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Book Review: The Beautiful Game – a footballing feast for the eyes

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 5:27 pm   /   Books

DID you know West Ham have 271 members of full-time staff? Or that Cristiano Ronaldo was the first player to score in each of the 90 minutes of a football match? How about the percentage of career-ending injuries that involve the knee? The Beautiful Game decodes these weird and often unheard of football stats in […]

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Book review: Paradise Lodge by Nina Stibbe

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 5:26 pm   /   Books

NINA STIBBE’S first book Love, Nina was a wry, quirky collection of the letters she wrote aged 20 to her sister, capturing the comic minutiae of life as a nanny in a literary household that was Alan Bennett’s home from home. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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HTC Vive Review: This impressive headset is the future, but the future’s not here yet

Posted: June 8, 2016 at 5:18 pm   /   Technology

HTC Vive is an impressive virtual reality headset that brings immersive entertainment to your living room. Here is our verdict. Daily Express :: Tech Feed

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Book review: Love From Boy – Roald Dahl’s Letters to His Mother

Posted: June 4, 2016 at 5:37 am   /   Books

IT’S hard enough these days to get children to write thank-you letters for birthday or Christmas gifts. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Seven Tips to Get You Through Peer Review

Posted: June 3, 2016 at 5:20 am   /   Education

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) By Stephen D. Senturia One of the gates to the Harvard Yard carries the inscription, “Enter to Grow in Wisdom.” The corresponding gate to Success in Academia is inscribed: “Publish or Perish.” Unless you have been fortunate enough to turn your PhD Thesis into a best-selling book, your main pathway to […]

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Book review: Forever Young, the story of Manchester United’s forgotten talent

Posted: June 2, 2016 at 5:53 am   /   Books

FOREVER YOUNG chronicles the story of a talented footballer Adrian Doherty who became a Manchester United apprentice and was on the brink of breaking into the first team before a serious knee injury put paid to his hopes of carving out a professional career. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Film review: Money Monster, Alice Through The Looking Glass, Love & Friendship

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 5:18 pm   /   Movies

GREED is the root of all evil in Money Monster, a slick satire of corporate America’s worst excesses and the wheeler-dealers who consider themselves above the law. It is refreshing to see a big Hollywood film that isn’t all about comic book heroes or the deployment of ingenious special effects. Daily Express :: Films Feed

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Sky Q Review: The future of television doesn’t quite feel finished yet

Posted: May 22, 2016 at 5:18 pm   /   Technology

SKY Q is a brand-new satellite television service with stylish set-top boxes, an effortless new multi-room solution and a redesigned Bluetooth remote. It is undoubtedly the future of television, but there’s still a little work to be done. Daily Express :: Tech Feed

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Live review: Band of Skulls blow the doors off a quiet London pub

Posted: May 19, 2016 at 5:17 pm   /   Music

IF YOU don’t particularly value your hearing, watching Band of Skulls perform in a small London pub is a great way to spend an evening. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Kindle Oasis Review: If you want the best e-reader money can buy, this is it

Posted: May 15, 2016 at 5:19 pm   /   Technology

AMAZON’S newest Kindle is a razor-thin, lightweight, leather-bound beaut’. It’s easily the best e-reader the online retailer has ever shipped, unfortunately it’s also the most expensive. Daily Express :: Tech Feed

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