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'Homeland's' Rupert Friend found much to admire in Peter Quinn

Rupert Friend found his Peter Quinn character on "Homeland" to be a "fascinating human being"

"Prince Rupert's Drops are small glass structures resembling tadpoles that can withstand the blows of a hammer and yet burst into powdery dust if their threadlike tails break."

"They have been a source of fascination and mystery since they were discovered in the 17th century." ADDED: Here's the WaPo article, "The head of this teardrop-shaped glass can withstand bullets."Just melt some sort of glass with a high thermal expansion coefficient (i.e. Show More Summary

End of an era at UK's Sun tabloid as veteran provocateur dropped

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top-selling newspaper the Sun has turned a page in its colorful history by dropping provocative columnist Kelvin MacKenzie, a favorite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article that likened a soccer player to a gorilla.

Women Can Wear Pants on Fox News Now, But Not Much Else Has Changed

Rupert Murdoch’s out-of-touch management of the disaster at his network.

Donald Trump 'may replace White House communications team with Fox News producers'

Donald Trump, frustrated with leaks from his communications team, is now possibly looking to replace them with producers and a host from television station Fox News. The channel, owned by Mr Trump's close friend Rupert Murdoch, has been an ardent supporter of the president and his aides. Show More Summary

400 year-old mystery of Prince Rupert's drops finally cracked

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A Prince Rupert's drop looks like a glass tadpole from a beginner's crafts festival, but it's so strong it can take a hammer hit without breaking. That would be impressive enough, but if you break its tail, which can be done with finger pressure, the drop explodes into powder. Show More Summary

New Sia Song “To Be Human” Set For Wonder Woman Soundtrack

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A new Sia song will be on the Wonder Woman soundtrack. "To Be Human" features Labrinth, and it's included alongside the film's original score written by Rupert Gregson-Williams (Hacksaw Ridge, The Legend Of Tarzan, The Crown, Over the Hedge). The film is due out 6/2 -- check out the album artwork and tracklist below via…

Rupert Friend On Political Dramas Competing With Reality's Plot Twists

Since its debut in 2011, “Homeland” has captured the attention of a wide audience ? around 5.5 million viewers per week across all platforms, to be exact. Nearly 2 million people, including the future king and queen of England, tuned...Show More Summary

Fox harassment claims create clouds around Sky takeover bid

A U.K. scandal torpedoed Rupert Murdoch's first attempt to take control of British-based broadcaster Sky. Now claims of sexual harassment at his U.S.-based Fox News are creating storm clouds around a second.

Scientists solve 400-year-old mystery of Prince Rupert's drops

(—Researchers have finally answered a question that has stumped scientists since the early 1600s: Why are the heads of tadpole-shaped pieces of glass called "Prince Rupert's drops" so strong?

Rupert Murdoch Insists All Good At Fox News As Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Grows & UK Regulators Meet With US Lawyers

On the same day that U.K. regulators met with a U.S. lawyer who wants to stop 21st Century Fox's purchase of Sky and a potential class action racial discrimination suit against Fox News Channel added two more plaintiffs, Rupert Murdoch...Show More Summary

Breakingviews: Sinclair Pays a Rich Premium to Challenge Fox

Tribune Media’s 42 television stations give Sinclair more heft to mount a challenge to Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News. But costs will need to be cut.

Fox News Names Longtime NBC Exec to Key Post

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of 21st Century Fox. announced today that Fox News Channel appointed Marianne Gambelli as president of Advertising Sales. Beginning May 22, Gambelli will oversee ad sales for both Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Said...

CNN’s Stelter Questions Rupert Murdoch-Trump Ties: ‘Does It Look Inappropriate?’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

On CNN's Reliable Sources this morning, Brian Stelter examined the personal relationship of Rupert Murdoch and President Donald Trump amid new reporting that the federal probe into Fox News is widening.

Could The Trump, Murdoch Relationship Undermine The Fox DOJ Investigation?

The on-going Department of Justice investigation into allegations of misconduct at Fox News could potentially be hindered by the close relationship between President Trump and the media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, some claim. As has been widely reported, the probe has now expanded to include the U.S. Show More Summary

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