Apple launches its first store in Southeast Asia

May 28, 2017

… each month. Image: ng yi shu/mashable An iPhone on display in the Apple Store Image: ng yi shu/mashable Besides being home to Apple’s products, the store also features the tech giant’s Today at Apple program, with workshops, events and in-store classes occurring with local talent. Apple envisions the store as “modern-day town square,” and expects it to be one of its most popular. The program in Singapore’s Apple Store will focus on photography, film, …

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Melania Trump’s Dolce & Gabbana jacket is worth a chill $51,500

May 28, 2017

… Luckily, a reasonable facsimile of this jacket would be a very fun DIY project. Just grab some nice rosettes from your local craft store and go to town on a lab coat or something. You could even burn some money while you work for that little je ne sais quoi. WATCH: Fidget spinner nail art is a thing now so there’s no where left to hide More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCredi Response Lifetime Credi Response sends an automated response to anyone who comments on your …

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Ipoh: A cultural and culinary guide to Malaysia’s rising tourism star

May 22, 2017

(CNN)Sometime after the tin slump of the 1980s, Ipoh earned a reputation for being a retirement destination, or just a pit stop on the way to Penang. “Before, there wasn’t one place where people gathered,” says Julie Song of Burps & Giggles, a cafe that’s contributed to the city’s new face. “Now, everyone who comes makes Old town their first stop.” …

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

May 17, 2017

… Ahrendts said then that she wants to eventually get to the point where people might casually ask one another to hang out at an Apple Store the same way they would, say, a movie theater or a shopping mall. “This is the overarching vision for the future of Apple retail,” Ahrendts said at the time.”We will know we’ve done really great when it feels like a town square.” The more time people linger in the store, of course, the more likely they are to buy something. But …

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African American Family’s Home Burned In Suspected Hate Crime

May 17, 2017

… Schodack, a small town in Rensselaer County. He said he cant recall a similar crime during his two decades on the police force. Madison told the Times Union he is glad his wife and children escaped. Investigators said evidence from the crime scene may help identify the perpetrator. Were getting calls from all over the area, Belardo said. It makes me proud that members of my community are stepping up and this family is not going through this alone. I know [the Madisons] are fearful, but …

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

May 8, 2017

… hedonistic pleasure town, it’s clear we’re going to go much deeper with Yondu in Vol. 2 than we did in Vol. 1. The more we learn about his history and his relationships with Star-Lord and the other Ravagers, the more we love him. Then Yondu dies, sacrificing himself for the surrogate son he’s never quite been able to admit he loves. (Sob.) And unlike Groot in Vol. 1, or any of the other back-from-the-dead characters we mentioned above, he doesn’t come back. More …

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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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Town plans to venerate super-muscly kangaroo with a big ol’ statue

May 7, 2017

Oh hi, Roger.Image:  THE KANGAROO SANCTUARY ALICE SPRINGS They don’t often get as muscly or as famous as Roger, the behemoth ‘roo who resides at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia. The prominent marsupial is known for crushing metal buckets, and well, being really buff. Now town shopping centre, Todd Mall has proposed erecting a life-size statue of Roger, in a bid to “rejuvenate” the complex, according to the NT News. SEE ALSO: Kangaroos overran an …

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

May 3, 2017

Image: amazon Amazon is ready to celebrate the streaming debut of its very own Oscar-winning film Manchester by the Seain true Amazon fashion through self-promotion. This week, before the movie launches on Prime Video May 5, the company is giving residents of Manchester-by-the-Sea the scenic town in Essex County, Massachusetts, that provides the film’s setting one year of Amazon Prime for free. SEE ALSO: Glimpse into Amazon’s futuristic living spheres In a press release on …

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‘Prison bae’ explains why beauty isn’t everything in first ever interview

April 27, 2017

Image: man about town magazine Jeremy Meeks is the convict-turned-model who stole our hearts when police released his rather dashing mugshot and sent the internet into a frenzy. He’s just addressed the conversation surrounding his appearance in his first high-fashion photoshoot and interview with British magazine Man About town. SEE ALSO: ‘Hot Felon’ was denied entry to the UK and we can’t even The magazine has released the photos and interview just one day after the …

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

April 24, 2017

A year on from the scariest assignment of my life I still have nightmares about ice shattering under truck wheels. For ten days and nights, I rode with Ruslan and his young helper as they rumbled along the Indigirka River to deliver 12 tons of food to the town of Belaya Gora in Siberia’s Arctic north. This is Ruslan For ten days and nights I rode with Ruslan and his young helper as they rumbled along this river to deliver 12 tons of food to the town of Belaya Gora in …

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

April 22, 2017

… space because you no longer have space in your home to store it. How is that going to help you save money each month? 8. Buying coupons youll never use There are some incredible deals on Groupon or LivingSocial. But, are you really going to take that yoga class or eat at that new Italian restaurant outside of town before the voucher expires? If so, then purchase the voucher, but if youre uncertain, then skip the deal. 9. You jeopardize your safety I dont enjoy throwing away food. However, Im not …

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‘Girls’ finale labors to find an ending

April 17, 2017

(CNN)The following contains spoilers about the “Girls” series finale. Nevertheless, the penultimate episode rather hastily sought to move the ball forward, as has the entire season, beginning with Hannah (Lena Dunham) and her unplanned pregnancy. Not only did Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) get engaged, but Hannah was offered a job at an out-of-town university, before engaging in impromptu fence mending with estranged friend Jessa (Jemima Kirke), who had become involved with Hannah’s …

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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

… Gomtang The White House restaurant in the town of Naju, in South Korea’s southeast, belongs to a disappearing, yet gloriously alive, breed of restaurants. It’s a stubborn old boot that has rejected change. Beef steam hisses from the entrance to the kitchen, where seven women in blue aprons work the gomtang soup vats, rice steamers, cutting boards, kitchen sink and serving trays. An ajumma (middle-aged woman) with rubber gloves, a perm, an uninviting glare and a shower cap ladles …

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Online dating can be even more challenging if you’re a farmer

April 15, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable  Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you’re a young farmer living in a rural community, it’s a whole other story. One where dates get cancelled when animals go into labour, and where some people show up to their dates brandishing shotguns. For farmers, online dating is an experience. And not always a good one. SEE ALSO: Irish farmer’s glorious accent is so strong even Irish people can’t …

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This artist is spray painting St. Louis’ history

April 14, 2017

St. Louis, Missouri (CNN)A Bosnian refugee turned world-renowned aerosol artist is putting the finishing touches on an impressive 1,000-square-foot canvas. Wearing a gas mask, standing on scaffolding for hours at a time and using endless cans of spray paint, Paco Rosic is painting the history of St. Louis, Missouri, on the ceiling and walls of a building not far from Budweiser. Rosic’s art takes viewers on a journey from settlement of the Mississippi River town in the mid-1700s through …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… Bannon in a corner. Yes, the meister was laughing in the front row of Wednesdays press conference with the head of NATO. But it was a chuckle of the condemned. Everyone in town saw the presidents dismissive distancing of himself from Bannon in Trumps hometown newspaper, the New York Post. Everyone also has seen Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster shred Bannon to pieces for the amusement of vengeful First Son-in-Law Jared Kushner. …

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Rep. McClintock’s town hall gets personal

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Republican Rep. Tom McClintock faced jeers, boos and shouts of “do your job” at a town hall meeting in his California district Saturday, but one thing the crowd liked was his stance on Syria — precisely because he criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to strike an air base in that country on Thursday. “I think that this President does need to be held to the letter of the Constitution,” McClintock told the crowd. “I believe his attack on …

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Lyft actually followed through on making a wearable that was created as a joke

March 31, 2017

… and accelerometer data to request rides, and motion-triggered LED confirmation indicators to let you know your trip status without having to check your phone. Just stick your thumb in the air wearing the Mono, Lyft claims, and you’ll soon be ferried on your way. SEE ALSO: Lyft just came out with its biggest innovation yet: buses But you’ll (probably) never see someone rocking a Mono to get a ride home after a night out on the town it’s April Fools’ Day season again, …

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Heres how two local Welsh lads made brewing history

March 31, 2017

… was busy in 2013. Not content with just brewing and exporting their wares, racking up awards and watching their sales figures fly up, the company also opened the very first, fully devoted craft beer bar in Cardiff. Physical premises have expanded since then too: November 2015 saw us open our second Tiny Rebel bar in the heart of our home town of Newport Bradley told Mashable, And we kept on setting ourselves ambitious goals. So whats next for the Welsh brewers? “We’ve just invested …

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San Francisco: Insider Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

(CNN)San Francisco is small by urban standards, a compact swath of rambunctious hills, windswept bays and rainbow-colored Victorian homes. But it’s seen enough upheaval for a town twice its size. And it’s been the adopted home of numerous seismic social — and geological — movements. As a result, San Francisco is a crossroads of commerce and counterculture, suffused with noir moodiness as well as Gold Rush bravado. …

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Shanghai: Insider Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

(CNN)Welcome to the future. This is the best of Shanghai, home to more than 20 million residents, 6,000 high-rises (and growing) and a constant chorus of jackhammers. It’s a city striving to set all the benchmarks for the modern world. …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… Meichan. A 20-year-old student from the town of Ormskirk, near Liverpool, he stands with four friends, his phone in hand. Meichan, along with 15 others, has just left the Houses of Parliament, a stop on his college trip’s itinerary. Now he’s searching for his missing friends. “[It] sounded like a car backfiring,” he says of the bloody end to the attack. “Police began shouting and they started cordoning off the area.” As he speaks, the words seem to tumble …

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