Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'

Lewis Hamilton says he thrives under "pressure" after salvaging a pole position in Azerbaijan with a "beautiful lap".

European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories

Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay.

Aikines-Aryeetey wins twice as GB sit third

Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay.

Royal Ascot 2017: The Tin Man wins Diamond Jubilee Stakes for Tom Queally

The Tin Man wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot for jockey Tom Queally and trainer James Fanshawe.

'Stack Clash' Linux Flaw Enables Root Access. Patch Now

msm1267 writes: Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation vulnerability known as Stack Clash that allows an attacker to execute code at root. Major Linux and open source distributors made patches available Monday, and systems running Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD or Solaris on i386 or amd64 hardware should be updated soon. The risk presented by this flaw, CVE-2017-1000364, becomes elevated especially if attackers are already present on a vulnerable system.

Camden tower evacuations: Rosie's story

Why new mum Rosie has decided to stay in her Camden tower block, despite it failing fire safety tests.

Edgar Wright explains how Ant-Man departure led to Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s departure from Ant-Man after he was announced to write and direct the feature was an eye-opener into the inner workings of Marvel Studios. As the filmmaker behind the Cornetto Trilogy told Variety‘s Playback podcast, “I wanted to make a Marvel movie but I don’t think they really wanted to make an Edgar Wright movie.” Yet, he explained how this turn of events led him to finally make Baby Driver, his 20-years-in-the-making passion project.

Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined?

Working out when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins is surprisingly complicated.

Watford sign Derby midfielder Hughes for £8m

Watford complete the signing of midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County for £8m on a five-year deal.

Trump's Carrier deal is not living up to the hype — jobs still going to Mexico

Trump's Carrier deal is not living up to the hype — jobs still going to MexicoCarrier's plant in Indianapolis, the poster child for President Trump's pledge to save US jobs, is planning to lay off 600 workers next month.

‘Blade Runner’ Turns 35: The Unloved Film That Became a Classic

June 25 is the 35th anniversary of the 1982 Ridley Scott-directed “Blade Runner,” one of the all-time science-fiction classics. The long-planned sequel, “Blade Runner 2049,” starring Ryan Gosling, opens in October; earlier this year, director Denis Villeneuve told Variety’s “Playback” podcast that he felt a lot of pressure working on “the most risky project” of... Read more »

Keanu Reeves slips Chuck Spadina into Jimmy Fallon's Whisper Challenge

Keanu Reeves seems to be enjoying his more devil-may-care, IDGAF presence post-John Wick, and he had more fun with Jimmy Fallon during the latest Whisper Challenge on The Tonight Show Friday.
After throwing in the towel (and his headphones) when he couldn’t get the first round, he ditched the cards and asked the audience to pick what they wanted him to trick the late-night host to say.
“Chuck Spadina,” an audience member shouted. “Okay, we’ll just make it easy,” Reeves smiled.
Chuck Spadina, as the Bad Batch actor explained earlier in the show, was the name he almost adopted when he was first breaking into the acting world. Another option he came up with was Templeton Page Taylor, but his agents weren’t into it, so he stuck with Keanu Reeves. “I tried to wear them down,” he said.
Fallon fell to the floor in a fit of laughter when he realized what his guest was mouthing.
“You kind of have a Chuck Spadina look,” Reeves had told Fallon, who’s still rocking his mustache.

Geraint Thomas: Cyclist faced 'mental as well as physical' battle after shoulder injury

Geraint Thomas says it has been mentally tough to recover from a partially dislocated shoulder suffered at the Giro d'Italia.

Former Slashdot Contributor Jon Katz Believes He Can Talk To Animals

Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland got a surprise when he visited his local bookstore:
Jon Katz turns 70 this August, and he's published a new book called Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You. Katz was a former newspaper reporter (and a contributing editor to Rolling Stone) who wrote for HotWired, the first online presence for Wired magazine in the mid-1990s, before becoming a controversial contributor to Slashdot during the site's early days. Katz left Manhattan in the 1990s to live on a farm "surrounded by dogs, cats, sheep, horses, cows, goats, and chickens," according to the book's description, an experience he writes about on his blog.

Box Office: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Assembles $37.5 Million in Three Days’ Time

“Transformers: The Last Knight” had a slightly unconventional Wednesday night opening this week, but its Friday numbers aren’t anything for the Autobots to actually write Cybertron about. Despite its franchise-low opening, the fifth film in the “Transformers” saga is expected to easily win the first official weekend of summer 2017, while “Wonder Woman” and “Cars... Read more »

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