Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

June 26, 2017

… save their childs life, he said. It just shouldnt happen. Not here. Kimmel also retweeted a message Sunday from Child Health USA saying that the Senates Trumpcare bill doesnt pass the Jimmy Kimmel test, not even close. In addition, Kimmel retweeted a Jake Tapper tweet about a CNN interview Sunday with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, who refused to say if his taxes would be cut with Trumpcare. Related Coverage Bernie Sanders Slams 'Moral Outrage' Of Trumpcare At …

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats

June 21, 2017

… be, given how much money and message-testing both national parties did — this was also, in part, a local race. Handel was a known — if not beloved or maybe just be-liked — figure in the district thanks to her time in statewide office and her repeated unsuccessful runs for other offices. Ossoff was a newcomer who didn’t live in the district he was hoping to represent — a fact Handel and national Republicans made much of. (Nota bene: You don’t have to live in …

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Chelsea Clinton accuses Bannon of ‘fat shaming’ Sean Spicer

June 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)The punchline, for lack of a better word, in a piece in The Atlantic on the much-maligned decay of the White House press is a text message, presumably joking, from White House adviser Steven Bannon to a reporter explaining why Sean Spicer has spent less and less time in front of cameras at the podium. We don’t KNOW that Bannon was joking, mind you. He didn’t respond to follow-up questions, according to writer Rosie Gray in The Atlantic piece. But treating the …

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Michelle Obama’s Father’s Day tweet included an adorable throwback photo

June 21, 2017

We might not get to see members of the Obama family every single day anymore, but that just makes every Twitter or Instagram post these days that much more special. For Father’s Day, Michelle Obama shared a touching photograph of Barack Obama, Malia, and Sasha with a message to her husband. SEE ALSO: Jay Z calls out bail bond industry in Father’s Day column “Happy Father’s Day,” she tweeted on Sunday. “Our daughters may be older and taller now, but theyll …

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LeBron James celebrates Father’s Day with loving slam dunks on his son

June 20, 2017

… #BryceMaximus #JamesGang #striveforgreatness A post shared by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Jun 18, 2017 at 6:37am PDT “Being able to do things like this for my kids that I always wish I had as a kid is why I work so extremely hard!” wrote James in a message accompanying the video. “Seeing my youngest son Bryce at his 10th bday party yesterday with all his friends smiling, having a great time brings joy to my heart! You’re 1 of a kind kid and I’m extremely proud …

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There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

June 18, 2017

Jeb Bush wearing a hoodie in a video message to Mark Zuckerberg.Image: shutterstock/jeb!/mashable composite The hot new name in tech is France, a centuries-old startup that provides security, healthcare, and education in exchange for taxes. Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the country needs to “think and move more like a startup” and, presumably, less like a stodgy social democracy. SEE ALSO: Trump’s treasury secretary is ‘not worried …

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Cosby, Castile, Carter: Three trials that gripped the nation

June 18, 2017

(CNN)A mistrial, an acquittal, a conviction. Three major trials that gripped the nation came to markedly different conclusions last week. All three ended as the week came to a close, each with its own result and its own reaction. Cosby attorney: I was concerned for his health Castile’s mom: Our civilization is devolving Did teen’s texts lead to her boyfriend’s suicide? …

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YouTube went offline worldwide, and internet had no chill

June 17, 2017

Image: Getty Images UPDATE: June 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m. EDT YouTube is back up, and life is ALL GOOD again. Carry on! The original story follows below. The world’s largest online video platform is not loading… and ahhhh… what the heck are we gonna do? YouTube went down on Friday morning and sent the internet into a tizzy. Instead of seeing the familiar YouTube home page, users were greeted with an error message. SEE ALSO: How a YouTube tech reviewer became the face of fidget …

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General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… message services to reach the young – and in some cases mobilising them into an army of potential canvassers – had been important in reaching the youth vote, Mr Todd said. Momentum says it reached some 400,000 people through the messaging platform WhatsApp, which data shows is used most by 18-to 29-year-olds, in the UK. The group also set up mynearestmarginal.com – a website that enables activists to pool together, and often lift share, to canvass in marginal seats. Momentum …

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Snapchat releases new research that says its for close friends

June 13, 2017

Image: snap inc. Snap’s got a message for their haters, naysayers, and short-sellers pointing to their supposedly slowing growth: New users are overrated (especially when our existing users are so engaged). At a time when Snap’s stock is hovering at a disappointingly low $18 while Facebook rolls out copycat product after copycat product, Snap released two new studies on Monday showing who’s using Snapchat, and why that is. SEE ALSO: Beware Snapchatters: Apple’s iOS 11 …

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This chatbot took over Tinder to engage with young UK voters

June 10, 2017

… location to a marginal seat somewhere in the UK, and it sent an automated message to matches asking if they were voting, and who they were voting for? Image: Rachel hunter Engaging with the electorate The responses, scripted by Rodrigues Fowler, focused on key topics that would interest younger voters; things like affordable housing and the minimum wage. On 8 June, the bot messaged all matches a link to their nearest polling stations. Those who lent their profiles didn’t have to stay …

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Being married ‘protects your health’ – BBC News

June 8, 2017

… that is protective, not only in patients with heart disease but also those with heart disease risk factors. “We’re not saying that everyone should get married though. “We need to replicate the positive effects of marriage and use friends, family and social support networks in the same way.” Dr Mike Knapton, of the British Heart Foundation, said: “The take-home message is that our social interactions, as well as medical risk factors such as high blood pressure, are …

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

June 6, 2017

… CarPlay and Do Not Disturb While Driving If you’re in a moving car, your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 will automatically go into Do Not Disturb While Driving mode. This will mute all notifications and send your contacts a message letting them know you will get back to them when you reach your destination. Passengers can, of course, simply declare that they’re not driving to get access to their phones. Photos Image: wwdc presentation The update to Photos will give you better …

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