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

April 27, 2017

… Commission said it would assess the concerns and take action if necessary. The BDS – which stands for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions – describes itself as a human rights organisation and criticises Israel for its human rights record. Image caption Isaac Bentata said he was accused of being a “Mossad agent” She says she fears having a connection with Israel has made other People at her university hostile towards her. “If I ever express a viewpoint in class …

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Why China’s craft breweries are tapping into ancient beer recipes

April 26, 2017

(CNN)China is home to one of the oldest civilizations, so it’s only fitting that it’s home to ancient beer as well. The 5,000-year-old brewery is the earliest evidence of barley- and millet-based beer-making in the country. Inspired by the scientists’ findings, two breweries — Jing-A Brewing Co in Beijing and Moonzen Brewery in Hong Kong — set out to give the modern world a taste of an ancient experience by recreating the original beer recipe. …

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Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

April 26, 2017

Image: the royal family / facebook For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers. But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the People. Through their social sharing, the younger royals are coming across as relatable, relevant and human to a millennial …

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

April 25, 2017

… were too many to track. So perhaps I was inclined to hear humanity in Sandberg’s voice; others say they sense calculation and distance. Here’s my advice: Suspend your skepticism of Sandberg, if only to read Option B. It has essential wisdom on how to treat People who are grieving, on how to find resilience in your darkest moments. Sandberg likes to talk about kicking “elephants” the things we all know but are too embarrassed to say out of the room. So let’s address …

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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

… upside down: Said he thought: “f**k, why didn’t I put on my seatbelt?” In a cab designed for two People, we were now four. Trying to get to sleep in here was a miserable game of human tetris. This is the scene after the first night with four in the cab We were sailing along in hazy light, then Ruslan suddenly crunched down through the gears and stopped short of this truck-shaped hole in the ice I don’t know what happened to whoever had gone through that hole, but …

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

April 24, 2017

(CNN)Hseyin ahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher. ahin uses photography, illustrations and photoshop to create surreal images inspired by his dreams and imagination. He then posts his fantastical works to Instagram, where he has accumulated a large and dedicated following of over 87,000 People. On his Instagram profile, each photo collage is more mystical than the next: in one, a blue whale swims with mermaids …

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The British resistance is coming at you with Google docs

April 24, 2017

… on how to vote tactically for the best chances of ousting the Conservative Party in each individual seat. It’s basically a spreadsheet nerd’s dream come true. It went viral straight away. Safe to say, its creator, Becky Snowden, was floored. Let’s get tactical. Image: becky snowden “I had no idea just how many People out there wanted to join together like this, and learn how to vote tactically. Its absolutely amazing. When normal People work together we can achieve …

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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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Augmented reality will soon be everywhere, and you won’t be able to avoid it

April 23, 2017

… anywhere. And it soon will be. Augmented reality requires a combination of hardware and software to function, and likely one day AR-specific products similar to Google Glass will be commonplace. At present, People mostly interact with augmented reality through their smartphones, but that will change as companies like Facebook move to develop AR glasses. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsUpSpy Spy on your visitors and see exactly why they aren’t converting.Annual Webinar JEO …

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

April 22, 2017

Inclusive marketing is a technique that consumers may not be able to pinpoint, but for many businesses, it’s the secret ingredient behind creating ads that set out to empower People and create confidence amongst consumers. SEE ALSO: Pepsi pulls cringeworthy Kendall Jenner ad after massive backlash Inclusive marketing is marketing that doesn’t specifically target one demographic nor does it rely on the traditional stereotypes we set up amongst ourselves and with other People On …

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

April 22, 2017

… because its on sale Weve all been guilty of this. We purchase items just because theyre on sale. But, do you really need that new pair of jeans just because theyre 15% off? Instead of spending your money on the things that you dont need just because theyre sale, make a note of the what you do need and then wait for them to go on sale.If youre like most People, this adds up to be over $250 a month. 6. Cooking at home Make no mistake about it. Cooking at home is definitely more affordable than …

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

April 22, 2017

… “People can now raise the rainbow flag with every letter they type.” Image: Type With pride The typeface is available for free download here. The creators also encourage members of the community to share their creations with the font, using the hashtag #TypeWithPride. WATCH: What it’s really like to be LGBTQ and Muslim More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWordRank IMX MobileX – Whitelabel Rights (10Licenses) MobileX – Whitelabel Rights (10 …

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

April 20, 2017

… stage fund focused on consumer internet and mobile startups with at least one female founder. What originally sparked your interest in female consumers? When I started working in media back in the mid 70s, no one talked about data everything we did was by instinct: what do we think People want to read about? Will this cover line be a magnet for readers? But it didnt take me long to realize that women bought many more magazines than men did, and that you could grow your circulation by talking to …

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’13 Reasons Why’ proves that we still don’t know how to portray suicide

April 20, 2017

Image: 13 reasons why / netflix If you listen to the actors, producers, and consultants involved in Netflix’s newest hit, the intense high school drama 13 Reasons Why, it’s clear none of them meant harm. In a behind-the-scenes episode that follows the series finale, they use words like “truth,” “honest,” and “tribute.” They talk about helping People, raising awareness, and taking seriously the responsibility of portraying sexual assault and …

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

April 20, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours. That’s the vibe in Instagram “pods” secret communities trying to fight the platform’s algorithmic timeline, one like at a time. SEE ALSO: Your Instagram feed will never be the same again In June 2016, Instagram began rolling out its new algorithmic timeline which changed the order of posts in People’s feeds, favouring popular posts over chronology. Instagram bloggers have been …

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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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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

(CNN)It wasn’t just a swipe to the right that brought these two kindred spirits together — it was a mutual love for cannabis. One year ago, Chloe Lebbate and Dakota Shyface were single marijuana users in their 20s, living in Las Vegas and looking for “something.” But love, friendship and connections evaded them on mainstream social networks like Tinder and Match, they said, because the sites failed to weed out People who disapproved of their marijuana use. “I …

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

April 20, 2017

… Shetty reckons that film would reach 3 billion People that’s a little less than half the world’s population. That’s quite ambitious. Since ‘Mahabharata’ is an epic, literally, one telling might not do justice to the subject. Hence, the film will be produced in two parts and is scheduled to go on floors by September 2018 for a release in early 2020. The second part will be released within 90 days of the first. We’re waiting! WATCH: If ‘La La Land’ …

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

April 19, 2017

… who wants to enable People to communicate better about their “sexual features.” Szcs says the idea for the code came after a friend sent him a picture with drawn penises, where you could choose “the right one for you.” He felt that the drawing was “incomplete” and it was “too complicated to communicate the result.” So, he developed a website that would be able to accurately convey the unique intricacies of penises “beyond size.” Szcs …

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Gorgeous iPhone pictures of Thailand’s annual countrywide water fight

April 19, 2017

Over the weekend, Thailand soaked up the festivities during its annual mass water fight, Songkran. The Thai new year marks the arrival of spring, but visitors to the country also know it as a weekend-long water fight, as major streets get closed, and People arm up with water guns and buckets. SEE ALSO: This photographer is documenting the resistance and donating the pictures It’s also a terrific opportunity for dramatic shots, as these photographers’ iPhone shots show. With the …

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American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

April 19, 2017

… plays a high schooler named Gracia who shares striking similarities with Peters in real life. In the film, Gracia is mocked for her good girl image. Peters told Fox News that the movie will strike a chord with viewers because of the characters in the film. At one point I thought the director created [the] story based on my experiences that he had seen in interviews online because they are so similar, but I think that People will really find a connection to characters she said. Peters was 16 …

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Football child abuse suspects put at 250 – BBC News

April 19, 2017

In its last update in January, the number of victims stood at 526, while the number of potential suspects stood at 184. Police forces across the UK have received an increased number of calls from victims and from People offering information since the hotline was set up. The NPCC said 25 referrals to the inquiry related to sports other than football. These have included rugby, gymnastics, martial arts, tennis, wrestling, golf, sailing, athletics, cricket and swimming. While the number of …

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

April 19, 2017

Image: Mashable Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs). People were quick to pounce on that significant number and declare that finally, Mark Zuckerberg had “officially crushed Snapchat” and Facebook and Instagram were winning some imaginary war. Many tweeted things like, “RIP Snap,” “Is Snapchat already dead?,” “Snapchat is dead fam. Instagram stories came and ended her.” SEE …

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Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… busy looking after her. Then she wrote a book and we were busy with that too, so that’s why I wasn’t in the public eye. “But now I’m trying to help other People get an education, so from now on I want to be more involved in these kinds of things. But if these interviews were in my own language it would be easier!” And it is clear that Toor Pekai has her own compelling story to tell about the events that brought Malala across the world. She still gets visibly upset …

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

April 17, 2017

… terrain. Youre not Lil Kim. Hannah Eh, it was total bullshit. It was just a bunch of old gays being like, Oh, Im so busy during the week, I can only do uppers on the weekends. Oh, well, good for you, Anthony! Elijah ** You are so bad at knowing when People are high. Do you remember that time I drank sizzurp and you thought I had senioritis? Hannah to Marnie ** Hannah Loreen More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTraffic Trigger Lite Traffic TriggerAutopixar PRO …

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