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US finally giving boot to official foot measurement

US finally giving boot to official foot measurement

Technology
The United States is abandoning the definition of the foot used to measure big things and replacing it with the so-called international footBy SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science WriterDecember 14, 2019, 2:04 PM4 min readWASHINGTON -- Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America. The reason? There are actually two different definitions of the 12-inch measurement known as a foot. Some land surveyors use what’s known as the U.S. survey foot. Others use the definition that’s more accepted by the broader world: the international foot. The difference between them is so tiny that you can’t see it with the naked eye on a 12-inch ruler. But over big distances, it matters. So, to reduce the chance for errors and confusion, the federal government has announced it’s
Boxing news: Anthony Joshua finally explains dramatic ‘trimmed down’ body transformation ahead of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua finally explains dramatic ‘trimmed down’ body transformation ahead of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch

Sports
Anthony Joshua has addressed his eye-catching body transformation following the defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. In the aftermath of his first loss, many fans have compared images of the former world champion to those of him during the contest. Much has been made of Joshua’s physique over the years Now three months on, AJ has explained this after being told by a journalist: “You look slimmer.” Joshua replied: “More boxing focussed. More boxing focussed, muscle memory and stuff like that… “Even though it’s a short amount of time, that’s why you’ve said I’ve trimmed down. “Nothing else was more important to me in these three months than sharpening the tools that I left out of the box. “Rather than just coming in strong and fit. AFP or licensors
Noel Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi finally come face-to-face after feud

Noel Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi finally come face-to-face after feud

Entertainment
After weeks of throwing insults at each other on stage and online the feuding stars met at Mad Cool festival last weekend.Although the Grace hitmaker enjoyed winding Noel up a little more and gave him an unwanted squeeze.Lewis, who had the last laugh at TRNSMT wearing a Chewbacca mask, revealed: “I actually met him, I met him at Mad Cool, he was lovely, I gave him a big hug.“And I whispered in his ear: ‘It’s going to be OK’ and he was wriggling, he was wriggling, I pinned him down and I said: ‘Noel, come here, it’s going to be fine’.“It’s all a good laugh, it’s very funny, you can’t take it seriously, he doesn’t care and I’m not bothered, say what you want.”The spat hasn’t put Lewis off winding other celebs up as he swears he wants to annoy as many people as he can while he’s still fa
George Michael ‘snubs Fadi Fawaz’ as late star’s will is finally revealed

George Michael ‘snubs Fadi Fawaz’ as late star’s will is finally revealed

Entertainment
The superstar, who died on Christmas Day 2016, is instead reported to have left the bulk of his estate to sisters Yioda, 58, and Melanie, 56.The Wham! star is believed to have left his father a horseracing stud farm.According to The Sun, seven other pals have been named in the will, however, George's ex Kenny Goss was also snubbed.A source said: “George was devoted to his dad and sisters, they were always going to be looked after.”They added: "It’s a lovely gesture to name his closest friends."But in the end he’s left it all up to Yioda."He knew she’d always do the right thing."Fadi is believed to still be living in one of George's north London home.The fine art collector has a strained relationship with the rest of George's family.Since discovering the Careless Whisper singer dead, Fadi h