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  • newAdam Rippon and Leslie Jones' hilarious figure skating commentary is everything
    It was a match made in Winter Olympics heaven. Figure skating champion of our hearts Adam Rippon teamed up with Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones for the ultimate Olympic commentary. SEE ALSO: Adam Rippon is an immortal witchThe two personal…
    - 10 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:47am -
  • newiMessage and FaceTime goes down for users on Australian carrier
    Well, this is odd.Some customers of Australian carrier Telstra were unable to use iMessage and FaceTime on Wednesday morning, as technicians worked to fix the issue with the two Apple services.SEE ALSO: Google might finally make its messaging app m…
    - 52 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:05am -
  • newAre you arguing with a bot? Here's how to know.
    So, you live and breathe online and couldn't be happier about it. But maybe, just maybe, your daily digital interactions across the social web aren't quite as authentic as you thought. No, this time around it's not the algorithm's fault, but rather…
    - 53 mins ago, 21 Feb 18, 2:04am -
  • newNetflix debunked that distressing rumor about 'Stranger Things'
    The hottest goss around Hawkins High was the awful rumor that the Duffer brothers, who created, direct, and write Stranger Things, were leaving the show. But Netflix is here to turn our world right-side up."Don't drop your Eggos," read a tweet from…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:39am -
  • new10 books by black authors that are shaping our conversation about race
    Sometimes the best way to understand the world around us is to stop and pick up a book.That's certainly true of race and power in America. Whether it's through thoughtful essays, gripping fiction, or haunting poems, contemporary black authors have b…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:19am -
  • newNatalie Portman 'very much' regrets signing Roman Polanski petition
    Back in 2009, film industry luminaries signed a petition to release Roman Polanski from a Swiss prison — and now one star is regretting it.The filmmaker had been detained over a 1977 underage sex case from the U.S., which he plead guilty to. One o…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:11am -
  • newKirstie Alley vs. U.S. curling squad is the Olympic argument we never expected
    Do not piss off Team USA's men's curling team — something Kirstie Alley is learning the hard way.The actress tweeted an off-hand thought while watching the Winter Olympics on Monday, calling the sport of curling "boring."SEE ALSO: Adam Rippon is…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 1:03am -
  • newFishtail brows are a thing now, and we're not sure why
    The past few years have seen something of an eyebrow renaissance, from the squiggle brow to the feather brow to — yes, this is real — the Christmas tree brow.The latest brow trend has Instagram literally splitting hairs: fishtail brows. A p…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:49am -
  • newFacebook is seeking a tech journalist and a #content creator
    Facebook is looking to hire two editors, one focused on managing technology-related stories and the other working with the company's Creative Shop for brand campaigns. The recent job descriptions align with Facebook's efforts to be more transparent…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:33am -
  • newAn Amazon HQ2 clue? Strange web traffic hints at interest in this one county
    The county board members of Arlington, Virginia might be doing a happy dance right about now, because it looks like Amazon is researching the shortlisted "Northern Virginia" area as a possible location for its second headquarters, HQ2.Thanks to some…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 11:58pm -
  • newFox News is getting its own streaming service called 'Fox Nation'
    Fox News is the latest network to jump into the streaming service market because 24 hours of cable news apparently just isn't enough for its legions of "superfans."The network announced this week plans for the standalone subscription-only, streaming…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 11:40pm -
  • newWhy the rhinos are the real MVP of 'Black Panther'
    Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with Black Panther Week. Spoilers ahead for Black Panther.One of the most unexpected joys of Black Panther is how it leaves you with the sudden, overwhelming…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:57pm -

Slashdot

  • newJudge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger
    The judge presiding over the Justice Department's attempt to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger has ruled that the White House's private communications on the merger will not be released. The Verge reports: When the department said in November that it…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:50am -
  • newSamsung To Cut OLED Production Due To Poor iPhone X Sales
    Samsung's panel-making division, Samsung Display, is reportedly reducing OLED panel production at its South Chungcheong plant due to lower than expected iPhone X sales. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Samsung now plans to cover 20 million or fewer…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:10am -
  • newVenezuela Launches Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency
    Venezuela has launched a cryptocurrency backed by oil in an attempt to bypass tough economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. government. "The 'Petro' is intended to bolster the country's crumbling economy, which has been suffering from hyperinflation a…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 11:30pm -
  • newNew Data Shows Netflix's Number of Movies Has Gone Down By Thousands of Titles Since 2010
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Business Insider: If you thought Netflix's movie selection had been lacking lately, you're right. The streaming service's amount of movies has dipped by over 2,000 titles since 2010, while its number of TV sho…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:50pm -
  • newSlashdot Asks: Which Smart Speaker Do You Prefer?
    Every tech company wants to produce a smart speaker these days. Earlier this month, Apple finally launched the HomePod, a smart speaker that uses Siri to answer basic questions and play music via Apple Music. In December, Google released their premiu…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:10pm -
  • newThe Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
    XDA Developers is reporting that one of the pioneers in swipe-gestures in mobile keyboard apps, Swype, is dead. Swype's owner, Nuance Communications, has confirmed that they are discontinuing Swype for Android and iOS. From the report: In a post made…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:30pm -
  • newJeff Bezos Shares Video of 10,000-Year Clock Project
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared a video on Tuesday of his latest project: a giant clock designed to keep time for 10,000 years. Buried deep in a west Texas mountain, the project is in partnership with San F…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:50pm -
  • newUber CEO Sees Commercialization of Flying Taxis in 5-10 Years
    Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialization of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five to 10 years. From a report: The U.S. ride-hailing app maker has said it expects flying vehicles to eventually become an…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:10pm -
  • newSamsung Starts Mass Producing an SSD With Monstrous 30.72TB Capacity
    Brian Fagioli, writing for BetaNews: Samsung says it is mass producing a solid state drive with monstrous capacity. The "PM1643," as it is called, offers an insane 30.72TB of storage space! This is achieved by using 32 x 1TB NAND flash. "Samsung reac…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 7:32pm -
  • newFCC Orders a Brooklyn Man To Turn Off His Bitcoin Miner Because It Was Interfering With T-Mobile's Wireless Network
    A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Commission discovered that it was interfering with T-Mobile's wireless network. From a report: After receiving a complaint from T-Mobile about interfe…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 6:43pm -
  • newHackers Hijacked Tesla's Amazon Cloud Account To Mine Cryptocurrency
    An unidentified hacker or hackers broke into a Tesla-owned Amazon cloud account and used it to "mine" cryptocurrency, security researchers said. The breach also exposed proprietary data for the electric carmaker. From a report: The researchers, who w…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 6:00pm -
  • newWhy Decentralization Matters
    Chris Dixon has an essay about the long-term promise of blockchain-based networks to upend web-based businesses such as Facebook and Twitter. He writes: When they hit the top of the S-curve, their relationships with network participants change from p…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 5:22pm -

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    The Everywhereist

    • Two Tricks To Becoming A Better Writer
      Last weekend, I briefly opened up my Twitter DMs and told people to message me their questions about travel or blogging, or, failing that, implored them to simply send me cat gifs. I was amazed by the response – dozens of people replied, absolutely…
      - 14 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 9:07pm -
    • The Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      I have written about my love for Philadelphia before, and it seems only right that today, the day after the Eagles won the Super Bowl, that I would write about that town once again. I mean no disrespect to Boston – a city that is near and dear to m…
      - 15 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 7:33pm -
    • What Kill Bill Taught Me About Surviving Abuse
      When I was 23, a few weeks after Kill Bill premiered, I dressed up as Uma Thurman’s character from the film for Halloween. In it, she wears a yellow jumpsuit that is itself an homage to Bruce Lee’s outfit in Game of Death. I searched for weeks f…
      - 17 days ago, 3 Feb 18, 9:39pm -
    • Moving On.
      We’ve moved. After 7 years in the townhome we rented – longer than I’ve lived anywhere in my entire, Rand and I moved into our first house. It wasn’t far – just across town, but I was surprised by how hard it was, especially for two people…
      - 21 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 12:21am -
    • The Ambiguity of Grace’s Story is Precisely Why We Need to Talk About It.
      I haven’t written about babe.net’s story of a young woman’s evening with Aziz Ansari because I wasn’t sure what to say about it. I figured if I waited long enough, the issue would pass, and we could move on to other situations that are easier…
      - 30 days ago, 21 Jan 18, 9:40pm -
    • My Post About Feminism Went Viral. Days Later, My Twitter Account Was Hacked.
      Last week, I wrote about what happened when I tried making the cinnamon roll recipe from Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct apology letter. The inclusion of the recipe – in a letter apologizing for sexual harassment – was so ill-advised that it…
      - 34 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:28am -
    • I Made the Pizza Cinnamon Rolls from Mario Batali’s Sexual Misconduct Apology Letter
      Last night, I made cinnamon rolls. I’m not a huge fan of cinnamon rolls, per se, but this recipe was included in Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct apology letter, and so I feel compelled to make them. Batali is not the first powerful man to reque…
      - 41 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 2:15am -
    • Philadelphia on the First Snowfall of the Season
      Our friends insist they are not romantics. When they were married in Philadelphia half a decade ago, an unexpected storm had shut down the city. No one showed up to open the church that day so they were married in the snowy lot outside, the drift com…
      - 43 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 8:09am -

    ProBlogger.net

    • new236: 5 Areas to Focus on to Grow Your Blogging Income
      Growing Your Blog’s Income In today’s episode, I want to talk about growing your blogging income, particularly when you’ve already started building some traffic and income streams on your blog. This one will be most relevant if you’re at an i…
      - 2 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 8:00am -
    • Case Study: What Happens When You Want to Sell Your Blog?
      Today’s post is a case study with one of our past ProBlogger Event speakers, Sharon Gourlay. Sharon has built up two blogs with relatively passive traffic building strategies. Today she tells her story of selling her first blog. When I started my t…
      - 7 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
    • 235: How to Build Authority, Influence and Trust When Nobody Knows Who You Are
      How to Build Authority and Influence with Your Audience In today’s episode, I want to talk about building authority and influence. This topic came about from talking to a number of bloggers who’ve just completed our Start a Blog course. They’re…
      - 9 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 8:00am -
    • International Start a Blog Day Class of 2018
      ProBlogger created International Start a Blog Day on February 7th to celebrate the achievements and diversity of new bloggers around the world launching their blogs at the beginning of the year.Please join us in supporting these new bloggers by check…
      - 13 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 2:00am -
    • 234: How to Relaunch Your Blog After It Becomes Dormant
      How to Relaunch a Dormant Blog In today’s episode, I want to answer a question I get regularly from listeners: How do you relaunch a blog that has died or become dormant? I want to talk you through two scenarios for relaunching a blog, and give yo…
      - 16 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 8:00am -
    • Last Chance to Start a Blog with Us Today
      Have you started a blog this year? Every year between Christmas and New Year our enquiries for starting a blog skyrocket. It must be something to do with New Year’s Resolutions and setting new goals. Blogs still seem to be on everyone’s mind, eve…
      - 22 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
    • 233: Tools We’re Using to Get More Subscribers and Customers in 2018
      The Tools We’re Using in 2018 to Get More Subscribers and Customers In today’s episode, I want to introduce you to a Thrive – a suite of WordPress plugin tools we’ve been using on our blogs for the past six months or so that we’re really…
      - 23 days ago, 29 Jan 18, 8:00am -
    • The Difference Between Pages and Posts (and Making the Most of Each)
      Written by ProBlogger Expert Ali Luke When you think of a blog, you probably think of the posts. You might go to the site to read the latest ones (often on the home page), or they might go straight to your inbox. And if you follow the blogger on soci…
      - 30 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 1:00pm -

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      Fit Brains

      • The Best in May Brain News
        Discover the latest May brain news and research in our latest monthly digest. Psych Central : Early Life Brain Stimulation Linked to Robust Mental Health Looking to combat cognitive decline? A new study has found that brain stimulating activities li…
        - 17 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Pathfinder For Free!
        We’re happy to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Pathfinder! It’s a Premium visual-spatial game. Test your skills with this exciting brain game in our app or on Fitbrains.com. Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, you’ll love P…
        - 3 May 17, 12:00pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Try Tap Targets For Free!
        We’re thrilled to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Tap Targets! Are you up for a challenge? Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, Tap Targets is not only addictive but rewarding. Try this latest speed of thinking game anytime, any…
        - 21 Apr 17, 10:25am -
      • Socializing This Easter: The Fun Easy Brain Boost!
        Did you know that socializing with friends and family during a holiday like Easter is a great way to boost your mental, emotional and physical health? Maintaining connections with friends and family is one of the easiest ways to provide a novel envir…
        - 15 Apr 17, 1:30pm -
      • The Diet Secret To Eat Your Way To A Healthy Brain!
        Diets – love them or hate them? Most of us hate them. But, did you know that there’s a diet that’s not only good for your brain but easy to follow? Yes, that’s right. In fact, there are 2 according to US News and World Report’s yearly ranki…
        - 27 Mar 17, 4:55pm -
      • New Brain Game of The Month: Play Grow Words For Free!
        We’re delighted to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Grow Words! It’s a Premium language game. What better way to work your linguistic skills than with an exciting game? Get a headstart into Spring from now until mid March with unlimited…
        - 10 Mar 17, 1:00pm -
      • Want To Get Better Brain Function For Life? Here’s How.
        Do you want your brain to perform at its best, in the present and in the future? How can you achieve this? Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study of 17 “superagers,” seniors who have the brain function of 20 year olds…
        - 24 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • How To Get Someone To Fall & Stay In Love With You
        Are you going to be one of the 61.8% people who celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Whether you’re in love or not, your feelings stem from your brain and not your heart. Yes, that’s right. On average, it takes the human mind 1.5 to 4…
        - 14 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • New Game of The Month: Try Roshambo For Free!
        We’re excited to introduce February’s New Game of the Month! Here’s an early Valentine’s gift for you. From now until Feb. 15, get unlimited access to this exclusive Premium game for free! Engage and stimulate your logic skills. Are you up f…
        - 9 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
      • Brain Hacks To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
        As the end of January looms around the corner, will you be one of the 58% of people who will stick to their New Year’s resolutions after the first month? According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, more 90% of us break them. It’s not jus…
        - 17 Jan 17, 10:33am -
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