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Tesla Model Y’s Serious Production Problems: The Most Notable Ones

If you were doing research before buying the new Tesla Model Y electric crossover, chances are you would find owners sending up online warnings about quality issues. Uneven panel gaps, misaligned trim, and paint defects are the common ones to look for, according to owner complaints, and it is up to the new buyer to either tolerate the issues and let Tesla Service fix them afterwards or refuse delivery and wait for another car (which does not guarantee to be built better). If this sounds ominous, know that the reaction common amongst new Tesla Model Y owners is a love of their new EV offset by disappointing quality issues.

We’ve found the Model Y to be a pleasant adaptation of Tesla’s relatively affordable Model 3 sedan, albeit with far more interior room and a more useful cargo hold. Our experiences, however, have been brief—not like the day-in, day-out use Model

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Is there life beyond sweatpants? Four ways fashion designers are giving us hope

Spring and summer 2021 runway collection looks by Balmain, from left, Chloé, Thom Browne and Moschino. <span class="copyright">(From left: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images; Chloé; Thom Browne; Moschino by Marco Ovando)</span>
Spring and summer 2021 runway collection looks by Balmain, from left, Chloé, Thom Browne and Moschino. (From left: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images; Chloé; Thom Browne; Moschino by Marco Ovando)

Things may be dark and dire now, but brighter days are coming. Therefore, put that sharp shoulder to the wheel, keep those polarized sunnies close at hand and stride optimistically toward the light at the end of the tunnel.

Finding hope in the thick of it seemed to be one of the overarching themes of the most memorable spring and summer 2021 collections presented at the mostly virtual Milan and Paris fashion weeks that officially ended Tuesday, and those spirit-buoying collections, whether they ultimately resonate at the cash register six months from now (or not), were a welcome bit of magic-making coming from a luxury fashion world all too often out of touch with the world beyond the runway’s

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Barack & Michelle Obama Celebrate 28th Wedding Anniversary

The couple shared heartwarming tributes to one another.

Former U.S. president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle exchanged touching social media tributes to each other in honor of their 28th wedding anniversary last weekend. The couple has long inspired praise from onlookers around the world with their love for, and commitment to, one another.

Sharing a photo of the two of them grinning ear-to-ear with their foreheads touching, the former prez took to Instagram to write,

“Even with everything going on, I wanted to take a moment to say happy anniversary to the love of my life. Every day with @MichelleObama makes me a better husband, a better father, and a better human,” the former president said in his own post. “This year, while we appreciate all your well-wishes, what we’d really love is for each of you to reach out to one person in your life who might

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Kelly Dodd of ‘Real Housewives’ faces backlash over bridal shower hat

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Scottsdale native Kelly Dodd of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is facing backlash for sharing a photo of herself on social media wearing a “Drunk Wives Matter” hat at her “amazing bridal shower!!”

Dodd will marry Fox News reporter Rick Leventhal on Oct. 10.

The hat — a riff on the Black Lives Matter movement — was reportedly given to Dodd as a shower gift. 

Kelly Dodd posts photo of herself in Drunks Wives Matter hat on Instagram (Photo: via Instagram)

One disappointed fan of the Bravo series, thebravob1tch, responded, “Nah I’m done with this I’m not playing anymore. This is ridiculous and I won’t stand for her making a mockery of the black lives matter movement. She does not care. She is not sorry. She will do this again. Fire her.”

Another IG user, bbfbravo, shared a headline of an article that said, “‘RHOC’ star Kelly Dodd

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3 sentenced for fraudulently conspiring to sell jewelry

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Three people were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Phoenix for conspiring to sell jewelry imported from the Philippines as being made by Native Americans, federal officials said Monday.

Laura Marye Wesley, 32; Christian Coxon, 46; and Waleed Sarrar, 44, were each sentenced Oct. 2 by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes to 36 months of supervised release, according to a news release from U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Homeland Security Investigations.

Additionally, the three defendants were ordered together to pay $30,000 restitution to the The Humiovi, a Sedona store, as well as a $5,000 fine to the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, the release stated. Each of them is also ordered to pay a $100 special assessment fee.

Authorities say the defendants violated the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 which prohibits the misrepresentation in marketing of American Indian or Alaska Native arts and

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San Francisco’s One Market Restaurant is now a NY-style deli pop up

The pandemic continues to demand ingenuity from restaurateurs around the Bay Area, especially in San Francisco, where fine dining restaurants are being hit particularly hard.

In short, it takes chutzpah to pivot. And One Market Restaurant’s pivot is going to make two bubbes very proud.

Tomorrow, in a one-month experiment that’s poised for success, the sophisticated Financial District restaurant with the iconic Embarcadero views is changing the bulk of its menu from fancy farm-to-table to casual New York-style deli, with hot pastrami, smoked brisket on twice-baked challah or rye bread and matzo ball soup.

“Mark (Dommen) and I have been fiddling around with this idea for a long time, and our goal is to bring the essence of New York deli food to San Francisco in a sophisticated yet accessible way,” One Market’s owner, Mike Dellar, said in a press release Tuesday.

Mark ‘n Mike’s is rooted in both men’s

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Rihanna Apologizes to Muslim Fans After Using Sacred Islamic Verses in Her Savage x Fenty Fashion Show

From Cosmopolitan

  • Rihanna hosted her Savage x Fenty fashion show last week and used sacred Islamic verse to soundtrack her show.
  • After receiving backlash for the incident, Rih issued an apology on Instagram.

Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty show came, saw, and conquered our computer and phone screens last week. I mean, given the fact that there were sooooo many celebrity faces participating in the show—like Paris Hilton, Erika Jayne, Bella Hadid, and more—it was all that people could talk about over the weekend. But something else that people couldn’t stop discussing? The fact that Rih used hadith, the sacred sayings of the prophet Muhammad used to guide Muslims, to soundtrack her show.

According to a Twitter user, Rih’s inclusion of hadith as music was a massive oversight. “As a Muslim, no words can describe how disappointed I am with Rihanna for letting her models dance to hadith,” the person wrote.

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