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Chickpea bowl with avocado, purple beans, eggplant, roasted beet, sumac and preserved meyer lemon yogurt offered at Assembly restaurant in Santa Cruz, Calif., Thursday, Sep. 5, 2014. There's no doubt about Santa Cruz's appeal as a beach town, but its dining scene has absolutely blossomed so much, it's enough to inspire a gourmet getaway, too.
What should happen to your personal digital communications -- emails, chats, photos and the like -- after you die? Should they be treated like physical letters for the purposes of a will? Yahoo doesn't think so. The company is criticizing new legislation giving executors charged with carrying out the instructions in a person's will broad access to their online accounts.
The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup. That was the message Monday from Kira Kazantsev of New York as many social media users continued to pan her use of a plastic cup during the talent portion of Sunday night's pageant finale in Atlantic City.
Coca-Cola is bringing back a blast from the past -- it's Mountain Dew-like citrus soda, Surge -- which it has begun to sell online only via Amazon.com. A resurgence for Surge: The soft drink is back Coca-Cola is bringing back a blast from the past -- it's Mountain Dew-like citrus soda, Surge -- which it has begun to sell online only via Amazon.com.
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling on Facebook officials to meet with local drag queens to discuss the social media website's recent crackdown on the performers to change their profile names. Facebook, based in Menlo Park, has locked many drag queens out of their accounts unless they edit their stage names to their "real identities," which is outlined on the website as a legal name listed on a credit card or driver's license, according to recent news reports.
When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show "If/Then" to create some buzz and here it came, one horrible syllable after another.
Andrea Morden and Ken Wang contacted CBC Montreal Investigates after receiving Facebook's initial responses to their complaints about the page, called Sheeeit. A Facebook user page full of cartoon strips mocking black people and other minorities has been removed after repeated complaints from two Montrealers, and inquiries by CBC Montreal Investigates .
Michael Tseytlin joined Facebook earlier this month to work on satellite technology for the company's Connectivity Lab, according to people familiar with the matter. An expert in satellite design, Tseytlin had been working on Google's satellite efforts being led by Greg Wyler, a high profile satellite entrepreneur who also recently departed Google.
The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Daniele Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed.
Activists say they hope for "a world safe from the ravages of climate change," as they plan a New York City march to draw attention to changing global weather patterns, two days before a United Nation summit meets to discuss the issue. "Together, we'll take to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach," organizers of the People's Climate March, the New York City event planned for Sunday, Sept.
The San Jose Mercury News reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Space District descended on Lupin Lodge near Los Gatos on Thursday, saying the clothing-optional resort was illegally taking water from a nearby upstream waterfall. The resort's owners say they are entitled to use the waterfall, which they need to keep their water tank full in case of a fire and to top off their pool for both skinny-dipping and as a backup water source for a fire.
Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London. "It is like stopping her in a beautiful moment in time," he said.
Facebook recently started enforcing an existing policy that requires people to operate under their legal names. That policy has several performers from the drag and burlesque communities up in arms after the social network forced them to change their profile names.
When you rent a DVD, do you ever watch the bonus features that give glimpses of how the movie was made? Against your better judgment, do you stop changing television channels when the program "Behind the Music" is on? In my case, the answers are "yeah" and "heck yeah." I am not sure whether it is good or bad but from the youngest age, I always wanted to know what was behind the curtain.
Most companies have linked their websites and online newsrooms to their social channels, but they haven't socialized their news releases so they appeal to interested audiences on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest. Marketwired's new tip sheet, " Five Tips for Socializing Your News Release ," offers strategies for extending the reach and life of a story and changing the way it's perceived by people based on the social channels they frequent.
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