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J.K. Rowling responds to fan’s cry for help in the most heartwarming way

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LONDON — No matter how busy J.K. Rowling might be, she often finds some time to interact with her fans on Twitter — especially if the fan in question is asking her for help.

On Monday morning, a fan sent a tweet to the Harry Potter author saying she was “tired of being sad all the time”.

Rowling’s response came eight minutes later.

It wasn’t long before others began sending messages of support, too.

40 minutes after her…

What do you wish you could text to your first love? ‘The Unsent Project’ wants to know

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What text would you send your first love, if you had the guts to contact them out of the blue?

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Android Wear update lets you make calls with your smartwatch

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Dick Tracy would be proud: A new Android Wear update, announced Thursday, lets smartwatch users make calls only by using their watch, provided it has a microphone and a speaker

Until now, it was only possible to monitor calls and answer or decline them from your watch; now, you can actually make calls by talking into your watch. Unfortunately, the choice of Android Wear devices that have a speaker is currently very slim, and includes only the Huawei watch and the Asus ZenWatch 2 (49mm).

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David Bowie leaves $100 million fortune to Iman and his 2 children

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LONDON — David Bowie left his $100 million estate to his supermodel wife Iman and his two children, and he wanted his ashes scattered in Bali in a Buddhist ritual, according to his will.

The will, filed Friday in Manhattan under his legal name David Robert Jones, left Iman half of Bowie’s worth and the home they shared in New York’s SoHo. Bowie died Jan. 10 of liver cancer at age 69.

Duncan Jones, Bowie’s son from a…

‘Still Not Asking For It’: Striking topless photographs call for end to rape culture

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An Australian photographer has created a project called “Still Not Asking For It” that takes a stand against “rape culture” and sexual assault

Rory Banwell photographed women and men standing exposed with black tape covering their nipples and wearing black underwear. The striking black and white photographs show powerful messages scrawled on the models’ stomachs. The messages include “Fashion is not an invitation,” “alcohol is not an excuse” and “never asking for it.”

See also: 7 skills to…

‘Still Not Asking For It’: Striking topless photographs call for end to rape culture

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An Australian photographer has created a project called “Still Not Asking For It” that takes a stand against “rape culture” and sexual assault

Rory Banwell photographed women and men standing exposed with black tape covering their nipples and wearing black underwear. The striking black and white photographs show powerful messages scrawled on the models’ stomachs. The messages include “Fashion is not an invitation,” “alcohol is not an excuse” and “never asking for it.”

See also: 7 skills to…

‘Still Not Asking For It’: Striking topless photographs call for end to rape culture

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An Australian photographer has created a project called “Still Not Asking For It” that takes a stand against “rape culture” and sexual assault

Rory Banwell photographed women and men standing exposed with black tape covering their nipples and wearing black underwear. The striking black and white photographs show powerful messages scrawled on the models’ stomachs. The messages include “Fashion is not an invitation,” “alcohol is not an excuse” and “never asking for it.”

See also: 7 skills to…

With Iranian Prisoner Swaps, Joy Should Precede Criticism for GOP Candidates (and all of us)

On Saturday, Iran released five American prisoners in exchange for seven Iranians held in the United States. The responses from GOP candidates have been predictable and it’s a little disconcerting. While I understand that this is “politically unfortunate” for them, this is a very good thing and should be addressed as what it is: a blessing.

Regular readers of this site should know that I’ve been militantly opposed to the Iranian Nuclear Deal and pretty much every aspect of how we have…

‘The Revenant’ mauled the Golden Globes — but can ‘Spotlight’ crawl back?

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LOS ANGELES — In a breathtaking ambush, The Revenant thoroughly dominated the Golden Globes on Sunday, picking up Best Picture — Drama, Best Director for Alejandro I

10 hidden tricks to get the most out of Facebook Messenger

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On Thursday, Facebook announced there are more than 800 million monthly active users on Messenger. While we can assume they’re all at least chatting with each other, there’s a whole lot more you can do in the app beyond instant messaging.

Over the last year, Messenger has shown it wants to be a one-stop shop for all your mobile needs — from sending GIFs to requesting an Uber. With so many updates, you may have missed some of the app’s best new features.