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23rd October 2016 23:49
Kanye West's tumultuous relationship with the Grammys just got a little shakier when the rapper threatened to boycott next year's show if they don't nominate Frank Ocean for an award — even though he's not actually eligible for nomination. SEE ALSO: Kanye West might have called out Drake for stealing stage design While performing in Oakland, California, on Saturday night, West stopped mid-performance to heap praise on Frank Ocean and his two albums — the "visual album" Endless and his…
23rd October 2016 23:36
As much as we here at ReadWrite are genuinely enthusiastic about the Internet of Things, it’s never been without a heavy grain of salt. We’ve never been afraid to question, analyze and critique the form and function of connected devices and the biggest ecosphere they inhabit. Unfortunately the recent DDoS attack that affected the East... Read more » The post 6 things we’ve connected that may kill us in the future appeared first on ReadWrite.
23rd October 2016 23:32
Around 5,700 people were pulled to safety over the weekend as they attempted the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea. Unfortunately, not everyone made it, as at least 14 bodies were recovered and dozens more remain missing, Italian officials said. Italy's Guardia Costiera, or Coast Guard, shared two videos on Sunday from the dozens of rescue operations this weekend in the central Mediterranean. SEE ALSO: 'Lifejacket graveyards' are stark reminders of deadly refugee crisis Officials said 2,400 people were rescued…
23rd October 2016 23:11
The Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series for the first time in 71 years and while the players and city celebrate, a good number of fans got choked up over seeing their team finally — FINALLY — make it to the Fall Classic. SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton's excited face is every Chicago Cubs fan right now As the final outs of the pennant-clinching win against the Dodgers were made on a double play Saturday night, Cubs fans had…
23rd October 2016 23:00
In the beginning, there was darkness — well, the beginning of the day, that is. You wake up in the wee hours of the morning to find that every object in your bedroom is the same shade of black. It's strange, too, because the last time you checked, your room was filled with a wide array of colours. Then, you strike a match, flip a light switch or maybe tap open your smartphone. Suddenly, the room takes on…
23rd October 2016 22:52
It is time for yoga pants — tight, comfortable, sometimes very colorful yoga pants — to get the respect they deserve. Rhode Island resident Alan Sorrentino recently sent a letter to The Barrington Times claiming that women shouldn't wear yoga pants. Many local women were offended by the letter, so they did what any woman would do in that situation: they organized a yoga pants parade. SEE ALSO: Watch Miley Cyrus give Jimmy Fallon a very awkward yoga lesson On…
23rd October 2016 21:29
If Trump doesn't make it to the Oval Office on Election Day, it appears the business mogul has a backup plan: Trump TV. For weeks, rumors have been circulating that Trump is planning to build his own media network after the election. It seems like a natural fit for reality show star, with one small obstacle: the domain Trump.tv. SEE ALSO: Why it's completely legal to trade votes across state lines Visitors who head to www.trump.tv are greeted with the…
23rd October 2016 20:31
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump finally got a major newspaper endorsement, but there's a catch. SEE ALSO: 'The Arizona Republic' endorses Hillary Clinton after 126 years of only backing Republicans In Sunday's edition, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the largest paper in the swing state of Nevada, threw it's endorsement to Trump. Decrying what it called "social media sideshows and carnival clatter," the Review-Journal heralded Trump's outsider status and corporate experience. But Trump's first major newspaper endorsement comes with a big…
23rd October 2016 19:59
Harambe may be gone, but his meme-ory lives on. Just ask Jerick McKinnon, running back for the Minnesota Vikings. On Sunday, McKinnon took to the field for warmups with his very own pair of Harmabe-inspired football cleats. SEE ALSO: 'Harambe' the movie? Studio head promises he'll do it at 1 million retweets Though the gorilla was killed in the Cincinnati Zoo, the Minnesota Vikings seem to have a strange obsession with the gorilla. During week one, they shouted "Spoons out…
23rd October 2016 19:11
"An episode after the Battle of Zonnebeke." This image is a composite scene created from multiple negatives.Image: Frank Hurley/State Library of New South WalesJames Francis “Frank” Hurley was 30 years old when he joined the Australian Imperial Force as an honorary captain and official photographer.Before arriving on the Western Front in August 1917 to document the Third Battle of Ypres, Hurley had been no stranger to photographing under risky conditions. Less than one year earlier, he had returned to civilization…