How do you get over your home burning down? – BBC News

June 22, 2017

… partly panic but at the same time you know you can’t do anything.” When the Grenfell Tower fire happened, he was moved to post some advice on his Facebook page, letting people know the best ways they could help survivors. Speaking from experience, Mr Sigston pointed out that the things people need are not always obvious. “It’s a daily grind. You’re trying to organise yourself and you don’t even have basic things like a pen and paper. And you need something to …

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Trump called on tech giants and most of them came

June 20, 2017

President Donald Trump wants to modernize government systems, and he is asking the CEOs of the world’s largest tech companies for help. Many executives, like those at Apple, Amazon, and Google, are listening and offering their words of wisdom, while others, like Facebook, appear to be keeping their distance at least publicly. SEE ALSO: Former Twitter chief likens Trump meeting to ‘waterboarding’ On Monday, tech leaders, including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim …

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London fire: Police expect Grenfell death toll to rise – BBC News

June 19, 2017

… Friday. Boy, 6, donates pocket money Father’s day cards among fire tributes Stars gather for charity single Details of how the government’s 5m emergency fund have been outlined, including: Funding will be made available for people staying in temporary accommodation A discretionary fund is available to help meet funeral costs There will also be funding for legal representation for residents involved in the public inquiry An extra 1.5m will pay for mental health support for the …

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

… would be done, he added. Asked about his council’s poor response, leader Nicholas Paget-Brown said staff were “working closely” with the government, charities, volunteer and resident groups and the emergency services to help re-house and assist those affected. “People rightly have questions about the causes of the fire and why it spread so quickly and these will be answered,” he said. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told ITV’s Peston on Sunday that the council …

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There’s a serious problem with Twitter’s account security

June 17, 2017

… their accounts via the Twitter mobile app can use something called a login code generator, but as this requires already being logged in on mobile it doesn’t help if you’re signed out. The other method, a 3rd-party authenticator app, offers a better option. These apps, like Google Authenticator, generate a number sequence on your phone as your verification code no vulnerable text message required. Image: twitter Problem solved, right? Not so fast. Because here’s the thing, …

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Muslims keep alive Kolkata’s Jewish schools, stores and traditions

June 16, 2017

Kolkata, India (CNN)When Mitana Alexander bid goodbye to Kolkata’s Jewish Girls School in 1975, she was its last Jewish student. The bulk of the others were Muslims. They were worried because she was last remaining occupant of a Jews-only dormitory, as most Jewish girls they had known had migrated to Israkel, America or Europe “with their folks.” A new age for India’s Anglo-Indians …

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Congressional baseball players: We must unite

June 15, 2017

… those hit to offer medical assistance until help arrived. This bravery is commendable. Together, they prevented what likely would have been a massacre. And my thoughts and prayers are with all those injured and their families. There is no doubt that this morning shook many of my colleagues and me to the core. Several of my closest friends in Congress are Republicans, and we share stories of our families, children and sports teams after votes and throughout the day. When my wife saw the …

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London fire: Lives claimed at Grenfell Tower – BBC News

June 14, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows the extent of damage Several people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block, a fire chief says. Firefighters are still tackling the blaze at Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, where eyewitnesses said people were trapped inside, screaming for help. More than 50 people are being treated in hospital, says London Ambulance. The BBC’s Andy Moore said the whole 24-storey block …

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

June 10, 2017

… lets you record your own GPS directions In December, Silvan reached out to the king of auto-tune on Twitter, asking for help with his senior quote. people don’t think it be like it be, but it do. T-Pain (@TPAIN) December 16, 2016 So Silvan submitted the quote, and when he received his yearbook at the end of the school year, he tweeted back at T-Pain. Man. This. This is the kind of shit I live for you did it bro. Killed it. Good job man …………… …

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 will explain what’s wrong with Mike

June 8, 2017

… during Christmas dinner. As the new season picks up, Will is still afflicted by the Upside Down, and it’s something his friends can’t help but notice. “They’re trying to make sure they don’t talk about it a lot, trying that whole ‘pretend it didn’t happen’ thing,” says Gaten Matarazzo, who plays Dustin.At a certain point, though, it simply can’t be ignored. SEE ALSO: The ‘Stranger Things’ kids rocked ‘Lip Sync …

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Soccer stars reach out to girl disqualified from tournament because she ‘looks like a boy’

June 8, 2017

… properly. Let’s meet soon sister. A post shared by Mary Wambach (@abbywambach) on Jun 5, 2017 at 8:59pm PDT Gerardo Hernandez gold Nebraska news station WOWT that Mili “was in shock” and “crying” after initially being told her team couldn’t play. Hopefully messages from a couple women’s soccer legends can help her move on from the unfair treatment. It’s not every day someone gets to inspire Abby Wambach. WATCH: Become the master of the ring …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… editors will all be available in the Games tab. Image: wwdc presentation When a developer submits and app to Apple, it’ll get reviewed faster than ever before within 24 hours of being submitted, if not sooner. App listings will also get improved, media-rich cards to help users get the most information on each app they may want to download. iMac updates The iMac line of all-in-one desktops is also getting an update, its first since 2015. Apple is introducing a new 21.5-inch Retina 4K …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 6, 2017

… everyone, just so you know im doing ok. Bit of pain but I will survive." Morrison, an electrician from Darwin, posted on social media that he had been stabbed leaving Belushi's London Bridge bar after watching the Champions League soccer final. Morrison said in a video: "All of a sudden this guy comes up with a knife. I just, like, push him off. I walk into a pub and I'm like: 'Someone help me, I've just been stabbed.' " ___ 10:45 p.m. The SITE …

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A startup of totally not vampires is selling teenagers’ blood to the rich so that they might live forever

June 2, 2017

"This is totally normal. Really. Now be still while I drain you."Image: Gravity Images Growing old: It’s for the poors. Feasting on the vitality of the young in a scientifically questionable effort to live forever? That, friends, is for the tech elite. And if that just so happens to mean draining teenagers of their blood for rich old people, so be it. This is a brave-new world, and (the definitely-not-run-by-vampires) Ambrosia LLC is here to help the privileged, paying few …

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Google’s new London HQ may be the perfect office building

June 2, 2017

… HayesDavidson “The area is a fascinating collision of diverse building types and spaces, and I can’t help but love this mix of massive railway stations, roads, canals, and other infrastructure all layered up into the most connected point in London,” Thomas Heatherwick, Founder of Heatherwick Studio, said in a statement. Image: HAYESDAVIDSON Influenced by these surroundings, we have treated this new building for Google like a piece of infrastructure too, made from a …

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I ran a half marathon with AI to test the future of trainers

June 1, 2017

… that could take me from a casual runner logging intermediate distances to a true blue marathoner, or at least help me manage my pacing. After a convoluted series of events in which I was offered a potentially illegal entry to the Brooklyn Half Marathon a week before the race, I found my adventure: I decided to run my own 13.1 miles in the Prospect Park Loop with nothing but the AI headphones to guide me, using Vi for a crash training course to prep in less than a week. SEE ALSO: One of …

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Justin Bieber’s Wednesday morning Instagram spam is full of mystery

June 1, 2017

… his endless thirst for wisdom, he also apparently searched for uses of ecstasy on YouTube and shared a video of what he found out, because he is a generous soul who can’t help but let his fountain of knowledge spill out onto the streets. SEE ALSO: Justin Bieber forgets Spanish lyrics to ‘Despacito,’ ad libs nonsense instead purpose A post shared by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on May 31, 2017 at 8:16am PDT The video is a compilation titled “WHEN PEOPLE GET …

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So today, a ‘Simpsons’ GIF was part of sophisticated international diplomacy

June 1, 2017

… touch of snark and a little help from The Simpsons, Ukraine used a memorable political moment in animated pop-culture to troll Russia for its selective memory regarding the long, tangled history between the two countries. Can we just take a second to accurately appreciate that? “You really don’t change, do you?” Ukraine asked, delivering an epic burn to Russia. @Ukraine @Russia Don’t be jealous, @Ukraine. In 1051 Kiev was capital of the united #Rus which included …

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Liam Gallagher: ‘I love you Manchester…’ – BBC News

May 31, 2017

Image copyright PA Gallagher once said that he would never go solo, as he was not an idiot (shall we say, as we can’t bring you the actual naughty word here). But things change, and eight new solo tracks from forthcoming album As You Were, like Wall of Glass – which was partially leaked last week – were greeted with warm cheers and applause. The most rapturous noises of the night were, of course, reserved for the epic Oasis songs that helped the snarling singer make …

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White House Dodges Questions About Kushner Meetings With Russians

May 31, 2017

… it was Kushner who first raised the possibility of a secret communications channel, an idea that the Russians ultimately rejected. Kushners meetings have attracted the attention of the FBI in its ongoing investigation into Russian efforts to disrupt the 2016 presidential election and potential contact between Trump campaign staff and Russian officials. Earlier this month, Trump reportedly retained a team of experienced Washington attorneys to help him navigate the ballooning investigations by …

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BMW to Seek Compensation From Bosch for Car-Production Stoppage

May 30, 2017

… statement.  Bosch said it’s working intensively with BMW to minimize the impact. The disruption was caused by a bottleneck at an Italian company that supplies the casings for Bosch’s electronic-steering systems, the Stuttgart, Germany-based firm said in an emailed statement. It dispatched employees to Italy to help solve the problem as soon as possible. The operational issue is the latest blow for Bosch. The closely held manufacturer, already under fire for its role in …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

… personalization is meant to make players more comfortable and therefore, safer than ever before according to its makers, who call it “the perfect fitting helmet.” While the custom fit will certainly help to prevent injuries that stem from poorly-adjusted headgear, and perform better than helmets mass produced for the general market, it’s important to note that there’s no current tech that can protect against every single injury. Football is filled with collisions that …

May 28, 2017
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VS Angel Stella Maxwell Reveals A Bold Trend You Can Rock At The Beach This Summer

… trendy and fashionable which I think is all I want. I want to feel good when I work out. It just adds to your confidence. Amen, sister. When can I get a pair?! To help launch the collection, Stella attended a Ballet Beautiful Class with Mary Helen Bowers. Ive personally never done ballet before, but the 27-year-old Angel filled me in on what to expect from a class: Basically, we were with Mary Helen here at Ballet Beautiful and she didnt go too easy on us which is great because she gave us …

May 25, 2017
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Cold War-era nuclear tests actually changed the space environment around our planet

… actually help guard the Earth against harmful, natural particles, mitigating the worst effects of space weather. If we understand what happened in the somewhat controlled and extreme event that was caused by one of these man-made events, we can more easily understand the natural variation in the near-space environment,” Erickson said. WATCH: More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Bookmarker Standard V2.00 Video Bookmarker – Guaranteed page 1 video rankings in just …

May 20, 2017
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One dating app makes you mind your manners to find love

… profile pics, foul language, etc. Once youre in, they make heavy use of your network of connections, both personal and professional. They host events for members to meet in person (gasp!), and they also let you list your local hangouts (bars, restaurants, etc), travel plans, and events youre attending to land on people who are frequenting the same places. Image: inner circle This is obviously meant to help find common interests, but it also serves to keep people on good behavior. As a …

May 20, 2017
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Instagram ‘worst for young mental health’ – BBC News

… health and well-being.” Tom Madders, from mental health charity YoungMinds, said the recommendations could help many young people. “Increasing safety within social media platforms is an important step and one we urge Instagram and other sites to act upon. “But it’s also important to recognise that simply ‘protecting’ young people from particular content types can never be the whole solution.” He said young people needed to understand the risks of how …

May 19, 2017
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