Daenerys Targaryen has the best names for her ‘Game of Thrones’ wigs

Image: hbo Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons aren’t the only ones with badass names… Apparently Emilia Clarke has also given each of her Game of Thrones wigs a spunky nickname, because why not? While reporting for the recent Time cover story on Game of Thrones, the publication learned the secrets ofClarke’s hair transformation into the glorious Mother of Dragons. SEE ALSO: Here’s how they make the ‘Game of Thrones’ music so spine-tinglingly…

July 4, 2017
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‘Babe’ actor and activist will serve one week in jail for climate protest

Actor and activist.Image: Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock The friendly farmer from Babe is facing jail time for a cause. James Cromwell, a climate activist, was sentenced to one week in jail for his arrest during a protest at a New York power plant in 2015. Two other environmental activists, Pramilla Malick and Madeline Shaw, were also sentenced by a judge in Wawayanda, N.Y. Cromwell helped stage a sit-in at a natural gas…

July 4, 2017
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This Canada Day, let’s celebrate Justin Trudeau, the guy who distracts us from Trump

Image: Mashable composite: pool/getty images O Canada! it’s a big day, eh? To celebrate Canada Day 2017, which marks 150 years since the country’s founding on July 1, 1867, please allow us to reminisce fondly on Justin Trudeau‘s year in the spotlight. In the midst of America’s own political dumpster fire, Canada’s prime minister has captured hearts and inspired joy with his charming demeanor and undeniably adorable antics. We thank…

July 4, 2017
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Facebook is winning the social networking war, but here’s how Amazon almost did it first

Amazon CEO Jeff BezosImage: David Ryder/Getty Images It may seem like Amazon is suddenly hungry to take over the world, but the company has been focused on dominating the internet for a very long time, a fact we were recently reminded of via a profile on early social networking site PlanetAll. If you’ve never heard of PlanetAll, that’s because it’s one of the few social networks born in the ’90s…

July 4, 2017
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This week in apps: Watch videos with friends and island hop with UberBOAT

Download those new apps ASAP.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images It’s completely possible that you weren’t able to keep up with app updates this week considering all of the speculation of what the iPhone will look like in 2020. If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week we round up the most important app news along…

July 4, 2017
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UK to withdraw from international fishing arrangement – BBC News

“Brexit poses very serious challenges to the seafood sector and this announcement will form part of the negotiations,” he said. The Scottish government backed the idea, saying it had been pressing for it “for some time”. The London Fisheries Convention sits alongside the EU Common Fisheries Policy, which allows all European countries access between 12 and 200 nautical miles of the UK and sets quotas for how much fish nations…

July 3, 2017
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Quick & Easy Snack Ideas | Healthy Vegan Recipes

If you follow me on insta you know that I eat these snacks all the time. So excited to finally share them with you peeps! Watch my previous video here ↠ hhttp://bit.ly/2lcHGnw Shoutout to Claire Marshall for inspiring me to make hand-written titles. Watch her video on it here↠ Aaaand shoutout to my boo AmandaRachLee for inspiring this edit! Go subscribe to Amanda↠ INSTAGRAM : TWITTER : SNAPCHAT : jaclynforbes…

July 3, 2017
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Grenfell Tower fire: No prosecutions for subletting of flats, government promises – BBC News

All of the material checked so far in the wake of the tragedy on 14 June has failed the tests. However, the Department for Communities and Local Government said it was testing the buildings it was most worried about first. Where have cladding fire tests failed? What we know so far Who were the victims? Earlier this week, police warned it would not know the final death toll until at…

July 3, 2017
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The headstones with unusual stories to tell – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images In 1703, Hannah Twynnoy became Britain’s first recorded victim of a tiger. She was a barmaid at the White Lion in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, when a travelling menagerie set up in the pub’s large rear yard, ready to attract paying crowds. Hannah was warned against upsetting the tiger but she enjoyed bothering and poking at the big cat – until one day it discovered the cage door…

July 3, 2017
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NASA Politely Clarifies It Is Not Running A Child Slave Colony On Mars

Three months ago, the conspiracy theory-loving radio show host apologized for spreading fake news about a child sex ring at a Washington, D.C., pizzeria after an armed man stormed the place looking for victims. To make sure this conspiracy theory doesnt catch fire, NASA was forced to deny it. Robert David Steele, a man whose Wikipedia page lists him as an American activist and former Central Intelligence Agency clandestine services…

July 1, 2017
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Trump Administration Accused Of Using Immigrant Kids As ‘Bait’ To Catch Parents

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed that their surge initiative against human smuggling operations, first reported by McClatchy on Thursday, is targeting, among others,those who pay for unaccompanied minors to be brought into the U.S. without authorization. Dont be fooled here by claims that this is an effort by the government to protect children from smugglers, Michelle Bran of the Womens Refugee Commission said Friday on a call with reporters….

July 1, 2017
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Anderson Cooper Uses Trumps Own Words To Show How Weak The President Is

The president of the United States is the most powerful person in the world. The president is the spokesman for democracy and liberty. Isnt it time we brought back the pomp and circumstance and the sense of awe for that office that we all held? Cooper quoted. The book he was quoting: Trumps 2015 campaign tome,Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again. Its not normal, Cooper said. This is…

June 30, 2017
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2 Killed, 4 Injured In Mishap At Florida Coal Power Plant

The workers were carrying out maintenance on a tank containing slag, a byproduct of coal, when the incident occurred at Tampa Electrics Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, Tampa Electric and Emera Company spokeswoman Cherie Jacobs told a news conference. Rescue workers received a call at about 4:20 p.m. local time about a possible explosion at the plant. They found two workers dead and four injured when they arrived,…

June 30, 2017
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Radio 1: Why is the station struggling to find new DJs? – BBC News

Image caption Jameela Jamil presented T4 before joining Radio 1 in 2012 In recent years, Radio 1’s line-up has sometimes resembled a Sunday morning TV schedule. Fearne Cotton, Nick Grimshaw, Jameela Jamil and many more were hired to present on the station after first cutting their teeth on TV. But Cooper says the issue now with hiring from TV is the fundamental change in the type of personalities which fill…

June 30, 2017
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Avebury neolithic ‘stone square circle’ discovered – BBC News

Dr Joshua Pollard, said its “scale and complexity” was “unheard of”. Image caption The survey took place within the bank and ditch and colossal outer stone circle of the Avebury henge “We have detected and mapped a series of prehistoric standing stones that were subsequently hidden and buried,” Dr Gillings said. “Together, these reveal a striking and apparently unique square megalithic monument within the Avebury circles that has the potential…

June 29, 2017
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Stormont power-sharing talks going down to the wire – BBC News

Sticking points as Stormont deadline looms Tory-DUP deal: What you need to know How will the 1bn be spent? How will deal affect Stormont talks? On Tuesday, Secretary of State James Brokenshire said there had been “intensive engagement” but warned that time for a deal was running short, stressing that the deadline was set down in law. The parties have until 16:00 BST on Thursday to restore the executive or…

June 29, 2017
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Warren Buffett Makes The Case For Single-Payer Health Care

In an interview on PBS NewsHour, host Judy Woodruff asked Buffett, a longtime Democratic donor, how the United States should address the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. With my limited knowledge, I think that [single payer] probably is the best system, Buffett said. In almost every field of American business, it pays to bring down costs, he said. Theres an awful lot of people involved in the medical,…

June 28, 2017
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Theresa May’s DUP-Tory deal criticised as ‘shabby and reckless’ – BBC News

May’s deal with the DUP Where does this leave power-sharing talks? Where will the money go? Who are the DUP? Negotiations lasted 18 days after the general election on 8 June resulted in a hung parliament. The support of the DUP, added to the Tories’ 317 MPs, means Mrs May passes the 326 figure needed for an overall Commons majority under a “confidence and supply” arrangement planned to last until…

June 27, 2017
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Good Time Trailer #2 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

Good Time Trailer #2 (2017): Check out the new trailer starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert Pattinson, Barkhad Abdi! Be the first to watch, comment, and share trailers and movie teasers/clips dropping soon @MovieclipsTrailers. ► Buy Tickets: Watch more Trailers: ► HOT New Trailers Playlist: ► What to Watch Playlist: ► Even More on COMING SOON: A bank robber finds himself unable to evade those who are looking for him. About…

June 27, 2017
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White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

The White House said in a statement released late on Monday the preparations by Syria were similar to those undertaken before an April 4 chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians and prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to order a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. If … Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price, he…

June 27, 2017
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How Harry Potter enchanted the world – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat JK Rowling said about first Harry Potter book in 1997 Can you believe it’s 20 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone? Joanne Rowling, as she was known then, dreamed up the story of the bespectacled boy wizard on a train trip between London and Manchester. She finished the manuscript in 1995, writing much of it in…

June 26, 2017
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Ian Paterson: Why have private patients not been compensated? – BBC News

“What he did – it will never go away. When you go private, you think you’ve got the best.” Ian Paterson: Surgeon was ‘psychopathic like Shipman’ Breast surgeon ‘played God’ with women’s bodies Ian Paterson: ‘He took a pound of flesh for money’ Linda Millband, national lead lawyer for clinical negligence at legal firm Thompsons, is acting for more than 500 of Paterson’s former private patients. She said private policies…

June 26, 2017
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Whaling’s ‘uncomfortable’ scientific legacy – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Sabin: “We actively use this data for marine conservation purposes now” It’s a curious thing to see a group of early whale foetuses up close – to see beings so small that have the potential to become so big. But what really strikes you, especially in those initial developmental stages, is how familiar the forms look. How like an early human…

June 25, 2017
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Archbishop tells PM to ‘draw the poison from Brexit’ – BBC News

But he said that would be a “disaster”, as British negotiators would not have “confidence in their backing from the UK”. Brexit: All you need to know Free trade deals for ‘poorest countries’ May unveils Brexit offer for EU citizens He claimed a commission, with parties from the whole political spectrum, could “hold the ring for the differences [in opinion] to be fought out”. He said it should be under…

June 25, 2017
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10 miscarriages in 10 years: One couple’s heartbreak – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I want to look at a child and see my husband looking back up at me” Jen Bickel and her husband Andrew are no strangers to heartache, having suffered 10 miscarriages in as many years. The 39-year-old, from Cardiff, has endured several rounds of punishing IVF, two ectopic pregnancies resulting in surgery, and she is still no closer to finding out the…

June 25, 2017
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Visa refusal leaves mother and toddler 4,000 miles apart – BBC News

Image caption Suhail and Riza met on a holiday in Pakistan Irena said: “As he’s growing up he’s forgetting her so we have to remind him all the time on Skype or on email or WhatsApp – ‘that is your mother’. He doesn’t realise that at all.” The family had to mark Umair’s first birthday without his mother: “I cried my eyes out. I really, really cried because she wasn’t…

June 24, 2017
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