TV picks, Wednesday, August 8

TV picks, Wednesday, August 8

ANH'S BRUSH WITH FAME ★★★ Carrie Bickmore on Anh’s Brush with Fame. 8pm, ABC If ever there was a shining example of Anh Do's ability to draw out a celebrity's soft underbelly, his encounter with The Project's Carrie Bickmore is it. Her…

Britain’s EU budget bill rises by 9% to £8.8billion

Britain’s EU budget bill rises by 9% to £8.8billion

Britain’s EU budget bill rises by 9% to £8.8billion (and it will go up AGAIN next year even though we’ll have left) Britain’s net contribution to the EU budget rose by almost 9 per cent last year, official figures showed yesterday. Our…

Trailers, Cosplay & Johnny Depp Controversy: 8 Comic-Con Moments Everyone's Still Freaking Out Over

Trailers, Cosplay & Johnny Depp Controversy: 8 Comic-Con Moments Everyone's Still Freaking Out Over

From some shocking “Walking Dead” news to some AMAZING celebrity costumes, here’s what you missed at Comic-Con. Comic-Con 2018 went down this past weekend in San Diego, where thousands of fans gathered for the annual celebration of all things sci-fi, horror, fantasy…

8 of the cheapest-looking TV shows ever made

8 of the cheapest-looking TV shows ever made

Not every TV show has the bulging budgets of Game of Thrones or The Crown. Some don’t even have the money of Doctors or Father Brown. In fact, some appear to have reached the screen with such a small amount of money…

Ancient DNA reveals new clues on genetic history of Southeast Asia

Ancient DNA reveals new clues on genetic history of Southeast Asia

Groundbreaking study using DNA from 8,000-year-old skeletons reveals modern Southeast Asians descend from FOUR different ancient populations Researchers took DNA from 26 ancient samples, some dating back 8,000 years Skeletons from Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Japan Study found Hòabìnhian hunter-gatherers mingled…

White woman who called police on black girl, 8, for selling water without permit breaks silence after death threats

White woman who called police on black girl, 8, for selling water without permit breaks silence after death threats

Allison Ettel, 44, from San Francisco, claims she was pretending to call the police on the child who she accused of “illegally selling” the drinks. After footage showing her hiding behind a wall while on the phone went viral, Allison says trolls…

What's on TV: Friday, June 8

What's on TV: Friday, June 8

Where Are You Really From? SBS, 7.30pm The Feed's Michael Hing takes a gentle, friendly look at "soft" racism in Australia – the kind that prompts that familiar line of questioning: where are you from? I mean, where were you born? I…

Research finds puppies hit peak cuteness at 8 weeks old

Research finds puppies hit peak cuteness at 8 weeks old

The exact age puppies hit peak cuteness: New research shows dogs’ ’emotional hook’ on humans is strongest at 8 weeks old Arizona State University found people believe eight-week-old puppies are cutest Hypothesized connection between weaning age and attractiveness to humans Participants were…

iPhone XL will be the same size as the 8 Plus

iPhone XL will be the same size as the 8 Plus

Get ready for the iPhone XL: Claims Apple’s new handset will be the same size as the 8 Plus New ‘plus size’ version  expected to be unveiled in September  Will have a similar ‘wraparound’ OLED screen to the current iPhone X  e-mail…

Schoolboy, 8, with terminal cancer overcomes 7 billion-to-one odds to 'beat disease WITHOUT treatment'

Schoolboy, 8, with terminal cancer overcomes 7 billion-to-one odds to 'beat disease WITHOUT treatment'

Julian Malankowska, 8, from Lancashire, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukamia for the fourth time in June 2017, after a series of supplements and unconventional cancer treatments failed to improve his condition. Brave Julian didn't recieve treatment as doctors claimed they had…