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Great-great grandma, 101, breaks paragliding record

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – An American great-great grandmother set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday for the oldest woman to paraglide tandem after taking to the air to celebrate her 101st birthday last September. Mary Allen Hardison, of Ogden, Utah, said she decided to go paragliding after her 75-year-old son Allen took up […]

March 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Fun,More News,Top Stories,World | Read More »

Legendary London hotel Savoy reopens after splendid renovations

LONDON- The Savoy, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, has reopened its doors. The Savoy has been undergoing one of the most ambitious restorations in British history. This luxury London hotel closed in December 2007 for a restoration program that encompassed the entire building — from the iconic entrance and restaurants to its 268 guestrooms and suites. […]

October 19th, 2010 | Posted in Fun | Read More »

Team USA wins BMO Cup, Canada third

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Team USA has won the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup today at the Spruce Meadows “Masters” Tournament. In front of a Saturday record crowd of over 69,000 the American Team jumped in championship form to win one of the richest Nations’ Cups in the World. There were eight teams to start the coveted BMO Nations’ Cup […]

September 11th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Fun | Read More »

Nino may not be world’s shortest man for long

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NEW YORK, NY – Guinness has announced the new world’s shortest man. But his reign may not last long as a teen who is shorter and will soon turn 18. Guinness World Records said the new world’s shortest man as 2 ft 3.46 in (70.21 cm) Edward Niño Hernandez from Colombia who is featured in […]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Fun,More News | Read More »

Toy Story 3 – 2nd billion dollar box office movie for Disney-Pixar

Toy Story. Photo Disney/Pixar.

BURBANK, CA – Two weeks after becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time, Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office on Saturday, joining Alice in Wonderland as the second $1 billion film this year from The Walt Disney Studios – the first studio in history to accomplish […]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Fun | Read More »

‘Evening Before’ Emmy party draws celebrities

CENTURY CITY – The entertainment industry came out full-force on Saturday as Emmy nominees and presenters joined hundreds of celebrities and other members of the television community for the annual “Evening Before” pre-Emmy party to benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Among the celebrities who attended were George Clooney, Jon Hamm, Ryan Seacrest, Anna […]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Fun | Read More »

Red Bull Flugtag draws 105,000 to Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, CA – Red Bull Flugtag brought many things to Long Beach: the Spruce Goose, the Jetsons, the Flintstones and more than 105,000 spectators. The crowd was so enormous that the 710 freeway’s exit ramp to the area was closed, all parking garages were at capacity and traffic was gridlocked throughout the downtown area. […]

August 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Fun,World | Read More »

SFU pipe band finishes in third place at world championship

SFU Pipe Band in Glasgow. Photo by SFU.

GLASGOW – A third place finish at the World Pipe Band Championships has dashed hopes that the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band could win the title three times in a row. But Pipe Sergeant Jack Lee says the band performed its best and is pleased to remain one of the world’s tops bands. “It’s a […]

August 15th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Fun,Multimedia | Read More »

Football: Team B.C. gets bronze after 38-3 win

WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Team BC, the British Columbia provincial under-18 football team, has won the bronze medal at the 2010 Football Canada Cup following a 38-3 win over the host team from Nova Scotia on Saturday at Raymond Field on the campus of Acadia University. Team BC, competing at their first Football Canada Cup since […]

July 17th, 2010 | Posted in Fun | Read More »

Team B.C. to play for bronze after 33-2 loss to Saskatchewan

WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Team BC, the British Columbia provincial under-18 football team, will play Nova Scotia in the bronze medal game of the 2010 Football Canada Cup. BC clinched a spot in the bronze medal game following a 33-2 loss to Team Saskatchewan on Wednesday in their semifinal contest at Raymond Field on the campus […]

July 14th, 2010 | Posted in Fun | Read More »