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US actress Felicity Huffman was given a seven year jail sentence for her part in Desperate Housewives. Judge Pindi Tailwind told the court: “I’ve seen some bad writing, bad direction and bad acting in my time but this takes the cookie.” The defence pointed out that the series was a top TV show and had […]Tell me more...!
Someone at Apple had been to Cuba, saw the women in cigar factories being read to by Lectores and thought “what a good idea.” For the last eight weeks, workers in sections of Apple’s HQ in Cupertino have been forced to listen to recorded highlights of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s speeches read out over the […]Tell me more...!
Republicans are concerned that proposed legislation will threaten a person’s moral and religious right to believe in dumb shit that is demonstrably untrue. These include such commonly-held beliefs as: The Earth is flat Vaccines are bad for your health Climate change isn’t real The Sun orbits the Earth The moon is made from green cheese […]Tell me more...!
First Lady Melania Trump has broken with tradition and released a hitherto unseen photo of her husband, US President Donald Trump. It shows the president as he really is, behind closed doors, without prosthetics, makeup or other image-enhancing aids. Except for his toupee. Unstyled. Such ‘family snapshots’ are usually kept private or curated for special […]Tell me more...!
INTERIOR: Facebook’s Hacked Account Recovery office somewhere in the Far East where labour is cheap. A large sign on the wall reads: “The Bot is Always Right Especially if they don’t advertise” Three people sit at well-worn desks working on ten-year-old laptops. JEROME: Ha! Ha! I just love this job. This is the 20th dweeb […]Tell me more...!
In wake of Facebook‘s promise to allow users to opt out of tracking from sites outside Facebook, users say they want to be tracked. The WeWaT (we Want Tracking) user group has over one billion members and a survey suggests 91.7% of Facebook users will soon join. WeWat founder, Jemima Millar, 27, said: “We have […]Tell me more...!
By our science correspondent, Professor Bunty Hancock, but dumbed down so the rest of us can understand it (particularly Ed). Scientists have been sending really big telescopes up into space because they can see further up there than the ones down here. They have captured photos of life on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons. Isn’t […]Tell me more...!
After Denmark made it clear that Greenland was not for sale, US President Donald Trump has set his sights on the UK which has a more pliant PM. As the trade war between the USA and, well, lots of countries, hots up, Donald Trump is looking for a strategic foothold somewhere across the Atlantic. Trump […]Tell me more...!