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Fourteen-year-old Gogolev poised to make Canadian figure skating history

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Stephen Gogolev might be two years too young to compete internationally as a senior skater. But he's poised to become the youngest skater ever to capture a Canadian senior title, a record set 65 years ago. The 14-year-old from Toronto won the short program at the Canadian championships on Friday night, bringing the Harbour Station crowd to its feet with a performance that opened with a quadruple Salchow-triple toe loop combination. He earned 88.77 points. "I'm very ...
Tags: Japan, News, Toronto, Beijing, Canada, Vancouver, Waterloo, Leona Lewis, Gilles, Weaver, Bratislava Slovakia, Georges Bizet, Patrick Chan, Lutz, NHK, Poirier

Bontrager Aeolus XXX 4 TLR Disc Wheelset Review

Bontrager’s wheel program has long been heralded as among the best wheelsets on the market. While some so-called “house brands” have been simply rebadged designs, Trek’s dedicated wheel team spends a great deal of time developing their products. And, with the latest Bontrager Aeolus XXX wheelsets, you get hoops that have been proven at the highest levels of the sport with modern features the market demands. These are serious wheels for the most discerning riders. Bontrager Aeolus XXX 4 Disc Whee...
Tags: Utah, Usa, Sport, Cycling, Wheels, Waterloo, Pirelli, TLR, Bontrager, Zipp, Gear Reviews, KOM, ENVE, Finite Element Analysis FEA, Waterloo Wisconsin, Road Biking

Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.:The Elementary Spirit. v1 12 Jan 2019

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote many short stories and novellas, though not all have been translated into English. This translation of The Elementary Spirit is taken from Tales from the German, and translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. The story is set in France soon after Waterloo, and deals with the interaction of an Irish officer and a French noblewoman...
Tags: Books, France, Kindle Books, Waterloo, Chapman, Hoffmann, Elementary Spirit, John Oxenford

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium

If you are looking for the best restaurants in Brussels, Belgium, look no farther. We’ve rounded up our top picks from 15 years of dining in Brussels to bring you those with staying power. Don’t read while hungry! The Brussels restaurant scene is always changing. New hot spots appear and disappear seemingly overnight, especially in hip neighbourhoods like St. Gilles and Ixelles. While we love taste testing what’s new and popular, for us, the best restaurants in Brussels are those with staying ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Japan, London, Morocco, Paris, Italy, Belgium, Tokyo, Michelin, Brussels, Tripadvisor, Alison, Waterloo, Best Restaurants

General Jim Mattis: An American Patriot

Opinion General Jim Mattis USA – -( General Jim Mattis has served his country for his entire life. He is one of the most important and respected military leaders of the last half-century. He also has the distinction of being the only person I know who has been fired by both Presidents Obama and Trump. In both cases, it was to the administration’s – and the country’s – detriment. However, in both cases, General Mattis also knew his duty was to the United States. That made him fe...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Washington, Iraq, Defense, America, Department Of Defense, Afghanistan, Marine, United States, Middle East, Marine Corps, John Mccain, Republican Party, George W Bush, Kuwait

Here we go again: it's the Boxing Day travel quiz

Will you be the winner taking it all, or facing your Waterloo? Charge your glasses and test your brain cells with questions on film locations, geography and current affairs• Take our Christmas travel quizWhat island was used as a location in the Mamma Mia! sequel, Here we go Again?Vis, CroatiaSyros, GreeceMadeiraCreteFernando’s The 2018 smash Crazy Rich Asians was set largely in which city? Hong KongShanghaiSingaporeTokyoNew YorkNext year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Butch Cassid...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Australia, Africa, US, Harry Potter, South Australia, Waterloo, Galapagos, Mamma Mia, Grindelwald, Desert Island, Roy Plomley, Ebbing Missouri, Hong KongShanghaiSingaporeTokyoNew YorkNext

Powder could help cut CO2 emissions

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a powder that can capture CO2 from factories and power plants.The powder, created in the lab of Zhongwei Chen, a chemical engineering professor at Waterloo, can filter and remove CO2 at facilities powered by fossil fuels before it is released into the atmosphere and is twice as efficient as conventional methods.
Tags: Science, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, Zhongwei Chen

Whicker: Cal Petersen passed his Kings audition, and the main stage awaits

EL SEGUNDO — A pair of shiny new Koho goalie pads sat under the Petersen family tree, 15 years ago. The dad, Eric Petersen, had played goal at Bethel, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minn. The son, Cal, was only eight. He already had an eye on the net and all the cool equipment that comes with it. Eric wasn’t so sure. “It’s such a tough position,” Eric said, from his home in Waterloo, Iowa. “You can’t have an off night. You have to bring it every night, and a lot of things depend on you. But ...
Tags: Sports, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Iowa, Kings, AHL, NHL, Ducks, Notre Dame, AAA, Edmonton, Waterloo, Los-angeles-kings

Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation

A slew of venture capitalists known for high-profile exits — Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla Ventures, Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed Venture Partners — have invested in Faire (formerly known as Indigo Fair), a 2-year-old wholesale marketplace for artisanal products. A quick glance at Faire suggests it’s a combination of Pinterest and Etsy, complete with trendy, pastel stationery, soap, baby products and more, all made by independe...
Tags: Startups, Y Combinator, Nordstrom, Pinterest, Etsy, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Walmart, Walgreens, Venture Capital, Peter Thiel, Square, Sequoia Capital, Baby Products, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Olivia Cooke Did Not Come to Play Nice in the First Trailer for Vanity Fair

Olivia Cooke did not come to play nice in the first trailer for Vanity Fair The first trailer for Amazon Studios’ film adaptation of Vanity Fair is here to chronicle the meteoric rise of Becky Sharp, played by Olivia Cooke. You can check out the trailer in the post below! Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s literary classic is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars and follows Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of Engli...
Tags: Amazon, London, Movies, Budapest, Itv, BAFTA, Sharp, Michael Palin, Movie Trailers, Vanity Fair, Waterloo, Amazon Prime Video, Cooke, Amazon Studios, Tom Bateman, Olivia Cooke

Things to do in Harrogate to Relax and Recharge

  When I first started looking for things to do in Harrogate, it was out of a dull sense of duty: I had to go there for work. But then I uncovered a world of intrigue, relaxation and reinvention in this pretty Yorkshire town. Introducing Harrogate Harrogate hit the headlines in the 19th century with its strong subterranean sulphur springs and attracted everyone from Agatha Christie on the run to the Tsars of Russia a mere fortnight before their assassination. Today, the wealth of the era shin...
Tags: Travel, UK, England, London, Russia, Unesco, Britain, Italy, Yorkshire, Bristol, Victoria, Leeds, Channel Four, Agatha Christie, Waterloo, Harrogate

Holiday gift guide 2018: Entertaining experiences at home and away

Fun times await at venues in the Los Angeles area, Orange County, Inland Empire plus Las Vegas. And when you get back home, we have a pair of ideas for there too. SPLURGE Lady Gaga in Las Vegas The music superstar has earned raves for her acting debut in the recent remake of “A Star is Born.” Now, Lady Gaga is set to embark on a new Park Theater residency at Park MGM Resort and Casino in Las Vegas with two show formats. The first, “Enigma,” described as an odyssey of hits like “Million Reasons,”...
Tags: Gift Guide, England, California, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Broadway, Elton John, Manhattan, William Shakespeare, Lady Gaga, Las Vegas

Network Rail apologises after engineering works cause chaos for Waterloo commuters

Overrunning engineering work causes millions of pounds in financial damage to the wider economy [Author: Simon Calder]
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South Western Railway: The people hit by Waterloo delays

Rail commuters explain how major disruption has affected them after engineering works overran.
Tags: UK, News, Waterloo

Waterloo delays: Commuters told not to travel as engineering works cause travel chaos

London Waterloo station is at a near-standstill, and delays to and from London Victoria are expected until the afternoon [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: Waterloo, Simon Calder, London Waterloo, London Victoria

London Waterloo commuters told not to travel due to engineering delays

South Western Railway blames overrunning works for train cancellations between Surbiton and Waterloo stationPassengers on some of the busiest rail routes in the country have been warned not to travel because of overrunning engineering works.No South Western Railway (SWR) trains were running on Monday morning between Surbiton and London Waterloo – the UK’s busiest railway station. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, London, UK News, Rail Travel, Transport, Rail transport, Waterloo, Surbiton, London Waterloo, Rail industry, South Western Railway, South Western Railway SWR

Amazon Prime Video December 2018 Movie and TV Titles Announced

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Amazon Prime Video December 2018 movie and TV titles announced We have a list of new Amazon November titles coming to Amazon Prime Video next month, which you can check out below! December brings four Prime Original series and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S2: The Prime Original Emmy-and Golden Globe-winning series, is created by Amy Sherman-P...
Tags: Amazon, TV, New York, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Mexico, Malcolm McDowell, Amazon Prime, Anna Kendrick, Mark Wahlberg, TV News, Starz, Streaming, SEC, Ufc, Kristen Bell

Whole Foods Reveals 2018 Food Trends

Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts announced this week the most anticipated food trends for the year ahead. Floral flavors, functional mushrooms and root-to-stem recipes are just a few of the picks expected to take off in 2018. The trend-spotters thoughtfully compiled this list based on more than 100 years of combined experience in product sourcing and studying consumer preferences. And the trends come with recommendations which include Whole Foods private brand products. 1.Floral F...
Tags: Featured, Whole Foods, Gmo, Mexico City, Fda, Brussels, Grocery, Sap, Waterloo, Branding, Whole Foods Market, Sophie, Alta Palla, LaCroix, Topo Chico, Fair Food

Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts is the author of Churchill: Walking with Destiny. He is also the bestselling author of The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War, Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941-1945, Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Gamble and Napoleon: A Life, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and a finalist for the Plutarch Award.
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Waterloo, Napoleon, Andrew Roberts

Olivia Cooke Stars in Amazon’s Vanity Fair Television Adaptation

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Olivia Cooke stars in Amazon’s Vanity Fair television adaptation Amazon Studios has announced that Vanity Fair, the television adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s classic novel, will premiere on Friday, December 21, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US. The seven-episode drama series stars actress Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One). Check out the key art for the series in the gallery below! Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of Thackeray’s literary classic is set again...
Tags: Amazon, UK, TV, London, Movies, US, Budapest, Itv, TV News, BAFTA, Michael Palin, Vanity Fair, Waterloo, Amazon Prime Video, Cooke, Amazon Studios

Waterloo station hawk to stop 'sandwich thieving pigeons'

Harris hawk Aria, who previously defended the Treasury from the winged menace, will patrol at Waterloo.
Tags: News, Treasury, Waterloo, HARRIS

Waterloo station hawk to tackle 'messy' pigeons

Harris hawk Aria, who previously defended the Treasury from the winged menace, will patrol at Waterloo.
Tags: News, Treasury, Waterloo, HARRIS

Tube strike: Londoners using Central and Waterloo & City lines hit by TfL walkout

Strikes are taking place on the Central and Waterloo & City lines on Wednesday 7 November [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Waterloo, Waterloo City, Cathy Adams

Tube strike – live updates: Central and Waterloo & City lines affected by TfL walkout

Strikes are taking place on the Central and Waterloo & City lines on Wednesday 7 November [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Waterloo, Waterloo City, Cathy Adams

Tube strike: Everything you need to know about Central and Waterloo and City line walkouts

Three lines will be out of action [Author: Helen Coffey]
Tags: Waterloo, Helen Coffey

Tube strike: Everything you need to know about Piccadilly, Central and Waterloo and City line walkouts

Three lines will be out of action [Author: Helen Coffey]
Tags: Waterloo, Helen Coffey

Jeff Skinner: 7 Facts About the Sabres’ Star Forward

Growing up in Markham, Ontario, Jeff Skinner was a precocious kid from an overachieving family. After being picked seventh overall in 2010 and making an immediate impact for the Carolina Hurricanes, he’s now playing for his second NHL team. For fans of the Buffalo Sabres who are just getting to know their new star forward, here are some fun facts about Skinner: 1. All in the Skinner Family Jeff Skinner (Photo: Dustin Hall – Flickr) Elisabeth and Andrew Skinner were both athletes of the year ...
Tags: Usa, Robin Williams, Sport, Harvard, Canada, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, North America, Taylor, Cornell, Waterloo, Calder, Sabre, Boston Bruins, Andrea

Album Review: ‘The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society’ (50th Anniversary Edition)

At the time they released “The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society,” one of the greatest albums in rock history, the Kinks were at a low ebb in their career. With hits like “You Really Got Me,” “All Day and All of the Night,” “Well Respected Man,” “Sunny Afternoon,” “Dead End Street” and “Waterloo […]
Tags: Reviews, Waterloo, The Kinks, Ray Davies, Village Green Preservation Society

November tube strike: Everything you need to know about Piccadilly, Central and Waterloo and City line walkouts

Three lines will be out of action [Author: Helen Coffey]
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Tube strike: Action to impact three London Underground lines

The Central, Piccadilly, and Waterloo and City Lines will all close for 24 hours on 7 November.
Tags: News, London Underground, Waterloo, City Lines