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Mitch McConnell Duke Faux Pas Leads to NCAA Probe

When Josh Wolford told us yesterday about Mitch McConnell’s embarrassing campaign ad faux pas, the one with a shot of Duke basketball players where he obviously meant to show UK players, the joke train was working up a head of …

Kentucky Fans Still the Most Basketball Obsessed, Twitter Data Shows

When it comes to loyal and devoted college basketball fandom, there’s simply no place like my old Kentucky home. The University of Kentucky Wildcats have the most wins in the history of college basketball, and they also have the highest …

Netflix UK, Ireland Subscribers Get ‘Homeland’ And ‘American Horror Story’ Netflix UK, Ireland Subscribers Get ‘Homeland’ And ‘American Horror Story’

Netflix announced that that it is getting the first two seasons of Homeland and American Horror Story exclusively in the UK and Ireland per a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Television. These shows will join other available content from Twentieth …

Sean Connery Encourages Independence for Scotland

The name Sean Connery is one of the few names still synonymous with James Bond. Like the daring 007 character portrayed through the well-known films Sir Sean Connery brought to life, the actor has shown his own daring nature by …

Mini Cooper: New Changes Attempt to Modernize

The first generation of the new Mini Cooper was released in the United States in 2002, and, since then, the world has not looked back. Sales of Mini Coopers have nearly doubled over the past 12 years, even though the …

Amazon Prime UK Gets a £30 Price Hike, Streaming Video Amazon Prime UK Gets a £30 Price Hike, Streaming Video

Amazon is shaking up the way they package Amazon Prime and LOVEFiLM streaming video in UK, and it’s likely going to anger some longtime Amazon Prime users. Starting on February 26th, Amazon Prime will cost UK residents £79 a year–up …

Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Headed For The UK?

Adrift in the North Atlantic Sea swirls Lyubov Orlova, an unmanned Yugoslavian-built hulk cruise ship with a crew of cannibalistic rats. “She is floating around out there somewhere,” Pim de Rhoodes, a Belgian salvage hunter who seeks Lyubov Orlova, told …

Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery
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It’s well-known that millions of Americans are overweight or obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even classified obesity as an epidemic within the country and the American Medical Association now considers obesity a disease. Now …

UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage
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Usually you lose your rights and sometimes your mind when you become a prisoner. And, for one woman in a private prison who had a miscarriage, it allegedly meant to be told to clean up after herself; the fetus lay …

UK Bans The Manufacture, Sale Of 3D Printed Guns UK Bans The Manufacture, Sale Of 3D Printed Guns
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In late November, the Philadelphia City Council became the first government to ban the manufacture and sale of 3D printed guns. I predicted at the time that the passing of such a law would lead other cities to pass laws …

Looks Like Europe Had A Blast With Its PS4 Launch

On November 29, Sony launched the PS4 in 13 additional countries across Europe and Oceania after launching the console in North America on November 15. While Sony certainly had plenty of launch events for its fans in the US and …

Britain’s Gaming Addiction Gets The NMA Treatment

Are you addicted to video games? You probably want to say no, but you realize that spending 40 or more hours a week in front of a screen might not be all that healthy. Well, rest easy knowing that you’re …

PS4 Sells 250K In The UK Over The Weekend

While gamers in the U.S. have been enjoying the PS4 since November 15, our friends across the pond had to wait until November 29 to get their hands on Sony’s latest hardware. It seems that the wait didn’t discourage anybody …

Woman Suffers Disorder, Monitors BF’s Every Move
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You’re dating the love of your life; sometimes you have your ups and downs – certain quirks that you put up with and accept because you absolutely love one another. Perhaps your heart was severely broken before, so you safeguard …

Sony Is Planning a PS4/Vita Bundle For This Year

Back in October, Sony was asked whether or not it would consider bundling the PS4 with the PS Vita. After all, remote play is a big selling point for the Vita and the company could use its new home console …

Monty Python Reuniting And It’s No Joke

Monty Python is officially reuniting. The comedic legendary group of television (Monty Python’s Flying Circus), film (Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Life of Brian), and theater (Monty Python’s Spamalot) is set to bring the world more unique comedy …

Twitter Expands Its Alert System Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate. …

Netflix Targets Kids In UK With New Ad Netflix Targets Kids In UK With New Ad

Over the past year or so, Netflix has been greatly increasing its focus on kids. This continues with a new ad the company has just released targeting kids in the UK, called Netflix Kids Takeover: In the ad, Netflix plays …

Cucumber Causes Criminal Conviction

So you just burglarized a home, and you’re a little winded because the sack you’ve stuffed with stolen goods is a little heavy from all that precious loot you’ve been carrying around. You’ve done your daily deed of contributing to …

Pinterest Partners With Telefónica On Android Widget Pinterest Partners With Telefónica On Android Widget

Pinterest announced on Thursday that it has a new partnership with Telefónica, which will see a Pinterest Android widget made available to subscribers in the UK. The widget is available now, but Pinterest says it will become available in more …

There Are Only Five Of These Gold HTC Ones In The World There Are Only Five Of These Gold HTC Ones In The World

Smartphones used to be a status symbol, but now everybody owns one thanks to subsidies and ever decreasing prices. Apple brought back some of the allure with a gold iPhone 5S last month, but it was only gold in color. …