Scotland to set up public energy firm

October 14, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMs Sturgeon said the energy firm’s “only job is to secure the lowest price for consumers” The Scottish government is to set up a publicly-owned, not-for-profit energy company, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. The SNP leader told the party’s conference that the company will sell energy to customers at “as close to cost price as possible”. Ms Sturgeon said it would be set…

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Costco has 2-day delivery now, just like Amazon Prime

October 13, 2017

Available for delivery.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock No longer will you need a pickup truck to successfully shop at Costco.  The big-box store just launched CostcoGrocery, which will provide two-day delivery on dry goods. The two-day window makes it kind of like Amazon Prime—except you can probably get a better deal on a year’s supply of toilet paper. Delivery is free for online orders over $75.  Along with its two-day delivery service, Costco…

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The NFL might ban players from kneeling during the national anthem

October 13, 2017

Image: Getty Images The NFL is totally happy about its players speaking their minds—as long as it doesn’t hurt the NFL.  That’s the gist of the letter sent by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, in which he officially announced that the league will be considering a proposal that would prevent players from keeling during the national anthem. “Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for…

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I Microdosed With LSD For A Month And This Is What It Did To Me

October 12, 2017

It’s day 30 of my LSD microdosing experiment, and although I don’t feel anything unusual rippling through my consciousness, my cognitive tests are showing that something is definitely up: According to my mood scores, I’ve become deliriously happy, and a fantasia of fictitious fauna has begun to leak from some exotic region of my psyche. Admittedly, this homespun research project carries none of the credibility of a lab-based clinical trial,…

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Heres Why Session 9 Is The Scariest Horror Movie Most People Havent Seen

October 12, 2017

Session 9 The plot is simple, a business owner (Gordon) and his crew are set to remove the asbestos from a long closed hospital in a very short time frame due to Gordon’s financial stress. While cleaning up, one of the workers (Mike) finds nine taped sessions with a former hospital patient named Mary Hobbes and begins listening to them while he works. The therapist is leading the sessions in…

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Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices

October 12, 2017

Image: Netflix  / http://makeitstranger.com/netflix/ Get ready to pay just a bit more for your Netflix subscription. The streaming video service will be raising prices on its middle and top tier plans in the U.S. starting in November. Subscribers who currently pay for the standard $9.99 service will be charged $10.99. The price of the premium tier will rise from $11.99 to $13.99.  Good news for people on the basic $7.99 plan—that…

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Jay Park: from K-pop to Jay-Z

October 11, 2017

(CNN)When Jay Park became one of the first and only Asian artists signed to Jay-Z’s label, Roc Nation, earlier this summer, the hip-hop world was rattled. “Me, being Asian-American, I was always looked at as an outsider. I always had to fight for my place,” Park told CNN during a recent interview.

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Gordon Ramsay Exposes The Truth About A-Listers Obsession With Cocaine

October 11, 2017

We have all seen pictures of celebrities stumbling out of nightclubs accompanied by a light dusting of white powder around their nostrils. In some cases, we have seen A-listers brazenly snort the substance, oblivious that their actions are being caught on camera. So it was no surprise when celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay announced that the cocaine culture in Hollywood is “out of control”. Ramsay, the unlikely whistleblower on A-list drug…

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The White House and Equifax Agree: Social Security Numbers Should Go

October 10, 2017

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency Joyce said officials are looking into “what would be a better system” that utilizes the latest technologies, including a “modern cryptographic identifier,” such as public and private keys. according to the Social Security Administration. Supplanting such an ingrained apparatus would not…

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Thaler, Famed for Nudge Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize

October 10, 2017

University of Chicago’s Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets. The 72-year-old, co-author of the 2008 best-seller “Nudge,” has “built a bridge between the economic and psychological analyses of individual decision-making,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Monday.  “By exploring…

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Build your Own Video Affiliate Site in 60 seconds with 1-Click Video Site Builder

October 10, 2017

Video is HOT – you know that! What you may not know is that people are spending more time watching Youtube videos than TV. That’s a FACT.What if you could make passive income while entertaining people? Introducing 1-CLICK Video Site Builder. This brand new WP plugin creates a fully AUTOPILOT video affiliate site in under 60 seconds for you… =>> SEE IT IN ACTION – Live Demo All you have…

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What the UK and Australia did differently after mass shootings

October 10, 2017

(CNN)It has become a predictable affair. A mass shooting happens, there is a call for tighter gun laws and then it’s business as usual. The UK has some of the world’s strictest gun-ownership laws and it is now rare for civilians to own private firearms. The turning point for the country came in 1996, when 43-year-old Thomas Hamilton used legally owned handguns to kill 16 children, all ages 5 and…

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Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service to Rival FedEx and UPS

October 9, 2017

Last year, Amazon introduced Seller Fulfilled Prime, which lets merchants who don’t stow items in Amazon warehouses still have their products listed with the Prime badge, meaning they’ll be delivered within two days. The merchants had to demonstrate they could meet Amazon’s delivery pledge, and many used UPS and FedEx for deliveries. The new service gives Amazon control over those deliveries instead, even if it continues to use third-party couriers….

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Beyond just birth control: Rollback leaves some women fearful

October 9, 2017

(CNN)Rachel Jarnagin was on her way to a post-surgical checkup Friday when she heard the news: The Trump administration had rolled back Obamacare’s birth control mandate, opening the door for nearly any employer or insurer with religious or moral convictions against contraceptives to exclude those benefits from their health plans. “My doctor told me, ‘Unless we start you on birth control to manage it, there’s no guarantee that you won’t…

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PM struggles through interrupted speech

October 9, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive things that went wrong with May’s speech Theresa May had to battle losing her voice and being interrupted on stage by a comedian as she sought to reassert her Conservative leadership. Mrs May, who at one point was handed a throat sweet by the chancellor, did make it to the end of a speech in which she vowed to “renew the…

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Hackers Can Locate And Remotely Control Your Smart Sex Toys

October 8, 2017

Bluetooth-connected sex toys – what could possibly go wrong? Some cybersecurity experts decided to find out. Computer nerds from the Pen Test Partners security blog headed out to the streets of Berlin to see how easily they could find and exploit the city’s Bluetooth-connected butt plugs. For the uninitiated, these smart adult toys are designed to be hooked up to the “Internet of Things” so users can connect their sex toy to…

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‘I’m Going to Die’: Fear Grips Vegas Strip; Gunman Kills 59

October 8, 2017

Las Vegas (AP) — The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, and many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn't understand what was happening when the band stopped playing and singer Jason Aldean hustled off stage. "That's gunshots," a man could be heard saying emphatically on a cellphone video in the nearly half-minute of silence and confusion that followed. A woman pleaded with others: "Get down! Get…

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Inside the Saudi Kings 1,500-Person Entourage in Moscow

October 8, 2017

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz brought 1,500 people, a golden escalator and his own carpets on his historic, four-day state visit to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said. The 81-year-old leader of the Gulf kingdom exited his plane late Wednesday and stepped out onto the special escalator he travels with. But something went wrong: It malfunctioned halfway down, and he had to walk the rest of the way. A cavalcade of…

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Yahoo now says all 3 billion of its accounts affected by massive hack

October 7, 2017

Image: justin sullivan/Getty Images Yahoo revealed Tuesday that a massive cyberattack it suffered in 2013 was much more widespread than it previously said, according to regulatory filings. The web portal now says all 3 billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in the breach. The company initially said only 1 billion had been hit when it first disclosed the hack last December. SEE ALSO: More than 1 billion Yahoo users hacked in…

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This New Study Reveals The Scientific Way To Tell If Someone Has Cheated On You

October 7, 2017

Have you ever questioned if your partner has cheated on you? The likely answer, is yes. The fear has plagued us all and manifested into some rather questionable behaviour. However, there is now no need to stalk your other halves movements on Instagram, (who is @blondegirl1993?), because a scientific study has deciphered the ultimate way to discover the truth, without demanding a lie detector test. The study, which may put…

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Miley Cyrus’ Fans Think “She’s Not Him” Is About Leaving Stella Maxwell For Liam

October 6, 2017

The day has finally come, y’all, and Miley Cyrus’ fifth studio album, , is available to bless ears everywhere. Of course, as is always the case with Hannah Montana Miley, the music on this album is personal, and each song obviously carries special meaning for the singer. Track number 10 on the album, a ballad called “She’s Not Him,” is no exception in this case. The song’s lyrics are poignant…

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Meet The Plastic Surgeon Who Claims To Have Created The “Perfect Wife”

October 6, 2017

Going for a plastic surgery procedure is becoming as common as going to the hair salon. Whilst there’s no denying that plastic surgery has an important purpose and has helped countless people to improve their confidence, it should always be performed in moderation. However, when something has the potential to drastically alter a person’s perception of themselves, there’s a high risk of them becoming addicted to it. As a result,…

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Real Housewives Of Atlanta Recruits ANTM Winner Eva Marcille As Part-Time Star!

October 5, 2017

The If she keeps it up, she could land a full-time role for season 11! The 32-year-old was amazing when it came to bringing the drama on ANTM, so we’re not surprised she’s killing it now! Would U love to see more of her?? [Image via FayesVision/WENN.] Related Stories This Week In Celebrity Twitpics & Instagrams! Conspiracy Time: Has Kim Kardashian Already Confirmed Her Family’s THREE Pregnancies?? Hailey Baldwin Serves…

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