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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Prince William gets soaked by London Marathon runner, has the absolute time of his life

April 25, 2017

… on runners from a water station. Image: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images One cheeky marathon runner whose identity is not known squirted the future king with water. Just look at the sheer delight of Will’s face… Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) Kate looked highly amused as water rained down on Will’s face and clothes. Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Anyone got a towel? WATCH: Princess Charlotte and Prince George’s balloon game reminds us …

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

April 24, 2017

… Ahmed elebi, who is alleged to have created artificial wings and flown an un-powered flight. I also fell in love with the legendary tales of the maiden’s tower [Editor’s note: This is a Turkish fairy tale]. Which picture would you select as your favorite and why? My favorite picture is the one [in which] I tried to tell the maiden’s tower story. The story impresses me a lot and I feel very intense emotions every time I look at this image. I’ve even been told by a few …

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Bebe will close all its stores by the end of May

April 23, 2017

RIP Bebe.Image: robert mora/Getty Images Pour one out for the bandage dresses. Bebe, the iconic mall purveyor of skintight clubwear, will close all its stores by the end of May. The retailer announced its plans Friday through a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There were at least 180 Bebe stores at the end of 2016. Bebe had been struggling for a while. Once the go-to spot for a certain going-out look, the mall staple was forced to compete with younger brands like …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… for that emergency fund or savings plan. 23. Assuming theres a quick fix When you start saving you first look at reducing your spending. Chances are that reducing your trips to Starbucks or changing your cell phone plan arent enough to add up to $250 in savings each month. After that, you make another cut, then another, and then another until you’ve reached your goal. The point is when it comes to saving, there aren’t just one or two quick fixes. Its a process that takes time. 24. …

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This rainbow font lets you raise the LGBTQ pride flag with every letter you type

April 22, 2017

… rainbow version of the typeface unapologetically invokes LGBTQ pride, but “Gilbert” is also available for download in black, creating a sleeker and more understated look. Image: Type With pride The technicolor font was created through a partnership called Type With Pride, spearheaded by media and arts organization NewFest, NYC Pride, Ogilvy & Mather’s design agency, and font creation platform Fontself. The organizations decided to memorialize Baker in a typeface …

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If Fox News will no longer tolerate sexual harassers, the rest of the country has no excuse

April 21, 2017

… his client had been subjected to a “brutal campaign of character assassination.” He also promised “irrefutable” evidence that O’Reilly was being targeted by “far-left organizations bent on destroying [him] for political and financial reasons.” The conspiracy in O’Reilly’s mind is no doubt epic. Another way to look at it is that progressive groups hounded advertisers to stop advertising on his show and circulated petitions demanding his …

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‘Were close’ BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne on the future of women-led startups

April 20, 2017

… that teams with a female founder have better outcomes. First Round, one of the oldest early-stage VCs in NYC, did a look-back at their first 10 years of investing and discovered that companies with a female founder performed 63% better than all-male teams. It shouldnt be surprising: research has consistently shown that diverse teams drive better results because theyre more likely to challenge assumptions. That forces you to focus more on facts and to process information more carefully and gets …

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

April 20, 2017

CuriosityStream Sure, we sort of all know some of the names of the planets in our solar system, and sure, we kind of know what many of those planets look like, right? But have you ever wondered what it would be like to see the main planets in our cosmic neighborhood as if they were always hovering in the air right above major cities? The actual distances between the planets are so vast that its difficult to understand the scale of our little section of the Milky Way galaxy. Miniverse is a …

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This country’s most expensive film of all time costs $150 million

April 20, 2017

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American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

April 19, 2017

… when she stood in front of the Idol judges. The thing I have come to realize about my American Idol experience is that just like so many of the other things that we go through in life that are difficult, those are the moments that make us and lead us to all of the opportunities to get to find as we are older. Peters said the rejection brought a sense of gratitude. Now I have come to look back on that time with such gratitude, because had that opportunity not closed I wouldn’t have found …

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The best beauty shops on Etsy

April 18, 2017

… Nebula soap is back in our shop! Galaxy soaps are one of our specialties, and we love that every bar is different! Cosmetic glitter looks like tiny stars, and the abstract patterns made with pink and purple give that outer space nebula look. The colors really shine under light. Did I mention it smells amazing? A post shared by Tailored Soap (@tailoredsoap) on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:15am PST FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE LIFESTYLE NEWS Enchanted Lustre Cosmetics Though Enchanted Lustre only …

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Adriana Lima strips down for steamy Easter Sunday shoot

April 18, 2017

… ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS We take a look at a few Easter traditions from around the world, both old and new, wrote Love. Apparently, weve been egg dancing in the UK since the 5th Century who knew! More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsBulk Like The Hulk – Downsell Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep 100% Of The Cash In Your Pockets For Years To ComeTwitworkz Following Builder Enterprise Twitworkz Following Builder is an amazing …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(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 Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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The best signs from Tax Day protests against President Trump

April 16, 2017

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 signs: Wow look at all the …

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Fox News set bomb footage to a Toby Keith song

April 15, 2017

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 and everything you’ve ever known. America is back, baby. SEE ALSO: Even this Fox News anchor …

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6 ways to keep your Easter eggs on trend this year

April 15, 2017

… Styles, brussels sprouts are the new kale, and we have no choice but to believe him. Brussels sprouts also look like fun little pompoms, which are also trendy. The natural conclusion here is to glue a bunch of Brussels sprout pieces to an Easter egg. Everyone will ask questions about this egg: “Why did you do that” and “Shouldn’t you put those vegetables in the fridge,” for example. This means you have done a good job. 6. The “no-makeup look” egg …

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Snapchat is helping advertisers by sharing where you snap

April 14, 2017

… advertisers such as by interests. These can be determined based on what content users look at on Discover and Our Stories. For example, if you’re a loyal reader of Mashable‘s Discover channel, you probably like technology. Snap also plans to expand these so-called lifestyle categories by integrating location data. Snapchat can determine whether you’re a frequent department store shopper or if you’re a travel or fitness enthusiast based on where you snap and what …

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

April 13, 2017

… cause to remember what it’s all about. “If making more of Easter makes people look beyond the caricature of Christianity – at what is at the heart of what more than two billion people around the world practice – then it’s a good thing.” Image copyright Hobbycraft Image caption These green bunnies – for the home or outside – are sold out Anna Protherough, a seasonal buyer for the retailer, said: “More and more, people are looking for …

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

April 12, 2017

… apps designed to make your cellphone pics look totally ’90s. Did you remember to put on sunscreen? If the recent wave of throwback gear is any indication, our heads are going to be in the nostalgia sand for some time. And, well, maybe that’s OK. Because let’s face it: The present is garbage. The ecosystem is collapsing, a self-proclaimed sexual assaulter is in the White House, science denial is all the rage, and the launch of the new iPhone 8 might be delayed by a few months. …

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10 online classes in 10 different fields to help you figure out your career path

April 11, 2017

… up at your door with a pitch, you should take this course on the basic strategies of selling. And then check out these 10 classes to boost your sales career. Cost: FreeLength: 1 hour/8 lectures 5. Web Development: Introduction to Web Development, Udemy Image: THE MUSE If youre fascinated by how websites get made, look no further. This short but fast-paced course will cover everything from HTML and CSS basics to how to use those skills to make your web page colorful and beautiful.(And if …

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The Surface Pro 5 could be yet another boring refresh

April 8, 2017

… HoloLens, however, won’t be announced at the event. Foley also says she believes Microsoft could use the new hardware to highlight features (like Paint 3D!) from Windows 10 Creators Update, which drops on April 11. Fingers crossed Microsoft can continue to wow with its Surface Pro, now that it’s raced by the iPad for U.S. tablet satisfaction, according to J.D. Power. WATCH: Your behind-the-scenes look at the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 …

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Trump’s online fans are ditching him after missile strike in Syria

April 8, 2017

Trump's intervention has fiercely divided supporters.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Dont look now, but there seem to be some serious cracks appearing in Trumps most ardent support on the internet. On Reddit and 4chan Friday, all the talk has been of the presidents recent intervention in Syria, and some of his most die hard fans are not best pleased. SEE ALSO: The internet slams Steve King’s straight-up racist tweet The president ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield Thursday …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… headscarves and impose Islamic law. Given his enemy, then, Assad is justified in whatever he does. He is, after all, a secular man, with no beard and no wife in hijab. Radu Sigheti / Reuters The second favored talking point is related to the first. For those who like the idea of Assad as a secular option, the alternative must look irredeemably religious violently so, and driven to that violence by religious dogma. Gabbard for years has argued that the armed opposition to Assad is dominated …

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