Archive for marzo, 2015
Dunkin’ Donuts is unveiling a new spring menu this April and it’s definitely going to affect your summer beach body. That’s because the company wants you to up your morning dessert game and try cheesecake for breakfast
Wednesday is April Fools’ Day, and Google’s already released its first “prank.” Well, it’s less of a prank and more of a treat. Starting on Tuesday, you can play the classic arcade game “Pac-Man” on Google Maps.
New Proposals To Rein In Payday Loans Show Why Unscrupulous Corporations Want You To Hate Government
I’ve got two quotations I’d like you to consider, one from someone you know, and one from someone you probably don’t. The first is from Ronald Reagan: More..
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) went on “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday morning to defend the “religious liberty” bill he recently signed, which critics say invites discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people. Since the legislation was signed last Thursday, the governor has faced blistering criticism and a boycott that now includes the states of Connecticut and Washington
For someone who has never grown a thing, planting a seed into soil feels absolutely intimidating. It’s an incredibly simple act and it happens in the natural world every second, yet we’ve gotten to a place in our modern world where growing things feels very foreign. It’s time we change that.
We all know that dessert is the best part of any meal. No matter how much we love our appetizers and mains, or how often we claim we’re not that into sweets, there’s something about eating dessert that makes any meal feel like a special occasion
Since the birth of rap music, artists have written songs about pretty much everything: progress, struggle, success, failure, societal ills and the responsibility of hip-hop , even an “extraterrestrial time-traveling gynecologist and surgeon from the planet Jupiter .” Sometimes, their lyrics are an unvarnished reflection of the realities they live.
There might still be snow on the ground where you live, but on this glorious 20th day of March, spring has officially arrived. Whether or not you’re seeing the physical signs of fresh buds on the trees, the fact is that winter is OVER.
WASHINGTON — The Republican mayor of Indiana’s largest city is working to stem the backlash from a new “religious freedom” law, breaking with members of his own party in order to reassure companies that Indianapolis is still a good place to do business. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (R) held a press conference Monday afternoon, giving his first public remarks since Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law
In this premiere episode of a new Chinese Youku series produced by Guancha.cn, Shanghai scholar/entrepreneur Eric X. Li talks with political scientist Francis Fukuyama about his latest book: “Political Order and Political Decay.” Francis Fukuyama is well known for the thesis of his seminal post-Cold War book, “The End of History and the Last Man,” which extolled the triumph of liberal democracy after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc
“Super Mario 64” is almost 20 years old. Almost 20! Still, it’s endured as a classic game that millions enjoyed — which is why it’s so exciting that you can play the first level in glorious high-definition in your Web browser right now. Mario races through Bob-Omb Battlefield.
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst admits doing “it” all for the nookie, but he wants his fans to be clear that “it” is not allegedly murdering people. The once and future bizkit posted an Instagram photo on Thursday showing himself wearing a hoodie indicating that he is not accused murderer Robert Durst. More…
A Florida man is in jail after police say he broke into a house, got naked, and slipped into a boy’s bed. The boy’s mother rushed to call police around 4:20 a.m. Sunday when she discovered Ernest Reed Johnson, 25, in her 10-year-old son’s bed
Friday, Senator Harry Reid announced he would step down at the end of this term – ending a decade-plus of strong, effective progressive leadership of Democrats in the Senate.
NEW YORK (AP) — A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern that has caused delays because the airline had to manually check in passengers
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Erin Sarofsky graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in graphic design and an MFA in computer graphics, both with a strong photography influence. Initially, she rode the dot com wave before deciding to pursue what she loved most: motion graphics and all forms of production
In 1989, as Designer and CEO, Michele Bohbot launched her fresh, contemporary collection under the label BISOU BISOU , French slang meaning, “a little kiss.” Bringing her vision of Parisian street fashion with a modern style to American women, the collection incorporated sportswear, denim and beautiful dresses along with licensees for shoes, outerwear, handbags, and accessories. The collection was met with immediate success. In its 25 year plus history, BISOU BISOU has become a global fashion leader
For so-called ” masters of the universe ,” Wall Street executives sure seem touchy about criticism. It seems they don’t like being painted as the bad guys . But if they don’t like being criticized, why do so many of them keep behaving like B-movie villains
First Nighter: Bedlam Company’s Double Go at "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" Perhaps Too Much Bedlam
Gender bending on stage is as old as Greek tragedy where men played women’s roles, and in masks. The policy held–without the masks–in Elizabethan theater
Earlier this year, HuffPost launched Sophia , a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. We’ve asked some brilliant and accomplished individuals — best-selling authors, Nobel Prize-winning scientists, top artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, and more — to share practical wisdom they’ve learned in the course of their lives and careers. More..
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the defensive lineman’s college career. Saban announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Tuscaloosa police arrested Taylor when a woman reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend
Britney Spears’ spring break vacation was family-friendly. The pop icon hit the beaches of Hawaii with her sons, 9-year-old Sean Preston and 8-year-old Jayden James
Roger Moore says comments in which he appeared to question whether Idris Elba could play the role of James Bond were taken out of context. In the comments, given during an interview with the French magazine Paris Match, Moore said he thought the next Bond should be “English-English,” apparently casting doubt on Elba’s qualifications, despite the fact Elba was born in London. More…
NEW YORK — He may be on the verge of seeking the world’s most demanding job, but former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) prefers to begin his days with his mind about as far away as possible from the campaign trail
What with all the hazing and the racism, fraternity life can be a hairy experience.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation’s highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes. The residents of the Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living near Akron decided to show a little skin in calendar
Destiny’s Child said yes to a reunion this weekend. Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland joined Michelle Williams onstage Saturday at the 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Awards in Las Vegas.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Sunday blasted House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for criticizing the president’s foreign policy without saying what he would do differently. Earnest was responding to comments that Boehner made Thursday after Saudi Arabia began launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The speaker said that the world wanted American leadership but that President Barack Obama is an “antiwar president” who has no overarching strategy to deal with terrorist threats
Living it up! Suri Cruise looked like she was having an amazing time at the 2015 Kids’ Choice Awards in Inglewood, California, on Saturday.
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By Mohammed Mukhashaf and Sami Aboudi ADEN, March 29 (Reuters) – Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader’s last major foothold in the country. Hadi loyalists in the southern port city reported a gun battle in the central Crater district in which three people were killed, and said they recaptured the airport, which has changed hands several times in the last five days of fighting
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout , LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness visit our page dedicated to the topic here . More..
Bucharest was once known as the Paris of the East. In the 1930s, it was a vibrant city of cafes, artists, and poets. The playwright Eugene Ionescu, the historian of religion Mircea Eliade, and the essayist Emil Cioran all became friends at this time at the University of Bucharest.
James Osborn has just one question: “Would you drink it?” “It” being a mysterious brown sludge — allegedly fracking fluid — that Osborn brought in a foam cup to a public hearing in Sidney, Nebraska, in front of the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday. More…
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation’s history. All the Boko Haram attacks took place in northeastern Nigeria, where the military Friday announced it had cleared the Islamic extremists from all major centers, including the headquarters of their so-called Islamic caliphate.
A man who went missing after Thursday’s explosion in Manhattan’s East Village was working as a busboy to save up enough money to live comfortably in his home country of Guatemala. Moises Locon was employed by the restaurant Sushi Park, where he worked twelve-hour shifts six days a week
WASHINGTON — The backlash to Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law grew stronger Saturday, with professional basketball organizations and teams condemning the measure.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to “clarify the intent” of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis Star ( http://indy.st/1MhuY1d ), the Republican governor said he’s been in discussions with legislative leaders this weekend.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain’s election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival.
Late-night talk show hosts have been known to have their rivalries. Jimmy Fallon acknowledged that there’s new competition in town Friday night, when he mentioned new “Late Late Show” host James Corden during his Thank You Notes segment on “The Tonight Show.” “Thank you, new host of ‘The Late Late Show’ James Corden, for not going by Jimmy,” he said. “I already have enough trouble.” More…
If you took away Jonathan Ive’s obsession with functional simplicity and replaced it with passive-aggressive snark, there’s a good chance this is what the iPhone’s notifications would look like. The new iPhone
In the same way that people are more than just a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess or a criminal, “The Breakfast Club” is more than just a movie. Released 30 years ago last month, John Hughes’ classic film transcends generations and continues to reach new fans today. In fact, because of its popularity, it was recently rereleased in theaters and given a newly restored DVD and BluRay, providing the cast with an opportunity to reminisce about their time on set.
Hollywood’s youngest entertainers paraded around at the 2015 Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday.
Pop! Gourmet founder David Israel was the one suitor with perfect timing. For years, food brands have courted Huy Fong Foods — the maker of the iconic red rooster-branded Sriracha hot sauce — for a licensing deal. The California company, bolstered by the cultish love of its scarlet-colored chili condiment, shied away from any deals, preferring, as it had for over three decades, to remain independent and focused on its core products.
Hedwig, we’re not in Hogwarts anymore. The trailer for “The Casual Vacancy,” J.K. Rowling’s upcoming HBO miniseries , has finally hit the Internet, and if you didn’t know already, this is no “Harry Potter.” Remember when there was all that controversy over Mrs.
Scott Disick, longtime beau of Kourtney Kardashian, is planning to return to the Costa Rica rehab facility where he spent a week earlier this month. In an exclusive interview with People magazine published Saturday, the reality TV star opened up about his stay at the Rhythmia Life Advancement Center and his intentions to go back.
Remember the old feminist adage: A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. It is in that antique spirit that The Heidi Chronicles in a new production at the Music Box Theater follows art historian Heidi Holland (a pitch perfect Elisabeth Moss) through decades of social and political change with the men and women most prominent in her life. She met Peter (Bryce Pinkham just off his Tony winning performance in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) at a high school dance, and Scoop (Jason Biggs) at a McCarthy fundraiser; those historic markers anchor Wendy Wasserstein’s smart, quip-heavy drama, further informed by the soft rhetoric of consciousness raising, through the strident ’70’s into feminism’s late ’80’s moment, when Heidi, still unwed learns how to deal with her aloneness, as did this significant playwright in her real life before her early death
This Saturday, March 28, marks the ninth annual observance of Earth Hour , a symbolic event intended to raise awareness about climate change.
Just how long would it take to fall through the center of the Earth, traveling from one side of our planet to the other? Physicists have long calculated the answer to that question as being 42 minutes , but now, new calculations show that the theoretical trip would actually take around 38 minutes — and we can blame gravity for the discrepancy . More..
Hey, Dad, ask next time. A 58-year-old Michigan dad called emergency workers Wednesday morning after he ate several marijuana-filled brownies and had no idea what was happening to his body and mind, the Detroit Free Press reports. More…
By Sarah McBride and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) – Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world. More…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P.
“Welcome, James. It’s been a long time.” That’s Christoph Waltz as the dastardly Oberhauser ( Blofeld ?) in the first trailer for “Spectre.” Sony released the James Bond film’s debut teaser on Friday night, and while the plot remains a mystery, it looks to connect with earlier 007 adventures.
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From Goldie Hawn to Prince Charles, these actors, politicians, and famous folks offer their best bits of wisdom for enjoying and appreciating family. More…
“A chariot can be made that moves at an unimaginable speed without horses,” the philosopher Roger Bacon predicted in the 13th century . Another six centuries had to pass before cars finally became a reality. Over the years, cars, which started as a simple means of transport, have become an expression of power and freedom, a symbol of the American dream
This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Eileen Kinsella and Jonathan Yee More…
On May 10, 1950, the body of an unidentified woman with red hair and freckles was found in Bath, West Virginia. An unnamed individual had been mushroom hunting along U.S.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a blunt message for the big Wall Street banks that may withhold campaign donations to Senate Democrats in hopes of quieting her calls to break up the banks
Jordan Passman founded scoreAscore in 2009 in Los Angeles, and today, his platform has become internet’s leading sound marketplace to find custom and original music, voice over and sound design. Jordan was featured on the Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2014, and companies who have hired scoreAscore composers include Google, Disney, Pizza Hut, NBC, Universal, College Humor, Reebok and Verizon among several others! More…
Alex Gibney is a master documentarian of the American scene and master provocateur. He’s made films about Enron, torture practices of the United States, Lance Armstrong, and child abuse in the Catholic church. So when he takes on the hot button topic of Scientology, attention must be paid.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City Thunder had said last week he likely would be shut down for the season.
At first glance, the World Health Store seems like any other health nut’s paradise: Shelves are cramped neck-high with supplement bars, whey protein for bodybuilders, Nature’s Bounty Evening Primrose Oil and Navitas Naturals Chia Powder. But this is Beijing, and the store that used to serve almost entirely a health-conscious foreign clientele now has so many Chinese customers that they’re nearly outnumbering foreigners
Italy’s highest court on Friday overturned the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The court acquitted Knox and Sollecito in the murder of Meredith Kercher, a 21-year-old exchange student who was found dead in the home she shared with Knox and two other roommates in the Italian city of Perugia. More…
New Yorkers reacted in perfect form on Thursday after an explosion rattled the city’s East Village neighborhood , and now supporters nationwide are continuing to help those affected by the blast. Twenty-two people were injured , four critically, and two remain missing after a blaze erupted Thursday afternoon in the basement of a building on Second Avenue in downtown Manhattan.
We have a slut problem, and Larry Wilmore knows it. On the March 25 episode of “The Nightly Show,” Wilmore talked about what the word “slut” really means