Ewan Macrae

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The Fattest Fat Cats

Inside Flipboard / March 4, 2013<p>Once again, Forbes is publishing its annual list of the world’s richest people. And once again, we—like you, most …

BBC 'let down journalist who died after complaining of harassment'

The family of a BBC journalist who apparently killed himself after complaining about harassment have said they feel the corporation let him …

Dog-pampering obsessions in Singapore and Hong Kong are symptoms of a demographic time bomb

In Hong Kong and Singapore, it is not unusual to see couples pushing baby strollers that do not contain a baby, but rather a small dog. Sometimes the puppy prams are not wheeled by the dog owners, but by a Filipino or Indonesian domestic helper who has been hired just to look after the pooch.<p>This …

Hong Kong

Robbie Rogers says it was impossible to stay in soccer after declaring he was gay

United States international Robbie Rogers has said it is "impossible" to remain in soccer after publicly declaring your homosexuality.<p>The 25-year-old, who last played for English second-tier side Leeds United, said last month he was stepping away from football after becoming only the third …

How North Dakota Reached Its Extreme Abortion Tipping Point

Winston Ross reports from Fargo on how state lawmakers passed four of the nation’s most restrictive bills.<p>As they do each year on Good Friday, a …

Female tourists shun India after rape attack

Women travelers have turned their back on India after the notorious gang rape and murder of a Delhi student in December highlighted the scale of sexual violence in the country.<p>A survey by Indian chambers of commerce found a 35 per cent decline in the numbers of female foreign tourists since the 23 …

The Daily Mail Declares War on The New York Times

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i> doesn't know what it is yet, but it does know that America is an untapped market they …

Deadly new bird flu reported in Shanghai, where “pork soup” is already on tap

Two men in Shanghai have died and a woman is gravely ill from a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, that was not previously known to infect humans. One of men, aged 87, died on March 4, and the other, aged 27, died on March 10, according to Chinese health authorities.<p>The younger victim reportedly worked …

Bird Flu

As Kim Jong-Un Likens Nukes to 'Treasure,' U.S. Sends More Fighter Jets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea ratcheted up its vague but unending threats against the United States, South Korea and …

Richard Griffiths, uncle to Withnail and Harry Potter, dies aged 65

Richard Griffiths, the award-winning actor famous for his roles in Withnail & I and Harry Potter, has died following complications after heart …

‘Game of Thrones’ Makes a Case for Why We’ll Still Watch Some Shows Live

'Game of Thrones' Makes a Case for Why We'll Still Watch Some Shows Live<p>HBO’s “Game of Thrones” may be set in a fantasy realm on par with the Middle …

TV Series

Martin Scorsese GANGS OF NEW YORK TV Series http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/29/martin-scorsese-developing-gangs-of-new-york-tv-series.html This will be an amazing series!

Clint Eastwood May Take Over 'Jersey Boys' Film Adaptation – /Film

The musical has struggled to find new life over the past decade. <i>Glee</i> and similar TV shows may find success, and the occasional film, such as <i>Chicago</i> …

goodbye Rizzo – we miss you already

The first time I met Richard Griffiths I was standing in the vast space of rehearsal room 2 at the National Theatre and about to begin my first day …

America's war on drugs is a charade, and a failure

Today, with very little effort, anyone can land in virtually any city in this country, and within a day or two, procure their drug of choice. Since …

Secret MAN OF STEEL Villain Confirmed! - Spoilers http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/29/secret-man-of-steel-villain-confirmed-spoilers.html (Popular)

Beautifully Animated Fantasy Short - PREMIER AUTOMNE http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/29/beautifully-animated-fantasy-short-premier-automne.html I think you'll really enjoy this one! (Popular)

Sunderland owner Ellis Short has acted like a 'spoilt brat' by sacking Martin O'Neill as manager, says Steve Coppell

Former England international Steve Coppell believes the sacking of Martin O'Neill by Sunderland's hierarchy yesterday is a sad indictment of foreign ownership of Premier League clubs.<p>O'Neill, 61, was shown the door at the Stadium of Light by American owner Ellis Short following the club's 1-0 …

Inverness on the brink of the big time after culling 'Billy Big Times, says Richie Foran

Inverness captain Richie Foran believes that manager Terry Butcher paved the way for European football by conducting a cull of dilettantes at the Highland club last summer.<p>Caledonian Stadium is no place for anyone with airs and graces, although having ideas above one’s station is actively …

Fergie: Chelsea have had an easy draw

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson taunted Chelsea ahead of Monday's FA Cup quarter-final replay, claiming the Blues have had an easy run to …

Harry Redknapp insists Bobby Zamora does not deserve any abuse on his return to Fulham's Craven Cottage

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp cannot fathom why Fulham supporters would want to harangue former striker Bobby Zamora when he returns to Craven Cottage.<p>Zamora’s four years at the club were punctuated with successes, highest among them the 2010 Europa League final his goals helped fire …

The 10 Best Small Towns In America

In a time when "authentic" is a travel buzzword, these hamlets are attracting visitors with an often unexpected—and surprisingly sophisticated—array of independent and locally-minded cultural, outdoor, and culinary offerings, all minus the urban price tags.<p>The only downside to all this small town …

Cape Cod

New Japanese Fad - School Girls Recreate Anime Fight Scenes! http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/30/new-japanese-fad-school-girls-recreate-anime-fight-scenes.html I have no idea what prompted these girls to start doing this, but it's hilariously awesome. (Popular)

A Cast of Kings S3E01 - Valar Dohaeris – /Film

Joanna and Dave discuss the much anticipated season 3 premiere of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>E-mail us and let us know what you thought of the episode, as well …