Hannah's Headlines- 3/9/2017

There’s A Secret Tinder For The Rich And Famous

If you use Tinder, you’ve may have fantasized about finding a date who’s wealthy, famous, or some kind of A-lister, but it seems that possibility has gotten even smaller. Turns out, there’s a secret version of the dating app called Tinder Select and it’s not for regular people like us.

This VIP section has been created for celebs, CEOs and supermodels and just like in real life, it’s pretty hard for average folks to get past those velvet ropes. To join Tinder Select, you have to be invited by Tinder or nominated by an existing member – and they get a limited number of invites.

Because the dating platform is keeping quiet on the whole Select part, it’s a little unclear how they decide who gets to join and who doesn’t. But according to one source, it’s “for celebrities and people who do really well on Tinder.” So users with a really high rating can keep their fingers crossed they’ll get in, but everyone else shouldn’t hold out much hope.

Aside from the exclusive membership and new design that features a blue ‘S’ logo instead of the plain old Tinder’s orange flame, we don’t know much about Tinder Select. But that’s probably just the way their high-profile users want it. After all, keeping it secret only makes it that much more intriguing to the rest of us.

Source: TechCrunch


The Rumored Name For iPhone 8 Is... Bad

Rumors are swirling about the iPhone8. How big it will be, how much it will cost, and now, what it will be called. According to a new report from Mac Otakara, the iPhone 8 could be called something different than just "the iPhone8."

Ready for the rumored name? It could be called the “iPhone Edition.” The theory is that the name represents its luxury model and not just the next generation in a series. Whatever.

If you think it's just a bunch of hot air, remember that the Apple Watch was named Apple Watch Edition. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but as we told you before, the rumor is that this’ll cost you about $1,000.

Source: EliteDaily


Today is Panic Day

March 9th is Panic Day! It was Rudyard Kipling who penned the immortal line: “If you can keep your head, while all around are losing theirs… you’ve probably forgotten it’s Panic Day.”

Imagine a whole day devoted to what most of us do every morning, at least Monday to Friday. With deadlines looming, alarm clocks failing and traffic jamming, panic comes naturally, yet we’re expected to quell our natural urges, take a deep breath and carry on regardless. No more!

Panic Day is the day to let rip and succumb to the terror, giving free reign to this much-suppressed emotion. Flap your arms and scream, run around in circles, if it helps, or just stay in bed quivering with your head under the pillow.

Be sure to spread the “holiday spirit” to friends, family and colleagues, too. A good panic is contagious. However you celebrate Panic Day, you’ll feel better for it. 


What College Students Are Really Spending Their Student Loan Money On

Although the exact dates vary by school, Spring Break season is here, which means a lot of college kids will be packing up their bikinis and swim trunks and heading somewhere warm for fun in the sand and at the bars. But since we’re always hearing about how cash-strapped college kids are these days, did you ever wonder how they pay for such trips?

Well, sure there are some college kids who can get mommy and daddy to pick up the bill, but according to a new survey, a lot of those Spring Breakers are using money that’s supposed to go towards their education. That’s right, 30.6% of college students say they use funds from their student loans to pay for Spring Break. Just how bad is that? Well, with about 7.8 million students escaping for Spring Break that comes to about 2.4 million students. 

And vacations aren’t the only thing they are using their loan money for. The survey finds almost 24% have used student loan money to pay their drink bill at bars, another 33.4% have used it to buy clothing and accessories, and the same amount have used it for restaurants and take out.

But if that wasn’t already bad enough, 6.6% of students say they’ve actually used their student loan money to pay for drugs, while 5.6% have used it on gambling or sports betting.

Source: LendEDU


The Highest Paying Jobs In America

While finding a job that you enjoy with great people is important, for a lot of people the most important thing about a gig is that salary coming in. In fact, a Glassdoor survey reveals that for 68% of people, salary and compensation is one of their main considerations when taking a job.

So, who are the people making the most money these days? Well, Glassdoor analyzed feedback from their users over the past year and have come out with their annual list of the Highest Paying Jobs in America, and let’s just say, you’ll probably have to go back to school if you want one of them.

Apparently, we should have all listened to our moms when she urged us to go to medical school, because physicians tops the list of best salaries, with a median base at $187,876, with 7,770 openings currently available . Coming in at number two this year is pharmacy manager, with a median base salary of $149,064, followed by patent attorney, with a salary of $139,273.

Top Ten Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2016(click here for all 25)

  1. Physician - Median Base Salary: $187,876
  2. Pharmacy Manager - $149,064
  3. Patent Lawyer - $139,273
  4. Medical Science Liaison - $132,842
  5. Pharmacist - $125,847
  6. Enterprise Architect - $112,560
  7. Physician Assistant - $112,529
  8. Applications Development Manager - $112,045
  9. R&D Manger - $111,905
  10. Corporate Controller - $110,855

Source: Glassdoor


Teen Gets 3D-Printed Shoes For Huge Feet

Being almost eight feet tall, 19-year-old Broc Brown has been in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the world’s tallest teenager. And his size has made it hard to find an affordable pair of shoes - he wears a size 28! But thanks to custom shoe company Feetz, he’s got a comfy new pair of kicks.

Feetz uses an app to convert a photo of someone’s feet into a 3D model and can create custom shoes using a 3D printer. Feetz CEO Lucy Beard says their shoes sell for between $99 and $250, which might sound like a lot until you compare that to typical custom-fit shoes that cost $400 minimum.

And the red and black shoes she personally delivered to Brown were a hit. "Whoa," he says. "Heck, I don't like them. I love them. Thank you." The Michigan teen even thinks these could help him set another record because he says “these definitely are the world’s largest 3D-printed shoes.”

Source: ABC News


Eating With Friends Can Keep You From Losing Weight

Lots of us struggle with losing weight and keeping it off. And research has shown that there’s more to it than just diet and exercise. Things like genetics, how much sleep you get, and even some medications can affect weight. But it turns out where we eat makes a difference too. Now, new research shows we’re more tempted to overeat when we’re eating with people in a social setting.

The study followed 150 people who were trying to lose weight or maintain weight loss for a year and the results show that when they were eating with other people, participants had a 60% chance of a “diet lapse.” And when they were at a restaurant, they also had a 60% chance of overeating.

Participants were also more likely to fall off the diet wagon when they saw other people eating. And the place they had the best chance of success was at home alone - but even then they still cheated on their diets almost 50% of the time.

Since no one wants to eat at home alone all the time, how can we stick to a weight loss plan and still stay social and eat out? Bariatric surgery dietitian Nina Crowley suggests not thinking of your diet as something you’re either on or off. And not deciding your diet is “blown” just because you indulge a little once. She also advises checking out the menu online before you go to the restaurant so you have time to make healthy choices and stick to them.

Source: CBS News


17 Slightly Gross Things Everyone Finds Weirdly Satisfying

1. Inspecting the gunk from your blackhead strip.

Inspecting the gunk from your blackhead strip.

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2. Or better, squeezing a blackhead and watching it pop out in a long and lovely trail.

Or better, squeezing a blackhead and watching it pop out in a long and lovely trail.

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3. Pulling out an ingrown hair.

Pulling out an ingrown hair.

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4. Picking out a really hard and crusty bogey that’s been stuck in your nose.

Picking out a really hard and crusty bogey that's been stuck in your nose.

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But not eating it. Come on now.

5. Or blowing your nose into a tissue and then inspecting the contents closely.

Or blowing your nose into a tissue and then inspecting the contents closely.

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Hello friends.

6. Cleaning out the earwax from your ears and being happy about all of the dirt on the cotton bud.

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Better than sex, guys.

7. Peeling your dry skin and marvelling at the precious wispy flake.

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Beautiful little skin feathers.

8. Waxing a body part and looking at all of the hairs stuck to the strip.

Waxing a body part and looking at all of the hairs stuck to the strip.

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9. Using a tongue scraper and being fascinating by the muck that comes off.

Using a tongue scraper and being fascinating by the muck that comes off.

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10. Digging out the dirt from underneath your fingernails.

Digging out the dirt from underneath your fingernails.

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11. Picking out food that’s stuck in your teeth.

Picking out food that's stuck in your teeth.

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And then deciding whether you should eat it or put it in the bin…

12. Unloading a massive poo.

Unloading a massive poo.

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It’s a daily delight.

13. Popping and picking a blister on your little toe.

Popping and picking a blister on your little toe.

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14. Or picking off an almost-healed scab.

Or picking off an almost-healed scab.

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Because we’re all sick fucks.

15. Scrubbing and rubbing your body hard until you see the little rolls of greyish dirt on your hands.

Scrubbing and rubbing your body hard until you see the little rolls of greyish dirt on your hands.

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16. Picking out the crusted sleep from the corners of your eyes, especially the bits in your eyelashes.

Picking out the crusted sleep from the corners of your eyes, especially the bits in your eyelashes.

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Mmmm.

17. And of course, squeezing a ripe and juicy spot until it pops.

And of course, squeezing a ripe and juicy spot until it pops.

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