Man Sues for Invitation to 12-Year-Old Girl’s Sleepover|Humor

OMAHA, NB – Local man Dean Waters, 27, is suing 10-year-old Lara Schriber for gender discrimination because Waters was not invited to Schriber’s “girls only” sleepover. “I’m sick and tired of being discriminated against ‘cus I’m a red blooded American, White Male,” said Waters. “White men are the most discriminated group in history.” Waters first […]

Don’t panic – homes in the UK won’t run out of gas for heating

Don’t panic – homes in the UK won’t run out of gas for heating

This probably won’t happenMonty Rakusen/Getty By Michael Le Page “The UK is running out of gas,” some headlines screamed this morning. With the country currently in the grip of snow, ice and blizzards, this conjures up visions of the movie The Day After Tomorrow, in which people freeze to death during a cold snap brought […]

A weird underground plant has been rediscovered after 151 years

A weird underground plant has been rediscovered after 151 years

Lost for a century and a halfSochor et al, 2018 By Michael Le Page A peculiar plant has been found in the rainforests of Borneo after having been lost for over 150 years. Thismia neptunis was discovered in 1866 by the Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari in the Gunung Matang massif in western Sarawak, Malaysia. He […]

US asks Pakistan to make use of 'new opportunities' in battle against terror

US asks Pakistan to make use of 'new opportunities' in battle against terror

The United States has once again asked Pakistan to step up its efforts against terrorism with Pentagon saying there are ‘new opportunities’ that the country should make use of in battling terror outfits. Relations between the two countries have soured in recent months with the Trump administration admonishing Islamabad for not doing enough against terrorism […]

Ron Paul Wins a Stosscar!

Ron Paul Wins a Stosscar!

By Adam Dick The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences missed its opportunity to award libertarian communicator Ron Paul an Oscar after his small roles in the 2014 movies Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? and Alongside Night. But, on Tuesday — a week before the awarding of this year’s Oscars — Paul did receive a […]

‘Guess what’s in my pants’: Jimmy Kimmel slammed for hypocrisy after Oscars #MeToo speech

‘Guess what’s in my pants’: Jimmy Kimmel slammed for hypocrisy after Oscars #MeToo speech

Oscar host Jimmy Kimmel is being branded a hypocrite after comments made during his time on ‘The Man Show’ resurfaced, lighting up social media. His attack on Hollywood sexism during Sunday’s award ceremony had been widely hailed. During his awards hosting performance, Kimmel turned the spotlight on tarnished filmmaker Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s apparent culture […]

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'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Romantic fantasy“The Shape of Water” won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, the film industry’s most prestigious honor, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards. The Fox Searchlight movie’s Mexican filmmaker, Guillermo del Toro, won best director, dashing the hopes of a rare win […]

‘Still plenty of porridge’ say supermarkets|Humor

Supermarkets across the UK say they are running dangerously low on all food supplies although stocks of porridge remain unaffected. Fresh, frozen and tinned produce are now all but gone and there are just a handful of dried pulses still remaining. Nevertheless stocks of porridge, a chopped starchy grain, boiled in water – considered a […]