Tag Archives: Rock

'Crawl back under your rock,’ Swedish FM tells anti-PC academic Jordan Peterson

Sweden’s Foreign Minister has issued a rather undiplomatic request to Canadian academic and internet sensation Jordan B. Peterson, thrilling a Stockholm audience by expressing her desire to see him fade from the public eye. Speaking on a “pro-women” panel in Sweden’s capital on Wednesday, Margot Wallström said that Peterson should “crawl back under the rock he came from,” adding that ...

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Boomerang effect: Burglar knocks himself out with a rock he threw to break store window (VIDEO)

A hilarious attempted heist ended in what appeared to be a mild concussion after the would-be thief was struck on the head with his own weapon. Maryland police released the footage of the botched raid which was captured on a restaurant’s CCTV system on September 20. [embedded content] According to police, the suspect had some initial success, breaking the front ...

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Rock & hard place: Saudi flag-bearer runs from Israeli flag… to stand next to Iran’s (VIDEO)

A Saudi winner of a chemistry tournament has found himself the subject of social media attention after he moved from standing next to an Israeli participant – only to find himself beside an Iranian flag-bearer. The awkward incident, the video of which has been widely shared, happened during the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad which was co-hosted by Slovakia and the ...

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Bonfires, bus hijacking & petrol bombs rock Belfast on Eleventh Night (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Towering bonfires decked out in Irish and EU flags were set ablaze across Belfast, Northern Ireland as Eleventh Night saw cars burned out, a bus hijack and a pipe bomb incident. The bonfire night takes place on the eve of July 12, also known as Orangemen’s Day, which marks Protestant William of Orange’s victory over Catholic King James in the ...

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WSJ issues embarrassing correction for claiming Moses struck ‘Iraq’ for water, not ‘a rock’

Published time: 29 Mar, 2018 01:20 The Wall Street Journal issued what may be the best correction ever for a story, which quoted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as saying Moses brought water “from Iraq,” instead of from “a rock.” The WSJ was trolled mercilessly on Twitter for the gaffe that had injected an unexpected geopolitical twist into the centuries-old ...

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Outrage as aging rock star insults Russians in Facebook post

After Russian rock legend Andrey Makarevich said that Russians are turning into “mean idiots,” fellow rockers, politicians, and diplomats replied with indignation and demands to stop publicly insulting the nation. On Monday, shortly after the Russian presidential election, Andrey Makarevich, the 64-year-old frontman of rock band Mashina Vremeni, wrote on Facebook that he was shocked by how much US citizens ...

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Fire and explosions rock Texas chemical plant

A blaze has erupted at a Texas chemical plant along with a series of powerful blasts. One person is missing following the incident and believed to be buried under the wreckage. The fire at the Tri-Chem Industries Plant, which manufactures products like soap and acid, erupted at the building along with a series of violent explosions. According to NBC Dallas-Fort ...

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The self-contained Fusion electric guitar lets you truly rock out

As a hard-core rocker and roller I find that my gear has to be ready to rock and/or roll at a moment’s notice. There is no telling when I’ll have to lay out a face-melter during jury duty or blast out some Stairway while giving plasma at the local blood bank, and I often note to friends that I enjoy ...

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Jailhouse Rock: Elvis Presley jailed for fraud in Russia

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 23:58 Being the namesake of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll won’t save you from Russian justice system, Ghana national Elvis Presley Barima has learned after being handed a one-year sentence for fraud by a Moscow court. The 29-year-old, who came to Russia to become a doctor, tricked his own compatriots into funding his stay ...

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AC/DC co-founder & rock icon Malcolm Young dies aged 64

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 16:50 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 16:53 Legendary rock guitarist Malcolm Young, who co-founded Australian powerhouse AC/DC with his brother Angus in 1973, has died aged 64. The riff-loving rhythm guitarist had been living with dementia for the last three years, with the illness forcing his retirement from the band in 2014. He was replaced ...

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