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Meghan Markle Met Rescue Dogs While Kate Middleton Went to the Opera Meghan Markle Met Rescue Dogs While Kate Middleton Went to the Opera

Both the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex left the house today. Kate visited the costume department of the Royal Opera House; Meghan went to the Mayhew, an animal rescue organization. Do with this information what you will.

HGTV Is Reviving Extreme Makeover: Home Edition For People Who Love to Cry HGTV Is Reviving Extreme Makeover: Home Edition For People Who Love to Cry

HGTV has snapped up the rights to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, which ran on ABC from 2003 to 2012. It’s too soon to tell if host Ty Pennington and his distinct, very mid 2000s personal style will be returning.

I Can't Wait to Buy Everyone's Marie Kondo'd Crap  I Can't Wait to Buy Everyone's Marie Kondo'd Crap 

Tidying Up With Marie Kondo is inspiring Americans to clean out their closets and spare bedrooms and garages, sending their clutter to thrift stores. I applaud this, because I can’t wait to dig through everyone’s castoffs for treasure.

Don't Look Now, But Legal Abortion in Ireland Faces Little Backlash  Don't Look Now, But Legal Abortion in Ireland Faces Little Backlash 

Having voted to overturn its abortion ban with a national referendum, Ireland is beginning to implement access to the procedure. It’s now available in 22 out of 26 counties—and, despite concerns, there’s been hearteningly little backlash.

The Final Season of Game of Thrones Wore Kit Harington the Hell Out  The Final Season of Game of Thrones Wore Kit Harington the Hell Out 

In true Jon-Snow-pouting-mournfully-out-over-the-wall fashion, Kit Harington says the last season of Game of Thrones was grueling and he is done, done, DONE!

'Godmother of Title IX' Dr. Bernice Sandler Dies  'Godmother of Title IX' Dr. Bernice Sandler Dies 

Bernice Sandler, who laid the groundwork for Title IX after she was repeatedly turned down for academic jobs because she was a woman, has died at 90.

Cat Wrecks Painting  Cat Wrecks Painting 

I have a cat. Perhaps you have a cat. Dr. Bendor Grosvenor has a cat, who wrecked a painting he’d spent £5,000 to purchase and more besides restoring. Why do we have cats, again?

Glenn Close Urged Women to Find 'Personal Fulfillment' in Her Golden Globes Speech 

Last night Glenn Close took home the Golden Globe for Best Actress for her performance in The Wife, a movie that took 14 years to get made—probably because it was called The Wife, Close said. Probably!

New Year's Resolution Chaos Descends Upon Salad Restaurants  New Year's Resolution Chaos Descends Upon Salad Restaurants 

Midtown Manhattan is facing a crisis. It’s not the advent of Amazon just across the river, in Queens, nor is it the state of the subways. No—it’s that the salad places are dangerously overcrowded with New Year’s resolvers.

Beyoncé Kindly Cast Some of Her Glow Upon the Louvre 

Beyoncé has graciously agreed to share some of her shine with a little French institution known as the Louvre. Maybe you’ve heard of it?

Blessed Girl Scout Cookie Season Is Upon Us  Blessed Girl Scout Cookie Season Is Upon Us 

It’s January, the worst month of the year. But at least you can begin ordering Girl Scout cookies!

This Year's American Girl Doll of the Year Has a Screen Time Problem Ha Ha Oh God Help  This Year's American Girl Doll of the Year Has a Screen Time Problem Ha Ha Oh God Help 

American Girl has announced their 2019 “Girl of the Year” doll; previous characters include an aspiring dancer, and aspiring poet, and an aspiring astronaut. This year it’s Blaire, an aspiring chef who is learning to navigate when it’s time to log off and connect with your family.

Report: Samantha Markle Is on a Police List of Persons 'Fixated' on the Royal Family 

According to a new report, Samantha Markle is on a police watchlist for those “fixated” on the royal family. I mean... if the shoe fits....

It Takes a Crack Team a Year of Prep to Rain Confetti Down Upon Times Square on New Year's  It Takes a Crack Team a Year of Prep to Rain Confetti Down Upon Times Square on New Year's 

Every year, shortly before midnight, confetti begins raining down upon the partiers brave (or foolish) enough to converge upon Times Square for New Year’s Eve. That simple, striking visual requires an entire year of preparation.

Olivia Colman Brought a 'Big, Wet Sponge' to Her Favourite Fingering Scene With Emma Stone 

Emma Stone was apparently nervous about doing a fingering scene with Olivia Colman on the set of The Favourite. So what did Colman do? Well, she went and got a “big, wet sponge” from the makeup department and nestled it right up against her crotch. Problem solved!

Bad Weather Is Messing With Your Collard Greens  Bad Weather Is Messing With Your Collard Greens 

The most dramatic face of climate change will be the catastrophes—the fires and floods. But there will also be the smaller, quieter moments of sadness. For instance, the fact that maybe you’ll have trouble getting your traditional New Year’s collard greens.

Botched Fresco Restoration Turned a Small Spanish Town Into a Tourist Destination  Botched Fresco Restoration Turned a Small Spanish Town Into a Tourist Destination 

Here’s a nice little update: the botched “Ecce Homo” restoration, which quickly earned the new name “Monkey Christ” after going wildly viral worldwide, has actually brought new tourists and money into its small Spanish town.

Sorry, but the Latest Les Misérables Adaptation Isn't Very Sexy

I’m very sorry to report that, while he has removed all the singing, the man adapting Les Misérables as a new BBC miniseries will not be adding back a bunch of carefree sex appeal. Fitting, probably, but still disappointing.

Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover 'Fancy' As Reba McEntire Watches 

It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s and there is not one goddamn thing happening in your office. Why not take a few minutes to watch Kelly Clarkson cover “Fancy” to celebrate Reba McEntire being honored by the Kennedy Center?

You're Not the Boss of Me, Brands!!! You're Not the Boss of Me, Brands!!!

It’s too much work to leave the house on New Year’s Eve, and American corporations have realized that, and now those of us who’ve long enjoyed sitting around our houses in tattered sleepwear on the 31st are going to be besieged by marketing.

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