Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has come out with her own branded pre-paid credit card. However, experts say her card is rife with hidden fees and that she is ripping off her young fans. Whatever happens, it looks like Kim will be raking it in.
Is Kim’s “kard” a scam? Or are you too busy ogling her ample booty to care?
On Wednesday, Taiwanese Taekwondo gold-medal hopeful Yang Shu-chun was thrown out of her opening bout by judges citing illegal equipment at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Yang broke down in disbelief and sat in protest for an hour. Yang and her coach say all their equipment were cleared by the judges before competition began. Taiwan has rallied behind Yang, suspecting that Chinese judges exerted influence to get Yang disqualified.
British husband and wife Paul and Rachel Chandler are free after spending more than a year in captivity. The couple were snatched from their yacht off the coast of Somalia by pirates while on a round-the-world trip. They were released after friends and family paid a US$1 million ransom.
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Drinking one can of Four Loko is the equivalent of three cans of beer and three cups of coffee in terms of alcohol and caffeine. The canned energy drink is a favorite with many college students seeking to get wasted on the cheap, calling it ‘blackout in a can’. The US FDA recently banned energy drinks like Four Loko, saying that the combination of caffeine and alcohol is unsafe. College students will have to go back to mixing Red Bull with Vodka
Do you think Four Loko is too loco? Or is the FDA the one that’s loco for the ban?
Britain’s Prince William broke hearts around the world on Tuesday when he announced his engagement to Kate Middleton. Middleton is the first commoner to marry in to the Royal family in over 300 years. The wedding is set to take place sometime in 2011.
Do you think William is doing the right thing in marrying a ‘commoner’? Leave a comment below.
Full body scanners and enhanced pat downs in private rooms are fueling anger among air travelers in the US. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is coming in for severe criticism while passengers are planning a boycott of the scans on Nov. 24 – traditionally the busiest travel day of the year.
Tell us about your encounter with a full body scanner or ‘enhanced’ pat down. Leave a comment below.
A blaze started by stray welding sparks killed at least 53 people on Monday in Shanghai, China. Many people escaped using the scaffolding that was in place while the building was undergoing renovation work. Four workers have been detained by authorities.
For the daring rescue of a dying comrade, Sgt. Salvatore Giunta will on Nov. 16 receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama. This will make him the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Giunta was on patrol with Company B 2nd Battalion, 503 Infantry Regiment in Korengal valley in Afghanistan when they were ambushed by insurgents. Giunta bravely rescued a wounded fellow soldier, Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan, from two insurgents who were dragging him away. Brennan died of his wounds the next day.
James Bond’s favorite handgun, the Walther PPK, was allegedly used yesterday by a 22-year-old man during a mob dispute. After firing two rounds the gun suddenly broke into pieces, leaving parts everywhere. After the suspect was apprehended, police were kind enough to put the gun back together for him.
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Democratic candidate and all-around sex god Andrew Cuomo has defeated Tea Party insurgent Carl Paladino to become the next governor of New York.
Kooky Carl said some hurtful things about gays but will no doubt blame the media for his loss. After a heated argument with New York Post reporter Fredric Dicker, he vowed to make up over a nice dinner, saying “I’ll take you out.”
In Elma, Washington, a woman who has been looking her neighbor’s house since they moved away noticed an unfamiliar car in the driveway. She checked it out. Burglars were making a sex tape inside the house.
An irate British shopper who thought he had been overcharged at his local supermarket was given a refund after it was discovered the cashier’s giant boobs had been resting on the scales and inflated the cost of his groceries.
Former US president George W. Bush has released his new memoirs in which he talks about and defends key decisions made during his 8-year tenure in the White House. In the book the often controversial former leader talks about why he went to war in Iraq and his decision to authorize waterboarding.
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