17 things you never knew about ‘Chocolate Rain,’ one of YouTube’s earliest viral hits

June 25, 2017

… establishment of NASA. In Voyager 1 and 2, NASA put an array of musical selections on a golden record for some being in a distant time and place to discover and learn about civilization on Earth, at least before it destroyed itself. Perhaps if there are any subsequent versions of that, “Chocolate Rain” could be included, because why not? 16) It made its way into a Vizio Super Bowl commercial in 2010 2017 internet is a much different beast than 2007 internet. The path to viral …


Thanks, Disney: ‘Cars 3’ co-stars a proud butch lesbian

June 24, 2017

… Ellen DeGeneres starred in 2016s , reprising her title role as a forgetful fish. The animated sequel, which made a record-breaking $135 million on its opening weekend, was the third highest-grossing film of the year internationally. grossed an amazing $1 billion worldwide. failing grade on GLAADs Studio Responsibility IndexThe Lion KingFrozenWreck-It RalphMulanBoltTo date, an openly trans actor has never appeared in a Disney film. Aladdin The Little MermaidThe trailer foroffered a brief glimpse …


The ultimate beginners guide to Instagram

June 21, 2017

… of the screen. Other friends’ Storieswill automatically play after that, sometimes interjected by ads. To share your own Story, either tap “Your Story” at the top of the screen, or the camera icon in the upper left. Snap a photo or video. By swiping to one of the options at the bottom of the screen, you can alternativelymake a Boomerang (a looping video that plays forwards, then backward), a Rewind video that plays in reverse, or useHands-Free mode. Thislets you record video by …


8 Reasons Why Being 19 Is Your Hardest Year

June 19, 2017

… of asudden, youre told you need a well-detailed plan for the rest of your life. Give me a break! I still dont know what I even want to be when I grow up. 3. You Still Cant Drink Alcohol Sure,youre #adulting, and you need to get all of your ducks in a row,but you still cant hit up the bar for a beer. For real though:Am I an adult, or am I a kid? Someone set the record straight here. If youre being told youre an adult, its kind of a teaseyoure not able to enjoyall of the perks just yet. 4. …


Lorde’s stunning new album proves young people need space to make mistakes

June 17, 2017

… lifetime. The singers thunderous sophomore album reminds us that young people deserveno, that they needthe opportunity to grow and hurt and make mistakes in private. It makes no difference if theyre celebrities; theyre just as entitled to their safe spaces as we are. Lorde wrote Pure Heroine as my way of enshrining our teenage glory; on Melodrama, she explores the grandeur of superstardom while coping with a devastating breakup. The result is a cathartic record free of irony or cynicism that …


Corinne Olympios Releases Statement: ‘Something Bad Obviously Took Place’

June 16, 2017

… this is my worst nightmare. She also writes that she has hired a lawyer and will begin therapy to deal with the trauma from what happened. So, what to make of this? First of all, its obviously horrible if Corinne was assaulted, or if anything nonconsensual happened in that pool. We wouldnt wish that on our worst enemy, and no one deserves it just because they get drunk. DeMario doesnt exactly have a sparkling track record of honesty, so nothing would surprise us, but we obviously still dont know …


General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… combined with the repeated use of adverts with practical messages designed to increase youth voter turnout by giving instructions on how to register to vote and where to find local polling stations. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of Momentum’s videos show Jeremy Corbyn embracing his supporters Its Facebook and Twitter pages feature a mixture of content, from posts mocking Theresa May’s record to videos of Mr Corbyn hugging some of his supporters. Joe Todd, …


Leak reveals the 5 rules Kendrick Lamar has to follow in the studio

June 11, 2017

Schoolboy Q is clearly one of those guys who would join fight club and then immediately tell someone about ittwice. On Wednesday, the rapper snappeda glimpse ofthe studio rules for his record label, Top Dawg Entertainment, which also manages Kendrick Lamar, SZA, other Black Hippy members, among others. However, in sharing them to Snapchat, hekind of violated one of them in the process. Depicted in a screenshot tweeted by a staffer for RevoltTV, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs‘ music …


People Are Saying Rihanna Got “Thick,” But Can We Stop Policing Women’s Bodies?

June 6, 2017

… many communities of color (particularly the black and Hispanic population), having more curves is the standard of beauty and being skinny is less desirable. Since art imitates life, turn to some of the most popular songs in hip-hops past and present for reference. From Sir Mix-A-Lots 1992 Baby Got Back anthemto Big Seans 2011 Dance (A$$) record to the Migos 2017 All Ass bop, being a thick woman is celebrated. This obsession with the hourglass shape, particularly the derriere, has seemingly …


Wonder Woman is greatbecause it had to be

June 5, 2017

… country band in the 1940s. New York TimesArrested DevelopmentThe KillingFate may have played a part, but its not the whole story. While the movie industry may be incrementally changing in front of the camera, its business on the back end. A study from found that 2016 was a record-breaking year for womens representation in film: Twenty-nine percent of the years 100 top-grossing movies had a female lead, a seven percent increase from the year prior. Female directors, though, remain . To keep …


The Nicki Minaj-Taylor Swift-Katy Perry Feud Just Saved the VMAs

… simply be owed to a resurgence of visual artistry. You look, again, to Minajs Anaconda, which set a Vevo record for most plays in a 24-hour period, a record that was broken by Swifts Bad Blood. You look to Swifts other, better music video, Blank Space, which shrewdly used the genre to comment on and own the artists branding and public image. Or you can look to recent videos by Beyonc, Lady Gaga, Sia, Pharrell, and especially Rihanna with the blockbuster BBHMM clip: all artists who have expertly …

May 20, 2017

Actress Elizabeth Hurley awarded phone-hacking damages – BBC News

… Ellis-Bextor were among 44 people to settle claims against the newspaper group. Some settlements are thought to exceed 300,000, which is more than record damages awarded to Sadie Frost in 2015. It is believed that about 50 people are still pursuing claims against MGN. Phone hacking was a technique used to listen to people’s mobile voicemail. Journalists were able to access private information and use it for stories. …

May 18, 2017

Is Trump Trying to Kill the EPA, or Just Starve It?

… climate change, as well as the incontrovertible correlation between CO2 emissions and global warming. In fact, 11 of the 12 hottest years on record occurred between 2001 and 2011, and this past winter, the North Pole was 50 degrees warmer than normal. Even if there were legitimate disagreement as to the causes of this change, the facts are there in black and white. In fact, there is no tremendous disagreement on climate scienceonly a multibillion-dollar fossil-fuel-industry-sponsored campaign …

May 14, 2017

15 Photos That Prove Beyonc’s Pregnancy Style Is Undefeated

… the LA Clippers game. Let the record show that whether shes at awards shows, family dinners, basketball games or (probably) headed to deliver those twin babiesBeyonc is always going to be dressed to impress. Who said maternity style was all sweatpants and sneakers? More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstamate VIP Training 2017 Remember, Instamate is the first and ONLY tool in the world to: 1. Post and schedule updates to MULTIPLE Instagram accounts from our web software …

May 13, 2017