HuffPost shows off its slick new look

April 27, 2017

… forward. The website first found popularity in the era of search engine optimization, best known for satisfying Googlers asking things like “What TIME does the Super Bowl start?“ Now, digital media has transitioned to social media, where HuffPost remains a major player particularly on Facebook, where it often tops Newswhip’s monthly rankings. Image: HUFFPOST Along with its new website and name, HuffPost has a new logo. Goodbye H, hello slash. It’s meant to …

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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 William gets soaked by London Marathon runner, has the absolute time of his life

April 25, 2017

Once upon a TIME, the very idea of hurling anything at a member of the royal family would have landed you in the Tower of London on the charge of high treason. But things could not be more different in 2017. The royal family are like, totally cool now. So cool, in fact, that you can squirt them with water and they’ll love it. SEE ALSO: Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals That’s what happened at the London Marathon as William, Kate and Harry cheered …

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Action urged on school holiday hunger – BBC News

April 25, 2017

One million growing up in poverty who receive free school meals during term TIME Two million whose parents are on low wages but do not qualify for free school meals For both groups, school holidays place extra burdens on family budgets in terms of food, fuel, activities and childcare. The report says this is someTIMEs “compounded” by a shortage of skills to cook and shop on a budget. It claims the loss of free school meals adds between 30 and 40 per week to parents’ …

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Kim Zolciak’s Son Bitten By Dog ‘Traumatic Injuries’ Require Operation And Hospital Stay

April 24, 2017

… to imagine anything more scary than something like this happening to your child. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family as they rally around Kash — hopefully he’ll be back to normal in no TIME, but at the very last, it sounds as tough he’ll be home somewhat soon. So scary! [Image via Instagram.] Related Stories Fox News Is About To Get Hit With A MASSIVE Racial Discrimination Lawsuit And We Are SO Here For This Kylie Jenner Flees Las Vegas Appearance After …

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How We Tried To Deliver 12 Tons Of Food To Siberias Arctic North

April 24, 2017

… me. And then, this. At 3 in the morning, while the others slept next to me, the horizon started twinkling green. It was the first TIME I’d ever seen the aurora borealis It wasn’t that I thought I would be safe (I still felt there was a real chance of dying on the road ahead) but that *whatever happened* everything would be ok… This is better told over a late-night beer, but it was the closest thing I’ve ever had to a religious experience. Then the next day dawned …

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I Just Drove 8,000km Around New Zealand And Realized This Country Cant Be Real

April 24, 2017

… during my TIME there Then I proceeded to Queenstown, a little town in the South that claims some of the most beautiful surroundings ever! That same day I went to the very South, into the Fjordland National Park that’s bigger than Cyprus, Qatar, Jamaica and many other countries Then I started going back up North by stopping here and there. This was one of the short hikes I did during those stops. I mean… what?! The sunset that day was… magical. I was sitting …

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

April 24, 2017

… Ahmed elebi, who is alleged to have created artificial wings and flown an un-powered flight. I also fell in love with the legendary tales of the maiden’s tower [Editor’s note: This is a Turkish fairy tale]. Which picture would you select as your favorite and why? My favorite picture is the one [in which] I tried to tell the maiden’s tower story. The story impresses me a lot and I feel very intense emotions every TIME I look at this image. I’ve even been told by a few …

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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

… of money behind the technology, it’s only a matter of TIME before even the Luddites of the world are forced to grapple with it in some form or another. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s top VR researcher explains why augmented reality is the future So what is AR, and why is it so special? For starters, unlike virtual reality which walls the user off from the real world, augmented reality applies a digital and interactive layer to the real world. That layer can be dropped on basically anything, …

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

April 22, 2017

Image: Faberr Ink/shutterstock When it comes to saving money, not every way is the right way. A lot of it depends on your lifestyle and the goals that youve established. At the same TIME, there are plenty of mistakes we typically make when it comes to saving like the 25 ways listed below. 1. Not monitoring your budget When it comes to saving some cash each month, nothing beats a budget. Heres the problem. You base your budget on your fixed expenses like rent, insurance, and utilities. But, …

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This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Black Lives Matter activist Zellie Imani remembers the moment civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s 2014 death. Crowds had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Brown by a white police officer, and Imani remembers Jackson joining the demonstrators as they marched toward a church. But Jackson, it seems, had missed a crucial memo. “I think he tried to have us sing ‘We Shall …

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

April 20, 2017

Image: X Prutting/BFA/REX/Shutterstock Were halfway through the week, and its TIME for a boost of inspiration to keep us going. Our #WednesdayWisdom blog series taps into the minds of industry leaders and disruptive visionaries who are working to build the future of entrepreneurship. We sat down with Susan Lyne to discuss the evolution of the tech industry, a woman’s buying power, and the challenges women face when pitching male investors. Susan is the President of BBG Ventures, an early …

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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

… a lot of really profound conversations happen in cars. Along the way, Hadfield picks up some interesting hitchhikers to share his adventure: theoretical physicist and popular futurist Michio Kaku, astronomer Derrick Pitts from Philadelphias Franklin Institute and astronomer Laura Danly of Los Angeles famous Griffith Observatory. CuriosityStream By putting the sun at the tip of Long Island and putting Pluto on the tip of the Santa Monica pier, and then showing the fact that, by the TIME you …

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

April 20, 2017

Image: Getty Images That India is the world’s most prolific film-producing nation is well-known. It makes over 2,000 films in more than 10 languages every year a feat unmatched elsewhere in the world. And grand dreams require grand budgets. One such is The Mahabharata, a multi-lingual retelling of the Sanskrit epic, that will be the costliest Indian movie ever made. SEE ALSO: ‘Dangal’ becomes the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all TIME UAE-based billionaire B.R. Shetty …

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American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

April 19, 2017

… when she stood in front of the Idol judges. The thing I have come to realize about my American Idol experience is that just like so many of the other things that we go through in life that are difficult, those are the moments that make us and lead us to all of the opportunities to get to find as we are older. Peters said the rejection brought a sense of gratitude. Now I have come to look back on that TIME with such gratitude, because had that opportunity not closed I wouldn’t have found …

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

April 17, 2017

I dont want to freak you out, but I think I may be the voice of my generation. Or at least a voice. Of a generation. Hannah I dont even want a boyfriend. I just want someone who wants to hang out all the TIME, and thinks Im the best person in the world, and wants to have sex with only me. Hannah **Im so happy to see you I could murder you. Shoshanna No one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, okay? So any mean thing someones gonna think of to say about me, Ive already said …

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These rising architectural stars could change India’s skylines forever

April 17, 2017

(CNN)“India is the place to be,” said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm — founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta — is only seven years old, it is already looking to shape cities and skylines throughout the South Asian nation. Replay More …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea’s most delicious dishes

April 17, 2017

(CNN)Graham Holliday has made a career out of eating. The author of “Eating Viet Nam” recently published a new book, this TIME chronicling his culinary adventures through South Korea. “Eating Korea: Reports on a Culinary Renaissance” explores the country’s rich food history and evolving contemporary culinary scene. Mid-morning, a line forms outside small, family-run Okya restaurant inside the Sin-Sijang market in the central-eastern city of Andong. …

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This Starbucks barista’s coffee cup caricatures will put a huge smile on your face

April 17, 2017

… #baristalife A post shared by Mustachio (@jasontocewicz) on Apr 9, 2017 at 4:32pm PDT What started out as just a fun way to prevent orders from getting mixed up has turned into a stress reliever for Tocewicz, and a reason for customers to go specifically to the Starbucks located near Eglinton Avenue East and Warden Avenue. Tocewicz keeps the caricatures for customers pretty simple due TIME constraints, but on his breaks he really goes all out on the details. Here are some our favorites from …

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Indians promise to #UninstallSnapchat after an alleged terrible comment from Snap’s CEO

April 16, 2017

#UninstallSnapchatImage: carl court/Getty Images The latest app to delete? Snapchat. Snapchat users in India have been deleting the app since learning about a comment allegedly made by Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel in 2015. This app is only for rich people, Spiegel allegedly said at the TIME, during discussions about Snapchat’s overseas growth. I dont want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain. The comments came to light after former employee Anthony Pompliano filed a lawsuit in …

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Now there’s an easier way to binge with your friends, without having to leave the house

April 15, 2017

Watching alone, together.Image: Vicky Leta/Mashable Streaming videos in your room just got a whole lot less lonely. Binging for hours on Netflix has long been an inherently isolating experience: You’re solo, it’s late, and you definitely should have gone to bed by now. It’s the ideal setup for introverts and people just generally afraid of the world, but it’s also possibly the fastest route to spending an unhealthy amount of TIME alone Doritos dust piling on your chest …

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Corona never paid a dime for millions of dollars of ‘Fast and Furious’ product placement

April 15, 2017

… beer brand. “We love Corona, series producer Neal Moritz told Ringer founder Bill Simmon on an episode of his podcast this week. Corona is the official beer of Fast & Furious… unpaid. The brand loyalty has paid off big-TIME for Corona. Apex Marketing Group, which handles film and television placements for major advertisers, told The Ringer that the beer’s screen TIME across each of the films had a total estimated value of more than $15 million. The placement in Fast and …

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Jenna Dewan Tatum talks about her sex life with Channing Tatum

April 15, 2017

Jenna Dewan Tatum says she and husband Channing Tatum dont schedule their sex life. “We are not sex schedulers not yet! Give us a couple more years, she told Redbook magazine. Maybe with child number two. There’s a beauty in being two busy people because we get a lot of TIME to miss each other. To continue to miss someone after so many years is kind of a blessing in disguise.” The starlet said she keeps things exciting in the bedroom for herself, not for her husband. I think …

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