There are Now Four Films with a 100 Percent Rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar will be sentenced tomorrow for the sexual abuse of the girls in his care. Today Simone Biles confirmed that she too was a victim. I wish I had something eloquent or scathing to say, but I’m honestly just so tired of scum like this. I want a better, safer, kinder world. Why is that such a difficult ask? (CNN)
With 196 “Fresh” reviews, Paddington 2 becomes only the fourth film ever to hold on to a 100 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating after 100 or more reviews, joining Toy Story 2, 2008’s Man on Wire and Things to Come (a French film starring Isabella Huppert, above). (Lady Bird was recently ousted from this position when some jackass named Cole Smithey gave its first Rotten Score (after 236 positive ones). (/Film)
Let’s take a break by watching puppies take their first steps. (Cuteness)
Zuckerberg is changing course on his goal to make Facebook a credible news source. On the one hand, that’s too bad because a lot of people get their news from Facebook, on the other hand, can he just give us back the power to control our own feeds? (Vanity Fair)
In a documentary on the Smithsonian Channel, Queen Elizabeth shared that she’s disinterested in her jewelry collection. I mean, she could 1. give me a few pieces and 2. auction it off and use the money to fund the NHS. Just a thought. (Celebitchy)
Want to see if the population in your state growing or shrinking? Utah expereinced the highest growth. (USA Today)
An adorable Weimaraner named Riley is employed at Boston’s The Museum of Fine Arts. The adorable pup will be a defender of art. (Mental Floss)
I love when artists or activists redesign corporate logos. These universal “unbrandings” are very cool. (5 Things)
Have you ever shipped Hercules and Aladdin? This is for you. (Twitter)
If getting more sleep is one of your 2018 resolutions, this might be helpful to that end. A study suggests that writing a to-do list before going to bed helps. (IFLScience)
Lifetime is developing a movie based on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle because of course they are. Did you watch the William and Kate movie they did? (Shadow and Act)
Dennis Rodman was arrested for a DUI this weekend and this has me a little on edge because his BFF Kim Jong-un is not going to take this well. (Dlisted)
Starting in April, CVS will no longer use Photoshop for their beauty ads. Free the freckles! (The Cut)
The Fug Girls ask if shoes are a difficult item to choose, and honestly, sometimes they can be. But in this instance? No, they are absolutely not. (GFY)
How many people have played in the NFL, visited the International Space Station twice, and have the most adorable astronaut photo ever? Just one, Leland Melvin. He was not the first African American astronaut, but he is one of a very few. Caitlin_D found Melvin’s autobiography, Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances "a quick, entertaining read about an interesting man." (Cannonball Read 10)
Paul Ryan is the wooooooooorst.
"…and sometimes it's lats, I do a lot of work on my lats. The biceps are more of a beach muscle, and frankly, I'd rather spend time developing my core. It'd be a shame to ignore the lower back. But when I'm NOT at the gym, Dr. King? Well, I just really love hurting the poors." pic.twitter.com/JznMXp8YjB— Geoff LaTulippe (@DrGMLaTulippe) January 15, 2018
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