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Giant Star That’s Acting Strange Could Explode Soon, Scientists Say

Giant Star That’s Acting Strange Could Explode Soon, Scientists Say

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   The Constellation Orion may look very different soon if astronomers are right about the giant star Betelgeuse which marks the starry hunter’s right shoulder. Betelgeuse was once in among the top 10 brightest stars in the night sky, but since October it’s been dimming so much that it’s no longer even in the top […]

Young Turks Host Running For Congress Posted Sexual Rules For Women

Young Turks Host Running For Congress Posted Sexual Rules For Women

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   The Young Turks co-founder and host Cenk Uygur is running for former Democratic California Rep. Katie Hill’s congressional seat despite his long history of lurid statements about women. Hill recently vacated her office amidst a sex scandal involving a female staffer. Uygur announced his bid for Hill’s now-vacant seat Thursday, according to Politico. However, the […]

Congressman Jim Banks Accuses Reddit Of ‘Election Interference,’ Demands ‘R/The_Donald’ Be Un-Quarantined

Congressman Jim Banks Accuses Reddit Of ‘Election Interference,’ Demands ‘R/The_Donald’ Be Un-Quarantined

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   In June, Reddit placed restrictions on its largest conservative forum, r/The_Donald. Rep. Jim Banks penned a letter to Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on Monday, accusing him of “election interference.” Reddit has yet to lift restrictions on r/The_Donald. Republican Congressman Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to Reddit’s CEO and co-founder Steve […]

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   Johnson & Johnson (J&J) recalled a single lot of baby powder on Wednesday, citing concerns that it may contain asbestos. This recall comes after an FDA test revealed sub-trace amounts of chrysotile asbestos in a sample of J&J baby powder purchased from an online retailer, according to a company press release. Asbestos is a natural […]

Chick-fil-A Offers Support To Cancer Patients Receiving Chemo

Chick-fil-A Offers Support To Cancer Patients Receiving Chemo

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   Chick-fil-A noticed a customer undergoing cancer treatment and offered to help “brighten up” the chemo room for her and those who are undergoing treatment alone. Krissy Morrison is a young woman from Oklahoma who recently began chemotherapy. During her first chemo session, Morrison tweeted about how grateful she was to be […]

Volkswagen Exterminates The Beetle

Volkswagen Exterminates The Beetle

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   Volkswagen had canceled the iconic Beetle after an 81-year run, signifying the end of an era for the German automaker. Since 1938, Volkswagen has produced over 20 million units of the vehicle, completing the final example at a factory in Mexico this week, according to NPR. “It’s impossible to imagine where Volkswagen […]

Keurig Dr Pepper Pulls Bottled Water From Shelves After High Levels Of Arsenic Discovered

Keurig Dr Pepper Pulls Bottled Water From Shelves After High Levels Of Arsenic Discovered

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR . Keurig Dr Pepper announced Friday it will voluntarily withdraw Peñafiel mineral spring water from store shelves over arsenic contamination concerns. Keurig Dr Pepper is removing Peñafiel from shelves in Walmart and Target and customers are being offered a full refund for any product they possess, USA Today reported. “Water quality tests of Peñafiel […]