Friday, November 24, 2006

Gallagher brothers at war again

Frontman Liam, 34, and his 39-year-old brother barely speak to each other when they are away from the recording studio or the stage - and time is only deepening the rift between them.

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Pink Floyd founder's possessions auctioned

A plastic Christmas tree, a homemade bread bin and a wheelbarrow hauled from the garden shed, all at one time owned by Syd Barrett, the founding Pink Floyd member who died a recluse, will go up for auction next week.

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David Blaine completes gyroscope stunt

American illusionist David Blaine has completed his latest stunt by escaping from a giant gyroscope suspended above the streets of New York.

After spending two days spinning in the contraption, Blaine freed himself from shackles around his waist and feet .

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Fatboy Slim given license for beach gig

DJ Fatboy Slim has been given a license for a beach party to be held on New Year's Day. According to the BBC ,twenty thousand tickets were snapped up within five hours of going on sale on November 2, but official permission for the party was not initially granted. However, Brighton and Hove's City Council's licensing committee voted on Thursday to

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Thursday, November 23, 2006

Publish iCal calendars without .Mac

iCal calendar publishing is pretty darned handy. It lets you view shared calendars by subscribing to them directly in the iCal application. Unfortunately, unless you have a .Mac subscription, Mac OS X Server, or some other WebDAV-enabled server at your disposal, publishing iCal calendars is impossible -- iCal publishing requires WebDAV. But now the

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US magician David Blaine has been shackled four stories high over New York's Times Square to kick off his latest charity stunt.

The 33-year-old was strapped into a spinning gyroscope and hoisted by crane above the streets of the capital on Tuesday.

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Casino Royale blasted for 'careless mistakes'

New James Bond movie Casino Royale has already been voted one of the top 20 most mistake-filled films of the year - less than one week after its release. After spotting onscreen errors, fans have flooded film continuity website MovieMistakes.com to voice their complaints. So far 12 errors in the action blockbuster have been noted.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Hilton vomits while attempting to sing own song

Paris Hilton shocked revellers at a Las Vegas nightclub when she got up to perform but ended up vomiting on stage instead.

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Monday, November 20, 2006

Madonna's new book flops

Madonna's latest children's book has flopped in America in the wake of her controversial adoption of Malawian orphan David.

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Apple design chief collects CBE

Apple's head of design, the British-born Jonathan Ive, collected his CBE from Her Majesty the Queen in London on Friday, Apple has confirmed.

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Google wants you

In the past few months, search engine giant Google Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., has been meeting with government agency Web managers to try to persuade them to make their Web sites more accessible to the search company’s data-extracting spiders.

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Friday, November 17, 2006

Tyson to become a male escort

Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is to become a male escort after agreeing to work at legendary Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss' new legalised brothel for women.

Fleiss has bought 60 acres of land in Nevada and is work is scheduled to begin on Heidi's Stud Farm.

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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Whitney's woe over mortgage arrears

Pop icon Whitney Houston reportedly faces having to give up part of her New Jersey estate because she is more than a million dollars behind on the mortgage. The singer, who recently filed for divorce from husband Bobby Brown, has until January 4 to either sell the house or pay 1,043,106 dollars (£550,000) to the mortgage company.

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Google Adds Mac Support To Ajax Toolkit

Google is shipping the second version of its Ajax toolkit, the Google Web Toolkit, adding support for the Apple Macintosh as well as Windows and Linux PCs.

"Macintosh support was our most requested improvement," says Bret Taylor, Google's senior product manager for developer tools.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Noel Gallagher: My debut was better than Beatles

Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher believes his band's first album was better than the first put out by music legends the Beatles, the Who and the Rolling Stones.

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Apple X11 update supports OpenOffice again

Apple's latest X11 update fixed a flaw that prevented the popular open-source office suite OpenOffice from starting up.

The company first released its X11 update ten days ago, but issued a replacement update this week. This is because the previous version of the update carried some font problems, which stopped OpenOffice.

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