Sunday September 27, 2020

Archive for the ‘Unlikely’ Category

U.N. Demands U.S. Pay Reparations To African-Americans

A new report released by the United Nations concludes the United States owes reparations to African-Americans for slavery and recent police-involved shooting deaths.

The report was produced by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on African Descent and strongly condemned America’s “racist” history.  More…

Happy Birthday!

September 16 is the most common birthday in the country, with summer months reporting the highest number of babies born, according to a Harvard study. So if that happens to be your birthday, well, happy birthday!  More…

Not again! Barbra Streisand claims she will move to Australia if Donald Trump wins

Barbra Streisand revealed during a 60 Minutes TV interview that she will move Down Under if Donald Trump is elected President of the United States. The 74-year-old actress is a lifelong liberal who endorses Hilary Clinton.  More…

Clinton says could not recall all briefings due to concussion

Hillary Clinton told the FBI she did not recall all the briefings she received on handling sensitive information as she made the transition from her post as U.S. secretary of state, due to a concussion suffered in 2012, according to a report released Friday.  More…

KFC’s top secret 11 herbs and spices recipe?

“The main ingredient is white pepper,” Mr. Ledington told the newspaper. “I call that the secret ingredient. Nobody knew what white pepper was. Nobody knew how to use it” in the 1950s, he said. So, how do you make Colonel Sanders’s secret spice blend? The world may never know for sure, but in the meantime, here is the recipe that the colonel’s nephew showed The Chicago Tribune.  More…

ISIS attacked Istanbul airport because they are ‘desperate’, John Kerry says

Secretary Of State John Kerry said ISIS had begun targeting airports as an act of despair in the face of defeat, hours after the attack that left up to 50 dead in Istanbul, Turkey.  More…

Obama: Despite slaughter in Turkey, terrorists are losing ground

President Obama condemned the terror attack at an Istanbul airport Wednesday, suggesting that the Islamic State was responsible and pledging that the terror group would ultimately be defeated. "It’s an indication of how little these vicious organizations have to offer," Obama said. "Beyond killing innocents, they are continuing to lose ground.”  More…

High cholesterol ‘does not cause heart disease’ new research finds, so treating with statins a ‘waste of time’

Cholesterol does not cause heart disease in the elderly and trying to reduce it with drugs like statins is a waste of time, an international group of experts has claimed. A review of research involving nearly 70,000 people found there was no link between what has traditionally been considered “bad” cholesterol and the premature deaths of over 60-year-olds from cardiovascular disease.  More…

Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers and Panic Rooms

Today, Americans are preparing for the worst — and Communists are just about the only thing not on their list. What is? Terrorist attacks, a total economic collapse, or maybe just a complete societal breakdown after this November’s scorched-Earth presidential election. The rooms range from $250,000 to $1.5 million. (No one said paranoia came cheap.)  More…

I want all the perks of maternity leave — without having any kids

Meghann Foye, 38, was jealous of co-workers clocking out for maternity leave, and decided she needed a break of her own. Here, the author of the novel “Meternity” (Mira, out now), tells The Post’s Anna Davies why she believes every woman deserves mandated “me time.”  More…

Madonna Responds to Claims She Was ‘High or Drunk’ Onstage, Blames ‘Sexism’

Madonna has responded to reports claiming she performed while under the influence of drugs and alcohol during a recent concert in Australia."Too bad people don’t know the art or of acting and playing a character," she wrote on Instagram, adding, "I could never do any of my shows high or drunk."  More…

Zombies: Mark Zuckerberg shows off his creepy idea of the future

A billionaire superman with a rictus grin, striding straight past human drones, tethered to machines and blinded to reality by blinking plastic masks. Golden light shines down on the man as he strides past his subjects, cast in gloom, toward a stage where he will accept their adulation.  More…

Fidel Castro to US: you owe us millions

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by insisting the United States owes Cuba "many millions of dollars" because of the half-century-old American trade embargo.  More…

Company launches wearable mood-changer that zaps brain

A newly-released headset hopes to wake people up or calm them down by manipulating the electricity in their brain. Thync costs $299 and has just been released to the public. It provides “calm or energy on demand”, the company says, by using “neurosignalling” to activate nerves and change people’s state of mind.  More…

Brian Williams: ‘Maybe I had a brain tumor’

Embattled news anchor Brian Williams couldn’t bring himself to admit he lied about coming under fire on a chopper in Iraq — so he instead wondered if he had a brain tumor. The fact-challenged Williams had trouble explaining what had happened. “(He said,) ‘Did something happen to (my) head? Maybe I had a brain tumor, or something in my head,’” a source told Vanity Fair Magazine.  More…