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Watch out kids, your parents totally understand emoji (except maybe that eggplant one)

"Eggplant for dinner again?"Image: Westend61/Getty Parents, they just don’t understand. Right? Well, yes and no. A new survey shows that when it comes to emoji, most seniors totally do get it. Except, that is, with one tiny eggplant-styled exception. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s new emoji are finally available to everyone Great Senior Living, a site that focuses on senior care and retirement living, surveyed 500 people aged 55 and older on…

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Now there’s an easier way to binge with your friends, without having to leave the house

Watching alone, together.Image: Vicky Leta/Mashable Streaming videos in your room just got a whole lot less lonely. Binging for hours on Netflix has long been an inherently isolating experience: You’re solo, it’s late, and you definitely should have gone to bed by now. It’s the ideal setup for introverts and people just generally afraid of the world, but it’s also possibly the fastest route to spending an unhealthy amount of…

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Corona never paid a dime for millions of dollars of ‘Fast and Furious’ product placement

Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images Vin Diesel’s constant plugging of Corona throughout the Fast and Furious movies can make certain installments feel like extended beer commercials. But the company has apparently never paid a dime for the prolific product placement. SEE ALSO: Yup, there’s going to be a ‘Fast & Furious’ global arena tour That’s according to a new feature story in The Ringer that examines the franchise’s longstanding relationship with…

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Fox News set bomb footage to a Toby Keith song

Peace sign.Image: ALBIN LOHR-JONES/POOL/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Freedom is the ability to watch footage of a massive explosion synced to country music while you sit on a couch with your hands folded neatly in front of a few cameras, talking about your love of said freedom as you look forward to a weekend in which your sky will not be pierced by a plane or drone that may at any moment eviscerate you…

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6 ways to keep your Easter eggs on trend this year

Image: Mashable/Lili Sams Did you know that fashion can also apply to hollowed-out eggs? If you’re looking to move beyond the standard solid-color dye job this Easter, consider incorporating current #trends into your egg decorating plans. SEE ALSO: People are taping tiny succulents to their fingernails because the internet is weird Is this at all necessary? No. Is it extremely fun? Yes. Is it a waste of craft supplies? We’ll…

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Online dating can be even more challenging if you’re a farmer

Image: vicky leta / mashable  Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you’re a young farmer living in a rural community, it’s a whole other story. One where dates get cancelled when animals go into labour, and where some people show up to their dates brandishing shotguns. For farmers, online dating is an experience. And not always a good one….

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Ban on council park fun run fees proposed in England – BBC News

Ministers will also examine whether the plans should be extended to other organisers of fun runs, and to different users of parks such as professional dog walkers and personal trainers. The consultation says: “Local authorities quite legitimately charge for a variety of different events and specific activities that take place in local parks… “However, the government does not consider it appropriate for a local authority to charge a volunteer community…

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Chrissy Teigen: Motherhood is a choice

Chrissy Teigen has discussed all sorts of topics relating to motherhood in recent years. The model has been open about her fertility struggles, dealing with postpartum depression and being a new mom in the public eye. Now the 31-year-old wants to talk about another facet of being a woman; the decision not to have children. “I think it’s really commendable to even doubt the process [of motherhood] out loud, because…

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‘Real Housewives’ star Kim Richards claims she went on a date with Trump

Kim Richards could have traded 90210 for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. A preview of next weeks Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion special shows the actress revealing she once dated Donald Trump. One thing I have to ask you before we get onto everything that happened this season. I heard a rumor you once dated Donald Trump, host Andy Cohen asked Richards. Is that true? Richards, 52, confirmed she had dinner with Trump, 70, but refused to…

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Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers – BBC News

The survey found: 98% of teachers said they had come into contact with pupils who were experiencing mental health issues. They were most likely to be teenagers, with more than half of teachers saying they had seen issues in 14 to 16-year-olds. But nearly a fifth (18%) of those surveyed by the union said they had been in contact with four to seven-year-olds showing mental health issues while more than…

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Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words – BBC News

In 2015, John Cleese said there was “no way” he’d ever work at the BBC again. Now he has changed his mind after announcing he will make a new BBC sitcom that will reunite him with his Clockwise co-star Alison Steadman. Cleese isn’t the first celebrity to go back on his very public word. From Charlie Simpson’s Busted to Bond star Sean Connery, it’s wise to never say never again….

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Why are India’s superstars descending on Hong Kong this weekend?

(CNN)Hong Kong is used to hosting a variety of events, international and regional. But this weekend, the island city will witness something unique. Bollywood megastar Salman Khan will lead a galaxy of Indian stars to Hong Kong, to perform at the largest Indian concert to ever take place there. The Hong Kong concert, which will also feature performers like Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu and South Indian dance legend Prabhudeva, is…

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This artist is spray painting St. Louis’ history

St. Louis, Missouri (CNN)A Bosnian refugee turned world-renowned aerosol artist is putting the finishing touches on an impressive 1,000-square-foot canvas. Wearing a gas mask, standing on scaffolding for hours at a time and using endless cans of spray paint, Paco Rosic is painting the history of St. Louis, Missouri, on the ceiling and walls of a building not far from Budweiser. Rosic’s art takes viewers on a journey from settlement…

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Snapchat is helping advertisers by sharing where you snap

Image: snap inc. Snap here. Snap there. Snap everywhere especially in stores. Snapchat, the disappearing messaging turned mobile storytelling app, released a new ad product Wednesday that is a quick swipe at Facebook’s big offer to advertisers and retailers: online to offline conversions. SEE ALSO: A millennial reports from the NYSE floor on Snapchat’s IPO day That’s jargon for Snapchat’s pitch to help retailers get more products off their shelves…

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Japanese octogenarian is spinning impressive beats at a Tokyo nightclub

Japan’s first octogenarian DJ can spin a mean beat. 82-year-old Sumiko Iwamuro, who goes by “DJ Sumirock,” is a monthly fixture at DecabarZ, a club in the heart of Shinjuku, Tokyo. SEE ALSO: 81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60 And boy can she play. Iwamuro, who’s spent over 50 years running a gyoza (dumpling) restaurant, only took up the turntables in her 70s,…

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MTV to revive ‘Fear Factor’ with Ludacris as host

MTV is reviving the hair-raising stunt competition series Fear Factor. Rapper-turned-actor Ludacris will host the reboot, which will kick off on May 30th, MTV announced Wednesday. The new Fear Factor promises to hit on youth tension points with challenges, such as Roach-ella, Trap Queen and personal cellphone rescues at heights of over 100 feet. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS On each episode, contestants will pair up into…

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Abigail Breslin opens up about sexual assault

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Abigail Breslin opened up about her own personal experience. The 20-year-old actress shared an image via Instagram on Tuesday, simply writing that she knew her assailant. It is the first time Breslin has spoken about being a victim.  i knew my assailant. #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #breakthesilence A post shared by Abigail Breslin (@abbienormal9) on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:47pm PDT FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR…

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Festive fun or hopping mad: Is Easter the new Christmas? – BBC News

“Easter is becoming like a second Christmas,” she said. Image copyright Hobbycraft Decorated eggs are not a new phenomenon. House of Faberg set the standard back in 1842. Eggs themselves have been associated with the Christian tradition for even longer. They symbolise both new life and the empty tomb. Canon Sarah Rowland Jones is from the Church in Wales. “In many ways Easter is the more important Christian festival,” she…

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

He may be right about the first three, but he is taking the planet on a hair-raising ride into a perilous unknown as he tests the fourth. Im flexible, and Im proud of that, the president said the other day. Its partly about turning around his dismal domestic polls. Trump is not just wagging the dog; he is wagging a whole pack of them. Have you heard much about Obamacare…

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A field of Lego daffodils has sprouted in a UK city centre

A field of daffodils built with yellow Lego bricks has sprouted in Hull, UK, much to the delight of its residents. SEE ALSO: Stop working like a sucker and get paid to build Lego models instead The temporary installation is part of Hull’s City of Culture 2017 event, a celebration highlighting the city’s arts and culture. The display in the East Yorkshire city’s King Edward Square features 1,700 daffodils made…

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Google remembers a pioneer of Indian art with doodle inspired by his works

Image: GOOGLE SCREENGRAB Search giant Google rolled out an artsy surprise for Indian users by paying a tribute to “pioneering artist” Jamini Roy on his 130th birth anniversary. It created a beautiful horse doodle inspired by the master’s Black Horse painting. It further allowed users to take a tour of Roy’s artworks and collections on Google Arts & Culture. The virtual exhibit was curated by Google and the National Gallery…

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Oh nothing, just the Queen feeding an elephant called Donna

Queen Elizabeth II makes friends with Donna, a 7-year-old Asian Elephant.Image: DAVID ROSE – WPA POOL/GETTY IMAGES For most fans of the royal family, meeting the Queen would make their lives complete. But today an elephant named Donna didn’t just meet the Queen, she got hand-fed a banana by Her Majesty. SEE ALSO: Princess Charlotte hugged a balloon display and yelled ‘Dada’ And the 7-year-old Asian Elephant could not have…

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MTV star Clay Adler dies at 27 from apparent suicide

Rest in peace, Clay Adler. The former MTV reality star died on March 26, ET has learned. He was 27. WATCH: ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Actress Lisa Lynn Masters Dead After Apparent Suicide “We are saddened by the news of Clay Adler’s passing,” MTV said in a statement to ET. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.” According to TMZ, Adler was out shooting with…

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Nicole Richie gets slapped in the face by ‘Talk Stoop’s’ Cat Greenleaf

Talk about an epic fail. Nicole Richie appeared on Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf on Sunday to discuss her new scripted show Great News when she was asked about the greatest news shes heard all week.The 35-year-old actress responded sarcastically that its supposed to rain three times this week in Los Angeles when the 45-year-old host went to high-five The Simple Life alum. NICOLE RICHIE IS ‘NOT GOING TO APOLOGIZE’…

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