‘I’m a teenage taxidermist’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSydney Langton said she would never condone killing animals for taxidermy In her spare time, 16-year-old Sydney Langton has a singular passion: stuffing birds and foxes and any other roadkill that comes her way. Here she explains why she loves being a teenage taxidermist. Look into a freezer belonging to any of my friends and you will most likely find chips, fish-fingers and ice cream. That’s not the case with me. My own personal freezer, stored out in the family shed, is filled with roadkill. The vegan taxidermist Taxidermist sold monkey heads on eBay The man who was stuffed like an animal The fake taxidermist In it are badgers and foxes, a …

UK lawmakers: Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated data privacy laws

London (CNN Business)UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed “contempt” toward parliament by not appearing before them. “Companies like Facebook should not be allowed to behave like ‘digital gangsters’ in the online world, considering themselves to be ahead of and beyond the law,” the report said. In response to the report, Facebook said it had not breached data protection or competition laws. Karim Palant, Facebook’s UK public policy manager, said in a statement that the company “supports effective privacy legislation” and is also open to “meaningful regulation.” Facebook said in December that the documents from the Six4Three lawsuit had been “selectively …

Regulate Facebook now, say UK MPs

The inquiry into fake news, which lasted more than a year, was conducted by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, with much of the evidence focusing on the business practices of Facebook before and after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. What will the DCMS report achieve? What is fake news and can you identify it? Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to combat fake news Cambridge Analytica was a political advertising firm that had access to the data of millions of users, some of which was allegedly used to psychologically profile US voters. The data was acquired via a personality quiz. How such data, particularly in terms of political campaigning, was shared by Facebook was at the heart of the inquiry, alongside …

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

(CNN)Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. READ: Hirscher bags silver as rival Kristoffersen wins world title READ: Is Marcel Hirscher the greatest skier of all time? Alexis Pinturault was proving to be Hirscher’s closest competitor after the first run, but a slip halfway down the course proved costly for the Frenchman who had to settle for fourth. Despite dominating the slalom Sunday, Austrian skiing fans had to wait until the final day of the Are 2019 for Hirscher to secure the country’s first gold medal of these World Championships. Speaking after claiming gold, Hirscher admitted he may not return in two years’ …

Sala funeral takes place in Argentina

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCardiff City manager Neil Warnock: “Sala was my player” Sala was killed when a single-engine light aircraft, flown by pilot Mr Ibbotson, crashed near Alderney just two days after he became Cardiff City’s record transfer. His body, which was recovered from the wreckage following a privately-funded search last week, was repatriated to Argentina on Friday. It was then driven from Buenos Aires to the Sante Fe province, where Sala grew up. Emiliano Sala – born in Argentina, made in France Who owned the plane Sala died in? Agent reveals Sala flight text messages Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMourners applauded in tribute as the footballer’s coffin was carried in …

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

(CNN)Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid — who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem when the two were San Francisco 49ers teammates — have settled their collusion grievance cases against the NFL. Both alleged that teams were keeping them from playing. Kaepernick became a lightning rod in 2016 while with the 49ers when the quarterback refused to stand during the National Anthem, protesting what he believes are racial injustices and ongoing police brutality in the US. He drew fierce criticism from some by kneeling but also inspired other athletes — from elementary schools to professional leagues — to join his movement. Reid, a safety, began kneeling alongside his teammate that season. When he was still playing for San Francisco, …

Mikaela Shiffrin makes history with fourth straight slalom gold

(CNN)Mikaela Shiffrin proved she really is in a league of her own in the slalom, becoming the first skier in history to win four consecutive world titles in the same event. Mikaela Shiffrin: Why I won’t be objectified She admitted that the possibility of making history was the extra motivation she needed to power through. “Today was something else,” she said of the occasion. “There’s been a lot going on these Championships since the Super-G win. I certainly had a lot of doubt today but in the most important moments it was okay. “Like I said, my team was just spectacular this whole time to get me to toughen up and do the job. I’m really, really happy.” The packed …

Marcel Hirscher bags silver as Henrik Kristoffersen wins world title

(CNN)He’s trailed in the wake of Marcel Hirscher for most of his career, but Henrik Kristoffersen got the better of his great rival with victory in the giant slalom at the World Championships in Sweden. “It was about time,” Kristoffersen said after his victory. “Everyone has been working insanely, so it’s amazing. I haven’t won a GS since 2015. “I have worked so hard and been close so many times. I just went for it.” Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer? Big night out? France’s Alexis Pinturault added a bronze medal to the combined gold he won earlier in the championships. Kristoffersen is third in the World Cup overall standings behind seven-time champion Hirscher and Pinturault, but he showed far greater consistency …

Why you should use the local SEO Engine and TigerPress themes for affiliate offers or local pages ?

Do you build websites for yourself or local business clients using WordPress? Do you want to dominate the local search engine results for your local business, product or service? If so are you sick and tired of having to build a site from scratch and then do all that onpage seo, geo location and schema markup stuff that you don’t really understand or have the time to do, but you know is important and must be done so your site will rank high in the search engines. What if i told you that their was a NEW kind of WordPress theme where you could install the design with one click, that will automatically do all the onpage seo stuff for …

Alliance of American Football had talks with Colin Kaepernick, Tim Tebow

(CNN)An upstart US professional football league reportedly had talks with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but it appears that former 49ers quarterback wanted more money than the league was willing to pay. The Alliance of American Football, an eight-team league that debuted last weekend, reportedly spoke to Kaepernick as well as former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow. According to the Associated Press, Kaepernick wanted at least $20 million to play.

Does CBD Work? We Tried A Bunch Of CBD Products Betches

Okay, so I battle chronic Lyme disease and anxiety on the daily. I also train Brazilian jiu-jitsu 3-4 days/week. What I’m trying to say here is that I’m basically an ideal candidate for CBD because I’m always broken and hurting. Beauty/Skin Care whoAs someone with eczema and super sensitive skin, trying any form of beauty or skin care product on my face or body (aside from my tried-and-true usuals) has always scared me. I tried and on Sunday night after I showered and found out for myself.   I pumped a glob onto my finger and wiped what I thought was a respectable amount of serum underneath and around my eyes. I had some extra serum left over, so I …

The UK football club staying in the EU

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Derry City’s home ground lies four miles from the Irish border The city of Derry has a hinterland that straddles the Irish border. Image copyright INM/Getty Images Image caption Derry City returned from 13 years of footballing exile in 1985 and have played in the League of Ireland ever since In 1972 – a year regarded as one of the worst of the Troubles in Northern Ireland – a supporters’ bus from visiting Ballymena United was burned on a visit to the Brandywell. The club was expelled from the Irish League in Northern Ireland and forced into the footballing wilderness. Its exile ended with acceptance into the Republic’s League of Ireland in 1985. Derry City …

Matt Kuchar says he’ll apologize to caddie and pay remainder of the $50,000 he requested

(CNN)Earlier this week, pro golfer Matt Kuchar defended the $5,000 he paid his fill-in caddie after winning $1,296,000 at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico, his first PGA tournament victory in four years. “For my fans, as well as fans of the game, I want to apologize to you for not representing the values instilled in this incredible sport. Golf is a game where we call penalties on penalties. I should have done that long ago and not let this situation escalate.” The caddie of a winning golfer on the PGA Tour can expect to receive about 10% of his earnings. Ortiz knewthat because he wasn’t Kuchar’s regular caddyhe wouldn’t receive that much, but he wanted more than the $5,000 Kuchar …

After 15 years, the Mars Opportunity rover’s mission has ended

(CNN)It’s time to say goodbye to Opportunity. The Mars rover’s team made its last attempt to contact Opportunity on Tuesday night, and it went unanswered. On Wednesday, NASA confirmed that the mission is over. Solar-powered Opportunity hasn’t communicated with engineers since June 10. Dust has blocked out sunlight, and even the expected winds from November through January haven’t helped clear Opportunity’s sensors and panels. Engineers tried different things to revive Opportunity, sending repeated signals and commands to attempt to fix other potential issues. They’ve sent more than 835 recovery commands that remain unanswered.

Killing it with crutches, athlete with spina bifida takes on extreme racing

(CNN)Misty Diaz showed no fear as she lined up for the Red Bull 400, a brutal foot race straight up the Olympic ski jump in Park City, Utah. “We can stay in the position that we’re in and hope for better results, or we can be uncomfortable and make strides and changes.” Diaz decided to make strides, literally. “I started doing something that I’ve never thought I would do before, and that was simply just walking.” Pushing the limit She started with small goals: walking to the mailbox. Then walking around the block. “I just kept going and going,” Diaz said. In early 2012, she ran her first race, a Ronald McDonald House Charities 5K. “Crossing that finish line, I …

Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

(CNN)With time almost up on the clock, Japan rolled the dice on England’s south coast. Leitch wanted a try — five points that would thrust Japan into the history books with the greatest upset in Rugby World Cup history. Meet rugby superfan Daisuke Komura Like the thousands in the stadium, Komura urged his side to play for the try in the closing minutes. Sitting near him was now England boss Jones, who looked on as the players continued to defy his instructions. Come the final play, Jones couldn’t watch. “Eddie was sitting right behind me and left in anger as he wanted to see a shot at goal,” says Komura. “I guess he didn’t see the deciding moment, but when …