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Buffy The Vampire Slayer ended 17 years ago: Where are the cast now?

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer ended 17 years ago (Picture: Getty/Rex)

It’s quite hard to believe that Buffy The Vampire Slayer ended 17 years ago – where has the time gone?

The popular supernatural series, which was broadcast between 1997 and 2003 on The WB and UPN in the US, focuses on Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), the latest in a long line of young women known as ‘Vampire Slayers’, who are called to fight against vampires and other forms of evil.

Buffy tries her best to live as much of a normal life as she possibly can, while also juggling her second identity – with a ‘Watcher’ (Anthony Head) on hand to guide and teach her along the way.

The show became a smash hit upon its release, and is often listed as one of the greatest television series of all time.

The Buffy cast together for the last season in 2003 (Picture: Getty)

But where are the cast members today?

We decided to take a look at what they have got up to since the show aired its final episode…

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah portrayed the role of Buffy Summers (Picture: Rex)

We all know Sarah for playing the titular role of Buffy Summers in the series. In fact, you could argue that this show is responsible for propelling her into the superstar that she is today.

Since the conclusion of Buffy, she has starred in films such as Scooby-Doo (2002) and The Grudge (2004), and in series including Ringer, which aired between 2011 and 2012, and The Crazy Ones, which was broadcast between 2013 and 2014.

Last year, she made a special guest appearance as herself in the series finale of The Big Bang Theory – which has been hailed the best celebrity cameo.

In 2015, she founded the cooking and lifestyle company Foodstirs, and released her first cookbook, Stirring Up Fun With Food, in 2017.

She is also a happily married wife to actor Freddie Prinze Jr – the two tied the knot in 2002 and have two children together.

Nicholas Brendon

Nicholas played Xander Harris (Picture: Rex/Getty)

Nicholas portrayed the role of Xander Harris – one of Buffy’s close friends who helps her on her mission to save the world against the supernatural forces plaguing their town.

The actor is also well known for his role as Kevin Lynch in the crime drama series Criminal Minds, which he starred in between 2007 and 2014.

He helped contribute towards the Buffy Season 10 comic book, which is a continuation of the original series. Between 2014 and 2015, he also starred as Jackson Lee in the MTV series Faking It.

However, Nicholas’ career successes have not come without legal issues – the 49-year-old has found himself in trouble with the law several times over the past decade, and has also struggled with alcoholism.

Alyson Hannigan

Alyson portrayed Willow Rosenberg (Picture: Getty/Rex)

Alyson is best known as Willow Rosenberg, one of Buffy’s best friends and an integral part of her so-called ‘Scooby Gang’. As the series progresses, she begins to practice witchcraft – and her dependence on magic develops into a dark force, leading to her becoming a villain in the sixth season.

After Buffy ended, Alyson starred as Lily Aldrin in the popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which aired on CBS between 2005 and 2014. She’s also well known for her portrayal of Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie film series.

Since 2016, she has presented the magic competition series Pen & Teller: Fool Us, which is broadcast on ITV and The CW in the US. She has also provided the voice of Claire Clancy in the Disney Junior series Fancy Nancy since 2018.

Alyson is also married to her Buffy co-star Alexis Denisof, with the two tying the knot in 2003. They have two daughters together.

Charisma Carpenter

Charisma is best known for portraying Cordelia Chase (Picture: Rex/Getty)

Charisma played Cordelia Chase, a friend of Buffy’s who is a series regular for the first three seasons of the show. The character later became a part of the main cast for the show’s spinoff series Angel, which was broadcast between 1999 and 2004.

In the years following, she starred in a multitude of series such as Charmed, Veronica Mars and Greek, and played the role of Lacy in the action film The Expendables (2010) and its sequel. She also starred as Rebecca Sewell in the teen drama The Lying Game (2012-2013).

The actress also notably appeared on the cover of the June 2004 issue of Playboy magazine, and did a ten-page nude layout.

Anthony Head

Anthony played the ‘Watcher’, aka Rupert Giles (Picture: Rex/Getty)

Anthony played the role of Rupert Giles, Buffy’s ‘Watcher’ mentor. Throughout the course of the series, he also becomes a father figure to her and her friends.

Following the end of Buffy, Anthony went on to play the role of The Prime Minister in the comedy series Little Britain, and is also known for starring as Uther Pendragon in the fantasy series Merlin between 2008-2012. He recently lent his voice to the animated Batman film Gotham By Gaslight In 2018.

Anthony currently resides in Bath with his partner Sarah Fisher. He has two daughters, Emily and Daisy, who are both actresses.

David Boreanaz

David is known as vampire-turned-private investigator Angel (Picture: Rex)

David played the role of Angel, a vampire who becomes a private investigator. He also played the same role in the titular spinoff series.

After Buffy ended, the actor subsequently starred as Seeley Booth in the crime series Bones between 2005 and 2017.

He also directed 11 episodes of the show throughout its run. He’s also made guest appearances on the animated series Family Guy and American Dad, and voiced Green Lantern in the 2008 DC Comics film Justice League: The New Frontier.

In recent years, he has starred in the CBS military series SEAL Team, as a member of the United States Navy SEALs.

Seth Green

Seth portrayed Willow’s love interest, Daniel ‘Oz’ Osbourne (Picture: Rex)

Seth is known to Buffy fans as Daniel ‘Oz’ Osbourne – a guitar-playing teenager who later becomes a boyfriend to Willow.

Originally a recurring character in the second season – in which he discovers he is a werewolf – he later becomes part of the main cast in the third season, before departing at the end of the fourth season.

The actor is perhaps best known for his involvement in the Adult Swim cartoon Robot Chicken, as well as voicing many characters through the series, he is also a co-creator and executive producer.

He also directed the Robot Chicken Star Wars and DC Comics specials.

Robot Chicken asides, Seth is well known for voicing Chris Griffin in Family Guy, and has also appeared as Evil Scott in the Austin Powers film series. Last year, he released Changeland, his first film as writer and director.

Seth is married to actress Clare Grant, with the two tying the knot back in 2010.

James Marsters

James played the vampire Spike (Picture: Rex)

James played the role of the vampire Spike, who was known to be a villain and anti-hero throughout the series’ run. Spike also appeared in the Angel spinoff series.

Following the conclusion of both Buffy and Angel, he later starred as Professor Milton Fine in the superhero series Smallville between 2005 and 2010. He also appeared in the likes of Saving Grace, Torchwood and Hawaii Five-0.

He recently played the role of Victor Stein in the web series Runaways between 2017 and 2019.

Acting asides, James has an active music career, and is the lead singer of the alternative rock band Ghost Of The Robot.

Emma Caulfield

Emma played Anya Jenkins (Picture: Rex)

Emma portrayed Anya Jenkins, who had become human again after spending over a thousand years as a vengeance demon. Originally a guest character, she became part of the main cast in the show’s fifth season.

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Emma is also known for her role as Caitlin Greene in the horror film Darkness Falls (2003), and has since appeared in series such as Gigantic, Once Upon a Time and Fear The Walking Dead.

She is married to Mark Leslie Ford, and gave birth to her first child, a daughter, in 2016.

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Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket – For Which One You Should Go For

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Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket - For Which One You Should Go For

Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket

Want to know the difference between these two shipping modes? With which shipping method you should go?

Out of Aliexpress Standard Shipping and ePacket, which is cheaper? Then no worries. We are here with a closer look at –Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket. We will help you out to figure these two available shipping ways.

Aliexpress Standard Shipping

Aliexpress Standard Shipping and the company is the top e-commerce site and property of Alibaba Group. Aliexpress Standard Shipping is not the cheapest delivery option but it is a reliable choice.

AliExpress offers shipping options for every taste and budget:

  • For those who are in a hurry.
  • For those who are not.
  • With extra fees.

With Aliexpress Standard Shipping, the parcels usually arrive within 15-45 days.

You will see the tracking number of the parcel on the product’s details page when the shipment is sent. You can track the location of your package also.

Aliexpress Standard Shipping follows different chain:

Seller-> Aliexpress Warehouse->Courier->Customer.

ePacket

As the name implies, the shipping service was designed for e-commerce. It helps the customers to receive parcels quickly from online stores and marketplaces that shipped out from China and Hong Kong.

Before ePacket, products were shipped to the US from China via sea. This was a long journey, and shipping took a long time.

However, ePacket has its own requirements. The maximum length of a package is 24 inches (60 cm) and the total length, height, and thickness of the package cannot be more than 36 inches (90 cm).

Additionally, the package cannot weigh more than 4.4 lbs (2kg). Through ePacket, the product can be delivered to 35 countries.

Shipping time may vary and depends on the destination of the package, customs, holidays, and other delays. On average a package takes 10-20 days to arrive from the United States.

Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket

The two shipping methods that we are going to explore are AliExpress Standard Shipping and ePacket. Compared to the other free shipping method, AliExpress Standard Shipping and ePacket can cut down shipping time for a few days.

To know which is the best shipping option, consider the advantages and disadvantages of each shipping method.

Aliexpress Standard Shipping- Advantages

  • It provides free shipping to some destination countries like the USA.
  • Products are packed in good quality packaging.
  • Packages usually arrived within 15 to 45 days.
  • Provides many shipping options according to your choice.

Disadvantages

  • Packages usually arrived within 15 to 45 days.
  • It is ideal for small packages.
  • Sometimes you need to pick up your parcels.

ePacket Shipping: Advantages

  • The estimated shipping time is 7 – 30 days.
  • It is cheaper than other shipping services.
  • ePacket is faster than other standard shipping methods being used in China.

Disadvantages

  • ePacket is not available worldwide. ePacket delivers the products only in 35 countries.
  • There is a limitation on the size and weight of parcels.

Which Shipping Method Should I Go With- Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket?

According to my choice, you should choose ePacket as it is faster and more reliable.

From our experience, AliExpress Standard Shipping generally has a slower delivery timeframe than ePacket. But if it isn’t, then AliExpress Standard Shipping should be your next best choice for affordable shipping and package delivery.

Summing it Up On :

Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket

This is all about Aliexpress Standard Shipping vs ePacket. Hope you are able to figure out which shipping method is best for you.

Give your feedback in the comment section below.

Thanks for reading!

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IT ministry banned 118 more apps including PUBG: Here’s the full list

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The Indian government once again banned 118 Chinese applications. The name of PUBG is also included in these apps. 118 other mobile applications of China have been banned by the IT Ministry.

The Ministry of Information Technology had received several complaints from various sources, stating that users’ data is being stolen incorrectly through some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms. 

Here is the full list of apps banned by the government on September 2:

Other Apps which are banned by the Government are :

21.Tencent Weiyun

22.Pitu

23.WeChat Work

24.Cyber Hunter

25.Cyber Hunter Lite

26. Knives Out-No rules, just fight!

27.Super Mecha Champions

28.LifeAfter

29.Dawn of Isles

30.Ludo World-Ludo Superstar

31.Chess Rush

32.PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik

33.PUBG MOBILE LITE

34.Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade

35.Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon

36.Dank Tanks

37.Warpath

38.Game of Sultans

39.Gallery Vault – Hide Pictures And Videos

40.Smart AppLock (App Protect)

& 10 Bands Equalizer

 

61.Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer

62.Web Browser – Secure Explorer

63.Music Player – Audio Player

64.Video Player – All Format HD Video Player

65.Lamour Love All Over The World

66.Amour- video chat & call all over the world.

67.MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community

68.MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor

69.APUS Message Center-Intelligent management

70.LivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangers

91.Murderous Pursuits

92.Tencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology

93.Learn Chinese AI-Super Chinese

94.HUYA LIVE – Game Live Stream

95.Little Q Album

96.Fighting Landlords – Free and happy Fighting Landlords

97.Hi Meitu

98.Mobile Legends: Pocket

99.VPN for TikTok

100.VPN for TikTok

101.Penguin E-sports Live assistant

102. Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers and low prices

103.iPick

104.Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie

105.Parallel Space Lite – Dual App

106.”Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC

107.MARVEL Super War NetEase Games

108.AFK Arena

109.Creative Destruction NetEase Games

110.Crusaders of Light NetEase Games

111.Mafia City Yotta Games

112.Onmyoji NetEase Games

113.Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games

114. Yimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded

115.Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games

116.Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games

117.Soul Hunters

118.Rules of Survival

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PUBG Banned In India : India’s Third Surgical Strike On Chinese Apps !!

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The Indian government banned PUBG 

A ban is imposed on PUBG as well as on 118 Chinese applications.

The Ministry of Information Technology had received several complaints from various sources, stating that users’ data is being stolen incorrectly through some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms. Let me tell you that even before that 57 applications of China were banned, including Tiktok’s name.

India’s 3rd Surgical Strike on Chinese Apps

The Indian government has conducted another digital strike against China. The Ministry of Information and Technology on Wednesday banned 118 mobile applications, including the mobile game PubG. This is India’s third digital strike on China’s mobile apps. Earlier, at the end of June, India had banned 47 apps from China including Tiktok, and then 59 Chinese apps at the end of July. The government has cited national security behind this decision.

Why PUBG is banned in India Now?

The statement said that the government has banned 118 such apps which are a threat to India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, the security of the state, and peacekeeping. It said that the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) has received several complaints from various sources. The complaints also include reports of some mobile app users (users) on platforms such as Android and iOS being stolen and stored on servers outside the country.

It is said in the statement that such information is being compiled, analyzed, etc., which are a threat to national security and the defense of India. These ultimately pose a risk to India’s sovereignty and integrity. This is a very serious issue, which required quick action.

According to data analytics firm Senser Tower,

PUBG Mobile is the world’s highest-grossing gaming app. PUBG Mobile’s lifetime collection is about Rs 22,457 crore. 

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