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Giants condemn Warrington to Middle 8s with Centurions win

Giants condemn Warrington to Middle 8s with Centurions win

News July 15, 2017 at 2:45 am 0 comments

Last year’s Super League Grand Finalists Warrington Wolves will play in the Middle 8s this season after Huddersfield Giants ensured they will not finish in the bottom four with a 26-4 win over Leigh Centurions.

Ninth-placed Warrington had kept their …

Papal Advisers Bash American Christians in Bigoted Screed

Papal Advisers Bash American Christians in Bigoted Screed

News July 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

In a peculiar, rambling essay, papal adviser Father Antonio Spadaro SJ has caricatured white southern evangelicals as well as conservative American Catholics as ignorant, theocratic, Manichean, war-mongering fanatics anxiously awaiting the apocalypse.

It is “these religious groups that are composed …

Send Us Your Best Jane Austen Memes

Send Us Your Best Jane Austen Memes

News July 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

If Jane Austen were alive today, I like to think she’d be pretty at home on the internet. That eminently judgy narrator of hers would delight in quipping and snarking her way through Twitter and Tumblr—not to mention the fact …

Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge expands list of relatives exempted from order

Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge expands list of relatives exempted from order

News July 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

A federal judge in Hawaii on Thursday expanded the list of “bona fide” family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six majority Muslim countries to avoid President Trump’s travel ban.

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ordered the U.S. …

Frank Iero and the Patience to headline The Sinclair

Frank Iero and the Patience to headline The Sinclair

News July 14, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

New Jersey’s Frank Iero and the Patience, the solo punk rock project from ex-My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero, will headline The Sinclair on Friday, July 14. Also on the bill, which is scheduled to kick off at 8:30 p.m., …

How I failed at Paris: Why I didn’t fall in love with the City of Light

How I failed at Paris: Why I didn’t fall in love with the City of Light

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

The stairs to the author’s flat in Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Credit: courtesy of the author)

Excerpted with permission from "A Paris All Your Own: Bestselling Women Writers on the City of Light," edited by Eleanor Brown (G.P. Putnam’s Sons). Copyright 2017 Eleanor …

Globe editorial: The Bank of Canada vs. the interest rate iceberg

Globe editorial: The Bank of Canada vs. the interest rate iceberg

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, July 12, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie (CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS)

This week, a part of the Larsen C shelf broke off of Antarctica and became one of …

How a can of beer checked in as only luggage on a Qantas flight is breaking the internet

How a can of beer checked in as only luggage on a Qantas flight is breaking the internet

News July 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

Clearly, the baggage handlers appreciated that this valuable cargo meant quite a lot to someone and took care to send it along without a scratch too.(Facebook)

A bizarre tale of a travelling beer can is breaking the internet. And how! …

The lottery winners who beat the odds – twice

The lottery winners who beat the odds – twice

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Winning the lottery would change your life: that one stroke of good fortune would transform your fortunes forever, so you would think that after a big win, most people would assume their lottery days were over forever. However, for some …

Mind your language and step into your boss’s shoes: how to speak up at work

Mind your language and step into your boss’s shoes: how to speak up at work

News July 12, 2017 at 8:26 am 0 comments

When it comes to getting ahead at work, your ability to argue your corner and defend your ideas can be as important as the ideas themselves. Don’t let an inability to advocate for yourself be the reason your hard work …