Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown

June 23, 2017

… Have you no decency, Mr. Nutterbutter? Good faith efforts “Even worse, toward the end of the broadcast, Defendant Oliver confirmed that Defendants intentionally expanded their attack against Mr. Murray and the Plaintiffs as retaliation for Plaintiffs’ good faith efforts to ensure the accuracy of the broadcast. Defendant Oliver stated “Bob Murray, I didn’t really plan for so much of this piece to be about you, but you kind of forced my hand on that one.” …

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Philando Castile shooting: Dashcam video shows rapid event

June 21, 2017

… whose hand had been near his gun, pulls out his weapon and fires seven rapid shots into the car, striking Castile five times. Reynolds: You just killed my boyfriend. Castile: I wasn’t reaching … Reynolds: He wasn’t reaching. Yanez: Don’t pull it out! Reynolds: He wasn’t. Yanez: Don’t move! (Expletive.) Yanez is then heard shouting obscenities and breathing heavily as the tape continues. The child exits the car amid the chaos and the other officer picks her up. …

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Leo DiCaprio forfeits million-dollar paintings to U.S. government in wake of embezzlement scandal

June 21, 2017

… and reportedly received illicit financing from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund (also known as 1MDB fund). The fund was initially created for the purposes of economic development, but now allegedly has a hand in less noble dealings. SEE ALSO: Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexico team up to save the cutest little porpoise ever The U.S. Department of Justices anti-money-laundering divisionfiled …

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Forget the IPO, the ICO is the cool new way to get funded

June 20, 2017

… more than its fair share of charlatan – but there is opportunity, too. Money for nothing will lead to dire straits for some,” Hayter said. On the other hand, the space and possibilities that Ethereum has opened are expanding rapidly. Take Bancor, for example; currently the top dog in terms of money raised via a token sale. Built on top of Ethereum, Bancor is a platform in itself, allowing easy generation of new tokens to users without the need of extensive technical knowledge, and …

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Congressional baseball players: We must unite

June 15, 2017

… the partisan language that has come to occupy our political dialogue and get back to the issues at hand. While Wednesday gave us all a pause, on Thursday we get back to work both on the House Floor — and on the baseball field. Tim Ryan is the US representative for Ohio’s 13th District. He plays shortstop for the Democratic congressional baseball team. Kevin Yoder and Emanuel Cleaver: We will remain unified in Thursday’s baseball game and in Friday’s debates …

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Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence to work on Travis 2.0

June 15, 2017

… recommended that Kalanick’s responsibilities be reviewed and reallocated. Uber’s board of directors, which includes media mogul Arianna Huffington, Uber cofounder Garrett Camp, and venture capitalist Bill Gurley, voted to approve all recommendations. Sweeping changes have already been ongoing at Uber. The company has seen the departure of numerous top executives. Emil Michael, formerly senior vice president of business and known to be Kalanick’s right-hand man, resigned from …

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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… across as ill-at-ease on the TV sofa. Like Hillary Clinton in last year’s US elections, she was not a natural on the campaign trail either. As Daily Mail sketch writer Quentin Letts pointed out at one event, she tended to look a bit miserable, or as he put it, a “glumbucket’. Mr Corbyn, on the other hand, looked like he was enjoying himself. At the end of the campaign, Mrs May had to rely on Boris Johnson, a natural political showman, to whip up the crowds. 8) Negativity and …

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Hundreds Of Young Russians Arrested En Masse At Nationwide Protests

June 13, 2017

… Denber noted that even if some of the arrests were legitimate, the sheer scale of detentions made it easy to see that its disproportionate. She said history has shown courts willing to hand down unfair sentences in these cases and a justice system that isnt interested in a defense. But, she noted, young people will likely be a force at these rallies for some time. …

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Student asks T-Pain for a senior quote and gets an amazing response

June 10, 2017

… …………… .slow clap* T-Pain (@TPAIN) June 6, 2017 Overall, Silvan was pretty pleased with the outcome. No one can ever make me feel bad ever again gabriel (@DRYRAlN) June 6, 2017 The lesson learned from this story is that T-Pain might not “Buy U a Drank”, but he just may help you look cool in high school. Not surprising coming from the man who has a meme tattooed on his hand. WATCH: 200 million dollars is for suckers! All you need is cardboard …

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London attack: Met defends dropping inquiry into attacker – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… of Anjem Choudary’s right-hand men. Dhar later skipped bail for Syria. Once there, he appeared in a black mask in an IS execution video. Butt’s links may go back further still. Mohammed Shafiq of the Manchester-based Ramadhan Foundation, an anti-extremism group, says that he believes he was verbally assaulted by Butt in 2013 – the day after another ALM follower killed Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south-east London. Read more from Dominic Who were the victims? Image …

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 5, 2017

… it aside and leave it be. When it came to preparing for his climb, Honnold followed an intense training regimen that included hanging by his fingertips and doing one-arm pull-ups in the converted van he lives in. He also began memorizing the path and thus each hand and foothold along El Capitans Freerider route at least two years ago. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCredi Response – Vidpush + Viralpics Credi Response is a SAAS that lets you send an automated message as …

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The Secret Sorority at Penn States Deadly Hazing Party

June 5, 2017

… sororities must adhere to. Our chapters also register all social interactions with the governing board, so we know where they are, when, and with who. We work hand in hand with the university and operate from our national organization. To be in a Panhellenic chapter there are GPA requirements and other responsibilities. We have standards of excellence, which must be met each year pertaining for educational programming, philanthropy, and community service. The student also noted that Trilogy was …

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Police Tell Londoners to Run and Hide as Attack Underway in London

June 4, 2017

… An eyewitness later told Sky News that he had seen two firearms officers fire automatic weapons into the Brindisa tapas bar on the corner of the market. Will Heaven, managing editor of the Spectator magazine, told Sky of the moment that he realized another terrorist assault on Britain was unfolding in front of him. I was in the back of an Uber cab driving south over London Bridge. Suddenly on the left-hand side on the bridge there was somebody down on the pavement with a small crowd around …

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This ‘wizarding pub’ kickstarter will use tech to simulate magic

June 1, 2017

… movies, and who want to finally step into it with a pint of mulled mead or wizarding cocktail in hand. “What sets the Cauldron apart is that it is not a set that is to be looked upon and not touched,” finished Cortland. “It is a fan-led, interactive laboratory for interesting innovations that mimic the magic described in fantasy books.” The Kickstarter launches on June 26, but you can subscribe on The Cauldron’s website for advanced access. WATCH: Is Quidditch a …

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4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

May 29, 2017

… your home. You get used to it. In order to spark those fireworks in your brain again, you need to purchase something newer and better. The experiences you purchase, on the other hand, are temporary. A day trip to the local museum. An hour-long painting session. A month-long tour of Asia. All of these activities eventually come to an end. The fact that they dont last is maybe one of the greatest advantages they have over material objects. Experiences are outside your regular routine, so you savor …

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Roger Moore, Debonair 007 in Seven James Bond Movies, Dies at 89

… rich and unhappy with type-casting.” On the other hand, Richard Schickel of Time magazine said Moore and his co-stars “suffer a sort of weightlessness, a lack of humanness, which is what Sean Connery as 007 lent previous Bond adventures.” ‘Toughen Up’ In Moore’s second Bond feature, “The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974), director Guy Hamilton “wanted to toughen up my Bond a little,” Moore wrote, partly by having him threaten to …

May 24, 2017
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Meet the YouTube star behind Overly Attached Girlfriend

… number of memes that have become household names over the years. Overly Attached Girlfriend was the work of one redditor named yeahhtoast, who noticed the potential of the video, took a screengrab of her face, overlaid it with the classic white text. It was the screengrab that launched a thousand imitations. Yeahhtoast held a Reddit AMA, also known as “Ask Me Anything,” in 2014 in which he said he felt slighted by not getting more recognition for his effort. “On one hand, some …

May 23, 2017
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Dont Pass Go: AI Will Beat You at Pretty Much Everything

… of a 500-hand round. Soon, robots with AI will be able to sit at the table with humans and win face-to-robotic face. Algorithms are better than humans at assessing whether people are lyingtheyre right between 77-82 percent of the time, according to one study, compared to 53 percent accuracy for humans. Facial recognition technology, a common component of many social robots, can link facial expressions and emotional states as accurately, if not more, than humans can. Good luck hiding that tell …

May 21, 2017
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Ruby Rose disses Katy Perry’s new Taylor Swift diss track

… rebranding as political activist only to ditch it and go low.. is.. a bummer. Ruby Rose (@RubyRose) May 19, 2017 Apart from the fact that it kind of sounds like she’s literally singing “Swift Swift,” there’s plenty of evidence suggesting this might be the clapback we all knew was coming. Swish was also the working title of Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo, featuring “Famous.” We all know how that turned out with a perfectly manicured hand delivering …

May 20, 2017
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Recycling body criticises Pringles and Lucozade packaging – BBC News

… parts.” Lucozade Sport (and drinks with similar packaging): “Number Two villain. This bottle is so confusing to computer scanners that it has to be picked by hand off the recycling conveyor. Then it often just gets chucked away.” Cleaning spray bottles: “Labels often say the product is recyclable, but thats only the body. The spray has two or three other polymers and a metal spring. Its almost impossible.” Black plastic food trays: “Supermarkets think black …

May 18, 2017
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Eurovision streaker wearing Australian flag has quite a history of pranks

… Angeles. Pitt told People in a statement that Sediuk “stage-dived” over the barrier towards him. “I took a step back; this guy had latched onto my lapels. I looked down and the nutter was trying to bury his face in my crotch, so I cracked him twice in the back of the head not too hard but enough to get his attention, because he did let go. I think he was then just grabbing for a hand hold because the guys were on him, and he reached up and caught my glasses.” Then in …

May 17, 2017
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Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… potholes of my past that are ugly parts. Theres an AA expression, Look, dont stare. And when you think about your past, you can hold it in your hand, you can assess that, but you dont want to dwell on it that much. Any time you go into the past to examine something, its really painful. Its tough because youre wondering, How much is emotion coloring what Im doing? How much am I not telling the truth? And I think in all those situations, what I tried to do is say: What really happened? What is the …

May 15, 2017
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