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The photo retouchers fighting for body positivity in fashion

The photo retouchers fighting for body positivity in fashion

June 20, 2017 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Fake photos are everywhere.

When Sarah Krasley Kickstarted her customizable bathing suit line, she faced an ethical dilemma: should she Photoshop her models if her company mission was to make women feel more comfortable in swimwear? She went searching for …

Trump was invited to throw a first pitch on MLB Opening Day, but declined

Trump was invited to throw a first pitch on MLB Opening Day, but declined

June 20, 2017 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Have you ever seen this photo before?

Womp womp.

Hours after a report Tuesday morning that President Donald Trump was "in talks" to throw out the first pitch at a Washington Nationals game on Major League Baseball’s Opening Day, that …

Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

June 18, 2017 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one’s own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now geospatial analytics. Ok, it doesn’t sound sexy but it might give you a leg up …

Fairy wants to make daily housecleaning a thing

Fairy wants to make daily housecleaning a thing

June 15, 2017 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

A startup called Fairy wants to change the way consumers get their homes cleaned. Perhaps counter-intuitively, the company is betting the providing frequent, hotel-like housecleaning, it can actually lower the cost of the service and provide a higher quality of …

Survey says: Kids these days aren’t so into electric or autonomous vehicles

Survey says: Kids these days aren’t so into electric or autonomous vehicles

June 7, 2017 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

Conventional wisdom has kind of assumed that old fogies are afraid of self-driving cars and suffer from crippling range anxiety when it comes to EVs. Those youngsters, though, are all about autonomous electric cars — computers on wheels, if you …

Dropbox really wants us to know its finances are healthy

Dropbox really wants us to know its finances are healthy

June 3, 2017 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

We’re healthy enough to IPO but we’re not going to just yet — that was the subtext of an interview that Dropbox CEO Drew Houston had on Bloomberg earlier this afternoon. Houston asserted, for the first time, Dropbox is profitable …

No one knows why dozens of humpback whales have died in the last couple years

No one knows why dozens of humpback whales have died in the last couple years

June 2, 2017 at 1:51 pm 0 comments

This just in: a mother-calf humpback whale combo is really cute.

Hey, humpback whale fans. We’ve got some really cute news and some really sad news about your favorite 80,000-pound mammal.

Let’s start with the grim: A troubling number of …

Taiwan YouTuber gets sued by movie studios for his viral film parody clips

Taiwan YouTuber gets sued by movie studios for his viral film parody clips

June 2, 2017 at 2:01 am 0 comments

A popular Taiwan-based YouTuber, famous for his movie recap videos, is facing a lawsuit against local studios, which are accusing him of copyright infringement.

Chung Wei-ding, more famously known as AmoGood (谷阿莫), makes videos of big screen films, where he …

Isaiah Thomas gets tooth knocked out, dominates Wizards anyway

Isaiah Thomas gets tooth knocked out, dominates Wizards anyway

May 29, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

Isaiah Thomas fought the Washington Wizards tooth and nail. Get it??

Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas is a pretty popular NBA star known for his compact-sized heroics and on Sunday he delivered again in the opening game of the Celtics …

UberEats launches in India, starting out in Mumbai

UberEats launches in India, starting out in Mumbai

May 28, 2017 at 7:54 am 0 comments

Uber has launched its UberEats service in India today, where the service will initially be available in Mumbai.

The company said it plans to expand the reach of UberEats in India to six cities before the end of the year, …