Lauren Hoffman Blogs

GALLERY: 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Time's Up and tonight your favorite celebrities are painting the red carpet black at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards . The awards ceremony hosted by Seth Meyers will honor the best in film and television of 2017. The 2018 Golden Globes will be a powerful night in Hollywood as everyone comes... Read More

Will Chocolate Go Extinct by 2050?

Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south... Read More

More People Are Choosing an Uber Ride over an Ambulance

Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has become the most popular transportation system around the globe. When it comes to a medical emergency, people are now more likely to use the ride-sharing app rather than calling for an ambulance. According to NPR , the University of Kansas investigated... Read More

Just How Busy Will the Malls Be on Saturday?

Did you complete your Christmas shopping weeks ago? If not, you're probably one of the 126 million people who will hit the mall this weekend. The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics have released their annual survey and well, you've been warned. According to the NRF , 53... Read More

5-Year-Old Dedicates Tree Each Christmas to Heart Donor

Each year we look forward to picking out a Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, especially as a kid. For 5-year-old Mallory Kate Hall of Cumming, Georgia, it is beyond meaningful. The kindergartner decorates two trees each year which she dedicates to her anonymous heart donor... Read More

Study Finds Kids Work Harder Dressed as Batman

If your child's favorite thing to do is dress up in their Batman costume, you're in luck. The October issue of Child Development is proving that the "Batman Effect" is most certainly real when it comes to helping kids concentrate. The study was conducted by Rachel E. White and Emily O. Prager who... Read More

WATCH: Ellen DeGeneres Pranks Holiday Shopper While Gift Wrapping

Ellen DeGeneres tested one of her writer's gift wrapping skills when she sent him to a local mall. During a segment on The Ellen Show earlier this week, the host talked with Adam through an ear piece while he helped a holiday shopper. With a full gift wrapping station setup, DeGeneres pulled the... Read More