By Ben Rayner Pop Music Critic Mon., Jan. 14, 2019 Two Fridays ago, as occasionally happens, a new release from Chris Brown landed in my inbox. Few things have the capacity to enrage me more and that’s not because I harbour any great personal distaste for the music made by the 29-year-old American R&B star. To be perfectly honest, I haven’t listened to a note of it in almost 10 years. Not willingly, anyway. Brown is occasionally, forcibly thrust in front of me in the course of doing my job (often on the Grammy Awards, which enrages me even more, as I shall explain in a moment), but I take solace in the fact that Canada, in the institutional sense, seems to share — along with the governments of the U.K. and Australia, for the record — my “no Chris Brown, ever” policy. “The good people of the Canadian government,” as he termed our domestic immigration officials in a swiftly deleted Tweet back in February … [Read more...] about Chris Brown has a new No. 1 hit. Why does he keep getting a pass?
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Former US President George H.W. Bush passed away in November but he made the headlines anew just three weeks after he was buried when a charity disclosed that he secretly sponsored a Filipino child for 10 years! Bush not only gave $38 monthly towards Compassion International’s program, he also wrote letters to Timothy and even sent gifts to encourage the boy’s love for drawing. If you haven’t finished with your Christmas shopping, why not take inspiration from Bush and consider giving gifts that make meaningful and lasting impact? Consider these gift ideas that keep on giving, and you could be spreading holiday joy for your family and friends and people who need help year round. #1 The Gift of Noche Buena Online food service company Honestbee recently launched Bee Giving, Bee Kind, allowing its customers to order food baskets that will be delivered to Childhope Philippines. The food baskets range in cost from P375 to P500, and you can order as many baskets as you want … [Read more...] about News Last-minute Christmas shopping? Consider gifts that will last for years
caption The author, his wife, and their two sons. source Courtesy of Physician on FIRE The Physician on FIRE is a part-time anesthesiologist and blogger who plans to retire next year at age 43. He abides by the “Live on Half” strategy: Spending 50% or less of take-home pay and investing in passive index funds. For Business Insider’s “Real Money” series, he shares how he and his wife spent their money during a week in July. Want to share a week of your spending? Email your [email protected] A few years ago, I discovered the concept of financial independence. I was 39 years old and planning to work at least another 15 years in my chosen field of anesthesiology. However, I experienced inception of an idea – the idea that I could retire early, and it was an idea I couldn’t shake. I also realized that my wife and I were in a position to pull that trigger at any time. Mine was an unintentional path to … [Read more...] about I’m a part-time doctor earning $250,000 a year and I plan to retire next year at age 43 — here’s what a week of my spending looks like
Former champions Brazil take on Costa Rice in a crucial Group F match of Fifa World Cup 2018 in Nizhny Novgorod on Friday, June 22. When is the match and how to watch it live on TV, online The Group F tie will start at 3 pm local time, 8 pm SGT and 1 pm BST. Brazil vs Costa Rica - World Cup 2018 preview Brazil is heading into the tie on the back of a disappointing 1-1 draw against Switzerland in their Group F opener. Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike put them in the lead but Tite's men lacked the decisive edge to get three full points in Rostov-On-Don. Neymar's theatrics in a rusty show will be seen as a huge cause of concern. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar also picked up a knock during training earlier this week, leading to doubts over his availability for the Costa Rica match. However, Tite is confident that Neymar will start today. The former Barcelona star needs to find form soon as Brazil need nothing less than a win to keep their hopes of topping the group alive. With the … [Read more...] about Brazil vs Costa Rica live Group F match: Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 on TV, online
By Jay Reeves The Associated Press Sun., Feb. 18, 2018 Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young. The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, wiped out lives and left friends and family struggling to cope after America’s latest mass shooting. Here is a look at the 17 people police say were killed in the massacre: “The energy in the room” Jamie Guttenberg’s father, Fred Guttenberg, remembers his daughter as being “the life of the party,” that person who made people laugh and was “the energy in the room.” With dark hair and a big smile, the 14-year-old loved to dance and hoped to become an occupational therapist and mom, an aunt said. Now, she is among the dead at her school. Article Continued Below “Back in … [Read more...] about Coaches. Freshmen. College-bound senior. These are just some of the Florida school shooting victims who were torn from community fabric