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Hillary Clinton Wants To Be Buried With All The Newspapers That Endorsed Her – The Daily Caller

Friday, May 26, 2017

Contemplating life after devastating loss to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton joked that she would like to be buried with copies of all the newspapers that endorsed her. “I want to be buried with my editorial endorsements,” Clinton said in an interview with New York Times Magazine. “I want an open casket and they can all be piled on top of me. You won’t even be able to see my body.” The…

40 Years After ‘Star Wars’ Error, Newspaper Apologizes To Wookiee … – NPR

Friday, May 26, 2017

A man dressed in a Chewbacca costume throws his arms aloft in what can only be a confounding mix of emotions: triumph, sure — but also righteous indignation at all the decades lost to reckless misspelling. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption toggle caption Elaine Thompson/AP A man dressed in a Chewbacca costume throws his arms aloft in what can only be a confounding mix of emotions: triumph, sure — but also…

Why museums around the world are celebrating fashion’s great rebels – CNN

Friday, May 26, 2017

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Week in Fashion: Céline Dion’s Style is Better Than Ever – Vanity Fair

Friday, May 26, 2017

The 2017 Cannes Red Carpet’s Best-Dressed Celebrities

Get tickets to see some of London’s brightest future fashion stars – Time Out London (blog)

Friday, May 26, 2017

Supported by Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, fashion royalty Vivienne Westwood, and the astronomically successful Victoria Beckham, Graduate Fashion Week has gone from strength to strength. And this year’s celebration of young fashion talent looks like it’ll be the best yet. Set over four days, 22 catwalk shows will showcase work from over 60 of the UK’s top fashion universities. The largest event in the world dedicated to undergraduate fashion, it has launched the…

Italian Fashion Designer Laura Biagiotti Dies at 73 – Hollywood Reporter

Friday, May 26, 2017

Her soft, loose women’s clothes and luxurious knits won her the nickname “Queen of Cashmere.” Laura Biagiotti, an Italian fashion designer who conquered global markets with her soft, loose women’s clothes and luxurious knits that won her the nickname “Queen of Cashmere,” died Friday following a heart attack. She was 73. Biagiotti suffered the heart attack Wednesday evening at her estate outside of Rome. Doctors were able to resuscitate her,…

Google Brings Machine Learning to Online Marketing Assessment – E-Commerce Times

Friday, May 26, 2017

Google earlier this week unveiled Google Attribution, a tool that uses machine learning to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns across a variety of devices and channels. Part of a series of new measurement tools introduced at Google Marketing Next, Google Attribution aims to help marketers determine what is driving consumers to make their online purchasing decisions. Google is at an “inflection point,” noted Sridhar Ramaswamy, senior vice president…

Immigrant Families Find Soccer Shockingly Expensive To Play In The US – NPR

Friday, May 26, 2017

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Around the world, soccer is played by the rich and poor alike. It’s a cheap sport – no pads, no special equipment, you just need a ball. But in the United States, soccer has become the domain of the white suburban well-to-do. Just registering for a club team can run about $1,500 per year. Immigrant families who played soccer in their old countries can’t always pay. In…

Chase Elliott is leading the next generation of NASCAR drivers – Fox News

Friday, May 26, 2017

Though he hasn’t taken the checkered flag yet on the NASCAR Monster Energy circuit, stock car racing scion Chase Elliott has taken the sport by storm. He’s won five times on the XFINITY level and twice in the Camping World Truck Series, he was the 2016 NASCAR Rookie of the Year, and he sits fourth in the points going into the Coca-Cola 600. And while Bill Elliott’s son may…

Pulisic: US soccer has ‘so much potential’ – ESPN FC

Friday, May 26, 2017

The guys discuss the Liga MX final and salary difference in MLS, and Derek Rae discusses Americans’ success in Germany. Herculez Gomez and Mark Donaldson delve into why American players find homes in the Bundesliga more so than other leagues in Europe. Herculez Gomez doesn’t buy the idea that Christian Pulisic is the future of world football. United States international Christian Pulisic believes the future is bright for American soccer….

Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races – Virginian-Pilot

Friday, May 26, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state’s premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR’s All-Star race and season-ending championship. The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes those two races eligible for the state’s Major Events Reimbursement Program, the same fund that’s used to help attract big events such as the Super Bowl, the NCAA Tournament’s Final…

Sports Tech Company Acquired After Raising $24 Million – Forbes

Friday, May 26, 2017

Krossover founder Vasu Kulkarni says his company’s exit is a pretty good sign for the sports tech world. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images for AWXII) Sports video analysis and statistics company Krossover has been acquired by Dallas-based Blue Star Sports, a company linked to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and focused on building sports management software. The acquisition comes after Krossover, an eight year old company, has raised over $24 million…

Sky Sports News pays tribute to presenter David Bobin who passed away aged 71 – Mirror.co.uk

Friday, May 26, 2017

Former Sky Sports News presenter David Bobin passed away on Wednesday aged 71 as colleagues paid tribute to a man they lovingly knew as ‘Mighty Oak’. Bobin became a well known face on the sports channel having joined Sky back in 1993 where he fronted the channel’s Spanish football coverage before moving across to the news channel. The news of his passing has come as a major shock to his…

Bernardo Silva: Manchester City complete £43m deal for Monaco midfielder – BBC Sport

Friday, May 26, 2017

Bernardo Silva was a key part of the Monaco team who won the French Ligue 1 and reached the Champions League semi-finals this season Manchester City have completed a £43m deal for Portugal attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva from French champions Monaco. The 22-year-old, who will join City on 1 July, said: “I’m now at one of the best teams in the world”. Silva has made 58 appearances for Monaco this…

The best 11 Serie A players, with a twist – FOXSports.com

Friday, May 26, 2017

Usually, picking a league best XI means the majority of players selected will likely come from a select few teams at the top of the table. It stands to reason that the best teams likely had the best performers, and teams of the year logically follow that reasoning. Very often that means some extremely deserving players miss out though. This time, we’re doing our team of the year a bit…

New Zealanders are turning off sport – report – New Zealand Herald

Friday, May 26, 2017

Sport – including rugby – is losing the battle with entertainment for our discretionary time and dollars, which could have knock-on effects for our major codes. Research commissioned by a large sporting organisation and shared with the Herald shows sport’s relevance – measuring participation, passion, consumption and attendance – among New Zealand adults has been in a downward slump for all but one…

A snapshot of Canon’s use of Salesforce to replace a dying camera market – Diginomica

Friday, May 26, 2017

Historically, Canon was a pretty big fish in the imaging hardware business, particularly in terms of both cameras and printers aimed broadly at the higher end of the consumer marketplace. As Alessandro Stanzani, EVP of the company’s Consumer Imaging Group, EMEA, notes, for 15 years from 1999 to 2015, the digital imaging business was booming: But like many other sectors before it, the market rapidly fell into a double-digit fall….

This Canon ‘Live for the Story’ Ad Used Huge Lighting Rigs in a Creative Way – PetaPixel (blog)

Friday, May 26, 2017

This brilliantly lit commercial for Canon introduces a new campaign that urges the viewer to “Live for the Story”, and rather curiously does not prominently feature a camera at all. The 60-second spot follows the romantic journey of a young boy growing to adulthood, along with all the spontaneous bicycle trips, piano playing, fully clothed swimming and horse-chasing that a full and spirited life involves. Titled ‘Boundaries’, the ad seems…

Camera on NASA’s Lunar Orbiter survived 2014 meteoroid hit – Phys.Org

Friday, May 26, 2017

The first wild back-and-forth line records the moment on October 13, 2014 when the left Narrow Angle Camera radiator was struck by a meteoroid. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University On Oct. 13, 2014 something very strange happened to the camera aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC), which normally produces beautifully clear images of the lunar surface, produced an image that was…

Chipotle accused of covering up for manager who put hidden camera women’s bathroom – Fox News

Friday, May 26, 2017

A Chipotle Mexican Grill in Texas is being accused of covering up the actions of a manager who reportedly hid a camera in the restaurant’s bathroom. According to a lawsuit filed this week in the District Court of Brazaria County, Texas, the plantiffs allege that store manager Joanny Castillo, 18, repeatedly installed a video-recording spy camera in the women’s bathroom area and, when informed of the Castillo’s actions, the restaurant’s corporate…