Christie gives Trump a ‘B,’ says WH staff need to ‘get their act together’

April 25, 2017

Washington (CNN)With a few days left of his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump’s friend Gov. Chris Christie graded his performance so far as a “B.” “The reason I’d give him a B is first and foremost because of (Supreme Court Justice) Neil Gorsuch,” the New Jersey governor said on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper.” Christie, a Republican Trump supporter, said the impact of the successful Supreme Court nomination would survive …


Forget Cheetos. This campus vending machine dispenses condoms and pregnancy tests

April 24, 2017

… this month when the school installed the machine at a campus recreation center that’s open most of the day. That comes in handy when the student health center closes after business hours. Singh told the television station KCRA that he started pursuing the idea after a friend couldn’t get emergency contraception when she needed it. For $30, students can now buy it in the vending machine. He thinks that easy access will help students who might feel nervous about getting emergency …


‘Digital wellness lady’ wants students to unplug or at least look up

April 23, 2017

… conversation corner gets used at the Center for Digital Wellness. Image: courtesy of sylvia frejd She knows it’s hard to go cold turkey from checking our phones constantly, so she offers some tips and advice to work up to a full day gadget-free. She suggests “mini habit changes,” like keeping the phone in the backseat while driving; keeping the phone off the table during meals or committing to a digital-free meeting or conversation with a friend. Too much of a good thing …


Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …


Woman Has Crappiest Day Ever When She Gets Hand Stuck In Toilet

April 19, 2017

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …


Childline receives 4,000 calls from ‘lonely’ children – BBC News

April 13, 2017

… she felt “empty inside” and “isolated” after falling out with her friends shortly before her GCSE exams. “They took me into a room one lunchtime and told me they didn’t want to be my friend any more,” Rebecca said. “During the week I could distract myself with school work. However, when it came to Friday, I had no one to go out with.” Related Topics Children More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMultistore Builder Lite The …


When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 10, 2017

… actor. He was found in his room and had died hours earlier from a fatal overdose. Another friend, Greg, died just a few short weeks after. I will never forget getting those messages, or how I realized, days later, that my friends were only four out of hundreds of people who die every day from addiction-related issues. It seemed that, everywhere I turned, someone had lost a son, a daughter, a friend, or a mother or father. Addiction, I realized, was lethal. And staying silent was our death …


Bird Slams Into Man’s Face In Bloody Roller Coaster Accident

April 9, 2017

A man and his friend went for a ride on Red Force, which is being touted as Europes fastest roller coaster, on Friday and literally crashed into an unfortunate surprise. He tossed the bird aside and, with blood smeared across his face, appeared to tell his friend what just happened. Moments after the encounter, the man seemed to accept his and the birds fate and rose his hand for another drop. A similar accident took place in 2012 when a 12-year-old boy was hit by a bird while riding a …


Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 5, 2017

Image: Ryzhi / shutterstock If you’re a woman who gets tongue-tied when asking for a raise or is too nervous to even bring up the subject with your boss it’s time to meet this new equal pay chatbot. SEE ALSO: The mentors and the role they play in Silicon Valley She’s your new foul-mouthed best friend on Facebook who can quickly guide you through the practical and professional terrors of asking for more money. She does this exceptionally well because her persona is based on …


Facebook Stories aren’t anonymous, and that’s a bad thing

April 4, 2017

Image: Vicky Leta/Mashable Facebook’s new “Stories” update is here, and it ruins the best part about the entire social network: Mindlessly plumbing your friends’ lives without fear of getting caught. When you watch a friend’s Story which exists for 24 hours and is comprised of one or more photos or short videos that friend will know you’re creeping. This is how Stories work on basically every platform that supports them (Snapchat, Instagram), but in the …


4 April Fools’ Day pranks that went horribly wrong and I am so sorry

April 2, 2017

… of The Devil! another yelled. Most of them were brandishing torches and pitchforks by now. I got scared and ran. The mob chased me for 7 miles before they started to tail off. I didnt stop running until I was in the next state over. I immediately rented an apartment where my legs gave out and began my new life. 2. The Shaken Up Beer Can Prank April 1, 2014: I went to a small house party of a friend of a friend. It was a modest house two floors, carpet staircase, and a 72 TV for us to watch the …