Muslim mum wants women to try wearing a hijab for 15 minutes to understand exclusion

April 28, 2017

A Muslim mum is asking other women to wear the hijab for 15 minutes so they can see what it’s like to experience exclusion and abuse. She says she finds it hard to make friends with other mums because people can’t see past her hijab. In a video posted by Channel Mum a YouTube community for mothers Nilufa Dahlia, from Brighton, UK, said that she was verbally abused for wearing her headscarf in a supermarket. SEE ALSO: Incredible teenager is fighting for her right to box while …

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

April 23, 2017

… Frejd said many students leave home for college lacking real-life conversation skills. That’s compounded by the freedom of being on their own for the first time with what feels like unlimited access to mindless video game sessions, long Netflix binges and endless scrolling through Instagram. “A lot of students havent developed those muscles for face-to-face conversation,” she said. To get those muscles working, she opened the wellness center at the Christian university in the …

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GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

April 23, 2017

… the service industry did not provide it. He received coverage through Medicaid when Obamacare expanded the program by offering to pick up almost all of the costs for states that lowered their eligibility thresholds. You can watch their full exchange at the 37-minute mark in the video above. The womans reference to essential benefits alludes to the fact that House Republican leaders at one point tried to win over hardline conservatives by removing federal regulations requiring insurance …

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Leave the ground behind with real jetpacks seriously

April 22, 2017

Once a part of science fiction, jet packs have exploded onto the scene as a realistic possibility for military and commercial uses. After digging into the video above, fly your own jetpack and take to the skies. Take a VR journey in the latest episode of ‘The Possible’ by downloading the app here. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTraffic Generation video Courses with PLR Complete Done For You ‘Traffic Training’ Private Label Rights Kit (2 Full …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… sense of humor and being able to poke fun at yourself is important.” Missed the show? Don’t worry! Re-watch the episode in the video above. WATCH: Woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products301 Ranker Lite – SEO Software The most powerful link building software of 2016 is here. Get high quality backlinks from authority websites within minutes. No Captchas, No Waiting – Get Links …

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Man serenades barista with magical song about Unicorn Frappuccinos, gets a free one

April 22, 2017

Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccinos are huge right now. So huge, in fact, that one man made up a song about the mythical new drink which arrived in stores two days ago. Paul Harlan posted a video of him serenading a barista at a Starbucks drive-thru with a truly magical song. SEE ALSO: Starbucks barista goes on spectacularly angry rant about Unicorn Frappuccinos “Well, I just heard the news today, there’s a unicorn in my frapp,” sand Harlan, who also works at Starbucks. …

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

April 22, 2017

… believed that they could just hold on to a bicycle. Mashable could not reach Ofo for this story. But the company has encouraged Singaporean users to report issues through a email and form link, which it posted on Facebook: It also posted an image of a report made to the police about a viral video, which showed a man throwing an ofo bike on the ground: Bike providers have introduced demerit systems. Earlier this month, oBike also introduced a demerit system, similar to that of its competitor, …

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Man can’t find perfect engagement ring for girlfriend, learns how to make one instead

April 21, 2017

… asked jewellery designer Scarlett Erskine. Boyd watched and listened as Erskine showed him every single step involved in the ring making process and he then applied this knowledge. It took Boyd six hours and 16 minutes to make the diamond ring, but he said he wanted to make sure his creation would be “a ring that Kim says yes to.” And, spoiler alert: he succeeded! Awwwwww. video Credit: Storyful / Mike Boyd More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLeverageAuthority- …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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Trump’s words used as defense for white nationalist in viral video assault case

April 20, 2017

… makes one of his old tweets ‘fake news’ It wouldn’t be possible for Heimbach to say with any credibility that he didn’t push a protester. He shoves Nwanguma on a widely-seen video in which a group of white men surround, scuffle with, and shriek at Nwanguma. But Heimbach did deny the assault charge, and his argument is that he had authority to kick protesters out of the rally because Trump made a legal plea for help in doing so. Trump shouted “get ’em …

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Make it a crime to show killing on Facebook

April 18, 2017

(CNN)A manhunt continues for Steve Stephens, who is suspected of shooting dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday near Cleveland, and then posting a video of the killing to Facebook. People are calling it a sad statement about social media. No question: it is. Given that live broadcast via social media is here to stay, with Facebook as just the beginning, there’s really no easy way to prevent the next fame-hungry criminal from simulcasting a senseless act of violence. Replay …

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This is how a Russian social network spread the #SyriaHoax conspiracy

April 16, 2017

A video grabbed still image shows Syrian people receiving treatment after a chemical attack at a field hospital in Saraqib, Idlib province, northern Syria.Image: STRINGER/EPA/REX/Shutterstock A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world. Surprise, surprise, now we know Russian social media posts fueled that conspiracy, according to ABC. SEE …

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When this man tried to fly with his mobility device, United made him cry

April 15, 2017

Image: United The United horror stories keep coming out of the woodwork. After the internet exploded over a viral video showing a man being forcibly dragged from his seat on a United flight last weekend, another passenger has taken to Medium to share his horrible experience with the airline. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight Trey Harris’ tale of inhumane customer service and unreasonable responses left him frustrated and …

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It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

April 15, 2017

It looks like Delta has seen what happened with United Airlines‘ overbooked passenger fiasco and is making some serious changes to its compensation policies serious as in way more cash monies to entice volunteers to give up their seats on oversold flights. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The Associated Press reported Friday that an internal memo from Delta shows gate agents can now offer up to $2,000 in compensation, …

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

Image: BeautyLine/shutterstock Please buckle up, there’s some turbulence ahead. United Continental stock had a bumpy ride on Tuesday, at one point losing about $800 million in total value the day after a video of a man being dragged off a flight became a major news story. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop for a major company like United. By late afternoon, United shares had recovered to be down about 1.5 percent, putting its hit …

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The rights you have and the ones you give up when you get on an airplane

April 12, 2017

By now, you’ve seen it. The horrifying video of a man being pulled by force off of a United Airlines flight. Despite the claims swirling from United, Chicago Police and other parties that the passenger in question became “belligerent,” that he had a “troubled past” it’s clear to most viewers that the use of force by in this case was far, far out of line. …

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Author-turned-politician debunks myths about Britain’s past…again

April 12, 2017

… In the video above, Tharoor admonishes British officials from the 18th and 19th centuries for exploiting India’s resources and taxpayers’ money to build the country’s railway system which he reckons was “a gigantic colonial scam”. “From the start it was apparent that the British wanted to build the railways for their own purposes, he says. The important role that India could play as a market for British goods and as a market for agricultural raw materials for …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 10, 2017

… sentence. Ryan and Greg in April 2015. Greg died a few months after this picture was taken. On the evening of October 4, 2015, I opened my Facebook app. And there, in my hands, was the livestream video that changed my life forever: the UNITE to Face Addiction rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It sounds like a small thing, but watching that concert, which was attended by tens of thousands of people in recovery and included performances by sober artists that I grew up listening to …

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Americans Persecuted By Egypt Regime Watch As Trump Embraces It

April 6, 2017

… pressure works. I am living proof of that, he said, citing campaigns and frequent statements his supporters made while he was in jail. Soltan criticized the idea of discussing human rights behind closed doors, something he said former Secretary of State John Kerry has tried since the coup to little effect. In addition to his Washington campaign highlighting el-Sissis repression, he has launched a video project about the prison issue and written extensively about his own experience, in the …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

(CNN)Horrifying images and video show civilians — including children — struggling to breathe, foam coming from their mouths as they appear to die of asphyxiation after an airstrike on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday. Syria’s military has denied using chemical weapons and blamed rebels for the carnage, but activists say the regime is responsible for a chemical attack which killed at least 70 people. Russia, meanwhile, has blamed the deaths on a Syrian …

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Should exercise be compulsory at work? – BBC News

April 5, 2017

… employers to make workplaces healthier places. They have lots of tips for employers on how to make businesses more healthy and point out that classes like pilates and boxercise can be popular in the workplace if organised to fit around the working day, and delivered on-site or in a facility nearby. But if employers can’t go that far, the foundation says bosses should encourage staff to take a short active break during the day as shown in their 10 minute workout video. Mandatory exercises …

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Sheryl Sandberg launches #20PercentCounts campaign for equal pay

April 5, 2017

… reported Monday. The effort includes partnerships with businessesincluding energy bar company LUNA and your friendly neighborhood “woke” ride-hailing app Lyftin 25 different American cities, as well as a campaign video, created by Funny Or Die, Hulu, and LeanIn.org. And with it: LUNA, Lyft, P&G, and Salesforce are all going to be offering 20 percent off discounts or other special offers on Equal Pay Day for the campaign. Lyft, for example, will donate 20 percent of proceeds …

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One woman is knitting woolly boobs for breast cancer survivors

April 4, 2017

Many people’s knitting efforts focus on jumpers, scarves, children’s clothes and blankets. But, one breast cancer survivor is knitting hundreds of woolly breasts for women who’ve had mastectomies due to breast cancer. A video about Sharon’s knitting efforts have gone viral. In the video above, which has over 18 million views, she explains why knitting breasts is so important to her. Sharon had breast cancer five years ago and didn’t want reconstructive surgery …

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This hard-hitting poetry act exposes the ills of a misogynistic society

April 4, 2017

Brown Girls Guide to Gender, a hard-hitting spoken-word performance by Mumbai girl, Aranya Johar, will strike a chord with every Indian woman. Or perhaps with all women in conservative societies. SEE ALSO: This video about a transgender mother tugs at your heartstrings The 18-year-old’s uninhibited act (with some NSFW language) exposes the hypocrisy of patriarchal societies where women are slut-shamed and cat-called, where marital rape isn’t illegal, and a bleeding woman is …

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Trump’s Secretary of Everything: Jared Kushner

April 4, 2017

… presidency. His daughter, Arabella, has played an unlikely role as well in softening Trump’s approach; video of the five-year-old presidential granddaughter singing in Chinese at a New Year’s celebration in Washington went viral in China. Arabella singing a song she learned for #ChineseNewYear. Wishing everyone an amazing year to come during these days of celebration. A post shared by Ivanka Trump (@ivankatrump) on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:30am PST But Kushner’s close involvement in …

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

April 4, 2017

… friends. It’s just that I haven’t seen one or two of you since eighth grade, and, well, here you are, looking at my cats. Here’s the rub Facebook is THE BIG ONE, a monolithic social media force that shoves everyone you know into an interactive database of photos, text and video. But it doesn’t want you to think of it like that it wants to be a place where you talk to your friends and enjoy yourself. Thus, it’s done whatever it can to ape Snapchat a much smaller …

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