Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder, multi-billionaire and the wealthiest man on earth, recently announced that he was getting divorced from his wife of 25 years; MacKenzie. Thankfully, Jeff put out a statement that the separation was amicable, and that both were going their separate ways with no regrets. But given that Jeff has an estimated fortune of $137 billion; how much will the settlement cost him? And how long will it stay amicable, especially now that his new lover turns out to have been around a bit longer than originally believed, and his racy texts have made it to the tabloids! [Read more…]
The name Justin Trudeau will no doubt conjure up images of the distinguished liberal Prime Minister of Canada. A liberal and a feminist, Justin is known for having a strong stance on gender equality, and for believing in freedom of choice where cannabis and playing at an online casino are concerned. [Read more…]
There is a common perception that trying to lose weight around Christmas time is a very bad idea. Because, naturally, this is when friends and family agree that stuffing enormous amounts of food into our faces is absolutely acceptable. This is of course true, and everyone should embrace the season as one to put on a few pounds, which is supposedly worth it for delicious festive foods.
Speaking of which, Christmas lunch is a tradition embraced around the world. Though, it happens to take on different forms depending on where you are. Take a look at what goes into a traditional Christmas lunch in a few countries, just in case you want to branch out and stuff your face with tasty treats beyond your own borders! [Read more…]
Captain Jack Sparrow is a busy man. Being the world’s favourite pirate isn’t an easy task, however, he does enjoy a few days off the job – but what does he really get up to when not chasing treasure or eternal life? He relaxes at home with a few casks of rum and some good music, of course – and we can tell you what’s on his playlist!
Yes, our trusted sources have snaffled out the captain’s top 5 tracks, and we’re sharing them with you. These are not the sea shanties you will hear sung by the crew of the Black Pearl. Instead, these are tracks the salty dog listens to when he is away from the hustle and bustle of harbour towns, prisons, and rivals out to out-do him. [Read more…]
It is hard to imagine famous celebrities and film stars as anything else but their larger than life on-screen personas. But, the truth is they all had to start somewhere, and most of them had regular jobs before making it big in Hollywood, or whatever career earned them big bucks and the admiration of the world press. In an ode to the working-class citizen, we take a look at strange jobs celebrities had before making it big. [Read more…]
Upon hearing that the Titanic 2 will be making an appearance in 2022, your first thought will likely be that Hollywood has somehow managed to convince Leonardo DiCaprio that the classic film needed a sequel. A very forgivable mistake to make, given that every classic film currently seems to be undergoing a remake!
But no, the Titanic 2 is, in fact, a ship. It will be making its maiden voyage in the year 2022, and as can be imagined, many are already starting to place bets as to whether it will reach an untimely demise via iceberg. A fact that the makers of the ship seem to be aware of, given that the Titanic 2’s first journey will retrace the route that claimed the first ship in 1912. [Read more…]
YouTube is a website that has revolutionised the entertainment world. It has birthed worldwide sensations, made mega-celebrities of average citizens and likewise shaped an entire generation. Many will simply browse YouTube for hours on end, as opposed to watching television or going to the cinema. It provides instructional videos on everything from how to unblock your to toilet to how to change a light bulb. It has film reviews, video game reviews and make-up reviews. It fuels political debates, explores new cooking recipes and provides live news updates 24-hours a day. [Read more…]
With the coming of the television age in the 20th century, all major spectator sports have had to accommodate two different audiences: their loyal fans attending matches in all weathers, and an enthusiastic armchair audience just dying to switch on the TV to be entertained once again by their favourite team. The advent of televised matches also brought more money into sport. Soon the sale of TV rights was bringing in more hard cash than could possibly be earned from paying spectators alone. [Read more…]
Oprah Winfrey become a billionaire back in 2003, and according to Forbes, her net worth is now US$2.9 billion. Having come from nothing, one of the greatest things about her is how much she enjoys her fabulous wealth. And that’s seen not only in her philanthropic efforts, but also in how she uses it to treat herself and others. [Read more…]
The latest smartphones sure are impressive. They have displays that are indistinguishable from reality, smart sensors that tell you the humidity content of the air, download speeds so fast that megabytes are inconsequential nonsense, and they might even be capable of telling you the winning lottery numbers. There is only one really big downside. They happen to be extremely expensive. So much so that the average smartphone user is starting to ask if all the bells and whistles are necessary. [Read more…]