Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

But many concertgoers find the practice irrating, and now some performers are starting to object too. “No mobile phones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at Chris Rock’s Total Blackout Tour,” read a message posted on ticketing websites when the comedian’s new UK dates went on sale this month. Image copyright Yondr Image caption Audience members keep the locked pouches with them throughout the evening Rock’s use of Yondr at his upcoming UK …

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Pippa Middleton’s wedding is shaping up as Britain’s wedding of the year

May 20, 2017

… able to build a career as a writer,” she said a year after her sister’s wedding. After dating a string of high-Society men, 41-year old Matthews, popped the question last summer after almost two years of dating. Matthews’ parents are multi-millionaires — his father, David, was a racing driver-turned-property developer. His younger brother is Spencer Matthews of “made of Chelsea” fame. Despite all the interest in the couple, the big question is whether …

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Bush, Obama Lawyers Slam Trump’s Possible Meddling In FBI Russia Probe

May 18, 2017

… appropriate to a minor disciplinary matter in a corporation, Mukasey said. Its not appropriate to a criminal investigation. The former officials, both now in private practice,had been invited to speak at a panel on presidential power hosted by The Federalist Society, a conservative group that was key in helping Trump select and install Justice Neil Gorsuch on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mukasey and Eggleston were asked to address a range of subjects related to the executive branch and its place …

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Axe wants men to rethink masculinity, but can an ad really help?

May 17, 2017

… is that Society has changed and marketing has to change,” says Strubel. “It was time for the brand to move on.” “It’s not our dad’s manhood anymore. There’s a lot more acceptance.” The second season of Aziz Ansari‘s Netflix series Master of None is a revelation of masculine vulnerability. Ansari’s character Dev may be heartbroken and lonely, but he doesn’t need to conquer other women to feel better about himself. Instead, he …

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CNN 10 – May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

… international significance and then clearly describe why they’re making news, who is affected, and how the events fit into a complex, international Society. Thank you for using CNN 10 More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Ad Mastery PLUS Print on demand video ad templates, graphics templates, Free + Shipping funnel templates and step by step setup video instructions to quickly implement the VAM system.Video Magic Web Based Player Set Your Videos In Beautiful High …

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Here’s what you can do to fight global warming, beyond changing lightbulbs

May 7, 2017

… accelerated deployment and cost reduction. This is hardly surprising when the business model of these companies is fundamentally incompatible with the science of mitigating climate change. And when that model like our Society as a whole prioritizes economic growth above ecological protection and actual human well-being. Yes, we are all complicit in climate change. But you and I are passively guilty stuck in a high-carbon system. Fossil fuel interests and political ideologues, on the other hand, …

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14 black male Cambridge students posed for a photo to inspire other black men to apply

May 4, 2017

… undergraduates were accepted into Cambridge,” reads the post published by Cambridge University’s African-Caribbean Society. According to official Cambridge University admission statistics, a total of 1,278 male students were accepted into the university a figure that comprised 2 African-Caribbean men, and 13 Black-African men. “Young black men don’t grow up thinking they’ll make it here. They should,” said Dami Adebayo, one of the students in the photograph. …

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Why Muslims are marching for climate

April 29, 2017

… vulnerable while slashing the legislation that is designed specifically to protect them. I will not allow him to claim to represent the forgotten while he stokes further divisions within American Society. We will already have achieved a lot in the fight against climate change — a fight whose ultimate aims are peace and joy — if we can overcome that which attempts to divide us, embrace each other and work together. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTwitworkz Agency …

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

April 25, 2017

… rates. Over the next 10 years machine learning technologies will increasingly be part of our lives, transforming the way we work and live. About this piece This analysis piece was commissioned by the BBC from an expert working for an outside organisation. Dr Sabine Hauert is a member of the Royal Society’s machine learning working group. Dr Hauert is also co-founder and president of Robohub.org and assistant professor in robotics at the University of Bristol. Follow her @sabinehauert. …

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Hungarians Press on With Protests as Orban Takes Aim at Soros

April 16, 2017

Anti-government protests resumed in Hungary after Prime Minister Viktor Orban said billionaire investor George Soros is the target of legislation to tighten rules on foreign colleges and civil-Society groups for his support of open borders in Europe. Thousands packed a square in central Budapest on Saturday evening to protest what they said were Orban’s attempts to quash dissenting voices in the European Union member state. Though smaller than some earlier demonstrations that drew …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Azuz. Come on back Tuesday. Click here to access the printable version of today’s CNN 10 transcript. CNN 10 serves a growing audience interested in compact on-demand news broadcasts ideal for explanation seekers on the go or in the classroom. The show’s priority is to identify stories of international significance and then clearly describe why they’re making news, who is affected, and how the events fit into a complex, international Society. Thank you for using CNN 10 More …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… mob’s actions. “Big parts of the American public lost their minds about the nature of the Society they live in and the threats they faced from their neighbors who happen to have German names,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Kennedy says in the film. It was a time of demographic panic. When World War I erupted in Europe in 1914, the United States had a population of about 100 million immigrants. Millions of other Americans had parents who were born abroad. Those citizens …

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Is it foolish for a woman to cycle alone across the Middle East? – BBC News

April 1, 2017

… stay in Khartoum. In Jordan and Lebanon, refugee camps were visibly struggling to cope with the growing numbers of Syrians fleeing war. The enduring impression was a region in crisis, stretched hopelessly between tyranny and terror. Yet there was light along the way – and that light was the people. “The world shouldn’t judge us by our politics,” a member of the Center for Civil Society and Democracy, a Syrian activist group I spent Christmas with, told me. “We …

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How to fight back against the excessive Photoshop that’s bad for body image

March 28, 2017

… body positivity, as well, but is Chanel going to be showing cellulite and body hair? Absolutely not. Theyre going to keep requesting [heavy Photoshop] because thats what Society wants,” Suchow said. Women are gonna be insecure about their knee caps now that Kendall and Gigi set the standard of not having any https://t.co/jlrYw9w414 anna (@hesthirIs) October 20, 2016 Photoshop fails have been publicized far and wide like when Gigi Hadid’s arm looked like Inspector …

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Here Are The Many Ways Trump Scares The Crap Out Of Democrats

March 25, 2017

… who are not part of Trumps America, and sets the stage for more war. Nationalism is about creating a hierarchical Society, and then syncing everybodys individuality into militarism, and then going to war against other people, and stereotyping and vilifying foreigners, said freshman Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), who is a constitutional law professor. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) already sees the signs of some Americans embracing Trumps vision. We see the rise of anti-semitism. We see the rise of …

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Unbeelieveable: Stung By Lawsuit, Trump Administration Lists Bumble Bee As Endangered

March 22, 2017

… Trump administration, arguing that it failed to give proper public notice of the delay, or safeguard a species currently facing an imminent risk of extinction. We will work with stakeholders to ensure collaborative conservation among landowners, farmers, industry, and developers in the areas where the species is native, Swift said. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, which filed a petition calling for the species endangered listing, said Tuesday was an historic day. Federal …

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What makes gambling wrong but insurance right? – BBC News

March 20, 2017

… began. Eight decades after Lloyd had established his coffee house, a group of underwriters who hung out there formed the Society of Lloyd’s. Today, Lloyd’s of London is one of the most famous names in insurance. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Red Cross has called Lesotho’s current water shortages “the worst drought in a lifetime” When researchers created an insurance company and started selling crop insurance, the farmers bought the the …

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