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    SXSW Film Review: ‘Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story’

    In “Frank,” the minor oddball indie-rock fable from 2014, the title character was literally a head case: a pathological bizarro, played by Michael Fassbender, who spent the entire film wearing an oversize papier-mâché head that made him look like Astro ... Read More

    Demi Lovato thought about taking her own life aged seven

    Image copyright Getty Images Demi Lovato thought about taking her own life at the age of seven, she has revealed.The singer said there were times her mum would be afraid to wake her up because she didn't know "if I'd ... Read More

    Kim Wilde says aliens inspired her pop comeback

    Image caption The star's hits include Kids In America, You Came and Cambodia It's hard to imagine Kim Wilde on the front line of a cultural war but, back in 1981, that's exactly where she found herself.The irresistible success of ... Read More

    Teenager hacks crypto-currency wallet

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ledger Nano devices are meant to keep people's crypto-currency safe A hardware wallet designed to store crypto-currencies, and touted by its manufacturer as tamper-proof, has been hacked by a British 15-year-old.Writing on his blog, ... Read More

    Bollywood remake gets 18m views (but awful reviews)

    Image copyright Getty Images A remake of an iconic 1980s Bollywood song has been viewed more than 18 million times on YouTube in two days but has generated largely bad reviews.The song, Ek Do Teen which was released in 1988, ... Read More

    Meet the bands making politics personal

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIdles perform Well Done at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas at the BBC Introducing showcase.As the lead singer in a punk band, there's something a bit different about Joe Talbot. It's ... Read More

    Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike

    Image caption David Nott has advised surgeons remotely using technology such as Skype and WhatsApp A British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online has told the Telegraph he fears his computer was hacked, leading to an air strike on a ... Read More

    Cynthia Nixon holds NY governor rally in Brooklyn

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    The ‘word-of-mouth hit’ that won big at the RTS awards

    Image caption Charlie and Daisy May Cooper play cousins Kurtan and Kerry in This Country Cult BBC Three sitcom This Country was the big winner at this year's RTS Programme Awards, taking home three prizes including best scripted comedy.Its sibling ... Read More

    Man dies after trapping head at Birmingham cinema

    Image copyright Google Image caption Ambulance crews were called to StarCity following reports of a man in cardiac arrest A man has died after his head became wedged under the electronic footrest of a cinema's "Gold Class" seat.Operator Vue International ... Read More

    Newts could scupper Ed Sheeran chapel plan

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn in January and lodged his chapel plans in February Ed Sheeran's plans to build a private chapel on his Suffolk estate could be scuppered by ... Read More

    What does the future hold for humanoid robots?

    Humanoid robots will be used as entertainers and in commercial spaces but will not undertake major tasks, according to the director of a company that makes robotic performers.Most artificial intelligence (AI) does not need a body to work, explains Engineered ... Read More

    13 insider PUTS placed prior to 9/11

    Some history on these started with farmers insurance. They needed some kind of insurance to guarantee them an income if they were hit by freak weather conditions like a tornado, sudden frost or torrential rainstorm and flooding. Then it ... Read More

    Rachel Song Launches Chinese-Language Label XS Productions

    Rachel Song, the Chinese producer who had two English-language films in Sundance this year, is launching a Chinese-language offshoot of her XS Media company. The first project at her new XS Productions is “Yoyo,” the debut feature by writer-director Xing ... Read More

    Academic says women risk being branded ‘career rapees’

    Academic and cultural commentator Germaine Greer says women risk being branded "career rapees" and still face abuse despite the efforts of the #MeToo movement.The author of 'The Female Eunuch' said: "I'm concerned for damage limitation, rather than maximisation. Rather than ... Read More

    Katie Boyle’s 60-year career

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    Test tube meat

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    Katie Boyle: Former TV personality dies aged 91

    Image caption She hosted four Eurovision Song Contests Former Eurovision Song Contest host Katie Boyle has died at her home aged 91, her agent has said.Lady Saunders, a TV personality and game show panellist, began her 60-year career as a ... Read More

    Should social media stars face tougher advertising rules?

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former reality TV star Stephanie Davis was warned she must clearly label ads on social media Social media stars could face tougher rules on advertising in posts, the regulator has said. The Advertising Standards ... Read More

    Robots and automation: How Africa is at risk

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US companies could move manufacturing operations back home due to falling costs of automation Within less than two decades it will be cheaper to operate robots in US factories than hire workers in Africa, ... Read More

    Marlon Bundo: John Oliver lampoons Mike Pence with LGBT book

    Image copyright Chronicle Books/Getty Images Image caption Will Marlon Bundo's new life leave Mike Pence hopping mad? "My name is Marlon, but my family calls me BOTUS. It's short for Bunny of the United States."These are the words of Marlon ... Read More

    How Agatha Christie’s Ordeal of Innocence was re-shot

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Westwick (left) was replaced by Christian Cooke The three-part adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ordeal of Innocence was set to be the BBC's Boxing Day centrepiece.But after allegations of sexual assault were made against ... Read More

    5G auction bidding starts in UK

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 5G services are not expected to roll out until 2020 Bidding has begun for the latest chunk of the UK's airwaves as networks look to kickstart next-generation 5G services and improve existing 4G.The main ... Read More

    ‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

    In 2007 I had a couple programmers working with me. We were automating some of our call center business processes to make things work more efficiently. It worked...i condensed a department of 10 folks down to just me (not that ... Read More

    Liz Hurley wants safer streets after nephew stabbed

    Image copyright Neilson Barnard/Getty Image caption Miles Hurley, pictured with his aunt, Elizabeth Hurley, was attacked by a group of men Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley said she will campaign to make streets safer after her nephew was stabbed in ... Read More

    BBC wants to keep FM radio for longer

    Image caption BBC Radio 6 Music is a digital station The BBC says it wants to keep FM radio for the foreseeable future rather than switch over entirely to digital.BBC director of radio and music Bob Shennan said that "audiences ... Read More

    Fifth Harmony are going on a break to pursue solo careers

    Image copyright Getty Images Fifth Harmony have announced they're going to be taking a break to focus on their solo careers.In a message to fans on Twitter, the band said they were going their separate ways "in order to stay ... Read More

    Five times Blue Ivy outshone Beyonce and Jay-Z

    Image copyright Getty Images There aren't many people who can outshine a superstar couple such as Jay-Z and Beyonce. But it's something their six-year-old daughter Blue Ivy continues to do.Whether she's watching an awards show or courtside at the basketball, ... Read More

    Facebook under fire in escalating data row

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Data gathered from Facebook was used to aid Donald Trump's election campaign Politicians in the US, Europe and the UK are calling on Facebook to explain how data on millions of its users was ... Read More

    What did Texans make of the British bands at SXSW?

    For one week every year, music lovers descend on Austin, Texas to hear the most exciting new music at South By Southwest festival. So we thought we'd ask some of the locals and visitors what they made of the brand ... Read More

    Years & Years star Olly Alexander says he was advised to hide his sexuality

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Years & Years' hits include King, Desire and the new single Sanctify Since Years & Years won the BBC's Sound of 2015, Olly Alexander has been refreshingly open about his sexuality.But the singer says ... Read More

    UK tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

    Image copyright Bret Fitzgerald Shares in the UK's biggest technology firm, Micro Focus International, have plunged after it warned of a sharper than expected fall in revenues and its chief executive resigned. Shares in the company, whose customers include BMW ... Read More

    New Forensic Analysis Suggests We Found Amelia Earhart’s Body During World War II

    Extreme TechThis is by far is the most complete analysis of the last flight of Amelia Earhart i have read and when coupled with Josh Gates own show on the subject it becomes very clear that not only have we ... Read More

    The Name of God

    Anthony Is The God Of Heaven,1727the voice of the holy father - 1727return as lion prophecy of christ - 1727the way of the light - 1727living for vengeance - 1727im just the man in the box - 1727rehoboam son of ... Read More

    ‘Walking Dead’ Recap: Key Players Go Rogue in Action-Packed Episode (SPOILERS)

    SPOILER ALERT: Do not keep reading if you have not seen Episode 12, Season 8 of “The Walking Dead,” titled “The Key” This week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” pretty much had it all: a strong Rick-centered storyline, great performances ... Read More

    RuPaul is first drag queen to get Hollywood star

    Image copyright Amanda Edwards RuPaul is the first drag queen to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 57-year-old host of RuPaul's Drag Race said he was "overcome with so much emotion" to get the honour he'd ... Read More

    Facebook and Trump data firm accused of ‘misleading’ MPs

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has spoken of the firm's intricate data Facebook and a US data firm, Cambridge Analytica, have been accused of "misleading" Parliament.The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said ... Read More

    Energy storage: the power of cold air

    Highview Power Storage is using tried and tested technology to store energy in an innovative way. It cools air down to around minus 200 Celsius, where it becomes liquid. When power is required, the process begins to release that stored ... Read More

    Energy storage: the power of cold air

    Highview Power Storage is using tried and tested technology to store energy in an innovative way. It cools air down to around minus 200 Celsius, where it becomes liquid. When power is required, the process begins to release that stored ... Read More

    Energy storage: the power of cold air

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    A better way to care for dementia patients

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    William Greer VS William Cooper, A Mock Trial Reveals The Truth.

    Cooper was a real character. I always thought his biggest problem was a complete lack of a filter between his brain and his mouth.I could never get myself to take him very seriously, at least not at the time. It's ... Read More

    What does the inside of your knee sound like?

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    Life After ‘Idol’: How Going Indie Paved Scotty McCreery’s Path to a No. 1 Country Hit

    It took “Five More Minutes” to prove that Scott McCreery’s 15 minutes weren’t up. That’s the name of the single that this month brought him his first No. 1 chart success at country radio, a mere seven years after he ... Read More

    NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly

    A drone which uses models of uncertainty to help it fly has been developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).The NanoMap system uses depth-sensing technology to measure the environment around it and allows ... Read More