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Chrissy Teigen Reveals the Horrible Messages That Inspired Her to Boycott Twitter

Chrissy Teigen is Twitter's reigning clap-back queen. Everyone knows this. The <i>Cravings</i> author is famous for dishing out delicious shade whenever a troll writes her a rude comment. Whether she's slamming someone who said she "peaked" or checking a person for criticizing her fertility plan, Teigen …

Asia

Netflix sent a ‘Stranger Things’ bar the best cease-and-desist letter you’ve ever seen

As far as cease and desist letters go, you’ll be hard pressed to find one more charming than the one Netflix recently sent to the purveyors of a …

Snap’s Spectacles are now available directly from Amazon

Remember when people waited in long lines for them?<p>After introducing them to the world with buzzy, pop-up vending machine drops and then eventually expanding to direct web orders, Snap has begun selling its Spectacles camera glasses through Amazon. All three colors — black, coral, and teal — are …

Samsung just launched a new version of the Galaxy S8

On Wednesday, Samsung unveiled a new Galaxy S8 version that’s going to be available in stores later this week.<p>No, it’s not the Galaxy S8 Active that …

The healthiest way to improve your sleep: exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're one of the third of all Americans who suffer from insomnia -- roughly 108 million of us -- put away your sleeping pills. Science has a much safer solution.<p>"There has been more and more research in the last decade showing exercise can reduce insomnia," Rush University clinical …

Sleep

Let Barack Obama comfort you with this online speech generator

Not only does our current president sound like a congested muppet when he speaks, but linguists and psychiatrists have also noted a marked …

How Not to Adapt “Anne of Green Gables”

In 1985, Kevin Sullivan’s screen adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s beloved 1908 novel, “Anne of Green Gables,” reawakened the story for a new generation. The production, visually stunning and emotionally tender, showcases the beauty of Prince Edward Island, where Anne (Megan Follows), an orphan, …

Literature

Obama’s Barrage of Complete Sentences Seen as Brutal Attack on Trump

CHICAGO (The Borowitz Report)—In an appearance at the University of Chicago on Monday, former President Barack Obama unloaded a relentless barrage of complete sentences in what was widely seen as a brutal attack on his successor, Donald Trump.<p>Appearing at his first public event since leaving …

Barack Obama
Donald Trump

Of Sex, Gender, and the Universe (Or, My God! How Great Thou Art!)

Before he was even three years old, my young friend Jonathan became fascinated with the solar system. He could recite the names of each planet, in order, moving outward from the sun. He even included the dwarf planets!<p>Jonathan's curiosity called my attention to how much I take for granted about …

Google I/O 2016: What to expect from Android N to virtual reality

Google I/O is the Google's annual developer jamboree, to which thousands of developers flock for the latest news on Google's operating systems - Android and Chrome.<p>But Google being the sprawling all-encompassing giant that it is, you can expect a lot more: I/O, as with Apple's WWDC and Facebook's …

Here's what the Japanese think about World War II

Obama will specifically visit Memorial Park, which commemorates the event; he will be the first sitting American president to do so, although he does not plan to offer any sort of apology.<p>The bombing of Hiroshima killed around 100,000 people; three days later, tens of thousands more were killed …

Political Science

Canadian teen uses Google Earth, help from space agency to find possible lost Mayan city

<b>A 15-year-old Quebec boy used a mix of ancient astrology and cutting-edge astronomy to find a possible lost Mayan city</b>, <i>CBC News</i> reports.<p>The boy, William Gadoury, noticed that the positions of Mayan cities corresponded to the layouts of Mayan constellations, and that one city appeared to be missing …

This Teen Discovered An Ancient Mayan City By Studying The Stars

Remember when you were little and you’d obsess over things? Things like Pokemon cards or My Little Pony? Maybe you remember doing everything you could to soak up all of the Transformers knowledge out there. Over time, though, you probably moved on… at least a little. Kids ultimately get caught up …

My Little Pony

This Magical Lightbox Could Help You Feel Energized All Day Long

It's also a traveler's dream. 😍<p><i>Today we're posting live from a special #SleepRevolution</i><p>JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas, along with special guests including experts in sleep and wellness. <i>As part of this special event, passengers on the flight received numerous gadgets geared toward travel</i> …

Hundreds flock to US Capitol to protest money in politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of protesters flocked to the U.S. Capitol Monday for a demonstration against the role of money in politics, prompting arrests of more than 400 by the Capitol police force.<p>The demonstration was part of a series of "Democracy Spring" protests planned in Washington this week …

Koch Brothers

Samsung Unveils Internet of Trousers Fashion Range

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in Internet of Things and advanced components, announced the Internet of Trousers, a new lineup of IoT-enabled …

Internet of Things
Retirement

With Wall Street Bitten by the Blockchain Bug, How Do We Admit the Truth About the Technology's Disruptive Potential?

I attended a panel discussion on private blockchains in banking at UBS in NYC last night. There were two overarching misconceptions that appeared to …

Blockchain

Giant sinkhole appears overnight, swallows 25 tonnes of fish

A Chinese farmer from Baisha town in Guangxi, China, awoke to a shock on Tuesday, when he discovered that tens of thousands of his fish had …

Retired lawyer sues Israeli airline after she was asked to move seat

Renee Rabinowitz, 81, who fled Nazis as a child, says ultra-Orthodox Jew objected to sitting next to a woman on El Al flight<p>A retired lawyer who fled the Nazis as a child is suing the Israeli national airline El Al for alleged discrimination after being asked to move on a plane when an …

The future is a pen and this microwavable notepad

Despite the abundance of technology that I surround myself with (laptop, phone, second monitor, tablet, camera, ridiculously heavy and terrible iPad charger) the two tool that never outlive their welcome in my daily repertoire is a pen and notepad.<p>I’ve tried using a whole range of different …

Notepads

WATCH: The Terrifying Physics of Teleporting Humans

The Star Trek transporter was a suicide box.<p>The <i>Star Trek</i> films taught us that within that very specific sci-fi universe, transporters could teleport …

Our brains are wired to predict the future — but it might be holding us back

According to computer scientist Ray Kurzweil, humans struggle to comprehend a fundamental part of the modern world because of one major hangup.<p>Although our brains are hardwired to predict the future, <b>we're not pre-programmed to think exponentially</b>.<p>Kurzweil brought this up in a talk with …

Singularity

Richard Branson Unveils New Virgin Galactic Spaceship, Stephen Hawking Helps Name It

In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic’s space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company’s newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called VSS “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 “Enterprise,” which, after 55 test flights – four of them …

Space Travel

Civil rights bill clears hurdle without group's inclusion

<b>ATLANTA --</b> Georgia lawmakers backed a bill on Tuesday preventing businesses from discriminating based on race, nationality, religion or sex, after …

LGBTQ
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