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

June 23, 2017

… defendant’s statements] advance their biases against the coal industry and theirdisdain for the coal-related policies of the Trump Administration.” What’s a controversy these days without a Donald Trump cameo? Oliver’s job description “Instead, presumably to boost ratings, line their pockets with profits and advance the shows anti-coal agenda…” The first two items are, after all, Oliver’s job. As for the third, it seems pretty fair to say …

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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 22, 2017

… efficiency Have you ever met a company that didnt want to save money? My team knew that writing and social media were my strong suits, so it made sense when I asked to focus on them and cut out less valuable tasks. As part of convincing my employer that my job would still get done, on time, without sacrificing quality, I demonstrated that I would be cutting my time and salary in half, ultimately helping my employers bottom line. On my end, I was now free three days a week to take on other …

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Inside the exclusive world of Tinder Select

June 18, 2017

… not all the much is different. It’s not a separate area, rather your feed is the same, just with a few different colors. Other Selects show up and are labeled, but otherwise it’s basically your normal Tinder. SEE ALSO: Yeah, the Tinder pick up line from Master of None? It probably won’t work for you. Aaand who are these other chosen ones? Well, brace yourself. First of all, there appear to be very few of them not totally bizarre considering this is still a very experimental …

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

June 18, 2017

… Wednesday. It tore through all floors of the building and took more than 200 firefighters 24 hours to bring under control. Two neighbouring Tube lines are partly suspended until 14:00 BST on Sunday amid safety concerns of debris falling on to the tracks. The Hammersmith and City line has been suspended between Edgware Road and Hammersmith, and the Circle line is also closed, Transport for London said. Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning More From this publisher : …

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We really need to talk about 3-on-3 basketball becoming an Olympic sport

June 11, 2017

… much everything in the sport and were a group of random dudes from Novi Sad, Serbia. Bleacher Report recently spotlighted a member of the American 3-on-3 team that will compete at this summer’s FIBA 2017 3X3 World Championships in France; he’s a 30-year-old financial manager who played college ball at Northwestern. Does seeing financial managers from Manhattan take on no-name dudes from Serbia with an Olympic gold medal on the line the highest honor in sports, mind you sound cool? Or …

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Amanda Bynes gives her first interview in 4 years, and it’s everything we could have hoped for

June 11, 2017

Amanda Bynes is back, everyone, and she’s better than ever. After almost four years away from cameras living it up as a fashion student, a lace-clad Bynes reveals in a new interview with Hollyscoop that she’s working towards a clothing line of her own as well as a return to the small screen. SEE ALSO: Teen fashionistas slay in their handmade Planned Parenthood dresses “I’m going to start acting again,” Bynes said. “I wanna do TV, do a few guest spots of some …

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Trump, critics gird for long war after Comey’s moment

June 9, 2017

… could resist — a chance to go after the mainstream media and the Obama administration. “Why hasn’t the media focused on this as obstruction of justice by the Obama Administration? Shouldn’t this directive that Comey followed be given a similar level of attention?” asked talking points obtained by CNN’s Sara Murray. White House struggling But while each of strategies offered a credible line of argument, they cannot disguise the current plight of the …

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The Saudi Prince, the Sheikh and a Gulf Renegade

June 9, 2017

… Qatar's international reputation by trying to re-brand the country as a regional peacemaker.  But when Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. felt a year later “that Qatar still hadn’t fallen in line we saw diplomatic relations being cut off,” said Salisbury. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar.  …

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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

… spoke anonymously in line with ministry policy. Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy have expressed their condolences for the victims of the attacks. The Spanish Royal Family wrote on Twitter: "The British people will overcome this barbarism and senselessness. We are united today in pain and in our tireless defense of freedom." More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsIM VIP Training – LPG Upsell Multi Copy Traffic Bloxy Pro Instantly unlock all …

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’13 Reasons Why’ showrunner says ‘there’s quite a bit more of Hannah’s story to tell’ in Season 2

June 5, 2017

… different young people’s lives,” he says. “I’d like to see us keep telling those stories, keep looking at those kids’ lives and how they move on from here and how especially they try to lead lives of fullness and joy in times that are very, very dark.” 13 Reasons Why Season 1 is now streaming in full on Netflix. If you want to talk to someone or are experiencing suicidal thoughts, text the Crisis Text line at 741-741 or call the National Suicide Prevention …

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Hey Corporate America, Please Sponsor This Column!

June 5, 2017

… Tappers suit coat or Rachel Maddows blouse or Lesley Stahls dress should be worth somewhere close to six figures from grateful designers or retailers.. Their bosses might welcome such a policy since it would enable them to brag to shareholders about bottom-line cost-cutting, which would protect those huge bonuses they get. And the talent could reap the benefits of exposure. (Yes, there are some pesky conflict of interest standards to deal with, but all the networks need to do is to declare that …

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Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… prospect of the Tories, Lib Dems and Greens having an impromptu Parliamentary debate out on a wind-swept hill somewhere. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Don’t be distracted by that grin – George is actually great at conversation too A university friend of Theresa May’s has said they both loved watching comedy sketch show The Goodies. And Mrs May recently revealed she watches both Sherlock and Midsomer Murders, but not Broadchurch or line of Duty. If Plaid …

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Apple launches its first store in Southeast Asia

… Indonesia or something like that.” Image: ng yi shu/mashable Image: ng yi shu/mashable A long line of people were already queueing up outside Knightsbridge Mall, before the store opened at 10 a.m. Singapore time. Some were there since 5 p.m. the previous day. And like Khajorn, many flew in from places like China to witness the store’s opening. “We were going to start school [in Singapore], and when we heard that the Apple Store was opening, we wanted to be …

May 28, 2017
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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

… Riddell’s plan to bring the football helmet in line with modern technology. Ide said the company has two distinct development paths: one focused on harnessing sensors and computing to capture impact data for future development, another for the more immediately pressing matter of a helmet maker, head protection. “Riddell invested more than 10 years ago in head impact monitoring and helmet-based sensor technology that can transmit impact data from the field to the sideline,” he …

May 28, 2017
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Castlemorton Common: The rave that changed the law – BBC News

… New Age Traveller Libby Spragg was interviewed by TV on her way to the site Carl Loben, editor of DJ magazine, said in a world before mobile phones, the answering machine messages were key to spreading word about the raves. “There was often just a message left on a party [phone] line that people could call after a certain time in the evening,” he said. “And it would say the rave is at [some location], meet at [this] junction of the motorway, or meet in the service station, …

May 28, 2017
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ABC’s ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Became Cringey Real Fast

… tried just wasnt hitting those mambo steps with the same gusto Jennifer Grey did. It is a truth universally acknowledged that Hungry Eyes and Shes Like the Wind should not be messed with. How do you make an unexpectedly delightful line about a watermelon so forced? How?! The awkward Baby-as-adult framing It all begged the question: But why? Alas, even with the industrys current thirst for remakes, on Wednesday night we all learned some things are better left alone. …

May 25, 2017
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More die in bathtubs than in terrorism. It’s still worth spending billions to fight it

… reassured the public when something, tragically, did happen. Indeed, certain swaths of the American public appeared to react to the horrific events in San Bernardino and later Orlando less in post-9/11 fashion and more in line with the type of grim stoicism reminiscent of British and Israeli societies that have suffered longer series of terrorist attacks. But other loud voices — including, of course, the candidate who became our current President — continued to call for extreme …

May 22, 2017
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Your Weekend Horoscopes May 19-21: Black Out All Weekend & Blame It On Your Sign

… inspiring, albeit slightly obnoxious. After months of hard work, youre inches from the finish line. While it would be easy to let loose now, wait it out. Fucking up your lifelong work two days before its complete is a quarter-life crisis move, but youre better than that. This weekend, take some time to prep for your final stretch, and then a little more time to plan your celebrations for afterwards. Drowning your responsibilities in vodka will be so much more fun once youve actually accomplished …

May 21, 2017
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One dating app makes you mind your manners to find love

… company spokeswoman said in an email, Bottom line: in a sea of ghosting and zombie-ing, it’s not looks, job title, or talents that mark you out as special, but manners. Their hope is that youll keep your act together because you dont want to embarrass yourself or get a bad reputation with someone whos knit into your IRL inner circle. Most dating apps are constantly striving to keep shittiness to a minimum, of course. Coffee Meets Bagel recently introduced new accountability stats to …

May 20, 2017
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What It’s Like To Spend A Day In The Life Of The Women’s March Leaders

… I met St. Bernard at the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator in South Williamsburg. Alexandra Svokos Shed also had a busy morning as her 2-year-old son was sick. Her husbands family was in town for Passover, so they were taking care of him for the day. The acceleratoris where her fashion line, Tabii Just, gets made. The labelis zero-waste, and St. Bernard is an advocate for workers rights. She tried out a few factories before finding one that both treated workers respectfully and treated …

May 15, 2017
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