How Playing a One-Armed Badass Helped Suki Waterhouse Get Over Heartbreak

June 26, 2017

… And it was, I guess Im really lucky, it was one of those things where she saw me and it was like, Oh thats the girl. And I got really attracted to, I remember on the audition email it said dont try out for this movie unless you understand that its going to be really brutally difficultand that made my antenna just go whoopme please! So that drew me in, and obviously I had seen her first movie before so I was just praying every night that I could maybe get it. I went to the second audition, and …

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The rise of the Facebook star

June 24, 2017

… sponsorships and mid-roll ads. But Facebook’s big advantage comes down to one big thing: Its captive audience of almost 2 billion people. “My mission is to make millions of people laugh around the world on a consistent basis. Every day thats the intention I set. Facebook has allowed me to do that in a way that no other platform has because the reach is just so incredible to me,” Clery said. Starting out YouTube was built to be a video platform; Facebook has grown into the role. …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / lOvE lOvE “How to get a job at:” is a series of interviews with hiring managers at companies in order to provide specific and useful insight into… well, how to get a job. Read the first installment here. Imagine standing on the red carpet of the Met Gala, photographing Rihannas ensemble and immortalizing this moment for years to come. thats just another day in the life for photographers at Getty Images. For the Getty Images team, photography is the …

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Why The FBI Usually Doesn’t Label Attacks By Non-Muslims Terrorism

June 22, 2017

… Shortly after the Charleston attack, in July 2015, HuffPost former FBI Director James Comey on the hesitancy to label the Charleston shooting as terrorism. Comey acknowledged the attack might fit the colloquial definition of the word, but said he operated only in the legal framework, because of the nature of his job. The only world I live in is when you bring charges against someone, and charge them with something under a particular provision that is a terrorism statute, Comey said. So thats …

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Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Poor People In Charge Of The Economy

June 22, 2017

These are people that are great, brilliant business minds, and thats what we need, thats what we have to have so the world doesnt take advantages of us, Trump, tolda crowd of about 6,000in Cedar Rapids. We cant have the world taking advantage of us anymore. And I love all people, rich or poor, but in those particular positions I just dont want a poor person. Does that make sense? Does that make sense? The sheer wealth in the Trump administration has been the subject of frequent news …

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Most Americans Don’t Think Religious-Based Discrimination Should Be Lawful

June 22, 2017

A number of Christian groups and outlets applauded the bill. But according to a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute, support for religiously based service refusals is quickly declining. thats roughly the same percentage that opposed such refusals in a similar study PRRI conducted last year. But a breakdown of the results reveals that across religious groups, support for religiously based service refusals is declining. No group witnessed a more dramatic shift in opinion than …

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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 21, 2017

… stories. It was nearly impossible to plan ahead for our editorial calendar. I didnt have any of these problems atRolling Stone. What had changed? Each day, I was spending hours in meetings that largely had no effect on my output and only reserved the last five minutes for social media (thats 2011 for ya). I was constantly pulled into discussions about sales, the website, watercooler gossipnone of which were relevant to the job I was hired to do or to the job I wanted. Charting the new course …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… week. thats part of our argument, that we are directly connected to the area though the work that weve done. We have a real economic interest in the preservation of Americas public lands, she added. Mark Squillace, a law professor at the University of Colorado, said Patagonias claim could hold up in court. Patagonia probably does have significant business interests that could be affected, Squillace, who worked under Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt during the last year of Bill Clintons …

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Trump Killed A Key Obama Immigration Program. But What He Didn’t Do Matters More.

June 17, 2017

… understood that these young people are Americans in every way except on paper. … thats actually the most important thing, and that was a major contributor to DACA in the first place. The power of that is clearly enduring. The groundwork for DACA was laid more than a decade before 2012, when Obama created the program. Young immigrants began to come out as undocumented, telling their friends, classmates and lawmakers their stories of moving to the U.S. as children, often not knowing they …

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Obviously UK politicians are using WhatsApp to plot who will take over Theresa May’s job

June 11, 2017

… led to calls for her resignation. Now the Washington Post reports that some conservative politicians from her own party are using the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp to plot who will replace the embattled prime minister: Former minister Ed Vaizey told the BBC that he supports May staying on, but that Tories were discussing possible replacements. Asked whether members were calling one another to plot Mays ouster this weekend, he denied it. thats so 20th century, he said. Its all on …

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Simply saving falls short: Why young adults should embrace investing

June 7, 2017

Image: pixabay “Investment strategy” is one of those things you know youre supposed to master in order to officially join the world of adulthood. But its easier said than done: After all, youre still figuring out how to fit your morning coffee habit into your monthly budget. Many young adults believe that simply putting a portion of their income into a savings account is enough; because “saving” is something thats drilled into our heads at a young age, and financial …

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Snapchat snaps startup to help it with location tracking

June 6, 2017

… Cosmopolitan editor, now Snap board member Joanna Coles. thats really important to us. Of course, the location tracking is all opt-in. Snap also will put in place data-sharing, privacy, and security guidelines so that advertising data is not shared between Snap’s own services like “Snap to Store” and the company Placed. Placed has more than 100 employees, according to GeekWire. The company will operate independently from Snap, maintaining its offices in Seattle, New York, and …

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MTV adds ‘Cribs’ and ‘Girl Code’ to Snapchat’s roster of TV shows

June 2, 2017

… Snapchat, indeed, is where the kids areand that’s who MTV still identifies with. Teens spend far less time watching TV these days, meaning MTV has had to change with the times. “Our mission statement, for us internally, were thinking about how to engage and entertain a youth audience, everything from escapism to activism,” Fishman said. “At our core MTV is concerned with reaching a young audience at scale in a way thats relevant,” Fishman continued. When MTV first …

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Ex-CIA Director Slams Jared Kushner’s ‘Hubris’ And ‘Ignorance’

May 29, 2017

Hayden wants to chalk up the stunning plan to naivete rather than evil intentions but thats not reassuring, he said in an interview on CNN. Hayden was commenting on reports, which first appeared in The Washington Post Friday, that Kushner discussed last December establishing a secret communication channel with the Kremlin using Russian facilities without any monitoring by the U.S. Kushner emerged last Thursday as a person of interest in the FBIs investigation of Russian interference in the …

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Trump Should Be ‘Scared’ Of Comey Testimony, Says Former FBI Director’s Friend

May 25, 2017

President Donald Trump should be concerned when former FBI Director James Comey testifies before Congress later this month. That, at least, is the view from a self-described confidant of Comeys, Benjamin Wittes. Wittes spoke to CNNs Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night, telling the anchor, I thoughtit was interesting and very telling that he [Comey]declined any opportunity to tell his story in private. He clearly wants to do it in a public setting And I think thats a reflection of the fact that …

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Side-By-Side Photos Prove No One Misses Barack Obama Like The Pope Does

May 25, 2017

President Donald Trumpfinally visited the Vatican and Pope Francis looks thrilled! Just kidding, the 80-year-old pontiff looks hilariously sad in just about every photo thats coming out of Rome. In fact, the best humor youll find on social media Wednesday morning are photos of a miserable-looking Pope and a smiling Trump, the oddest couple there is. Feast your eyes on exhibit A: The Pope has met Donald Trump Think this AP picture just about sums it up pic.twitter.com/0E96npzQJa Louise Burke …

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What Snapchat vs Facebook means for the media

May 20, 2017

… Facebook dominates the dispersal of news, but thats not to say Snapchat isnt innovating. In fact, one of the major developments in dissemination of media articles on social media was spearheaded by Snapchats story feature that allows publications to provide readers with a form of digital magazine. This was adopted by Facebook-owned Instagram, and the effect on journalism has been revolutionary. But thats not to say that social media wasnt already being revolutionary. These platforms, regarding …

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Recycling body criticises Pringles and Lucozade packaging – BBC News

May 18, 2017

… parts.” Lucozade Sport (and drinks with similar packaging): “Number Two villain. This bottle is so confusing to computer scanners that it has to be picked by hand off the recycling conveyor. Then it often just gets chucked away.” Cleaning spray bottles: “Labels often say the product is recyclable, but thats only the body. The spray has two or three other polymers and a metal spring. Its almost impossible.” Black plastic food trays: “Supermarkets think black …

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Sen. Angus King Says We’re Getting Closer To Impeachment

May 18, 2017

… process? Blitzer asked King. But, if indeed the president tried to tell the director of the FBI, who worked for him, that he should drop an investigation whether it was Michael Flynn or some investigation that had nothing to do with Russia or politics or the election thats a very serious matter. King also called on the White House to disclose any evidence that may disprove the Times report. If the presidents Twitter feed is any indication, tapes may exist. Last week, he implied he …

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GOP Still Trusts Trump With Classified Intel After He Gave It To Russians

May 17, 2017

… on Monday to tell reporters that he never discussed sources or methods of intelligence gathering with the Russian officials. But thats not what the Post and others reported, which is that Trump shared the intelligence itself. Worried about U.S. allies not trusting us with intel? Of course. Does it concern you that McMaster said Trump wasnt even aware the information he shared was classified? I take Gen. McMaster at his word. In order for me to judge appropriateness, I have to have context. …

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Jeffrey Toobin On Trump-Comey Chat: ‘Obstruction Of Justice’

May 17, 2017

… activities during your campaign for president, if thats true, that is obstruction of justice. Why do you think Director Comey wrote a memo to the file about it? Because he was so appalled that a President of the United States would behave in this way. Toobins comments are the latest in a string of condemnations of Trumps actions since he fired Comey last week. It is a grotesque abuse of power by the president of the United States, last week on CNN. This is the kind of thing that goes on in …

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Trump Reportedly Revealed Classified Info During Meeting With Russian Officials

May 16, 2017

… Monday evening. But McCain also told The Associated Press that Trump was within his rights to share the information. Mark Warner (D-Va.),the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Obviously theyre in a downward spiral right now and theyve got to figure out a way to come to grips with all thats happening, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Monday. Were in Alice in Wonderland territory here, he said in a Monday evening interview on CNN. …

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