Posts Tagged ‘Happened’

My Family Swore Off Screen Time For 48 Hours, And I’m Fascinated By What Happened

This summer, I often found myself parked on the couch with the kiddos watching television or movies in the comfort of our air-conditioned home. Until the moment it hit me: Was I truly connecting with my daughters while we were plopped on the couch staring at screens? Not so much. There wasn’t a lot of […]

Here’s What Happened When I Agreed To Try ‘Smell Dating’

What if instead of relying on dating apps or trying your luck at the bar, all you needed to find love was your nose? Enter Smell Dating, a project helmed by Tega Brain and Sam Lavigne that investigates the role scent plays in attraction while aiming to help participants track down their soul mate — or at […]

What Would’ve Happened If The Cop Who Pulled Over Sandra Bland Just Let Her Smoke Her Cigarette?

“You mind putting out your cigarette, please?” That’s the question Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia asks motorist Sandra Bland about nine minutes into a police car dashcam video of her arrest, released Tuesday by the Texas Department of Public Safety amid nationwide backlash following the 28-year-old woman’s death in jail last week. There’s a brief, almost contemplative silence […]

An HIV-Positive Man Asked Strangers To Touch Him. What Happened Next Brought Him To Tears

This man, named Janne, is HIV-positive; and he recently stood in a public space with his eyes closed and his arms outstretched with a sign asking people to touch him. The reactions he got were then caught on camera. Some people read the sign and walked away, keeping their distance; but others came closer, holding […]

I Took the 21-Day Self-Esteem Challenge and Here’s What Happened

I, like much of the female population, wrestle with self-esteem issues. Though I’m quick to build others up, I regularly tear myself down and I don’t even know why. I began picking apart my looks at such an early age that I don’t remember life before self-loathing. As a result, now, at 42 years old, […]

What Happened to the 3-Year-Old Obsessed with Her Looks? | Where Are They Now? | OWN

In 2006, Oprah met Margie, a mother who said her toddler was obsessed with her looks. Nine years later, find out how Margie and 12-year-old Jordyn are doing today. Find OWN on TV at SUBSCRIBE: Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” features updates on some of the biggest […]

So That Happened: Rand Paul School Of Journalism Open For Business

This week, we discuss the fallout from the Columbia Journalism Review report on Rolling Stone’s discredited campus rape story, Sen. Rand Paul’s campaign strategy of talking down to reporters, and why Democrats have been obscuring their support for more deregulation of big banks. Listen to this week’s “So, That Happened” podcast below: * * * […]

So That Happened: How Arkansas’ Governor Threw Indiana’s Governor Under The Bus

So That Happened. This week, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) one-upped Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) over the handling of controversial religious freedom legislation, there’s a new hope for millions of Americans living on the ragged edge of homelessness, and since April Fool’s Day was this week, we explore the dark side of all the […]

The Call You Don’t Want to Make and the Miracle That Happened As a Result

It was a difficult call to make. I was torn, knew I had to make it but felt unsure, unsafe, sad. I had procrastinated. Found anything else to do rather than make that call. You know how that feels, right? It wasn’t just a day like that, the whole week had gone that way. All […]

What Happened to the FLDS and Yearning for Zion Ranch? | Where Are They Now? | OWN

Willie Jessop, former spokesperson for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, shares what happened to the Yearning for Zion Ranch. Plus, find out how he was retaliated against after speaking out against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs. Find OWN on TV at SUBSCRIBE: Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where […]

What Happened to My Son’s Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

I’m mid-conversation with my 15-year-old, and he’s filling me in on the happenings of his day. They chose pseudonyms in French class. His “French” name? Bruno. I remind him that Bruno is Italian, not French, but he could care less. “It’s hilarious,” he assures me. Then, I hear it — the faint but ubiquitous ding […]

So, That Happened: Congress Delivered Its State Of Disarray

So, that happened: This week, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress now completely controlled by his opposition. The Huffington Post’s Sabrina Siddiqui was there, and she joins us to discuss the oration and the reaction. Listen to this week’s “So, That Happened” below: * […]

This CEO Fought For Better Wages At His Company. Guess What Happened.

Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, explained how he increased wages for his workers, arguing that taking better care of his employees would in turn lead to better care for Aetna’s customers. Bertolini told HuffPost Live at Davos his company increased wages and adjusted benefits in order to give its employees a better quality of life. […]

The President Said 2014 Will Be a Year of Action. Here’s What Happened Next:

When the President took the stage to deliver this year's State of the Union, he told the American people that he intends for 2014 to be a year of action. He said: "…What I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to speed up growth, strengthen the middle class, and build new ladders […]

The 7 Funniest Things That Ever Happened, According To Babies

Adults, step away from the corny jokes. These babies have discovered the most hilarious things that exist. Balls. In. A. Tub. LOLLLLLLLLL. A nose. Get it?! WHO NEEDS A KNOCK-KNOCK JOKE WHEN YOU HAVE PAPER? It’s a dog… wait for it… catching bubbles. I can’t even. Move over Louis C.K., this is a sneeze. A […]

Four Years Ago Today: It Happened Because of You—Let’s Do It Again

This is President Obama’s last campaign, will you be a part of it? Get started here: http://OFA.BO/2k9M8t Four years ago today we elected President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. It happened because we knocked on doors, we made phone calls, we voted and we got others to vote. Let’s do […]