• Diary of a Somebody by Brian Bilston review – a spoof too far 21 Jul 2019 10:23 Britain has a rich tradition of literary diarists, from Samuel Pepys and James Boswell to Frances Partridge and Alan Bennett. We also have a rich tradition of spoof diarists, who seem realer than real to many readers: Charles Pooter, Bridget Jones, Adrian …
    • Lectures on aging 20 Jul 2019 17:06 BAR HARBOR — The interface between regeneration and aging will be the subject of a “Resetting the Aging Clock” lecture series for the public by leading scientists in the field of regenerative biology and aging to be held July 22 through Aug. 1 at the MDI …
    • If you insist on dabbling in Apollo 11 conspiracy, make it Operation Avalanche 20 Jul 2019 14:42 0 with 0 posters participating With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a shadowy cabal of all-powerful, all-knowing elites comes together to manipulate us …
    • Skin cancer screenings scheduled 20 Jul 2019 08:07 Sometimes you find something suspicious above an eyebrow, on your hand or arm, something you didn’t notice before. Maybe it’s a mole that changed, something with an irregular border – that may simply be a symptom of aging. Sometimes that innocent-looking …
    • The 10 best restaurants to eat out in Epsom in 2019 according to TripAdvisor 20 Jul 2019 08:04 From Italian to Indian to British, there are no shortage of great places to eat in Epsom. From its main high street to outer Ewell, it is a town that has a grand total of 139 restaurants identified on customer rankings website TripAdvisor. A look through …
    • Johnson & Johnson: Getting Attractive As It Sinks Towards $130 20 Jul 2019 06:32 The healthcare sector had a rough couple of days at the end of last week, as news regarding the Trump administration's new stance on the status of rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers. This is yet another bit of negative political news for …
    • The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of July 19-21 20 Jul 2019 04:36 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon on July 20, 1969 during the Apollo 11 mission. Photo: NASAAPOLLO 11 Full confession: I’ll take any opportunity to use the thrilling images from Apollo 11 50 years ago (it still seems amazing to say, “That photo was …
    • Police Mole Secretly Monitored Anti-Trump Activists in Los Angeles - Reports 20 Jul 2019 03:13 US 06:00 20.07.2019Get short URL In at least four separate cases in October 2017, police informants secretly captured audio of meetings held by the Los Angeles chapter of "Refuse Fascism" group at Echo Park United Methodist Church, The Los …
    • Re: 9 Strange Headlines You Might Have Missed in June 20 Jul 2019 02:13 Life (and the news) comes at you fast. In our whiplash news cycle, it's easy to miss a couple of the Twitter breaking, flashy chiron moments that go down every hour on the hour over the course of a month.  Here's a curated selection of some of the …
    • Gothamist Staff Picks: Our Favorite Ice Cream To Buy In NYC 19 Jul 2019 23:46 National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21st, and to help you celebrate this fake holiday, and navigate the many, many ice cream choices in NYC (there's even vegan anti-anxiety ice cream now!) we've put together a list of our favorite scoop/soft …
    • Elevated Trains Will Make Seattle a More Beautiful Place to Live (And Save You a Billion Dollars) 19 Jul 2019 22:26 Seattle, open your mind to elevated trains. Bill Savage Word has reached us in here Flyover Country that Seattle is having another argument about mass transit. Sound Transit plans to extend rail to West Seattle, but the Mole People are insisting on tunnels …
    • Fibre upgrade across New Plymouth, Palmerston North 19 Jul 2019 18:46 It's the kind of technology that will enable driverless cars some time in the next few years - and it has been successfully rolled through Whanganui. Project Westwind has upgraded the fibre connection between New Plymouth and Palmerston North. The …
    • CANDY WANTS TO ‘WOW’ THE WORLD - Former prostitute eager to launch music career 19 Jul 2019 18:29 "Can I get a wow?" In fact, internet sensation Candy Baddy got lots of 'wows' when she walked into THE STAR office yesterday, while stating that she has flashed 'Mackerel' out of her tin, and she is ready to take over the world. …
    • Bangladesh’s draconian Internet law treats peaceful critics as criminals 19 Jul 2019 17:44 July 19 at 12:03 PM Brad Adams is Asia director at Human Rights Watch. Keeping the Internet free from incitement to violence, hate speech and child pornography is a priority around the world. It is particularly important in countries that have seen rapid …
    • Instagram ‘tag cleaners’ are fighting against digital vandalism - The Verge 19 Jul 2019 15:09 Over the last few days, a teenager named Taylor has spent more than a dozen hours uploading north of 900 photos to Instagram. She listens to music or watches TV while she posts the same photos of millennial pink grids, flowers, and cotton candy clouds over …
    • The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan 19 Jul 2019 14:44 You’re reading this week’s At War newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Friday. Email us at [email protected] It was a strange thing, listening to Army Secretary Mark Esper’s confirmation hearing on Tuesday. The gulf war veteran …
    • TECHE SKETCHES — Games exercise the brain with recollections 19 Jul 2019 13:53 The brain is an exceptional entity. Everything begins and ends with it. It controls the body. It also makes us who we are. I’ve always felt, therefore, that it requires some extra special attention. Considering its importance plus the fact that it gives, …
    • Everything You Need to Know for a Road Trip Up the Coast 19 Jul 2019 13:31 Here are Tejal’s other recommendations: Box Car Fried Chicken and Biscuits, in Sonoma, where she said, “the lunch rush line can get a little long and sweaty, but it’s one of those rare, truly well-warranted lines for simple food made exactly right. Order …
    • Openings and Closings: Union Kitchen Cypress Opens, Pizza Motus Closes 19 Jul 2019 13:18 The Union Kitchen, 9955 Barker Cypress, began its soft opening July 9 at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake in Cypress. This makes the sixth location for the concept from Gr8 Plate Hospitality. It takes over the space formerly occupied by Jaxton's Grill House …
    • From the mellow, little Mexican island of Holbox, travelers head out to swim with the world’s largest fish 19 Jul 2019 12:30 Several weeks before I found myself uncomfortably close to the world’s largest shark, I told a few folks I would be going to Holbox. “Whole what?” asked more than one. “Holocene,” corrected my smartphone. “Ohl-bosch,” corrected the locals when I arrived. …
    • PETROL ATTENDANT DUMPS WIFE FOR COP 19 Jul 2019 10:56 A police woman from Gweru who is attached to the Criminal Investigation Department had the windscreen of her car smashed by a woman who accused her of snatching her husband. Detective Sergeant Estery Ziyenge allegedly snatched Alfred Chindamba, a petrol …
    • 'Gonna be a party':..Some Wolves fans react to club announcement 19 Jul 2019 09:21 Wolverhampton Wanderers will take on Northern Irish side Crusaders in the Europa League second qualifying round. A number of Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have taken to Twitter to give their thoughts on the confirmation that Northern Irish side Crusaders …
    • All Roads Lead To ... Farmhouse Deli 19 Jul 2019 08:01 They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and at Farmhouse Deli, it's also the most decadent. With its stress-melting sea views, rustic charm and fabulous service (thanks, Jelinda!), my advice for this Swakopmund gem is fourfold: Order …
    • Who wants to live forever? 19 Jul 2019 07:33 BODY LANGUAGE Humans have long sought the elixir of youth, so it is not surprising that even non-scientists closely follow the latest research into ageing. But is what most people consider simply a fact of life actually a “disease” that can be cured? Or is …
    • I Am Sovereign by Nicola Barker review – The Author strikes back 19 Jul 2019 07:03 Nicola Barker is literary royalty. Her last novel, the visionary dystopiaH(a)ppy, won the Goldsmiths prize for innovative fiction. Her territories are large, fertile and expanding. She is Queen of the Hinterlands of Quirk but also Empress of the Quotidian. …
    • Warblington School teacher tells jury he 'made a lot of mistakes' but is innocent 19 Jul 2019 06:01 A TEACHER accused of manipulating female pupils into sex said he went ‘above and beyond’ in his duties at school before telling jurors he ‘feels dead’ after ‘everything has ruined’ his life. PE teacher Sean Aldridge, 37, is accused of preying on four girls …
    • New Movie ‘Stuber’ Is The Buddy Comedy That No One Needs 19 Jul 2019 01:01 ‘I’ On Culture The main problem with the new comedy Stuber is that while it’s funny at times, those times are few, and things are never really that funny. Trying to pull off comedy in the middle of a tough cop movie is a problem. There’s plenty of …
    • It’s official: Majority of Americans think women are just as competent as men, if not more so 19 Jul 2019 00:53 Good news, ladies: Americans now think women are just as smart and just as competent as men. And it gets better: Among the 25% of respondents who did perceive a gender difference in smart, most said that women were more intelligent and competent than men. …
    • We examine what could happen to the value of your property in the UK's rollercoaster market  18 Jul 2019 23:03 After years of stability, Britain is facing property price mayhem. Prices are starting to seriously wobble in some parts of the country, but storming ahead in others. Just this week, official figures revealed that in London, once the darling of the housing …
    • Woman who lost son to skin cancer works to promote sunscreen stations 18 Jul 2019 21:07 KELOWNA — A woman who lost her son to skin cancer three years ago is on a mission to introduce sunscreen stations at all beaches, parks and as many other public places in the Okanagan. Karen Wells is founding director of Morgan’s Mole Patrol, a pending non …
    • Pioneering Japanese house producer Shinichiro Yokota reveals career retrospective 18 Jul 2019 19:52 Ultimate Yokota 1991 - 2019 brings together 12 tracks—including a new one with Soichi Terada—by "one of Japan's unsung heroes of House." Sound Of Vast is releasing a compilation of Shinichiro Yokota's work. Ultimate Yokota 1991 - 2019 …
    • Fears views of petitioners won't be included in Leatherhead free parking study 18 Jul 2019 19:47 Traders who lobbied for a change to free parking times outside their shops in a bid to increase footfall have sought for reassurances their views will be heard. Around 1,300 people including shoppers have signed a petition asking for a change to free …
    • Naa Gbewa Premiered At National Theatre 18 Jul 2019 19:11 A scene during the presentation A dramatized history of Naa Gbewa, the forebear of the people of three great ethnic groupings in the Northern Region and Burkina Faso, the Dagombas, Mamprusis and Mosis, was premiered at the National Theatre last Saturday in …
    • Out on the Town: D.C. arts and entertainment highlights — July 18-24 18 Jul 2019 19:06 Spider-Man: Far From Home APOLLO 11 The American Film Institute offers a screening of Todd Douglas Miller’s new documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of NASA’s most celebrated mission, which took humankind to the moon. Crafted from a newly …
    • Calls for 100 homes bid at ex-council offices to be rejected for third time 18 Jul 2019 18:48 PUBLISHED: 15:55 18 July 2019 | UPDATED: 15:55 18 July 2019 Gemma Jarvis The town council planning meeting was held at the East Suffolk Council offices due to the large amount of attendees Picture: RIDUNA HOLDINGS Picture: RIDUNA HOLDINGS The furore over …
    • Restaurant review: A glimmer of greatness at Marcus 18 Jul 2019 18:34 Marcus ** out of **** 1440 de la Montagne St. (corner de Maisonneuve); 514-843-2525; fourseasons.com/montreal/ Reservations: Essential Vegetarian-friendly: Yes Wheelchair access: Yes Price: Entrées $14-$26, platters $25 to $150, mains $27 to $48, …
    • In Advance of Opening Superica in the Gulch, Chef Ford Fry Offers Free Taco Preview 18 Jul 2019 17:56 We’ve known for a while that Atlanta-based chef/restaurateur Ford Fry had big plans for Nashville. First, he announced a trio of projects coming to the new Hammermill project on the Cumberland River north of downtown. Then came word that he was …
    • Did your MP vote to block parliament being prorogued? 18 Jul 2019 15:27 Party Name Constituency Vote Rebel Lab Hyndburn For No Lab Hackney North and Stoke Newington For No Con Selby and Ainsty Against No Con Hitchin and Harpenden Against No Con Windsor Against No Con Waveney Against No Lab Bethnal Green and Bow For No Con …
    • Culinary entrepreneurs find launchpad on Quincy Street 18 Jul 2019 13:12 Old Pearl hot dog factory is now a busy incubator At 10 a.m. on a Monday morning, Commonwealth Kitchen’s Quincy Street complex is a hive of activity. Workers roll carts of ingredients down a loading dock ramp to food trucks waiting in the parking lot. …
    • Favourites Tumble At Corona Open JBay 18 Jul 2019 13:05 JBay Winterfest Favourites Tumble At Corona Open JBay Jeffreys Bay – Endless lines of perfect Supertubes greeted contestants as the sun peeped over the eastern skyline yesterday morning, and there was no hesitation in calling the contest on. In the first …
    • Thieves with records going back to the '90s said they decided not to commit burglary - after they were caught 18 Jul 2019 10:45 A pair of notorious burglars are behind bars today despite making strenuous efforts not to leave any evidence for police.  Dennis Byrom, 45, and Mark Wakefield, 41, both of Castle Rise, Runcorn, were spotted at the property on Campbell Avenue, about a mile …