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

April 28, 2017

… sick. But what you’re capable of doing or willing to do during pregnancy depends on a zillion factors. It’s great that Serena Williams and Gal Gadot and others like them felt up to a physical challenge. But it doesn’t make them ultimate badasses so much as it makes them incredibly lucky lucky to have a healthy pregnancy that allows them to be up to working, lucky to be at the top of their fields and to have a choice about whether or not they want to work during pregnancy at …

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

April 25, 2017

… back and live one day with Dave Goldberg knowing what I know now,” she says. “But I cannot do that, I dont have that choice. If I can just give a little bit of that working with Adam [on the book], that has meaning for me, and I think when you face the abyss of grief, the void, the boot on your chest, you want something positive to come out of it.” …

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

April 18, 2017

… diplomatic tension between the two countries. So, when in 1947 the British needed a safe place to dispose of thousands of tonnes of unexploded ammunition, Heligoland must have seemed an obvious choice. The code-name for the plan combined the British flair for understatement with the military taste for the literal-minded; it was to be called Operation Big Bang. Image copyright PAthe Image caption The Heligoland Big Bang was the largest non-nuclear detonation to date Heligoland had been a …

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Why are India’s superstars descending on Hong Kong this weekend?

April 14, 2017

(CNN)Hong Kong is used to hosting a variety of events, international and regional. But this weekend, the island city will witness something unique. Bollywood megastar Salman Khan will lead a galaxy of Indian stars to Hong Kong, to perform at the largest Indian concert to ever take place there. The Hong Kong concert, which will also feature performers like Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu and South Indian dance legend Prabhudeva, is part of the “Da-Bangg” world tour that will also …

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

April 13, 2017

… the meeting room ahead of schedule. Typically, we would have aligned ourselves on one side of the table, requiring the client’s team to enter and align themselves with the other. Instead, I asked my team to take every other chair. When the clients team entered, they had no choice but to sit among us. We had the best negotiation I could have hoped for because we began with unity. Leadership in the ‘Moment Before’ With thirty years separating Influence and Pre-Suasion, its …

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What it means to be pansexual

April 13, 2017

… gender neutral norms. “It is a broad word, and that is because people want to have the freedom to self-identify any way they want without being labeled by anyone else,” said psychotherapist and sex therapist Michael Aaron. “It has cultural resonance because it is so broad and allows for so much flexibility and choice.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsIM VIP Training – All Site Membership Pass Lifetime Access IM VIP TrainingReClick 2.0 PRO MaticPress …

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StubHub doesn’t want you to go to concert alone anymore

April 12, 2017

… dot-com company, has dedicated its last year and a half to social and mobile features. CEO Scott Cutler joined StubHub in April 2015 with the goal of making the site more fun and connected. Mats Nilsson, StubHub’s head of product who has worked at the company for the last six years, has helped lead that change. “Before we were focused on access and choice. We were the first ones with electronic delivery,” Nilsson said. “We’re never going to forget our history… …

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Marvels The Defenders teaser had a big fat Easter egg did you find it?

April 5, 2017

… closer look takes us down a rabbit hole of interconnected sites that may or may not offer clues about what we can expect in The Defenders. Stamped on the upper left corner of the teaser is a string of numbers: 23.253.120.81. Type those into your browser and hit enter, and it send you to NYBulletin.com. The New York Bulletin, of course, is the paper of choice within the Defenders universe its the publication Ben Urich used to work for, and that Karen Page writes for now. And on that webpage …

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Homeless families rehoused out of London ‘up five-fold’ – BBC News

April 3, 2017

‘No choice’ Kate Webb, head of policy at housing charity Shelter, explained high London property prices mean “councils are finding it much harder to find landlords that will work with them”. Councils are struggling to secure long term leases on properties to use for temporary accommodation, so are forced into per-night rental agreements, or to look beyond the capital, she said. The number of nights rented under these arrangements has more than tripled from 540,000 to …

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Everything we know about the ‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 finale

April 1, 2017

… walls for the showdown, and she makes this face in the promo: Sorry, Sasha. Image: amc But how will Sasha die, if she is indeed the unlucky choice? One seemingly credible fan theory draws inspiration from the comic books so if you don’t want to be spoiled for the comics (and potentially the show), skip ahead. COMIC SPOILERS AHEAD Could Sasha be the finale’s biggest casualty? Image: amc TV Guide stumbled upon an interesting theory on Reddit, which suggests that perhaps Negan …

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The Easter Egg Your Eye Goes To First Reveals Everything About Your Personality

March 22, 2017

… surprising facets of your personality. In fact, your choice in Easter egg is a window into your soul. The colors and patterns that draw your eye say a lot about who you are! So with that in mind, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of eight popular egg patterns and what they say about you! Scroll through below to check it out, and don’t forget to let us know, in the comments section below, if it was accurate! Which Egg Are You Drawn To? Laura Caseley for …

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10 brilliant tricks to make you a Snapchat power user

March 19, 2017

… adding your friends anymore. You can create your own Snapcodes for any website and share them online for other Snapchat users to scan, or if you’re really nuts for them, you can print them up and include them on, say, flyers. Go to Settings > Snapcodes > Create Snapcode. Enter a URL (e.g. mashable.com) and tap Create. You can also spiff up the code with an image of your choice by tapping on the code itself. Image: screenshot: raymond wong/mashable (And just in case you were …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

The phrase she was keenest to use “now is not the time” – but significantly she didn’t say “never”. So if not now, when? Has she accepted that there will be an independence referendum sometime after Brexit? Both sides say they want the Brexit picture to clear up, so they can offer voters an “informed choice”. The divide is over when they believe this will happen. Ms Sturgeon believes the substantive shape of the Brexit deal should be set in …

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Gordon Brown: ‘Holyrood should gain Brexit powers’ – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… pound is for everyone”. He was the main architect of the “Vow”, a promise of more powers for Holyrood, which many believe boosted the No vote ahead of the Scottish independence referendum in September 2014. Earlier this week, Ms Sturgeon said Scotland’s interests would be harmed by losing access to the single market, and argued Scottish voters – who backed remaining in the EU by 62% to 38% – deserved a choice between a hard Brexit and becoming an independent …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

“It was a bit awkward,” she recalls. “I was like, ‘Are you ok?’ and he said, ‘Yeah. But you need to do that. You have to do that for the rest of your life.” She took his advice – choosing to attend the pop-focussed Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts instead of her original choice, the Birmingham Conservatoire. By the time she reached her third year of studies, she’d already been signed by a record label and moved to London. Her debut …

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

… had cut the throat of filmmaker near Oosterpark, a public park located a few hundred meters away from my apartment. I had had little idea then but I would have no other choice but to experience my new city under the shadow of that murder. As my plane flew over the Rhine, I remembered that day November 2, 2004 when I headed out with my flatmate and a graduate student I had just met. There was outrage on the Amsterdam street a feeling equally intense to that produced by the assassination, in …

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The ‘Ides of Trump’ will inundate Trump with a massive postcard campaign

March 16, 2017

… note articulating their concerns about various aspects of his presidency, in an attempt to flood the White House with correspondence. Pink postcards (reminiscent of a pink slip) are a popular choice to mail, but anything will do. Notes are to be addressed to “The President (for now)” and the hashtag #TheIdesOfTrump lets him know they’re part of the campaign. i’m just getting started. #theidesoftrump A post shared by alissandra seelaus (@heyalissandra) on Mar 14, …

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Camila Cabello And Machine Gun Kelly Slay At The Kids’ Choice Awards

March 12, 2017

Sign upherefor exclusive interviews where your favorite celebrities spill the tea, featuring Noah Cyrus, Keke Palmer, Skai Jackson, and more. Her song Bad Things with Machine Gun Kelly has been topping the charts and has even gone platinum in the U.S. Its no surprise that their performance at the Kids choice Awards Saturday night was everything we wanted and more. Check out a snippet of their performance here: Some fans were quick to point out that the song wasnt the most kid-friendly …

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Demi Lovato Is Hit With A Truly Aggressive Amount Of Slime At KCAs

March 12, 2017

Kids choice Awards veteran and celebrity superstar Demi Lovato just got slimed Saturday night and lets just say it didnt look like she saw that one coming AT ALL. Here, we start with poor, unsuspecting Demi. Just look at that flawless makeup. This is not the face of someone whos anticipating getting slimed. Kevin Winter via Getty Images Now theyre sliming her from all angles. Does Nickelodeon really need this much slime for just one person? This doesnt seem fair. VALERIE MACON via …

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Little Mix Adjusts Lyrics To Make KCAs Set A ‘Touch’ More Kid-Friendly

March 12, 2017

Sign upherefor exclusive interviews where your favorite celebrities spill the tea, featuring Noah Cyrus, Keke Palmer, Skai Jackson, and more. Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images The British girl squad took the stage at the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids choice Awardson Saturday to wild applause. The group performed a medley of Touch and Shout Out To My Ex wearing sporty black and orange ensembles. Fans quickly noted that the girl group actually cleaned up the lyrics to Touch to make them a tad …

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‘Strong is the New Pretty’ celebrates girls — and the inner-child in us all

March 6, 2017

… the classroom window and shatter the athlete’s notion that what we expect from one set of kids must be so radically different than what we expect from another. Look, I think he probably meant well. Maybe he just made a “poor choice of words,” as he later explained. But words matter. Actions matter. I’ll bet you know that — if you let your mind drift back to the moments that transported you from your childhood superhero days to the words you may speak to yourself …

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Congressman: ‘I regret’ using a derogatory term while comparing town halls to Maoist China

March 3, 2017

… amount of time that I have at home is minimal, I need to make sure that it’s productive,” Bost told the Illinoisan. “You know the cleansing that the Orientals used to do where you’d put one person out in front and 900 people yell at them? That’s not what we need. We need to have meetings with people that are productive.” Bost told CNN in a statement that he regretted his choice of words for creating a distraction and said there was “no malicious …

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Elon Musk Is Sticking With Trump For SpaceX Contracts

March 1, 2017

… industry observer noted, it makes SolarCity look like SpaceXs own private investment platform. With this bleak financial picture serving as a backdrop to current events, it is no wonder Musk is doing what he is. He has no choice but to stand by Trump. After all, Musk would be loath to end his connection to the president as long as the government continues to pour money into his historically unprofitable businesses. Related… Elon Musk Is Betraying Progressives For Profit Elon Musk …

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The internet can’t stop roasting that garbage fire of a Britney Spears biopic

February 20, 2017

… two-hour torture fest by commentating on the film’s worst moments, for us all to enjoy. SEE ALSO: The trailer for Lifetime’s Britney Spears movie will just make you sad From it’s ridiculous casting, LOL dialogue (we’re looking at you, Justin Timberlake impersonator, with your “bomb diggity” youth speak), and costume design atrocities it seems this movie may replace Glitter as the go-to pop star biopic of choice, for hungover/still drunk people everywhere. …

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The Super Bowl showed everyone just how little they know about probability, and really, math

February 8, 2017

… futureor at least that seemed to be the growing misconception about what Silver was actually doing. Meanwhile, the growth of digital media was met with demand for journalism that looked good on the internet. “It just so happens that we are now in a media age in which web media in particular can cater towards a hyper-educated audience and find an audience for it, if that’s their choice,” said Chadwick Matlin, senior editor for culture at FiveThirtyEight. “Also, the web is …

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CNN 10 – February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017

… President Trump called her a brilliant education advocate, who’s leadership would help the government reform the education system and give better education and school choice to families. DeVos favors charter schools and voucher programs, and some teachers unions say those plans take money away from public schools that need it and DeVos’ critics say she’s pushed for education programs that don’t work. With Vice President Pence’s tie-breaking vote, Betsy DeVos …

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