By Jacob Carpenter, Brooke A. Lewis, and Emily Foxhall Updated 12:08 pm CST, Thursday, December 6, 2018 Former President George W. Bush observes the military personnel perform the departure ceremony for his father, the former President George H.W. Bush on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. less Former President George W. Bush observes the military personnel perform the departure ceremony for his father, the former President George H.W. Bush on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Thursday, ... more Photo: Marie D. De Jesús, Staff Photographer Photo: Marie D. De Jesús, Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 54 Caption Close Image 1 of 54 Former President George W. Bush observes the military personnel perform the … [Read more...] about George H.W. Bush recalled as ‘charter member of the Greatest Generation’
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Stay on target and you might just grab a piece of the Death Star for your bedroom wall at the Prop Store’s annual auction of items from iconic movies. Or a Stormtrooper helmet, or even Spock’s Science Officer suit – if you’ve got up to $150,000 burning a hole in your pocket. They’re the stars among 450 pieces of incredible movie memorabilia at the Prop Store’s auction, to be held at London’s BFI Imax cinema on September 23. But more than half the goods are on display from September 9 in a “museum-grade exhibition” for film buffs. And while a miniature model of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise is expected to sell for a price that would probably make a solid downpayment on a real version, there are plenty of bits and pieces from some of your favourite childhood moments in front of a big screen up for grabs. Here’s just some of the highlights. Win the Grays Sports Almanac and you might not even have to worry about money ever … [Read more...] about Iconic props from some of the greatest movies ever made are going to auction
New video game consoles? Already? Yes and no: It looks like we’ve got until at least 2020 before the successor to the Xbox One arrives. That’s according to the latest rumours, which line up nicely with many of the details shared publicly by Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. Between repeated reports from Brad Sams at Thurott and Spencer’s statements, we have a surprisingly clear picture of Microsoft’s plans for the next Xbox consoles. Here’s what we know so far: 1. Microsoft officially announced the next Xbox in June 2018, at its annual E3 briefing in Los Angeles. In a surprise move, Xbox leader Phil Spencer outright announced Microsoft’s work on the successor to the Xbox One. “The same team that delivered unprecedented performance with Xbox One X is deep into architecting the next Xbox consoles,” he said on stage in Los Angeles on June 10. “Where we will once again deliver on our commitment to set the benchmark for … [Read more...] about The next generation of game consoles are scheduled to arrive in 2020 — here’s what we know
Shawn Windsor Detroit Free Press Published 4:29 p.m. UTC Jun 11, 2018 Join the conversation by using the hashtag #DetroitGOAT on social media. Gordie Howe was the toughest. Ty Cobb was the meanest. Barry Sanders was the most electric. Yet who was the greatest? And what do we mean by that anyway? Starting Sunday, the Free Press begins its "Tournament of G.O.A.T," in which you, dear reader, are expected to vote for the Greatest athlete Of All Time from a Detroit professional sports team. Our tournament runs through mid-July. Which gives you plenty of time to think, to debate, to consider, say, whether former Lions quarterback Bobby Layne was better than former Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell. But back to that word — greatest. Because it can mean different things. Are we talking about winning? About greatness relative to the history of a particular position? About skill? About identity? About … [Read more...] about Who is the greatest player in Detroit pro sports team history?
Hillary Hoffower, provided by Published 3:39 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 Matt Cowan / Getty Millennials face unique financial struggles compared to previous generations. Millennials born in the 1980s are at the risk of becoming a "lost generation" that accumulates less wealth during their lives, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Coming of age during the Great Recession, this millennial cohort has faced high unemployment rates, an increased cost of living, and mounting debt. From saving longer to buy a home to facing increasing living costs, millennials are balancing myriad money woes compared to previous generations. Recommended Video: Now Playing: This week Inspire Middle East goes beneath the surface of the region’s cosmetics industry. This edition reveals breaking news from one the region’s most famous beauty moguls Joelle and visits Beauty World Middle East, the world's third largest event of its kind. The show also … [Read more...] about The ‘lost generation’ of millennials born in the 1980s may never be as rich as their parents