Trump ‘evaluating’ Flynn allegations as rumors swirl of White House shake-up

The president sidestepped questions about security adviser at press conference with Justin Trudeau, as Reince Priebus and Sean Spicer also said to be on notice

Donald Trump is “evaluating” allegations against a senior aide accused of lying over secret communications with Russia, the White House has said.

Leading Democrats are calling for Michael Flynn, the national security adviser, to be fired over claims that he misled vice-president Mike Pence. Questioned by reporters on Monday afternoon, Trump declined to answer directly, telling them: “We just put out a statement.”

Continue reading… All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://feeds.theguardian.com/theguardian/world/rss

Hugh Jackman Got Skin Cancer AGAIN!

We can’t believe this happened to him again!

Hugh Jackman shared the news on Twitter Monday that he was treated for skin cancer yet again, writing:

“Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all’s well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN”

This marks the Logan star’s SIXTH time being treated in just three years, meaning we’re rapidly approaching a day of future past where Hugh has gotten cancer more times than he’s appeared in X-Men movies. Scary stuff.

Video: Huge Jacked Man Becomes Sad Old Superhero In Logan Trailer

It’s a good thing he heals like Wolverine in real life!

Stay safe out there, everyone! And seriously — wear sunscreen!

[Image via Hugh Jackman/Twitter.]

Romanian parliament approves anti-corruption referendum

Politicians agree to public vote following mass protests and international concern over plans to water down anti-graft legislation

Romania’s parliament has agreed to hold a referendum on fighting official corruption following pressure from public protests.

An estimated 70,000 people took to the streets on Sunday for the 13th consecutive night of anti-government demonstrations. Those campaigning have accused the government of attempting to water down anti-corruption laws.

Continue reading… All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://feeds.theguardian.com/theguardian/world/rss

LG Watch Sport vs. Huawei Watch

New Atlas compares the features and specs of the LG Watch Sport (left) and Huawei Watch

Google is rebooting Android Wear, and has some new flagship hardware to herald the new beginning for its smartwatch software. Let’s see how the new LG Watch Sport compares to the aging Huawei Watch.

.. Continue Reading LG Watch Sport vs. Huawei Watch

Category: Smartwatches

Tags:

Related Articles:

All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://feeds.feedblitz.com/Gizmag

L.I. Parents Charged After Teen Girl Is Hospitalized From Alcohol Use At Party

SOUND BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island couple thought it would just be a few teenagers hanging out at their house recently, but they ended up in trouble with the law.

CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan talked with the couple in Sound Beach, in Suffolk County.

“Very upset about the situation — very upset,” said Farnelle Marseille.

Marseille and her husband, Charles Suomi, were stunned to be arrested after hosting a house party where a teenage girl was taken to the hospital after drinking too much this past Saturday night.

“My kids told me they were going to have some of their friends over,” Suomi said. “I didn’t realize it was – it got out of hand,” Suomi said. “It is hard to try to keep that many people – you know, like your eye on everything.”

The parents said their children initially invited 30 friends from Miller Place High School. The tweets and Facebook alerts spread, and soon, police said they got a call that 100 drunken teens were milling around the parking lot of the convenience store across the street.

“My main focus was the store — that was it,” said the convenience store manager. “I wasn’t allowing kids in the store.”

Marseille said she and Suomi were blamed unfairly.

“I’m just so angry about the situation because they portrayed us like it’s our fault that this happened,” she said. “The kids already were drinking before they even got here. We were getting rid of them when they were drinking, by the time the cops got here.”

The Social Host Law makes adults legally responsible for knowingly allowing illegal underage drinking.

In the past, parents in Great Neck were charged when three teens fell unconscious because of severe intoxication.

“All these kids came from all over. We don’t know them. We don’t know who they are, and they show up, and I called ambulances because there were kids falling down outside, and I did the right thing. I got in touch with their parents. This is unbelievable. I have nothing else to say,” Did Hutt said after the August 2016 incident.

Back in 2011, police said after teens who were drinking stumbled away from a Dix Hills home, a 16-year-old was killed crossing the parkway. The parents were charged.

Suomi was asked if he would ever host such a party again.

“Definitely not, definitely not,” he said. Of the girl who got sick, he added, “I’m very sorry for that. I mean, I’m glad she’s all right.”

Marseille and Suomi were issued field appearance tickets and will be arraigned in district court at a later date. They face a fine of up to $500.

All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://newyork.cbslocal.com/feed/

Animal Collective Tease ‘The Painters’ EP With New Track “Kinda Bonkers”

Today, Baltimore bred indie-electro rock mainstays Animal Collective announced the followup to their 2016 EP, Painting With. Titled The Painters EP, the newest offering for the decades-old crew is set to release via Domino Records on Friday, February 17. It’s no matter of casual fate that the debut near coincides with the anniversary of Animal Collective’s 10th studio album release. Though it continues in the same ethos as Painting With, The Painters EP features three new offerings – all of which were conceived in 2016 and kept in the archive until the right moment.

Group members Panda Bear, Geologist, Deakin and Avey Tare also included a studio recording of the song “Jimmy Mack,” which was first made famous in the 1960s by Martha Reeves and the Vandellas. The album artwork comes courtesy of Brian DeGraw, a musician and artist who also provided work for Painting With. 

As expected, the video is kinda bonkers in the best way possible. The constant kaleidoscope of shifting text, color and movement matches the pitch of the song flawlessly. Press play to enjoy, and stay sane kids.

Also see the best and worst sartorial choices of the 2017 Grammys right here

 

All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://www.highsnobiety.com/feed/

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has better highway mileage than Prius

Filed under: ,,,,

This year’s Chevrolet Cruze Diesel boosts its highway fuel efficiency to 52 mpg in the stick version, or two mpg better than the Prius’s highway mileage.

Continue reading The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has better highway mileage than Prius

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has better highway mileage than Prius originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink |  Email this |  Comments All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://www.autoblog.com/rss.xml

Higher Biceps, Sweeping Triceps Workout

dumbbell-biceps-curl-arm-exercise

If you’re a fan of bodybuilding I’m sure you’ve seen pictures of the various champions of our sport, and how different all of their arms look. Basically all IFBB pros have absolutely huge arms, but it is amazing how uniquely all of them are shaped. Some guys have extreme peaks on their biceps, while others have more length and/or roundness. Many pros have biceps or triceps that are rather short, inserting well before they reach the elbow, while others have muscle bellies with seemingly no end. Look at photos of Coleman vs. Levrone, Arnold vs. Lou, or Kai vs. Wolf, and you will see six pairs of utterly massive, but yet completely different looking arms.

The question is, did all of these unique shapes come about from various training techniques or special exercises, or are they simply a function of genetics? The answer is, “a little of one and a lot of the other.” Yes, the role of genetics is huge, as we can do nothing about how our muscles insert, nor how they are shaped (for the most part). However, what we can do is utilize certain exercises that either target a specific “head” of a muscle, or create the illusion that you have enhanced a specific portion of a muscle. In other words, while we cannot alter the genetic map for specific muscles, we can change the overall look of the landscape by throwing a little extra dirt on just the right spots.

One of the greatest desires of most of the bodybuilders I meet is to achieve a more dramatic “peak” on the biceps, and in order to do so, you must “specialize.” “Specialize on what,” you ask? The brachialis my peak-seeking friends! This often overlooked muscle lies underneath the biceps, and when fully developed, looks like a thick knot of muscle that pops out of the side of the upper arm when they are flexed and viewed from the rear.

Now, the problem with the brachialis is that while doing most curling movements, it is a weak flexor of the upper arm. “So what do I do?” I’m glad you asked! What needs to be done is to put the biceps in a mechanically weak position when performing curling movements, so that the brachialis needs to be activated to a much greater degree. Like I said, most curling movements will not “get-er-done,” as it takes specific hand positions and/or curling angles to force the brachialis to take the brunt of the load.

Now, when it comes to building truly stand-out arms you must remember that the triceps are responsible for about 2/3 of the overall size. And lets face it, we want guns that impress when they are simply hanging down at our sides, as walking around flexing is just not socially responsible (and likely quite exhausting)! So how do we create this appearance? By maximally developing the inner, or long head of the triceps.This is the section responsible for that “sweep” under the biceps in a front double arm pose, and the dramatic thickness on the back of the upper arm seen in a back lat-spread pose.

To best target the long head you must choose exercises that force the elbows up by the ears throughout the movement. EMG studies have shown that this is the optimal arm positioning to utilize when looking for the strongest activation of inner (long) triceps head fibers.

Follow the workout below to achieve bigger bis and more sweeping tris.

All images and written content is property of the listed RSS FEED if you would like more on this story and images please click the listed feed. http://www.muscleandfitness.com/