In his capacity as White House press secretary, Spicer said in January, "This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, PERIOD, both in person and around the globe." At the Emmys, during Colbert's monologue, Spicer came out onstage with a mobile podium reminiscent of the one Melissa McCarthy used in her impersonation of him on Saturday Night Live and said, "This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, PERIOD, both in person and around the world."
Roberts says she began the process of "GOOB" — shorthand for "going out of business" — several weeks ago and is concerned that the company will not honor their previous refund policy. "When I submitted my forms, they said items did not have to be in original packaging, and we could send everything back we had. I spent so many hours and hours for a week counting, sorting, packing, labeling, boxing, labeling, counting, counting, counting my inventory," she said. "Some things are individually bagged. Other things are wrapped by style and size. The items are labeled. The boxes are labeled. I have a spreadsheet with a detailed list of every box, its contents, and the total wholesale cost. I took a lot of time and care packing that inventory. If I were to send my inventory back now, I’d have
What was the lead singer of Fall Out Boy doing on House?! View Entire Post ›
When it comes to Facebook’s effort to stop the flow of misinformation on its platform, the labels can be misleading — and the project appears to be more about perfecting the company's algorithms than providing a “Good Housekeeping” stamp of approval for readers.Almost exactly nine months ago, the company announced it would add a “disputed by third party fact-checkers” label to links in the News Feed that external fact checkers deemed completely false. Since then, the label has been a major focus of reporting and research. “Tagging fake news on Facebook doesn't work, study says,” read the headline on a Politico story about a draft research paper. (Facebook questioned the study’s methodology and the validity of its findings.)But here’s the hidden truth people keep missing: the pub
In the Fast Company article, McDonald says that the project is all about giving people a more personalized shopping experience. The duo's vision is a bunch of these little customized boxes full of stuff in front of apartments and vending machines:“Each community tends to have relatively homogenous tastes, given that they live or work in the same place,” McDonald explains. “By studying their buying behavior, we’re hoping to eventually figure out how the needs of people in one apartment building differ from those in another. We could customize the items in one dorm versus the next.”Of course, the startup is named Bodega, named for the corner stores typically run by members of New York City's Latino and immigrant communities. McDonald was asked by Fast