Casey Affleck Fails at Acceptance Speech with Glaring Omission

By Maximum PC 0
In his acceptance speech at the 2017 Academy Awards, Casey Affleck forgot to give a shout-out that he says he will never live down. While accepting his Oscar for Best Actor, the 41-year-old actor forgot to thank his son and daughter – and he’s devastated by it now. “My head was completely blank,” the Manchester Read More

Boxing: Coach Eddie Bolger to quit Team Ireland this week?

By Selene 0
Irish boxing may this week have to face up to the loss of yet another top coach following the Billy Walsh debacle and his departure to the United States. Speculation is rife that Wexford CBS Head Coach – and Joe Ward’s coach at Moate – Eddie Bolger has had and is likely to accept an Read More

When Robots Take Over Bad Jobs

By Rob 0
INDIANAPOLIS—James Ford worked at various printing presses for decades, eventually becoming head pressman at a bookbinding shop in Michigan. But the industry was changing, and as the work required fewer and fewer people, he searched around for his next career. He settled on truck driving. “I want to see America and get paid for it,” Read More

Brad Pitt Skips Oscars, Loses Weight Amidst Divorce Drama

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If you watched the 2017 Academy Awards, then you know that the Dolby Theater was, as always, packed to the rafters with Hollywood’s best and brightest. There were the nominees, of course, but there was also the usual laundry list of A-listers, many of whom seem to make the awards show rounds simply because they Read More

Oscars 2017: Early ratings show even smaller viewership than last year

By Rob 0
ABC’s Sunday night broadcast of the 89th Academy Awards drew a 22.4 overnight rating, down 4% from last year’s low-rated show, according to Nielsen data released by the Walt Disney Co. unit. The dip in the early figures for Oscars 2017 could break the streak of higher ratings for award shows this year, following the Read More

How the Future of Shopping Will Resemble Its Discriminatory Past

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Two years ago, at a retail-marketing conference called “The Internet of Things: Shopping,” a consultant took the stage and predicted that by 2028, half of Americans will have implants that communicate with retailers as they walk down stores’ aisles and inspect various items. By 2054, he added, this would be true of nearly all Americans. Read More