Donald Trump’s Racist ‘Immigration Crime’ Hotline Flooded With Calls About Space Aliens! And Twitter Egged On The Trolling!

April 30, 2017

… any of you need to report space aliens to our government, please call their hotline: 1-855-48-VOICE. Here are some of their Most Wanted: pic.twitter.com/nWnVYdDdpG Steven Santos (@stevensantos) April 27, 2017 IF YOU SEE ANY SUSPICIOUS KLINGONS, CARDASSIANS, ROMULANS, FARENGI, SAY SOMETHING Toll free hotline # is 1-855-48-VOICE (1-855-488-6423) https://t.co/rttxzsJhoB Skepacabra (@Skepacabra) April 27, 2017 In case you want to share your X-Files fan fiction with DHS… 1-855-48-VOICE …

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The dumpling burger is the world’s latest unnecessary food hybrid

April 29, 2017

Have you ever gazed down at some delicious dumplings you were about to eat and thought to yourself, “Wow, these dumplings are great and all, but you know what would make them even better? If they were squished between a hamburger bun and topped with lettuce.” Neither have we. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t exist (or, um, maybe it does). In any case, hold onto your utensils, some culinary innovator created the dumpling burger. Image: Chinese Club Meet the Momo …

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Emma Stone discusses anxiety treatment options in a new video series

April 29, 2017

… The La La Land actress explains how her anxiety comes in waves and that it’s important to remember that the phases of anxiety do come to end eventually, it just takes time. Stone also stressed the reason she’s able to handle her mental health is through her therapist and other cognitive behaviors such as meditation. While these tools may not work for every case, the biggest takeaway from Stone’s video is to bring to light how important it is for children with anxiety to get …

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Yes, pregnant women can do amazing things. Get over it.

April 28, 2017

… Amal’s case) that we could also do before getting knocked up. Image: giphy Pregnancy is not a disease; it does not automatically destroy you or transform you into a mindless baby machine. It’s a miracle et cetera et cetera, but its also something that our bodies have evolved to handle. (Well, if you can call three straight months of vomiting handling something.) Some people feel just fine totally normal or better than normal, even while with child. Others become debilitatingly …

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Acer’s Predator Triton 700 is a VR-ready gaming laptop that doesn’t scrimp

April 28, 2017

… months, despite its unconventional design. People talked a lot about the 21 inch predator x says Jason Chen pic.twitter.com/SXzGnUwuZd Raymond Wong (@raywongy) April 27, 2017 That’s not surprising. The Predator 21 X is seriously bonkers, and the fact that it starts at $9,000 and comes in a massive Pelican case only makes it more so. But not everyone can afford the $9K Predator 21 X. Nor does everyone need a machine that might as well be called Laptop Overkill. Acer’s new …

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This is what an extreme sea level rise scenario looks like for U.S. cities

April 27, 2017

… portions of the ice sheets themselves are destabilizing. This has scientists increasingly worried that the consensus sea level rise estimates are too conservative. With sea level rise, as with other climate impacts, the uncertainties tend to skew toward the more severe end of the scale. So, it’s time to consider some worst-case scenarios. SEE ALSO: Trump White House reveals it’s ‘not familiar’ with well-studied costs of global warming Recently, the National Oceanic and …

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Amazon wants to rate your outfit, and that should worry you

April 27, 2017

… discover new brands and styles inspired by your lookbook.” In this case, the lookbook is a digital collection of “what you wore and when.” With Style Check, Amazon is essentially angling to replace your bedroom mirror while selling you a new fleece. Importantly, when you take a photo with the Look, you’re potentially giving the tech giant a lot more data than just the type of chinos you sport. The pictures can reveal socioeconomic status, whether you’re married, …

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Surrey puppy farm shootings: ‘Deep concern’ over police staff – BBC News

April 26, 2017

… supervisor, and John Crabb, a firearms licensing inquiry officer, did not check police intelligence on Mr Lowe, highlight the risks he posed from a previous threat-to-kill investigation, look at whether he was a danger to the public, make sufficient inquiries into an ongoing investigation, or consider historical information on him. After Surrey Police agreed with the findings, a gross misconduct case was proven against Mr Crabb, who was dismissed without notice. Mr Royle retired before a hearing …

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CNN 10 – April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017

… hippo, as in hippopotamus. And she’s making headlines at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio. Fiona was born prematurely, so her morning starts with a weigh in and in this case, a shower. She hopped and her caretaker turned on the water and Fiona eventually, after playing for quite a while, she took a nap and that was presumably the sleep off the 60 ounces of formula she ate. Must have been a hungry, hungry hippo. And seeing something like that stimulates her hippocampus. Hopefully, the cool water …

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High school kicker becomes first female with NCAA football scholarship

April 19, 2017

… practice hitting a goal from 48 yards out. Longo says that gender has never been a topic of conversation with Coach Rosenbach and other Adams State coaching staff. He didnt treat me like a girl, the player said of her future coach. He treats me like a football player. While receiving a wave of support since her scholarship story gained media attention, Longo insists that hasn’t always been the case. I got a lot of negativity, and people saying I couldnt do it, she said of being a woman …

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Britain’s ‘big bang’ in Heligoland, 70 years on – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… as a kind of catalyst for a new form of post-war German nationalism. There were campaigns for the island to be returned to German sovereignty and for a rebuilding programme to allow the Heligolanders to go home. Historian Jan Rueger says that perhaps for the last time Operation Big Bang had made Heligoland part of a larger historical argument. “As always in history there’s a paradoxical side to these events,” he says. “In this case it lies in the way that all over Germany …

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Deported to Mexico: Who is the US kicking out?

April 18, 2017

Mexico City (CNN)Maria Perez hasn’t seen her grandson since he was a little boy. On her cell phone she keeps a video of that day. It shows 8-year-old Eduardo Hernandez hugging her goodbye. Now Hernandez is 21 and walking through the frosted glass doors at Mexico City’s international airport. …

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CNN 10 – April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

… the West, conflict twice in Europe, for its horrible world wars. So, every time human beings actually physically move into that, there’s conflict. And in that case, we’ll have to be prepared for that. SCIUTTO: This new contested territory, however, is mind boggling, 73 trillion cubic miles. UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: The space surveillance network has been transmitting observations. SCIUTTO: And the early signs by U.S. leaders’ own admissions are disturbing for life as Americans …

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Judge’s Anti-death Penalty Protest Riles Conservatives

April 17, 2017

… back-to-back decisions upend what had initially been a plan to execute eight men in 11 days, starting Monday night, because the state's supply of one of the other execution drugs expires at the end of the month. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Saturday asked the state's highest court to vacate Griffen's ruling, citing the judge's participation in anti-death penalty events before and after he issued it. She asked for a new judge to be assigned the case. "This court …

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How to be a persuasive leader (hint: it’s about the ‘moment before’)

April 13, 2017

… warrant the consideration. Naturally, that belief is far from universally true. Attention can be manipulated. And yet, its a principle that leaders not to mention marketers and salespeople take advantage of all the time. In the case of Buffet, his focus on the drawbacks is a one-two pre-suasive punch. First, it creates trust. Transparency is prized in both personal and professional relationships. That means sharing the ugly stuff. Second, it rivets. Were accustomed to hearing positives first …

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Swedish Police Confident They’ve Caught Terrorist Behind Rampage

April 9, 2017

… operandi” that this was terrorist crime. "There are circumstances that may indicate that there’s an explicit purpose to harm the population and incite fear,” Hans Ihrman, the prosecutor, said at the press conference. “That’s part of the investigation’s focus, and there’s a lot to indicate at this point that this is the case." It’s a scene that’s becoming familiar in Europe. Last month, a terrorist in London drove a car …

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You can now enjoy an Antonio Banderas scented candle while watching ‘Spy Kids’

April 8, 2017

… can sell stuff. SEE ALSO: Finally, a phone case that is also biodegradable A few highlights: this Antonio Banderas scented candle, which we assume smells good because we assume Antonio Banderas smells good, and these Antonio Banderas reading glasses, which aren’t as cool as his reading glasses from Spy Kids, but they’re close. Honestly, the phone cases seem worth it for the box alone. Image: Starlite Shop Image: Starlite Shop Image: Starlite Shop This might seem like …

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Gordon Ramsay is in for some unsavory comments for dissing Indian snack

April 8, 2017

Image: GETTY IMAGES Ace chef and television presenter Gordon Ramsay, who’s known for his sharp tongue, was left with a bad taste in the mouth when he tried to humor an Indian Twitter user. The bloke, Rameez, tweeted to Ramsay asking him to ‘rate’ his food photo. Just like many users do to invite supposedly hilarious insults from the celebrity chef. But what ensued in this case was, umm, unsavory. SEE ALSO: Monster Gordon Ramsay compares Girl Scout Cookies to dog biscuits …

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Where Pepsi went wrong with its disastrous ad, according to ad execs

April 7, 2017

… for social conscience. “Pepsi has for years co-opted youth culture without ever really understanding it,” Lenderman said. “In this case they co-opted a particularly politically charged piece of culture without ever really answering the question of why.” Agencies also spend hours anticipating how socially sensitive work might play across social media to avoid disaster situations such as Pepsi’s fiasco. It’s also carefully vetted by PR and legal departments for …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… National Weather Service. Use this with more caution, this means conditions are favorable for tornado development, and so, you need to know what you should do in case a tornado strikes. That’s where the warning comes in, if the radar has indicated a tornado, or someone has spotted a tornado in progress, that’s when the tornado warning is issued and you should get to your safe place immediately, stop what you’re doing and seek shelter. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: By removing certain …

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Here’s what Kendall Jenner said about that Pepsi commercial before any of us saw it

April 6, 2017

… it’s been mocked around the world from the moment it was released (when it wasn’t also causing people’s eyes to roll out of their heads). In case you haven’t seen it, the conceit is simple: Kendall Jenner is in a photoshoot, when she joins a vague protest nearby, gives a riot cop a can of Pepsi, and somehow negotiates a truce between everyone. It’s hilariously dumb and crass. At first, Pepsi tried to defend its commercial with a trite statement to the press, replete …

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Dolphins have developed a complex strategy for hunting octopus, and it’s cray

April 4, 2017

… first recorded case of a dolphin choking to death on an octopus in southwest Australia. There have also been several observations from around the world of dolphins facing difficulties while tackling octopus. So what is it that makes octopus so hard to handle? A bottlenose dolphin’s strategy for eating octopus. Image: Kate Sprogis Octopus can grow quite large, with some species bearing muscular arms reaching more than a metre long. Each of their eight arms have powerful suction …

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Dialogue marks faiths’ response to the Westminster attacks – BBC News

April 4, 2017

… common principles – principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.” This Wednesday, both the Protestant and Roman Catholic Churches in Britain will continue to press the case for engagement, as opposed to antagonism. At 12:00 BST, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend what is billed as a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey, which will bring together representatives of all those who were touched by the events of 22 March. The Archbishop of …

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The ‘Big Little Lies’ killer isn’t who you’d expect, and that’s why it’s perfect

April 3, 2017

… marriage to help encourage other women to break out of destructive relationships. The show gave us an arguably more narratively satisfying (if less emotionally resonant) ending by allowing Bonnie, Celeste, Jane, Madeline and Renata to keep the secret together, bonding them and their kids more closely in the aftermath of Perry’s death. The detective (Merrin Dungey) investigating the case clearly suspected that they were lying, but without proof, the women got away with it and kept their …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… with a shisha on the sand, dance to the cheesy bar band on the wooden decking against the night sky. Drinks are reasonably priced and it’s always packed, but call ahead in case of special events on weekends. Promoters often bring in international DJs or artists such as N-Trance, The Streets and Sister Sledge. Shopping Dubai Mall This is the world’s largest mall, with 1,200 shops and a retail floor area of more than half a million square meters. It’s also filled with more …

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