How we made Quadrophenia, by Phil Daniels and Leslie Ash

Riding the scooter along the clifftop at Beachy Head, I got too close and fell off Phil Daniels, played Jimmy I wasnt well when I went for the auditions at Shepperton Studios in Surrey. Id been in South Africa filming Beachy Head. Riding along the clifftop, I got a lot closer to the edge than I was meant to and fell off the scooter a couple of times. I remember the first assistant director, Ray Corbett, telling me: Listen, its the third day. If you fell off that cliff, dyou know what would have happened? They would have recast you tomorrow. Jimmys not a hero, hes just a normal boy next door, and thats what makes him work. He ultimately …

The Amazons Tallest Tree Just Got 50 Percent Taller And Scientists Dont Know How

Sometimes even the largest natural wonders can remain hidden from human view for centuries. The Amazon is a dense place, full of life with new species of flora and fauna being discovered every other day. Now, using the same technology that takes driverless cars from A to B, we – led by Eric Gorgens and Diego Armando da Silva, and along with colleagues from Brazil, Swansea, Oxford and Cambridge – have discovered the tallest tree in the rainforest. At 88m tall, it dwarfs the previous record holders by almost 30m. And it’s not alone either. The Guiana Shield of north-eastern Amazonia, which accounts for nearly 9% of the world’s remaining tropical forests, may contain lots of these gigantic trees. With …

Korean Artist Gives New Life To Busts, Antique Paintings, And Photos By Turning Them Into Hyperrealistic Portraits (9 Pics)

The works of South Korean hyperrealist painter Joongwon Jeong, a freelance illustrator who studied Design and Visual Communication at Hongik University of Art & Design in Seoul, can easily impress anyone. We have already shown some of the artist’s work two years ago and today we return with more. This time, Joongwon Jeong breathes new life into antique paintings and famous busts by giving them an acrylic paint makeover. Being his favorite type of paint, acrylic on canvas according to Jeong is very versatile as it allows to emulate both the viscous texture of the oil and soft splash of watercolors.With solo and group exhibitions in Seoul, Jeong is also quite popular on the internet, especially on his Facebook page …

Whole Foods Is Dropping Medical Coverage For Some Part-Time Workers

Whole Foods, now part of The decision was made “in order to better meet the needs of our business and create a more equitable and efficient scheduling model,” a spokeswoman for Whole Foods said. In an industry with a reputation for low pay and scant benefits, Whole Foods’ change in policy will affect just under 2,000 people, or around 2% of its workforce. The company has around 95,000 employees. Amazon.com ― which helped Bezos achieve the title of struggling to compete with rivals in the organic foods market. Since then, the online retail giant has been able to multiply its grocery deliveries and give its Prime customers select Whole Foods discounts. CNBC reported that Walgreens had cut a longtime health …

It’s Joe Biden vs. Elizabeth Warren, round 1

(CNN)There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be — and should be — on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren. They represent, broadly, the two paths before Democratic voters, who will spend the coming months figuring out which option has the better chance of defeating President Donald Trump. And remarkably, they’ve never shared a debate stage before. All of which means we — and they — will be in uncharted territory tonight. Which is exciting!

Transgender waiting lists ‘putting people at risk’

A BBC freedom of information request found that almost 2,000 patients are now under their care, with the number of referrals rising steeply over the past five years. At the start of 2019, almost 300 people had been waiting more than a year for a first appointment with a specialist. NHS guidelines say gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there is a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity. The condition is not covered by the NHS’s 18-weeks referral-to-treatment target but the STA thinks the first appointment with a specialist should be within that timescale, because delays can take a “real toll” in terms of depression and anxiety. Image copyright Getty Images …

It May Be Possible To Reverse Your Biological Age, Says Preliminary Study

It may be possible to turn back the clock on biological aging, a preliminary study published in Aging Cell has found. A three-drug cocktail – including: one growth hormone and two anti-diabetic drugs – shaved, on average, 2.5 years off nine patients during a year-long trial.  While we tend to define age as the number of years we have been alive – our “chronological age”, so to speak – there is another definition, which relates to how fast our body is aging and when we can expect to see symptoms and disease associated with old age: it is our “biological age”. Scientists can work out someone’s biological age by measuring chemical changes to our DNA that occur with time. The result is that …

How to Instantly Create Show-Stopping Visual Content

Do you know the secret to stop your customers in their tracks? It’s pretty simple… you’ve got to STAND OUT from the crowd. When everyone is doing the same thing… you MUST break the rules of the ordinary. If you want to get ahead, you need to do things radically different. The likes of Coca-Cola, Netflix, Mercedes and Starbucks COMMAND attention and continue to GROW at a staggering rate. They create hypnotic visual content that captivate attention and boost engagement like NEVER before. Even if you tried to look away, it’s impossible. VideoFXPro – the ULTIMATE shortcut you need. It’s why social media is exploding right now with hybrid animations, going viral significantly at the click of a button. This …

Nearly 150 CEOs Sign Letter Urging Senate To Pass Gun Legislation

Senate to pass legislation addressing the scourge of “As leaders of some of America’s most respected companies and those with significant business interests in the United States, we are writing to you because we have a responsibility and obligation to stand up for the safety of our employees, customers and all Americans in the communities we serve across the country,” says CEOs from 145 companies. “Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety.”  first obtained by the New York Times, calls on senators to take up gun legislation already passed by the House, including measures that would expand background checks and strengthen “red flag” laws that allow …

30 Impressive Back Tattoos That Are Masterpieces

Tattoos are a divisive subject, with many supporters and just as many opponents. However, whether you love or loathe tattoos, or you’re on the fence about this subject, there’s one thing that nobody can deny: some drawings are fantastic masterpieces that turn the human body into living, walking, breathing artwork. For all of you art and tattoo lovers out there, Bored Panda has compiled this magnificent list of ideas for full back tattoos. The tats featured here transcend the usual discussion about tattoos and enter the realm of art. Let us know which ones caught your eye and why, upvote your favorite ones, and keep on scrolling. When you’re done being awed by awesome back tats, have a gander at …

Daniel Johnston, cult US indie songwriter, dies aged 58

Manager confirms Johnston, whose naive songwriting was beloved of Kurt Cobain, died of a heart attack Daniel Johnston, an eccentric, enduring and much beloved figure in the US indie rock scene, has died aged 58 following a heart attack. The news was confirmed by his manager Jeff Tartakov. Numerous cultural figures have paid tribute to the cult songwriter once a favourite of Kurt Cobain including Beck, Judd Apatow and Ezra Furman, who described him as one of my best teachers. Actor Elijah Wood wrote: What a gentle, beautiful treasure. So sad to hear youve left us. Born in California in 1961 and raised in West Virginia, Johnston became known as a songwriter after moving to Austin, Texas. His popularity grew …

Daniel Johnston, cult US indie songwriter, dies aged 58

Manager confirms Johnston, whose naive songwriting was beloved of Kurt Cobain, died of a heart attack Daniel Johnston, an eccentric, enduring and much beloved figure in the US indie rock scene, has died aged 58 following a heart attack. The news was confirmed by his manager Jeff Tartakov. Numerous cultural figures have paid tribute to the cult songwriter once a favourite of Kurt Cobain including Beck, Judd Apatow and Ezra Furman, who described him as one of my best teachers. Actor Elijah Wood wrote: What a gentle, beautiful treasure. So sad to hear youve left us. Born in California in 1961 and raised in West Virginia, Johnston became known as a songwriter after moving to Austin, Texas. His popularity grew …

Make – Edit, DISTRIBUTE – And Bring the TRAFFIC

You want to get MORE traffic. More people to see your pages… More Clicks, Hits, Hops And plainly put… more sales! Right? Me too! And while we all know that Video Marketing WORKS – Plain and Simple What we need is a way to bring real TRAFFIC From every video that we ever put up.   That’s why – this new 3 in 1 Video SUPER APP Is changing the way video works forever CHECK IT OUT HERE  This incredible app – Multiplies video exposure 100X FAST – Video editing and creation LIVE streaming to youtube and Facebook (and SCHEDULED Live as well!) And then the BIGGEST Super power of all, as every video can be sent out to HUNDREDS …

Make – Edit, DISTRIBUTE – And Bring the TRAFFIC

You want to get MORE traffic. More people to see your pages… More Clicks, Hits, Hops And plainly put… more sales! Right? Me too! And while we all know that Video Marketing WORKS – Plain and Simple What we need is a way to bring real TRAFFIC From every video that we ever put up.   That’s why – this new 3 in 1 Video SUPER APP Is changing the way video works forever CHECK IT OUT HERE  This incredible app – Multiplies video exposure 100X FAST – Video editing and creation LIVE streaming to youtube and Facebook (and SCHEDULED Live as well!) And then the BIGGEST Super power of all, as every video can be sent out to HUNDREDS …

Make – Edit, DISTRIBUTE – And Bring the TRAFFIC

You want to get MORE traffic. More people to see your pages… More Clicks, Hits, Hops And plainly put… more sales! Right? Me too! And while we all know that Video Marketing WORKS – Plain and Simple What we need is a way to bring real TRAFFIC From every video that we ever put up.   That’s why – this new 3 in 1 Video SUPER APP Is changing the way video works forever CHECK IT OUT HERE  This incredible app – Multiplies video exposure 100X FAST – Video editing and creation LIVE streaming to youtube and Facebook (and SCHEDULED Live as well!) And then the BIGGEST Super power of all, as every video can be sent out to HUNDREDS …

Make – Edit, DISTRIBUTE – And Bring the TRAFFIC

You want to get MORE traffic. More people to see your pages… More Clicks, Hits, Hops And plainly put… more sales! Right? Me too! And while we all know that Video Marketing WORKS – Plain and Simple What we need is a way to bring real TRAFFIC From every video that we ever put up.   That’s why – this new 3 in 1 Video SUPER APP Is changing the way video works forever CHECK IT OUT HERE  This incredible app – Multiplies video exposure 100X FAST – Video editing and creation LIVE streaming to youtube and Facebook (and SCHEDULED Live as well!) And then the BIGGEST Super power of all, as every video can be sent out to HUNDREDS …