Pro skateboarder claims he was booted from flight over hoodie logo

A pro skateboarder claims he was kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight over the logo on his hoodie.Justin Mallory, 45, said he’s considering legal action after the airline allegedly booted him earlier this month from the plane because of “gun-themed artwork on his shirt,” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.Mallory said he

What to eat during pregnancy to protect your baby from asthma

Kids should be the ones telling moms to eat their veggies.A new study shows that moms-to-be who consume green vegetables during the first trimester help prevent asthma in their offspring.Broccoli, spinach, cabbage, sprouts and kale consumption during early pregnancy may have a protective effect against asthma in offspring at 2

China tightens grip on media with regulator reshuffle

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is consolidating film, news and publishing regulation under the powerful Communist Party publicity department, strengthening Beijing’s grip over content as the country looks to bolster its “soft power” domestically and overseas. FILE PHOTO: Red flags flutter outside the Great Hall of the People before the second

This year will be the most expensive year of your life

Turning 31 is going to cost a pretty penny.That’s the age when people are likely to spend the most money in their entire lives, shelling out up to $60,000 in that single year, according to a recent survey by credit score company ClearScore.ClearScore surveyed 3,000 people aged 25 and over

Bee sting acupuncture kills woman from allergic reaction to venom

A woman hoping to get the healing effects of “bee acupuncture” ended up dying from the treatment, SF Gate reported.The 55-year-old Spaniard was getting “apitherapy,” which the National Institute of Health describes as an alternative therapy used for pain relief.The woman had been undergoing treatment for stress and muscle tightness once a

Miss Venezuela contestants in hot water after social media war

CARACAS — The Miss Venezuela beauty pageant said on Wednesday it will investigate possible unethical conduct by its contestants following a vitriolic social media spat that saw former participants accusing each other of inappropriate behavior.A group of ex-Miss Venezuela contestants, in a confused flurry of social media posts this month,

‘Loch Ness Monster’ washes up on Georgia beach

The Loch Ness Monster went down to Georgia.A man was recently boating near Wolf Island when he spotted what he thought was a dead seal.“This isn’t a joke,” Jeff Warren, of Waycross, Georgia, told Savannah Now. “There was a heron and some seagulls pulling its guts out and eating them

Taylor Swift fans banned from Kanye’s new dating site

Yeezy fans can soon find someone who loves them like Kanye loves Kanye.Web site Yeezy Dating is slated to come out later this month, catering to “fans of the genius Mr. Kanye West,” Ebony reports.Although details about the service are still scant, users are already trying to sign up.“Allow me

Mom says school banned daughter from prom because of her dress

A Louisiana teen was banned from entering prom with her date because of her dress, which had two mesh cut-outs on the side. Her mother feels her daughter was unfairly targeted by the school’s staff.Josie Reason, 16, agreed to attend prom with her date, Christian, at his Christian high school

Woman wins court battle for dead partner’s sperm

An Australian woman has won the right to take sperm extracted from her dead partner in the hopes of becoming pregnant.As first reported by AAP, the Perth woman, 42, had been in a relationship with the 53-year-old man for six years when, in 2016, he suffered a sudden heart attack. Tragically,

Our first interstellar visitor likely came from two-star system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Our first known interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system.That’s the latest from astronomers who were amazed by the mysterious cigar-shaped object, detected as it passed through our inner solar system last fall.The University of Toronto’s Alan Jackson reported Monday that the asteroid — the

Sports fans eating out of mayo jar grosses out social media

A woman has created quite a stir on social media for eating what appears to be a spoonful of mayonnaise at a basketball game.In a video that has gone viral on Twitter, a spectator at the Detroit Pistons versus Sacramento Kings game Monday night was spotted on the jumbotron holding

How restaurants justify charging $15 for salt and $7 for bread

When Gene and Christine Pressman dined with another couple at Midtown’s the Pool recently, they ordered one bottle of water along with their wine. When the bill came, Christine, 42, noticed a $36 charge for that bottle.“We asked the waiter about that and he said the restaurant has a $9

Double amputee can attempt Mt. Everest after Nepal lifts ban

After a change of heart, authorities in Nepal are allowing a double amputee who was banned from climbing Mt. Everest to reach his lifelong dream.Hari Budha Magar was originally denied permission by the Nepalese tourism office to climb the world’s tallest peak because he doesn’t have legs. The decision was

Picture of Jesse James worth millions sells on eBay for $10

A collector hit the jackpot when a photograph he picked up on eBay for just $10 turned out to be genuine and potentially worth a whopping $2.8 million.Justin Whiting, 45, bought the picture in July 2017 and immediately tracked down Will Dunniway, an expert on 19th-century photography from California.He was

My husband’s porn addiction destroyed our marriage

As told to Carolyn TateI can’t say it came as a massive surprise, finding the porn on my husband Ben’s* phone. Things had been weird between us for a while. He’d lost interest in sex since our twin daughters were born six years ago.I assumed he just didn’t find me

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic jaw tightness. It came with an unexpected bonus.“It also gave the skin a bit of a boost,” says Hitzmann, best known as the founder of a

Miracle cat impaled on two metal fence posts returns home

A lucky feline, dubbed the “miracle cat,” who survived being impaled on two metal fence posts in London got a happy ending after being returned home to his owner.Skittles was discovered early in the morning March 9 stuck on the eight-foot railings in a suburban part of the city. Officials

Male birth control pill showing promise in early trials

Early clinical trials show that a birth control pill for men may soon be a reality.According to U.S. News and World Report, the new pill, called DMAU, is a combination of hormones — an androgen and progestin — and when taken daily could bring sperm count low enough so a

These images from the Holocaust are even more chilling in color

These harrowing pictures of a teenage girl awaiting her torture and death at the hands of Nazi torture specialists lay bare the tragic human toll of the Holocaust.The gaunt face of 14-year-old prisoner Czesława Kwoka stares back through time in a haunting Auschwitz mugshot restored this year by Brazilian artist

Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom supplements

It was just last week that a multi-state salmonella outbreak was traced to tainted chicken salad, resulting in hundreds of sick consumers and a widespread recall. Now, yet another completely separate salmonella outbreak has caught the attention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and this time it’s been

Wearing this on a first date is a guaranteed deal breaker

Dressing like a scrub won’t get you any love.Even in the athleisure era, looking put-together on a first date is a must, according to a new survey of more than 6,600 singles by online dating platform Zoosk. Eighty-six percent of men and women on the market say that it’s important

Why millennial women are ditching the pill

Michelle Cady, founder of wellness consultancy FitVista, had been on the pill since she was 17. So she was shocked when, about four years ago, she went to lunch with a couple of nutritionists who began bashing the contraceptive method.“They were saying how it’s a fake period and it messes

This sugar baby makes thousands without ever having sex

A cash-strapped student has revealed how she’s raking in more than $9,000 per year by going on dinner dates with strangers to save for her first home.Rose Clifford, 19, signed up to a dating site to help fund her student lifestyle — where her date for the evening not only

How to survive an active shooter situation in the workplace

You’re at work and suddenly you think you hear a gunshot. What do you do?David Katz, a former senior special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration and an expert in active shooter situations, said the first step is spotting danger. The sound of a gunshot can be distinguished from other noises

Dead Sea Scrolls go on display for first time ever

Two manuscripts from the Dead Sea Scrolls are on public display for the first time ever in Denver.The scrolls are among 20 Dead Sea Scrolls and a host of other artifacts from the Israel Antiquities Authority that are part of an exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Sit in this spot on an airplane to avoid the flu while flying

Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don’t leave it until the flight is over.That’s what some experts have been saying for years, and it’s perhaps the best advice coming out of a new attempt to determine the risks of catching

This credit card mistake can cost you

If you have a credit card with a high interest rate, this is the worst mistake you could make.Nearly 40 percent of cardholders with a rewards credit card carry a balance, according to a new survey from the credit card website The website surveyed more than 1,000 people. And

The chilling link between psychopaths and sex dolls

Men who use sex dolls could transform into psychopaths like cannibal necrophile Jeffrey Dahmer, experts claim.After his arrest in 1991, Dahmer confessed to using a mannequin dummy for sex before he became a bloodthirsty serial killer who murdered 17 of his lovers.The Sun has spoken with professor Kathleen Richardson, an