Netflix Strikes Into Unique Function Movies, Beginning This October

beasts-of-no-nation Netflix is able to turn into a house for function movies, giving the business a brand new outlet for film manufacturing in an period of declining ticket gross sales – a development that has led to a big inflow of what studios’ consider might be positive-hearth hits, like remakes and sequels. The primary movie out of the gate is indicative of the type of movie that would probably be a important favourite, however might not… Read More

ninety five% of America’s elected prosecutors are white


Prosecutors, arguably have far more affect over america authorized system than police, as The New Yorker pointed out in May. But, whereas the nation is starting to concentrate to the racial make-up of police forces across the nation, little consideration is paid to the race of elected prosecutors and the way that results the jail inhabitants

Of all of the elected prosecutors in america, ninety five% of them are white, and seventy nine% are white males, in line with a brand new study revealed Tuesday by Ladies Donors Community. White individuals make up close to 63% of America's inhabitants

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Wonderful: Harry Shearer returning to ‘The Simpsons’


Harry Shearer is again within the Simpsons household

The voice actor, who had been tied up in a reasonably bitter and public battle with bosses over his contract, has sealed a brand new deal to stay with the collection

EW was the primary to report the information

Shearer, who voices Ned Flanders, Mr. Burns, Seymour Skinner and a number of other others on The Simpsons took to Twitter in Might to air his dispute with Fox, saying that he was leaving the present due to contract points

Showrunner Al Jean and James L. Brooks stated after his announcement that there have been no plans to kill off Shearer's characters, however left the door open to recasting Read more...

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Netflix pronounces first unique film slate, kicking off with Idris Elba’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’


Now that Netflix has conquered tv with acclaimed unique collection like Home of Playing cards and Orange is the New Black, it may begin setting its sights on function movies. The streaming website has introduced titles and launch dates for a slew of unique movies, all of which you'll be able to stream immediately from the consolation of your personal house.

And since you ought to all the time begin off on the appropriate foot, the slate begins October sixteen, 2015 with the Idris Elba starrer Beasts of No Nation. The Netflix unique movie, helmed by True Detective director Cary Fukunaga, is predicated on the extremely acclaimed Uzodinma Iweala novel a few youngster soldier torn away from his household and compelled to battle in a civil struggle in West Africa. Read more...

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Abacus Expands Its Reimbursement Platform To Interview Candidates And 1099 Staff

unnamed Abacus (YC W14) is a platform that gives a simple method for workers to get reimbursed for firm bills. As an alternative of submitting a type on the finish of every month, Abacus lets staff snap an image of a receipt on the fly and, after firm approval, get reimbursed only a day or two later. The corporate has expanded significantly up to now yr, signing up clients like Dropbox, Stripe,… Read More

Paula Deen posted a photograph of her son in ‘brownface’


Paula Deen, no stranger to racial insensitivity controversies, is embroiled in yet one more scandal, this time over a photo displaying her son in "brownface."

Picture: @Paula_Deen

Deen, who posted the above tweet to her account on Tuesday morning, is dressed because the titular character from the tv present I Love Lucy, and her son Bobby Deen dressed as Ricky Ricardo (Lucy's husband on the present, as portrayed by Lucille Ball's actual-life husband, Desi Arnaz). Bobby's face is darkened, presumably to assist him seem Latino (Arnaz was Cuban). She posted it utilizing the hashtag #TransformationTuesday. Read more...

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YC Alum PipelineDB Releases Open Supply Streaming SQL Database

Underground pipes PipelineDB, a Y Combinator Winter 2014 graduate, introduced the supply of the open supply model of its streaming SQL database product in the present day. A business model is predicted later this yr. The product is an open-supply database that runs SQL queries constantly in streams, incrementally storing the leads to tables, firm co-founder Derek Nelson defined.  “[The… Read More

Pampers captures the priceless, glad appears on infants’ faces whereas they poop


There isn't any satisfaction like that of a child who has simply crammed a diaper

Pampers sought to seize this, the happiest second in lots of younger lives. Set to a mock-majestic rating of Strauss' "Thus Spake Zarathustra," the diaper firm's award-profitable new spot is a sluggish-movement montage of the hilarious and barely uncomfortable expressions and contortions of a child's face as they sign it's time for a diaper change

You possibly can watch because the various levels of shock, focus and aid — a sequence probably acquainted to most new mother and father — play out throughout the faces of ten infants in excessive-definition for a full seventy five seconds. Read more...

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EMC Sells Cloud Sync And Share Product Syncplicity To Personal Fairness Agency

Journey to private cloud starts now sign from EMC. When EMC purchased cloud sync and share firm, Syncplicity in 2012, it appeared the corporate was making an attempt to vary the best way it does enterprise, however three years later it’s promoting out to non-public fairness agency, Skyview Capital, maybe able to concede that a freemium cloud mannequin doesn’t match the corporate tradition. It’s value noting that EMC will keep a stake in Syncplicity, however the… Read More