Firetruck Crashes Into Restaurant After Colliding With Another Firetruck In California

April 16, 2014 by  
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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15 people, including six firefighters.

One man, who isn’t a firefighter, was hospitalized in critical condition, officials said.

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Tech Start-Ups Now Heavily Investing In Fake Meat Companies

April 15, 2014 by  
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Even though meat production is expected to double by 2050, an unlikely bunch is now investing in the tofurkeys, tofus and other meat substitutes of the world — the techies of Silicon Valley.

Carmel DeAmicis, a reporter at the Pando Daily who covers startups, explained to HuffPost Live that tech investors are now looking into new sectors, like food, because of the increasing competition in Silicon Valley.

“They feel like there’s a lot of room there to try to transform practices,” DeAmicis explained to host Alonya Minkovski. “Whether it’s making food that actually tastes like chicken and trying to grow that into a huge multi-national corporation, or there are also a lot of other companies out there getting a lot of investment money, and fake meat is not the only one.”

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21 Foods Hipsters Need To Calm Down About

April 15, 2014 by  
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From kimchi to kale.
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Grizzlies Clinch Final Playoff Spot And Eliminate Suns From Postseason Chase (VIDEO)

April 14, 2014 by  
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are back in the playoffs and the upstart Phoenix Suns are staying home.

Mike Conley and Zach Randolph made the critical plays in the final 68 seconds and the Grizzlies pulled out a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that clinched the last playoff spot in the West and eliminated the Suns from postseason competition.

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Now These Are Crop Tops We Might Actually Wear

April 14, 2014 by  
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As our favorite stores and even the red carpet have unfortunately reminded us — crop tops aren’t going anywhere. And even though plenty of fashion bloggers have showed us how to rock the trend no matter our shape, there is still a specific type of hell that only comes with putting on a midriff-baring shirt.

Now, thanks to online retailer eShakti, things just got a little easier — and way cooler. The offerings on this website not only run from a size 0 to 36 (options!), but are also affordable, stylish and wait for it — CUSTOMIZABLE. Full outfits run between $60 and $90, and just $8 extra gets you one of these matching print crop top/skirt outfits in exactly your size. According to the site, they feel “women have the right to wear affordable fashion that is made for them and makes them look their absolute best.”

With warm weather finally on the horizon, we can totally see ourselves living in these all summer. Head over to eShakti to purchase, and see some of our favorite looks below.

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27 Highly Talented Instagram Photographers You Should Follow Right Now

April 14, 2014 by  
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Is your Instagram feed filled with a disgraceful amount of feline-themed glamor shots, food porn and a deluge of shameless selfies? We have a remedy for that. Here are 27 photographers — professional and amateur, who know how to wield a camera AND a smartphone — that you should be following. Right. Now.

1. Joshua Lott: This Detroit-based photographer captures an idyllic side of the Michigan city.

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Rihanna Sports Her Sexiest Lingerie At The 2014 MTV Movie Awards (PHOTOS)

April 13, 2014 by  
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If this is what Rihanna wears behind closed doors when she’s with her rumored boo Drake, then we know exactly why the emo rapper is so sprung.

Riri showed up at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards sporting a pale pink satin robe, bodysuit and nude ankle-strap heels. The lingerie-inspired look was utterly sexy and showed off the “Monster” singer’s gorgeous gams. Diamond jewelry, bedhead hair and neutral makeup completed Rihanna’s red carpet outfit.

Is she hot or is she hot?

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Samantha Power: Talks With Iran Continue Amid Outrage Over Ambassador Pick

April 13, 2014 by  
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States’ ambassador to the United Nations says talks about Iran’s nuclear program are continuing undisturbed by Washington’s decision to block Tehran’s ambassador to the diplomatic body.

U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on Sunday told ABC’s “This Week” that Iran’s selection of Hamid Aboutalebi (ah-boo-TAH’-leh-bee) to be its United Nations envoy is not acceptable. She says Tehran should pick someone else.

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Manny Pacquiao Defeats Timothy Bradley In Rematch To Avenge Controversial Loss (PHOTOS)

April 12, 2014 by  
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nearly two years later, Manny Pacquiao finally got the decision most people thought he deserved the first time against Timothy Bradley.

Pacquiao won a unanimous decision in his rematch with Bradley on Saturday night, avenging his 2012 loss and claiming the WBO welterweight title.

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Pastor Banned From Feeding Homeless Because He Doesn’t Have A Food Truck Permit

April 12, 2014 by  
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Every other Saturday Rick Wood delivers hundreds of hot dogs and bottles of water to homeless people in need. But the people who rely on Wood’s generosity may soon be left empty-handed.

Wood, who is a pastor at the Lord’s House of Prayer in Oneonta, Ala., has been feeding the homeless for the past six years without a glitch. But, last month, the city told Wood that he had to halt his mission because it had passed an ordinance that regulates food trucks, Think Progress reported.

Though the ordinance pertains specifically to retailers, the city said that it still applies to Wood and that he has to obtain a $500 permit in order to continue helping the homeless.

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