Ginger Baker dies at 80

Ginger Baker has died. The british drummer, best known for his time with the power trio Cream, was 80. Baker’s family said on Twitter that he died Sunday: “We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in hospital this morning.” Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world’s most … Continue reading Ginger Baker dies at 80

UK weather: heavy showers are coming

UK is braced for three days of heavy showers. Dozens of flood warnings and alerts have been issued. Severe weather warnings are in place for northwest England, parts of Wales and the South West, with “persistent” rain forecast on Sunday – while further warnings have been issued for Monday and Tuesday. More than 30 flood warnings – meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is … Continue reading UK weather: heavy showers are coming

Sinead O’Connor: “Prince attacked me and other women”

Was Prince really so mean? Sinead O’Connor has accused the musician, deceased in 2016,  of attempting to “beat her up” and leaving a female member of his band with broken ribs. “Prince tried to beat me up,” she told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain. “It was a very frightening experience. He summoned me to his house one night and I foolishly went alone. He was uncomfortable with the fact I wasn’t a protégé … Continue reading Sinead O’Connor: “Prince attacked me and other women”

Worst and best UK airports

Belfast International is the UK’s worst airport for 2019, according to an annual survey by consumer group Which? Passengers passing through Northern Ireland’s busiest airport expressed frustration over long queues, crowds and poor shopping options. It received a customer approval rating of just 42%, scoring one star in the categories of seating, staffing and queuing at security. A spokeswoman for the airport acknowledged it had … Continue reading Worst and best UK airports

How does apes’ memory function?

New research suggests the working memory of chimpanzees operates similarly to the working memory of humans. Several studies have detailed the impressive long-term memory of chimpanzees, but less is known about how the ape’s working memory functions. To test chimpanzees working memories, researchers presented chimps with a lineup of small, opaque boxes. The chimps watched as food rewards were placed inside some of the boxes. … Continue reading How does apes’ memory function?

Summer fitness nicole junkermann

A lot of people associate bodyweight training with high reps and therefore believe there’s no way they could get seriously strong with bodyweight training alone. And they’d be right: simply adding more reps won’t create a significant enough overload to continually build muscle. To build muscle and get stronger you need to place the muscles under tension by using significant resistance, which is something high rep … Continue reading Summer fitness nicole junkermann

Bianca Gascoigne’s new b-side

Bianca Gascoigne has revealed the heartbreaking reason she opted to get a Brazilian Butt Lift. The former Celebrity Big Brother star opened up about the fact she suffered body dysmorphia during an interview with Lisa Snowdon for Fabulous magazine ‘s podcast, Things I Told My Daughter. Revealing that she would always see herself as a “fat, chubby kid,” Bianca claimed she had struggled with her body image for years. She … Continue reading Bianca Gascoigne’s new b-side

Bloggers and the Duchesses’ style

From Meghan the Duchess of Sussex’s recent maternity clothing to Kate the Duchess of Cambridge’s love of L.K. Bennett wedges, the women continue to be trendsetters when it comes to their fashion choices. So much so that bloggers have made careers out of tracking who and what they wear. Susan E. Kelley founded the website What Kate Wore in 2011, when Britain’s Prince William got engaged to marry Kate … Continue reading Bloggers and the Duchesses’ style