Great Sportswomen – Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins was born on August the 2nd 1990 and is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in 2013, and in high school she was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete … [Read the full story]

Australian male criminals who became women

Australia has a history of violent men who become women behind bars. Geoffrey Ian Websdale went on a murderous rampage on a country sheep station, shooting the girl who rejected him, killing two others and rendering another young man a quadriplegic. Years later in a NSW prison, he started wearing make-up and calling himself Michelle. … [Read the full story]

Has Adam Lanza got an ‘evil’ gene?

Gunman Adam Lanza will have his DNA tested to find out if it carries an “evil” gene. The study on Lanza, who shot dead 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook School, is thought to be the first carried out on a mass killer. The study has been ordered by Connecticut medical examiner H … [Read the full story]

Complaint lodged over fake Bryant Facebook page

The Tasmanian government has lodged an urgent complaint over a fake Facebook page purporting to be Port Arthur mass murderer Martin Bryant. The page includes several photos of Bryant, who killed 35 people in a 1996 shooting rampage, and distasteful comments attributed to him. Tasmanian Attorney-General Brian Wightman has asked Facebook to remove the page … [Read the full story]

Man with tattooed eyeball arrested and charged

A man with a tattooed eyeball, face and skull has appeared in an American court charged with shooting at police, stealing cars and robbing homes to fund his drug habit. The 37-year-old man was arrested on attempted murder and assault charges after authorities say he exchanged gunfire with police at an Anchorage hotel. Anchorage Police … [Read the full story]

Masked gunman shoots filmgoers at Batman movie

A masked gunman broke into a Denver cinema and shot dead at least 12 people and wounded 38 others, including children, during a late-night screening of the new Batman movie. James Holmes, 24, entered the mall in Aurora, Colorado dressed in black and wearing a gas mask and bullet-proof vest and set off a smoke … [Read the full story]

The Masters a golf too far

At this time of year our thoughts turn to sport. After cricket my favourite sport is golf. It’s time to predict the possible winners in the USA ‘s premier match and I can look no further than another icon the fabulous Tiger. His deft movements to avoid his wife’s hook with a three iron was matchless. … [Read the full story]

The film John Carter is terribly shit

John Carter is a terrible film with an incomprehensible story, ludicrous, mutton-headed characters and unspeakable dialogue, and already Disney have announced that it is likely to lose $250 million on it, so abject have been the first box office takings. From what I saw in my West London local, that figure may be an under-estimation, with … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1940

On this day in 1940, the actor and martial-arts expert Bruce Lee is born in San Francisco, California. In his all-too-brief career, Lee became a film star in Asia, and a pop-culture icon, posthumously, in America. Lee was born while his father, a Chinese opera star, was on tour in America. The Lee family moved … [Read the full story]

Scarlett Johansson says it’s OK to make a porno

Scarlett Johansson does not seem the least bit ashamed when discussing her recent nude photo scandal. “I know my best angles,” she says with her trademark insouciance. “They were sent to my husband,” now ex Ryan Reynolds. “There’s nothing wrong with that. It’s not like I was shooting a porno.” She adds saucily, “Although there’s … [Read the full story]

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