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Katya Jones: Strictly star explains bizarre distraction in background of Faye's results

KATYA JONES has explained her strange actions which were visible in the background of Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice’s appearance on Strictly Come Dancing 2018 last night.
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Today's Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Try to range out a little further than usual today -- you need to explore new territory if you want to feel right about the day! Your urge to discover new th...

Taurus Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

This is not the most comfortable of days, but at least you know who you are inside. If it doesn't mesh with the outside world, go ahead and withdraw -- but j...

Gemini Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Cast about your social network for a friend or acquaintance who can help you with your latest problem. It may be that the advice sounds crazy -- or comes fro...

Cancer Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Your feelings are all over the map today -- so much so that you may come close to biting someone's head off before they make their point! It's one of those d...

Leo Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

You're having too much fun to worry about what is surely coming up next. See if you can get your people to watch your back -- but you may actually get a free...

Virgo Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Try your best to avoid panic if (or, more likely, when) financial issues arise today. You need to slow down and plan things out; otherwise, you're likely to ...

Libra Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Someone is being far too bull-headed today -- and it might be you! See if you can hammer out a compromise with the key players, because if you can't, nobody ...

Scorpio Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

You accidentally do a good deed today -- and then another, and then another until pretty soon people are starting to surreptitiously check you for wings. You...

Sagittarius Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

You've got creative energy to spare today, and that could mean that you're moving closer to that big success you can feel coming. It's a good day for you to ...

Capricorn Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Stick with the program today -- you need to make sure that your energy is just right for getting back in touch with your roots, even if that means going alon...

Aquarius Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

You are still charting your own course, and it's a good thing that you've got a few spare ideas tucked away for rainy days -- as you need some support now! O...

Pisces Daily Overview for November 18, 2018

Someone new presents a conundrum that you're having a devil of a time figuring out -- but this isn't the time to stop! It may take a day or a lifetime, but i...

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Strange but True

Darts players blame each other for breaking wind
The "whoever smelt it, dealt it" rule has been thrown out the window after two rival darts players accused each other of breaking wind during their match.
Sainsbury's launches edible insects in UK first
Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.
Sleepy sailor crashes boat as nap 'costs him victory'
A British sailor, who overslept and crashed into land, probably costing him victory in a marathon solo race, said he will "keep a brave face, keep smiling, c...
BA sued over injuries caused by 'Lomu-sized passenger'
British Airways is being sued by a holidaymaker who claims he was left badly injured after being forced to squeeze into a seat next to a passenger the size o...
These are the funniest animal pictures of 2018


Donald Trump dropped a big 'Schitt' after dismissing a U.S. hero's military service
It's the afternoon of a day ending with "y," so you know Donald Trump has offended someone already. Look no further than Trump's Fox News interview with Chris Wallace. A clip from that interview went viral earlier on Sunday when Wallace asked the ....
Trump administration changes EPA website to be kinder to fracking
At the beginning of the year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made changes to its website pages on fracking.  A watchdog group known as the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative tracked those changes across the EPA’s site and just r....
Darts and farts: A tale of two grown men acting very immature
Just in case you had any doubts, darts and farts do not mix well. In fact, when the two become involved, things can get pretty ugly. Just ask Gary Anderson (Grown Man #1) and Wesley Harms (Grown Man #2,) professional dart players who recently accu....

Interesting Things

The peculiar language of the Basque people in northern Spain and southwestern France doesn't seem to fit any linguistic expectations. But it's still easy to learn..
National Vichyssoise Day
Vichyssoise is a soup with a fancy-sounding French name, but pretty down-to-earth (I mean, really, dug out of the soil) ingredients including potatoes, onions, and leeks..
Mercury Retrograde
A few times each year an astronomical phenomenon occurs in which Mercury appears to be moving backward in its orbit. Some astrologers claim these periods are associated with miscommunication, confusion, and delays..

Product Reviews

Best Cookbooks (Fall 2018): José Andrés, Anissa Helou, Simone Klabin
This year's best food books reflect the importance of community, whether it's about saving the world or just understanding it a little better..
Black Friday 2018: Best Gaming Deals on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and More
The best deals on consoles, controllers, headsets, and other gaming gear for Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo fans..
Gear for Running a Faster Marathon: Shoes, Trackers, Sensors
These sensors and shoes—and a beet juice elixir—gave speed back to a slowing runner..

The Onion

‘The Powerpuff Girls’ Turns 20
Nov. 18 marks 20 years since the debut of The Powerpuff Girls, the Craig McCracken–created cartoon that follows three kindergarten-aged girls with superpowers. The Onion looks back at the beloved show on its 20th anniversary.Read more....
Should Carmelo Anthony Return To His Prime?
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Metropolitan Museum Acquires Another Vase
NEW YORK—Heralding the 2,200-year-old fired-clay container as a priceless addition to one of the world’s largest collections of same, the Metropolitan Museum of Art held a press conference Friday to announce the acquisition of yet another vase. “W....

TV & Showbiz

Petra Ecclestone turns heads in hot pink trousers as she joins beau Sam Palmer for dinner date in LA
Petra Eccleston looked glamorous as ever as she headed out for dinner with beau Sam Palmer in West Hollywood on Friday evening.
I’m A Celebrity: Fleur East has been STARVING HERSELF ahead of her stint in the jungle
Fleur East has revealed she has been whittling down her portions over the past couple of weeks, in order to avoid getting 'hangry' in the jungle.
Ant McPartlin wishes his I'm A Celeb stand-in Holly Willoughby luck ahead of her debut
Ant McPartlin has tweeted a message of good luck to Declan Donnelly - and Holly Willoughby - ahead of the launch of Sunday's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
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Hello Headlines

Holly Willoughby stuns in black on first episode of I'm a Celebrity...Get me Out of Here!
Holly Willoughby lit up the screen on the first episode of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out...
The Crown cast recreate extraordinary moment Charles became Prince of Wales - see photo
Olivia Coleman has been spotted looking very serious recently while filming for The Crown...
Aljaz Skorjanec emotionally praises Kate Silverton's parenting after leaving Strictly
Aljaz Skorjanec has praised celebrity dance partner Kate Silverton after the pair were...

International News

Florida election: Rick Scott wins Senate seat as Bill Nelson concedes after manual recount
'Let's get to work,' says Mr Scott after result is announced.
California wildfires: Search teams step up efforts to find remains before rain arrives
Number of those believed missing in Camp Fire is now 1,276 as death toll reaches 76.
Joe Biden adopts rescue dog named Major
The German shepherd joins the Biden's other dog Champ.
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Body & Soul

The Transformation of Mizpah
Yes, you’ve read right, is about to begin an exciting journey of transformation. We’ve been bringing our original Mizpah® Jewels of Love to our wonderful international audience for many years now. Because January 2019 will mark our 20 Y....
Jewels for Heroes
  Now, you really must read this!  Whilst I climb on my favorite soapbox, let’s be straight here. We know how important it is to be positive and brave. However, for those of us who have to say goodbye to a loved one with a dangerous job, each time....
The Perfect Ring
The prospect of gift shopping for someone you love can be a tough one. And finding the perfect Mizpah ring can seem impossible. Condensing all of your emotions, love, and hope for the future into a single item is no easy task, and if that could be....

Huffington Post

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Buzzfeed Latest

The prime minister warned Tory MPs that ousting her could stop Brexit altogether.
The prime minister warned Tory MPs that ousting her could stop Brexit altogether. View Entire Post ›.
Here’s The Inside Story Of All The Brexit Chaos That Gripped Whitehall This Week
You’ve heard about the resignations — but behind this week’s Brexit carnage lies an extraordinary tale of Mars bars, a secret “burger club” in the cabinet, and an ill-fated proposed flight across the Channel. View Entire Post ›.
These Are European Governments’ Concerns With The Brexit Deal
Exclusive: Notes seen by BuzzFeed News show that European government officials raised questions about extending the transition period and were unhappy about fishing rights. View Entire Post ›.

The Daily Beast

Inside Petcon 2018: Meet the Influencer Pets and the Paw-rents Behind the Accounts
Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastYour favorite social media influencers of the canine (and occasional feline) variety had their best furs on display Saturday at the Javits Center for Petcon 2018.Read more at The Daily Beast..
What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Revolution? An Answer From Ukraine.
Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastKIEV—The man often called the father of Ukraine’s revolution, Mustafa Nayyem, has seen up close the way the hopes of young, passionate reformers can be thwarted by the forces of an old and corrupt system—a dile....
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Effort To Unseat Fellow Democrats
Carlos Barria/ReutersAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming Congresswoman from New York, announced Saturday night that she would be supporting a national campaign to recruit the next generation of Democratic primary challengers.The effort called #....

Aeon Magazine

Jonah stands up
In her short documentary Jonah Stands Up, the US director Hannah Engelson profiles her friend Jonah Bascle: a creative, defiant spirit and New Orleans native who is dealing with a terminal heart condition related to his muscular dystrophy. The set....
Why the Enlightenment was not the age of reason
On either side of the Atlantic, groups of public intellectuals have issued a call to arms. The besieged citadel in need of defending, they say, is the one that safeguards science, facts and evidence-based policy. These white knights of progress – ....


Inside Jamie's Christmas: Get-ahead gravy 
Good gravy has the power to transform, or even save, a meal
Inside Jamie's Christmas: Cocoa rum dessert 
Rum, cocoa and caramel are a match made in heaven
The problem with talking about mental health
You may not get a mortgage. No one will insure you. You could miss out on a promotion. These are just a few of the downsides of speaking out about mental health issues

TV & Radio News

X Factor 2018: Cheryl faces BACKLASH over X-RATED ITV routine

X FACTOR 2018 welcomed back Cheryl to the show tonight, but her “sexy” Edward Scissorhands outfit drew several complaints from viewers at home.
I’m A Celebrity 2018: Noel Edmonds speaks out ahead of ITV jungle stint - EXCLUSIVE

I’M A CELEBRITY… GET ME OUT OF HERE! starts on ITV tonight, but rumoured celebrity to be entering the jungle Noel Edmonds has finally spoken out about his potential appearance on the show.
Dynasties on BBC: Viewers aghast at ‘traumatic’ Emperor Penguin chick-snatching

DYNASTIES saw David Attenborough track and narrate the lives of another group of species, and up this week was Emperor Penguins. However, some viewers were completely disturbed by what they had seen.
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Food & Drink

Pressure Cooker Brown Chicken Stock
Using a pressure cooker like the Instant Pot, you can make deeply rich and flavorful chicken stock in a fraction of the traditional cooking time. Get Recipe! ....
Brown Butter Shortbread Cookies
Classic vanilla shortbread get an upgrade with brown butter, toasted sugar, and malted milk powder, ingredients that layer in all kinds of warm and nutty flavors. The res....
Pressure Cooker Beef Stock
Using a pressure cooker like the Instant Pot, we're able to make deeply rich and flavorful beef stock in a fraction of the traditional cooking time. The best sauces, soup....

New Gadgets

Walmart passes Apple to become No. 3 online retailer in U.S.
Walmart has overtaken Apple to become the No. 3 online retailer in the U.S., according to a report this week from eMarketer. While Amazon still leads by a wide margin, accounting for 48 percent of e-commerce sales in 2018, Walmart – including also....
Apple partners with A24, the studio behind ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Hereditary’
Apple has signed a multi-year agreement with A24, which will see the film studio producing multiple movies for Apple. Not much else is known about the deal yet — not the number of films, their genres or the talent involved. Still, the deal suggest....
Apple’s Final Cut Pro X just got a big update — here’s what’s new
Apple’s pro-grade video editing tool Final Cut Pro X is getting a big update today. While much of FCPX is getting polished up in this release, the biggest change is what it allows for moving forward: workflow extensions. These extensions allow thi....
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Time Magazine Entertainment

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Falls Short of First Film’s Success, But Still Wins Weekend Box Office
The Harry Potter film had a hearty worldwide weekend gross of $253 million.
Jeff Bezos, Played by Steve Carell, Trolls President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’
"I'm literally a hundred times richer than he is".
The Movie Green Book Is Named for a Real Guide to Travel in a Segregated World. Its Real History Offers a Key Lesson for Today
The actual book doesn't get much screen time, but the movie 'Green Book' shines a light on a forgotten truth about segregation in the U.S..

Book & Film Reviews

Music Without a Destination
For modern listeners, Debussy practically defines French music, by which I mean that the essential qualities of his music—not only his sensuous delicacy but also his aversion to the harmonic behavior characteristic of late-nineteenth-century German music, a dense chromatic motion that tends to constantly, restlessly build to orgiastic climaxes, ...
The Prophets, Angels, & Churches of ‘Armenia!’
The exclamation mark following the word “Armenia” in the exhibition’s title—curator Helen Evans’s idea—was meant to convey her surprise that Armenian art and culture aren’t studied more or better known. The objects on display range from the fourth to the seventeenth centuries and represent the different regions Armenians inhabited. Armenia was o...
Not in Our Grandchildren’s Lifetime
It takes a century for a pinyon forest to return to what it was before a fire. The Jemez are mostly pine trees, not pinyons or cedars, and within the pine forest are ponderosa pines, which grow straight as an arrow, often have diameters of over three feet, and tower far into the sky. They make beautiful burnt corpses. The smaller pines are a lot...