Month: October 2017

  • The NFL's 11 Best Touchdown Dances, in Honor of Its New Rules

    Advertisement – Continue Reading Below In a letter addressed to fans, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced changes to the league’s celebration policy. The rule change is a marked difference from the years of restrictions and limitations—including penalties for choreographed dances, dunking on field-goal posts, and diving to the ground—the league has enforced on touchdown celebrations. “We know that you love…

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  • Government opens dynamic purchasing system procurement for HSCN

    The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has opened a new procurement to establish a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for public sector bodies to facilitate data access connections to NHS Digital’s new Health and Social Care Network (HSCN), which is about to connect its first customers. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding…

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  • In Praise of the Bodega

    The characters and the plot details might change over time, but if you think back to the best and worst nights of your life, there’s one setting that always figures in: the bodega. Call it a corner store, or a packy, as we do in New England, or a Korean grocery, or a deli, but each one is roughly the…

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  • Don't set your watch by Big Ben when it finally bongs again, Parliamentary authorities warn

    After the resumption of chimes at 9am, Palace of Westminster clockmakers will work through the day adjusting the bells to ensure they strike at exactly the right time for Armistice Day commemorations at the 11th hour of the 11th month, followed by Remembrance Sunday events the following day.  The bells will again be disconnected after ringing the hour at 1pm…

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  • How the Hell Was No One Seriously Hurt in This Indy 500 Crash?

    Giphy Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Scott Dixon, aka the luckiest son of a bitch alive, walked away relatively unscathed from a terrifying crash at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Dixon made contact with Jay Howard, causing his vehicle to careen into the Turn 2 retaining wall in a burst of flames. Ricocheting off the wall, Dixon’s car landed upside-down…

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  • UK intelligence agencies ‘unlawfully’ sharing sensitive personal data, court hears

    Britain’s intelligence agencies are sharing highly sensitive data about the population with foreign intelligence services, industry and other UK government agencies, without adequate protections in place, the UK’s most secret court will hear this week. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree…

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  • Billy Eichner Got in the Best Shape of His Life for Himself and No One Else

    Getty Billy Eichner got in shape. He didn’t do it for Hollywood execs or a blockbuster role, but for himself. “I’m a comedian. I could be 400 pounds and I’d probably be more popular!” he recently told Men’s Health. “If I’m being honest, I’m really doing it for me.” So how did he do it? About three years ago, he…

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  • Pep Guardiola dedicates Man City win to jailed Catalan separatists

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain. “This win is dedicated to them,” Guardiola told reporters at the Etihad Stadium, in response to a question on the matter from a Spanish journalist. “We have shown in Catalonia that citizenship is…

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  • How Steph Curry Became a Warrior

    “His first step is average at best, and considering his skinny frame and poor explosiveness around the basket in traffic, it’s unlikely that he’ll be able to get to the free throw line anywhere near as much in the NBA as he does in college.” That comes from the scouting report posted on DraftExpress.com—widely recognized as the leading authority in…

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  • Encryption flaw leaves every Wi-Fi network in the world wide open

    All Wi-Fi networks secured and protected with the Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) are vulnerable to a newly-discovered vulnerability that will potentially affect virtually every device that connects to the internet using Wi-Fi. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your…

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