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This ‘Dad Bods And Dogs’ Calendar Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Ricki Beason Rescue Photography Rescue dogs, rejoice!  A new calendar for 2019 titled “Dad Bods and Dogs Calendar” by photographer Ricki Beason is just the uplifting help our furry friends need. The calendar features guys with so-called “dad bods” posed...

/ July 27, 2018

Browser maker Opera successfully begins trading on NASDAQ

Opera is now a public company. The Norway-based company priced its initial public offering at $12 a share — the company initially expected to price its share in the $10 to $12 price range. Trading opened at $14.34 per share,...

/ July 27, 2018

Hauser & Wirth Teams Up With MoMA PS1’s Book Shop to Celebrate the Joys of Art Publishing With a Summer Event Series

In what promises to be a refreshing change from the Instagram-baiting art installations that have been popping up seemingly everywhere of late, Hauser & Wirth will spend a month celebrating the decidedly more old-school domain of art publishing, with its...

/ July 27, 2018

Can a trans person be arrested for rape if they don’t disclose their medical history first?

Transgender women are far more likely to go to prison or jail than people in general. Pat Sullivan, AP Sophie Cook, a UK trans activist, recently warned that under current law, transgender people could face rape charges and jail time...

/ July 27, 2018

BCH PLS: Lil Windex Earns 1 Million Views for “Bitcoin Ca$h” Video

News Canadian rap artist Lil Windex has scored a legitimate, platinum hit with his track “Bitcoin Ca$h”. In only four months since its drop, the video has passed 1,000,000 views on Youtube alone – not counting downloads or streams. His...

/ July 27, 2018

Juana Rivas: Court jails mother who hid with sons in custody battle

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Rivas turned herself in after hiding with her two boys A Spanish court has jailed a woman for five years for going into hiding with her two sons rather than hand them to the...

/ July 27, 2018

Why I’m Deleting All My Old Tweets

While I gave birth to my first child in 2015, my brother sat across the street from the hospital in a bar, live tweeting his experience of waiting to meet his nephew. As the hours of my long labor wore...

/ July 27, 2018

A German on Probation: What Özil’s Resignation Tells Us About Germany in 2018

July 27, 2018  03:41 PM Mesut Özil and I have pretty much nothing in common -- and that's little surprise. What could my life possibly share with that of an exceptional football player? When I read his three-part social-media post...

/ July 27, 2018

Top 10 Crypto Deals in 2017 Returned Over 136,000% on Average, Report Shows

Research into the top ten crypto deals in 2017 based on their investment returns (ROI) has revealed that on average each returned over 136,000 percent, according to data shared with Cointelegraph by Crypto Finance Conference (CFC) analysts July 27. Out...

/ July 27, 2018

Gay man who plotted terror attack on LA Pride sentenced

  Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, James Wesley Howell, of Indiana, appears in Superior Court in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Nick Ut, File James Howell, 20, the gay man who...

/ July 27, 2018

Crypto Wallet to Replace Private Keys With Encrypted QR Codes

Decentralized cryptocurrency wallet SafeWallet is launching a new QR code-based user identification system to replace mnemonic phrases and private keys, the firm announced Friday. The app, operated by China-based Cheetah Mobile, will use a two-tier security system to grant users...

/ July 27, 2018

Tom Cruise Talks ‘Mission: Impossible’ And Incredible Stunt Work | NowThis

Tom Cruise wants his Mission: Impossible co-stars to love stunt work as much as he does. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe One of the aspects that makes Mission Impossible an incredible series is its wild stunts. But who is the...

/ July 27, 2018

The *Overwatch* League Finals Aren’t the Only Thing Happening in Games

This week was a quiet one in the world of videogames, but there's always something to talk about. In this week's roundup we dig into the Overwatch League Grand Finals, Steam's newest update, and the odd specter of orphaned games...

/ July 27, 2018

US economic growth hits fastest rate since 2014

Image copyright AFP Image caption Consumer spending picked up in the second quarter Growth in the US economy accelerated in the second quarter of the year, expanding at an annualised rate of 4.1%, official figures show. The rate was the...

/ July 27, 2018

Crypto Markets Tumble as SEC Rejects Winklevoss Twins’ Second Bitcoin ETF Application

Crypto markets have taken a sharp downturn, today, July 27, with all of the top ten coins by market cap hit by hefty losses and Bitcoin (BTC) dipping back below the $8,000 psychological price point, as data from Coin360 shows....

/ July 27, 2018

Why this pie sparked a political row

It seems unlikely Malcolm Turnbull had any idea of the storm he was about to wade into when he posted the short clip to Instagram. After all, he was just eating a pie. Only, he was eating it with a...

/ July 27, 2018

The Louvre’s Critically Acclaimed Delacroix Show Gets a Record Attendance

A record half a million people went to the Louvre’s Eugène Delacroix blockbuster, which is headed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the fall. The survey brings together 180 works that span the French painter’s career. With nearly 540,000 visitors,...

/ July 27, 2018

Apple MacBook Pro (2018, 15-inch) Review: Fast but Flawed

I have used more Apple laptops in my life than I can even recall. I owned a second-hand, sticker-encrusted Titanium PowerBook G4 that was stolen during a road trip. I installed Linux on an excruciatingly slow PowerBook G3 for IMDB...

/ July 27, 2018