Oops, Spears shaves head, gets tattoed

first_img“She seemed fine,” Snell said. “I didn’t really notice (the hairdo) at first, she had a hood on when she showed up.” The appearance came the same day as reports on TV and Web sites that Spears, who has drawn criticism for her recent partying and sloppy behavior, had briefly checked into rehab. – Associated Press France honors Clint French President Jacques Chirac inducted American actor-director Clint Eastwood into the Legion of Honor on Saturday, saying he represents “the best of Hollywood.” The Oscar-winning director was named a knight in France’s elite Legion of Honor. “France of course wants to pay homage to your immense talent as an actor, your genius as a director and to your place in the world of cinema,” Chirac said in a ceremony in the presidential Elysee Palace. “You show the complexity of America, in all its grandeur and fragility, with its enthusiastic dreams and its worried questioning,” he said. Chirac called the 76-year-old director, who is nominated for an Academy Award for directing for his latest film, “Letters from Iwo Jima,” an “exceptional ambassador” for American culture around the world. – Associated Press Sly detained in Sydney Sylvester Stallone was detained for hours on arrival at Sydney Airport after officials found prohibited imports in his luggage and that of his entourage. “That was just a misunderstanding,” Stallone told reporters Saturday at the Sydney premier of the latest in his series of six boxing movies, “Rocky Balboa.” Australian Customs Service national investigations manager Richard Janeczko did not say what the items were or whose luggage among Stallone’s party they were found in during a routine screening late Friday. “As a result of having their luggage X-rayed, a number of prohibited items were seized by customs,” Janeczko told Ten Network television news. Stallone emerged from the airport hours after his fellow passengers and signed autographs, Ten reported. – Associated Press 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Britney Spears appeared in a tattoo parlor in the San Fernando Valley with her head shaved completely bald. Video on KABC (Channel 7) showed the newly shorn Spears with tiny tattoos on the back of her neck as she sits Friday night for a new tattoo – a pair of red and pink lips. “She just wanted something real small on her wrist, something dainty,” Max Gott, the tattoo artist at Body and Soul in Sherman Oaks, told the TV station. “She got some cute little lips on her wrist.” Derrik Snell, who works at the tattoo parlor, said Spears showed up without notice and stayed for about 90 minutes as about 60 fans, photographers and gawkers gathered outside. last_img read more

GoTenna What does it do Acts as a walkietalkie

first_imgGoTennaWhat does it do? Acts as a walkie-talkie add on for your mobile when you have no signal.Heading abroad with your mum or on a friend’s getaway? Don’t want to pay for mobile data when you’re there? Or maybe you attend a lot of festivals or go hiking, where sometimes you’ll go ‘off-the-grid’? The GoTenna is a plug-in phone device which operates via Bluetooth, so you can send messages even when you’re in a foreign country (or there is no signal). Messages are transmitted via radio waves, so no more getting lost at the airport pick up. Mavic Pro DroneWhat does it do? Creates beautiful aerial imagery, whilst only taking 734g in your luggage.Who doesn’t enjoy the silky montages of drone footage from Portugal, Miami and Myanmar? You can create your own aerial videos and photography using DJi’s latest offering, the Mavic. This has been one of the most consumer-friendly drones so far, due to the fact it’s so small and compact (despite reaching 40mph and recording for 27 minutes at a time). However, the GoPro Karma will be relaunching in 2017 too – ideal if you’ve already got your Hero to hand. If you are planning to fly your drone anywhere, make sure you check the laws on Airspace regulations first, especially when you travel. Drones usually have to be put into the hold when you’re flying too, which is worth considering when you pack. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Related6 of the best travel gadgets of 2017Once you’ve got your cheap flights from Skyscanner, you’ll have a little more to spend on a travel accessory or two. In this guide we look at the latest travel accessories for men and women, travel supplies and best travel gadgets to help you make the best of your next…Banned on board: 17 surprising items not allowed in your hand baggageTrying to take a wheel of brie, viking helmet or sneaky perfume samples in your carry-on luggage? You might want to check out our banned on board list first!17 must have travel gadgets for your summer holidaysWhether you’ve found a cheap holiday dealor are heading off on an important business trip this summer, packing a few handy gadgets in your suitcase (or backpack) can help to make your trip run much more smoothly. From waterproof cameras for underwater scuba shots to practical luggage organisers for on-the-go essentials,… Can’t wait for the next adventure? Download the Skyscanner app today to see the best deals for this weekend, this month and this year.Get more travel trips from Skyscanner10 common travel problems and how to solve themWhat to do when your wallet is stolen, you’re covered in mozzie bites or you lose your Passport.The best packing cubes and travel accessories for organising your suitcaseIf the idea of stocking up on dry bags and travel wallets is right up your street, this guide is for you!Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire. Driverless VehiclesWhat does it do?Autonomous vehicles will make for a smooth and stress-free driving experience (hopefully).Driverless cars have now been tested in the UK with great success, but it’s not expected to become the norm until 2020, when insurance policies and driving laws will have been adapted to suit autonomous vehicles. However, there are a number of cities testing out the technology before it arrives here. Helsinki has the world’s first autonomous bus system, Google has been using driverless cars in San Francisco for years, and Uber is currently testing autonomous vehicles in Boston too. Bragi DashWhat does it do? It’s an in-ear fitness tracker and headphone.2016 was the year for Apple’s earbuds. However, now it’s getting to the next level, with wearable tech being crossbred with the earbuds in the form of the Bragi Dash. These earphones not only play your favourite music via two wireless buds, but they have in-ear biometric sensors, they’re waterproof, and they can handle wireless calls too. Conference call on the surfboard? Why not. Read more: Cabin luggage guide to size and weight restrictionsPixel Phone + Google International DataWhat does it do? Eliminates borders when it comes to data roaming.You may have already seen the release of the Google phone this year, which stands as an excellent smartphone: 15-minute charge time, a 12.3 megapixel camera and a lightening-fast operating system. However, it’s the international data plan that will attract travellers. This year, US citizens are able to buy the Google Pixel on any of the data plans, which will work in more than 135 countries. No roaming charges, no extra SIM cards involved. At this point in time, it’s only available to those who have a US mailing address, and 2017 will be the year to watch the reviews of the data coverage from country to country. Smart Luggage LocksWhat does it do? Locks your luggage using Bluetooth instead of keys.2017 will be the year of the smart luggage locks: no more lost keys or forgotten codes. The Masterlock uses Bluetooth to open and lock your suitcase. Once you’ve download the eLocks app, you can manage users and access permissions for your own device and a number of others. GFC will also be introducing their new eGee Touch Smart Luggage Lock – a zipper lock that operates via the NFC app, using Bluetooth. There’s also a built-in TSA Lock in case you fly back and forth from the States often. The Return of the Travel AgentWhat does it do?Travel gets personal again with bots and algorithms.With AI intelligence improving year-on-year, it’s no surprise that 2017 will see more travel experiences becoming tailored to each customers need. AirBnB led the way with founder Brian Chesky unleashing the world of Trips at the Los Angeles Open this year, experiences which will be tailored around the host, whether you’re after vintage shopping in Paris or hiking through the Balkans. Skyscanner also introduced Skyscanner Search for Alexa as a skill this year. Alexa is the AI ‘bot’ for Amazon, which you can ask a variety of questions too without having to lift a finger. It’s almost like going back in time to a travel agent, without the heavy scent of new brochures and package deals on the Med.last_img read more