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  • Mystique Vs. Mayhem in Unlikely Stanley Cup Final
  • How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance
  • 100 Middle Schoolers Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan During D.C. Trip

France’s president knew the Trump arm-yank handshake was cominghere’s how he countered it

Macron told the French pressThe handshake made headlines, both for its length and the apparent intensity between the two leaders, both of them relative newcomers on the world stage. Trumps rather brutish handshake style has drawn a great amount of scrutiny in the first few months of his administration; his unbelievably long grip on the hand of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was an early example, as well as his…

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Mystique Vs. Mayhem in Unlikely Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the parity-driven salary cap era. It would give stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin their third Cup, one more than their boss…

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat…

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100 Middle Schoolers Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan During D.C. Trip

The students were visiting Washington, D.C., from New Jerseys South Orange Middle School on Thursday when they were offered the chance to pose with Ryan, according to reports. Fellow student Wendy Weeks said she also opted to not take a photo, telling the Village Green that to have stood next to Ryan would have given the wrong impression of how she feels about him. The House Speaker has earned criticism…

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President Obama continues his European tour with Prince Harry

President Barack Obama moved on from his picture-perfect vacation in Italy for basically the next-best thing: hanging out with Prince Harry. The president met up with future Mr. Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday, the palace shared on Twitter and Instagram. Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack. https://t.co/7azv4BV2Nt…

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Pete Souza’s most legendary Donald Trump trolls

In an internet world where trolls lurk around every corner, one has loomed above the rest: Pete Souza, Barack Obama’s former staff photographer. An unlikely troll for unlikely times. Souza has stood out for the blunt savagery of his Instagram posts, but more than that, for the sheer amount of them. It’s seemed that for every Donald Trump action, there is an equal, opposite, and wistfully melancholy reminder of how…

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

Riddell's next step in football helmet technology includes personalized 3D head scans.Image: lili sams/Mashable Helmets already make the violent game of football safer, but one of the biggest equipment makers in the sport is making them even better. It’s developed a new process to create helmets that could play a role in preventing the traumatic head injuries that currently plague the game and threaten its future. Riddell, the company behind…

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There is currently no emoji to represent periods. This campaign wants to change that.

Image: plan international  There’s an emoji for just about everything, from tacos to tropical fish. But, we currently don’t have an emoji to describe our periods. A new social media campaign wants to smash the stigma surrounding menstruation one emoji at a time. SEE ALSO: These ‘femojis’ may get you talking more about your period Girls rights group, Plan International, launched a social media campaign on Sunday to include an…

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Rare cigarette paintings up for auction – BBC News

Image copyright Imperial Tobacco The rare paintings, which formed the basis of the company’s advertising campaigns, have never been on public display, the auctioneer said. The Horizon building, which was built in 1972 at a cost of 14m, was one of the most modern factories of the time. Image copyright Imperial Tobacco The oil and watercolour paintings depicting children playing with cigarettes and women gleefully smoking, were painted before awareness…

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Video game stories still don’t belong to you

Video games are a fun way to pass time. They’re engaging and distracting. They’re an opportunity to socialize, and they can even be educational. But, increasingly, games are becoming known as a wonderful way to tell and be a part of stories, too. Over the last decade, that evolution of stories in games has arguably become as critical to the experience as the gameplay itself. As gamers, we’ve lived through…

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Economics not sex was behind this cruel Chinese practice, according to new research

A woman with three-inch bound feet. The Chinese practice of binding feet started in the 7th century, and was thought to occur to cater to men's sexual tastes. The practice stopped in the early 20th century.Image: Getty Images Bound feet the cruel Chinese practice of reducing a normal foot to 10cm (3 in.) stubs were once part of a stereotypical East Asian allure. The results of the practice, in which…

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Professor gets his dog a position at 7 academic journals

For scientists and researchers, getting papers published in respected journals is critical for their careers. So it’s a good thing that Dr. Olivia Doll, respected authority and academic, is intimately involved in curating journals within the medical community. She sits on seven different editorial boards for journals focused on everything from drug abuse to respiratory medicine. She also looks like this. SEE ALSO: Very good dog interrupts newscast and is…

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If MacGyver lived today this is probably how he’d survive in the wild

Image: discovery channel We all use tech to get through the day. Whether its replying to messages on Slack or email for work, or using map apps to get us from place to place, our gadgets are often our lifeline to the world. But imagine having to use your gadgets to survive, literally. SEE ALSO: This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air That’s exactly…

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What you should think about while considering a career change to healthcare

Image: PIXABAY Between now and 2024, the healthcare field is projected to experience the fastest employment growth, which is creating opportunities for people who are passionate about healthcare and considering a career in the industry. The healthcare field is broad and dynamic, said Doris Savron, executive dean at University of Phoenix College of Health Professions. A career path in healthcare can range from IT to nursing to administrative staff, and…

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Apple working on dedicated AI chip for iOS devices, report says

Image: lili sams/mashable Apple’s reportedly working on a new kind of chip potentially for future iOS devices that’ll be used just for processing AI, Bloomberg reports. SEE ALSO: New leaked photos reportedly reveal the final design of the iPhone 8 Bloomberg says the chip’s called the Apple Neural Engine internally, and could be used for “offloading facial recognition in the photos application, some parts of speech recognition, and the iPhones…

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s National Security Adviser, Dies At 89

His death was announced by his daughter, Mika Brzezinski, whos a co-host on MSNBCs Morning Joe program. He died at a hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, The New York Times reported. My father passed away peacefully tonight. He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his grandchildren as Chief and to his wife as the enduring love of her life. I just knew his as the most inspiring, loving…

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The Most Futile Fight In Washington: Authorizing Wars

WASHINGTON At a time when health care reform and Russia investigations are sucking all the oxygen out of Congress, two senators a Republican and a Democrat filed into a small press gallery on Thursday to try and shine a spotlight on another pressing matter: war. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced against the Islamic State, al Qaeda and the Taliban. It would give Congress new oversight over…

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GOP leaders move to break health care gridlock

(CNN)A day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he didn’t know how he was going to find 50 votes to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the No. 2 Senate Republican emerged from a key health care meeting saying he was suddenly “optimistic” about the negotiations over the thorny, high-stakes issue. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Commission Machine – Single Site License EZ Video…

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Manchester attack: Police make tenth arrest – BBC News

On Friday, police said they had searched an address in St Helens, Merseyside, in connection with the attack. Residents who were moved from their homes in Wigan on Thursday night, while armed police and a bomb disposal unit searched a house, have been allowed to return. The victims of the Manchester attack The bewildering complexity of terror inquiries What Libya tells us about Manchester bomber Who was Salman Abedi? In…

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Who is Nicola Sturgeon? A profile of the SNP leader – BBC News

After studying law at Glasgow University and working as a solicitor at the city’s Drumchapel Law Centre, Ms Sturgeon’s entry into full-time politics came at the age of 29, when she was elected to the new Holyrood parliament in 1999, as a Glasgow regional MSP. As a frontbench opposition spokeswoman, she sought to hold the Labour-Lib Dem coalition government to account on education, justice and health. Image copyright Getty Images…

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Rush Limbaugh Can’t Stop Gushing Over ‘Manly And Studly’ Greg Gianforte

Speaking on his radio show Thursday, Limbaugh repeatedly described how manly and studlyGianforte must be for his alleged attack on Ben Jacobs, a Guardian reporter who was asking about thehealth care bill. Limbaugh no doubt relies on a certain amount of sarcasm and irony. However, he was largely critical of Jacobs, whom he dismissed as pajama boy and a classic Never Trumper, anti-Trumpist from the drive-by media. This cannot be…

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