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Watch BTS dance down the aisles of the U.N. General Assembly Hall
September 20, 2021 at 6:05 pm 0
BTS are almost regulars at the U.N. now. The K-pop superstars made history with a moving speech by group leader RM in 2018, and now they've returned to not only draw attention to the progress of the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals but dance down the actual aisles of the hallowed (and notably empty) U.N. General Assembly Hall in New York. The performance of "Permission to Dance" was part of BTS' involvement in an annual event called the SDG Moment, which is meant "to showcase the bold plans, actions and solutions that are needed to end the COVID-19 pandemic and set the world on course towards achieving the SDGs."BTS were officially appointed by South Korean president Moon Jae-in as the Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture, and gave a presentation as such at the 76th U.N. General Assembly session.It's just a treat to see RM, Jimin, Jungkook, Suga, Jin,
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8 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events
September 20, 2021 at 6:05 pm 0
In our Back to School series, Mashable tackles the big issues students face, from mental health to representation to respectful communication. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies. As your child heads back to school, you may be looking for appropriate ways to bolster the education they're getting in the classroom. But how do you determine what's suitable for their grade level but also inclusive and entertaining enough that they won't be bored to tears? Try podcasts.There are many child-friendly podcasts out there that explore topics that aren't often included in traditional curriculums. You can listen to them in the car on the way to school or sports practices, and they can spark questions around difficult topics like racism or identity — in an age-appropriate way. Christine Elgersma, senior editor of parent education at Common Sense, which provides media resources for families and schools, can attest
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Lil Nas X made a baby registry for 'Montero' that's raising lots of money for charities
September 19, 2021 at 5:56 pm 0
Congratulations, Lil Nas X: It's an album! But don't send baby strollers to this new bundle of joy, since the parent is accepting celebratory gifts only in the form of charitable donations.The day after the "Old Town Road" rapper brought Montero, his long-anticipated first full-length album into the world, he took to Twitter to encourage fans to donate to his "baby registry". The 16 charities listed are predominantly dedicated to helping LGBTQ folks and Black communities in the south (a nod to his career's county roots). Each cause corresponds with a specific track on the new album.Less than 24 hours after Lil Nas X promoted the charitable baby registry on Twitter, it already raised tens of thousands of dollars, according to TMZ. The Bros in Convo Initiative — a Florida-based charity dedicated to supporting local queer Black men that was paired with the track "That's What I Want" — reported
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How to download shows from Hulu
September 18, 2021 at 5:47 pm 0
A downloaded movie or show is the perfect way to stay entertained if you find yourself offline. Whether you're going camping or on a flight where you may not have any entertainment, you can download a movie or a couple episodes of your favorite shows on Hulu. Unfortunately to download a show on Hulu you need to be subscribed to Hulu (No Ads) or Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV. There is a 30 day free trial for Hulu (No Ads) though. Additionally, you can only download shows and movies from Hulu on supported mobile devices. Most iPhones, iPads, Androids, and Amazon Fire tablets are supported, but more information on which devices are supported can be found here. And not all movies and shows on Hulu are available for download. Shows and movies that are available for download will have a downwards facing arrow near the movie or episode title.
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6 of the best gaming monitors to push your PC setup to the next level
September 17, 2021 at 5:34 pm 0
Gaming isn’t just about skills, it’s also about visuals. And on top of that, you can have all the skills in the world, but that won’t make up for a slow refresh rate or response time. These are all important things to keep in mind when searching for your next gaming monitor.But there are so many choices out there. Monitors are only getting better as technology advances, and it’s not impossible to get a really great gaming monitor for a low price. Then again, serious gamers will want all the bells and whistles more expensive monitors offer. And believe us, they get pricey. That’s why we’ve researched some of the best monitors available, and picked a range of price points so that you’ll be able to get a winner no matter what your budget looks like.Which monitor is for you? It depends on what kind of gaming you’ll be doing.
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The 10 best kids' movies on Hulu for a family night in
September 17, 2021 at 5:34 pm 0
If you're looking to entertain your family or simply satisfy your inner child, Hulu's got the movies for you.We've combed through Hulu's extensive library of kids' movies and chosen the best of the best. From animated classics to live-action adventures, these movies are sure to satisfy people of all ages. Plus, you don't need any of Hulu's add-on subscriptions to watch these, so they're completely hassle-free.Here, in no particular order, are the 10 best kids' movies now streaming on Hulu.1. Shrek (and Shrek 2) Say it with me: "Ogres are like onions." Credit: Dreamworks animation A meme-worthy masterpiece still celebrated 20 years after its release, Shrek is one of the most iconic kids movies of all time. It perfectly balances its fairy tale characters and gross-out gags with a sweet story about loving yourself and never judging a book by its cover. Everyone's favorite grouchy green ogre
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The 'Sex Education' cast reveals who they would be friends with in high school
September 16, 2021 at 5:24 pm 0
See which high school characters the cast of Netflix's Sex Education would choose to be in their high school squad.
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Netflix's 'Nightbooks' is a dark fairy tale with jump-scares and killer costumes
September 15, 2021 at 5:14 pm 0
Is Nightbooks for kids? For grown-ups? After the fifth genuine jump-scare within 20 minutes, I'm scratching my head while covertly turning the sound down (an expert scare management move). But whoever it's for, my heart rate is up, folks.Based on J. A. White's 2018 book of the same name, Nightbooks focuses on a kid called Alex (Winslow Fegley) who writes scary stories, but is determined to burn them all of a sudden. But before he gets the chance, he's lured into a magical apartment with a piece of pumpkin pie and The Lost Boys, then locked into a situation that has him writing for his life.An evil but exceptionally style-conscious witch, Natacha (a gleefully over the top Krysten Ritter), orders him to write a new scary story every night or it'll be The End for him. When he meets fellow prisoner Yasmin (Lidya Jewett), they've got to try to figure
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Michael Keaton tackles the opioid crisis in trailer for Hulu's 'Dopesick'
September 15, 2021 at 5:14 pm 0
Hulu's upcoming original series Dopesick examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. Dopesick looks at the opioid epidemic from a variety of angles, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, who marketed OxyContin as non-addictive, to a distressed Virginia mining community witnessing the horrors of addiction first-hand.Based on the book by Beth Macy, Dopesick is executive produced by Danny Strong (Empire) and Michael Keaton, who also stars. Keaton is joined by Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, and Rosario Dawson.The first three episodes of Dopesick premiere on Hulu Oct. 13, with new episodes streaming weekly.
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Britney Spears says she didn't delete her Instagram account. She's just taking a break.
September 14, 2021 at 5:02 pm 0
Britney Spears' Instagram account, which her fans have interpreted for clues as she battled her conservatorship, is temporarily unavailable. After anxious fans noticed her Instagram account had gone missing, Spears hopped on Twitter to explain that she's just taking a break from social media after her engagement. Notably, Spears hasn't deleted her Twitter account during said break, but she uses Instagram much more often. Tweet may have been deleted Spears and actor Sam Asghari announced their engagement on Sunday, about a week after her father filed legal paperwork that could eventually lead to the end of his conservatorship of her estate. The conservatorship let him control his daughter's career and personal life for the past 13 years, a power that Spears' said in court had hurt her detrimentally. The conservatorship forced her into mental health treatment and prevented her from removing an IUD, a birth control device, Spears testified in court
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