War! what is it good for – I remember it well

Looking at the reports from Syria, brings back memories from when I was a child. Seeing the children being taken away from their homes. The destroyed homes, the heartless caretakers the clinical removal of people from their towns and cities. The children’s reaction to the bombing – how they hardly flinch at the sounds of … [Read the full story]

Mental illness in women

Regardless of age, gender or race, mental disorders can affect anyone. There are millions who suffer from mental illness, but women are more likely to suffer from some particular mental illnesses. And figures in Australia show that women suffered double the amount of men from menatl illness last year. Biological factors do play a part … [Read the full story]

Adam the Atheist

In today’s world, people are obsessed with looking aesthetically pleasing, Ridiculous plastic-surgery goes on in Hollywood, to the back streets of Thailand…and beyond. Early Christians, Bible writers…even God and Jesus were no different. They confused physical purity with spiritual purity. But basically, they were against physical disability. If you were handicapped or dis-figured in any … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1994

On this day in 1994, the television sitcom Friends, about six young adults living in New York City, debuts on NBC. The show, which featured a group of relatively unknown actors, went on to become a huge hit and air for 10 seasons. It also propelled the cast–Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1973

On this day in 1973, the actor and martial-arts expert Bruce Lee dies in Los Angeles at age 32 from a brain edema possibly caused by a reaction to a prescription painkiller. During Lee’s all-too-brief career, he became a movie star in Asia and, posthumously, in America. Jun Fan (Bruce) Lee was born on November … [Read the full story]

Happy Birthday to Ozzie News star Joanna Krupa

Happy Birthday to Joanna Krupa ! Joanna Krupa was born on the April 23rd 1979,  is a Polish-American model and actress. Since John S. informed us who this beauty is on the 31st of July 2012, we’ve been getting email after email for us to show more of her. Of course, everyone can see more … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1929 & 1930

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the winners of the first Academy Awards on this day in 1929. It was a far cry from the suspense, glamour and endless press coverage surrounding the Oscars today: The first award recipients’ names were printed on the back page of the academy’s newsletter. A few … [Read the full story]

SBC becomes a big earner in Hollywood

The Dictator, aka Sacha Baron Cohen, has become one of the richest actors in Hollywood. The funnyman has earned over $40 million in the last year, thanks to box office successes with The Dictator and Les Miserables. He also banked a big pay cheque for providing the voice of lemur King Julien in Madagascar 3. … [Read the full story]

Leo and the topless swimmer

Leonardo DiCaprio swims and splashes his way towards a topless girl. The actor and his Hollywood pal Jonah Hill surrounded the racy brunette as she made a splash in the semi-nude. Amazed at her lack of beach clothing, Leo…who was also snapped wading through the choppy waters in a drenched T-shirt…smiled and pointed at the … [Read the full story]

Does running make you fat?

In a 15-minute workout video posted on Goop…the lifestyle website of Gwyneth Paltrow…Tracy Anderson shows how to tackle those bulky ‘problem areas,’ which exercises like running can exacerbate, she says. The 37-year-old fitness guru explained: ‘While running and cycling may burn calories, they do not design feminine muscles or get rid of an imbalance that … [Read the full story]

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