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A Brief History of Breakdancing

It’s been around 40 years since terms like “brakdancing”, “breaking” and “b-boy” moved out of the Bronx and started to enter into the mainstream consciousness. A new short documentary goes back to where breakdancing culture all began, taking a look at the origins of breaking, its significance in the communities that helped create it, its gradual acceptance into popular culture, and its relevance in the … Continue reading A Brief History of Breakdancing

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5 Windows alternatives to the MacBook Pro

There was a time when Apple dominated their little corner of the technology market, churning out well-designed consumer electronics with sharp advertising campaigns and luxury price tags. Times are changing however – with competitors catching up fast and not everyone being a big fan of the new MacBook, we’ve decided to take a look at 5 windows machines that can give the MacBook Pro a … Continue reading 5 Windows alternatives to the MacBook Pro

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Man Skills – How to tie a tie

Many guys make it all the way to manhood without ever learning how to tie a tie properly. Weather it’s a big job interview, a family wedding, a day at the races or another formal occasion, every man should know the right way to tie a tie. There are several different tie knots, from the classic Windsor the more advanced Pratt knot. The one you … Continue reading Man Skills – How to tie a tie

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After 12 years, Apple is killing-off the iPod Nano and Shuffle

The device that weaned many of us off our CD collections and introduced us to the world of digital music will cease production this year. Released in 2005, the iPod Nano and Shuffle could only play music downloaded from iTunes or ripped from CDs, and lacked many of the features found in later devices, such as streaming service Apple Music. Apple have described the move … Continue reading After 12 years, Apple is killing-off the iPod Nano and Shuffle

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From 2040, new petrol & diesel vehicles will be banned in the UK

Now might be a good time to buy yourself a Tesla! The UK government will ban the sale of new petrol & diesel cars and vans starting from 2040. The move is part of a huge £3 billion clean air strategy, unveiled at a time when the UK is struggling to meet EU emissions targets. Once the new policy is in place it will still … Continue reading From 2040, new petrol & diesel vehicles will be banned in the UK

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What do energy drinks really do to your body?

Energy drinks have been popular for decades in Asia, and have seen a more recent surge in popularity in Europe and North America over the last twenty years or so. Their popularity, especially among children and teens, has caused alarm among some health professionals due to their very high levels of sugar and caffeine. So, are energy drinks dangerous? What’s in them? How do they … Continue reading What do energy drinks really do to your body?

The Defenders

The Defenders get ready for war in a new trailer

Netflix revealed a new trailer for The Defenders this week in Comic-Con’s famed Hall H. Like The Avengers did on the big screen, The Defenders will see multiple superheroes from different shows enering each other’s worlds, crossing paths and working together. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist have all starred in their own successful Netflix shows over the last few years. Although officially … Continue reading The Defenders get ready for war in a new trailer

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Watch the first 6 minutes of Baby Driver

Sony Pictures have uploaded the full scene from the new heist movie Baby Driver to YouTube. The opening sequence, which contains virtually no dialogue, introduces us to Baby (Ansel Elgort) – the skilled getaway driver who constantly listens to his iPod to drown out the tinnitus that has plagued him since childhood. We’re then treated to watching his red Subaru Impreza WRX STI tear its … Continue reading Watch the first 6 minutes of Baby Driver

War for the Planet of the Apes

Watch Andy Serkis transform into Caesar in the new War for the Planet of the Apes promo

You may not know his name, you may not recognise his face, but chances are you’ve seen his work. British actor Andy Serkis has made a name for himself as a performance capture artist – providing the movements and voice for CGI characters such as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings, the 2005 version of King Kong and Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: … Continue reading Watch Andy Serkis transform into Caesar in the new War for the Planet of the Apes promo

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Amir Khan’s £1.4 million mansion is up for sale

The former light-welterweight world champion is selling his 6 bedroom mansion near Bolton, Greater Manchester. The property was listed on Rightmove on 19th June and includes everything you might expect to find in the home of a famous athlete, such as a gym, games room, home cinema and a luxurious indoor heated pool – which features a large “AK” mosaic logo emblazoned onto the pool floor. … Continue reading Amir Khan’s £1.4 million mansion is up for sale