Contestants claim Miss USA 2022 pageant was rigged

Were Miss USA pageant-goers miss-led this year? “Humiliated” contestants claim the 2022 Miss USA pageant was rigged and that the winner of the contest, Miss Texas R’Bonney Gabriel, was predetermined — or so say theories circulating TikTok, which claim no one had a “fair chance.” Miss Montana Heather Lee O’Keefe fired up the rumor mill … Read more

Meghan Markle photos draw comparisons to Wallis Simpson

The photographer just dropped a series of unreleased photos of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry revealing the couple in intimate and stylish moments. But royal watchers were quick to point out visual similarities between Markle and Wallis Simpson, the wife of the abdicated King Edward VIII, who left the throne to marry the divorced commoner. … Read more

Is time travel real? These celebrity pics, paintings suggest so

Many of us wish we could be celebrities in another life — but perhaps that’s already the case for a rare few. The Internet is going wild at the far-fetched thought that A-list celebrities of our time have actually been alive in years — or centuries — past, as vintage photos of their doppelganger ancestors … Read more

Keep it or toss it? ‘Best Before’ labels cause confusion

As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food wasteone culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness. Unlike “use by” labels, which are found on perishable foods like meat and dairy, “best before” labels have nothing to do with safety … Read more

‘Best Before’ labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food wasteone culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness. Unlike “use by” labels, which are found on perishable foods like meat and dairy, “best before” labels have nothing to do with safety … Read more

‘I spend $600 a month taking women out for dinner I’ve met on Tinder’: Does the man always have to pick up the check?

I am a single 38-year-old man living in the Southwest, and I have reached my breaking point. I spend my hard-earned money taking women out for dinner and drinks who I’ve met on Tinder, only to be ghosted by the second or third date. Is taking a woman out for coffee on a first date … Read more

Wendy’s drive-thru lanes struggle, while Chick-fil-A has fastest service, report says

A worker hands a customer their order in the drive-through of a Wendy’s fast food restaurant in Pinole, California, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wendy’s is often credited with pioneering drive-thru ordering, but the burger chain’s drive-thru accuracy and customer satisfaction scores lagged behind its rivals this … Read more

Kids with disabilities face off-the-books school suspensions

The phone call from her son’s school was alarming. The assistant principal told her to come to the school immediately. But when Lisa Manwell arrived at Pioneer Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan, her son wasn’t sick or injured. He was sitting calmly in the principal’s office. John, who has ADHD and finds it soothing to … Read more

AP PHOTOS: Ukraine bakery supplies bread for the front lines

KOSTIANTYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Seemingly abandoned during the day, the damaged factory building in eastern Ukraine comes to life at night, when the smell of fresh bread emanates from its broken windows. It’s one of two large-scale bakeries left in operation in the Ukrainian-held part of the Donetsk region, most of which is under Russian … Read more

Sex sells at NYC’s Slutty Vegan restaurant in Brooklyn

On a Wednesday afternoon, hordes of eager Brooklynites lined up along busy Fulton Street in the heart of Fort Greene. The bold cry of “We’ve got a virgin in the building!” could be heard, over and over again, up and down the block. “I want a One Night Stand,” one woman uttered to her girlfriend, … Read more