Each year, the Art Fund hosts its Museum of the Year ceremony. Last year, the winner was the Victoria and Albert Museum. Home to some of the most beautiful exhibitions London has to offer, the Victoria and Albert has long collaborated with the Art Fund to help build its collection.

The Art Fund will be hosting its annual Museum of the Year celebration on 5 July 2017. This year, the ceremony will be held at the British Museum in London, and there are some very strong contenders for the award. The winner will be awarded £100,000, and all other finalists are recognized for their fantastic achievements towards furthering the arts with prizes of £10,000 each.

In 2016, the Art Fund named the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) museum of the year. Stephen Deuchar, director of the Art Fund and chair of the judges, said: “It was already one of the best-loved museums in the country: this year it has indisputably become one of the best museums in the world.”

Much excitement is building on the coronation of the Museum of the Year 2017, but what is it that made the V&A so special, and such a worthy winner in 2016?

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It feels like GTA V was only just released, but it’s been almost four years since Rockstar’s flagship franchise returned to the sunny streets and beaches of Los Santos, a fictional composite of Los Angeles. Even though the studio is gearing up for their sequel to Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar cannot escape speculation regarding their plans for the next installment of the Grand Theft Auto game series.

As of now, no official word has come from the company about a new GTA title. Recent legal battles between the franchise creators have fans wondering if a new installment will even happen, but the record-breaking sales of the last release will undoubtedly force the Houser brothers and Leslie Benzies to deliver a new one shortly.

If the next GTA is set in the past, it won’t be the first time. However, we wager it will likely stay set in current times, as the last two have. With this in mind, one has to wonder what they will include as far as activities, events, and story lines are concerned. This is because the GTA games are nothing if not known for their attempt to mirror pop culture in a satirically twisted way. Whether it’s online dating, cannabis legalization, social media mania, or hybrid cars, the latest trends often make their way into the worlds created for the Grand Theft Auto games.

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In 2010, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship went to court following a massive explosion in which 29 miners died. After several years of investigations and court proceedings, it was determined that the CEO was at fault. He had violated a series of health and mine safety standards that caused the explosion. Blankenship was committed to a year in prison – a sentence that just finished at the beginning of May. Now, he wants vindication from the Supreme Court.

Blankenship Appeals the Supreme Court

The Upper Big Branch (UBB) disaster went down in history as one of the biggest corporation tragedies, but Blankenship is still pleading innocent, even after a guilty conviction and a year in prison. “We never give up,” says his attorney William Taylor regarding their efforts to clear his name. Taylor notified the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to inform them of the Supreme Court petition.

Taylor is convinced that the Supreme Court will hear their plea. “It’s a pretty clear issue,” he reported. “We’re either right or wrong about that.”

Blankenship Claims Innocence Despite Opposing Evidence

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The beauty of a smile is straight, white teeth. While straightening teeth can be costly and painful, whitening them is far more accessible. The problem is, with so many tooth whiteners available, where do you start? Here are some of teeth whitening products that you might want to try:

Curaprox Black is White Toothpaste

The manufacturers advise that you use the toothpaste just like any other. Brushing three times a day using this product is meant to yield great results. It is worth noting that this product is made from activated carbon, touted as the element behind the teeth whitening effect. In a period of between 1 and 2 weeks, it is claimed, you will be able to notice changes in teeth color. Aside from making your teeth brighter, the toothpaste is also meant to work to improve your oral health including strengthening the gums.

Tom’s Maine

It is also among the toothpastes that are highly recommended for tooth whitening. Zinc Citrate is among the powerful ingredients that come with the toothpaste. The role played by the said element is to act on impurities on the enamel hence rendering your teeth extremely clean. Natural Silica is also an added element in this toothpaste. Aside from clearing teeth stains, natural Silica also aids in strengthening both the enamel and gums. It is ideal in preventing development of cavities.

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