Going 21st Century: The Swedes Ditch Stamps In Favor Of Text Messages
Just to prove that the rest of the world is living in the Stone Age, Sweden’s getting rid of stamps and replacing it with none other than text messages.
China is closing Tibet to foreign visitors ahead of the three-year anniversary of anti-government protests in western China.
NewsFeed supposes it’s determination if you’re willing to spend a little bit of time in a stinky, nauseating and sometimes claustrophobic airplane bathroom to get to nearly a quarter of a million dollars.
Rubina Ali, who played young Latika in the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, lost her home Friday as a fire swept through her Mumbai home.
Jimmy Fallon is eyeing Stephen Colbert’s perch — on the ice cream market.
The New Yorker’s China correspondent, Evan Osnos, visited the Colbert Report on Thursday to talk about the fast-growing superpower. Among Colbert’s suggestions to beat China at their own game: blow up the sun.
Yes, even while common folk bagged invitations to the royal wedding, blank royal invitations have surfaced on the black market creating security concerns for the extravaganza.
Iran has threatened with a possible boycott of the 2012 London Olympic Games, after objecting that the current logo for the Summer Games has racist overtones and resembles the word “Zion.”
Move over, Bristol Palin — actress Kirstie Alley will be just one of many celebrities joining the newest season of Dancing With The Stars.
A new Texas association has created a scholarship for a demographic they say is underrepresented when it comes to aid: white men.
“Everyone is arriving and leaving except for Egyptians.”
— AN UNNAMED REFUGEE, on Egyptian citizens that still remain in Libya. About 7,000 citizens have been repatriated, but 20,000 are still waiting for a way out (via BBC)
The last remaining World War I vet, Frank Buckles, died earlier Sunday morning at the old age of 110.