October 2017


New startup takes aim at erectile dysfunction, and they’ll even mail your Viagra in a sleek little box


Move over, cheesy Cialis bathtubs. There’s a sleek new startup targeting men with erectile dysfunction.

A first of its kind, Roman is an app that will screen you for ED, let you talk one-on-one with doctors, and even get prescriptions delivered to your door — all without ever leaving your house. The service, whose wares are packaged in dignified red and black branding, is aiming to take the shame out of the condition for a new generation. 

While an app that dispenses Viagra sounds like something out of an episode of Silicon Valley, in a refreshing turn of events, Roman is not being pitched as a cynical ploy to disrupt your dick. Instead, it’s a personal mission of the company’s CEO, Zachariah Reitano, an earnest software developer who has struggled with erectile dysfunction since he was a teenager.  Read more…

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This cheeky Facebook post is the reason you can’t have your dream wedding in Greece anymore

After a young British couple visited the Greek island of Rhodes for the wedding ceremony of their dreams, Greek authorities have banned foreigners from marrying on the island. The Birmingham couple booked the idyllic location … Read more

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Significant Digits For Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out The Ultimate Halloween Candy Power Ranking. 6 service members On Monday, a U.S. district court judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s plan to ban transgender service members from serving in the armed […]


Under Armour slashes its forecast for the rest of the year (UAA)

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  • Under Armour beat on earnings, but missed on revenue.
  • The company lowered its earnings and sales forecast for the rest of the year.


Under Armour‘s stock is down about 6% after the company posted mixed third-quarter results and lowered its sales and earnings outlook for the rest of the year. 

The athletic-apparel company earned an adjusted $0.22 per share as revenue fell 5% to $1.4 billion. Wall Street was looking for $0.19 on revenue of $1.48 billion, according to the Bloomberg consensus. 

Under Armour now sees full-year adjusted earnings per share of $0.18 to $0.20, well below its previous forecast of $0.37 to $0.40. It also sees North American revenue up at a low single-digit percentage rate “reflecting lower North American demand and operational challenges due to the implementation of the company’s enterprise resource planning system and related service levels,” the earnings release said. 

“While our international business continues to deliver against our ambition of building a global brand, operational challenges and lower demand in North America resulted in third quarter revenue that was below our expectations,” Under Armour Chairman and CEO Kevin Plank said in the earnings release. “Based on these issues in our largest market, we believe it is prudent to reduce our sales and earnings outlook for the remainder of 2017.”

Before Tuesday’s results, shares of Under Armour were down 43.51% this year. 

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All the Reasons Why I’m Putting Off Formal Education

Every week, Preen tackles motherhood sans the rose-tinted glasses. Our columnists L. Juliano, Marla Darwin, Monica Eleazar-Manzano, Rossana Unson, and Ronna Capili-Bonifacio tell their personal experiences like it is—at times frustrating, oftentimes confusing, but always enlightening. My two-year-old daughter isn’t signed up with any play school or daycare service. I’m very fortunate with my work-from-home setup and the fun daily […]

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Maris Racal Can Switch Between a Classy Ensemble to Something Offbeat

Building one’s wardrobe these days can be a challenge. There are so many shops to choose from and trends coming off the runway left and right. It’s hard not to get sucked into making an impulse purchase but we thought we’d give you some tips. We went through Maris Racal’s Instagram feed and picked up […]

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