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Drastic falls & nosebleed victories of inaugural multi-sport European championship (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

By ethan / August 13, 2018

The first ever European multi-sport championship concluded on Sunday with some of the athletes leaving the tournament in total frustration after their gold medals chances were destroyed by unexpected falls and failures. 1. Germany’s catastrophic changeover in the men’s 4x100m relay German sprinters, who were leading the men’s 4×100 men relay, ruined their chances to […]


Cristiano Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut, but his side falls 3-2

By ethan / August 12, 2018

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner didn’t waste much time getting into the good graces of his new supporters, as he found the net just eight minutes into his Juventus debut in a 3-2 friendly defeat by Juventus B. Ronaldo donned the famous black and white striped kit for the first time since his big-money move […]


Russia and Saudi Arabia will save the day if OPEC deal falls apart

By ethan / June 16, 2018

Even if the current OPEC/NOPEC oil production cut deal goes to pieces, Saudi Arabia and Russia will be willing to go it alone. The two largest oil producers in the agreement said that on Thursday ahead of the much-talked-about OPEC meeting later this month, suggesting that some kind of market-managing efforts may remain in place, […]


Attempt to break world’s biggest orgy record falls limp as enthusiasm withers

By ethan / June 13, 2018

An attempt in Las Vegas to break the record for the world’s biggest orgy has fallen short of its record-breaking 500+ person target. Instead, the Sin City event attracted a relatively limp crowd of just 375. Despite organizers having changed to a larger venue to accommodate the more than 1,000 registrants, more than half of […]


Global wine production falls to 60-year low as harsh weather hits European vintage

By ethan / May 2, 2018

Wine output across the globe plunged to the lowest level in more than half a century after poor weather across Europe significantly impacted production, reports international wine organization OIV. According to the Paris-based agency, total wine output reached 250 million hectoliters in 2017, which is 8.6 percent less than global winemakers produced the previous year. […]


Bitcoin falls after SEC warning that trading platforms could be ‘unlawful’

By ethan / March 7, 2018

The price of bitcoin has fallen to a one-and-a-half-week low on Bitstamp, following a warning from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that some cryptocurrency trading platforms are “potentially unlawful.” In a statement posted on its website, the SEC said that if a platform offers to trade digital assets and operates as an “exchange”, […]


‘Crisis mode’: Flint kids’ reading level falls 75% since lead contamination

By ethan / February 7, 2018

Reading skills in Flint, Michigan are plummeting as the city continues to feel the effects of lead poisoning four years after the water crisis began. Reading proficiency among third graders in Flint has dropped from 41.8 percent in 2013 to 10.7 percent in 2017. Flint switched its water supply in April 2014, which sparked the […]

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