2016: The year Facebook became the bad guy

2016: The year Facebook became the bad guy

Facebook numbs us.  It’s supposed to: As an app and social network, it offers an unending feed of comforting memories, photos from friends and updates from trusted brands. (“Not enjoying pooping at work?” Let Charmin help.) But we felt a little sting in 2016, when Facebook, despite its best efforts, became political — an institution with far more power than many of us once recognized. It was the bad guy in an era that felt like a dystopic movie. It plotted to expand its internet service empire, giving us a…

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The year in football: highs and lows of 2016 – from Allardyce to Zlatan

The year in football: highs and lows of 2016 – from Allardyce to Zlatan

The year 2016 was a terrific one for the Premier League and a terrible 12 months for English football. Leicester City’s title success was every bit the fairy story, the perfect antidote to long held and justifiable fears that ordinary clubs could no longer dream of glory as the bigger institutions and the Champions League elite had effectively ringfenced all the prizes worth winning. The Foxes’ achievement was all the more remarkable for being totally unexpected, not just for the above reasons but because of the struggle against relegation the…

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The Unique Bill Murray Technique for Saying “YES”

The Unique Bill Murray Technique for Saying “YES”

I can’t say “No”. If people ask me for something, it’s really hard for me to balance their needs with my own. Like, if I need to spend time with my kids. Or I need to read or work on writing or business. But people are asking me to do X, Y, or Z. This is why I had to write a book, “The Power of NO“. Because of my many problems saying no and taking care of myself. But then Bill Murray taught me by example how to say…

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New York – Paris Flight Diverts to Ireland So Passengers Can Use the Bathroom

New York – Paris Flight Diverts to Ireland So Passengers Can Use the Bathroom

New York – Paris Flight Diverts to Ireland So Passengers Can Use the Bathroom by Gary Leff on December 28, 2016 The Christmas Day departure of British Airways subsidiary OpenSkies flight BA8004 from Newark to Paris diverted to Shannon, Ireland for a bathroom break. All toilets on the plane failed over the Atlantic and with 172 people on board that’s an emergency. So they made a pit stop, taxiing directly to the terminal to allow passengers to use the airport facilities.. A maintenance crew serviced the lavatories and the plane…

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HOLIDAY FEELINGS

HOLIDAY FEELINGS

Posted on December 27th 2016 by THEFASHIONGUITAR What I love most about the Holidays is spending time with my family, eating all the food I love, drinking my favorite Champagne, and watch every single Christmas movie, until I fall asleep on the couch. Luckily I found a man who loves to do the same, so every year our planning is pretty straight forward. We do the above mentioned, we both do our part – he does the…

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