Category: Curiosity

airline brings passengers to tears In the latest marketing stunt aimed at pulling on people’s heartstrings in advance of the holiday season, Dutch airline KLM brought some flyers to tears recently by enlisting their loved ones to write personal messages that were then left on the headrests. “After scouring the departures terminal for teary goodbyes,…

A British woman terrorist suspect dubbed the ‘White Widow’ has been killed in Ukraine, it was claimed on Wednesday. Samantha Lewthwaite, 30, was gunned down by a Russian sniper two weeks ago, alleged Regnum news agency in Moscow. One of Britain’s most wanted people, she was reported last month as fighting for the Islamic State’s…

London, England – As the United Kingdom commemorates the lives of servicemen who paid the ultimate price in the Great War, the final poppy representing a fallen soldier was laid. In all, volunteers put in countless man hours to lay a total of 888,246 poppies at the Tower of London. The final flower was a…

A plot was uncovered by British police, where four terrorists were to kill Queen Elizabeth II this weekend. The assassins were anarchists who had intended to stab the Queen to death, during the celebrations this weekend; which were to commemorate the 96 years that have passed since the end of World War I. The celebrations…

World’s Most Expensive Home at $1.58 Billion USD London, England – When Viktor and Olena Pinchuk purchased this house in the posh Kensington district of London back in 2008, they paid a hefty $127 million USD. It was a different era back then as global events would later reveal much of the world was in…

Indian Plane Hits Buffalo on TakeOff Airline pilots today must not only worry about the mechanical performance of their aircraft, they must also be quick thinking when it comes to avoiding obstacles during takeoffs and landings. The pilot of a SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 in India, however, had an unfortunate experience this week during his takeoff…

USPS  to Deliver Parcels on Sundays Through the Holiday Season It turns out that the mailman actually does deliver on Sundays, at least during the holiday season. The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced Sunday delivery of parcels through the holiday season. This revised delivery schedule only applies to major cities and what are termed “high-volume”…