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Braless Victoria Beckham reveals a bit too much as she puts on VERY perky display

VICTORIA BECKHAM turned heads during a night out with her famous family in Malibu last night.
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My Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

Your reactions are perfectly natural -- don't try to hold back! You may end up making someone a little uncomfortable, but that is a small price to pay for ho...

Taurus Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You need to listen to your gut today -- it may not be infallible, but it's steering you in the right direction for now. Your intuitive side frightens you som...

Gemini Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

Your mood is a little less positive than usual -- you might actually start to get jealous or moody if your family isn't there for you instantly! It's a good ...

Cancer Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You need to use some of that great energy to take care of your own business today, no matter how many requests come your way from outside. You can get to eve...

Leo Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

Try something new and daring today -- though you may feel more limited than usual. You can work that to your advantage if you want to shock someone or otherw...

Virgo Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

A note or email from a friend gets you inordinately excited -- maybe they're planning something big, or maybe you just haven't heard from them in a while. Th...

Libra Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You are spending extra time with your people today -- or trying to, at least! Your social needs are pretty strong right now, so you need to make sure that yo...

Scorpio Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You may need to push someone a little harder than they like today -- but it's all part of the plan. Your good energy should ensure that there are no hard fee...

Sagittarius Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You should do what comes naturally today, and make sure that you're not just going along to get along. If you need to be grumpy, then grump out -- though you...

Capricorn Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

You shouldn't have too many big questions today -- except, maybe, how to take care of business. There are few, if any, hidden elements, and what you see is a...

Aquarius Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

Leave the small stuff to your colleagues or family -- except for anything that is absolutely essential! Take care of that yourself, and then kick back and th...

Pisces Daily Overview for August 17, 2017

What's next for your love life? It's sure to be on your mind today, and as you plot to meet that hottie or dazzle your partner with something big, you can fe...

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Strange but True

Woman finds diamond ring on carrot after 13 years
Most dream of a 24-carat gold engagement ring… but one woman was merely thrilled to find her own one-carrot band.
Man shoots himself in heart with nail gun
A man who drove himself to hospital after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart was lucky to survive, doctors say.
Festivals ban fireworks, drones - and pineapples
Festival-goers planning to take pineapples to the Reading and Leeds festivals are facing disappointment, with the fruit becoming the latest item to be added ...
Goldfish turn to alcohol to get through winter
Scientists have figured out how goldfish produce alcohol to survive when trapped beneath the icy surfaces of frozen lakes and ponds.
100-year-old cake found near South Pole
A 100-year-old fruit cake has been found in the oldest building in Antarctica and those who discovered it think it looks fresh.


A new round of magazine covers rip Trump for his Charlottesville stance
It's been a tumultuous, chaotic week following the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. As outrage at Donald Trump's comments continues to simmer, magazine covers are putting the president on blast.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump's dangerous new....
Business media startup Cheddar adds radio to its growing TV operation
Have cheese, will travel. Media startup Cheddar has signed a deal to bring its business-focused live content to national radio, adding to the growing distribution of its content beyond its Facebook Live origins. SEE ALSO: Internet TV could be abou....
Alexa has a new skill to help you throw away less food (and money)
Those leftovers that get dumped uneaten, that tub of yogurt way past its expiration date, and the bunch of celery you ambitiously bought for a recipe that — let's be real —wasn't going to happen, all add up. SEE ALSO: Software is changing the way ....

Interesting Things

The Klingon Language Institute / The final frontier of linguistic scholarship
A linguist developed a complete Klingon language for the Star Trek television shows and movies. Incredibly, a nonprofit scholarly organization exists to promote and study the language. Coming soon: the Bible in Klingon..
Ventless Clothes Dryers / Laundry without the hot air
Amazing but true: you can machine-dry clothes without venting hot, moist air (or indeed any air at all). You can even have a combination washing machine and ventless dryer in one. Clever engineering triumphs again..
Silicone Baking Products / The quiet revolution
Go into any kitchen store and you'll see an increasing number of products made out of (or coated with) silicone, an amazingly heat-resistant yet pliable substance..

Product Reviews

Review: Miggö Pictar One iPhone Camera Grip
A $100 accessory that aims to improve your iPhoneography..
Trick Out Your Dorm With Cool Gear Even Students Can Afford
Upgrade your dorm with a Roku Express, Aeropress, smart light bulbs, and more without going broke..
Nokia’s New Phone Ushers In the Unfortunate Era of the ‘Bothie’
You like taking selfies and regular photos. Get you a phone that can do both... at the same time..

The Onion

Parent Now Just Typing 4-Year-Old Child’s Every Word Verbatim Throughout Day As Facebook Post
GRAND BLANC, MI—In updates that reportedly were becoming both increasingly frequent and less interesting with every new addition, local woman Kate Morris was now just typing her 4-year-old child’s every word verbatim throughout th....
Disney Unveils Plans For ‘Immersive’ Star Wars Hotel
Disney has announced plans for an immersive Star Wars hotel featuring ship-themed room designs and interactive role-playing scenarios for guests. What do you think?.
Cat Who Seems A Little Grumpy Today Dying Of Esophageal Cancer

TV & Showbiz

Angelina Jolie treats daughters Shiloh and Vivienne in LA
The 42-year-old Oscar winner looked typically chic in a black maxidress and stylish Grecian-inspired sandals as she defiantly stepped out amid her personal strife.
Home and Away's Johnny Ruffo reveals he has brain cancer
Former Home and Away star Johnny Ruffo has revealed he will be undergoing treatment for brain cancer, just days after posting photos of his surgical scars from emergency surgery.
Blac Chyna 'dumps Mechie for flirting with other women'
The break-up, reported by TMZ, comes just one month after the rapper, 24, had Blac's initials tattooed on his neck, in an open display of his affection.
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Hello Headlines

The Queen sends heartfelt message to Sierra Leone mudslide victims
The Queen has sent a message of sympathy to President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone,...
Ronan Keating and wife Storm share beautiful throwback photos on second wedding anniversary
Ronan Keating and his wife Storm are celebrating two years of marital bliss. The couple...
Scarlett Moffatt delights fans with throwback photos from ballroom dancing days
Fans are calling for Scarlett Moffatt to join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up after she...

International News

Donald Trump condemns removal of Confederate statues as 'ripping apart culture of country'
The President continues to respond to the violence in Charlottesville.
Who takes over if something happens to Donald Trump?
Who takes over if The Donald is unable to perform his duties as US President?.
March on Google: Far-right organisers cancel rallies across US due to 'terrorist threats' from opponents
Protests had been organised in nine cities one week on from deadly violence in Charlottesville.
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Body & Soul

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....
Love Conquers Any Distance
The bond that only sincere love can create between two people is the strongest and most beautiful force on earth because it is an  unbreakable emotional and spiritual connection that makes even a vast distance seem like nothing at all. Time too is....
Two Souls, One Destiny
True Love is Forever ✯ Two Souls, One Destiny. Here comes the latest from our Facebook page for all of you who are not yet on Facebook. We here at do not just believe in mythical love everlasting, no, we actually know for sure that eter....

Huffington Post

Student Rory Walsh, Who Rushed To Help Grenfell Victims Night Before Final Exam, Passes A Levels
A teenager who spent the hours before his A Level exam helping Grenfell victims on the night of the blaze has passed all of his exams.  Rory Walsh, who lives across the road from Grenfell, rushed to the scene of the tower to help his neighbou....
A-Level Results Day And What Happens If You F*ck It Up
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Mum Got Told She Looked Like A 'Villain', So She Was Inspired To Create This Striking Disney-Inspired Shoot
A mum who gets comments on her photos saying she looks like a “villain” was inspired to use this remark as the basis of a self-portrait photoshoot. Yaky Di Roma, a Venezuelan photographer living in Florida, US, also wanted to promote breastf....

Buzzfeed Latest

“Labour Needs To Be Unequivocal”
Scottish Labour Politicians Are Not Happy At The UK Party's Indecision Over The EU Single Market View Entire Post ›.
27 Pure Acts Of Kindness That'll Remind You The World Isn't All Bad
The world isn't a trash heap ALL the time. View Entire Post ›.
This Might Be Why Whisky Tastes Better When You Add Water
It's not just a made up thing after all. View Entire Post ›.

The Daily Beast

Prince William: 'I Felt Princess Diana's Presence As I Walked Behind Her Coffin'
Harry recently said he believed walking behind his mother's coffin had scarred him. Now William has told how he felt his mother's presence urging him on during the walk..
‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis Talks Charlottesville, Condoms, and That Crazy Threesome
The leader of the #LawrenceHive opens up to Ira Madison about the hit HBO series’ second season and his most riveting episode yet..
Netanyahu’s Cynical Delay Denouncing Trump’s Nazi Equivocation
Pundits speculated that Netanyahu was waiting on his close ally Trump to issue his own condemnation first (something that came on Monday and by the next day was shamefully undone)..

Aeon Magazine

Dirty girls
Shot in 1996 by the then high-school student Michael Lucid on a handheld camera at his school in Santa Monica, California, Dirty Girls was released and screened around Los Angeles in 2000 before gaining popularity on the internet in 2013. The film....
Keeping it in the family: why we pick the partners we do
The peacock’s dazzling tail feathers do not exist for them to carry out everyday activities such as eating or sleeping, but because their colourfulness is attractive to peahens: the more brilliant the feathers, the greater the chance the peacock h....


TV & Radio News

The Chase star Anne Hegerty sends fans into a frenzy as she debuts dramatic transformation

FANS of ITV quiz show The Chase are used to seeing Anne Hegerty as The Governess in a tight grey suit and sporting bright red lipstick but today on Loose Women she debuted a dramatic transformation.
Coronation Street spoiler: Michelle Connor’s evil ex Will Chatterton to be KILLED?

ONE of the stars of Coronation Street has dropped a big hint about what to expect next month as the kidnap storyline involving Michelle Connor comes to a head.
Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6: What did the note say, what does it mean for Arya?

THE leaked Game of Thrones season 7, episode 6 sees Arya Stark confront her sister Sansa with a recently-uncovered note. Warning – spoilers ahead.
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Food & Drink

Maryland Crab Imperial With Buttery Golden Bread Crumbs
Crab imperial can be described as a hot crab dip, a crab casserole, or crab gratin: blue crabmeat tossed with a generous dose of mayonnaise; seasoned with Old Bay, onion ....
Sweet-and-Sour Grilled Chicken Skewers (Yakitori Nanbansu)
Nanbansu is a sweet-sour Japanese sauce, dip, and marinade made from soy sauce, vinegar, mirin, and sugar. It's very popular as a sauce for fried chicken, but it makes an....
BraveTart: Homemade Oreo Cookies
You don't have to hunt down specialty "black" cocoa to make authentic Oreos; the only essentials are Dutch cocoa powder and a little baking soda to alkalinize the dough. ....

New Gadgets

Tim Cook ‘disagrees’ with Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville violence
 Apple CEO Tim Cook has criticized U.S. President Trump’s reaction to the violent events that took place over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one woman dead. “I disagree with the president and others who believe that there is ....
Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content
Apple is spending $1 billion to acquire original content, Workday acquires Pattern, Google Home now lets you make free phone calls and Andrew Ng is starting an AI fund. All this on Crunch Report! Read More.
Only 3 days left to save big on Disrupt SF tickets
 Time to pay attention, would-be Disrupt SF 2017 attendees. Time is quickly running out if you want to get your hands on some deeply discounted tickets to the best startup show in the Bay Area. Now through Friday, August 18, tickets will run you j....
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Time Magazine Entertainment

Here’s a First Look at the Cast of the Frozen Musical in Costume
It arrives on Broadway in February 2018.
‘Our Country Be Damned.’ Late-Night Hosts Keep Slamming President Trump Over Charlottesville
Here's what they had to say.
Streaming Now: Two Sets of Subversive Heroes
“Do not say the H word!,” a visibly tired Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) spits as she staggers, Irish coffee in hand. “I’ve got enough of a headache as it is.” That word is hero (not, somehow, hangover), and she may be the only human in Hollywood ....

Book & Film Reviews

The Lonely Struggle of Lee Ching-yu
Lee Ming-che in a sense is like other political prisoners in China, a man stripped of rights, facing in solitary fashion the organized power of the Chinese state, but he is also different because he is from Taiwan. He is in fact the only Taiwanese ever to be charged with subversion of state power, and this imparts a special meaning to his case.
The Books We Don’t Understand
What is going on when a book simply makes no sense to you? Perhaps a classic that everyone praises. Or something new you’re being asked to review. I don’t mean that you find the style tiresome, or the going slow; simply that the characters, their reflections, their priorities, the way they interact, do not really add up.
Ending at the Beginning
For a person as sensitive as Kafka was, or at least as he presented himself as being—it is entirely possible to view his life in a light other than the one he himself shone upon it—inner escape was the only available strategy. “If we are to believe his own personal mythology,” biographer Reiner Stach writes, “he drifted out of life and into lite...