On the weird day of Christmas, My true love gave to me…

On the weird day of Christmas, My true love gave to me…

On the weird day of Christmas my true love gave to me…nine horrible stories, seven strange Christmas customs and lores… But nooo head! Nothing like two day old eggnog (mostly American Honey than eggnog) to get you in the groove. There’ve been all sort of world-changing events that happened on Christmas Day. Believe it or not, not everyone’s Christmas has been Jolly Holly. Some have even been anti-Christy. Here are some slightly curious historical happenings that took place on or around Dec. 25. 1953- The Tangiwai Disaster A passenger train carrying nearly 300 people came down the tracks near the Read more »

BOXING DAY

BOXING DAY

  BOXING DAY!!! No. the celebration of Boxing Day has nothing to do with knocking a dude’s teeth out. But seriously look at that dude’s face  It’s like an advanced course in how to get Brain Damaged. Although… there is a celebration in Peru called Takanakuy where –believe it or not- on Christmas day you get to just roll up on a random person on the street and knock his lights out. Or get your lights knocked out, depending on your preference and or skill.         Photo from WoW Amazing Best part is it’s not limited to Read more »

CHRISTMAS+CRIME+VIOLENCE+SUICIDE; THE DARK SIDE OF CHRISTMAS

CHRISTMAS+CRIME+VIOLENCE+SUICIDE; THE DARK SIDE OF CHRISTMAS

Christmas!!! Bet you never thought you’d see crime, violence and suicide in the same sentence as Christmas. I bet when you think of the holidays you picture Santa and his Jolly Jelly Belly. Not this dude Or this dude But you can’t blame these versions of Santa for going against the norm. I mean, do you have any idea how stressful Christmas can be for some people? Especially those who don’t have ANYTHING (material things or family or otherwise). And most especially Santa who has to spend the holidays satisfying self-entitled snot nosed little brats and adults. And let’s not Read more »

Hope’s true life story of breaking out of a violent Marriage.

Hope’s true life story of breaking out of a violent Marriage.

Dec 10 2011, I was snooping and wrote down my husband’s email password on a piece of paper which he saw when he returned from work. He yelled, screamed and cursed and I begged. Oh I did beg. I knelt and begged with my 2 year old son watching on. I begged and cried, even though I had found evidence of several lies and manipulation dating back to plans of getting married to me; but I was scared. This was in Akwa Ibom. My parents were far away and I was fresh off the boat from America. As I knelt Read more »

Interesting discovery!!! photos of naked women protesting against incessant killings in Kaduna state, Nigeria.

Interesting discovery!!! photos of naked women protesting against incessant killings in Kaduna state, Nigeria.

Governor’s cars destroyed   Aggrieved women in Kafanchan, Kaduna State yesterday came out half naked to protest the incessant killings by suspected herdsmen in the Southern part of the state. The area have over the last six months, witnessed repeated attacks by suspected herdsmen. The women, mostly elderly, marched to the government house and demanded to see the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai. They were allowed in to have a meeting with him and as they left, they began to destroy some of the cars in his garage. Photo credit: Sahara Reporters