There are a lot of things you might expect to see in -37°C temperatures in Siberia, but a man in his underwear riding the bucket of an excavator before being doused in ice water probably isn't one of them. Still, it happened. A video posted online shows the practically naked daredevil hold onto the excavator bucket as it raises into the air and begins spinning him around in a dizzying loop to the backdrop of a techno beat – much to the delight of the villagers who gathered to cheer him on. Once the weird stunt was completed, the daredevil – identified as mine overseer Alexander Shish – calls over a man with cold water, inviting him to pour it over his head. The strange spectacle was part of the ‘Open Winter Siberiade’ strongman event on December 8. “The festival was a big success and the Siberian freeze (minus 37 degrees Celsius) had no effect on the mood of the town’s residents,” the Sibzoloto gold company, which published the … [Read more...] about Siberian carousel: Man in underwear holds on tight as excavator spins him around in -37°C (VIDEO)
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CHRIS Evans has confirmed that Zoe Ball will replace him as host of his BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show. During his live broadcast this morning, Chris revealed that Zoe will be taking over the show from January 2019. Speaking on the show, Zoe said: "This is bonkers, can I just say. I am a crazy mix of elation, wanting to burst into tears and thinking of running away. "But I am mainly thrilled, I couldn't sleep all night." In a statement, the star added: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. "To be the first woman to present this very special show is both an honour and privilege. "Believe me, I'm not underestimating the enormity of the task ahead, to follow not one but two of my broadcasting idols, into such a well-loved show is somewhat daunting. "But I hope, in the same way that Chris made this show his own after taking over from the wonderful Sir Terry Wogan, that with a top team alongside me, I can bring … [Read more...] about Zoe Ball is the new host of BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show as Chris Evans confirms his replacement live on air
It’s midday, the top of the hour in the bustling Sky newsroom in Syon Lane, and Kay Burley is planning her last runout as a Sky News presenter. Starting this week, she’ll be hosting her flagship slot, The Kay Burley Show, from 2pm to 5pm. “Expect more of the same, with bells on”, says Burley — music to the ears of the 80 million viewers she’s amassed globally, Monday to Thursday. She’s been at Sky since its launch in 1989, clocked more live hours of TV than anyone else (“I like to say more than a million minutes”), skewered every serving Prime Minister since Thatcher, except May (“I don’t know if she’s scared”) and been the subject of hundreds of complaints to Ofcom (she once made Peter Andre cry on air). “It’s always been the Kay Burley show here,” Sky’s head of news John Ryley is reported to have said when the programme was announced. “This just makes it … [Read more...] about Kay Burley: the hardest-working woman on air on her new prime TV slot
One of the very worst things about this year’s long, hot summer is trying to get to sleep when your bedroom feels like the Sahara Desert.Even if you open the window, sleep on top of the sheets and forgo the pyjamas, it’s often so hot that within minutes you’re drenched in sweat and wondering if you’re going to get any shut-eye before work.Unsurprisingly then, the heatwave has boosted the sales of electronic fans, with many looking for a quick solution to get some rest during the week.But some health experts argue that these gadgets can do more harm than good if left on overnight.“Sometimes, sleeping with a fan on in the bedroom can encourage dryness in the skin, throat and eyes, as well as circulate dust and pollen, causing allergies,” says Dr Irshaad Ebrahim, Medical Director of The London Sleep Centre.Asthma UK says that the droppings of house dust mites are one of the most common allergy triggers in the UK. These tiny creatures are too small … [Read more...] about Is sleeping with a fan on during the heatwave actually bad for you?
0 Comments Alastair Campbell grilled live on air by daughter for ‘calling women birds’ BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell was left red faced after his daughter grilled him over his feminism credentials — live on air. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/alastair-campbell-grilled-live-on-air-by-daughter-for-calling-women-birds-36972727.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article36972724.ece/3d16e/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_c6f96416-d4bf-4082-8efb-2aca1670ea75_1 Email Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell was left red faced after his daughter grilled him over his feminism credentials — live on air. The New Labour strategist, who was standing in for Nigel Farage on LBC, was debating feminism when his daughter Grace called in to query some of his behaviour towards women. Grace, who is a writer and film maker, told her dad that he needed to “unpick” certain behaviours in order to “truly … [Read more...] about Alastair Campbell grilled live on air by daughter for ‘calling women birds’