There is some sort of Christmas celebration in virtually every part of the world. You might be familiar with the tradition of setting up a Christmas tree, decorating it and putting gifts at its base. A star may well be placed on top of the tree and flashing lights may be draped all over its branches. A large man dressed in red and white might even be rumoured to climb down the chimney and deliver these gifts, carrying with him a list of good and bad deeds determining which children deserve gifts – or if a lump of coal is more appropriate! [Read more…]
Stan Lee, widely regarded as the king of the Marvel Universe, has passed away at age 95. It is no understatement to say that the Marvel franchise would not be the same, or may not exist at all, were it not for him. He is the mind behind some of the most beloved superheroes of all time, in fact, most of them as far as the Marvel Universe is concerned. Which is certainly nothing to take lightly.
With his passing, many are taking the time to fully appreciate just how much the man did for the world of superheroes. Many others are sad that he will no longer be making the now-traditional and expected cameo in virtually every Marvel film. [Read more…]
In this world of perfection and its focus on beauty, the quest to be thin drives people to extreme lengths. People have been dieting in one way or the other for a long time, and as the years pass, the methods used seem to get weirder. People seem to be willing to try anything; but hopefully as science enlightens us in the future, we take fewer risks in the diet department.
To give you an idea as to what people will go through in a quest to shed kilos we’ve rounded up the weirdest fad diets ever! [Read more…]
From online shopping to serious gaming, there are plenty of high-production, useful apps that we all know about already. Also some that you really might not have thought of, but that are unexpectedly handy. If you’re already familiar with PackPoint, for example, you’ll wonder how you ever knew what to pack for a trip without it. [Read more…]
Amy Winehouse was nothing if not a controversial figure. Although a Grammy Award winning musician, her struggle with addiction was well known, ending with her untimely passing in July 2011. But it was recently announced that she would be going on tour. Or at least, a projected holographic image of her would be. Base Entertainment, a Las Vegas based company, announced that they will be taking her digital image around North America for a series of “live” shows.
Not everyone is impressed, with cries of exploitation being heard everywhere across social media networks. “Let her rest in peace,” seems to be the most common sentiment, which is probably a stance that many can get behind. However, upon learning that Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s father, is working closely with Base Entertainment to ensure that her image is done justice, and that proceeds from the tour are going straight to the Amy Winehouse foundation, many soften to the idea. [Read more…]