By Frank Bajak and Raphael Satter Published 4:49 pm PDT, Friday, May 17, 2019 SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 14: The WhatsApp messaging app is displayed on an Apple iPhone on May 14, 2019 in San Anselmo, California. Facebook owned messaging app WhatsApp announced a cybersecurity breach that makes users vulnerable to malicious spyware installation iPhone and Android smartphones. WhatsApp is encouraging its 1.5 billion users to update the app as soon as possible. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) less SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 14: The WhatsApp messaging app is displayed on an Apple iPhone on May 14, 2019 in San Anselmo, California. Facebook owned messaging app WhatsApp announced a cybersecurity breach ... more Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty … [Read more...] about WhatsApp flaw let spies take control with calls alone
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PUBLISHED: 09:46 30 April 2019 | UPDATED: 09:46 30 April 2019 Caroline Culot Local gardening expert Ellen Mary at Urban Jungle. Pic: Urban Jungle. A nursery which has seen its social media followers rise by 20,000 in the last 18 months reckon much of it is down to the fact plants and flowers are so ‘instagrammable.’ Bonsai in the Jungle - next month Urban Jungle is celebrating all things Japanese, including the wonderful world of bonsai. Pic: Urban JunglePeople come from far and wide to Urban Jungle in Costessey, Norwich and its sister nursery in Beccles to take photos of themselves with exotic plants and different kinds of cacti – and the result has been a huge business expansion.MORE: Buy items from a Norwich restaurant - up for grabs at auctionWhat started in 2001 with one couple has grown to 40 staff including a marketing manager, two outlets, and a major events schedule which will see 76 different workshops and seminars held this … [Read more...] about Do you like taking selfies with plants at Urban Jungle?
Dad's plea to people with mental health issues after son (38) takes his own life BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The heartbroken father of a personal trainer who took his own life has urged others struggling with mental health issues to reach out and get help. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/dads-plea-to-people-with-mental-health-issues-after-son-38-takes-his-own-life-37818075.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37818073.ece/5bd34/AUTOCROP/h342/paul_oldham.JPG Email The heartbroken father of a personal trainer who took his own life has urged others struggling with mental health issues to reach out and get help. Phillip Oldham was speaking following the death of 38-year- Paul, a father-of-one from Banbridge, two weeks ago. Paul had set up his own gym to help others battling mental health issues and had documented his battle with depression on social media. His father told the Belfast Telegraph that he did so much for others, but … [Read more...] about Dad’s plea to people with mental health issues after son (38) takes his own life
By Andrew Dampf Published 4:00 pm PST, Saturday, February 9, 2019 ARE, Sweden — Mikaela Shiffrin has taken issue with comments by Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller questioning her decision to sit out several events at the world championships. After winning the super-G on Tuesday, Shiffrin left Are to refocus for the giant slalom and slalom in the coming week. That meant she didn’t race the Alpine combined — an event she would have been the overwhelming favorite for — and will also miss the downhill and team event. “I’m flattered by some recent comments by Bode and Lindsey saying that they think I would have been a contender in 5 events this World Champs,” Shiffrin wrote in a lengthy Instagram post Saturday. “However, as the one who has been trying to race in every discipline this season, and who has won in 5 disciplines this season alone, I can tell you that not a single one of those wins was “easy.” There is no … [Read more...] about Shiffrin takes issue with comments from Vonn and Miller
Jashawn Hilliard is learning more at his new gig than he did as a shopping-cart pusher at Walmart or a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army. The 22-year-old Colorado Springs resident, who is developmentally delayed, spends his shifts at Blank Canvas Cafe baking cookies, making pesto and serving up other food for hungry customers — all skills that he'll need if he's ever going to reach his goal of attending culinary arts school. "That’s been a dream that I’ve had since I was a little kid," he said. "Me working here helps me get to that point of pursuing that career." Nearly a dozen other people with intellectual or developmental disabilities work at the cafe, which opened in 2015 as part of Ariel Clinical Services. Tucked behind the eatery at 103 S. Wahsatch Ave. is an art studio, where adults with similar conditions make painted wall-hangings, wooden shelves and other crafts that are displayed in the cafe for customers to buy. Arts & … [Read more...] about Blank Canvas Cafe offers real world job experience to people with intellectual, developmental disabilities