Action urged on school holiday hunger – BBC News

April 25, 2017

One million growing up in poverty who receive free school meals during term time Two million whose parents are on low wages but do not qualify for free school meals For both groups, school holidays place extra burdens on family budgets in terms of food, fuel, activities and childcare. The report says this is sometimes “compounded” by a shortage of skills to cook and shop on a budget. It claims…

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Elton John suffered ‘deadly bacterial infection’ on tour – BBC News

April 25, 2017

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From Kyoto, with love: Photos capture over a century of romance and loss

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Kyoto’s annual Kyotographie photography fair is among the most exciting art fairs in Japan. Celebrating its fifth year with the theme of love, the fair has assembled a number of intriguing exhibitions that defy clich, presenting unconventional yet heartfelt interpretations. Vintage photos of a bygone era Paris’ Muse Guimet displayed a selection of prints from the 19th and early 20th centuries dealing with courtesan and wedding customs.

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Best hotels in Mauritius: How top designers remade luxury in paradise

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Luxury hotels have staked claims to Mauritius’s famed beaches for decades, but over the last couple of years, elite designers have remade venerable island institutions and built new paradise retreats from the ground up. Oberoi Mauritius, Turtle Bay Marine Park, Balaclava While this isn’t a couples-only resort, the Oberoi feels like a honeymooners retreat. There is a kids’ club for the little ones, but everything from the waterfall at the…

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Fox News Is About To Get Hit With A MASSIVE Racial Discrimination Lawsuit And We Are SO Here For This

April 25, 2017

Shit is about to get A LOT worse over at Fox News, and Seven employees are on the verge of joining a racial discrimination suit against the network that was filed last month by two colleagues, according to media reports out Sunday morning. According to sources, at some point next week, these seven black employees will join up to get nine total Fox News workers in a lawsuit filed against…

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Kim Zolciak’s Son Bitten By Dog ‘Traumatic Injuries’ Require Operation And Hospital Stay

April 24, 2017

This is so awful! News is just coming in that Kim posted a pic to her Instagram account a couple hours ago (below) explaining the incident and Kash’s touch-and-go recovery from the horrific event: I don’t know where to start. The last 14hrs of our lives has been a living nightmare. My sweet @kashbiermann was bit by a dog and had very traumatic injuries. I’ve never prayed so hard, or…

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How We Tried To Deliver 12 Tons Of Food To Siberias Arctic North

April 24, 2017

A year on from the scariest assignment of my life I still have nightmares about ice shattering under truck wheels. For ten days and nights, I rode with Ruslan and his young helper as they rumbled along the Indigirka River to deliver 12 tons of food to the town of Belaya Gora in Siberia’s Arctic north. This is Ruslan For ten days and nights I rode with Ruslan and his young…

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I Just Drove 8,000km Around New Zealand And Realized This Country Cant Be Real

April 24, 2017

I’ve been traveling the world for the past 3.5 years and I had the chance to explore quite a few gorgeous places in different parts of the world. However, I knew I couldn’t say a certain place was really beautiful before I explored New Zealand. Everyone kept telling me it’s the most picturesque country in the world and I knew it’ll be nice… but I could never have anticipated how…

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I Captured Sakura Bloom In Japan

April 24, 2017

Spring is the best season to visit Japan. You will be surprised to see the beauty of its nature. It is full of blooming trees and that for sure is a breathtaking view. #2 #4 #6 #8 #9 #12 #14 #16 #18 #19 #22 #24 #26 #28 #29 #32 #34 #36 #38

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Alila Fort Bishangarh: India’s most exciting new luxury hotel

April 24, 2017

(CNN)From atop a granite hill, the Alila Fort Bishangarh hotel surveys the rolling hills below. Built inside the 230-year-old Fort Bishangarh, this heritage address took nearly a decade to complete. It’s the kind of place where you expect to find a hidden trapdoor or a spiral staircase leading to a secret lair — a mix of raw history and mystery.

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‘Touching my dreams’: Designer turns ideas into surreal images

April 24, 2017

(CNN)Hseyin ahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher. ahin uses photography, illustrations and photoshop to create surreal images inspired by his dreams and imagination. He then posts his fantastical works to Instagram, where he has accumulated a large and dedicated following of over 87,000 people. On his Instagram profile, each photo collage is more mystical than the…

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The British resistance is coming at you with Google docs

April 24, 2017

Everyone loves a good spreadsheet, right?!Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable The resistance is alive in Britain, and it’s armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called “How to Vote to Stop the Tories” started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a snap election was called last Tuesday. SEE ALSO: This woman’s outraged response to the general election has gone gloriously viral It’s a…

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Bebe will close all its stores by the end of May

April 23, 2017

RIP Bebe.Image: robert mora/Getty Images Pour one out for the bandage dresses. Bebe, the iconic mall purveyor of skintight clubwear, will close all its stores by the end of May. The retailer announced its plans Friday through a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There were at least 180 Bebe stores at the end of 2016. Bebe had been struggling for a while. Once the go-to spot for…

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Forget Cheetos. This campus vending machine dispenses condoms and pregnancy tests

April 23, 2017

How more convenient can you get?Image: Shutterstock / Shou A student at U.C. Davis figured out how to make vending machines more awesome than they already are. Instead of stocking them with snacks for late-night study sessions, senior Parteek Singh insisted on filling one campus vending machine with condoms, emergency contraception, and pregnancy tests. SEE ALSO: Guys: Its now possible to test your sperm via smartphone It took two years,…

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women.

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Erin Moran, ‘Happy Days’ actress, dead at 56

April 23, 2017

(CNN)Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late ’60s to the mid-’80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom “Happy Days,” has died. She was 56. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. for “an unresponsive female,” the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department said. “Upon the arrival, it was determined that the female was Erin Marie…

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Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

(CNN)I was proud to join thousands of concerned citizens, scientists and engineers in Saturday’s March for Science. With more than 600 marches taking place around the world, we conveyed that science is political, not partisan, and science should shape our policies. Although it is the means by which humankind discovers objective truths in nature, science is and has always been political. Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution refers…

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Augmented reality will soon be everywhere, and you won’t be able to avoid it

April 23, 2017

Using AR to see who's home.Image: Bob Al-Greene/Mashable The hottest thing in Silicon Valley is coming soon to … well, pretty much everything. Augmented reality is shaping up to be the next big digital gold rush, and consumers should ready themselves for the onslaught. Apple’s doing it. So are Google and Snapchat. Oh, and as we saw recently, Facebook is as well. AR has thoroughly trounced virtual reality in the…

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

Inclusive marketing is a technique that consumers may not be able to pinpoint, but for many businesses, it’s the secret ingredient behind creating ads that set out to empower people and create confidence amongst consumers. SEE ALSO: Pepsi pulls cringeworthy Kendall Jenner ad after massive backlash Inclusive marketing is marketing that doesn’t specifically target one demographic nor does it rely on the traditional stereotypes we set up amongst ourselves and…

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

Image: Faberr Ink/shutterstock When it comes to saving money, not every way is the right way. A lot of it depends on your lifestyle and the goals that youve established. At the same time, there are plenty of mistakes we typically make when it comes to saving like the 25 ways listed below. 1. Not monitoring your budget When it comes to saving some cash each month, nothing beats a…

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This rainbow font lets you raise the LGBTQ pride flag with every letter you type

April 22, 2017

Image: Type With Pride Rainbows have become synonymous with LGBTQ pride and identity around the globe, thanks to artist and activist Gilbert Baker. He created the rainbow flag in 1978, as a way to represent the vibrancy of the queer community. Baker died on March 31, but his legacy and vision of the LGBTQ community lives on through a new, creative medium a rainbow typeface created in his name. SEE…

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

April 22, 2017

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal Family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal Family’s official Twitter account…

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Earth Day Pioneer Calls It A ‘Day Of Mourning’ This Year Thanks To Trump

April 22, 2017

Pete McCloskey, who co-chaired the original Earth Day celebration in 1970, said theres little to celebrate this year as President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress set out toslash budgets for environmental agencies and undermine laws that protect water, air and wildlife. The first Earth Dayis credited with galvanizing public support behind sweeping changes to how the government managed natural resources. Months later, Congress created the Environmental Protection Agency. The…

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Rob Lowe is your new Colonel Sanders

April 22, 2017

(CNN)The rebirth of Colonel Sanders continues. KFC has brought actor Rob Lowe on as its new colonel to debut its Zinger sandwich. The new Zinger is described as a “100 percent white meat breast filet, hand-breaded and fried to a golden brown by trained cooks in every KFC kitchen, and served with lettuce and Colonel’s mayonnaise on a toasted sesame seed bun.”

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UK’s online shoppers top global spending survey – BBC News

April 21, 2017

Cinema tickets Entertainment – such as cinema and concert tickets, takeaway orders and music downloads – accounted for one in four online card purchases in the UK. Some 67% of concert ticket spending and 61% of cinema, theatre and dance spending was made online, the association’s figures showed. The popularity of renewing contracts such as insurance cover online, and payments into bank accounts over the internet also meant financial services…

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Cuba Gooding Sr., R&B Soul Singer, Dead At 72

April 21, 2017

The singer was 72 years old, with a birthday next week. Los Angeles police Capt. Paul Vernon said on Twitterthat the cause of death hasnt been determined, but it appears to be a non-homicidal death. Alcohol containers and drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle, according to officials. The LA County coroners office said it was awaiting results of toxicology tests. Michael Ochs Archives via Getty Images Gooding went solo…

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