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Review: Stage remake of classic film 9 to 5 tries to be #MeToo musical but ends up as limp pantomime
A stage remake of the Dolly Parton classic falls flat as more of a 'soulless' pantomime as she joins the cast on stage at the Curtain call at the Gala Night performance of 9 to 5: The Musical.
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Today's Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

Make sure you're moving as much as you can today -- things are developing, and you need to be in the thick of it all. Your great energy helps you to make the...

Taurus Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You've got to let people be people today -- no matter how ridiculous they get. Your tolerance should pay off as at least one of them busts out with a new ide...

Gemini Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You are feeling light and breezy and carefree -- but you may be the only one! If you need to go off by yourself and just let others stew, so be it; you don't...

Cancer Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

Get big and crazy today -- the more outrageous, the better! Sometimes you need to really let go before you can feel right about yourself and your people, so ...

Leo Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You need to revel in whatever good stuff comes your way today -- though a little sharing might be in order! Your amazing, positive energy helps you to coast ...

Virgo Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You're not nearly as organized as you wish you were -- but that can change! You just need to take a moment to refocus your energy and you should then find at...

Libra Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

People want answers -- and you've got them! Your wisdom is in high demand, so you can expect to be the go-to person for everyone from coworkers to kids.

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Scorpio Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

Your working life is going through changes today -- and you need to make sure that you're paying attention! It may be a good idea for you to think about maki...

Sagittarius Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

Take a little risk -- if you can afford it! Your energy is great, and while there are never any guarantees in life, you can feel confident that things are li...

Capricorn Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You have to make an important decision -- one that is sure to displease a friend or colleague. They may feel more deserving of your time, but you have to do ...

Aquarius Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

Your creative powers are well-known, but today brings a new kind of playfulness -- and also seriousness -- to your work. It's a good time to fight for your c...

Pisces Daily Overview for February 17, 2019

You're a bit overwhelmed by all the business that's coming in today, which is both good and bad. You may have to defer some of your favorite people until you...

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Strange but True

Entrance to 'hell' found in Midlands cave network
Hundreds of "witches' marks" have been discovered carved into caves on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire - with some thought to signal a supp...
Dead mayor makes it through to final round in election
One of the candidates to be the mayor of a US city has made it to the final round of an election - even though he died in December.
Theresa May 'scrapes mould off jam and eats preserve below'
Theresa May is hardly in a parliamentary sweet spot - but now she's found herself in a new jam.
Swans hold up traffic as they cross M3 at rush hour
The M3 was brought to a standstill as two swans - one of which was injured and could not take off - crossed the motorway during rush hour this morning.
Pot smoker finds overweight tiger in abandoned house
A person who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana ended up face-to-face with an overweight tiger.


LG says it's 'too early' for foldable phones
You may want to just slow your roll for minute with this whole foldable phone thing.  While electronics giants such as Samsung are reportedly charging ahead to release smartphones that bend as early as this year, at least one major player in the s....
John Mulaney is coming back to host 'Saturday Night Live' in March
John Mulaney is bringing his brand of dry, self-effacing humor back to Saturday Night Live. The gifted comic, who is himself a former SNL writer, last hosted the show in April 2018. He was and is only the third former writer who wasn't also a cast....
This guy found a working 30-year-old Apple IIe in his parents' attic, and wow those were simpler times
There are objects in our lives that will forever be tied to childhood: a favorite toy, for example, or the first chapter book that you read and truly connected with.  For most of us, these items are forever lost — long ago consigned to the dustbin....

Interesting Things

Image-Stabilizing Binoculars
Borrowing technology from military and space applications that also appears in your smartphone or digital camcorder, some fancy binoculars can keep a highly magnified image from shaking even when your hands are unsteady..
Random Acts of Kindness Day
It's that day you've been dreading for the past year—you know, the one when you're expected to do something nice for someone else without any reciprocation. I'll be sending you thoughts and prayers..
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden
If you want to contemplate the magical powers of salt, there's no better place than a salt mine. This one near Salzburg in Bavaria is open to tourists and features an underground salt lake..

Product Reviews

Fossil Sport Smartwatch Review: A (Mostly) Solid WearOS Watch
Even with some flaws, it's almost certainly the best WearOS smartwatch you can buy..
28 Best President's Day Sales on Laptops, TVs, Gear (2019)
We found the best tech bargains for the long holiday weekend from Beats, Dyson, and more..
Gadget Lab Podcast: The Allure of OG Usernames
Product designer Chris Messina snagged @chris as his Instagram name. It’s been awesome—and terrible. Plus: Amazon splits with NYC, on the Gadget Lab podcast..

The Onion

Female Brains More Youthful Than Male Ones
A recent study found that women’s brains tend to appear to be about three years younger than those of men at the same age, a difference scientists suggest could give them an advantage in maintaining cognitive acuity as they get older. What do you ....
Mass Invasion Of Polar Bear Forces Russian Islands To Declare Emergency
After dozens of polar bears flooded into the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, local authorities have declared a state of emergency. Environmental experts in the region have arrived to sedate and remove the population. What do you think?Read more....
Trump Offers Clear, Historical Precedent For Deploying U.S. Military With No Provocation
WASHINGTON—Providing a lengthy, comprehensive explanation of the factors influencing his decision to declare a national emergency that would send military funding and personnel to the nation’s southern border, President Donald Trump offered a clea....

TV & Showbiz

Rita Ora hit rock bottom after facing backlash from LGBT community for racy song Girls
Rita Ora has revealed she hit rock bottom after facing backlash from the LGBT community over her controversial song Girls.
Liam Payne, 25, 'sent flirty messages to a model amid mind-blowing romance with Naomi Campbell, 48'
The former One Direction singer, 25, reportedly sent flirty text messages to a model amid his mind-blowing romance with catwalk queen Naomi, 48.
Gigi Hadid works off-duty chic in risky double denim
Gigi Hadid, 23, worked her off-duty look with finesse as she stepped out in London on the weekend.
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Hello Headlines

Dancing on Ice wedding proposal shocks live audience
To celebrate a week that marked Valentine's Day, Dancing on Ice decided to go all...
Heartbreaking reason why Prince Harry and Meghan were late to awards ceremony
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recently arrived a little late to the Endeavour Fund Awards,...
Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell introduce new family member on weekend break
Strictly Come Dancing stars Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell celebrated their Strictly Live! win...
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Huffington Post

MPs Demand Crackdown On Social Media Giants To End Spread Of 'Malicious' Disinformation Online
Social media platforms should comply with a compulsory code of ethics overseen by an independent regulator to tackle harmful or illegal content on their sites, a Commons committee has demanded.In a major report, MPs warned that democracy is at ris....
Paul Flynn Dead: Long-Standing Labour MP Dies Aged 84
Labour MP Paul Flynn has died aged 84, his local party has confirmed. The veteran politician had reportedly been ill for some time and announced in October he would be standing down after more than 30 years in parliament.He held several shado....
UK Weather: February Set To Remain Warmer Than Average After Mild Start
February’s weather is expected to remain warmer than average across Britain after a mild beginning to the month, according to the Met Office.A reading of 17.5C in Rhyl, north east Wales, on Friday was the highest so far this month and the fo....

Buzzfeed Latest

Why Does The BBC Keep Losing Its Top Male Presenters?
In just eight months, Andrew Neil, John Humphrys, David Dimbleby, and Eddie Mair have all stepped down. View Entire Post ›.
17 Men Who Need To Delete Their LinkedIn Profiles Immediately
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10 Shows That Had The Best Fashion Of All Time
How many pairs of shoes does this list make you want to buy? View Entire Post ›.

The Daily Beast

Ralph Northam to Jussie Smollett: How Black History Month 2019 Has Been a Total Disaster
Tasia Wells/GettyThere’s an inherent power in celebrating yourself while the world around you works to diminish who you are. In essence, that’s what it has always meant to be Black in America: shining through the shit even as it swirls, daring to ....
The Paranoid Style Plays in This Age of Anxiety
Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily BeastThe late historian and public intellectual Richard Hofstadter, who died in 1970, anticipated today’s age of anxiety. Looking to the developing body of psychology, he saw that there has always been a....
Scouted: The Nordstrom Winter Sale Is Up To 40% Off Menswear, Womenswear, Kidswear, Shoes and Home
Nordstrom has a couple of big sales each year, and we're in the midst of one right now. The Winter Sale is upon us and it's up to 40% off for the entire family.On the womenswear side, start with the workout gear. Active outerwear takes up a large ....

Aeon Magazine

20 Hz
Violent plasma explosions from the Sun’s surface – known as coronal mass ejections – reverberate to the farthest reaches of our solar system. However, due to the Earth’s protective magnetosphere, most people don’t take note of these events unless ....
How the body and mind talk to one another to understand the world
Have you ever been startled by someone suddenly talking to you when you thought you were alone? Even when they apologise for surprising you, your heart goes on pounding in your chest. You are very aware of this sensation. But what kind of experien....
What do your dreams look like?
While your dreams might feel strange or random, and unique to you (if you even remember them at all), an ongoing project by the US psychologist Kelly Bulkeley offers some insight into our most common dream experiences. Since 2009, Bulkeley has enc....


Who wants to totally change their life? TV gameshow contestants share tips
If you want to be picked for a show, it helps to have an interesting story about how you’d spend the prize money. And a quick look at your chemical elements and presidents before could be your saviour
Is it a coincidence that Pinocchio was a boy? Men lie more than women. True or false?
Following her own run-in with a compulsive fibber, Sophia Money-Coutts sets out to separate fact from fiction
Emotional ties with Jenny Eclair
My glasses are the first thing I reach for in the morning and the last thing I take off at night. About 20 years ago I thought, ‘These are going to have to stay on just so I can see my way to the stage.’

TV & Radio News

Meghan Markle is so caring like Princess Diana as she had ‘incredible bond’ with her dementia-stricken grandmother and would ‘make her feel special...

Meghan Markle reportedly had an 'incredible' bond with the pair's grandmother [] Meghan Markle has been praised by her half brother Thomas Markle Jr in an interview about their grandmother, saying she is so caring, much like Princess Diana was.  Meghan, 37 – who is the daughter of Doria Ragland and Thomas Markle – is said ...
Ashley Roberts and boyfriend Giovanni Pernice make first TV appearance as a couple cheering on Melody Thornton on Dancing On Ice

Ashley Roberts and Giovanni Pernice made their TV debut as a couple [ITV] Ashley Roberts made her TV debut with new boyfriend Giovanni Pernice on Dancing On Ice on Sunday. The Strictly Come Dancing star was supporting her Pussycat Dolls band mate Melody Thornton from the audience. While this isn’t Ashley’s first TV appearance with Giovanni, ...
Inside Meghan Markle’s childhood: Brother Thomas Markle Jr opens up about growing up with the Duchess saying she was ‘always smiling’ – EXCLUSIVE

Meghan Markle alongside her husband Prince Harry, who are expecting their first child in weeks[Getty] Meghan Markle’s life came under the spotlight as soon as it was confirmed she was set to marry Prince Harry – with the pair tying the knot in an extravagant wedding watched worldwide last year. The now-pregnant Duchess of Sussex has had every...
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Food & Drink

Trevisano Radicchio Salad With Satsumas, Pistachios, and Calabrian Chili Vinaigrette
Bring some brightness into your winter with this salad of bitter radicchio, sweet citrus, and salty cheese. Get Recipe! .
French-Style Brown Butter New Potatoes
This decadent vegetarian side dish proves steaks and chops aren't the only things worth cooking in brown butter. Get Recipe! .
Soufflé Omelette With Cheese
Much simpler than a classic soufflé, this omelette soufflé is cooked in a skillet on the stovetop, and it requires little more than eggs, cheese, and an extra couple minu....
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Time Magazine Entertainment

Don Cheadle Made Some Serious Political Statements With His ‘Saturday Night Live’ Wardrobe
Both outfits appeared to have a strong message for the President.
‘Saturday Night Live’ Spoofs the National Emergency Declaration, and Earns a Rebuke From President Trump
"Those numbers are faker than this emergency".
Academy Reverses Decision, Will Air All Awards at the 2019 Oscars
"Nine days until the showtime, still tweaking the script" the Academy tweeted.