Celebrities may not actually be famous after fake followers found on Twitter

Celebrities may not actually be famous after fake followers found on Twitter

  A whole host of supposedly famous celebrities may not actually be famous after a number of public figures have admitted buying fake followers on Twitter.   New York’s chief prosecutor has opened an investigation into a ‘follower factory’ firm named Devumi that allegedly sold millions of fake followers to social media users and could…

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Christian Bale flips out during the filming of Terminator Salvation

Christian Bale flips out during the filming of Terminator Salvation

Has anyone ever recorded you delivering an expletive-ridden rant to one of your colleagues whilst hard at work in the office? If you have, you’re not alone. Christian Bale was caught on tape engaging in a venomous tirade at one of the film crew whilst filming the Terminator: Salvation movie. The actor laid into a…

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Accident Report Book – Painter Decorator

Accident Report Book – Painter Decorator

1.    About the person who had the accident: Name: Bill Thompson Address: 65 Wingrove Avenue, Meltham, Huddersfield, Postcode: HD9 4RT Occupation: Painter Decorator 2.    About you the person filling in this record: Complete if you did not have the accident: Name: Next door neighbour (not my real name obviously). Address: 89 Brookbank Terrace, Honley, Huddersfield…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Staff refuse to take part in office Star Trek convention

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Staff refuse to take part in office Star Trek convention

  Dear Darcus, My staff have all gone on strike because I insist on having a mini Star Trek convention in the office on Friday afternoons. Whilst a lot of companies have meetings at that point of the week where beer is consumed, I have devised my own version of Klingon Blood Wine that comprises…

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10 people who will never get a job that involves using photoshop

10 people who will never get a job that involves using photoshop

The wonders of modern technology allow graphic designers to get creative when it comes to generating eye catching images that capture the imagination. Unfortunately however, this technology can be abused if it falls into the wrong hands. Whereas some people use photoshop for business and artistic purposes, there is a small section of humanity that…

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You’ve just been sacked……why not become the richest person in modern history?

You’ve just been sacked……why not become the richest person in modern history?

Here is a list of items that you will no longer be able to afford if you become suddenly unemployed: Alcohol that isn’t Frosty Jack cider. Recreational drugs. Cigarettes that don’t have a deceptively grandiose name such as Ambassador, Attaché, Diplomat, Executive or Brexit Secretary. Filter coffee. Shopping at Waitrose. A girlfriend / boyfriend. Christmas…

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20 things to remember when you’re doing a presentation

20 things to remember when you’re doing a presentation

1.    Ignore the fear   Butterflies schmutterflies – picture yourself climbing Mount Everest or taking the winning penalty in a World Cup final shoot out. There is no possible outcome except total and complete victory! 2.    Focus on the audience   It’s not you – it’s them! They are earnestly salivating as they wait to…

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Mr. Copper loses $2.6 billion after manipulating commodity prices for a decade

Mr. Copper loses $2.6 billion after manipulating commodity prices for a decade

‘Mr. Copper,’ as he came to be known, was Japanese commodity trader Yasuo Hamanaka. He worked for the Japanese trading company Sumitomo, and whilst at the helm of Sumitomo’s metal-trading division, Hamanaka was able to control 5% of the world’s copper supply. 5% may not seem a large amount, but copper is fairly unique in…

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Nintendo tries to make old fashioned games appear modern with its Labo product range

Nintendo tries to make old fashioned games appear modern with its Labo product range

  Nintendo is attempting to make old fashioned children’s games appear up-to-date via the release of a series of DIY accessories for the hit Nintendo Switch console which are made out of cardboard.   The range of “interactive build-and-play experiences” can turn the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or…

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Grumpy Cat still grumpy despite $710,000 lawsuit victory

Grumpy Cat still grumpy despite $710,000 lawsuit victory

  Grumpy Cat is apparently still grumpy despite being awarded $710,000 (£500,000) in a copyright case by a California federal court.   Grumpy Cat Limited sued the US coffee company Grenade for exceeding an agreement over the cat’s image rights and despite now being able to buy more balls of wool than any single moggie…

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