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The Concerns of the Super Rich: Wealth Does Not Bring Happiness

abcnews.go.com — Would $25 million make you happy? Not if you're a member of the ultra-rich. In a survey titled "Joys and Dilemma of Wealth" by Boston College, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Calibre Wealth Management, the wealthiest set revealed they are an unhappy bunch -- worried about appearing ungrateful, rearing bratty children and failing to meet expectations.

Employee Scams Car Dealership Out of $10M

abcnews.go.com — Patricia Smith, the former controller of an auto dealership in Pennsylvania, is headed to jail after embezzling $10 million from her former boss in a stunning case of a trusted employee looting the business then squandering the cash on luxuries.

Why I Chose To Go Natural With My Hair

youbeauty.com — "You look like the black dude from ' Miami Vice ,'" said my older brother, only minutes after my tresses landed on the kitchen floor. As one could imagine, those weren't the first words I wanted to hear after allowing my mother to cut my hair back in 2001.

Ted Nugent Declares ‘I Will Either Be Dead or in Jail’ if Obama Is Re-elected

blogs.wsj.com — @brian wrote: "Shut up and sing." @Dave wrote: "Jail seems like a good place for him!" Most of the comments seem polarized. Folks either love Nugent or despise him. The subset of folks that are reading this post seem to be more of the former than the latter right now.

Watch Emma Watson’s United Nations Speech on Gender, Women’s Rights

blogs.wsj.com — Emma Watson delivered a speech at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City about men and women, feminists, and gender roles over the weekend. "...Fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop," said the actress, who was named the U.N.

Jennifer Lopez Escalates Backside Battle with ‘Booty’

blogs.wsj.com — Jennifer Lopez apparently has decided to go for the gluteus maximus crown in her latest video "Booty." The pop star teamed up with the current big thing, Iggy Azalea, for the latest song about the backside. It's a song meant for uninhibited dancing and shaking your rump.

Watch Sam Smith Perform Vintage Tracy Chapman Hit ‘Fast Car’

blogs.wsj.com — British soul singer Sam Smith seems to have a knack for putting a twist on songs from the 1980s. Earlier this summer, the 22 year old singer took Whitney Houston 's " How Will I Know" and slowed the tempo to create a haunting cover, and now Smith is putting his imprint on Tracy Chapman's " Fast Car."

Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer of Survivor, Dies at 63

blogs.wsj.com — Jimi Jamison, the former frontman for Survivor, Cobra and Target, has passed away. He was 63. "We are saddened and heartbroken to announce the passing of a great musician, loving father and grandfather, and overall extraordinary, giving, and kindhearted human being," read an announcement on the musician's Facebook page.

Meow Mayhem: Is Hello Kitty Not a Cat?

blogs.wsj.com — Here are the six words you weren't expecting: Hello Kitty is not a cat. The whiskers, feline features , including cat ears, and name may have led many to believe the Japanese character was indeed a well-accessorized member of the four-legged domesticated family, but she is, in fact, a little girl.

Kate Bush: Please Don’t Bring Devices to My Concerts

blogs.wsj.com — Is Kate Bush a Luddite? In the lead up to her upcoming performances at the Hammersmith Apollo, the 56-year-old singer has requested that fans not take photos or video during the show, and to share in the experience together. Bush, whose series of comeback shows begins next week, last toured 35 years ago.
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Sep 30, 2016

Can someone from @AirbnbHelp write me back? The site is really gonna have to tackle varied treatment on its site. @airbnb @bchesky

Aug 20, 2016

RT @VintageBlkGlam: Marvin Gaye is in the #Balladeers chapter of my next #vbgbook. This clip is from a rare doc on him in Belgium (1981) https://t.co/jjgL3EHnD8

Jun 24, 2016

Can we welcome Scotland as a US Territory?

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