James Corden Fills Out His First NCAA Bracket In Hilariously British Style

James Corden filled out his first NCAA Tournament bracket. And by the way it went, it’ll probably be his last. The British “Late Late Show” host did his best at making his March Madness picks Tuesday, but even a Magic 8 Ball and some giant dice couldn’t sweeten the experience for him. “People do this for fun?” […]

These Skiers Are On Course To Become Afghanistan’s First Ever Winter Olympians

LONDON, March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sajjad Husaini and Sayed Ali Shah Farhang from Afghanistan’s persecuted Hazara minority make unlikely ski champions. But the pair, now training in the Swiss Alps, are hoping to become war-torn Afghanistan’s first winter Olympians. Husaini, 25, and Farhang, 26, are from the mountainous Afghan province of Bamiyan, famed […]

Databarracks sponsors world record attempt for the first woman to successfully row the North Pacific

Disaster recovery service provider Databarracks has today announced sponsorship of Lia Ditton’s attempt to be the first woman to successfully row the North Pacific Ocean. Departing in early 2018, sailor and writer Lia Ditton will attempt to row approximately 5,500 nautical miles alone from Japan to San Francisco – a journey currently only two other […]

Cubs Fan Recovering From School Beating Gets Support From First Baseman

A Chicago Cubs player has joined in sending get-well wishes for a 12-year-old boy who was put in a coma after being beaten at school last week. First baseman Anthony Rizzo reached out to Henry Sembdner on Twitter Monday, three days after the young Cubs fan was assaulted at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South […]

Tara Fass: Contemporary Art As The First Draft Of History

Art Los Angeles Contemporary wrapped up this weekend at the Barker Hanger located on the grounds of the accessible, park-like, Santa Monica Airport. If you missed this weekend there is next year. In fact, art fairs are all the rage worldwide. Read more: Art Fairs, Santa Monica Airport, Los Angeles Art Scene, Art Therapy, Personal […]

New Mushroom & Toadstool Identification App, the first app dedicated solely to British Fungi

‘Mushrooms & Toadstools UK’ is a new iOS app for the identification of wild fungi in Britain. Despite the number of apps available, this is the only fungus app dedicated to British fungi, using the recognised English names. The release has been timed to coincide with peak mushroom season.The app has been developed by British […]