Smoke ’em, pass ’em, Week 4: The anniversary bowl

Start em, sit em, and other fantasy football advice. Last night my wife and I went to Chicago to celebrate our anniversary. We ate at Caf Cancale, a Wicker Park restaurant meant to emulate a seaside French caf. I had the black truffle corn ravioli with pecorino. It was one of the best meals Ive ever had. Of course, the day began at Best Intentions, a bar up in our old neighborhood, Logan Square. We hit Broken Shaker in the Freeland Hotel. Then we regrouped and went to Cancale and finished at the Charleston. It was fun and were truly lucky to have the privilege to enjoy such a day. Also, Im hungover. And I told my wife I wanted …

Champagne smash for Attenborough polar ship

Just before his wife pressed a big yellow button to unleash the bottle against the paintwork, the Duke of Cambridge paid his own tribute to the naturalist and also referenced the growing concern about the pace of climate change. “There has never been a more important moment for this ship to get to work, and there is no person more fitting for this beacon of scientific research to be named after than you, David,” he said. Image copyright EPA The Royal Research Ship (RRS) was commissioned to replace the James Clark Ross and the Ernest Shackleton, which between them gave almost 50 years’ service in support of UK polar science. The RRS Sir David Attenborough will now carry the union …

DHS Warns Against Growing Threat Of White Supremacist Extremism Online

Department of Homeland Security is sounding the alarm on the growing danger of In a 37-page report called the  “Similar to how ISIS inspired and connected with potential radical Islamist terrorists, white supremacist violent extremists connect with like-minded individuals online,” the report read. The report comes less than two months after a gunman shared on 8chan minutes before his rampage began. The currently de-platformed site ― which was Gab ― another site where white supremacy runs free ― entered the news in 2018 following the Pittsburgh Tree of Life posted anti-Semitic messages on the site, accusing a Jewish charity helping refugees of bringing “invaders in that kill our people.” In a speech Friday at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., …

Artist Finds Creative Way to Use Paper Cups To Tell a Love Story

Japanese artist Shinrashinge (ã—んらã—ã‚“ã’) found a creative way to tell a love story through paper cups. The first step was to draw each frame of the story on computer. He then printed out the elements and cut out each one with an x-acto knife. He then glued each piece to one of 6 paper cups and through a slow turning of each cup, was able to tell the beautiful love story below. To see more of this paper cup style animation check out more of his work on Instagram and Twitter! View this post on Instagram Wedding papercup art. #wedding #art #papercup #celebration A post shared by shinrashinge ã—んらã—ã‚“ã’ (@shin.2580) on Apr 28, 2019 at 6:55am PDT View this post …

Two Latinx Entrepreneurs Take On The Promise Of The Cannabis Industry

hemp farm an hour and a half north of the city in Shelton, Connecticut. The Grand View Research. Yet, the federal government still classifies the cannabis plant as a Schedule I narcotic, illicit at the federal level under the Controlled Substances Act. limited number of licenses to grow hemp  And then, with the signature Puerto Rican celebration phrase and the namesake of his farm, he exclaimed, “Wepa!” He sells the flower and bud for CBD products and the plant stalks for construction purposes — and business is looking good. “I talk to my plants every single day,” Vega said. He motítasmota buenos dias. Como estan?’”  HuffPost US Vega trims his Young Sin Ten plants. Connecticut still treats hemp cultivation as a …

Photos ‘celebrate beauty’ of women over 40

Image copyright Jo Blackwell Image caption Jo Blackwell said women including Nikki, 46, have taken part for various reasons but “they’ve got the confidence to face the world the way they are” “I never thought ‘what about me when they go?’, I turned round and thought ‘I don’t know what I’m for anymore’. “What got me out of the depression was writing a blog about being 50. “People were commenting on the blog and and I felt reconnected with the world.” Image copyright Jo Blackwell Image caption By photographing women such as Tracey, 46, without make-up Jo Blackwell said she hoped to break a “societal expectation” to look a certain way Following the blog, Ms Blackwell retrained as a portrait …

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Ivanka and Jared Trump Descend on Rome for Misha Nonoos Dolce Vita Wedding

ROMETheres nothing quite like a La Dolce Vita-themed September wedding in Rome, when the early autumn sun casts a golden hue over the Eternal City. And that is just what was happening Friday when a star-studded guest list descended for the nuptials of Bahrain-born fashion designer Misha Nonoo and her American energy entrepreneur fianc, Michael Hess. It is hard to imagine how anything could ruin such a fine event, except maybe an international incident like a potential face-off between Meghan Markle and Ivanka Trump, who have not been in the same room

Nicole Kidman Claims Her Kids Picked Tom Cruise – And Scientology – Instead Of Her! – Perez Hilton

Nicole Kidman is trying to come to terms with her fractured relationship with two oldest children. According to reports, the difficulty in connecting with 24-year-old Connor and 26-year-old Isabella has come around only after her split from Tom Cruise, when both kids “chose to immerse themselves” in Scientology. And considering Scientologists “are forbidden from having close or In a new report out on Rumors at the time alleged Tom was behind the banning, though it’s unclear what role he actually played (if any) in Kidman not being involved in that wedding. Regardless, the Australian film star has thus far stayed remarkably quiet about Scientology’s alleged effect on her children and her family, though these reports now suggest it’s had a larger and more …

DHS Finally Gets Real: Online Hate Drives Domestic Terror

The Gab, new look for DHS. The department has been turning away from right-wing extremism since 2009, when an internal DHS analysis on the topic leaked in conservative media and set off a CNN report last month. Those issues dovetail with the themes of Donald Trumps reelection campaign. But as DHS acknowledged Friday, lone domestic terrorists have caused more deaths in the United States in recent years than foreign groups. The department

Cathedral eulogy to social media star cat

Image copyright Keith heppell Image caption Around 450 pet owners and animal lovers attended the service He amassed a fan-base of more than 7,000 people from across the globe, who followed his adventures on Facebook. However, he was hit by a car in the store’s car park and died in July, aged 12. Around 450 pet owners and animal lovers attended the service. Canon James Garrard and Canon Jessica Martin, joined by her rescue dog Gonzo, celebrated the lives of animals in the community and blessed them. Author Cate Caruth, who wrote a book about Garfield, told the congregation: “He was a pet for all those who could have no pet of their own.” Ms Caruth said “the whole of …

Aaron Cresswell seals victory for West Ham over toothless Manchester United

A goal in each half from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell secured a rousing 2-0 home win for West Ham over Manchester United For Ole Gunnar Solskjr and Manchester United, it was one of those flat and underwhelming performances that highlight how far off the top they have fallen and why the fight to reacquaint themselves with Champions League football this season promises to be so fraught. West Ham were comfortable after Andriy Yarmolenkos fine goal just before the interval and the impression was that United could have played all day and failed to find the equaliser. The gloss to a win that bolstered West Hams early season positivity came late on when Aaron Cresswell picked out David de Geas …

People Are Reporting Live From Area 51 And Heres How It Looks

The internet is known for its power to unite people by the causes they believe in. The worst part is – some of the causes are borderline ridiculous. One of them is the infamous viral sensation “Storm Area 51 – They Can’t Stop All of Us” which was started on Facebook. The seemingly innocent event intended to be a joke spiraled out of control when 2 million people RSVP’ed and put government officials on their toes. The infamous viral event “Storm Area 51” is happening today and here are the first photos of it Image credits: Ever since it was created on June 27, many of us have wondered what would happen on the designated day – the 20th of …

Tom Cotton Is Counting On Crime

Thousands of dangerous felons would be released from prison and commit spectacular crimes if Congress passed the prison reform bill under consideration in 2018, Sen. to the White House coded racial implications has let out complainedwithin a maritime jurisdiction told HuffPost (Cotton’s presidential ambitions are an open secret; the Arkansas legislature Mike Segar / Reuters U.S. Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas speaks about military issues and his military service at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. In April, after several hundred prisoners had been released and no notable crimes had been reported, Cotton said the law’s various provisions had not yet been implemented. He insisted he had not been proven wrong.  “I’ve never disputed that …

The Storm Area 51 Event Turned Out To Be More Wholesome Than Problematic

Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images Did The Area 51 Raid Happen? Here’s What Happened In Nevada By Cianna Garrison Sept 21, 2019 Are you a believer? Somehow, a Facebook event that was created as a joke went viral, and it spawned into an ordeal that creator Matty Roberts never imagined would happen. If you’ve heard anything about the hype of the “Storm Area 51, They Can’t All Stop Us” event on Facebook, you know what I mean. But now that the even’s date has come, you might be wondering: Did the Area 51 raid happen? It probably isn’t what you think. Here’s exactly what happened in Nevada following the viral “Storm Area 51” event. One night this summer, Matty Roberts …

Liverpool make bad start as Napolis Fernando Llorente rounds off win

Liverpool lost 2-0 to Napoli in the first game of their Champions League defence, after a disputed Dries Mertens penalty and a late Fernando Llorente strike Liverpool will accept history repeating itself should Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Man Spotted Naruto Running Near Area 51 During Live News Coverage

We’ve all seen (and laughed) at the viral “Storm Area 51” memes that started making rounds on the internet just a couple of months ago. And while most people had a good laugh and a giggle at the funny images related to the event shared, some had bigger plans than that. Plans that included “storming” Area 51 or at least bringing together all the people that shared similar sentiments. That is how “Alienstock” was born. Matty Roberts, a 21-year-old student from Bakersfield, California, who was the creator of the original “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” Facebook event worked with several collaborators to organize an alien-themed music festival in Rachel, Nevada on September 19-22. As the live …