College offers courses in becoming a bona fide social media influencer

June 22, 2017

… platforms. Papi Jiang has 23 million subscribers on Weibo, China’s twitter-like platform Image: papi /weibo In comparison, Ryan Higa of YouTube fame has 19 million subscribers. making money and virtual gifts Turning your popularity into actual moolah in China is a little different from how Western influencers do it. The majority of China’s online celebrities host live-streaming events, where they film everything from their latest shopping haul to just a regular Q&A session. …

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Being handsome is one of life’s struggles for Jon Hamm

June 21, 2017

… proud our handsome devil for that. Keep making strides for beautiful people, Hamm! Just keep an eye out for The Bubble: WATCH: This 800-pound alligator wandered into shopping center More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsPitchmaker Pitchmaker – VSL creation made easyReClick 2.0 Performance 4 Plugins Bundle – 5 Sites License Vinci3D Personal – FD Amazing 3D intro, outro, logo sting animation software …

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

June 20, 2017

… can get into the water hes happy. Sure, Michael’s retired but lucky for us Boomer is just beginning. Hes a star in the making Think about it how often do we get to see a potential future Olympian grow up right before our eyes? And though we don’t know whether Boomer will follow in his father’s footsteps yet, his mom isn’t ruling out anything. “Honestly, you never know. Boomer definitely seems to have a passion for the water,” she said. Thanks …

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Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

June 19, 2017

… than 45 hours in sequestered deliberations since getting the case Monday, telling Judge Steven ONeill as recently as midday Friday that they werent making progress. ONeill sent them back yet again something judges have the discretion to do as many times as they see fit but by Saturday, after six days of fruitless deliberations, the jury convinced ONeill that they were never getting to a unanimous decision. Cosby seemed to know a mistrial could be coming. On Friday, he tweeted thanks to his …

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Adam West filmed one last Batman cameo that was never aired — watch it now

June 19, 2017

NBC is giving us a chance to see one of Adam West's last roles.Image: MIKE NELSON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Adam West may have passed away last week, but memorials to the iconic Batman actor continue to pour in. Along with the flood of tributes from his peers and admirers on social media and the touching Bat-signal display on the Las Angeles City Hall building, West’s last media appearances are making the internet rounds. The actor, who died at 88 from complications from leukemia, kept …

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Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence to work on Travis 2.0

June 15, 2017

… chief human resources officer, said in a statement. “While change does not happen overnight, were committed to rebuilding trust with our employees, riders and drivers.” The remaining leadership, including Huffington who has served as a figurehead after the viral blog post, is also making cultural changes outside of the recommendations. Our task now is to learn, rebuild and move forward together to write Ubers next chapter,” Huffington said in a prepared statement. Her and …

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Justin Bieber’s Instagram finally reflects how bizarre it is to be Justin Bieber

June 11, 2017

… Meanwhile, he continued collaborating across genres, often making surprising choices. This summer alone, he lends vocals to tracks by David Guetta, DJ Khaled, and Luis Fonsi. That isn’t to say he’s perfect, or even good. In a particularly notable fuckup recently, he forgot the words to “Despacito” during a nightclub appearance. It happens, especially considering it’s not a song he’s had practice singing live. Instead of bowing out, he made up offensive …

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I came up with some GoT season 7 theories while drinking 19 cups of coffee

June 11, 2017

… else is talking about the Forgotten Elk King and that I am the only person to have thought of it. Score one for me. Coffee #9: Hodor is the Forgotten Elk King The ideas are coming very fast now. The fast ideas are making my eyeballs bounce. After another few seconds of thinking about it I realized that it is not Jon Snow that is the Forgotten Elk King, it is Hodor. Hodor is alive and is the one and only Forgotten Elk King. It is so obvious. Coffee #10: Hodor is Jon Snow It is so obvious to me, …

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

June 8, 2017

… the lead in Power Rangers but I like taking that and making him a terrible person. It was fun. He’s the human villain.” SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 will have ‘more horror’ With so much story to cover and so many new characters to introduce, the nine-episode second season of Stranger Things (one installment longer than Season 1) has its work cut out for it. If the happiness and pride that the cast and crew show after wrapping production is any …

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

June 6, 2017

… said to be the most powerful iMac yet. The display will be 43 percent brighter and can now support up to a billion colors, making it more true to real life than ever before. The desktop features monstrous processing power a Xeon processor with up to 18 cores and discrete Radeon Vega graphics. Image: apple The new iMac Pro will have twice the memory of the standard 27-inch iMac, built-in 10Gigabit Ethernet, and a dual fan to better air flow and cooling. It will be available in December …

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

June 6, 2017

… making inquiries into the third Australian's condition. 12 arrests in connection with last night's attacks in #LondonBridge & #BoroughMarket https://t.co/JCGAWuNpO9 pic.twitter.com/T1SLWAkKF4 — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) June 4, 2017 Hedge, a 34-year-old waitress, has been living in Britain for about a year and was working in the Borough Markets area where witnesses say she was stabbed as she tried to hide under a table. She posted on social media: "Hey …

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Hey Corporate America, Please Sponsor This Column!

June 5, 2017

… fight to remove that sign from the desk. But theres a more specific argument Im making here on behalf of my colleagues. I spent many years as a more or less daily presence on network news, at ABC, CNN and CBS. While I was hardly a household name, that visibility meant that I was often in plain view of a few million people. I had a sense of what that could mean when, just after the 1992 election, I wisecracked on air that anyone standing in front of the Clinton transition office risked being run …

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It’s time to get serious about editing tweets

June 4, 2017

… users, have in common with Donald Trump: the desire to edit tweets. A few hours after Trumps mis-tweet and hoping to join on the Covfefe fun, I tweeted something smart, possibly even witty. Sadly, I didnt notice that I messed up Trump’s malapropism and briefly created one of my own. Staring at the glaring error, I knew I had two, no, make that three choices: Ignore and keep moving along like theres nothing to see here, delete, or acknowledge. I chose making light of it and made it clear …

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

June 4, 2017

… accept one, it’s always a pleasure to have a shortbread.” One of his favourite places to eat is Gaby’s Deli in London’s West End. It’s been reported that he loves making jam with fruit grown on his allotment, and once belonged to an All Party Parliamentary Group for Cheese. But his second wife, Jane Chapman, has said Mr Corbyn never once took her out for dinner during their five years together, preferring instead to “grab a can of beans and eat it straight …

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Trump casually pre-games climate announcement with jazz band

June 3, 2017

While the world anxiously waited to hear whether or not President Trump would pull out of the Paris Agreement, a jazz band outside the White House kept things chill AF. After much anticipation, Trump announced on Twitter that he would be making a statement about the country’s future with the major climate agreement on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden. They’re playing smooth jazz in the Rose Garden ahead of the president’s announcement on the Paris climate accord …

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As Trump’s Aides Touted His Alliance-Building, European Leaders Mocked And Disparaged Him

May 31, 2017

… European leaders openly mocking the U.S. president was making its way around Twitter. In a photograph that quickly went viral, the prime ministers of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland gathered around a soccer ball in a pose that bore an obvious resemblance to a recent picture of Trump and the heads of Egypt and Saudi Arabia placing their hands on a glowing orb to symbolize counterterrorism cooperation. But even at historic low points the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the …

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What The Fuck Is Wrong With You, Ivanka Trump?

May 30, 2017

… something better instead? Look, we get it, TONS of people spend Memorial Day Weekend grilling outside, or going to the beach, or maybe even making champagne popsicles, and that’s fine — but NO mention about what Memorial Day is actually about?! Video: Donald Trump REALLY Shoves The Prime Minister Of Montenegro Like, especially when you’re the fucking daughter — and unpaid senior adviser — to the President of the United States?!?! Seriously?! Twitter was absolutely …

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Angela Merkel just took a strong stand against U.S. leadership

May 29, 2017

… many of the awkward, headline-grabbing moments that Trump’s meetings with European leaders generated, more than one of which had to do with his relationship with freshly minted French President Emmanuel Macron, the fate of the Paris Climate Accords is the biggest existential issuethat was discussed. Even when stacked up against more dramatic, dire issues like terrorism, there’s really no other issue that will unavoidably impact the entire world in the samefashion, making it plain why …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

Riddell's next step in football helmet technology includes personalized 3D head scans.Image: lili sams/Mashable Helmets already make the violent game of football safer, but one of the biggest equipment makers in the sport is making them even better. It’s developed a new process to create helmets that could play a role in preventing the traumatic head injuries that currently plague the game and threaten its future. Riddell, the company behind the helmets worn by around 60 percent of …

May 28, 2017
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The iPhone 8 is rumored to embrace another brand new display detail

… converts to the taller ratio. Jumping on a trend like this isn’t typically a move Apple would make usually, it sticks firm in its ways, letting other companies pull risky moves that affect the user experience. But making the switch to an 18:9 inch aspect ratio would give users even more screen to play with on their devices, something Apple sounds like it’s aiming for with its rumored edge-to-edge display. If Apple is indeed switching to OLED, it makes some sense to shift to 18:9 …

May 28, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… join the administration as early as next week, a source close to him said. This month, the Justice Department named Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, as an independent special counsel in the probe. Trump has been frustrated of late that his communications team hasnt done a more effective job at making the case that he isnt implicated in the Russia probe and highlighting his administrations successes, sources close to the president said. Another Republican close to the White House said …

May 27, 2017
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… “natural architecture” concept of making buildings part of a landscape. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Source: Taisei Corporation, Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd. and Kengo Kuma and Associates JV/Courtesy of JSC   Kuma’s design for the stadium was chosen in late 2015 in a hastily arranged competition after British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid’s futuristic creation was investigation into the use of plywood possibly originating from Malaysian forests for the …

May 24, 2017
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It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

… Medicaid expansion would phase out starting in 2020. And the tax credits are a work in progress, Thune said. A big concern there, he said, is that the House bill unlike the Affordable Care Act doesnt tailor the tax credits to income, making it a lot harder for the poor and even some middle-class consumers to afford coverage. A lot depends on whether external political events, like the upcoming special House elections in Georgia and Montana, change the political calculus of Republicans so …

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

… video, but dont know that I’m a real person making new ones every week.” READ MORE: 12 things you didnt know about Keyboard Cat 7 things you didnt know about the Sad Keanu meme 14 interesting facts about Rickrolling, the meme thats never gonna give you up 13 things you probably dont know about Scumbag Steve 6) Morris performed a sketch on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon In 2013, Morris was invited to participate in a sketch on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon playing her usual role as an …

May 23, 2017
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Stephen Colbert Slams Trump for Comparing His TV Ratings to 9/11

… still Muslims. Butand its a big buthe did sign a law making it easier for mentally ill people to buy guns and for hibernating bears to be hunted. So he took care of his base: insane people who want to murder Yogi. Like any accomplished student, Trump tried to lower expectations for his 100-day grade this past week by tweeting: The initials S.C., Colbert joked, could mean the Supreme Courtand Trumps nomination of Neil Gorsuchor it could mean none other than Stephen Colbert. Its possible! He has …

May 22, 2017
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