You Can Go On A Holiday Stroll At Epcot To Score A Free Mickey Cookie

Walt Disney World Disney’s Festival Of The Holidays 2019 Passport At Epcot Is A Tasty Journey By Collette Reitz Dec 6, 2019 Mickey Mouse isn’t the first guy who comes to mind when you think of the holiday season, but Disney’s Festival of the Holidays passport at Epcot is about to change that. During the theme park’s celebration throughout December, you can sample unique treats from countries around the world. If you collect enough specialty desserts from places such as Germany and Canada, you can even score a free cookie that’s shaped like the main mouse himself. It’s called the Holiday Cookie Stroll, and it’s about to become your new favorite tradition. Epcot’s Festival of the Holidays is an annual …

Trump Campaign Uses Footage from Poland, South Africa in American Dream Thanksgiving Ad

President Trumps campaign released a Thanksgiving-themed ad earlier this week celebrating Americas inherent greatness. But some of the videos Americana imagery was taken from foreign countries. The 43-second video displayed various, traditionally patriotic scenes: families gathering in the kitchen, a kid looking into a telescope, a game of catch, and steelworkers leaving a steel mill. However, two of those vignettes were filmed, respectively, in Poland and South Africa. The ad, posted on Twitter Monday, features a narrator touting the American dream while the clips play and emotional orchestral music swells in the background. It then pivots to footage of originated from Poland. The website also says the clip showing a woman and a girl making sweets in a kitchen was …

Harvard University Sparks Outrage for Denying Tenure to Latina Star Scholar

Harvard University sparked outrage among students and scholars all over the country this week after it denied tenure to Lorgia Garca Pea, a beloved Latinx studies professor at the Ivy League school. More than 3,000 graduate students and scholars held a sit-in at University Hall on Monday evening in support of Garca Peaand to call on Harvard to create a formalized ethnic studies program, reported founding director of the Latinx Project at New York University, told The Daily Beast on Wednesday that the decision is a sign of incredible disrespect and speaks to a larger disregard of Latina Studies because so many senior scholars in her field wrote letters of support to Harvard before the decision was finalized. Our views …

John Legend: ‘The key to happiness is to open your mind to love’

A phenomenally successful singer-songwriter and social justice campaigner, or a preachy virtue-signaller? Ryan Bradley meets John Legend John Legend springs up from his mahogany grand piano in the high-ceilinged, light-drenched living room of his Hollywood home and greets me with a grin, a hello, and one of those very smooth handshakes that seamlessly morph into an extremely brief hug. My palms are sweaty and my face is flushed. Until a moment ago, Id been running up the road that leads to Legends hilltop house, late because of the traffic. And now Im sweatily, awkwardly apologising to Get Lifted, sold 3m copies worldwide, and its single, Ordinary People, was so ubiquitous that for a solid chunk of the mid-aughts it was …

‘People’s church’ prepares to mark centenary

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption David Lloyd George backed disestablishment of the Church of England in Wales “The creation of the Church in Wales was extraordinarily controversial,” said Norman Doe, a professor of law at Cardiff University. “It was then a new church, with the power to make its own theology and laws.” New elements included bringing in a written constitution, limiting the power of the bishops, and having them elected instead of appointed by the Crown. According to Prof Doe, it also used lay people in the running of its church courts and made worship more accessible to people. Image copyright Church in Wales Image caption Joanna Penberthy became the first woman bishop in the Church in Wales …

Baby Shark creators to release Navajo version of wildly popular song

New version of the tune to be recorded in Navajo, a vulnerable language that is spoken by about 120,000 people The popular childrens music video Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo), which has over 4bn views on YouTube, is now being developed into a version in Navajo for the Navajo Nation the largest Unesco in 2011, today Navajo, or Din as it is called in native tongue, is spoken by about 120,000 people. The Navajo Nation Museum video of protesters singing Baby Shark to calm a frightened child inside a car, went viral. Baby Shark isnt the first piece of content from mainstream media to be dubbed in Navajo. Wheeler said language preservation is at the heart of the museums …

Taylor Swift releases Christmas song, complete with cute home movie compilation

(CNN)Taylor Swift has released a Christmas song — but it’s not just the music people are talking about. More than anything, the video seems to serve as an ode to Swift’s strong Christmas fashion choices — the movies show the infant Swift in an array of winter gear, from cute knitted hats to retro patterned sweaters and an array of padded ski suits.

How likely is Boris Johnson to lose his seat?

CONFUSED? Our simple election guide MANIFESTO GUIDE: Who should I vote for? POSTCODE SEARCH: Find your local candidates POLLS: How are the parties doing? A TO Z: Our tool to explain election words Image caption Labour’s Ali Milani, who is hoping for the ultimate constituency upset But political groups from across the spectrum can smell blood. A huge door-to-door campaign is under way, with Labour activists trying to capture floating voters. “We’ve definitely noticed a shift towards Labour,” says the party’s candidate, Ali Milani. “This election will be won on local issues,” he says. “People can have a conversation with me and bring up a local school or a local hospital and I’ve used those services. Everyone says to me …

Are award winners and losers out of fashion?

That wasn’t just because it was so hard to compare their works, but because they wanted to make a show of unity in divisive times, and didn’t want one nominee’s political message to be judged as more worthy than the rest. Four share Turner Prize after plea from nominees Five times awards have been shared There had never been a tie for the Turner Prize before. But the prize has changed since the headline-making days of the mid-1990s. Out have gone the indulgent, attention-grabbing sensations by Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, and in have come the socially conscious, message-driven works of recent years. The gesture and the reasons behind it have been warmly received. But now this precedent has been …

Stop Everything, Your Personalized Spotify “Wrapped” For 2019 Is Finally Here

Courtesy of Spotify Here’s How To Get Your Spotify Wrapped 2019 Playlist To Look Back At Your Fave Jams By Lara Walsh Dec 5, 2019 With 2020 just around the corner, it’s time to look back at all the music and podcasts you listened to over the past year. Spotify is bringing back its “Wrapped” playlist, which gives listeners an easy way to check out what jams, genres, and more they tuned into the most, as well as new statistics showing you what you’ve been tuning into over the past . Here’s how to get your Spotify Wrapped 2019 playlist if you’re ready to re-discover all of your favorite bops. If you tuned in last year to check out the …

Pandoras revamped, more personalized app rolls out to all users

Pandora’s redesigned mobile app experience is today available to all users, following a limited rollout that began in October. The update expands on Pandora’s personalization capabilities with the addition of a new “For You” tab offering an entirely unique experience for each Pandora user, along with more station customization features, and other changes. Pandora hopes the features will help it better compete with rivals like Spotify and Apple Music in the months ahead. Personalization has become a key selling point for today’s streaming music services. And though Pandora led in this area in years past thanks to its Music Genome, thumbs up and down signaling buttons and its personalized stations, it has since ceded ground to Spotify, whose bevy of …

Spotify Confirmed Ariana Grande ~Dominated~ The Last Decade Of Streaming

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Spotify’s “A Decade Wrapped” List Includes Ariana Grande In The Top 5 By Daffany Chan Dec 3, 2019 With the new year almost here, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all the hit tunes of the year — and decade — that got you singin’ in the shower. Thankfully, Spotify has unveiled its “A Decade Wrapped” campaign, which gives fans insight into the most streamed artists and songs from 2010-2019. You’ll want to check out which of your fav singers and throwbacks made Spotify’s “A Decade Wrapped” list. Spotify unveiled the most streamed artists and tracks from 2010 to 2019 as part of the brand’s “A Decade Wrapped” campaign on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Ariana …

CNN 10 – December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019 TRANSCRIPT Click here to access the printable version of today’s CNN 10 transcript. CNN 10 serves a growing audience interested in compact on-demand news broadcasts ideal for explanation seekers on the go or in the classroom. The show’s priority is to identify stories of international significance and then clearly describe why they’re making news, who is affected, and how the events fit into a complex, international society. Thank you for using CNN 10 Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Spotify Wrapped reveals your top songs and favorite artists of the year and the decade

London (CNN Business)Musicals may be on your go-to streaming playlists, or perhaps you prefer listening to some hip hop. Spotify (SPOT) users who have had an account for at least two years will be able to see their most-streamed artists and their total streaming time over the past decade. Spotify Wrapped will also map out where a listener’s favorite musicians come from. Those with Spotify Premium will receive additional data stories, including the number of artists they discovered in 2019. Some music fansexpressed disappointment on social media when the feature launched Thursday, saying they could not access their lists. CNN Business has reached out to Spotify for comment. The launch of this year’s feature comes two days after Spotify announced …

US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests

United for Respect holds demonstrations at H&M stores to address retaliation while 45 Guess stores protest mass firing Workers across the US are using Black Friday and Thanksgiving holiday shopping sales to address working conditions and labor issues in retail and related industries. On Black Friday, workers from the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union, are 45 Guess owners, Maurice and Paul Marciano, founded Guess in 1981, and workers are targeting the stores to call attention to the mass firing of 70 visitor service associates at the art museum earlier this month after the announcement of a union organizing drive. The workers filed unfair labor practice charges with …