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Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie counter after backlash

(CNN)– Google Maps is removing a new calorie counter feature that sparked controversy online.

The tool, which rolled out as a test for some iOS users, shows how many calories users would burn if they decided to walk to their destination. 275 more words

News

Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier 'he knew what he signed up for'

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump denied Wednesday that he told the widow of a U.S. serviceman killed in an ambush in Niger that “he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.” 1,477 more words

National/World News

"Kindle Unlimited Is So Evil"..."Amazon Is Bad"...And Yet You Still Publish With Them?

WARNING: Gratuitous use of the word Shit.

Here’s the thing, and you gotta laugh. No, really, have a right good chuckle. By gum, slap my thigh and all that dumb shit. 535 more words

Books

Total Sorority Move's Article on the #MeToo Movement

Read First: TSM’s Me, Too article

Less than 24 hours ago, Total Sorority Move posted an article on their website labeled “Literally, Why Can’t I Say #MeToo?” When I initially saw it, I panicked because TSM doesn’t have the reputation of being appropriate, down-to-earth, or even pleasant.  642 more words

Opinion

Bob Weinstein Subject of Sexual Harassment Claim by Mist EP

The Mist‘s female showrunner says Bob Weinstein sexually harassed her while the Spike TV thriller was in production 335 more words

News

Why GamerGate Could Use a Rebranding

DISCLAIMER: This is written in reference to the state of GamerGate as I see it now.  I recognize that it’s a complex and nuanced issue; even when it was happening, I found it extremely difficult to figure out what exactly was going on, what was done by whom, etc.   1,888 more words

Frustrating

Blue Bloods Cast: Amy Carlson's Exit, While 'Sad,' Has 'Reignited' Storylines

Blue Bloods viewers are still reeling from this season’s premiere, where midway through the otherwise unassuming episode it was revealed that Danny Reagan’s wife 374 more words

Casting News