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Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized because the ...

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool

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World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Pools. However, people are confused about how swimmers will get in it....
03:13, 06/08/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
00:26, 05/05/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; no...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
08:13, 06/03/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
10:00, 05/22/2019

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks...
00:26, 05/29/2019

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
08:13, 06/19/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged unauthorised entry into a school....
03:52, 05/03/2019

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets dad-shamed for appearing to duck father-daughter time Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was dad-shamed for a Monday Instagram post that appeared to show him opting out of helping his daughter build a Barbie house to go workout....
13:26, 06/19/2019

Mom shares heartbreaking final photo of ‘healthy’ daughter as warning A grieving mother has shared the last family photo that includes her seemingly healthy baby taken just hours before the infant died from an undetected infection....
01:26, 05/04/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
05:26, 04/29/2019

Chip Gaines runs half marathon, crosses finish line with daughter Ella and son Crew in adorable photo Chip Gaines ran a half marathon over the weekend and was even helped across the finish line by his 11-year-old daughter Ella and his 10-month-old son Crew....
03:00, 04/30/2019

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:26, 06/14/2019

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
21:13, 05/28/2019

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It i...
04:00, 05/31/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
17:39, 04/30/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
10:26, 05/12/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge am...
15:26, 05/25/2019

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday night....
07:52, 06/17/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
20:52, 06/19/2019

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Henschel as he st...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
19:00, 06/15/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many star turns. He’s coming off an appearance on “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and has...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence...
18:39, 05/23/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
13:39, 05/23/2019

How Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Got His Start on Social Media When Mario Dedivanovic began assisting other makeup professionals in 2000, online makeup tutorials didn’t exist. Today, he has 6.5 million followers on Instagram and his popularity on social media is emblematic of the shifting distribution channels f...
09:52, 05/23/2019

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media post...
21:13, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the los...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to take a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibel...
20:13, 06/05/2019

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British Huawei executive who defended the Chinese telecom......
03:39, 06/13/2019

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
10:00, 06/03/2019

"Jai Sri Ram" Slogans At Trinamool Roadshow, Slogan On Social Media Too The slogan that stopped Mamata Banerjee in her tracks on Saturday has turned into a weapon of sorts for BJP supporters against the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and it is being widely used on......
06:00, 05/09/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media....
00:13, 05/25/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,....
08:13, 06/08/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
20:52, 05/12/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated ...
02:26, 06/04/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for th...
01:00, 06/02/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
04:52, 05/28/2019

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which left an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group ...
19:52, 06/08/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around, As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
10:00, 05/11/2019

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack....
21:13, 06/02/2019

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
20:13, 05/28/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
19:39, 05/27/2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson avoids putting together his daughter's Barbie house and we get it Dwayne Johnson shared a photo of himself to social media and joked about how he was going to defer the task to mom.        ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
15:26, 05/07/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
22:52, 04/30/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
15:39, 06/17/2019

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged dip...
18:26, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
20:26, 05/24/2019

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the...
14:39, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin said Tuesday night....
11:39, 06/05/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:52, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Ban On Social Media, Security Remains Tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
11:52, 04/30/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
16:00, 05/09/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
16:52, 05/09/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
01:39, 06/03/2019

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
20:39, 06/07/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
00:26, 06/03/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
15:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film ...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it has taken such a step since Easter attacks killed more tha...
13:39, 05/13/2019

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their con...
21:13, 06/11/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
15:39, 05/13/2019

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
12:26, 06/08/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
22:39, 05/11/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their experiences while filming in New Mexico. The Farmington Daily Times reported Friday that the cast and cre...
22:52, 05/04/2019

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, football never sleeps. It’s mid-June and you should be outside being wholesome: fishing with your dad, runni...
19:39, 06/13/2019

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends, sl...
18:13, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
04:26, 05/13/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his thir...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown....
01:52, 05/22/2019

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Sna...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
23:52, 05/20/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
03:26, 05/14/2019

TikTok maker’s new app is another shot in the Chinese social media battle ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup and the company behind popular apps like TikTok, has released a new app: Feiliao (飞聊). Or, if you translate it into English, Flipchat. The new app has a clever spin on instant messaging. It encourages user...
15:00, 05/20/2019

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
17:52, 06/01/2019

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its final days....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
08:39, 06/16/2019

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
02:39, 06/16/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
14:13, 05/27/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
14:52, 05/03/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."        ...
10:26, 05/27/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
13:00, 05/25/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
20:52, 05/15/2019

Court Records: Bevin Blocks Thousands Of Social Media Users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” The number of blocke...
15:39, 05/02/2019

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable post against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Instagram....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
14:00, 06/09/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
14:13, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
12:00, 05/23/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
16:00, 05/20/2019

RPT-Indonesia curbs social media, blaming hoaxes for inflaming unrest Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Chinese social media users are rallying behind Huawei. Some say they're switching from Apple Consumers in China are taking to social media to express their support for Huawei as the U.S. government looks to ramp up pressure on the Chinese smartphone maker....
05:39, 05/22/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
17:13, 05/06/2019

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
10:13, 06/14/2019

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
04:39, 06/06/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a s...
21:26, 06/12/2019

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been c...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
13:26, 06/08/2019

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to...
17:00, 06/05/2019

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
18:13, 06/05/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
23:00, 05/04/2019

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
00:13, 06/11/2019

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-old singer is sharing less these......
18:13, 06/12/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
08:26, 05/05/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past w...
02:26, 05/26/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
22:13, 05/30/2019

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:52, 04/28/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
12:52, 05/11/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariff...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
11:13, 05/25/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
15:00, 05/01/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through posts on private social......
10:13, 06/14/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like Trump, a man who rose to prominence on the backs of...
07:13, 05/16/2019

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty, but this online antagonism shows that many football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps a decade agoIf you, like many people right now, are yearning for common courtesy, a sense of ...
19:13, 05/28/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.        ...
13:52, 06/03/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
09:52, 06/18/2019

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
14:26, 06/03/2019

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
14:26, 05/31/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Israel Folau v Rugby Australia: decision over social media post – live! CEO Raelene Castle to address media 3pm Friday (AEST)Any thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 5.54am BST Hi all - thanks for your company today. There’s a lot of conjecture flying round already, and we haven’t had formal confirmation from Rugby Austra...
07:13, 05/17/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial reco...
03:52, 05/24/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
05:26, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
13:52, 05/25/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
20:13, 04/28/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible violation of her online privacy. The Paris Saint-Ge...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
12:13, 06/13/2019

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this weekend's 2019 Tony......
00:00, 06/11/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
02:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
03:13, 05/02/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
03:13, 05/02/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
04:39, 06/14/2019

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
02:13, 06/06/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
05:39, 05/16/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
18:26, 05/01/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
14:00, 05/20/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Trump slams 'washed-up psycho' Bette Midler as the two clash via social media Actress Bette Midler gave a half-baked apology for circulating a fake quote on Sunday that she alleged President Trump gave to People Magazine in 1998 about a potential presidential run. ...
04:26, 06/05/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
08:39, 05/13/2019

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
00:13, 06/13/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the allegation....
17:26, 06/03/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
08:52, 05/13/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:00, 04/28/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to 27 years for killing woman, 18, then ordering pizza and posting on social media A New Jersey man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison after prosecutors say he killed an 18-year-old woman then ordered a pizza and posted videos singing about the murder to social media shortly there after....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her money to “stop her actions” was arrested in Florida Saturday on a federal extortion charge....
14:39, 04/30/2019

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revealed “racially-charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”...
06:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
00:52, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:52, 05/13/2019

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — after a national research project accused them of making racist and anti-Muslim social media posts. Tw...
17:52, 06/19/2019

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
08:13, 05/27/2019

Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s baby is here! 'Bachelor' alum shares photo of daughter Alessi "This was first time she laid eyes on me and I’m forever changed Alessi Ren Luyendyk," he captioned the shot.        ...
17:52, 05/30/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
16:13, 06/05/2019

Britney Spears flaunts body in zebra bikini, hits back at social-media haters The 37-year-old star took to Instagram to broadcast a carefree image – and to send a message confirming that she's the one posting those videos.        ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
12:39, 06/15/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
18:00, 05/25/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
09:26, 05/11/2019

LPGA star plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, “To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it.”...
15:39, 05/01/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
03:52, 05/01/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Israel Folau sacked over social media posts after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia $4m contract terminated for breaching code of conductPlayer ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’Israel Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-year, $4m contrac...
12:00, 05/17/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
06:52, 05/15/2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019: Duchess of Cambridge says children should use social media less as she tours gardens The Duchess of Cambridge today said children need to be encouraged to connect more with nature and less with social media as she toured Chelsea Flower Show....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
22:13, 05/05/2019

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to...
10:39, 06/12/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
01:52, 05/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
08:26, 05/13/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
05:00, 05/11/2019

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
23:13, 06/14/2019

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately received criticism from fans....
23:26, 06/13/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
08:26, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
07:26, 05/07/2019

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
02:13, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
03:00, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:52, 06/14/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
20:39, 05/03/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
19:52, 05/17/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has stirred interesting reactions on social media....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
12:26, 05/06/2019

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
22:13, 05/26/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.        ...
21:13, 04/30/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on the Tory leaders' debate....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
16:26, 06/05/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) will slash into horror with Jigsaw Killer in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

'Punch a guy so hard he poops himself': Police under fire for 'shameful' social media posts The Plain View Project shows police officers referring to minorities as animals and shared pictures that are anti-Islam.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
05:52, 05/02/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
05:39, 05/17/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
19:13, 05/22/2019

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly fund....
16:13, 06/12/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
15:52, 05/29/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
13:00, 05/26/2019

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
08:52, 06/10/2019

Kimono Cover-Ups for the Beach or Pool We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:00, 05/24/2019

Why lilos are moving from the pool to our wardrobes From pizza lilos to unicorn rubber rings, novelty inflatables are a festival fixture. But now we’re entering the age of balloon coutureIt seems to me that 2019’s inflatable culture is a classic millennial story: twenty- and thirtysomethings harking b...
21:39, 06/11/2019

Stop Everything You're Doing and Buy This Giant Duck Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t own a pool or you don’t know anyone who has a pool. This $10 float is something everyone needs to look at and then impulse buy. Amazon exists solely for this duck pool float, at least right now.Read more......
19:13, 04/28/2019

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept pictures are anything to go by, it would be a breathtaking......
16:00, 06/07/2019

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and c...
17:39, 06/18/2019

NBA, NBCA aim to develop 'level' coaching pool The NBA and NBCA want to better train, prepare and identify coaches among groups that are underrepresented, including women, minorities and those of all religions and sexual orientations....
21:39, 05/14/2019

When investing in a property, do you repair a pool or demo it? In the Washington area, existing pools rarely bring a higher sales price, so investors must weigh which cost is more beneficial: renovating the pool, or getting rid of it altogether....
17:52, 06/10/2019

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst information uncovered. Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer s...
01:52, 05/22/2019

The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement....
05:39, 06/19/2019

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an u...
21:39, 06/07/2019

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time.       ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation likely to renew debate on the monarchy's males-only succession....
03:13, 05/01/2019

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if you happen to live in the United Kingdom, today is your lucky day! Compass Pools, a UK-based pool make...
15:52, 06/08/2019

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of home...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimming League. Although Coughlin never formally retired, she hasn’t competed since the 2016 U.S. O...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve some delectable meals to your guests....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every four days. As a consequence, drownings are on the up....
20:39, 06/07/2019

The Game Of Thrones dead pool is caught between The Great War and The Last War As the dust and ashes of “The Long Night” settle, as the forces at Winterfell assess their victory and its casualties and prepare for the journey south, your Game Of Thrones dead pool anticipates another break in the violence this week. Chalk it up t...
22:26, 05/03/2019

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
03:39, 05/29/2019

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
04:26, 06/17/2019

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story h...
00:39, 06/07/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52, 05/29/2019

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the epitome of style for an entire generation....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Florida Man Fires Gun at Teens Enjoying Community Pool Last week (April 23) Ormond Beach police arrested 66-year-old Richard Marcelle , a Board member of The Village community HOA, after he fired a gun to threaten three teens at community pool...
22:00, 05/05/2019

You can soon swim in a rooftop pool overlooking the runway at JFK Airport TWA Hotel, opening May 15, will include a rooftop pool overlooking JFK Airport open to guests and non-guests alike.        ...
22:39, 04/29/2019

Texas boy dies after being impaled on swimming pool’s fence FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Fort Worth say no criminal charges will be filed in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was impaled as he climbed over an iron fence surrounding an apartment complex’s swimming pool. Fort Worth police say a gr...
14:26, 05/09/2019

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little ...
03:52, 05/25/2019

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle ...
03:26, 05/21/2019

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to th...
04:00, 06/08/2019

The views aren’t even the craziest thing about this 360-degree infinity pool Just getting into this pool is enough to make you feel like James Bond. Designs for what could be the world’s first rooftop infinity pool, with 360-degree views of the London skyline, were unveiled this week by UK-based manufacturer Compass Poo...
02:13, 06/07/2019

Man beat uncle to death with baseball bat over game of pool: cops An Ohio man enraged over a game of pool beat his uncle to death with a baseball bat, police said. Cameron Blake Goodrich, 34, was arrested late Tuesday after his uncle, Dino Goodrich, 59, was found unresponsive by cops on the garage floor of a home t...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Rooftop pool? Notre Dame proposals defy traditionalists Designs from architects around world also suggest glass, crystal and metal spiresAn architecture firm has proposed replacing the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral with a swimming pool, as France prepares to launch an international competition to restore t...
16:26, 05/15/2019

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby....
08:39, 06/12/2019

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
08:52, 05/30/2019

Body camera shows police kick mom out of pool for breastfeeding She was kicked out of a Texas City public pool for breastfeeding and the officer's comments were caught on body camera.        ...
03:39, 06/12/2019

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Lifesaver: Pool safety classes continued at Lighthouse YMCA TUCSON – The fourth pool safety class of the season kicked off Thursday. For more information, watch the video below. For more information about News 4 Tucson Lifesaver campaign, click here....
08:13, 06/07/2019

The Last War brings a bonanza of Game Of Thrones dead pool odds The final season of Game Of Thrones promised two major confrontations: Between the living and the dead, and between whatever was left of the living and Cersei’s forces down in King’s Landing. Despite the depletion of their ranks (though not in terms ...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
23:13, 06/03/2019

Minnesota’s Coffey to skip senior season, stay in draft pool MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota scoring leader Amir Coffey will skip his senior season and stay in the NBA draft pool. Coffey’s agent, Javon Phillips, confirmed the decision Wednesday night, the deadline for players to withdraw from the draft and ...
09:26, 05/30/2019

All men, women, and dragons must die: The final Game Of Thrones dead-pool odds It all comes down to this: On Sunday, May 20, Game Of Thrones will all be over, but for the cries of fans who feel betrayed by the abrupt turns of season eight and the posts on websites seeking to squeeze just a little blood from the Dragonstone (hel...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Utah ax-throwing venue adds pool tables, gets beer license SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City ax-throwing business has been granted a license to sell beer after adding pool and billiard tables to the venue. Utah alcohol commissioners approved the license Tuesday for Social Axe Throwing after finding that...
21:26, 05/29/2019

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded. Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as ...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
22:26, 05/28/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the bank's equities business, the bank said on Monday....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Throw the Most Obnoxious Bachelorette Party With This Giant Diamond Ring Pool Float Do you have countless bachelorette parties to attend this summer? Don’t go empty-handed- bring a giant inflatable diamond ring pool float. Whether you’re the Maid of Honor, a bridesmaid, or just a friend attending, you’ll be the #1 guest if you show ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Kylie Jenner Wears Pink Bikini as She and Stormi Celebrate BFF's Birthday by the Pool A day after an early Handmaid's Tale-themed party, Kylie Jenner's birthday celebrations for BFF Anastasia "Stassie" Karanikolaou continued throughout the weekend. Stassie......
02:39, 06/10/2019

According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a potential war with Iran, to which he responded, “We’ll see what happens.” Cool! Sounds good!...
22:26, 05/13/2019

Dramatic video shows 10-year-old Georgia girl rescuing toddler sister from nearly drowning in pool Dramatic footage released last week shows a Georgia toddler nearly drowning in a pool earlier this month before her 10-year-old jumped into action and saved her life....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Pump malfunction overloads pool with chlorine, sends dozens to hospital with bloody noses, vomiting About 50 people were treated at a hospital for bloody noses and vomiting after a pump malfunctioned and overloaded a community pool in Utah with chlorine....
15:26, 06/05/2019

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency period.       ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

How to Rock the Rocketman Look IRL We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:52, 05/31/2019

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before raiding your emergency fund to get rid of debt....
04:00, 05/18/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
20:52, 06/13/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, Chris Rock. Deadline reports that Rock conjured up the story for the revival—which, we have to assume...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Between The Rock and Vin Diesel is a very hard place The world of Fast and Furious is a deeply serious one, if the social media outpourings of its stars is anything to go byIt is never without pleasure that this column turns to the Fast and Furious film franchise, which shits money like there’s no tomo...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Loved-up couples rock Met Gala Kim and Kanye, Priyanka and Nick, Joe and Sophie, and Miley and Liam were just some of the most high profile couples at the Met Gala. (May 7)        ...
14:52, 05/07/2019

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Are you man enough to rock a James Bond romper? Bond is back. After causing a stir last fall with a capsule of swim trunks featuring the suavest secret agent in history, Orlebar Brown is now expanding its 007 collaboration with everything from polo shirts to jumpsuits. Each piece riffs on an outfi...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Blazers to Rock With Denim Shorts We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:26, 06/13/2019

I can go for that: five essential yacht rock classics Katie Puckrick’s new TV doc reappraises the smooth, sad and seedy side of the maligned genre. Here she reveals the best tracksModern Toss on yacht rock With its urgent pace and aim to “make it to the border of Mexico”, Cross sums up the exhilaration ...
14:13, 06/11/2019

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois, zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the r...
22:39, 05/25/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Adam Lambert shops like a rock star When Adam Lambert and Queen opened this year’s Oscars ceremony with an electrifying performance, the star-studded audience leapt to their feet and unabashedly rocked out. That’s the effect that the former “American Idol” contestant often has on crowd...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson criticized Trump during a surprise appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be upstaged in the spring by Crowe’s adaptation of his terrific m...
07:26, 05/24/2019

The Pet Rock of the Future Is a $75 Wireless Meditation Pebble Do you ever feel like you need to collapse? Overwhelmed with the pace of life, work and social obligations, and the flurry of apocalyptic news notifications. Do you ever slump over and stare at all the rectangle boxes that drain you of energy and hap...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controll...
13:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Levee fails in North Little Rock PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 10:55 p.m. The National Weather Service in Little Rock says a levee near the Arkansas capital city has failed and flash flooding is expected. The weather service sa...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Lenny Kravitz: Rock star with a camera Musician Lenny Kravitz took time out from his "Raise Vibration" concert tour to open his photography exhibition, called "Drifter," at the Leica Gallery in the German town of Wetzlar....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit for its fiscal year ended March 31. Net income dropped 57 percent....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many her...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
13:00, 06/14/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
15:26, 05/24/2019

Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new placeChris Rock is set to reboot the $1bn Saw franchise with “a really intense and twisted” new film.The comedian approached studio Lionsgate with a ne...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fall-out from the arrest of Carlos Ghosn....
14:13, 05/14/2019

8 killed, 16 hurt as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An ambulance service says eight people are dead after a pair of explosions in Somalia’s capital. Dr. Abdiqadir Aden with the Aamin ambulance says another 16 people were wounded, some seriously, in Saturday’s blas...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official documentary film about Led Zeppelin has been announced, to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary.Announcing t...
15:00, 05/08/2019

11 Killed, 25 Injured as Explosions Rock Somalia’s Capital MOGADISHU, Somalia — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Another 25 people were wo...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
20:39, 06/02/2019

8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital....
20:39, 06/15/2019

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type...
23:52, 06/17/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Rock mayor’s staff. Mayor Frank Scott announced Friday that he had hired former Rep. Charles Blak...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
16:00, 06/14/2019

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still re...
08:26, 05/23/2019

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds The tag team partners of Dwanye Johnson and Under Armour have teamed up again for a new product in their collaborative line. the activewear company announced today the Project Rock True Wireless In-Ear Headphones. The fitness-focused earbuds are desi...
02:13, 06/01/2019

The Rock’s new Under Armour sports headphones sell out in 72 hours As the old joke goes, enough of you smelled what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was cooking – specifically, his new branded sport headphones, the UA True Wireless Flash – Project Rock Edition – and bought them all up. In...
05:52, 06/05/2019

Lucas Glover’s journey from rock bottom to PGA renaissance It was a familiar sound as rain pelted down on the tent and Lucas Glover sat inside on the grounds of Bethpage State Park and talked golf. But it has been a long 10 years between his win here at the 2009 U.S. Open and this week’s PGA Championship, st...
08:13, 05/14/2019

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million against a modest $18 million budget and worming its w...
22:26, 05/31/2019

My Rock Climbing Obsession Means I Need an Affordable Off-Roader! What Car Should I Buy? Erin has caught that rock climbing bug and wants a better car for when she’s not on the pavement, and one that can haul her gear and help her spend time in the wild. She doesn’t have a big budget, but it should be enough to get her a nice off-road ri...
22:13, 05/09/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
06:26, 05/13/2019

Best waterproof headphones 2019: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool Splish, splash, are you dripping with cash? Waterproof headphones are an absolute must if you're a regular swimmer, letting you add some tunes to your exercise routines no matter how many meters you are underneath the water or waves.While grabbi...
12:13, 04/29/2019

Bill Hader reflects on The Rock launching him through a damn window From his time on SNL to his numerous film roles to creating and starring in the Peabody Award-winning Barry, there’s plenty you could ask Bill Hader. A caller on Watch What Happens Live, however, thought it best to instead focus on Hader’s time as a ...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Dr John: the voodoo-fuelled showman who beat his own path through rock The trailblazer who injected New Orleans R&B with sinister psychedelia will live on as an icon of curdled idealismFor a few years after the Summer of Love, record stores were thick with hastily knocked-together concept albums about astrology or India...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Woman Finds Comfort In Ice Swimming After Rock Climbing Accident Gilly McArthur was rock climbing in Utah in 2013 when she slipped and fell down 30-feet. Though the 47-year-old recovered from her injuries, she still had a fear of falling. But that was until the......
18:52, 04/29/2019

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic St...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
07:26, 05/24/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love ...
15:52, 06/01/2019

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his repr...
14:26, 06/01/2019

Flamingo euthanized after child injures it throwing rock into zoo exhibit The bird was euthanized Monday at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, in what zoo Director Jay Tetzloff called "a truly unfortunate accident."        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
19:39, 05/23/2019

From loud to loudest: The A.V. Club’s favorite queer rock of 2019 (so far) Rock’s never lacked for queer visibility, though that depends, of course, on what one calls “rock.” We get it. It’s a big word. A fluid word. Maybe it’s an empty word now that mainstream rock’s not as loud, experimental, or antiestablishment as it on...
18:52, 06/17/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
09:00, 06/18/2019

On Silent Alarm, Bloc Party said hello and goodbye to indie rock The arc of music history is long, allowing us to find new favorites in the past or imagine a time when some currently under-appreciated gem will find a greater audience. It also leaves room for even artists to revisit an album they’ve been distancing...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
16:13, 05/02/2019

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
07:52, 06/17/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
18:13, 05/01/2019

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop...
23:26, 06/06/2019

Lil Wayne, beckoned again by the rock gods, announces tour with Blink-182 Ah, fuck. Lil Wayne, riding high on the release of last year’s Tha Carter V, just announced a co-headlining tour with pop-punk stalwarts (and Fyre Festival authorities) Blink-182, which, we regret to inform you, means he’s definitely going to play gu...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a pict...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Clashes rock Venezuela as Guaido urges opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó takes to the streets in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro...
04:26, 05/01/2019

Communities hit by gas blasts get $80M to fix infrastructure ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – dull profile of the rock’n’roll star There’s little sign of the former Oasis frontman’s sparky personality in this documentaryThe Liam Gallagher of old, with his shrapnel wit and swaggering crusade against being “suckered in by the dickheads”, would have tossed a grenade into the editin...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Trump calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' after claims about Putin meeting President Trump mocked Rex Tillerson as "ill prepared" and “dumb as a rock” as he disputed his former secretary of state's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin was more prepared than him during a 2017 summit....
15:39, 05/23/2019

Extraterrestrial Organic Matter Found in 3.3-Billion-Year-Old Volcanic Rock Geologists in France and Italy have spotted what appear to be organic molecules from outer space in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks in South Africa, according to a new study.Read more......
03:52, 05/25/2019

Christian-Muslim Clashes Rock Easter Attacks Town In Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Easter suicide attacks....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Stereolab, Britain’s Clever Post-Rock Innovators, Want to Capture Ears Again The group started in 1990, went on hiatus in 2009 and was an influential force in between, blending genres and moods. With a fresh set of reissues, it’s returning to the road....
16:52, 05/10/2019

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise....
22:00, 05/29/2019

Arkansas River bursts through levee north of Little Rock, triggering evacuations A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation around Dardanelle and Holla Bend.        ...
20:13, 05/31/2019

Teacher’s aide falls to her death in Yosemite rock climbing accident A California educator died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, “doing what she loved most in the world,” friends and authorities said. Patricia “Trish” Stoops, a 57-year-old teacher’s aide at Glick Middle School in Modesto, died during a r...
17:52, 06/19/2019

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections...
02:26, 06/16/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
13:00, 05/08/2019

From New York to Neapolitan, Pizza Rock serves world-class pies Pizza Rock, founded by the owner of Tony's Pizza Napoletana, offers eight sensational styles under one roof.        ...
20:13, 05/29/2019

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. S...
15:26, 06/12/2019

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
16:39, 06/15/2019

These Old Videos of Bernie Talking to Kids About Drugs and Punk Rock Are a Gift In a Politico piece today ominously headlined “What We Found in the Archives of Bernie Sanders’s Long-Lost TV show,” the website examined—and digitized, for the first time—episodes of “Bernie Speaks with the Community,” a cable-access show Sanders ma...
23:39, 05/03/2019

Kid Rock plans giant ‘middle finger’ sculpture for his Nashville property Kid Rock has made his reputation in part by being an iconoclast – one who raises a middle finger to society’s conventional ways of thinking and acting. Now the 48-year-old rocker, who was born Robert James Ritchie, plans to plant a giant middle-finge...
09:52, 05/01/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far right Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character he played in "Lord of the Rings."...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration efforts. (May 7) ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy"....
20:52, 06/03/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Rock steady How does the new DJI Osmo Action camera matchup compare to the GoPro Hero 7? DJI is treading on GoPro's turf with their new Osmo Action camera featuring their "rock steady" stabilization. How does it compare with the Hero 7?        ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 92 Map Location: Accessible By Using Rock Love Spray Near a Lava fall Fortbyte 92 of 100 is now live in the Battle Royale game with a clue that reads "Accessible By Using Rock Love Spray Near a Lava fall". Here's the location to help you locate Fortnite's Fortbyte 92 puzzle piece....
16:00, 05/12/2019

Morrissey kicks off Broadway residency with a full-blown rock-and-roll concert When it started pouring rain as a line down the block full of Moz fans awaited the opening of Morrissey’s seven-show Broadway mini-residency on Thursday night, it only heightened the mopiness of the moment. At this instant, the Lunt-Fontaine Theater ...
09:00, 05/03/2019

The Internet is wrong about Liquid Death, the controversial ‘punk rock’ canned water I have an opinion I wish to share that you almost certainly won’t agree with. (Not like that’s stopped me in the past) Mike Cessario, a former creative director at Netflix, recently raised $1.6 million from a swathe of top-tier investors, including T...
20:26, 05/08/2019

French officials say centuries-old inscription on rock is a 'mystery,' offer reward to decipher it Calling all history buffs: A French village is offering a reward to anyone who can decipher an unusual inscription on a centuries-old rock located on a nearby beach....
03:52, 05/11/2019

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame set to introduce new "Interactive Garage" exhibit this summer A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open in the Cleveland museum in July.        ...
15:52, 06/10/2019

NASA will test asteroid defenses by slamming a spacecraft into a space rock in 2022 If Earth were ever to be threatened by a large space rock — and it definitely will at some point in the future — humanity is going to need to have a plan. Astronomers know this, which is why simulated exercises like the one that took plac...
02:52, 05/08/2019

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Advice Is Perfect for Any Generation at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards There's nobody quite like The Rock. During tonight's 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, a very special actor was awarded the Generation Award from host Zachary Levi. In case you......
05:13, 06/18/2019

Fast days on the Concorde: Rock stars, wine & the ‘11-mile-high club’ It should come as no surprise that the Concorde had to have a special place to store the mink and sable coats passengers wore on the plane. But those fliers probably had no idea that the staff of the famed jet was secretly trying on the furs. “If a r...
06:52, 06/16/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 80 Accessible by using Bunker Basher Pickaxe to Smash Rock Location Fortbyte 80 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible by using the Bunker Basher Pickaxe to Smash the Rock at the Highest Point of the Volcano". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piec...
18:26, 06/02/2019

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:52, 05/31/2019

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more......
21:00, 05/16/2019

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, frontman of perhaps the most popular and influential...
00:52, 05/31/2019

Levee breach along Arkansas River forces evacuations in town north of Little Rock A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area north of Little Rock.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019