A VERY BRIEF WEDDED BLISS: Nicolas Cage annuls marriage after 4 days

Las Vegas, United States VIJAY SHAH via KATY CLIFTON/Evening Standard   Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has announced he is annulling his marriage to his partner Erika Koike just four days after they were wed at a venue in the American gambling hotspot of Las Vegas, the UK’s Evening Standard newspaper reported. The Gone in 60 Seconds and Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse actor, who was born as Nicolas Kim Coppola in California’s Long Beach area, married his girlfriend at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada state last week. This was his fourth wedding ceremony. However, Cage has now decided to … Continue reading A VERY BRIEF WEDDED BLISS: Nicolas Cage annuls marriage after 4 days

NSA DOCUMENT THEFT: Former employee accused of ‘biggest theft of gov’t documents ever’ changes court plea

Baltimore, United States VIJAY SHAH via MIKE HELLGREN and CBS   A former contractor of the US’ National Security Agency (NSA) who stood accused of stealing documents from his workplace in what some have billed the biggest theft of American … Continue reading NSA DOCUMENT THEFT: Former employee accused of ‘biggest theft of gov’t documents ever’ changes court plea

2019 WORLD WEDDING TRENDS: New report unveils all

London – VIJAY SHAH Global wedding events association International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning (IAWEP) has released its fifth annual ‘International Wedding Trend Report’ highlighting the hottest new trends for weddings this year as well as the essential statistics on the wedding planning industry according to experts in the field, journalism.co.uk reports.   The hundred experts who lent their observations to the report include household industry names such as Colin Cowie and Mindy Weiss and the document covers many of the upcoming wedding trends making their mark in 2019 in the UK and Europe, North America, Australasia, South East Asia and the … Continue reading 2019 WORLD WEDDING TRENDS: New report unveils all

SUPER HIGH RESOLUTION: From China, the 24.9 billion pixel photo that’s blown minds

Shanghai – VIJAY SHAH via sources If you are an amateur photographer and your only method of capturing the world around you is with the potato camera lumped in with your smartphone, the subject of this article might make you feel even more ‘crappy’ than before, or it might just inspire you. Bigpixel, a Chinese company specialising in in-depth photography, hooked up with a handful of tourism promotion agencies in the city of Shanghai to produce a 360-degree photograph with the mind-shattering and eye-burning resolution of 24.9 billion pixels, or 195 gigapixels (195,000 megapixels), the second highest resolution panorama ever … Continue reading SUPER HIGH RESOLUTION: From China, the 24.9 billion pixel photo that’s blown minds

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Japan is giving away unwanted houses

Tokyo – VIJAY SHAH via LUCY DAYMAN and Culture Trip While finding a home at even an average price is next to impossible in the big cities of much of the developed world (London, New York etc., I’m looking at you), Japan is making things a least a little bit easier for aspiring homeowners. Over there in the Far East, they are practically giving away abandoned houses for free, according to travel and culture site Culture Trip. Some towns in Japan have started doling out residences for free, and in the very nature of town-hall bureaucracy, have divided the types … Continue reading LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Japan is giving away unwanted houses