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Who is Hollywood’s top-earning actress

The star of  Gravity tops Forbes’ list of best-paid Hollywood actresses.  Oscar winner Sandra Bullock is Hollywood’s highest paid actress with estimated earnings of US $51mil over 12 months, followed by Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Aniston, Forbes magazine said. Bullock, 50, had a big hit last year with the space thriller film Gravity, which won seven Academy Awards including best ... Read More »

Iran US try volleyball diplomacy

Al-Monitor reports, Iran’s national volleyball team is attracting record crowds on its first visit to the United States, part of a new wave of people-to-people exchanges promoted by both governments in recent months. Playing the US national team in the first of four exhibition matches on Aug. 9, the Iranians could be forgiven for thinking they were back in Tehran, ... Read More »

Mousavian: Urgent need for improved Saudi Iran relations

Hossein Mousavian a research scholar at Princeton University and a former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators in an OpEd piece in “Gulf News” talks about the current turmoil in the region and the need for better ties with the long running untrusting foes. He goes on to say: to mend their differences in an effort to address urgent regional security ... Read More »

Cameron wants an alliance with Iran over ISIS

David Cameron has said that UK must look in to allying itself with Iran to combat the Sunni Extremists threat, that could extend to “the shored of the Mediterranean”. Suggesting that it was now in the UK’s national interest to put aside decades of enmity with the Shia regime in Tehran, the PM called on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to “engage ... Read More »

Gateshead Millennium Bridge: World’s Only Tilting Bridge

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne in England between Gateshead’s Quays arts quarter on the south bank, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. The award-winning structure was conceived and designed by architects Wilkinson Eyre and structural engineers Gifford. The bridge is sometimes referred to as the ... Read More »

Cambridge University doctor of chocolate program

BBC reports: Scientists and chocolate fans are being given the chance to indulge their sweet tooth by becoming a doctor of chocolate at Cambridge University. A researcher is being sought for a PhD on chocolate by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. The challenge is to stop chocolate melting in warm climates by studying the “fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate”. ... Read More »

Great flip move by young Iranian Wrestler

Iran’s Iman Sadeghikoukandeh executed quite the feat against Russia’s Rashidov Gadzhimurad in the semifinals of the FILA Junior World Championships. Gadzhimurad had Sadeghikoukandeh’s leg pinned while standing and was trying to cherry-pick him so he’d fall, but Sadeghikoukandeh kept his balance so he could do a damn flip over Gadzhimurad.The Russian wasn’t expecting it, and Sadeghikoukandeh took advantage of the ... Read More »

Queiroz: I’ll return to Iran whenever Kaffashian asks

Iran’s Head coach in the 2014 World Cup said that he would be back in Iran to sign an extension to his contract as soon as the Football Federation President, Ali Kafashian, asks him.  “It depends on Kafashian’s decision. I’ll fly to Iran whenever he wants me back. It’s not in my hands to set the date for my return ... Read More »

Genius’s Photos Too Racy For Iran Media

By Golnaz Esfandiari – Radio Farda “No hair, no ears, no neck.” That’s how one journalist described a front-page portrait of Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani that an Iranian newspaper digitally doctored to obscure her hair and skin to placate censors in the Islamic republic. The altered picture of Mirzakhani, who this week became the first woman awarded the Fields Medal, ... Read More »

These 10 Ferraris SOLD for $66 Million reported on the Bonhams Auction Results today, saying  that this Ferrari set the record of the highest automobile ever sold at an auction, anywhere. It went for $38,115,000. It was estimated to go for over $60,000,000 but it seems the only other bidder backed out. In total 10 Ferrari’s where auctioned grossing over $66 million dollars. It was a most ... Read More »