• Just 19 photos of the ‘Game of Thrones’ cast being BFFs off-set
  • The protest signs that took Trump to task during his first 100 days
  • This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal and more
  • Mark Zuckerberg’s latest barnstorming tour of his future constituents brings him to Indiana
  • Boy, four, killed after being hit by car in Leeds – BBC News

Just 19 photos of the ‘Game of Thrones’ cast being BFFs off-set

Just look at these guys.Image: Mike Nelson/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Everyone on Game of Thrones is so desperate to kill each other the whole time that it’s sometimes easy to forget that they don’t really hate each other. From the looks of Instagram and Twitter, in fact, they get on pretty well. SEE ALSO: King Joffrey hugging a pug gets the Photoshop battle it so badly needed We trawled through the archives of…

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The protest signs that took Trump to task during his first 100 days

Protesters take part in the Women's March on Jan. 21, 2017.Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images A resurgence in activism has defined President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, with protests becoming the number one way to resist the new administration. No protest, however, is complete without a piece of cardboard on a stick. The art of the protest sign has become truly vital to the resistance. SEE ALSO: The unforgettable…

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This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal and more

With the fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival still unfolding and Amazon’s slightly creepy new Echo, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. SEE ALSO: Inside the exclusive, stealthy club where future tech moguls are born Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming to…

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Mark Zuckerberg’s latest barnstorming tour of his future constituents brings him to Indiana

Image: mark zuckerberg via facebook In our latest installment of “No, really, Zuck is honest-to-god not running for political office,” we find Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg taking a ride around South Bend, Indiana, with Mayor Pete Buttigieg. SEE ALSO: Harvard dropout to give Harvard commencement speech Zuckerberg is calling this yet another stop in his 2017 personal challenge to “get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working…

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Wow, the Tesla Model 3 interior sure looks nice

Check out that display.Image: Teslarati Tesla Model 3s have yet to ship to customers, but that doesn’t mean they’re not already on California roads. An observant passerby spotted a blue Model 3 in the wild on April 27 being driven near the company’s Palo Alto headquarters and managed to capture photos of the vehicle’s interior. As Teslarati reports, the pics appear to show the final version of the car’s dashboard….

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Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

If you spend a lot of time on social media, then you’ve probably heard about music and culture event Fyre Festival the exclusive Bahamas getaway all the pretty people were headed to this week. If Coachella was for the plebs, Fyre Festival was supposedly for the truly cool. @rose_bertram: “Make sure to get your tickets for @fyrefestival weekend two still available! #fyrefestival”. #haileybaldwin #bellahadid #rosebertram #HaileyUpdates A post shared by…

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The internet has a grand time making fun of this congressman’s weed nukes scenario

Dude, what if the nuke was in a joint thiiis big?Image: Monsivais/AP/REX/Shutterstock “What if Kim Jong-un snuck nukes into the U.S. … in weeeed?” No, that’s not a question posed by a dude outside a Hardee’s. It was a scenario imagined by a member of Congress. SEE ALSO: The U.S. government grows some seriously garbage weed for research During a briefing Wednesday, Brad Sherman raised some concerns about North Korea…

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China’s ride-hailing giant Didi just raised a record $5.5 billion

Didi is still growing.Image: Hwee Young/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing raised more than $5.5 billion from investors, scoring the largest round of funding ever for a technology company to bankroll an expansion beyond China and into driver-less technology. Didi, which drove Uber Technologies Inc. out of China last year, is already one of the countrys best-funded private companies: its backers range from powerful state agencies to global venture firms and…

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So, Fyre isn’t just a music festival. Meet Ja Rule’s company

In case you have been under a rock or you’re trapped on an island in the Bahamas with a dead cell phone and no connectivity the Fyre Festival has been a disaster. But what is Fyre? Yes, it’s a music festival that has now left hundreds of rich millennials stranded and awaiting refunds. But the actual Fyre, the inspiration of the name, is a company created by rapper Ja Rule….

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Silicon Valley billionaire finds out that working an assembly line is kind of ‘hard’

"Ha ha ha ha what's a lug nut?"Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Mark Zuckerberg, who is totally not running for president, continues to do things a politician would do by visiting an assembly plant and commenting at how hard physical labor can be. SEE ALSO: Tech CEOs are looking more and more like politicians The Zuck swung by the Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, just outside Detroit, and tried his hand at…

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Drug dealer praised for his business savvy by a judge, despite it being illegal

"It obviously wasn't the best business, but it's a good business model."Image: LA Times via Getty Images We often like to cast criminals as dumb, but one illegal operation has really impressed a judge. 20-year-old Brodie Gary Satterley from Maroochydore, Australia, was sentenced to three years’ jail with immediate parole, and was also praised for his business skills in court, according to Sunshine Coast Daily. SEE ALSO: Chinese ‘Breaking Bad’…

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United Airlines had the most animal deaths of all U.S. airlines two years in a row

Smh, United.Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Next time you’re taking a plane trip, you might want to consider leaving your pets at home … especially if you’re flying United. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s February 2017 Air Data Consumer Report, United had the most animal deaths of all United States airlines in 2016 for the second year in a row, might we add. Yikes. It’s been a terrible, no…

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Arkansas prepares for its fourth execution in eight days

A convicted killer in Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection on Thursday night, making him the fourth inmate the state executes this month. The impending death of Kenneth Williams, 38, ends an aggressive execution schedule that originally called for putting eight men to death over an 11-day period. The executions were scheduled to take place before one of the states lethal injection drugs expires Sunday. Williams faces the…

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Vauxhall ‘reckless’ over Zafira fires, say MPs – BBC News

‘Tardy’ Vauxhall was “too slow to acknowledge drivers’ concerns, too slow to begin an investigation, too slow to address the causes and too slow to alert drivers of real safety concerns. Drivers and their families were needlessly put at risk,” committee chair Louise Ellman said. The first report of a Zafira fire was noted by Vauxhall in 2009, and in 2014, internal concerns over a pattern in reports of fires…

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7 days quiz: How did Tom Hardy prove himself a good citizen? – BBC News

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? Click to see content: qotw_28_04_17 If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here Picture credits: Getty Images; Reuters; Alamy Join the conversation – find us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEasyLinks Marketer The Advanced Link Management System…

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The LA riots were a rude awakening for Korean-Americans

Los Angeles (CNN)Chang Lee gripped his fingers tighter around the gun and screamed at potential looters from the rooftop of the small strip mall where he stood. The 35-year-old had never held a firearm before the LA riots. Lighting up the blocks around him, Lee could smell the fires burning in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. “Where are the police? Where are the police?” Lee whispered over and over from his rooftop…

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Gett buys Juno to expand ride-hailing business in United States

Image: gett There soon will be one less ride-hailing app to choose from for those still boycotting Uber. Gett, one of the largest players in the New York ride-hailing market, has acquired Juno for $200 million, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. SEE ALSO: The feud between Britain and Sean Spicer is getting ridiculous Gett will acquire all of Juno’s existing business, including its network of drivers and its employees, according to TechCrunch‘s…

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Google follows Facebook by letting staff protest on May 1

The Google logo on the newly opened Google Office in the Sihlpost Building in Zurich, Switzerland.Image: walter BIERI/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Google employees won’t be punished for taking a day off to protest Donald Trump on May 1, International Workers Day. Those who choose to protest will join around 340,000 service workers who are reportedly set for a one-day strike. SEE ALSO: Google Maps can now tell you where you parked your car…

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Book nerds will love this shop’s very creative Instagram

If you are a book nerd, you will absolutely love this. SEE ALSO: Endlessly creative bookstores show how much we still need more books from women An independent book store in France had a rather ingenious idea to literally bring books to life on Instagram. To the joy of its 21,000 followers, Librairie Mollat is regularly posting pictures of staff and customers as they mirror the pose seen on the…

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Masked man with multiple guns arrested outside Dallas police station

DALLAS –  A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after showing up to Dallas PD Southwest patrol with a mask, guns and drugs in his vehicle and threatening to shoot. In the mans car was a mask in the style worn by the group Anonymous, multiple guns and marijuana. A Dallas police major tweeted a photo of the items. #DPD officers continue working hard. 1 guy arrested at SW with this….

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The Pope’s perilous mission to Egypt

(CNN)When Pope Francis travels to Egypt on Friday, he will retrace a journey his namesake made nearly 800 years ago, with a somewhat similar mission in mind. The friar survived, but his plan didn’t. Malik al-Kamil refused to convert to Christianity. But the conversation was courteous, according to tradition, and ended with the sultan offering a peace treaty that included Christian control of Jerusalem. The Crusaders rejected the proposal, and…

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Fresno shooting suspect charged with murder

(CNN)California authorities on Wednesday charged a suspect with eight felony counts, including murder, after police said he killed three men in an alleged hate crime. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, is accused of fatally shooting the three men at random in downtown Fresno, California on April 18, police said. Muhammad is black and his victims were white. Muhammad allegedly opened fire at a Pacific Gas & Electric truck, killing one man….

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Publishers still don’t really trust Facebook to help them all that much

Image: justin sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is listening. No, not to your phone calls probably. They are listening to publishers. And yet, publishers are still wary of the technology company’s power and its ability to help them succeed in the new media industry. SEE ALSO: Facebook is on a big listening tour for local media and publishers are actually happy Last week, Facebook held F8, its annual conference to tease all…

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