This week 72 female members of Parliament penned a letter to Meghan Markle stating their support and understanding of the abuse she has endured from the media. Holly Lynch of the Labour Party tweeted the open letter stating that the women of Parliament “have put aside their differences to stand in solidarity” with her. In recent weeks Prince Harry has been vocal about his fears that his wife will suffer the same treatment by the press that ultimately caused the death of his mother, Princess Diana.
Michelle Obama was applauded this week for rocking her natural curly hair when speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit. Fans on social media went crazy for the former first lady’s natural curls, with one tweeting that her natural hair “gives me LIFE.” It wasn’t until recently that Obama started forgoing her usual blowout.
A woman discovered she had cancer from having a photo taken at a museum. She was visiting Camera Obscura & World of Illusions in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her family when she walked through a thermal imaging room. The room shows guests how hot or cold they are, and the woman’s image showed a hot patch on her chest — an indicator of cancer.
The University of Minnesota’s Stroke Institute conducted a 10-year study documenting 4,435 Americans — 2,435 of whom are current or former cat owners, while the rest have never owned a cat. The research showed that the cat owners showed a 30 percent lower risk of death from heart attack than non-cat owners.
Steve Clarke is the world’s fastest pumpkin carver and can turn out jack-o’-lanterns in under 17 seconds. Yahoo Lifestyle met up with Clarke, a 6th grade teacher who re-creates stunning works of art like the “Mona Lisa” and “The Scream.” He holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest time carving a single pumpkin at just 16.47 seconds. Clarke says his talent is just “basic muscle memory.”