Trump Launches 2020 Campaign Vowing To “Keep America Great”

President Donald Trump has officially launched his campaign for 2020 presidential election with a massive spirited rally in Orlando, Florida, a key battleground state that he narrowly won in 2016.

Around 20000 adoring supporters rallied in what some media have described as Trump’s greatest show yet. Trump called on them to “keep this team in place” for four more years.

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Lululemon Launches Selfcare, a Line of Beauty Products — Editor Review

Lululemon just launched its first-ever line of beauty products, called Selfcare. The inaugural collection features five products (lip balm, dry shampoo, two deodorants, and facial moisturizer) and is available at Lululemon stores, as well as Sephora. Allure’s resident workout fan Sarah Kinonen reviews the five-piece collection. Here’s her honest review.
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Rihanna looks incredible in a pink silk slip as she launches Fenty pop up in New York

RIHANNA looked incredible in a pink silk slip dress as she launched a Fenty pop up in New York yesterday.

The singer, 31, looked characteristically stylish as she went about her business in Manhattan.

Rihanna wore pink as she attended the the FENTY x Webster Pop-up Cocktail at The Webster on Tuesday
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She was apparently three hours late to the FENTY x Webster launch, but she seemed to be having a whale of a time as she mingled with fans.

She also posed for a series of selfies.

In a recent magazine interview, conducted by actress Sarah Paulson, Rihanna hinted she’s secretly married to her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel.

The star fuelled speculation she tied the knot as she swerved questions about her engagement.

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She was asked whether she’s married to the man she’s been dating for the past few years.

When asked if she was going to get married, the Umbrella hitmaker fell silent.

She then said: “Only god knows that, girl. We plan and god laughs, right?”

It was recently revealed Rihanna has been renting an island in Essex as she works on her new album.

The star oozed glamour
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The pop superstar relocated to the UK last year and has been secretly living in London for the past 12 months.

She’s been recording her latest record – her first since 2016 – in a state-of-the-art studio on Osea island, and it comes with its own gym, cinema and pool and cottages for her entourage.

A source told the Mirror: “Rihanna has invited family to spend time with her while she works.

“She’s had a few stints in the studio since her last album, but she’s been really focused on her makeup, clothing and lingerie lines.

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“But since she moved to London, she has had friends and family staying with her so she can work at her own pace, surrounded by the people she loves.”

Osea island costs £20,000 to rent per day – but that won’t be a problem for Rihanna, who was named the richest woman in music – despite not releasing a new album in three years. She apparently has a net worth of $ 600million.

Rihanna recently revealed that she’s been living in London for a year, saying she’s been “keeping a little incognito”.

She said: “I enjoy walking around the block. When I go walking, I try to keep it a little incognito.”


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Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers

President Trump told an Orlando crowd that his 2016 election was the result of a great political movement that has been under attack ever since. He touted his accomplishments and rehashed grievances and false claims from his first campaign.
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Colourpop Launches New Zodiac Makeup Collection With KathleenLights

Colourpop Cosmetics is launching a new zodiac-themed makeup collection in collaboration with YouTuber KathleenLights, who its worked with for years now on several astrology-inspired launches. Get your first look at the products and find out how you can get your hands on them, here.
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Biggie’s Son CJ Wallace Launches Cannabis Brand, Think Big

CJ Wallace, the son of the Notorious B.I.G., has launched his own cannabis brand, Think BIG, along with seasoned entrepreneur Willie Mack and his stepfather, music executive Todd Russaw, BET.com reports.

The outlet recently chopped it up with Biggie’s only son about building off of his father’s legacy to create his own lane. Below are some highlights from their conversation.

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First things first, let’s talk strains. Think BIG’s initial launch product is impeccably packaged pre-rolls in a decorative cigar box named Frank White, a nod to one of Biggie’s many aliases.

The pre-rolls consist of a blend of three strains of marijuana: Orange Sherbet, Banjo, and Rattlesnake Sour Diesel from Lowell Farm’s signature sun-grown California cannabis.

“One of [the strains] is a hybrid. So you’re not too tired or too upbeat. It’s like right in the middle. Great for creative people who want to be in the studio and not want to go to sleep immediately. You know what I mean?” CJ explains.

“It definitely inspires creativity. Gets you off the couch. And definitely gets you more talkative. Just makes you want to share and come up with new ideas.”

“Since I started really acting and taking my music more seriously, people were always like, ‘Well, what are you going to do? Acting or music?’ And I’ve always answered that, like, ‘I can’t choose one!’ So with this I want to involve as many lanes, fashion, cannabis and so much more. It’s really a complete lifestyle [collaboration]. Ultimately, making Think BIG the storyteller. We want to create new ways of advocating for cannabis as use for creativity, for contemplation, but also for criminal and social justice.”

“Because of the heritage and legacy we stand on, for us it’s bigger than just cannabis and always is bigger than just fashion and music. It’s like how do we tell new stories about who his dad was, and also how do we inspire more people to get involved?” Willie chimes in.

“The war on drugs has taken away generations of our people. We’ve got to create to build on that,” he adds. “We need to build the wealth that we’ve lost and give wealth back. Otherwise you’re making cash in neighborhoods that already do that.”

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Aldi launches vegan sausage rolls and we’re here for it

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This year we’ve been treated to a load of vegan goodies – from vegan Easter eggs, to vegan tuna (yep, it’s a thing), there are more options than ever before for anyone who is looking for meat and animal product-free food items.

And now Aldi is launching their own vegan sausage rolls and we’re so here for it.

The supermarket revealed that they’ll be stocking Mae’s Kitchen Vegan No Sausage rolls which are ‘wrapped in flaky, golden puff pastry and are the perfect meat-free and vegan contender to the much-loved British favourite.’

Made using soya, the meat-free sausage rolls come in at £1.19 for a pack of four.

They’re part of a new frozen vegan range from Aldi, which also includes Vegan No Beef Burgers and Vegan No Chicken Burgers (both £1.19 for a pack of two).

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi, says: ‘The launch of our new vegan range is in response to our growing, ethically inspired customer base, looking for delicious alternatives to meat and another example of our ongoing commitment to cater for all diets, at everyday low prices.

‘We look forward to expanding our vegan offering even further over the coming months.’

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Rihanna Launches Brand Fenty In Paris Store

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PARIS (AP) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris.

The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name, comprises ready-to-wear, footwear, accessories, and eyewear and is available for sale Paris’ Le Marais area from Friday and will debut online May 29.

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“This is a moment in history,” Rihanna, 31, said at a preview of the store in a white structure tuxedo dress. “It’s a big deal for me and my entire generation.”

News of the singer’s groundbreaking new deal with LVMH, the world’s largest luxury group, shook up the fashion industry earlier this month.

The Barbados-born star’s lines are the second time LVMH has created an original brand.

But the move also acknowledges the fashion industry of today considers a major popstar can have as much to say in fashion design as established and trained designers such as Nicolas Ghesquiere of Louis Vuitton, or even the lauded Alber Elbaz, formerly of Lanvin, who is out of work.

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Fenty has been heralded by some critics as the first major house of the Instagram age.

Fenty says the brand will be based in Paris, like its parent company, conglomerate LVMH, but will operate from a digital flagship on a “See-Now-Wear-Now” model forgoing to usual luxury fashion seasonal previewed designs.

“They were flexible enough to allow me to have a different perspective on the way I wanted to release things,” she said. “Coming from such a traditional background in fashion (as LVMH), you don’t think there’s another way that will work and they allowed me to do that.”

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It’s expected to capitalize on the acclaim received by her most popular luxury venture Fenty Beauty line in 2017 — which some said revolutionized the makeup industry by celebrating diversity by showcasing foundations in 40 shades.

If she looks calm, “it’s a facade,” acknowledged the star when faced with the expectations before the historic launch.

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“There’s pressure every single second,” she said. “It’s not like crumbling pressure, but it’s like ‘you better get it good girl.’”

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Tom Joyner Foundation Launches Exciting New Podcast-HBCUbiquity

Looking for a new podcast to listen to? Well you’re in luck, The Tom Joyner Foundation announced the launch of HBCUbiquity, a new hour-long podcast featuring interviews, discussion and analysis about historically black colleges and university, hosted by Thomas Joyner, Jr., president and CEO of the Foundation.

“The Foundation has actively hosted panels and discussions over the years on the Fantastic Voyage and at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion,” Joyner Jr. said. “This podcast is our chance to have a year-round conversation about our HBCUs. We want to go beyond the typical rhetoric, and have meaningful conversations.”

HBCUbiquity, produced by the Tom Joyner Foundation, is a weekly podcast featuring in-depth conversations with administrators, faculty, students, celebrities and experts about the future of HBCUs, and trends and issues related to the African-American community.

The podcast is available weekly on the reVolver Podcast Network and downloadable on all platforms (e.g. iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify) and online at, HBCUbiquityPodcast.com.

You can follow the show on social media: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

For more information about becoming a guest or sponsor on the podcast, please contact Neil Foote, media relations, Tom Joyner Foundation, neil.foote@tomjoynerfoundation.org, 214.448.3765.

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Cardi B. Album Artist Launches Brand Calling Out Virgil Abloh’s Silence on Diversity

Nicky Chulo is a graphic designer who has helped create album covers for household names including Cardi B. However, he views his art as more than just work; it’s a vessel he uses to engage with contemporaries and create dialogue through creativity. For instance, his opinion about the lack of inclusion in the fashion industry and criticism about Virgil Abloh inspired him to create his own fashion brand.

As creative director at Louis Vuitton, Abloh has a high-ranking position in fashion. Last month, Abloh shared a behind-the-scenes look at a party for his brand Off-White. The footage sparked a firestorm of backlash on social media from critics who called the Off-White team too white and noted that there appeared to be no black art directors for a brand owned by a black man.

Chulo created his own apparel line called “Off-Black” in what he says is to call Abloh to task while using the proceeds to empower black creatives.

In an interview with BLACK ENTERPRISE, Chulo explained how art can be a conduit for purposeful dialogue.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE: Describe your background as a designer and your progression into your current role.
Nicky Chulo: I’m currently an art director at Atlantic Records with a background in graphic design and typography. I’ve been a graphic designer for almost 10 years now and it’s been a very wild ride. To keep it short, I came up in Northern Virginia, went to college in Atlanta (SCAD), and jumped into the corporate side of my career in New York circa 2013.

 

What are some of your other most impactful projects to date?
 
I have two. I would have to say hands down Trap Karaoke is the most impactful project I’ve had the pleasure of being a part of. Trap Karaoke is a very black, very safe, and very wholesome place where everyone can have a good time. A quick sum up for those who don’t know: Trap Karaoke is an event where you can sign up to perform your favorite song on stage in front of a crowd whose sole purpose is to sing along with and encourage you. On a few occasions, we’ve had people performing their song and the musician who created said song would join them on stage and perform. It’s a really beautiful thing.

 

The second most impactful project to me was working with Sylvan LaCue on his Apologies In Advance album. I had the pleasure of working with Sylvan and his team to develop the concept and visuals. Apologies In Advance is about growth, acceptance, how to deal with hardships, and the list goes on. It’s about healing and becoming the best person you can be and as a millennial, I can say it’s a priceless project. Jay Z gives us free game in the form of witty classy lyricism and Sylvan gives us free band-aids in the form of honest, vulnerable words.

 

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What inspired you to create your latest t-shirt design “Off-Black”?
What inspired Off-Black is the lack of diversity on Virgil’s “Off-White” team. Even if he’s just the “face” of the brand I believe he has a responsibility to speak up on behalf of diversity. I’m not discrediting the talent at Off-White, but knowing how hard I worked, especially as a designer of color, to get to where I am, it hurt a bit. Blood, sweat, tears, relationships, lack of sleep, and having to be twice if not three times as good to be seen. Having to be ready for anything at all times. We need more people of color in the room. We need more people of color inside the room.

 

 What type of dialogue are you looking to create with the “Off-Black” merchandise?

I remember Virgil once tweeted “Design is the freshest scam” and I thought that was a very very cornball tweet. Design is purposeful always.

Why were you initially hesitant to release the apparel? 

I was definitely hesitant at first. I knew if I was going to do this I had to be all in. In the end, I found out that Virgil was blocking people who reached out to him in his Instagram messages with the #Diversity hashtag, which I think is dismissive and irresponsible. You have a platform and we want answers to a particular question, why not give them to us? Right or wrong, why not be transparent? Lastly, my girl was like “Baby, you know you want to do this” and I was like “Angel, you are 100% right,” and I got busy.

 

How has the culture rallied behind your message?
Man. I mean the culture pulled up with open arms, dollars, and megaphones.

 

What will you do with the proceeds? 
 
One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to The Whlgns for Leaders Amongst Leaders. I think the conversation we’ve started is equally, if not more important, than the money we’re raising. I hope to inspire black creatives with this Hail Mary of a project. I’m grateful I was in a position to take this on.

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SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

SpaceX launched a Falcon rocket into the pre-dawn skies over Florida on Saturday following a pair of unusual power delays. The rocket carried a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station. “Dragon is now officially on the way to the space station,” the SpaceX launch commentator announced once the capsule…
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Scouted: Bearaby Launches the Tree Napper, a Weighted Blanket Made from Wood Pulp-Derived Fabric

Just when you thought you hit peak weighted blanket, Bearaby comes and changes everything. In honor of Earth Day, the weighted blanket brand has debuted the Tree Napper, a weighted blanket made exclusively from TENCEL Lycocell, a fabric derived from the wood pulp of eucalyptus trees.

While the original Bearaby Napper was made from naturally weighted vegan cotton yarn (unlike the synthetic or glass beads like weighted blankets), the Tree Napper takes things one step further. The wide-looped woven design is “produced through an environmentally responsible closed-loop process that uses ten times less water than traditional fabrics” according to the brand’s press release. Now, the Bearaby Napper is not only the best-looking weighted blanket on the market, but it’s also environmentally-friendly.

The Tree Napper will come in three weights: 15 pounds, 20 pounds, and 25 pounds (it’s recommended you use one that’s 10% of your body weight) and will come in four gorgeous summer hues: Hibiscus, Lavender, Sunflower, and May Lily. Priced between $ 249 and $ 279 depending on weight, the Tree Napper is a statement piece not just for its looks but also for its eco-conscious design. The modern pattern isn’t just for aesthetic either—the woven design and lightweight eucalyptus fabric make the blanket breathable.

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Booker launches ‘Justice’ tour, aiming for surge in U.S. presidential bid

U.S. Senator Cory Booker held the first major rally of his presidential campaign on Saturday in the city that launched his political career, saying America “can’t wait” any longer to address the country’s deep divisions and urgent problems.


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Aerosmith Launches ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Las Vegas Residency With Multi-Sensory Spectacular

Almost 50 years after forming in Boston, Aerosmith launched their “Deuces Are Wild” residency at the Park Theater in Las Vegas Saturday amid floating toys, pyrotechnics, revolutionary sound experiences and 230 booming speakers. The rock’n’roll icons (vocalist Steven Tyler, guitarists Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, drummer Joey Kramer and bassist Tom Hamilton) debuted their 35-date residency […]

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EU Launches International Association Of Trusted Blockchain Applications

The European Commission launched the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) to foster the development and global adoption of blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) by developing a regulatory framework. The launch took place at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday, with more than 100 founding members.
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Photo Coverage: Alex Brightman Launches IT’S (GAME) SHOWTIME! at BEETLEJUICE!

Just yesterday, Alex Brightmanlaunched It’s Game Showtime, a live game show hosted by members of the BEETLEJUICE cast every Tuesday during preview performances outside the Winter Garden Theatre Box Office. It’s Game Showtime is part of BEETLEJUICE’s weekly lottery that opens at 5pm, and at 530pm, two lucky lottery entrants will be chosen to compete in It’s Game Showtime, a trivia game based on all things BEETLEJUICE. The winnergets a pair of tickets to that evening’s performance of BEETLEJUICE on Broadway, and the runner-up hasthe chance to purchase two specially priced 33.33 tickets for the performance.
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Bravo Star Brooklyn Tankard Launches ‘I Am Free’ HBCU Tour To Combat Violence On College Campuses

Bravo TV star, singer and motivational speaker Brooklyn Tankard is no stranger to violence, depression and the realities of suicide.

The daughter of famed gospel jazz musician Ben Tankard and vivacious “Thicker than Water” cast member, has revealed many of her hardships on screen.

However, upon witnessing the recent rash of rapes, sexual assaults and suicides affecting people nationwide, she decided to do something, launching a powerful national tour – the I AM Free Concert & Convo, beginning on April 8th.

The I Am Free Concert & Convo will travel to over 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2019 to empower students, alumni, faculty and the community with knowledge to eliminate physical, sexual and psychological violence.

“I couldn’t sleep because I was seeing all of the violence on social media and on TV. I experienced a lot of violence as a young girl and nearly died as a result of a rape,” Tankard said. “I almost internally bled to death. After I pitched the reality show on Bravo and it was picked up and broke ratings, I told God that I promise to use my platform to empower others and provide solutions to violence. I wanted to help others to walk in their purpose. That is what the tour is about.”

The tour is supported by the White House Initiative on HBCUs, the non-profit Bridge DA Gap, and various national celebrities and speakers. Among participants are family members Ben and Jewel Tankard from BRAVO’s “Thicker Than Water”, Grammy nominated producer and artist Khao, international motivational speaker William Hollis and many other special guests. Panels will address depression, domestic violence, low self-esteem, finances and other ailments that afflict students nationwide; to educate them on solutions and to empower them to make important life decisions that will place them on a trajectory of success and purpose.

Tankard stressed that while many leaders talk about these issues, very little is done to truly address them on a wide scale.

“How can we really solve the issues if we are not really dealing with the core issue,” she said.  “It really comes down to learning how to have a mental paradigm shift and self-love. Love is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. I want to bring that on this tour. We are dealing with the entire person. The mind, the emotions, all of the above.”

The tour will kick off at Livingstone College in Salisbury, MD on April 8th and 9th. Additional dates and locations are listed on the website. Portions of the proceeds from each event will go towards providing resources to people who have been victims of violence.

For more information on the I AM Free Concert & Convo, visit https://www.iamfreetour.com/ or follow Brooklyn Tankard on Instagram at @queenbrooklyn and @IAmFreeTour.

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Google launches global council to advise on AI and tech ethics

SAN FRANCISCO — Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. The council, which is slated to publish a report at the end of 2019, includes technology experts, digital ethicists, and people with public policy backgrounds, Kent Walker, Google’s…
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Fenty Beauty Restocks Body Lava, Launches Three Limited-Edition Bottles

Fenty Beauty just announced it’s dropping three variations of its best-selling Fenty Beauty Body Lava, including a brand-new shade called Trophy Wife, which everyone knows is signature to the brand. The new Body Lava shimmery oils drop on March 21 at midnight PST. Learn more about the launch, here.
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Volleyball: FIVB launches campaign to recycle discarded fishing nets

The World Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and marine conservation group Ghost Fishing Foundation have teamed up to collect discarded fishing nets from the oceans and recycle them into volleyball nets for local communities, the sport’s governing body said.


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Anastasia Beverly Hills Launches Dipbrow Gel – Review With Photos

Anastasia Beverly Hills has announced that it’s launching Dipbrow Gel, its first new eyebrow product in three years — “a highly pigmented, waterproof eyebrow gel featuring a smudge-proof, long-lasting formula that adds volume to brows, creating the appearance of natural dimension and fullness.”
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SpaceX launches spaceship designed to carry astronauts

Believe it or not, the US Saturday launched a spaceship that can carry astronauts to outer space. But its only passenger is a dummy named Ripley. The missile, named Crew Dragon, is on a test run and will possibly be used to send American astronauts to the International Space Station, perhaps as early as July….
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Viacom Launches Spark Internal Summit With Eye on Corporate Culture

Viacom will roll out an ambitious internal corporate initiative dubbed Spark that aims to engage and energize the company’s 10,000 employees with an expansive slate of conference-style programming. Viacom president-CEO Bob Bakish calls Spark “a multi-market next generation town hall.” The sessions kick off Tuesday with a 50-minute Q&A with Bakish and Viacom vice chair […]

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Senator Warren launches 2020 campaign, sounds note of economic equality

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, aimed for a fresh start on Saturday with the formal launch of her 2020 presidential campaign, saying that she is fighting for all Americans.


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Comcast-Backed Spaces Launches San Jose Location With ‘Terminator’ VR Experience

Comcast-backed virtual reality startup Spaces is getting ready to open its second California location in San Jose next month: The company has teamed up with Cinemark to open a new VR center at the Century 20 Oakridge and XD theatre in San Jose on February 8. The new Cinemark Spaces center will open with “Fight for […]

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Democratic Mayor Pete Buttigieg launches 2020 White House campaign

Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, launched an underdog 2020 bid for the White House on Wednesday, aiming to stand out as a problem-solving Midwestern outsider who would be the first openly gay nominee of a major U.S. political party.


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Amazon launches new free movies and TV streaming channel through IMDB

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The free, ad-supported streaming video market is getting extremely competitive.

IMDb, the movie and TV website owned by Amazon, launched a free streaming channel on Thursday. Called IMDb Freedive, it’s available to U.S. viewers on the IMDb website and Amazon Fire TV devices. 

IMDb Freedive offers a variety of content, spanning film and television, at no cost. There is no IMDb or Amazon Prime subscription required, as the service is supported by advertisements. Viewers simply need to create a free IMDb account to begin watching.

Older movies like The Illusionist, Memento, and The Last Samurai are currently available to watch on the serviceFringe, Heroes, Without a Trace, and The Bachelor make up some of Freedive’s current television offerings. (There are multiple categories on the service, including drama, comedies, horror, action, family, and so on.) The streaming service also boasts of a few IMDb original series’ that take a look at the movie and TV industry. Read more…

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Elizabeth Warren Launches Presidential Exploratory Committee

Taking a big step toward jumping into what is expected to be a crowded Democratic field, Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has announced the launch of an exploratory committee for president. Warren announced the launch of the committee in a video released Monday.
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Drunk Elephant Launches A-Passioni Retinol Cream — Exclusive

Drunk Elephant launches its first-ever retinol product, called A-Passioni Retinol Cream. The formula, made with passionfruit, apricot, jojoba, and marula, is plant-derived and vegan. Here’s everything you need to know about Drunk Elephant’s A-Passioni, including when and where to shop it.
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SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

A SpaceX rocket carrying a U.S. military navigation satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Sunday, marking the space transportation company’s first national security space mission for the United States.


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Big Booby Benevolence: Woman Launches $100K Bra GoFundme To Help Other Women In Need

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With a bust size of 34S, Stephanie Nelson knows a little bit about the struggles of finding a bra that fits and supports her situation properly. Ms. Nelson has launched a $ 100,000 GoFundMe effort to support other women in the journey of locating bras that both look and feel good in an overall bid to promote breast health.

Some readers might remember Nelson as one of our Baes and Baddies entries under the name persephanii, and as we noted then, her curvaceous frame is without a doubt a head-turner. However, she’s noticed the plight of women of her busty ilk in noting that many of them are wearing ill-fitting bras and how that could be contributing to their back pain and the like.

From GoFundMe:

I am a size 34S and I have no pain associated with my back and shoulders from having large breasts! It was not always like that. I wore poor suppprting bras thatugged on my back and shoulders to the point of me considering having a breast reduction.

Breast health is extremely important. Finding the right size is even more important. Many women walk around with pain in their back, shoulder and chest because they cannot find the right size. As a breast healthy woman I fear there could be a correlation to breast diseases and wearing poor supporting bras. I would like to raise money to not only purchase new bras for myself but also do give aways and events and help other women with large breasts find bras that fit well, improve their posture and help get rid of pain.

With all of that being said. BRA’S are expensive. Please donate if you’d love to see a reduction in pain and more confident breast healthy women near you!

Nelson kept it a stack in saying she wants to cop new wears for herself, but the larger goal of helping others is really the best part in all of this. Salute to her.

If folks would like to support Stephanie Nelson’s bra fund, click here.

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Virgin launches tourism rocket into space for first time

Virgin Galactic has successfully launched a tourism rocket ship into space for the first time – with Sir Richard Branson hoping a commercial flight will take place by March 2019.
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Waymo Launches First Commercial Driverless-car Service

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc. said Wednesday that it has officially launched its first driverless-car service, Waymo One, in Arizona. Initially, Waymo-trained drivers will supervise the Waymo One vehicles. Waymo will start by giving riders access to its smartphone app.
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Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

A Russian-made Soyuz rocket blasted a three-man crew into orbit on Monday, beginning the first manned voyage to the International Space Station since a mission in October was aborted in midair because of a rocket malfunction.


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Liftoff! Russia Launches 1st Crewed Soyuz Rocket to Space Station Since Dramatic Abort

With a roar that pierced the air of the subfreezing desert in Kazakhstan, the Expedition 58 crew made a flawless sunset launch today (Dec. 3) to the International Space Station at 5:31 p.m. local time (6:31 a.m. EST, 1131 GMT).
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Rough Guides launches tailormade trips as part of major overhaul

Guidebook publisher moves away from book sales to become a tech platform providing bespoke holiday service that aims to ‘change the way people travel’

After almost 40 years of helping backpackers travel on a budget, Rough Guides has launched a bespoke holiday service aimed at “time-poor” adventurous older travellers who no longer want to rough it. The move is the start of a transformation of the publisher’s entire business model from guidebook seller to online travel company.

“In five to ten years we don’t want to be seen as a guidebook publisher: we want to be seen as a dynamic tech company that provides tailormade trips,” said CEO René Frey.

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Antares Rocket Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station in Dazzling Predawn Liftoff

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket lit up the predawn sky over Virginia Saturday (Nov. 17) to launch a privately built Cygnus spaceship filled with NASA cargo to the International Space Station.
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Wu-Tang Launches Lipstick Line And Announces Nov. 9 is ‘Wu-Tang Clan Day’

After creating the “cash rules everything around me” mantra, multiple classic hip-hop albums, and a blueprint for turning gritty street rap into mainstream success, the Wu-Tang Clan is giving the world lipstick.

The legendary rap group teamed up with Milk Makeup to launch their own lipstick line. The limited-edition collection is 100% vegan and comes in eight colors. Just like the hip-hop group, the lip colors are heavily inspired by Chinese culture—from its core ingredients to its package designs—to each of their names: Sacred, Fire, Chi, Flow, Frequency, Source, Cypher, and Ruckus, a reference to the I Ching Trigrams:


Although the collaboration may seem odd for the hardcore rappers, Wu-Tang’s RZA said it made sense since Milk Makeup founder Mazdack Rassi is a fellow New Yorker with whom he shares a lot of commonalities. He added that his wife, former Ford Model Agency model Talani Rabb-Diggs, loved the line idea and helped bring it into fruition.

“I have a great relationship with Milk’s founder, Rassi, and as New Yorkers, we’ve frequented some of the same circles,” RZA told Billboard. “We spoke about fashion and the cosmetic world and I revealed that my wife has a cool perspective about makeup [because] in her youth, she was in the modeling circles. She is a fan of Milk Makeup’s products and when [Rassi and I] talked about forming a collaboration that reflected our NYC sensibility and philosophy, makeup became the unique and unpredictable choice. The Milk Makeup collaboration was spearheaded by my wife.”


The line also pays homage to the group’s underground NYC roots and celebrates self-expression and strength. Harlem-born singer Teyana Taylor is featured in a video ad promoting the collection as a Wu Warrior, performing Kung Fu-inspired choreography.

“In previous generations, the feminine energy has been dampened by the world. But now, women’s strength, beauty, and wisdom is finally being celebrated,” said RZA, according to The National. “Warriors come in all forms, but right now women are the modern warriors, unapologetic in their strength and speaking out about things they’ve held in or feared they’d be shunned for, on both a personal and political level.”

The collection is sold exclusively on MilkMakeup.com for $ 440 or $ 55 for each lip color.

On Thursday, Wu-Tang held an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their iconic debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), with the premiere of a short documentary titled, For the Children: 25 Years of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). In the film, the Staten Island-born rappers reflect on their journey from the early days of their careers to ascending to hip-hop icons. A$ AP Rocky, A$ AP Ferg, and Gary Vaynerchuck also make appearances in the film.

At the film’s debut in Brooklyn, RZA announced Nov. 9 as “Wu-Tang Day” to commemorate the release of the groundbreaking album on Nov. 9, 1993. “Tomorrow, Staten Island, New York, is going to recognize Nov. 9 as the official Wu-Tang Clan day,” he declared.



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Apple launches repair program for iPhone X units with faulty displays

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Though not a widespread problem by any means, some iPhone X users over the past few months have experienced issues with non-responsive and temperamental displays. In light of this, Apple today launched a new replacement program for iPhone X users who have encountered this particular touch issue.

Per an Apple support document, impacted devices tend to exhibit one or two behaviors. Specifically, impacted iPhone X units will either not respond to touch at all or will react even when not touched. Either way, it’s undoubtedly a frustrating usability issue, especially for a device that was priced in excess of $ 999.

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Instacart launches pickup service across U.S

Grocery delivery startup Instacart said on Wednesday it is launching a new service, Instacart Pickup, across the United States, which allows customers to order groceries and choose either delivery or store pickup options.


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Kehlani Launches Flora, the App for Better Living

R&B artist and now tech startup founder, Kehlani has been a very busy woman. Not only did she just announce her pregnancy, but today she is officially announcing the launch of her new app, Flora, an app that inspires young people to make positive changes in their lives.

Through a gamification model, the app provides users with challenges and every time a specific challenge is completed they are allowed to collect coins. Once you amass a certain amount of coins, you are allowed to exchange them for prizes. “It’s pretty awesome to me because not only does it let you get a cool prize,” said Kehlani as she explained the platform in a recent YouTube Live, “but you get to do a really fun challenge that actually actively changes something in your life, not just for yourself but, for the world, and for others.”

In addition to the app having a gamification component, it boasts an awesome community where players can support one another’s endeavors. “You can create your account and leave comments on other people’s challenges,” continued Kehlani. “Maybe I have a suggestion on how you can do the challenge better. Maybe I have a suggestion on how we can possibly compete and do our challenge at the same time. Prior to the announcement, the app amassed 22k in a pre-launch that took place over a 48-hour period.

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(Image: Flora)

Kehlani is joined by her co-founders, Reid Williams, COO, and Alaxic Smith, CTO and designer. They got the idea after the two started off with their own streaming service, where Kehlani conducted her first virtual release party. “We decided to come together and said hey, as a developer, a marketing strategist, communications guy and me, how could we do something that really benefits our generation,” stated Kehlani. That started the birth of Flora. 

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Co-founders of Flora: Reid Williams, Kehlani Ashley Parrish, Alaxic Smith (Image: Flora)

To learn more about the app and to download it, click here.

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Kehlani Launches Flora, the App for Better Living

R&B artist and now tech startup founder, Kehlani has been a very busy woman. Not only did she just announce her pregnancy, but today she is officially announcing the launch of her new app, Flora, an app that inspires young people to make positive changes in their lives.

Through a gamification model, the app provides users with challenges and every time a specific challenge is completed they are allowed to collect coins. Once you amass a certain amount of coins, you are allowed to exchange them for prizes. “It’s pretty awesome to me because not only does it let you get a cool prize,” said Kehlani as she explained the platform in a recent YouTube Live, “but you get to do a really fun challenge that actually actively changes something in your life, not just for yourself but, for the world, and for others.”

In addition to the app having a gamification component, it boasts an awesome community where players can support one another’s endeavors. “You can create your account and leave comments on other people’s challenges,” continued Kehlani. “Maybe I have a suggestion on how you can do the challenge better. Maybe I have a suggestion on how we can possibly compete and do our challenge at the same time. Prior to the announcement, the app amassed 22k in a pre-launch that took place over a 48-hour period.

kehlani

(Image: Flora)

Kehlani is joined by her co-founders, Reid Williams, COO, and Alaxic Smith, CTO and designer. They got the idea after the two started off with their own streaming service, where Kehlani conducted her first virtual release party. “We decided to come together and said hey, as a developer, a marketing strategist, communications guy and me, how could we do something that really benefits our generation,” stated Kehlani. That started the birth of Flora. 

Kehlani

Co-founders of Flora: Reid Williams, Kehlani Ashley Parrish, Alaxic Smith (Image: Flora)

To learn more about the app and to download it, click here.

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Newport Beach Launches Shark Detection System Called ‘Clever Buoy’

New Shark Deterrent Technology: “Clever Buoy™ is an autonomous marine monitoring system developed by the Australian company, Smart Marine Systems (SMS).  The system is an ocean monitoring platform that specializes in detecting large marine life using state of the art sonar and identification software systems to relay critical information to authorities responsible for beach safety.” www.sharkmitigation.com

What It Does: Alerts are immediately sent to lifeguards if a shark is detected via the optus network. Marine life is detected by a groundbreaking sonar system that SMS created. Once the shark is detected by the clever buoy, a real-time message is sent.

How the Clever Buoy works and detects sharks.
How the Clever Buoy works and detects sharks.

 

A More In-Depth Understanding: “The monitoring system is designed to be deployed beyond the surf zone and utilizes multibeam sonar transducers that are mounted on the ocean floor coupled with newly developed detection software to scan for marine life.  The system creates a “virtual net” at the deployment locations and once an object is detected in the area, the software interrogates the target’s swimming pattern to determine the type of object and potential species.

If the target is determined to exhibit shark like movement patterns, information is transmitted to lifeguards within seconds notifying them of the target and the location via a real-time mobile application with automated notifications and warning information.” www.sharkmitigation.com

The Goal: This process is a noninvasive alternative to current shark defense methods worldwide. What makes this method different is its efficiency, it is economical and lastly humane.

Clever Buoys goal by installing this technology into our oceans is to reduce the risk of beachgoers in the water and ultimately protect humans and marine life cohesively.

Permanent Solution? “The stability and robustness of the current Clever Buoy™ platform has been verified to sustainably operate in open ocean conditions 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, autonomously monitoring marine life and alerting the presence of large animals which could be a threat to beach users.” www.sharkmitigation.com

 

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Stüssy Launches Archival Pop-Up Sale in NYC

After the summer’s rare Carhartt WIP sample sale, the New York-based Stüssy chapter is giving fans another unique opportunity to grab rare and hard-to-find items from the brand’s history. Key pieces, like collaborative Nas and Mark Gonzales tees and retro designs from the brand’s Californian past, will be available in limited numbers for competitive prices. Rounding out the event are items from past collections, collaborations and projects sourced from each of the global Stüssy outposts. Discounts will hit up to 50% off and new items will be added each day of the event.

Head to the pop-up location from October 19-21 to check out the sale.

Most recently, Stüssy London teased an exclusive makeup of the collaborative Dr Martens Penton loafer.

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Bride Who Wed in Hospital So Ailing Father Could Walk Her Down Aisle Launches Tribute Foundation

Last November, Vieneese Stanton was on top of the world as her father, Preston Rolan, walked her down the aisle at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center where she wed Douglas Stanton.

Less than a month later, Rolan died from acute myeloid leukemia, leaving Vieneese devastated. Now the 28-year-old new mother is determined to preserve her father’s memory through her newly-minted Stanton Standards Foundation.

“A lot of people connected to us after they saw our wedding story go viral, and having my dad be there for us. So we started thinking, like, what if we could do the same thing for other families? UCSF hospital really put in a lot of effort to make that day happen for us… So we thought, ‘What if we formed an organization like that for people?’ ”

So, they did. They launched the organization to provide lasting memories for family members that have a loved one with a terminal illness. By May of this year, the foundation was officially established as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

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With that, the Stantons got to work. The foundation’s first helped Yvonne, who has a heart condition and has about a year left to live. Through the foundation, Vieneese and Douglas raised hundreds of dollars to treat Yvonne and her close friends and family to a nice dinner at Oakland’s Southern Cafe.

“We hosted a rose ceremony where we bought her two bouquets of roses and we had her family and friends go around and they each gave her a rose. We really believe in giving people their roses while we can still smell them,” she says.

“They shared with Yvonne their greatest memories with her. They reminisced on good times they had with her and she was able to really enjoy those moments. “That’s something that’s always done at funerals.”

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The couple shared smiling photos of Yvonne Barela with her friends and family on the foundation’s website. And Vieneese says she’s eager to create lasting memories for more families in the future.

The foundation is accepting donations on its website and through a GoFundMe page set up for the organization.

“We really want to be a reliable resource when a family says, ‘We have a loved one who’s about to pass away. Are you able to help us?’ We want to say yes. We don’t want to tell them to wait six months,” Vieneese tells PEOPLE.

“We really want to be proactive because with terminal illness time is limited. We want to be there for the families because we believe that helps with the mourning process. I can speak for myself when I say that. I miss my dad like crazy. I think my father would be ecstatic if he were here today.”

Vieneese’s story made headlines last year, as photos of her with her ailing father made their way around the Internet. In the months after Rolan’s death, Vieneese and Douglas welcomed their first child, now 6-month-old Noelle.

“I miss my dad like crazy. Being a parent for the first time and not having my parents has been emotional at times,” she says, alluding to her late mother. “My daughter is awesome and my husband is awesome. Together we’re pushing through it.”


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Facebook Launches Portal Smart Speakers With Video Calling

Facebook Inc. on Monday launched a pair of smart-speakers that enable video calling on the company’s Messenger service. The devices, which feature cameras and microphones, are intended to challenge Amazon and Google’s dominance in the smart-speaker market. Both the devices are now available for pre-order in the U.S. – from Facebook at portal.facebook.com, as well as Amazon and Best Buy.
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Academy Launches New Initiative For Women Filmmakers

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched a new initiative designed to “create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories and celebrate inclusion.” The Academy said it plans to institute an “Academy Gold Fellowship for Women,” publish an “Academy Directory,” and conduct annual events as part of “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative.” The Directory is
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