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Kevin Spacey investigated by Scotland Yard over second sexual assault allegation


KEVIN SPACEY is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police over a second sexual assault allegation, it has been reported.
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My Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

You're more concerned with what others are saying about you than with what you're actually doing today, which may influence your decisions quite a bit. There...


Taurus Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Travel is on your mind right now, and it's a great time to make big plans. Book a flight, figure out who you want to hit the road with or just peruse an atla...


Gemini Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

You're having a hard time making yourself understood today, and that can mean that you're in need of a rescue in terms of your love life. That's not hard to ...


Cancer Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Your awareness saves the day today -- your people are a bit confused, but you can help to guide them toward something like sanity. Stay grounded if you want ...


Leo Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Others are quite receptive to your style and ideas today, so make sure that they get the chance to hear you out! Your personal energy is low-key and just rig...


Virgo Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

If you're single, this is a great time to flirt with friends or others you see quite a bit of -- familiarity is hot! If you're happily coupled, it's a good t...


Libra Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Your home life needs attention today. It may be as simple as taking out the trash, or it may be pretty serious and involve multiple family members. Make sure...


Scorpio Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Work is important today -- meeting goals, tracking down new leads or even embarking on a major career switch. Whatever you're doing, you're taking it quite s...


Sagittarius Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

You're focused on your possessions today, which makes sense -- it's time for a shake-up! You may want to have a yard sale soon to clear space for incoming ac...


Capricorn Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

You can make a really great impression today without working too hard at it. In fact, if you just do things your way and at your own pace, you should find th...


Aquarius Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

Cause and effect seem to be out of whack today, so you may want to take a break and just let things happen. You should be able to make sense of it all at som...


Pisces Daily Overview for November 22, 2017

There's a vacuum in leadership near you today, and you need to step in to at least find someone to fill it -- if you don't want the job yourself, that is! Yo...


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Strange but True

'Mad' scientist plans home-made rocket launch
A limousine driver turned self-taught scientist has announced plans to launch himself over a California ghost town in a home-made rocket.
West Ham fans warned not to call 999
West Ham fans have been warned by police not to call 999 over their team's poor performance.
US Navy crew grounded after drawing penis in sky
The US Navy has confirmed one of their jets was involved in the drawing of a penis in skies over Okanogan County in Washington state.
Twitter names gritters in pun-filled public poll
Doncaster Council's two new gritting lorries have been named after an "incredibly tight" public poll attracted more than 40,000 votes.
Unbelievable! 'Thief' hides in Kamara's garden
A suspected car thief botched an attempted getaway by driving the wrong way down the M1 - and then hiding in football pundit Chris Kamara's garden.

Mashable

This hidden gem of a game will make you want to hug your grandpa
The elderly rarely feature as the protagonist of a video game. I mean, it's hard to imagine a kindly old man blasting aliens or chainsawing zombies. But the peaceful, gorgeous, easy-to-play iOS title ($4.99, also available on Google Play and Steam....
Gawker killer Peter Thiel may try to buy what's left of Gawker
Peter Thiel may not be done with his revenge quest against Gawker. The vindictive tech billionaire's lawyers filed a motion this week arguing that he has been "unfairly excluded" from ongoing bidding for the defunct news site's archives and brand ....
Labeling loot boxes as 'gambling' isn't just dangerous for EA. It's dangerous for gamers, too.
It's possible for "Loot boxes can be bad in video games" and "Loot boxes are not actually a form of gambling" to both be true. On Tuesday, Chris Lee, a member of Hawaii's House of Representatives, posted a video on YouTube addressing "predatory pr....

Interesting Things

Burghausen / The longest castle in Europe
Of the many grand and well-known castles in Bavaria, Burghausen has an unusual claim to fame: its length of more than a kilometer..
Freeze Drying / The amazing science of lyophilization
It's not just for instant coffee and camping foods anymore! The process by which virtually all the water can be removed from something while keeping its structure intact is being applied to everything from flowers to pets..
The Musée Mécanique / Good old-fashioned interactive multimedia
Before electronic video games, arcades were filled with electromechanical games, fortune-telling machines, and other amusements. Hundreds of these vintage devices live on in San Francisco's Musée Mécanique..

Product Reviews

Black Friday 2017: Best Online Deals
We've gathered the best Black Friday online deals of 2017. So avoid the cold and start clicking!.
Black Friday 2017: Best Headphone Deals from Beats to Bose
Shopping for some new cans or buds? How about Bluetooth speakers? Here are the sales worth digging into..
Cyber Monday 2017: Best Tech Deals, from Playstations to Sonos Speakers
The most exciting, best Cyber Monday tech deals we've found around the web for 2017!.

The Onion

'You're Right' Host Sebastian Moore Remembers Audience Member Who Died From Ecstatic Convulsions Caused By His Epic Takedown Of Kim Jong-Un
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Memorable Moments From NFL Thanksgiving Games
The Reverend William Bradford rushes for 147 yards and a touchdown as the Pilgrims defeat the Native AmericansRead more....
Pumpkin Pry
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TV & Showbiz

Has TOWIE's Georgia Kousoulou had a nose job?
The reality stars - who are best friends on the show - have sparked rumours that they have secretly gone under the knife after appearing to have slightly different nose shapes since the series 21 finale.
Alexandra Burke beams in festive TK Maxx campaign
Slipping into a pink velvet jumpsuit, the 29-year-old Bad Boys hit-maker flaunted her lengthy pins and slender physique in a series of chic designs while showcasing her modelling credentials. 
I'm a Celebrity fans claim Sheer Terror challenge is fake
Fans of the jungle have taken to Facebook in confusion, after an eagle-eyed viewer spotted an opening scene, which he claims proves the Sheer Terror challenge could be fake.
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Hello Headlines

Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry all had secret engagements this week
Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry all carried out secret engagements on Tuesday,...
Meghan Markle moves out of Toronto home
Meghan Markle has reportedly moved out of her apartment in Toronto after finishing filming...
Prince William jokes that he doesn’t get a lot of peace with noisy Prince George
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were out in Birmingham on Wednesday to carry out a series...

International News

Family of murdered Panama Papers journalist takes legal action against police over investigation
The murder investigation is being presided over by a policeman who along with his wife, a government minister, was criticised by Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Jay-Z says America is 'way more sexist than racist' during speech to young girl mid-concert
Rapper tells girl she could be 'the next President'.
68-year-old Republican apologises after nude selfie taken from between his legs emerges online
The congressman's apology came amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill.
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Body & Soul

Jewels for Heroes
  Now, you must read this!  Whilst I climb on my favourite soap box, 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 feel....
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....
A Mizpah speaks for you
Imagine to be able to convey a message from your heart to a loved one or a friend without having to think twice how to express yourself. Experience an original Gift of Love by Mizpah. Every emotion, every hope, every thought, all condensed into on....

Huffington Post

‘The Apprentice’: 13 Things We Learnt From Speaking To This Week’s Boardroom Casualties
Every week, HuffPost UK speak to the ‘Apprentice’ candidate whose time on the show has come to an end, finding out everything from whether they think Lord Sugar was fair to why they messed up in the first place. This week though, Lord Sugar indul....
Budget 2017: Waugh Zone Special
Philip Hammond’s first autumn Budget was meant to get the country ‘Fit for the Future’. But just three minutes into his speech, the Chancellor himself revealed that in coming years Britannia would be as fit as an ageing smoker with a weight proble....
Labour MPs Reveal Alleged Budget Jibe By Tory Whip Who Said Jeremy Corbyn 'Should Be In Care'
A Tory whip is facing a furious backlash after he allegedly said Jeremy Corbyn ‘should be in care’ during a debate on the budget. Labour MPs lodged formal complaints and branded the jibe - which they say was made by Andrew Griffiths as Corbyn cri....

Buzzfeed Latest

“Did He Speak To Survivors?”
The Chancellor Announced That £28 Million Will Be Set Aside To Help Grenfell Survivors, But Locals Want To Hear More Details View Entire Post ›.
16 Amazon Comments That Are Never Not Funny
All hail the 571B Banana Slicer. View Entire Post ›.
Non-Americans Try — And Mostly Fail — To Name The US States For Thanksgiving
And they're very, very sorry. Probably. View Entire Post ›.

The Daily Beast

Lebanon’s PM Hariri Comes Home, Un-Resigns, and Crowds Go Wild. What Will the Saudis Think? And Iran?
Hariri’s two-week stint in Riyadh might have plunged the country into deep political uncertainty, but it has done incredible things for his popularity..
Accused Nazi War Criminal Is a ‘Lifelong Republican’ Who Gave Thousands to GOP
Michael Karkoc is wanted in Poland for 'liquidating' a village while he was an SS commander. His son says he gave to the RNC simply because he loves the party..
CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Runs Through Everything Trump Has Tweeted About Instead of Roy Moore
The CNN anchor noted that Trump has used Twitter to weigh in on “basically everything else” besides the allegations against Moore..

Aeon Magazine

A Thanksgiving eel
There are a great many common misconceptions about the ‘first Thanksgiving’ – not the least of which is the menu. But according to the US writer, artist and noted eel expert James Prosek, eels likely would have been prominent on the plates of the ....
Let’s open our sealed-off lives to semi-permeable architecture
Traditional buildings are designed to provide protection against a savage world, with us safe on one side and our waste on the other. Architects have long relied on ‘hard’ materials such as masonry, aluminium and glass, specifically chosen to prev....



Lifestyle

Tamzin Outhwaite on why she’s returning to EastEnders
Two years ago, having been through a painful divorce, TAMZIN OUTHWAITE put her acting career on hold to spend time with her daughters.
The party glowdown: get your glam on with Dior
This season’s evening glamour is more about subtle elegance than gaudy glitter. Make-up artist Florrie White creates five modern looks using the Dior Holiday Collection.
LIZ JONES'S DIARY: In which I have a TV moment
Three years of top-quality cat food, and so far not a bean. Not even half the rent of the flat in Edinburgh, given we had to leave after just two nights when I had paid for three

TV & Radio News

I’m A Celebrity 2017: Fans in uproar as Jack Maynard’s exit revealed OFF-SCREEN


I’M A CELEBRITY… GET ME OUT OF HERE! fans were angry following ITV’s decision not to show former contestant Jack Maynard’s exit on screen.
I’m A Celebrity 2017: Stanley Johnson confused by camp mystery ‘Whose PENIS was it?’


I’M A CELEBRITY… GET ME OUT OF HERE! contestant Stanley Johnson was confused by his fellow campmates’ Bushtucker trial on tonight’s episode.
I'm A Celebrity 2017: Rebekah Vardy SLAMMED over 'sexist' penis remarks - ‘Seriously?'


I'M A CELEBRITY… GET ME OUT OF HERE! saw its first eating Bushtucker trial, titled Worst Dates, during tonight's episode.
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Food & Drink

French Buttercream Frosting
This silky-smooth frosting has a mellow sweetness and rich custard flavor that complements coconut cake as readily as it does chocolate. Get Recipe! .
Classic Rich and Silky Potato Gratin
After rounds and rounds of testing, we've finally landed on the perfect classic potato gratin, one that's creamy, silky, and loaded with flavor. To make it, thinly sliced....
Hazelnut Cookies With Milk Chocolate
Homemade hazelnut butter gives these soft and chewy cookies a rich flavor, one that's best supported by a light drizzle of milk chocolate. If you'd rather not temper the ....

New Gadgets

Apple’s Thanksgiving ad is mostly about the AirPods
 Every year, Apple airs a new ad in the U.S. for Thanksgiving. Compared to other Apple ads, this is less about showing product features and more like a greeting card. This year is no different — you still see a lot of AirPods. Apple’s new ad is ca....
Apple acquired augmented reality headset startup Vrvana for $30M
 As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there. TechCrunch has learned that Apple has acquired Vrvana, maker of the Totem headset — whic....
Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone
 Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described as a “blood spattered” Apple iPhone SE. Now l....
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Time Magazine Entertainment

‘Shocked and Saddened.’ Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Responds to Melissa Schuman’s Rape Claim
"It is contrary to my nature and everything I hold dear to intentionally cause someone discomfort or harm”.
‘It’s Still Very Hurtful.’ Gayle King Opens Up to Stephen Colbert About Charlie Rose Allegations
"We're all sort of reeling".
Rashida Jones Explains Why She Really Left Toy Story 4. And It Wasn’t Because of ‘Unwanted Advances’
The actress and writer instead said it was due to Pixar's treatment of female and minority employees.

Book & Film Reviews

Outing the Inside
In her long life, Louise Bourgeois experienced both extremes of the female artist story—marginalization, even invisibility early on, and decades later a fierce and passionate following by younger artists and curators. Her status was based on an independence from fashion, and on calling attention to emotions that most people prefer to keep hidden...
Trump and Havana’s Hard-liners
Trump is right: the Cuban military does exploit and abuse its people. The problem is that Cuba is governed by a military regime, which has a hand in virtually every aspect of the country’s economy, from hotels to farms to rental car companies. Cuba’s private sector, while entrepreneurial and growing, is minuscule by comparison. So not engaging w...
Anni Albers: Picking Up the Thread
What strikes you as you enter the Guggenheim show is: Why on earth should she have been forgotten at all? One of the first pieces is also one of Albers’s earliest, a design for a wall hanging executed in 1926, while she was still a student at the Bauhaus in Weimar. She had arrived feeling “a tangle of hopelessness” and taken a textile class, gru...