‘In front of the TV camera!’ Buzz Aldrin’s Moon landing ‘simulator’ confession revealed

The former fighter pilot played a pivotal role in the Apollo 11 mission, which led to the first man – Neil Armstrong – walking on the Moon on July 21, 1969, almost seven hours after touching down following a tense descent. Armstrong jumped off the lunar lander and delivered his “one small step” speech to the millions watching anxiously at home before Aldrin joined him […]

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Television fans have noticed problems with 'problematic' scenes

Fans rewatching noughties TV shows during lockdown slam ‘problematic’ content including ‘normalising’ rape in Gossip Girl, and ‘romanticising paedophilia’ in Pretty Little Liars – so how does YOUR favourite stack up? Social media users pointed out ‘problematic and dated’ content in old TV shows Highlighted scenes of ‘normalised abuse’, constant ‘fat-shaming’ of characters  The shows included Gossip Girl, How I […]

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Time spent on video streaming apps increased by almost a THIRD

Binge-watch Britain: Amount of time spent on video streaming apps increased by almost a THIRD during lockdown, Virgin Media reveals Virgin Media customers spent 41 minutes longer per day watching television This was in the early stages of lockdown – a 10 per cent rise in total viewership  On demand viewing and streaming consumption increased by nearly a third  News […]

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Twitter to stop using 'master' and 'slave' programming terms

Engineers at Twitter successfully petition company to stop using racially-charged programming terms like ‘master’ and ‘blacklist’ Twitter will change references in code and official documents Engineers lobbied Twitter to stop using terms like ‘master’ and ‘slave’ The terms are commonly used to described certain programming processes Terms like ‘grandfathered’ and ‘man hours’ were also altered Twitter has phased out insensitive […]

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Will someone please marry my husband?

Will someone please marry my husband? Author whose wife penned an advert to find him a spouse before her death, reflects on their marriage Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned an ad for her husband of 26 years before she died The children’s writer was aged 51, when she died from ovarian cancer in 2017  Jason Rosenthal gives an account of their marriage […]

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