Queen Elizabeth II led a low-tech life—but knighted plenty of sci-tech figures

Enlarge / Queen Elizabeth II of England reigned for a record 70 years. She died Thursday at the age of 96. (credit: Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images) The passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, signals the end of an era not just for Great Britain but for the world at large. […]

Licence fee payers ‘switch off’ as TV suffers lowest Christmas Day figures on record

Licence fee payers were previously unimpressed with the festive offerings when the schedule was released a few weeks prior. Taking to Twitter, one licence fee payer wrote: “What an absolute joke the BBC used to be the channel to watch at Christmas. Not anymore. “Why on earth do we have to pay an extortionate license […]

Lorraine dealt cruel blow as rival BBC Morning Live launches with record-breaking figures

ITV‘s Lorraine has long been a pinnacle of daytime TV, with the Queen of daytime herself fronting it. But it appears Lorraine Kelly may have competition now BBC have launched their very own rival program Morning Live, which made its splash on-air on Monday morning. Presented by former Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh and Gethin […]

Britain’s Got Talent release voting figures that show landslide win for Jon Courtenay

The 13th series of Britain’s Got Talent came to a close on Saturday night, with Ant and Dec‘s golden buzzer act Jon Courtenay being crowned the winner. The singer and pianist walked away with the whopping £250,000 price money and a place on the Royal Variety Show, but some believed the title should have gone […]

Manifest’s Shadow Figures Revealed!

The following recap contains Manifest spoilers. Manifest this Monday night (at least partially) resolved a mystery nearly two seasons in the making. Back in October 2018, during the NBC series’ second episode ever, a family drawing of Cal’s featured an inexplicable “smudge” standing behind him and between his two parents. At the end of that […]

The towering political figures who died in 2018

REUTERS/Adrees Latif 2018 witnessed the deaths of several internationally-renowned figures who, for the past century, shaped the world’s political stage for good or bad. Here are 10 of the most prominent politicians, civil rights leaders, dictators, and activists who passed away this year. George H.W. Bush Matt Sayles, File via AP George H.W. Bush, the […]

HTGAWM Recap: Father Figures

Need to catch up? Read our previous How to Get Away With Murder recap here. There’s a whole slew of How to Get Away With Murder characters who are weighed down with daddy issues. Asher? Yep. Laurel? For sure. Bonnie? Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. But on Thursday’s episode of the ABC drama, it was Nate’s […]