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David Cassidy reveals he's 'scared to leave the house' amid heartbreaking dementia battle


DAVID CASSIDY has confessed his battle with dementia has resulted in him being scared to leave the house.
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My Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You don't have to do much more than keep moving in the same direction today -- and it may be too hard to do much more, anyway! Keep from giving up and you'll...


Taurus Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

Focus on your inventory today -- either literally, at work, or figuratively, at home. Your possessions are important to you, though not in a superficial way....


Gemini Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You can understand more than usual today, so you may want to revisit some complex social issue (or math problem) that has been bothering you for some time. I...


Cancer Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You may be shocked at how well your ideas are received today -- especially if you've been advocating them for quite some time! People have turned around suff...


Leo Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

This may not be the best time to do a self-evaluation at work or to critique your own art -- while your self-esteem is riding high, it could have an adverse ...


Virgo Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You're deep into a personal issue today, and your great spiritual energy should help you come to the correct conclusion in a way that makes life a lot better...


Libra Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

Your friends are always important to you, of course, but today they provide some service way above and beyond the call of duty -- so let them know you apprec...


Scorpio Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You're not exactly diplomatic in your dealings today -- but it could be that a little abrasiveness is perfect for scouring away the gunk that has built up in...


Sagittarius Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You're feeling a bit more conciliatory today -- and that's perfect for your schedule! You should do whatever you can to oblige the important people in your l...


Capricorn Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

Focus on the basics today -- like safety and preparedness. This doesn't mean you're due for a disaster, simply that your mindset is most useful for taking ca...


Aquarius Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You're in the middle of some serious weirdness with your family -- especially with those who are older than you. It's not catastrophic, but you've got to wor...


Pisces Daily Overview for March 01, 2017

You need to get your creative energy flowing today -- and it's easier than ever! In fact, the energy of the universe seems to give you a push as long as you'...


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Strange but True

Prison time a dream come true for 99-year-old
Police in the Netherlands have helped a 99-year-old woman's dream come true… by letting her spend time in a jail cell.
Teams told to replay match after 20 own goals
Two bandy teams have been ordered to replay a match in which they scored 20 own goals between them amid allegations of match-fixing.
Unidentified sea creature washes up on beach
The remains of a mysterious sea creature have washed up on the shore of the Philippines.
£1m cannabis farm found in nuclear bunker
Police have found "thousands" of cannabis plants, valued at more than £1m, in an underground nuclear bunker built during the 1980s.
How you can be a better 'dabber' than Tom Watson
The "dab" dance is a phenomenon that has caught on around the world.

Mashable

Turn selfies into latte art with this magical machine
The Ripple Maker can print text and images on your coffee. Read more...More about Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, Real Time Video, and Food Art.
10 must-have, Mashable-approved tech products for your registry
Building your wedding registry can be lots of fun — it's like the ultimate shopping spree without any of the spending. You'll definitely need place settings and towels, but why limit yourself to the traditional when you can go high tech?  We've co....
Obviously, young Justin Trudeau was hot. Here are the pictures that prove it
Watch out, young Joe Biden. Young Justin Trudeau is in town—and he is not going to be a reliable prom date. The ever-thirsty internet has unearthed photos of Trudeau from his mysterious past, which appears to include many natural landscapes, an ar....

Interesting Things

The Girolle / One small step for cheese engineering
An elegant pairing of a simple yet ingenious device and a special kind of Swiss cheese adds an artistic touch to your breakfast..
Mead / The prototypical alcoholic beverage
Although wine is most commonly made from grapes, the world's original alcoholic beverage is a variety of wine made from honey..
French Butter Dishes / Fresh butter without refrigeration
A refreshingly low-tech way to keep butter fresh without making it rock-hard and unspreadable, French butter dishes rely on simple physics..

Product Reviews

Review: Nintendo Switch
Review: Nintendo SwitchYou can play games on your commute. Just don't expect much when you get home. The post Review: Nintendo Switch appeared first on WIRED..
Review: 2017 BMW 5 Series
Review: 2017 BMW 5 SeriesThe once supreme sporty sedan returns to its roots, with a touch of luxury. The post Review: 2017 BMW 5 Series appeared first on WIRED..
Review: Microsoft Surface Studio
Review: Microsoft Surface StudioMicrosoft wrote a love letter to Apple-toting creative types, in the form of the coolest desktop PC you've ever seen. The post Review: Microsoft Surface Studio appeared first on WIRED..

The Onion

Google Unveils New Larry Page–Driven Car
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—Touting the project as its most advanced foray yet into the realm of personal transportation, Google unveiled its new Larry Page–driven car at a press event Wednesday. “With an onboard system that recognizes verb....
Bed Bugs Potentially Fatal
Though long considered a relatively benign threat, bed bugs recently proved fatal in the case of a 96-year-old Pennsylvania woman, who had sepsis following untreated bed bug bites. What do you think?.
Buick Regal Named Best Vehicle In Class For Idling Outside Off-Track Betting Parlor
ANN ARBOR, MI—Edging out the Chevy Malibu for the third year in a row, the Buick Regal topped Car And Driver’s annual list of best midsize sedans for idling outside an off-track betting parlor, sources confirmed Tuesday. “When you....

TV & Showbiz

Ellie Goulding on 'bond' with on-off flame Dougie Poynter
She was pictured attending two parties with her ex-boyfriend Dougie Poynter almost two weeks ago leading their fans to question whether they had rekindled their love. 
Catherine Zeta-Jones goes hell for leather in LBD
The 47-year-old was looking better than ever as she was spotted walking to El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California to have a fun chat with the late-night host.
Big Bang Theory stars 'offer to take pay cuts'
While the original five stars earn $1 million an episode, actresses Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch who joined the show in season three, only get paid $200,000 per episode.
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Hello Headlines

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield left stunned – find out what Dawn French said
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were left in shock – and in stitches –...
Alex Jones has revealed her baby boy's name!
Alex Jones has finally revealed her baby boy's name, weeks after welcoming her first...
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's sister reveals touching funeral details
Santa Montefiore has revealed the song that was played at her sister Tara...

International News

US immigration officials force Nigerian software engineer to complete written test to prove his computer knowledge
It looked to him like someone with no technical background Googled something like: 'Questions to ask a software engineer'.
UK urged to fund abortion groups in response to Donald Trump's global aid ban
Government must send US President the message that 'women's lives are not a political football', says Human Rights Watch.
Jean-Claude Juncker says Brexit will mark 'birth' of a new EU
European Commission President hails 'new chapter of European project' as he publishes white paper on future of Union.
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Body & Soul

Meaningful Mizpah
Sometimes I stop and look at my personal Mizpah locket, only to realise the magnificent, beautiful wisdom and the spiritual reassurance it weaves, over and over again. It grounds me. Anchors my soul. Because you see, it’s not about the material  j....
Commitment & Togetherness
It’s official, no matter what goes on in the wide world, nothing can stop Valentine’s Day from coming closer. Neither gifts, flowers nor cards, albeit wonderful, can ever count as much as the true meaning of the day. Because it’s all about the sin....
Power of Symbolic Rings
If our eyes are windows into our souls, then our hands and the symbolic rings we wear, are the indications of our intent. Since the beginning of human history, our hands have been the way in which we shape our world, declare our love, and lay the ....

Huffington Post

‘The Nightly Show’ Lost Over Half Its Viewers On Its Second Outing
ITV’s newly launched ‘The Nightly Show’ has not got off to a great start, and following the lukewarm responses to Monday’s debut, the ratings for Tuesday’s (28 February) episode are now in - and bosses will probably want to look away now. A....
Alex Jones Shares Her Son's Name Six Weeks After Giving Birth
Alex Jones has shared her choice of baby name of her first son.  ‘The One Show’ presenter posted a photograph of the newborn’s birth certificate on Instagram, six weeks after he was born. The 39-year-old and her husband Charlie Thomson, chose....
This Woman Came Out On Facebook In The Most Hilarious But Beautiful Way
A student and model has been hailed as an LGBT+ icon around the world for the ingenious way she came out to friends and family. Two years ago Poppy Dadd, now 20, decided to come out on Facebook after telling a few close friends that she was g....

Buzzfeed Latest

Jimmy Kimmel's 21 Best Jokes As Host Of The 2017 Oscars
“Nice dress, by the way. Is that an Ivanka?” — Jimmy Kimmel to Meryl Streep ABC ABC ABC ABC View Entire List &r....
All The Red Carpet Fashion At The 2017 Oscars
Every look you missed from the Academy Awards. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Taraji P. Henson Frazer Harrison / Getty Images ....
Fashion At The 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards
Here’s what everyone wore! Kerry Washington Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Ruth Negga Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Colin Firth Alberto E. Rodriguez / ....

The Daily Beast

The Russian Opposition Under Siege
On Tuesday, as part of a string of intimidation raids, the home of a leading investigative journalist was searched for more than eight hours..
Generals May Launch Raids Without Trump
The commander in chief is taking heatand hearing cheersfor a raid in Yemen that killed a SEAL. But for the next mission, Trump may take himself out of the loop altogether..
Trump’s Anti-Semitic War on Jon Stewart
Why did he change his name from Jonathan Leibowitz? asked Trump. He should be proud of his heritage!.

Aeon Magazine

Panpsychism is crazy, but it’s also most probably true
Common sense tells us that only living things have an inner life. Rabbits and tigers and mice have feelings, sensations and experiences; tables and rocks and molecules do not. Panpsychists deny this datum of common sense. According to panpsychism,....
In praise of cash
Cash might be grungy, unfashionable and corruptible, but it is still a great public good, important for rich and poor alikeBy Brett ScottRead at Aeon.
Animated life: Mary Leakey
The British-born scientist Mary Leakey (1913-1996) was one the foremost paleoanthropologists of the 20th century. Alongside her husband Louis Leakey (1903-1972), she was responsible for several important breakthroughs in East African prehistory. A....



Lifestyle

 Fashion Special: Spring's Flirty 30
YOUR GET-GORGEOUS GUIDE TO THE SEASON’S MOST WEARABLE TRENDS
Who’s who in Meghan Markle’s crew
Speculation is rife that Prince Harry and actress MEGHAN MARKLE are to be engaged – but who will she be hanging out with if she moves to Kensington Palace? We check out her new crew.
Spotlight on actress Amrita Acharia
Actress Amrita Acharia is making the most of her small-screen Good Karma

TV & Radio News

The new Stranger Things? Netflix drops teaser for German thriller about kidnapped children


NETFLIX have announced a new thriller about kidnapped children will launch on the streaming service later this year.
This Morning viewers shocked by youthful Dawn French: 'How the hell is she 60?!'


DAWN FRENCH left those tuning into This Morning stunned when she revealed that she would be celebrating her 60th birthday this year.
Ant forced to step in as Dec threatens to 'SMASH IN Andi Peters’ face'


PRESENTER Ant McPartlin was forced to intervene this morning after it looked like his friend and co-star Declan Donnelly was going to get into a fight with Andi Peters.
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Food & Drink

Detroit-Style Pan Pizza
This is not everyday pizza. It's not every-week pizza. It might not even be every-month, if you want to live to a reasonable age. But damn, is it good pizza. So good that....
Quick and Easy Creamy Mushroom Soup
The other I discovered some old mushrooms in the bottom of my fridge, most of them bruised and discolored. The bad news is that once mushrooms start showing discoloration....
Malted Chocolate Chip-Pecan Cookies
Have some barley malt syrup leftover from homemade bagels? Put it to good use in these chewy, crispy, nutty, malted chocolate chip cookies. While I opted for a mix of whi....

New Gadgets

Apple and Samsung are set to reignite the fanboy wars
 The latest rumors put Apple and Samsung on a direct collision course. If they pan out, the next iPhone and Galaxy will look very similar with curved screens and thin bezels. But then there’s the price. One option is going up market, while the oth....
Nearly one year after launch, Apple Pay finds limited traction in China
 Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. After a slow start, Apple Pay is now dominating its home country, the United States, but the same can’t be said of China where it is up a....
Crunch Report | Apple’s New Campus Will Open in April
Apple’s new campus will open in April, never-ending turnover at Twitter, Instagram adds a carousel feature and Snapdeal to lay off 500-600 people. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.
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Time Magazine Entertainment

These Photos of Young Justin Trudeau Are Breaking Hearts All Over the Internet
Swoon.
How Logan Fits Into the X-Men Timeline(s)
The X-Men cinematic universe is complicated—perhaps more complicated than that of any other superhero franchise. There are the original films, prequels, spin-offs and a movie that basically erased the original series and started a whole new timeli....
You Have to Hear Alicia Keys’ Masterful Impression of Adele Singing the Alphabet Song
Goddess.

Book & Film Reviews

Yale: The History We Can’t Erase
What’s inarguable is that our country is now led by a man who received millions fewer votes than his opponent, but won the presidency thanks to an institution—the Electoral College—that was set up to protect the interests and ideas of slave-owning states like John Calhoun’s. We are, in 2017, still waging the battles of the nineteenth century.
The Reichstag Warning
The aspiring tyrants of today have learned the lesson of the Reichstag fire of 1933: that acts of terror—real or fake, provoked or accidental—can provide the occasion to deal a death blow to democracy. The most consequential example is Russia, so admired by Donald Trump, but the use of terrorist threats to create or consolidate authoritarian reg...
Must It Always Be Wartime?
Societies often go to great lengths to separate war from peace. Wars are declared, sometimes with elaborate ritual. Soldiers wear uniforms and are part of specialized hierarchical organizations. Battlefields are often delineated. Maintaining this distinction is important because what is permissible in wartime is often prohibited in peacetime. Pr...