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  • 'It was the saddest day' Terry Wogan discovered he was dying just three weeks before death

    “I did, and it was the saddest day and the most rewarding day of my life.” The Father compared his close pal to comedy giants Eric Morecambe and Ronnie Barker, and making reference to beloved British TV characters, he added that Terry was like: "Our Captain Mainwaring, our Basil Fawlty." He continued: “All unscripted, all ad-lib and always supremely assured. Unwaveringly confident. And do you know why? Because he never took any of this seriously. Least of all himself.” q
  • 'It's just like Lithuania' Inside Britain's MOST SEGREGATED town

    Entire streets in the town are filled with businesses which say they have almost no English customers. Signs and notices around the community are often published in as many as six languages so locals can all read them. Boston's location in East Anglia makes it attractive to migrant workers because of an abundance of factory and agricultural jobs. Nearby Spalding and Wisbech were also named in the top ten least integrated UK communities by the Policy Exchange think tank. The influx to the small towns has created some resentment among Lincolnshire locals. A market trader in Boston, who did not wish to be named, said: "I have nothing to do with them. "People are bothered by immigration because of q
  • Kate Winslet Reveals How Leonardo DiCaprio Has Changed (and Not) Since Titanic: 'He's Gotten More Handsome!'

    In this week's issue, Winslet, 40, tells PEOPLE that DiCaprio, 41, has changed since they first worked together, but he's still the same Leo who stole the hearts of many nearly 20 years ago. "He's a solid, loyal person," Winslet says. "He's a stronger actor in this moment than he's ever been," says Winslet, who also costarred with DiCaprio in 2008's Revolutionary Road.

  • Is This Ancient Greek ‘Laptop’ Proof That Time Travel Is Real?

    A statue showing a young girl holding up what appears to be a laptop - complete with USB ports - has sparked a frenzy among conspiracy theorists. ‘I am not saying that this is depicting an ancient laptop computer,’ said YouTuber StillSpeakingOut. In the gallery’s description, the object is described as a ‘shallow chest’ - but conspiracy theorists are having none of that.

    Rob Waugh's Yahoo Blog
  • Children Can Solve This Puzzle Instantly - But Adults Find It Hard

    A simple logic puzzle can bamboozle a lot of adults - but 80% of children can solve it near-instantly, National Geographic has said. National Geographic showed off the puzzle as part of its Brain Games TV series on YouTube - and claims that 80% of under-10s got it right instantly.

    Rob Waugh's Yahoo Blog
  • This tent has a shocking secret that could keep you alive in a storm

    Thunderstorms are beautiful when you are inside a sheltered area, but the experience can be terrifying when you are outside, especially if you are in an open area. To help outdoor enthusiasts find safety during a sudden storm, industrial design student Kama Jania from Finland’s Aalto University has created a new line of lightning-proof tents that were featured recently in Designboom. The new “Bolt” tent looks like any other tent you would see on the trail or at a campsite, but it has an internal design that separates it from your typical store-bought shelter. The aluminum poles can withstand up to 200 kiloamperes and are intended to route a direct lightning hit away from the people seeking refuge in the tent. An added waterproof groundsheet protects the occupant from ground-based step voltages, which occurs when the current from a lightning bolt radiates through the ground following a strike. Related: Beat the freeze with these gadgets and gear for winter camping Working with Professor Michał Kracik Ph.D. and physicists Konrad Sobolewski and Aleksander Bogucki, Jania tested the Bolt tents using both high voltage and high current generators. In the high-voltage tests, the tent was subjected to discharges produced by an impulse voltage generator. A simulated tourist head was placed inside the tent to measure the voltage that reached the occupant. While the high-voltage test measured occupant exposure, the current generator test was used to determine the tent’s durability. In these tests, a series of electrical discharges with various peak current values were aimed at the tent’s poles. The tents passed the testing phase with only minor scorching on the poles and some melting observed on the tent stakes due to the high temperatures from the simulated lightning strikes. As conceptualized, the Bolt has three different designs based on the size of the shelter needed for hiking or camping. The largest tent is the Bolt Half (1.2 kg/2.65 lb), a half-tent suitable for multi-day trips in areas with ledges or ridges. The Bolt One is a single-person tent that is roomy enough for overnight camping while the Bolt Air is an ultra lightweight pneumatic shelter for day trips where an overnight stay is not expected. Each tent is made of a waterproof and breathable fabric with a frame that is easy to setup. Like most tents, the outer skin uses clips to attach to an aluminum pole frame that almost self-assembles due to its unique pole locking mechanism. An added window and a spacious entrance add a bit of comfort the portable abodes. Related: Cozy up next to your neighbor with the pod tent Unfortunately, Jania has no plans to manufacture the lightning-proof tents and instead is looking for a commercial partner to carry on the idea. The innovative grad student also is working on other outdoor-related projects, including a water collector that gathers water from different atmospheric heights.

    Digital Trends
  • Peter Andre and wife Emily bump into Ola and James Jordan on Dubai holiday

    No hard feelings here! Peter Andre and his wife Emily MacDonagh bumped into Ola and James Jordan during their sunshine break in Dubai this week, and it was clear the two couples have put any Strictly Come Dancing dramas well and truly behind them. The picture is further proof that Peter and James have moved on following their public spat last year during the latest series of Strictly. After Ola and her partner Iwan Thomas were the first to be voted off the show, James had insinuated that Peter was getting preferential treatment from BBC bosses.

  • Premier League - Paper Round: Sturridge wants out after injury criticism, Chelsea reject £57m bid

    Friday's papers are filled with big stories, as Daniel Sturridge is apparently out in the summer while more Premier League stars are chased by Chinese clubs.

  • Celebrity Big Brother's Danniella Westbrook 'Left House' To Get New Teeth Fitted

    Danniella Westbrook was allowed to leave the Celebrity Big Brother house last month to get a new set of teeth fitted. The former EastEnders star, who was known for playing Sam Mitchell in the soap, locked horns with Stephanie Davis, 22, two weeks ago after learning she was the mastermind behind the practical joke.

    James Leyfield
  • Beware Of The Bobbit Worm!

    Lorena Bobbitt was infamous in the '90s for the way she took revenge on her cheating husband's ... um … member. Turns out her legend lives on through a very precocious sea worm, known to attack with such speed that its prey sometimes gets sliced in half. Be very afraid.

    Great Big Story
  • ‘Married At First Sight’ Couple Split

    It turns out that one success story to come out of ‘Married At First Sight’ isn’t quite as successfully as we hoped.

    Rachel Pilcher
  • Check out these glamorous mother-daughter duos... (9 photos)

    Star kids and their super glamorous mommies are always in the news for their sparkly appearances at promotional events, awards functions, celebrations, parties and what have you! Here’s a look at some of our famous mother-daughter duos who never fail to impress.

  • This Man Falling Asleep At Work Resulted In An Epic Photoshop Battle

    If you’ve ever wanted to sneak in an afternoon nap while you’re at work, you might want to avoid doing it where anyone will spot you.

    Yahoo News
  • Is Your Child Becoming a Psychopath?

    Kids can't technically be psychopaths, experts say — but they can have a thing called "conduct disorder."

    Yahoo Health
  • Jeremy Clarkson posts cryptic photo of police car

    The TV star revealed very little about the photograph he posted on social media.

  • Jose Mourinho 'Very Close' to Agreeing Deal to Take Manchester United Job

    ​Jose Mourinho looks to be getting closer to agreeing a deal to take over as manager of Manchester United, with latest reports suggesting that Louis van Gaal is expected to leave the club at the end of the season.  Sky Sports Italy's Alessandro Alciato tweeted on Wednesday evening that a move for Mourinho was approaching, saying: "Mourinho-Manchester United: very close agreement. That derby with City Guardiola!" @SkySport Mourinho-Manchester United: accordo vicinissimo. Che derby con il City...

  • Did You Notice This 'Indiana Jones' Easter Egg in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'?

    The Nerdist scored a long and interesting interview with Star Wars: The Force Awakens supervising sound editor Matthew Wood and supervising sound editor and sound designer David Acord (also known as the voice of a meme-famous Stormtrooper), who are now Oscar-nominated for The Force Awakens‘ sound editing. Mild spoilers ahead, but you should have seen this movie by now.

  • Blow for David Cameron as poll finds rise in Brexit support

    Proposals for reforming the European Union have failed to win over Britons with 45% intending to vote for the UK to leave, according to polling.

    Press Association
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