Wednesday, 27 January 2016

'Doomsday Clock' Reflects Dangers to World

It’s getting worse. No surprises here.

The Doomsday Clock is a symbolic clock face, representing a countdown to possible global catastrophe and has been maintained since 1947 by the members of the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and according to their website, the minute hand represents “how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making,” with midnight equaling destruction…

Scientists behind a “Doomsday Clock” that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm say the world is still under grave threat.

Associated Press

Monday, 25 January 2016

Bathing in 500 lbs of Putty

Ever wondered what it is like to bathe in 500 lbs of liquid glass putty? No? Us neither. We didn’t even know such a thing existed, but apparently these guys did and one was brave enough to take a bath in 500 lbs worth of it. Good thing he shaved most of his body parts…

We filled up a bathtub with 500 pounds of crystal clear liquid glass thinking putty. And then we got in it. Enjoy!


Friday, 22 January 2016

The Wedding HAKA Moves Bride to Tears

The New Zealand sports teams' are famous for performing a haka before their international matches and according to Ms Armstrong, women do not normally perform the haka in Maori culture but she said they can do so at weddings - and perform she did when she jumped in to take part in the one at her wedding. The engrossing wedding video, viewed over 20+M times on Facebook, took place in Auckland New Zealand last week and has not only brought the bride to tears, but everyone who has watched it...

The haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouted accompaniment.
War haka were originally performed by warriors before a battle, proclaiming their strength and prowess in order to intimidate the opposition, but haka are also performed for various reasons: for welcoming distinguished guests, or to acknowledge great achievements, occasions or funerals, and kapa haka performance groups are very common in schools.

Monday, 11 January 2016

British Model Refuses to Photoshop Cellulite – Good For Her! (6 Instagram Embeds)

Viral Randomness…

These are the kind of stories we love reading about. We need more women like the gorgeous British model Iskra Lawrence to empower other women! Yah!

Her amazing figure and equally amazing body-positive image is garnering tons of buzz online.

So what’s so special about her? Well unlike other so-called “Instagram models, Iskra refuses to retouch any of her photos – or even make money off of her posts!

“’Going for a swim in the jungle yesterday,” says the Instagram post below, “no filter and no retouching, because who says cellulite is a flaw—YOU decide what beauty is and it’s deeper than skin deep #iskralawrence #everyBODYisbeautiful.”

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

The Lovely Laura Gordon. Would You Believe This Fitness Bunny is 48 Years Old? (8 Instagram Embeds)

Viral Randomness…

“When friends and relatives see me, they will always say, ‘you’re so lucky you are thin and can eat whatever you want'”

“I explain that I eat healthy food all the time, that’s why I’m not fat. Please don’t call me lucky for making daily sacrifices that you are not making.”

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