• Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Olympics
  • Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever Soccer Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Facebook, Twitter crown Michael Phelps as most talked about athlete of Rio Olympics
  • 5 things for Tuesday, August 23: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, burkini
  • Will compulsory disclosure of assets tackle corruption?
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Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Olympics

Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-termBrazil came through.”> In the end, the biggest crime story at the Olympics was a mugging that never happened. Yes, a diving pool turned green for a few days, and the traffic was pretty impressive for anyone who doesnt live in, say, Bangkok,…

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Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever Soccer Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics

“> Currently ranked ninth by FIFA, the Brazilian national team has won every other major international soccer competition, plus a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and the bronze at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Back in 2014, after Neymar broke his back in the quarterfinals, Brazil was forced to confront FIFAs world No. 1, Germany, in the semifinals. The Brazilian men lost in an embarrassing 7-1 gameregarded as…

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I-Day celebrations video: Pak fighter jet shown flying with tricolour – Times of India

A video shot for Independence Day celebrations left many in the government red faced as it featured a Pakistan fighter jet flying with the tricolour. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/I-Day-celebrations-video-Pak-fighter-jet-shown-flying-with-tricolour/articleshow/53681772.cms Recommended ProductsVydioX VydioX is a cloud based video site builder that builds your list, gets you traffic and makes you sales.ClickAnimate – Premium Animate all your WordPress sites with ClickAnimateWP Localhost OTO (TS) ☩ HITMAN ☩ Fastest and easiest to install localhost…

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Facebook, Twitter crown Michael Phelps as most talked about athlete of Rio Olympics

Gold medalist Michael Phelps of the United States waves to the crowd during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Image: CLIVE ROSE/Getty Images While athletes went for the gold, Facebook achieved a new record of views and clicks for its own coverage of the Rio Olympics 2016. Facebook saw more than 1.5 billion interactions likes,…

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Will compulsory disclosure of assets tackle corruption?

Will compulsory disclosure of assets tackle corruption?

The Lokpal amendment, in doing away with the mandatory disclosure of assets by July 31, may have brought some respite for public servants, as there is no imminent threat of a deadline. But it leaves Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/will-compulsory-disclosure-of-assets-tackle-corruption/article8912517.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsVidEngage PRO 10 Videos Trending Traffic – Monthly Trending Traffic is a viral content curation service that searches top content sites for trending and viral articles. It then allows you to…

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Michael Phelps’ Was In No Mood For Chirpy Media After A Long Flight

Part of being the world’s greatest swimmer with 23 Olympic gold medals  involves dealing with the media, even when you don’t want to. On his return from the Rio Games several days ago, Phelps was approached at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport by 3TV reporter Marc Liverman for “Good Morning Arizona.” But Phelps, who had fiancee Nicole Johnson and young son Boomer in tow, wasn’t interested in conducting an interview…

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Sometimes The Simplest Photos Are The Most Eye-Opening. These Ones Say So Much.

Sometimes The Simplest Photos Are The Most Eye-Opening. These Ones Say So Much.

Families in countries all over the world have different traditions, beliefs and past-times. However, each family, no matter where they are in the world, needs to eat. That’s why a photographer for Hungry Planet (shared on Reddit) traveled around the world to take pictures of what families would eat each week (and spend) in different countries. The differences between some of these countries is stunning. Who knew loaves of bread,…

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Photos: Boy caught before detonating explosive belt in Iraq | Fox News

The boy was apprehended on Sunday night, less than an hour after the mosque attack, Kirkuk police department spokesman Col. Avrasiya Kamil Wais told The Associated Press. In the mosque attack, only the bomber died and two people were wounded. “The boy claimed during interrogation that he had been kidnapped by masked men who put the explosives on him and sent him to the area,” Kirkuk intelligence official Brig. Chato…

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These Corpse-Like Dolls May Look Disgusting, But They Serve A Good Purpose

These Corpse-Like Dolls May Look Disgusting, But They Serve A Good Purpose

Forensic science is the fastest growing branch in modern crime investigation (most likely due to the popularity of crime shows such as Law & Order and CSI). But how does one train to be a forensic scientist, short of waiting for suitable corpses to practice on? The answer is in these terrifyingly realistic dolls that are designed to look like various types of murder victims. They’re pretty nasty to look…

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Anti-U.S. Sentiment Could Ruin Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics Bid

A bid by Los Angeles to host the 2024 Olympic Games could fall victim to anti-American sentiment brewing inside the International Olympic Committee, sources inside the IOC said. The bid, which is competing against three European cities, risks an anti-U.S. protest vote by several IOC members angry over America’s prominent role in pursuing doping allegations against Russian athletes, the sources said. The IOC will decide on bids from Los Angeles,…

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Iranian Women Won More Than A Medal At The Olympics

As the world watches the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, it is clear that this year’s games boasts not only incredibly talented athletes who dominate their sport, but also sportsmen and women who are literally making history. From Simone Manuel’s gold-winning and world record-breaking performance in the women’s 100 meter freestyle, making her the first African American woman to win an individual swimming event, to the debut of the first-ever olympic…

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Staples Threatens To Fire Staff For Working More Than 25 Hours A Week

Staples Threatens To Fire Staff For Working More Than 25 Hours A Week

In 2015, an Affordable Care Act provision requiring large employers to offer health insurance to staff working more than 30 hours a week kicked into effect. Now, some part-time staff at Staples say management has become extra vigilant about limiting their hours. View this image › Notice in a Staples store / Via Photo submitted to BuzzFeed News Last year Alice*, 19, typically clocked anywhere from 25 hours to 40…

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On A Cold And Icy Morning, One Father Had To Hilariously Battle With A Garbage Bin

On A Cold And Icy Morning, One Father Had To Hilariously Battle With A Garbage Bin

On a cold winter morning, one dad attempted to take out the trash…but didn’t expect his driveway to be covered in black ice. So, he struggled in vain to get the bin to the street (as his family lost it while videotaping him). You won’t be able to hold back your own laughter! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id =…

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Team USA takes Rio Olympics medal race with ease | Fox News

United States’ Courtney Okolo, Natasha Hastings, Phyllis Francis and Allyson Felix hold a sign and wear their nation’s flag after winning the gold in the women’s 4×400 meter relay during athletics competitions at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio. The British, they had a Games to savor…

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Furious Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Strip In Protest Of Judges’ Decision

By Mark Trevelyan RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Two Mongolian coaches stripped off and hurled their shoes in protest on Sunday after their wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig was denied victory for running away from his Uzbek opponent in the dying seconds of their bronze medal contest.  Stanislav Krasilnikov via Getty Images With the crowd erupting, one of them then took off his track pants and remonstrated with the judges wearing nothing…

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Some Lions Were About To Have A Buffalo Dinner. Then His BFF Showed Up And Had Other Plans.

Some Lions Were About To Have A Buffalo Dinner. Then His BFF Showed Up And Had Other Plans.

A buffalo was on the verge of becoming dinner for a pride of lions… before his best friend stepped in. Usually, this kind of scene in South Africa ends with a tasty buffalo steak for the lions, but not this time. Just when an attacking lion thought he had the upper-hand, he got a bit of a (hilarious) surprise. Well, I’ve seen a horse fly… I’ve seen a dragon fly……

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Claressa Shields Wants To Be Known As A Great Boxer, Not A Great Female Boxer

Claressa Shields became the first American boxer to win two gold medals at the Olympics on Sunday, defeating Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands 3-0 in the women’s middleweight 75-kilogram division. Afterward, an exuberant Shields was asked what statement she hoped to make by coming back and winning gold yet again at the Rio Olympics. The 21-year-old paused a moment, then replied.  “I wanted to let it be known that I’m…

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Team USA Dominates Serbia For Third Straight Olympic Gold

By Steve Keating RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A ruthless United States pounded Serbia 96-66 to claim a third straight Olympic men’s basketball title on Sunday to give coach Mike Krzyzewski a golden send-off. After scrapping to a tense three point win over Serbia in the group round, the United States quickly removed any suspense from the rematch, surging to a 52-29 halftime lead then cruising to their 25th straight…

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Colour me bright

Colour me bright

About a year-and-a-half ago, designer Krsnaa Mehta of India Circus was at a meeting discussing doormats, when he visualised the silhouette of a pair of Kolhapuris placed on a bright background. Thus Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/colour-me-bright/article8948666.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsLive Leap – Basic Live Leap is the worlds first and only Facebook LIVE syndication software allowing you go live in ONE place and your live feed syndicate to multiple fan pages, groups, twitter,…

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Rio Caps Historic And Dramatic Games With Magnificient Ceremony

By Mary Milliken, Caroline Stauffer and Brad Brooks RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A bit of melancholy and unbridled joy converged at the closingceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief for having pulled off South America’s first Games. It was far from a perfect execution by Brazil, which battled with empty seats, security scares and a mysterious green diving pool. But two…

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Experts split on remark’s propriety – Times of India

Constitutional experts found nothing improper in Chief Justice of India T S Thakur questioning PM Narendra Modi’s silence on appointment of judges, while an ex-CJI said prime ministers usually don’t mention the judiciary in their I-Day speeches. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Experts-split-on-remarks-propriety/articleshow/53715837.cms Recommended ProductsEcomify-OTO3 Ultimate Tool to Create Amazon, Ali Express and Ebay Affiliate Stores and DropshippingTraffic Jeet (Tube Cash Jeet OTO1) TubeCIA Jeet is a tool that helps you monitor Youtube…

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The 5 strangest ‘fashion’ trends from the Rio Olympics

Hands down, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has the most amazing hair of Rio. Image: AFPAFP / Damien MEYER/Getty Images Competing on a world stage has got to be nerve-wracking, close to pants-wetting business. But some Olympians display a certain swagger, thanks in part to their strong accessorising and/or hairstyle game as well as their athletic prowess. Don’t pretend you haven’t noticed the fashunz. Here are just some of the looks we’ve trend-spotted…

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Usain Bolt: The greatest athlete of all time?

(CNN)Who is Usain Bolt? A showman. A superhuman. The greatest track and field athlete of all time. Jennifer Bolt: The gold medal mom “I would hope he’ll settle down, get married and start his family,” Jennifer Bolt recently told CNN’s Don Riddell. “He told me many times that he’s going to start his family.” Bolt, who posted photos of himself hanging out with members of the women’s Swedish handball team…

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When This Drone Flew Over The Ocean, It Found The Only Two People In The World

When This Drone Flew Over The Ocean, It Found The Only Two People In The World

While weddings themselves are very much about people’s tribes in their entirety, a relationship that culminates in such a celebration starts with two. Two people meet. Two people test the waters and take the plunge. They fumble through awkward dates until struggling with a plate full of pasta goes from embarrassing to endearing. They meet in the glorious middle filled with a type of love that warrants rings, parties, and…

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19 Things Only Women With A Low Maintenance Fashion Sense Understand

1. You have three hairstyles: down, ponytail, and bun. 2. You have one pair of shoes that you wear with 95% of your wardrobe. 3. Most of your outfits are just some combination of t-shirts and jeans. 4. This makes getting ready massively easy. What are you going to wear? Throw on the first pair of jeans and t-shirt you can find. Put on aforementioned shoes. Boom. Done. 5. Sundresses…

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