This radical video by Shonda Rhimes and Dove is what unapologetic body positivity is all about

May 21, 2017

… The series spotlights real women redefining beauty and Meredith is no doubt doing just that through her brainchild Fat Girls Dance. SEE ALSO: Plus-size women are using exercise as activism, and it’s glorious The video racked up over 1.5 million views in less than two days, exposing countless people across social media to Meredith’s story of self-acceptance. A shortened version of the video also appeared as an ad during the season finales of Rhime’s shows Scandal and …

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Who gets hurt by GOP’s ‘pro-life’ hypocrisy

May 20, 2017

… the Gag Rule have shown that it doesn’t actually decrease abortions, but because it does cut off access to contraception, it actually makes abortion rates go up. Who knows what will happen when the rule cuts off access to HIV drugs or vaccines. I’ve reported on the Global Gag Rule from Ghana, one of the countries hit hardest by Bush’s version of the rule. What most pro-lifers in America don’t seem to realize — or don’t care about — is that the health …

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Learn how to ace the new rules of the job application process

May 19, 2017

… you’re going to give that short version, the slightly longer version of the ‘tell me your story,’ question.” 5. Remember you’re interviewing the company, too. Cavoulacos says: “As you’re going through this process, it’s really something you can spend a lot of time thinking about: ‘Am I impressing them?’ ‘Do they want me?’ and then all of a sudden you get to the end of the road and you’re like: ‘Oh! Uh, do I want …

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Fox Stands By DNC Murder Conspiracy Theory Even After Main Source Changes Story

May 18, 2017

… no evidence of such a connection himself. It was always clear that Wheeler was repeating information that he had heard from another source, instead of relaying the results of his own probe. But his revised version doesnt necessarily mesh with the timeline of the stories publication. The Fox 5 story went live Monday evening; the first Fox News version posted on Tuesday, just after 6 a.m. Eastern Time, and relied on the Fox 5 piece as a source. It was only later that the Fox News piece was …

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Hands on with the world’s first 4K TV with built-in Alexa voice controls

May 18, 2017

… to take a look at Westinghouse and Elements Amazon Fire Edition 4K TVs primarily because I didnt even know these two budget tech brands still existed. Still, I gave them the benefit of the doubt. If they were able to tap Amazon to essentially integrate the excellent Fire TV set-top box into their 4K TVs, there must be more than meets the eye. And there is. I own an original Amazon Fire TV (not the 4K version) and Ive often booted it up and wondered why nobody has turned it into a TV interface. …

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Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

May 17, 2017

… to upgrade their phones every time it rolls out a new version, even if the company might be facing diminishing returns in the innovation still possible with each new iteration. If nothing else, the program is an affirmation that Apple has no problem with people who loiter in its stores just to mess around with the display gadgets. WATCH: Testing out Apple’s new wireless AirPods More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLove Viral Image and Quote Posters Your Own Library of …

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

May 17, 2017

… running ads portraying adult women as slaves to their senses and casting men as lonely losers until, that is, they doused themselves in Axe body spray, at which point the ladies came running. Not anymore. The new “Is It OK for Guys?” spot is the latest installment of Axe’s “Find Your Magic” campaign, which launched last year by urging men to ditch macho stereotypes and embrace a more enlightened version of masculinity instead. Now, Axe wants its customers to know …

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A 22-year-old \

May 16, 2017

… said he’s worried the authors of the malware could release a new and improved version without a kill switch, or that copycats could unleash similar attacks. “I think it is concerning that we could definitely see a similar attack occur, maybe in the next 24 to 48 hours or maybe in the next week or two,” Huss told the AP. “It could be very possible.” Security experts said the perpetrators of this attack remain unknown. The malicious software was identified in more …

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Microsoft helps out stubborn Windows XP users with WannaCrypt update

May 14, 2017

Image: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Still stubbornly running an ancient version of Windows, despite the security threats? You’re in luck, this time. The ransomware attack known as WannaCrypt that sent organizations and individual users around the world scrambling for security cover has been addressed by Microsoft, the company behind the most widely used operating system on the planet, with a new software update. And, to the relief of many holding onto old versions of Windows, the update …

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CNN 10 – May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

… basement, this Suzuki has gone further. It’s more than a vehicle. It’s a Suzu-keepsake, an incardible example of the Vitart of the deal. I’m Carl Azuz. Baby, we’re on board. Honk if you love CNN. 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 …

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Instagram rolls out mobile web sharing in its quest for a billion users

May 10, 2017

… Next Web‘s Matt Navarra, who received a tip on Twitter. When we checked it out for ourselves, we were immediately prompted to post a picture when we logged on to Instagram.com. The mobile website will prompt you to post right away. Image: screenshot/instagram Mobile web users can also now browse through feeds and profiles, search, and even find posts on a watered-down version of the Explore tab, gaining a more thorough experience on the service than before. There’s still no way …

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For far rightists, the curse of Trump’s example

May 8, 2017

… Macron’s victory was the result of countless factors, some of them unique to France. But one of the reasons Macron won is that French voters were horrified at the prospect of electing their own version of Trump. Le Pen reminded them a bit too much of the new American president, a man they strongly dislike. Trump has low approval ratings in the United States, but it’s nothing compared to his ratings in France. A recent poll found an astonishing 82% of French voters have unfavorable …

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Nigeria Says Boko Haram Freed 82 More Abducted Chibok Girls

May 7, 2017

… president in Abuja, the capital, on Sunday, according to the statement. At least 276 girls were seized by the militants from their school dormitories on April 14, 2014. The group freed 21 of the girls in October. Boko Haram has carried out a violent campaign since 2009 to impose its version of Islamic rule in Africa’s most populous country. Its attacks have left tens of thousands of people dead and spilled into Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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Amazon tests out newspaper delivery to complete its takeover of everything

May 7, 2017

Instead of heading out for a newspaper, just order it online.Image: Getty Images Amazon Prime Now is the souped-up version of the regular online delivery service with its promise to get certain items in select locations to your door within two hours. Now it’s hoping to deliver the news and pronto. SEE ALSO: China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day Publishers in major Spanish cities, like Madrid and Barcelona, have teamed up with Amazon so …

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This 6-year-old created a brilliant book to celebrate black Indigenous cultures. Casual.

May 2, 2017

… cultures around the globe. The book officially launched March 31, and has increasingly gained popularity over the past month. SEE ALSO: Barbershop Books is using barbershops to inspire young black boys to read The coloring book features an illustrated version of Vanae as a princess, who travels the world to learn more about Indigenous cultures in Africa and the Americas. The cover of “The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae.” Image: PrincessVanae.com Vanae, who is …

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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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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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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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United booted an engaged couple headed to their wedding in Costa Rica

April 18, 2017

… weren’t in their assigned seats and asked to get an upgrade. The flight attendant told them to return to their assigned seats, and they did. Then a U.S. marshal came onto the plane and asked them to get off. Image: scott olson/Getty Images “They said that we were being disorderly and a hazard to the rest of the flight, to the safety of the other customers,” the groom told KHOU-TV. A United spokeswoman offered a different version of Saturday’s events. She said Hohl …

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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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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 3, 2017

… oddly sexy insect Memoji, released on Friday, will give the emoji treatment to any photo on your phone, newly taken or uploaded from the camera roll. The current version allows these to be warped into the crying-laugh emoji, the kissy-face emoji, the devil emoji, happy and sad emojis, a nauseous emoji, heart-eyes, sunglasses, smoking nostrils, and that unicorn we mentioned. Image: lightrick/itunes The instant emoji filter can be downloaded as a picture, video, or gif and shared as needed …

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Amazon wants influencers with ‘large followings’ to sell its products

April 2, 2017

… #Influencers are lurking at your local Best Buy The program, currently in its beta testing stage, appears to be a more exclusive version of Amazon’s existing affiliating marketing service. The latter allows anyone to earn a cut of sales profits by posting product links in blogs or websites, launching customized stores and otherwise promoting goods on the site. The new effort is limited to people whom Amazon judges to have sufficient follower counts, posting frequency and quality, and …

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WhatsApp reintroduces plain old Status updates to pair with its Snapchat clone

March 17, 2017

… Instagram Stories, which are well-loved but it came at the expense of WhatsApp’s old-school Status tool, which allowed users to display a simple text message. But the old school Status is already making a comeback. Users running the latest Android beta version of WhatsApp reported the feature has reappeared, giving them the option to update their contacts via text or video Status. SEE ALSO: WhatsApp might be testing a business feature in its biggest market The text status update is …

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Adorable social media robot dog will wag its tail into your heart

March 17, 2017

… Soshee is a 4.5-inch tall, 10 ounce, palm-sized robot that can stand or sit, turn its head, bark, wag its tiny tail and even walk a few steps. Soshee reps told us the choice of the Puli breed, which is distinguished by its long, thick locks, was purely coincidental. Though animated, the robo-pup can’t jump in the air like Zuckerberg’s Beast. Soshee inventor Jason Buzi laughed at the notion and told us “maybe version two. That’s very technically difficult.” …

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