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Radical Idea! Let's Use Technology to Genuinely Help People

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 9:45 AM

Yuletide message alert!

During troubled times it's easy to lose perspective.

As companies are lionized and richly rewarded for the latest tweak in the field of consumer electronics, it's easy to forget that there are many for whom basic technologies are still hopelessly out of reach.

And while the...

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Why the Stock Exchange Might Not Matter to You

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2011 | 11:59 AM

Around January this year experts on Wall Street and the City of London were convinced that the stockmarket was going to go boom.

The analysts and the traders, the chart nerds and the druids reading foxes entrails were in almost universal agreement: after a decade of shares going nowhere...

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Balmain's Look 22: This Season's It Dress Has Arrived

(4) Comments | Posted November 2, 2010 | 12:26 PM

Sometimes one dress captures the imagination of the entire fashion industry. A couple of months ago, it was Miu Miu's tangerine 1960's shift dress. It was very Mad Men, it was autumnal bright, it was quirky and it simultaneously appeared on three of the top glossies' covers.

And now, for...

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Topless Katy Perry Advises: If You Want to Keep Him, Make Him Wait for Sex

(12) Comments | Posted July 5, 2010 | 11:21 AM

These are confusing times.

In the latest issue of Esquire magazine (UK), pop singer Katy Perry explains how she won the love of her fiance, UK comedian Russell Brand.

Her strategy? She refused to have sex with him. Well, on the first date, at least.

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Why Has Angelina Jolie Got Herself A New Tattoo?

(78) Comments | Posted July 2, 2010 | 7:12 AM

What the hell is it with all the tattoos?

Angelina Jolie has added yet another tattoo to her collection. You can see it here.

Her latest inking is a decorative swirl on the inside of her left arm. To the untrained eye, it looks like the tattoo...

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Keith Richards' Daughter Alexandra Embarrasses Dad by Posing Nude for French Playboy

(47) Comments | Posted June 30, 2010 | 7:39 AM

Alexandra Richards, the 23-year-old daughter of Rolling Stones wildman guitarist Keith, has embarrassed her dad by posing nude for the latest issue of French Playboy. Well, almost nude. She does sport a pair of white converse sneakers in the raunchy shots. You can see the pictures here.

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Miley Cyrus Reveals New "LOVE" Tattoo in Her Right Ear

(8) Comments | Posted June 17, 2010 | 6:21 AM

Wild child Miley Cyrus has added yet another tattoo to her collection. The 17 year old has the word LOVE etched into the anti helix of her right earlobe, possibly in tribute to her boyfriend, 20 year old Australian Liam Hemsworth. You can see her tattoo here.

The...

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These Pictures Prove Lindsay Lohan Is Back In The Arms Of Gerard Butler

(9) Comments | Posted June 15, 2010 | 7:55 AM

Lindsay Lohan has found her way back into Gerard Butler's arms. These pictures are the proof.

The Scottish actor, 40, and the 23-year-old Mean Girls met up at a mutual friend's pool party in Beverly Hills, California, over the weekend.

The pair arrived separately but seemed pleased to...

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Courtney Love Posts Explicit Photos of Herself on Facebook

(13) Comments | Posted June 11, 2010 | 6:18 AM

Courtney Love, 45, has posted some outrageous photos of herself on Facebook. You can see the pictures here. Go on take a look. You know you want to.

Love appears topless in some of the shots which are thought to have been taken a few years ago.

In...

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Lindsay Lohan Strips for Beach Photoshoot but the Alcohol Monitoring Bracelet Stays on

(7) Comments | Posted June 7, 2010 | 6:25 AM

Lindsay Lohan stripped to her underwear for a Malibu Beach photoshoot, but her court-ordered alcohol monitoring ankle bracelet stayed on. You can see the pictures here.

Lindsay will have to wear the bracelet, which monitors alcohol secreted by the skin, until a judge is satisfied she...

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Dowdy Sinead O'Connor Is Completely Unrecognizable at U2 Screening

(3) Comments | Posted June 4, 2010 | 5:55 AM

Sinead O'Connor looked totally unrecognizable when she attended a premier for U2's new tour movie U2360. See the astonishing pictures here.

Gone was the shaven head and Bambi eyes of yore. The 43 year old look dowdy in a grey cardigan and baggy black pants.

The singer has...

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Paris Hilton Reveals Almost Everything to Vegas Nightclub

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2010 | 9:57 AM

Paris Hilton: Is your vice-like grip on the public imagination starting to slip? Judging by these pictures, not if you can help it.

La Hilton was partying at Las Vegas nightclub Surrender this weekend when R'n'B star Ne-Yo called her to the stage.

While Ne-Yo sang his hit...

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M.I.A. and the Tamil Tigers: Why She is Right to Support Them

(90) Comments | Posted May 28, 2010 | 10:11 AM

As you know recording star M.I.A. was yesterday lambasted in the NY Times for the contradictions in her lavish LA lifestyle and her political views regrading her homeland of Sri Lanka. In retaliation, M.I.A tweeted the phone number of author Lynn Hirschberg of the NY...

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Beyonce proves the "wardrobe malfunction" is back

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2010 | 8:31 AM

The wardrobe malfunction is back as new pictures of a newly raunchified Beyonce in a bikini prove. You can see them here.

Relaxing on a beach in Hawaii, the singer could have suffered embarrassment when the left strap halter-neck strap fell to one side and she...

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Lady GaGa Goes too far in Tokyo? Impossible Surely

(6) Comments | Posted April 21, 2010 | 9:43 AM

Just when you thought Lady GaGa could not possibly beat her last crazy outfit she nudges the fashion bar that little bit higher/lower.

Last night she appeared on stage in Tokyo in an a revealing outfit crafted from what looked like lace and talcum...

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Confession: I Was Among the Last Journalists to Interview Malcolm McLaren

(9) Comments | Posted April 9, 2010 | 10:53 AM

I was one of the last journalists to interview Malcolm McLaren. I did it for Q, a UK music magazine.

I met McLaren at a coffee spot on 18th street, near Union Square (Le Pain Quotidien, if you know it). He chose the spot. If he was ill with...

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Sandra Bullock: No Nazi Sextape

(20) Comments | Posted April 7, 2010 | 9:53 AM

As Hollywood denials go, it's pretty emphatic.

"There is no sex tape," Sandra Bullock, 45, told People magazine. Before adding, a little ominously, "There never has been one and there never will be one." Did you hear that Jesse? Did you hear that everyone?

Bullock was...

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Jesse James, Mindy McCready, Ricky Martin: Why Even Nazi Gay Sex Tape Stories Can't Save the Press

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2010 | 11:59 AM

"We are getting the best stories we've ever published, " a tabloid newspaper editor said to me last week, "but nobody's buying the bloody newspaper!"

He had a point: since last Friday, some truly juicy tabloid stories have hit the newsstands

There was the release of country singer Mindy...

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Has Sir Bob Geldof's Daughter Peaches Been Destroyed by the Web?

(16) Comments | Posted March 30, 2010 | 7:27 AM

Last week a bona fide web scandal broke in the English newspapers that raises some big questions about what we are telling our children about the dangers of the web.

The daughter of Sir Bob Geldof, the pop star who pioneered Live Aid and invented the modern mega charity...

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Unseen Pictures From 15-Year-Old Angelina Jolie's First Modelling Shoot Go Up For Auction

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 10:34 AM

Never before seen pics of Angelina Jolie modeling a leopardskin print dress aged 15 are to go up for auction. You can see the pictures here.

The actress posed for photographer Harry Langdon in a series of sexy outfits that reveal her star potential from a young age.

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