Category: OMG

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

The contest's highlights - from singing in the shower and bendy poles to the Netherlands' triumph. The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his song Arcade. He had been the bookmakers' favourite to win, and...

/ May 19, 2019

The untold truth of Rafael Nadal

Perhaps strangely for a rich celebrity, Rafael Nadal doesn't have any major, well-publicized relationship turmoil weighing him down. Still, this relatively squeaky-clean personal life hasn't saved him from the destructiveness of a divorce scandal — it just wasn't his own...

/ May 17, 2019

The real history Game of Thrones is based on

The first time you saw the Dothraki, you didn't say, "Hmm, where have I seen those guys before," you said, "oh, the Mongols." Because the Dothraki aren't just sort of similar to the Mongols, they're pretty much exactly like the...

/ May 17, 2019

Germany vows to pay $11,000 each to victims of Chilean paedophile sect founded by Nazi

Germany has vowed to pay compensation of up to 10,000 euros ($11,000) each to victims of the former Nazi paedophile sect 'Colonia Dignidad' in Chile.The news came the week after German prosecutors dropped their case against the sect's former doctor Hartmut...

/ May 17, 2019

The untold truth of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde's names might go together, but they were not equally violent. Not by a long shot. Eyewitness reports say Bonnie never wielded a gun, always waited in the car when they were holding up banks, encouraged kidnapping over...

/ May 16, 2019

Tottenham line up summer move for £21.5m-rated Julian Brandt

Tottenham are among the clubs monitoring developments with Julian Brandt at Bayer Leverkusen. The 23-year-old Germany international is understood to have a £21.5million release clause for this summer. Mauricio Pochettino is weighing up a move for the versatile attacking midfielder ahead of...

/ May 16, 2019

The untold truth of dragon mythology

There are still plenty of villainous dragons flying around in fiction today, from the three-headed King Ghidorah to Marvel's Fin Fang Foom. However, in the past few decades, popular culture has reevaluated the old "evil dragon" concept and come to...

/ May 15, 2019

Anti-Semitic hate crime rose nearly 20 per cent in Germany last year, the government warned

Xenophobic and anti-Semitic hate crime rose by nearly 20 per cent in Germany last year, according to the latest interior ministry data published today.In its report, the ministry listed 7,701 xenophobic criminal acts, a jump of 19.7 per cent compared...

/ May 14, 2019

The real reason these great athletes quit their sports

Before the Cleveland Browns became the saddest name in sports, they were an NFL team to be reckoned with. Sure, it was a long time ago, but it did happen. One of the players that made them a success was...

/ May 13, 2019

Great Britain’s ice hockey stars humbled by impressive Canada in 8-0 thrashing

The power and sheer quality of the best ice hockey nation on earth proved far too hot for Great Britain's underdogs to handle here on Sunday night as Canada muscled their way to an emphatic 8-0 World Championships victory.Britain, who...

/ May 12, 2019

Gigi Hadid’s Twitter account is broken into and hacker posts a series of racist tweets

Gigi Hadid should start thinking of new passwords.The 24-year-old star's Twitter account on Friday was hacked, and the hacker flooded the feed with a series of racist tweets.Among the shocking and racially-charged tweets included the phrase, 'Yall n***** on some...

/ May 11, 2019

Lies the Netflix Ted Bundy movie told you

Ted Bundy and the woman he eventually married, Carole Ann Boone, had a lot of a private conversations that nobody witnessed, which is not super surprising when you think back at all the private conversations you've ever had that no...

/ May 10, 2019

How Tolkien ignored the author’s true story

When Tolkien was sent to the front lines, it was into staggering violence. An estimated 20,000 British soldiers were killed on the first day of the Somme offensive, and another 37,000 were wounded. It wasn't long after he got to...

/ May 10, 2019

Eintracht Frankfurt post video of fans on buses ahead of Chelsea clash

Eintracht Frankfurt supporters are already making themselves noticed in London ahead of their Europa League semi-final second-leg with Chelsea.Thousands of fans have made the trip from Germany, and Frankfurt have posted videos of some of them making their way around...

/ May 9, 2019

The shady side of Bryce Harper

The annual Home Run Derby happens during the All-Star Break. It's fun! It's goofy and made for showboating. It's a chance for players to loosen up a little in the middle of a grueling season. Harper clearly had himself a...

/ May 8, 2019

The untold truth of Imagine Dragons

As a mightily popular band, you'd Imagine Dragons naturally has a documentary named after one of their songs. There is one, called Believer … only, despite being named after an Imagine Dragons song, it's not actually about the band at...

/ May 7, 2019

Tennis players they WON’T be distracted by grunting, study claims

Controversial grunting noises made by tennis players during top matches influences player's perceptions of the game and the prediction of ball flight, according to a new report.Psychologists have been attempting to unravel the role of auditory perception in the sport...

/ May 6, 2019

Reading teenager Diamond Milan Edwards attracting interest from Bundesliga

Reading and England youth international Diamond Milan Edwards is the latest teenager to be targeted by Bundesliga clubs.The Under-15 international, an attacking midfielder, turned down Reading's contract offer at the end of the season.And that has alerted clubs from Germany...

/ May 5, 2019