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This is why it's OK to cry over books

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    13 movie anti-heroes who stole the show, and our hearts

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    Every Spider-Man spin-off in development after Venom

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  • Here’s how to hide yourself by going incognito on Instagram
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    Here’s how to hide yourself by going incognito on Instagram

    Let the Insta-lurking commence!

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    Harvey Day
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  • Bitcoin
    Tech

    This guy just came up with the best description of Bitcoin yet

    Don't understand cryptocurrency? You will now

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    Dave Fawbert
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  • It’s official: Sharknado is now the most ambitious crossover event in history featuring T-Rexes, dragon sharks, robot sharks, Nazis and Noah's Ark
    Films

    It’s official: Sharknado is now the most ambitious crossover event in history

    The the trailer for the final instalment is here and they are not going for the whole 'subtle' vibe

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Can apps help men to stop self harming?
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Can apps really help prevent self-harm?

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  • Here’s how to use Google’s brilliant new anxiety-fighting Breathing Exercises 2
    Tech

    How to use Google’s anxiety-fighting Breathing Exercises if you're struggling

    Did you know that Google has a nice little mindfulness widget?

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    Mike Rampton
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  • Whatsapp will delete all your chats, photos and videos if you don’t back it up soon – here’s how
    Tech

    WhatsApp will delete your chats, photos and videos if you don’t back it up soon – here’s how

    Everything you need to know about the update

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    Harvey Day
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  • Netflix are testing adverts between stuff you watch – apparently it’s a good thing
    TV

    Netflix are testing adverts between stuff you watch – apparently it’s a good thing

    Are you sure about this guys?

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    Shortlist Team
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  • Sacha Baron Cohen convinced a food critic that he was eating human meat (and he loved it)
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    Sacha Baron Cohen convinced a food critic that he was eating human meat (and he loved it)

    Things got very Hannibal

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    Shortlist Team
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The best Netflix Original films of 2018 so far, according to critics
The best Netflix Original films of 2018 so far, according to critics
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The best Netflix Original films of 2018 so far, according to critics

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  • These are, officially, the top 10 funniest jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
    News

    This is, officially, the funniest joke from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year

    Plus plenty more ribticklers for your merriment

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
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  • T-1000 Terminator Judgment Day
    Tech

    Don't worry, you don't need to be scared about that terrifying robot video

    It's not the end of the world - quite yet

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    Dave Fawbert
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  • 106 years ago a newspaper made an eerily accurate global warming prediction but everyone ignored it
    News

    106 years ago a newspaper made an eerily accurate prediction but everyone ignored it

    Damn you, people from the past!

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    Mike Rampton
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  • Here are all the routes set to be affected by the controversial London bus cuts
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    Here are all the routes set to be affected by the controversial London bus cuts

    This is not good news for the capital's commuters

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    Harvey Day
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  • The first plot details for ‘Avengers 4’ have been revealed – this is what we know 2
    Films

    The 'Avengers' cast didn’t know their character died until they filmed the actual scenes

    It was as much a surprise to them as it was to us

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    Shortlist Team
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  • What it feels like to ‘wake up’ during surgery (by someone it happened to) 4
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    What it feels like to ‘wake up’ during surgery (by someone it happened to)

    “They made the cut and it felt warm and stung. Then he pulled the eye flap back and I yelled “F*ck”

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    Tristan Cross
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  • 5 Aretha Franklin covers that are better than the originals
    Music

    6 times Aretha Franklin covered a song and blew the originals out of the water

    Yes, it IS possible to make a good song even better

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  • Apple’s next big innovation? Bringing passports into the 21st Century
    Tech

    Apple’s next big innovation? Bringing passports into the 21st Century

    Is this the future of travel?

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    Harvey Day
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  • Why having a few drinks on holiday could accidentally invalidate your travel insurance
    News

    Why having a few drinks on holiday could accidentally invalidate your travel insurance

    Sorry to be the ultimate killjoys

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    Harvey Day
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  • This 'Game of Thrones' star just told us fans EXACTLY what we want to hear
    TV

    This 'Game of Thrones' star just told us fans exactly what we want to hear about Season 8

    You're going to be very happy with this

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    Harvey Day
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