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 been so scared in my life. My husband, our daughters, Kj, Tracey, his nanny, Michael …

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Retro tech provides a brief escape from the depressing nightmare of the present

April 12, 2017

Just admit it.Image: Vicky Leta/mashable Is sticking your head in the sand still frowned upon if you discover a buried mini Nintendo NES while you’re down there? How about a rad keyboard styled like it was yanked straight off a vintage typewriter? SEE ALSO: If Steve Jobs was still alive he’d totally be wearing this 3-decade-old watch Dig around a bit more in the growing world of retro tech and you’ll uncover a modern brick cellphone, a toy Macintosh computer, and a host of …

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China is dominating the world in esports earnings

April 11, 2017

… Image: the champions of esports A lot of these players are pretty young, too. The winners of the 2016 Dota 2 International Wings Gaming have three players under the age of 21. According to “The Champions of Esports,” that’s not uncommon. Image: the champions of esports If you really want to make big money competing in esports, though, you’ll want to stick it out a little bit longer than that, given that 25 is the age where players tend to make the most money. …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Every single child here has potential and it’s our job to pull it out of them and open as many as doors so they can shine. These are my girls. I love you, guys. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: Lasers, fire and robots, oh my! It doesn’t sound like a typical circus, but it’s typical there at the Two bit Circus. Its founder says it’s all about adding new styles of play. Large companies have brought in the Two bit Circus for big budget events. They typically run between $50,000 and …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… “It was another day you just had to battle and make a lot of pars and pick up the odd birdie here and there,” McIlroy told Sky Sports. “Going into the weekend. I feel like I can put a run of 31 or 32 together and get a bit closer to the leaders.” ‘Golf is tough’ The weekend cut fell at seven over and claimed defending champion Danny Willett, who followed up his opening 73 with a five-over 78. The Englishman, who began his second round with a …

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Penn Jillette: Don Rickles was the kindest man on earth

April 7, 2017

… punching the air and sweating. Hey ho, let’s go. It was raw power. Don didn’t know how to phone it in. I got to know Don and hang with him a bit. He was in my movie “The Aristocrats,” and I saw him backstage at his show and at ours. I didn’t get to know him as well as I wanted to, but that’s life, I suppose. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Is the humble Lada now a classic car? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

… chequebook” can pick up an old example of the Italian sports car, while it “requires a bit more skill, care, and so on, to own a fleet of motoring’s less-loved specimens”. ‘Limited supply’ Motoring journalist Dave Richards says that the big increase in the number of formerly “prosaic” or ordinary cars now considered to be classics certainly isn’t limited to former Soviet vehicles. Instead, he says that cars such as old Ford Cortinas and …

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Even Julian Assange is thirsty enough to tweet at Trump

April 4, 2017

… bit futile. Given that Trump’s tweets usually receive tens of thousands of replies, most of which are either “UR A TRAITOR” or “MAGA MAGA MAGA,” it’s doubtful Trump will notice Assange’s replies (he’s not even verified!)unless, of course, someone points them out to Trump. Can’t a guy get a follow-back, Donald? Which, hey, stranger things have happened! Clearly. WATCH: This epic mechanized LED cube is actually a giant DJ booth More From …

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Vanessa White on life after The Saturdays – BBC News

April 4, 2017

Inside, Vanessa’s producers are ready and waiting, sorting through various tracks they’re hoping she might choose for her forthcoming EP. But first, the singer has a confession: “I’ve got a sore throat and I’m a bit hung over.” It doesn’t seem to matter. If anything, the consensus is that a husky voice is better for the material – a sultry and sumptuous serving of downtempo R&B; all heavy breathing and soaring harmonies. Image copyright …

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Google’s Mars data center and weather control system are just a couple of its best April Fools’ Day pranks

April 3, 2017

… products would be kind of cool, despite how wildly impractical they are. Here’s the running list of what Google’s “rolled out” today so far: Google Gnome Although the name rhymes with the very real Google Home, this imagined Google digital assistant is instead designed to sit outdoors and help you out with all matters related to weekend backyard lounging and the occasional bit of garden work. Delivering information bits about weather, edible plant life and a …

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There’s no need for April Fools’ Day because we’re living in a fake news nightmare

April 2, 2017

Image: ambar del moral / mashable I remember the halcyon days when April Fools’ Day was a bit of harmless fun. We’d read fake stories from the newspaper over our cornflakes and have a good chuckle. Fake news was just something that happened once a year. But, those days are gone. We are now living in the age of fake news; where mistruths are presented as truths, and believed at face value. Fake news is no longer a once-yearly event, it’s a 365-day-a-year news cycle. And, …

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Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature in Sweden

April 2, 2017

(CNN)Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan finally received his Nobel Prize in literature Saturday at a private ceremony in Stockholm, according to a statement posted online by the head of the Swedish Academy. The presentation came five months after the academy announced Dylan was the winner and more than three months after the formal award ceremony, which Dylan didn’t attend because of “pre-existing commitments.” Singer Patti Smith stood in for him. But Dylan was in Stockholm this …

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Heres how two local Welsh lads made brewing history

March 31, 2017

Image: tiny rebel Theres a little bit of a rebel within us all. Brad and Gazz two Welsh lads with a passion for all things beer decided to take their love for beer a step further back in 2008 and the result is Tiny Rebel Brewery, an award-winning brewing company whose beers can be found in fridges worldwide. Tiny Rebels humble beginnings can be found in a Welsh garage, where Brad and Gazz spent their weekends on their hobby brewing beer. As self-confessed beer geeks the pair got pretty good at …

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Futuristic fragrance: New biotech unlocks scents that have never been sniffed

March 30, 2017

(CNN)Perfumery has always been an intricate science; much more effort goes into capturing a scent than those outside the industry might imagine. Over the last two decades, chemists have used innovative new technology to add an even larger array of scents to the perfumer’s palette, enabling them to create fragrances that have never been smelled before. For thousands of years, scents came directly from nature. Resins were collected from trees and burned as offerings to the gods; aromatic …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… out of his mouth. When the yelling and sirens filled the air, Meichan says his group was separated into three. He didn’t know where his tutor was; he hopes she has been locked inside the building. He says he’s worried some of his friends have gone toward the bridge to take photos. “I’m a bit shaken up, you never expect this to happen to you,” he explains, his hands trembling. Meanwhile, curious bystanders have gathered next to the police tape, their phones …

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Jack Black Surprises Kids At Hospital, Then Suits Up And Sings With Music Therapists

March 22, 2017

Sure medicine and certain surgeries are of paramount importance when it comes to treating sick children. But music, entertainment, and laughter can be just as important to their recovery process because theylift their spirits. When it comes to what makes kids happy, everyone is a bit different some enjoy getting artistic, some like being as active as possible, and others like to do a little good in their spare time. Making and listening to music is also an amazingly effective aid in a recovery …

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The Easter Egg Your Eye Goes To First Reveals Everything About Your Personality

March 22, 2017

… LittleThings If your eye went to this egg, you have a sensitive, romantic personality. You’re a bit of an introvert, and you’re happiest cozied up with a cup of tea and a good book, or hanging out with one or two best friends. You’re very practical, but you still have a dreamer’s personality. You don’t have any trouble paying the bills on timeor feeding the cat, but you also might get your head stuck in the clouds imagining an incredible adventure abroad or a …

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Anthony Bourdain wakes up to a London in shock after Brexit vote

March 21, 2017

… thought, what a simple thing to do: make a show about the typical, simple pleasures of old-school British cookery, revisit some cherished favorites, connect with some old friends. A bit of lighthearted fun, some great traditional food, nice scenery. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH The dish that sparked a British cooking revolution Margot Henderson, his wife, is a fantastic chef in her own right — and I was overjoyed to finally eat at her lunch-only …

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YouTube is filtering some LGBTQ+ videos in ‘restricted mode’ and no one knows why

March 20, 2017

… sexuality may not appear for users and institutions that choose to use this feature. Mashable has also reached out for comment from YouTube. On Sunday night, the Twitter account for the YouTube Creators page tweeted the following statement that offered a little more detail on the filtering but didn’t explain how some of the more innocuous videos that got caught in the filter wound up there. Just looked at my videos with the “restricted mode” on. Seeing a bit of a theme …

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When To Start Potty Training Boys And Girls

March 20, 2017

… is becoming upset and frustrated, chances are that you may need to try a new method. The key to potty-training success is starting only when you know your child is ready to learn. Thumbnail Source:Flickr Signs Of Potty-Training Readiness Flickr / Gordon It is generally believed that potty-training boys can be a bit slower than potty-training girls, though its really a matter of how you approach the whole process. While every child is unique in his own way, there are common …

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Where is England’s steepest street? – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… “Snow is a right pain,” said Mrs Loney. “If you leave your car on the hill it’s stuck there until the snow goes.” She said the slope, which has steps and handrails at the bottom and top, had attracted a few daredevils. “Up and down we’ve had skiers, we had a unicyclist, lots of runners come and train here. “Pushing a double buggy up was a bit tricky for me but I’ve never been so fit in my life.” Additional reporting by Sue Paz, Jerry …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… he didn’t want to get into “my mandate is bigger than your mandate”, and he’s probably right – there’s enough ammunition for each side that this is not the field where the battle will be decided. Sufficient support? Image caption What will it take to send Scotland back to the ballots? So how will all this be resolved? At the moment, it seems like the two sides are locked in a bit of an impasse. Could the SNP plough ahead and hold an …

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The sequels that should never have been made – BBC News

March 18, 2017

“Whether it will happen I don’t know. Gladiator was 2000, so Russell’s changed a little bit. He’s doing something right now but I’m trying to get him back down here.” Sequels often make a lot of money at the box office – but aren’t always a good idea creatively. Here are just a few of the real turkeys: Sex And The City 2 Image copyright Theo Wargo/NBC Speed was, apart from being a terrific film, something of a surprise hit. The critics …

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