Pete Davidson Returned To Instagram, Broke Silence On Ariana Betches

As I sit at my desk listening to “thank u, next” (it’s been stuck in my head for 16 consecutive days now, and I’m beginning to wonder if Ariana Grande has used some Josie and the Pussycats style subliminal messaging), I get a DM on Instagram. DMs on Instagram are rarely good news. Best case scenario, it’s a guy from a foreign country telling me I’m pretty. Worst case scenario, it’s someone trying to recruit me for their multi-level marketing scheme, or …

THIS Is What Pete Davidson Reportedly Said To Ariana Grande Before Blocking Her On Social Media! – Perez Hilton

Pete Davidson has had ENOUGH! As we reported, through a direct message to a fan, Ariana Grande revealed the Saturday Night Live actor blocked her on social media following their broken engagement. Video: A Young Ariana Adorably Recreates Mean Girls! According to a People report published on Wednesday, the funny man reportedly had harsh words for his ex before severing ties. The insider revealed: “He blocked her and said, ‘Stop reaching out. You’re not good for my health. I can’t have …

Are You Still Conscious After You Die?

A story is doing the rounds at the moment that your brain keeps working after you die. But what’s really going on, and is it true? A few outlets seemed to have picked up on a story that originated in 2016, where researchers from the University of Southampton in the UK studied about 2,000 cardiac arrest patients over four years. They published their findings in the journal Resuscitation. Of the 2,060 people studied, 330 survived the event, and 140 were …

Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security

The European Union has announced a package of measures intended to step up efforts and pressure on tech giants to combat democracy-denting disinformation ahead of the EU parliament elections next May. The European Commission Action Plan, which was presented at a press briefing earlier today, has four areas of focus: 1) Improving detection of disinformation; 2) Greater co-ordination across EU Member States, including by sharing alerts about threats; 3) Increased pressure on online platforms, including to increase transparency around political ads …

Woman claims she lost eye after parasite got stuck behind contact lens during shower

Petra van Kalmthout recently told the Daily Mail the alleged incident occurred three years ago while she was on vacation. The woman said she was infected with an acanthamoeba parasite, which caused her to develop keratitis — a “rare but serious infection of the eye that can result in permanent visual impairment or blindness,” according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She didn’t have any symptoms at first. But days later, van Kalmthout said her eye “became red and painful.” …

Freeletics raises $45M for its AI-powered mobile fitness coach

One of Europe’s most popular fitness applications is poised to flourish in the U.S. market with the help of several Los Angeles-based investors. “We want to be there for people who want a long-term athletic lifestyle,” Sobhani told TechCrunch. “There are hundreds of millions of people who would love to make a change to their health and fitness but only a fraction of those actually make it. Helping people at scale to solve such a common problem is a tremendous …

Assisted suicide for Alzheimers patients raises incredibly difficult issues

Goodall decided he didn’t wish to go on living beyond his 104 years, but euthanasia is currently illegal in Australia. So the eminent botanist and ecologist flew to Switzerland, where he was put to death with the aid of a euthanasia advocacy group. Goodall’s thoughts on the matter were very clear. He told Australia’s ABC News: “I’m not happy. I want to die. It’s not sad particularly. What is sad is if one is prevented. My feeling is that an …

Justice Dept. announces indictment of two Iranians in ransomware scheme

Washington (CNN)Two Iranian men have been indicted for their alleged involvement in a hacking and malware scheme that spanned more than two years and crippled computer systems at hospitals and municipal offices across the country, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. Other victims of the attack included the city of Newark, New Jersey, MedStar Health and the Colorado Department of Transportation, among others, according to Benczkowski, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division. The indictment does not allege that …

A scientist claims to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies Sharp Science

Image: Getty Images In 2017, a Palestinian construction worker in the West Bank settlement of Beiter Illit, Jerusalem, posted a picture of himself on Facebook in which he was leaning against a bulldozer. Shortly after, Israeli police arrested him on suspicions that he was planning an attack, because the caption of his post read “attack them.” Except that it didn’t. The real caption of the post was “good morning” in Arabic. But for some unknown reason, Facebook’s artificial intelligence-powered translation …

Insurance startup Bright Health raises $200M at ~$950M valuation

A flurry of digital-first insurers are betting they can surpass industry incumbents with a little help from technology and a lot of help from venture capitalists. The latest to land a massive check is Bright Health, a Minneapolis-headquartered provider of affordable individual, family and Medicare Advantage healthcare plans in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, New York City, Ohio and Tennessee. The company, founded by the former chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare Bob Sheehy; Kyle Rolfing, the former CEO of UnitedHealth-acquired Definity Health; and Tom Valdivia, another former Definity Health …

The Gene-Edited Babies And CRISPR-Cas9 Controversy, Explained

Outrage continues to grow over the news that claims to have used gene-editing technology called CRISPR-Cas9 to create embryos that he then transferred into a woman, resulting in the birth of twin girls. His stated goal was to give these girls genetic immunity to HIV, but experts say that he unnecessarily by using a tool that could in other parts of their genetic code, in ways that could be passed down to the girls’ future descendants. Word of his experiment …

Trump doesn’t believe his government’s climate change report, gets roasted by Stephen Colbert

Trump doesn’t believe a damning climate change study produced by his own government, something that truly perplexed The Late Show host Stephen Colbert. Aside from telling reporters he’d read “some” of the report, which warns that climate change will not only impact global health, but will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually, Trump referred to it as “fine.” “Fine?” Colbert said. “If I had to describe this report in one word it would not be ‘fine.’ …

Students lured with unconditional offers

“I expect universities to use them responsibly and where institutions cannot justify the rising numbers being offered, I have made clear to the Office for Students that they should use the full range of powers at their disposal to take action.” Regrets? Head teachers urged students to resist the “inducement” of such offers and universities to stop making them. Association of School and College Leaders general secretary Geoff Barton said the practice could lead students to choose a course which …

The Progressive Caucus Has A Chance To Be More Influential Than Ever

The Congressional Progressive Caucus, which has historically lacked the clout of other values-based congressional factions, is making a serious play for influence in the next Congress. In the recent promise of proportional representation From ‘Doormats’ To Dominance? CPC leadership plans to stick with a big-tent approach, arguing that it provides it the resources to shape policy debates within the caucus through internal lobbying. Needless to say, the CPC  is not interested in joining New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call to …

A convicted murderer says he killed 90 people and got away with it. The FBI believes him.

(CNN)Samuel Little was hoping to move prisons this past spring. “Over the course of that interview in May,” ViCAP crime analyst Christina Palazzolo said in an FBI article, “he went through city and state and gave Ranger Holland the number of people he killed in each place. Jackson, Mississippi — one; Cincinnati, Ohio — one; Phoenix, Arizona — three; Las Vegas, Nevada — one.” In all, Little confessed to about 90 murders in that interview and in others, according to …