February 21, 2019

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards stay at Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast.
February 21, 2019

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar’s snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren’s opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump.
February 21, 2019

11 black ladies had been murdered in Boston 40 years in the past. A neighborhood artist is remembering them throughout town.

Forty years ago, the body of 29-year-old Daryal Ann Hargett was found by her landlord in her South End apartment.
February 21, 2019

The EPA stole music from Yoshi’s Island DS for a pro-recycling Flash recreation

The US Environmental Protection Agency stole music from a Nintendo title to play in the background of an educational flash game, according to GameInformer.
February 20, 2019

Kim Jong Un Has Reorganized His Team in Effort to Manipulate Donald Trump in Second Summit, Defector Says

Kim Jong Un has been reorganizing his team of foreign diplomats and nuclear negotiators in a bid to manipulate President Donald Trump, a former North Korean diplomat, who defected in 2016, has warned.
February 20, 2019

North Korean Diplomat Purged, Possibly Executed, by Kim Jong Un, on Suspicion He Was U.S. Spy: Report

As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares for his next summit with President Donald Trump next week, his government is carrying out a purge of its ranks, according to reports.
February 20, 2019

Ginsburg will get again to enterprise in return to U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, returning to the bench for the first time since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December, jumped right into the fray on Tuesday, posing the first question in oral arguments as is her custom.
February 20, 2019

People are complaining that Spotify’s new interface buries the repeat button

Spotify updated its interface last week, and people are upset. A new update has reorganized the mobile app’s button layout, pushing the “Repeat” and “Go to queue” buttons into a submenu and making sharing a priority instead.
February 19, 2019

Aaron Carter Threatens to Expose Stalker: 'You've Gone Too Far, I'm Scared For My Life'

Singer Aaron Carter took to Twitter Sunday to reveal he has struggled with a stalker for two years, but this time, she's gone "too far." 
February 19, 2019

An auto-tuned cat satisfied me to obtain an audio processing app

The first thing I saw on Twitter this morning was a video of a cat letting out sweet, little T-Pain yowls. Joaquin Baldwin, a Disney animation artist, had auto-tuned his cat Elton and then made a compilation video of his suddenly quite musical meows.