COOKERY show MasterChef is heating up as the competition enters its final phase with the candidates whittled down to just three hopefuls. Over the past seven weeks viewers have watched 56 budding chefs voted off week by week, with the winner set to be decided tonight, April 13. It has been a rollercoaster ride over the past few weeks, with 25 episodes in total. The 2018 finalists are Kenny Tutt, David Crichton and Nawamin Pinpathomrat. The trio will cook up their best three-course feast in the hope of impressing with their menu. The judges for the show, now in its 14th series, are Gregg Wallace and John Torode.What does the MasterChef 2018 winner get? The winner is awarded the coveted MasterChef trophy. But it is more the recognition, prestige and exposure that is the main appeal of winning the contest. In the past finalists have gone to open their own restaurants or have launched a culinary career. The website says: “MasterChef sets out to find the UK’s best … [Read more...] about What does the MasterChef 2018 winner get, what does the trophy look like and where are past winners now?
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“Another bloody year of repeats,” the Twitter mob cries out. “There’s no good Christmas telly anymore.” It’s become an annual tradition to bemoan the December TV schedule, with keyboard warriors savouring the moment every year when they can post their scathing verdict on social media. However, as always, there’s actually a huge amount of stellar original content beaming into living rooms over the festive break. So, what should you be watching this Christmas? From the BBC’s star-studded dramas to Channel 4’s comedy specials, here’s the best of 2018’s seasonal offerings. Join Indpendent Minds For exclusive articles, events and an advertising-free read for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month Start your free trial Get the best of The Independent With an Independent Minds subscription for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month Start your free trial Get the best of The Independent Without the ads – … [Read more...] about What to watch over Christmas, from Watership Down to Les Misérables
Michael B. Sauter, Evan Comen, Thomas C. Frohlich and Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 12:15 p.m. UTC Jul 11, 2018 Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed in such a manner several years ago. It was meant to be the first piece of technology to connect the typical consumer to augmented reality. Google continues to attempt to find a place for the product, but its original launch was a definitive failure. In 2017, the internet giant announced the relaunch of the device to target to businesses rather than the general public, but whatever happens, it will be adopted by a meaningfully narrower audience. Just like success, failure is part of doing business. Entrepreneurs and large companies often take big risks, hoping for success but not always achieving it. These failures take many different forms. When a product doesn’t sell, when it is recalled or discontinued, … [Read more...] about Historic blunders: 50 worst product flops of all time