The Today show’s Karl Stefanovic is no stranger to an on-air gaffe or two, but he recently went a little close to the line (if not jumping right over it) with some Indian cricket fans. Interviewing groups of Indian and Australian fans ahead of today’s World Cup semi final between the two nations, Stefanovic took a quick moment to put his foot in it, saying, “I was just gonna ask, who is manning the 7-Elevens today?” Watch it now.
More than a few jackpot winners have struggled with coming into their winnings, and some of them have simply lost everything. Just in case you’re ever fortunate enough to win the lottery, familiarize yourself with these 10 mistakes and mishaps that lottery winners have gone through. Some of these winners made silly mistakes while others found their winning tickets to be deadly.
While it may look like a particularly gruesome DIY lobotomy, this Shaolin monk in Chinais showing how he has trained his body to withstand incredibly sharp objects. In a series of stunts that should most certainly not be tried at home, Zhao Rui held a running electric drill to the side of his head without breaking the skin, bent an iron bar against a wall with his throat, and lay on metal spears while breaking stones with his head.
After yesterday’s announcement that Jeremy Clarkson would be leaving the show, enterprising videographer Jon Harvey put together this amusing – and totally unofficial – commemoration. I bet Porsche, Mclaren and Ferrari all feel relieved with this outcome. I was really looking forward to that race. I am certain the show will be re-branded on a different network with the same cast. Over 300 million viewers with $50 million in revenue will entice someone other than BBC to pick up the show.
Jeremy Clarkson has said that he wants people to stop blaming the producer he hit for his departure from Top Gear. Oisin Tymon has been the subject of threats on social media. Mr Clarkson told reporters that it was not the producer’s fault, but did not respond to a question about whether he was worried about being arrested.
Rousimar Palhares is a Brazilian 5’8 tank, with a tendency of breaking people’s legs with his jiu-jitsu skill. 14 of his 16 wins have come by way of submission, 11 of which have come from leg locks. He was a feared man in the UFC, until he was ultimately cut after he continued cranking a heel hook on his opponent after the referee stepped in to end the fight.
Footage has emerged of football fans fighting in the street before a Premier League game in east London. Supporters clashed ahead of Saturday’s match between West Ham and Sunderland, which was won by the Irons thanks to Diafra Sakho’s strike. The footage shows punches being thrown, while bystanders look on with concern. One of the men involved even uses a hard hat as a weapon in the altercation. The fracas is then broken up by two policemen, who also appear to come in for shoves and pushes from the fans.
You cannot impose a style on a superstar – nor a trend, or a colour. This is the ethos behind the adidas Originals Supercolor release, which sees the iconic Superstar silhouette transformed via a spectrum of 50 different colourways. Pharrell Williams knows that the most empowering thing you can give a superstar is the freedom of expression. In collaboration with the creative and entertainer, the adidas Originals Supercolor Superstar pack offers a choice like never before. All 50 colours will be available in Australia on March 20th!
Remember when Mark Healey was thrown out of a boat at Mavericks in December last year? Just in case you’ve forgotten, the clip being submitted to Billabong’s XXL Wipeout of The Year serves as a good reminder. Actually, chances are you haven’t even seen the footage yet, just the photo. This is very entertaining viewing.
Would you climb into a pit of fire to get a perfectly roasted marshmallow? Climber and volcano expert Simon Turner is making waves as the star of a new viral video in which he sits calmly at the edge of an active lava lake roasting a marshmallow and drinking a cold beer while wearing flip flops. “It was an amazing experience, incredible, like being on Mars,” Turner said.