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Blur’s Dave Rowntree signs solo record deal for debut album

Blur’s Dave Rowntree has signed to an indie label for his debut album. The ‘Parklife’ group’s drummer has inked a deal with Cooking Vinyl for his first solo record, which is due out in 2022. The 57-year-old musician-and-composer said in a statement: “As a kid I used to spend hours spinning the dial on my […]

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It’s a muscle I need to learn how to exercise’: Adele hints at future collaborations

Adele says collaborating with other artists is “definitely a muscle I need to learn how to exercise”. The 33-year-old Grammy-winner has duetted with country superstar Chris Stapleton on a version of her latest hit single, ‘Easy On Me’, which is released on her comeback album, ’30’, on Friday (19.11.21), and she is now open to […]

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Hello Barbie: Internet connection the latest trend in toys

Barbie has been a chef, a fashion designer and an explorer — and now she can tell kids all about her careers. Hello Barbie, an Internet-connected version of the classic doll that can have real conversations with children, made her debut at the New York Toy Fair. Hello Barbie, an internet-connected doll kids can have […]

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Reposting your first profile picture is the latest Facebook craze

By Caitlin DeweyThe Washington Post Thu., Jan. 15, 2015 As if we needed more opportunities to embarrass ourselves on Facebook, the world’s largest social network is abuzz with a new and questionably worthwhile game: Essentially, you surface your first-ever Facebook profile picture — and then nominate three friends to do the same. It’s unclear where […]

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When it comes to climate change not all opinions are valid, scientists say

When a panel of climate change skeptics held court at Ideacity, a TED Talk-like conference produced by Zoomer Media’s Moses Znaimer, some took aim at the ideological conference for giving fringe views a stage and a spotlight. About 97 per cent of climate scientists agree that humans caused global warming, also known as anthropogenic climate […]

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Cat clings to wing of plane during flight

A curious cat got the joyride of her life when she stowed away on a small plane. Romain Jantot from Kourou, French Guiana, the plane’s pilot, posted a video on YouTube of the scared-y cat clutching the plane’s wing for her dear nine lives high up in the air. The video has been viewed more […]

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10 words that just got added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary

By Tues., May 26, 2015 Merriam-Webster is getting a little thicker. The dictionary has added more than 1,700 entries, with words describing everything from emerging technology to Mexican delicacies gone mainstream. Here are 10 of the best new additions to the lexicon. Chilaquiles, a Mexican dish, has been added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. 1. […]

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The 5 best grocery stores in Toronto to find your soul mate

Looking for love? Try aisle nine! Grocery stores are the bars of the daytime; they’re a great place to spot someone you like, strike up a conversation, and, all being well, make plans for later. Looking for love? Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens offers a great selection of young working professionals….  (Tom Sandler) Serana Amin, 28, […]

Music World News guesses your age at your own peril is begging for a fight. The insult-triggering website built by Microsoft guesses people’s ages and genders from a photo. It’s an exercise in machine learning that caught on — Microsoft developers expected only about 50 people to test it, instead, the website has been used by more than 35,000 people. “We were shocked,” wrote […]