A timeline of Scott Disick and Bella Thorne’s summer fling

May 27, 2017

Bella Thorne tweeted, “Legit nothing trolololo.” And with a keystroke, the greatest love story of our time fizzled away. After 10 whirlwind days, reality television star and dude who’s paid to be at nightclubs Scott Disick, 34, and Famous in Love star Bella Thorne, 19, are no longer canoodling. Not in Hollywood, not in Cannes, not anywhere at all. Here’s a timeline of their doomed famous not-quite-love, in which we will refer them by couple name BeSick. SEE ALSO: …

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Mom shares emotional breast-feeding post as she begins baby-led weaning

May 25, 2017

Theres a slew of reasons breastmilk is called liquid gold, but, as one mom whose Facebook post has gone viral knows, the moment when the elixir ceases to be such can be an emotional experience for Mom and Baby. POPSUGAR reported that Emily Holdaway, of the blog Raising Ziggy, shares an intimate photo of herself in the shower with her 19-month-old son, Ziggy, and a story from the time when the breasts that formerly soothed his crying no longer could. MALL DISPLAYS BREAST-FEEDING MANNEQUINS TO …

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Sean Hannity Gives Platform to Man Who Claims Hillary Is Evil, Bisexual Secret Sex Freak

May 24, 2017

On Monday night, unpaid Donald Trump adviser and current Fox News host Sean Hannity broadcasted his EXCLUSIVE interview with Jeff Rovin, novelist and self-identified fixer for Hillary and Bill Clinton. Rovin first told his story to supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer last week, opening up about his alleged past as a Clinton ally who would help the powerful couple manipulate the press and (also!) set up secret, extramarital sexual liaisons. Hannity emphasized that Fox News could not …

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

May 22, 2017

… What’s it about? While helping clear out the cluttered basement of a large textile mill, a group of men discover a nest of rats. Big rats. Why should you read it? This may be one of Stephen King’s earliest short stories, but it’s also one of his best. I think it’s something about the lurking inevitability of where the story is headed that makes this one so gruesomely fun to read when the men cleaning the rat-filled basement discover a hatch leading down to another sub …

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‘Sesame Street’ is expanding the neighborhood with new theme park

May 19, 2017

… its “reach to teach” mission. “You have to reach to teach,” Sesame Workshop CEO Jeff Dunn says. “And what that means is in order to provide great educational experiences, you really have to connect deeply with your audience. And we know theme parks are a great way to connect and engage not only with preschoolers, but the entire family with these characters they love.” SEE ALSO: A puppeteer’s personal story about bringing Sesame Street’s first …

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This is what Obama told his friend about Donald Trump

May 18, 2017

(CNN)While President Donald Trump is embroiled in controversy — with regularity — Barack and Michelle Obama are enjoying a less-harried lifestyle these days, at least according to the cover story in the new issue of People magazine. Also of note in the feature? Barack Obama apparently thinks Trump is full of it. “He’s nothing but a bullshitter,” is what a friend who spoke with People said of how the former president described the current president shortly after …

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Hands on with Instagram’s 8 augmented reality face filters for selfies

May 17, 2017

… as selfie lenses in Snapchat. Swipe right from the feed or tap the “Your story” icon in the upper left of your feed to launch the Stories camera. Then you can either press and hold on your face or tap the face filters icon. There are eight face filters to pick from to start. More will come later. Image: screenshot: raymond wong/mashable Face-tracking appears to be solid and on par with Snapchat lenses, but honestly, they’re nothing really special at this point. If …

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‘Guardians 2’ claims a second easy win at the weekend box office

May 16, 2017

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Bafta TV awards: What to look out for at this year’s ceremony – BBC News

May 14, 2017

… supreme? Expect plenty of right royal headlines if the big budget show scoops the drama category. The Crown’s first 10 episodes launched on Netflix in November. Writer Peter Morgan intends to tell the entire story of Britain’s monarchy from the reign of George VI, the Queen’s father, over 60 episodes. Claire Foy is up for leading actress for her portrayal of the young Queen Elizabeth. Jared Harris, who plays George VI, John Lithgow (Winston Churchill) and Vanessa Kirby …

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Snapchat may soon release sticker packs, starting with Hello Kitty

May 13, 2017

… the snap reads: “First partnered stickers alert!!” Image: snap screenshot/gabe lehrman Apparently Snapchat is testing more virtual stickers that aren’t by their own design or copied from someone else’s, as this story from The Ringer exposed. It’s unclear if it’s an ad unit and money is changing hands in the process, but Snap could, for sure, use some more money after a disappointing first-ever earnings report this week. Snap declined to disclose whether …

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Michael Kiwanuka’s career tips strike chord with teens – BBC News

May 12, 2017

“I got a guitar and started a band at 12 years old,” he told them. Image copyright Andy Paradise/RAH Image caption Pearl Fish, 19, put university on hold to busk round London But other teenage performers at the event said they were sticking with their education. Keaton Dekker and Ellie Occleston, both 17, are using music college to boost their performing and recording skills, while gigging in their spare time. And Myla and Elaria, are both still only 15. “I am …

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Is Harry Styles’ album worth the wait? – BBC News

May 12, 2017

The album is a mixed bag – good, odd, awkward and clever. Here’s our verdict on the 10 tracks. 2) Sign of the Times You know this one already – a weepy, six-minute piano ballad that nods to Queen, Bowie and Prince, with a rather unconventional lyric. “The song is written from a point of view as if a mother was giving birth to a child and there’s a complication,” Harry told Rolling Stone. “The mother is told, ‘The child is fine, but …

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Snap CEO: ‘Just cause Yahoo has a search box, it doesn’t mean they’re Google’

May 11, 2017

… comprised of analysts hurling questions about their company. Spiegel seemed to find a certain amount of comfort, particularly when his humanity began to shine through on the topic of the beauty he sees in his product, still within his prepared remarks. “With so many snaps created every day, there really is a story for anything on Snapchat,” Spiegel said. Spiegel isn’t really a household name, yet. Your mom may know Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, and even Jack …

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3.5-billion-year-old fossils suggest life began on land, not the sea

May 11, 2017

… exposed land first appeared on Earth 130 million years earlier than previously thought. Image: tara djokic / nature Co-author and PhD candidate Tara Djokic of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) told the ABC, “To actually find hot spring deposits is like a smoking gun for the story of a terrestrial hot spring setting for early life on the planet.” In the past, the area was thought of as the remains of a shallow coral reef, but as co-author Van Kranendonk of UNSW told the …

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Snapchat’s limitless update shows it doesn’t need to follow Facebook’s playbook

May 10, 2017

Limitless snaps? Looping snaps?! SEE ALSO: Snapchat’s finally offering more location data to advertisers Snapchat changed the game Tuesday with several new product features that had some diehard users cringing. Snap has shown a willingness to change often and radically, but the most recent changes show that even the most sacred cows can be slaughtered. Limitless snaps mean you can send a snap for someone to view in your story or in a chat until an indefinite period of time or well, …

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United Airlines accused of freezing, then burning, the giant rabbit that died during a flight

May 10, 2017

… “The assertion that Simon died in a freezer is completely false.” According to United’s version of the story, Simon was alive and well as recently as half an hour after landing in Chicago, but, a short time later, was found motionless in his crate by an employee. The airline has yet to comment on Simon’s cremation, however, and Mashable has reached out to the airline about that allegation. And so the airline’s long, embattled spring spirals on, getting more and …

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

May 7, 2017

… night curled up in their favorite anti-establishment Nordstrom pajamas, sipping anti-police brutality Pepsi, listening to Pod Save America and coloring in their #NeverTrump coloring book. What a beautiful left-of-center Snapchat story it’ll make. Image: amazon Progressives have, of course, always liked to wear their politics on their sleeve, especially when those sleeves feature a sensitively curated range of topical buttons. But 2017 isn’t a normal year and Donald Trump, not a …

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The Amazons: Meet the band who torched their own tour bus – BBC News

May 7, 2017

“We thought, who are we and what do we do?” says Thomson. “We wanted to shoot the cover in Reading – to put our flag in the ground and say, ‘We’re a Reading band and we’re not ashamed of it’. “After that, it was just coming up with the wackiest thing we could think of, and that was setting the van on fire.” They’ve played some terrible gigs They’re ‘on a mission to reinvigorate rock and roll’ …

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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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These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits

May 5, 2017

… How would you describe the general environment at work? Fun, creative, and empowering. People tend not to see public relations and communications as a creative field, but I don’t agree. We have a team that works collaboratively we have no offices and all sit together to brainstorm interesting story ideas, angles, and events. We’re built for startups and are one ourselves, so we carry a lot of that same hustle and entrepreneurial minded-thinking in our day-to-day. The ADP Engagement …

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‘DWTS’ celeb Bonner Bolton wants to be western star like ‘hero’ Clint Eastwood

May 4, 2017

… a western movie ’cause I grew up a cowboy and I love westerns and I loved watching Clint Eastwood, John Wayne. Shout out to those guys. Those are my heroes.” Cold West @dancingabc @sharnaburgess @pbr @imgmodels A post shared by Bonner Bolton (@bonner_bolton) on Apr 30, 2017 at 6:51pm PDT Burgess noted to reporters about Bolton, “The sky is the limit and he can do everything. I know he wants to get into acting a little more.Bonner has such an amazing story that I think …

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Tainted love: Bob Thissen finds beauty in derelict Japanese love hotels

May 4, 2017

(CNN)In one photo, a dusty chandelier hangs from the ceiling above a large circular mattress framed by a mirrored headboard. In another, an abandoned suit of armor stands guard over a chariot bed adorned with stained pillows. Signs of decay, from the scattered debris of a collapsing roof to water stained walls, are everywhere. Yet the images — all taken in the rooms of an abandoned Japanese sex hotel by Dutch photographer Bob Thissen — seem oddly serene, like staged monuments …

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What photography can tell us about power and prejudice

May 3, 2017

(CNN)Since photography’s beginnings, practitioners around the world have been fascinated by the power of image series to convey meanings about identity. Individually, each image is testament to beauty and has a specific cultural meaning. But as a series, Ojeikere’s work can be read as a greater story about post-colonial Nigeria, the changing hairstyles serving as metaphors for the its development and ambition while elegantly rebutting Western stereotypes. Ojikere’s work …

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