“Here at Langley Research Center you broke the color barrier as well and all of America celebrates,” he said. “You all know we’re standing in the home of the legendary ‘hidden figures’ – African-American women, also known as ‘human computers,’ who, despite the injustice of working in a segregated facility, lent our nation their incredible intellects and talents and helped us not only win the space race but also become a more perfect union.” … [Read more...] about NASA astronauts will return to space from US soil ‘before summer’: Pence
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BONNIE AWARD - Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo joined American Airlines in 1973 at age 24, becoming the first female pilot to fly for a major U.S. airline. In her honor, the third Bonnie Award will recognize a mid-career female director with a $50,000 unrestricted grant, sponsored by American Airlines. … [Read more...] about Santa Monica To Host Spirit Awards, Honoring Indie Films
Learn about all the latest technology on The Kim Komando Show, the nation's largest weekend radio talk show. Kim takes calls and dispenses advice on today's digital lifestyle, from smartphones and tablets to online privacy and data hacks. For her daily tips, free newsletters and more, visit her website at Komando.com. … [Read more...] about What happens to your social media accounts when you die?
The reaction to the narrative thrust has been strong. For maybe the first time ever, it seems like people are playing what superficially seems like just another chintzy mobile game … for the story? The game’s Instagram page, run as if it is Lily’s own account, adds another layer of storytelling. Lily polls fans about what to do with the engagement ring Blaine gave her, she posts #tbt photos of her time with her great-aunt, she posts Stories about her changing hairstyles. She has 300,000 followers. There are exactly two types of comments. There are players cheering on Lily through her journey as if she were a real character (“LILY U DONT DESERVE HIM TAKE CARE OF YOUR NEW ‘BABY’ WITHOUT HIM”) and there are players who need tech support (“I’m stuck on level 86 please help me”). Lily’s Garden has tapped into the sort of obsession that fans of visual novels and character-driven dramas cultivate on platforms like Tumblr, and … [Read more...] about The Story Behind Those Bizarre, Incredible
"Even if it was a hoax, this is really happening all the time. And even if it was a hoax for the sake of bringing attention to this, then I’m like, that’s low-key noble," said Seales, "I’m just at my wits end about us centering situations like this and wanting to make people have to pay." … [Read more...] about Jussie Smollett hoax allegations spark powerful response from black, gay Republican