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Here’s an important interview with the British teen who trolled Trump with a giant penis

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If you’ve been watching the news of Trump’s state visit to the UK, you’ll know the British public has been finding some creative ways to protest.

Perhaps the most inventive of these was the British teenager who mowed a giant penis into a field that was on the flight path for Trump’s trip into Stansted airport, along with the message “climate change is real”.

The teen in question is Ollie Nancarrow, and he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday to share his motives.

“I’ve had a strong…

Pottermore to publish Harry Potter history ebooks

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The history of magic just got a little richer, with Pottermore planning to release non-fiction ebooks in conjunction with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition. The exhibition, which launched in 2017 at the British Library, featured historic and folkloric inspirations for the kind of magic we see in the Harry Potter books.

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The books will be divided up based on Hogwarts curriculum; one for Divination and Astronomy, one for Charms and Defense Against the Dark Arts,…

More than 400 people arrested in climate change protest turning London’s bridges into gardens

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Extinction Rebellion is a London climate change protest, causing traffic disruptions by occupying various public spaces – like Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge.

The goal is to see British government declare an ecological emergency and take immediate action to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2025. Read more…

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Chris Hemsworth wants to be the next James Bond

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In a new interview, Thor actor Chris Hemsworth admitted he is interested in playing the legendary British spy. Daniel Craig is currently set to return for the 25th installation in the James Bond movie series. The actor has confirmed it will be the last time he portrays Bond. Read more…

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New ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ footage debuts to thunderous cheers at CinemaCon

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If the thunderous reaction to Hobbs & Shaw is any indication, the Fast & Furious franchise isn’t slowing down one bit.

Universal Pictures showed off new footage from the spinoff at CinemaCon Wednesday, highlighting the chemistry between stars Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson; impressive action chops from series newcomers Vanessa Kirby and Idris Elba; the film’s British and Polynesian settings; and a shit ton of explosive, physics-defying set pieces.

The reception from the crowd was…

News reporter shuffles sideways into shot on live TV, ducks awkwardly out of sight

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Now you see her, now you don’t. 

In case you were looking for a metaphor for the shambolic state of UK politics, look no further. 

In a swift, crab-like motion Sky News correspondent Tamara Cohen appeared to shuffle sideways  into view during a shot of 10 Downing Street — before ducking out of shot again. 

It’s a vanishing act to rival that of any magician. An act that most journalists covering…

Huawei’s making tons of money, despite everything

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Huawei’s financial results for 2018 are out, and the Chinese tech giant is making a killing. 

The company posted 721.2 billion yuan ($107.4 billion) in revenue — 19.5 percent growth compared to 2017, and the first time the company surpassed the $100 billion yearly revenue mark. Net profit was 59.3 billion yuan ($8.8 billion), a 25.1 percent year-over-year increase. 

And yet, Huawei’s shunned by the U.S., the company CFO remains under house arrest under allegations of fraud, and a British…

Prep to teach English abroad with this 150-hour online course

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You probably already know this, but there’s more to life than laboring inside a cubicle 40 hours a week. In fact, it’s likely that you already catch yourself daydreaming about packing your bags and exploring the world.

But who’s to say that you can’t? Traveling to the other side of the globe is not an impossibility. You can do it and live your best life, all while making money at the same time. And how, you ask? The answer can be summarized in just four letters: TEFL.

Teaching English as a…

Huawei’s making tons of money, despite everything

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Huawei’s financial results for 2018 are out, and the Chinese tech giant is making a killing. 

The company posted 721.2 billion yuan ($107.4 billion) in revenue — 19.5 percent growth compared to 2017, and the first time the company surpassed the $100 billion yearly revenue mark. Net profit was 59.3 billion yuan ($8.8 billion), a 25.1 percent year-over-year increase. 

And yet, Huawei’s shunned by the U.S., the company CFO remains under house arrest under allegations of fraud, and a British…

Huawei’s making tons of money, despite everything

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Huawei’s financial results for 2018 are out, and the Chinese tech giant is making a killing. 

The company posted 721.2 billion yuan ($107.4 billion) in revenue — 19.5 percent growth compared to 2017, and the first time the company surpassed the $100 billion yearly revenue mark. Net profit was 59.3 billion yuan ($8.8 billion), a 25.1 percent year-over-year increase. 

And yet, Huawei’s shunned by the U.S., the company CFO remains under house arrest under allegations of fraud, and a British…