25 Striking Portraits Of The 2020 Golden Globe Winners

It’s that time of the year. The Golden Globes 2020. A remarkable celebration of talented actors, directors, television personalities, screenwriters, composers, and their creations. This year marks the 77th time the Golden Globe Awards are hosted. A variety of celebrities gathered at the famous Beverly Hills Hotel to see who did it best this year in both film and television. Oh, and there was also Ricky Gervais doing what he does best—making Hollywood not appreciate his roasts with his speeches. Many notable people received their well-deserved awards on the grand stage, gave their speech, and were soon escorted to a winner’s photoshoot, which has become somewhat of a tradition in the Golden Globes. This is where photographer Alexi Lubomirski took …

46 Tweets About The Things Todays Kids Will Never Know

#3 Adding text messaging to mobile devices began in the 1980s, while the first SMS message was sent in 1992 over the Vodafone GSM network in the UK. The initial growth for SMS was slow. The average American user sent only 0.4 texts per month in 1995. However, as phones and networks adapted to better accommodate the service, people started using it more and more. By 2000, that average number increased to 35. Short messages can be encoded using a few alphabets: the default GSM 7-bit alphabet, the 8-bit data alphabet, and the 16-bit UCS-2 alphabet. Depending on which alphabet the subscriber has configured in the handset, this leads to the maximum individual short message sizes of 160 7-bit characters, …

Bridal Shop Goes Viral For Putting Up A Wheelchair-Bound Mannequin

We still have a long way to go when it comes to body positivity, but brands certainly have made a lot of progress by targeting their products to a wider audience. Recently, one bridal shop in the United Kingdom has also made headlines for featuring a mannequin in a wheelchair in their window display. One bridal shop in Portishead, UK included a mannequin in a wheelchair in their window display Image credits: thewhitecollection “The new wedding shop in town has a wheelchair-using mannequin and it shouldn’t be exciting but it’s the first time I’ve ever seen disability portrayed in a shop window,” Beth wrote in her tweet. Wheelchair users joined in, expressing the sadness that this type of inclusivity didn’t …

People Are Sharing Library Hacks That Are Useful, Free And Theres No Reason Not To Use Them

Not quite! It’s actually more likely than you think that you can do all of those things—check out e-books, audiobooks, graphic novels, and other media⁠—not by giving more of your money to Amazon for a subscription, but by using your library card, a public service that your taxes are already paying for, to sign into the many apps that public libraries themselves use. You get a wealth of information and entertainment, and library use statistics go up. If you haven’t checked whether you can sign in to these services with your local library card, this is your reminder to do so.