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Celebrities

‘Done a good job!’ Loose Women’s Linda Robson opens up on panel rows over Boris Johnson

It was for a Friday instalment of Loose Women where they discussed the latest news at the time about Russian President Vladimir Putin invading Ukraine.  The former actress told the panel she did not read newspapers or watch the news.  She confessed she did not realise the extent of the crisis until she was informed […]

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Weird

Good times, good days.

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Business

‘It’s good for the soul’: New Salem library hosting Beatles multimedia program

Published: 8/7/2022 4:04:49 PM Modified: 8/7/2022 4:01:32 PM NEW SALEM — A record-breaking 73 million people tuned in to watch “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964, and saw The Beatles introduce the United States to moptop haircuts and Cuban-heeled boots. One of those Americans was 8-year-old Fran Hart, who that night began a […]

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Entertainment

Netflix users drawn to a con artist thriller that couldn’t even scam a good review

via Lionsgate Through either design or necessity, John Cusack and Ryan Phillipe have both become regular fixtures on the VOD thriller circuit, so it was almost inevitable that their paths would cross eventually. When they did, con artist tale Reclaim couldn’t even scam its way to a single positive review. On Rotten Tomatoes, the forgotten […]

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Technology

Is Apple’s M2 MacBook Air Any Good for Games?

Given that it’s in early access, Baldur’s Gate 3’s performance impressed and could improve in subsequent releases. Much less impressive was a noticeable performance drop the longer the Mac was on. After an hour of constant play, Tomb Raider benchmarks and in-game frame rates dipped by as much as 10 fps. You either have to […]

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Finance

Brompton’s Will Butler-Adams: ‘People have no idea what goes into a product. That’s not a good thing’

Will Butler-Adams arrives at Brompton Bicycle’s headquarters in Greenford, west London on a navy Brompton bike in a black branded polo shirt (also worn by employees in the factory), lace-up boots and light pink shorts (a flourish of his own) and greets a colleague. “Tip top, buddy, tip top.” After folding his bike and parking […]

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UK

Andrew was in ‘extremely good spirits’ after disastrous interview—’Wasn’t he marvellous?’

Prince Andrew: Newsnight interview ‘a nightmare’ says expert Prince Andrew’s now-infamous Newsnight interview will be featured in an upcoming book by former BBC producer Sam McAlister. Ms McAlister managed to clinch the unexpected royal sit-down back in 2019 when the Duke of York’s connection to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was the subject of intense media […]

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Weird

Ahh yes, the good old days

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US

The art of a good unicorn | Why startups can’t get enough of the Metaverse

The simulacra and simulation phenomenon were brought up by the French post-structuralist philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who said that society has “replaced all reality and meaning with symbols and signs, and that human experience is of a simulation of reality.” The real world has begun to emulate this idea. According to Baudrillard, “It is a question […]

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Pets

Restaurant Opens Doors, Shelter Aids KY Pets: Good News, Illinois

ACROSS ILLINOIS — It seems like summer is speeding by, so we could all stand to savor the sunshine, both literally and metaphorically. Illinois Patch’s weekly roundup of good news stories is meant to brighten our readers’ days and remind them of how easy it can be to find that proverbial “silver lining.” This week’s […]