by Angela Guess Ben Dickson recently wrote in TechCrunch, “The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication...Show More Summary
A host of historic sites are just a train ride away in European Union countries, but at Brussels’ Mini-Europe park, they’re even closer. There, 1-to-25 scale models of Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, and more than 300 other attractions are separated by just a few feet. Show More Summary
London is soon going to lose one of its most familiar sounds when the world-famous Big Ben falls silent for repairs. The “bonging” chimes that have marked the passing of time for Londoners since 1859 will fall silent for months beginning in 2017 as part of a three-year £29m conservation project. Of...
Even though production on Justice League is underway across the pond in London, we still haven’t confirmed the full cast for the first big screen assembly of DC Comics most iconic superheroes. It’s a forgone conclusion that Ben Affleck,...Show More Summary
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The college basketball transfer market really blew up this year, and one of the most effective forwards out there is looking to transfer to a few big time programs. Ben Carter, who began his career at Oregon and played last season at UNLV, is on the move again. Show More Summary
Big Ben will fall silent for several months while the iconic London clock tower next to the Houses of Parliament undergoes "desperately" needed repairs next year, officials said on Tuesday. The bell, whose chimes feature on British radio broadcasts, will be silenced as part of the £29 million (37 million euros, $42 million) repairs. Show More Summary
Next year, the bell at London's landmark clock will not toll the hours for a few months while repairs are made. It's only the third period of silence in the past 157 years.
The iconic bell will only ring for special occasions over the next three years.
The London landmark has been ringing for more than 150 years
Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell have been inseparable since the finale of ABC’s The Bachelor 2016 season aired in March. Ben and Lauren have done quite a bit of traveling since being able to go public as a couple, and now it looks like they’re settling into a life together in Colorado. Show More Summary
LONDON — The chimes of Big Ben that have rung out across the British capital for more than 150 years are set to fall silent for “several months” to make “urgent” repairs, Parliament announced Tuesday. Big Ben is one of London’s most famous icons, and its "bongs" are broadcast live on BBC Radio. But British officials say […]
U.K. Parliament's iconic 160-year-old clock tower is slowly crumbling, and fixing it will require patience, and about $42M
MARK STEYN VS THE BIG CLIMATE ENFORCERS: “Recently Mark gave an interview to The New Criterion‘s Ben Weingarten about the increasingly open totalitarian nature of Big Climate. Here’s a snippet:” Click over to Steyn Online for the full half-hour interview.
The top journalists covering the elections are out of touch. No wonder they're missing this year's big stories. To their everlasting discredit, most of the MSM Big Feet, which is what the late journalist Richard Ben Cramer labeled the...Show More Summary
It’s been more than 10 months since Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced that they are getting a divorce, but it seems that there is still a chance of reconciliation between the two. Just recently, the Hollywood heartthrob and the 44-year-old actress reunited with their son Samuel in California. Show More Summary
Spring has officially arrived mid-April when I make my way to Camp Ben McCulloch and the Salt Lick Pavillon outside of Austin for the Old Settler’s Music Festival. Although from now through early October there’s a big music festival every weekend somewhere in the country, the combination of being the right size, boasting a stellar line-up with […]
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Thousand of people have pledged to face arrest at the Democracy Spring demonstrations in DC, whose mission is to eliminate the corrupting influence of big money on politics. (more…)
The ice cream makers were among a massive group of peaceful protesters when they were arrested. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, more popularly known as Ben and Jerry, the guys behind the ice cream, were among hundreds of protesters arrested at the Democracy Spring rallies at the United States Capitol Building on Monday. Show More Summary