Slutty Vegan founder pays off balances of 30 more Clark Atlanta students


By: Blue Telusma/The Giro The founder of popular Atlanta restaurant The Slutty Vegan made headlines this month after helping a Clark Atlanta University junior pay off his outstanding tuition fees. Now she’s back, and doing it again – for 30 more students! The founder of popular Atlanta restaurant The Slutty Vegan made headlines this month after helping a Clark AtlantaContinue reading “Slutty Vegan founder pays off balances of 30 more Clark Atlanta students”

Switzerland: Are the Swiss the most honest people in the world?


Photo: Depositphotos A study that compared rates of civic honesty in 40 countries around the world has revealed that Switzerland is home to the most morally correct people, at least when it comes to returning wallets with cash in them.   Does the amount of cash in a lost wallet impact how likely a person is toContinue reading “Switzerland: Are the Swiss the most honest people in the world?”

Man buys entire family DNA tests for Christmas and there are some shocking results


A man has revealed how he almost ruined his family Christmas (stock image) (Image: Getty Images) By: Courtney Pochin/UK Mirror There’s always one family member who turns up at Christmas with a rather bizarre present.   From homemade items that didn’t quite go to plan, to last minute gifts purchased on the way over, we thought we’d seenContinue reading “Man buys entire family DNA tests for Christmas and there are some shocking results”

German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child


By: Rachel Stern/The Local Germany What is a happy day for you? To find the best answers, dance teacher Karina Sillmann began asking the children, ages 7-12, in her class in Aschaffenburg near Frankfurt. Even over the holidays, amid the gift-giving and glittering Christmas markets, happiness for them boiled down to the immaterial. One girlContinue reading “German project spotlights happiness through the eyes of a child”

Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes


In 1894, John Harvey Kellogg created a food that he thought would be healthy for the patients of a Sanitarium where he was the Superintendent in Battle Creek Michigan.  The cereal was made by toasting flakes of corn .     In 1906, he started a business making corn flakes, and by 1914 its was soldContinue reading “Home with a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes”

In Pictures: 17,000 turn out for the poshest picnic in Paris


Photo: AFP From: The Local France This year’s “Dinner in white” – a chic, pop-up style picnic drew a record 17,000 diners all dressed in white. Here are some pictures of the impressive spectacle. The annual “diner en blanc” picnic took place in Paris on  at the Esplanade des Invalides and drew a record 17,000Continue reading “In Pictures: 17,000 turn out for the poshest picnic in Paris”

Anonymous shopper buys $1M of toys from Toys ‘R’ Us store and donates the toys


  An anonymous person bought $1 million worth of toys at a Raleigh, North Carolina Toys “R” Us last week and reportedly donated them to children. Employees at the store said that they spent all of Friday — the last day the toy store chain was in business — boxing up toys for the anonymousContinue reading “Anonymous shopper buys $1M of toys from Toys ‘R’ Us store and donates the toys”

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman


   Vanitha Durai explains how she managed to get Indian women in Gothenburg to form a strong online community. MY SWEDISH CAREER: The Local speaks with Vanitha Durai, an Indian Volvo Cars worker in Gothenburg who started a popular community for Indian women in Gothenburg. From: The Local Sweden So what do you do whenContinue reading “How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman”

Seven surprisingly strange traditions celebrated at Easter in Spain


Spanish actor Antonio Banderas takes part in the “Lagrimas y Favores” (Tears and Favours) brotherhood Palm Sunday procession in Malaga. Photo: Jorge Guerrero / AFP Pardoning prisoners, dressing up as skeletons, “killing Jews” and just what are those white pointy hats about? We reveal all…   Easter week is celebrated in Spain like nowhere elseContinue reading “Seven surprisingly strange traditions celebrated at Easter in Spain”