Monthly archives: February 2014

#horror: The moment Muslim Syrian extremists cut off a man's hand as punishment for stealing - and posted pics LIVE on Twitter

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Islamist group live-tweeted punishment of a thief in northern Syria Photos were posted online showing a man having his hand chopped off Group claimed the man requested the punishment to ‘cleanse him of sin’ A group of Syrian Islamist militants posted a series of photographs of a man having his hand cut off in a live-update on Twitter. The live-feed of the amputation, which was carried out […]

 
 
 

Obama Admits ‘I Used To Get High’

Here’s President Obama explaining how much of himself he sees in so many young and struggling minorities without parents. Obama announces that, like them, he used to make excuses, blame others and get high when he was angry. The president has been referring to his adolescent marijuana habit as a mistake, yet we all know that if Obama had stayed away from weed as a kid, he probably wouldn’t have […]

 
 
 

The Unbelievable Story Of Why Marlon Brando Rejected His 1973 Oscar For 'The Godfather'

The man who made offers others couldn’t refuse once refused the movie industry’s heftiest honor.On March 5, 1973, Marlon Brando declined the Academy Award for Best Actor for his gut-wrenching performance as Vito Corleone in “The Godfather” – for a very unexpected reason. Here’s how it went down. The Movie That Brought Brando Back In the 1960s, Brando’s career had slid into decline. His previous two movies – the famously […]

Chinese police save hundreds of babies from online trading racket

STORY HIGHLIGHTS China busts crime networks using the internet to sell babies, authorities say Police arrest 1,094 suspects and rescue 382 babies in the sting Local media say some arrests took place in Sichuan and Anhui provinces China has smashed four child-trafficking rings and arrested more than a thousand people for using websites and instant messaging groups to trade babies, Chinese authorities said Friday. On February 19, police from 27 […]

African migrants storm into Spanish enclave of Melilla

Migrants celebrate getting into Melilla, but they are likely to be expelled More than 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa have broken into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla by scaling the border fence. It is one of the biggest migrant surges into Melilla in recent years. Many of the migrants suffered cuts scaling the fence. During the incident, migrants threw stones, sticks and bottles at police, officials say. This month […]

You Think You Know Animals… Til You See Them Under An X-Ray. The Penguin Shocked Me.

If you own a pet, you’re probably very comfortable with them. Your dog, cat, rabbit or snake is most likely named something like “Fluffy” or “Captain Hammer.” You’re comfortable with Captain Hammer, in fact, you could pick him out of a lineup. But what if I told you that perhaps you don’t know your beloved pet as well as you think you do? Just check out these pictures. You may […]

Ukraine: Armed Men Occupy Airports in Crimea

Russian soldiers have occupied two key airports in Ukraine’s restive pro-Russia region of Crimea, Ukraine’s acting interior minister said Friday. Soldiers wearing camouflage and bearing automatic weapons took up positions at Belbek Airport in Sevastopol, home of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, and at the airport in Simferopol, the region’s capital, Arsen Avakov said. He said the soldiers’ uniforms bore no identifying marks “but they do not hide their affiliation with […]

Polar bears near Churchill, Man., pose for Google's Street View

Google Maps users can now virtually trek across the frozen tundra outside Churchill, Man., and spy on the local residents, who weren’t shy about posing for the cameras. Known as the “Polar Bear Capital of the World,” Google visited Churchill with the assistance of the non-profit Polar Bears International to capture images of the majestic animals and their habitat for its Street View feature. “Churchill is a unique place because […]

West warns Russia amid rising tensions in Crimea

Western nations have called on Russia to ease tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea region after armed men seized the local parliament and raised the Russian flag. Russia also scrambled fighter jets along its borders as part of military exercises it announced a day earlier. Moscow said it was willing to work with the West on averting a crisis, but warned foreign powers against taking decisions on behalf of Ukrainians. Meanwhile, the […]

 
 
 

Man tries to rob bank with a meat cleaver

“Now, gimme all your money or I’ll take this meat cleaver and chop you to death!” Three words: Bank. Robbery. Fail. This viral video showcases a real ‘meat-head’ trying to rob a bank with a meat cleaver. Oh yes, a meat cleaver. If you think that’s funny, then clearly you are on the same page as the bank teller who is laughing at the man from behind the glass. Especially […]