- Mon, 25 May 2015 21:07:22 +0000: Americans celebrate Memorial Day with touching Instagram posts - Mashable
While the weekend brought backyard barbecues, outdoor picnics and beach adventures to our Instagram feeds, Monday was reserved for touching tributes to those fallen in battle
The hashtag #MemorialDay saw several posts from cemeteries and memorials from those honoring relatives and friends who served the country. Instagram was also overflowing with beautifully filtered images of the American flag
Take a look at how the country shared Memorial Day celebrations on social media Read more...More about Instagram, Us World, Us, Pics, and Watercooler
- Mon, 25 May 2015 19:50:36 +0000: Why mathematician John Nash was a genius - Mashable
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash, who died with his wife in a car crash in New Jersey on Sunday, has rightly been described as a genius.
Nash, who died at 86, helped transform a variety of disciplines through his work on game theory, and was recently awarded the Abel Prize to go with his 1994 Nobel
Let's take a look at his most famous theory and what people had to say about his work.
Nash's most famous contribution came in the form of the Nash equilibrium, a concept that falls under the study of game theory Read more...More about Mathematics, Us World, Us, John Nash, and A Beautiful Mind
- Mon, 25 May 2015 19:43:00 +0000: Waterspout comes ashore, lifts up kids' bouncy house, injures 4 people - Mashable
At least four children were injured after a waterspout hit land at a Florida beach
The waterspout, which is essentially a tornado over water, crossed over land onto a Fort Lauderdale beach. Like most waterspouts, this one was relatively weak, but it managed to roll a bouncy house, then toss it up in the air and across a parking lot, according to the Associated Press. At least four children have been taken to the hospital, though it is unclear if they were in the bouncy house
The video of the waterspout was captured by a beachgoer who noticed it gathering over the ocean. Numerous people stopped to watch the waterspout as it arrived on land, and some can later be heard screaming as it lifted the bouncy house into the air Read more...More about Florida, Ocean, Us World, Videos, and Beach
- Mon, 25 May 2015 19:32:51 +0000: Reports: Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $55 billion - Mashable
Time Warner Cable didn't take long to recover from the breakup of its deal with Comcast.
The second-largest cable TV provider in the U.S. is close to a deal to be acquired by Charter Communications for $55 billion in cash and stock, according to reports from Bloomberg and CNN Money. The deal also reportedly include the acquisition of Bright House Networks, another cable tv provider.
The new deal comes about a month after Comcast withdrew its bid for TWC due to regulatory scrutiny. That deal valued TWC at around $45 billion. However it ran into complications when the Federal Communications Commission voiced concern over how many broadband Internet customers the combined company would have. Most American only have one choice for this kind of service Read more...More about M A, Time Warner Cable, Business, Media, and Mergers
- Mon, 25 May 2015 18:47:16 +0000: See Kim and Kanye's first wedding dance to 'All of Me' - Mashable
To celebrate the humble event, Kim's momager, Kris Jenner, shared a video of Kimye's first wedding dance to John Legend's "All of Me." John Legend is there playing the song live because did you really think Kim and Kanye's first dance would be played off of an iPod?
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