Paul Krugman Has A Scathing New Nickname For The Trump Administration

In his latest column for The New York Times, Krugman described the people that Trump surrounds himself with as being of “ “Lincoln had a team of rivals; Trump has a team of morons,” he wrote. “Only those with no reputation to lose, generally because they’re pretty bad at what they do” were now willing to serve Trump, he continued, adding “things have gotten even worse and even dumber” and “we haven’t hit bottom yet.” full column here. Download Original …

Meet Lola, the six-clawed lobster

(CNN)There’s always another strange crustacean out there somewhere. blue lobsters and yellow lobsters. Something on YouTube called a Japanese mitten lobster. Giant cannibal shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico and supergiant albino shrimplike creatures off New Zealand. Weighing in at four pounds, Lola has a normal claw on her right side, but on the left has five smaller claws, arranged sort of like the five fingers of a human hand. “This claw deformity is a genetic mutation,” Aimee Hayden-Roderiques, manager …

Family had to sit on floor of plane

Image caption Paula Taylor says she was given short shrift when she tried to raise the matter with TUI afterwards But once the flight had taken off, crew were busy serving food and other items stored behind those seats and Mr and Mrs Taylor had to go and sit on the floor, in the space their seats should have been. They were joined by Brooke as she did not want to sit alone. The family say they were thanked by …

Why ‘night owls’ may be at higher risk for disease

These are common scenarios for so-called night owls, the yin to the yang that are early birds. They’re typically awake when their neighbors are asleep. But, unfortunately for our nighttime dwellers, those lack of nutritional options can have long-term health effects. MOM RECALLS C-SECTION HORROR AFTER SCAR SPLIT DAYS AFTER BIRTH A new study looked at the negative health impacts of being a night owl, particularly by examining what they’re eating while awake during the wee hours of the morning. …

Director explains menstrual blood scene

“But it was probably the most straightforward scene that we shot because there were six women there and we all know what happens and we all know what to do. “I think that it’s probably one of the few contexts in which I can say normalisation is a good thing, we just need to see that, because it happens to pretty much half of us at some point in our lives and that we’ve not shown it before is probably …

Chris Evans Taunts ‘Smithers’ Lindsey Graham For ‘Shameful 180’ On Trump

Now one of Trump’s staunchest allies, Graham was once one of his sharpest critics.  Tell Donald Trump to go to hell,” Graham told CNN in December 2015.  Evans, a frequent Trump critic on social media, plays Captain America on the big screen. However, his upcoming appearance in the next “Avengers” film will be his last in the role. 

Kamala Harris Teases Stephen Colbert With 2 Word Answer About Presidential Run

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) did nothing to dampen speculation over whether she’ll run for president in 2020 on Thursday’s broadcast of “The Late Show.” “That’s it. Alright, there you go,” host Stephen Colbert replied. “There’s your headline right there.” that she will announce her candidacy on Martin Luther King Day. Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Lord Hattersley calls for another referendum

Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton has also said that the UK’s approach to Brexit meant it had decided to “tear up” the Good Friday Agreement. Blocking Brexit could cause “far-right surge” Can Parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? UK faces Brexit ‘paralysis’ – Hunt Kuenssberg: What could change dynamics of Brexit vote? Lord Hattersley, 86, who was due to speak at the People’s Vote rally but pulled out due to illness, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “I think the …

The magazine that does not upset or offend

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe People’s Friend was first published in 1869 When the People’s Friend was first published 150 years ago it vowed it would contain nothing with the “slightest tendency to corrupt the morals either of old or young”. According to editor-in-chief Angela Gilchrist, the longest-running women’s magazine in the world is still sticking to those founding values. “There should be nothing to upset or offend,” she says. “The Friend is all about entertainment …

Modernist ruin is ‘albatross’ says church

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArtist Angus Farquhar gives a tour of St Peter’s Seminary An A-listed modernist building has been described as an “albatross around our neck” by the Roman Catholic Church, who said they could not even give it away. St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, near Dumbarton, was built in 1966 as a training college for priests. It was once described as a “modernist masterpiece” but closed in the 1970s and lay empty until a …

2019 is the year the streaming wars get real

London (CNN Business)For cord cutters and streaming lovers, 2019 will mean two things: A raft of new streaming services will hit the scene, and users will see major changes to viewing libraries. Netflix (NFLX) remains he undisputed king of streaming. But many of the service’s most popular shows are licensed from other providers. “Friends,” which is owned by WarnerMedia, is one example. As new streaming services come online and licenses expire, you might run into holes when searching for your …

Wife? Check. Kids? Check. Two left feet? Check. Check. Australian PM in #shoegate

(CNN)What should have been a heartwarming photo of the Australian Prime Minister posing with his wife and kids has brought out the best in Aussie banter, thanks to one minor problem: the image showed the PM, Scott Morrison, with two left feet. The leader’s spokesman told Reuters the image was changed by staff without Morrison’s knowledge or authorization. Despite the attempts at damage control, Morrison was mocked online for the blunder. Some took up the challenge and focused on the …

New prisons to ditch bars on windows

“Otherwise nothing is going to change,” he said. Reality Check: What’s the problem with prisons? Ministers under fire over ‘squalid’ jail Prison refers to inmates as ‘residents’ Bars on prison cell windows are used in most jails, including the most modern buildings such as Berwyn, north Wales and Oakwood, Wolverhampton. The MoJ has promised to replace old and expensive prison accommodation with 10,000 “modern and safe” spaces. And the first new prisons are expected to be built on the site …