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

April 27, 2017

… academic boycott of Israel. The BBC found 17 students’ unions have now passed motions to endorse the BDS boycott of Israel. They include Belfast, Birkbeck, Brunel, Essex, Exeter, Goldsmiths, Kings College London, Kingston, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, SOAS, Strathclyde, Sussex, Swansea, University of Arts London and UCL. But it is possible they may be breaking the law by backing the movement. Image caption video footage was taken at one demonstration Both the NUS and the BDS …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… responsible for transforming the way we communicate and get information. When Facebook is hit with complaints about viral fake news influencing elections, or live video gone horribly wrong, the Facebook groups founded by Sandberg, Lean In and now Option B, subtly defend the company. They’re offering a powerful counter-narrative about how the platform helps people make life-changing connections. In short, Sandberg is a complicated public figure. You’d be right to have reservations …

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

April 22, 2017

… sense of humor and being able to poke fun at yourself is important.” Missed the show? Don’t worry! Re-watch the episode in the video above. WATCH: Woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Productsvideo Takeover: Agency – 200 licenses Sell video Takeover as your own product and get paid to build your email list, with completely done for your systemNitro Drag and Drop Builder drag and …

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

April 19, 2017

… scrolling through your feed, you are counted Instagram Stories daily active user. Facebook has previously faced criticism over lowering the threshold of what is considered engagement. On the company’s flagship app a view only counts as three seconds and in September it was revealed that the company had “significantly inflated average video view times for years.” Sure, Snapchat similarly defines a daily active user as a person who opens the app once in a 24-hour-period, but …

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

April 15, 2017

… people in your group as you all simultaneously view the same video via YouTubeLive, YouTube, or Twitch. “We wanted it to approximate the shared experience thats common for watching TV, movies, and other media together,” Kris McDonald, the cofounder of Let’s Watch It developer Little Labs, wrote in an email. “When a football game is on, its more fun to have a group of friends yelling at the TV than to sit alone we try to recreate that vibe through Lets Watch It.” …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… sentence. Ryan and Greg in April 2015. Greg died a few months after this picture was taken. On the evening of October 4, 2015, I opened my Facebook app. And there, in my hands, was the livestream video that changed my life forever: the UNITE to Face Addiction rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It sounds like a small thing, but watching that concert, which was attended by tens of thousands of people in recovery and included performances by sober artists that I grew up listening to …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… time the U.S. struck a Syrian government position since the country’s civil war broke out six years. (BEGIN video CLIP) DAVID PETRAEUS, FORMER CIA DIRECTOR: It certainly sends a message to friends and foe alike that this president will take action when lines are crossed and that is again potentially very significant. (END video CLIP) AZUZ: Syria denied carrying out the chemical attack last week and Russia and Iran, two countries that support Syria’s government say the U.S. strike …

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The full specs for Microsoft’s Xbox Scorpio look like a big improvement

April 7, 2017

… the PlayStation 4 Pro. SEE ALSO: Why video game cameras seem to always suck Here are the specs Digital Foundry provided, compared against the same internals you’d find in an Xbox One and PS4 Pro. Image: Digital Foundry As you can see, Scorpio edges the Pro’s CPU and GPU in terms of raw numbers, and it has a commanding lead when it comes to memory capacity and bandwidth. But what does it all mean, really? For now, it’s speculation. The bulk of Digital Foundry‘s …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… this majority or the next majority, Democrat or Republican, from instituting it on legislative matters? And at that point, the Senate fully becomes the House. (END videoTAPE) (BEGIN video CLIP) AZUZ (voice-over): Ten-second trivia: What nation sees more tornadoes than any other country on Earth? Is it China, Russia, Saudi Arabia or the United States? The U.S. is far and away the world leader in tornadoes. They’ve been recorded at some point in every state. (END video CLIP) AZUZ: But …

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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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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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Vanessa White on life after The Saturdays – BBC News

April 4, 2017

Inside, Vanessa’s producers are ready and waiting, sorting through various tracks they’re hoping she might choose for her forthcoming EP. But first, the singer has a confession: “I’ve got a sore throat and I’m a bit hung over.” It doesn’t seem to matter. If anything, the consensus is that a husky voice is better for the material – a sultry and sumptuous serving of downtempo R&B; all heavy breathing and soaring harmonies. Image copyright …

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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 2, 2017

… oddly sexy insect Memoji, released on Friday, will give the emoji treatment to any photo on your phone, newly taken or uploaded from the camera roll. The current version allows these to be warped into the crying-laugh emoji, the kissy-face emoji, the devil emoji, happy and sad emojis, a nauseous emoji, heart-eyes, sunglasses, smoking nostrils, and that unicorn we mentioned. Image: lightrick/itunes The instant emoji filter can be downloaded as a picture, video, or gif and shared as needed …

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Indian bride’s dance performance at her wedding goes massively viral

April 1, 2017

We know Indian weddings are a lavish affair. But this is intense. Really. A 17-minute-long dance act by an Indian bride has gone viral. Though the video is two months old, netizens woke up to it yesterday and have viewed it 7 million times already. SEE ALSO: Bhangra takes on hip hop for a truly viral NBA half-time dance The bride is seen performing to a medley of popular Bollywood songs at her sangeet (a pre-nuptial ceremony) first with her besties and then with her big family, all the …

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Snapchat to brands: Make great stuff and we might let you get on Discover

March 31, 2017

… program worthy of their fickle love. SEE ALSO: Snapchat is about to get shark-infested Marriott on Thursday released the first of four “snapisodes,” the term they’re using to describe advertisements they have created for Snapchat. This isn’t just your typical Snap ad, which is more often a 10-second video clip or a swipe up to a website or movie trailer. These are three-minute, influencer-filled productions meant to capture teen eyeballs while also proving their …

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Adorably resourceful child builds a Nintendo Switch out of cardboard

March 31, 2017

The saddest Nintendo Switch =(Image: Twitter How do you think the frame rate is on cardboard Zelda? We can all relate to this kid. That feeling of really wanting a particular thing in this case, a Nintendo Switch but not being able to get it. You can almost imagine his parents saying: “You want one? Build your own.” SEE ALSO: Here’s a super nerdy analysis of the music in ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ And so he did. Twitter user @fraise_ama shot a short video of her …

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This girl did unspeakable damage to her hair

March 30, 2017

Image: Dove Hairstyling fashion changes almost as often as the clothes on the cat walks, and with so many varied options for achieving the latest ‘do we’re often tempted to go for something bold and new on a regular basis. Like the girl in the video, we find ourselves swapping and changing our style to stay fresh and current a hairstyle can really complete any look, but at a price. But we found that theres a secret to keeping hair damage at bay, and you need to watch this to find …

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Snapchat turns to sponsored geofilters as it pushes to compete with Facebook, Instagram

March 28, 2017

… are actually bringing in revenue are sponsored geofilters, made and paid for by brands. That move, starting last year, is a departure from pitching other options like sponsored lenses and video ads that cost in the six-figures and therefore attract only wealthy, big-name brands. Barry’s Bootcamp, the workout chain with 18 locations (including one by Snapchat’s HQ in Venice, California), is one of the latest sign-ups for sponsored geofilters. About 40,000 people participate in a class …

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Cafe will only hire women who don’t wear makeup or have dyed hair

March 28, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Djordje Veljovic Japan is known for its wacky cafe themes, and it’s latest? A “makeup free” zone. The cafe, aptly named Naturalia, says it’ll only hire women who don’t wear any makeup. SEE ALSO: Japan opens cafe with beds for naps, basically a dream come true Cafe staff say in a YouTube video promoting its concept, that the owners came up with the concept after they were unable to find a cafe in their city where the staff looked …

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Mayim Bialik wants you to stop calling women ‘girls’

March 25, 2017

Mayim Bialik has had enough of people calling grown women “girls”. In a powerful video viewed by more than 1 million people the Big Bang Theory star urged people to think about the language they use when describing women. “When we use words to describe adult women that are typically used to describe children, it changes the way we view women even unconsciously so that we don’t equate them with adult men,” says Bialik. To over come the issue, Bialik suggests that …

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Breakfast Recipes Quick and Easy Healthy Breakfast For Kids

March 23, 2017

  Recommended ProductsUltimate Promotional Pack Repwarn Special Offer Ultimate Promtional pack with 8 software titles. Repwarn Special OfferContent Kingpin Quick-Start Guide Lifestyle Design PLR – Downsell Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep 100% Of The Cash In Your Pockets For Years To ComeIPP – 10 PLR Profit Pack Special Instant Product Publisher – 10 PLR Profit Pack Special – Grab 10 Super High Quality Ready Made Products     If you are looking to lose weight this is a GREAT healthy breakfast recipe you should definitely try out! Its has a great balance of protein, fats, and carbohydrates and is going to really help aid you in your weight loss! Its a very high volume meal which is key when trying to lose weight This recipe would easily serve 2-3 people and will keep you full for a long period of time due to how much volume this recipe provides. I hope you all enjoy the video, if you …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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Jack Black Surprises Kids At Hospital, Then Suits Up And Sings With Music Therapists

March 22, 2017

… room to room, serenading children with catchy tunes. He also showed off his comedic antics to some of the hospital’s older patients and even clowned around with the staff. The sweet visit definitely proved that laughter and rhythm are powerful medicines. Check out the entire clip below to see some of his cute performances. And don’t forget to SHARE this cute clip on Facebook to brighten the days of friends and family. Due to restrictions, this video cannot be viewed in …

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YouTube is filtering some LGBTQ+ videos in ‘restricted mode’ and no one knows why

March 20, 2017

… some LGBTQ+ vloggers to accuse YouTube of implicitly categorizing their material as not “family-friendly.” That’s the complaint British vlogger Rowan Ellis made to Gizmodo, saying, there is a bias somewhere within that process equating LGBT+ with not family friendly. Ellis posted her own video addressing the issue after she found dozens of her videos fell victim to the process. In a statement to Gizmodo, YouTube said, Some videos that cover subjects like health, politics and …

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Healthy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs

March 19, 2017

  Recommended ProductsAdRespark Upgrade Monthly subscription to AdRespark the worlds first intuitive and adaptive ad creation softwareProject Supremacy – Html Schema Injector EZ Video Creator – Monthly Club – Starting Month #3 Create your own amazing videos using our massive library and easy cloud-based editing program. Get more videos each month!ScaleSocial Fully-Loaded [CASE Study] New Method Results in Page 1 Rankings in 19 hours…     Watch how to make Cheese Omelette recipe with eggs. Cheese Omelette with egg is a simple & classic breakfast dish which turns out to be very fluffy, cheesy & makes up for a perfect breakfast or brunch recipe. Hey guys we are here with a healthy breakfast recipes for video! If you are looking to quickly make a healthy breakfast meal for kids then this is the recipe for one of the quickest and healthiest breakfast recipe you should definitely try out! Its …

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