On a day as dark and sad as this, we as a society have two options: we can seriously explore the reasons that led to Labour’s worst election defeat since the 1930s, or we can cheat and numb ourselves with a procession of empty distractions. What I’m trying to say is this: films about cats are more popular than films about dogs. A survey by personalised gift company Petlandia has studied every movie that features either a cat or a dog since 1970. It’s found that films starring cats have generated $7,841,924,828 in revenue compared with the measly $6,556,609,118 generated by films starring dogs. I know what you’re thinking. “Those two figures are relatively close, which suggests that there isn’t really one runaway winner here,” you say, “and as such this is an opportunistic and poorly conceived survey to infinitesimally raise awareness about something as banal as a personalised pet gift service.” To that I say: I don’t need your … [Read more...] about Mane attraction: cats beat dogs at the box office – but is the data fishy?
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A DAD has shared heartbreaking Snapchat footage of his 11-year-old daughter being savagely beaten by bullies on her way home from school. Demi Martin was attacked as she walked home from Haywood Academy in Stoke-on-Trent last Friday. The shocking clip shows the Year 7 pupil being pushed into a wall, pulled around by her hair and repeatedly hit as she tries to defend herself. Several bystanders can be seen filming the attack on their mobile phones and it was later posted widely on social media. Demi, who doesn't know her attacker, said she was helped by a man and woman who gave her a drink and took her back to school. She suffered bruising, cuts and clumps of her hair were pulled out.Staffordshire Police have now launched an investigation. The attack comes after The Sun Online launched its Block The Bullying campaign with the NSPCC to stamp out videos of children being attacked. 'I'M SCARED TO GO OUT' Demi said: "I didn't know what was going on when she hit me. I didn't even know who … [Read more...] about Family share heartbreaking Snapchat footage of daughter, 11, being savagely beaten by bully on way home from school
Conservatively speaking, there have been approximately 84 quadrillion episodes of television this decade, so narrowing down the 25 best over the last 10 years is on its face a silly thing to do. But we tried it anyway, because, simply put, there was never a better time to be a fan of TV than in the 2010s. The term “peak TV” was coined to define the explosion in content largely thanks to the ascendancy of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, but it’s also come to reflect the spike in quality television as well. So to cast as wide a net as possible, we only allowed one episode per show on our list, and even then, there is every chance we didn’t include at least one of your favorites. This is what comment sections are for, so please reflect with us, in chronological order, on some of the best TV had to offer since 2010, and then share your personal favorites as well. Grey’s Anatomy: "Sanctuary" and "Death and All His Friends" (Season 6, Episodes 23 and 24)First … [Read more...] about 25 TV Episodes From This Decade We’ll Never Forget
Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. TGIF! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Co-creators are Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver (CLICK HERE to subscribe!). On Twitter, find us at @asimendinger and @alweaver22.Thursday’s Democratic primary debate put a harsh light on former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSenate gears up for battle over witnesses in impeachment trial Conservative group hits White House with billboard ads: 'What is Trump hiding?' Democrat representing Pennsylvania district Trump carried plans to vote to impeach MORE’s vulnerabilities and showcased California Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisOvernight Health Care — Presented by That's Medicaid — House passes sweeping Pelosi bill to lower drug prices | Senate confirms Trump FDA pick | Trump officials approve Medicaid work requirements in South Carolina Sanders endorses Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur for … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report — Harris brings her A game to Miami debate
1 MILWAUKEE BUCKS 22-3 | 2020 Projection: 63 Wins Win 71% of Neutral Court Simulations They win the championship in 29.9% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. Current Odds are 4/1, 20%. They are projected to win 63 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 57.5. Based on wins per simulation they are projected to have the best record in the East. After 25 games, their expected win percentage is 77% based on the money line odds. At 22-3 they ahead of expectations. Based on last season's game odds they 'should have had' 56.8 wins. Their 60-22 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. 2 LOS ANGELES LAKERS 22-3 | 2020 Projection: 62 Wins Win 72% of Neutral Court Simulations Their simulation based win percentage (26.5%) is not better than their odds implied probability but it would be if not for the juice on the lines. Current Odds are 5/2, 28.6%. They are projected to win 62 games and go over their pre-season futures line of … [Read more...] about NBA Power Ranking: Houston Rockets Are #9, Behind the Mavericks and Ahead of Pacers In Computer Projection