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The Samaritans charity is best known for its 24-hour helpline, which offers emotional support to anyone that's feeling down in the dumps. With many people, especially youngsters, now broadcasting every intimate detail of their lives on Twitter, the... Source: Tags: Gamergate ray allen sarah silverman Shelley Dufresne emmys Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Kochmonte940's blog
Let's be real, Millennials. The chatter surrounding our generation isn't always super flattering. Perhaps some of it is even a tiny bit unfair (haters gonna hate). The thing is: we control our legacy. So, Millennials. Who are we? How do we identify ourselves and define our generation's culture? How do... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Kochmonte940's blog
The largest companies consume a shockingly huge amount of the world's natural resources. Ikea, for instance, uses 17.8 million cubic yards of wood a year. When it comes to cotton, there's VF Corp., a relatively unknown corporation that owns some of the best-known clothing brands in the world. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Kochmonte940's blog
Apple has secured a preliminary approval from the courts for its e-book settlement of $450 million. The class action law suit was filed against Apple on behalf of consumers and 33 states alleging that the iBooks-seller had conspired with five publishers to set e-book prices high, hurting consumers. The case... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Kochmonte940's blog
Donuts are one of the world's most perfect foods, and it's just about impossible to make them better. But that doesn't mean people shouldn't try. So that's why I applaud Krispy Kreme for combining its donuts with one of the world's other most perfect foods: Pie. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Kochmonte940's blog
Rovio has released an update to the original Angry Birds for Mac, bringing it to version 4.0.0. The new release celebrates Angry Birds' fourth birthday. New to this release are 15 new levels added to the "Bird-day Party" episode. The "Short Fuse" episode that launched for the iOS version at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Osfoora 2 for iPhone has finally dropped and anyone who has been using Twitter long enough probably remembers the original Osfoora. For a long time it was one of the most popular Twitter clients on the block. Now Osfoora 2 is available and is fully compatible with iOS 7 including... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
17 year-old Blake Baer and 18 year-old Jack Bittner have built an incredibly-detailed recreation of Erebor, the home of Tolkien's dwarves in The Hobbit. Using nearly 80,000 bricks and taking around 400 hours to build, this Lego kingdom is simply mind-blowing. It's 200-lbs and 56" of awesomeness. Just like a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Say goodbye to the flood of meme pictures in your feed Facebook is always actively tweaking its algorithms to display just the right content in your News Feed, and the latest change is to a focus on articles and news. Interaction with news-based articles suggested and shared in the News... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
As the U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving, Google+'s unofficial mascot Mr Jingles is getting in on the action, stuffing his face with endless slices of pumpkin pie when he clears your G+ notifications. (Prod the little guy with your finger or mouse pointer to see the animation on your phone or the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Actor Seth Gabel on his inspiration, and possible super-villain team-up. By Alex Zalben Source: Related Topics: Golden Corral Twitter IPO brandon jacobs FXX Seamus Heaney Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Bluetooth low energy compatibility arrived on select Nokia Lumia models (520, 620, 625 and 720) through the Amber update, but now it's making its way to the rest of the line. A new FAQ entry on Espoo's website has confirmed that the feature will come to all devices in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, confronts Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong at City Council in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Almost every member of Toronto's City Council stood up and asked Ford to take a leave of absence during the meeting after he admitted smoking crack last week."Together we stand to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Gawker A Non Sports Fan's Guide to the Racist Abuse Scandal Consuming the NFL | Jalopnik Haunting Photos Of A Plane Crash Untouched For 40 Years | Jezebel The Awful Details of the Worst Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Ever | Lifehacker The Most Effective Way to Get a Bartender's Attention in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
NEW YORK (AP) — SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion — the largest financial penalty in history for insider trading — to resolve criminal and civil claims against the hedge fund giant, the government announced Monday. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
iCloud Keychain is a nifty feature built right into iOS 7 that allows you to not only save and generate passwords, but to securely store credit card information for easy access. Here's how to manually add a credit card number to iCloud Keychain for use later: Launch the Settings app... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is taken off the field on a stretcher during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is taken off the field on a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan talks about the progress his NBA basketball team is making during an interview with The Associated Press Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan talks about the progress his NBA basketball team is making during an interview... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Samsung Electronics continued to dominate the smartphone market in the third quarter, which also saw quarterly shipments cross 250 million for the first time, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The South Korean electronics giant shipped more than two times the number of smartphones shipped by its second-placed competitor Apple... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie comforts Kerri Berean, 33, a Chapman Street resident, in this Nov. 3, 2012 file photo taken in Little Ferry, N.J. Christie was in many ways the face of the storm, whether he was embracing President Barack Obama during a visit to the battered... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Need different types of tissue? Just print them! PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 24-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Dr. rer. nat. Kirsten Borchers 49-711-970-4121 Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft The recent organ transplant scandals have only made the problem worse. According to the German Organ Transplantation Foundation (DSO), the number of organ donors... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
On Monday she appeared on a previously-taped episode of "The Queen Latifah Show" where she rapped and twerked, but on that same day, Dolly Parton got into a car accident in Nashville (October 21). While being driven by friend Judy Ogle, a vehicle struck their car, sending the country crooner... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was angered by reports that the National Security Agency was spying on her. She has called for giving individual countries greater control over the Internet. Getty Images Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was angered by reports that the National Security Agency was spying on her. She has... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials in the northwestern Baja California peninsula said on Wednesday they had found the remains of a small aircraft that went missing on Monday, and said all 14 people aboard were killed. "Sadly there are no survivors," Communications and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz said in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog
By Joanne Lipman Condoleezza Rice trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. The hedge fund billionaire Bruce Kovner is a pianist who took classes at Juilliard. Multiple studies link music study to academic achievement. But what... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Kochmonte940's blog