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Monkey sees magic trick, laughs

A video has gone viral this week showing an orangutan rolling on the floor laughing when she sees a remarkable magic trick. In the video a man places a chestnut in a polystyrene cup, shows it to the monkey and secretly removes it. He then reveals the cup to show the chesnut has disappeared. The orangutan then cracks up laughing.  

70,000 Clerics Issue Fatwa Condemning Terrorist Organizations

“The time has come for the world to unite to confront this monster,” Cairo’s Al-Azhar said on Saturday. “We denounce this hateful incident.” Observed every year in Safar, Urs provides an opportunity for Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs to pay respect to the Sufi saint and enjoy the fellowship of other religious groups. Urs is completely religious in nature and no ...

Almost Performing A Murder – Woman Stabbed While Visiting An Art Gallery

This year’s Art Basel Fair will be related to an unexpected episode that, unfortunately, has nothing to do with art. While visiting the exhibition of American artist Naomi Fisher, a 33-year-old woman named Shin Seo Young was stabbed in her right shoulder by another woman named Siyuan Zhao, aged 24. They both fought, but the sudden bleeding made her fall. ...

Trump Trumps Media Bullies

In the 24/7 news and information era, a steady torrent of breaking news  drives an intensely mercurial atmosphere into our election cycles. Candidates enjoy only brief moments of  basking in campaign successes and usually only because the other candidate or opponent stepped in a steaming pile of poo by making an awkward comment, stating an irrelevant detail incorrectly, or inadvertently insulting a victim-in-waiting.

Until now, that is. Meet Donald Trump.

Nothing Trump does or says interferes with his meteoric rise to the top. His fan base increases by the day and die-hard supporters rally behind every faux pas, blunder or egregious gaffe Trump utters.

The GOP front runner remains in the spotlight as his nonstop controversies enrage, inspire, exhaust and entertain election watchers worldwide.

Trump’s hilarious antics and subsequent rise in political polls stumps pundits and analysts across the country. Washington Post writer, Daniel Drezner wrote on Monday, “We are at the point in Donald Trump’s campaign when it


The power of music: Farinelli and the King

Farinelli and the King, showing at the Duke of York Theatre, is a powerful and evocative celebration of music and the arts. It is also that rare and brilliant thing: a true work of art in itself. Written by Claire van Kampen and directed by John Dove, it tells the story of the reclusive Spanish king Phillippe V. Mentally unstable ...

Black Friday Bargains of 2015

Ah, Black Friday is fast upon us. It’s easily the one day where literally anything and everything is up for grabs. People do not care for the welfare of others; if you’re in my way, I’m going to get you out of my way to get to what I want. That’s the Black Friday mentality. Doesn’t sound too great, does ...

Riot erupts as winner of Zimbabwe’s Mister ugly contest deemed ‘Too Handsome’

Mison Sere, a 42-year-old Zimbabwean man won the country’s fourth annual Mister Ugly contest on Saturday. Unfortunately this enraged the fan favourite and his supporters, who claimed that Sere was “too handsome.” The judges made their decision based on Sere’s missing teeth and ability to create distorted, unpleasant facial expressions, the Guardian reported. William Masvinu had held the title since 2012. Masvinu and his supporters ...

Is this Spanish TV Christmas advert the best one so far?

Its not just UK companies that are creating heart warming adverts for us  to enjoy this Christmas. The advert, which is for the Spanish lottery has taken the internet by storm, proving itself a competitor to Sainsbury’s Mog and Man In The Moon by John Lewis. The Pixar style animation introduces us to a lonely security guard whose job involves minimal human contact. This all ...

Peep Show the final season: The end of a generation

Peep Show - Season 9

Now that the cynical, honest and hilariously awkward sitcom that is Peep Show has reached it’s final season, it marks the end of what was a witty satirical critique of the voyeristic, self absorbed modern naughties man.

Amazing Video shows the evolution of man

A video shows the evolution of man’s face over the period of six million years. The video has being wowing people all over the internet. It was created by Yale books to promote Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins, by paleoartist John Gurche, explains exactly what life was like for our long-lost ancestors.  

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