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12 Jul 2019
The Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has taken paedophilia a step further after it passed new laws to ensure the castration of paedophiles by chemical injection. This new development, news agency Ukrinform details, will see paedophiles undergo “'coercive chemical castration”, which 'involves the forced injection of anti-androgen drugs consisting of chemicals that should reduce libido…
10 Jul 2019
A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement. Organisers had planned to hold the competition in Manzini, the second city of eSwatini, a land-locked country in southern Africa ruled by King Mswati III,…
10 Jul 2019
A 210,000-year-old skull has been identified as the earliest modern human remains found outside Africa, putting the clock back on mankind's arrival in Europe by more than 150,000 years, researchers said Wednesday. In a startling discovery that changes our understanding of how modern man populated Eurasia, the findings support the idea that Homo sapiens made…
10 Jul 2019
A guilt-ridden neighbour of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed Wednesday that he was responsible for accidentally killing the nation's "First Cat" Paddles while reversing out of his driveway.
8 Jul 2019
It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term "fake news" was even invented. Millions of people across the world still believe that no one has ever walked on the Moon, and that the images that NASA broadcast in July 1969 were shot in a Hollywood studio. Thousands of Internet sites are…
29 Jun 2019
The creators of an application allowing users to virtually "undress" women using artificial intelligence have shut it down after a social media uproar over its potential for abuse. The creators of "DeepNude" said the software was launched several months ago for "entertainment" and that they "greatly underestimated" demand for the app. "We never thought it…
20 Jun 2019
Lamphrai Srinuan is concerned about her rare condition which has become a source of pain for her. When 46-year-old Thailand woman first noticed that her breasts were swelling about three years ago, she thought that it was just.. you know… nothing. But two years and a half into this, her breasts began to swell like…
19 Jun 2019
A woman identified as Rosemary Godday has been released from Kirikiri maximum prison in Lagos following an investigation into her case of "forgery". According to Flemer Project Initiative (@the_flemer), an initiative which offers "free legal services to indigent awaiting trial detainees in Nigeria", Godday, who sells fish and raincoats at Bar Beach and allegedly suffers…
18 Jun 2019
Indian police on Monday recovered the body of a magician who drowned while trying to replicate an underwater Houdini-inspired stunt -- tying himself up with chains and ropes and being lowered into a river.
14 Jun 2019
A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation. Movie director Hong Sang-soo, 58, a Cannes film festival regular, filed for divorce in 2016, shortly after his relationship with actress Kim Min-hee became…
5 Jun 2019
Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice.
5 Jun 2019
If you are a 90s’ child, or a millennial, famed cartoon The Simpsons is not a strange name. Even more accepting of its strangeness is the many conspiracy theories surrounding the show. That’s right! Recall that the Simpsons is notoriously known for having accurate predictions so that people have now look up to knowing what…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…
1 day ago
In one of the longest awaited musical reunions, Swedish pop legends ABBA return to the concert stage on Friday in London but only as avatars of their 1970 selves shimmering with shiny costumes, glitter and platform boots. While fans will hear the quartet's real voices, the band will not be on stage. Concert-goers will see…
1 day ago
Nonso Amadi, the Canada-based Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer whose triumphant return after a two-year hiatus was celebrated recently with the premiere of the lavish “Foreigner” music video, proudly follows up today with the YouTube Red Carpet video premiere of his latest track, “Different” featuring visionary R&B duo Majid Jordan. Nonso describes “Different” as “...the…
1 day ago
Ellen DeGeneres fought back tears on the final episode of her TV show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The final episode of the nineteen-season long show, is scheduled to air on Thursday, May 26.  In a newly released snippet from the show's final episode, Ellen emerges from behind a screen, visibly oveEllen DeGeneres fought back tears…
1 day ago
Yemi Alade and Meji Alabi join a great cast of international change-makers in launching the second chapter of the multi-award-winning Draw the Line Against Malaria campaign, which aims to raise the stakes in the fight against malaria. The campaign's next chapter aims to increase pressure on world leaders to commit to ending malaria at the…

Music

1 day ago
Davido has released the visuals for his single Stand Strong featuring The Samples.  The three-minute video includes breathtaking scenery of nature, including mountains, and lakes.  Choir group The Samples also makes an appearance in the video.  The Pheelz produced single is a lot different from the fast dance tempo sounds the Fall crooner has come to be known for. …
1 day ago
YBNL and Empire signee, Fireboy has released the music video for his trendy single Playboy.  The Hugh Hefner inspired video was directed by TG Omori.  In the video, Fireboy plays the playboy character covered in silk as he watches his bunnies.  Music stars Rema and Fave also make a surprise appearance in the song's video, joining…
2 days ago
Mavin CEO Don Jazzy has taken to Twitter to celebrate after the record group's single Overdose reached the number one spot on the Apple Music Nigeria chart. Don Jazzy shared a screenshot showing the song's new spot at number one on the Apple music chart. In his tweet, Don Jazzy thanked the Mavin team, fans, and Wizkid,…
2 days ago
Kelly Clarkson is set to release a six track EP in the month of June. The former American Idol judge, has given the people what they want by releasing a Kellyoke EP. The EP is based on the smash segment on her daytime talk show, 'The Kelly Clarkson Show', after over 500 covers since 2019.…
2 days ago
Friday Igwe, also known as "Baba Fryo," has revealed that his new single "Show Love" would be released before the end of the year. The singer said he had been away from the music scene for 20 years while chatting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. The Afro-reggae artists said that he…

Film

1 day ago
The biopic film Baz Luhrmann, which looks into late Elvis Presley's life, got a standing ovation at the Cannes film festival in France. Even though it has been 45 years since the death of Elvis Presley, the Elvis fever was alive and well in the Cannes, as onlookers marvelled at an imposter strolling down La…
2 days ago
Ryan Reynolds has revealed that Denzel Washington takes punches like a pro.  The Canadian actor speaking with David Letterman on the Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman" made this revelation.  Reynolds revealed that he had accidentally punched Washington, leaving him with two black eyes while filming their 2012 action flick, Safe House.…
2 days ago
Veteran actress Rita Moreno has joined the cast of highly-anticipated film Fast X as Vin Diesel's grandmother.  Moreno's addition to the Fast And Furious franchise was unveiled by actor Vin Diesel in a post on Instagram on Tuesday.  Diesel and Moreno shared the news on Instagram in a behind-the-scenes video recorded during production.    View this post on…
Amber Heard
2 days ago
Actress Amber Heard, claims that her position in the upcoming superhero film Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom was cut to its minimum due to her current legal issues with ex-husband Johnny Depp. However, Heard's claims have were refuted by DC Films CEO Walter Hamada who asserted that her lack of chemistry with co-star Jason Momoa resulted…
4 days ago
Hwang Dong-hyuk, the creator of Squid Game, is working on a new satire show called 'The Best Show on the Planet'. In a new interview, Dong-hyuk discloses that he is not only working on season 2 of Squid Game, but also on The Best Show on the Planet, a satirical show about Squid Game's success.…