Australia

Aussie minister sorry he ‘liked’ exposed teen pic

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian politician says he’s learned a valuable lesson in social networking after he “liked” a Facebook photo without realizing that it showed a teenage prankster exposing himself. Western Australia Minister for […]

05/16/2013

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, man identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings (AP Photo)

Widow of Boston bomb suspect hires criminal lawyer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has hired a prominent criminal lawyer with experience defending terrorism cases as she continues to face questions from federal authorities. Katherine Russell […]

05/08/2013

Chris Adams

Chris Adams on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Chris Adams, an internationally recognized new media pioneer, media, entertainment and technology executive with twenty-plus years of experience in creating partnerships, programs and revenue-generating initiatives between and to the benefit of brands, their customers and users around the world.

04/18/2013

Bret Lewis

The new poster child for playing with pain

When you think of tough athletes, you might not think about golfers. Until you hear about rookie Daniela Holmqvist of Sweeden on the Ladies’ European Tour. She was 4 holes into the 2nd round in a tournament in Australia when she was bitten by a black widow spider.

02/14/2013

Tim Gannon

Tim Gannon on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Co-Founder of Outback Steakhouse, Inc. Tim Gannon, who is an extremely successful businessman, great sportsman and a staunch polo sponsor. He is the creator of the “Bloomin’ Onion” recipe, and many of the other dishes on Outback’s menu.

02/13/2013

(AP Photo)

SI gets ready for annual swimsuit issue

Few would think about swimming in Antarctica, but Sports Illustrated took its models there for its annual swimsuit issue – shooting on all seven continents for the first time.

02/05/2013

Jacintha Saldanha

UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

LONDON (AP) – British prosecutors said Friday they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse’s suicide.

02/01/2013

A marlin pulled down a fishing boat in Panama. (Photo: Facebook/Marlin Magazine)

Marlin wins!

If you think fishing’s boring, take a look at this series of snaps taken the moment a giant marlin takes revenge on every big game fisherman who has ever cast a line and sinks this pristine boat off the coast of Panama.

01/31/2013

Bret Lewis

That could be painful

Attention, track-and-field buffs: The Nude Olympics begin January 20th at Maslin Beach near Adelaide, Australia.

01/17/2013

subway

Is Subway’s Foot-Long Sandwich Really 11 Inches?

There’s OUTRAGE online right now that Subway’s footlong really ISN’T a foot long.  It’s only 11 inches.  People have been posting photos to Subway’s page of their subs with measuring tape on top showing they’re […]

01/17/2013

Whew! Big asteroid no longer threat to Earth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Upon further review, a big scary-sounding asteroid is no longer even a remote threat to smash into Earth in about 20 years, NASA says.

01/10/2013

King Edward VII Hospital address plaque

Coroner says nurse found hanging in her room

LONDON (AP) – The London nurse who took the hoax call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge apparently killed herself.

12/13/2012

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