Starbucks and Tumblr to block online Porn access

Starbucks and Tumblr to block online Porn access

Coffee giant Starbucks and microblogging website Tumblr have each announced they will be taking steps to prevent the online access of pornography. Tumblr announced Monday that sexually explicit content and nudity will be banned on its blogging platform, effective Dec. 17. The policy comes after the site was removed from Apple’s App Store in November. […]

Poland remembers, mourns its ‘oldest nun’

Was she the oldest nun in the world? We don’t know for sure. But without a doubt, Sister Cecylia Maria was one who made a world of difference for so many people and their families. A Polish nun who was believed to be the oldest nun in the world and was recognized as a rescuer […]

In Canada, Marijuana is legal … but there are mixed reactions

In Canada, Marijuana is legal … but there are mixed reactions

Canada became the first major country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis use. 46-year-old Ian Power,  one of the first Canadians to buy legal weed in the easternmost province of Newfoundland said he wasn’t going to smoke, vape or bake the gram of cannabis he bought. Rather,  he was going “to frame” his historic […]

Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope’s reforms, Social Justice stance make Catholic conservatives angry

Pope Francis , the first Jesuit pope, who has a deep commitment to the poor and oppressed, has become a target of a deeply entrenched coterie of conservative and fundamentalist Catholics who dislike change. Yet Francis is determined to address long standing issues of corruption and mismanagement within the Church and in the Vatican, which […]

Rescuers still at work on Genoa Bridge Fall

Rescuers still at work on Genoa Bridge Fall

ITALY:  Rescuers in the north-western Italian city of Genoa continue to search for possible survivors after the dramatic collapse of a motorway bridge, reports the BBC. Police say at least 26 people were killed and 15 badly hurt, when dozens of vehicles fell 45m (148ft). (August 14) Reports say cries can be heard from people […]

Novak Djokovic to face Anderson in Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic to face Anderson in Wimbledon Final

London, Jul 14 (AFP) Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament. Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin Anderson, the first South African in the final in 97 years, […]

No place for long hair on Iran TV!

No place for long hair on Iran TV!

The BBC has come out with a hair-raising FIFA story! Former Barcelona football star Carles Puyol accepted a spot to provide World Cup commentary on Iranian television. He travelled all the way to Iran. He arrived at the door of the studio. he wasn’t allowed in. Evidently, his trademark long curly hair was the cause […]

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

“The night was about Cristiano. He is relentless in his pursuit of greatness. What he is doing on the world stage is ridiculous.” And somebody in a bar in India said, ‘Portugal? Wat Portugal?’ It’s Goa vs Spain’ Match of the Day pundit Rio Ferdinand said he “couldn’t breathe” as former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano […]

World Cup unfolds in Russia, hosts trounce Saudis!

World Cup unfolds in Russia, hosts trounce Saudis!

The Beautiful Game is in focus as the world eyeballs the FIFA World Cup, this time in Russia. The opening ceremony was brief, and surprising in more ways than one. The FIFA World Cup 2018 was kicked off in Moscow with a dazzling opening ceremony at the Luzhniki Stadium, before the first match between host […]

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

Gossip is War, says Pope Francis

“Gossip is war,” Pope Francis told the faithful during his weekly general audience. Pope Francis urged Catholics to preach the Gospel with deeds and words “that edify and not with words of gossip that destroy.” “Poor Holy Spirit! (Imagine) the work he has with us with our habit of gossiping!” Peace is a gift that […]

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity Chef commits suicide, Fans and Friends sad, angry, devastated

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies aged 61, after ‘taking own life’. He was found dead in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France, where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his programme. His close friends are shocked, hurt, even angry. News of his death was announced by CNN, who he presented the award-winning […]

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

Miss America won’t wear bikinis, evening gowns!

The guys couldn’t believe it! No bikinis on the Miss America show?Hard luck, bikinis and evening gowns are out. How will that affect viewership on TV? That’s a million dollar question, literally! The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment and will no longer judge competitors on physical appearance. It’s going to be […]

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