Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

May 17, 2017

… of other special events. New York City elementary school students learn about coding on a class field trip to an Apple Store. Image: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Some of Apple’s more heavily trafficked locations will also feature big-name guests for music performances, lectures, and hands-on instruction. Soul singer Leon Bridges and free-form dancer Lil Buck (who recently appeared in an Apple commercial) will perform at Apple’s new flagship store in downtown San Francisco late on …

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How to reset your Netflix algorithm to remove all traces of your ex

May 17, 2017

Image: AMBAR DEL MORAL / mashable Netflix and chill is great when you’re loved up. But, when that love dies, Netflix can serve as a constant reminder of your ex and the shows you once watched together. That’s because of one big Netflix feature: its suggested viewing algorithm. SEE ALSO: This New York City Airbnb listing takes Netflix and Chill very seriously To come up with viewing suggestions, the algorithm behind Netflixs “Recommended For You” section computes the …

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African American Family’s Home Burned In Suspected Hate Crime

May 17, 2017

… as a hate crime. The Rensselaer County Sheriffs Office and New York State Police are assisting Schodack police investigating the cause of the blaze. The Times Union reported the garage was not hooked up to electricity. This family has lived in this neighborhood for years, Belardo said. Everyone gets along with one another and theyre all friends, Salzer said. So thats another reason why this is so very disturbing. Schodack Police Department Belardo said hate crimes are uncommon in …

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The songs that take us back to our high school graduations, by class year

May 14, 2017

… mainstream, suburban way.” – Heather Dockray, Web Trends Reporter, Allendale, New Jersey Class of 2001: “Bye Bye Bye” – *NSYNC “I proudly saw *NSYNC four times live while in middle and high school. I’m a proud fan and still know the dance from the video. #TeamJC” – Jess Boiardi, Director of Account Management, Queens, New York. Class of 2003: “Hot In Herre” – Nelly “Every party, every hangout sesh and every hip …

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Crafting Tokyo cool: Why celebrities love this jewelry design duo

May 9, 2017

(CNN)They’ve collaborated with Kanye West on jewelery design and pop icons such as Rihanna, Beyonce and Lady Gaga have worn their accessories. But designers Verbal and Yoon — co-founders of the Tokyo-based luxury brand AMBUSH — created their game-changing accessories label almost by chance. “The first necklace was just for fun,” Verbal says. …

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The #Resistance is now a lifestyle brand and please, don’t buy it

May 7, 2017

… for example, a percentage of those profits will go to an actual women’s charity. Swatching See more @ www.lipslut.com A post shared by Lipslut (@hello.lipslut) on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:22am PST New York City appears to have opened the world’s first anti-Trump cocktail bar called Coup. All of the bar’s proceeds will go to nonprofit organizations either threatened by or fighting Trump. Of course, buying an offensively priced $15 IPA won’t exactly bring back …

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7 tips for parents who work from home

May 6, 2017

… with the U.S. during my early morning, which is late afternoon for New York and other cities on the East Coast. The morning hours are the perfect time for me to work without distraction or noise, since my children are soundly asleep. There is also less noise from outside. Bonus Tip: Roll with it Despite our best intentions and diligent preparation with our home office setup things go wrong. Kids barge in or bang on the door, somebody flushes the toilet repeatedly in the bathroom that shares a …

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Kim Kardashian flies solo at 2017 Met Gala

May 3, 2017

Kim Kardashian attended last night’s Met Gala sans husband Kanye West. The reality star, who recently told Ellen Degeneres that she doesn’t care about materialistic things since she was robbed in Paris, chose a laid-back look for fashion’s big night. Expand / Contract Kim Kardashian attends the 2017 Met Gala in New York City. (Reuters) The 36-year-old donned a white, off-the-shoulder Vivienne Westwood dress with simple white sandals for her Met Gala appearance. …

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8 must-eat dishes from the best restaurants on earth

May 2, 2017

… where ingenuity rules. With two Michelin stars under its belt, The Ledbury provides the type of multi-course meals that will put you into a food coma the moment you finish paying the check. Heres the typical fare you can expect from the Ledbury Hampshire Buffalo milk curd and rabbit shoulder with chestnut cream and chanterelles. Again, not the kind of stuff youd find at your run-of-the-mill restaurant. Le Bernardin New York City, NY There are more than 20,000 places to eat in New York City a …

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So, Fyre isn’t just a music festival. Meet Ja Rule’s company

April 29, 2017

… to fyreapp.com and in a few minutes I had booked French Montana to play my birthday (June 2) at Mashable HQ in New York (don’t think I can expense private jets to the Bahamas). It just took: 1. Sign up Image: FYREAPP.COM 2. Find your artist Image: fyreapp.com 3. Offer Image: fyreapp.com No money had to change hands, yet. I offered $500 with a $50 booking fee from Fyre. I wanted to put in $100, but guess the minimum bid is $500 (I don’t have $12,000 to spend on Fyre …

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Games for Change highlights impactful VR projects with its new summit

April 28, 2017

… reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality projects. The Games for Change Festival is happening July 31 to Aug. 2 at the New School in New York City. Susanna Pollack, president of Games for Change, said that while the organization has included some VR games in the past, the recent development of VR and its potential for positive social change led Games for Change to take a deeper look at VR this year. “We feel that Games for Change is very well-positioned to help develop this community …

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Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen pledges $30 million to house Seattle’s homeless

April 28, 2017

Paul Allen speaks at the Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards benefit dinner in New York City on Oct. 15, 2012.Image: Ragozzino / BFA / REX / Shutterstock Billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen, who cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, has committed $30 million to a new initiative that will help establish permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness in Seattle. The money will go toward building a new facility specifically designed to house the city’s homeless …

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Racial discrimination lawsuit is the latest legal mess for Fox News

April 28, 2017

… down. Slater was also named in two other recent legal actions alleging racial discrimination against the network. One person associated with the network filed a discrimination charge under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and a former employee is the plaintiff in a different lawsuit alleging discrimination, filed in a separate New York court. In an emailed statement, a Fox News spokesperson said the network “vehemently” denies claims of racial discrimination alleged in …

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Manhattan man pleads guilty to ‘Producers’ scheme

April 27, 2017

New York (CNN)A Manhattan resident on Wednesday pleaded guilty to conning several investors into giving him money intended to fund the production of a fake Broadway play, according to Manhattan district attorney spokesman Justin Henry. Roland Scahill pleaded guilty to three counts of grand larceny in the third degree and one count of scheme to defraud in the first degree, according to court documents. The former talent agent owes $189,885 to the various investors he was accused of taking money …

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HuffPost shows off its slick new look

April 27, 2017

… Polgreen, then a well-respected veteran editor at the New York Times. Since taking over, Polgreen has emerged as a strong public face for the publication while also pushing it forward. The website was (and in many ways still is) openly left-leaning with a heavy dose of coastal elites writing for it, but Polgreen has said she hopes to appeal to a broader audience yes, even Trump voters. The redesign, Polgreen said, is meant to hang on to the voice and sensibility of HuffPost while taking it …

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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Even Oprah gets intimidated

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Believe it or not, Oprah Winfrey gets nervous. “I didn’t want to take on this role,” Winfrey told CNN at New York premiere of her new HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” “I was intimidated by it. I was nervous. I just didn’t know if I could do it.” Based on a 2010 best-selling book, “Henrietta Lacks” tells the story of a woman being treated for cancer, whose cells were taken without consent in 1951 and used in …

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

April 21, 2017

BREAKING: Bill O’Reilly OUT pic.twitter.com/oJ9QPeRo27 Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 19, 2017 The calculus for O’Reilly changed suddenly earlier this month when a New York Times expos revealed that O’Reilly and 21st Century Fox, paid a total of $13 million to resolve multiple sexual harassment claims. New allegations surfaced and more than 50 advertisers bailed on his primetime show. O’Reilly maintains his innocence; his lawyer issued a statement Tuesday saying …

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

April 20, 2017

… get to the Brooklyn Bridge, youre at Mars the fact that you passed Mercury, then Venus and Earth on the way to Mars, and you hit Mars by the time you hit New York that and the whole rest of the solar system is west of there, is kind of startling and extremely memorable, said Hadfield, who has traveled a few miles in his day. In “Miniverse,” the giant planet Jupiter hovers over the Mall in Washington, D.C. Most people do not have any feel at all for the solar system, …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… to go, Hannahs having a gay emergency with her gay dad. Elijah ** I just dont understand why you would want to leave New York, okay? Thats like something your family makes you do when youre too deep into crack to stop them. Its not something that a young, vibrant, albeit pregnant, person does. Elijah ** Ray broke up with me. Can you believe it? Marnie Mom, you cannot run away like that, okay? This is Brooklyn. Its one of the most dangerous places in America. You dont know the …

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Online dating can be even more challenging if you’re a farmer

April 15, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable  Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you’re a young farmer living in a rural community, it’s a whole other story. One where dates get cancelled when animals go into labour, and where some people show up to their dates brandishing shotguns. For farmers, online dating is an experience. And not always a good one. SEE ALSO: Irish farmer’s glorious accent is so strong even Irish people can’t …

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‘Real Housewives’ star Kim Richards claims she went on a date with Trump

April 14, 2017

… relationship. I dont want to talk about the president, Richards said, after co-star Lisa Vanderpump asked if the two had sex. Though its unclear when Trump dated Richards, the former child star is among the famous blondes romanced by the president, including ex-wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples. Part two of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion airs Tuesday on Bravo. This article originally appeared in the New York Post’s Page Six. More From this publisher …

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

April 14, 2017

… 1952 Charlie Chaplin In the early 1950s, Charlie Chaplin reportedly said he had “no further use for America” and “wouldn’t go back there if Jesus Christ was President”. After a series of political controversies, personal scandals and falling audiences, he decided to hold the world premiere of Limelight in London, where the film was set, rather than the US, where he had settled. Boarding the RMS Queen Elizabeth in New York in 1952, he received word that his …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… Bannon in a corner. Yes, the meister was laughing in the front row of Wednesdays press conference with the head of NATO. But it was a chuckle of the condemned. Everyone in town saw the presidents dismissive distancing of himself from Bannon in Trumps hometown newspaper, the New York Post. Everyone also has seen Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster shred Bannon to pieces for the amusement of vengeful First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner. …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… national cricket rivalry has been dubbed by The New York Times as the Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox plus Barcelona vs. Real Madrid plus England vs. Australia (in any sport) “distilled and deepened with an extra dose of hostile geopolitics and the passions of 1.4 billion people.” Since their first test match in 1952, only three wars, a political assassination and a major terrorist attack in Mumbai could keep these two teams away from their drawn-out pursuit for cricket supremacy — …

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The Surface Pro 5 could be yet another boring refresh

April 8, 2017

New York, NY – OCTOBER 06 2015: Microsoft Corporate Vice President Panos Panay introduces a new tablet titled the Microsoft Surface Pro 4Image: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Microsoft won hearts far and wide last fall with its all-in-one Surface Studio touchscreen desktop PC. The beefier Surface Book, not so much. What people really wanted was a new Surface Pro, but Microsoft wasn’t ready to announce anything. It’s now spring and technology blogger Paul Thurrott has revealed what …

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