you’ve ever wondered just how great a secret agent James Bond actually is as he traipses across the globe spouting his catchphrase, “Bond, James Bond,” at every available opportunity, you’re not alone. And as it turns out, according to real life secret agents, he wouldn’t be particularly good at his job. Maybe being the most famous spy in the world is a bit of a detriment to your trade, but that’s not why he wouldn’t even make it through the interview process today. Booking.com Bond has always been aRead More


The Golden Era Of Starbucks Is Going Strong

Afp / AFP / Getty Images The reign of Starbucks continues. As other global chains like McDonald’s, Subway, and KFC struggle to regain stability, Starbucks ended its fiscal 2015 year in September with global comparable-store sales growth of 7%. This was the sixth consecutive year of comparable sales growth for Starbucks globally. The Seattle-based chain’s business remained robust in the U.S. too, where it grew sales at cafes open 13 months or longer by 9% last quarter. BuzzFeed News Starbucks — ranked the most popular restaurant among teens in aRead More


The (Mostly) Affordable Beauty Products Kylie Jenner Brings With Her When She Travels

A quick glance at Kylie Jenner’s Instagram (or, say, any gossip site on the Internet) will tell you that this is a woman who travels. A lot. And she just posted an exclusive video on her website in which she details her jet-setting skin-care and beauty essentials. She’s actually pretty low maintenance—most of the products are surprisingly affordable.


The Big Problem With Superhero Movies, According To Terry Gilliam

Between the expansive Marvel Cinematic Universe, and DC’s about-to-blow-up Extended Universe, superhero movies have become ubiquitous at the movie theater these days. As you might expect, this comes with some backlash. Steven Spielberg’s recent comments on the genre made headlines, and now it’s Terry Gilliam’s turn to chime in, and though he likes Ant-Man, he thinks they have one big problem, they’re too predictable. In recent, not to mention extensive, interview with Live Talks Los Angeles, the Brazil director and Monty Python member said: I also worry when things becomeRead More


Herpes Virus Infects Two-Thirds of Population: WHO

Herpes Virus Infects Two-Thirds of Population: WHO The resource:27


Laura Nyro and Labelle, “Nowhere to Run”

I’ve been in love a few times and this song is just as good, or maybe it’s the same.


This Helpful Chart Is an Acne Problem Solver

Zits: One of those helpful daily reminders that life tends toward chaos and pain. Even better? They come in all different varieties, each requiring their own special treatment. That’s where this acne chart comes in handy:


NIH Researchers Link Single Gene Variation to Obesity

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Obesity


5 Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Villains Matthew McConaughey Might Have Played

Although Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has announced many of the returning characters from the first movie, there has barely been any word about any of the new players. That changed yesterday when it was announced that unknown actress Pom Klementieff had been cast in a mysterious role, but there was another important news blurb that came from that. Apparently Interstellar star Matthew McConaughey was being looked at to play a baddie in the movie, but he turned down the role. Hmmm, curious. If Marvel was pursuing McConaughey forRead More


Trump mask a holiday hit in Mexico

A mask of presidential hopeful Donald Trump IS a Halloween hit in Mexico, complete with blonde coif and scowl. Sharon Reich reports.


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