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Teacher shortages fuelled by Brexit threat to EU nationals

Fears over future of key workers who ‘help to plug skills gap’ in British schools<p>The risk posed to schools by Britain’s departure from the European Union is revealed as new figures show that the number of EU nationals who have qualified to teach in England has more than doubled since 2010.<p>During a …

Charlie Sheen Reveals H.I.V.-Positive Status

“I have a responsibility now to better myself and to help a lot of other people.“<p>One day after reports emerged that he would reveal his HIV-positive status in an interview with <b>Matt Lauer</b> on <i>Today</i>, <b>Charlie Sheen</b> has confirmed that he has been diagnosed with the infection. “I am here to admit that I am …

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Gunnar Hansen: 10 true stories

From the slaughterhouse soundtrack to the real human skeleton on set: 10 little-known facts about the iconic horror film, which starred Gunnar Hansen as killer Leatherface<p><b>1. Leatherface wasn't just based on Ed Gein</b><p>Director Tobe Hooper and writer Kim Henkel have famously admitted to drawing …

I tried the new temporary tattoos that look super realistic — and they fooled all my friends

Founder Jordan Denny has been working for the past 9 months to make a temporary tattoo realistic enough to pass for the real thing, and finally started selling the customizable tattoos a few days ago.<p>Denny says his tattoos last 3-10 days, and use a special matting solution that stops them from …

Americans Don’t Call Muggles ‘Muggle,’ According To J.K. Rowling

In the most explosive Harry Potter news since J.K. Rowling said she regretted putting Ron and Hermione together, the author revealed that American wizards and witches apparently don’t use the word “muggle.” That’s only a British English term.<p>As <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> reports, we instead refer to …

Film Industry

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Welcome to Slab City.<p>Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in …

7 Signs That It's Time to Quit Your Job

Over the last 6 years, I've quit two great jobs. Both times, it was a tough decision. I felt guilty about leaving these amazing firms that many dream to join. Plus, letting go of the financial security of a corporate career was pretty scary.<p><b>But I felt that something was missing and that I needed to</b> …

10 of the most devastating tweets that followed One Direction's last scheduled concert

LONDON — Saturday night saw One Direction perform its last scheduled tour date before the band's 2016 hiatus. Incidentally, Saturday night also saw …

One Direction

Portraits Reveal the Bodies of the Heavily Tattooed

For some of us, says British photographer Alan Powdrill, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can …

Inked

Rare early photographs of Peking

<b>Photographs of Peking, now known as Beijing, made by Thomas Child in the 1870s and 1880s are to go on show in London's Chinatown as part of Asian Art in London season.</b><p>More than 30 original photographs from the Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection, the largest holding of …

The 25 highest-paying non-desk jobs

It turns out you don't need an "office job" if you're after a high salary.<p>Some of the most lucrative careers in the US are non-desk jobs, according to an analysis of data provided by Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), CareerBuilder's labor market data arm that pulls from over 90 government …

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Latin America

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Why Drake's Dance Moves Match Perfectly With Any Song

#DrakeAlwaysOnBeat.<p>Drake’s “Hotline Bling” has done much more than make you get up and dance — there’s an apparent sense of comic relief thanks to Drizzy’s dance moves. As a result of Drake truly feeling his own music, his two-step and other moves have led to numerous memes and videos where the …

7. Elizabeth Spriggs - The Fat Lady

<b>The Replacement:</b> Dawn French<p>The first time the Fat Lady in the portrait at the entrance to the Gryffindor common room appeared in The Philosopher€™s …

31 Alternative Harry Potter Halloween Costume Ideas

Dress up as something more unique than The Boy Who Lived this Halloween.

Eight Songs Noel Gallagher Would Take To A Desert Island And Why – Playlist

More so than any other rock musician of his generation, Noel Gallagher has never been shy to acknowledge the influence his musical forefathers wield …

The best way to boil an egg, according to science

Boiling an egg seems like it should be one of the easiest culinary feats to master. But as anyone who has tried knows, it isn’t. You can end up with rubbery whites, chalky yolks or half the white taken off with the shell.<p>Here’s why: An egg isn’t one thing, it’s two. The yolk and white have two …

Recipes

Hurricane Patricia makes landfall as Mexico braces for devastating storm

Hurricane Patricia has made landfall on the coast of Mexico, with hundreds of thousands of people in the path of one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded.<p>Hurricane Patricia bears down on Mexico's Pacific coast – as seen from space<p>Read more<p>Patricia is small in surface area but intensely violent …

BONES - NIGHT BASS HALLOWEEN MIX 2015

See the World’s Most Iconic Places Transformed by Whimsical Paper Cut Outs

London-based photographer Rich McCor understands that his city is a magical one, but like all of us, it’s easy to become tone-deaf to the quirks and …

Big Ben

Tom Jones under fire for 'homophobic' comments

The singer said that he was 'paranoid' about gay people and that they are 'not normal' when reminiscing about when he first moved to London<p>Tom Jones has faced criticism for comments he made about gay people, which were said to be homophobic.<p>The 75-year-old was speaking of his experience when he …

Beached in Brazil, a Young Penguin Finds His Human Soul Mate

Jinjing swims off for months but always returns to his widower friend; ‘like a son’<p>PROVETÁ, Brazil—On a steamy tropical island in Brazil, a tuxedoed traveler found a soul mate.<p>Why else would a penguin named Jinjing, native to chilly Patagonia roughly 2,000 miles away, keep returning to a warm …

Brazil

'Back to the Future' red carpets definitely looked more 1985 than 2015

Wednesday is the day that <i>Back to the Future</i> fans have been waiting for.<p>In part II of the trilogy, Marty, Doc and Jennifer travel to the future date …

These 20 Music Festival Photos Chronicle a Half-Century of Style

From Woodstock to Coachella, they offer a revealing look at the evolution of men's fashion.<p>A common refrain in fashion is that men's style is more evolution than revolution. Lapel widths widen and narrow, trouser hems flare and contract, and pocket squares come and go—but the fundamentals of …

Gene Simmons: ‘The next Kiss or the next Beatles is not gonna come along’

Simmons thinks music's lack of infrastructure is killing the potential for more great bands<p>Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has asked where the next great …