Concerns raised over students’ unions’ anti-Israel stance – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… or on social media, I get comments, in public or private,” she said. “It has been hard. It’s been two years of constant fighting for our freedom of speech, our rights, our wellbeing. I’ve missed deadlines, I’ve had counselling, I’ve had anxiety episodes,” she said. Devora believes the BDS movement is adding to a climate of hostility against Israel on campus, which she says has turned her and other Jewish students into scapegoats. “If you look …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… your lungs, constricts your ability to think or even breathe,” she wrote. “Or you can try to find meaning.” Once she saw friends and strangers connecting in the comments and in real life to comfort her and each other, Sandberg realized she could be a conduit. Her suffering could amount to more than private moments of hell. The legacy of Goldberg’s life and death could become invaluable to people struggling with their own pain. “Really I would give anything to go …

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

April 24, 2017

… my dreams. How have your images been received online and on social media? I get very good reactions. People send me messages and interesting comments from all over the world. What makes me happy is that people from different parts of the world share the same feeling when they see my images. I can say that they meet at the same point. Sometimes people think that the images they see are an actual photograph and they ask me where I took it. There are also many artists who embrace my style …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 20, 2017

… comments.” Instagram blogger Meggan, who runs @CardiganJezebel, describes a pod as “essentially a group message on Instagram”. Members of the group follow each other, and constantly like and comment on one another’s posts to keep pod members’ posts showing up in other people’s timelines. After Meggan became part of a few pods through Facebook groups and Twitter, she says she’s been getting better reach and engagement on her Insta posts. …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

Drake is fuming after a recent stay at La Quinta, Californias Madison Club. The most offensive place I have ever stayed at in my life with staff who pick and choose who they are going to accommodate based on racial profiling #Coachella, the rapper, 30, wrote in a since-deleted post on Instagram early Monday with a snapshot of the facilitys logo. JENNIFER DATING A-ROD AFTER DRAKE SPLIT? Drakes fans are also voicing their concerns in the comments of the post many tagging the club, whose account …

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

April 16, 2017

… intent was to dole out comments and likes on the pages of popular media outlets in hopes of friending users. The bots would then flood those “friends” with spam. Facebook doesn’t think they ever got that far. The behavior of the accounts suggests they had yet to enter their friending and spamming phase, it said. The company is still in the process of scrubbing all the illegitimate likes, but it assured publishers that 99 percent of pages with more than 10,000 likes would …

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

April 16, 2017

#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 after former employee Anthony Pompliano filed a lawsuit in …

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Fox to employees: Don’t act like the president

April 9, 2017

… presentations on behavior to avoid at work, according to a story in The Hollywood Reporter. The presentations have incorporated the audio and footage of Trump for the past few months, THR said. The HR team reportedly outlines what happened on the tape, where Trump brags to Billy Bush about how his fame allows him to grab women without their consent. Trump specifically talks about how he planned to kiss Access Hollywood‘s Arianne Zucker and comments about her appearance, which the HR reps …

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Facebook’s new News Feed: Your go-to destination for spam, probably

April 5, 2017

… think the popular Search & Explore on Instagram should they be so inclined. “We show the popular stories that we consider to be most relevant to each person, which is based on the type of content you tend to engage with in your News Feed,” the spokesperson continued. “The types of popular content in this feed is based on the amount of likes, comments and shares it has on Facebook.” Blast off to fresh content! Image: STAN SCHROEDER/MASHABLE But why? Why is …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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

March 22, 2017

… surprising facets of your personality. In fact, your choice in Easter egg is a window into your soul. The colors and patterns that draw your eye say a lot about who you are! So with that in mind, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of eight popular egg patterns and what they say about you! Scroll through below to check it out, and don’t forget to let us know, in the comments section below, if it was accurate! Which Egg Are You Drawn To? Laura Caseley for …

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12 Surprising And Sneaky Facts About Prohibition

March 21, 2017

… back on all the sneaky ways people tried to get their fix, like the creative “cow shoes” bootleggers used to fool police officers on their trail. There was alsoobviously a downside for those imbibing “bathtub gin” or moonshine made withshady, unregulated practices but you might be surprised by what really caused the deadliest damage. Take a look and let us know in the comments if we missed any surprising Prohibition facts you’ve heard. And don’t forget to …

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Scottish independence: Holyrood to debate referendum call – BBC News

March 21, 2017

… instead be on getting the best deal for the whole of the UK during the forthcoming negotiations with the EU. Her comments were widely interpreted as suggesting she would block any attempt to hold a referendum before the UK leaves the European Union. But Mrs May, who will formally notify the EU next Wednesday that the UK is leaving, did not rule out a vote on independence being held after Brexit. Her Scottish secretary, David Mundell, later clarified that the UK government “will not be …

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Farron likens PM’s politics to Trump’s and Putin’s – BBC News

March 19, 2017

He will make the comments as part of his keynote speech at the Lib Dem’s spring conference in York. ‘The new normal’ The party leader will say: “The politics of Trump. Of Putin. Of Le Pen. And now the politics of Her Majesty’s Government. “Welcome to the new world order. This is the new normal, the new status quo. “Aggressive. Nationalistic. Anti-Nato. Anti-EU. It is the post-war internationalist consensus unravelling in real time. “Winston …

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She Does A Funny Pregnancy Dance On Camera, Then Her Sneaky Mother Posts It On Facebook

March 17, 2017

… background; some people thought it was a prop, but it totally wasn’t. We were having a movie night the night we made the video. It really made my heart smile seeing that our video made people laugh and hearing people say it was a great way to start out their morning. Over all, this video was just to make people smile and laugh in our mad world!” What do you think of this video? Did it put a smile on your face? Let us know in the comments! Due to restrictions, this video …

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Model Drops Food Coloring Into Oil, Then Rachael Adds Antacid On Top For DIY Lava Lamp

March 16, 2017

… much nicer to know you made something together with your own hands instead of relying on toys and gadgets bought at the store. Even when little onesgrow up and lose interest in those silly games and things from their youth, they definitely won’t forget how much they loved getting to spendtime with their family. Have you ever made a DIY lava lamp like this with your kids or grandkids? Let us know in the comments and be sure to SHARE with your friends! Due to restrictions, this …

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11 Midwestern Terms And Sayings That Everyone Else Will Wish Theyd Grown Up Using

March 11, 2017

… vocabulary? Did we miss any important Midwest slang? Let us know in the comments! Please SHARE with your family and friends on Facebook to see if they know any of these common terms. [H/T: The Daily Meal] 1. Bubbler Flickr / Josh To Midwesterners, “bubbler” means water fountain. Now, if you ask me, that is way, way more fun! Where did the rest of the country go wrong? 2. Holler Tail Flickr / Jessica Spengler No, “sweeper” does not …

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