In case you were in any doubt that the royal family has entered a new, distinctly modern era thanks to Meghan Markle, you should head over to her brand new biography on the royal family's official website.
Hers is a royal biography like no other. One that mentions menstrual hygiene, feminism, and female empowerment.
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The second paragraph of the biography's "about" section makes mention of her "keen awareness of social issues" and activism. "Aged 11 she successfully campaigned for a company to alter their television advert that had used sexist language to sell washing-up liquid," reads the bio. Read more...More about Uk, Royal Family, Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, and Culture
Nothing makes a wedding more magical than drilling down into some search engine data. Real fairy-tale stuff.
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Google trends released some stats pertaining to people's Google searches about the royal wedding and it's a snapshot into what people were really intersted in.
Interestingly, the US was curious to know... what on earth is a fascinator?!
The #RoyalWedding2018 guests did not disappoint with their outfit choices.Americans found the choice of head gear especially fascinating..pic.twitter.com/FpWH23w18X
— GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) May 19, 2018 Read more...
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Warning: this article contains major spoilers for Deadpool 2.
As if playing the title character weren't enough, Ryan Reynolds plays a second, secret character in Deadpool 2.
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In Deadpool 2 we see the return of a fan-favourite brute mutant, Juggernaut. Last time we saw this freight-train of a villain on-screen, he was being played by Vinnie Jones.
Ah who could forget that tour-de-force.
This time Juggernaut was a seriously CGI'd behemoth, and many fans eagerly awaited the credits to find out who had voiced him. The credits roll, and Juggernaut is credited as... himself. Read more...More about Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2, Culture, Movies Tv Shows, and Celebrities
Tesla's Model 3 may be slow out of the factory, but the top model will be quick on the road.
That's according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who tweeted some performance figures for the dual-motor, all-wheel-drive, performance version of the Model 3, and they're pretty darn impressive.
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That particular variant of the car will go from 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds, with a 155mph top speed and a 310 mile range.
Tesla dual motor, all-wheel drive performance Model 3:3.5 sec 0-60mph 155 mph Top Speed310 mile Range
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 20, 2018 Read more...
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Once the domain for dead musicians, or those who couldn't be bothered touring anymore, the hologram is becoming a handy tool for politicians.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared as a hologram at the annual Techweek innovation festival in Auckland on Monday, after she couldn't appear in person.
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"I was disappointed I couldn't make it to Techweek in person, so this morning, I come as to you as a hologram instead," an image of Ardern told the ASB Waterfront Theatre audience.
Techweek claims Ardern is the first world leader to complete an official engagement using the technology. However, there have been other politicians that have used holograms in lieu of their physical form. Read more...More about Tech, New Zealand, Hologram, Jacinda Ardern, and Culture
I started writing my debut novel two-and-a-half years ago.
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I won't waffle on too much here about the writing process or how I ended up finding my publisher, but the abridged version is this: I wrote the bulk of my book in 30 hectic days for National Novel Writing Month back in 2015, then crowdfunded its publication with a UK publisher called Unbound last summer.
The book finally came out on 8 May.
Here. We. Go. My debut novel THE MOOR launches today! Here’s a rough approximation of what my face will look like if you order a copy..https://t.co/D89SeNeca1 pic.twitter.com/t7ESoQq84U
— Sam Haysom (@samhaysom) May 8, 2018 Read more...
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There are no shortcuts to greatness and no smartphone maker knows this more than Chinese startup OnePlus.To fully understand and appreciate the company's new OnePlus 6 Android smartphone, we need to take a brief trip back a couple of years.In 2014, the company nobody had heard of had, against all odds, successfully launched its first phone, the OnePlus One.The sales pitch was remarkably simple: The best Android hardware paired with virtually unmodified (aka "stock") Android software with prices that'd cost hundreds less than premium phones from Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, or whoever.Android diehards flocked to OnePlus. Through word of mouth and gimmicky "invite-to-buy" tactics, the company delivered what Samsung and Google's Nexus devices couldn't. Read more...More about Mobile, Gadgets, Android, Smartphones, and Reviews
Parents have been using a monitoring service called TeenSafe to ensure their kids are protected, but the app reportedly has some security issues of its own.
, two of the company's servers, which are hosted on Amazon's cloud service, were left unprotected without a password, meaning the accounts of thousands of parents and their children were left exposed.
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TeenSafe allows parents to monitor their children's texts, view website history, call logs, contacts, and third-party apps, including messages on WhatsApp and Kik, installed on an iPhone or Android device. Read more...More about Apps, Apps And Software, Teensafe, Monitoring, and Tech
At the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, Janet Jackson became the first black woman to receive the Icon Award.
Joining the likes of Prince, Cher, Jennifer Lopez and Stevie Wonder, the artist said she was "deeply humbled" by the award and used the moment to salute the #MeToo movement.
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"For all the challenges, for all our challenges, we live at a glorious moment in history," Jackson told the audience, who had loudly chanted her name.
"It's a moment when at long last women have made it clear that we will no longer be controlled, manipulated, or abused. I stand with those women, and with those men equally outraged by discrimination who support us in heart and mind." Read more...More about Awards Ceremony, Janet Jackson, Billboard Music Awards, Billboard, and Metoo
Kelly Clarkson has demanded not a moment of silence for victims of gun violence, but instead a "moment of action."
Following the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas that left ten victims dead on Friday, the Billboard Music Awards host opened Sunday's ceremony in Las Vegas with a moving speech focused on gun violence in the U.S.
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Clarkson, who grew up in Texas, took the opportunity to call for change, saying that "we're failing our communities."
"I'm a Texas girl, and my home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year, and once again we're grieving for more kids that have died for just absolutely no reason at all." Read more...More about Kelly Clarkson, Billboard Music Awards, Gun Violence, Speech, and Entertainment