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Introducing: Selfie Shoes!

If you're heading to Coachella and are devastated by your precious selfie stick being banned, you're in luck. Shoe maker Miz Mooz has just announced a new design it's calling "The Selfie Shoe." The shoe features an extended toe that comfortably fits a phone, allowing the user to control the phone with their toes. Despite obviously challenges like flexibility and the potential for wardrobe malfunctions, it seems like this could be a viable alternative to the selfie stick.

Either way, though, you'll probably look equally silly using a selfie shoe as you would using a selfie stick.


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.... April Fools!
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Old Tweets from New Daily Show Host Stirs up Controversy

The following story contains language that may be deemed offensive. Discretion is advised.

It has only been a couple of days since Trevor Noah was announced as the new host of The Daily Show but he is already in hot water. The 31-year-old is being called out on social media over some offensive tweets he has posted over the years targeting Jews and women.

The tweets were written between 2008 and 2014. He even tweeted about Bruce Jenner's transition last month writing, "Looking at how successful all the Kardashian women are, I don't blame Bruce Jenner at all." Trevor responded to the backlash on Twitter writing, "To reduce my views to a handful of jokes that didn't land is not a true reflection of my character, nor my evolution as a comedian."

  • Comedy Central also defended Trevor in a statement on March 31st saying, "Like many comedians, Trevor Noah pushes boundaries; he is provocative and spares no one, himself included. To judge him or his comedy based on a handful of jokes is unfair. Trevor is a talented comedian with a bright future at Comedy Central."
  • One blogger wrote on the Daily Caller, "Many young people don't watch 'The Daily Show' just to laugh -- they watch the show to get their news. The show shapes perceptions."
  • Author Roxane Gay came to Trevor's defense by tweeting, "I'm not saying his old tweets are ok but I hope you are crawling through the tweets of a range of comedians. The results will be interesting."


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Mean People Get Paid More

Nice guys finish last when it comes to their paychecks, a new study proves. University of Sheffield researchers analyzed the personalities and productivity levels of a number of participants.

They discovered friendly workers actually earned less money than their less agreeable colleagues. It's probably because the nice guys are often reluctant to push for pay raises, too focused on team work and worry too much about being liked.

Despite the pay gap, friendly workers were found to have similar levels of productivity compared to their less agreeable peers. Women were more likely than men to show agreeable personality traits, which may help explain the gender pay gap.


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Is Your Job Killing You?

According to a new study by researchers at the Harvard Business School and Stanford's Graduate School of Business, stress from the workplace is responsible for about 120,000 deaths each year.

That's more fatalities per year than Alzheimer's or Diabetes. Workplace factors that may contribute to stress include: morning drives (they correlate with more belly fat and higher blood pressure), being unappreciated at work (which can raise your heart disease risk by up to 79%), indulging in food high in fat, not taking breaks, having no comraderie with co-workers and irregular shifts (can raise your heart attack risk by 23%).


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Is Your Job Killing You?

According to a new study by researchers at the Harvard Business School and Stanford's Graduate School of Business, stress from the workplace is responsible for about 120,000 deaths each year.

That's more fatalities per year than Alzheimer's or Diabetes. Workplace factors that may contribute to stress include: morning drives (they correlate with more belly fat and higher blood pressure), being unappreciated at work (which can raise your heart disease risk by up to 79%), indulging in food high in fat, not taking breaks, having no comraderie with co-workers and irregular shifts (can raise your heart attack risk by 23%).


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Judge Tells Robin Williams' Family to 'Sort Things out'

A judge in San Francisco has ordered Robin Williams' widow and children to work out their issues outside of the court. They have been given an 11 day window to figure out how to divide up his personal items before they will intervene. As previously reported, Susan Williams filed documents back in December claiming that Robin's children removed items from their home which were not part of the listed items that were left to them in his will. Susan and the kids have until April 10th to sort things out.


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Johnny Depp's Injury Is More Serious than We Thought

Johnny Depp's hand injury in Australia has delayed production on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Filming is expected to resume with on April 15th. The injury required Johnny to get a pin in his finger which delayed filming for two weeks longer than was initially expected.


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'Selfie Sticks' Getting Banned Left and Right

If you want to go to the Austin City Limits Music Festival this year, better leave the selfie stick at home.

ACL is just one of the major music festival across the country banning selfie sticks. On the official ALC website, the selfie stick is on the list of prohibited items. Selfie sticks have become a popular but polemical photo-taking tool: Avid picture takers like snapping their own shots in front of monuments and sunsets, but critics dismiss them as obnoxious and dangerous to others around them.

Coachella in Indio, California and Lollapalooza in Chicago, Illinois are among dozens of popular events and landmarks taking a stand against the sticks. In Europe, the Palace of Versailles outside Paris, Britain's National Gallery in London and the Colosseum in Rome have all banned selfie sticks, saying they need to protect exhibits on display and ensure the safety of visitors.

Some concertgoers welcomed the decision, saying the sticks get in the way of seeing the stage and enjoying the concert.


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NBC's Next Live Action Musical Will Be...

NBC has announced that this year's live musical event will be The Wiz. The production will air on December 3rd. The network will be working with Cirque du Soleil for the live performance which will then move to Broadway for the 2016-2017 season.

Network president Bob Greenblatt said in a statement, "We love this yearly tradition and we're more excited than ever to not only bring another Broadway musical to America's living rooms, but also see it land on Broadway as well. It's a natural next step for our live musical events and we're so pleased to be in business with this award-winning creative team...Cirque's incredible imagination will help bring the fantasy world of Oz vividly to life and give this great show a modern spin on the age-old story we all love."


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Disney Developing Live Action Mulan Movie

Disney is keeping their live-action trend going with a new adaptation of their animated film Mulan. The studio is developing a script written by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek which tells the story a Hua Mulan -- the Chinese cross-dressing warrior heroine. The animated version was released in 1998 and earned $304.3 million around the world. Disney has already released Cinderella and Maleficent and is working on live-action versions of Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book.


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One Direction and Zayn Malik's New Producer Beefing on Twitter

Louis Tomlinson isn't quite ready to let go of former bandmate Zayn Malik. The One Direction member called out producer Naughty Boy on Twitter for promoting his rumored solo work with Zayn which is being called "Zaughty" which Louis called "inconsiderate." Naughty responded by writing, "when ur gettin hate for something u didn't do, a bit of love can go a long way, that's why I retweeted, time will tell the real story guys. lol you should let the other boys talk for a change. :)"

The producer later posted a tracked to Soundcloud believed to be a demo he did with Zayn called "I Won't Mind" and wrote, "let the music do the talking. there is nothing but love for what was left behind. that's why we don't mind. ;) #2016 #zaughty #zindabad." The track has since been removed.


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