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Twitter is reportedly planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

Changes in Twitter’s advertising policies could come within two weeks<p>Following Facebook and Google’s footsteps, Twitter is reportedly planning to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), according <i>Sky News</i><i>.</i><p>In January, Facebook prohibited ads for currencies such as …

USA Gymnastics entire board to resign over Larry Nassar scandal

After an ultimatum by the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics said Friday it will comply with a demand for its entire board of directors to resign within a week over handling of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal.<p>The three top members of the board resigned earlier in the week, months after …

USA Gymnastics

A Billionaire Keeps Pushing to Impeach Trump. Democrats Are Rattled.

Democratic leaders have pressed one of their most prolific donors privately, urging him to tone down his campaign calling for President Trump’s impeachment. They have prodded him in public, declaring on television that they consider impeachment an impractical idea. And party strategists have …

Republicans

The Humiliation of Aziz Ansari

Allegations against the comedian are proof that women are angry, temporarily powerful—and very, very dangerous.<p>Sexual mores in the West have changed so rapidly over the past 100 years that by the time you reach 50, intimate accounts of commonplace sexual events of the young seem like science …

Aziz Ansari

HQ Trivia hits 1 million players milestone

HQ has hit a milestone of 1 million people participating in its live mobile trivia game today. The app has soared in popularity after being released originally for iOS a few months ago, and has regularly had between 500,000 and 750,000 people playing the trivia game over the recent holidays. HQ is …

How to Make Over $100,000 a Month From Writing a Book

Rob Kosberg shares how writing can transform your business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Tony Robbins to Tony Hsieh, top leaders across industries write books to cement their authority. If done right, writing a book can also generate phenomenal leads …

Writing

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

This bracelet for long-distance relationships lets you ‘touch’ your partner when they’re miles away

<b>Long distance relationships aren’t easy.</b><p>Most of the time, life goes on. You can make do with messaging sweet nothings on Whatsapp and getting jiggy …

How a Failed Peaceful Revolution Led to Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed that he killed three men during his time as mayor of Davao city, despite officials trying to …

Political Science

I have switched from Swiftkey to Google Keyboard

I’ve been using Swiftkey on my Nexus 6P since I bought it. The reason for that is because I used Swiftkey on my iPhone for many years before I …

World of Warcraft's toughest raiders: Ronda Rousey and Vin Diesel

Ronda Rousey is famous for being a badass. Vin Diesel is famous for playing badasses on the silver screen. And together, they made one badass raiding team, apparently.<p>During a Wednesday interview with Conan O'Brien, the former UFC Bantamweight champion said she and Diesel bonded via World of …

How one 24-year-old runs a $70,000-a-month business while traveling the world

Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines, with a degree in business …

Watch 15 Years Of Earthquakes Rock The Planet

This animation is as mesmerizing as it is frightening.<p>Make no mistake: Earth is a powerful and, at times, violent planet. And if you had any doubts, this new jaw-dropping animation ought to put them to rest.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center …

How to make spammy calendar notifications go away

Spammers have unfortunately devised a new way to invade phones: calendar invitations.<p>A rash of calendar spam has invaded iPhones in recent weeks as …

Apps

Passport Ready? 10 Countries You Really Need to Visit in 2017

We can't say we're devastated to see the end of 2016. Thanks to Trump's win, Brexit's shock and Bowie's death, the year has left us, quite frankly, a …

U.S., Peru Seize $30M in Counterfeit Dollars, Biggest Bust Ever

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Peruvian agents have seized a record $30 million in counterfeit dollars in the biggest netting of fake greenbacks ever by the U.S. Secret Service, the agency said on Thursday.<p>The stash was discovered when more than 1,500 Peruvian police, along with Secret Service agents, …

7 ways to keep your MacBook from overheating

The older my MacBook Pro gets, the more its cooling fan spins, and the less pleasant it is to use. If your MacBook is also prone to running hot, there are seven ways you can keep it cool and quiet.<p>1. Avoid Chrome<p>Apple says that "runaway applications can cause the processor to work overtime and …

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think. So borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation …

Motivation

Opera just released an Android app that gives you unlimited free VPN

Opera made waves back in April when it announced the addition of unlimited free VPN service to its desktop web browser. VPN, or virtual private …

“The scope of our failure”: The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire

<b>Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld (AP/Reuters/Jason Reed/Kevin Lamarque/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The brilliant Andrew Bacevich tells Salon why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>May 15, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, …

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

The 8 best action movies on Netflix right now

Yes, they can. We came up with a list of eight films currently streaming on Netflix that are thrilling, intense, and applauded by critics. Read on to see the best-rated action films on Netflix:

18 annoying Galaxy S7 Edge problems and how to fix them

In a smartphone beauty contest, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge would be extremely tough to beat. It’s not just a pretty phone, though. It’s also powerful …

Bali: My Ultimate Guide

As I sit at my desk wrapped in my dressing gown staring out at a grey London sky, it's hard to imagine that just a couple of weeks ago I was living …

Australia's First Female Muslim MP In "Racial Profiling" Incident At US Airport

Over the phone, Faruqi told BuzzFeed News she was left humiliated and intimidated at LAX.<p>So when we arrived and were going through immigration at Los Angeles Airport, I was traveling with my husband and both gave them our passports. We were asked then for more ID, which I thought was strange …

Is it safe to visit Thailand?

Is Thailand safe?<p>One of the most popular holiday destinations in south-east Asia, Thailand lures around 25 million travellers every year, including nearly a million Britons, thanks to its clear seas, white sand beaches, excellent diving and relaxed pace of life.<p>But a series of explosions seemingly …