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Spanish Matador Brutally Gored To Death On Live TV

Spanish Matador Brutally Gored To Death On Live TV

A Spanish matador has become the first bullfighter to die in the ring since 1985 after he was gored in the chest live on TV when the 87 stone bull caught him off guard.  Victor Barrio, 29, was one of Spain’s best current bullfighters, and had tried to attract the bull with what is known as a muletazo manoever, but when ... Read More »

Leonardo Dicaprio Calling To Bring Down Big Oil Corporations

Leonardo Dicaprio Calling To Bring Down Big Oil Corporations

$2.6 trillion has been pulled out of the fossil fuel companies as Leonardo DiCaprio, 400 institutions and 2,000 other people commit to pull their investments out.  They have started what is being called the divestment movement. A new analysis found that people who are wanting to sell off their investments and get out of the oil, coal, and gas companies ... Read More »

1 Million Children Meditating For World Peace In Thailand

1 Million Children Meditating For World Peace In Thailand

5000 schools together. 1 million ‪‎children‬ meditating for world ‪‎peace‬ at the Phra Shammakaya Temple of ‪‎Thailand‬. Meditation only works for the individual with inner peace, not for greedy and corrupt people; they have no heart and no soul, nothing is going to happen but war from them. Having peaceful and noble thoughts are great as it creates positive vibration, ... Read More »

These Are The Last Women With Bound Feet In China

These Are The Last Women With Bound Feet In China

Over thousands of years, women have been expected to conform to ridiculous (if not dangerous) beauty standards. Today, we’re expected to slim down yet be curvy, and to have perfect skin, thick eyebrows, long hair… the list goes on. While this definitely wreaks havoc on our mental health, we admittedly have it much better than our ancestors did. Many of ... Read More »

Homeless High School Student Graduates Top Of His Class

Homeless High School Student Graduates Top Of His Class

A high school student left homeless after his mum’s death has overcome massive odds to graduate top of his class and win a college scholarship. Liyjon DeSilva spent years living between different relatives after his mum died when he was just five years old, reports the Daily Mail. He was a victim of child abuse and his family even tried ... Read More »

France Orders Supermarkets To Give Away Unsold Food To Charities Under A New Law

France Orders Supermarkets To Give Away Unsold Food To Charities Under A New Law

Food wastage is getting out of hand these days, but the French national assembly has just voted unanimously to pass legislation that forces supermarkets to give away unsold food to charities (or for animal feed) to make sure nothing goes to waste. This new law bars supermarkets from deliberately spoiling unsold food so it cannot be eaten. Instead, stores of ... Read More »

It’s Now Illegal For Employers To Send Work Emails After Office Hours In France

It’s Now Illegal For Employers To Send Work Emails After Office Hours In France

Don’t you hate receiving emails from the boss after working hours? Well, you can now ignore these emails without any consequences – if you live in France, that is. According to Article 25 of France’s new labour law, the El Khomri Law, employees now have the right to turn a blind eye to their work emails over the weekend. Local ... Read More »

Inside The World’s Oldest Hotel That’s Been Passed Down 52 Japanese Generations During Its 1,311 Year History

Inside The World’s Oldest Hotel That’s Been Passed Down 52 Japanese Generations During Its 1,311 Year History

Now THAT’S called a family heirloom! Hot-spring hotel Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan opened its doors in 705 AD in Japan’s Yamanashi prefecture It’s hosted important guests ranging from emperors to samurai. The traditional inn remains popular today The key attraction is its six natural hot-spring baths although Mount Fuji is also within driving distance When it comes to family heirlooms, Fujiwara Mahito has ... Read More »

Have You Ever Wondered Why Muslims Are Restricted To Make Love During The Month Of Ramadan? Here Is The Answer…

Have You Ever Wondered Why Muslims Are Restricted To Make Love During The Month Of Ramadan? Here Is The Answer…

Ramadan is a holy month during which every Muslim submits himself/herself completely to God. It is the time to repent and ask forgiveness for all the past sins from God. The Holy Quran was revealed to the Muslims during the month of Ramadan. Thus, it is considered as a very sacred month during which all the Muslims are required to ... Read More »

The Rock Gives In And Eats Candy For First Time In Almost 30 Years

The Rock Gives In And Eats Candy For First Time In Almost 30 Years

t’s all over. We’re done. The Rock has ruined his life’s work of fitness after taking the first step to what looks like a probable mid-life crisis and the ultimate decline of his physique. Yes – he ate some candy. Apparently, Dwayne Johnson hasn’t eaten a single piece of candy since way back in 1989, almost 30 years ago – and due to ... Read More »