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Serena Williams’ pregnancy announcement was a total accident. Remember when the tennis star posted a “20 weeks” Snapchat last Wednesday? Apparently, she didn’t mean to. In a recent interview, Williams revealed she meant to save that picture to track her pregnancy progress—instead of, you know, sharing it with the entire social media world. But the accident was NBD. Williams called the unintentional announcement a “good moment,” saying she’d planned to share the news a few days later anyway.
President Donald Trump wants to cut funding from the Office of Global Women’s Issues—the State Department bureau that promotes women’s rights around the globe. Foreign Policy leaked a draft of Trump’s budget plans, which revealed that the president plans to decrease funding for the Office of Global Women’s Issues from $8.25 million (the current allocation) to $0 by 2018. One political official even said that “women’s empowerment and gender equality are on the chopping block in this budget.” Ugh.
Rose gold glitter is here to make your bottle of prosecco even better. Lakeland, a UK-based kitchen retailer, is selling edible glitter designed specifically to go in sparkling drinks. Even better, the glitter will tint the liquid to a rose gold hue. I know, I know—edible glitter, prosecco, and rose gold? It’s too much to handle. It’s not available in the U.S., but we can have our (glitzy) wine dreams, right?
This Texas family created an at-home Blockbuster for their son who has autism. Hector Andres Zuniga, 20, loves Blockbuster. The company declared bankruptcy in 2010 and closed most of their stores. A few months ago, an employee at their local store gave them the heads up that they were closing for good. The family had an idea: If they couldn’t take Zuniga to Blockbuster, they would bring the store to him. They stocked up on their local store’s stock—including signage—and Zuniga loved the surprise. His younger brother documented the experience on social media—garnering more than 126,000 likes and nearly 32,500 retweets.
May is almost here, meaning it’s time for a ton of new shows and movies to hit Netflix. A few highlights from what’s en route: Forrest Gump, Master of None (season 2), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (season 3), and House of Cards (season 5). But Jennifer Lopez fans will be sad to hear her classic film The Wedding Planner is leaving the streaming site on May 1. Watch it while you still can.
Green juice gummy bears are officially on the market. Sugarfina and Pressed Juicery have teamed up to make the gummy bears—which started as a 2016 April Fool’s joke—a reality. The gummies are reportedly fat-free, and they contain ingredients like lemon, ginger, apple, and spinach. Adding a green juice twist doesn’t make these treats healthy, per se, but if you want to snag some, Sugarfina sells them for $3-$14.
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