Jacob Matthew Hupfer

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Y sí, AMLO hizo historia; una marea humana siguió sus pasos en el día

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.<p>“Triunfamos y ahora vamos a transformar a México. Voy a dedicarme en este tiempo hasta el 1 de diciembre, a trabajar con los miembros del nuevo gabinete para elaborar los proyectos y no perder tiempo”, dijo anoche Andrés Manuel López Obrador durante su discurso en el Zócalo …

Arrasó; Andrés Manuel López Obrador, presidente

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.<p>Andrés Manuel López Obrador triunfó ayer en la elección presidencial de México con 53.8% de la votación, de acuerdo con el conteo rápido que dio a conocer anoche el Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE).<p>Al concluir oficialmente el cierre de las casillas, sus principales adversarios, …

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available …

Meet the Founder of Impossible Foods, Whose Meat-Free Burgers Could Transform the Way We Eat

On an otherwise unadorned table at an event space overlooking Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, glass bowls displayed the constituent parts of the …

French boules players banned from wearing blue jeans

It's a sport which is emblematic of life in France. Practised on gravelled strips at the heart of almost every town and village by young and old alike, the game of pétanque, or boules, involves tossing metal balls towards a smaller wooden or plastic target.<p>But the organisation that runs the sport …

African Continental Free Trade Area: What you need to know

African leaders are set to launch AfCFTA, the biggest free trade agreement since the establishment of the WTO.<p>African countries are set to put their signature to an agreement that will launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali, Rwanda, on Wednesday.<p>The UN Economic Commission …

Globalization

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

Ce*sored! China bans letter N (briefly) from internet as Xi Jinping extends grip on power

Amid fallout from the decision to allow Xi to be president for life, censors also crack down on letters, phrases and George Orwell’s Animal Farm<p>It is the 14th letter in the English alphabet and, in Scrabble, the springboard for more than 600 8-letter words.<p>But for the Communist party of China it is …

Xi Jinping

The 33-Year-Old Who Left A Six-Figure Job To Start A Travel Company

In 2017, Jessica Nabongo spent only 21% of the year at home. Bouncing from places like Sri Lanka to the Maldives or from South Africa to Mozambique, she visited 53 countries, 38 of which were new to her. That’s over 189,000 miles on 131 flights.<p>Whew.<p>Looking into 2018, the American has no plans of …

Travel

Meet the millennial Jain monks

At a recent ‘diksha’ ceremony in Mumbai, 16 men and women, most under the age of 30, took the Jain vow of renunciation. What motivates young, …

11 Artists From the New School of Cameroonian Music You Should Know

The previous generation of Cameroonian musicians made it so makossa and bikutsi were heard and appreciated on a global scale.<p>Today, there's a new …

Video captures rare ‘snow rolling’ phenomenon

Sheila Nemcsok thought she was going for a regular lunch break until she stumbled upon something “magical”: a rare natural phenomenon called snow …

EasyJet's New Male CEO Takes Pay Cut to Match Female Predecessor

EasyJet Plc’s newly hired chief executive officer is taking a pay cut to match the salary of his predecessor, Carolyn McCall, as the discount airline …

Japan Has Set a Date For Emperor Akihito's Abdication

Japan’s Emperor Akihito will step down from the “Chrysanthemum Throne” on April 30, 2019, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday.<p>Akihito …

Japan

Hunderte Leipziger Studenten protestieren gegen umstrittenen Uni-Professor

Mehrere hundert Studenten der Universität Leipzig haben am Dienstag gegen den umstrittenen Juraprofessor Thomas Rauscher protestiert. Nach Angaben …

Privat

Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure under the new guidelines

Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure under the new guidelines issued Monday by heart organizations and the medical community. The …

Tiwa Savage and Wizkid Turn Up at Femi Kuti's New Afrika Shrine In the Music Video for "Ma Lo"

A gift from the afrobeats gods:<p>Two of the genre's biggest names, <b>Tiwa Savage</b> and <b>Wizkid</b>,dropped the music video for their latest collaboration "Ma Lo" …

NASA's Music Video for "Sound of Silence" by Disturbed is a Brutal Self-Own

Everything is bad now.<p>With all the good NASA puts into the universe, it’s only fair they completely fuck up sometimes. At least their latest music …

Music Videos

How Cape Town found a creative solution to reusing a 90-year old grain elevator

The Cape Town grain elevator, originally built by the government in Table Bay Harbour over 90 years ago, has recently opened as the Zeitz Museum of …

South Africa

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Cynthia Erivo's Performance at TED2017 Might Move You to Tears

<b>Cynthia Erivo</b>, the multitalented singer, songwriter and actress behind <b>Cele</b> in the critically-acclaimed Broadway version of <i>The Color Purple,</i> and</b> …

14 Things Everyone Should Know About Blockchains

“What the internet did for communications, blockchain will do for trusted transactions.”<br>- Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM<p>Although there’s debate about how long it will take for this statement to come true, since we’re in the midst of the blockchain transformation, most industry experts concur that’s …

Blockchain