The outrage over Jim Carrey’s tweet is sparking a debate about body-shaming.

Jim Carrey, a blockbuster actor known for being both hilariously weird and emotionally effective on-screen, doesn’t make many movies anymore. These days, he’s more interested in making art. And he hasn’t exactly been quiet about politics, either. On March 17, 2018, Carrey posted a controversial tweet with a grotesque drawing of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, accompanied by the word “monstrous.” “This is the portrait of a so-called…

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Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies find

(CNN)Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The researchers found that states that allow the use of cannabis for medical purposes had 2.21 million fewer daily doses of opioids prescribed per year under Medicare Part D, compared with those states without medical cannabis laws. Opioid prescriptions under Medicaid also dropped by 5.88% in…

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Apple’s new ‘battery health’ feature is a great reminder that my iPhone will be a piece of trash some day

Everything dies.Image: Lili Sams/Mashable My iPhone isn’t even two years old, and it’s already dying. That’s the upshot of Apple’s new “Battery Health” feature, introduced in iOS 11.3 Thursday. Though the device assures me it’s operating at “peak performance,” it also indicates that the battery can only hold 93 percent of the charge it once did. SEE ALSO: Apple releases iOS 11.3 so you can check how bad your iPhone…

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‘Isle of Dogs’ got one thing right: We treat dogs like literal trash

We are garbage, and do not deserve dogsImage: Twentieth Century Fox This post contains spoilers for Isle of Dogs. Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs has some glaring flaws. But anyone with experience in (or even a cursory knowledge of) the institutions tasked with managing pet populations in the real world will tell you it got one thing right. We treat dogs like disposable trash. And as a society, we’re astonishingly…

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Pope Francis says helping the poor and migrants is as important as opposing abortion

Vatican City (CNN)Pope Francis rebukes narrow-minded Catholics and warns the world about the devil in a new document about modern holiness unveiled Monday by the Vatican. “Some Catholics consider it (the situation of migrants) a secondary issue compared to the ‘grave’ bioethical questions,” he writes. To do so, the Pope says, is like “a politician looking for votes.” A Christian, Francis says, should “stand in the shoes of those brothers…

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Barbara Bush in failing health, won’t seek further treatment

(CNN)Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN. “It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself — thanks to her abiding faith — but for others. She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially…

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Beyonc Is Reportedly Trying To Censor Which Pics You See From Her Coachella Performance Tonight

Fans can’t be too happy about this… According to Wait, what?! So her team doesn’t want outlets sharing pics fans take and post to Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter?! Nooooope… not even a little bit! This isn’t the first time Queen Bey has done this, of course; back in 2013 her team infamously emailed Buzzfeed requesting that they take down a “series of unflattering photos” from a gallery showing her performance…

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President Trump issues order to ban transgender troops from service except in ‘limited circumstances’

Video Trump moves to ban most transgender troops from serving The White House issues new policies banning most transgender Americans from servicing in the U.S. military; Leland Vittert reports. President Donald Trump on Friday officially authorized the ability of the Pentagon to ban transgender individuals from joining the military, with limited exceptions, following through on a pledge he made last year. “Among other things, the policies set forth by the…

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Lesbian and bisexual women have no health problems, says government health agency

Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human ServicesImage: chris kleponis-pool/Getty Images Congratulations, everyone! Lesbian and bisexual health problems are officially over. Or so it would seem, if you believe the Department of Health and Human Services’ website. According to the Sunlight Foundation, a government transparency project, HHS removed pages from it’s Office on Women’s Health site that focused on lesbian and bisexual women’s health. SEE ALSO: What would a ‘Queer…

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Every single teacher on a crowd-funding site just got their wishes fulfilled

(CNN)When it comes to educating America’s children, how much of a difference could $29 million make? Could it send a second grader on a school trip to the museum, or provide updated equipment to a class of budding scientists? The Colbert bump The massive donation is the culmination, or grand finale, if you will, of the site’s #BestSchoolDay project. Two years ago, Stephen Colbert, who is a member of the…

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11 Things People Would Tell Their Pets If They Could Speak the Same Language

User DMmeChihpooPics says that she would tell her pet “that he’s perfect and I love him to death and if I step on his paw I’m really really sorry.” Advertisement 2. Potty training An eminently sensible idea, actually. No more litter boxes, no more extra long walks just for one poop. And yes, let your baby eat what they want for once – as long as they’re not asking for two…

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Farrah Abraham Had Her 9-Year-Old Daughter RECORD Her Butt Plumping Procedure For Science!

Farrah Abraham enraged her Instagram followers on Friday by sharing a video of herself getting her butt pumped full of collagen. Social media wasn’t outraged by the procedure — that’s just a normal Friday for the video vixen — but because the former Teen Mom star took her 9-year-old daughter Sophia with her! Not only is little Sophia seen in the background of Farrah’s video watching the butt plumping, she’s…

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Stripper Goes Viral After Stopping To Eat Pizza On Stage And It’s HOT!

OMG. Lilly Moon is totally our spirit animal! The stripper went viral after sharing a video over the weekend from Jumbo’s Clown Room in Hollywood, California. No, not because of her boobs — because of her pepperoni! LOLz! Photos: These Movie Stars Have Shown Peen — See The NSFW Dick-ture Proof! After the dancers had gotten pizza, she decided to just go out there, sit down on the stage, and…

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Parkland kids are changing America. Here are the black teens who helped pave their way.

Illustration by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. America hasn’t been the same since Feb. 14, 2018. That’s when a 19-year-old man…

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19 Tiny Daily Habits That Will Make a Huge Impact on Your Life

via: Shutterstock Every time you leave a room take something that doesn’t belong there and put it away. As soon as it is a habit your house will stay tidy –Enilorac89 Advertisement via: Shutterstock Saving money I have lost count of how many people who got themselves into serious debt simply because they spend more than what’s necessary. –Dr-Absurd Advertisement via: Shutterstock Brushing your teeth, your smile looks good, you…

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