Day: May 19, 2023

Shohei Ohtani Makes More History in Angels’ Win Over Orioles

Shohei Ohtani Makes More History in Angels’ Win Over Orioles

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani is making so much history that it’s getting harder to even keep up with it. In Monday’s game (Tuesday in Manila), Shohei Ohtani became the first starting pitcher since 1964 to reach base five times in a game as the Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-5.

Thrift Store vs. Consignment Shop, Who’s Better?

Thrift Store vs. Consignment Shop, Who’s Better?

With the rise in retail inflation, there has been a push for affordable, sustainable, and eco-friendly alternatives. While second-hand stores were once given an unfavorable reputation, the market has grown in popularity in recent years. Although many people seem to confuse second-hand stores for non-profit or charity-based, it is much more complex in terms of its buy and resell process. Learn the differences here!

FDA approves new medication to treat menopause symptoms

FDA approves new medication to treat menopause symptoms

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a once-a-day pill for dealing with hot flashes brought on by menopause. The new drug, Veozah (fezolinetant), is an oral medication that can be used as an alternative to the hormone therapies that are traditionally used to treat hot flash symptoms.

Matthew Tkachuk Ends 6th Longest Game In NHL History

Matthew Tkachuk Ends 6th Longest Game In NHL History

The Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes battled it out in a game that seemed like it would never end. Just as the teams started heading for yet another extra period, Matthew Tkachuk pounced on his chance to finish off yet another overtime and pave the way to another victory for the Panthers in the playoffs.

TikTok and Plastic Surgery: A Worrying Trend

TikTok and Plastic Surgery: A Worrying Trend

When you look at the culture of cosmetic surgery promotion on TikTok, pushed heavily by arguably predatory plastic surgeons and influencers trying to push an unattainable standard, it’s not hard to see why so many people, teens and young adults in particular, are struggling with mental health and self-esteem. Getting cosmetic work done is a personal choice, and at the end of the day, you have the right to it–but for the sake of your self image, it’s always best to consider the nuances and consequences of social media’s influence on your desire for permanent change.

The Weeknd Defends ‘The Idol’ Following Backlash

The Weeknd Defends ‘The Idol’ Following Backlash

The Weeknd had responded to a March exposé by Rolling Stone regarding his forthcoming HBO series The Idol, which was described by the publication as “torture porn.” According to anonymous “production sources,” the making of the show was allegedly “plagued by delays, reshoots, and rewrites” and described as a “shit show” by those involved. Rolling Stone claimed that the series has gone “wildly, disgustingly off the rails.”

Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces impeachment articles against Joe Biden

Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces impeachment articles against Joe Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., introduced articles of impeachment against Pres. Joe Biden over his handling of migrant crossings along the U.S.- Mexico border. Greene claims he has violated his oath of office in not securing the country’s borders and protecting national security.

University of Louisian-Lafayette waterski champ die “suddenly” at 18

University of Louisian-Lafayette waterski champ die “suddenly” at 18

Michael Arthur “Micky” Geller 18-year-old champion water skier and member of the school’s Ragin’ Cajuns Waterski Team at Louisiana University died “suddenly” on May 13. Geller studied kinesiology and hailed from Ontario, Canada, and ranked 6th in the world as a junior water skier in the U21 jump.

Missing Girl Featured on ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Found Safe 6 Years Later

Missing Girl Featured on ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Found Safe 6 Years Later

A missing Illinois girl whose abduction was featured on Netflix’s true crime series “Unsolved Mysteries” was found alive and safe in North Carolina after a stranger recognized her. Kayla Unbehaun was 9 years old when her noncustodial mother, Heather Unbehaun, abducted her from South Elgin on July 5, 2017.

Oakland is Renaming a Street “Tupac Shakur Way” to Honor Rap Icon

Oakland is Renaming a Street “Tupac Shakur Way” to Honor Rap Icon

The Oakland city council has announced that it will rename a street after the late rap icon Tupac Shakur. Members agreed to rename the stretch MacArthur Boulevard where the rapper once lived to Tupac Shakur Way. The city council hopes it will remind people of the icon’s contributions to Oakland.

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