Twitter Moment shows exactly how devastating the GOP healthcare bill would be for one family

Twitter Moment shows exactly how devastating the GOP healthcare bill would be for one family

Before the Senate votes on its bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, many people are sharing stories of how the bill would affect them.  One story struck a chord with thousands of Twitter users this weekend. The mom of 3-year-old Ethan Vikash shared a photo of a medical bill for her son’s open heart surgery. The 24-line item bill came to $231,115 for 10 hours in surgery, one week in the hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit, and one week on the hospital’s cardiac floor.  With insurance, Ethan’s family only…

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President Trump’s Disney Hall of Presidents installation delayed, big time

President Trump’s Disney Hall of Presidents installation delayed, big time

You’ll have to wait a little longer for your robot Donald Trump. New reports coming out of the most magical place on earth claim that Disney World’s Hall of Presidents won’t be showing off its 45th robot President any time soon. The venerable hall, which has been closed for renovations since shortly before Trump took office in January, was originally scheduled to reopen on June 30th.  SEE ALSO: GOP staffer compares Trumpcare to Star Wars and we can’t even Originally opened in 1971 as part of Disney World’s Liberty Square,…

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Is Uber the MySpace of ride-hailing companies?

Is Uber the MySpace of ride-hailing companies?

After this week, Uber is forever changed. Co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after pressure from investors over recent scandals. Those scandals? Where to begin: There are the allegations of sexual harassment and HR incompetence from Susan Fowler Rigetti. There’s the ongoing lawsuit from Alphabet’s Waymo that alleges Uber benefited from intellectual property that the now-fired head of self-driving may have stolen. There’s the Greyball program that the company used to evade regulators and is now being investigated. There are the reports that Uber’s leadership team obtained…

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Warriors star Klay Thompson now famous for the worst dunk fail in history

Warriors star Klay Thompson now famous for the worst dunk fail in history

You just won your second NBA championship, so now it’s time to go pay respects to your shoe sponsor in China aaaand… embarrass yourself, the NBA, and said shoe sponsor, in epic fashion.  SEE ALSO: LeBron James and Draymond Green are in the best Instagram flame war On Saturday, a tragic video of Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson began making the rounds on social media and it will live in basketball infamy. At least one of the videos appear to be from China’s Weibo, and it shows Thompson, clad…

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Woman kicked out of own apartment pool for high leg, one piece swimsuit

Woman kicked out of own apartment pool for high leg, one piece swimsuit

A sincere question: is there anything women are allowed to wear in the summer? The latest example of a ludicrous “dress code violation” comes from Tennessee, where 20-year-old Tori Jenkins was allegedly asked to leave the pool at her own apartment complex for wearing the below swimsuit. SEE ALSO: Woman kicked out of a mall for wearing what women wear in warm months (Yes, it is just a high-leg one piece.) In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Jenkins’s fiance, Tyler Newman, wrote that a leasing consultant for the complex instructed…

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Mark Zuckerberg is still the only one using Facebook Stories and he really likes Iowa

Mark Zuckerberg is still the only one using Facebook Stories and he really likes Iowa

Everyone’s best friend, Mark Zuckerberg, has a new Facebook story and he’s having a great time in Iowa.  Zuckerberg used Facebook stories—that product Facebook introduced to add onto Instagram Stories but that hasn’t quite caught on yet—to document his trip midwest. The Facebook CEO traveled to Iowa as part of his 2017 promise to visit U.S. states he’s never been to.  That trip led Zuckerberg to declare, “Iowa is my kind of place.” Everyone on Facebook who follows Zuckerberg was basically guaranteed to see his trip, since no one else…

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‘Star Wars’ diamond encrusted Yoda brings The Force to your wallet

‘Star Wars’ diamond encrusted Yoda brings The Force to your wallet

There’s a limit to the level of Star Wars fan obsession we can accept before we are forced to question whether or not you’re missing a few midi-chlorians.  Such is the case with the latest piece of Star Wars fan swag that comes to us in the form of a gold, diamond encrusted pendant currently up for auction online.  SEE ALSO: Netflix finally gets its first live-action ‘Star Wars’ film Heritage Auctions, the site offering the piece for sale, is looking for up to $3,500 for the sci-fi bling.  What…

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‘Star Wars’ diamond encrusted Yoda brings The Force to your wallet

‘Star Wars’ diamond encrusted Yoda brings The Force to your wallet

There’s a limit to the level of Star Wars fan obsession we can accept before we are forced to question whether or not you’re missing a few midi-chlorians.  Such is the case with the latest piece of Star Wars fan swag that comes to us in the form of a gold, diamond encrusted pendant currently up for auction online.  SEE ALSO: Netflix finally gets its first live-action ‘Star Wars’ film Heritage Auctions, the site offering the piece for sale, is looking for up to $3,500 for the sci-fi bling.  What…

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People are mad at Twitter for promoting the Obamacare repeal hashtag #HellerVoteYes

People are mad at Twitter for promoting the Obamacare repeal hashtag #HellerVoteYes

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller became the first Republican on Friday to say he wouldn’t vote for the Senate’s bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act because of its cuts to healthcare benefits for low-income Americans.  Naturally, a conservative, pro-Trump interest group is lobbying the senator to change his mind about the GOP effort to replace Obamacare. One of them promoted a trending hashtag on Twitter: “HellerVoteYes.”  Well, since the Republicans’ bill would eliminate most health services provided to the poor through Medicaid and raise costs for millions of Americans, people…

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