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Aaron Schock Resigns Amid Expenses Scandal

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Republican Congressman Aaron Schock has resigned following accusations of lavish spending. He said in a statement that he was resigning and that he does so with a heavy heart, noting he has given his all to the people in his Peoria area of Illinois since the 2008 election. He finalised ...

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Northern Lights Visible From UK After Huge Solar Flare

Northern Lights Visible From UK After Solar Storm

Amazingly, the Northern Lights were visible in the UK last night, following one of the biggest spikes in solar activity in two decades. Because of such a large solar flare, the lights that are usually visible in countries north of the UK such as Iceland or Norway, came down much ...

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Andy Fraser, Bassist from Free, Dies Aged 62

Andy Fraser, Bassist from Free, Dies Aged 62

Andy Fraser, the Bassist from the band ‘Free’, has died at the age of 62 after a battle against both cancer and aids. The coroner has stated that the cause of death is not yet known and it remains under investigation. Andy joined ‘Free’ when he was just 15 years ...

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Anna Atkins Google Doodle

Anna Atkins Google Doodle

Today would have been the 216th birthday of Anna Atkins, the author who is known as the first person to use photographic illustrations in a book. It was done back in the day using a method called “sun printing”. The images within the book were all botanical and the book ...

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Vladimir Putin Makes First Public Appearance After 10 Days

Vladimir Putin Public Appearance

The world was starting to wonder, and rumours were spreading around like wildfire on social media about the health status of the Russian President after he vanished for 10 days and was not seen in public. Those rumours have not been put to rest however, after Vladimir Putin made his ...

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Author Terry Pratchett Dies Aged 66

Author Terry Pratchett Dies Aged 66

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s. The news was announced on Terry’s official Facebook page where he has over 700,000 followers. A recent post said: “It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author Sir Terry Pratchett has ...

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Muse Announces New Album and UK Tour

Muse Announces New Album and UK Tour

Muse has announced a brand new album as well as a UK tour which will see six dates played across the country. The new album will be called ‘Drones’ and will be released on June 8th. Matt Bellamy said that the world is run by drones, and he sees drones ...

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Notch Enjoying Life After Minecraft

Notch Enjoying Life After Minecraft

Marcus “Notch” Persson seems to be enjoying his life after Minecraft was acquired recently by Microsoft. Microsoft purchased Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, and it left Notch very wealthy indeed, and in a position where he could really do whatever he wanted in his life. What he has said many ...

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Minecraft Helped Developers Realise Graphics Are Not Everything

Minecraft Helped Developers Realise Graphics Are Not Everything

Lots of games these days are focusing more and more on the latest graphics engines, visual effects and stunning views within landscapes. The developers are turning more into designers, and seem to be forgetting that it is gameplay which dominates the playing field in the long run. Minecraft has helped ...

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Minecraft To Be Made Available in Libraries

Minecraft To Be Made Available in Libraries

Libraries are a place of education, and the people who own these libraries are starting to understand that Minecraft is an educational game, especially for the younger generation. It teaches survival, construction, planning and management of available resources. Not many other games are able to offer this, and teach children ...

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Someone is Making The Legend Of Zelda Inside Minecraft

Someone is Making The Legend Of Zelda Inside Minecraft

Minecraft is full of amazing projects. One of my personal favourites being the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek, built as a megaobject within the game. Since then many other projects have been popping up, with one very popular one at the moment being The Legend of Zelda, after it was ...

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Once Upon a Time Had a Frozen Focus

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Once Upon a Time has once again proven to be a very popular show in the United States, and last nights premiere for the fourth season appeared to have a particular focus on Frozen, one of the most popular children’s animation films ever made. As the opening scene began, there ...

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Teddy Bridgewater Taken Off After Ankle Injury

Teddy Bridgewater was taken out of his game against the Atlanta Falcons yesterday after suffering from an ankle injury in the fourth quarter. After he was carted off the pitch, he was taken for Xrays, but according to reports, they all came in negative. The Vikings were in the lead ...

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Chris Pratt Hosts Saturday Night Live

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As part of the Premiere for the start of the 40th season of Saturday Night Live, Chris Pratt was the host. Overall it was a success with a lot of viewers, and some great jokes throughout the show, but some sites including Time Magazine, have decided to show the good, ...

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George Clooney Is Spending Big Money on His Wedding

George Clooney is one very rich man, so it comes as no surprise that he is spending a lot of money on his wedding, but according to some reports, it looks like the total cost is coming in at a minimum of £2 milion. A source close to the couple ...

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Stevie Nicks Says She Is Feeling Extremely Old

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Stevie Nicks has announced that she is feeling both extremely old and extremely young at the same time. The star, who is best known as the Fleetwood Mac singer is now aged 66, and is currently promoting her latest solo album which is called 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the ...

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Snooki Gives Birth to Baby Girl

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Snooki has given birth to a baby girl this week, and named it Giovanna Marie LaValle. She weighed in at 6 pounds and 7 ounces. Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi announced the news via social networking site Twitter. She said the child had a full head of hair and was perfect. This ...

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Friends Had a Reunion – For 20th Anniversary Lunch

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Lots of rumours are circulating around the internet recently regarding the reunion of Friends, considering it is their 20th anniversary since the start of the show in 1994. They have had some kind of reunion, but not what people may have expected, as the females of the cast were spotted ...

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Richard E Grant Nervous About Downton Abbey Role

Richard E Grant has admitted that he is nervous about starting his upcoming role on Downton Abbey. He has already filmed his parts and they are due to air this Sunday September 28th as his debut. He will be playing an art historian called Simon Bricker, and announced that although ...

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Louis Tomlinson Says One Direction Fans are ‘Dedicated’

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Louis Tomlinson from One Direction has said that fans of the music group are very dedicated, and that he is not arrogant enough to always get to grips with it. In a recent interview with OK! Magazine, he said that the dedication of the fans was amazing, but it is ...

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Justin Theroux Says He Always Follows Gut Instincts

Justin Theroux appears to believe that his success lies down to following his gut instinct at all times. Justin Theroux is best known for being an actor and screenwriter in comedies such as Tropic Thunder and Rock of Ages. He is also even more known for being engaged to Jennifer ...

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Mel B Moans About Her Husband During Therapy

Mel B has admitted she usually moans about her husband whilst she is in therapy sessions. The 39 year old star who is currently a host on the America’s Got Talent US show, and used to be a member of the Spice Girls is married to Stephen Belafonte. They have ...

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