Jason Priestley stars in new episode of Private Eyes that oddly resembles

first_imgJason Priestley says he’s proud of the way “audiences around the world are responding to a show that is unabashedly Canadian.” (CHRIS YOUNG / THE CANADIAN PRESS FILE PHOTO) Advertisement “That was just dumb, blind luck, I guess,” Priestley said with a laugh in a recent interview, when asked if the Private Eyes episode was a wink and a nod to his Weinstein story.The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star first shared his Weinstein experience on Twitter in response to a post about Mira Sorvino allegedly losing a role in The Lord of the Rings film series because of a smear campaign orchestrated by the producer. Jason Priestley says it’s merely a coincidence that the upcoming return of Private Eyes is reminiscent of recent headlines surrounding the Canadian actor.Canadian heavyweight boxing champ George Chuvalo guest stars in Sunday’s episode on Global, as the detective duo played by Priestley and Cindy Sampson investigate whether a match between female fighters was fixed.At one point Priestley’s character sucker-punches his former manager, bringing to mind the actor’s admission last December that he once clocked Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein at a Miramax party after the Golden Globes. Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img Login/Register With: Advertisement Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Amir Khan Looks to Virgil Hunter After Firing Freddie

Amir Khan, who fired famed trainer Freddie Roach and switched to Virgil Hunter, is attempting to revive his boxing career after losing his last two fights.“I called him myself,” Khan (26-3, 18 Kos) said Tuesday at a news conference to announce his Dec. 15 match against Carlos Molina in Los Angeles. “I said, `Freddie, I’m going to make a change.’ Not many people would do that, but I’m the one who called him and said I’m going to move to Virgil Hunter. He wished me all the best, and we left it at that.”Khan, the former lightweight champion, lost his WBC and WBA 140-pounds belts after being knocked out in the fourth round by Danny Garcia in July.But one of the culprits of Khan’s decision to make the abrupt move after spending three years with Roach was because of his battle with Parkinson’s disease.“Freddie’s illness, it’s very hard to see him as he’s getting older,” Khan said. “I believe that he’s getting worse, and I wish him all the best. Freddie is still, with the Parkinson’s disease, doing a great job working the mitts and working with fighters day in, day out. I just believe that I need someone who is going to work me that bit harder and get the best out of me.”Parkinson’s has not bothered Roach too much because he has been named Trainer of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America five times, winning the award three of the last four years.Roach, angered by the accusations that his disease was a deciding factor in Khan’s determination mentioned that Khan wanted him to fire Manny Pacquiao and Victor Ortiz, to solely focus on him.When speaking to reporters Khan gave some validity to Roach’s claim of selfishness.“We all know he’s a great trainer, but I changed because I needed someone who’s going to spend 100 percent time with me,” Khan said. “I need to be more selfish. I’m in this position now when I know I can’t make any mistakes. … With Freddie, it would have been very hard right now, having Manny in his camp, also Chavez, and I think he’s training Victor Ortiz, so it’s a lot of people.”Khan chose Hunter because of his training ability with Andre Ward, who has climbed up the pound-for-pound rankings.Khan has already started to tell a considerable difference in the training styles of Hunter and Roach. He notices a significant difference in his body and mental approach. Hunter has repositioned Khan’s energy to fight more with his instead of his heart, which he blames for his knockout loss to Garcia.“You’ll see a new Amir Khan, for sure,” the British fighter said. “An Amir Khan who is smarter, more focused, and thinking about himself instead of the crowd. I think my style will always please the crowd, but I’m going to be smart and think about everything, instead of jumping in and making mistakes.”Hunter has pointed out that Khan’s former conditioning coaches have created imbalances in his body that do not fit with the sport of boxing.“If he was playing basketball or soccer or something, they might help him, but they don’t help in boxing,” Hunter said. “I think that has to do with people just tinkering with a kid who is willing to train, willing to follow instructions, and he’s been let down in a lot of areas that he shouldn’t have been let down in.”Hunter will attempt revive Khan’s career to where he wants it be, but Khan will have to give his undivided attention Hunter if he wants to beat Molina in Los Angles.

This 65 waterproof wireless speaker is on sale for 2250

first_img Now playing: Watch this: Big points for the name alone: Vava Voom! Vava Need a speaker you can take with you to the beach? The pool? The quarry? (I don’t know, do people still go swimming at quarries? If Breaking Away taught me anything…) Make sure it has an IPX5 rating or better so it can withstand the inevitable splashes.Like this one: For a limited time, and while supplies last, ZDNet Academy + Deals has the Vava Voom 20 Bluetooth Speaker for $22.50 when you apply promo code VAVA25 at checkout. Price at Amazon: $65.See it at ZDNetJust to be clear, the Voom 20 isn’t 100% waterproof — it’s splashproof. So it probably won’t survive getting dunked, but if it gets sprayed by the hose, no problem.Beyond that, the speaker is notable for offering dual passive subwoofers (translation: lots of bass), the option to pair two different Bluetooth sources (two phones, for example, or a phone and a tablet), support for NFC pairing (great if your phone supports it as well) and a rechargeable battery that promises up to 8 hours of play time (at 80 percent volume).The Voom 20 also has a Type-A USB port you can use to recharge your phone or another mobile device, though because it’s a 1-amp port, it won’t recharge particularly quickly.CNET hasn’t reviewed this model, but some 365 Amazon customers collectively rated it 4.1 stars.The key thing to know here, aside from this being a crazy-good deal, is that if you order today, delivery is about two weeks out. That means this won’t arrive in time for Father’s Day. But if you need a gift for a midsummer graduation party, this could work.And, hey, if you just need something to accompany you on your next quarry visit, done and done. Bonus deal: Get 10 feet of cord-covering raceway for $10Nothing destroys decor like unsightly cords, especially when they’re running down walls or along baseboards. Solution: Raceway track, which isn’t as good as running the cords inside the wall, but is definitely an improvement.Here’s a dirt-cheap kit to get you started: The Yecaye CMC-01 Raceway Kit for $10.19 when you click the on-page 10%-off coupon and then apply promo code YECAYE01 at checkout. Regular price: $17.See it at AmazonThe kit includes 125 inches’ worth of paintable cord channels, including 90-degree and T elbows for making turns. You can screw the channels to the wall or use the included adhesive tape.At this price, this is without question one of the cheapest ways I’ve seen to hide ugly cables.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! Comments 6 Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Amazon Bluetooth The Cheapskate Wireless & Bluetooth Speakers Tags The battle for the best smart display: Google Home Hub… Share your voice 4:05last_img read more

Opt for facials as per skin type

first_imgThere are different kind of facials for different purposes and skin types. While de-tan facial helps remove tanning mostly for oily skin, gold radiance facial suits all skin types, say experts.Here are some facials that you could opt for:1. De-tan facial: De-tan facials suit oily skin that gets sun-tanned. The creams used for this facial cut the melanin on the skin, hence gives immediate de-tan results.2. Diamond facial: This facial is ideal for special occasions, and suits dry, oily as well as combination skin types. Mostly chosen for wedding, parties or festivals. The fine dust massage cream used for this facial reduces signs of ageing, acne as well as lends a whitening effect to the skin. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf3. Aromatherapy facial: The aromatic oils used in aroma therapy facial have potent curative and permeating ability. Experts analyse skin type and accordingly suggest the oil which when blended with base oils show unique set of beneficial properties. Aroma of these oils when inhaled work positively on emotions and cause a physical and psychological response like relieving stress, overcoming depression, energising and enhancing mood. 4. Collagen facial: Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveCollagen, a natural protein has the ability to get absorbed and hold moisture in skin, this vital protein makes 70 per cent of the skin but is lost as we age, thus causing wrinkles. The Collagen facial replenishes this important protein to provide texture and resilience to skin.5. Photo facial: This kind of facial is the latest, safe, non-invasive and comprehensive treatment which uses light and treats various skin disorders like wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, coarse skin, large pores and blemishes. 6. Gold radiance facial: This facial suits all skin types. The end result of this facial is a yellowish gold glow that is ideal for brides as well as women who have to face strong lights that are usually warm white in colour.7. Wine facial: Red wine acts as an anti-oxidant which is twenty times more effective than vitamin C and fifty times more than vitamin E. Application of red wine improves moisture content, skin elasticity, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.It increases levels of vitamin C within the cells which has an anti-wrinkle effect. Red wine acid also dilutes the pigment and promote skin metabolism. 8. Ultra hydrating watermelon facial: Beat the summer heat with this ultra-hydrating watermelon facial especially created for the heat fatigued skin. Enriched with water infused extracts it will magically sink into your skin leaving it with revived and refreshed feel.9. Anti-ageing facial: This facial is a great choice for women in the age group of 35-50 years. Mostly for combination and normal skin types, the mask used for this facial helps in lifting the skin, reduce traces of wrinkles and skin sagging as well.last_img read more