British boy among Barcelona attack dead – BBC News

British boy among Barcelona attack dead – BBC News
"As he was enjoying the sights of Barcelona with his mother, Julian was sadly taken from us."He was so energetic, funny and cheeky, always bringing a smile to our faces."We are so blessed to have had him in our lives and will remember his smiles and hold his memory dear to our hearts." Spain attacks: Who are the victims? Spain attacks: What we know so far Barcelona tells world "I'm not afraid" They also thanked those who had helped

Google Fires Author of Anti-Woman Memo

Google Fires Author of Anti-Woman Memo
Google's parent company has fired an employee who wrote a widely circulated memo that argued that women are "biologically" less likely to succeed in tech, and that woman-focused hiring and mentoring programs are harmful, Bloomberg reports. The memo's author James Damore was dismissed on Monday, after Google's CEO sent a company-wide email addressing portions of the memo that "violate our Code of Conduct and cross the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace." Damore confirmed to Bloomberg

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim – BBC News

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim – BBC News
But on 28 July, India's Supreme Court rejected a petition - filed on her behalf - to allow her to abort, on the grounds that at 32 weeks, she is too far into her pregnancy. A doctors' panel had advised the court that a termination at this stage would be "too risky" for the girl, and that the foetus was "doing well". The court order was a huge disappointment for the girl's family.'She has no idea what happened'Indian law

If Your Email Address Is On This List, Change Your Password Right Now

If Your Email Address Is On This List, Change Your Password Right Now
In one of the largest single data sets of emails yet discovered, computer security experts have come across a spam list containing a pretty extraordinary 711 million email addresses. Initially uncovered by the Paris-based security researcher known as Benkow, it contains two separate troves of data, one simply of email addresses, while the second more serious set contains addresses and passwords. The important thing to do now is to stick your email into haveibeenpwned.com to see if yours is

This artist’s unusual paintings are helping people love their bodies.

This artist’s unusual paintings are helping people love their bodies.
Cinta Tort Cartr, known as Zinteta online, has always loved creating art, but she recently started using humans as her main canvas. The 21-year-old artist, who hails from a small town in Spain, says this experiment with form started a few months ago. In a short amount of time, it's made her internet-famous in the best way. All photos by Zinteta, used with permission One of her first subjects? Herself. One day while sitting in her apartment, she decided

‘Impressive’ Perseid meteor shower seen over UK – BBC News

‘Impressive’ Perseid meteor shower seen over UK – BBC News
Image copyright @KeithTrueman Image caption BBC News website reader Keith Trueman captured the meteor shower against the background of the Milky Way on Exmoor Image copyright Michiko Smith Image caption Michiko Smith took a series of photos, including this one, from her back garden in Normanton, West Yorkshire Image copyright Darren Felgate Image caption Darren Felgate said this was taken from his back garden near the cricket ground in Scarborough He tweeted that the shower had been "impressive". Skip

The odds just changed dramatically on Trump resigning

The odds just changed dramatically on Trump resigning
People are putting money on it.Image: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty ImagesThe odds aren't looking good for President Trump. One word has been on everyone's lips this tumultuous week and for once it's not "impeachment" but rather "resignation" and the possibility of Trump throwing in the towel is actually quite likely, if bookmakers' odds are to be believed. SEE ALSO: What are the odds Twitter suspends Trump for ginning up the idea of nuclear war? Tony Schwartz, ghost writer for The Art

FaceApp just added ‘ethnicity filters,’ and it’s going about as well as you’d think.

FaceApp just added ‘ethnicity filters,’ and it’s going about as well as you’d think.
FaceApp went full "Milkshake Duck" on Wednesday, adding filters that let users alter the race of someone in a photo. It was exactly as cringeworthy as one would expect. um... FaceApp? pic.twitter.com/5avg89otG9— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) August 9, 2017 Yiiiiiiiiiiiiiikes. For those not familiar with FaceApp, the iOS and Android app became popular earlier this year, allowing people to morph photos of themselves and others into different ages and genders. #FaceApp is so weird pic.twitter.com/zSRyy7b0BY— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) April 23,

Trump Thinks White Students Are Oppressed At College

Trump Thinks White Students Are Oppressed At College
Do you believe that affirmative action policies oppress white people? This was the argument that Abigail Fisher took to the Supreme Court last June, claiming she had been denied admission to the University of Texas because she was white. The Court, however, disagreed. In a close ruling of four to three, it was decided that affirmative action is still necessary to give people of color equal opportunity in college admissions. Now, Trump has directed the Department of Justice to

Krispy Kreme’s Upcoming Chocolate Glazed Doughnut Is The Perfect Eclipse Snack

Krispy Kreme’s Upcoming Chocolate Glazed Doughnut Is The Perfect Eclipse Snack
If you're obsessed with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and are equally as enthusiastic about chocolate, you'll be pleased to learn that Krispy Kreme's chocolate glazed doughnutis about to be released, and it's the first one in the company's history. According to their official press release, Krispy Kreme is releasing this doughnut on Monday, Aug. 21, to coincide with the solar eclipse slated to make its appearance on that same day. To make things even more exciting, Krispy Kreme will give

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day
Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent.In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, for $99.99 -- a sharp pivot into electronics for a company known for kale and quinoa. The Echo Dot, a smaller version, was advertised for $44.99.The tech giant’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods has sent

Screw Taylor Swifts Self-Serving Feminism

Screw Taylor Swifts Self-Serving Feminism
Taylor Swift Youtube Taylor Swift. How do I describe Taylor Swift? Taylor Swift is flawless and makes no mistakes. And if she does make a mistake,  likely forced her to do it. She has two token squad-friends of color, a white PR boyfriend. I hear she does feminism commercials… Her favorite hobby is calling people sexist when they call her out for something valid. One time Donald Trump became President. But she never spoke out against him directly, especially during

The First Cheetos Restaurant Is Opening Soon, So Make Reservations Immediately

The First Cheetos Restaurant Is Opening Soon, So Make Reservations Immediately
For some people, Cheetos aren't just a snack food they aresnack food. So you can image in the resounding excitement that ensued when Cheetos announced its first-ever restaurant, The Spotted Cheetah. The limited time (flamin') hot spot, created as a send-off to NYC's Restaurant Week '17, will be open for just three days (Aug. 15 to Aug. 17), meaning the list of people who will actually get to taste Cheetos' fine dining offerings will be rather small. Oh, did

Here’s Tim Cook’s note to Apple employees denouncing neo-Nazis in Charlottesville

Here’s Tim Cook’s note to Apple employees denouncing neo-Nazis in Charlottesville
Image: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTYApple CEO Tim Cook has no time for white supremacists and neo-Nazis. SEE ALSO: Trump blames 'many sides' for violence in Charlottesville He made it pretty clear in a powerful note to Apple employees, which also slams Trump's "moral equivalence" between Nazis and human rights demonstrators. In the email, obtained by Recode, Cook also announced the company would make contributions of $1 million each to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Anti-Defamation League. Apple plans

6 Cute Things To Do When You’re Missing Your Long Distance BFF

6 Cute Things To Do When You’re Missing Your Long Distance BFF
Life is messy, and sometimes, that means getting separated from the people you cherish most. Whether you're graduating from college, spending college summers back in your hometown, or embracing a new career change, you never know where life will take you. And you want to know the worst part about it? Being separated from your BFF. When you're missing your long distance friend, it's easy to get caught in a cycle of self-pity and loneliness. When that happens, the