Gardener Sends Photos Of Himself At Work To His Friend, He Uploads Them Online And They Go Viral

June 27, 2017

One Imgur user posted the following photos with the caption: “My friend who is a gardener sends me photos of himself at work”, and it went viral! Now everyone is writing to the guy, asking him to introduce them to his hilarious gardener friend. While some people call this man a major creep, one thing is for sure – he definitely knows how to enjoy himself at work, and that’s more than we can say for Mr. Spicer. …

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The Worlds Workers Have Bigger Problems Than a Robot Apocalypse

June 26, 2017

… are putting intense pressure on governments and companies to help people ready themselves for the jobs of the future. Robots may yet take over, but we already know how to prepare for that: The measures that cope with today’s worker shortages will also be useful in a world of worker surpluses. The skills increasing in demand will presumably be even more valuable in coming decades. The good news is that human wants are infinite: The grandchildren of farmers and factory hands are masseurs, …

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UN: Half of world’s population growth is likely to occur in Africa

June 26, 2017

(CNN)Nigeria will overtake the United States to become the third-most populous country in the world by 2050, according to a United Nations report. The report predicted that the world population will hit a staggering 9.8 billion by 2050, and forecasted that over half of the expected growth between 2017 and 2050 is likely to occur in Africa. With an estimated population of more than 180 million people, Nigeria experienced annual population growth of about 2.7% between 2010 and 2015, …

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Two Dutch Journalists Freed Unharmed by Colombian Rebels

June 26, 2017

… their captors, suffering only a few scratches from 14-hour marches to evade security forces who had mounted a massive search. He said the reporters at first thought they were being robbed because their captors demanded they turn over their cameras. Then they were shuttled from safe house to safe house before eventually taking refuge in the jungle. "It was very hard, but the people who took us captive were very warm and treated us with lots of respect, almost like friends," Bolt told …

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Should Americans Be Banned From Traveling to North Korea?

June 26, 2017

… reclusive nation, the U.S. is considering a full ban. The State Department has already warned Americans to protective power” with the North Korean government. “If people are that stupid that they still want to go to that country then at least they assume the responsibility for their welfare,” McCain said Tuesday. Last month, two U.S. congressmen introduced the “ Photographer: Jon Chol Jin/AP PHoto It’s unclear how many Americans travel each year to …

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Black queer love shines on Instagram through joint couple accounts

June 25, 2017

… young queer people of color),” the duo wrote in an email. The couple, a law clerk and a public relations senior associate, are marrying next month in Miami Beach. Earlier this year, they were featured in shaving company Bevel’s Valentine’s Day ad. They called the experience “empowering.” “We received so many messages from people who had seen the ads who told us how it actually made them cry to see two black gay men embracing each other in an ad for a …

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Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury – BBC News

June 25, 2017

… also dedicated the song 100 Bags to his mum, saying she “wouldn’t be able to comprehend” her son playing to 20,000 people at Glastonbury. “Hey, mumzy, look at your boy now,” he said. Throughout, the star’s set embraced his mainstream appeal without diluting the fierce and dextrous wordplay that made him special in the first place. Coming on the day that Dizzee Rascal complained no British rapper had ever headlined Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, it marked …

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Google vows to stop its creepy practice of reading your emails to target ads

June 24, 2017

… massive reach, the company no doubt has more than enough information with which to personalize ads without digging through inboxes. The move comes as Google is investing heavily in cloud computing and its G-Suite software packagewhich includes enterprise Gmailin a bid to catch up with companies like Microsoft and Amazon. That this announcement came from the company’s cloud department rather than its ads people suggests that customer privacy concerns may have been making it harder to …

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Virgin Media wants you to change your router password

June 24, 2017

Thousands of Virgin Media customers are affected.Image: REX/Shutterstock Virgin Media wants you to change your router password. The company recently published guidance on how to do that for older router models after Which? magazine a publication “known for testing household products” found that Virgin Media routers weren’t so hard to hack. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people into hackers Which? found that Virgin Media’s Super Hub 2 “can be …

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The most difficult-to-reach Snapchat geofilters

June 24, 2017

… What could look prettier atop this unusual sight than a cheery yellow geofilter? Image: Shutterstock / Alexander A.Trofimov /SNAP / MASHABLE COMPOSITE Best start packing now, people. WATCH: Snap Spectacles have a wind noise problem here’s how to fix it More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFlickDramatizer Enterprise upgrade Ignored on social media? Not anymore…Software to create cinemagraphs living photos super easy and fast.InstantAzon – Super Developer 3 Year …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 24, 2017

… at this innovative organization at the intersection of creativity and technology. Rachel Bitte: What does Getty Images look for in applicants? A love of photography or creative pursuits in general? Katie Cushing: Outside of our photographers, were more about finding people who can appreciate creative visual work versus produce it. Im by no means a good photographer, but am constantly humbled and in awe of the work our teams do. For marketing, sales, or finance, for example, you still need to …

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Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran – BBC News

June 23, 2017

… Radiohead chats to Annie Mac Annie Mac: How are you all feeling about this? Ed O’Brien: To be honest, a little nervous. A few days ago we were doing the setlist for a show in Denmark and we all fessed up: We had the Glastonbury tingles. You know, that anticipation and slight nerves. It means a lot. It’s a huge one. What does it feel like to stand on that stage and look out to 100,000 people? The first time we played it in ’97, it felt like we were looking out upon this scene of …

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Lawsuit Accuses Donald Trump Of Illegally Destroying White House Records

June 23, 2017

… Libowitz told HuffPost that the only reason for the Trump administration to delete messages is to keep them secret from the American people. He said its part of a larger, troubling pattern of information suppression in the Trump administration, which also includes deletion of the presidents tweets. Trump repeatedly blasted Democratic rival Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaign for her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, but those emails were still …

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Grenfell Tower fire families to be rehoused in luxury complex

June 23, 2017

… want to see what will happen. I might move to another place,” Saif said. Another resident, who identified himself as A.J., has been living at the development for two months. “Honestly, I didn’t care at first, but if I was to live here (longer term), it would affect me. It’s not just about the money. “If they were to screen the people that were living there, for example if families want to come here, it wouldn’t really affect me.” “The cheapest …

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Would Trump make a good royal?

June 23, 2017

(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It would take a certain type of person. The sort of person who fills his court with relatives, perhaps, who thinks the separation of powers is a foreign concept, and …

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Uber’s HR chief Liane Hornsey should be the next to go

June 23, 2017

… fast-growing companiesthough it often isn’t. “Up until Ellen Pao blew the whistle on [Kleiner Perkins], they didnt have HR. I would never say HR should be one of your first five hires, however, you should have someone who is familiar not just with legal expertise but people with a moral compass,” Leslie Miley, an outspoken diversity and inclusion advocate who currently works at Slack, told Mashable last month. Uber had an HR department, but it apparently was broken, according …

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5 things that are killing your productivity

June 22, 2017

… right. Once you finish something, you can always go back and start refining the details. Working too long without any breaks If youre like most people, your focus begins to fade after an hour or two of concentrating on the same task. I used to try to power through this mental fatigue, but then I began looking into different work styles and learned about the importance of breaks. The human mind can focus on any one task for 90-120 minutes; after that, a break is needed in order to recharge and …

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Cumulative extremism: Why terror is like a ‘perverted comic book’

June 22, 2017

(CNN)When one man was killed and 10 people were injured in north London after a van plowed into Muslim worshipers early Monday morning, the majority of the world mourned. Stories of heroes surfaced. And calls for solidarity rang from communities of all stripes. Meanwhile pro-ISIS social media accounts pointed to the attack as a reason why Muslims need to rise up and attack. Warrior heroes and villains The trend is not new, but rather heightened due to the current geopolitical …

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Please people stop taking selfies near Grenfell Tower in London

June 21, 2017

A woman takes a selfie as pedestrians stop to watch flames being put out at Grenfell Tower in London.Image: Amara Eno/REX/Shutterstock It probably should go without saying, but just like for everything in life there’s an appropriate time and place to take a selfie, and the charred remains of Grenfell Tower in London where at least 79 people died is not one of them. SEE ALSO: Wonderful human being Adele shares ‘tea and a cuddle’ with London tower firefighters In case …

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Uber thinks a small fee is enough to convince drivers to chauffeur around teenagers

June 21, 2017

… This past March Uber unveiled a new way for people under the age of 18 to hail rides. The idea is that kids over 13 years old can join their parents’ Family Profile, and parents are able track their children’s location as the kids ride. The program debuted in Seattle, Phoenix, and Columbus, and immediately generated some driver pushback. Tracking Riley’s ride. Image: uber I certainly dont have anything against teenagers, one driver who opted out of picking up teenagers, …

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Will a parliamentary hearing make Singapore PM’s problems go away?

June 21, 2017

(CNN)Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong is on the back foot. Parliamentary showdown At first blush, the prime minister seemed to have scored some brownie points in lowering the political temperature. But as Singaporeans mull it over, questions began to surface. Why is parliament being dragged into this? This is a fight to be settled in a court of law or during an open inquiry, said former ruling people’s Action Party (PAP) MP Tan Cheng Bock, who is challenging …

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Asgardia: the world’s first space nation

June 20, 2017

Hong Kong (CNN)Coming soon: a nation in space for humans. Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world’s first independent nation that operates in outer space in October 2016. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up to be citizens. …

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Forget the IPO, the ICO is the cool new way to get funded

June 19, 2017

… you sold those for ETH right away, you’d have roughly 15 ETH, which today would be worth $5,250. This scenario, while theoretical, isn’t uncommon; in fact, with the growth Ethereum has experienced in the last year, gains such as these were easy to achieve. Sounds crazy? A little bit like building a Jenga tower? That’s because it is. There are currently few people who think this kind of growth is sustainable; and many point out that some sort of correction is necessary. …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… lucrative mobile. Layoffs have swept major outlets in the past weeks, including Time Inc., HuffPost, and Vocativ. Many of these companies are frantically doubling down on video production, through which they can sell more expensive ads. Blood in the water Despite its comparatively tiny stature, the free-wheeling world of open-web ads has long been a thorn in the side of Google and Facebook. Annoying, clunky, and intrusive ads drive people to ad blockers, which Google currently pays a reported …

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Injuries Reported After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London

June 19, 2017

Londons Metropolitan Police reported a number of casualties early Monday whena vehicle collided with pedestrians shortly after midnight local time, in what police have called a major incident. Witnesses told HuffPost UK that about 10 people were injured by the vehicle, although authorities have not yet confirmed the number of casualties. Authorities have not yet confirmed whether Mondays incident was an accident or an attack. Cynthia Vanzella, a woman who lives near the scene, told CNN …

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