• Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation
  • What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience
  • Prince William gets soaked by London Marathon runner, has the absolute time of his life
  • These tiny creatures could be the key to solving the Earth’s plastic bag problem
  • Eight ways machine learning is already in your life – BBC News

Prince Harry and Prince William are royals for the millennial generation

Image: the royal family / facebook For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers. But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the people. Through their social sharing, the younger royals are coming across as…

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

Image: Ambar del moral / mashable There’s something comforting about Sheryl Sandberg’s voice on the phone. It’s calm, self-assured, and sweet. Yet there are also tremors of vulnerability in the Facebook COO’s voice, hints of the grief and longing she has grappled with ever since the sudden death of her husband Dave Goldberg in May 2015. SEE ALSO: What the words of a dying doctor taught me about life’s meaning…

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Prince William gets soaked by London Marathon runner, has the absolute time of his life

Once upon a time, the very idea of hurling anything at a member of the royal family would have landed you in the Tower of London on the charge of high treason. But things could not be more different in 2017. The royal family are like, totally cool now. So cool, in fact, that you can squirt them with water and they’ll love it. SEE ALSO: Why Prince Harry and…

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These tiny creatures could be the key to solving the Earth’s plastic bag problem

This little thing could be a solution to our plastic bag problem.Image: Cesar Hernandez/CSIC_Gusanos  A Spanish biologist and amateur beekeeper may have discovered a way to deal with some of the trillion plastic bags humans use and toss annually and the answer lies in the humble caterpillar. Or, more specifically, the Galleria mellonella, or wax moth. SEE ALSO: Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener…

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Eight ways machine learning is already in your life – BBC News

Virtual personal assistants – the likes of Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant – are able to follow instructions because of voice recognition. They process natural human speech, match it to the desired command and respond in an increasingly natural way. The assistants learn over a number of conversations and in many different ways. They might ask for specific information – for example how to pronounce your name, or whose…

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Female genital mutilation procedure ‘hurted a lot,’ child says

(CNN)A 7-year-old girl who underwent a painful genital mutilation procedure told federal investigators that after a doctor completed the process, she was rewarded with a piece of cake for “doing good.” Court documents obtained by CNN contain that account, along with other details in the cases of three medical professionals now facing charges in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the United States. The father of the girl…

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Listen To This: Keep On Riding!

Carlos Vives has been making music since the ’80s – and it makes us so happy this he’s having the best two years of his career now!! In 2016 he topped the charts worldwide with his mega smash with Shakira, Bicicleta. And his latest solo single is an equally infectious jam! Al Filo De Tu Amor is a love song with a major groove! Check it out above! Then CLICK…

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I Photographed Volcano Erupting Under The Milky Way In Guatemala

As a landscape photographer I’ve always been intrigued with nature. A few weeks ago I went to Guatemala to try and shoot the eruption of Fuego, an active volcano on the edge of a little town called Antigua Guatemala. I wanted to not only shoot the erupting volcano, but align the milky way at night with it to create something unique. I planned everything carefully weeks before making my trip…

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Reminder To Progressives: Abortion Is An Economic Issue

But Mellos progressive credentials are questionable at best.As a state senator, he co-sponsored a bill requiring that abortion providers tell women they can have an ultrasound first, and mandating that providers who use ultrasound display the image in a way women can see if they choose. He said it represented a positive first step to reducing the number of abortions in Nebraska. Unintended pregnancies place an enormous financial burden on…

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Farewell Kate O’Beirne of CNN’s ‘Capital Gang’

(CNN)The political world lost a legend this weekend. Kate O’Beirne, longtime Washington editor of National Review and longtime panelist on CNN’s “Capital Gang” passed away Sunday of cancer. Kate O’Beirne wasn’t just a conservative, she was conservative with a pronounced New York accent, something even more rare. And she could make an argument better, faster and with more wit than almost anyone else in Washington. Every Saturday on “Capital Gang,”…

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‘Touching my dreams’: Designer turns ideas into surreal images

(CNN)Hseyin ahin is a graphic designer and art director, but the Turkish artist could be best described as a dream catcher. ahin uses photography, illustrations and photoshop to create surreal images inspired by his dreams and imagination. He then posts his fantastical works to Instagram, where he has accumulated a large and dedicated following of over 87,000 people. On his Instagram profile, each photo collage is more mystical than the…

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The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

(CNN)The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson scheduled eight executions in 11 days, the most in the shortest amount of time since capital punishment returned to the United States in the 1970s, creating a race against the clock and a tangled web of legal challenges. Hutchinson said it was…

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The British resistance is coming at you with Google docs

Everyone loves a good spreadsheet, right?!Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable The resistance is alive in Britain, and it’s armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called “How to Vote to Stop the Tories” started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a snap election was called last Tuesday. SEE ALSO: This woman’s outraged response to the general election has gone gloriously viral It’s a…

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General election 2017: UKIP manifesto to pledge a burka ban – BBC News

And it will also call for postal voting to be largely abolished, because of concerns over electoral fraud. The former UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, proposed a burka ban in 2010. But the party later dropped the policy, and it did not appear in its 2015 manifesto. Full-face veils are already banned in public in some European countries, including France. According to the Sun, Mr Nuttall will say on Monday: “Just…

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GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) told the mother of a service industry worker who has benefitted from the Affordable Care Acts Medicaid expansion that her son should get a better job if he wants decent insurance when Obamacare is repealed. The woman, a constituent of Davidsons in former House Speaker John Boehners old district, explained to Davidson at a town hall in Enon, Ohio on Tuesday night first covered by ShareBlue…

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Erin Moran, ‘Happy Days’ actress, dead at 56

(CNN)Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late ’60s to the mid-’80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom “Happy Days,” has died. She was 56. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. for “an unresponsive female,” the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department said. “Upon the arrival, it was determined that the female was Erin Marie…

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Bill Nye: Science made America great

(CNN)I was proud to join thousands of concerned citizens, scientists and engineers in Saturday’s March for Science. With more than 600 marches taking place around the world, we conveyed that science is political, not partisan, and science should shape our policies. Although it is the means by which humankind discovers objective truths in nature, science is and has always been political. Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution refers…

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

Inclusive marketing is a technique that consumers may not be able to pinpoint, but for many businesses, it’s the secret ingredient behind creating ads that set out to empower people and create confidence amongst consumers. SEE ALSO: Pepsi pulls cringeworthy Kendall Jenner ad after massive backlash Inclusive marketing is marketing that doesn’t specifically target one demographic nor does it rely on the traditional stereotypes we set up amongst ourselves and…

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Now you can get your loose change as stored value, instead of coins, in South Korea

Image: Heon-kyun/Epa/REX/Shutterstock South Koreans can soon say goodbye to coins jiggling in their pockets. The Bank of Korea launched on Thursday a project allowing people to deposit their spare change into prepaid card value. That means they’ll be able to get their change at major supermarkets and convenience stores deposited into their cards, rather than receiving physical cash. SEE ALSO: 25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have If the trial…

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This rainbow font lets you raise the LGBTQ pride flag with every letter you type

Image: Type With Pride Rainbows have become synonymous with LGBTQ pride and identity around the globe, thanks to artist and activist Gilbert Baker. He created the rainbow flag in 1978, as a way to represent the vibrancy of the queer community. Baker died on March 31, but his legacy and vision of the LGBTQ community lives on through a new, creative medium a rainbow typeface created in his name. SEE…

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The Queen is 91 and to mark it the Royal Family are tweeting lovely old photos

Image: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Turning 91 years old is certainly something to be celebrated no matter who you are. Queen Elizabeth II is 91 today and to mark the occasion, the Royal Family is tweeting black and white photographs of Elizabeth at special moments in her life. SEE ALSO: Living like the Queen for a day is harder than it looks If you visit the Royal Family’s official Twitter account…

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Rob Lowe is your new Colonel Sanders

(CNN)The rebirth of Colonel Sanders continues. KFC has brought actor Rob Lowe on as its new colonel to debut its Zinger sandwich. The new Zinger is described as a “100 percent white meat breast filet, hand-breaded and fried to a golden brown by trained cooks in every KFC kitchen, and served with lettuce and Colonel’s mayonnaise on a toasted sesame seed bun.”

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