Noel o'Brien

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Watch as Pickup Trucks Make The Last Jedi's Battle of Crait Come to Life

When you think <i>Star Wars</i> vehicles you don’t think “wheels,” you think flying, hovering, walking, or crawling. So it’s kind of weird to see fairly …

Star Wars

Watch Humans Destroy the Earth in 30 Years With Google Earth Time Lapse

Humans do not treat the Earth kindly, and now we have even more evidence. Google just updated the Google Earth Engine to include four years of …

Inspiral Carpets - Move

Skyrim live Dragonborn theme London Palladium

Stuck duckling rescued from drain in Droitwich

A duckling stuck in a drain has been rescued by firefighters in Worcestershire.<p>It is believed the tiny bird slipped between the grille in Queen Street, Droitwich, on Wednesday.<p>A passer-by spotted it under the cover and alerted crews from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.<p>There were no …

Cute Animals

Ayeeshia Jane Smith murder: Mother jailed for at least 24 years

<b>A "devious" and "selfish" mother has been jailed for at least 24 years for stamping her toddler daughter to death.</b><p>Kathryn Smith, 23, murdered 21-month-old Ayeeshia Jane Smith during a "savage outburst" in the girl's bedroom.<p>Her then partner, Matthew Rigby, 22, was jailed for three years and six …

Crime

Subbuteo surprise for 50-year-old Santa letter boy's family

A boy who asked Father Christmas for a Subbuteo set shortly before he died in 1967 prompted the firm to create a special edition set.<p>Nine-year-old Paul Trench had asked for a set featuring England and Argentina for Christmas in 1966 but he died two months later from an "unexpected illness".<p>His …

Father Christmas

David Bowie - Heroes

David Bowie - Sound And Vision (2013) Full Version

David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1219000/1219264_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532771088_f48c623bab1fd638d558c0c988d2cc8a<p><b>Singer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died of cancer at the age of 69.</b><p>A statement was issued on his social …

David Bowie

David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

The Golden Age of Grotesque: Marilyn Manson’s Most Shocking Moments

Early Nineties: Showtime!<p><b>Shock Tactic:</b> In his autobiography, Manson remembers an early concert where he had a pregnant-looking actress iron the …

Lemmy, Motorhead frontman, dies aged 70 after cancer diagnosis

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1216000/1216752_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532765010_a8d4790b00d9fd9f7ab2805e1388d5aa<p><b>Motorhead frontman Lemmy has died aged 70, two days after learning he had cancer, the British band has announced.</b><p>Lemmy formed the rock group in 1975 and …

Indie Music

Jonah Lomu: New Zealand rugby union great dies aged 40

<b>New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu has died aged 40.</b><p>Lomu, who scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994 and 2002, had been diagnosed with a rare and serious kidney condition in 1995.<p>It forced him to quit the game and he had a kidney transplant in 2004, but the organ stopped …

New Zealand Rugby

Timelapse footage shows shelf cloud rolling into Sydney

Timelapse footage has emerged showing a huge shelf rolling onto mainland Australia from the sea.<p>The storm clouds were spotted over the city's eastern suburbs beaches.<p><i>Courtesy Sarah Estela</i><p>Watch more Must See videos here

Lee Rigby honoured on memorial plaque unveiled in Woolwich

<b>Fusilier Lee Rigby, who was killed by extremists, has been honoured on a memorial plaque unveiled in Woolwich.</b><p>The 25-year-old was off-duty when he was hit by a car outside the army barracks and then hacked to death.<p>His is one of 11 names on a plaque at St George's Chapel, near the barracks, to …

Extremism

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

How to Entertain a Toddler Without a Smartphone | The Art of Manliness

You’re in a public place — say a restaurant or a doctor’s waiting room — and it’s taking longer to get your food or have your name called than you …

Kids

How to Quit Wasting Time on the Internet | The Art of Manliness

<i>9 pm. A college campus in the Midwest. Rob sits down to study. His inner monologue:</i><p>Okay, time to hit the books. I’m really going to get crap done …

Next two years hottest, says Met Office

<b>The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.</b><p>It warns big changes could be under way in the climate system with greenhouse gases increasing the impact of natural trends.<p>The research shows that a major El Nino event is in play in the Pacific, …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

Progressive music gets an official chart '45 years too late'

<b>Progressive music, the oft-maligned genre that had its heyday in the 1970s, is to be endorsed by the Official Charts Company (OCC).</b><p>Next week sees the publication of the very first monthly Official Progressive Albums Chart Top 30.<p>It will feature classic prog bands such as Pink Floyd, but the top …