Author archives: Amanda


Dare To Walk On 'World's Longest Glass Bridge'? Shijiazhuang, China's Hebei

The bridge stretches across 488 meters between two cliffs in the Hongyagu Scenic Area. The bridge hangs 218 meters above the ground – that’s approximately how tall a 66 story building is. Can you imagine walking across this bridge? How about looking down from this bridge. Scary right? According to the video, the bridge has been designed to support up to 2,000 people. However, only 500 people will be on […]


‘The China Hustle’ Trailer

It will be interesting to see how this documentary performs in today’s political climate where everyone knows the game is rigged and just shrugs and accepts it because I guess it’s better to be destitute and savvy than secure and outraged. At a time when the government is touting deregulation as an inherent good, I’m sure The China Hustle will infuriate its audience, but I assume it will change the […]

Journalists keep getting murdered with impunity in Mexico

Gumaro Pérez Aguilando was gunned down on Tuesday while attending a Christmas event at his son’s school in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Miroslava Breach was shot to death in March while she drove her child to school in Chihuahua state. In May, Javier Valdez was pulled from his car in broad daylight and murdered outside his office in Sinaloa. All three victims had something in common: They were journalists. […]

France named The Economist`s country of the year

The Economist named France as its country of the year on Thursday, saying new President Emmanuel Macron had upset the odds to strike a victory for open societies and reform. The London-based weekly news magazine said the battle between open and closed visions of society was the most important in the world in 2017 and Macron had defeated the “drawbridge-raisers”. “In 2017, France defied all expectations,” The Economist said in […]


Inspirational Film "The Miracle Season " trailer out

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt will star as the lead in the upcoming film “The Miracle Season,” based on the true story of a high school girls’ volleyball team that’s struggling to cope with the unexpected death of a teammate. “The Miracle Season” was produced by LD Entertainment, which also produced the faith-based film “Risen,” and was directed by Sean McNamara, the creator of “Soul Surfer.” “The Miracle Season” opens […]


NASA shares time-lapse video of island forming from underwater volcano - Watch

Looks like Hawaii isn’t the only series of islands formed from underwater volcanic eruptions. NASA has shared a time-lapse of a Pacific island named ‘Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai’, formed from the ash of an underwater volcanic eruption that lasted from December 2014 to January 2015. While it was initially expected to stay above sea level for only a few months, new satellite observations have led scientists to estimate it could survive […]

Australia's Child Sex Abuse Exposes National Tragedy Of Systemic Violence

Australia’s child sex abuse Royal Commission on Friday handed over its final report to the government in a move that increases pressure on lawmakers, religious groups and civic institutions to immediately adopt more than 400 recommendations. For the past five years, the commission has put civic and state institutions like churches, the defense force, sporting clubs and after-school care under the microscope, examining their responses to allegations of sex abuse […]


The Trailer of "15:17 to Paris"

The 15:17 to Paris concerns the three U.S. servicemen, traveling in Europe, who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train from Brussels to Paris in 2015. Eastwood has cast the actual real-life heroes — Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone — in the film. The movie is based on the book The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train and Three American Heroes, written by […]


Borg McEnroe review:

Borg McEnroe review: The beauty of Tennis, which is rooted in its unpredictable and demanding nature, this biographical sports thriller recreates the epic ‘fire and ice’ battle between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe in the 1980 Wimbledon final and the events that led to that iconic clash. Tennis is a duel often misunderstood as sport, and John McEnroe is one of its most misunderstood soldiers. In 1980, the 20-year-old American […]

Jerusalem Five things you must know about

Jerusalem Five things you must know about Jerusalem is once again stirring powerful emotions around the world with US President Donald Trump set to recognise the city as Israel`s capital. Here are five things to know about the divided city: Israel seized control of Palestinian east Jerusalem from Jordan during a 1967 war and later annexed it. The move was never recognised by the international community but Israel declared the […]