Tag Archives: International

February 21

Hintergedanken

Hintergedanken is a thought way, way, way in the back of your mind. Something that you know deep down but can’t admit. Also defined as Hintergedanke (der) n. ulterior motive, motive that the background or reason for it is unclear. This blog post gives a good perspective on why the word is important. Check out “Are you […]

July 31

Singapore’s Home for Hope Campaign finds homes for shelter dogs…at IKEA!

Originally posted on SoraNews24 -Japan News-:
After reading this, you’ll have even more reason to love IKEA. Since May, IKEA and other home goods stores in Singapore have been partnering up with local animal rescue groups to raise awareness about dog adoption. To achieve this goal, IKEA has placed photo cutouts of actual shelter dogs within…

March 29

First UK Same-Sex Marriage Takes Place

Sean Adl-Tabatabai and Sinclair Gray Treadway have became the first same-sex couple to marry in the UK this morning. The ceremony took place at Camden Town Hall at one minute past midnight. Mayor of Camden Councillor Jonathan Simpson conducted the historic service alongside Registrar Tania Uddin and Deputy Superintendent Registrar Steven Lord. Speaking after the […]

October 05

“Gay Chicken” – Longest Game Ever

A sorted love story. Things take a surprising turn in this clip from Norwegian comedy show Kollektivet when two presumably straight friends take each other on in a game of “Gay Chicken” to see which one is more comfortable with their sexuality.

Happy Oz Day!

Why celebrate Australia Day? As one commercial proclaims, Australia Day is a chance to say thank you for beaches, lamington drives, Kylie and our democratic right to give dead arm. The day commemorates the establishment of the first settlement at Port Jackson in 1788. Port Jackson is now Sydney, and Sydney is now one of the best […]