‘Prison bae’ explains why beauty isn’t everything in first ever interview

April 27, 2017

Image: man about town magazine Jeremy Meeks is the convict-turned-model who stole our hearts when police released his rather dashing mugshot and sent the internet into a frenzy. He’s just addressed the conversation surrounding his appearance in his first high-fashion photoshoot and interview with British magazine Man About Town. SEE ALSO: ‘Hot Felon’ was denied entry to the UK and we can’t even The magazine has released the photos and interview just one day after the …

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From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System ‘Road Trip’ With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 20, 2017

… new film from CuriosityStream that scales down the solar system, placing the sun and planets above the continental United States from coast to coast (as illustrated above). Everybody has taken car trips or road trips, and its a stage, Hadfield told The Huffington Post. When you get into a car, you communicate with the people around you in a certain way. Your conversation is fed and interrupted by the environment going by. It provides a constant external feeding source to the conversation. And …

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Too shy to send a dick pic? This code will salvage your sexting game.

April 19, 2017

… Dick Code URL that you can share with your sexting buddy. “The science behind it is basically treating your selection of images as a binary number, then converting it to 3 chunks of hexadecimal numbers (so it’s way shorter),” says Szcs. Image: creative robot Szcs doesn’t want his Dick Code to be seen as the anti-dick pic. He sees no problem in exchanging hot pics when it’s part of a conversation between two consenting adults. “If you’re already in a …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 6, 2017

… “Tell me, how are you exceeding expectations?” she asks. When you reply, she comes back with flattery: “Thats great. You’re a boss.” The bot sums up your conversation in handy bullet points that you can take to a manager along with a new salary request. If you want to wait to ask for the raise, you can schedule a reminder. It also lets you explore answers to additional questions about the best time to ask, what to do when a budget is set and which strategies are …

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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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Most beautiful places in France for travelers to explore

April 3, 2017

(CNN)Always dedicated to travel in France, we’re looking back on this gallery of gorgeous France travel destinations to commemorate Bastille Day. Actually, there are many reasons. The food, the art, the architecture, the French way of life, the incredible locations — all of it captivates us. There are, of course, many more reasons than we can possibly include, but we’ll let the images above continue the conversation. …

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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 2, 2017

… like this otherwise cute selfie I took in February that will now give my friends nightmares: Or this gif I saved of Daniel Radcliffe that will never be the same: “Emojis have become a part of everyday conversation and guide the way we chat and share our emotions, but the overall reach and impact of this important technology is limited,” said Nir Pochter, chief marketing officer of Lightricks, in a statement. “As emoji connoisseurs, we knew that the next level of …

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Foursquare, a SXSW darling, brought the most fun to SXSW 2017

March 27, 2017

… it provided an escape and a reminder that physical fitness is important. For Foursquare, the events were a pretty big deal for its business. “This is the first year that were doing something [on our own.] While its small scale, it allows us to be a part of the South By conversation. We wanted to keep it intimate,” Breton said. Foursquare wasn’t doing anything flashy, however. “The conversation has evolved so much. It launched here at South By. It was a consumer app. It …

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Swear and still sound educated by understanding the origin of those curse words

March 27, 2017

… World War II was responsible for bringing the word into popular usage, perhaps most famously captured by Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, which features a character who basically uses it as every other word in conversation. Image: AMBAR DEL MORAL/MASHABLE “Damn” has gone through a long line of evolutions, starting from the Latin words damnum meaning “damage, hurt, harm; loss, injury; a fine, penalty” and the verb damnare meaning “to adjudge guilty; to …

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Artist makes neon female busts for a city with no monuments to women

March 25, 2017

… throw things An impromptu artistic intervention is trying to address that. Seven brightly coloured busts with female faces have been erected on temporary pedestals around the city in an attempt to break that stigma and start a conversation with a pop of colour. Each bust is a self-portrait of artist Irina Tomova Erka Image: Mihail novakov The temporary installation is part of a campaign called “Monumental Women” by the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, in partnership with Fine …

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Social media has turned me into a sexual oversharer

March 25, 2017

… to Bauman, young people with “portable electronic confessionals” are being trained in “the art of living in a confessional society,” where it’s a public virtue and obligation to publicly expose the private. I’m in no hurry to stop talking about my sex life. I believe that honest and open conversation about sex is healthy and fun. But, when it comes to sharing intimate details about my own sex life, I want to be more judicious about the people I have those …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… of conversation. With red and blue tape blocking off every road in the immediate vicinity, commuters struggle to find an alternative route home. Many are on their phones typing text messages or checking in with calls to loved ones. Otherwise the streets are eerily silent. As dusk falls on London, we make our way across Lambeth Bridge at the other end of the Westminster area. It’s the only place nearby that we are able to cross the river to the south. Police at the bridge say they …

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