Category archives: Entertainment

Austria's 'bearded lady' Conchita Wurst won Eurovision 2014

Austrian Conchita Wurst has arrived home to a heroine’s welcome after the bearded drag queen won the Eurovision Song Contest Sporting high heels, butterfly eyelashes and a full beard, Wurst – whose birth name is Tom Neuwirth – swept to victory with her Rise Like a Phoenix ballad before a global television audience of about 180 million people in 45 countries “I share the opinion that this was not a […]

'Godzilla' is going to be a very different monster movie, says its director

The last two Godzilla trailers have given us a hint of what’s to come in the upcoming film, and at SXSW a small audience got the best look yet at the new monster. After a screening of the 1954 Japanese original, director Gareth Edwards introduced an extended sequence from the 2014 version in which the new Godzilla lays waste to Hawaii before squaring off against another giant monster. Even with […]

Japanese artist Hikaru Cho transforms food with paint

Last week, we shared Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho’s stunning body paintings highlighting sexual repression that featured as part of Amnesty International’s “My Body My Rights” campaign. The young artist’s jaw-dropping skills with the paint brush led us to discover her hyperrealistic painted-object series titled “It’s not what it seems,” in which 20-year-old Cho uses acrylic paints to transform everyday foods into entirely different ones. Only when the food is peeled, […]


Heartwarming footage of the moment a papa lion meets his baby cubs for the first time at the Oregon Zoo

The heart-warming first encounter shows six-month-old cubs Kamali, Zalika and Angalia as they attempt to play with their father, Zawadi Mungu ‘At first he was surprised but as time passed he grew more patient,‘ said senior zoo keeper Laura Weiner Lions may be one of the world’s deadliest predators – but this male quickly assumed the role of caring father when meeting his cubs for the first time. The heart-warming […]

Tears and triumph as Lupita Nyong'o accepts her Best Supporting Actress Oscar and 12 Years A Slave is named Best Picture

Gravity cleans the board with SEVEN Oscars… but misses the big one Cate Blanchett is Best Actress for Blue Jasmine Matthew McConaughey named Best Actor for Dallas Buyers Club as Jared Leto scoops Best Supporting Actor Disney’s Frozen wins Best Animated Feature It was an emotional night for the cast and crew of 12 Years A Slave, as the film took home the award for Best Picture at Sunday night’s […]

Oscars 2014: LIVE STREAM of celebrities on the red carpet - starts at 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET

Oscar Sunday is here! The 2014 Oscars will be handed out at a ceremony on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles   The event is hosted by Ellen DeGerenes and televised LIVE on the ABC Network in the United States, as well as in more than 225 countries worldwide. Throughout the day and night we at OTRC.com will you LIVE updates of the winners, red carpet fashion […]


Woman gets slapped in the face by whale’s tail

Sometimes it’s better to take a step back from the action. That’s what Canadian Chelsea Crawford learned the hard way, after getting smacked in the face by a whale. According to MSN NZ, Crawford was whale-watching with friends off the coast of Baja California, Mexico, when she got an unexpected close encounter of the whale kind. Crawford’s friend, Jordyn Rivet, was filming a whale rolling through the waves and getting […]

Sochi 2014: Russia top medal table as Olympics come to an end

Host nation Russia finished on top of the medal table as the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi on Sunday after 17 days of competition. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach officially closed the Games during an extravagant 130-minute ceremony. South Korea were given the Olympic flag as Pyeongchang hosts the 2018 Games. GB at the Winter Olympics Total medals: 26 Gold: 10 – Figure skating (four); […]


During a seminar, a woman asked,” How do I know if I am with the right person?”The author then noticed that there was a large man sitting next to her so he said, “It depends. Is that your partner?” In all seriousness, she answered “How do you know?” Let me answer this question because the chances are good that it’s weighing on your mind replied the author.Here’s the answer.Every relationship […]

Russian skier breaks back during training

Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova suffered a serious injury while training at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Russian Olympic Committee said. The skier fractured a vertebrae and displaced her spine, the committee said. The decision was made to operate on her immediately, the committee said. The 23-year-old was in “unbearable” pain when she was rushed to the hospital, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency said. Komissarova was training to […]