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#1Thing: Beauty Products With a Sustainable Angle

By Lori Melton Of all the ecological problems our planet faces, plastic pollution is one of the greatest. Despite a heightened sense of global awareness, thousands of aquatic creatures continue to die from ingesting plastic waste. According to a National Geographic report , about 8 million tons of... Read More
Paul Simon, left, joins in a prayer lead by Aimee Sato

Paul Simon Plants a Tree at Hawaii Forest Preserve On Maui

AUWAHI, Hawaii (AP) — Musician Paul Simon joined environmentalists trying to reinvigorate a Hawaii forest on Maui and planted a tree during a ceremony, a report said. The singer-songwriter visited Auwahi Forest Restoration Project with volunteers who are trying to revive plant life in the area, The... Read More
Causi Dog

Your Dog Needs a Job: Here's The Best One You Could Hope For

Does your dog like to travel... and does he need a job? Well, our friends at have created the position of "Canine Critic." Never not living my best robe life. @Dolly_Pawton x #CanineCritic A post shared by (@hotelsdotcom) on Aug 12, 2019 at 3:38am PDT This lucky dog and his... Read More
Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson Surprises A Super Fan Backstage in Vegas

This is one of the coolest stories in music today! One huge Janet Jackson fan was surprised by his son with tickets to her show as a Father's Day Gift. But then his son, KB Strawer Jr. reached out to Janet for a meet and greet after the show at the MGM in Vegas without his knowledge. This past... Read More
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What to Look for In a New Home to Ensure Sustainability

By Lori Melton Today’s eco-conscious home buyers are interested in purchasing a home that’s good for the planet. With the growing popularity of green initiatives, it’s not too hard to find eco-friendly features in the current housing market. Plus, environmentally friendly elements in a living space... Read More
Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette Announces Birth of Her Third Child

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Morissette-Treadway house has a new addition: singer Alanis Morissette has given birth to her third child, a son. The Grammy winner announced the arrival of her son, Winter Mercy, on Instagram on Monday. The post included a black-and-white photo of the boy snuggled peacefully... Read More
At the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Fair

No Chaos This Time As Woodstock Concert Site Preps for 50th

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of... Read More
Wayne Newton

Wayne Newton Sued Over Monkey Biting Girl Visiting His Home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Wayne Newton is being sued by a Las Vegas woman who claims the veteran crooner's pet monkey bit and injured her daughter during an invited visit to Newton's showpiece mansion nearly two years ago. Jocelyne Urena seeks at least $15,000 in damages on behalf of her... Read More