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Gorgeous iPhone pictures of Thailand’s annual countrywide water fight

Over the weekend, Thailand soaked up the festivities during its annual mass water fight, Songkran. The Thai new year marks the arrival of spring, but visitors to the country also know it as a weekend-long water fight, as major streets get closed, and people arm up with water guns and buckets. SEE ALSO: This photographer is documenting the resistance and donating the pictures It’s also a terrific opportunity for dramatic…

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Richard Simmons hospitalized for severe indigestion, says manager

Richard Simmons was admitted to a California hospital for what his manager called severed indigestion. Richard Simmons was hospitalized on Monday at an undisclosed location in California, said Michael Catalano, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. After a few days of battling severe indigestion and discomfort while eating, we agreed it was best for him to seek treatment. RICHARD SIMMONS’ MANAGER SAYS IT’S ‘POSSIBLE’ STAR MAY RETURN TO THE SPOTLIGHT…

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American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

LOS ANGELES –  After Moriah Peters auditioned for American Idol during her senior year of high school, she walked away feeling discouraged. However today she looks back and realizes that that rejection has actually led to the best things in her life. The now 24-year-old has said that the Idol judges once mocked her religious lifestyle, but now she looks back on the experience as a lesson. Peters is now…

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Football child abuse suspects put at 250 – BBC News

In its last update in January, the number of victims stood at 526, while the number of potential suspects stood at 184. Police forces across the UK have received an increased number of calls from victims and from people offering information since the hotline was set up. The NPCC said 25 referrals to the inquiry related to sports other than football. These have included rugby, gymnastics, martial arts, tennis, wrestling,…

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Ca tru: A night at the opera in the streets of Hanoi

(CNN)On a Sunday evening in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, you’ll likely hear the purr of motorbikes, calls of street vendors and clicks of camera shutters as wide-eyed tourists capture the city’s manic atmosphere. After all, the otherworldly tones of ca tr — one of Vietnam’s most revered musical genres — are hard to ignore. An ancient Vietnamese tradition of sung poetry, the art is more than 1,000 years old. More From…

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

Image: Mashable Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs). People were quick to pounce on that significant number and declare that finally, Mark Zuckerberg had “officially crushed Snapchat” and Facebook and Instagram were winning some imaginary war. Many tweeted things like, “RIP Snap,” “Is Snapchat already dead?,” “Snapchat is dead fam. Instagram stories came and ended her.” SEE ALSO: If you hate…

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The best beauty shops on Etsy

In 2005, Etsy was launched in a Brooklyn apartment by three friends whod hoped to give local artists a place to sell their work. Over the past 12 years, the start-up has grown from a small, three-person operation to a global online marketplace with a network of nearly two million artists. Though best known for its selection of handcrafted jewelry and one-of-a-kind art, Etsy also boasts an unbeatable beauty section,…

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Adriana Lima strips down for steamy Easter Sunday shoot

Adriana Lima celebrated Easter Sunday by stripping down for Love magazine. The 35-year-old Brazilian model teamed up with the UK-based fashion publication to create a series of NSFW videos where she took a steamy shower and ate chocolate to the sounds of The Weather Girls 1982 hit Its Raining Men. Tomorrow… #LOVEeaster @adrianalima by @philpoynter @sallylyndley @_virginiayoung_ @millchannel @millbeautychannel A post shared by LOVE MAGAZINE (@thelovemagazine) on Apr 15, 2017…

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Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

A higher profile Very few readers will recognise Toor Pekai from her picture. Whenever Malala attends a high-profile function to promote her cause, she is invariably accompanied by her father Ziauddin, who has often been interviewed about his daughter’s many successes. Meanwhile, Malala’s mother has played her own low-profile, but important, role at home with the rest of the family in Birmingham. Toor Pekai explains: “When Malala was being treated…

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Hove’s BN3 postcode the most sought-after for ‘young urbanites’ – BBC News

Living in one of the 20 listed hotspots puts a 71,158 premium on the price of a home on average, according to Lloyds. Its research found the average price of a home in those areas was 735,874 – 13% higher than the typical price in surrounding areas. However, in Hove buyers typically pay about 31,000 less than in surrounding areas, Lloyds said. Million-pound homes Of the top 20 areas with…

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Leather & lather: The Cut-throat Racer – BBC News

It is four years since she set up shop in the quiet, picturesque Gwynedd village of Llanbedr – a place whose claims to fame are a campsite on the coast boasting it is the biggest in Europe, and an ex-Raf airfield that wants to become an international space port. But this spring, it is Sophie making the headlines in the village, in north Wales – and beyond. She has just…

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Joey McIntyre Reveals The Best Advice Donnie Wahlberg Ever Gave Him

Joey McIntyre cant help but feel thankful these days. The singer and actor just launched his own scripted show on Pop TV, and hes about to release an EP and kick off a tour with New Kids on the Block. The TV series, dubbed Return of the Mac, finds McIntyre playing an exaggerated version of himself alongside his real-life wife, Barrett Williams, and their three children. Loosely based on his…

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These rising architectural stars could change India’s skylines forever

(CNN)“India is the place to be,” said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm — founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta — is only seven years old, it is already looking to shape cities and skylines throughout the South Asian nation. Replay More Videos … MUST…

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‘Girls’ finale labors to find an ending

(CNN)The following contains spoilers about the “Girls” series finale. Nevertheless, the penultimate episode rather hastily sought to move the ball forward, as has the entire season, beginning with Hannah (Lena Dunham) and her unplanned pregnancy. Not only did Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) get engaged, but Hannah was offered a job at an out-of-town university, before engaging in impromptu fence mending with estranged friend Jessa (Jemima Kirke), who had become involved with…

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed…

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This Starbucks barista’s coffee cup caricatures will put a huge smile on your face

Image: brittany herbert/mashable What’s better than walking out of Starbucks with a cup of your preferred caffeinated beverage just the way you like it? How about a cute caricature of yourself drawn on your cup? SEE ALSO: Starbucks could be jumping onto the unicorn train with a new drink Jason Tocewicz is not your typical Starbucks barista. He’s become something of a local superstar in Toronto, CBC News reports. Within…

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Harry Styles bought kiwi for everyone in the ‘SNL’ line

Image: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Sony Pictures Celebrities often buy food for the people waiting in line to see them that’s nothing new. But Harry Styles went above and beyond: he sent line-dwellers queued for Saturday Night Live some big plates of sliced kiwi. And, no, it’s not just because kiwi is delicious (although it is). Styles, who is the musical guest on this week’s SNL, is expected to perform…

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April the giraffe’s new baby is taking its first steps and it’s adorable

April the giraffe’s much-anticipated new calf is only a few hours old, but it’s already very busy doing fun activities. Standing and walking, for example. As is to be expected, the baby was quite wobbly at first. In fact, its first attempts at standing up went extremely albeit adorably awry. SEE ALSO: April the giraffe is raking in the cash while the world watches Actual reaction of everyone who watched…

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Facebook takes aim at false ‘likes’ in battle against fake news

Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images News isn’t the only thing that’s sometimes fake on Facebook. The social network said Friday it has shut down a massive spam operation that generated thousands of “inauthentic likes” on publisher pages. SEE ALSO: Facebook is cracking down on hoaxes in your News Feed The announcement comes days after the company claimed to have deleted 30,000 fraudulent accounts in France ahead of the country’s presidential election….

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Indians promise to #UninstallSnapchat after an alleged terrible comment from Snap’s CEO

#UninstallSnapchatImage: carl court/Getty Images The latest app to delete? Snapchat. Snapchat users in India have been deleting the app since learning about a comment allegedly made by Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel in 2015. This app is only for rich people, Spiegel allegedly said at the time, during discussions about Snapchat’s overseas growth. I dont want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain. The comments came to light…

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The best signs from Tax Day protests against President Trump

The Tax Day protest against President Donald Trump in Chicago.Image: tannen MAURY/EPA/REX/Shutterstock On April 15 the day tax filings are due thousands of Americans across the country took to the streets to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. As a reminder, Trump still hasn’t released his tax returns, unlike every other American president and presidential candidate since Richard Nixon. Of course, the protesters had some pretty good…

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Uber will shut down its current version of UberRush

The end of UberRush.Image: justin sullivan/Getty Images Uber will eliminate its use of UberRush for restaurants as a logistics and courier delivery service, Quartz reported Friday. The lesser-known Uber delivery service allowed restaurants and some other businesses to power their own deliveries. But as the popularity of UberEats, which allowed customers to order food directly through Uber grew, drivers who could have been picking up passengers were busy transporting meals…

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