Zoe Balaconis

Mattel Says Ghostbusters Toy Sales Were Great, Proving Gender Doesn't Make A Toy Less Cool

After the glowing success of the premiere of Ghostbusters, it's no surprise that the brand is seeing something of a comeback. Just like for the last incarnation of the series, Mattel launched a line of toys based on the movie — but, this time, they…
By Zoe Balaconis

Why Is The Pokemon Go Trainer Club Down? The Problem Has Got Players Frustrated

With the amount of traffic the mega-hit game "Pokemon Go" has been generating, it's no surprise it's experiencing problems. Recently, a number of players have reported issues with server speed and accessing the game, while others have asked outright…
By Zoe Balaconis

Did Blac Chyna & Rob Kardashian Break Up? Rob's Instagram Is Missing Something

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are hardly known for their social media discretion, so it's a little unnerving to fans that Kardashian recently deleted every photo of Chyna from his account. Chyna hasn't posted any new photos (about her pregnancy or…
By Zoe Balaconis

How Can I Get More Egg Incubators On 'Pokemon Go'? Having More Than One Is Key

"Pokemon Go" is the game that, by this point, hardly needs introduction. It's been in the news cycle lately because of the masses of people who've taken to the streets in search of elusive Pokemon, sometimes finding their reward, sometimes finding…
By Zoe Balaconis

Will Bernie Sanders Speak At The Democratic National Convention? It's An Exciting Lineup

With the excitement of the Republican National Convention dying down, things are starting to ramp up for the Democratic National Convention in July. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will soon be jam-packed with Democratic delegates, speakers, protesters,…
By Zoe Balaconis

4 Myths About Zika Disproven, Because We Need To Take Precautions For Pregnant Women

The Zika virus has been widely covered in the news because of the devastating effects it can have on pregnant women and their children. But, like any phenomenon, it's been the subject of many conspiracy theories about its spread, its source, and its…
By Zoe Balaconis

People Are Agreeing With Ted Cruz’s RNC Speech Regardless Of Party, & Here’s Why

Former presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a bold move on the third night of the Republican National Convention. Despite being given a prime-time slot on what was essentially the "Trump Show," he failed to endorse the Republican nominee. In the…
By Zoe Balaconis

Florida Zika Case Might Be First Caused By Local Transmission, & Here’s Why That’s So Bad

Up until now, all reported cases of the Zika virus in the continental United States have been traced back to travel abroad. But a recent Florida Zika case might be the first local transmission case in the country — meaning that it may have been…
By Zoe Balaconis

Did Melania Trump Attend University? Biographers Turned Up Conflicting Reports

Presidential candidate Donald Trump loves the limelight. He thrives under the close eye of the media. The same can't be said of his wife, Melania Trump, who, for the majority of his campaign, stayed home. When she did finally go on national…
By Zoe Balaconis

What Are The Blue & Red Poke Balls On Pokemon Go? They'll Help You Catch Rarer Pokemon

Despite reports of injuries and foul play, the "Pokemon Go" craze is still going strong. So much of its appeal is the way the game melds reality with the world of Pokemon, all through a player's handheld, geo-tracking phone. But, other aspects of…
By Zoe Balaconis

Videos Of Aly Raisman On 'Dancing With The Stars' Are What Dreams Are Made Of

Most people know Aly Raisman as a gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast; most don't see her as a dancer. But, after she appeared on season 16 of Dancing With The Stars, skeptics were changing their tune. These videos of Aly Raisman on Dancing With The…
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Why Is Antonio Sabato, Jr Speaking At The RNC? He Supports Trump's Message

The Republican National Convention kicks off Monday evening, and a host of celebrities, party leaders, delegates, protesters, and fans are descending on Cleveland, Ohio. The list of speakers has been released, and they're gearing up for their turn…
By Zoe Balaconis

Why Is Karen Pence’s Towel Charm Business On Hold? It's Been The Subject Of Critique

In the political excitement that's surrounded the appointment of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as Donald Trump's running mate, there's been one casualty. "That's My Towel" is the business venture of Karen Pence, Mike Pence's wife, and when Pence's…
By Zoe Balaconis

What Time Do The Speakers Start At The RNC? It Kicks Off On Monday

After months of preparation, anxiety, and predictions, the Republican National Convention officially begins on Monday night. If everything goes according to plan, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump will finally become the official…
By Zoe Balaconis

Mike Pence's Quotes About Women That Show His Disregard For Their Wellbeing

It's official. Presidential candidate Donald Trump has announced his running mate, and it's not someone who's going to help win over the women vote. Trump has named Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his pick for vice president. While he's not a very…
By Zoe Balaconis

How Much Is The Gabby Douglas Barbie? It's A Collector's Item

For someone so young, Gabby Douglas is no stranger to making history. She is the reigning Olympic gymnastics all-around champion, she is the first one to return for a second Olympics since the 1980s, and now, she's got her own Barbie. Mattel…
By Zoe Balaconis

Who Is Speaking At The Democratic National Convention? It Is Quite A Lineup

It's no surprise that some of the biggest names in the Democratic Party are slated to take the stage to ring in the official nomination of presumptive presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. So, who is speaking at the Democratic National Convention?…
By Zoe Balaconis

Pokemon Go Safety Tips For Gamers Of All Ages

It's safe to say that "Pokemon Go" is taking the world by storm. What isn't so safe is playing the game itself. Sure, it's essentially a video game, but it's not like other games that keep you cooped up indoors. It's being called an "augmented…
By Zoe Balaconis

Why Victoria Beckham’s Photo Kissing Her Daughter Is Not Up For Judgment

To celebrate the birthday of their 5-year-old daughter, Harper, soccer star David Beckham and fashionista Victoria Beckham both posted photos on Instagram. While David's garnered lots of likes, Victoria's stirred up attention and controversy because…
By Zoe Balaconis

What Parents Should Know About Mike Pence & His Policies

According to The Indianapolis Star Trump will choose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate. The Trump campaign has not yet confirmed the reports and says Trump will still announce his decision on Friday. Pence has been the…
By Zoe Balaconis