World’s Best Travel Jacket makes Kickstarter’s top 10 most-funded projects ever

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Watching the all-in-one Baubax travel jacket rack up the millions on Kickstarter has been a bit of a jaw-dropper. With $5.6 million raised from almost 29,000 backers, the jacket is now one of the 10 most funded campaigns on the crowdfunding platform, surpassing even celebrity-branded campaigns like the Reading Rainbow revival with LeVar Burton. The … Read more

Publicist Michael Bentley Proves He Was Misquoted Over Clinton/Sanders #BlackLifeMatters Comments

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Last week the internet was trending about the activist group, #BlackLivesMatter interrupting a Bernie Sanders campaign trail speech in Seattle. Michael Bentley, a entrepreneur and publicist, said on the Moonlite Gram TuneIn Radio show that he had email proof that Hillary Clinton was behind the ordeal. Now Bentley is says he was misquoted and he … Read more

Child left behind, but not stolen merchandise, at Peoria Walmart

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Three people left a local Walmart Supercenter with stolen merchandise but without a small child one allegedly dropped while fleeing the store. Police confirmed Thursday that a small child appeared uninjured after an evaluation in the store’s parking lot, 8915 N. Allen Road. Peoria police public information Officer Amy Dotson said officers were called to … Read more

Shannen Doherty has breast cancer

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“Beverly Hills 90210″ and “Charmed” star Shannen Doherty has confirmed that she is battling breast cancer. The 44-year old actress gave an exclusive statement to People magazine on Wednesday. “Yes, I have breast cancer, and I am currently undergoing treatment,” she told the publication. “I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive … Read more

10 Books That Will Change How You Think Forever

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1. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance We gravely underestimate the impact of luck and random events on our lives, using terms like “skills,” and “determinism,” when “luck” and “randomness” are the elements actually at play. In this book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb cites real-world examples to whip the veil of certainty from our … Read more

Actor Rick Ducommun dead at 62

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Rick Ducommun, the comic character actor best known for playing Tom Hanks’ prankster neighbor Art Weingartner in Joe Dante’s “The ‘Burbs,” died June 12 in a hospice in Vancouver surrounded by family. He was 62. Ducommun, who also was memorable in small roles in such films as “Die Hard” (1988), “Groundhog Day” (1993) and “Scary … Read more