Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

… useful arts” to motivate innovators, stimulate the economy and establish just laws. The US has become the most powerful nation on Earth and among the greatest in history, because it has long respected and promoted science. Countless policies, from military deployments to regulations that control the formula of a shampoo, are based on science. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Join us on Twitter and Facebook How would your life be without electricity, let alone …

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

April 22, 2017

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal Family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal Family’s official Twitter account today you’ll be showered with animated balloons in celebration of her big day. …

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If Fox News will no longer tolerate sexual harassers, the rest of the country has no excuse

April 21, 2017

BREAKING: Bill O’Reilly OUT pic.Twitter.com/oJ9QPeRo27 Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 19, 2017 The calculus for O’Reilly changed suddenly earlier this month when a New York Times expos revealed that O’Reilly and 21st Century Fox, paid a total of $13 million to resolve multiple sexual harassment claims. New allegations surfaced and more than 50 advertisers bailed on his primetime show. O’Reilly maintains his innocence; his lawyer issued a statement Tuesday saying …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 20, 2017

… comments.” Instagram blogger Meggan, who runs @CardiganJezebel, describes a pod as “essentially a group message on Instagram”. Members of the group follow each other, and constantly like and comment on one another’s posts to keep pod members’ posts showing up in other people’s timelines. After Meggan became part of a few pods through Facebook groups and Twitter, she says she’s been getting better reach and engagement on her Insta posts. …

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American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

April 19, 2017

… all the incredible experiences I have been able to have years later. I think national recording records and touring, meeting my husband eventually and making this movieall of that stemmed from that what was once rejection and now I can now see a redirection. Because of Gracia hits theaters September 15th. You can follow Blanche Johnson on Twitter @blancheFOXLA. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSidebar hero – 3 Website License The ultimate conversion focused sidebar plugin …

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

April 19, 2017

… desperate to pit the two companies against each other, but part of the reason it’s hard to even have a productive discussion about Instagram vs Snapchat is that Snapchat breaks the mold of what so many consider a “social media company.” Instagram, like Twitter and other social platforms, is built on a broadcast model of one-to-many communication. It encourages public posting by default and incentivizes high follower counts and likes. This is great for users looking to gain mass …

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

April 17, 2017

… no to sh*t you hate. Hannah ** I have a job to do now. Im trying to focus. Im not here to fill up your life with f**king stories for your f**king Twitter. Adam Ill have a bunch of party pictures that I can post to Instagram. Because I know he checks it … He f**king checks it. Marnie ** Theyre both white? Marnie By the way, TMI is such an outdated concept. Theres no such thing as too much information, this is the information age! Hannah ** Your voice is great. …

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Harry Styles bought kiwi for everyone in the ‘SNL’ line

April 16, 2017

… SEE ALSO: We finally have a tracklist and release date for Harry Styles’ debut album Harry bought kiwi for everyone in line for SNL I LOVE HIM SO MUCH pic.Twitter.com/eus2TadoPW e (@namelesserin) April 14, 2017 When Harry starts performing the new song and we realise he played us and it’s not kiwi pic.Twitter.com/0tf97KkzzI oc (@hesartss) April 14, 2017 …

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April the giraffe’s new baby is taking its first steps and it’s adorable

April 16, 2017

April the giraffe’s much-anticipated new calf is only a few hours old, but it’s already very busy doing fun activities. Standing and walking, for example. As is to be expected, the baby was quite wobbly at first. In fact, its first attempts at standing up went extremely albeit adorably awry. SEE ALSO: April the giraffe is raking in the cash while the world watches Actual reaction of everyone who watched #AprilTheGiraffe give birth live: pic.Twitter.com/tAro555jcz Gabby …

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The best signs from Tax Day protests against President Trump

April 16, 2017

… coastal elites in Farmington Michigan demanding to see POTUS’s taxes! #TaxMarch @IndivisibleMich pic.Twitter.com/r4P1P4xwwi Abby Vegas (@AwkwardCeleb) April 15, 2017 My daughter couldn’t make it today but she made a sign for us to carry #TaxMarch #taxmarchla pic.Twitter.com/QtbkzyRRd2 Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 15, 2017 It’s @MaxineWaters at the #TaxMarch! pic.Twitter.com/w96U3aHpY5 Jia Tolentino (@jiatolentino) April 15, 2017 1040 hats at the …

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Abigail Breslin opens up about sexual assault

April 13, 2017

… Oscar-nominated star received an outpouring of support from fans on social media, which prompted her to thank them on Twitter Wednesday. so beyond thankful by the immense support regarding my IG post last night. I am so lucky to have all of you kind souls in my corner. — Abigail Breslin (@yoabbaabba) April 12, 2017 Sarah Hyland and Debra Messing also shared their support on Twitter. Proud of you Abs #BreakTheSilence https://t.co/HezyJyJhlq — Sarah Hyland (@Sarah_Hyland) April 12, …

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A field of Lego daffodils has sprouted in a UK city centre

April 13, 2017

… Twitter to share photos of the incredible installation. Love these #Hull #CityofCulture #LEGO #daffodils pic.Twitter.com/pcSZN1QZ8t Vicki Harsley (@Vickiwol) April 10, 2017 Sorry Mr Bee , no pollen on these daffodils! #hull #lego @2017Hull pic.Twitter.com/QI5hhAHAX6 Andy Marsters (@TheMarsters) April 10, 2017 …

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Google remembers a pioneer of Indian art with doodle inspired by his works

April 12, 2017

… Pays Homage to Marie Curie Roy was among India’s leading modernists in the 20th century and a globally renowned figure too. Originally trained in the British academic style of painting, his earlier works had shades of European impressionism and portraiture. Now this should make everyone proud when @GoogleIndia creates a Doodle for one of India’s greatest painters’, Jamini Roy pic.Twitter.com/Ses3tEpowO Indranil Roy (@indraroy) April 11, 2017 Good to see @Google …

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Oh nothing, just the Queen feeding an elephant called Donna

April 12, 2017

… a herd of nine Asian elephants and is set in 30 acres of land, including baby Elizabeth – named after Her Majesty. pic.Twitter.com/Sja1LWpA6t The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 11, 2017 Adorable! WATCH: Princess Charlotte and Prince George’s balloon game reminds us of what childhood’s really like More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWeb Traffic Wildfire Reseller Insider one-on-one interviews, transcripts, cheatsheets and checklists from the marketplace …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… through Facebook and Twitter. Through social media and articles I read, I learned that addiction is a chronic brain illness. Online, people were speaking up about their experience, breaking the silence of addiction. Id found my tribe and it fit in my back pocket, or right in the palm of my hand. My phone is how I found out my friends were dying of the health problem that I had. Early in my recovery, I lost four people who were very close to me, all within 3 months. One, Nick, was an aspiring …

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Easter Bunny Elon Musk has a gift for Tesla owners

April 9, 2017

Tesla's newest software update might make Easter egg hunting a lot easier.Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The Easter Bunny has a gift for Tesla owners: a simple way to find Easter eggs hidden in the electric car’s interface. That’s at least what Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted at with a tweet Friday. Made today on Tesla sketch pad pic.Twitter.com/Z8dFP2NN41 Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 30, 2017 Earlier hidden gems included being able to turn your car into a Christmas light …

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Where social media meets hard rock, a tale of two Mastodons

April 7, 2017

… way, it’s hell on Google searches. The band has noticed, too, and are having fun with it on Twitter. After all, it’s a great way to give a little promotion to their new album, Emperor of Sand, which hit music retailers everywhere a week ago. Here they are, responding to a Mashable tweet about how Mastodon the social network won’t survive. @LanceUlanoff Here’s something we ACTUALLY built to premiere our new album art a few months ago. https://t.co/mMo8FFHWyc Mastodon …

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Spotify’s new deal means you’ll need to pay for those hot new albums

April 5, 2017

… endure a significant nose dive that is only now starting to improve. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek clarified on Twitter (in response to a tweet from Recode‘s Peter Kafka) that new albums will only be behind the Spotify paywall on artist’s request. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEZ Video Creator – Monthly Club – Starting Month #4 Create your own amazing videos using our massive library and easy cloud-based editing program. Get more videos each month!eCom Premier …

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Some people are upset about Cadbury’s Egg event because of the word ‘Easter’

April 5, 2017

… “Easter Egg Trail” but this year it has been renamed the “Great British Egg Hunt”. .@theresa_may says not including word Easter in title of @nationaltrust and @CadburyUK egg hunt is ‘ridiculous’ https://t.co/QZNi1m22OJ pic.Twitter.com/UrVqIo5nSi ITV News (@itvnews) April 4, 2017 The word “Easter” is in fact mentioned several times on the National Trust webpage for the event. But it doesn’t feature on the logo. Cadbury also pointed out …

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Facebook’s new News Feed: Your go-to destination for spam, probably

April 5, 2017

… Snapchat, from which Zuckerberg and company have sampled heavily, the second feed appears to be snatching a page out of Twitter’s book. Twitter deemphasized its widely mocked Moments feature earlier this year, making it a subset of the newly unveiled Explore. This allowed the company to show users everything from trending topics to live video (and the remnants of Moments) in a single, dedicated space. Notably, this is different from the main Twitter feed in that it focuses on posts by …

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All of those deleted tweets are going on Donald Trump’s permanent record

April 4, 2017

President Trump and Twitter go together like peanut butter and turpentineImage: AP/REX/Shutterstock Every time Trump deletes a typo-filled tweet, a kitten dies. But at least the White House is keeping a record of those deleted tweets. Allegedly. SEE ALSO: How to predict the president’s next bogus tweet: Just watch Fox News David S. Ferriero, head of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), sent a letter to Democratic senators Tom Carper (DE) and Claire McCaskill (MO) …

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Even Julian Assange is thirsty enough to tweet at Trump

April 4, 2017

A good way for Assange to get Trump to notice him: keep appearing on TVImage: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock Not only is WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange now tweeting, he, like you, is replying to President Trump’s (many) tweets. SEE ALSO: Julian Assange ducks the tough questions in video Reddit AMA During Trump’s routine morning Twitter spasm, Assange jumped into the fray by replying to the president, who has previously implied that Assange is more trust-worthy than the FBI or …

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There’s no need for April Fools’ Day because we’re living in a fake news nightmare

April 2, 2017

… “fake news” has become ubiquitous and POTUS Donald Trump has appropriated the term to criticise media outlets: Swedish and Norwegian newspapers ditch April Fools’ due to fake news https://t.co/gvMJ7rtpia pic.Twitter.com/vrtT8Vw0UF The Local Sweden (@TheLocalSweden) March 31, 2017 Some countries are taking a stand against April Fools’ Day because of fake news. Swedish and Norwegian newspapers announced Friday they wouldn’t be publishing April Fools’ …

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Twitter kills the egg avatar, replaces it with something worse and doesn’t it have more important things to do?

April 2, 2017

Boom: egg drop.Image: mashable composite Twitter is finally making some changes just not the ones we asked for. On Friday following the unveiling of its messy new replies feature rather than making strides against the noted hate speech problem on Twitter, the social media platform revealed it would changing its iconic troll default egg avatar to some weird AF other thing. Great. SEE ALSO: Twitter just killed the default ‘egg’ profile photo The little egg avatar, a classic sign of …

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In defense of Snapchat, a manifesto

April 1, 2017

… obvious what my favorite social networks are, and how I spend my time using them. SEE ALSO: Here’s why all the sudden the banks love Snapchat but still hate Twitter Here’s a good snapshot: Which brings us to Facebook, down there, towards the bottom of my usage. They just unleashed their latest attempt to squash Snapchat on Tuesday with Facebook Storiesthe experience of Snapchat Stories, now available on your Facebook News Feed, something nearly 2 billion people could have …

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Sexism is the new clickbait. It’s time to find another route to internet fame.

April 1, 2017

… sexism is a dream-come-true; a chance to go viral; to be the name on everyone’s lips, or tweets, even if it’s for all the wrong reasons. SEE ALSO: The tricky art of marketing women’s empowerment in the era of Trump On an almost daily basis, sexism in headlines, adverts and newspaper front pages is getting taken to task on Twitter. But, by tweeting about those brands and making them go viral, are we giving them exactly what they want? No such thing as bad publicity As Oscar …

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