People from ‘shithole countries’ share their inspiring life accomplishments

January 14, 2018

Image: REX/Shutterstock/twitter In light of President Donald Trump’s disgusting and racist comments, people from around the world are sharing their life accomplishments on Twitter. A report from the Washington Post reveals that in a meeting with lawmakers on Thursday, Trump asked why the United States was accepting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. The president reportedly asked the room: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come …

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Donald Trump scraps UK February visit

January 14, 2018

… weighed in the calculation. Skip Twitter post by @realDonaldTrump Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump says that he is not coming …

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New York’s JFK Airport isn’t a fun place to be the weekend after a bomb cyclone

January 13, 2018

Image: Rebecca Butala How/Getty Images It’s rare for a single airport to make headlines, but that’s what happens when a cascading series of events shuts down one of the world’s biggest transit hubs. John F. Kennedy International Airport is in a state of disarray on Sunday as nasty weather, blistering cold, and human error conspired to create a logjam that’s left travelers stranded and planes grounded or redirected. Not a great mixture for people moving into or out of …

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Proceeds From Coachella Tickets *Probably* Going To Fund Anti-LGBT & Anti-Abortion Politicians

January 12, 2018

… attend with a clear conscience?? [Image via Instagram.] Related Stories Doug Jones’ Hot Gay Son Faced Off With Homophobe Mike Pence At Dad’s Swearing-In Ceremony, And Twitter Is LIT! Dancer Says All-Male Ballet Troupe Told Him He Would ‘No Longer Be Allowed To Perform’ If He Transitioned — WATCH HERE! ‘I Didn’t Trust Them’: Caitlyn Jenner Feared The Kardashian Family Would Leak News About Her Gender Reassignment Surgery! Donald Trump …

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India’s openly gay prince will open an LGBTQ center at his ancestral palace

January 11, 2018

Openly gay Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of the state of Rajpipla in Gujarat, India.Image: renee nowytarger/Newspix via Getty Images Every once in a while, design (and humanitarian) miracles do happen. In India this week, for example, the country’s only openly gay prince, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, announced that he would be opening an LGBTQ center on the grounds of his ancestral palace. SEE ALSO: LGBTI activists are reclaiming Rwanda, one neighborhood at a time “People …

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Ricky Martin Confirms He & Jwan Yosef Have Tied The Knot!

January 11, 2018

… couldn’t be happier for them for taking this next step! [Image via Instagram.] Related Stories Snooki’s Husband Reveals They’re ‘Stronger’ Than Ever Following Split Rumors! Sorry, The Weeknd — Bella Hadid Is Reportedly Now ‘Hooking Up’ With NBA Stud Jordan Clarkson! Are Old Flames Zoe Kravitz & Drake Keeping A Big Little Secret?! Cardi B SOUNDS OFF On Her Relationship With Fiancé Offset Amid Cheating Rumors! More From this …

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Harry and Meghan release engagement photos

January 11, 2018

Image copyright Alexi Lubomirski The black and white Image of the smiling couple was shot in the grounds of the house and shows Ms Markle in a white sweater holding the prince’s face, with her engagement ring prominent. Image copyright Alexi Lubomirski Image caption Kensington Palace said the couple decided to share this “candid” photo to say thank you Mr Lubomirski’s pictures follow the official royal engagement photograph tradition of being made up of both a …

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For the ‘Best Side-Eye in a Photo’ Award, Doug Jones’ gay son

January 10, 2018

Image: alex wong/Getty Images Yesterday was a historic moment for side-eye — and, you know, the state of Alabama or whatever. Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday by Vice President Mike Pence, making him Alabama’s first Democratic Senator in 25 years. Alongside the newly minted senator was his son, Carson Jones, who is gay. During the swearing in, Carson delivered  some seriously harsh side-eye to our infamously anti-gay vice president. SEE ALSO: Outside of a Roy Moore …

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Railway station hosts homeless banquet

January 10, 2018

… become a homeless shelter for 200 people – as one of many public spaces that normally lie empty on Christmas. Some 45 volunteers have worked overnight to transform the station ready for a banquet of smoked salmon, soup, a roast, and Christmas pudding. Image caption Sharon has come to Euston for some company on Christmas Day One of today’s guests, Sharon, says she has worn her best dress for the occasion. “My support worker Christine told me about this a couple of weeks …

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

January 7, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1.Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it hit bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked book in history.  The author of the tome that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist days for “reconstructing” conversations with his subjects inaccurately. And it …

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Weatherman jokes the week’s highs will be 8-6-7-5-3-0-9, fools the web

January 7, 2018

… Maitland on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Despite Maitland writing “Hoping that one day the extreme cold will let me plot my DREAM 7-Day forecast!!!” and the fact that some of the low temperatures are higher than high temperatures, some people still believed the forecast was real. This was especially true after people started posting the Image to Twitter without the original explanation. Mother Nature dropping Jenny’s number. pic.twitter.com/UpM0ZliMAV — You Had One Job …

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Disney just bought everything from ‘The Simpsons’ to ‘X-Men’

January 7, 2018

Rupert Murdoch… er… Mr. Burns with the Simpsons, who are now Disney property.Image: FOX via Getty Images It’s an arms race, and every media company is involved. Disney announced its much-anticipated acquisition of a big piece of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.  The move gives Disney four important assets as the Mickey Mouse operation moves to compete with rivals including Netflix and Amazon.  Here’s what Disney is buying: 21st Century Fox movie …

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Why are people sharing this photo?

January 7, 2018

Skip Twitter post by @jjstruthersuk I thought I would share.. We’ve had disapproving looks, ‘we are full’, ‘is that your wife’ and many more actions questioning our relationship over the last 40+yrs We haven't wavered! The best way of fighting racism is living your life, standing tall and educating. #Diversity pic.twitter.com/jmd0F0i71r — Prof. John Struthers (@jjstruthersuk) December 26, 2017 Image copyright Bayline Studios photography …

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Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff dies

January 5, 2018

… fully to Gogglebox’s reputation as a programme full of warm humour and unvarnished opinion. “To those of us that knew him personally, Leon was a man of unwavering principles who exerted a distinct paternal presence both on and off screen. He will be dearly missed by the entire Gogglebox family; cast and crew.” Image Copyright @C4Gogglebox @C4Gogglebox Image Copyright @ScarlettMoffatt @ScarlettMoffatt Report Report Sandra Martin said she was in tears after …

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Why the net neutrality vote could change everything

January 4, 2018

Image: bob al-Greene/Mashable It’s finally here. The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed.  The vote will likely make it easier for companies such as Verizon and Comcast to start divvying up the internet and turn it into something more akin to cable TV: i.e. something more expensive, fragmented, and more focused on making as much money as …

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The story behind that iconic royal Christmas photo

January 4, 2018

Getting that perfect photo can be a challenge — even for the professionals. And when the Royal family is involved the competition to get the money shot is even more fierce.  SEE ALSO: 17 huge moments that defined the royal family in 2017 A mum from Norfolk in the UK struck gold when she captured what’s been described as “the best Image of the day” using an iPhone.  Karen Murdoch’s photo of four smiling royals at Sandringham on Christmas Day ended up on …

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This innocent-looking processor is going to create the next AI supercomputer

January 4, 2018

Image: nvidia Nvidia just announced the Titan V, the most powerful graphics processing unit (GPU) of all time.  This isn’t the type of graphics card your gamer friends all bought on Black Friday, either. This is a graphics card powerful enough for use on research in artificial intelligence and machine learning.  SEE ALSO: Nvidia’s AI machine generates fake faces from celebrity Images The GPU contains 21.1 billion (yes, billion) transistors, and delivers 110 teraflops …

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This cryptocurrency is blowing up. But it’s not currency

January 3, 2018

Image: Getty Images Move over ethereum and litecoin — ripple is suddenly the hot new cryptocurrency.  But ripple is different. It can’t be mined. It can’t be used to go shopping. And it’s operated by a private company. Ripple is still far smaller than bitcoin, the reigning king of cryptocurrencies, but it’s had a remarkable 2017. Ripple has increased by 29,000 percentin the past 12 months, pushing its value to more than $70 billion. In comparison, bitcoin …

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Meghan Markle joins royals for Christmas

January 3, 2018

… and the Duchess of Cornwall also attended, along with other members of the family. After the service, Ms Markle joined members of the family in greeting the crowds – some of whom had been waiting outside since 05:00 GMT. Image copyright Karen Anvil Image caption William, Kate, Meghan and Harry Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spoke to members of the public Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prince Charles spoke to the …

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This woman’s nose could be the key to spotting Parkinson’s early.

January 2, 2018

… early-detection test for the disease. Joy Milne in a laboratory taking a smell test. Image from BBC News/YouTube. In the lab, she was able to identify Parkinson’s patients in blind smell tests, even pegging on man who’d be diagnosed with the disease just a few months later. Using her nose, scientists have now identified 10 specific molecules that may be uniquely expressed in a Parkinson’s patient’s skin. Milne’s husband Les passed away in 2015, but …

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Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Have To Hide Her Grave From The Nazis

December 31, 2017

… recognizing Heyers outstanding service, performance and dedication awarded to her just three months before her death. On a cold December night, there is a small puddle of flowers where Heyer was killed on Charlottesvilles Fourth Street on Aug. 12. On the brick buildings on either side of the street, graffiti is written in love and pride to her memory: No More Hate, Gone But Not Forgotten, Love, and Heather written in curled lettering, a chalk Image of flowers above the real ones. A short …

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Donald Trump retweets doctored pic with CNNs blood splattered on his shoe

December 30, 2017

Five months after President Donald Trump tweeted a doctored video of himself beating up CNN in WWE-style, his latest attack on the network was a little more subtle. But only a little. On Sunday morning, Trump retweeted this Image in which he’s seated in a limo on his car phone with the word “WINNING” written across the top. But if you look closely at the bottom of his shoe, you’ll see the bloody insult. Thank you President TRUMP!! pic.twitter.com/LKdkT0FL99 — …

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Roy Moore arrived to the polls on horseback, and everyone’s laughing

December 30, 2017

Roy Moore riding his horse to the Alabama polls with truly terrible form.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Alabama election day has finally arrived, and Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore made his grand entrance to the polls on horseback.  Moore — who’s been banned from a mall, accused of sexual misconduct by 9 women, and alleged to have initiated a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl when he was 32 — probably thought arriving on a horse would be a nice …

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39 of the best celebrity responses to Keaton Jones’ powerful video about bullying.

December 28, 2017

… December 10, 2017 Keaton you are a handsome young man who is made in the Image God. The kids that bully you are very insecure about themselves. And it’s a shame that the parents of those kids won’t be accountable for their kids actions. Keaton Jones I’m here for you buddy. Be Strong young man — ANTONIO CROMARTIE (@CRO31) December 10, 2017 Former NFL wide receiver Donté Stallworth urged caution for people suggesting that the bullies be confronted with …

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Bea Arthur gave big to homeless LGBTQ youth in her will. This is what came of it.

December 28, 2017

… courtesy of The Ali Forney Center. Nestled in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the 18-bed residence will save and change lives, acting as a safe and nurturing environment for youth in transitional housing. Image by Erin Law, courtesy of the Ali Forney Center. It doesn’t look like your average shelter either — because it’s not. Young people who stay at the Bea Arthur Residence enter a 24-month program aimed at giving them the tools they need to succeed on their own. …

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