Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Mnuchin vows tax cuts will be biggest ever

The Trump administration is lastly outlining its plan for tax reform, which leans closely on tax cuts.

Amazon Echo Look is basically a home selfie camera

How do I look? Just ask Amazon's new fashion-selfie-focused Amazon Echo Look. Amazon quietly unveiled the new voice-activated, hands-free camera on Wednesday that it's pitching as the first "artificially intelligent style assistant." SEE ALSO: Glimpse into Amazon's futuristic living spheres Like other Echo devices, the Echo Look is voice-activated, powered by the Alexa digital assistant, and it does everything the current Alexa can do, including controlling other smart home devices and answering questions about the weather, news, and your schedule. This Alexa, though, can also control the device's integrated camera with, "Alexa, take a photo." No more standing in front of the mirror and shooting a selfie or overextending your arm to capture an image of your blouse and skirt or pants and shirt. According to the Amazon's video, you just step back a few feet and tell Echo Look to take a full-length photo. Read more... More about Alexa, Fashion, Selfies, Echo L..

Cillizza: Judge just handed Trump a gift on sanctuary cities

A ruling from a federal district decide invalidating President Trump's try to limit federal cash for sanctuary cities is a coverage setback for his Administration. However additionally it is an enormous political present.

The Women’s March just won a PEN award for courage and freedom of speech

Bob Bland, co-chair of the Women's March on Washington, has a simple yet resounding message for Donald Trump: "The resistance is female and we're not going anywhere." On Tuesday, PEN America, which was a formal partner of the Women's March, awarded the organization with the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award at the 2017 PEN Literary Gala. SEE ALSO: A 'pussyhat' lands a spot on the cover of 'TIME' and 'The New Yorker' Bland, sporting a red pussyhat, accepted the award on behalf of the march. "[This award embodies] everything that we were trying to do with the march, which was to show women that their collective voice matters," Bland told Mashable. "[We wanted to show] that the Bill of Rights matters. And that it should be inclusive and intersectional and apply to all Americans, not just the Americans who voted for the current seated president." Read more... More about Womens March On Washington, Women S Mar..

Caitlyn Jenner says she’d consider a run for public office to the collective sigh...

Caitlyn Jenner has almost no experience in politics — so it should come as no surprise that she's considering a potential run. Jenner revealed her intentions to Don Lemon on Tuesday while on the set of CNN Tonight. She also left open the possibility she might serve on a foundation instead, if it better served the gay and trans community. SEE ALSO: The best swimwear if you want to throw gender norms in the trash "Yes, I would have to look, over the next year or two, look and see, can I do a better job on the outside or am I in a position now that I can do a better job for my community on the inside," Jenner said. Read more... More about Election, Caitlyn Jenner, Watercooler, and Watercooler

Treasury chief outlines proposal

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks concerning the Trump administration's plans for tax reform, saying it is going to be the most important tax reduce and largest tax reform in US historical past.

‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau weighs in on THAT big Jaime/Cersei theory

Jaime Lannister knows all about your Game of Thrones theories, and he's on board. While promoting his new Netflix movie, Small Crimes, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau took the time to weigh in on a popular fan theory that suggests Jaime Lannister might be the one to kill Cersei in Season 7 of the HBO hit. In the books, Cersei is given a prophecy by a witch known as Maggy the Frog, who tells her that "the valonqar" (Valyrian for "little brother") "shall wrap his hands about your pale white throat and choke the life from you." SEE ALSO: The 'Game of Thrones' hero we've been waiting for is actually Jaime Lannister Read more... More about Cersei Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Game Of Thrones Season 7, and Game Of Thrones

President Trump has repeatedly attacked sitting federal judges and decisions he does not like

President Donald Trump is once more focusing his Twitter sights on the judiciary, this time denouncing a ruling that halted implementation of an government order concentrating on "sanctuary" cities.

Another day, another Google co-founder building a secret flying craft

The Google co-founders just love to work on secret futuristic transportation projects. This time, it's Sergey Brin — but instead of glorified water speeders flying cars, like the Larry Page-funded Kitty Hawk Flyer unveiled earlier this week, he'll reportedly opt for something a bit more extravagant for his airborne transportation: a massive airship. Brin has been secretly building a giant dirigible in Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to Bloomberg, which cited information from four sources close to the project. When reached by the publication, Brin had no comment on the report. Read more... More about Nasa, Airship, Sergey Brin, Alphabet, and Google

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