October 2017 / 40 posts found

The incredible reason this woman moved back to the town she swore to escape as a teen.

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When Ami Vitori was a teenager, she couldn’t wait for the chance to leave her hometown. And when she finally did, she never thought she’d ever look back. After all, Middletown, Ohio may once have been called the “American dream” for being a bustling Rust Belt town home to a prosperous steel company and dozens of paper mills, but it had long since lost its way. By the 1980s, it had turned into a shuttered wasteland. Due to increased automation, jobs fell away. Drug addictions soared. Many townsfolk could barely afford their rent anymore. And by the time Vitori was […]

Ive Spent Over $1700 At Sephora This Year, And Heres Whats Actually Worth The Money

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Yes. You read that headline right. My name is Kendra and I have spent more than a lot of people spend in rent this year at Sephora. I’m not like…proud of this. It’s 100% excessive. But I’m also not really mad at it either. When searching through  my purchase history the only things that really pissed me off that I bought were things I lost or things that I genuinely don’t use, but that’s not exactly a revolutionary statement. But the reason why I’m not appalled at my Sephora addiction is earlier this year I made a commitment to getting […]

‘Red Oaks,’ Amazon’s nostalgic and underrated comedy, ends on a hopeful note

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Amazon Prime’s retro coming-of-age comedy Red Oaks ended in quiet foreclosure this month. During its three-season run the cheeky series crafted a small but enamored fandom. The show follows college student David Meyer embarking on his dreams of becoming a film director, after working as an assistant tennis pro at the Red Oaks country club. Craig Roberts stars as Meyer, bringing an earnest charm to a young man stuck in the rat race, but also trying make work that is meaningful to him. The show takes on the leanings of a drama at times, through the solid ensemble of characters […]

How the Humble Hospital Scrub Became a $10 Billion Business

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The line between symbiosis and mortal combat is a fine one, both in the C-suite and at the cellular level. Michael Singer and Ben Favret thought they had the former when they began making plans for a better, safer line of medical apparel—a super scrub, if you will. Singer is chief executive officer of Strategic Partners, a manufacturer that controls an estimated 40 percent of the U.S. market for scrubs. Favret, a former pharmaceutical executive, is founder of Vestagen Protective Technologies, a startup launched in 2009 with the goal of making a bacteria-proof medical uniform. “He just seemed interesting, infectious in his enthusiasm,” Singer said of […]

This redesigned office chair is straight out of your dentist nightmare

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Image: facebook Facebook may be the last company you’d ever expect to make software for serious businesses, but the social network is quickly proving the haters wrong. A year after officially launching Workplace, the business-focused version of Facebook, the service now counts more than 30,000 businesses and organizations using the software, Facebook announced Thursday.  SEE ALSO: Facebook’s data-saving Messenger Lite finally rolls out to the rest of the world That group, more than double what Workplace claimed six months ago, includes names like Starbucks, Spotify, Lyft, and Walmart. Though not as huge as some of its biggest competitors — less […]

12 Unsettling Signs Youre Actually Holding Yourself Back In Life

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God & Man 1. You avoid facing the numbers. Whether it is what’s in your bank account, how much you weigh, the ROI of your side gig, or something else – if you are avoiding looking at the hard numbers AKA the results, of what you are doing, you are holding yourself back. Yes, it is scary. Yes, sometimes it feels shitty to see the truth, but you can’t improve any of it until you face the facts. 2. You’re a flake. Do you cancel plans (for no reason) at the last minute and never follow through on the plans […]

Ted Bundy Abducted And Nearly Murdered Me: How I Survived

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Get intimate with our new podcast Cracked Gets Personal. Subscribe for fascinating episodes like My Job Was Killing People: 3 Soldiers Tell Us Everything and Behind Every War News Story Is A 20-Something College Kid. Ted Bundy was a serial murderer who abducted, raped, and killed at least 30 women between 1974 and 1978. Over the course of his criminal career, a handful of women either escaped from or experienced near misses with Bundy. One of those women was our source today, Rhonda Stapley. She was abducted, raped, and nearly murdered by Bundy. If you need a trigger warning for […]

This Trader Made 295% on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

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Jay Smith has little doubt the cryptocurrency market will crash. The price of bitcoin has increased sixfold in the past year, despite a 25 percent plunge this month triggered by China’s crackdown on digital tokens. Not a week goes by without startups launching new ones to fund everything from dentistry to Las Vegas strip clubs. Even Paris Hilton is tweeting to her 16 million followers about her cryptocurrency investments. If that isn’t a jump-the-shark-moment, what is? Jay Smith Plus500 Ltd. offers leverage of 30 to 1 on such bets, while XTB International Ltd, registered in Belize, touts its award as the […]

Cardi B, Thrown Out Of An Albany Hotel For Weed, Accuses The City Of Being ‘Racist Motherfuckers’

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It was a rough night in Albany, New York for rapper At one point, according to reports, she called someone on staff at the hotel a “racist motherfucker” as she stormed out with her entourage — and now, in a new video to her Instagram account this morning, she’s doubling down on the racism accusations!!! In this video, posted about an hour ago, she explains she was busted for having weed in her hotel room and that’s what caused her exit — but also, she accuses the city of Albany of being racist for how they handled things. Watch (below): […]

10 fines at the dentist… that weren’t fine

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“I received one filling – and weeks later the penalty charge notice came through the door. I am being fined £100. “As I am on a low income and could not afford to pay the fine, I have been given the option to pay over a period of months. I am upset to the extreme to have received this fine.” “The same thing happened to my son a couple of months ago. My son is a vulnerable adult with Asperger’s syndrome. He was sent a letter saying he had claimed exemption, but in fact we had paid for his dental […]
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