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Why the Cancellation of ‘Neighbours’ Also Marks the End of An Era for Global Soaps (Column)

Why the Cancellation of ‘Neighbours’ Also Marks the End of An Era for Global...

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The cancellation of long-running Australian soap “Neighbours” has resulted in a multi-generational outpouring of nostalgia among audiences in the U.K., where the show has aired since 1986. In the run-up to its Aug. 1 finale, “Neighbours” has received a ratings boost that’s made it one of the most popular programs on its Paramount-backed broadcaster Channel
Brad Pitt Says He’s on the ‘Last Leg’ of His Film Career: It’s ‘This Last Semester’

Brad Pitt Says He’s on the ‘Last Leg’ of His Film Career: It’s ‘This...

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Brad Pitt won an Oscar in 2020 for his performance in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and is fronting a major studio tentpole later this summer with Sony’s “Bullet Train,” and yet the 58-year-old actor isn’t setting himself up for some kind of late career resurgence. Quite the contrary. Speaking to GQ
Exposure: June 2022 Party Pics

Exposure: June 2022 Party Pics

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China Develops Device to ‘Read Mind’ of Men Watching Porn

China Develops Device to ‘Read Mind’ of Men Watching Porn

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Chinese scientists say they have developed a device that can detect when a man is watching pornography by “reading his mind,” reports the South China Morning Post.The device combines the power of humans and AI to detect explicit images, and could be used to speed up the work of censors trying to spot indecent content on the Chinese internet
5 Post Lockdown Questions Answered by the British Consul-General

5 Post Lockdown Questions Answered by the British Consul-General

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We semi regularly put your questions about life in China to the UK Government, and have received some very useful answers over the last few years.READ MORE: 5 Important Questions About Life in China AnsweredREAD MORE: 5 More Questions Answered by the UK Government in ChinaWith everything going on amid the Shanghai lockdown, and Omicron outbreaks across the country
WATCH: 2nd Tornado Causes Chaos in South China

WATCH: 2nd Tornado Causes Chaos in South China

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A tornado ripped through the South China city of Foshan on June 19, causing structural damage to buildings, cars and local infrastructure. In the video below, parts of a roof can be seen being torn from a building in Nanhai district, with the resulting debris hitting a power line and causing a fireball to pierce the
Tony Hawk Says A Pro Skater 3+4 Remake Was Killed By Activision’s Moves

Tony Hawk Says A Pro Skater 3+4 Remake Was Killed By Activision’s Moves

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Image: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4From 1991 until 2021, Vicarious Visions was the name of a studio that made a ton of pretty cool licensed games, but which had also contributed to the beloved Tony Hawk Pro Skater series. Then Activision stepped in and made some changes.In January 2021, having just released a remake of
Fender Paramount PS-220E Review

Fender Paramount PS-220E Review

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Ultra playable, super comfortable, and great action. Beautiful design details. Sweet fingerstyle voice.Pricey for an import.Fender’s new Paramount PS-220E Parlor is a million kinds of fun. For starters, imagine picking up a little old Stella tucked away in a dusty corner of a garage sale—only to find the action is perfect and the tuners actually
Interview: Lois Levin Opens Up about Her Music, Guitars, and Songwriting

Interview: Lois Levin Opens Up about Her Music, Guitars, and Songwriting

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Photo: Joel Jones A few days ago, Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Lois Levin released “You Don’t Make Me Feel Good Anymore,” a soulful, jazz-laced ode about fading passion. The track follows on the heels of Lois’ 2021 debut single, “Burden,” which received praise from Jazz FM, BBC 6Music, BBC Introducing, and BBC London, along with features in