A Helpful Timeline of Prince Philip Not Dying

Prince Philip is unkillable. That is the only possible explanation for the news that on Thursday, the 97-year-old flipped and totaled his Land Rover in a collision, but was pulled out basically unscathed—though The Sun did helpfully report that he was screaming “My legs! My legs!” while being helped from the vehicle, a quote that […]

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B/R Kicks X NBA Nightly: Boogie Back in New Puma Colorway and More | Bleacher Report

Chris Schwegler/Getty Images Seven NBA games took place Friday, and once again, the stars impressed with their kicks. Miami Heat guard and NBA legend Dwyane Wade celebrated his Jan. 17 birthday, and a couple of Boston Celtics opened eyes with their kicks. Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins made the Friday list in his […]

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Australia playing catch-up on spin as World Cup looms

Australia’s ODI series defeat by India exposed another major flaw in the national team’s approach to 50-over matches since the 2015 World Cup – chiefly their reluctance to play spin meaning they have now fallen well and truly behind the leading opponents in terms of white ball tweaking options. Four years ago, Australia did not […]

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Will Progressives Buy Gillibrand’s Crusade Against Big Money in Politics?

Less than 12 hours after the country watched her announce on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert she was launching an exploratory committee for president in 2020, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand stood in front of reporters, backdropped by family favorite the Country Diner in her hometown of Brunswick, and made it official: “I’m running […]

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Doc Rivers Explains Mixed Feelings on DeMarcus Cousins Signing with Warriors | Bleacher Report

Jeff Chiu/Associated Press Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers had mixed feelings about DeMarcus Cousins‘ choice to sign with the star-studded Golden State Warriors in free agency.     Ben Golliver of the Washington Post provided Rivers’ comments ahead of Cousins’ 2018-19 season debut Friday night against the Clippers at Staples Center: Ben Golliver @BenGolliver […]

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I Went to the Opening of a KGB Spy Museum and It Was Kind of Awesome

Photo of the author courtesy KGB Spy Museum. All other photos by Jackson Krule At 7:15 Thursday evening, Agne Urbaityte turned on a tiny electrical saw. She was dressed in a proper Soviet officer’s uniform, and her white-haired father Julius Urbaitis—who stood silently in sunglasses, looking vaguely up to no good—watched as a piece of […]

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Airbnb will pay you to live in small Italian village of Grottole, Matera, for three months

Grottole, Matera: Population 300 Photo: Shutterstock Accused of draining the life out of picturesque towns and cities by encouraging a flood of tourists, Airbnb is seeking to make an amends, albeit on a modest scale, with a new project in the sultry south of Italy. The accommodation platform wants to recruit four people to move to the […]

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The Bad Virgin Jokes on ‘The Bachelor’ Might Make Me Finally Stop Watching

A contestant dressed up as a sloth to mock Colton Underwood’s desire to take things slow in relationships | Images via YouTube.  I am not one of those people who watches ABC’s The Bachelor “ironically.” I watch it because I enjoy making sarcastic commentary while indulging in the kind of dramaticized romance narrative I consumed […]

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Unai Emery Says Mesut Ozil Isn’t Needed for Arsenal to Play to Their Best | Bleacher Report

IAN KINGTON/Getty Images Arsenal manager Unai Emery has said his team doesn’t require an in-form Mesut Ozil in it to perform at its best. The midfielder has endured a challenging campaign so far, missing out on selection due to injury issues and inconsistency of performance. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s Premier League showdown with Chelsea, Emery […]

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Why Some Women Are Staying Home for the Women’s March This Year

The 2019 Women’s March is happening this Saturday, and thousands of people are expected to show up—though many women are planning to stay home this year. It’s not just because Women’s March, Inc. has been roiled by controversy. On a more optimistic note, it also seems to be at least in part because many women […]

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New York, Los Angeles draw a record number of tourists in 2018, despite Trump

New York had a record number of 65 million visitors in 2018. Photo: Alamy The effect of the Trump administration on US tourism has been the subject of much speculation, with dire warnings of “major storm clouds” by the US Travel Association, and reports of decreasing positive sentiment towards the US. But with New York and […]

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The Uluru trail, Australia: Cycling in the Outback

10.6 kilometre walking trail loops around the base of Uluru. Photo: Michele Mossop For a place more than 500 million years in the making, Uluru evolves pretty fast. The Field of Lights now blink across the desert sands at its foot, helicopters and Harleys buzz about its fringes and, most crucially, a ban on climbing the […]

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Patriots Respond to Edited Wikipedia Entry on AFC Championship Game | Bleacher Report

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Even though anyone has the ability to edit pages on Wikipedia, the New England Patriots are distancing themselves from an amusing change about the AFC Championship Game.  After ESPN.com’s Field Yates came across an alteration stating the game gives one team the right to play the Patriots, the defending AFC champions responded […]

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Trump’s Michael Cohen Nightmare Is Just Getting Started

Donald Trump. Photo by Martin H. Simon/Pool via Bloomberg/Getty Images. Michael Cohen social photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images) Most Americans first heard about Michael Cohen in 2015, when the idea of a Donald Trump presidency was still a joke, albeit not a funny one. That’s when the longtime lawyer for the Trump Organization—a man we […]

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A 4WD journey on sand

Queensland’s Great Beach Drive has long been beloved of local 4WD enthusiasts. Photo: Larissa Dening From the lighthouse at Double Island Point, the highway we’ve just driven up looks astonishing. Curving 51 kilometres back to Noosa, there’s not a speck of bitumen in sight. Normal road rules may well apply on Teewah Beach, but it is […]

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Vibrant Photos That Show What the Middle East Is Really Like

This article originally appeared on VICE Arabia. “If you asked me to describe the Middle East, I would say it’s a place full of warmth, culture, and love,” says photographer Ali Al-Shehabi. “Unfortunately, the western media chooses to portray the region using established stereotypes. For example, the image of Dubai is often of super cars, […]

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Seeing wildlife long one of Australia’s best coastline

As well as spectacular coastal scenery, the Great Ocean Road is superb for spotting wildlife. Photo: Roberto Seba The disgruntled golfer, having given his tee shot the most ugly of hooks, stomps off into the bushes to find his ball. Anywhere else, it would be an almighty surprise to encounter half-a-dozen kangaroos bounding out to greet […]

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