Manchester International Festival: Putting women in control of the world – BBC News

July 5, 2017

“I think there would be a different sense of care. Definitely.” Image copyright BBC/Getty Images Image caption Director Vicky Featherstone (left) and writer Abi Morgan have helped create the show “But your question to me was, do you think the world would be a better place if women did [rule it]? “At the moment, it isn’t equal. It is men ruling the world. And I think it would be a…

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How Americas Aircraft Carriers Could Become Obsolete

July 5, 2017

President Donald Trump has been consistent in his argument that the U.S. Navy has shrunk to a woefully inadequate size. The Republican has repeatedly said he wants the service to expand, including a fleet of a dozen aircraft carriers. That plan isn’t in the Pentagon’s current budget, but on July 22 the Navy will formally commission precautionary signal to North Korean aggression. The is the first of four planned -class carriers,…

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This week in apps: Watch videos with friends and island hop with UberBOAT

July 4, 2017

Download those new apps ASAP.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images It’s completely possible that you weren’t able to keep up with app updates this week considering all of the speculation of what the iPhone will look like in 2020. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the most important app news along…

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The headstones with unusual stories to tell – BBC News

July 3, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images In 1703, Hannah Twynnoy became Britain’s first recorded victim of a tiger. She was a barmaid at the White Lion in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, when a travelling menagerie set up in the pub’s large rear yard, ready to attract paying crowds. Hannah was warned against upsetting the tiger but she enjoyed bothering and poking at the big cat – until one day it discovered the cage door…

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Trump Commission Demanding Voter Data Via Unsecured Email

July 2, 2017

The voter rolls include names, addresses, birthdays, partial Social Security numbers, and in some cases even drivers license numbers, among other information. But the the email system intended to traffic the information lacks minimal encryption protections, according to the report. Mississippis Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said commission members could go jump in the Gulf of Mexico. Californias participation would only serve to legitimize the false and already debunked…

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Bizarre Video Shows Runaway Toilets Chasing People During Storm

July 2, 2017

Video of the chaos uploaded to Twitter on Friday shows the fast-moving blue port-a-potties sliding across Red Square in the Russian capital as people move out of their way. Video of the hilarious scene went viral on Twitter and toilet jokes abounded. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsIM VIP Training – New For 2017 Yearly Option IM VIP Training – New For 2017 Yearly OptionProInstall Prosociate Installation Service…

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NASA Politely Clarifies It Is Not Running A Child Slave Colony On Mars

July 1, 2017

Three months ago, the conspiracy theory-loving radio show host apologized for spreading fake news about a child sex ring at a Washington, D.C., pizzeria after an armed man stormed the place looking for victims. To make sure this conspiracy theory doesnt catch fire, NASA was forced to deny it. Robert David Steele, a man whose Wikipedia page lists him as an American activist and former Central Intelligence Agency clandestine services…

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EPA Plans New Climate Science Critique, Swapping Peer Review For Red Vs. Blue Politics

July 1, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency has already its website dedicated to climate change, of scientific advisory board members, and to alter her congressional testimony to include more political talking points. Now EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to launch a new initiative aimed at challenging the widely accepted conclusion that the climate is changing due to the influx of planet-warming gases caused by burning fossil fuels, industrial farming and large-scale deforestation. The…

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Your Health Care Information Is Insecure — And Extremely Lucrative On The Black Market

June 30, 2017

Not very. TrendMicro, an information security company, has reported that the health care sectoris now the preferred target for cybercriminals. The industry, with hospitals leading the way, has been the top target of data breaches, followed by government and retail.In 2015, a total of 113.2 million health care-related records were stolen, the most ever, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. An electronic health record database contains personal…

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Radio 1: Why is the station struggling to find new DJs? – BBC News

June 30, 2017

Image caption Jameela Jamil presented T4 before joining Radio 1 in 2012 In recent years, Radio 1’s line-up has sometimes resembled a Sunday morning TV schedule. Fearne Cotton, Nick Grimshaw, Jameela Jamil and many more were hired to present on the station after first cutting their teeth on TV. But Cooper says the issue now with hiring from TV is the fundamental change in the type of personalities which fill…

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My Little Pony: The Movie Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

June 29, 2017

My Little Pony: The Movie Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Emily Blunt, Zoe Saldana, and Michael Peña! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets to My Little Pony: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Animation & Family Trailers Playlist: When a dark force threatens Ponyville and the…

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle International Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

June 29, 2017

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle International Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, and Missi Pyle! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Animation & Family Trailers Playlist: In a brand new Jumanji…

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

June 29, 2017

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, and Missi Pyle! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Animation & Family Trailers Playlist: In a brand new Jumanji adventure,…

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Warren Buffett Makes The Case For Single-Payer Health Care

June 28, 2017

In an interview on PBS NewsHour, host Judy Woodruff asked Buffett, a longtime Democratic donor, how the United States should address the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. With my limited knowledge, I think that [single payer] probably is the best system, Buffett said. In almost every field of American business, it pays to bring down costs, he said. Theres an awful lot of people involved in the medical,…

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Theresa May’s DUP-Tory deal criticised as ‘shabby and reckless’ – BBC News

June 27, 2017

May’s deal with the DUP Where does this leave power-sharing talks? Where will the money go? Who are the DUP? Negotiations lasted 18 days after the general election on 8 June resulted in a hung parliament. The support of the DUP, added to the Tories’ 317 MPs, means Mrs May passes the 326 figure needed for an overall Commons majority under a “confidence and supply” arrangement planned to last until…

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White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

June 27, 2017

The White House said in a statement released late on Monday the preparations by Syria were similar to those undertaken before an April 4 chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians and prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to order a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. If … Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price, he…

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‘Turn The Cameras On, Sean’: Spicer Is Taunted At Press Briefing

June 27, 2017

The ugly confrontation was the latest conflict between journalists and the White House press secretary after broadcasters were forbidden from filming most of the months press briefings. Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have increasingly chosen off-camera gaggles, answering questions from reporters in privatesettings. Acosta angrily replied: Maybe we should turn the cameras on. Why dont we turn the cameras on? Why not turn the cameras on, Sean?…

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The Foreigner Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

June 26, 2017

The Foreigner Trailer #1 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, and Charlie Murphy! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets: ?cmp=MCYT_YouTube_Desc Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Even More on COMING SOON: The IRA took his family. The police looked the other way. Now he must…

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Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

June 26, 2017

Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by laying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn, according…

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Whaling’s ‘uncomfortable’ scientific legacy – BBC News

June 25, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Sabin: “We actively use this data for marine conservation purposes now” It’s a curious thing to see a group of early whale foetuses up close – to see beings so small that have the potential to become so big. But what really strikes you, especially in those initial developmental stages, is how familiar the forms look. How like an early human…

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Archbishop tells PM to ‘draw the poison from Brexit’ – BBC News

June 25, 2017

But he said that would be a “disaster”, as British negotiators would not have “confidence in their backing from the UK”. Brexit: All you need to know Free trade deals for ‘poorest countries’ May unveils Brexit offer for EU citizens He claimed a commission, with parties from the whole political spectrum, could “hold the ring for the differences [in opinion] to be fought out”. He said it should be under…

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‘I kept my daughter’s body at home for three weeks’ – BBC News

June 24, 2017

Gilli’s other children – including Niamh’s twin, Zach – were at school or college. But through the blur of upset and sorrow, Gilli knew one thing clearly: she wanted to donate Niamh’s eyes, the only part of the little girl unaffected by disease. Organ donation is very important to Gilli’s family – as a baby, one of Niamh’s brothers had a heart transplant after contracting a serious chest infection. She…

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Instant Pot Vegan Recipe Mashed Cauliflower

June 24, 2017

I love this recipe because it only has 4 ingredients: cauliflower, mustard, balsamic vinegar, and water. That's it! It's healthy, vegan, easy, low calorie, highly nutrient dense, and even appropriate for your low carb or paleo friends. Bonus: while it's cooking, I answer your frequently asked questions. All you need: 2 heads of cauliflower, broken into florets 1/2 c. dijon mustard (or any mustard) 2 T. balsamic vinegar (or apple…

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Most Americans Don’t Think Religious-Based Discrimination Should Be Lawful

June 22, 2017

A number of Christian groups and outlets applauded the bill. But according to a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute, support for religiously based service refusals is quickly declining. Thats roughly the same percentage that opposed such refusals in a similar study PRRI conducted last year. But a breakdown of the results reveals that across religious groups, support for religiously based service refusals is declining. No group witnessed…

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Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that suggest that theyre immigrants, they face this, Dr. Nadia Alam, leader of the Ontario-based organization and a blogger for HuffPost Canada, told CBC Toronto. When told to go to a hospital instead, the woman responded, Im not going there with all those Paki doctors. Alam told CTV News that she was horrified by the footage. It brought back…

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2 Elephants Team Up To Rescue Calf After It Plunges Into Pool

June 21, 2017

The moment the 11-month-old calf plunged head first into a watering hole at the Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, its mother and another elephant came running to help. As the rescue unfolded, a third elephant in a different enclosure was seen pacing anxiously, looking as if it was trying to find a way to join the rescue effort. (h/t Mashable) More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCredi Response Lifetime…

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