Marco Rubio opens Twitter ‘investigation’ into failed Ivanka Trump hug

June 21, 2017

… 11:25 a.m. to hand over their footage. Thirty minutes after Rubio opened the investigation, he tweeted out a photograph that shed new light on the supposed hug. Just over a half hour after that first photo, Rubio tweeted another image providing a different perspective, announcing it as “BREAKING NEWS.” In a seventh tweet, Rubio closed the case by saying the evidence, and his own memory, concludes that no hug was attempted, although the images seem to show something different. He …

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Miley Cyrus and Dolce & Gabbana are in a political Instagram feud. Alright!

June 19, 2017

… to celebrate young artists & give them the platform to shine their light for all to see!” Congrats @braisonccyrus on walking in your 1st runway show…. It’s never been my little brothers dream to be a model as HE is one of the most talented musicians my ears have ever been given the gift of hearing…. BUT it is a Cyrus family trait to try everything once (within reason HA) and to embrace opportunities that encourage you to step out of your comfort zone! We …

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Neil Young Quits Legendary Bridge School Concert For ‘Personal Reasons”

June 16, 2017

Young, 71, said he is dropping the concert for personal reasons, and did not elaborate. This years concert, which usually takes place in October, has been canceled. Its unclear if it might return in the future. Young split with his wife in 2014 after 36 years of marriage, afterhe began a relationship with actress and activist Daryl Hannah.The upheaval immediately sparked speculation about the future of the concert. Of course, I love the students most of all because the light in their eyes …

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Residents of burning London tower tried to warn about fire safety in their blog

June 16, 2017

… shine a light on the practices that characterise the malign governance of this non-functioning organisation.” According to the residents, the incident was narrowly avoided in 2013, when they experienced power surging which was later found to have been caused by faulty wiring. This resident claims ‘cheap flammable’ cladding was used on #grenfelltower pic.twitter.com/5gBl17HBNm Victoria Derbyshire (@vicderbyshire) June 14, 2017 Residents also said they never received …

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7 creepy AF videos from the robotics company Google just sold

June 10, 2017

… Dynamics’ small dog robot thing is not much better. Skip to 1:28 to watch some scarring footage of SpotMini wiping out on banana peels (how clich) in a house after doing some light chores. Real dog vs. fake dog SAVE. OUR. (REAL). DOGS. HAPPY HOLIDAYS, EVERYTHING’S FINE Is this the future you want, people?! Fake Santa Clauses being pulled by trotting robot dogs masquerading as reindeer? Holy heck. What have we become??! *shudders eternally* WATCH: When a Robot Isn’t Just …

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Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdueunveiled the new hive home to a growing population of some 20,000 bees at an event Tuesday and urged Americans to do their own part to help reverse an ongoing worldwide decline in the bee population, according to a White House release. Friends of the Earth, called the White House request extremely hypocritical in light of the administrations proposed cuts to funding for environmental protection. In a statement accompanying the White House …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… later in the year. Apple demos AR Kit, a mobile augmented reality development platform https://t.co/Pf97ClTVDH Mashable Tech (@mashabletech) June 5, 2017 Apple finally planted its flat in the world of augmented reality. Apple says its ARKit is the largest AR platform in the world. ARKit includes scale estimation, motion tracking, ambient light estimation, and support for Unity, Unreal and SceneKit virtual environment development tools.It will be available this fall with the new iOS 11. …

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iOS 11 is here and it’s packed with tons of new features

June 6, 2017

… should upset Venmo and PayPal. Similar to Venmo, you can make person-to-person payments through iMessage, which are authenticated with Touch ID. There are some improvements to the Camera and Live Photos as well. You can trim a specific section on a Live Photo and there are various new camera features including improved low-light performance and optical image stabilization and a neat “long exposure” effect mode. Image: apple Theres a major redesign to Control Center. As always, …

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Shocker: Being a female comedian hasn’t gotten any easier since the ’70s

June 5, 2017

… types of women you see a lot [on screen] and I dont relate to them, and they dont feel close to the women that I know in my life. When I saw Cassie, this was the kind of woman that I know, that I see, that I relate to. Someone who has dreams, who is ambitious, who is vulnerable, who is funny, who is smart, who has demons, who has darkness, who has love, who has light, who has all of these things, and is far from perfect, but also is an active participant in their life. It doesnt have to be a …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 3, 2017

… record their daily activities with inmates, some of whom were informants. The database has shed new light on the scope of the informant program in the county and has revealed that some deputies were destroying jail records, possibly illegally. Despite having testified that he may have reinstated the Special Handling log while overseeing the unit, Johnson claimed he never read the log while supervising his team and wasnt familiar with its contents. He said he became familiar with some of it only …

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Terrorism-focused Ramadan ad gets a mixed response in Twitter

May 31, 2017

… workbench as a disembodied child’s voice implores him to rethink his mission. “I will tell God everything,” the young girl in the voiceover says. “You’ve filled the cemeteries with our children and emptied our school desks.” From there, it builds into an extravagant musical number as a community rises up to stop the terrorist. “Let’s bomb violence with mercy,” the final tagline reads as fireworks light up the sky. Twitter users have called …

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South Carolina Democrat’s Poll Shows Progress Against GOP Rival

May 31, 2017

… more moderate rival in a close primary, is an ardent proponent of Obamacare repeal and has said he would consider joining the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus if elected. (Mulvaney was a founding member of the group.) The cerebral and soft-spoken Parnell hardly embodies the populist mood currently sweeping the Democratic Party; he most recently held a top post at Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. In a new video advertisement released Tuesday, Parnell makes light of his wonkish …

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Apple Newton is 25 today and boy was it horrible

May 30, 2017

… screens weren’t good enough, and wireless connectivity wasn’t as ubiquitous as it is today. It was much simpler to perform many of these tasks on a full-sized computer than on a Newton, portability be damned. Luckily, Apple never gave up on the concept, and a lot of the ideas from the development of Newton made their way into the iPad. In that light, it’s hard to look at Newton as a failure; it was merely Apple’s first attempt at creating a tablet. And if at first you …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

May 28, 2017

… stayed in place. Later in my career, as the extent of the danger that comes with head injuries and concussions came to light, I was specially fitted for each helmet I wore but managing that fit throughout the season was largely left to me. The status of my helmet was always a major concern for me, but it quickly took a backseat to my focus on the field during games. I often found myself playing with a less-than-ideal fit, which might have contributed to my own experiences with concussions. …

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What you should think about while considering a career change to healthcare

May 27, 2017

… was too late to change careers,” Zuniga says. “But instead I look at this experience as an opportunity to present an outsiders view on some of the things we learn in class.” Being new to the healthcare field is a hurdle and her biggest asset. “Having more exposure to the healthcare field and the work I will be doing has shed a light on my abilities,” she explains. “And I now remind myself that if I am truly passionate about it, then nothing will stop me from …

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