September 17, 2019

Wonderful English from around the World

In a Bangkok temple : IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER, IF DRESSED AS A MAN. Cocktail lounge, Norway: LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR. Doctor’s office, Rome : SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES. Dry cleaners, Bangkok : DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS. […]

Is anonymous social media the answer to cyberbullying?

By Zoe Fox From Mashable On the Internet, it’s easy to create a new pseudonym or personality. But what happens if you remove the concept of a user profile all together? That’s what Whisper, an anonymous mobile social network for Android and iOS does. By removing the user’s identity, Whisper helps people share secrets they […]

NARC Rally to the Caribbean is FREE

The 14th Annual NARC Rally is Free. The 14 Annual North American Rally to the Caribbean (NARC) departs November 3rd 2013 from Newport RI (or best weather window near that date.) First organized in 2000 the NARC Rally is now a free rally. Both the NARC Rally and “Salty Dawg Rally” (departing from Hampton Roads […]

OK to be the Devil but not Christ for Halloween

From The Blaze Christian student forced to remove Jesus Halloween costume over fear he’d offend ‘religious sensibilities’ Administrators at Highland Park High School in Highland Park, Ill., were reportedly so worried that a teenager’s Jesus Halloween costume would so offend “religious sensibilities” or promote the Christian faith that they initially pulled him from class and […]

Faith Hill And Tim McGraw’s $20 Million Tennessee Farm

Take A Look Around Faith Hill And Tim McGraw’s $20 Million Tennessee Farm By Liz O’connor From Business Insider Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are selling their Franklin, Tennessee estate for a hefty $20 million. Located nearly 30 miles outside of Nashville, the property is a haven of natural beauty and solitude. The 750+ acres […]

Minister for the Overseas Territories to visit the Cayman Islands

Press Release from the Governor’s Office Mr Mark Simmonds, Minister for the Overseas Territories at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will visit the Cayman Islands on Tuesday 5 November. The visit takes place three weeks before the annual Joint Ministerial Council in London and will focus on enhancing the relationship between the UK and Cayman […]

City sorry for altered photo

From Ecns The city government of Ningguo, Anhui province, apologized for a doctored picture showing city-level officials visiting a centenarian resident on Wednesday. The photo, which shows four officials, including Deputy Mayor Wang Jun and Yu Anlin, director of the Ningguo Civil Affairs Bureau, visiting a senior citizen, was discovered by netizens on Tuesday on […]

Kenyans accuse police of ignoring gang rape

BBC News Kenyans are outraged that three men accused of gang-raping and dumping a girl in a pit latrine were ordered by police to cut grass as punishment. The 16-year old was attacked after returning from a grandfather’s funeral in a village in western Kenya, Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper reports. Her back was broken during […]

FIFA head heaps praises on [Cayman’s] CONCACAF boss

From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has praised CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb for taking bold steps to reform the confederation, and says the body is now poised to become a potent force in world football. Speaking  in the Cayman Islands at the recent inaugural CONCACAF Sports Summit, Blatter […]

Cartoon of the Day

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Shop: www.cafepress.com./berserkalertcartoons Buy this […]