Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect

More Technology of Business The ski slope and the incinerator tackle waste Podcasts: From unlistenable to unmissable Jet fuel from thing air: Hope or hype? Tech-savvy stamp collectors energise an old hobby The vegan fabrics that fashion is betting on Image copyright Robin Slowe Image caption Churchwarden Robert Allen says many people like to visit outside of the main services At St Mary’s in Chartham, Kent, the deployment of a high-quality CCTV system means the building can be left open. “Some of the old guard were worried about theft, but we were determined to be open and available to the whole community,” says churchwarden Robert Allen. “I was speaking to one woman whose grandson was seriously ill and had come …

GoFundMe launches free platform for nonprofits and charities, rolls out button to donate anywhere

GoFundMe has made its name primarily as a platform for individuals to create fundraisers for personal causes — a service that has seen hundreds of campaigns go viral through social media to raise collectively well over $5 billion in funding to date. Now, the startup is taking the next step in its ambition to build what CEO Rob Solomon calls the “giving layer of the internet.” GoFundMe is launching a new free-to-use fundraising platform for nonprofits of all sizes called GoFundMe Charity; and for the first time, it has created a button that can be integrated into any site to donate money wherever people want to do so. Both will roll out in November, but the charity platform already counts nonprofits …

4 Signs Youre Experiencing The Big Booty Awakening

Gabby Sterling Updated October 11, 2019 Matthew T Rader Gabby Sterling Updated October 11, 2019 Matthew T Rader “Her curves aren’t a curse. Her body’s a blessin’. Her thighs are thunder and her hips are heaven.” — Unknown I used to think that there were only two categories of girls: girls who were skinny and girls who were not. For as long as I could remember, I’ve had a curvy physique. Even during my tender toddler years, I was acutely aware of how not skinny I was. I wasn’t fat, but I wasn’t thin either; I was “solid” and sometimes even “slim thick.” Landing in the middle of the weight spectrum can cause a girl to become fixated on her …

Pizza Express: We’re still making dough

Image Copyright @Sara_Rose_G @Sara_Rose_G Image Copyright @mrjakehumphrey @mrjakehumphrey Report Report Out of fashion Pizza Express won a place in UK diners’ hearts by managing to appeal to both adults and children. Its low lighting, tall stemmed glasses, and wine bar vibe happily coexist alongside kids’ meals and colouring pencils. But more recently, it has gained popularity for its special offers, which are nearly always available. Danny Shaw, a footwear branding consultant, wrote on LinkedIn, that this approach is backfiring. “Pizza Express really isn’t fashionable any more.” Now, he says, “it’s all about discount codes”, and that means “it doesn’t feel special”. Image copyright Getty Images A brief history of Pizza Express 1965: Pizza Express founder, the late Peter Boizot, brought …

How reality TV is changing the way we consume fashion

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Steampunks descend on Bronte village for festival

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Steampunk often features steam-powered machinery imagined in the future Organisers said Haworth, home to the Bronte sisters, provided the perfect setting for a steampunk event because of its cobbled streets and Victorian aesthetic and buildings. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Hundreds of people descended on the small village Image copyright PA Media Image caption Compasses, headwear and umbrellas are some of the more typical accessories Image copyright PA Media Image caption Visitors come from all over the UK and Europe Follow BBC Yorkshire on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Send your story ideas to yorkslincs.news@bbc.co.uk.

Hailey Biebers Unconventional Wedding Veil Has 5 Sweet Words Written On It

Baldwin) is giving beliebers and fans alike a first look at her jaw-dropping wedding dress and veil, Justin Bieber. While Justin wore a ″@virgilabloh thank you for making my vision come to life and creating my dream dress. You and your @off____white team are incredible and I’m forever grateful I got to wear your beautiful creation,” she said.  Hailey also showed off her beautiful, unconventional veil in a picture she posted of her and Justin kissing. The veil, stylized with Off-White’s signature capital letters and quotation marks, reads “Till Death Do Us Part.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hailey Rhode Bieber (@haileybieber) on Oct 7, 2019 at 1:48pm PDT The wedding itself was a star-studded affair featuring all of …

Kate Middleton Knows Just What To Wear For Fall

Kate Middleton is ready for fall.  autumn outfit for a visit to one of her patronages, the Natural History Museum in London. She paired a long-sleeved purple sweater by Warehouse with a pair of high-waisted olive culottes from Jigsaw, according to Kate accessorized with a small Chanel purse that matched both her sweater and her shoes, as well as an updated blond twist on her usual blowout. Instagram account.  POOL New / Reuters Kate arrives at the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity to hear how it is advocating for threatened U.K. wildlife. “At the AMC today The Duchess viewed some of the Museum’s specimens and saw DNA sequencing 🧬 live in action,” the palace added. KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH via Getty …

Hong Kong’s violent protests show no sign of stopping. Some are deciding it’s time to leave

Hong Kong (CNN)In the middle of a beautiful sunset in May, Emily’s boyfriend knelt before her on a beach in Japan and proposed. Overjoyed, she said yes. “I will have children one day,” the 25-year-old office worker told CNN. “I don’t want them to live in a police state where they cannot freely express their opinions.”

Victoria’s Secret Hired Its First Plus-Size Model – Why Is There More Backlash?! – Perez Hilton

Victoria’s Secret took a couple big steps toward diversity recently. But is it two steps forward, one step back? Victoria’s Secret got Well, back in August the company hired their first trans model, Valentina Sampaio. And this month they took another stride toward inclusivity with their first ever plus-size model: Ali Tate Cutler! Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Was EPIC AF! Highlights HERE! Kate Upton SLAMS Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show As A ‘Snoozefest’! Models Pen Open Letter To Victoria’s Secret Following Sexual Harassment Allegations Valentina Sampaio Is Victoria’s Secret’s First Transgender Model! CLICK CLICK CLICK Next Article

Rihanna talks new album and the reason she won’t be performing at the Super Bowl

(CNN)In an interview with Vogue magazine, Rihanna set the record straight about the Super Bowl — and revealed that she has a new album up her sleeve. As far as a release date, she’s not talking. Rihanna also recently turned down the Super Bowl half-time show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, who started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice in America. “I couldn’t dare do that. For what? Who gains from that? Not my people. I just couldn’t be a sellout. I couldn’t be an enabler. There’s things within that organization that I do not agree with at all, and I was not about to go and be of service to them in any way,” Rihanna told …

Carl’s Jr. Launched A New Beyond Burger That’s Covered In BBQ Sauce

Courtesy of Carl’s Jr. Carl’s Jr.’s Beyond BBQ Cheeseburger Is A Meat-Free Take On A Classic By Daffany Chan Oct 8, 2019 Plant-based protein is clearly trending right now. All the hottest fast food chains are getting in on the rage, and if you’re on the hunt for alternative protein, there are more options than ever. Carl’s Jr.’s newest cheeseburger is sure to top your top list of plant-based burgers being sold at fast food chains. So, what is the new offering? Well, Carl’s Jr.’s Beyond BBQ Cheeseburger is a meatless take on a classic menu item, the Western Bacon Cheeseburger. In an Oct. 8 press release, Carl’s Jr. announced its Beyond BBQ Cheeseburger, which is a follow-up release to …

Lori Loughlin & Mossimo Giannulli Handling College Admissions Scandal Very ‘Differently’ Ahead Of Their Sentencing! – Perez Hilton

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are handling the time before sentencing for their alleged roles in the college admissions scandal in very different ways. As we’ve reported, the Fuller House star An insider told the outlet the parents-of-two are especially dissimilar when they visit the Bel-Air Country Club to enjoy downtime amid their ongoing legal drama: “Lori and Moss are reacting and handling the scandal completely differently. Moss is in good spirits and continues to socialize as if nothing’s wrong — either he’s in complete denial or it’s a front that he’s mastered so nobody judges him.” We’re going to assume it’s the latter in this case, as it’s hard to believe the fashion designer is that oblivious to what’s at …

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say they ‘see pathway’ to Brexit deal

Taoiseach convinced UK and Ireland want an agreement in interests of all parties Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have agreed there is a pathway to a possible Brexit deal, surprising sceptical EU officials with their upbeat assessment after more than three hours of private talks. The British prime minister hosted his Irish counterpart at a country house in the north-west of England for talks on Thursday that had been expected to break down. But when the pair emerged from discussions they painted a more optimistic picture, suggesting the Brexit logjam could be broken by the end of the month. The pair issued a positive joint statement, although Varadkar said afterwards that while he believed the outline of a deal would …

Victorias Secret Features A Size-14 Model In Its Lingerie Campaign For The First Time

ali_tate_cutler Image credits: Surprisingly, the confirmation of Razek’s departure came on the same day when news talks began circulating that Victoria’s Secret hired its first-ever transgender model, Valentina Sampaio, who is working with VS Pink. Regardless, Ali Tate-Cutler was stoked to work with the brand. “It feels amazing, I feel on top of the world,” Ali ali_tate_cutler ali_tate_cutler ali_tate_cutler ali_tate_culer Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: readytostare And pointed out what Ali said in the past Here’s what others said about it

20 Small Ways In Which You Can Help The Environment That Are Too Easy Not To Try

#2 Buy loose leaf tea A recent study found that nylon tea bags leech billions of microplastics into every single cup of tea. Next time you shop for tea, consider buying a loose one instead of bagged. #4 Recycle wire hangers If you have more wire hangers than you need and don’t know where to put them (as the majority of local recycling programs won’t accept them), you can take them to your nearest dry cleaners. They will gladly accept the hangers to be reused or will sell them to scrap metal collectors. #6 Go for meatless meals once a week Meat production (especially mass-produced beef) is extremely resource-intensive. Seven or even more pounds of grain are used to produce …