Friday, July 1, 2022

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Ancient pharaohs, weird science and lovely Liza Minnelli – take the Thursday quiz

Ancient pharaohs, weird science and lovely Liza Minnelli – take the Thursday quizFifteen questions on general knowledge and topical trivia plus a few jokes every Thursday – how will you fare? Here comes the Thursday quiz, representing all that...

‘We were hopeless at pétanque’: readers’ favourite campsites in France

‘We were hopeless at pétanque’: readers’ favourite campsites in France There’s never a dull moment on a French campsite, our tipsters tell us, with a huge range of fun activities topped off with lovely food and wineWinning tip: Camping...

The first time I’ve enjoyed cycling in a city: my Tour de Copenhagen

The first time I’ve enjoyed cycling in a city: my Tour de Copenhagen With the Tour de France heading to Denmark for the first time, I tasted the cycling and culinary pleasures of the capital – and tried out...

Crypto crisis: how digital currencies went from boom to collapse

Savers talk of devastating losses as assets such as bitcoin and ‘stablecoins’ like terra fell sharplyby Alex Hern and Dan MilmoYuri Popovich had watched his neighbours’ houses burn down to the ground in Kyiv and he needed a...

‘The main purpose of sex is procreation!’ The politician who wants to crack down on casual sex

‘The main purpose of sex is procreation!’ The politician who wants to crack down on casual sex Too many Spaniards ‘dedicate their existence to satisfying their sexual desires’, claims Juan García-Gallardo. But is that really why the country is...

‘We are the new mecca’: can New York’s underground ballroom scene survive the hype?

‘We are the new mecca’: can New York’s underground ballroom scene survive the hype?As the ballroom community attracts mainstream attention – and influence – many within the scene view the growing popularity with skepticism and trepidation06:59The temperature was barely...

How to make the perfect chilled cucumber soup – recipe | Felicity Cloake's How to make the perfect…

How to make the perfect chilled cucumber soup – recipe What could be more refreshing a starter than cucumber soup made with creme fraiche, lots of garlic and plain yoghurt? Perfect …On the first really warm day of the...

TechScape: Can US women trust big tech with their data after Roe v Wade?

TechScape: Can US women trust big tech with their data after Roe v Wade?In this week’s newsletter: Calls to delete period tracking apps have gone viral in America – but the likes of Facebook and Apple have questions to...

A moment that changed me: patrolling my home city as a rookie cop showed me nothing is what it seems

A moment that changed me: patrolling my home city as a rookie cop showed me nothing is what it seems My first night walking around the back streets made me feel as if someone had lifted Glasgow up like...

I took the train to Graz, Austria – here’s my guide to the city

I took the train to Graz, Austria – here’s my guide to the city The next stop in our series marking Interrail’s 50th birthday is a cutting-edge food and design destination that has emerged from the shadow of its...
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David Arquette, Elizabeth Marvel Join Damon Lindelof & Tara Hernandez Peacock Series ‘Mrs. Davis’

David Arquette and Elizabeth Marvel are the latest additions to the cast of Damon Lindelof and Tara Hernandez’s Peacock...
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Trailer Watch: Phoebe Robinson Is a Podcast Host Learning How to Adult in “Everything’s Trash”

Phoebe Robinson is conquering another medium with “Everything’s Trash,” a Freeform comedy based on her 2018 New York Times bestseller. The “2 Dope Queens”...

Greenwich Entertainment Buys Stewart Brand Doc ‘We Are As Gods’ (EXCLUSIVE)

A documentary on counterculture icon and environmentalist Stewart Brand will get a U.S. release via Greenwich Entertainment. The indie distributor has bought the long-gestating...

El Salvador Civil War Movie ‘Fireflies at El Mozote,’ Exec Produced by Bob Yari, Greenlit by Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

Bob Yari, whose credits include “Crash” and “Yellowstone,” will serve as executive producer on “Fireflies at El Mozote,” one of three films set in...

Sigourney Weaver Plays a Teenager in ‘Avatar 2’: ‘Thrilled to Be Given That Challenge’

“Avatar” fans have known for quite some time that Sigourney Weaver is coming back for the upcoming sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” but...