Twitter says it suspended 1.2 million accounts for terrorism-promotion violations

Twitter Inc. said Thursday it suspended 1.21 million accounts from its social media platform between August 2015 and the end of 2017 for “violations related to the promotion of terrorism.”Twitter also said the suspensions were on a downswing.They included 274,460 suspended accounts in the second half of 2017, which were down 8.4% from the previous reporting period and the second consecutive period. Read more

Opinion: How much do car designers think about numberplates?

Let’s discuss a feature on cars that isn’t talked about all that much – despite them appearing on every car on the road and having a major visual impact on both front and rear design.Yes, let’s talk numberplates. Or, specifically, where numberplates get stuck on cars. After all, every country demands that cars are fitted with numberplates and, even if the sizes, shapes and colours vary dramatically, the rules generally require them to be stuck in the same area on the front and rear of cars. Read more

Signs you might have a hormonal imbalance (and what it means)

Humans have many different hormones, all working away doing vital jobs in our bodies. They’re our messengers, that keep our body temperature stable, moderate our growth and development, control our metabolism and fertility, and influence our emotions.Many things affect the delicate balance of our hormones including what we eat, our environment and how we feel emotionally Read more

Mum wakes up to find two-year-old has completely destroyed her makeup

The sneaky tot, Amelia Louise, had awoken in the early hours of Monday morning to try out some of her mum Tara Badham’s makeup.The toddler had the time of her life beautifying herself while her mother slept.Tara, 22, a stay-at-home mum, woke at 7am to find her guilty-looking daughter plastered with foundation and eyeshadow. Read more

Rowan Atkinson is back as Johnny English in new film trailer

Rowan Atkinson is back as hapless secret agent Johnny English in the trailer for the third spoof spy film. His alter-ego is seen getting into scrapes and causing chaos in Johnny English Strikes Again.The trailer sees his character having difficulties with new technology, including virtual reality goggles.The film, also starring Ben Miller, Olga Kurylenko and Emma Thompson, is released in October. Read more

Woman complains about blue toilet seat

A woman complained after she ordered a white toilet seat and it arrived in bright blue – but she was left red-faced when she discovered it was covered in a sticky film, Marie Stent thought there had been a mix-up when her lavatory seat, which she bought from IKEA for £40, turned up at her door in a colour she hadn’t ordered.But, after ranting about the blunder to her daughter, she later realized that the seat was in fact white and just been covered in a blue film to protect it from scratches. Read more

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt on A Quiet Place, Parenting and Their One True Movie Obsession

A few weeks into dating,John krasinski and Emily Blunt watched one of their first movies together: Jaws. They watched it over and over again, Krasinski says, as many as nine times in the next few months. It wasn’t for the thrill, as Blunt puts it, of “seeing people’s legs get munched off.” What they loved most are its human moments. The one in which Roy Scheider’s defeated police chief is uplifted by a game of copycat with his young son at the dinner table blew Krasinski away. Read more

Is Hawkeye missing from Avengers: Infinity War promo because Hawkeye no longer exists?

The movie promises to be the culmination of ten years worth of Marvel movies that have taken audiences on a journey as we discover the six Infinity stones and their power, and introduced us to the good guys, the bad guys, and the ultimate evil, Thanos. You’d think that Hawkeye may want to be a part of that but maybe he’s just chilling at home with his family, watching daytime TV. Read more

Watch never-before-seen footage of Whitney Houston in new movie trailer

A new documentary from Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald tells the story of the superstar,Whitney Houston who passed away in 2012.The film will tell the story of her life and career  using unreleased recordings, never-before-seen footage and live performances recorded by Houston throughout her life, as well as original studio recordings and acapellas of some her greatest hits. Read more

Facebook just fixed a massive data scraping issue it insisted was fine

After sitting silently for the first week of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook has moved into damage limitation mode. Since the issue refused to go away Mark Zuckerberg has wheeled himself out to global media, promised to testify in front of Congress and rolled out a host of updates to the social network.One of the most significant changes came last night when Facebook announced it was locking down its API use for developers. Read more