How the U.S. put an end to plane hijacking and why gun reform advocates should take note.

Image by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. At one point in this country, a plane was hijacked at the rate of…

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20 Kids Who Are More Intelligent Than Any Adult

via: Twitter You cannot argue with this logic. That kid deserves all the candy. Advertisement A post shared by Cecilia Spjuth (@ceciliast72) on May 21, 2016 at 10:48pm PDT This kid got stuck with a bunch of UNO cards, so what did she do? She fashioned a stand out of a hairbrush like the boss she is. Advertisement They say that women are great at multitasking, but this little whippersnapper…

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20 Kids Who Are Legitimately Smarter Than You

via: Twitter You cannot argue with this logic. That kid deserves all the candy. Advertisement A post shared by Cecilia Spjuth (@ceciliast72) on May 21, 2016 at 10:48pm PDT This kid got stuck with a bunch of UNO cards, so what did she do? She fashioned a stand out of a hairbrush like the boss she is. Advertisement They say that women are great at multitasking, but this little whippersnapper…

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Jet makes history on flight from Australia

How UK-Australia travel evolved to one flight The low-cost airline changing the way we fly Can long-haul air travel also be low cost? Speaking at an event ahead of the inaugural flight, he said the earliest Qantas flights between Australia and the UK – known as the “kangaroo route” – had taken four days and involved seven stops. Skip Twitter post by @bbc5live Passengers in Perth are preparing for the…

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Parkland kids are changing America. Here are the black teens who helped pave their way.

Illustration by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. America hasn’t been the same since Feb. 14, 2018. That’s when a 19-year-old man…

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Facebook is more dangerous than ever. You can make it stop

Cambridge Analytica's chief executive officer Alexander Nix. His firm recently found itself in the spotlight for misrepresenting itself and harvesting data from millions of Facebook users to aid the Trump campaign / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAImage: AFP/Getty Images Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this and used that…

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Pay rise agreed for 1.3 million NHS staff

Image caption Tracey Budding will only get 6.5% more over three years as she is at the top of her pay band Tracey Budding works as a senior nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit and is an active member of the Royal College of Nursing. She is at the top of her pay band so will only get the 6.5% minimum. But she is backing the offer. “It is…

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How to get Higher Rankings, More Leads, More Sales, & More Commissions Using FREE TRAFFIC

If you’re struggling to rank your videos to the TOP of Google, Youtube, Vimeo and other video sharing sites … I’ve got just the thing you need. I’ve come across a brand new software that has been quietly ranking videos to the top spots without much effort. =>> Check out TUBE RANK MACHINE How to get Higher Rankings, More Leads, More Sales & More Commissions Using FREE TRAFFIC  Just because…

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Selina raises $95M to create a boutique travel lodging experience built around communities

If you’re looking to travel abroad — and especially if you’re looking to work while doing so — it might be tough to convince yourself you can find a cool boutique hotel that caters to a lot of different price points, as well as surround yourself with people that will help you feel like you should still get your work done. That’s the goal of Selina, an emerging co-working and…

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Facebook plans crackdown on ad targeting by email without consent

Facebook is scrambling to add safeguards against abuse of user data as it reels from backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now TechCrunch has learned This snippet of a message sent by a Facebook rep to a client notes that “for any Custom Audiences data imported into Facebook, Advertisers will be required to represent and warrant that proper user content has been obtained.”  shown the message, Facebook spokesperson Elisabeth Diana told…

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Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKnown for his variety performances, Sir Ken Dodd was one of the most popular comedians of his time Sir Ken Dodd, creator of the Diddy Men and one of the most popular comedians of his time, has died aged 90. The Liverpool legend had recently been released from hospital after six weeks of treatment for a chest infection. On Friday, he had…

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Stephon Clark was shot by police 8 times — 6 of them in the back, doctor retained by family says

(CNN)An independent autopsy shows that Stephon Clark was shot by Sacramento police eight times, and six of those wounds were in his back, according to Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist retained by Clark’s family to conduct a separate autopsy. “Meaning that, out of all the seven, all he needed to have died was just one of the seven.” Omalu announced the results of his autopsy as the public outcry…

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Facebook retracted Zuckerbergs messages from recipients inboxes

You can’t remove Facebook messages from the inboxes of people you sent them to, but Facebook did that for Mark Zuckerberg and other executives. Three sources confirm to TechCrunch that old Facebook messages they received from Zuckerberg have disappeared from their Facebook inboxes, while their own replies to him conspicuously remain. An email receipt of a Facebook message from 2010 reviewed by TechCrunch proves Zuckerberg sent people messages that no…

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Wonder Woman Lynda Carter: This Is My #MeToo Story

Lynda Carter had been speaking about the positive effects of the the actress most famous for playing the iconic Wonder Woman on TV in the mid- to late 1970s said quietly. Her alleged abuser is presently facing some form of punishment and justice, she revealed. She would not name him, nor divulge the exact nature of what happened. But she told The Daily Beast that she had considered pursuing legal…

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