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Growing Up ‘Modern’: Ariel Winter on Family Turmoil, Online Shaming and a New Life in College

“I went through a really bad chapter,” says the 19-year-old actress who started acting at 4, landed a role on the Emmy-winning comedy at 11 and emancipated herself from an abusive stage mom at 15. Now the social media firebrand is off to UCLA

Bannon: Trump firing of Comey was the ‘biggest mistake in modern political history’

Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon was interviewed on “60 Minutes.” Here’s what he said Republican leadership and the Russia investigation. (Amber Ferguson/The Washington Post) Former White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon believes the firing of FBI director James B. Comey by President

‘Never seen anything like this in the modern record’: Three hurricanes are churning in the Atlantic Basin

(Left to right) Category 1, Hurricane Katia; Category 5, Hurricane Irma and, Category 1, Hurricane Jose at 1300UTC on September 7, 2017. Photo by NOAA, illustration by National Post NOAA/RAMMB /Jose Romero via AFP/NP Photo illustration Seen from space, Hurricane Irma is a fearsome sight

Metrics 101: Greatest Point Guard Seasons in Modern NBA History

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images Even within the modern portion of NBA history—1973-74 through the present day (when the scope of box scores expanded), point guards have seen their roles change dramatically. They’re no longer just the table-setters who once graced the league’s premier rosters, though players

WORST CASE WE’VE EVER SEEN’Evil mum locked her son, 12, in a bathroom for TWO YEARS and starved him so badly he weighed just two stone when rescued

AN evil mum who locked her 12-year-old son in a bathroom for TWO YEARS has been jailed after her horrific child abuse was finally exposed. Brandy Jaynes, 36, of Toquerville, Utah, starved the boy until he weighed just two stone when he was rescued. Court

The Most Popular Interior Design Styles in Each State

When you think of what’s hot in interior design right now, do your dad’s wingback chairs and grandma’s ornate chandeliers come to mind? Well, maybe they should. A new study by Joybird, a custom furniture company, revealed that Victorian is the interior design style that wins the popularity

Chinese Producer Embeds Bitcoin Mining Chips In Household Appliances

Chinese electrical appliances manufacturer, the Midea Group, has filed a patent for a technique for mining Bitcoin using household products. The patent application was published earlier in 2017 by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China. Based on the patent application, Midea

Calls to UK’s modern slavery hotline double in a week

The number of calls to the modern slavery hotline has doubled in a week after the National Crime Agency’s report on the “shocking” scale of the problem. The helpline, for people to report suspicions of modern slavery, received 150 calls in seven days this week, up

Norse rakes in cleaning deals worth £¾ million

Norse Commercial Services’ cleaning division has generated close to £750,000 in renewed and new business contracts in the first four months of its new financial year. Norse has won major new educational establishment cleaning agreements, jointly worth around £560,000 with Anglian Learning, Great Yarmouth

HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network’s shows including Game of Thrones. One