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Rainy Day Vacation Saver: Enjoy Playing Online Slots

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Say you’re on holiday, but you’re feeling a little down, stuck in your hotel room as the rain beats down outside. Many of your friends seem to take joy in reminding you that you tend to go for the cheapest options when booking, and this time they have a point, with little in the way of entertainment on the TV. However, your friends back home suggest a pastime you can enjoy on your iOS device, which sounds appealing as someone who enjoys a modest bet. They save the day by telling you how to become a member and download an app to try out the online slot games.
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How People Are Using Digital Entertainment in Their Downtime

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We are definitely living in a digital world, and it probably won’t surprise you to learn that millions of people enjoy spending their precious downtime on the Internet. The multiple lockdowns changed the lifestyle of everyone, and Internet usage saw a surge, as people used social media platforms to keep in touch with family and friends. The online community has grown to billions and that doesn’t look like it will change in the future. Continue reading How People Are Using Digital Entertainment in Their Downtime

5 Best New York Casinos and Gambling Attractions

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There are numerous reputable and renowned casinos in NY State — which is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country —  and Gambling is a great way to spend time and make money. Even  better these casinos are typically connected to hotels, where guests can stay.  Several well-known casinos can be found by exploring the database of casinos throughout New York, but her are five that stand out for their excellent features.

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Eye On Design: Beach Pajamas Circa 1935

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Have you heard of Beach Pajamas? I never had until I visited The Met this past weekend and found myself in This Exhibit, which explores the influence of the Japanese Kimono on modern fashion.

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British Pop Gods Blur to Release Blur 21: The Box Set

Blur 21 Box Set

It’s been 21 years since the release of their debut album Leisure in 1991, and due to popular demand British Pop band Blur’s body of work has been personally compiled by the band and gathered together in one box, due for release by Parlophone in North America on July 31st, 2012. Blur 21: The Box collects all seven studio albums with over 5½ hours of unreleased material, including 65 previously unreleased tracks and more than twice as many rarities, 3 DVDs, a collector’s edition book featuring rare and unseen photos and a new and exclusive interview with the band. The set also includes a special limited edition 7-inch vinyl disc featuring a track recorded under the band’s original name, Seymour. The Blur 21 box will also include a digital download code for the albums and all bonus material.

This awesome collection – which sees the first 5 albums re-mastered by Frank Arkwright in Abbey Road Studios – has been fully overseen by Graham Coxon and producer Stephen Street. Highlights of the box include early versions of tracks recorded for Leisure, bare bones early demos of the classic singles “For Tomorrow” and “Beetlebum,” previously unheard songs “Saturday Morning” and “Hope You Find Your Suburbs” and never released sessions with Bill Laswell and the legendary session with XTC’s Andy Partridge. Other rarities are “Don’t Bomb When You’re The Bomb,” “The Wassailling Song” and “Fools Day,” which appear on CD for the first time. DVD material includes Live at Alexandra Palace 1994 and Live at Wembley ‘The Singles Night’ 1999.

In addition to the 21-disc Deluxe Box Set, all 7 studio albums will be available individually, each with a second disc of b-sides, previously hard-to-find tracks and exclusive bonus material. A vinyl box set will also be released, with six of the seven albums on double-vinyl, highlighting iconic artwork and visuals from Banksy, David Shrigley and Graham Coxon among others. The vinyl box set will include a download code to access all of the bonus material digitally. Each of the 7 LPs will also be available separately on heavyweight vinyl.

Blur’s 7 studio albums are: Leisure (1991), Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993), Parklife (1994), The Great Escape (1995), Blur (1997), 13 (1999) and Think Tank (2003). For full track-listing and a complete list of all bonus material and rarities please visit www.blur.co.uk/blur21.