Day: November 30, 2007

  • Evel Knievel’s Greatest Leap

    Legendary US daredevil Evel Knievel has died at the age of 69, his granddaughter has said. Knievel had suffered ill-health, including diabetes and pulmonary fibrosis – an incurable lung condition – for several years. He underwent a liver transplant, after nearly dying of hepatitis C, in 1999. Knievel gained cult status performing death-defying stunts in…

  • Kitteh Kneads Chaser

    Phew! I realised the last few posts were distinctly angry / sad. This is wearing me out so it must also be rather taxing you, gentle reader. Perhaps the above video will calm us both down. Via Cute Overload. Ready? Hit ‘play’ and prepare to go ‘awwww.’ Isn’t the big one remarkably patient? 😀

  • Australia To Withdraw From Iraq

    PM-elect, Kevin Rudd Australia’s prime minister-elect says the country’s 550 combat troops will leave Iraq by the middle of 2008. Under Mr Howard Australia was a keen supporter of the US-led invasion and made an early troop commitment. Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd came to power in a landslide election victory on Saturday. He has…

  • Morrissey = BNP

    Morrissey is to sue the NME after it failed to apologise for an article focusing on his views on immigration. The magazine criticised the former Smiths star for allegedly telling a reporter Britain had lost its identity due to high levels of immigration. The magazine quoted Morrissey allegedly saying: “Although I don’t have anything against…