YouTube Marks 10 Years of Nondisruptive Revolution

YouTube on Thursday celebrated its first full decade in business. It was 10 years ago to the day that cofounder Jawed Karim uploaded the site’s first video. It was a humble beginning: a 19-second clip of elephants, with Karim declaring that the pachyderms have “really, really long trunks.” In fairness, it may have been in keeping with other notable firsts … Read More

Khloe Kardashian reveals her slimdown secrets after an incredible transformation

KHLOE Kardashian is the most papped celebrity gym go-er in Hollywood, leaving us to wonder what goes on when she’s sweating it out … apart from selfies. The reality star is looking happier and healthier than ever and she credits her slimdown to a gruelling workout schedule. And she wants to share what she’s learnt. The youngest Kardashian sister is … Read More

Abercrombie & Fitch ending sexualised marketing in stores and on merchandise

AMBERCROMBIE & Fitch’s trademark hotties are going the way of the dinosaur, as the retailer announced the brand will discontinue the use of “sexualised marketing” at all of its locations by the end of July. The New York Post reports that shirtless men will no longer greet you at the door of Abercrombie & Fitch. The retailer said it would … Read More

Alice N’kom Explains Why She Risks Her Life to Protect Cameroon’s Persecuted LGBT Population

Despite clients in jail and threats from the government, Alice N’kom, the first female lawyer in Cameroon, is undaunted. Quorum is a live journalism forum focused on LGBT experiences around the world. Its mission is to lift up the voices of non-Western LGBT activists defining the struggle for justice. Visit for more stories of persecution, triumph, adversity, and strength. … Read More

Italians Grieve Over Hostage Killed In Drone Strike

PALERMO, Italy—The Italian aid worker Giovanni Lo Porto, who ended up being collateral damage in an American drone operation in January was a good person. He had worked extensively in the Central African Republic and in Haiti, and had years of field experience in emergency food aid before he took a job with the German NGO Welhunger to go to Pakistan. … Read More

Google Dresses Up Android Wear

Google on Monday released an update to Android Wear — just the second significant feature refresh for its wearable device software since its introduction more than a year ago. “This update is overdue,” said Ian Fogg, senior director and head of the mobile and telecoms team at IHS Technology. “With other products, Google adds features fairly continuously,” he told TechNewsWorld. … Read More

Government Surveillance: What to Do, What to Do?

The CIA has been trying to hack into iOS for years. British and American agencies reportedly have collaborated to create a map of the Internet and Web users. The United States National Security Agency has, together with the UK’s GCHQ, reportedly stolen SIM card encryption keys from Gemalto. The FBI is frothing at the mouth over Google’s and Apple’s encryption … Read More

Blake Lively vs Rihanna in top to toe baby pink. Who’s your winner?

We’re surprised Blake Lively even has time to go for a wee lately, as she’s changed outfit a gazillion times the past few days, today in particular. The new mama has been very busy promoting her new film, Age Of Adaline, and her latest ensemble was this gorge pastel pink look which she teamed with pretty make-up and a tousled … Read More

Amber Rose wears a Kim West latex dress!

They’ve never been the best of pals but last year Kanye’s ex-girlfriend and his wife really came to blows when Amber Rose started slating Kim Kardashian’s family/her hubby/Kim/her sister Khloe. Now the controversial blonde star has been spotted wearing a dress made by a brand called Kim West. Does that mean Amber’s starting to come around to the idea of … Read More

‘I know people will be shocked by Belle Gibson’s story, but I’m angry’

I’M A cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 37. I didn’t survive it by eating organically, drinking juices or hoping really, really hard. I survived by taking my doctor’s advice — my kind, compassionate, conventional, evidence-based doctor. With any cancer diagnosis comes treatment — whether it’s surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy or medication — and the realisation that there’s … Read More