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20 social media pros & Snapchat influencers reveal the most overlooked Snapchat for Business opportunities

If you think Snapchat is only for the teenage crowd, think again: According to Statista‘s data (as of January 2018), among U.S. internet users, 78% …

Social Media

Don't forget to back up your iPhone or iPad before you download iOS 12

Apple's newest mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads, iOS 12, is about to launch.<p>iOS 12 will be available on Monday. If history is any indication, the software update for iPhones and iPads should be ready to download around 10 a.m. PT, or 1 p.m. ET.<p>Lots of people will download the update …

iOS

Freethought Matters - Freedom From Religion Foundation

<b>‘Freethought Matters’ TV Show</b><p><b>Weekly half-hour TV talk show produced by the Freedom From Religion Foundation</b><p>The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s new …

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The Demon-Haunted World

• <b>Author:</b> Carl Sagan<p>"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought."<p>*Los Angeles Times<p>"POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing."<p>*The …

51 years after discovering pulsars, Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins $3M Breakthrough Prize

British astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell missed out on a share of the Nobel Prize for her part in the discovery of the first radio pulsars in …

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

The hypocrisy of the Nike outrage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Conservative talk radio host Ben Ferguson has tweeted and retweeted a handful of rebukes of Nike for choosing to use Colin Kaepernick in its latest "Just Do It" campaign. The ad features a headshot of the former NFL quarterback with the words: "Believe in something. Even if it means …

University of Chicago

Bentonville Schools Decline To Display Posters From Atheist Group

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville School District has declined to display six posters given to them by American Atheists, saying the group hasn’t …

Posters

No, that’s *NOT* the last photo of Saturn from Cassini

On September 15, 2017, the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn, burning up after a stunning 13 <i>years</i> of orbiting the ringed wonder. That planet, …

Astronomy

An Android fanboy spends an enlightening week with an iPhone

C. Scott Brown, Android Authority:<p>When the opportunity came up here for a writer to switch to an iPhone for a week to see what it’s like, I jumped on …

Scott Brown

The troubling timing of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings

Fmr. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg, Fmr. DOJ Spokesman Matthew Miller, fmr. Obama, Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri, Weekly Standard …

Brett Kavanaugh

The Christian Man Who Defaced A George Michael Mural Has To Pay $14,000

"Every time you have to spend hours washing damaged walls you can reflect on your own conduct," the magistrate told him.<p>The man who defaced a mural of the late pop star George Michael in the days after Australia voted "yes" for same-sex marriage has been given 300 hours of community service and …

George Michael

Imagining an Apple All Access plan

Microsoft just launched Xbox All Access, a novel way to buy an Xbox console together with its related services without putting down any up-front …

Xbox Game Pass

Blur Join Snapchat For Some Reason

Blur, the legendary Britpop quartet led by Damon Albarn, have not been a going concern since 2015, when they released their long-awaited comeback …

Snapchat hires new leader for its U.S. ad business

Snapchat has hired Kristen O'Hara as its new head of advertising to help the company reshape its sales structure.<p>O'Hara, who had been chief marketing …

Advertising

Snapchat now lets you send musical GIFs

Snapchat has integrated TuneMoji<p>Music GIF provider TuneMoji has announced that it’s integrated within Snapchat, as reported by <i>Business Insider</i>. This means that users with the TuneMoji app installed can send clips to their Snap story, or within a chat.<p>A TuneMoji GIFs adds a layer of music (or spoken …

Apps

Snapchat‘s New "Bounce" Feature Is Here To Help You Relive All Your Best Moments

Hot off the presses, Snapchat is rolling out a brand new way to edit your video Snaps. Snapchat's new "Bounce" feature is here to help you relive all …

Social Media

Use Snapchat? Unlock this Marvel’s Spider-Man Filter!

Brah! Can’t wait until next Friday for <i>Marvel’s Spider-Man</i>?! Do you enjoy Snapchat?? Then hurry up and download this sponsored filter now!!<p>Watch as …

Spider-Man

20 Things You Might Not Know About Motley Crue's 'Dr. Feelgood'

September 1st marks the 29th anniversary of <b>Motley Crue</b><b>'</b>s fifth studio album, <i>Dr. Feelgood</i>. To celebrate, here are 20 things you might not know about …

Mötley Crüe

Imperious Serena Williams gives Venus no quarter in US Open beatdown

Whatever doubts persisted around Serena Williams’ fitness and taste for the fight in her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th major championship were brushed aside in stunning fashion on Friday night as she romped to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over her sister Venus in a scant 72 minutes …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Apple Launches iPhone 8 Logic Board Repair Program

Apple today announced the launch of a new logic board repair program, which will see the company offering free repairs for iPhone 8 models that are affected by an issue that can cause restarts, freezing, and unresponsive devices.<p>According to Apple, a "very small percentage" of iPhone 8 devices have …

IPhone 8

Snapchat Expanding Bitmoji 'Friendmojis' to Apple's Messages App for First Time

Snapchat is expanding the use of its Bitmoji characters -- specifically "Friendmojis" -- for iOS users in the coming days. With the update, iPhone and iPad users will be able to send personalized Friendmojis, or Bitmoji stickers that include both you and your friend, directly in Apple's Messages …

Technology

Adidas Falcon W Becomes First Product to Launch on Snapchat Show

Fans hoping to purchase the newest version of the Adidas Originals Falcon W should look toward Snapchat.<p>The latest iteration of the retro-inspired …

Social Media

Triangulation 343: David Mikkelson, Snopes.com

David Mikkelson is the founder of Snopes.com. He talks with Jason Howell about the early days of the site, its current state in the era of fake news, …

Student Loan Watchdog Quits; Blames Trump Administration

<b>Updated at 1:12 p.m. ET</b><p>The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped down.<p>In a scathing resignation letter, Seth Frotman, who until now was the student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says current leadership …

Trump Administration

Scientists Have Discovered a Brand New 'Micro-Organ' in The Human Immune System

"A reminder that there are still mysteries hidden within the body."<p>Researchers have identified a brand new 'micro-organ' inside the immune system of …

Immune System

The internet’s favorite Goop critic Dr. Jen Gunter says ‘medical conspiracy theories’ are running amok online

Dr. Gunter is an OB/GYN and pain physician, but she became internet-famous for blogging about Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness company.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Kara talks with Dr. Jen Gunter, an OB/GYN and pain medicine physician, about how celebrity wellness brands have …

Satanic Temple Protests Ten Commandments Monument With Goat-Headed Statue

It was there, then it wasn't.<p>Like an apparition that happens to involve a forklift, a truck and a 22-hour drive, a bronze statue of a goat-headed-and-winged creature appeared for a handful of hours at the foot of the State Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., on Thursday.<p>"I present to you Baphomet," …

It’s Official: Batman’s an Atheist

By Hemant Mehta<p>The latest issue of the Batman series (Batman #53) includes a confession from the Caped Crusader that he doesn’t believe in God. His …

FFRF partners with Black Skeptics of LA to award $10,000 in scholarships

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is giving $10,000 in scholarship awards to four students in partnership with Black Skeptics of Los Angeles, an …

Apple Maps Now Features Indoor Maps at 18 Shopping Malls in Canada

Apple Maps has been updated with indoor maps of at least 18 shopping malls in several Canadian cities and suburbs, including Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Dieppe, New Brunswick.<p>Nearly all of the shopping malls are Cadillac Fairview properties, …

Technology