As was plainly inevitable weeks ago despite the media's constant pretense of uncertainty, Donald Trump was today acquitted in his second impeachment trial. The U.S. Senate voted 57-43 to convict, falling short of the 67 vote requirement, with only seven Republicans turning on their leader. All that's left to do is figure out if it successfully tars the GOP with Trump and his mob, or just gives him the last laugh.
Emmanuel Macron, elected on a liberal platform but veering hard to the right since, is president of France. On a meet-and-greet this week in Tain l'Hermitage, a member of the public gave him an open-handed slap. Macron coiled away as his bodyguards lurched at the slapper. The man, who was wearing a mask, appears to… READ THE REST
A man slapped French President Emmanuel Macron while the politician was visiting La Drôme in southeast France today. "A man indeed tried to hit the President of the Republic," the Elysee told CNN. "We have no further comments at this point. Exchanges with the crowd and handshakes resumed. The trip continues." READ THE REST
In 1995, Princess Diana gave a legendary interview to the BBC's Martin Bashir in which she detailed the unpleasantness of the Royal Family and its eldest son, her then-husband Charles: "There were three of us in this marriage." But in the negotiations before the chat took place, the BBC used fake bank statements to manipulate… READ THE REST
When you say you're ready to learn a new skill, how ready are you really? Sometimes, the urge prompts enough curiosity for an interested student to try a course or two. Or maybe you're the all-in type, ready to dive headlong into everything there is to learn about a subject and drink in as much… READ THE REST
In the grand scheme of the universe, guys don't really have a ton to complain about when it comes to personal grooming and self-maintenance. Sure, there are always a few mostly minor inconveniences here and there, but when considering the insane number of hoops women have to jump through to look and feel their best… READ THE REST
A grill and fire pit are the virtual centerpieces of any summer outdoor event. Unfortunately, most end up being pretty haphazard structures, wood stacked on top of sand or dirt, all lit ablaze with the hope nothing gets out of hand. Then there's the super-ashy cleanup… David Grisham loved enjoying those nights by the fire,… READ THE REST