Carry on films: Angela Douglas loved every minute on comedy classics

BUBBLY: Angela in 1965’s Carry On Cowboy (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock) ANGELA DOUGLAS is best remembered as the glamorous, often upper-crust young leading lady in a series of Carry On films.  But she gained a different sort of fame when she shocked 1960s Britain by falling passionately in love with the actor Kenneth More, who was a […]

Gifted Chas loved to keep it simple

Chas had been a successful session musician in the 1960s, playing bass in the house band for eccentric producer Joe Meek on classic tracks including Johnny Remember Me, with John Leyton, and Just Like Eddie with Heinz. He was also a fine pianist who was inspired to master the instrument after watching – and eventually […]

50 stores you once loved that you’ll never be able to shop at again

AP/Julio Cortez From declining foot traffic to the rise of ecommerce, countless stores have permanently closed their doors for a number of reasons.  In 2018 alone, more than 3,800 stores are set to close across the United States. In 2017, 6,400 stores closed. Toys R Us and Bon-Ton are two of the most recent chains to shutter. Here […]

Meghan Markle’s wedding dress to make statement with designer loved by fellow feminists

Meghan Markle’s royal wedding to Prince Harry is around the corner, and wedding dress speculation is rife. Now bookies are being forced to slash the odds on one UK designer after fellow British fashion expert Henry Holland chose the Scot as his pick for the 36-year-old actress’s royal wedding. Christopher Bailey, who is the exiting […]

I got my son a STEM toy that teaches kids about robotics and programming — and he loved it

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Steven John The award-winning Makeblock Neuron kit uses an intuitive and enjoyable approach to teaching kids the basics of programming and robotics. Kids as young as preschool age […]

Mr. Musk and His Ever-Expanding Empire: Why Is Tesla So Loved by Wall Street?

– In 2013, two finance professors, Bradford Cornell of the California Institute of Technology and Aswath Damodaran of New York University’s Stern School of Business, started to notice something screwy happening on the NASDAQ, the world’s second-largest stock exchange. Shares in Tesla (TSLA) were exploding, even though the fledgling electric-vehicle manufacturer was selling fewer than […]