Mystique Vs. Mayhem in Unlikely Stanley Cup Final

May 29, 2017

… ago. That team, like this one, was led by coach Peter Laviolette. This team, like that one, has nothing to lose. "This year we were kind of mediocre in the standings and maybe that's what we needed just to come into the playoffs not really caring about home ice or who we were playing but just knowing comfortably and confidently as a team we could be in this position," said Predators defenseman P.K. Subban. A position the Penguins have become increasingly comfortable in under …

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The best-looking fidget spinners on the internet, ranked

May 28, 2017

… stones Image: amazon Cheesy, but unlike the rest. 28. Gold copper Image: amazon A little dangerous. 27. Gold brass skull and crossbones Image: amazon For the tough kid on the playground. 26. Gold brass smiley faces Image: amazon For the weak kid on the playground. 25. Metal blades Image: amazon Frankly, unsuitable for kids of any kind on the playground. 24. Lime green Image: amazon It comes with a bracelet! 23. Blue aluminum Image: amazon A calming hue. …

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Pete Souza’s most legendary Donald Trump trolls

May 28, 2017

… Level: 11 Trolls love a good photoshop, and Souza’s no exception. This edit was in response to Trump’s “wire tapping” (IN QUOTES) claim. He’s kind of asking for a troll there, no? Well, Pete, thanks for reminding us every step of the way that things used to be pretty normal and maybe even nice. Maybe we’ll even buy your book for a hard copy reminder, just in case your Instagram gets mysteriously seized. WATCH: Scuba dive tankless with this floating air caddie …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

May 28, 2017

… wearers head, kind of like an extra protective layer of memory foam. The Precision Fit helmet lining. Image: lili sams/mashable Ide didn’t share exactly how much a Precision Fit helmet will cost for each individual player because it’s a prototype, but one of Riddell’s standard Speedflex units costs $409.99, so a custom fit would presumably be even more expensive. Instead, Riddell will offer the custom helmets as an option for teams to buy in bulk, which Ide said is …

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

May 27, 2017

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 predictive keyboard to …

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Trump’s doublespeak in Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2017

… speech to his Saudi arms purchasers while bolstering Islamophobia in the United States. Over the past two years, Trump has repeatedly stated that “Islam hates us” and Islam is a “hateful foreign ideology,” a kind of rhetoric that has emboldened his white nationalist supporters to discriminate against and attack Muslims. The growing anti-Muslim bigotry could give his administration free rein to disproportionately target Muslims in counterterrorism investigations, …

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Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

May 19, 2017

(CNN)The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fungus, Candida auris, can cause severe illness with high mortality, especially among high-risk patients, including those in intensive care units, those with a central venous catheter and those who …

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Treasure trove of new plant discoveries revealed – BBC News

May 18, 2017

… the future. Image caption Prof Kathy Willis inside the arid zone at Kew Lara Jewitt, nurseries manager at Kew, said some of the plants kept in the nurseries at Kew are the last of their kind in the world. “We have about 10,000 species here, 29% of which are natural source – so that means they’ve been collected from the wild,” she said. “That makes them much more important for conservation, for scientific research, for restoration. This is a living scientific …

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Ransomware attacks on hospitals could eventually kill someone

May 14, 2017

… way to prevent this kind of attack. “Everybody thinks, ‘oh if something bad happens we’ll just fix it,’” Corman said, but that’s not the case here. Blocking future ransomware attacks will require cybersecurity personnel, new computers, and better network security. Systemwide security revolution isn’t something that can be fixed in a matter of days, weeks, or even months. But until hospitals have vastly greater cybersecurity, these attacks will continue to make …

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Hope You Don’t Expect The Senate GOP To Be Transparent About Obamacare Repeal

May 14, 2017

… regulations and deprive something like 24 million people of coverage. Were starting over from a clean sheet of paper here, Sen. (R-Tenn.) promised. All of that is probably true and less meaningful than it sounds at first blush. Its possible to write a bill in a slower, more deliberative manner than the House did without allowing the kind lengthy, open public debate that legislation of such magnitude would seem to require. Its also possible to pass less disruptive, less extreme legislation …

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LikeFolio is an app for understanding the stock market via Twitter

May 13, 2017

… “informal, blunt and not afraid to talk stocks,” Dimont wrote. “We have seen the way Donald Trump tweets and Elon Musk tweets have moved the market,” said Andy Swan, the founder of LikeFolio. “One of the purposes [of the app] is to bring investing to people who are kind of interested but not ready to go yet. For us it’s about making that connection to real life. You have more insight than you think.” Swan has been running LikeFolio for almost four years, …

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At RNC meeting, GOP officials shrug off Trump’s firing of Comey

May 12, 2017

Coronado, California (CNN)More than 2,200 miles away, President Donald Trump was under siege Thursday over his White House’s constantly-changing rationale for firing the FBI director who was investigating his campaign. A few hundred feet away, protesters were marching on the beach, denouncing Trump and local Rep. Darrell Issa over GOP lawmakers’ push to undercut Obamacare’s protections for those with pre-existing conditions. But inside the Hotel Del Coronado, where 168 …

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Meet the sex-positive YouTubers giving kids the sex talks they really need

May 8, 2017

… finally figured it out for myself. I think I was masturbating before I even knew what I was doing. It just felt good so I went with it. I try to apply that logic to all of my sexual experiences. Grace Victory A post shared by graciefrancesca.com (@gracefvictory) on Apr 7, 2017 at 10:09am PDT Presenter and vlogger Grace Victory is kind of like the internet’s big sister, endowing her followers with the wisdom and knowledge only a person of her experience and creativity could …

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Donald Trump takes a not-half-bad stance on medical marijuana

May 7, 2017

President Donald Trump attempts to smile as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock President Donald Trump took on the topic of medical marijuana for the first time since he took office in November, and it appears he’s kind of in favor of it. Along with signing the most recent federal funding bill (the one that always brings the threat of a government shut down if it isn’t passed), Trump signed an amendment to the bill Friday that stops the …

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Tainted love: Bob Thissen finds beauty in derelict Japanese love hotels

May 4, 2017

(CNN)In one photo, a dusty chandelier hangs from the ceiling above a large circular mattress framed by a mirrored headboard. In another, an abandoned suit of armor stands guard over a chariot bed adorned with stained pillows. Signs of decay, from the scattered debris of a collapsing roof to water stained walls, are everywhere. Yet the images — all taken in the rooms of an abandoned Japanese sex hotel by Dutch photographer Bob Thissen — seem oddly serene, like staged monuments …

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Funeral home refused to cremate gay man, lawsuit alleges

May 3, 2017

(CNN)A gay man is suing a funeral home in Mississippi, alleging that it refused to cremate his husband because it did not “deal with their kind.” John “Jack” Zawadski, 82, and his nephew filed a lawsuit against the Picayune Funeral Home’s owners seeking damages for breach of contract and emotional distress. The lawsuit accuses them of backing out of a verbal agreement to provide final services for Zawadski’s husband, Robert Huskey, in May 2016 after …

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Leonardo DiCaprio had the smallest sign at the climate march, lol

April 30, 2017

… And, also, he was among the ~200,000 people in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to protest a White House that very much does not share his (scientifically valid) concern for the damage people are doing to the climate. SEE ALSO: Trump’s big EPA website change should make you furious It’s just kind of funny that the man who has done all of the above couldn’t get a sign for the protest that was bigger than a piece of computer paper. Like, at what point did DiCaprio realize he …

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Alila Fort Bishangarh: India’s most exciting new luxury hotel

April 24, 2017

(CNN)From atop a granite hill, the Alila Fort Bishangarh hotel surveys the rolling hills below. Built inside the 230-year-old Fort Bishangarh, this heritage address took nearly a decade to complete. It’s the kind of place where you expect to find a hidden trapdoor or a spiral staircase leading to a secret lair — a mix of raw history and mystery. Ritu and Sandeep Khandelwal, the architects behind the renovation, have been working on heritage conservation projects and …

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It’s the worst possible time for ‘Girlboss’ on Netflix

April 22, 2017

… illustrated embodiment of the collective spirit of the Nasty Gal brand, Sophias own personal brand, and girlbosses everywhere” Nasty Galaxy, in 2016. Even with the disclaimer that appears before every episode of the Netflix show “what follows is a loose telling of true events… real loose” something about the show just doesn’t sit right. A story that glorifies startup success found through a particular kind of male-inspired determination, with a title that’s …

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Fox News stares down a decidedly pro-Trump future

April 21, 2017

… Ailes was similarly ousted. Both Ailes and O’Reilly had been accused of numerous counts of sexual harassment. At any other moment in time, the loss of that kind of talent would be a serious issue for the channel. Fortunately, Fox News can turn to its biggest star of all: Trump. And turn to him they definitely have. No cable news has ever been watched like Fox News was watched in early 2017, and there’s no doubt that they’ve got The Donald to thank. The Trump Effect helped news …

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Here’s how iconic director John Waters ended up playing iconic director William Castle in ‘Feud’

April 17, 2017

… that dont relate to anything. It really is kind of a shabbily-put-together trailer. It doesnt really make any sense. It was important to capture it in a realistic way, and it was really fun doing that with Jessica, putting her in the straitjacket. Wed watch the reference film over and over and over again, and she would say, okay, so she screams here, she turns her head to the left here, she screams again, theres two more screams, she turns her head to the right. We were trying to get it perfect, …

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‘The Fate of the Furious’ director on Jason Statham’s journey from villain to kinda-hero

April 16, 2017

… and so, again, youll have a little more humor in a different way. And you dont want to reinvent the wheel because its such a successful franchise. You want definitely to have your voice heard, but its collaborative. The balance of what you saw was team team team team team, Gary where for lack of a better word, it sounds clich, kind of the family of creators that put that on the screen. Charlize Theron and director F. Gary Gray talk on the set of The Fate of the Furious. Image: universal …

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Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

April 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)One of Donald Trump’s many memorable lines on the campaign trail was about ISIS. “I would bomb the s**t out of ’em. I would just bomb those suckers,” he said. Given that, launching the so-called “mother of all bombs” against an ISIS target makes a lot of sense. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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‘Kindness is everything.’ It’s also your secret weapon for fighting Trump.

April 11, 2017

… of practicing kindness at least if the resistance has anything to say about it. We know what you’re thinking. Only saints, kindergarten teachers, and muppets are perpetually kind. The rest of us typically struggle to get through the day without side-eyeing a stranger or laying on the car horn in rush hour traffic. But there’s a good reason why kindness has become a mantra for those fighting Trump. After doing something nice for someone else, studies show we feel happier: That …

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JPMorgan’s 125-Year Courtship of GE Is Paying Off Handsomely

April 9, 2017

… lending units to revive the parent company following the financial crisis.  The question now is whether the good times are ending as GE’s restructuring is nearly complete and its pool of capital available for deals is shrinking. “The major pieces have been taken care of at this point,” said Jeff Windau, an analyst with Edward Jones & Co. “That was kind of an extraordinary period of time for them.” If Wall Street is happy with all the dealmaking, …

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has never been more timely

April 8, 2017

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