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

April 30, 2017

One of Funny enough, Wednesday also happened to be Alien Day, a celebration of extraterrestrials. So many took the opportunity to call the hotline to report UFOs, greys, aliens, predators, Klingons, that hot guy from Roswell, that less-hot-but-still-pretty-hot guy from Roswell, the continuum transfunctioner, you name it. And good riddance! Of course, when folks on twitter heard about the trolling, they just had to join in! See some of the best reactions (below)! Wouldn’t it be a shame …

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Why Muslims are marching for climate

April 29, 2017

… administration reinforce xenophobia against both immigrants and Muslims. As someone whose faith is bound up with combating climate change, it hurt to see Trump impose an executive order that effectively denies the impacts of climate change I have seen with my own eyes. Join us on twitter and Facebook Saturday’s People’s Climate March reminds me of a verse in the Holy Quran that says, “We have created you into different nations and tribes so that you may come to know …

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

April 28, 2017

… was eight-weeks pregnant while winning the Australian Open in January. The reactions to this news have largely been breathlessly amazed. Gal Gadot has been heralded as a literal Wonder Woman and was also called a “Friggin’ Superhero.” And twitter erupted into a frenzy after learning that Serena had a baby on board for her latest victory. SEE ALSO: TIME is getting dragged for this weird tweet about Amal Clooney’s baby bump during her speech on ISIS Of course there have …

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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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Of course Trump’s 100 days are getting the hashtag treatment

April 27, 2017

Oops, he did it againImage: AP/REX/Shutterstock We’re closing in on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, even though it’s felt more like 100 years since the inauguration. SEE ALSO: Even Trump’s Earth Day message was anti-science Pundits are now trying to gauge where the president falls on the success scale, from “SAD!” to “BIGLY!,” for this somewhat important but still kinda arbitrary milestone. But twitter users have another talent: using …

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Snapchat wants to open millennials’ eyes to life in Baghdad

April 26, 2017

… Story for the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, twitter users asked Snapchat why it showed only one side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Snapchat, two days later, created a Live Story for West Bank. Over the last two years, Snapchat has matured its news product. The company hired Peter Hamby back in April 2015 to serve as Snapchat’s first head of news. The former CNN national political reporter now helps lead a team dedicated to creating Our Stories. For example, Snapchat built a story around …

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

April 25, 2017

… and a twitter account. It was on Vine (RIP) and Instagram. But there was something different about Snapchat. What was really hard to wrap our minds around was that [Snapchat] was so raw. The idea of, Lets not take a photo and send it up to the photo desk was scary, Minsberg said. With time, Minsberg convinced the team. The first Snapchat Story involved Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and correspondent Adam Ellick in Angola. Kristof was working on a column about rats who sniff land mines. …

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Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

April 25, 2017

… audience. SEE ALSO: William and Harry tell Kate what it was really like after they lost their mum Over the past decade, the royal family has gradually stepped up its online presence, establishing large followings on Facebook, Instagram, twitter, YouTube and Flickr. But it’s Prince William’s and Prince Harry’s use of social media to talk candidly about their lives that’s appealing to younger audiences. Prince Harry and Prince William have grabbed headlines in the past …

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People turn out in droves to support science from New Zealand to North Pole

April 23, 2017

… Geneva, and London, among other locations. SEE ALSO: EPA chief calls historic climate treaty a ‘bad deal’ because this is our life now There were even marches, albeit small ones, in Greenland and the North Pole, where climate scientists are deployed studying the rapidly melting land and sea ice. Here are some scenes from around the world. Chicago: Go science! #ScienceMarch Auckland pic.twitter.com/T7uRNYW8m2 Jesse Mulligan (@JesseMulligan) April 22, 2017 A representative …

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Celebrities show up to support the March for Science

April 23, 2017

… March for Science without ever leaving your couch Sending love and gratitude to everyone at the #MarchForScience today!!!!! Thank you for standing up for TRUTH. kerry washington (@kerrywashington) April 22, 2017 Happy Earth Day, everyone! I myself, like some science! #marchforscience #earthday2017 pic.twitter.com/FrkqHa9wz6 Thora Birch (@1107miss) April 22, 2017 As the #MarchForScience commences, sources tell me Trump has made his pick to replace Vivek Murthy as Surgeon …

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Internet turns rebellious, rule-breaking Jeremy Corbyn into a meme

April 22, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has officially made the beautiful transition from leader of the Labour Party to leader of the Meme Party. On Thursday, the internet trolled the Labour leader yet again after a very special cartoon image of Corbyn dabbing yes, dabbing was posted by a fan account to twitter. SEE ALSO: 10 things you need to know about Jeremy Corbyn’s big Labour Party speech The image featured the British politician’s memorable quote from an interview on Thursday, about the rebellious …

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

April 22, 2017

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal Family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal Family’s official twitter account today you’ll be showered with animated balloons in celebration of her big day. …

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

April 21, 2017

… hashtag, #billywhizz, has been widely shared on social media. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Billy’s plight has prompted support from the global motorsport community F1 ace Jenson Button appealed on his Instagram account to people to help the boy following news of his injuries. And Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who has 4.32 million followers on twitter, tweeted: “Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, @BillyMonger”. Billy was competing in the …

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Ann Coulter isn’t letting Berkeley off easy for messing with her speech

April 21, 2017

(CNN)The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley, and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. Citing safety concerns, administrators on Wednesday postponed Coulter’s scheduled April 27 appearance, saying it needed more time to find a “suitable venue.” But Coulter was not having it. In a twitter rampage and a Fox News appearance, she accused the school of canceling the event and …

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Celebs warned by FTC to label their sponsored Instagram posts

April 20, 2017

… on the marketers commissioning the posts rather than individual influencers. Even so, any potential penalties are relatively light. The agency can force an apology, demand that customers be reimbursed, or impose a fine of up to $40,000 if it decides to take the matter to court. Perhaps that’s why celebrities still often forgo the mandated labels. On Snapchat, for instance, popular users only started marking ads last fall. On twitter, where space is limited, influencers often flout the …

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Marvel just showed off the first ‘Black Panther’ footage, and we couldn’t be more excited

April 20, 2017

… appearance in Civil War when confront Black Widow while escorting T’Challa to his car. When Florence Kasumba’s character told Natasha to move or be moved in civil war pic.twitter.com/HQRM0t86QA A (@forrestdolapo) May 27, 2016 The Dora Milaje are the Wakandan king’s all-female bodyguard corps that’s also an elite strike force for the technologically superior nation. Though the cameo (above) is Florence Kasumba (who returns as Ayo in Black Panther), much of what …

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70-year-old woman finishes Boston Marathon, and there’s way more to her story

April 19, 2017

… George Takei, Dan Rather and former WWE wrestlers The Bella Twins praising her tenacity. More than a few twitter commenters invoked the rallying cry, “Nevertheless, she persisted,” to honor the anniversary of Switzer’s milestone. And persist, she did. “I knew if I quit, nobody would ever believe that women had the capability to run 26-plus miles,” Switzer wrote in her memoir. “If I quit, everybody would say it was a publicity stunt. If I quit, it would set …

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Harry Styles bought kiwi for everyone in the ‘SNL’ line

April 16, 2017

… SEE ALSO: We finally have a tracklist and release date for Harry Styles’ debut album Harry bought kiwi for everyone in line for SNL I LOVE HIM SO MUCH pic.twitter.com/eus2TadoPW e (@namelesserin) April 14, 2017 When Harry starts performing the new song and we realise he played us and it’s not kiwi pic.twitter.com/0tf97KkzzI oc (@hesartss) April 14, 2017 …

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How depression and stagnation wrecked the original ‘Rocket League’ champions

April 15, 2017

A lot has happened in a small amount of time in the world of Rocket League esports. And thats true for one of its top teams, as well. North American team G2 Esports, led by Cameron “Kronovi” Bills, won the first-ever official Rocket League Championship Series last August. He and his team came into season two as clear favorites expected to once more guide the region to victory over Europe, and establish North America as the dominant force in the competitive car-soccer-like video …

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This company wants to market your emotions through GIFs

April 14, 2017

… you’re unfamiliar with Tenor, it’s basically a database of GIFs that can be searched based on keywords. While Tenor operates its own apps, it is also partnered with other companies like twitter to provide GIFs to their users. Tenor’s pitch centers around matching the right GIF with the right emotion. For instance, if you were watching the end of the Oscars this year, there’s a decent chance you thought “what the hell?” and looked for an image to express that …

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How to be a persuasive leader (hint: it’s about the ‘moment before’)

April 13, 2017

… contributor at Entrepreneur, Lifehacker, Fast Company, Business Insider and more. Connect with him about content marketing (and bunnies) on Facebook or twitter. WATCH: This device can help 22 million Americans sleep better at night More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsZapable – Summer Of Apps Zapable – Build Your Mobile App In A ZapInstamate Basic Edition 2017 Remember, Instamate is the first and ONLY tool in the world to: 1. Post and schedule updates to MULTIPLE Instagram …

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Seriously?! Officer Appears To Stomp On Handcuffed Suspects Head

April 13, 2017

… Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther also condemned the officers actions in a post on twitter, calling his behavior unacceptable. According to court records cited by The Daily Beast, police originally confronted Anderson for allegedly threatening to shoot people inside a nearby home. He elbowed a different officer in the face and ran. Police caught up with him a block away. The suspect was allegedly found carrying a handgun and a substance suspected of being crack cocaine. He has since been charged …

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