• Want to make parenting even more terrifying? This baby monitor can help.
  • The internet is not happy with Trump’s new ‘Southern White House’
  • 14 times footballers were the funniest people on Twitter
  • YouTube will end 30-second unskippable ads next year
  • Bill Gates: If robots take your jobs, they should pay taxes

Want to make parenting even more terrifying? This baby monitor can help.

The Raybaby keeps a constant watch on your baby, for better or worse. Image: raybaby/kickstarter Being a new parent is exhausting, but what if I told you there was a new device that could make it even more complicated and stressful… Wait, what? Meet the Raybaby, the first ever non-contact sleep and breathing tracker. Basically its a baby monitor that also measures a childs vitals, breathing rates and sleeping habits…

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The internet is not happy with Trump’s new ‘Southern White House’

Hm, this isn't the White House. Image: MASHABLE COMPOSITE/GETTY IMAGES/JOE RAEDLE/TWITTER Donald Trump has already referred to his club, Mar-a-Lago, as the “Winter White House,” leading many to believe that his weekend trips to Florida would become a regular occurrence. In a tweet on Saturday, he called the club the “Southern White House” and now people are even more convinced. On Twitter, critics are pointing out the already high cost…

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14 times footballers were the funniest people on Twitter

Victor Wanyama is just one of the many footballers with excellent Twitter feeds. Image: Garcia/BPI/REX/Shutterstock/twitter LONDON Footballers are an interesting bunch on Twitter. More often than not they’ll tweet about sport, but every now and again they completely take us by surprise. SEE ALSO: Father sneakily names daughter after favourite football team, wife finds out 2 years later From unexpected celebrity encounters to blunt admissions of vehicular rabbit-slaughter, we’ve rounded…

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YouTube will end 30-second unskippable ads next year

Say goodbye to annoying unskippable ads. Image: Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images Starting next year, you’ll no longer have to sit through a half-minute of advertising to watch a YouTube video. On Friday, the Google-owned video giant announced that it will no longer offer its 30-second pre-roll ad format without a “skip” button in 2018, Campaign first reported. It will, however, continue to show 15- and 20-second ads without the option…

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Bill Gates: If robots take your jobs, they should pay taxes

Automation is part of the future, and Bill Gates is already thinking about what that means for our government. The billionaire Microsoft founder philosophized about the future of automation in an interview with Quartz. Robots are coming for lots of jobs, he said, and wouldn’t it be fair if they paid taxes, too? “Right now if a human worker does, you know, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that…

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Business rates: Sainsbury’s boss urges ‘fundamental reform’ – BBC News

There is a similar debate taking place in Scotland and Wales where rates are also being reassessed after April. Reality Check: Are there more winners than losers on business rates? Mr Coupe, the boss of the UK’s second-largest supermarket chain, urged the government to undertake a wide-ranging review of the way businesses are taxed, highlighting changes in retailing culture. Mr Coupe said: “The way it currently stands, there is an…

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Tutor Thinks Student Is Coming To Library For Reading Lesson, But A Strange Man Shows Up Instead

When Jose Martinez was a child, he felt like he was just getting by and not uncovering his true potential. There were so many things he wanted to ask in school, except he just couldn’t get himself to do it. Even as he became a grown man, husband, and father, Jose had the same feelings because of the dark secret he had kept hidden for years: The 26-year-old didn’t know…

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Mom Is Devastated After Miscarriage. Months Later, Doctors Find Hidden Twin

Carina Marshall was devastated, when she had miscarriage last December. The 22-year-old and her partner, Kieran Morris, were heartbroken to lose their unborn child. However, weeks later, Carina began to feel sick. She went to the doctor on Valentine’s Day, and an ultrasound revealed something shocking: she was carrying the unborn child’s twin a twin sibling she nor doctors knew existed. “She turned the screen around and there was this…

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10 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Megastar Tom Cruise

At the age of 54, Tom Cruise is one of the biggest movie stars today. He got his start as a young man and quickly rose to international stardom. Many may remember him most early on fromRisky BusinessorTop Gun,but he was in a few films even before those, includingEndless Love andTaps. His filmography has grown since then and is chock-full of multi-million-dollar blockbusters. Tom Cruise’s life hasn’t been all roses,…

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Investors Urge Banks To Get Dakota Access Pipeline Rerouted

A group of more than 120 investors on Friday told 17 banks financing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that the project should be rerouted away from a Native American tribes reservation. The group of investors includes Californias giant public employee pension fund, CalPERS; New York City teacher and firefighter pensions; dozens of religious organizations; and asset management firms. They have a combined $653 billion in managed assets, according to…

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EPA criticizes EPA in news release hailing Pruitt’s confirmation

Washington (CNN)The Environmental Protection Agency welcomed its new leader with an unusual news release Friday that occasionally took aim at itself. Scott Pruitt, who has questioned human connectivity to climate change, was confirmed by the Senate Friday in a partisan vote. Pruitt himself has sued the agency repeatedly as Oklahoma attorney general for what he saw as regulatory overreach. Pruitt is not alone in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet as an…

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Police conduct cross-country search for young mother’s remains

(CNN)A purple suitcase may be a crucial clue as law enforcement officers conduct a multistate search for a young woman’s remains, police in Boulder, Colorado, said Friday. Investigators believe Adam Densmore killed Ashley Mead, the mother of his 13-month-old daughter, in Boulder and drove a circuitous route to Oklahoma in a 2001 Volvo station wagon with the child and Mead’s body inside, Boulder police public information officer Shannon Cordingly said….

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Man Convicted Of Killing His First Family Pleads Guilty To Slaying His Second

A Michigan man who served 16 years behind bars for the murder of his first family has pleaded guilty to torturing his second wife and killing four children. Prosecutors said Green will face a possible 45 to 100 years in prison when he is sentenced in March. Greens guilty plea comes roughly 24 years after he admitted responsibility in court for the stabbing deaths of his first wife and unborn…

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2 Women Try To Sneak 13 Pounds Of Horse Genitals Into U.S.

Thats one treatment that doesnt seem like a treat. Washington Dulles International Airport stopped 13 pounds of horse genitals from being smuggled into the country last month,according to a CBP release. But the horse genitals were only part of the package. All told, the women attempted to smuggle 42 pounds of horse meat and 3 liters of yak milk. US Customs and Border Protection Horse meat from Mongolia is prohibited….

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Florida Law Banning Doctors From Asking Patients About Guns

Doctors in Florida can legally counsel patients about gun risks under a federal appeals court ruling that strikes down the states controversial Docs vs. Glocks gun law. Read the full ruling below. The law said doctors should refrain from unnecessarily harassing a patient about firearm ownership during an examination and prohibited discrimination against firearms owners by refusing care or counseling against firearm ownership. Violators faced huge fines and revocation of…

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Florist discriminated against same-sex couple, high court rules

(CNN)A Washington florist violated the state’s anti-discrimination law when she denied a same-sex couple wedding services on the basis of her faith, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The case drew national attention in 2013 when the couple sued Arlene’s Flowers for refusing to provide flowers for their wedding. As state bans on same-sex marriage were crumbling and more couples were seeking wedding services, it was one of several high-profile…

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K-pop’s growing pains: Why Asia’s biggest bands are splitting up

(CNN)Is K-pop past its prime? Or just having growing pains? Seven South Korean pop groups have split up in the last 12 months — two since the beginning of 2017 — raising questions about the future of the manufactured and wildly popular music genre, which has taken Asia by storm. Mega group Wonder Girls released their final single last Friday. The decade-old group was the first K-pop act to enter…

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How downtown Los Angeles made a stunning comeback

(CNN)Not long ago, it was hard to imagine downtown Los Angeles as anything more than a gritty, rundown neighborhood. Dilapidated abandoned structures made up the fabric of the region, which consists of 16 districts and spans 5.84 square miles (15 square kilometers). Come night time, the streets were deserted as the workforce, from industries as varied as finance and retail, made its escape to greener pastures such as Orange County.

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Navy commander charged in long-running scandal

Washington (CNN)The Justice Department announced Thursday that it was charging a Navy commander in a bribery scandal that has engulfed 17 Navy personnel, including a one-star Navy admiral. Cmdr. Mario Herrera, 48, is accused of accepting bribes from Leonard Francis, the former CEO of Singapore-based defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA). The complaint alleges that in exchange for “luxury travel and entertainment expenses and the services of prostitutes,” Herrera…

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Girlfriend Flies Home To Visit Family While Her Boyfriend Stays Behind, Or So She Thought

Some people meet, and they just know. Whatever it is, they know they’re meant to be and they see it through no matter the circumstances! Darvee and Sophie are two of those people. The pair met in Texas, when they were both doing business. And after just one meeting, the rest seemed to be history. They continued talking and had a long-distance relationship for three whole years, talking and traveling…

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Man Collapses In Airport, Then Strangers Realize Hes Going Home To The Last People He Expects

In 2012, Dyan and his wife Alik fled their village in war-torn Sudan for refugee camps in Africa. In the midst of the chaos, Dyan was separated from Alik and their kids, and written evidence of their marriage wasdestroyed. Alik was processed as a single mother while Dyan was sent to the bottom of the resettlement list as a single man a demographic that doesn’t typically get chosen for resettlement…

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Mom Has An Ultrasound, Then Doctor Notices Irregular Shape Of Babys Head

Early in her pregnancy, Jennifer Snowden wanted to see her unborn son. She decided to get a 4D ultrasound to see the little one for the first time. However, as soon as the doctor saw the image, she said, “There’s something really wrong with your baby.” Jennifer was in shock. The ultrasound showed that his brain was spilling out of his skull. The condition was called encaphalocele. The doctor, her…

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Be open and honest: How I told my child I had cancer – BBC News

It also warns that some children might blame themselves or think that all people with cancer will die. A short version of the video was posted on the BBC Family and Education Facebook page and parents and children began to share their advice. Sammy Blair: I told them I’ll die but I’ll fight Thirty-seven-year-old Sammy Blair lives in Motherwell and found out just before Christmas that he has terminal stomach…

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If Trump Really Wants To ‘Do Something’ About Autism, Here Are 3 Suggestions

Its clear that President Donald Trump is interested in the subject of autism spectrum disorder, repeatedly expressing an interest in doingsomething about the condition. To autism advocates, his enthusiasm is exciting; the issue could always use more funding for research and services to improve quality of life and social integration. And on Wednesday, Kennedy and actor Robert De Niro, who has his own history of vaccine skepticism, appeared at a…

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