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June will end with a rare 61-second minute: Scientists say adding ‘leap second’ is crucial

Blink and you’ll miss it but time will stand still tonight. A second will be added to clocks at 23:59:59 in co-ordinated universal time – the worldwide time standard – which is an hour behind British Summer Time. The adjustment is necessary because measuring 24 hours by the spinning of the Earth – astronomical time [...]

After Miracle, Jodi-Ann Gray still getting hate over vile Wayne Whyte affair

Jodi-Ann Gray, the former KOOL FM personality who survived a vicious April 2012 gun attack from the father of her then unborn child, Wayne W Whyte,  says she is still receiving hate mail from online trools who had forced her to delete her Facebook account shortly after the incident. Gray, who moved to the United [...]

Uruguay star Edinson Cavani apologises to Jamaica after calling Reggae Boyz an African team

Antofagasta (Chile) (AFP) – Uruguay star Edinson Cavani has apologized to Copa America opponents Jamaica after describing the Reggae Boyz as an African team. The Paris Saint-Germain striker is set to start against Jamaica in Antofagasta on Saturday as the Uruguayans begin the defence of their 2011 crown in Group B. Jamaica are one of [...]

NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal outed as WHITE by her parents; she’s been pretending to be black for years

An NAACP leader’s parents have made a startling revelation: their daughter, for years a highly visible civil rights activist in Eastern Washington, is white. Rachel Dolezal, Spokane’s NAACP Chapter President and part-time Africana Studies professor at Eastern Washington University, has been misleading people about her ethnicity for years, her parents say. Her mother even offered photographic [...]

White woman disguised herself as black Civil Rights leader for years, says her parents

A civil rights leader in Eastern Washington state has been passing herself off as black for years, her parents told local media. When reached by BuzzFeed News late Thursday, Rachel Dolezal’s father, Larry Dolezal, said that he and her mother are both white. “She’s our birth daughter and we’re both of European descent,” he said, [...]

SERENA WINS FRENCH OPEN AND CLAIMS HER 20th GRAND SLAM TITLE

There are few accolades missing from Serena Williams‘ resume. She’s won all of the Grand Slam events at least twice, most of them at least five times. She’s dominated women’s tennis for nearly 15 years. But she’d never won the Australian Open and the French Open in the same year. Until now. Williams marked that one [...]

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  • June will end with a rare 61-second minute: Scientists say adding ‘leap second’ is crucial

    June will end with a rare 61-second minute: Scientists say adding ‘leap second’ is crucial

    Blink and you’ll miss it but time will stand still tonight. A second will be added to clocks at 23:59:59 in co-ordinated universal time – the worldwide time standard – which is an hour behind British Summer Time. The adjustment is necessary because measuring 24 hours by the spinning of the Earth – astronomical time [...]

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family keeps vigil at hospice

    Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family keeps vigil at hospice

    DULUTH, Ga., June 28 (UPI) — Members from both sides of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family have been seen at the Georgia hospice facility where the young woman is expected to live out her last days without further medical intervention. Among Brown’s many visitors this weekend were her maternal aunt, Pat Houston, and her father’s sister, [...]

  • No love for Kaci Fennell as she supports same sex marriage with #LoveWins hashtag

    No love for Kaci Fennell as she supports same sex marriage with #LoveWins hashtag

    When reigning Miss Universe Jamaica, Kaci Fennell, made a post supporting the decision of  the American Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage legal in all 50 States, it received so many negative comments that the beauty decided to remove it. She tweeted: “nobody should see the amount of hate under that pic, had to go [...]

  • After Miracle, Jodi-Ann Gray still getting hate over vile Wayne Whyte affair

    After Miracle, Jodi-Ann Gray still getting hate over vile Wayne Whyte affair

    Jodi-Ann Gray, the former KOOL FM personality who survived a vicious April 2012 gun attack from the father of her then unborn child, Wayne W Whyte,  says she is still receiving hate mail from online trools who had forced her to delete her Facebook account shortly after the incident. Gray, who moved to the United [...]

  • NOAA Report Destroys Global Warming Link To Extreme Weather

    NOAA Report Destroys Global Warming Link To Extreme Weather

    Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have demolished claims by global warming activists that global warming caused or worsened many extreme weather events last year. According to NOAA’s new publication,Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective, there is no discernible connection between global warming and 2013 extreme weather events such as the California drought, [...]

  • Fox News Pundit Calls Pope Francis ‘The Most Dangerous Person On The Planet’ for suggesting climate change is real

    Fox News Pundit Calls Pope Francis ‘The Most Dangerous Person On The Planet’ for suggesting climate change is real

    Pope Francis’s newly released papal letter on outlining the moral imperative of protecting the environment has upset some Catholics and conservatives who say the pontiff should stay out of the “political realm.” But one conservative pundit went a step further by calling the pope “the most dangerous person on the planet.” Pope Francis earned such a title [...]

  • ISIS: A CIA Creation to Justify War Abroad and Repression at Home

    ISIS: A CIA Creation to Justify War Abroad and Repression at Home

    by VC on OCTOBER 10, 2014 Through terrifying headlines and shocking videos, ISIS is being used as a tool to justify war in the Middle East and to cause fear and panic worldwide. No, this is not a “crazy conspiracy theory”, it is simply the oldest trick in the book. ISIS was created by the very forces [...]

  • I-Octane reflects on ghetto life in new social commentary

    I-Octane reflects on ghetto life in new social commentary

    Kingston, JAMAICA: - Following a blazing premiere by DJ Sunshine on Irie FM last Wednesday, the single The Ghetto (Ghetto Life), has definitely taken on a life of its own and is saturating radio, the dancehall and the clubs. This new, must-listen, social commentary from consistent hit-maker, I-Octane, demonstrates yet again, the reason that this versatile singjay maintains [...]

  • Uruguay star Edinson Cavani apologises to Jamaica after calling Reggae Boyz an African team

    Uruguay star Edinson Cavani apologises to Jamaica after calling Reggae Boyz an African team

    Antofagasta (Chile) (AFP) – Uruguay star Edinson Cavani has apologized to Copa America opponents Jamaica after describing the Reggae Boyz as an African team. The Paris Saint-Germain striker is set to start against Jamaica in Antofagasta on Saturday as the Uruguayans begin the defence of their 2011 crown in Group B. Jamaica are one of [...]

  • Dynamic Reggae singer, Warrior King heads to Europe

    Europe beckons Warrior King

    Kingston, JAMAICA:- Feeling energized from his recent successful promotional tour of the US along with a gig in Mexico, the acknowledged ‘roots warrior’, Warrior King, is all packed and ready to hit the road again – this time to the continent of Europe.  The reggae artiste, whose newest singles, Aint Giving Up and Same Source from his soon-to-be-released album, Roots [...]

  • 9  tweets from Rachel Dolezac that will really make you think

    9 tweets from Rachel Dolezac that will really make you think

    In the coming days, the Rachel Dolezal story—the tale of a white woman from Spokane, Washington whose family said pretended to be black for almost a decade—will surely be used as a thinking-off point for many complicated and important ideas about race, power, passing, Iggy Azalea, etc. In the meantime, let it be a mere ray of [...]

  • How did Rachel Dolezac get her hair so on point?

    How did Rachel Dolezac get her hair so on point?

    Of the many pressing questions raised by the Rachel Dolezal circus that was wrapped in a trainwreck and dipped in a forest fire, one of the things that stands out most for me is: How did she get her hair so on point? Black people come in all shades, but clearly Rachel knew: Those spray tans would [...]

  • NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal outed as WHITE by her parents; she’s been pretending to be black for years

    NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal outed as WHITE by her parents; she’s been pretending to be black for years

    An NAACP leader’s parents have made a startling revelation: their daughter, for years a highly visible civil rights activist in Eastern Washington, is white. Rachel Dolezal, Spokane’s NAACP Chapter President and part-time Africana Studies professor at Eastern Washington University, has been misleading people about her ethnicity for years, her parents say. Her mother even offered photographic [...]

  • White woman disguised herself as black Civil Rights leader for years, says her parents

    White woman disguised herself as black Civil Rights leader for years, says her parents

    A civil rights leader in Eastern Washington state has been passing herself off as black for years, her parents told local media. When reached by BuzzFeed News late Thursday, Rachel Dolezal’s father, Larry Dolezal, said that he and her mother are both white. “She’s our birth daughter and we’re both of European descent,” he said, [...]

  • GSAT results next week; Education Ministry clarifies position on placement

    GSAT results next week; Education Ministry clarifies position on placement

    With the results of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) scheduled to be released next week,  Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, says students who sat the this year examination and are not assigned to the institutions of their choice, will be manually placed at schools near their homes. The Ministry of Education has been facing some backlash [...]

  • GSAT students to be placed in schools near to their homes

    GSAT students to be placed in schools near to their homes

    Minister of Education,  Ronald Thwaites, says the Ministry will be ensuring that students entering secondary school this year are placed in schools close to where they live. According to a report by the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), the aim is to cut down on travel time and the gathering of students at bus parks, which [...]

  • Nature and the man who gave him his first mic

    Nature makes splash debut at Red Bones with Life’s Journey

    Downsound recording artiste, Nature, launched his debut album Life’s Journey at the Redbones Blues Café in Kingston Tuesday evening, attracting much support from music industry personnel and fans. Nature delivered a stirring performance on the strength of the songs Trying Man, Break Free, Revolution, Black Forces, World Peace, Original Natural Herb and I Love You. Damion Crawford, member [...]

  • SERENA WINS FRENCH OPEN AND CLAIMS HER 20th GRAND SLAM TITLE

    SERENA WINS FRENCH OPEN AND CLAIMS HER 20th GRAND SLAM TITLE

    There are few accolades missing from Serena Williams‘ resume. She’s won all of the Grand Slam events at least twice, most of them at least five times. She’s dominated women’s tennis for nearly 15 years. But she’d never won the Australian Open and the French Open in the same year. Until now. Williams marked that one [...]

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