The 140-tonne, fire-breathing crane: inside Glastonbury’s hottest attraction

Powered by chip fat, this enormous crane rescued from Bristol docks is about to become the festivals dance hotspot. We have no idea if it will work, say the duo behind it The idea, says Pip Rush, is to take over the sky. Were standing on a 140-tonne crane, 30 metres above the Glastonbury festival site. Rush and his collaborator Bert Cole are sanguine as they take in the view, but Im clutching the railings, summer breeze blowing through the jasmine of my freaking mind. From its birth in 1975 until it was rendered obsolete by bigger kit, this crane lifted loads at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol. Rush and Cole bought it for an undisclosed sum, chopped it into two …

Here Are The 30 Best Responses To #HowIFightDepression

While there are many people who struggle to understand it, being clinically depressed is much different than being upset or having any sort of emotional response to challenges faced in life. Depression can vary in severity and it can put a strain on every aspect of a person’s life. This disorder makes it harder for a person to perform important tasks at work or school, navigate personal relationships and enjoy activities they take interest in, furthermore, it is known to cause a great deal of suffering. Sadly, depression is far from rare. In fact, it’s of the most common mental disorders. According to the World Health Organization, as many as 300 million people of all ages suffer from this disorder, …

Ex-Kindergarten Teacher Lists 5 Reasons Why She Quit Her Job, Gets 263K Likes

Jessica Gentry, a former kindergarten teacher, said she loves children, but that wasn’t enough for her to stay in the job she’s had for the last 12 years “There were a few major events that spurred my departure. I hold teaching in such high regard that watching my most recent administration laugh about students with disabilities, state that we ‘shouldn’t lose sleep over’ struggling students, say that she [a school administrator] ‘washed her hands of this year’ in April was disheartening to say the least,” Gentry told WHSV, Michael Richards, the Superintendent of Harrisonburg City Public Schools, made the following statement: “There is an enormous amount of educators who feel that exact way but have felt alone and guilty for …

Hundreds more cases in baby deaths review

The independent review, being led by midwife Donna Ockenden, was already investigating 250 cases. Latest news from the West Midlands It initially focused on 23 cases in which maternity failings were alleged. But by March, 250 families had come forward, although it is understood not all the cases related to death or serious harm. What do we know about the review? Baby death investigation ‘not watered down’ Temporary new boss for under-fire trust The trust, which was put into special measures in November, was also made subject to “further urgent action” in May amid safety concerns over emergency and maternity services, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Analysis By BBC Social Affairs Correspondent Michael Buchanan NHS regulators …

Jamie Spears Files Lawsuit Against #FreeBritney Ringleader For Allegedly Defaming Britney’s Conservators! – Perez Hilton

Britney SpearsAccording to TMZ, Jamie Spears is suing on behalf of his daughter’s conservatorship, accusing Anthony Elia, the creator of the popular Absolute Britney blog, of defaming him and the rest of Brit’s team by making allegedly false claims about them on social media. As for the specific claims that Britney isn’t allowed to drive or use a personal cell phone, the sources say that’s simply not true; arguing that there are photos of her in her car and using her phone that disprove those rumors. Other more serious allegations that galvanized the #FreeBritney movement were reportedly said by Brit herself to be true — like the fact that she was involuntarily checked into a mental health facility back in …

YouTube Star Rosanna Pansino Hospitalized With ‘Major Internal Infection’! – Perez Hilton

Rosanna Pansino was hospitalized after suffering a “major internal infection.” On Tuesday on Twitter, the YouTube star — known for her weekly Nerdy Nummies videos which teach viewers how to make various nerd-themed treats — revealed the diagnosis, which doctors pin-pointed after performing various tests. Once they were able to isolate the issue, medical professionals began treatment — including a spinal tap (also known as a lumbar puncture) where a needle is inserted between two lumbar bones to remove a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The social media personality wrote: “Medical update!… Went to Urgent Care with a crazy fever and intense pain. They said I needed to go to the ER immediately. Did a bunch of tests (including this CT scan) and …

Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner Tie The Knot At A Lavish French Chteau! – Perez Hilton

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner got married… AGAIN! On Saturday, the Jonas Brothers band member and the Game of Thrones star tied the knot in France at Château de Tourreau! Video: Billy On The Street Finds Out If NYC Cares About The Jonas Brothers! Judging by the pics released early from the big event (see ’em WENN] Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

It’s Official: Democrat Sara Gideon Is Running For Susan Collins’ Senate Seat

Susan Collins. several sources told HuffPost earlier this month. The 47-year-old mother of three has focused her legislative tenure on boosting the state’s economy, tackling the opioid crisis, investing in sustainable energy and increasing access to universal health care. automatic voter registration and Her anti-poverty legislation to address the state’s “benefits cliff” and provide training for adults to qualify for higher-paying jobs received unanimous support in the state’s House and Senate on Tuesday. The bill is awaiting Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ signature. Defeating Collins, the Maine moderate who infuriated liberals with her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, is key to Democratic hopes of winning back control of the Senate in 2020.  Collins’ support for Kavanaugh despite the …

RIP, Babe.net. You Were A Sloppy Party And I’m Still Hungover. Betches

Babe.net, the millennial pink Barbie dream house of a women’s website that became famous for its article accusing Aziz Ansari of sexual assault, has failed. Well, failure might be extreme, as their Instagram and some loyal staff tattoos still remain. According to a rollercoaster of an article in The Cut, Babe has ceased to create gems like “Here’s what type of hoe you are based on your star sign” forever. Looks like they should’ve hired me when I applied to work there in 2017… While it would be fair to blame the journalistic vodka-cranberry blackout that was the arguably sloppily reported Aziz Ansari piece, The Cut indicates that a series of other unprofessional practices contributed to their untimely demise. Babe, an extension of the …

Democratic 2020 candidates clash on healthcare, immigration and economy in first debate

Ten candidates took the stage for the first of back-to-back debates, and cast themselves in sharp contrast with Trump Ten Democratic presidential candidates cast themselves in sharp contrast to Donald Trump in the first primary debate of the 2020 election on Wednesday night, even as they disagreed on how far left the next US president should lean. The Democratic hopefuls took to the stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami for the first of back-to-back debates over two nights, which see the 2020 race kick-off in earnest and give the 20 candidates who qualified for the events a national platform that could help to clarify the leaders in the enormous and unsettled field. Candidates savaged Trumps handling of the …

‘Big Little Lies’ Recap: Less Showers, More Tofu Betches

Real Housewives of Beverly HillsBIG LITTLE LIESIn an insane turn of events, I’m watching and writing this Monday morning. Aka this morning, aka while you were probably still asleep or getting ready to go to a Rumble class. This is not because I’m suddenly a morning person—it’s because I was swimming in a sea of pinot noir and pasta Sunday night before a concert. If you want to judge my semi-tipsy concert filming, by all means, go ahead to my Instagram () and see for yourself. BLL BMI Bonnie is back and I’m worried all of these flashes are going towards her attempting to kill herself while drowning. Madeline then opens up to Celeste about how she caught her dad …

What Was Marianne Williamson On During The Democratic Debate?

It was a crowded stage at Thursday night’s Kamala Harris (Calif.) electrified the night by going after former Vice President Pete Buttigieg carefully fielded questions about police accountability and racism in his hometown. And then there was dancing to “Runaround Sue” with a guy in a cowboy hat the campaign emaillooks hard RELATED COVERAGE Marianne Williamson's Bonkers Debate Performance Lights Up Twitter Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

People With This Personality Trait Are More Likely To Cheat

In a 2017 Gallup poll, only 9% of Americans said infidelity was morally acceptable. If you’ve never cheated, then you might have a hard time understanding what drives a person to break the bonds of trust in a relationship. What inspires someone to jeopardize their existing partnership for the sake of one night with a stranger? How does someone live with themselves while secretly dating multiple people at once? As it turns out, there’s actually a specific personality trait that tends to crop up in the psychological profiles of people who repeatedly cheat on their partners. Experts seem to agree: cheating and narcissism go hand in hand Narcissism runs deeper than simply liking your own appearance. GingerKitten/Shutterstock True narcissism is …

Dr. Phil’s Brag Accidentally Revealed Sophie Turner And Joe Jonas’ Wedding Date

Dr. Phil just couldn’t help himself. Sophie Turner posted a sweet photo of her and husband View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sophie Turner (@sophiet) on Jun 22, 2019 at 11:46am PDT Sophie Turner / Instagram Unfortunately, his need to inform the world that he’s attending the famous couple’s wedding also spilled the tea on the ceremony’s secret date. tied the knot in May during an impromptu wedding in Las Vegas, it was done on a whim, and many of the couple’s loved ones were not present. SiriusXM earlier this month that his parents learned about the Vegas wedding online. This “important day” is most likely the couple’s more formal ceremony that they’ve been planning tight-lipped about. …

Amanda Bynes Finally Graduated From College Betches

There are certain celebrities that people are extra invested in, and Amanda Bynes definitely fits that category. I feel like our entire generation has been rooting for Amanda to succeed since the “I want Drake to murder my vagina” days, and things finally seem to be going in a positive direction. The last several years have been quite the roller coaster for Amanda, but this week she graduated from college, which is a super big accomplishment for her. Amanda Bynes first enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) back in 2014, but she had some issues during her time there. In her first year there, she was reportedly kicked out of school for a multitude of reasons. …

May refuses unconditional support for next PM

“It will be up to my successor to take this forward. To find the majority in Parliament that I was not able to find and to deliver the decision of the British people in 2016.” Pienaar: Will Theresa May be a backseat driver? Compare the candidates Who chooses the next PM? Kuenssberg: The ringmaster or the safe-ish pair of hands? Mr Johnson has said the UK must leave on 31 October “deal or no deal”, but that the chances of a no-deal Brexit happening are a “million to one”. However, in an interview with Conservative Home, Mr Johnson said every member of his cabinet would have to be “reconciled” with the policy of leaving on 31 October – with or …