Steve Jobs Fast Facts

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., maker of the Macintosh computer, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Death date: October 5, 2011 Birth place: San Francisco, California …

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

April 23, 2017

… fireplace lit, or at the so-called “kitchen table,” ready for a chat and face-to-face interaction. “look up,” she advises students and faculty and staff often walking with their heads down in their phones. “Experience the world around you.” It’s no wonder she’s known as the “digital wellness lady.” SEE ALSO: Apparently the average person takes 25,000 selfies in a lifetime. Seems about right. Most recently, Frejd challenged students to …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… for that emergency fund or savings plan. 23. Assuming theres a quick fix When you start saving you first look at reducing your spending. Chances are that reducing your trips to Starbucks or changing your cell phone plan arent enough to add up to $250 in savings each month. After that, you make another cut, then another, and then another until you’ve reached your goal. The point is when it comes to saving, there aren’t just one or two quick fixes. Its a process that takes time. 24. …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… role models opening up about their mental health, including grime artist Stormzy. “The recent interview by Stormzy about his depression was incredibly powerful and will help young men feel that it’s a sign of strength to talk about and look after your mind as well as your body,” he said. ‘Close to breakdown’ He added that he and the Duchess of Cambridge wanted their children – George and Charlotte – to grow up able to talk about their emotions and …

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20 cherry blossom items to indulge in if you’re ready for spring

April 18, 2017

… lights. Because fairy lights shouldn’t ever be restricted to just the holidays. Price: $19.77 2. Watercolor Image: ColorWatercolor/etsy Twinkle lights aren’t for everyone, but this exquisite watercolor of cherry blossoms would look good on any wall in any home. Price: $25+ 3. Room perfume Image: bath & Body works If you want to completely envelope yourself in cherry blossoms, to the point where decorations won’t even cut it, why not just make your entire room …

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How ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines is keeping up with Kim Kardashian

April 17, 2017

… Jo’s look. SEE ALSO: Kim Kardashian is, like, dropping hints that her latest sponsored Instagram is Photoshopped Image: etsy Chip is her Kanye Day 3 of the #silobration and we are still going strong!! Come by if you are in town. A post shared by Chip Gaines (@chippergaines) on Oct 8, 2016 at 11:23am PDT always thinkin’ bout’ yeezy!! i wish you could feel how i feel when i am with him. this was the best day ever ! #cannotbereplaced #saintpablotour #yeezus …

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Prince Harry sought counselling after hiding Diana death grief – BBC News

April 17, 2017

… help?” He described himself as a “typical 20, 25, 28-year-old running around going ‘life is great’, or ‘life is fine’ and that was exactly it. “And then [I] started to have a few conversations and actually all of a sudden, all of this grief that I have never processed started to come to the forefront and I was like, there is actually a lot of stuff here that I need to deal with.” He said he decided to act after his brother, told him: “look, …

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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 …

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Swimwear options for beachgoers sick of the gender binary

April 16, 2017

… advice for people don’t fit the traditional gender binary (as well as those who do and just hate the word “tankini”). There is, technically, a growing catalogue of gender-inclusive swimwear options out there, you’ve just got to know where to look. When the beach is something to fear The classic beach scene in ‘Paris is Burning’ Image: Miramax More than any other genre of clothing, swimwear exposes people’s gender presentations for the public to …

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Republicans Catch Up In Early Voting For Georgia’s Special Election

April 16, 2017

… Tuesday, where he is up against multiple candidates from both parties. Nate Cohn, nonetheless, highlighted some early voting trends that look favorable for Ossoff. Infrequent voters, who Ossoff needs to turn out, are voting at roughly the rates they would in higher-turnout midterm elections. And former Democratic presidential candidateHillary Clinton would have received 57 percent of the districts vote if the general electorate in November had been composed of those who voted early in the …

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That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot Woman

April 14, 2017

… her thick golden hair, he writes. She curls one of her long slender legs under her perfectly shaped bottom; the other she kicks up to the top of the page like a dancer in a chorus line, he writes. What is shocking is that the women in it is now my wife. The piece offers four scenes, meant to demonstrate the difficulties of being with such a precious gem of a woman. At a tennis lesson, the instructor becomes aggressive and makes Lewis look like a loser by drilling aces at him. At a restaurant, a …

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Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

April 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)One of Donald Trump’s many memorable lines on the campaign trail was about ISIS. “I would bomb the s**t out of ’em. I would just bomb those suckers,” he said. Given that, launching the so-called “mother of all bombs” against an ISIS target makes a lot of sense. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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This banker’s relationship advice to grad school students is going viral

April 12, 2017

… important choice in life”. She said: “When you’re looking for a partner, look beyond their looks, their success, their style. The strength and durability of your relationship is not going to come from you partner’s personality. It is going to come from their character.” She went on to say that a workplace was no different. It requires “lasting relationships” with teams. And one must go beyond the surface while choosing an organization. “The money, …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

(CNN)He stood 5-foot-4 and weighed 130 pounds. An angular, baby-smooth face made him look even less intimidating. Henry Johnson was at first just another railroad porter who toted luggage and smiled for tips. Johnson was a US sergeant standing sentry one night in a French forest when a German raiding party attacked. The swarming Germans shot Johnson in his lip, head and side. Yet Johnson kept shooting back. When his rifle jammed, he grabbed it by the barrel and clubbed more Germans. Then he …

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Trump’s online fans are ditching him after missile strike in Syria

April 8, 2017

Trump's intervention has fiercely divided supporters.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Dont look now, but there seem to be some serious cracks appearing in Trumps most ardent support on the internet. On Reddit and 4chan Friday, all the talk has been of the presidents recent intervention in Syria, and some of his most die hard fans are not best pleased. SEE ALSO: The internet slams Steve King’s straight-up racist tweet The president ordered a missile strike on a Syrian airfield Thursday …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… headscarves and impose Islamic law. Given his enemy, then, Assad is justified in whatever he does. He is, after all, a secular man, with no beard and no wife in hijab. Radu Sigheti / Reuters The second favored talking point is related to the first. For those who like the idea of Assad as a secular option, the alternative must look irredeemably religious violently so, and driven to that violence by religious dogma. Gabbard for years has argued that the armed opposition to Assad is dominated …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

… clamoring for leadership changes, he said, Were not at that point. The odds of them actually repealing and replacing Obamacare look worse every day. When they return from their Easter break, theyll have four legislative days to debate and pass an omnibus spending bill that no one has seen with obvious pitfalls all over the legislation. (Will the omnibus fund Planned Parenthood? Will it fund a border wall? How much money above previously set spending caps can Congress accept?) While there are …

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Meadows ‘intrigued’ on Obamacare change after Pence meeting

April 4, 2017

… process, but Meadows wouldn’t promise the Freedom Caucus would be on board in the end. “No one made any definitive changes in terms of moving from ‘no’ to ‘yes’ primarily because there is not enough detail to do so,” Meadows said. “But I can tell you all the ‘no’s,’ every one of the ‘no’s,’ expressed a willingness to look at this in a very detailed manner.” …

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

April 4, 2017

… teacher, someone you slept with once, your best friend, someone you’re trying to be friends with, and your boss. Even as Facebook is fundamentally about connecting real people, there’s something about the illusion of anonymity that’s really important to the platform. It can be fun and kind of addictive to look through profiles without “liking” anything and giving yourself away. The simple act of scrolling through your News Feed and quietly admiring that one funny …

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Snapchat destroys Instagram with an April Fools’ filter that looks like a post liked by your mom

April 2, 2017

Snapchat is the only funny app.Image: Steve Meddle/REX/Shutterstock Every April Fools’ Day joke this year is pretty bad. Snapchat’s, however, isn’t. It’s true. Snapchat has an actually hilarious prank in a year when it’s pretty much impossible to outdo the jokes of our daily lives. The app is offering a filter that lets you make any Snapchat look like an Instagram post. If that weren’t enough of a prank against the app that copies every feature Snapchat …

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Rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies at 65

April 1, 2017

… “I’m still in shock; he was just the most amazing person. Funny and smart and fierce … One of the most compassionate people,” Jones said. “The rainbow flag is more than just a symbol. It is the embodiment of the LGBT community, and it has become a source of solace, comfort and pride for all those who look upon it,” Lee said. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products$100K Social Workshop – FE DS The FE system comes with 20 high quality video …

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Hispanics in the US Fast Facts

April 1, 2017

(CNN)Here’s a look at the Hispanic population in the United States. Hispanic people are the largest minority in the United States. Only Mexico has a larger Hispanic population than the United States. READ MORE: Hispanics show increasing cultural, economic and social diversity …

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This girl did unspeakable damage to her hair

March 30, 2017

Image: Dove Hairstyling fashion changes almost as often as the clothes on the cat walks, and with so many varied options for achieving the latest ‘do we’re often tempted to go for something bold and new on a regular basis. Like the girl in the video, we find ourselves swapping and changing our style to stay fresh and current a hairstyle can really complete any look, but at a price. But we found that theres a secret to keeping hair damage at bay, and you need to watch this to find …

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