Natalie Wood 'MURDER suspected', Robert Wagner alibi 'does not add up' – Case reopened

Some time during the night of November 28, 1981, the famous actress disappeared over the side of the couple’s 60-foot yacht, The Splendor, near Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of California. Her lifeless body was fished out of the water one mile away from The Splendor at 8am the following morning. A dinghy from […]

EastEnders spoilers: Jake Wood teases MORE drama for Max Branning ‘It’s ramping up’

The troubled businessman had an explosive Christmas which saw both of his daughters, Lauren (played by Jacqueline Jossa) and Abi Branning (Lorna Fitzgerald) fall off the Queen Vic roof.  With Abi’s death now officially confirmed after she was announced as brain dead, it seems that Max’s woes will go from bad to worse.  Speaking to […]

Alton Towers reveals new Wicker Man rollercoaster made of WOOD – but is it safe?

Wicker Man is the latest ground-breaking rollercoaster experience from Alton Towers Resort It is world’s first rollercoaster experience fusing wood and fire Due to launch at the Staffordshire theme park in Spring 2018 Alton Towers has long been a favourite for thrill-seekers across the nation, and those fans will be pleased to hear there’s a […]

Wizzard's Roy Wood: Where is he now?

Roy, who was also a founder member of The Move and the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), has had 31 UK top 30 singles and four number ones. Birmingham-born Roy, 71, who is divorced, has one daughter and two grandchildren and lives in Derbyshire. He has just finished his 2017 tour. “Music was encouraged in my […]

EastEnders Christmas spoilers: Max Branning exit – Jake Wood reveals all after THAT twist

Max Branning (played by Jake Wood) was served his comeuppance in monumental scenes that will down in the EastEnders history books as his closest full of skeletons burst open with cataclysmic results.  With the whole of Albert Square reeling over the bombshell that Max killed Steven Beale (Aaron Sidwell) and Lauren (Jacqueline Jossa) and Abi […]

Christmas legend Victoria wood will have her own special this year

Shows such as Victoria Wood: With All The Trimmings (2000) and Mid Life Christmas (2009) were celebratory extravaganzas in which she performed funny songs she’d written herself, parodied rubbish festive TV and starred in celebrity-studded spoofs of famous films.  Victoria died last year, aged just 62, and in honour of her contribution to Christmas entertainment, […]

EastEnders spoilers: Jake Wood reveals Max will self harm as he struggles with guilt

EastEnders is famous for its dramatic storylines, but as the businessman continues his destruction of Albert Square, a remorseful Max deals with his actions by harming himself. Speaking about Max’s self-harm to The Sun Online, Jake, 45, said: “I’ve always seen that as if there’s any guilt about what he’s doing, any remorse or if he […]

Man gets gruesome fungal lesion after snipping pimple with dirty wood tools

(credit: Brittgow) A 23-year-old man in Chicago developed a rare, festering fungal lesion on his lower lip after he reportedly “snipped a pimple” with a woodworking blade. Doctors at the John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County treated the man, who was an otherwise healthy construction worker. In a case report, recently published in […]

Virtual sheep for virtual wood? Hands-on with Catan VR

Enlarge / Welcome to the hunting lodge… (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. I admit to a fair amount of skepticism when it comes to most virtual reality applications; I remember hearing how VR was the Next Big Thing […]

‘The Disaster Artist’ and Tim Burton’s ‘Ed Wood’ Are Perfectly Imperfect Companion Pieces

Ed Wood and the Tim Burton film that bears his name were years before their time. The director who’s known now as one of the worst filmmakers ever (if not the worst) only gained that dubious status via the truly esteemed Golden Turkey Awards, two years after his death in 1978. He was immortalized in […]