January 2012

Euro 2012: England Overcomes Stubborn Ukraine

While England knew that a draw in their game against Ukraine at Donbass Arena in Donetsk, Ukraine, would be enough to achieve qualification from Group D, the return of Wayne Rooney from suspension and the resulting confidence from the victory… Continue Reading →

Serena Thrashes Sharapova to Claim Golden Career Slam

Serena Williams demolished Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 en route to winning the Olympic gold medal and securing a career golden slam. Williams stamped her authority on the competition from the outset and lost just 17 games through the course of… Continue Reading →

Scholastic Launch Harry Potter Reading Club via Webcast

New York, U.S.A. – Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced on July 31, 2012 a live webcast with worldwide bestselling author J.K. Rowling on October 11, 2012 and the launch of the Harry Potter Reading Club, an online destination created to share… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Olympic Official Quits After Ticket Scandal

The General Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Volodymyr Gerashchenko, resigned Friday May 28, 2012 after he tried to sell Olympic tickets on the black market. Gerashchenko has been the General Secretary, the top position of the committee,… Continue Reading →

Exclusive Dark Knight Rises Feature at 2012 MTV Movie Awards

New York, U.S.A. – MTV announced on May 25 that the “2012 MTV Movie Awards” will feature exclusive footage from Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated film ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, with director, writer, producer Christopher Nolan and actors… Continue Reading →

NASA Begins Era of Green Alternatives

Washington, U.S.A. — NASA has selected a team led by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation of Boulder, Colo., for a technology demonstration of a high performance “green” propellant alternative to the highly toxic fuel hydrazine. With this award, NASA opens… Continue Reading →

Two Giant Turtles Break Up After 115 Years Together

Two giant tortoises at an Austrian zoo named, Bibi (female) and Poldi (male) have finished their relationship as a couple. The turtles started their romance -115 years- at Basel zoo in Switzerland when they were young. The world’s oldest animal… Continue Reading →

Marlins Go on Shopping Spree at Winter Meetings

If you′re going to upgrade to a beautiful new home you might as well get some fresh furniture to put in it. That′s the exact philosophy that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has lived by this off season. Last month he moved… Continue Reading →

Magic Get it Handed to Them in New York, 108-86

If the Orlando Magic (32-19) came to Wednesday night′s game with the mentality that the New York Knicks (26-25) wouldn′t come to play due to the absence of both forward Amare Stoudemire and point guard Jeremy Lin from their lineup,… Continue Reading →

The X-Files Open Once More Through IDW Comics

IDW Publishing and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have announced a partnership to publish an exciting series of works based on the legendary series, The X-Files. IDW′s publishing plan includes reprinting collections of the classic issues published intermittently from 1995 through… Continue Reading →

Glass Half-Full: MADD Halves Drunk-Driving Fatalities

With the release of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) new 2010 drunk driving fatality data, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is pleased to announce that this decline in fatalities means that drunk driving deaths have now been cut… Continue Reading →

Gaming Update: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance On the Horizon

Most Metal Gear Solid (MGS) fans have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new spin-off from the series, originally announced as €œMetal Gear Solid: Rising€ at the 2009 E3 convention but re-announced at the 2012 E3 convention as “Metal Gear Rising:… Continue Reading →

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