12 Surprising And Sneaky Facts About Prohibition

March 21, 2017

… to making ice cream. 7. Dive Bars Were Called “Blind Pigs” Wikimedia Commons / Bain news Service Folks who were lucky enough to live on a coast could hop on a boat that would circle out in international waters and enjoydowning as much alcohol as their sea-legs would let them. 10. Bootlegging Court Cases Could Get Complicated YouTube / Ken Burns Quite afew of the more famous of New York City’s sneaky drinking spots have their doors open todaylike …

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Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords – BBC News

March 21, 2017

“Children inhabit a world in which every aspect of their lives is mediated through technology: from health to education, from socialising to entertainment. “Yet the recognition that children have different needs to those of adults has not yet been fully accepted in the online world,” say the Lords. Fake news Lord Best added: “There is a lot of material which makes the internet harmful but it can also be hugely beneficial – a way for children to interact and find …

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An app that calls Congress for you and yet another Snapchat clone: This week in apps

March 21, 2017

With news that Netflix is changing up reviews, Google Home is playing unwanted ads and Spotify is hinting at premium-only albums, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps. We’ve kept up for you. Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming to your phone. SEE ALSO: I’m starting to love Instagram Stories more than Snapchat because I’m incredibly thirsty …

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Why sports betting is starting to look a lot more like Wall Street

March 20, 2017

… live, in-game wagering where odds and prices can fluctuate wildly upon the occurrence of a particularly important event like a late-game three pointer in basketball or key third-down conversion in American football. The practice is called courtsiding, and the advantage real-time data give to bettors can be compared with a trader acting on news of an acquisition seconds before his or her competitors. Courtsiding can give a gambler an edge on even the bookmaker. 3. Fun(d) managers Some …

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8 Steps You Must Take Immediately If You Suspect There Are Bedbugs In Your Home

March 19, 2017

If you suspect you have bedbugs in your home, you need to act and fast! Bedbugs are truly tricky little pests who feed on human blood. They can cause all sorts of problems for folks who are unlucky enough to discover that these creatures have moved in. Learn how to get rid of bedbugs straightaway! Here’s the good news: if youdo have bedbugs, they can’t do much to harm you. Unlike ticks, which can spread Lyme disease, and mosquitoes, which are responsible for spreading everything …

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The sequels that should never have been made – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… slightly less exhilarating setting might have contributed to its eight Golden Raspberry nominations (it won in the worst remake or sequel category). The Jaws sequels Image copyright Getty Images In 1999, The Blair Witch Project went viral long before going viral was even a thing. The horror film used the internet to build a back story for the movie, posting fake police reports and fictional news articles about the Blair Witch, leaving many confused about whether the film was real or …

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Dad Has Twin Girls Recreate Scenes From The Shining, Then Pranks People With Them

March 17, 2017

Poppy and Isabella are 4-year-old twins from England. Their father, Martin Hughes, was pretty excited when he heard he was having twins the cogs and wheels of his mind instantly began turning. As soon as we found out we were having identical twins, I thought The Shining, Martin told BuzzFeed news.As theyve gotten older and we can travel and stay in hotels, it was a given that Id get them to stand holding hands in the hallway for a joke. While staying at a hotel in London, the father dressed …

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31 April Fools Day Jokes For Teachers To Play At School

March 11, 2017

… how April Fools Day got its start. Thats understandable, since no one really knows much about the history of April Fools Day. Maybe the jokes on us! There are a number of semi-plausible theories, but the most likely has to do with the switch from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar back in 1582. According to History.com, People who were slow to get the news or failed to recognize that the start of the new year had moved to January 1 and continued to celebrate it during the last week of …

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Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… don’t have to think or care. So at this stage she didn’t get an awful lot of enjoyment out of it, if any. I don’t think she trusted many people, including me, because you become suspicious of everything and everyone. Nobody can help. Nobody knows what to say. Everyone’s desperate for it to be good news. They say, “How are things getting on?” And if it’s good news, they’re like, “Oh brilliant, brilliant!” But nobody really wants to hear …

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Geri Horner: Why my son is named after George Michael – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… sports car she bought with her first “fat pay cheque” from Virgin Records. Ahead of the broadcast this Saturday, the star sat down with BBC news to reflect on the decade that changed her life. Along the way, she reveals the creative tensions that split up the Spice Girls, her first meeting with George Michael and her time as a Turkish TV show hostess. Media captionGeri Horner recalls her first Spice Girls pay cheque What struck you most about the 1990s while making the documentary? …

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The Country That Everyone Used To Know

March 10, 2017

… false or misleading. Trump says, Nobody loves the First Amendment more than me, and then he bans respected news organizations from a White House press briefing. He calls real news fake news while he spews alternative facts. When a reporter asked him a question in the White House Press Room, he admonished him for not asking a fair question. Then demanded the reporter sit down. Does the press have to only ask fair, easy questions? Trump literally put his hand over the mouth of the free press. So …

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