The New Feminist Trend Thats Breeding Mob Misogyny

Earlier this year, hordes of trolls descended on Russian model Anastasiya Kvitko’s called attention to Kvitko’s apparent use of Photoshop to enhance her appearance in pictures. The account then invited its tens of thousands of followers to “play a game” by guessing which body parts the 24-year-old had digitally altered in a recent photo. The abuse was so intense that Kvitko made her profile private. Russian Kim Kardashian,” is one of thousands of female influencers who post photos flaunting super slim waists, hourglass curves, chiseled cheekbones and permanently pouted lips. These women have a specific type of celebrity, promoting brands to their massive followings and bringing in big money.  Instagram face-lift” — a term coined by writer Eve Peyser to …

How crickets have hit the high street

Image copyright Eat Grub Image caption Sushi chain Abokado has started selling grubs to top up its poke bowls “In a few years insects will be a normalised food in our everyday diet,” Abokado’s managing director Kara Alderin says. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Could you be tempted by a scorpion on a stick? ‘Enormous environmental benefits’ Many insects are eaten completely whole – wings and all – whereas we only consume around 40% of a cow. A 2013 UN report suggested that eating insects could help boost nutrition and reduce pollution. UN urges people to eat insects to fight world hunger “I hope that eating insects will become more normalised because they have such enormous environmental benefits,” Dr …

Q: Am I a bad parent if my kids don’t eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day?

(CNN)I went to my son’s annual checkup last week. He’s 5. The doctor stressed how important it is for him to eat five servings of fresh fruit and vegetables a day. Short of force-feeding or hiding spinach in brownies Jessica Seinfeld-style, this is not happening. So we’re falling way short on the fruits/veggies guidelines — every single day. Am I a bad mom? Frantic About Food Answering your questions about potentially bad parenting behavior. We will help you work through the guilt. By some measures, we wisened up. We became aware of how packaged foods make it all too easy to consume tons of sugar and not a lot of nutrients. Also, we’ve become more conscious of the ways food …

Hinduja brothers top Rich List for third time

British citizens Sri, 83, and Gopi, 79, who are based in London, are two of the four brothers controlling the empire. Among the properties they own is the Old War Office in Whitehall, which they hope to reopen as a luxury hotel. The two brothers topped the newspaper list in 2014 and in 2017. The list, which estimates the 1,000 richest people in the UK, is based on identifiable wealth including land, property, other assets such as art, and shares in companies, the Sunday Times says. It does not include the amount contained in people’s bank accounts. Brothers David and Simon Reuben – who made their fortune in property, carpets and scrap metal – are in second place on the …

Official: Bomb blast in western Afghanistan kills 2

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says that a bomb blast in the western province of Herat has killed at least two people, including a child. Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the province’s governor, says that 14 people were wounded in Saturday morning’s attack in the Obe area, including the district administrative chief. Farhad said that a remotely controlled bomb went off when the district chief’s vehicle was passing by the area’s main market.

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Why 2020 hopefuls like to announce their plans at the crack of dawn

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. When de Blasio announces his 2020 bid, he will bring “the total number of candidates to 23 with nearly nine months before the first votes are cast,” CNN’s story notes. The coveted “first TV interview” Some, like Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, have gravitated toward “The View” or Stephen Colbert’s couch or Rachel Maddow’s studio for their first interview. But others have opted for morning TV rollouts. Kamala Harris entered the race on MLK Day on “GMA.” Bernie Sanders launched his campaign by giving interviews to Vermont Public Radio and “CBS This Morning.” Seth Moulton posted a …

Medics ‘not told’ where attack victims were

Mr Beasley said he had parked a short distance away as the safety of his crew on the scene was “paramount”. After hearing gunfire in Borough Market, he said he wondered ‘am I going to be shot next?’. “For our own safety we couldn’t go forward,” he told the Old Bailey, which is hearing the inquests into the deaths of the eight people killed in the attack at London Bridge and Borough Market. Mr Belanger, Mr McMullan and Mr Pigeard were eventually brought to ambulances at a safe meeting point, but were already dead. ‘A lot of pressure’ Mr Belanger, a 36-year-old chef, originally from Angers, western France, had been drinking at the Boro Bistro when he was stabbed in …

Jay Inslee Unveils Stunningly Detailed $9 Trillion Climate Jobs Plan

Evergreen Economy Plan promises at least 8 million jobs over 10 years, and offers the most detailed policy vision yet for mobilizing the entire United States economy to stave off catastrophic global warming and prepare for already inevitable temperature rise. The proposal lays out a five-pronged strategy to launch an unprecedented deployment of renewable energy, fortify the nation’s infrastructure to cope with climate change, spur a clean-tech manufacturing boom, increase federal research funding fivefold and level income inequality by repealing anti-union laws and enacting new rules to close the racial and gender pay gaps. By spending $300 billion per year, the plan projects another $600 billion in annual economic activity generated by its mandates.   “The thing that can really …

Facebook job offers ‘shunned by top talent after data scandal’

Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schools The fallout from the data of up to 87m users of the social according to 3 million users in Europe after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has led such calls on the US presidential campaign trail. The former UK deputy prime minister and Facebooks head of global affairs, Nick Clegg, Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Trump defends China tariffs and claims ‘great patriot farmers’ will reap benefits

Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soon after Chinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-off Donald Trump world. In a series of tweets, Trump promised a new deal with China would be reached soon and made a case for how farmers would benefit from a tariff increase that many of them oppose. If China stops buying American farm products because of tariffs, Trump said, farmers will be compensated. This money will come from the massive tariffs being paid to the United States for allowing China, and others, to do business with us. The farmers have been forgotten for many years. Their time is now! The long-running trade dispute between the US and China escalated on Friday after …

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled gadget for cars

Washington, DC (CNN Business)Spotify revealed Friday that it’s testing a voice-controlled device for cars. Spotify (SPOT) characterized the tests as a way to better understand and serve customers who listen to music or podcasts. Earlier this year, Spotify announced plans to invest up to $500 million in podcasts. “Americans spend 70 billion hours behind the wheel each year,” Spotify said in a brief news release. “Spotify is trying to learn more about people’s listening habits and preferences to help create an unparalleled experience for our users.” Spotify did not elaborate on what it might learn through the device that it couldn’t gleanfrom existing services, such as its smartphone app. The company declined a request for comment. Original Article : HERE …

It’s not enough to break up Big Tech. We need to imagine a better alternative | Evgeny Morozov

Presenting tech companies as Americas greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative future As Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent itself as a privacy-worshiping denizen of the global village, the foundations of Big Techs cultural hegemony appear to be crumbling. Most surprisingly, its in the United States, Silicon Valleys home territory, where they seem to be the weakest. Even in these times of extreme polarization, Trump, who has habitual outbursts against censorship by social media platforms, eagerly joins left-wing politicians like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in presenting Big Tech as Americas greatest menace The recent call by Chris …

Maluma’s Rep Defends The Singer’s Controversial Kiss Photo With Mom – ‘It’s Normal In Latin Culture’ – Perez Hilton

Maluma made waves on Mother’s Day, and he’s standing by his action! After the Colombian singer shared a photo on Instagram planting a kiss on his mother’s lips, many were confused by his display of affection, and his rep is here to school you. Related: Madonna Drops Spicy New Track ‘Medellín’ With Maluma The 25-year-old’s caption on his post (pictured above) translates to: “Happy day love of my life, Happy Mother’s Day. ❤️” But did he take it too far? Many commenters thought so: “I kiss my baby on the mouth but at a certain age that shit gotta stop cause it don’t look cute” “WTF?! Is your mother or your girlfriend?!😂” “What in the name of lannisters is going on here??🙆‍♀️” …

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group

Obria Groups ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnancies Google has given tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs ads suggesting it provides abortion services at its medical clinics, but actually seeks to deter abortion-minded women from terminating their pregnancies. The a pro-choice group found the platform was running deceptive ads for clinics that appeared to offer abortions and other medical services, but instead focused on counseling and information on alternatives to abortion. In some cases, such clinics,close to Planned Parenthood clinics and provide some medical treatment, such as pregnancy tests, ultrasounds and prenatal counseling. But they also seek to deter women …

Dyson patents reveal plans for electric car with off-road potential

Innovative vehicle, which is being designed in England, is due to go on sale in 2021 The first drafts of Dysons closely guarded electric car designs have emerged, showing a vehicle with unusual proportions that could be used off-road. The patent filings are the first clue to what the outspoken supporter of Brexit, provoked anger by announcing last year that the car would be new plant in Singapore, because Dyson believes there is a bigger market for electric vehicles in Asia. However, he maintains the car is a British project, with the design, engineering and testing of prototypes being carried out at Hullavington airfield, where hangars have been converted to house the project. In an email sent to more than …