Category: OMG

Prominent US molecular biologist missing in Greece is found dead in Nazi bunker after going for run

The body of an American scientist has been found in a Nazi bunker on Crete, Greece, according to local news outlets.  Greek authorities had a tough time accessing the body of Suzanne Eaton, 59, on Monday evening on a rocky…

Serena Williams plays at Wimbledon after joking that she would miss Archie’s christening

Serena Williams appeared focused as she strode onto court today in Wimbledon, seemingly undeterred to be missing Archie’s christening.  The tennis star, 37, was long-rumoured to be a potential godmother for Prince Harry, 34, and Meghan’s, 37, son. Serena, who…

Karolina Kurkova looks ravishing in blue as she celebrates her first 4th July as an America

Karolina Kurkova celebrated her first 4th July as an American citizen at a BBQ to launch her latest stroller collection.  The 35-year-old Czech-born model dazzled poolside at the party in Berlin, Germany on Thursday. She looked every inch the fashionista…

Why should we foot BBC wages, writes an outraged MARTIN BELL

Remember Robert Dougall? Older readers among you will. He was a BBC stalwart long before the era of the Corporation’s ‘rich list’ of TV presenters who earn far more than the Prime Minister. It was Robert’s voice that, in September…

Wildfires rage in Spain and temperature records tumble in Germany

Europe is still reeling in the grip of a devastating Saharan Bubble heatwave, with wildfires tearing through parts of Germany and Spain.  Hundreds of firefighters and soldiers battled against three raging fires throughout the weekend in Spain as authorities ordered…

Germany 1-2 Sweden: Swedes reach Women’s World Cup semi-finals

Germany suffered a double blow on Saturday night, crashing out of the World Cup and losing the chance to defend their Olympic title in Tokyo next year. The Germans, who were expected to cruise into the final in the ‘easier’…

Bitcoin’s Big Price Drop Is the Latest in a Long History of Flash Crashes

On Wednesday, June 26, the price of BTC came close to reaching $14K. One hour later, it had dropped by close to 18%. Such events are known as a flash crash, a moment in time where a rapid-sell off happens…

The real reason some people are growing horns from their skulls

As a species, humans don’t respond to sweeping changes especially well. This certainly holds true for new technologies, which often fill people with uncertainty, suspicion, or a sense of foreboding that borders on being superstitious. Atlantic contributor Adrienne LaFrance noted that…

Spain 4-1 France: La Rojita come from behind to reach final at European Under-21 Championship

Spain will face Germany in the European Under-21 Championship final after both won their semi-finals on Thursday.  Spain lost 1-0 to Germany in the 2017 final and will now have the chance for revenge in Udine on Sunday.  Jean-Philippe Mateta…

Britain on the BOIL: Commuters face muggy slog to work as Saharan Bubble turns up the heat on UK

A sticky start to the day means morning commutes up and down the country will be muggy and overcast as the week-long heatwave continues.  Humidity is dogging the UK following yesterday’s downpours with temperatures at 63F (17C) in London and as…

UK weather: Met Office warns of danger to life warning ahead of storms

Flash flooding is forcing drivers onto the roofs of their cars as they scramble to avoid rainy thunderstorms after the effects of a tropical ‘Saharan bubble’ hit Britain today.   Met Office ‘danger to life’ weather warnings are in place for…

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Die Nationalelf into quarter-finals of Women’s World Cup

Germany booked their place in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a confident win over Nigeria. A first-half header from Alexandra Popp and Sara Dabritz penalty quickly after put the Germans on course for the quarter-finals, with Lea Schuller wrapping…

Martin Odegaard ‘touches down in Germany ahead of next potential loan move

Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard has touched down in Germany ahead of a possible move to Bayer Leverkusen.  The 20-year-old arrived at the Bernabeu with huge promise as a teenager but struggled to make the grade in Spain.  Two loan…

Cassius’ Philippe Zdar dies in accidental fall

Philippe Cerboneschi (also known as “Zdar”), one half of French dance duo Cassius, died in Paris on Wednesday, his agent has said. “He made an accidental fall, through the window of a high floor of a Parisian building,” said Sebastien…