Shiba Inu dog rebukes the evil of fidget spinners in the cutest way

May 28, 2017

… perils lying dormant in these supposedly benign pieces of plastic. Anything that’s this fun yet incurs the wrath of (yes, I’ll say it) the cutest of all dogs must be very wrong, right? What more proof do you need that these things are evil? WATCH: The mystery of panda’s fur color is finally solved More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocispot – Elite Socispot – Elite – Monetize your images and place them right inside Facebook news feed – Turn your images …

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11 ‘Star Wars’ gadgets that seemed groovy in ’77, but we’re way beyond now

May 26, 2017

… Forget it. Now we have these freakish things: 2. Data storage Image: Youtube In 1977, we already had the Apple II, the Radio Shack’s Tandy TRS-80 and the Commodore PET all about the size of a big typewriter, certainly none powerful enough to carry a detailed readout of a moon-sized battle station. So it was a pretty big leap of imagination to think Princess Leia could transfer the Death Star plans to R2-D2 via a drivers’ license-sized data card. Toward the end of the film, …

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Irans Islamic Evolution

May 26, 2017

… to the imams.” Rouhani’s strongest support came from the over-60s, according to a pre-election poll by the Washington-based Ippo Group. Already adults at the time of the revolution, they remember how things were before 1979, when they lived in an autocracy but had fewer religious and social restrictions. Farah, 55, who joined the post-election celebrations on Valiasr Street, the 12-mile artery that cuts through Tehran, along with her sisters, age 50 and 60, says she has “no …

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

May 25, 2017

… that were finding is Americas youth… Kids do not know who Joe DiMaggio is or was. I think this is a way to reintroduce Americans, especially American kids, to Joe DiMaggio, whos really our last American hero. When asked how DiMaggio, who spent his life guarding his privacy, would have responded to the book, Positano said he felt that the star would have been OK with it. The things that we discussed, for the most part, were discussed in the presence of other people, he explained. He wasnt …

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The Porn Business Isnt Anything Like You Think It Is

May 23, 2017

… to Snapchat, a mainstream private-messaging-and-video-chat app whose status as a porn service is, shall we say, unofficial. But Pied Piper’s porn encounter is a rare case where Silicon Valley gets things wrong. Typically, the parody rings so very true. In this case, it doesn’t. Jen McEwen, Chris O’Connell and Jesse Adams. Jen McEwen. said, referring to Mikandi, warning that this store delivered porn apps without discrimination. “Anyone can download them. You can. Your …

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Stop Using Free Speech As An Excuse To Be Awful

May 23, 2017

Undeterred by the silent protest, Pence continued his speech, saying to the graduates: While this institution has maintained an atmosphere of civility and open debate, far too many campuses across America have become characterized by speech codes, safe spaces, tone policing, administration-sanctioned political correctness all of which amounts to the suppression of free speech. None of them, however, have actually had their speech curtailed. They have never been thrown in jail for things like …

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

May 22, 2017

… Gramma is the perfect example of this. The story is genuinely unnerving, and the character of George’s grandmother is nightmarishly well-drawn. Image: hodder & stoughton 8. Popsy What’s it about? A man kidnaps a small boy outside a supermarket. As he flees across the country in his car, he begins to realise there’s something not quite right about the child. Why should you read it? Two other things Stephen King does brilliantly: 1) writing from the perspective of the …

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Snapchat lands TV network’s attention at this year’s Upfronts

May 20, 2017

… preached platforms as ways to meet younger audiences where they are. The multi-platform or omni-channel strategy is not perfect. Measurement of audiences and advertising effectiveness between television and digital isn’t simple to compare and add up. But it’s come to be necessary. “Lots of cool things are happening platforms,” comedian Conan O’Brien said at the end of his sketch with news anchor Anderson Cooper and former basketball player Shaquille O’Neal …

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

May 19, 2017

… for Google Photos. By applying machine learning and advanced image recognition, Google Photos is able to intelligently and accurately identify people, places, and things. I’m constantly impressed by how spot-on the face detection is. It’s by no means perfect, but it’s really, really good way better than face detection in Apple Photos which ID’s me as five different people, for some reason: Yo Apple, that’s me, me, me, me, and ME again. Different haircut, but still …

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

May 19, 2017

… Street‘s work in Afghanistan on empowering young girls, its partnership with the IRC to educate refugee children, and work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote health and hygiene in India as examples of programs in part funded by ventures like Sesame Place. Grover rides a rollercoaster at the original Sesame Place. Image: sesame workshop All of the things that we do that generate income in these different areas help support all of that work all over the …

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Recycling body criticises Pringles and Lucozade packaging – BBC News

May 18, 2017

A $2m prize for inventors to devise products that are practical and easily recycled will be launched by Prince Charles in London later. Simon Ellin, CEO of the UK Recycling Association, welcomed the competition, adding: “Improvements are desperately needed in product design.” Simon Ellin’s worst recycling offenders: Pringles (and products with similar packaging): “Number One recycling villain. These things are a… nightmare. Impossible to separate the …

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

May 17, 2017

… films or programs you’ve watched, the ratings you’ve given those shows, and the ratings given by other members with similar tastes to yours. Meanwhile, the “Because You Watched” algorithm computes shows you’ve watched to recommend shows with similar metadata. That’s great when you’re the only person using your profile on your Netflix account, but once another person’s tastes are added to the equation, the algorithm also starts to cater to things …

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Yellow blush is the latest Instagram beauty trend that will make you go ‘WTF?’

May 16, 2017

… #morphe350palette #morphebrushes #nyxcosmetics #kassieeferrel #sanantonio #sanantoniomua #sanantoniomakeupartist #nubounsomlashes #dragonli #dipbrowblonde #colourpoptrap A post shared by Kassie (@kassieeferrel) on May 11, 2017 at 7:15pm PDT Because someone who isn’t afraid to try new things is the best! @kayleemae_07 #yellowblush #mua #135mm #pursuitofportraits #makeportraits #postthepeople #portrait #portraitphotography #creative #photography #canonusa #canon #reallyniceimages …

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7 of the scariest scenes from Stephen King’s ‘It’ that we hope make the movie

May 15, 2017

… far things are looking promising. We’ve seen the iconic opening sequence with Georgie chasing his paper boat through the streets of Derry, and the beginning of a nicely creepy journey into a murky storm drain. We’ve even had our first proper glimpse of Pennywise. SEE ALSO: This new ‘It’ trailer is even creepier than the first one In a bid to fuel my excitement and fill the aching void of time until the Sept. 8 release date, I decided to revisit some of the other scary …

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Experts poke holes in marketing claims about fidget spinners

May 15, 2017

… evidence that those things work across the board,” Scott Kollins, a clinical psychologist and professor at Duke University, told NPR on Sunday. SEE ALSO: We, your child’s school, regret banning fidget spinners after seeing what toy came next That doesn’t mean the three-pronged plastic phenomena don’t provide any real benefits, or that parents and educators are wrong when they say it helps some children focus in the classroom. But retailers may be stretching the truth …

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Paris Jackson tackles backlash over nude Instagram post with another nude Instagram post

May 15, 2017

… apologize for the photographs, and instead invited those people to consider unfollowing her on social media. Jackson also reminded everyone on Snapchat that there are far more important things besides her tanning people should be worried about, like entirely nude beaches, or you know, politics. Image: screengrab/snapchat The daughter of Michael Jackson has been having quite the exciting year, landing her first movie role earlier this month and signing a deal with modeling agency, IMG Models …

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How to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a social beat

May 14, 2017

… wonder what took you so long in the first place. First things first: Hitting “delete” OK, if you’re going to live without Facebook your first step should be actually deleting your account. Thankfully, it’s not that tricky. Kick off the liberating process by logging into your Facebook account. Savor the knowledge that this will be the last time you ever need to do this. Next, instead of navigating your way through a bunch of random menus, simply drop …

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

May 14, 2017

… (Princess Margaret) are all nominated for their supporting roles. Last year Bafta changed its rules on eligibility which has allowed shows with international funding, such as The Crown, to be entered outside the international category. The best actress race is one to watch Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The cast of Netflix’s Stranger things Yes, we’re talking about those shows that weren’t made for the traditional broadcast channels. Netflix has never …

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Stephen Colbert finally gets Trump to say his name, claims ultimate victory

May 14, 2017

… and my show, and there’s only one thing to say … yay!” Colbert said, giggling and clapping hands together. As the audience called his name, Colbert started sending kisses and waved. “Mr. Trump, there’s a lot you don’t understand, but I never thought one of those things would be show business,” Colbert said. “Don’t you know I’ve been trying for a year to get you to say my name? And you were very restrained admirably restrained but now …

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From one mom to another: Mothers and daughters talk parenting

May 13, 2017

… ok at this whole mom thing. I think the biggest challenge was just trying to make sure that your kids didnt make the same mistakes you did as a kid, says Anna. You want to make sure they have better and do better. Anna Aviles with her grandchildren. On generational changes: Technology has really changed a lot of things, says Anna. When we were younger, or when the kids were younger we played outside a lot. Now kids just put their headphones on and listen to music, or they want to hang out …

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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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Pandora — The World of Avatar and 10 other hot theme parks of the future

May 12, 2017

(CNN)Ever wanted to fly on the back of a banshee, sail through a bioluminescent jungle or climb a floating mountain? Not enough theme park thrills? There’s more to come as construction gets underway on hot new adventure experiences around the world. To get the lowdown on what to expect, we caught up with The Theme Park Guy, aka Stefan Zwanzger, a man whose roller coaster career has so far taken him to more than 350 parks in 150 countries. “I’ve been to parks that …

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

May 11, 2017

… reporters, and even when they do, they give pretty stale responses on whatever it is they’re announcing. Sure, they open up behind closed doors, and they show some personality on-stage at events. But Wednesday was the first time that a handful of executives were put to the test, in a public forum, on how they answer to questions about their business. And let’s just say: It was awkward … at the beginning … but things got a lot better later, especially when the question …

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How Leftfield’s Leftism redefined dance music – BBC News

May 11, 2017

… 2015’s Alternative Light Source album Paul, do you miss playing live? Will you go to see the shows? PD: I don’t really miss anything as I find “missing” things can be negative. I have great memories and still get a buzz from DJing which, in my eyes, is and always has been a performance and artform. People come up to me and shake my hand for what I did in Leftfield between 1989 and 2002 and that’s enough for me. Finally, what do you see as Leftism’s legacy? …

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Facebook agrees to consider blocking local content in Thailand

May 11, 2017

… block 600 Facebook pages ordered closed by the Thai court, as part of the 6,900 web pages or websites the court has ordered closed since 2015. Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission secretary-general Takorn Tantasith said Facebook’s response was “a good sign” of things to come. “The response from Facebook was a good sign of future cooperation between local ISPs and the U.S. internet giant,” he said to the Bangkok Post. But its not …

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

May 10, 2017

… not the case anymore. No longer is there the idea of “If you missed it during those 10 seconds, you missed it.” Why mess with such a core part of Snap’s success? Because it’s focused on making sure its users keep on creating things in their app, whether it’s by professionals or just average people. “Snapchats not super concerned about the hardcore creators like me, but they have to respect the fact that its a creation-forward app,” said Michael Platco …

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