This year marks the 125th anniversary of Jack the Ripper, the notorious Whitechapel murderer who killed and mutilated at least five women during the darkest months of the Victorian era. On the surface, it’s just another grisly tale from Britain’s often grisly past. So, after all these years, why does the Ripper’s legacy continue to linger so strongly in the public consciousness?
Today Twitter celebrates its seventh birthday. It was on this day in 2006 that creator Jack Dorsey sent out his very first tweet and a new social network was born.
Well everybody, today’s the day. Finally, we have been provided with a one-off chance to put our miseries and anxieties to one side and embrace the spirit of cheerfulness, kindness and joy. Don’t you feel happier already?
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