News: Weekend Reads

Make a Custom Pillow Pet Out of Your Cat’s Picture

Friday  02:22,   09 june 2017
Mental Floss

<p>Sometimes, your cat just won’t come out from under the couch and bless you with her presence. In place of cuddling with a purring ball of fur, may we suggest a pillow that looks just like your favorite feline? </p>With a high-res photo and[...]

How buying lunch can set you back $90,000

Friday  01:59,   09 june 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

<p>That ham-and-cheese, bag of chips and diet soda you bought for lunch during work is no big deal, right?</p>Or is[...]

10 signs you're a cheapskate

Friday  01:59,   09 june 2017
GOBankingRates

Worried your frugality might’ve crossed the line into cheapskate territory? Here are 10 warning signs.While there's value in being frugal, people who are too cheap might not be causing agony for themselves so much as those around them. Whether you[...]

Why women are better investors: study

Friday  01:59,   09 june 2017
Reuters

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Power renaissance: Desmarais empire cozies up to tech startup enemies

Friday  01:58,   09 june 2017
The Gazette

The plan is to have them compete with Power's older businesses, permeate the corporate culture and accelerate the transformation of the firm from within. “We want you to attack our group, because we want you to do the job that other people are[...]

Push is on to unionize WestJet flight attendants

Friday  01:58,   09 june 2017
MSN

<p>A recent successful bid to unionize WestJet (TSX:WJA) pilots has prompted a push to organize flight attendants at the airline.</p>The airline, Canada's second-largest, has long prided itself on its relationship with its employees, whom it[...]

Kylie Jenner and Tyga on a break

Friday  01:58,   09 june 2017
MSN

Kylie Jenner and Tyga are reportedly on a break but there is every chance they could "work things out again."The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has reportedly split from the 'Rack City' hitmaker but an insider says there is every[...]

'The market has changed': Buyers welcome cool-down in Toronto housing market

Friday  01:58,   09 june 2017
cbc.ca

'The market has changed': Buyers welcome cool-down in Toronto housing market The latest real estate numbers out of Toronto this week show a marked slowdown in terms of prices and sales volumes. And while that's causing consternation for[...]

Nicki Minaj: Fame's tough

Friday  01:57,   09 june 2017
MSN

Nicki Minaj admits it takes ''guts'' to make mistakes publicly and having to deal with criticism every day. Nicki Minaj says it takes ''guts'' to make mistakes publicly.The 'Superbass' hitmaker admits it is tough being famous,[...]

Kylie Jenner and Tyga on a break

Friday  01:57,   09 june 2017
MSN

Kylie Jenner and Tyga are reportedly on a break but there is every chance they could "work things out again."The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has reportedly split from the 'Rack City' hitmaker but an insider says there is every[...]

Harrison Ford happy with FAA decision

Friday  01:57,   09 june 2017
MSN

Harrison Ford is ''very happy'' that he won't be fined after nearly hitting a plane at John Wayne Airport near Orange County back in February. ''After reviewing all of that they determined that no administrative or enforcement [...]

Actress Pamela Anderson plays down Assange romance rumours

Friday  01:56,   09 june 2017
Reuters

Actress Pamela Anderson was coy about a rumoured romance with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.Speaking to a Swedish television talk show, the former "Baywatch" actress and animal rights activist said she had probably spent more time with Assange[...]

'Fate of the Furious' Beef: Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel Kept Apart on Press Tour

Friday  01:56,   09 june 2017
The Hollywood Reporter

The stars' separation will be most obvious today when Universal brings footage of the film to CinemaCon, where Diesel, Charlize Theron and the rest of the cast will be on hand, but Johnson will not.Sources say the two tough-guy actors are being[...]

Maksim Chmerkovskiy's Calf Injury Is 'a Lot Worse Than Everyone Initially Thought,' Source Says

Friday  01:56,   09 june 2017
ETOnline

Maksim Chmerkovskiy tore his calf muscle "pretty badly," a source tells ET.The 37-year-old Dancing With the Stars pro star has been sidelined in the competition due to a calf injury, and will also miss week three of the competition.[...]

Former 'Power Rangers' star gets 6 years in prison

Friday  01:55,   09 june 2017
MSN

Former “Power Rangers” star Ricardo Medina Jr. was sentenced to six years in prison for stabbing his roommate to death in 2015, TMZ reports. On March 16th, the 38-year-old actor pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted to[...]