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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 …

Positive Thinking

Electrified Thought Fences - Narcissism: Real And Imagined

Post 20 November 2013<p>By Editor<p>Hits: 24736<p>By David Edwards<p>One of the great tasks of the state-corporate commentariat is to install electrified thought …

'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?

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, some by lethal injection and some by electrocution. For many years, even his own family did not know the truth about his job. …

Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends what you think it's for

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 doesn't stop. He just switches kit. He checks his bespoke Bitcoin miner humming away on the corner of his desk. 0.6 coins mined this year, not bad. Then he opens up …

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 …

Jaguar Attacks Crocodile Cousin (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) | National Geographic

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

Journalist Or Activist? Smearing Glenn Greenwald

Post 22 October 2013<p>By Editor<p>Hits: 21057<p>By David Edwards<p>Modern thought control is dependent on subliminal communication. Messages influencing key …

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

US drones strikes may constitute war crimes say Amnesty International

According to a new report from Amnesty International, US drone strikes that killed 18 civilians as well as one Pakistani grandmother last year may constitute as war crimes. After examining nine out of forty five recent strikes by US drones, Amnesty maintain that a number of the victims that died …

Uruguay to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram

Uruguay's drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.<p>The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay's president, José Mujica, expects to push it …

Foreign ministers ponder Syria's future at London talks

Foreign ministers from Arab and Western countries have been meeting for talks on Syria in London.<p>The eleven ministers – who call themselves the ‘Friends of Syria’ group – want Syrian opposition groups to join peace talks in Geneva.<p>The Syrian National Coalition has said it would not attend the …

Yes Naomi Wolf, feminists are attacked. But sucking it up is not the answer

I led a campaign this year asking the Bank of England to keep a woman on its banknotes. Following its success, I was treated to a tour of the dark depths of Twitter, which unleashed a torrent of graphic and violent rape and death threats upon me.<p>In an interview, Naomi Wolf referred to this, …

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean: how we made The Sandman

<b>Neil Gaiman</b><b>, writer</b><p>The character of Dream – AKA the Sandman, or the Lord of Dreams – had always been in my mind, like that Michelangelo analogy about a sculpture already being in the marble. In 1988, when I wrote a dream sequence for Black Orchid, my first comic for DC, it occurred to me that it …