Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: ‘We really f-ed this one up’

April 26, 2017

The hair care company Shea Moisture apologized Monday after social media backlash over an ad it released last week. It shows white women, and just one woman of color, talking about hair hate and how Shea is their go-to productprompting cries of whitewashing. The product, founded in Harlem in 1991, has a strong African-American customer base. SEE ALSO: Pepsi finally unites America with its terrible Kendall Jenner ad Wow – we really f-ed this one up! Please know that our intent was not, …

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Go with your gut: Harnessing the power of intution

April 26, 2017

… seconds of meeting them. In other words, sometimes we just know an answer before being asked and having time to think about. Silence your inner critic. Allow the inner dialogues to happen without fear or ridicule, writes Cholle. Remember, your gut feeling could be wrong. While you should listen to your gut or inner voice, there are times when it can be wrong. Before making any rash, risky, or major decisions, make sure that you instincts gel with your thoughts. For instance, you may have the …

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Please free your mind and enjoy these great makeup destruction videos

April 26, 2017

… sweat thinking about a $45 product ended up in useless smithereens, fear not. Kat and Hailey aren’t out to generate waste. In fact, they want to help beauty consumers spend their money wisely. That’s why, once the makeup has been crushed into a fine powder, the two weigh the empty case just to make sure the usable makeup itself weighs as much as the company claims. Sometimes, Kat and Hailey mix the powder with liquid and try to fit the makeup back into its original packaging. Some …

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These Texas students are on a mission to raise money for their classmates with cancer

April 26, 2017

… cancer. A post shared by Caring Community (@music4amission) on Mar 22, 2017 at 8:37am PDT Our main goal is to let the kids know that the community cares about them, to help them with their financials, and to just be there for them, says Bethany Joy, director of operations for Caring Communities. For Sabyne Robles, the experience of being a part of Caring Communities has been extra special. Shes not just the booking agent for the concert shes also one of the beneficiaries. Robles was …

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Starbucks’ ‘Unicorn Frappuccino’ is the latest food or drink designed just for social media

April 25, 2017

… outlandish menu items from food and beverage chains that seem to be geared more toward online sharing than actual consumption. The impulse of customers to broadcast photos of meals on Instagram or other social media has broadly changed the way restaurant and fast food chains think about their visual presentation. It’s also pushed them to roll out increasingly outrageous offerings just for the sake of online reactions a type of product known to people in the industry as “stunt …

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Eight ways machine learning is already in your life – BBC News

April 25, 2017

… less likely to be fraudulent. When a transaction seems out of the ordinary, an alarm can be raised – and a message sent to the user. 7. In hospitals Doctors are just starting to consider machine learning to make better diagnoses, for example to spot cancer and eye disease. Image copyright AFP Image caption Self-driving cars will use machine learning to help avoid accidents In schools they could track student performance and develop personal learning plans. They could help us …

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Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen

April 25, 2017

… be hesitant to publicly praise a candidate like Le Pen, an avid supporter of Vladimir Putin, particularly given that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said just two weeks ago that US-Russian relations had reached an all time low. And while the last few weeks have posed challenges to the Trump-Putin alliance, they are likely not reflective of the larger scale support the two leaders have for each other. Consider this: Throughout the campaign, Trump heaped praise on Putin, even defending Putin …

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Completely Mute Girl Surprises Everyone When She Tells Her Therapy Donkey These Magical Words

April 24, 2017

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Former child soldier wins prize for risking his life to protect Congo’s wildlife

April 24, 2017

… days prior to his arrest he had attempted to stop construction of an oil communication device within the park. Katembo says he received phone calls telling him: “You have betrayed the country … You deserve to die.” Local chiefs have offered him bribes, “to help them get oil exploration going in the park,” he says, “they proposed $5,000 just to do that.” This figure would have been nearly five times his annual salary. Unknown gunmen shot the …

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How to use Undo Send in Gmail

April 23, 2017

"Oh no what did I just do."Image: JGI/Tom Grill/Getty There are no second chances in life, but there may be in email. While this is of little consolation to those wishing they could hit “undo” on semi-recent national events, Gmail’s Undo Send feature gives us all the break we so desperately need. SEE ALSO: Gmail finally doubles email attachment limit, but it means nothing Are you using it? You really should be. Email, after all, is deceptively hard. Reaching inbox …

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Apple Watch adds new Earth Day badge to push you to get outside and active

April 23, 2017

Image: tim cook via twitter just a couple of days after releasing its new NikeLab version of the Apple Watch, Apple is leveraging the device’s reputation as a fitness tool to join in the Earth Day festivities. Early Saturday, Apple CEO Tim Cook posted a photo of a new special edition achievement badge on the Apple Watch designed to get people outside and active. SEE ALSO: Science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers his most inspiring message yet “Get outside, enjoy our planet and …

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General election 2017: UKIP manifesto to pledge a burka ban – BBC News

April 23, 2017

And it will also call for postal voting to be largely abolished, because of concerns over electoral fraud. The former UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, proposed a burka ban in 2010. But the party later dropped the policy, and it did not appear in its 2015 manifesto. Full-face veils are already banned in public in some European countries, including France. According to the Sun, Mr Nuttall will say on Monday: “just as we have been vindicated on the need to recognise the downsides of …

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TV show launches toy box to distract kids during sex scenes

April 22, 2017

… quite a bit of sex in it. A quick glance at French Twitter is enough show just how damn raunchy the show is: mon pre a regard un bout de Versailles avec moi j’ai pri tous les dieux du monde pour pas qu’il y ai de scne de sexe M. 49 (@ifiwereperrie) April 19, 2017 Translation: “My dad watched a bit of Versailles with me and I prayed all the gods of the world to avoid a sex scene.” Well, in an attempt to promote the show’s second Season help alleviate any …

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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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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… together. Barker says: “As a company, it isn’t’ just the advertising campaigns, it’s about being with the people and bringing them together. It’s the unconventional, yet important side of marketing and opportunity for people to be in a community.” 3. Use health and fitness as a common ground Barker says: “Working out with people is a new great way to break down boundaries, market your personality to other people, and work together.” 4. Music is one …

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Amazon announces big Australia expansion plans

April 22, 2017

… and long delivery times, it isn’t a pleasant experience. SEE ALSO: Terms and Conditions are too long, just ask a guy who read Amazon’s for 9 hours A spokesperson for the retail giant stated via email that Amazon is currently planning “to bring thousands of new jobs to Australia, millions of dollars in additional investment, and to empower small Australian businesses through Amazon Marketplace.” He added, “We are optimistic that by focusing on the things we believe …

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

April 21, 2017

An oBike in a neighbourhood bicycle parking spot, SingaporeImage: Ng Yi Shu/Mashable It’s been just three months after the first bike-sharing company arrived in Singapore, but reports of abuse and vandalism of shared bikes in the city keep popping up on social media. The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don’t need to be docked at a designated spot. They lock themselves after your ride is over, and you’re meant to just leave the bike standing by …

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Trump Wants Clean Water Rule Gone. Now Comes The Hard Part.

April 21, 2017

… rule.Environmental advocates said they plan further efforts to challenge Trumps efforts. Trumps administration is preparing to repeal the rule and replace it with a weaker version, according to arecent Energy & Environment News report, which cited EPA officials. That would require two cumbersome federal rule-making processes.EPA officials did not respond to a request for comment. If theyre going to repeal it, theyre going to have to say why theyre repealing it. You cant just say, Were …

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Even Oprah gets intimidated

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Believe it or not, Oprah Winfrey gets nervous. “I didn’t want to take on this role,” Winfrey told CNN at New York premiere of her new HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” “I was intimidated by it. I was nervous. I just didn’t know if I could do it.” Based on a 2010 best-selling book, “Henrietta Lacks” tells the story of a woman being treated for cancer, whose cells were taken without consent in 1951 and used in …

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‘Were close’ BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne on the future of women-led startups

April 21, 2017

… reimagining every aspect of home and work life to be more efficient, more productive, or just more fun. That first wave included companies like LearnVest, BirchBox, Paperless Post and, of course, Rent the Runway. Raising money was a challenge because 95% of venture investors are men. So before they could get to the meat of their pitch, they had to explain how women think about their closets, or why were always on the hunt for the next great beauty product. I thought: lets back the best of these …

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Bill O’Reilly’s Replacement, Tucker Carlson, Has Unenlightened Views On Women

April 20, 2017

… correction in a Daily Caller story about de Blasio. Then there was the time in 2014 when Carlson disputed that women do not get equal pay. This idea that women are suffering, thats just ridiculous! he said. Men are suffering. Thats not to say that Carlson doesnt appreciate women.The conservative Daily Caller website has its own provocative history. Along with right-wing opinion pieces and news, Carlsons site offered readers liberal doses of scantily clad ladies in slideshows with titles …

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Facebook Workplace gets beefed up during F8

April 20, 2017

Facebook has created a new empire over the last six months. It has nothing to do with Snapchat or even virtual reality, and it’s not just about video. SEE ALSO: Facebook wants your boss to let you use Facebook Facebook Workplace is the social network’s effort to get serious about getting into the business world, and Facebook is making a serious push. The Workplace platform connects businesses internally, where companies can pay for or (as of this latest update) use a free version …

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General election: MPs ready to approve snap poll on 8 June – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… mood” among his colleagues. The source said Labour “was ready to fight it”, but criticised the prime minister for what he called “her deceit of the country over calling the election”. BBC political correspondent Chris Mason said the leader had told his MPs: “I don’t underestimate how much there is to do, we’ve got six weeks to do it, let’s get out there and do just that.” ‘Selfish interests’ However, one of Mr Corbyn’s …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… when I read the Harry Potter books and saw the Dementors, that is how depression felt to me – that sort of a thing that comes into your life and sucks all of your energy out of it – and I just felt hopeless. “I didn’t know where to go, I didn’t know what to do do, who to talk to and at that point, everybody expects you to be happy and thrilled.” Healthier balance After many months of suffering – at one point, Ms Gadhia was convinced her baby daughter was …

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Do snap elections actually deliver bigger majorities? – BBC News

April 19, 2017

In March 1966 however, Labour’s Harold Wilson went to the country just under 18 months after winning in October 1964. Image caption John Major was among prime ministers who went on to win a “personal mandate” Well, here, the outlook is much brighter for those who call the election. Winston Churchill, after suffering at least one serious stroke that was hidden from the public, finally gave way to his successor Anthony Eden in April 1955. Eden wasted no time by …

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