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Sting says cultural appropriation is 'ugly' term as he launches reggae album with Shaggy

Sting has said the phrase "cultural appropriation" is "ugly", as he launches a new reggae album with Jamaican musician and singer Shaggy.<p>Their perhaps unlikely partnership has raised eyebrows, and some argue that singing reggae when you are not of Jamaican descent is "cultural appropriation."<p>Sting …

Bob Marley

The Caribbean musical retreat that promises to teach anyone to sing

It’s ten o’clock on a Monday morning. Outside, it’s a muggy 84F (29C); there’s a heavy sweetness in the air from the blossom by the pool; the crabs are shyly scurrying at the edges of the beach; a few chunks of coral gleam, half-buried, in the sand and the water teems with wrasse and angelfish. …

Teen with full ride to 20 colleges requests public apology from Fox affiliate in order to air interview

A teen accepted to 20 colleges offering him full financial aid wants journalists at a Fox affiliate to apologize for calling his decision to apply to the schools "obnoxious."<p>An anchor and contributor on Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., criticized Micheal Brown's decision to apply to 20 colleges in a …

College & University

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Apps

Facebook confirms: Donald trumped Hillary on the social network during 2016 election

A recently unearthed document from Facebook shows that Donald Trump’s team outperformed Hillary Clinton’s in nearly every meaningful metric on its ad network during the 2016 election. Trump has often bragged of hiring the best people — a claim the White House turnover rate would seem to debunk — …

Donald Trump

Trump Is Winning

Are you sick and tired of it yet?<p>Donald Trump is on track to win reelection to the presidency of the United States.<p>Yes, despite Russiagate, despite shitholegate and despite whatever gate he blunders through next. Despite approval ratings that would make Nixon weep. Despite his mind-numbing …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is suing my publisher, and its response is magnificent

Henry Holt is a division of Macmillan (owners of Tor Books, who publish my novels); they're the folks who published Michael Wolff's bestselling <i>Fire</i> …

Want to Stay Safe While Traveling? Wear a Rolex

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Hung Up

Watch Meghan Markle's First Public Curtsy: The Royal Custom Explained

Christmas morning, Meghan Markle took part in her newest part of royal protocol: curtsying to the Queen. She attended Christmas morning church …

Here Are The 128 Countries Who Are Now Dead To Nikki Haley

Ambassador Haley threatened on Wednesday that Trump would be closely watching to see who voted in favor of a UN resolution on Trump's Jerusalem decision. It didn't work.<p>- Afghanistan<p>- Albania<p>- Algeria<p>- Andorra<p>- Angola<p>- Armenia<p>- Austria<p>- Azerbaijan<p>- Bahrain<p>- Bangladesh<p>- Barbados<p>- Belarus<p>- Belgium<p>- …

How to Use Social Media in 2018

How to Use Social Media in 2018 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape MarketingMarketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Social MediaI …

Marketing

Evidence mounts that laptops are terrible for students at lectures

Time to reconsider the notebook and pen<p>Do you use a laptop or tablet to take notes during school lectures or meetings? If so, you might want to reconsider pen and paper; there’s increasing evidence that using laptops during lectures decreases learning, which can result in lower grades, reports <i>The</i> …

Laptops

Australia says good-bye to car-making as Holden closes doors

The last car has rolled off a Holden production line in Australia. It marked the end of an era for the company and the demise of a national industry, …

Australia

iPhone X Is Everything Wrong With Tim Cook's Apple

“Say hello to the future” adorns Apple’s iPhone X marketing. That is true… as time moves forward the future of the American company is selling more handsets to a captive audience. But is the iPhone X really the future of smartphones? Or is it just Tim Cook forgetting the lessons of Steve Jobs and …

IPhone 8

Five Things Never, Ever To Say As You Quit Your Job

Dear Liz,<p>I just signed an offer letter for a new job.<p>I start the new job in two and a half weeks.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>I have to give notice to my boss “Shellie” on Monday morning.<p>Shellie is a sweetheart. I have warm feelings toward her but the company is going downhill, employees and their welfare are …

Employment

Three Presentation Tips From ABC's 90-Second Hurricane Tutorial

Scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and leaders who deliver complex information might want to take some lessons from a 90-second video on how hurricanes form, produced by ABC News. Chief meteorologist Ginger Zee explains hurricanes clearly, simply and visually. Here’s how she does it.<p><b>1. No …

Weather
China

MIT is crowdsourcing hurricane flood maps in Florida

People in Broward County, Florida have one more map to rely on this weekend as Hurricane Irma passes through the state. MIT has launched RiskMap, a crowdsourced platform meant to track and map flooding by relying on people's social media reports, as a pilot project. The county's residents can …

Listening-In On A Hacked Amazon Echo Is Terrifying

The daunting prospect of owning a household device that can listen-in to your every conversation has always loomed over Amazon’s Echo and other smart speakers.<p>It’s a concern that Amazon works very hard to diffuse – knowing, presumably, that any snifter of legitimacy to this concern is game over for …

Amazon Echo

Hurricane Irma just made a digital walkie-talkie the No. 1 app online

As Hurricane Harvey dropped anchor over Southeast Texas last week, Zello became the go-to app for rescuers working to save thousands of people trapped by floodwaters.<p>Within days of Harvey’s arrival, the app saw a 20-fold increase in usage in Houston, according to Bill Moore, the Austin based …

Extreme Weather

Remember when WhatsApp didn’t want to make money?

WhatsApp is preparing to make money by facilitating conversations between business and consumers.<p>It’s a great move.<p>Messaging is huge, and there is vast scope for bringing brands and businesses on board. It’s a process that’s been happening for years, predominantly with Asia-based chat apps that let …

Apps
Artificial Intelligence

Bryony Gordon: Why our holiday in St Lucia without our daughter was worth the guilt

The night before my husband and I were due to go abroad by ourselves for the first time, I found myself looking into the cost of last-minute flights for a young child. In the particular madness felt by a mother who has never left her firstborn before, I reasoned that £3,000 wasn’t that much to get …

Will Samsung survive heir Lee Jae-yong jail sentence?

The future of South Korea's electronics giant Samsung hangs by a thread after a court in Seoul sentenced the company's heir Lee Jae-Yong to five …

South Korea
New Jersey
Donald Trump
Spanish Language
Candles