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Jason Donovan ‘didn’t think twice’ about Dreamcoat comeback

Jason Donovan ‘didn’t think twice’ about Dreamcoat comeback

Entertainment
Jason Donovan has said he "didn't have to think twice" about taking a role in a new production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."Why wouldn't you complete that circle?," said the ex-Neighbours star, who famously played Joseph at the London Palladium in the 1990s.Joseph is now back at the Palladium, with newcomer Jac Yarrow in the title role and Donovan playing the Pharoah."It's a phenomenon," said Donovan of the musical first performed in 1968."Joseph is a timeless piece with a universal appeal that the audience has an incredible emotional connection to," he added.The 51-year-old said he had no reservations about playing a supporting role in a show he previously starred in. ...
Investing with equal pay in mind may be more difficult than you think

Investing with equal pay in mind may be more difficult than you think

Finance
Women earn just about 80 cents for every dollar that men make, and that difference can add up big over time. A women who starts her career today will miss out on $ 406,760 in earnings over 40 years, according to new estimates from the National Women's Law Center. With more public attention to this issue — and with April 2 marking Equal Pay Day — gender and diversity funds have emerged to help investors identify companies that are paying attention to these concerns. The universe of funds operating in this area is relatively small. New research from Mor
GMO food opponents think they know the most, but actually know the least: Study

GMO food opponents think they know the most, but actually know the least: Study

Health
New research suggests that people’s illusion of knowledge could be fueling the broader population’s opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods. “Extreme views often stem from people feeling they understand complex topics better than they do,” said Phil Fernbach, the lead author of the study, in a press release. The study, titled “Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least but think they know the most,” found that as a person’s opposition toward genetically modified (GM) foods became more extreme, their objective knowledge of the science and genetics dropped. Fernbach called the results “perverse,” but said they were “consistent with previous research on the psychology of extremism.” GM foods are f...
Do you think you deserve a raise? It depends on where you live.

Do you think you deserve a raise? It depends on where you live.

Finance
About one-third of workers say that they have received a raise in the past year. And if you live in certain areas of the country, your chances of being one of them are greater. That is according to Prudential's latest American Workers Survey, which was conducted online in November. The report found that 32 percent of workers said they have had a raise or seen increased benefits in the past year. Workers in the Midwest and New England were more likely to say that is the case. Areas where worke...