Woman hangs mannequin and Confederate flag in yard, calls them Halloween decor

A woman has taken down a mannequin hung on a tree next to a Confederate flag in her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, after a video showing the distressing decor went viral, . The homeowner, who has not been named by news sources, said it was a decoration for Halloween. told Fox16. Its kinda heartbreaking to know that neighbors in the neighborhood is like that.” She knows what it means, so does everybody else around here, another neighbor,Tracy Sims, told Fox16. When has a confederate flag and someone hanging from a tree ever been a good thing in the history of this country? one user commented. Unfortunately, it’s far from the first time someone has ignored the significance of the …

Las Vegas hotel apologizes to rapper Meek Mill after he accused them of racism

(CNN)The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas has issued an apology to rapper Meek Mill after he accused them of being “racist as hell.” “Meek Mill has not had any prior incidents on our property,” the statement posted on the hotel’s Twitter page said. “The Cosmopolitan has zero tolerance for discrimination and we pride ourselves on providing an inclusive environment. We look forward to welcoming Meek Mill back to the resort. Earlier this week, the hotel defended its actions by saying the issue was a “matter of security, not race,” and that staff was not allowing Meek Mill entrance due to capacity concerns of a club at the premises. It was unclear whether Meek Mill was trying to enter the club. …

44 Things To Do In Your 20s Besides Getting Engaged

Molly Burford Updated May 27, 2019 By Ieva Urenceva 1. Adopt a puppy and grow old together. 2. Build a life that is based on interests, goals, and  loves (and not what someone else thinks you should be interested, strive for, or love). 3. Fall in love with your career. 4. Design a home that is a reflection of you, be that a studio apartment or two bedroom house. 5. Find a kickass group of friends. 6. Learn a new language. 7. Become the fittest and healthiest version of yourself. 8. Learn what your standards are and stick to them. 9. Travel alone so you can decide whether or not you hate or love traveling without the pressure of another …

Traffic on Memorial Day: Heres what 37.6 million road trippers can expect

How, and if, people travel on Memorial Day weekend can provide a fleeting glimpse at the state of the U.S. economy, or at least provide insight into consumer confidence. The upshot this year: a near record-setting travel despite a rising national gas price. Nearly 43 million Americans were expected to travel in cars, trains and planes over the long weekend — 1.5 million more than the previous year, according to AAA and Inrix, a global transportation company that aggregates and analyzes traffic data collected from vehicles and highway infrastructure. That’s the second-highest travel volume on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel volumes dating back to 2000, trailing only the bar set in 2005. Orlando, Florida is predicted to be …

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has proposed merging its business with Renault that, if accepted, would create the third largest global automaker with 8.7 million in annual vehicle sales. FCA delivered Monday a non-binding letter to Renault’s board that proposes combining the business as a 50-50 merger. FCA’s proposal illustrates the growing desire among automakers to consolidate, or form partnerships, in an environment of increasing regulatory pressure, declining sales and rising costs associated with next-generation technologies such as autonomous vehicle technology. Under the proposal, the combined businesses would be split equally between FCA and Renault shareholders. The board would be a combined entity of 11 members, FCA said. The majority would be independent. FCA and Renault would get equal represent with four …

This chilling viral video will make you rethink your relationship to your smartphone.

via Moby / YouTube If we stop for a moment and look around, it’s easy to see that we are in the midst of a technological revolution. If someone went into a coma 20 years ago and woke up today, they’d be shocked at the number of people walking around with their heads stuck in their phones. Smartphones have completely changed how we interact with one another as well as the world around us. But when the dust settles, will they have improved humanity for the better? Or will we have traded authentic interactions for endless distractions? A cartoon posted by the WAKE UP page on Facebook is going viral for showing the dark side of this technological revolution. It …

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric

Both candidates in this NATO member have said they won’t go to Moscow and meet President Vladimir Putin unless Russia withdraws from Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine in 2014. That move sparked fears that other former Soviet republics, including the Baltic states, could be next. The campaign ahead of Sunday’s second round has been dominated by voters’ anger over economic inequality — one of the highest in the European Union — and corruption. Trending in World Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

YouTube’s most subscribed channel now has a bigger population than Germany and Vietnam

After for YouTube subscriber supremacy, just crossed another major hurdle. On Wednesday, the official YouTube channel for the Indian music and film production company officially passed the 100 million subscriber mark, the first private channel to reach nine figures. Now, more people subscribe to T-Series than the total populations of Vietnam (about 97 million), Turkey (about 82 million), and Germany (about 82 million). Worlds biggest YouTube Channel, T-Series has achieved another YouTube milestone by being the first one to cross an astonishing #100MillionSubscribers.Thank you for being part of our journey. T-Series – Making India Proud. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions

Death sentences in 1800s were hardly ever carried out, despite claim in authors book Outrages It was only published this week, but already the writer Naomi Wolf has admitted an error at the heart of her latest book. Instead of being actually executed for sodomy in 1859, as the writer claims in Outrages, Thomas Silver was apparently paroled two years after being convicted. Silver, who was 14 when he was convicted, is just one of several cases cited in the book but, according to the writer and broadcaster Matthew Sweet, the error stems from a simple misreading of a historical record and raises wider questions about the argument Wolf puts forward. In Outrages, which was published by Virago, Wolf examines …

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws

Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chance As Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have a law in Alabama that effectively outlaws abortion and includes no exceptions for victims of rape or incest. But the governor of Missouri signed 00:00:00 00:28:20 With the new laws facing legal challenges that could ultimately land in the supreme court, social issues and the judiciary loom heavily in a campaign season that has so far has centered on the economy and the character of President Donald Trump. The last few days of unprecedented energy against abortion bans …