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  • Watch a man released from prison after 44 years react to today's technology

    Otis Johnson was released from prison in 2014 after being locked away for 44 years. In an interview and video for Al Jazeera, Johnson visited Times Square in New York City, where he was surprised and confused by the modern technology surrounding him: People "with wires in their ears" listening to music who looked like CIA agents, pedestrians "talking to themselves" on their iPhones, and neon video billboards illuminating storefront windows. Johnson offers a fascinating perspective on our world today and the modern technology that many shrug off and take for granted.

    Tech Insider
  • Chris Evans hits back at critics... New Top Gear is a hit - official!

    Chris Evans has taken to Twitter to defend Top Gear after it was slated by viewers.

    SNAPPA Celebrity 24 mins ago
  • 'Tourists go home': Is the party over for Ibiza?

    Although still a minority protest, it points to tensions in Palma de Mallorca and elsewhere in Spain over rising numbers of visitors who are propelling the economy but also disrupting the lives of locals and straining services from transport to water. With tourism accounting for 12 percent of economic output and 16 percent of jobs, Spain can ill afford a backlash. The population of the famous party island almost doubled during peak season last year.

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  • Internet pranksters get 'spectacular revenge' on 'man who wore vile Hillsborough shirt'

    A man who was hurled out of a pub for wearing a vile t-shirt mocking the Hillsborough tragedy victims is apparently being bombarded with 'gifts' by pranksters. The pubgoer sparked outrage on social media after he was pictured donning the shirt, which suggested the 1989 disaster was 'God's way' of helping a pest control company. Now, furious Twitter users are sending a man - believed to be the reveller - a horde of eccentric items, including a 70-strong crate of Lilt, a clown, 10 diggers and a giant CRANE. There are also 25 cement mixers, a package of poo and £600 worth of Viagra - while one prankster has even ordered him a male prostitute, according to social media posts.

    Daily Mirror q 45 mins ago
  • Gorilla killed to save child sparks outrage (11 photos)

    The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape’s enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice. More than 2,000 people signed a petition on Change.org that sharply criticized the Cincinnati Police Department and the zoo for putting down the animal and called for the child’s parents to be “held accountable for their actions of not supervising their child.” Cincinnati police on Sunday said the parents had not been charged, but that charges could eventually be sought by the Hamilton County prosecuting attorney. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr!


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  • Robert Shapiro reveals what OJ whispered after verdict

    O.J. Simpson's former lawyer discusses infamous court case on 'Megyn Kelly Presents'

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  • Amanda Holden Says She Was Wearing Knickers Under THAT Dress Thank You Very Much

    Britain’s Got Talent’s Amanda Holden revealed that Simon Cowell reckoned he could see everything when she sported a daring outfit on Tuesday’s show.

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  • Rio Ferdinand Reveals Toughest Striker He's Faced in Glittering Career...and it's Not Luis Suarez

    Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has revealed Barcelona and former Liverpool star Luis Suarez was a tough opponent to play against, but insists he has faced a more difficult opponent, he told BT Sport and as reported in the Sport Bible. The 37-year-old played in Europe's premier competition for well over a decade, winning it in 2008 and finishing as runner up in 2009 and 2011. But 2011 saw the arrival of Luis Suarez at fierce rivals Liverpool and the Uruguayan became Ferdinand and...

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  • Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

    He has spent more than a decade exposing the murderous criminal underworld of the Italian Mafia, but journalist Roberto Saviano believes that Britain is the most corrupt country in the world. The author of international bestsellers Gomorra and ZeroZeroZero,  has lived under police protection since publically denouncing members of the Camorra, a powerful Neopolitan  organised crime syndicate, in 2006. On Saturday he made a rare historic appearance at the Hay Literary Festival flanked by several security guards. He warned the audience in Hay-on-Wye that financial institutions were allowing ‘criminal capitalism’ to thrive through offshore holdings. And he warned that a vote to leave the European

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  • Gorilla Shot Dead By Zoo Staff After Four-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Enclosure

    A critically-endangered gorilla has been shot dead by zoo officials in the US after a four-year-old boy entered the animal's enclosure on Saturday. The child climbed through a public barrier at Gorilla World in Cincinnati Zoo and fell into the exhibit's moat. Zoo officials said they shot the 400lb animal when the situation became "life-threatening" after Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla, picked the child up and stayed with him for about 10 minutes.

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  • Bank of England in a sticky situation with new £5 banknote

    The Bank of England (BoE) has got itself into a bit of a sticky situation when it comes to the imminent introduction of a new five pound note. The fiver, to be unveiled this week and introduced into circulation later this year featuring the face of Sir Winston Churchill, will be the  first made of polymer rather than plastic. It's emerged, however, that the notes may stick together before they become more used. Despite this slight issue, the BoE has been trumpeting the benefits of polymer over paper for some time. This includes them being cleaner, more secure and more durable than paper notes. The plastic notes are much harder for criminals to counterfeit while they are better for the environment

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  • Holiday cottage ‘visitor’ was fake

    Last autumn an inquiry was made to book our cottage in North Wales. I offered a reduced rate of £1,000 for the whole four weeks plus a refundable deposit. The enquirer sent a cheque for €3,333. I thought perhaps it was so much more than asked for because he was prepaying his electricity usage which would be high in the winter. He also sent a photo of his pregnant wife and himself. We paid the cheque into the local HSBC branch and it was credited immediately. I was away for a week. When I returned there was an email from France saying he could not make the holiday now as his wife’s father had been diagnosed with cancer. Would I refund the money less 10pc for the inconvenience caused. Stephanie

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  • Formula 1 - Happy Hamilton, raging Ricciardo in Monaco

    Lewis Hamilton came from behind to win the Monaco Grand Prix - and Daniel Ricciardo was livid with his team. Carrie Dunn looks at the race.

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  • Exclusive: Jamie Vardy takes HELLO! inside his star-studded wedding

    In a world exclusive, record-breaking footballer Jamie Vardy and his new wife Rebekah have invited HELLO! magazine to share in their wedding day celebrations. The Leicester City and England striker and his bride tied the knot at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire with guests including One Direction star Louis Tomlinson – who, contrary to reports did not perform on the day - rapper Tinchy Strider, Serge of rock band Kasabian and Jamie's Leicester city team-mates, who were still celebrating their incredible Premier League win.

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  • Men In Pakistan Encouraged To "Lightly Beat" Their Wives

    A constitutional body in Pakistan put forth legislation that would allow men to "lightly beat" their wives if they refuse sex or decline to wear outfits preferred by their husbands, reports NBC News.

    Refinery 29 UK
  • Good vibrations: the Hollywood sex toys creating a buzz

    Workers remove sex toys from metal molds at the Doc Johnson factory in Los Angeles

    AFP
  • Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Accuses Amber Heard Of Lying About Domestic Abuse

    Yesterday afternoon Johnny Depp’s daughter Lily-Rose broke her silence just two days after her father was accused of physically abusing his estranged wife Amber Heard. Amber filed for divorce last week and was also granted a restraining order against the Hollywood actor following her claims. Presented without comment, the teen model shared a screenshot of a news article that reads: “The Los Angeles Police Department investigated Amber Heard’s domestic abuse claim against Johnny Depp on May 21, but found no proof that a crime had occurred, a police spokesman tells PEOPLE.

    Stephanie Soteriou
  • Premium Bonds confusion

    I decided to cash in Premium Bonds of various denominations I have purchased since the Fifties without the success hoped for. Imagine my surprise when, in its reply, NS&I informed me that, since 1990, I have been the holder of a duplicate bond not registered in my name to the value of £300. Also that one bond was not owned by me at all. JC, South Staffordshire Confusion arose following a letter from NS&I stating, “The repayment amount has been reduced because [the] bond… was duplicate and a bond is not registered in your name.” Now I understand that on the repayment form you had listed a block of bonds valued at £300 twice and one block not registered in your name worth £10. I have no idea why

    Telegraph.co.uk q
  • This is how to avoid the worst seat on the plane

    The middle seat — especially in coach — is one of the most dreaded and common...

    Business Insider
  • Ready for a buyer, 492-foot superyacht has beach club and elevated master

    Italian designer Gabrielle Teruzzi's Shaddai superyacht is 492 feet long with a master suite with bar, terrace, and a glass-walled infinity pool 125 feet above the water. A 3,000 square foot beach club has an aquarium and overhead swimming pool.

    Digital Trends