Vladimir Putin will ban all smoking in Russia

Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, wants to kick smokers’ butts by introducing the harshest cigarette laws ever conceived by a government. The clean living, fitness freak loathes people smoking around him and wants everyone in his country to snub out their filthy habit. Under plans to rid Russia of tobacco once and for all, anyone born … [Read the full story]

Do we really care about those who suffer in war?

Who said the world is going to hell in a hand cart? Who ever it was, they’re getting closer to the truth every day. War is hell, and when two tribes go to war the result is death and destruction. But in todays world with TV and media coverage, the pictures are disturbing. Yet nothing seems … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1964

On this day, Stanley Kubrick released his black comic masterpiece, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb opens in theaters to both critical and popular acclaim. The movie’s popularity was evidence of changing attitudes toward atomic weapons and the concept of nuclear deterrence. The movie focused on the actions … [Read the full story]

Oil tycoons go mental in London bar

When two oil tycoons get into a bragging war at the bar, everyone is quids in. A Russian and his business rival from Azerbaijan managed to spend £131,000 between them as they tried to out-do each other. In the space of two-and-a-half hours, they rattled through the most expensive drinks in a London nightspot with … [Read the full story]

Pussy Riot member on hunger strike

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has been hospitalised a week into her hunger strike. The incarcerated member of the punk collective started the hunger strike after she was refused the right to attend her parole hearing last week. Pyotr Verzilov, the husband of Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova told the Associated Press that Alyokhina was transferred … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1916 and 1922

Grigory Rasputin, a self-fashioned Russian holy man, is murdered by Russian nobles eager to end his sway over the Royal family. Rasputin won the favor of Czar Nicholas II and Czarina Alexandra through his ability to stop the bleeding of their hemophiliac son, Alexei. Although the Siberian-born peasant was widely criticized for his lechery and … [Read the full story]

Kristina Rihanoff is told to do a ‘sexy calendar’

It’s not often boyfriends encourage their partner’s to strip off for steamy photo-shoots, but boxer Joe Calzaghe isn’t the average partner. The world boxing champion told his girlfriend to go ‘bad ass’ on her first calendar shoot, words which she certainly took to heart. From revealing black lingerie on a motorbike to wearing nothing but … [Read the full story]

Abramovich sacks Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo was axed as Chelsea boss by Roman Abramovich last week…straight after his plane landed following the 3-0 defeat by Juventus in Turin on last week. The 42-year-old was sacked by the billionaire Russian owner’s henchmen at the club’s training ground just 187 days after leading the Blues to Champions League glory. The … [Read the full story]

Soccer players in danger from Chernobyl fallout

The effects of the nuclear meltdown in Russia at Chernobyl will continue to be felt for two hundred years at least. Despite a most heroic effort by the Russian military and local people the threat is still there for the world to discover over a period of time. Why am I bringing the past to … [Read the full story]

Irina Shayl loves to show some ‘side-boob’

Unlike Jennifer Lopez, she wasn’t wearing a low-cut dress, yet Irina Shayk still managed to show off her chest at the Oscars last week. The 26-year-old model proved exactly why she was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue last year as she revealed plenty of ‘side boob’. As she posed outside the … [Read the full story]

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