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Gus Kenworthy Talks Bond with Adam Rippon: We'll Be 'Friends for Life' (but We Aren't Dating)

Gus Kenworthy Talks Bond with Adam Rippon: We'll Be 'Friends for Life' (but We Aren't Dating)

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It’s the friendship that launched a thousand retweets … and at least a few mistaken assumptions about romance. Skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skater Adam Rippon have stirred social media buzz throughout the 2018 Winter Olympics, not just for being the only two openly gay men on Team USA but also because they’ve been more than willing to document their time together on Instagram and Twitter. Kenworthy, 26, sat down with PEOPLE this week in Pyeongchang, South Korea, not long after a disappointing showing in the men’s slopestyle event, where he won an Olympic silver medal four years ago. Among other topics he talked about his friendship with the 28-year-old Rippon, how they met and how they’ll probably be stuck together for good. (The night of the interview, their families were planning to ge
Author Brian Dear talks about the amazing PLATO computing system

Author Brian Dear talks about the amazing PLATO computing system

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 Before Xerox Parc there was PLATO. This amazing computing system came to life in 1960 and by the 1970s was running a number of graphical terminals well before the rise of Xerox PARC and the Alto. This wild little system used some unique hardware and software to create true early educational computing projects and author Brian Dear has written an amazing book on the project. Called Friendly… Read More
Liverpool open talks to sign South American star, Reds must pay a record fee for him

Liverpool open talks to sign South American star, Reds must pay a record fee for him

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Liverpool open talks to sign South American star, Reds must pay a record fee for him - originally posted on Sportslens.com Liverpool are interested in signing the Roma keeper Alisson at the end of this season. The Brazilian has been outstanding for the Serie A side this season and he is very highly rated within the game. Liverpool need to upgrade on Simon Mignolet and Alisson would be the perfect alternative. German keeper Loris Karius has improved a lot in the recent weeks and he is likely to battle it out with Alisson for the starting berth next season. As per the reports, Liverpool have already held talks to sign the South American. The report adds that Roma value the player at £62m and the Reds must pay a world record price for a keeper if they want him. Liverpool paid a record ...
Bale's agent talks Man Utd once more

Bale's agent talks Man Utd once more

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Manchester United target Gareth Bale’s agent has insisted that his client doesn’t wish to leave current club Real Madrid. The Welsh star has been heavily linked with Jose Mourinho’s team since last summer when the manager admitted his desire to complete a transfer. Bale was since seemingly been promised match time by Zinedine Zidane and decided to stay at the Spanish capital for the rest of the season. However, rumours have been circulating that Madrid have lost their patience with the player’s repeated fitness issues and were willing to sell. United then reignited their interest but ended up signing Alexis Sanchez in January instead and it appears as though Gareth has committed himself once more to Real. According to The Sport Review, Jonathan Barnett said to Tutt...