Papa John’s Blames the NFL for Hurting Pizza Sales

November 6, 2017

Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter is going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying weak handling of the league’s national-anthem controversy has hammered sales of his pizza. “The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players’ and owners’ satisfaction,” Schnatter, who serves as the pizza chain’s chairman and chief executive officer, said on a conference call. “NFL leadership has hurt Papa John’s shareholders.” The remarks…


Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.

October 31, 2017

Since as early as 2005, photographer Terry Richardson has faced dozens of accusations of sexual harassment and assault, continuing to get work despite settling multiple lawsuits. Now, over a decade later, and in the wake of the explosive allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, one media behemoth has finally decided enough is enough. Terry Richardson. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In an e-mail obtained by The Telegraph, James Woolhouse, Condé…


Students are encouraged to fail in this brilliant business program for kids.

October 27, 2017

“Dream big” and “you can be anything you want to be” — phrases like these often show up on school posters, but they’re much easier said than done. Kids need actual real-world experience to get out there and have a fighting chance in an already saturated and competitive job market. We live in an age when entrepreneurs rule; this is especially true today, when there are fewer and fewer direct…


This new law will let Californians know for sure they’re not supporting puppy mills.

October 22, 2017

The puppies and kittens in your local pet store are pretty cute. But knowing where the adorable animals come from can be heartbreaking. Many animals sold in pet stores come from “puppy mills,” large-scale commercial breeding operations that put profit over animal welfare, resulting in unsanitary conditions, cramped cages, and inhumane practices. A dog rescued from a puppy mill by the South Carolina National Guard. Photo by Maj. Cindi King,…


This pastry chef leans on her STEM background to design impossible-looking desserts.

October 21, 2017

Dinara Kasko makes cakes. Absolutely stunning cakes. They’re modern, bold, and structural, with decadent shapes and surprising flavors. They’re also designed using algorithms and mathematical principles. All photos via Dinara Kasko, used with permission. Kasko, 28, trained for years as an architect and designer in Ukraine and enjoyed her craft but wanted to try something new. Instead of designing the next great skyline, she attended pastry school with a focus…


This program has a brilliant plan for bringing diversity to the world of STEM.

October 17, 2017

When Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen was working as a molecular biologist, she often wondered why no one else in her sector looked like her. As a black woman, Cohen is not the typical face you’d see in a biochemistry lab. The sad reality is science and technology careers are still predominately assumed by white men even though there is a large reservoir of untapped talent among women and people of…


Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe calls out the hypocrisy of the NFL in a must-see clip.

October 2, 2017

Shannon Sharpe does not mince words. And he has no patience for bullshit. So if anyone was going to speak truth to power when it came to the displays of “unity” and “solidarity” across the NFL last weekend — following President Donald Trump’s inflammatory comments suggesting players protesting during the national anthem should be fired — it would be him. Sharpe did not disappoint, delivering a fiery sermon from the…


Don’t believe that fake viral photo of a NFL player burning the U.S. flag

October 1, 2017

Another day, another chapter in the ongoing feud between Donald Trump and NFL players who are taking the knee in protest against police brutality.  SEE ALSO: The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful, unprecedented protest You might have seen on Twitter or Facebook this picture that purportedly depicts an NFL player burning the U.S. flag in the locker room as his teammates enthusiastically look on: Image:…


A furious Jimmy Kimmel slams the new GOP health bill in a monologue everyone should watch.

September 25, 2017

Sen. Bill Cassidy has failed the “Jimmy Kimmel Test.” Spectacularly so. In a blistering monologue delivered Tuesday night, late-night host Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of coming on his show and lying “right to my face” about health care. If you too are disappointed in Sen @BillCassidy #GrahamCassidy let them know it – call (202) 224-3121 — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 20, 2017 At issue: the latest Republican attempt…


Two white, ghostly giraffes were filmed in Kenya and nature is beautiful

September 16, 2017

Magical creatures may not exist, but at least we all have the chance to see the next best thing: a pair of white giraffes.  The mother and calf were spotted in Garissa County, Kenya, where a visitor at the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservatory captured video when they noticed the beautiful animals casually strolling through the area.    SEE ALSO: Poor raccoon gets rescued after being stuck in peanut butter jar They…


I love NFL football, but I’m boycotting this year. 22 things I’ll be doing instead.

September 12, 2017

I love NFL football. But we’re officially on a break. For years, I’ve watched beloved college players jet off to the NFL, and I continued following their careers, cheering on their successes on teams across the country. Back when I settled down in Kansas City for five years, I became a Chiefs fan, spending many a Sunday with chili on the stove and a beer in my hand, watching my…


Heinz channels Pixar in its new Australian ad

September 10, 2017

If you’re in the business of marketing baked beans, you’ll pull out a fair few stops and a large budget to cut through the noise. Heinz has launched their new Australian ad for baked beans, as part of their new ‘Can Size for Every Aussie’ product launch, and it could be mistaken for a Pixar short. SEE ALSO: Google honors ‘Mr. Trololo’ Eduard Khil with his own lovely doodle video…


20 Signs Youre Doing Better Than You Think You Are

August 15, 2017

Youpaid the bills this month, and maybe even had extra to spend on non-necessities. It doesn’t matter how much you belabored the checks as they went out, the point is thatthey did, and you figured it out regardless. You question yourself. You doubt your life. You feel miserable some days. This means you’re still open to growth. This means you can be objective and self-aware. The best people go home…


Coke Zero will be no longer, and people aren’t so down with the news

July 28, 2017

Goodbye, Coke Zero.Image: George Frey/Getty Images Coke Zero’s days are numbered. The soda will be soon replaced by Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, another diet iteration the Coca-Cola Company hope will stop consumers turning away from sugary drinks. SEE ALSO: Artificial sweeteners don’t help with weight loss after all, sweeping study shows “Weve made the great taste of Coke Zero even better by optimizing the unique blend of flavors that gave Coke…


Business witches of Instagram take sorcery to a new level

July 23, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/mashable Katie Karpetz is a business witch. No, really. Karpetz, a Canadian who identifies as a bog witch because of her unruly hair, is literally in the business of selling products marketed specifically for other witches. SEE ALSO: Instagram shares magical ‘Harry Potter’ illustration to mark 20-year anniversary She sells everything from vintage amethyst tower wands designed to soothe insomnia, to custom-made “witch bottles” whose recipes are…