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One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

Technology
Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first human to walk on the moon. The personal collection of Armstrong, who died in his native Ohio in 2012, will be offered for sale in a series of auctions handled by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, beginning Nov. 1-2 and continuing in May and November 2019. The collection includes a variety of artifacts from Armstrong's 1969 lunar landing and private mementos that include pieces of a wing and propeller from the 1903 Wright Brothers Flyer that the astronaut took with him to the moon. Other items that went to the moon with Armstrong include a U.S. flag, the largest size typically flown during Apollo missions; a United Nation...
France's Macron admonishes teenager; video goes viral

France's Macron admonishes teenager; video goes viral

World
A video of French President Emmanuel Macron admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname went viral on social media Tuesday. The video shows Macron shaking hands in a crowd, when the teenager — using a diminutive for Macron's first name — asks him: "How's it going, Manu?" Macron stops and responds: "Call me 'Mr. President of the Republic,' or 'monsieur.'" He then adds: "The day you want to start a revolution, get a degree and learn to feed yourself, OK? You can start lecturing others then." The exchange occurred Monday at a ceremony commemorating Charles De Gaulle's historic appeal for armed resistance against Nazi tyranny. Macron tweeted a video of the discussion, prompting a flood of comments Tuesday. Some applauded the French leader's demand for respect, while other...
Liverpool and Real Madrid target Alisson goes viral thanks to hilarious video from Brazil v Switzerland

Liverpool and Real Madrid target Alisson goes viral thanks to hilarious video from Brazil v Switzerland

Sports
BUBBLE BURST Wanted Roma goalkeeper ‘explodes’ in brilliant edited clip from World Cup Group E encounter Liverpool and Real Madrid target Alisson went viral after Brazil’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland when he ‘exploded’ in a hilarious edited video. The Roma goalkeeper is expected to be one involved in one of the biggest transfer deals of the summer with several clubs, including the Reds and Los Blancos keen on his services. Liverpool target Alisson pops an inflatable ball which came onto the field during Brazil’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland. But rather than see himself become a hit at the World Cup thanks to his abilities as a shot-stopper, the 25-year-old he became the centre of attention when he ...
Elizabeth Hurley, 52, showcases cleavage as she goes braless for Epsom Derby

Elizabeth Hurley, 52, showcases cleavage as she goes braless for Epsom Derby

Entertainment
The 52-year-old showed her 963,000 Instagram followers her outfit for the Epsom Derby, which had plenty of them talking.In one photo, Elizabeth Hurley posed in a pastel coloured frock, with her golden hair framing her face and chest.The swooping neckline meant plenty of her cleavage was on display, but her fans were quick to point something else out.One said: "Bit nippy this morning," while somebody else added: "I love your nipples."It seems they were drawing attention to Liz's decision to go braless for the event. INSTAGRAM@ELIZABETHHURLEY1 BRALESS: Liz Hurley's followers were big fans of her pink dress Elizabeth Hurley's hottest pictures   Elizabeth Hurley'...
Environment prize goes to Flint water activist

Environment prize goes to Flint water activist

Science
The founder of a citizens' movement that helped expose the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is one of the recipients of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.Nearly 100,000 residents of Flint were left without safe tap water after lead began leaching into the supply.Mother of four LeeAnne Walters led a citizens' movement that tested the tap water to expose the health threat.Tests showed lead levels in her water were seven times the acceptable limit.In 2014, the water in Ms Walters' home turned brownish and she noticed rashes on her three-year-old twins. Her daughters' hair then fell out in clumps.Walters spent months reading technical documents about the Flint water system. She then teamed up with environmental engineer Dr Marc Edwards, from Virginia Tech, who helped her conduct exte...