Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during a musical performance as they attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England. The event will showcase and celebrate the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Meghan, Duchess of Sussex talks with Prince Charles at the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth day service on March 11, 2019 in London, England. Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, with old ties and new links enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development which is both inclusive and sustainable. The Commonwealth represents a global network of 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people, a third of the worlds population, of whom 60 percent are under 30 years old. Each year the Commonwealth adopts a theme upon which the Service is based. … [Read more...] about Could Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘break the internet’ with an Instagram birth announcement?
Breaking the record
Jan 04, 4:35 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury WorldSociety By Anila Alexander 04/30/12 AT 5:09 PM Peggy McAlpine regained her title as world's oldest paraglider after a 101-year-old American snatched the honor from her last year.McAlpine, now 104 went paragliding on April 14 to regain her title from Mary Allen Hardison, who lives in Utah.Guinness experts have yet to officially confirm that McAlpine is the oldest centenarian to go paragliding.Video of the event showed McAlpine positively gleeful about her experience.I enjoyed every minute of it, she told the U.K.'s Sunday Express. It was better than the last time. I would certainly like to do it again - especially if anyone takes my record.McAlpine, who uses a wheelchair in everyday life, celebrated her feat with a glass of Champagne.McAlpine first broke the record in 2007 when she was 100.The Scottish woman went paragliding from a 2,400 foot peak in northern Cyprus, … [Read more...] about Peggy McAlpine Becomes World?s Oldest Paraglider At 104, Watch Her Break The Record Here [VIDEO]
The recent Hollywood premiere of Disney’s "Ralph Breaks the Internet" brought together (L to R) director/screenwriter Phil Johnston, actors Sarah Silverman and John C. Reilly, and director Rich Moore. — AFP PhotoViet Nam News LOS ANGELES — Disney’s new Ralph Breaks the Internet dominated North American box offices over the holiday weekend, pulling in an estimated US$55.7 million for the Friday-through-Sunday stretch, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported yesterday. The animated sequel to Wreck It Ralph enjoyed the second-best debut ever for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, behind Disney’s Frozen, according to Variety.com, but will need staying power to make up for its $175 million production budget. The film has title character Ralph (voiced by John C. Reilly) and friend Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) venturing into the wide world of the web, where they encounter some, well, not very Disney-like behavior. The second … [Read more...] about ’Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ and nearly a box-office record
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has reached another milestone. Against the New York Jets Sunday afternoon, the 41-year-old surpassed Peyton Manning for most career passing yards in NFL history. Entering the contest 147 yards behind Manning, Brady notched the record-setting yardage on a short four-yard pass to running back Sony Michel in the second quarter. Brady sits atop the list that includes Manning (79,279), Drew Brees (77,789), and Brett Favre (77,693). He still trails that trio in regular-season passing yards, ranking fourth all-time. Close … [Read more...] about Tom Brady breaks NFL record for career passing yards
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