Best hotels in Mauritius: How top designers remade luxury in paradise

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Luxury hotels have staked claims to Mauritius’s famed beaches for decades, but over the last couple of years, elite designers have remade venerable island institutions and built new paradise retreats from the ground up. Oberoi Mauritius, Turtle Bay Marine Park, Balaclava While this isn’t a couples-only resort, the Oberoi feels like a honeymooners retreat. There is a kids’ club for the little ones, but everything from the waterfall at the entrance to the villas with …

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How We Tried To Deliver 12 Tons Of Food To Siberias Arctic North

April 24, 2017

… someone needed help and Ruslan took on another driver whose truck had broken down. Towing another truck we were occasionally slithering on the ice Again Ruslan wanted to push through the night. I bailed – pulling on my coat and standing on the back of the second truck, ready to jump out if we went through the ice Drinking water came straight from the river Safety being a relative thing on the Kolyma highway… The sun came up, the music was cranked loud and I was on my …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… together. Barker says: “As a company, it isn’t’ just the advertising campaigns, it’s about being with the people and bringing them together. It’s the unconventional, yet important side of marketing and opportunity for people to be in a community.” 3. Use health and fitness as a common ground Barker says: “Working out with people is a new great way to break down boundaries, market your personality to other people, and work together.” 4. music is one …

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UK’s online shoppers top global spending survey – BBC News

April 21, 2017

Cinema tickets Entertainment – such as cinema and concert tickets, takeaway orders and music downloads – accounted for one in four online card purchases in the UK. Some 67% of concert ticket spending and 61% of cinema, theatre and dance spending was made online, the association’s figures showed. The popularity of renewing contracts such as insurance cover online, and payments into bank accounts over the internet also meant financial services registered considerable activity …

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This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

… Lives Matter The anthem: “Alright,” Kendrick Lamar Along with the rise of Black Lives Matter, a social justice movement that began with a hashtag in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death in 2012, has been the rise of a new era of protest music. From J. Cole (“Be Free”) to Beyonce (“Formation”) to Kendrick Lamar (“Alright”), these artists aren’t making songs tailor-made to be sung while marching, but they are overtly political music in …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

… is private. It should never take this level of a spotlight to assess your mandate and employee compliance, one commenter said. According to the Madison Clubs website, it is located 100 miles south and east of Los Angeles and bills itself as an exclusive residential community for the rich and famous including late A-listers Frank Sinatra, Liberace, Cary Grant and Bob Hope. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Drake performed at the annual music event during Futures Saturday night …

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

April 14, 2017

… first aid training. We trust teachers to deliver assessment in a sensible manner that will not create stress among children.” ‘Asking for money’ The NUT is also meeting in Cardiff for its annual conference this weekend. Speaking beforehand, the union’s general secretary Kevin Courtney said: “Funding is going to be a theme that dominates the conference. “In schools around the country, class sizes are going up. We are seeing arts, dance drama and music being …

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

April 14, 2017

… Arts and Sciences offered Chaplin an honorary Oscar. Chaplin was given a 12-minute standing ovation, the longest in the Academy’s history, as he accepted his award for “the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century”. Related Topics Film Television music More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFlick Overlay Club 3m SociBoom ELITE LITE Software Gets BUYERS Hands-FREE With REAL Human Engagement On Autopilot.Project …

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

April 14, 2017

(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 part of the “Da-Bangg” world tour that will also …

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Japanese octogenarian is spinning impressive beats at a Tokyo nightclub

April 13, 2017

… training in a local music school, The Times reports. Later, she was introduced to the club scene after meeting a French event producer. Iwamuro said she fell in love with music because of her father, who was a jazz drummer. During World War II, she would listen to jazz records, muffling the gramophone with a cushion so others didn’t know that she was listening to music from enemy Allied cultures. But she was pulled into helping out at the family’s gyoza restaurant since she was 19, …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

… project, where she spent two years traveling across Vietnam to explore the lives of same-sex couples. By the end of the journey, she had taken hundreds of intimate photos in the homes of more than 70 gay couples. “People showed me their love and how they survived, how they stand together,” she says. Love the music from CNN’s #MyHanoi videos? Here’s a full list of featured tracks: More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsBlogashop Pro+ Blogashop PRO is a …

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Spotify’s new deal means you’ll need to pay for those hot new albums

April 5, 2017

We're as shocked as you are, Katy.Image: kevin winter/getty All good things must come to long, brutal, contractually negotiated end. Spotify announced on Tuesday a new deal that includes the provision that some new albums will only be available to paying subscribers for the first two weeks. SEE ALSO: Spotify has tapped an unexpected source to build you the perfect playlist The news stands as a turning point in the recent history of digital music, which has seen the industry as a whole …

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Why women are taking to YouTube in Saudi Arabia

April 5, 2017

(CNN)Al-Juhara Sajer is a 25-year-old lifestyle and makeup vlogger from Saudi Arabia. With nearly half a million subscribers on YouTube, Sajer (pictured below) is part of a media revolution that has seen the Kingdom achieve the highest YouTube watch time per capita of any country in the world, according to analytics agency Tubular Labs. In a country where movie theaters are illegal and music concerts are seldom permitted, young Saudis are increasingly relying on social media for …

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Indian bride’s dance performance at her wedding goes massively viral

April 1, 2017

… while without missing a beat. There’s color, there’s music, there’s rhythm and there’s more. Just watch it. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFacebook Ads 2.0 Success Kit Upsell Get Upgraded package and start selling Facebook Ads 2.0 HD video training as your own for 5x Profit.Easy Video Payday 2.0 – Secret List Easy Video Payday 2.0 – Secret ListDesktop Mailer Unlimited Desktop Email – send campaigns and newsletters from your desktop – UnlimitedDigital …

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Heres how two local Welsh lads made brewing history

March 31, 2017

… the brewing lark and began to take it a little more seriously in 2010 thanks to a few thousand pounds of investment, some more robust brewing equipment and a shed-load of ingredients Tiny Rebel was born and they set about creating their first Tiny Rebel beers. Speaking to Mashable, co-founder Bradley Cummings shared more on Tiny Rebels beginnings. We wanted Tiny Rebel to represent us and things that we were interested in growing up – urban culture, 90’s music, being a bit rebellious …

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Adorably resourceful child builds a Nintendo Switch out of cardboard

March 31, 2017

The saddest Nintendo Switch =(Image: Twitter How do you think the frame rate is on cardboard Zelda? We can all relate to this kid. That feeling of really wanting a particular thing in this case, a Nintendo Switch but not being able to get it. You can almost imagine his parents saying: “You want one? Build your own.” SEE ALSO: Here’s a super nerdy analysis of the music in ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ And so he did. Twitter user @fraise_ama shot a short video of her …

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Grindr isn’t just a hookup app, it’s now an LGBTQ publisher too

March 30, 2017

… and more that celebrate and represent the modern LGBTQ world.” Grindr says Into will serve as a “barometer” and “a digital window into the LGBTQ world,” publishing content on things like fashion and music, to current events and advice for the LGBTQ community. Itaims to be an “all-inclusive” site that’s “open to everyone with a message or story that needs to be heard.” Into’s homepage on Grindr.com. Image: grindr “After …

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Hoverboard fires are still a problem, so here’s another product recall to remind you

March 26, 2017

… #smartbalanceboard #christmaspresent #christmasshopping #birthdaypresents #birthdaygift #christmasgifts #giftshop #freegift #swag #airwheel #smartbalance #smartscooter #fun #instafollow #awesome #cool #lifestyle #vecarolifestyle A post shared by Vecaro Lifestyle (@vecarolifestyle) on Nov 15, 2016 at 1:01pm PST Just a few months ago, the company showed film and music star Jamie Foxx using one of its hoverboards in a splash across several social media sites including Twitter and Instagram. So …

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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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An app that calls Congress for you and yet another Snapchat clone: This week in apps

March 21, 2017

… announced a partnership that allows users to seamlessly switch between the two apps and play music through the Waze app. The integration is currently Android only and requires users to have both apps. Image: supersonic Google’s Area 120 incubator has launched an experimental new messaging app called Supersonic. The app is slick and fun messaging app without a keyboard that transcribes what users say and replaces text with emoji when appropriate. Download it on iOS and Android. …

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

March 20, 2017

… here… LGBT+ content not safe for kids @YouTube? pic.twitter.com/KnhayE4h1y fiona (@neonfiona) March 16, 2017 And vlogger superstar Tyler Oakley, who has 8 million subscribers, also noted one of his videos was flagged. If you put @YouTube on restricted mode a bunch of our music videos disappear. I checked myself. LGBTQ people shouldn’t be restricted. SAD! Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) March 19, 2017 One of the videos that disappear is the video for “That Girl,” …

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