On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in a car crash in Paris the week before. During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II … [Read the full story]

‘Beer goggles’ are a myth

Ever felt one too many drinks have fooled you into thinking someone is better looking than they are? Well, you wouldn’t be alone… but you would be wrong, it is claimed. ‘Beer goggles’ are a myth because we see each other no differently regardless of how much alcohol we have had. The part of the … [Read the full story]

Amy watched YouTube of herself when she died

It’s been revealed that Amy Winehouse spent her final hours drinking vodka alone in her bedroom and watching YouTube videos of herself, a court was told yesterday. A second inquest confirmed the 27-year-old died of alcohol poisoning at her north London home on July 23, 2011. Miss Winehouse drank so much that she stopped breathing … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Christmas is over and now we look to New Year’s Eve and the start of a new year. I hope your festivities went well and you received the gifts you expected. Unfortunately peace on earth was one gift we all lost out on. Gun control laws are still not going to happen as soon as … [Read the full story]

The BIG autopsy report is finally revealed

The autopsy report of rapper Notorious BIG has been revealed, 15 years after he was shot and killed. The rapper, real name Christopher Wallace, was murdered in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. The 24 year old rapper was shot four times whilst sat in the passenger seat of a … [Read the full story]

Fertility tests – why do doctors humiliate women?

At least one in six couples now need medical help to have a baby…and for half of them the problem is the result of poor sperm quality. Infertility specialists fear this growing problem among men is bringing us closer to the day when most couples will need medical help to have a family. This week, … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Was struck by an awful “bug” last night, felt so rough I didn’t even want any alcohol, that is a first! Zomboid like today which is rather irritating but back to work tomorrow, where it will not matter as I will blend in. You know it’s at times like the above, on a cold dark … [Read the full story]

Kurt Cobain’s suicide fucked with Neil Young

Neil Young has revealed that discovering that Kurt Cobain’s suicide note contained a reference to one of his lyrics “fucked” with him. Former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life in 1994 and, in the final letter he left to his fans, friends and family, reprinted the phrase “It’s better to burn out than … [Read the full story]

Shitney Spears accused of drug abuse

Sam Lufti’s lawyer Joseph Schleimer accused Britney Spears of abusing amphetamines in court. The songstress’ former manager has sued the pop princess and her parents for defamation and breach of contract. The trial commenced and it was reported that Sam’s team came out swinging. Apparently Sam’s counsel believes that his and Britney’s relationship turned sour … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1810

Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates. These famous public fields were named Theresienwiese—”Therese’s fields”—in honor of the crown princess; although locals have since abbreviated … [Read the full story]

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