Facebook will soon demote posts that beg for likes, comments, and shares

Starting this week, Facebook will begin demoting spammy or “engagement bait” posts that goad users into taking actions like sharing, tagging, liking, or commenting...

The Verge

The best World of Warcraft Cosplay ever

submitted by /u/KenjinAsakura1 to r/gaming [link] [comments]...

Reddit

It's not medicine, it's Pepsi

submitted by /u/bsurfn2day to r/funny [link] [comments]...

Reddit

Democrat Doug Jones says Trump shouldn't resign over misconduct allegations

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CBS News

Cambridge Analytica, the shady data firm that might be a key Trump-Russia link, explained

Why House investigators think this company might have helped Russia spread fake news. The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has...

Vox

The World Can Be Doing More for Refugees

No one is a refugee by choice, writes the 8-year-old tweeter and former resident of Aleppo. Be kinder to us...

Time

Only By Regaining Control Can We Solve the Migration and Refugee Crisis

Austria's new chancellor calls for "sustainable solutions" to the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe...

Time

We Can Find an Answer to the Refugee Crisis By Working Together

My parents were refugees forced to flee from continental Europe to find safety in the U.K. during and after the Second World War. In the aftermath of the war, Western leaders...

Time

Angela Merkel’s ticking Bavarian time bomb

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Politico
Campbell Soup to buy snacks maker Snyder's-Lance for $4.87 billion

(Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co will buy Pretzels and Cape Cod chips maker Snyder's-Lance Inc for $4.87 billion as it looks to expand its snack business amid sagging soup...

Reuters Business

Melting glaciers may someday flood your city

Melting glaciers may someday flood your city...

CNN

America's 'Rent Crisis' May Be Ending

An anonymous reader quotes Fortune: A new study suggests that nearly a decade of housing shortages and rising rents in the U.S. may be reversing course... From 2010 to 2016, A...

Slashdot

I asked a bunch of coaches about how they’re going to handle the new early signing period. They all have the same overall strategy

College football recruiting is getting a major change, and pretty much everyone has the same plan for the first time through. College football’s first-ever early signi...

SB Nation

Christian Pulisic, Big Winner of 2017, Will Lose Plenty In 2018

If 2018 were any other World Cup year, Pulisic could expect to become a very rich young man. He would be the target of sponsors, a magnet for endorsements...

Forbes

BMW teams up with Solid Power to develop solid-state batteries for cars

 Automaker BMW is chasing that solid-state battery tech carrot, same as most everyone else in the industry. Today, it’s announcing a new partnership with ba...

Techcrunch

India’s Governing Party Shows Its Might in State Elections

Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party celebrating in Ahmadabad, India, on Monday after Gujarat State election results were announced...

New York Times World

The EU is probing IKEA's Dutch tax arrangements

European Commission opens "in-depth" investigation into IKEA's tax affairs in Europe. Probe centres around two Dutch rulings that EC believes may hav...

Business Insider

CSX falls on CEO death; investors seek turnaround clarity

(Reuters) - CSX Corp's shares slipped more than 5 percent on Monday on news of Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's death, leaving investors worried about the No.3 U.S...

Reuters Business

A folded piece of paper gave the Cowboys a critical 1st down (no, really)

Here’s how it happened. We’ve seen referees measure for a first down a billion times. But we’ve never seen what Gene Steratore did during the Cowboys’ win over...

SB Nation
Teen delivering newspapers shot to death in Chicago

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CBS News

Ben Roethlisberger wanted to spike it before throwing his game-clinching interception vs. Patriots. Why?

Did Ben Roethlisberger know what down it was? The Pittsburgh Steelers have a reason to feel slighted by the final minute of 27-24 loss to the New England Patriots, but t...

SB Nation

Tobias Harris is shooting 3s almost as frequently as Klay Thompson. That's what the Pistons need

Tobias Harris looks like a whole different offensive weapon. Tobias Harris swished his first three, three-point attempts in a 114-110 win over the Magic on Sunday aftern...

SB Nation

Building Your Empire With Simple Content Marketing Tactics

You don't need all the bells and whistles to execute a successful content marketing strategy...

Forbes

The Future Of Communication Is Already Here

As of today, WebRTC has almost completely replaced Flash for real-time communications, and several sectors have taken advantage of the technology...

Forbes

Helping Your Business Thrive: Seven Key Components Of Entrepreneurial Success

While hard work and a solid plan are crucial to success, there are other factors to keep in mind...

Forbes

Three Ways Improv Comedy Can Improve Your Listening Skills

Being a good listener is essential to creating a strong, cohesive team that gets great results.Interestingly, it is also a critical component to creating a great improv sketch...

Forbes

A Primer On Deep Learning

Deep learning takes machine learning to the next level...

Forbes

What Siri and Alexa might look like, according to artists

Behind every interface, there’s a designer. More like a team of them. And those designers have a lot to consider: What should Siri sound like?…...

Quartz

We need to stop treating addiction as a moral failure — or more people will die

This is the single biggest reason America is failing in its response to the opioid epidemic. As I’ve written about the opioid epidemic, I’ve come to expect one speci...

Vox
Snow leopards sighted for first time ever in eastern Tibet

submitted by /u/EthoC to r/UpliftingNews [link] [comments]...

Reddit

Trump says he's not considering firing Mueller

Upon returning to the White House on Sunday night, President Donald Trump said he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller...

CNN

WATCH: Georgia Power CEO explains how a fire caused the Atlanta airport blackout

Paul Bowers, president and CEO of Georgia Power, joins "GMA" to discuss how a fire was able to shut down the entire Atlanta airport...

ABC

EU to investigate Ikea tax payments

Europe is going after Ikea...

CNN Money

Virgin Hyperloop One said to add Richard Branson as Chair and raise $50M

 It’s probably no surprise that billionaire Richard Branson is going to be taking a more active role in Virgin Hyperloop One, considering the company adopte...

Techcrunch

A conservative group is monitoring the emails of Trump and Scott Pruitt critics in the EPA

America Rising, a conservative campaign research group that questions the global and scientific consensus on climate change, has filed at least 20 Freedom of Information Act...

The Week

John Cena coached Hugh Jackman on how to give angry compliments

Saying nice things sure can be scary. SEE ALSO: Watch Hugh Jackman transform into Wolverine in the gym John Cena and Hugh Jackman were guests on The Late Late Show and Cen...

Mashable

'Star Wars' cast confirm Princes William and Harry had cameos in 'The Last Jedi'

Ever since the two Princes visited the Star Wars set for that glorious, Chewbacca-infused photoshoot, there have been rumours flying around that William and Harry are actually...

Mashable

Airplane discos and gyms?! Inflight ideas that never took off

Can you imagine flying on a plane with its own onboard gym, or popping into a disco mid-flight to stretch your legs?...

CNN

Mother and Three Children Killed in Brooklyn Fire

Ten others, including five firefighters, were injured when the fire tore through a home early Monday morning...

New York Times

Shinee singer Jonghyun: K-pop boy band superstar dies

Jonghyun was a member of Shinee, who have had a string of number one hits in South Korea...

BBC World

How An Ex-Con Became A Billionaire From Used Cars

Ernest Garcia II has a $2.5 billion net worth thanks to his ownership of DriveTime, the nation's fourth-biggest used car retailer, and Carvana, an online used car seller...

Forbes

Trump, Putin speak on the phone for the second time in a week

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Sunday, marking the second time in a week that the leaders have reached out to exchange praise, AFP re...

The Week

Mother and Three Children Killed in Brooklyn Fire

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Google News US

French sailor sets round-the-world record

He spent 42 days alone at sea, but for Frenchman Francois Gabart it was a lightning dash as he became the fastest person to sail solo non-stop around the world...

CNN

Pentagon admits secret UFO investigation

For the first time, the Pentagon is acknowledging the existence of a secretive program that investigated reports of UFOs. NBC's Hans Nichols reports for TODAY from the Pe...

NBC

A Spectacular, Modernist Villa in Turks and Caicos

A stay at Villa Sol y Luna offers never-ending views of the sky and sea...

Forbes

Trump defends GOP losses: 'I said Gillespie and Moore would lose'

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Politico

WATCH: Mild weather heading to the Northeast

Some milder weather is heading for the Northeast: Potentially into the 50s for New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington, D.C...

ABC

Atlanta crews restore power to world's busiest airport; travelers still stranded, flights canceled

Power was restored to the world’s busiest airport Monday but thousands of people were still stranded in Atlanta or faced disruptions in Atlanta-bound flights as the problems...

Washington Post

Power outage paralyzes world's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson

Georgia Power restored power to the entire airport around midnight...

Washington Post

AMA request - the Canadian who watched LOTR: Return of the King 361 Times this year on Netflix

"Netflix’s year-end data shows that one of its Canadian members watched The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King—which runs three hours, 21 minutes—361 tim...

Reddit

Seasons, watercolor, 8x10

submitted by /u/sktchup to r/Art [link] [comments]...

Reddit

After losing baby, NFL star delivers again in wake of father's death

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CBS News

Clearing Up Some Confusing Headlines About The U.S. Oil And Gas Industry

Casual consumers of energy-related news can come away confused or misinformed if all they do is can headlines and the first few paragraphs of some stories. Getting the full p...

Forbes

4 Simple Ways Ohio's Leading Landscaping Company Increases Employee Productivity

4 ways to create a productive atmosphere in your business...

Forbes

Fantasy football waiver wire advice: Tight end rankings for Week 16

The waiver wire begins late Tuesday, so it is time to figure out your best options. We’ve got rankings for all four major positions: QB | RB | WR | TE We will be ranki...

SB Nation

LeBron James keeps triple-doubling, & 6 other things from Sunday

He became the second oldest player to do it three games in a row. LeBron James will play basketball at an elite level into his 80s. This year has finally convinced me. S...

SB Nation

Creating A Culture That Fosters Digital Transformation

While the thought of sweeping changes gives many people increased anxiety, it’s imperative that in any business its leaders come together to create and foster a culture that...

Forbes

Work on the next Zelda has officially begun

submitted by /u/GamingSince95 to r/NintendoSwitch [link] [comments]...

Reddit

Thousands protest as far-right party joins Austrian government

Protests held as the Freedom Party's (FPO) ministers were sworn in on Monday drew only a fraction of the tens of thousands who gathered in 2000...

NBC

Eye Opener: Massive power outage cripples Atlanta airport

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CBS News

Eye Opener: Power outage cripples Atlanta airport

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CBS News

Laurent Blanc Reveals He Turned Down United States Manager Role

Former France and Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has revealed he turned down the opportunity to succeed Bruce Arena as United States boss.  He told&nbs...

Bleacher Report

Hershey to buy SkinnyPop parent Amplify Snack for $1.6 billion

(Reuters) - Hershey Co said on Monday it would buy SkinnyPop popcorn maker Amplify Snack Brands in a deal valued at $1.6 billion, including debt, to bolster its healthy snac...

Reuters Business

President Trump to Outline ‘America First’ National Security Strategy

Trump will detail his plan in a speech Monday...

Time

WATCH: Power finally restored at Atlanta airport after blackout grounded over 1,500 flights

A fire in the underground tunnels of the Atlanta airport caused a massive power failure and shut down backup power systems at the world's busiest airport...

ABC

A five-star hotel in Scotland that looks like a castle is being ripped apart by fire

A massive fire broke out at the luxury Cameron House Hotel by Loch Lomond around 6.45 am. Monday morning. At least four people have been taken to hospital. It was still burn...

Business Insider

Attention Retail Investors And Vendors: Beware of January 10, 2018

Will retailers have enough cash flow to pay their bills on January 10, 2018? Chapter 7 or 11 loom for some. They may have to slim down...

Forbes

Overstock is turning into a bitcoin tech company

Overstock's CEO wants to make a big splash in cryptocurrency...

CNN Money

This £30 million Kensington mansion complete with a wine vault, pool, and cinema was the most viewed house for sale in London in 2017

An exclusive property on Upper Phillimore Gardens in Kensington, London is listed on Rightmove for £29,950,000. It features 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, four recept...

Business Insider

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How banks rank on offering the features consumers say are critical for choosing a bank

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers...

Business Insider

Adidas Quits Digital Sports: No More Running Watches Or Trackers

Adidas is expected to shift its focus to its fitness apps...

Forbes

CIA chief Pompeo meets with King Salman in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has met with the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, in the Saudi capital, Riyadh...

Fox News

NFL1000 Week 15 Notebook: How Good Has Blake Bortles Become?

The AFC postseason picture became a bit clearer on Sunday, though the way in which the New England Patriots were able to pull a victory away from the Pittsburgh Steelers to pu...

Bleacher Report

Toyota will electrify entire vehicle lineup by 2025

 Toyota is finally revealing the details of its plan to catch up with some of its rivals on electrification; the automaker has focused primarily on hybrids and hydrog...

Techcrunch

Fantasy football waiver wire advice: Running back rankings for Week 16

The waiver wire begins late Tuesday, so it is time to figure out your best options. We’ve got rankings for all four major positions: QB | RB | WR | TE Week 15 of the 2...

SB Nation

Fantasy football waiver wire advice: Wide receiver rankings for Week 16

The waiver wire begins late Tuesday, so it is time to figure out your best options. We’ve got rankings for all four major positions: QB | RB | WR | TE Week 15 of the 2...

SB Nation

How Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Is Upending the Old Order

Saudi Arabia's crown prince is upending the old order...

Time

Meet the Man Running a $100 Million Campaign to Save the Republican Majority

Corry Bliss has a plan to save the Republican majority...

Time

Student-Loan Borrowers Await Debt Relief

When Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institutes collapsed in 2015 and 2016, respectively, after allegations of fraud and misleading marketing, it seemed like a moment of...

Time

This Year’s Flu Virus Could Be Worse Than Usual — And the Vaccine May Not Help

You have to hand it to the influenza virus. For something that’s invisible to the human eye, it certainly has a way of grabbing our attention and anxiety–n...

Time

The Executive Who Wants to Revolutionize Your Work Life

Adam Neumann enrolled in Baruch College in New York City in 2002 and dropped out with just four credits to complete. After a few false starts, the serial entrepreneur launched...

Time

Is 2018 the Year for Polio’s Extinction?

The world's last case of polio may have already happened. We will know soon...

Time

Superbugs Are Nearly Impossible to Fight. This Last-Resort Medical Treatment Offers Hope

How a forgotten 100-year-old therapy is saving lives...

Time

Meet the Journalist and Reality-TV Star Challenging Vladimir Putin for the Russian Presidency

Ksenia Sobchak, the Russian journalist, socialite and reality-TV star, plans to challenge Vladimir Putin for the presidency during the elections set for March. Do you even bel...

Time

Track Palin, son of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, arrested for domestic violence, other charges

Court documents say Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arrested on charges related to domestic violence again.    &a...

USA Today

PAUL KRUGMAN: The GOP tax plan probably won't help the economy

Business Insider senior editor Josh Barro sits down with Paul Krugman, a Nobel Prize-winning economist and distinguished professor of economics at the City University...

Business Insider

People who hide their nasty trash on store shelves.

submitted by /u/smallpoly to r/trashy [link] [comments]...

Reddit

Artist Who Filmed Beijing Crackdown Is Reportedly Freed on Bail

The painter Hua Yong in one of his videos documenting the evictions from migrant neighborhoods in Beijing...

New York Times World

Artist Who Filmed Beijing Crackdown Is Reportedly Freed on Bail

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Google News US

Fantasy football waiver wire advice: Quarterback rankings for Week 16

The waiver wire begins late Tuesday, so it is time to figure out your best options. We’ve got rankings for all four major positions: QB | RB | WR | TE Week 15 of the 2...

SB Nation

Ryan Shazier was there for the Steelers, and 6 more things we loved from NFL Week 15

Aaron Rodgers and Teddy Bridgewater came back, there was a Kobe Bryant sighting, and racewalking! The Patriots played the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday that featured...

SB Nation

NFL Week 16 Predictions: Early Projections for Vegas' Odds, Lines and Spreads

At this moment, the Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills are tied at 8-6 in the AFC playoff race. They are all technically tied for fifth in the conference, bu...

Bleacher Report

2018 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Top Prospects After Week 15

Hope may seem like a lost cause for many NFL teams at this point of the season, but the draft always offers light at the end of the losing tunnel. Rebuilding squads can look n...

Bleacher Report

6 Reasons Philadelphia Eagles Can Still Make Super Bowl Without Carson Wentz

Despite the unquestionably crushing blow of losing quarterback Carson Wentz, the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles still have everything in front of them as they inch towa...

Bleacher Report

Best Celebrity-Tested Fitness Trends of 2017

New year, new you. To prep for future resolutions, let's take look back at the biggest celebrity fitness trends. Year after year, new exercise programs are introduced to...

E! Online

Flu Season Is Here Early. Why Didn't We See It Coming?

The best flu models still can't project the infection's trajectory more than a couple of weeks into the future. Here's how that could change...

Wired

WeWork’s New Startup Incubator Promises 'Fertile Paradise'

WeWork is quietly recruiting startups to a project called Area 51 Paradise Ranch, an incubator and "launchpad."...

Wired

Brands are taking control of their media spending, and ad agencies should be alarmed

Ad agencies are under threat as more marketers take programmatic media buying in-house. According to a new ad industry report, more than 35% of respondents said that they ha...

Business Insider

Five Productivity Hacks For Nonprofit Bosses To Beat Burnout

Nonprofit leaders have some of the most demanding jobs. Here's how to keep your mental health in check...

Forbes
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