Trump rallies supporters in Pennsylvania on night of correspondents’ dinner

April 30, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is spending his 100th day in office not at the annual black-tie dinner that some say launched his bid for the White House, but with some of the People who sent him there. Amid increasingly hostile relations between Trump and the media, Trump announced in February that he would not attend the White House correspondents’ dinner Saturday night — making him the first President since Ronald Reagan to miss the event (although Reagan, who was …

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Donald Trump’s Racist ‘Immigration Crime’ Hotline Flooded With Calls About Space Aliens! And Twitter Egged On The Trolling!

April 30, 2017

… if millions of People called this hotline to report their encounters with aliens of the UFO-variety. https://t.co/Cl048Gihnk Alexander McCoy (@AlexanderMcCoy4) April 26, 2017 We need to build a wall to stop the aliens. pic.twitter.com/TYdmmrPIw0 Alexander McCoy (@AlexanderMcCoy4) April 26, 2017 RT: Call Trump’s hateful hotline at 1-855-48-VOICE and keep telling him about “alien” crimes. Martians et al. Open 8am-8pm EST #AlienDay Katy Otto (@exfkaty) April 27, 2017 If …

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A Star Goldman Trader Goes Cold

April 29, 2017

… outpaced forecasts. “If those losses sustain for a long period and aren’t addressed, then you’ve got yourself a problem,” said Brennan Hawken, an analyst at UBS Group AG, who has a buy recommendation on the stock. “Investors were generally willing to give Goldman a pass on the first-quarter weakness, but if we see that translate into second-quarter or third-quarter weakness, then I think People will start to ask themselves far more fundamental …

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Guns aren’t allowed at Trump’s NRA speech and people can’t handle the irony

April 29, 2017

… expected that many attendees will bring guns to the conference. It’s like the gun prom. People are gonna want to show off. SEE ALSO: Quiz: Is this a real headline or a satirical one from Trump’s 100 days? Unfortunately for attendees who were hoping to cheer Trump on in person instead of their living room, they’ll have to choose between their warrior and their weapon: guns won’t be allowed at his speech. CNN reported that precautions like banning guns from public …

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Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

April 29, 2017

If you spend a lot of time on social media, then you’ve probably heard about music and culture event Fyre Festival the exclusive Bahamas getaway all the pretty People were headed to this week. If Coachella was for the plebs, Fyre Festival was supposedly for the truly cool. @rose_bertram: “Make sure to get your tickets for @fyrefestival weekend two still available! #fyrefestival”. #haileybaldwin #bellahadid #rosebertram #HaileyUpdates A post shared by Hailey Baldwin …

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Why Muslims are marching for climate

April 29, 2017

(CNN)From the cropless farmer to the beleaguered first responder to the person forced to evacuate their flooded home, we all have our reasons for caring about climate change. As an Indonesian-born Muslim living in California, it is my faith that compels me to protect our earth. For many People like me who cherish tolerance and clean air, the first 100 days of the Trump presidency have not been easy. As a Muslim immigrant to America, it has been painfully frustrating to witness the Trump …

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Yes, pregnant women can do amazing things. Get over it.

April 28, 2017

… Amal’s case) that we could also do before getting knocked up. Image: giphy Pregnancy is not a disease; it does not automatically destroy you or transform you into a mindless baby machine. It’s a miracle et cetera et cetera, but its also something that our bodies have evolved to handle. (Well, if you can call three straight months of vomiting handling something.) Some People feel just fine totally normal or better than normal, even while with child. Others become debilitatingly …

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Acer’s Predator Triton 700 is a VR-ready gaming laptop that doesn’t scrimp

April 28, 2017

… months, despite its unconventional design. People talked a lot about the 21 inch predator x says Jason Chen pic.twitter.com/SXzGnUwuZd Raymond Wong (@raywongy) April 27, 2017 That’s not surprising. The Predator 21 X is seriously bonkers, and the fact that it starts at $9,000 and comes in a massive Pelican case only makes it more so. But not everyone can afford the $9K Predator 21 X. Nor does everyone need a machine that might as well be called Laptop Overkill. Acer’s new …

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Games for Change highlights impactful VR projects with its new summit

April 28, 2017

… is curating the VR for Change Summit. While at the White House, Martin examined how to use emerging technologies like VR for various social impact and public interest projects. “Whenever you see a new technology coming down the pipe, its exciting to see all of the hype around new types of games and entertainment and IMAX-type experiences,” Martin said. “But the really compelling reason that anyone should care is that maybe it will actually help real People in some way.” …

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This is what an extreme sea level rise scenario looks like for U.S. cities

April 27, 2017

… percent of todays population in 252 coastal towns and cities would have their homes submerged, and property of more than half the population in 479 additional communities would also be underwater,” the analysis, which has not been peer-reviewed, found. Image: climate central In New York City, the average high tide would be a staggering 2 feet higher than the flood level experienced during Hurricane Sandy. More than 800,000 People would be flooded out of New York City alone. Although …

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Inside the stealthy club for entrepreneurs who want to change the world

April 26, 2017

Guests board a helicopter bound for the Rockefeller Estate as part of the Kairos Society's global summit on April 20, 2017 in New York City.Image: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Kairos Society Im at a New York City heliport in a waiting room so packed with People that the obviously overwhelmed staff are struggling to move through the crowd to check everyone in. While the staff of Blade, the “Uber for helicopters” company, is used to a well-heeled crowd, the current group may be a …

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Child protection scheme for Scottish sport ‘not working’ – BBC News

April 26, 2017

The Scottish government plans to have new legislation in place by 2019. Who needs to undergo background checks? But the committee said it believed action needed to be taken now to strengthen the PVG scheme and to ensure “unsuitable People” were prevented from doing regulated work. It also called for a strengthening of the “minimum operating requirements” that sport governing bodies are required to meet in relation to child protection. And it recommended that future …

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New museum shows migration is ‘everyone’s’ story – BBC News

April 26, 2017

… but eventually we decided getting the footfall and the international visitors means this is the city to be in. We’d love to find somewhere by the Thames as historically it’s been such a huge part of the long story of People arriving in Britain. And it saw so many People leave to start new lives elsewhere, which is part of the story too.” Image copyright Kajal Nisha Patel/Dharmendra Patel Image caption The images at the museum aim to show movement to and fro from the UK is …

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Facebook and GIPHY are now good friends

April 25, 2017

… launched a feature that let Facebook users share moving images on the site. They weren’t GIFs, Mashable’s Lance Ulanoff reported back in 2013. As in they were not in the native GIF format, and yet, they were moving images in Facebook posts and comments, which People mistakenly referred to as GIFs. “You’re right this is not native GIF format support but it is the first time you’ve been able to find a GIF on the Internet and then get it to play on Facebook,” …

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‘What were not doing is putting a newspaper on Snapchat’ — New York Times joins Snapchat Discover

April 25, 2017

… a big endorsement for its product at a time when social networking giant Facebook is on a quest to crush the company’s growth by releasing copycat features. Six years ago when Stanford student Evan Spiegel pitched an idea for a sexting disappearing messaging app, nowhere in sight was the prestigious The New York Times leveraging 20 People to contribute to designing the launch on Snapchat Discover (the ongoing team is about half that size). And yet, here we are. For Snapchat and for the …

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Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

April 25, 2017

Image: the royal family / facebook For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers. But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the People. Through their social sharing, the younger royals are coming across as relatable, relevant and human to a millennial …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… were too many to track. So perhaps I was inclined to hear humanity in Sandberg’s voice; others say they sense calculation and distance. Here’s my advice: Suspend your skepticism of Sandberg, if only to read Option B. It has essential wisdom on how to treat People who are grieving, on how to find resilience in your darkest moments. Sandberg likes to talk about kicking “elephants” the things we all know but are too embarrassed to say out of the room. So let’s address …

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Ilie Nastase: Romanian suspended from tennis after Fed Cup outbursts

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Ilie Nastase may have retired from tennis 32 years ago, but he appears to be still more than living up to his old nickname: “Nasty.” The 70-year-old Romanian, a two-time grand slam winner and former world No. 1, was provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Federation, or ITF, on Sunday from all its events for his behavior at a Fed Cup match. Follow @cnnsport Nastase hurled abuse at the chair umpire and the opposition during Romania’s World Group II playoff …

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Chris Pratt Says His Blue-Collar America Remark Was Pretty Stupid

April 25, 2017

Earlier in the week,Chris Pratttold Mens Fitness that Hollywood has a representation problem when it comes to blue-collar Americans, despite an Oscar season that highlighted the experience of working-class People(see: Moonlight, Manchester By The Sea or Fences). His comments immediately elicited a passionate response from tweeters who were quick to remind Pratt that not only are there a tons of movies about working-class white men, there are other and more pressing representational issues to …

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CNN 10 – April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 France moves a step closer to having a new president, Russia offers a virtual tour of a military installation in the Arctic, and we report on Earth Day past and present. Amid our continuing coverage of CNN Heroes, we’re featuring an inspiring report today on the People who nominate them. TRANSCRIPT CARL AZUZ, CNN 10 ANCHOR: Hello and welcome to CNN 10 on this last Monday of April. I’m Carl Azuz. The European nation of France is one step closer to having a new leader. …

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Here are the 53 best photos from the March for Science

April 24, 2017

Professional Anarchists is an ongoing photo series by Lisa Allen that aims to capture the peaceful demonstrations against the Trump administration and to meet the ordinary People behind themto learn why they march and to put a face to the new resistance movement. Tens of thousands of activists and concerned citizens gathered in Washington, D.C.and around the countryon Saturday for the March for Scienceto celebrate Earth Day andprotest the policies and “alternative facts” of the …

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How to use Undo Send in Gmail

April 23, 2017

… zero is basically a pipe dream, and crafting the perfect message that isn’t riddled with typos is an increasingly difficult task as the distractions provided by Facebook/Twitter/Snapchat/looming WWIII all pile up. How many times have you hit “send” on a professional email only to immediately realize you’ve misspelled the recipient’s name? Or sent out a message to millions of People asking them how much they hate CNN? With just a little tweak of the Gmail settings, …

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The British resistance is coming at you with Google docs

April 23, 2017

… on how to vote tactically for the best chances of ousting the Conservative Party in each individual seat. It’s basically a spreadsheet nerd’s dream come true. It went viral straight away. Safe to say, its creator, Becky Snowden, was floored. Let’s get tactical. Image: becky snowden “I had no idea just how many People out there wanted to join together like this, and learn how to vote tactically. Its absolutely amazing. When normal People work together we can achieve …

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Psst: You’re probably using all the wrong photos on dating apps.

April 22, 2017

Don't be afraid to show the real you.Image: ambar del moral/mashable Think you’ve obsessed over your dating profile pics and finally managed to get them just right? Sorry, but you’d better think again. The dating app Hinge sifted through thousands of their users photos and figured out what gets those likes and what gets ignored. The results are pretty surprising. Hinges profile requires you to add six photos, and People can like them and start conversations based on them …

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It’s the worst possible time for ‘Girlboss’ on Netflix

April 22, 2017

… The soul-searching of the feminist movement post-election has caused more People to realize that feminism as used by businesses to sell their products, no matter how cool, is at least an incompatible match, if not an entirely hypocritical one. Girlboss is fictional. The show, based on the 2014 book #Girlboss by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso, follows a 23-year-old, shoplifting, aimless version of Amoruso who can’t keep a job and has an epiphany when she makes hundreds selling a $9 thrift …

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Billy Monger crash: Online campaign hits 600,000 – BBC News

April 21, 2017

#billywhizz He said it had been a “heart-wrenching” time following the crash that left everyone fearing the worst. The donations came in swiftly over the past day and the 621,500 mark was achieved earlier, sailing well past the initial target of 260,000. F1 driver Max Verstappen donated 15,000 and Billy’s F4 former rival Devlin DeFrancesco made the biggest donation, of 26,000. Hundreds of People have sent messages of support to the teenager, from Charlwood in Surrey, and a …

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