Moonwalker and space artist Alan Bean dies

Alan Bean’s death leaves only four Apollo moonwalkers still alive: Buzz Aldrin, Dave Scott, Charlie Duke and Harrison Schmitt.     Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon and then built a career out of painting it, has died aged 86. Mr Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon, died […]

Love and Death and the Queen of Diamonds

The strange case of a wealthy diamond diva turned comatose kidnap victim, a mentally incapacitated American male model, and their dead manager found with a bag over his head. BARBIE LATZA NADEAU ROME—Claudio Giacobazzi, the 65-year-old manager of the lucrative Intermarket Diamond Business, was an avid gun collector with a license to carry a concealed […]


By Kate Wills 23 May 2018 In your average line-up of nutritional heavyweights, the humble beige carb is nowhere to be seen. But, while we know the macronutrient is essential for energy, now science is pointing to carbohydrates as the key to achieving a healthy body composition, too.   A growing body of research is pointing to the […]

Kate Middleton’s favourite thing to do with Prince George and Princess Charlotte is something all parents can relate to

Jessica Ransom | May 23, 2018 8:59 am   The Duchess of Cambridge is perhaps one of the most famous mums in the UK and possibly even further a field. Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis will have to get used to being thrust into the spotlight but it seems mum and dad Kate and Prince William try their best […]

Crystal Palace keen to sign Chelsea star on a permanent basis

ByMarissa Thomas     AFTER A RELATIVELY SUCCESSFUL LOAN SPELL AT SELHURST PARK, CRYSTAL PALACE ARE INTERESTED IN SIGNING CHELSEA LOANEE RUBEN LOFTUS-CHEEK IN A PERMANENT DEAL. Roy Hodgson, who took over as Crystal Palace manager in September, has declared an interest in permanently signing the England international in the summer if the opportunity presents […]

Martin van Creveld predicts a horrific long war in Syria

“The Disasters of War” by Francisco Goya. A Thirty Years’ War? By Martin van Creveld. From his website, 22 October 2015. Posted with his generous permission. For those of you who have forgotten, here is a short reminder. The Thirty Years’ War started in May 1618 when the Protestant Estates of Bohemia revolted against the Catholic Emperor […]

Muppets Bring ‘Sesame Street’ to Refugee Camps

FILE – Characters from “Sesame Street Live” appear on the street by Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television series in New York, Feb. 4, 2010. The nonprofit behind TV’s “Sesame Street” is using the Muppets to entertain and instruct kids who’ve known […]

George Clooney fascinated by wife Amal

By Bang Showbiz in Lifestyle   George Clooney was ”taken” by Amal Clooney the moment they first met but he was also impressed by all the ”superhuman work” she was doing as a human rights lawyer. George Clooney was ”taken” by Amal Clooney the moment they met. The ‘Hail, Caesar!’ star was ”fascinated” by his beautiful wife when the pair first met but he […]