Gerry Prevost

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Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner

MINNEAPOLIS – The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots 41-33 Sunday night at U.S. Bank Stadium. Here’s how it happened:<p><b>Key drive:</b> After the Patriots took their first lead of the game, at 33-32 with 9:22 remaining, the Eagles could have wilted. But quarterback Nick …

NFL

Tips and Tricks: Creating and Marking Up PDFs in iOS 11

As a contractor, I can tell you that PDF documents are the industry standard in my world. You don’t have to fuss with security settings or worry about them being altered the same way that you do with a Word doc, or other editable document style. If I am sending a customer a quote, it’s going to be …

Apps

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn't Do Before

10 New Things You Can Do in iOS 11 You Couldn’t Do Before<p>iOS 11 was officially released to the public on September 19. And while some features (like …

2017 Fall TV premiere dates: Where and when to see your favourite shows

2017 Fall TV premiere dates: Where and when to see your favourite shows

TV

Is my fading memory a sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

<b>The question</b><p>I've noticed that my memory seems to be failing me. I am having more and more difficulty remembering people's names. I am also forgetting where I left things, such as my keys and glasses. I will even walk into a room and not know why I've gone there. I dread to think this, but could I …

130 Things to Get Rid of in the New Year

If the prospect of a shiny new year has you wanting to jump back onboard the KonMari-method decluttering train (à la Emily Gilmore in the Netflix …

DNA tracks down those who don’t scoop after their dogs

SEATTLE—Frustrated with dog owners who refuse to clean up after their pets, an increasing number of apartments in Seattle are opting to use DNA …

Los Angeles

Key & Peele’s Substitute Teacher Is Headed To The Big Screen In A New Feature Film Adaptation

Above you’ll find one of the greatest sketches to ever come out of the Comedy Central sketch series, <i>Key & Peele</i>. Since its debut, “Substitute Teacher” has accumulated over 72 million hits on YouTube. You simply can’t buy that kind of recognition, so of course the big wigs at Paramount are …

What happens to you on a plane: Scary health effects of flying

Let’s face it: Human beings weren’t designed to spend hours at a time packed inside a pressure-controlled capsule with recycled air and manufactured heat with hundreds of other people tens of thousands of feet in the air. But that’s what we do — some of us often — every time we get on an airplane. …

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Is Kevin Spacey in House of Cards one of the great TV villains?

House of Cards series 3 is coming to Netflix on Friday. Gerard O'Donovan asks if Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood has a place among television's greatest baddies<p>What makes a great screen villain? There’s never any lack of bad guys (and occasionally gals) in TV drama but what is it that makes the …

TV

White House threatens veto of bill to overhaul education law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the widely criticized No Child Left Behind law, calling …

Education

Novemburger 2017

Outside of government, United Way is the largest funder of social service programs and initiatives. United Way Halton & Hamilton seeks to enhance …

Unique

Seven productivity habits of successful young entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn’t for the faint at heart. Founders must forge their own path, gather resources and take on huge financial risks – all in the hopes of avoiding the fate that 80 to 90 per cent of startups suffer: failure.

11 Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

Stay away from pollen. Pop antihistamines. You know the drill. But if you’re one of the approximately 20% of people who suffer from hay fever (also …

The color of valor: 24 minority veterans receive long overdue Medal of Honor

If not for the hue of their skin or their ethnicity, 24 soldiers who faced death in service to their nation would have received the most prestigious medals for their valor long ago.<p>But they were born and fought in a time when such deeds were not always fairly acknowledged.<p>On Tuesday, the U.S. …

Opinion | Clairmont: Farewell to an officer and a friend

It happened at about 1 p.m. I do not know how. Which means I do not know why. The cop who broke the news to me called because she knew Ian and I were …

5 Camera Features You Should Be Using But Aren't

<b><br>FLASH COMPENSATION</b><br>Camera flashes are often overused. In low light, you can always open the aperture wider, slow the shutter speed, or use this feature to adjust the flash power for more-natural-looking illumination in your shot.<p><b>HIGH ISO</b><br>Bumping up your ISO setting will help with low light. But the …

Why can’t today’s graduates get hired?

Here are some stories from the new world of work.<p>A 29-year-old woman (I'll call her Chris) is trying to land a job as a communications professional. She's a personable self-starter, with undergraduate and master's degrees from good universities, plus two diplomas. Currently she's working at her …

‘Homeland’ Season 3: New Character Featurettes, Plus Leaked Premiere?

Fans of Showtime's prized Emmy-winner 'Homeland' have eagerly awaited the September 29 premiere up to now, waiting for news of Brody's fate or where …

New ‘Walking Dead’ Season 4 Teaser: Who’s Pleading for Help?

Much like the final episodes of 'Breaking Bad,' AMC continues to keep a tight lid on 'The Walking Dead' season 4, even with the new promos. The …

Breaking Bad Postmortem: Has Walt Corrupted Everyone?

Anna Gunn, Bryan Cranston<p><b>[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of Breaking Bad. Read at your own risk.]</b><br>Cancer has …

‘Sherlock’ Season 3 Preview: Benedict Cumberbatch Returns in New BBC Teaser!

Apart from the recent teaser and what we saw from Comic-Con 2013, 'Sherlock' season 3 has been kept under tighter lock and key than Moriarty himself, …

Entertainment

'Breaking Bad': 5 Key Quotes from 'Rabid Dog' Examined

“Mr. White is the devil” tops our list of Sunday’s best lines.<p><b>[Warning: spoilers ahead for Sunday’s episode of Breaking Bad, “Rabid Dog.”]</b><p>He didn’t …

Breaking Bad Rabid Dog Review: Dog Bites Man

Well, that was almost good for me, was it almost good for you? After several episodes of memorable climaxes to start its final season, <i>Breaking Bad</i> …

'Breaking Bad Deconstruction, Ep. 12: 'Rabid Dog'

Don't say "nothing happened" on "Breaking Bad." Something always happens on "Breaking Bad." It just might not be what you want to happen. Although …

Breaking Bad Recap: 'What's One More?'

A few lessons from this week’s <b>Breaking Bad</b>:<p>1. The enemy of my enemy is my strung-out-yet-possibly-onto-something friend.<br>2. Skyler might want to start …

‘Breaking Bad’ Review: “Rabid Dog”

‘Breaking Bad’ season 5 cooks up its fourth of the final eight episodes, "Rabid Dog," as Walter moves his family for safety, while Jesse finds …

'Breaking Bad' Recap, 'Rabid Dog': Everyone Becomes Walt Eventually

<i>Note: Do not read if you have not yet seen Season 5, Episode 12 of AMC's "Breaking Bad," "Rabid Dog."</i><p>This week's episode of "Breaking Bad" may not have had the spectacular pyrotechnics of last week's extraordinary outing, but any good story is like a piece of music: There have to be peaks and …