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The Secret to Success on YouTube? Kids

Kids love YouTube. They love the pinging of the xylophones in the upbeat “Thank you song” on CoCoMelon, a channel with more than 53 million subscribers that plays animated nursery rhymes. They love watching other kids open and test toys, as they do on Ryan ToysReview (subscriber count: 20,749,585). And they love the Baby Shark song. Possibly because of the fun dance moves and possibly because they want to drive adults crazy.

These trends are nothing new, but now we have more than vast subscriber counts or astounding click numbers to illustrate just how central videos featuring kids are to the platform. In a report Thursday, the Pew Research Center said that in the vast ecosystem of YouTube’s English-language videos, children’s content and content featuring kids under 13 are some of the mo...

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Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Splitting Up After 8 Months Of Marriage

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are calling it quits after less than a year of marriage. They married last December.

It’s “what’s best,” a rep for the couple said in a statement.

“Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” said the statement. “Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers.”

Cyrus and Hemsworth will “remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart,” the statement added.

A sad-looking Cyrus, 26, appeared in a Instagram post Saturday clearly not wearing her wedding ring...

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Patti LaBelle gets Philadelphia street named after her

(CNN)Patti LaBelle is being honored with her very own street in her hometown of Philadelphia.

LaBelle appeared at the ceremony Tuesday, where she thanked her supporters and her hometown. The singer reminisced about growing up in the city.
“I was a shy little girl from West Philly. To go from shy Patti to Patti LaBelle Way is incredible,” she told the crowd, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
    She also treated supporters to an impromptu rendition of her hit “Love, Need and Want You.”
      LaBelle’s hits include “Lady Marmalade “You Are My Friend” and “New Attitude.”
      The Grammy Award-winner who has been dubbed “The Godmother of Soul,” most recently appeared on “American Horror Story: Freak Show...
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      The Most Instagrammable Books To Read Summer 2019 Betches

      They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but they also say not to meet men at bars and the best option is to meet through shared hobbies, and that’s gotten me about as far as the distance one can safely travel on one of those motorized scooters. Which is to say, about 5 feet before face planting! But I’m not here to gripe about my dating life (today). I’m here to help you judge a book by its cover. Sometimes you want to read a good beach reach (and for that, might I recommend my Summer Reading List?), and sometimes, you want to just Instagram your book cover on the beach. With this list, you can do both. I’ve rounded up the best summer reads that have a lot going on and are pretty to look at (aka what my dad says about me when asking why I’m still not dating anyone)...

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      Gordon Ramsay and Lil Nas X get in the kitchen to make panini history

      (CNN)Lil Nas X wrote a song called “Panini,” and the grilled sandwich has never been cooler.

      So while he was in London, Lil Nas decided to ask the famous British chef Gordon Ramsay to show him how a good panini gets made.
      “teach me how to make paninis while i’m still london,” he tweeted.
        Ramsay appeared to be delighted by the request.
        “Name the day…,” he replied.
        That’s exactly what the “Old Town Road” rapper did.
        “wednesday!” Lil Nas suggested.
        So it was said. And so it was done. The two met up and pressed this moment into sandwich history.
        “me & @gordonramsay made paninis,” Lil Nas wrote along with two photos of him with Ramsay and their panini.
          He also mentioned with sadness that the “Hell’s Kitchen” and “MasterChef” star didn’t yell it at him during their cook...
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          20 of the best food tours around the world

          Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours and culture of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi

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          Porto

          Taste Portos tours are rooted in fundamental beliefs about the gastronomic scene in Portugals second city. First, Portuenses like to keep things simple: so, no fusion experiments. Second, its as much about the people behind the food, as the food itself. Food is an expression of culture, says US-born Carly Petracco, who founded Taste Porto in 2013 with her Porto-born husband Miguel and his childhood buddy Andr. We like to show whos doing the cooking, whos serving the food, whos supplying the ingredients, and so on.

          Shes good to her word...

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          Keanus E3 Surprise, a Government Photo Hack, and More News

          Keanu Reeves left the internet breathless, hackers stole photos of travelers and license plates, and we have advice on how to ditch those annoying robocalls. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.

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          Hackers got into a border agency database of traveler photos

          Hackers were able to breach a subcontractor of the US Customs and Border Protection, gaining access to photos of travelers and license plates...

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          How the nation fell in love with Gavin and Stacey

          Image caption The Barry and Essex gangs – back together for another Christmas

          It’s been nearly 10 years since we last said adieu to Gavin and Stacey (and Nessa and Smithy, of course).

          But fans have never given up hope of another reunion and they’ve now been rewarded with the news that a second Christmas special is in the works.

          Show creators James Corden and Ruth Jones – who also play on-off couple Nessa and Smithy – are uniting again to pen the one-off episode.

          The original cast will all return, including Rob Brydon and Larry Lamb.

          So how did the original show capture our hearts (and our funny bones?)

          Gavin and Stacey aired over three series, plus a Christmas special, from 2007 to 2010 on the BBC.

          It told the story of Gavin (Horne), from Essex, and Stacey (Page), from Barr...

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          How I Won My Battle With Emotional Eating Betches

          If you and I met today, you might think I was naturally lean. Born with a high metabolism. Able to eat whatever I want without gaining a pound. Not going to lie, that would be amazing. But the truth is, growing up, I was always the big kid.

          By the time I was 13 years old, I weighed over 200 pounds and struggled with losing weight, emotional eating, and diets that didn’t work. While most kids dreamed of becoming movie stars or famous athletes, my early inspirations were the knowledgeable dietitians I met every summer at fat camp. I was never normal. I was never small. The pediatrician’s office constantly told my parents, “She’s obese. She’s over the 100th percentile, she’s not even on the chart!”

          At eight years old, I was sent to “fat camp...

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          40 Super Important Things People With Autism Wish You Realized

          Ask Reddit is here to educate you about autism.

          1. Just because we’re autistic doesn’t mean we want special treatment, it just means that we miss some social queues and can be a bit slow to pick up the mood of a room. For example my autism manifests in an inability to tell emotions, I either think people are being aggressive or joking unless I know explicitly the attitude they are giving. Friends are easy because I get to know them and I can tell their tone 90% of the time, but people I’ve met for the first time, I’ll either make good friends with them because I think they’re joking or I’ll get in an argument with them because I think they’re being aggressive.

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