Serena & Venus through at Australian Open, Djokovic and Halep also win

Melbourne, Australia (CNN)During Serena Williams‘ first-round, straight-sets win over Germany’s Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open, one question kept surfacing: How would you describe her green, one-piece Nike outfit? Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams also progressed, while the ever watchable Nick Kyrgios fell in straight sets at home to 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic. Visit cnn.com/sport for more news and videos Serena’s health concerns Not so much of a light-hearted matter for Williams is why she continues to sport compression …

I Went To One Of Those Extreme Haunted Houses, But Something Went Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Rasham Blanding Updated October 9, 2018 I was never much for Halloween mazes; there were a lot better ways I could think of to spend 35 dollars. I guess I never saw the point knowing it’s not real and all. I mean really, how scary can a bunch of actors and smoke machines really be? Steve though…he was so amped to go, I just couldn’t tell him no. “Alright, we’re here.” said Jade. “Remember.” said Tanya, lined up to get …

Trump Unbelievably Gloats About National Enquirer’s Takedown Of ‘Jeff Bozo’s’ Marriage

Donald Trump touted coverage by an unidentified Washington Post “competitor” — though clearly the Amazon chief executive  The dig on Sunday was particularly astonishing because National Enquirer chief executive David Pecker allegedly arranged to pay porn star Karen McDougal to “catch and kill” their stories about their alleged affairs with Trump. The hush money, allegedly directed by Trump and provided through his former personal attorney Michael Cohen, is being investigated as a possible unreported and illegal campaign contribution. chances to win …

Why all Jews should skip the next Women’s March

The first Women’s March, held in January 2017, omitted Jews from its list of so-called “Unity Principles” — minority groups whose rights they were making it their mission to protect. It was a glaring oversight considering that for years prior to Trump’s candidacy, the FBI reported that Jews were on the receiving end of more reported hate crimes (56.8 percent) than other religious groups, well ahead of Muslims (16.1 percent), who were included in the principles. WOMEN’S MARCH FOUNDER CALLS …

Jersey outlaws smacking children

The move was put forward by Deputy Mary Le Hegarat, who referred to previous commitments by Jersey’s States Assembly to reform laws around children, following the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry’s final report. “Time, standards and society changes, and we need to reflect that change – violence breeds violence,” Deputy Le Hegarat said. “Let us demonstrate that Jersey is forward thinking and progressive. Let us listen to the voice of children,” she added ahead of the vote. Related Topics Children Original …

Robin Williams Didnt Kill Himself: This Person Wants People To Stop Using The Actor As A Suicide Awareness Case

posted his thoughts, saying that “we need to stop using Robin Williams as a case for ‘suicide awareness’” and it quickly went viral. The main thoughts they’ve presented come from a publication in the journal Neurology, written by the actor’s widow, Susan Schneider Williams. Titled ‘We need to stop using Robin Williams as a case for ‘suicide awareness’ Peggy Sirota “Robin was losing his mind and he was aware of it. Can you imagine the pain he felt as he …

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Shreds UK Tabloid’s Viral Interview: ‘Never Happened’

The wrestler-turned-actor said the interview ― which was featured on the front page, was dubbed an “exclusive chat” and subsequently It “never took place, never happened, never said any of those words, completely untrue, 100 percent fabricated,” he said. “I always encourage empathy,” he concluded. “I encourage growth, but most importantly, I encourage everybody to be exactly who they want to be. View this post on Instagram A post shared by therock (@therock) on Jan 11, 2019 at 3:12pm PST The …

Apparently, If You Take A Selfie Through A Toilet Roll Tube Youll Look Like The Moon, And The Pics Are Mildly Funny

@TwopTwips. Nathan even included an explanation of how he achieved this incredible look. “Convince people you are a moon by taking all your selfies through a toilet roll centre,” he wrote. Since then, people have been obsessed with it, thrusting toilet humor into the stratosphere. Scroll down to check out the fun they’re having with it. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Martin Luther King Jr.’s church, birth home set to be shuttered on MLK Day amid partial shutdown

The doors of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. practiced his preaching on nonviolent resistance, and of his childhood home on Auburn Avenue, will be closed until further notice, much to the dismay of those hoping to celebrate King’s legacy at his historic sites on Jan. 21. Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on January 21 this year, in the midst of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history (Stephen F. Somerstein/Getty Images) AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS UNION SUES TRUMP …

You’ll Soon Be Able To Take A Ride In A Giant Flying Bum

The curvaceous aircraft known affectionately as the “flying bum” will take to the skies for real in the not too distant future as its makers have announced they’ve got the go-ahead to start production of the world’s biggest aircraft. Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) is retiring the famous bootylicious prototype, the Airlander 10, officially named the Martha Gwyn, but have been given production approval by the Civil Aviation Authority to go on to the next phase of production for the ship. …

Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it banned

Instagram has been earning money from businesses flooding its social network with spam notifications. Instagram hypocritically continues to sell ad space to services that charge clients for fake followers or that automatically follow/unfollow other people to get them to follow the client back. This is despite Instagram reiterating a ban on these businesses in November and threatening the accounts of people who employ them. A TechCrunch investigation initially found 17 services selling fake followers or automated notification spam for luring …

Reality Check: Do the Brexit letters change anything?

Mrs May’s letter highlights two big problems identified by MPs: the fear that the EU will “leave the UK permanently in the backstop” the separation between the legally binding withdrawal agreement and the non-binding political declaration on future relations Future relationship The fact that the part of the deal focusing on the future relationship with the EU was not legally binding, the prime minister’s letter suggested, had left MPs “concerned” that no-one could guarantee where negotiations might finally end up. …

Sling TV rolls out free content to non-subscribers, initially on Roku

Last year, Dish-owned streaming service Sling TV launched a free tier to its service designed to attract those with lapsed subscriptions to come back and watch. On Roku devices, former customers were able to tune into more than 100 hours of TV shows and movies without a subscription by launching the Sling TV app. Today, the service is extending a similar offer to newcomers. On Roku devices, those who have never signed up for the streaming TV service will have …

Twitters de-algorithmizing sparkle button rolls out on Android

After launching on iOS, Twitter is giving Android users the ability to easily switch between seeing the reverse-chronological “latest tweets” and the algorithmic “top tweets” feeds on their home page.  Twitter rolls out ‘sparkle button’ to let users hide the algorithmic feed Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Theres An Easy Way To Cut Back On Your Kids Screen Time But You Aren’t Going To Like It

Are you a parent, looking at your kid glued to their iPad or Netflix, wishing they’d perhaps get out the house for a while, take a stroll, or at least look up occasionally? A new study has some advice on how to cut down kids’ screen time, and you may not like it: you need to cut down your own screen time first. It’s widely acknowledged that a major contributor to increasing obesity, especially in young people, is a more …