Grammys to take world stage Sunday, but 21 Savage will not

(CNN)When the Grammys kick off Sunday night, there will be one notable absence. He has long touted his Atlanta bona fides, so when Immigration and Customs Enforcement said 21 was British and had overstayed his visa, fans were caught off guard. Before collaborating with Post Malone — and long before his second album topped the Billboard 200 — 21 shot into hip-hop’s collective conscience in 2016 with two words: “Issa Knife.” It was in that moment — nonchalantly discussing with VladTV the tattoo of a knife that rests between his eyes — that 21 became celebrated as one of the most authentic rappers in the industry. The phrase was repeated from the city to the suburbs, made into memes and …

Seattle slips and slides through unusually heavy snowfall

(CNN)One of the biggest snowstorms in years walloped Seattle on Monday, shutting down schools and businesses, delaying airline fights, and tying up traffic on major highways. Seattle Public Schools first announced that classes would start two hours late for its 53,000 students. “But as the snowfall increased, it was determined that roads were too challenging with ice and snow,” spokesperson Tim Robinson said in an email. Schools shut down entirely for Monday in Seattle and surrounding systems. On Tuesday, Seattle schools will start two hours later than usual, the school system tweeted, adding that conditions will be reassessed early Tuesday morning. Much of the West was pounded by rain, wind and snow, CNN meteorologists said. Blizzard warnings were in effect …

The best exercise for your age

The effect of exercise on health is profound. It can protect you from a range of conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. But the type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age. To ensure that you are doing the right type of exercise for your age, follow this simple guide. Exercise habits tend to steadily decline during teen years, particularly in girls. Getting enough exercise promotes a healthy body image and helps manage stress and anxiety. You can also: Encourage teenagers to keep one team sport, if possible. For teenagers who are not into team sports, swimming or athletics can be a good way to keep fitness levels up. How to increase …

Ariana Grande Rewrites Her Own Happy Ending On Powerhouse ‘Thank U, Next’

When we last heard from The arrival of her fifth studio album “thank u, next” on Friday, which dropped a mere six months after “Sweetener,” finds Grande in a spot likely she nor her fans could’ve anticipated: liberated from both romantic and musical attachments. depending on who you ask ― The opening track “Imagine,” which hews closer to her previous album in sound and substance, serves as a bridge between the two works, in which Grande puts forth a vision of a love story as beautiful as it is unattainable.  “I admit that I’m a lil’ messed up / But I can hide it when I’m all dressed up,” she sings on the second track. “I’m obsessive and I love …

This robot could beat you at Jenga

(CNN)Robots are an increasingly common feature of everyday life, whether they are cleaning your house or stacking shelves at the grocery store. The MIT machine, however, is perfectly equipped for the task. With a soft-pronged gripper, external camera and force-sensing wrist cuff, the robot can both see and feel individual blocks in a Jenga tower, according to an MIT statement. It “learns” whether to remove a specific block in real-time using visual and tactile feedback, in much the same way as a human player would switch blocks if the tower started to wobble. Full details of the research were published January 30 in the journal Science Robotics. For Alberto Rodriguez, assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at MIT, …

We Found The Original, Terrible ‘Game Of Thrones’ Pilot That Never Aired

That’s how original “Game of Thrones” pilot in 2010. After that viewing, more than 90 percent of the episode was supposedly reshot before it aired on HBO in April 2011, eventually leading to the phenomenon that the series is today. piece of shit” by the showrunners’ screenwriter friend Craig Mazin ― never saw the light of day. It became legend, something that could live only in Old Nan’s stories. Or so we thought. Texas A&M’s Cushing Memorial Library in College Station for more than two decades. He is said to have fallen in love with Cushing’s sci-fi collection and its archival system during visits to AggieCon as far back as the 1970s and decided to make the quiet spot in Texas …

Katie Price backed by MPs over online abuse

Now MPs on the Petitions Committee want to give disabled people protection under hate crime laws. The politicians said self-regulation of social media “has failed disabled people” and internet giants must also “accept responsibility” over abuse. C4 adverts to feature online abuse Javid threatens tech giants over child abuse Internet laws pledged as firms snub talks When having fun on Twitter went awry for Brent “Harvey’s experience is not unique,” said Labour MP Helen Jones, who chairs the committee. “Social media is rife with horrendous, degrading and dehumanising comments about people with disabilities. “The law on online abuse is not fit for purpose and it is truly shameful that disabled people have been forced off social media while their abusers …

Cystic fibrosis drug deadlock ‘must end’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLuis tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme: “I wish I could just have a normal life” The government must use its powers to break a deadlock in making a life-extending drug available to people with cystic fibrosis, campaigners say. Vertex, which makes Orkambi, has refused a £500m offer for the drug over five years – the “largest commitment” the NHS has ever made. Those affected want other drug firms to be asked to make a cheaper version. The Department of Health said its approach “remains urging Vertex to accept NHS England’s generous offer”. Vertex said it was “determined to find a solution that allows the NHS to provide patient access to our precision …

Warwick rape chat students ‘won’t return’

‘Public outcry’ In an update published on the university’s website on Monday afternoon, Vice Chancellor Stuart Croft said: “We are committed to ensuring the safety of our community. “I have today spoken to the two young men concerned and confirm that neither of them will be returning to the university. “I am continuing to listen to the views of students, staff and all members of our community here at Warwick and support them so that we can learn from this experience.” The update came as one Warwick professor told student newspaper The Boar it would be “completely untenable” for them to resume their studies. Responding to the news of the men not returning, one of the women targeted in the …

Woman Reunited With Message In A Bottle She Tossed Into The Sea Years Ago

Emily Edwards, 25, said she was a 7-year-old vacationing in Wales when she wrote a note to her future self and tossed it into the ocean. BBC. Hammond’s mum, Sue Cookson, told the BBC that her son found the bottle on the beach, and the family thought it would be fun to try and reunite it with the sender. was posted on social media.  “I phoned my dad looking for confirmation that I wasn’t going mad, but he confirmed that I did send the message as a 7-year-old,” she said, according to Edwards now hopes to repeat the message-in-a-bottle routine with her own infant daughter. “It’s a brilliant story to tell my little girl when she’s older and we can …

Trump Cheers The Faithful For ‘Abolition Of Civil Rights And Twitter Shakes Its Head

National Prayer Breakfast in Washington likely did a double take when President “Since the founding of our nation, many of our greatest strides — from gaining our independence to abolition of civil rights to extending the vote for women — have been led by people of faith,” Trump declared in his speech Thursday. That’s probably not exactly how the president intended to put it. religious right’s efforts to limit such rights as abortion access and same-sex marriage, others concluded that the president may have seen the light.

Earth’s magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia

(CNN)The north magnetic pole has been drifting so fast that it could be a problem for smartphone maps and navigation systems. The model, which is commissioned by the British and US military agencies, is typically updated every five years, the most recent being in 2015. But the agency explained that the “out-of-cycle update … will ensure safe navigation for military applications, commercial airlines, search and rescue operations, and others operating around the North Pole.” And while the model’s primary user is the military, it has found its way into Google and Apple’s civilian mapping systems. The difference will be minor for civilian purposes, however, and the changes are largely limited to latitudes above 55 degrees. “For most users below 55 …