Category: OMG

The real reason this reservoir is covered in 96,000,000 black balls

Shade balls in the Los Angeles Reservoir can save up to 300 millions gallons of water a year. That's enough to supply drinking water for 8,100 Californians. Good news? Absolutely. On the other hand, what if producing those shade balls...

/ May 28, 2019

Merkel warns of ‘the spectres of the past’ amid battle for soul of the new Europe

Angela Merkel has warned against the renewal of the far right in Europe as EU leaders descend on Brussels today to launch the hunt for a new generation of top officials in the wake of elections that shook up traditional...

/ May 28, 2019

the cure. vivid live at the sydney opera house. monday may 27

. having missed the dirty three at the opera house last night (and still kicking myself!) i decided to take up a friend's very kind offer to accompany him to the cure last night. grouse. they're doing the disintegration album....

/ May 28, 2019

Athlete Breaks Record for Longest Plank by a Woman | NowThis

Watch athlete Dana Glowacka reportedly break the world record for longest plank held by a woman. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In current events news, the planking world record for women was just broken. Dana Glowacka just set a new...

/ May 26, 2019

Man City to ‘hold talks with Leroy Sane’ to deter Bayern Munich move

Manchester City are set to stage a last-ditch attempt to get Leroy Sane to remain at the Etihad, by holding talks with the Germany international.Sane is said to have grown disillusioned after falling down the pecking order and often finding...

/ May 26, 2019

Brother of Stanford college student murdered in 1973 looks forward to justice being served

The brother of a woman allegedly murdered by a suspected Stanford University serial killer told DailyMail.com he is looking forward to justice finally being served 46 years after the slaying.John Arthur Getreu, 74, was arrested last November for the murder...

/ May 24, 2019

The untold truth of Smokey Robinson

In addition to writing hits for the Miracles, Robinson penned material for Motown's other acts, as did all of the label's writers. He gave hits to Mary Wells ("My Guy," "The One Who Really Loves You," "You Beat Me to...

/ May 24, 2019

Why Vince McMahon should be worried about the AEW

Partly because of the rise of fantasy sports, and competitors' need to have as much data as possible, and partly because we live in the age of unrelenting information at our fingertips at all times (thanks, internet!), advanced statistics have...

/ May 24, 2019

14 things you should never do in Russia

This is really just common sense no matter what country you're in — whenever you're invited to someone's home, you should bring a bottle of wine or a nice dessert to share with your hosts. If you're not already doing...

/ May 23, 2019

Germany without Kroos and Ter Stegen for Belarus and Estonia games

Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for their upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia.Germany coach Joachim Loew left both of his Spain-based players - Kroos and Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen - out of his...

/ May 22, 2019

What’s come out about JFK since his death

On January, 20, 1961, JFK kicked off his presidency with a masterful speech. His inaugural address possessed a powerful balance of hope and foreboding, issuing warnings to America's potential enemies and urging allies across the globe to band together "against...

/ May 21, 2019

Tiny Messerschmitt bubble car found in a British barn set to fetch £7,000 at auction

A tiny Messerschmitt bubble car found languishing in a barn after more than 40 years is set to sell for £7,000 at auction.The three-wheeled micro motor dates back to post-war Germany when the famous manufacturers of Luftwaffe fighter planes were...

/ May 21, 2019

Heidi Klum joins fiancé Tom Kaulitz at sporting event in Germany

She's one of the world's top supermodels, having burst onto the scene in the early 1990s.And Heidi Klum looked nothing short of sensational as she attended match day at FC Bayern Muenchen and Eintracht Frankfurt in Allianz-Arena in Germany on Saturday.The model,...

/ May 19, 2019

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