• This German startup could inspire some sort of enthusiasm for banking
  • The Real-Life Snow White Was A 14-Year-Old Girl Who Hid Her Story For 8 Years
  • What She Does With Fruit And Veggie Scraps Will Make It So You Never Buy These Again
  • Most workers don’t want to stay in the gig economy, survey says
  • Tech companies join White House pledge for equal pay
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This German startup could inspire some sort of enthusiasm for banking

Berlin, which is home to N26, an app-based bank. Image: Wolfram Kastl/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images BERLIN That is f*cking clever, said Ben Floyd, 33, as we sat in a trendy cafe in Berlins Mitte district. Floyd, who runs a digital agency in London, was showing me some features of N26, the mobile application he now uses as his bank in Germany. As he took me through the process of doing a money…

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The Real-Life Snow White Was A 14-Year-Old Girl Who Hid Her Story For 8 Years

There are a handful of cultural touchstones out there that we all recognize, whether we realize it or not. Im talking about everything from Mickey Mouse to the 21st Century Fox logo. We all see these things every time we watch movies or turn on the Saturday morning cartoons, but we dont always realize just how ingrained these images are! Whats even more remarkable is that we see these images…

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What She Does With Fruit And Veggie Scraps Will Make It So You Never Buy These Again

What She Does With Fruit And Veggie Scraps Will Make It So You Never Buy These Again

Consider this: the average American household spends over $750 on fruits and vegetables every year. That’s a lot of money that you could be saving with a simple backyard produce garden. Sure, having a garden is no small task, but getting one started is a lot simpler than you think. All you need are some kitchen scraps from the fruits and veggies you want to grow… And to think, you…

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Most workers don’t want to stay in the gig economy, survey says

BOSTON – JUNE 1: Owen Amsler, an Instacart shift captain, shops for a customer in the Whole Foods Market South End. (Photo by Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Image: lane turner/the Boston Globe via Getty Images The gig economy is great for Uber and Postmates, but not for their workers, according to a new survey. Sixty-seven percent of contractors surveyed by Deloitte would choose not to work a…

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Tech companies join White House pledge for equal pay

President Obama on equal pay day in 2014. Image: mark wilson/Getty Images Tech’s biggest companies are joining the White House’s pledge to close the gender wage gap. The Obama administration launched its pledge in June, calling on companies to take steps toward equal pay for men and women. At the time, 28 companies signed the promise targeted toward private sector companies. On Friday, 29 more companies joined them. Those companies…

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This Kid Just Won The Internet With The Best Graduation Speech Of All Time

This Kid Just Won The Internet With The Best Graduation Speech Of All Time

While college graduation speeches have a bit of a reputation for being cool (like, Lin-Manuel Miranda cool), middle school and high school grad speeches are usually snoozefests. Teens are just awkward. It’s a fact of life, and my old Myspace account is proof positive. Forcing them to stand at podiums in front of their families, teachers, and the adolescent monsters with whom they shared the halls is usually a recipe…

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Emirates resumes flight operations from Thiruvananthapuram

Emirates resumes flight operations from Thiruvananthapuram

Emirates operated the scheduled two flights in the Thiruvananthapuram-Dubai sector on Thursday much to the relief of the air passengers who had to proceed to other overseas destinations from its hub Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/emirates-resumes-flight-operations-from-thiruvananthapuram/article8942151.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsSocial Kickstart – Agency Upgrade (monthly) All in One Facebook Marketing Platform.PLR Video Smackdown V1 – Expansion Pack UPGRADE your purchase of PLR Video Smackdown V1 with this done for you promo pack!The Fiverr Handover…

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Terrified Parents Are Forced To Hold Up Collapsing Roller Coaster With Kids Inside

Whitney Castro captured the chilling footage of parents and bystanders as they are forced to hold up a kiddie roller coaster that suddenly collapsed at a Georgia fair. Fortunately, the group rescued two children who were trapped on the malfunctioning ride and no one was hurt. “This is why you don’t ride the fair rides! This roller coaster almost fell over with kids on it. If it wasn’t for some…

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Declare black money by Sept. 30 or face action, says Narendra Modi

Declare black money by Sept. 30 or face action, says Narendra Modi

At a function jewellers organised to felicitate him, Mr. Modi said he is aware of people going to bullion merchants with “cartload” of money and a message has to be delivered to them to come clean usi Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/prime-minister-narendra-modi-addresses-a-function-organised-by-the-jewellers/article8891189.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsVidioJack: 30x Reseller Pack Video MarketingValue Addon (Startup Plan) $1 Trial Create and Sell Online Courses In Minutes!The social Share Code The ultimate blueprint that shows you step by…

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Delivery-only is a success for Momofuku’s Ando

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 22: David Chang poses at Momofuku. Image: katherine frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images Delivery is working for Momofuku. The popular New York restaurant empire just fully launched its delivery-only restaurant, Ando. Six weeks later, demand is high enough that its needs to expand. The lunchtime menu has been available only to customers in New York’s office-heavy Midtown East neighborhood, and only through an iOS mobile…

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Dolly Parton Tells The Story Of The Little Red-Haired Girl Who Inspired Her Hit Jolene

Everyone who listens to country musicknowsDolly Parton’s major hit “Jolene.” Even if you’re not a fan of countryor bluegrass music, it’s not hard to fall in love with the song, too. The melody and the chorus are both just too good to not latch onto. But how does Dolly do it? How does she come up with all of her amazing ideas for songs? Every great songwriter has their own…

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13 Signs You Were Born In 1986

13 Signs You Were Born In 1986

This is the only way you’ll know for sure. 1. Your birth certificate says you were born in 1986. heckyeahreactiongifs.tumblr.com   2. And you’re turning 29 this year. View this image › heckyeahreactiongifs.tumblr.com 3. Which means you’re having a minor crisis over turning 30 really soon. View this image › NBC 4. You’re determined to make the most out of the last year of your 20s. Marvel Marvel   5….

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Apple issues iPhone security update after spyware discovery | Fox News

Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor shows Associated Press journalists a screenshot of a spoof text message he received in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell) AJMAN, United Arab Emirates –  The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor’s iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates’ prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link. Mansoor, a human…

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Our Friends in the North: What made it so special? – BBC News

“It chimed with my politics coming from a working class background,” says Eccleston, who took on the role of idealistic Nicky – a student who drops out of university to lead the fight for change in his home city of Newcastle. Quickly seduced by the promises of smooth-talking politician Austin Donohue, he would devote his efforts to a battle against the establishment and spend decades dealing with the fallout of…

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John Krasinski On Playing The Iconic Jack Ryan: ‘Theres Definitely Fear’

John Krasinski has played every character from our favorite goofball Jim in “The Office” to a badass soldier in “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.” But his newest character might be the biggest departure from his real-life personality yet. Krasinski is the latest actor to take on the role of Jack Ryan, the CIA agent from Tom Clancy’s popular novels, in an upcoming Amazon series from “Lost” showrunner Carlton…

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I Went To Philadelphia’s Pre-Dawn Wing Eating Contest And Stared The Devil Right In The Face

I Went To Philadelphia’s Pre-Dawn Wing Eating Contest And Stared The Devil Right In The Face

Can the Wing Bowl, with its rampant gluttony, sexism, and debauchery, survive in 2015? I went home to see for myself. View this image › Jon Premosch / BuzzFeed / Mitchell Leff / Getty Images “Sometimes in the projectile process, we become the object of that projectile.” —Angelo Cataldi, Jan. 30, 2015 It’s Jan. 26, 2001, and Matt “Sloth” Dutton has just consumed dozens of chicken wings in minutes. He…

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Stop applying, that full-time ‘Pokmon Go’ job has found its master trainer

Image: ivyveronique/facebook SINGAPORE The Pokmon Go job that was floating around in Singapore has found its master. The company hiring, Funzing, announced on Tuesday that 22-year-old Ivy Lim has been picked for the role, beating 5,000 competitors who applied online. SEE ALSO: Thailand launches ‘Pokmon Buster’ squad to nab trainers who ‘catch and drive’ Yahoo! reports that Lim is a “freelance model and DJ.” She gets S$1,000 ($739) a month…

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The Origin Of Chris Pratts Hair-Braiding Ritual Is As Touching As His Skill

Nowadays, many parents are increasingly aware of the division and differences between men and women: each gender has its ways, stereotypes, and social “rules” to follow. For example, boys are not meant to play with “girl” toys, though a younger generation of parents is destroying that idea. Actors and other celebrities are also celebrating not just the idea of gender neutrality, but also a greater understanding of the opposite sex….

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Facebook Will Now Reach Out To Users Who Their Friends Think Are Suicidal

Facebook Will Now Reach Out To Users Who Their Friends Think Are Suicidal

“Social connectedness helps people,” says Facebook, “and that’s what we do best.” If a Facebook user posts a worrying status, that person’s friends can now report the post and try to get them help. Facebook will then give them the option to contact the friend, contact another friend for support, or contact a suicide hotline. The new feature began yesterday. View this image › Dado Ruvic / Reuters The social…

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Kid Shows How Thankful He Is When Officers Save His Wrestling Belt From His Flooded House

With the chaotic situation in Louisiana, first responders and rescuers have their hands full trying to save every living being they can from the devastating floods. There are only so many people and animals they can save, and it should come as no surprise that material possessions take a backseat, and are left to be destroyed by the water. But Baton Rouge police officers couldn’t resist the pleas of a…

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Mom Writes Son A Note About His Strict PunishmentThen Accidentally Makes It Public On Facebook

Heidi’s 13-year-old son lied to her about doing his homework. Then he gave her a whole bunch of attitude about it. Heidi was so angry with Aaron that she wrote him a letter detailing his punishment and it’s the epitomeof tough love. Little did she know, the letter would go viral after accidentally making it public on Facebook. Aaron makes some moneyoff his YouTube videos, but that doesn’t mean Heidi…

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President Obama Leads Tributes To Late U.N.C. Coach Dean Smith

President Obama Leads Tributes To Late U.N.C. Coach Dean Smith

The former basketball coach for the University of North Carolina has died aged 83. View this image › Coach Dean Smith in 1997. Getty Images/Doug Pensinger Dean Smith, the man who coached the University of North Carolina’s men’s basketball team from 1961 to 1997, died late Saturday at the age of 83 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, his family said. Smith, who steered the U.N.C. Tar Heels to national championships…

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Cop Drops To The Ground For Push-Ups To Calm Agitated Boy With Autism

Anyone who has a child with autism or has been around a child with autism knows the great challenges that come along as well. While they are often loving and joy-filled, an autistic person can also become easily agitated, andcan sometimesbe difficult tocalm back down again. In the case of a young man named Bubba from Tennessee, his mother knows one way to ease his anxiety: police officers. Deputy Loftis…

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How to see how Facebook categorizes your political views

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Global Entrepreneur Summit at Stanford University, Friday, June 24, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Image: AP Facebook claims to know your political biases and it’s generating ads to exploit them. The social network rolled out a new “ad preferences” page earlier this month, allowing users to understand more about how the company markets to them based on interests like “video games,”…

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Petitions versus proposals: This is how you get Unicode to create new emoji

Want an emoji to be included on your phone? It’s a lot of work. Image: MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images Emojis are a ubiquitous way to communicate in this day and age, but you’ve probably wondered how do emojis make their way to your phone’s keyboard? Recently there has been a push for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags to be included as emoji (yes please!) as well as petitions for…

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