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Best Kept Secrets About Shakespeare

Best Kept Secrets About Shakespeare

Today is the Bard’s 450th birthday and amid the global celebrations, commemorations and fanfare it seems like the perfect time to dig up some of the best kept secrets about William Shakespeare and his incredible literary contributions to the world. Despite never publishing his own plays (they were all published posthumously by various friends), his […]

World Book Night: Why Boys Are Not Into Books

World Book Night: Why Boys Are Not Into Books

Tomorrow, April 23, is World Book Night, the annual UK event which encourages the people less likely to read on a regular basis (about 35 per cent of the population in the UK) to pick up a book for pleasure. They do this by compiling a list of 20 books and then delivering any of […]

Why Has David Cameron Gone All Evangelical This Easter?

Why Has David Cameron Gone All Evangelical This Easter?

David Cameron has gone all confusingly evangelical just in time for the Easter holidays. He has even videoed a special Easter message to the nation, extolling the virtues of having a “moral code.” Unlike their American counterparts, British politicians rarely speak in public about their religious beliefs, if they have any. It is not a […]

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

British Shopping Center Creates ‘Fast Lane’ for Shoppers, Who Is Next?

A British shopping center has created two lanes, a fast and slow lane, for shoppers, and the question is who is next? It all started because a 10-year-old girl wrote to the center to complain about being stuck behind slow people. Sometimes there is nothing worse than being stuck behind a slow-coach. Most know just […]

Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the World

Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the World

UN spokeswoman for violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, has in some rather controversial comments branded Britain the most sexist country in the world, sparking a fierce defensive backlash in the British media. On a recent visit to the country, the UN envoy claimed that the sexism exhibited in the UK was more “in your face” […]

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

The Tate Modern has unveiled a spectacular new exhibition, The Cut-Outs by the late Henri Matisse. The exhibition features work created out of paper that has been painted brightly in gouache and then cut into shapes and collaged onto larger backgrounds. The works cover the latter period of his life, and collectively they describe a kind […]

David Cameron Compares Himself to DynoRod With Divine Inspiration

David Cameron Compares Himself to DynoRod With Divine Inspiration

Whoever is writing for or advising British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on his speeches these days need to be commended for their fantastic ability to convince the Tory leader to espouse such entertaining and inadvisable drivel. Amid yet more Conservative Party controversy (one MP sacked, one forced resignation and a cabinet reshuffle) Cameron has managed […]

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook and the world of social media is once more at the center of a “stranger shaming” controversy, this time over a group called “Women Who Eat On Tubes” (WWOET) which is dedicated to posting photos of female passengers eating on the London underground trains -  a practice which has been labelled by many as […]

Peaches Geldof Death Not Triggered by Drugs

Peaches Geldof Death Not Triggered by Drugs

Peaches Geldof, the writer and TV presenter was found dead on April 6 at her home in Wrotham, England and, despite rumors that she followed in her mother’s footsteps and died of drug overdose, police concluded that her death was not triggered by drugs. On the contrary, the socialite’s demise was categorized as “unexplained and […]

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  • Obesity Society Recommends Kids Drink Fewer Sugar Sweetened Beverages April 24, 2014
    The ever-expanding line of sugary drinks may actually be contributing to the obesity epidemic, especially when it comes to kids. Even one sugary drink per day can contribute to weight gain, which is why The Obesity Society is now recommending fewer sugar sweetened beverages for kids. This includes soda, sports drinks and any other beverages […]
    Tracy Rose
  • Christians Faced With New Dilemma April 24, 2014
    Many who consider themselves Christians are finding themselves faced with a new dilemma. These so-called “Christ-followers,” except for a few hiccups, have tried to follow Jesus (who they see as the Son of God) as much as their limited selfish condition will allow. But lately, they find themselves encountering people or groups of people who are ready and […]
    Rick Hope
  • Kaley Cuoco Chops Hair for Real This Time April 24, 2014
    Kaley Cuoco has chopped of her hair for real this time. It is not quick Miley Cyrus short, but it is much shorter than the Big Bang star is used to. To make it clear that this time is was not a prank at the expense of her fans, she shared a photo of herself […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Avril Lavigne New ‘Helly Kitty’ Song Racist? April 24, 2014
    Hundreds of people recently took to Twitter to complain about Avril Lavigne’s new song Hello Kitty being racist. However, others have defended the decision to use the colorful, girly, cupcake style entertainment in her new music video. For many, the new track is just downright terrible. The new music video involves four deadpan Japanese girls […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • HBO and Amazon Team Up Against Netflix April 24, 2014
    HBO has teamed up with Amazon Prime against Netflix to allow Prime members the ability to watch HBO classics like The Sopranos and Six Feet Under as well as some of the newer popular shows like True Blood. However, Amazon Prime members should not get too excited as their, nearly, $100 per year subscription fee […]
    Michael Smith

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