Amy Schumer reveals husband is on autism spectrum

(CNN)Amy Schumer opens up about her husband in her new Netflix special “Growing,” which started streaming Tuesday. “And once he was diagnosed, it dawned on me how funny it was, because all of the characteristics that make it clear that he’s on the spectrum are all of the reasons that I fell madly in love with him,” she said. “That’s the truth.” The comic said her husband is unable to lie and “says whatever is on his mind.” “He keeps it so real,” Schumer said. “He doesn’t care about social norms or what you expect him to say or do. If I say to him ‘Does this look like s**t?’ he’ll go ‘Yeah, you have a lot of other clothes, …

My Inventions Solve Problems That Dont Exist (10 Pics)

My name is Matt Benedetto and I am a product designer from Burlington, Vermont that is on a quest to design products to help solve the most difficult problems in the world…that don’t really exist. My collection on unnecessary inventions is filled with products that no one is asking for but I have taken it upon myself to bring these products to life. While you may look at some of my inventions and think they may be useful or you may know someone who would actually use them, I assure you they are all completely and utterly unnecessary. Be sure to follow along for all of my inventions as I continue to solve the world’s unnecessary problems. Meet The AirSticks …

18 Times When People Fixed Their Cars With Creativity Instead Of A Car Service

That’s why some people decide to look for alternatives, alternatives that require one to embrace the dent in your car. I mean, if it still drives, what’s a bit of cosmetic damage? There are myriad ways to tastefully (or not) incorporate imperfections on your vehicle, creative and funny works of art that can sometimes make the car look even better than it did before. Or you can just write that Chuck Norris did it! Scroll down below to check out a few imaginative examples below, and let us know what you think in the comments! #1 Dent Covered With A Detailed Map Of The Region Using A Permanent Marker Pen According to The Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), the global …

Accusation of dipping testicles in customer’s salsa is no laughing matter, judge tells defendant

The defendant, Howard Matthew Webb, 31, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor assault/offensive touching, according to a local paper. Webb reportedly laughed after entering his plea, drawing the judge’s ire, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. SUSPECT IN FATAL KIDNAPPING APPEARS IN COURT, EXTRADITED   The defendant was arrested last month and initially charged with felony adulteration of food, liquids or pharmaceuticals. A female delivery driver, with whom Webb had tagged along Jan. 12, recorded Webb allegedly in the act and posted the video online, saying it was retribution for an 89-cent tip for an almost 30-minute drive. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP News outlets reported that Webb was sentenced to six months’ of supervised probation and is …

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Bleacher Scene In ’10 Things I Hate About You’

Heath Ledger’s first day on the set of “ “A white worn-out leather belt, some crazy pair of white shoes, a hat and who knows what shirt,” Junger continued, listing the various elements of Ledger’s Day One ensemble. “I looked at him and thought to myself, ‘If I put on any one of those pieces of clothing, everybody around me would burst out laughing.’ But for whatever fucking reason, on Heath it was so cool. He could sell anything.” Julia Stiles) to date him. He had to be grungy yet charismatic. A likable loner.  “10 Things I Hate About You” is a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” centered on a major conflict: Because of their father’s …

If America can find $716bn for the military, it can fund the Green New Deal | Rev William Barber and Phyllis Bennis

If we redirected the trillions spent on fruitless wars, funding Medicare for All and a Green New Deal is perfectly realistic At long last the political debate in the worlds richest country is vibrant with proposals that would help the most vulnerable in our society. And what do we hear in response? A growing chorus of naysayers. challenged Senator Dianne Feinstein to support a Green New Deal, she told them theres no money to pay for it. She probably didnt expect those eight- and 10- and 11-year-old kids to respond immediately: Yes, there is, theres tons of money going to the military. Feinstein responded condescendingly that the military does important things with that money. Our never-ending wars say otherwise. Last …

‘Upbeat’ refugee tale wins book prize

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow a new children’s novel is bringing the refugee crisis to the classroom A debut novel about a refugee whose new classmates embark on a quest to find their friend’s parents has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Onjali Q Raúf’s The Boy At The Back Of The Class, won the £5,000 prize, which was inspired by people she met while working in refugee camps. Waterstones children’s buyer, Florentyna Martin, described the novel as a “future classic”. Tomi Adeyemi’s Children Of Blood And Bone won the older fiction category. Raúf is founder and CEO of Making Herstory, a human rights organisation working in partnership with other movements to end the abuse, trafficking …

Killed in 2019: The UK’s first 100 victims

UK killings 2019 100 homicides in total Tudor Simionov 1 January Central London Tudor Simionov, 33, was working as a doorman at a private New Year’s Eve party. Mr Simionov, a Romanian national, was stabbed to death when a group of men tried to gatecrash the party. A woman and two of his male colleagues were also found with stab injuries. Billy Hicks 1 January Kirton, Lincolnshire Billy Hicks died in a house fire with two other people on New Year’s Day. He was described by his family as “a very caring and loving person”. Jay Edmunds and Ashley Martin also died in the fire. Police suspect Mr Martin started the blaze. David Capseed 3 January Old Swan, Liverpool David …

A Muslim womans place? In Casablanca, it could be burning rubber on a Harley

On the streets of Morocco, an all-female club is defying western stereotypes of oppression and breaking down barriers Night has just fallen over the busy Moroccan city of Casablanca as a loud swarm of motorbikes rolls up the main street in the central district of Racine. The leather-clad riders come to a stop outside the terrace of a popular cafe and remove their helmets before dismounting from their powerful machines. Silhouetted against a backdrop of moving traffic, its easy to make out lots of long hair being flicked, shaken and ruffled back into place. None of which would be surprising but for fact that this group is made up entirely of women, something that has also caught the attention of …

TPG says it has fired Bill McGlashan ‘for cause’ over ties to college admissions scheme

New York (CNN Business)The private equity firm TPG says it has fired executive William McGlashan, who this week was charged in a nationwide scheme to get students into elite colleges. “[W]e believe the behavior described to be inexcusable and antithetical to the values of our entire organization,” TPG said in a statement. CNN Business could not immediately reach McGlashan for comment. McGlashan is the founder and served as managing partner of TPG Growth, which has invested in companies such as Airbnb, Spotify and Uber. He also started TPG’s Rise Fund, which has partnered with Bono and focuses on investments that promote environmental and social good. In December 2017, McGlashan allegedly paid $50,000 to the charitable arm of the college prep …

She asked men how they stand up to misogyny and predatory behavior. The answers are awesome.

Men are sharing examples of how they step up and step in when they see problematic behaviors in their peers, and people are here for it. Twitter user “feminist next door” posed an inquiry to her followers, asking “good guys” to share times they saw misogyny or predatory behavior and did something about it. “What did you say,” she asked. “What are your suggestions for the other other men in this situation?” She added a perfectly fitting hashtag: #NotCoolMan. Good guys: tell me about a time you saw misogyny or predatory behavior in action and spoke up. What did you say? What are your suggestions for other men in this situation? #NotCoolMan — feminist next door (@emrazz) March 3, 2019 …

Ajax’s ‘Super Jews’ keep on singing amid rising anti-Semitism

Amsterdam (CNN)It takes less than a minute to walk from Amsterdam’s beautiful Portuguese Synagogue to the “De Dokwerker” statue. Follow @cnnsport But the nature of the vandalism, the green and yellow paint on the statue, and the painting of green swastikas on the street, suggested a blurring of the lines between anti-Semitism, and hatred of the city’s football club, Ajax. Throughout the Netherlands, and much of Europe, Ajax is known as a “Jewish club.” The vandalism, allegedly carried out by supporters of a rival football club in the Hague, shone a light on the complicated and often uneasy relationship between Ajax, the Jewish community and the anti-Semitism that it often attracts. ADO Den Haag, issued a statement in which it …

Here’s The Thing That Grosses Dr. Pimple Popper Sandra Lee Out More Than Cysts

Dr. Sandra Lee is by now, you’ve either been living under a rock or ― more likely ― you actually do but know her only by her now iconic alias:  In 2015, the Los Angeles-based board-certified dermatologist posted a Four years and over her own reality show on TLC, a new book, Lee’s rise to viral skin-repairing-sensation status and fame happened fast ― and shows no signs of slowing down. She recently dropped by HuffPost to chat about the impact fame has had on her professionally and personally, why she thinks people are so obsessed with her videos, and the things that gross her out way more than a cyst ever could. What is it about pimple popping that you think …

A family lost five members in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. One had a premonition about the flight

Nakuru, Kenya (CNN)A week before Carol Karanja boarded the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed Sunday on its way to Kenya, she sent a message to her sister, saying she had an uneasy feeling. “10th. Will let you know the time,” Carol Karanja messaged. Carol Karanja never made it to their Kenyan homeland. She was among the 157 people killed when the plane crashed just minutes after take off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.  Also killed was her mother, Ann Wangui Karanja, and her three children: Ryan Njoroge, 7, Kellie Pauls, 4, and 9-month-old daughter, Rubi Pauls. Rubi was born in Ontario, where the family lived. She was going home for the first time to meet her Kenyan …

30 People Share Their Worst Airbnb Experiences

AirBNB in Toronto. Sister and I brought our passports. They demanded we forfeit the passports on arrival. We said absolutely not and after hesitation were shown to our space. The rooms did not match the pictures posted at all. The place reeked of bleach that had been used recently. We took photos of every room, and quietly slipped out when no one was watching. Reported everything to AirBNB and were given a full refund. Their ad was removed and host blocked. Seriously believe we narrowly escaped being trafficked that day. We arrived at our AirB&B in Austin to find that the master bedroom had been quite literally blocked off by the pool table. We thought ”Eh, no biggie, they were …

Pete Davidson Addresses Kate Beckinsale Age Difference In Funny ‘SNL’ Segment – Highlights HERE! – Perez Hilton

Pete Davidson is having some fun with this one! The comedian showed up on a Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live‘s new episode last night to talk about R. Kelly and Michael Jackson … and after With the help of Weekend Update co-host Colin Jost, the funnyman went after those who criticize Pete and Kate over the age difference present in their relationship — and he did it in a very original way, turning things on their head while making a good point! Hopefully, this will quell some of the criticism of the pair, especially since the two of them The rest of the sketches, and Khalid’s two musical performances, can all be seen (below): Nice!!! Now let’s change pace a bit and give ’em …