• Entertainment
    The AV Club

    Science says Sinister is the scariest movie of all time, marking the end of our trust in science

    2012's Sinister isn’t a bad movie, it’s just not one of the scariest films of all time—unless, of course, you find yourself unusually concerned about Ethan Hawke’s general well-being and have regular nightmares about business casual Slipknot members. All the same, a study conducted by a, uh, broadband internet deals site, found that a group of people wired up to heart rate monitors had the strongest physical reactions to Sinister out of a group of 35 horror movies.

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    HuffPost

    Donald Trump Drops Money Into Church Collection Bucket And Twitter Makes Him Pay

    "Making sure the camera sees all the bills," one person remarked of footage showing the president's offering at a Las Vegas church.

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  • Politics
    The Week

    Trump reportedly invited a waiter into a top secret intelligence briefing room to order a milkshake

    Look, sometimes a man just needs a malted milkshake. Admittedly, there are less opportune moments to indulge in such a craving — say, when you're in a highly classified briefing about Afghanistan with your country's senior defense and intelligence officials.Nevertheless, President Trump reportedly brought such a huddle to a halt a few months after he took office in 2017, Politico reports. "Does anyone want a malt?" the commander-in-chief supposedly asked the top-ranking officials who'd assembled for the briefing at his New Jersey golf club, including the head of the CIA's Special Activities Center, "a little known unit" that is "responsible for operations that include clandestine or covert operations with which the U.S. government does not want to be overtly associated," Spec Ops Magazine explains.Trump urged, "We have the best malts, you have to try them," before inviting a waiter into the code-word-secure briefing room to satisfy his sweet tooth. "The malt episode ... became legendary inside the CIA, said three former officials," Politico writes, explaining that "it was seen as an early harbinger of Trump's disinterest in intelligence, which would later be borne out by the new president's notorious resistance to reading his classified daily briefing." (That is to say, pictures were added to the briefings to help keep him engaged).Still, this is a man who has flexed the power of the nation's highest office to … install a button on his desk in the Oval Office that summons a butler to bring him a Diet Coke. The briefings can wait! To paraphrase a queen of France who was similarly burdened with the trivialities of running a country when there were sweets to consume, let them drink milkshakes.More stories from theweek.com Will Kansas go blue? What happened to third party candidates? If Roe falls

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  • Lifestyle
    Dr. Phil CBS

    Man Says Having A Relationship With His Daughter Has Become Impossible Due To Her ‘Animosity And Hatred’

    David claims he would love to have a relationship with his adult daughter, Joni, “but it has become impossible due to her animosity and hatred.” He says he doesn’t know where Joni’s anger is coming from. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: At odds with a family member? Joni says she feels betrayed by her father, and by her former friend, Gina, who she claims hid the fact that they were dating from her for over five months. Gina, 23, and David, 49, now have a child together. WATCH: Why A Woman Says She Feels Her Father Is Going Through ‘One Long, Midlife Crisis’ David claims that he had a “really good relationship” with Joni while she was growing up, but Joni insists that’s not the case. Why does Joni say she felt “left out” of David’s new life after her parents’ divorce? This episode of Dr. Phil airs Monday. Check here to find out where you can watch. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Need Dr. Phil to get real with someone?

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