A video documenting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to a mosque in Canada has recently emerged, showing him joining Muslim worshipers for evening prayers during Ramadan in 2013, nearly two years before he was elected, the CIJNews website reported on Monday. Trudeau was leader of the Liberal Party when...
This seems like something James Bond would do in his spare time between fighting international baddies. Watch two men wearing jet packs fly in formation with a jet above Dubai. Sure, the stunt is carefully choreographed, the YouTube description assures, but, wow. The high-speed, high-altitude dance between jet-pack pilots Yves Rossy...
The four sisters from Manila – Almira, 27, Irene, 25, Mylene, 23, Celina, 19 – performed the Jessie J track to judges and sailed through to boot camp with four big yeses – as well as going down a storm on Twitter. But it turns out they’ve already appeared on...
When Softbank made its Pepper helper robot available for sale back in June, the device sold out almost immediately. Now, before announcing the availability of additional units to the general public, the company is offering the robot as a rental device, officially putting robots in the same category as other...
A sheriff’s deputy in Boulder, Colorado, has met an owl, quite tiny, but with attitude! The officer tried to speak to it – watch how it responded. Deputy Sophie Berman spotted the owl on a dirt road as she was patrolling the area. She kneeled to take a video of...
The Pakistani journalist who inspired Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s character in the recent Bollywood hit Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has appealed to Salman Khan for compensation. Chand Nawab is a journalist who works for a local television channel in Pakistan. He thanked Khan, who is both the producer and the star of the movie,...
Say hello to this week's Internet overlord, the fluffy-looking "sea bunny." The animal isn't actually a tiny ocean-dwelling rabbit. The creature eliciting "awwws" around the world is a type of sea slug called Jorunna parva. Most are less than an inch (2.5 centimeters) long and can be found throughout the Indo-Pacific...
Sunderland are steadily improving their squad for the new season with an impressive four signings already and now they look to turn their attentions to a creative centre midfielder in the shape of Hakan Calhanoglu from Bayer Leverkusen. Calhanoglu, 21, is at an age where he could set the Premier...
Veteran news anchor and analyst, Mubashir Lucman has joined hands with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital to generate awareness and create sustainable flow of funds. Lucman has also sung a song for the project, “Sing a Song, Save a Life” “Sing a Song, Save a Life” aim to create awareness...
Dancers from the Siberian group UDI have won over the hearts of millions with their incredible neon light dance on Britain’s Got Talent. The video of with their unique performance has gone viral since last week. In an interview before their performance the group members said they want “to impress...
How would you react if a homeless person handed you some spare change? Walk on by, abuse them for being so presumptuous, or tell them to keep it because they probably need it more than you? One man decided to try to answer this question on the streets of...
A young woman has been hailed as a legend for standing up to defend a Muslim woman who was being harassed on a Sydney train. Stacey Eden said she pulled out her camera phone after witnessing "a good 10 minutes" of abuse from a woman wearing red floral pants on...
American talk show host Bill Maher has sparked outrage after comparing ex-One Direction star Zayn Malik to one of the Boston Marathon terrorists. On his Real Time show, Maher spoke of Zayn’s exit from 1D but made a shocking ‘joke’ when he likened Zayn to a terrorist. And now Directioners are...
James Bond fans have reacted with delight after the first teaser trailer for Spectre dropped on YouTube last night. The much anticipated release of the 24th instalment of the Bond franchise has been shrouded in secrecy. The trailer, which sees Daniel Craig reprise his role as Bond and also features Naomi...
Dubai: From the lofty pole antenna of the Burj Khalifa, Darshan disembarked at the clapping signal of its trainer on the ground below. People had teemed in front of the screens situated near the Dubai Mall Fountain to watch the bird of prey broadcast its eagle-eye view live and...
President Barack Obama bantered with late-night television host Jimmy Kimmel Thursday and read mean tweets about himself before addressing the more serious topic of an alleged pattern of racially biased policing in Ferguson, Missouri. Obama said he was thankful that two police officers who were shot in Ferguson as a...
In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by “inaction” by the United States government or by “direct” action.
Manama: A video clip that highlighted the pains and sufferings of expatriate workers who fill menial jobs in Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Gulf has gone viral on the Internet, attracting record audiences. The clip was produced by Telfez 11, seen as Saudi Arabia’s primary Internet television network and...
DUBAI // An online advertising campaign by Coca-Cola showing the company handing out excess baggage tags at the airport to travellers has been viewed almost one million times on YouTube. The clip “Coca-Cola –Taking Home Happiness” begins by showing passengers checking in at Dubai International Airport to head off to...
After getting death and rape threats for being a Muslim, a Canadian activist decided to raise awareness about Islamophobia, asking people to hug a man labeled a “terrorist” in the streets of Toronto. She shared people’s moving reaction with RT. “We didn’t expect to receive so much positive reaction, this...
This Chinese advert for MetLife really pulls at the heartstrings. MetLife might have snatched John Lewis’ crown in the tear-jerking advert stakes. It features a dad walking with daughter as he reads a handwritten letter from her. Things start off fine as the little girl describes everything that makes him an awesome...
At least nine people have been killed after a regional TransAsia passenger flight carrying 58 crash-landed into a river in Taiwan, according to local media reports. Footage of the crash has emerged, showing the jet nearly hitting a highway as it ditched. An ATR 72-600 TransAsia Airways plane crash-landed on...
American satirist Bill Maher has hit out at Hollywood blockbuster American Sniper, saying that it glorifies a “psychopath patriot”. Mr Maher, who hosts Real Time with Bill Maher on US television channel HBO, said the $90m grossing film lacked the subtlety of the 2008 film Hurt Locker. “Hurt Locker made $17...
Hong Kong commuters were splashed with thousands of dollars worth of cash in the city’s financial district on Christmas Eve, after a cash transport vehicle's faulty backdoor made it rain money on the road. Bystanders sprinted to the scene to pick it up. Unsuspecting drivers and passersby had their share...
A monkey turned life-saving hero after spending 20 minutes resuscitating his friend who had suffered an electric shock at an Indian railway station and was in danger of being run over by a train. The unlucky victim had been climbing on high tension overhead cables when he zapped himself...
Dubai: 'Jetman' Yves Rossy, a Swiss ex-fighter pilot and Guinness Book record holder and the first man to fly with a jet-propelled wing, took to Dubai's skies with stunning aerial aerobatics. Ross, who is also A380 captain, pushed the boundaries of personal jet transport as he demonstrated the ease with...
Cute ducks waddling across a road are saving the world one small step at a time. This video, created by Animals Australia, received 90 million views and almost two million shares on Facebook in 10 days. On first watch, it appears to be a compilation of people being generally awesome...
Dubai: It's just a few hours to go before the Dubai Tram is inaugurated, adding another feather in the cap of Dubai, and it has residents and commuters all excited, raring to hop in and take a ride. 'I'm definitely going to use the tram as often as I can....
Evolution creates some really odd creatures – the porcupine is most definitely one. However, as this video shows those quills are not just decoration to attract mates. The porcupine danced around keeping the pride of 13 lions and lionesses at bay. This rather bizarre scene took place in Londolozi game reserve, Kruger...