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Cillizza: She did what almost every other daughter would do

Throughout an look on a panel dialogue in Germany on Tuesday, Ivanka Trump was booed and hissed at when she provided a protection of her father's insurance policies relating to paid depart for ladies within the office.

Instagram is absolutely crushing Snapchat and there’s no end in sight

Now Instagram's just rubbing it in. In case the Facebook-owned company hadn't already made it abundantly clear that burying Snapchat under an endlessly growing pile of lookalike products was its top priority, Instagram has some fresh salt to rub into Snap's wounds: Instagram Stories now has 200 million daily active users — more than Snapchat's total daily active user base. SEE ALSO: This one hack lets you post Live Photos on Instagram Put another way: In 2017 alone Instagram has added nearly as many daily active users to Stories as Snapchat added to its whole platform in 2016. Ouch. To mark the occasion Instagram is also announcing — what else — new features that look like they were ripped straight out of Snapchat's playbook: Read more... More about Snapchat, Instagram, Instagram Stories, Apps And Software, and Tech

Neil deGrasse Tyson tried his hand at naming Beyoncé’s twins

When you're renowned astrophysicist and cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson, there's only one thing worth doing when you're bored: come up with names for Beyoncé's heirs. Tyson did just that Wednesday afternoon on Twitter when he started sharing names for Queen Bey and Jay-Z to mull over. But because he's Neil deGrasse Tyson, he also gave us a space lesson with each pair of names fit for the twins SEE ALSO: Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't riding SpaceX to Mars until Elon Musk answers this challenge Naming ideas for @Beyonce's twins, inspired by the universe… — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) April 12, 2017 Read more... More about Conversations, Watercooler, Beyonce, Neil Degrasse Tyson, and Watercooler

What’s coming to Hulu in May 2017

Though it may recently have been burned by Netflix, Hulu still has an impressive movie and TV selection and is still the best destination for most new TV shows the day after they air. This month, that includes Bond movies (and a documentary), new shows, and a 2016 comedy in which Mila Kunis is a mom (a bad one, allegedly!). Here's what's coming to Hulu in May. SEE ALSO: 'The Handmaid’s Tale' is a huge moment for Hulu that will hit you hard Top pick: Flubber Flubber embodies so much of the '90s: The ubiquity of Robin Williams, weird-ass ideas that got made into movies, and the inexplicable allure of green slime. It's surprisingly emotional in parts, showcasing Williams' careful balance of humor and heart, and worth a watch or rewatch any time. Read more... More about Lists, Hulu, Movies, Television, and Entertainment

Susan Fowler makes her first major move since blowing open Uber’s sexism scandal

Susan Fowler became a household name in the tech world when she published a blog post in February outlining Uber's record of discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexism. Her blog post blew open the door to numerous horror stories about Uber from more and more women who worked there. Since then, Uber the scandal has continued to deepen (and nobody's sure it has a bottom). But it's been a quiet two months — at least in public — for Fowler. Now, she's making her first major move since. Fowler will become editor-in-chief of Increment, a new publication from Stripe. Fowler has been working as an engineer for the payments tech company nearly since she left Uber. Read more... More about Stripe, Uber Sexism, Uber, Susan Fowler, and Business

Airline struggles to contain fallout after video shows passenger dragged off overbooked flight

Final month, United Airways CEO Oscar Munoz was named U.S. Communicator of the Yr by the journal PRWeek.

This mind-blowing ‘Doctor Who’ street art is full of hidden Easter eggs

To celebrate the fact that Doctor Who season 10 is now only a matter of days away, the TARDIS — and its current occupants — have touched down in London. SEE ALSO: 'Doctor Who' Season 10, Episode 1 is the perfect intro for Time Lord newbies On Wednesday, Peter Capaldi and his new companion Pearl Mackie appeared at the Southbank to pose next to some fairly spectacular pavement art. Epic. Image: Ray Tang/LNP/REX/Shutterstock As far as marketing stunts go, you've got to hand it to the BBC. This one is pretty cool. The official Doctor Who Twitter account was on hand to share some photos and videos from the event. Read more... More about Uk, London, Pearl Mackie, Peter Capaldi, and Art

US nuclear sub heads to South Korea

The united statesMichigan -- an Ohio-class, nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine -- is predicted to make a visual port name in South Korea on Tuesday, in line with a US protection official.

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

President Donald Trump privately signed a invoice on Thursday that permits states to withhold federal cash from organizations that present abortion providers, together with Deliberate Parenthood, a gaggle regularly focused by Republicans.

Group won’t host Ann Coulter, but she still plans to speak

Will conservative writer and commentator Ann Coulter converse Thursday on the campus of certainly one of America's most famously progressive universities?

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