The bright spots in the dark era of Trump Twitter: political parody accounts

April 30, 2017

… president into an ambitiously doodling toddler with the help of his iPad Pro, the app Procreate, and Adobe After Effects. Gaines began posting to the account several times a week, showing Trump dramatically revealing drawings of cute little animals and holiday greetings, with timely political references. He misspelled captions (in too-real Trump fashion) and occasionally even doodled with his non-dominant hand to really capture the youthful aspect of his photoshop creations. my office …

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A writers’ strike may delay the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

April 27, 2017

Save our shows!Image: hbo/amc Game of Thrones is safe. Netflix might even benefit. And Saturday Night Live well, they’ll be screwed. If you’re a TV fan, you’ve probably heard rumblings about a looming writers’ strike, which if it goes ahead (and that’s not a done deal yet) could cause significant disruption to some of your favorite shows. Movies, on the other hand, are a little better off; writers might be barred from doing polishes on scripts during a strike, but …

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Consumers and innovators will lose if we kill net neutrality

April 27, 2017

… plan will be Comcast, AT&T, Charter and Verizon, the companies you pay handsomely for Internet access. These companies have few if any competitors, have become increasingly consolidated over the past 5 years, and are seeking to grow even larger. Do you want to control your Internet experience, or do you want huge ISPs to control it like your cable operator controls your cable service? Because the rules give you control, and Pais plan will hand that control to ISPs. The good news is that …

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How to use Undo Send in Gmail

April 23, 2017

… questionable email. So all of you that just cathartically pounded out “I quit” messages hoping to quickly undo them are out of luck. Thankfully, turning the feature on is incredibly simple. Log into your Gmail account, click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, and select Settings. Next, scroll down to the check box labeled “Enable Undo Send” and select it. You can then choose a “send cancellation period” of the aforementioned 5, 10, …

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This video-streaming service is trumping Netflix and Amazon Prime in India

April 21, 2017

… partners with India’s leading carriers as it faces the heat from Amazon Prime Video To give that some perspective: Netflix took nine years to reach 75 million subscribers. Even after its global launch, it could add only 11 million subscribers. Amazon Prime Video, on the other hand, clocked 63 million subscribers at the end of 2016. Unlike Netflix and Amazon Prime, Hotstar is not a subscription-only service. There are swathes of free content on the platform. Hence, in some cases a download …

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High school kicker becomes first female with NCAA football scholarship

April 19, 2017

… on the football team, recalling classmates making fun of her and asking her if she was wearing her own jersey or her boyfriend’s. But thats just what pushed me to do what Im doing,” she said. As for after college? Longo isn’t ruling out making history again in the NFL. If the opportunity was provided, Id definitely take it, she revealed, ButIm just trying to grasp whats going on right now. We can’t wait to see where she goes. WATCH: First child to receive a double-hand …

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Bahia Shehab: 1,000 ways to say no in Arabic

April 18, 2017

(CNN)In 2011, when the revolution swept through Egypt, Bahia Shehab stood on the streets of Cairo with a spray-can in her hand determined to deliver one message: No. A thousand times no. No to military rule. No to violence. No to dictatorship. And no to beating women. On walls across Cairo she spray painted a series of quotes objecting Egyptian authorities. …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… hand-rolled cigar has bounced numerous times between a trio of fiery competitors. Current record-holder, Jose Castelar Cairo, from Havana, Cuba, held the first title by hand-rolling an 11-meter cigar in 2001 — before breaking his own record a couple years later with a 14-meter-plus effort. Enter Puerto Rico’s Patricio Pea, who would stunningly shatter Cairo’s record in 2005, before Cairo grabbed it back, before Ybor City, Florida, couple Wallace and Margarita Reyes climbed into …

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Why developers struggle to make video game cameras that don’t annoy you

April 4, 2017

… an unfixed horizontal line sometimes gives you strong motion sickness, he said. On the other hand, a sense of naturally swinging movements as if youre floating in the air in this game is achieved through the motion sensor detecting the hands movement. Its essential for the floating experience that Gravity Rush 2 is pursuing. Designing the cameras behavior during Gravity Rush 2s chaotic combat was its own challenge. Because enemies can appear all around Kat at any point, which the developers …

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An incredible journey with the Incredible String Band – BBC News

April 2, 2017

Image copyright Ian Ferguson Image caption Mike, Clive and Robin on stage in 1966 Heron on the other hand was still living with his parents, who were pushing him to continue his training as a chartered accountant. He says he admired Robin and Clive: “I was a bit like their apprentice at first. “They were into Eastern mystic thought and all that kind of thing.” At first the band played a mix of British folk, bluegrass and old-time jug band music. But the music …

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

April 1, 2017

… really is planning on handing Sasha over to Rick and his allies in good faith, but unbeknownst to him, Sasha takes Eugene’s pill on the way to Alexandria and dies before she can get there, leaving Negan to hand over a walker and thus inciting Rick and the rest of his army to open fire on the Saviors. Or maybe Negan kills Sasha himself because he wants to cause chaos, no poison necessary. This theory is a twist on the events of Robert Kirkman’s Walking Dead comics, in which a woman …

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The future of VR is here and Oculus Rift is one year old. So why isn’t it mainstream?

March 30, 2017

… waned. Nevertheless, the ability of the Touch controllers to deliver a more elegant solution to hand presence in VR sparked new interest in the Rift, particularly from users who had already purchased the Rift earlier in the year. (And especially compared to the clunky wands introduced by the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.) Image: REX FEATURES VIA AP IMAGES Whereas early Rift apps required familiarity with the Xbox controllers, forcing users into an awkward hybrid interface that still had one …

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What we learned from the new ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ trailer and what we still want to know

March 30, 2017

… this Spider-Man fit into this New York? On the one hand, Spidey looks happy swinging around Manhattan and Queens and Ned’s awed “You’re the Spider-Man! From YouTube!” suggests Spidey’s got an internet following. On the other, this is a city that’s familiar with superpowered vigilantes already, not to mention the destruction they leave in their wake. Is Vulture the only one who’s fed up with these super-battles? Or will Queens start to turn on its …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… Next, H&M and Accessorize, it also sports off-the-wall decor inspired by the travels of 14th-century Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta. Here you’ll find a giant model of a ship and an elephant, plus displays telling the story of Battuta’s travels. The “Persia” section of the mall has an incredible hand-painted dome; the “Egypt” section has walls covered in hieroglyphics. Bur Dubai Souk Parallel to the Creek in Bur Dubai, the souks in this area sell …

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How to fight back against the excessive Photoshop that’s bad for body image

March 28, 2017

… key to the success of the Designers Accord we werent the conscience for our clients, we were their competitive advantage,” Casey said. But Krasley thinks it can go one step further. “I hope the public outcry makes it so this isnt a competitive advantage any more, this is just something you need to do, like youre a weird outlier if you don’t.” WATCH: Robotic glove lets people with limited hand mobility perform daily tasks More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Koh Samui Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

… Think has adopted a hippie-beachcomber, ramshackle decor. The collection of chairs and tables set in the sand at its covered entrance is the best place to watch the sunset with a drink in hand. Rock Salt British chef David Lloyd has worked at a number of Michelin-starred restaurants. His own Rock Salt occupies a classic tropical beach-side restaurant setting, with bamboo ceiling, chunky wooden furnishings and bohemian decorations. The food from a chef who has cooked for the likes of Tom …

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10 brilliant tricks to make you a Snapchat power user

March 19, 2017

… the geofence price. 6. Make voice or video calls Most Snapchatters send text messages and photos and videos to each other, but you can also make voice and video calls, too. To call a BFF, tap the phone icon on the chat screen, and to make a video call tap the video camera icon. Image: snapchat Pressing and holding the phone icon starts recording a short voice note. The same applies for sending short video notes. Voice and video notes can be up to 30 seconds long. 7. Zoom with one hand …

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T-Mobile offers the best pricing for the LG G6 in the U.S.

March 19, 2017

… bezels that fill up most of the front of the phone. For guys like Apple and Samsung, such a phone wouldn’t be a hard sell. But for LG, who’s seen its phone sales plummet over the years, it’s a uphill battle. What’s a struggling phone maker to do to drum up interest? Apparently, the answer is to hand out freebies like TVs and Google Home. SEE ALSO: LG G6 is a beautiful phone with a supremely fun dual camera All four major U.S. carriers have announced the LG G6 will …

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

March 18, 2017

… the Netherlands, this label isnt fair here either. Scott Peterson via Getty Images Orhan PamukNuri Bilge CeylanDeniz TortumDeniz Gamze ErgvenGaye Su Akyol Despite Geert Wilders defeat, I fear that the genie put out of the bottle by right-wing European politicians will continue haunting the continent. As my plane started descending on Istanbul, I had the distinct memory of an Amsterdam coffeehouse by a canal that I used to frequent as a 23-year-old. With a cigarette in my hand, I would …

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Ed Sheeran interview: 12 random questions about (Divide) – BBC News

March 16, 2017

… classic? No, it’s an original. I actually tried to find another lyric. I did Wexford Girl and Clonakity Girl and Cork Girl… none of them worked. But the whole point of folk songs is taking inspiration from the past and making something new – so people will just have to deal with it. Image copyright Ed Sheeran / Instagram Image caption Ed Sheeran’s cats: “I’ll give them medicine, then they’ll cough it up in my hand. That’s quite cute, …

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What Really Happens At Chinas Biggest Annual Political Gathering

March 14, 2017

… most important of which is the held every five years. The CPPCC, on the other hand, which has around , is somewhat different: many of its members are not Communist Party members, its role is purely advisory and it has no legislative power. As a result, many CPPCC members are business people and celebrities, including the basketball player Yao Ming, the actor Jackie Chan and the tycoon Wang Jianlin. Other members of the CPPCC include officials from Chinas eight other outside of the Communist …

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Zedd organizes concert to speak out against Trump’s travel ban

March 12, 2017

Los Angeles (CNN)Grammy-winning DJ Zedd says he does not consider himself “a political person,” but when President Donald Trump signed an immigration executive order that includes a travel ban, he could no longer stay silent. “I try to be somewhat quiet about political issues unless I think it gets out of hand,” Zedd told CNN. “I feel like if there’s a change I can make — there’s something I can do to help — that is when I decide to …

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11 Surprising Things Most People Dont Know About Motorcycle Clubs

March 7, 2017

… “Gunner” by his brothers, while my uncle was given the name “Preacher” based on his younger, squeaky-clean image at the time. Another member went by “Grey Bear” thanks to his bushy grey beard, but the sky is the limit when it comes to crafting your biker name. 4. They Use hand Signals To Help Each Other Out Wikimedia Commons / Serge Melki According to studies from 2014, motorcyclists were 27-times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident …

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‘The Arrangement’ Will Satisfy All Your Curiosities About Fake Celeb Relationships

March 4, 2017

… conceal a stars true sexual orientation; however, its far more plausible that a fauxmance might be concocted to promote a shared project or raise a couples collective profile. Take Kaley Cuoco and Henry Cavills , which was widely believed to be a fauxmance not that anyone could officially prove it, of course. There just seemed to be something curious about the fact that the two started dating right around the time Cavill was promoting Man of Steel, and that somehow the paparazzi seemed on-hand …

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Playing Jason Voorhees: Three Actors Who Played The Villain Discuss The Fraternity Of Friday The 13th

February 19, 2017

… Promotional work for Part 8led to an appearance on The Arsenio Hall Showin 1989 when Hodder appeared as a guest on the program in full Jason get-up. Before filming, the host made the dire mistake of telling Hodder he was deathly afraid of his character – Hall’s terrified reaction when Jason yanked his hand at the end of the segment, Hodder said, was 100 percent genuine. Interestingly, Graham said he also made an appearance in-character as Jason on The Arsenio Hall Show shortly after …

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