Line of Duty: series creator Jed Mercurio interrogated – BBC News

April 30, 2017

… try and distinguish between facts and opinions. I am just pleased the show is being watched. Ratings are the most important thing. What advice do you have for budding crime series writers? Just write, write, write. Watch lots of shows and films in that genre. Read lots and think about story and characters. Are you tempted to write over in the us? I actually went over there for a while when my career was quiet over in the UK. I wrote pilots for shows over there for about five years. I like the …

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Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

April 30, 2017

… festival, billed as a luxury getaway, just about imploded on all fronts, with musicians pulling out, laughably bad food, lack of accommodations, and so on. Fortunately (or unfortunately if you’re Fyre Festival), now everyone knows about the disaster because a bunch of social media-savvy people who paid a lot of money for something that turned out to be a disaster ended up … posting about it on social media for us all to enjoy. And in the process confirmed everyone’s worst …

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Kim Kardashian on Paris robbery: ‘It was meant to happen’

April 28, 2017

… care about things, like jewelry. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star also revealed that Caitlyn Jenner isnt being honest about her former marriage to Kims mother, Kris Jenner. She explained that the comments made in Caitlyns new memoir, The Secrets of My Life, along with the recent interviews supporting the release are hurtful. FOLLOW us ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Kim pointed out that Caitlyn took a really long time to be honest with herself, so she doesnt except her to be …

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China’s all-girl boy band

April 28, 2017

(CNN)Made up of all girls, this “boy band” is the latest in the androgyny trend in China. “We’re a girl band. But we look more like beautiful young men, not young girls,” said band member Min Junqian. “So the positioning fits us more. “ Their promotional photos present the five girls ages 18 to 24 in short hair, ties with pants, sitting with spread-out legs. They also are shown in shorts, like tomboys playing soccer, for their affiliation with the …

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Concerns raised over students’ unions’ anti-Israel stance – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… National Committee declined to comment to the BBC. Of the students’ unions we contacted, only SOAS provided us with a response. Its co-president, Ayesha Abbasi, said it was a “democratic organisation” and followed “democratic decision-making processes.” “We have had no formal complaints of anti-Semitism or bullying from any Jewish students since the BDS referendum,” she added. Sai Englert, a Jewish PHD student at SOAS and a member of the …

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Manhattan man pleads guilty to ‘Producers’ scheme

April 27, 2017

New York (CNN)A Manhattan resident on Wednesday pleaded guilty to conning several investors into giving him money intended to fund the production of a fake Broadway play, according to Manhattan district attorney spokesman Justin Henry. Roland Scahill pleaded guilty to three counts of grand larceny in the third degree and one count of scheme to defraud in the first degree, according to court documents. The former talent agent owes $189,885 to the various investors he was accused of taking money …

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HuffPost shows off its slick new look

April 27, 2017

… designed to imitate. Image: HuffPost Not only is the splash still there, get ready to see it elsewhere. “This is a fun way for us to take what we see as our voice and users see as our voice and take it off platform,” said Julia Beizer, HuffPost‘s head of product. The redesign comes a little more than eight months since Arianna Huffington left the publication that she started in 2005. Under her leadership, the website grew into a major digital media destination, winning a …

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Daphne Oz dishes on her co-hosts on ‘The Chew’

April 26, 2017

Daphne Oz, co-host of The Chew, works with some of the top names in food including Mario Batali, Carla Hall and Michael Symon. But somehow, they all get along. We are all as friendly off-set as you see on-set, she revealed to Fox News. I dont know how the producers put us together but we have so much respect and so much love for each other; I genuinely think its because no one is done learning. Everyone wants to have fun and talk and have great conversations and learn something. Former What …

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Caitlyn Jenner doesn’t regret voting for Trump despite LGBT ‘mistakes’

April 26, 2017

(CNN)Caitlyn Jenner may not like everything us President Donald Trump’s administration has done so far — especially when it comes to actions affecting transgender Americans like her. But she does not regret her decision to vote for Donald Trump, she told CNN’s Don Lemon on Tuesday. “As far as LGBT issues, yes, he’s made some mistakes,” she said. “I don’t support him in everything that he does. But we needed to shake the system up.” …

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

April 25, 2017

… on runners from a water station. Image: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images One cheeky marathon runner whose identity is not known squirted the future king with water. Just look at the sheer delight of Will’s face… Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images) Kate looked highly amused as water rained down on Will’s face and clothes. Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Anyone got a towel? WATCH: Princess Charlotte and Prince George’s balloon game reminds us …

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

April 24, 2017

… Beck and everyone close to us all pulled together and held each other up. Kash was in the operating room for a couple hours and now we are praying for a quick speedy recovery. Due to this I will not be on WWHL tonight but will do my best to make it up very soon! Thank you for all your prayers and most importantly Thank you God for your protection A very special Thank you to my incredible medical team! A few days in the hospital and we will be back home A post shared by Kim Zolciak-Biermann …

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

April 24, 2017

… points. This was the last crossing we made before things went wrong for us Somehow, the truck caught and held there, and they managed to back out, ready to try again When we finally stopped, Andrei tried to cheer my up by showing me a video of two gay guys being caught in the act, then beaten up. I so desperately didn’t want to be there, and we weren’t even halfway along the ice road. I sat awake with dread in my heart as the others slept wedged into various shapes next to …

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Alila Fort Bishangarh: India’s most exciting new luxury hotel

April 24, 2017

… luxury residences since 1994. But the Alila Fort Bishangarh was by far their most extensive assignment. “This project is like a child to us … and a thesis project,” says Khandelwal. It started nine years ago, with a careful evaluation of the fort’s feasibility. The Khandelwals investigated every nook and cranny to assess its strength and stability. “It was a maze, with bats and monkeys inhabiting its every corner,” says Khandelwal. “But we were …

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Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

(CNN)I was proud to join thousands of concerned citizens, scientists and engineers in Saturday’s March for Science. With more than 600 marches taking place around the world, we conveyed that science is political, not partisan, and science should shape our policies. Although it is the means by which humankind discovers objective truths in nature, science is and has always been political. Article I, Section 8 of the us Constitution refers to promoting “the progress of science and …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… been highly esteemed for his 17 seasons as photographer and judge on the hit TV show Americas Next Top Model, has spent majority of his career working on marketing campaigns and advertisements for a plethora major fashion, makeup, and beauty labels. So who better than Baker to help break down the ins and outs of inclusive marketing? Nigel stopped by #BizChats, Mashable’s business show, to share with us the five simple ways any business or brand can appeal to a more diverse audience in an …

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

April 22, 2017

… You never indulge Just like with socializing, its alright to indulge now and then. It can be used as a reward or help you experience new things. So, if youve brewed your own coffee at home all week, go ahead and stop by Starbucks on Friday morning. You earned it! 13. Youve taken DIY too far Thanks to Pinterest and YouTube, weve been tricked into thinking that we can do anything from building furniture to repairing our cars. The problem is that this can lead us to potentially do more harm than …

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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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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

(CNN)It wasn’t just a swipe to the right that brought these two kindred spirits together — it was a mutual love for cannabis. One year ago, Chloe Lebbate and Dakota Shyface were single marijuana users in their 20s, living in Las Vegas and looking for “something.” But love, friendship and connections evaded them on mainstream social networks like Tinder and Match, they said, because the sites failed to weed out people who disapproved of their marijuana use. “I …

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Richard Simmons hospitalized for severe indigestion, says manager

April 19, 2017

… the 68-year-old is already feeling better and is expected to make a full recovery. The fitness icon has been stirring headlines lately for his disappearance, which occurred in 2014. The move prompted fans to be concerned of his well-being, which eventually lead to a popular podcast Missing Richard Simmons from Daily Show producer Dan Taberski. The hit podcast sought to investigate the reasons behind Simmons public disappearance. FOLLOW us ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Catalano …

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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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The best beauty shops on Etsy

April 18, 2017

… Nebula soap is back in our shop! Galaxy soaps are one of our specialties, and we love that every bar is different! Cosmetic glitter looks like tiny stars, and the abstract patterns made with pink and purple give that outer space nebula look. The colors really shine under light. Did I mention it smells amazing? A post shared by Tailored Soap (@tailoredsoap) on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:15am PST FOLLOW us ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE LIFESTYLE NEWS Enchanted Lustre Cosmetics Though Enchanted Lustre only …

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Adriana Lima strips down for steamy Easter Sunday shoot

April 18, 2017

… A post shared by Adriana Lima (@adrianalima) on Apr 16, 2017 at 12:46pm PDT Love Magazine also teamed up with several other models, including Gavin Rossdales 28-year-old daughter Daisy Lowe, to showcase their take on the holiday. It’s not over yet… #LOVEeaster @daisylowe by @rbbhfmh @isabellaboreman @oliver_volquardsen @mariacomparettomua @paulamccash @cherriesnow @chiararbini A post shared by LOVE MAGAZINE (@thelovemagazine) on Apr 17, 2017 at 12:43am PDT FOLLOW us …

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Drake accuses country club of racial profiling during Coachella trip

April 18, 2017

… is private. It should never take this level of a spotlight to assess your mandate and employee compliance, one commenter said. According to the Madison Clubs website, it is located 100 miles south and east of Los Angeles and bills itself as an exclusive residential community for the rich and famous including late A-listers Frank Sinatra, Liberace, Cary Grant and Bob Hope. FOLLOW us ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Drake performed at the annual music event during Futures Saturday night …

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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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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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