Mortuary chief contends John Glenn’s remains were handled with ‘impeccable care’

May 28, 2017

… he also hasn’t seen the memo, or the final report on the inspection, which the mortuary passed with a score of 94 percent. Zwicharowski also said he’s had no access to the mortuary since Monday, when he was notified that he was under an inspector general’s investigation. “I was given no reason for the IG investigation,” said Zwicharowski, who is currently reassigned to a community outreach position in the base’s mission support group. “I didn’t …

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Benicio del Toro’s ‘Star Wars’ character looks exactly as shady as you’d expect

May 25, 2017

… as, uh, this exact character. pic.twitter.com/643ZbI0qni Gavia Baker-Whitelaw (@Hello_Tailor) May 24, 2017 This guy is so mysterious, in fact, that he doesn’t even have a proper name. According to Vanity Fair, he “goes unnamed in the film but is called DJ by the filmmakers.” Why DJ? All director Rian Johnson will say is that “there’s a reason” for the nickname. DJ is one of a small handful of new characters in The Last Jedi. Others include Holdo, a …

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Joe DiMaggio’s marriage to Marilyn Monroe, crush on Elle Macpherson detailed in new book

May 25, 2017

… biggest reason why, from what we gathered in our conversations with him, was that you had two iconic people, he said. He was the most famous American sports star… She was the most famous iconic Hollywood actress. And lets face it, theres always competition that goes on between two people like that, regardless of how much they love each other or even care about each other. “We felt that their careers may have led to the issues that they had but Joe had a tremendous amount of love, …

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13 of the greatest Stephen King short stories you’ve never read

May 22, 2017

… example of King’s command of language; many people think of him as a great storyteller, but he’s also a great writer who knows how to create raw emotion with the simple power of words or in this case, a repeated sentence. 4. The Woman in the Room What’s it about? A man struggles with a horrible decision after visiting his terminally ill mother in hospital. Why should you read it? Another poignant read, another tale rooted in the real world, and the main reason I’m …

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LeBron James puts the Boston Celtics over his knee while making NBA history

May 21, 2017

… the game with a deep soul bruise hip injury. For some reason, the Celtics’ professorial wunderkind coach Brad Stevens decided to let rookie Jaylen Brown guard LeBron, a mistake that the Ohio born superstar made Steven pay for with three pointers, blocks, dunks, and a knowing smirk. Before the game, when asked about his impending matchup with LeBron, Brown said, “LeBrons a good player, but I look at him as just a regular guy.” Yeah, okay buddy. The aftermath of Brown’s …

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Why it’s finally time to dump Apple Photos for Google Photos

May 19, 2017

Image: bob al-greene/mashable When Google Photos launched two years ago, I installed it for one very simple reason: to backup all of my photos and videos to the cloud. It was a second home screen app on my iPhone, not yet worthy of being on my main home screen with Apple Photos. Sometime in the last few months it snuck its way onto my main home screen. I’m not sure when it happened, but it did. And lately as I’ve fallen more in love with its growing features and intelligence, …

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

May 17, 2017

… that’s not the only reason Apple is trying to be more recreational. The company has increasingly stressed the hobbyist aspects of iPhone functionality in its ad campaigns and marketing material. The thinking seems to be that as people grow more consumed with the photography and art made possible with the iPhone, they’ll care more about incremental features like improvements to the camera resolution or better touch sensitivity. That makes it easier for Apple to sell people on the need …

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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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5 of the most unique chocolate chip cookies out there

May 17, 2017

Image: DOUBLETREE BY HILTON Chocolate chip cookies are an absolute classic. They’re almost universally liked, and for good reason. They’re warm, they’re sweet, and they’re as fun to bake as they are to eat. So to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most unique and enticing spins on this crowd-pleaser. Get your oven mitts ready and prepare to make your own batch of bliss. 1. Cookie Taco from Texas Never thought of putting …

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Dude wearing an Australian flag jumped onstage at Eurovision and mooned everyone

May 14, 2017

Eurovision fans often complain that Australia shouldn’t be included in the contest after all, it’s not a European country. And now … the critics have quite a bit more fuel for their fire. Or, alternatively, a reason to include the Aussies forever and ever after a stunt on the show’s finale. Here’s what went down (under). While last year’s winner, Jamala, was performing her number, an enthusiastic man wearing an Australian flag somehow got himself onto the …

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You have the power to make this ‘Gilmore Girls’ lego set a reality. Use it.

May 14, 2017

… is so beautiful. And if for some reason the set itself has not sold you yet, the inspiration behind it will. Zufall wrote that the idea to build Lego Luke’s Diner came to him, “because my wife is a really big Gilmore Girls fan and she asked me to build Luke’s Diner for her.” Omg. Since he’s a big Lego fan he wanted to give his wife and other Gilmore Girl lovers the ability to recreate their favorite scenes with the toy. Image: RAINER ZUFALL/LEGO IDEAS …

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I learned more from YouTube than my professors in college

May 13, 2017

… being intimidating. It was memorable and entertaining and I continue to return to it 5 years later. There’s a reason I went to college instead of watching YouTube all the time. Professors can provide mentorship, insight, help answer questions and guide students in a way that the internet rarely can. What worked well for me was using YouTube as a learning aid in addition to my classes, and more often than not it was much more helpful in learning individual concepts. What my professors were …

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How ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ bucks a Marvel trend

May 8, 2017

… significantly, there’s no reason to believe he’ll ever come back. His body has essentially been turned into space glitter by the end of the movie. In short, Yondu is the rare major character to die and stay dead in an MCU movie. I’m not the only one who straight-up sobbed at the Ravager funeral, right? Image: Marvel Studios How Yondu’s death changes the stakes While there’s never been a specific, on-the-record rule that major characters can’t be killed in …

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All the ‘Game of Thrones’ actors you need to start following on Instagram

May 7, 2017

… a limited time only – don’t miss out. x A post shared by Maisie Williams (@maisie_williams) on Jun 12, 2016 at 6:10pm PDT Maisie Williams once crashed the Game of Thrones viewing party of a random group of students and documented the whole evening on Instagram. If that’s not a reason to follow her, we don’t know what is. Carice van Houten (Melisandre) Hi A post shared by Carice van Houten (@leavecaricealone) on Mar 4, 2017 at 2:18am PST Carice van …

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Lonzo Ball’s signature shoe lit up Twitter, but LaVar Ball just might have the last laugh

May 5, 2017

… Nike or Adidas or even Under Armour was widely roasted on social media. But it’s LaVar Ball who may yet have the last laugh. SEE ALSO: Schea Cotton, the NBA All-Star who wasn’t, is finally ready to tell his story When the “ZO2” line was unveiled online Thursday, it was immediately and thoroughly mocked on Twitter. And for good reason. The primary shoe costs $495 (and the Lonzo-autographed version is $995). Hell the flip-flops are $220 (and, yes, we wish we were joking.) …

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We still don’t know what Apple is going to do with all its money

May 4, 2017

Image: getty images Not everything’s perfect with Wall Street and Apple. The iPhone maker (which also makes a lot of other things) sold fewer iPhones over the last three months than analysts and investors would have hoped, the company revealed in an earnings call Tuesday. They also pretty much met analysts’ expectations for revenue: $52.9 billion. So there’s little reason to jump up and down with enthusiasm about Apple on the NASDAQ trading floor. And yet, Apple remains the …

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Amazon is giving an entire town free Prime membership because it has no chill

May 3, 2017

… best actor and best original screenplay, so there’s certainly reason for the company to celebrate but it’s not the first time an Amazon Studios production has inspired an exclusive promotional deal. Back in 2015, after winning several awards for its show Transparent at the 67th Emmy Awards, the company dropped Prime memberships to $67 for a day. Stay thirsty, Amazon. WATCH: ‘American Gods’ is weird but is it too weird? More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Games for Change highlights impactful VR projects with its new summit

April 28, 2017

… is curating the VR for Change Summit. While at the White House, Martin examined how to use emerging technologies like VR for various social impact and public interest projects. “Whenever you see a new technology coming down the pipe, its exciting to see all of the hype around new types of games and entertainment and IMAX-type experiences,” Martin said. “But the really compelling reason that anyone should care is that maybe it will actually help real people in some way.” …

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TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit – BBC News

April 28, 2017

He told the BBC that he always had a passion for making things and loved a challenge. “I did this entirely for the same reason that you might look at a mountain and decide to climb it – for the journey and the challenge.” He said he was also fascinated by the idea of human flight. Image copyright Bret Hartman/Ted Image caption Mr Browning keeps his flights short and low to ground even though he could fly much higher The suit can currently fly uninterrupted for around …

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Daphne Oz dishes on her co-hosts on ‘The Chew’

April 26, 2017

… Not to Wear host Clinton Kelly is also on The Chew. The hosts all dish about food during the ABC food show. Food is one of these wonderful level playing fields where this is always someone who can teach you something youve never learned before, she explained. We, for whatever reason, are this motley crew and random family that just gets along. But despite Ozs pleasant work environment, she admitted she struggles at times to find a work-life balance. I think all moms are constantly juggling …

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