Archive | May 2015

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their second child

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There will soon be another Kardashian in town.

Reality star Kim Kardashian has announced she is expecting her second child with rapper husband Kanye West, according to E! News.

Kardashian revealed the pregnancy where she has revealed everything else in life: on her family’s hit TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Just shy of two years after the birth of their daughter, North, Kardashian can be seen in a mid-season finale teaser telling her sister Khloé the exciting news after attending a doctor’s appointment. “I just got the blood test back, and I am pregnant!” she exclaimed in the clip, according to E! News.

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

Push for marriage equality finally reaches Australian parliament

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Ireland’s message to the world — saying “yes” to marriage equality — has created a ripple effect on Australian shores.

Since Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote, the world has taken notice. Australians and politicians have been campaigning harder than ever to change the marriage act in Australia to say “two people” instead of “man and woman.”

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A couple kiss in the middle of the rally for same-sex marriage in Australia.

Image: Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images

On Sunday, about 1,000 same-sex marriage supporters took to the streets in Sydney in a colourful rally for equal rights in Australia. Corporate businesses have been behind …

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

1 in 20 people have experienced a non-drug-related hallucination, study says

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About 1 in 20 people in the general population has experienced at least one hallucination in their lifetime that wasn’t connected to drugs, alcohol or dreaming, according to a new study.

Researchers analyzed information from more than 31,000 people in 18 countries who were interviewed as part of a mental health survey from the World Health Organization. Participants were asked whether they had ever heard voices or seen things that didn’t exist, or if they had experienced a delusion (a false belief), such as the thought that their mind was being controlled or that they were being followed.

The study excluded people who possibly had a psychotic disorder, such as …

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

No deal in Senate means key Patriot Act surveillance provisions will expire at midnight

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The National Security Agency will lose its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after an extraordinary Sunday Senate session failed to produce an 11th-hour deal to extend the fiercely contested program.

Intelligence officials warned that the outcome amounts to a win for terrorists. But civil liberties groups applauded the demise, at least temporarily, of the once-secret post-Sept. 11 program made public by NSA contractor Edward Snowden, which critics say is an unconstitutional intrusion into Americans’ privacy.

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

More tech swag than you: Dog has one gold Apple Watch per paw

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Limited supplies of the Apple Watch have resulted in some Apple fans jealously looking on as special access celebs flash their gold versions of the device in public. But if you’re one of the many still waiting for your Apple Watch to arrive, you now have another reason to grind your teeth in envy

One dog in Shanghai has been shown sporting not one, but two gold Apple Watch Editions on his furry little paws

Wang Sicong, the son of Chinese billionaire …

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

5 delicious nail art designs inspired by dessert

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Summertime treats come in many shapes and forms: ice cream sandwiches, popsicles, fro yo and, now, nail art. This new Japanese nail trend will sweeten your sizzling summer outfits.

A mix of two Japanese styles, kawaii and decora, it’s inspired by desserts, fusing bright neons seen in treats like popsicles with pared down ice cream pastels. Add a stud or two for a sugary topping that transforms your nails into a sundae delight.

Try out these new shades and colors on your own. We had nail artist Jess Tong give us the lowdown on how to get the perfect candy stripes …

More about Fashion, List, Beauty, Summer, and Makeup …read more      

This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.

Everything you need to know about building a successful corporate careers page

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Let’s face it, even great companies fail to host a “careers” page on their website — or host a poorly designed, ineffective one at best

With more and more job seekers flocking to websites and social media to research companies, it’s important to have a strong online presence — and that means a streamlined, well designed careers page.

Here are some tips for making the most out of your corporate careers page.

1. Don’t hide your opportunities

You’re hiring, and you need talent. Many companies hide their opportunities under the “About Us” or “Contact Us” sections of their websites, but not all job seekers know to look thereThe more work a job seeker has to do just to find opportunities at your company, the less likely they are to engage with you.

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This entry was posted on May 31, 2015, in Mashable.