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    Speaking of Sex Scandal: Canada's own Jian Ghomeshi in a messy affair.

    When "Safe Words" are just not enough. 50 Shades of Grey is a mofo. Jian Ghomeshi reveals details of sex scandal after threatening to sue CBC for $50 million | National Post
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    Oscar De La Renta, Dead At 82

    Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer and entrepreneur, has died at the age of 82, after a long battle with cancer, ABC News and WWD report. The designer was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and rose to fame in the 1960s when he dressed Jacqueline Kennedy. He went on to outfit several...
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    "Basic" is just another word for "Class Anxiety"

    Speaking of Pumpkin Spice........Agree? Disagree? -------------------------------- My grandma’s so basic she buys multivitamins at Costco,” a friend joked with me the other day. “My grandma’s so basic she reads the Parade inserts in the Sunday paper,” he continued. “She’s so basic she owns...
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    Pumpkin Spice Riots

    I'm surprised no one hast talked about the #PumpkinSpiceRiots and its media coverage comparison to the Ferguson riots. Twitter had a field day with this one. ============================== A quaint pumpkin festival in New Hampshire ended with tear gas, street fires and at least one flipped car...
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    John Holt has left us

    Another pillar has died :( Reggae singer John Holt is dead - News - Latest News - Jamaica Gleaner Holt died in London Sunday evening. Holt had been battling ill health for some time now and seems to have worsened since August when he collapsed on stage at the One Love Concert in England...
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    Baby Doc Duvalier is Dead......?

    Can anyone confirm if this is true but just hasnt hit mainstream news yet? Jean Claude Duvalier est mort! Samedi, 04 Octobre 2014 L’ancien président Jean Claude Duvalier est mort! Il aurait succombé, apprend-on, des suites d’une crise cardiaque. M. Duvalier a succédé au pouvoir à son...
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    Police: Woman Beheaded at Oklahoma Workplace

    WTF?????? A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday. Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis says police are waiting until the 30-year-old man is conscious to...
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    Inside Richard Branson's Decision To Give Virgin Employees Unlimited Vacation

    Interesting the reaction is that employees take LESS time off when given unlimited vacation time ========================= Virgin founder Richard Branson recently declared that the company's employees can take as many vacation days as they want, provided that "their absence will not in any way...
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    Apple's Plan To Kill PayPal Has Finally Become Clear

    Will be interesting to see how this plays out between PayPal etc. But Apple's bit of bad iCloud PR at the moment might tarnish ppl's sense of security with them. So they will have to manage that effectively. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apple...
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    The Real Shades of Grey Documentary

    Boy, those books have ppl have thinking all kinds of ways. lol They are so horribly written I dont get why ppl are into those books especially since most of it is just nonsense. Anyway, the documentary is interesting. Although the first two couples were corny to me so I had to fast forward thru...
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    A Black Woman’s Search for Her Chinese Roots

    During their childhood spent in Harlem, retired NBC Universal executive Paula Madison and her two brothers knew they were different. On strolls through their predominantly black neighborhood with their mother, Nell Vera Lowe—who was half Jamaican and half Chinese—their obvious Asian heritage...
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    Left-handedness stumps science

    There aren't many differences between lefties and righties, but lefties excel at visual and spatial tasks and are overrepresented among geniuses. They make up a stable fraction of the population, yet their presence is often invisible: left-handers. Yet despite decades of research, very little...
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    Happy Independence Day!

    to all the Jamaicans at home and abroad!
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    Alpha Unit

    why the hell you still have on your winter coat and backlava? You dont know it's summer time yet and its hot as hades out there?! You sure you ass isn't Canadian after all? :kicks
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    Canada Banks Tally Their Tax-Compliance Tab

    The U.S. is making everyone else turn informer. And on their dime too. Not just Americans in Canada but everywhere including the Caribbean. ============================================================== A U.S. law aimed at cracking down on tax evasion by expatriates has collectively cost...
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    In Canada’s economy there’s Alberta, and there’s everywhere else

    I'm not moving any time soon --------------------------------------- The oil- and gas-rich western province of Alberta was responsible for all of Canada’s net employment growth over the past 12 months, adding 81,800 jobs while the rest of Canada lost 9,500. Alberta’s trade surplus, $7.4 billion...
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    Let's Talk Yoga

    anyone here practice yoga? if so, what kind? if not, do you even want to attempt it in the future? :kicks
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    Restaurant Watches Old Footage Of Customers And Uncovers A Shocking Truth.

    How guilty are YOU of these things? And then want to turn around and blame the waiters for slow service :kicks A famous restaurant in NYC decided to hire a firm to figure out why they kept getting bad reviews. What this firm discovered is quite interesting. Below is a transcript that the...
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    Tech Entrepreneur Priya Haji, Founder And CEO Of SaveUp, Has Passed Away At 44

    From what I've read about her in the past she seemed like a force to be reckoned with - which was cool as one of the few stand out females in the Silicon Valley. Really driven, committed and passionate about her work but dying of "natural causes" at age 44 is a wake up call. Cant go hard...
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    Haiti Doesn't Have a Vodou Problem, It Has a Christianity Problem

    Interesting read. Glass houses and all of that...... Taking a page out of the Gospel of Pat Robertson, Chibly Langlois, Haiti’s first Roman Catholic cardinal revealed the "big social problem" in Haiti: Vodou. He argued that Vodou offers "magic" but no real solutions to a population deprived of...