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Will Ferrell anchors real-life news broadcast as Ron Burgundy

Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy character from Anchorman has come a long way.<p>Here he is happily co-anchoring a real news broadcast on KXMB in North …

The Sun on Sunday lied about me last week. Have they learned nothing?

Not a big deal in the scheme of things, but it's still the same fecund bone-yard of gossip, poison and lies<p>The Sun on Sunday, which is of course the News of the World with a different hat on, lied about me last week.<p>In the general scheme of things, the crumbling economy, the savaged environment, …

50 Ways to Show Gratitude for the People in Your Life

<b>“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward</b><p>The holiday season generally brings us …

Electrified Thought Fences - Narcissism: Real And Imagined

Post 20 November 2013<p>By Editor<p>Hits: 23180<p>By David Edwards<p>One of the great tasks of the state-corporate commentariat is to install electrified thought …

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'The internet mystery that has the world baffled' For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301... http://fw.to/2zIWJkg

I was Virginia's executioner from 1982 to 1999. Any questions for me?

I was responsible for putting 62 inmates to death in Virginia. I regret it deeply and now campaign to end capital punishment<p>Jerry Givens worked for 25 years for Virginia's department of corrections. He was the state's executioner from 1982 to 1999 and administered the death penalty to 62 inmates, …

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

Risking money with an unknown, unregulated technology might seem mad. But that's exactly what the growing community of virtual currency Bitcoin users are doing<p>There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker …

How It Works: Inside The Machine That Separates Your Recyclables

Moving paper away from plastic so you don't have to<p>The most annoying aspect of recycling—and one of the biggest hurdles to its widespread adoption—is having to separate paper, glass, and plastic before they hit the curb. New recycling machines are changing that. With single-stream recycling, …

Here's Every Game You Can Buy For The PS4 At Launch

Sony unleashed a giant FAQ for its upcoming Playstation 4 today, answering just about any question you could possibly have concerning its upcoming console launch. What’s most interesting is probably this full and final list of every game that will be playable on the system as of launch day. Without …

In praise of pubs: why every man should have a local

Every neighbourhood worth its ready salted should have a pub, and every man should be loyal to his local, say Thinking Drinkers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham<p>A neighbourhood isn’t a proper neighbourhood if it doesn’t have a pub. It helps if it has a post office or a corner shop or some kind of local …

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Gender is a social construct? David Reimer was raised as a girl after a failed circumcision. He killed himself in 2004 after a 40 year experiment in gender fluidity.

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Xbox One Vs. PS4: If You Really Care About Video Game Resolution, Get A Gaming PC

The rumors are swirling. <i>Battlefield 4</i> will be 720p on Xbox One, and the rarely-seen 900p on PS4. <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will be basically the same, but 1080p on PS4. The list of next-gen game rumors and speculation over frame rates and resolutions goes on and on. And nobody’s talking thanks to various …

Dyke in BBC 'conspiracy' claim

<b>The BBC is part of a "conspiracy" preventing the "radical changes" needed to UK democracy, the corporation's former director general has said.</b><p>Greg Dyke told a Lib Dem conference meeting he wanted a commission to look into the "whole political system".<p>But he said: "I fear it will never happen …

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The Coming Resolution Wars Between PS4 And Xbox One

It’s been a rumor for some time now and technically still is, but it seems like it’s time to talk about this coming/current controversy of the differences in resolution between certain launch games for Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.<p>There are a growing collection of “insiders” who are all …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

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Whether it€™s through forcing you to take part in something disgusting for the sake of progression, or simply putting you in the backseat and asking …

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Can you be a feminist with a boob job? I am. http://gu.com/p/3jmcg/fb Last year I made the decision to have a breast augmentation. I don't regret it for a minute; a year on and I've only just stopped looking down my top and smiling at this new cleavage thing I'd heard so much about. But along with my two lovely new protrusions an undercurrent of feminist guilt has surfaced. Photograph: Alamy