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Extremely rare Nintendo game up for grabs on Ebay

An exceptionally rare Nintendo game has hit the pages of Ebay with users bidding over US$94,200 for it thus far. If authentic, the game is said to be one of the 116 copies (90 gray and 26 gold) of ‘Nintendo World Championships’ made for a special event in 1990, and that never went on general […]

Comedians show psychotic traits

According to a study that was recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, comedians are said to have more than the usual levels of psychotic traits. The research that was conducted by the Oxford University showed comedians making high scores on traits which in their extreme form could turn into mental illnesses. “The creative […]

Zebra stripes explained

Scientists have finally figured out the purpose of the zebra’s black and white stripes. According to a study done by a group of researchers from the University of Queensland Australia, the stripes are meant to conceal the movements of the animals. Although the zebra’s striking black and white coat does not camouflage it against its […]

Beyoncé releases surprise album

Singing sensation Beyoncé Knowles created a buzz on the internet and social media on Friday with the surprise unveiling of her fifth solo album on iTunes. The self-titled album was released as a surprise to fans and the entertainment world alike, with absolutely no pre-publicity. The album features 14 new songs and 17 videos, filmed […]

Xbox One, Sony PlayStation, and Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle Holiday Bundle Deals on Green Monday 2013

Although not as big as Cyber Monday, Green Monday is known for the big deals on electronics ranging from LCD LED TVs to tablet computers like iPads and Kindle Fire to popular game consoles like Xbox 360, Xbox One and Sony PS3. 2013 is no exception with all of the above getting handsome discounts. Particularly […]

One Direction breaks US Billboard Chart record with their third album

Boy-band One Direction made the headlines yet again with its third album becoming number one on the US Billboard 200 – making them the only group to have its first three albums top the chart during opening week. The album ‘Midnight Memories’ is said to have sold 145,000 copies in just three days,  237,000 in […]

Fast & Furious star Paul Walker killed in car crash

Paul Walker, star of the action movie series Fast & Furious died in a car accident on Saturday when his friend crashed into a pole and tree in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles. The cherry-red Porsche Carrer they were in had burst into flames after the collision, and is said to have been driven […]

Black Friday Xbox 360 Holiday Bundle Deals with 250GB and 4GB Consoles Have Begun

The Sony PlayStation 4 sold over 1 million units on launch day. This was soon followed by Microsoft Xbox One which was also sold over a million units within 24 hours. There’s no doubt that these are fine gaming consoles. However, with their prices being $800 upwards (in addition to being sold-out almost everywhere), they’re […]

Australian family sets world record for Christmas lights

A family in Canberra Australia has set a world record for putting up the most number of Christmas lights on a residential property, for the second time. David Richards and his family won the same title in 2011 when they put up 331,038 fairy lights. The record however was broken in 2012 when a family […]

Miley Cyrus takes a puff onstage at MTV European Music Awards

Miley Cyrus made the headlines again by lighting up what MTV News claims was a marijuana joint at the MTV European Music Awards held in Amsterdam last Sunday. She took the daring puff immediately after accepting the award for Best Music Video for her hit song ‘Wrecking Ball’. Cyrus has also been quoted saying “I […]

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