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  • Christian Mother Asks The Internet What 'That Thing' In Her Son's Shower Is, Doesn't Like The Answer

    A staunch Christian mother has become an unwitting internet celebrity after asking her 117 followers to tell her what the thing she found in her son's bathroom is.

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  • Julian Clary: 'As a child I had anxiety about how I'd cope in the real world'

    I’d have been very pleased with the houses I now own. One is an old cottage in Kent, very kitschy and rural. It was where Noël Coward lived – he was born in Teddington, where I grew up. I’d have thought the fact that it is haunted would be very interesting and exciting, too. My other house is in Camden Town, a rather racy part of London: I remember coming to a record shop here as a 14-year-old and telling myself that when I grew up, this is where I’d like to live. There was something about the unconventional vibe of it – and that’s still here. My younger self would still like to see me do some serious acting, but overall I’d be delighted that I’ve survived without ever doing a proper job, which q
  • Gary Neville Predicts the Premier League's Eventual Top 4

    Gary Neville believes that three of the Premier League's top four places are already nailed on. And, according to the former Manchester United defender, the battle for the remaining spot is to be contested by another three clubs, in one of the fiercest scraps for Champions League qualification in years. ​"I think [Manchester] City, Arsenal and [Manchester] United will finish in the top three, and I think it's between Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham for fourth," Neville told ​Sky Sports. "I...

  • I'm A Celebrity 2015: Shock! Lady C isn't the first celebrity voted off the show by the public

    What did the first star voted off I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! have to say during their interview with Ant and Dec?

  • After 44 Years In Jail, A Man Struggles To Comprehend Today's Technology

    Technology is moving at such a fast pace that it's hard to keep up at the best of times. With a new iPhone every year and the rise of virtual reality it can be difficult to slow down and take stock of how far we've come. Imagine that the last time you used a phone was by putting money into a machine, or that the last time you saw people with wires coming out of their ears was when the FBI was in town.

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  • Save $30 on Nest Cam now thru 11/30!

    Buy a Nest Cam now and save during this Holiday Season.

  • S Club 7′s Hannah Spearritt And Paul Cattermole Split

    S Club 7′s Hannah Spearritt and Paul Cattermole have reportedly gone their separate ways five months after rekindling their romance. A source told The Sun: “Hannah and Paul had been apart for so many years and their chemistry came straight back on the tour, but they both have different lives now and are doing different things. The two originally started dating in 2001, before splitting in 2006 amid allegations that Hannah had cheated on Paul with Andrew Lee Potts, her ‘Primeval’ co-star.

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  • Syrian army advances against Islamic State east of Aleppo - Syria state TV

    The Syrian army captured territory from Islamic State east of Aleppo including several kilometres (miles) of highway linking the city with the jihadists' de facto capital of Raqqa, Syrian state TV reported on Saturday. The areas reported captured are east of the Kweires, air base seized from Islamic State control on Nov. 10 in one of several offensives being waged by the Syrian army with support from Russian air strikes, Iranian forces, and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters. A headline flashed on state TV said the army had captured the two villages of Kaskis and Akula and wide areas of agricultural land, seizing tunnels and fortifications built by the jihadists, and were demining areas mined by the group.

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  • 8 ‘healthy’ foods and drinks that are actually bad for you (8 photos)

    Trying to drop a few pounds to fit in to that little sparkly little number you plan on wearing to the office holiday party? These foods and drinks may seem healthy, but might be stopping you from finally dropping that last little bit of weight before holiday party season goes into full swing.  All photos via Thinkstock

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  • 'Broke' 50 Cent poses with stacks of hundred dollar bills in his fridge

    50 Cent filed for bankruptcy this past summer, but he wants you to know something — he's...

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  • The cost of Russia's reaction to Turkey

    Turkey's holiday industry is bracing itself after several major Russian tour operators suspended sales of trips to the country. It came after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet, and as Ivor Bennett reports, Russians make up a high percentage of Turkey's tourist numbers.

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  • Arabic Graffiti Found On Four EasyJet Planes

    An investigation has been launched after Arabic graffiti was found daubed on panels covering fuel tanks of four easyJet planes in France. Lisa King, easyJet cabin safety manager, alerted company employees to the graffiti with an email informing them of the discovery of "four aircraft in France with written inscriptions on the inside of the fuel panel, and toilet door in Arabic script". However, a spokeswoman for easyJet said the matter was not considered to be a threat either by the airline or the authorities, and no passengers had to be removed from the aircraft.

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  • This Is The World’s Most Dangerous Drug, Science Says

    It might not be what you expect

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  • Volkswagen refuses to refund British drivers: How to check if your car is affected by emissions fraud

    Volkswagen reached another disastrous chapter of the diesel and petrol emissions scandal on Tuesday (24 November), when the carmaker announced it would not be compensating British customers whose cars have the cheating software. In the US, VW has pledged a total of $1,000 to owners of rigged cars. Not only Volkswagen's own brand but selected Seat, Audi and Skoda cars also have the software installed.

    International Business Times
  • Italy: Unregulated mosques to be closed due to terrorism fears

    Unregulated mosques in Italy are to be closed down, as part of the government's counter-terrorism drive. The move is being targetted at Islamic community centres and unofficial places of worship. "In Italy, we have four mosques and over 800 places of Muslim worship.

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  • Man Gets Life For Drowning Grandson In Bath

    Stewart Greene, 65, killed Alex Robinson at his Lincoln home while Alex's mother went to buy a turkey. He then rolled a cigarette and waited for the family to come home, Lincoln Crown Court heard. Alex's mother Joanne Greene returned to find her father sitting calmly on the settee.

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  • JK Rowling just dropped some SERIOUS truth bombs on our concept of Snape

    If, like us, you periodically browse your bookshelves and reckon it’s time to start re-reading the Harry Potter series all over again, prepare yourself for some truth bombs falling on your precious memories. Because JK Rowling, the genius behind the wizarding series, has today unveiled more information about Severus Snape – and it might be too much for us to handle. As every die-hard HP fan already knows, Professor Snape and Harry never saw eye-to-eye throughout their shared time at Hogwarts, but it was only at the end of Deathly Hallows that Snape finally redeemed himself by revealing he had always loved Harry’s mum, Lily. Now JK – real name Joanne Rowling – has tweeted to clear up a few misconceptions about the character she penned and it’s sparked a bit of a Twitter war.

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  • Don’t buy that cheap 1080p TV! Here’s why it’s finally time to go 4K

    Sure, 1080p TVs still have their place — in your bedroom, kitchen, or bathroom, maybe — but their reign over the living room is coming to a close. If you’re looking to replace one of your home’s go-to televisions and you’ve been on the fence wondering which way to go, let us make it simple for you: Jump down on the side of a 4K Ultra HD TV. All the excuses are gone, all the exceptions, null, all the arguments, moot. Manufacturers plotted to phase out 1080p TVs years ago, and with recent holiday pricing announced, we’ve now turned that corner. You really should buy a 4K UHD TV. Still need convincing? Good! You’re doing your research! Here’s what you need to know. 4K UHD TVs are affordable now Remember the laugh-out-loud moments we had over the inconceivably high price tags the first 4K UHD TVs came out with? Sony with its $25,000 85-incher? Samsung’s $40,000 84-incher? No? Then please enjoy these Amazon reviews to jostle your memory whilst tickling your funny bone (come on, even George Takei had a few chuckles over these). Related: These are the best TVs under $1,000 Indeed, 4K UHD TVs started out (almost) hilariously expensive, but in just a few short years they became downright reasonable. In fact, 4K UHD TVs dominate our Best TVs under $1,000 list right now. But are these chintzy, stripped-down TVs? Au contraire! All the good TVs are 4K UHD When a no-name brand comes out of left field with a 55-inch 4K UHD TV priced below $1,000 while its big-name competitors are charging at least seven times that much, you should be suspicious. But that’s not the situation we’re looking at today. Now, all the big-name manufacturers are competing for your 4K dollars with affordable models. When top brands compete, the consumer wins. But here’s the clincher: Manufacturers want to phase out 1080p TVs — right or wrong, that’s what they’re doing — and they are choosing to put their best tech into 4K UHD TVs,  not into 1080p TVs. Samsung 4K SUHD JS9500 Series Bill Roberson/Digital Trends There’s a saying among TV experts that rings  mostly true: It’s not the panel, it’s the processing. Meaning: the exact same LCD panel can be used in two televisions, but one will look remarkably better than the other because of superior video processing. That’s still true today, but now manufacturers have more advanced backlighting systems, color enhancement technologies, High Dynamic Range processing, a new HDMI specification, and more — all of which make a tremendous difference in picture quality. But none of the cutting-edge stuff is going into 1080p TVs any more. Certainly, there are still some solid 1080p TVs out there, and they will look good for years to come. But if you want a great TV capable of taking advantage of all the latest video content — from streaming 4K UHD titles to the coming Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc format– you’re going to need a 4K UHD TV. TVs are an investment. So invest! As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, there are places where a 1080p TV still makes sense — you don’t need a 42-inch 4K TV for your bathroom (unless you actually do, in which case: congratulations). But if we’re talking about the centerpiece of your home-entertainment system, you should looking at a TV that is going to serve you well for years to come, not leave you feeling like you’re missing out on something every time you turn it on. A 4K UHD TV will let you see the best-quality version of House of Cards, Game of Thrones, or whatever TV show or movie you’re into, for years to come. You’ll get more color, better contrast, and higher resolution, and your eyes will thank you for it. Pshaw! There’s plenty of content You’ve no doubt run into some articles talking about a paucity of 4K UHD content out there to watch. That’s yesterday’s problem, friends. There’s already a solid amount of 4K UHD content available from several streaming services — some with ultra-high contrast HDR capabilities — available right now. And more is coming. Not into streaming? Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and players will debut in January and February of 2016, and by holiday time next year, you can count on a large selection of titles to choose from that will make your TV look incredible. Granted, broadcast networks and cable-satellite operators have a little catching up to do, but trust us when we say behind-the-scenes work to bring you your favorite sports and broadcast TV shows in 4K UHD is well underway. When the transition begins, it’s going to move quickly. It’s only a matter of time, and you’ll want to be ready to take advantage when it goes down. Choose wisely We hope you’re now feeling comfortable pulling the trigger on a new 4K Ultra HD TV purchase. It really is the smartest decision, and in a year or two, 1080p TVs won’t even be an option. But if you’re not sure which 4K UHD TV might be best for you, we’ve got some more helpful advice for you right here in our detailed 4K Ultra HD TV buying guide. Happy shopping! Also watch: Plugged Crown Headphones Review Please enable Javascript to watch this video

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  • Katie Hopkins hits back at Brunel University students who staged a silent protest during her speech

    Rows of students stood and turned their backs as the firebrand columnist took her turn to speak, before filing out when she had finished.