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

April 27, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDevora Khafi Concerns over some students’ unions’ support for a boycott of Israel are being looked into by the Charity Commission, the BBC has learned. Seventeen student bodies have endorsed the BDS movement – which calls for an international boycott of Israel over the way it treats Palestinians. Some Jewish students in the UK say growing support for BDS has fuelled a rise in anti-Semitism on campuses. The …

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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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Please free your mind and enjoy these great makeup destruction videos

April 26, 2017

… Hailey steadily crush expensive blushes, eyeshadows, and stick foundations with a small metal knife, are mesmerizing. SEE ALSO: This YouTuber is the realest damn thing to happen to ‘beauty vlogging’ Witness, for instance, the destruction of the infamously smelly Kylie Cosmetics Royal Peach Palette. It’s immensely satisfying to watch in the same way paint mixing videos are satisfying, for example, or fancy clips of candle carving. If you’ve already broken into a cold …

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Caitlyn Jenner: ‘I would seriously look at a run’ for office

April 26, 2017

(CNN)Caitlyn Jenner told an audience Tuesday night that she would consider running for public office during an interview promoting her new book. Either way, Jenner said she will not give Trump or the Republican Party a pass if they “screw up.” “My loyalties are not with Donald Trump. I will come after him and come after Republicans if they come after my community,” said Jenner, who also is known for appearing on reality television shows like “Keeping Up with …

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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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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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Fox News Is About To Get Hit With A MASSIVE Racial Discrimination Lawsuit And We Are SO Here For This

April 25, 2017

… payroll staff to racial insults for years!!! Slater herself was fired in February when the original suit was filed, but things are about to get a LOT worse at Fox. That’s because Fox’s accounting director, Tammy Efinger, is also at issue in the suit, after she allegedly participated in Slater’s racist behavior and failed to reprimand the comptroller in any way. …

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

April 24, 2017

… way home. But Ruslan wasn’t quite done for the season. He was going to spend a couple of days in Yakutsk, then charge back up to Belaya Gora, where he would spend the summer. He asked if I wanted to join but I had to bow out. I was happy to be back on solid ground again. All photos copyright: Amos Chapple/RFE/RL More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAlpha Networks Extra 10,000 Posts Dating Viral Image and Quote Posters One of The Easiest ways To Get Viral Traffic On …

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Bebe will close all its stores by the end of May

April 23, 2017

… Nasty Gal. Last month the chain revealed it was trying to find a way to avoid closing all its stores after suffering losses four years in a row. Unfortunately, Bebe couldn’t find a solution. The chain’s sweeping store closures come as American Apparel is about to finish selling off the last of its inventory before shutting its doors forever. But the end of Bebe’s IRL ubiquity doesn’t necessarily mean the end of Bebe. The store might try to revitalize itself as an …

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

April 22, 2017

… the other side of the coin, not all brands utilize inclusive marketing correctly. There have been a handful of brands over the past several months who have tried to take a stab at inclusive marketing, but to their dismay, their message was not received by the masses in the way they had hoped (looking at you, Pepsi). However, when executed correctly, inclusive marketing has the potential to make serious impacts for any business of any size. Nigel Barker, internationally renowned photographer whos …

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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 rainbow font lets you raise the LGBTQ pride flag with every letter you type

April 22, 2017

Image: Type With Pride Rainbows have become synonymous with LGBTQ pride and identity around the globe, thanks to artist and activist Gilbert Baker. He created the rainbow flag in 1978, as a way to represent the vibrancy of the queer community. Baker died on March 31, but his legacy and vision of the LGBTQ community lives on through a new, creative medium a rainbow typeface created in his name. SEE ALSO: LGBTQ community responds perfectly after being accused of stealing God’s rainbow …

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This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

… and more direct anthems like N.W.A.’s controversial 1988 track “F*** Tha Police” and Public Enemy’s 1989 anthem “Fight the Power.” The year: 2010s The protest: Marriage equality The anthem: “Born This way,” Lady Gaga; “Same Love,” Macklemore The marriage equality movement hit its stride in 2015 as the US Supreme Court heard a case that would decide whether same-sex marriage would be legalized across the country. In the buildup …

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

April 21, 2017

… his client had been subjected to a “brutal campaign of character assassination.” He also promised “irrefutable” evidence that O’Reilly was being targeted by “far-left organizations bent on destroying [him] for political and financial reasons.” The conspiracy in O’Reilly’s mind is no doubt epic. Another way to look at it is that progressive groups hounded advertisers to stop advertising on his show and circulated petitions demanding his …

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

April 20, 2017

… you to better solutions. When you hear a pitch, which is most likely to convince you to invest: the person, the product, or the revenue potential? The ultimate gating factor is always going to be the person: do we believe that this founder can take the product all the way? No business, no matter how successful it may look from outside, has gotten there without serious bumps in the road. The founder is going to face days when nothing is working. She needs tenacity and grace; conviction and a …

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From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System ‘Road Trip’ With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 20, 2017

CuriosityStream Sure, we sort of all know some of the names of the planets in our solar system, and sure, we kind of know what many of those planets look like, right? But have you ever wondered what it would be like to see the main planets in our cosmic neighborhood as if they were always hovering in the air right above major cities? The actual distances between the planets are so vast that its difficult to understand the scale of our little section of the Milky way galaxy. Miniverse is a …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

… smoked. It was fun to bond that way so quickly. It was like ‘where have you been?’” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAmazingPro 2.0 Developer License only Amazingpro is product powerpoint templates to help your businessQuizFunnels Pro with Developers rights Super Powerful New Software Creates Lead Generating, List Building Micro-commitment Quizzes that can be hosted on Facebook.Moto Theme (Personal License) Multi-purpose WordPress theme with drag n drop plus live …

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Too shy to send a dick pic? This code will salvage your sexting game.

April 19, 2017

Image: rachel thompson/ mashable Sexting is a scary business. The idea of sending out an intimate photo of your genitals to someone you quite fancy is terrifying. And, sometimes a simple just won’t cut it. Behold the “Dick Code,” a way to share a unique and anatomically accurate image of your penis without actually taking a photo of it. SEE ALSO: How to explain sexting and dick pics to your British mum The Dick Code is the handiwork of 28-year-old web developer Gyrgy Szcs, …

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Richard Simmons hospitalized for severe indigestion, says manager

April 19, 2017

… previously hinted that its possible that Simmons would be willing to appear in public after yearning to live a more private life in order to promote a new line of products, but added that any decision is yet to be determined. He also emphasized in the past that Simmons hasnt officially announced his retirement. When Frank Sinatra sang My way, that was his goodbye song, said Catalano. And Frank got bored and he was back for 20 years. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEmail …

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Instagram killing Snapchat? Don’t count on it

April 19, 2017

… me “Your mom, for instance, when she sees your Instagram story, shes not a Snapchat user so she doesnt have that context and the experience and the way she treats the feature is just not going to be the same.” Many people say that Instagram Stories offer a more enjoyable experience because “more people see your story.” But they are thinking of Stories within the context of the learned behaviors shaped by Instagram and other social networks that have pre-conditioned them …

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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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Joey McIntyre Reveals The Best Advice Donnie Wahlberg Ever Gave Him

April 17, 2017

… hosting role instead. It features a slew of guest stars, including January Jones, Joey Fatone and Jenny McCarthy. And its co-executive produced by a familiar face: fellow NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg. Pop TV Had so much fun at @buildseriesnyc! And caught this pic of the best EPs any guy could ask for. If ya want something done ask a #Wahlberg- and I'm partial to @donniewahlberg. Much thanks to him and my sister @jennymccarthy for helping (in a huge way) make #ReturnoftheMac!!! …

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

April 17, 2017

Image: brittany herbert/mashable What’s better than walking out of Starbucks with a cup of your preferred caffeinated beverage just the way you like it? How about a cute caricature of yourself drawn on your cup? SEE ALSO: Starbucks could be jumping onto the unicorn train with a new drink Jason Tocewicz is not your typical Starbucks barista. He’s become something of a local superstar in Toronto, CBC News reports. Within 10-30 seconds after taking a customer’s order down, …

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