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News of the Week – 14th Issue

Sunday News

Solo pop stars are more likely to die young as those in bands:

Researchers from the University of Liverpool conducted the study of nearly 1500 pop stars who became famous between 1956 and 2006. The results showed that stars who achieved success as members of bands had a one in ten chance of dying prematurely, while solo pop starts stood a one in five chance of dying younger. READ MORE!

Thinking about a singing career? Have a buddy, and you’ll live longer!
A Brand New Bee Was Just Named After Sheldon From ‘The Big Bang Theory’:

The most famous catchphrase of the character Sheldon Cooper from ‘The Big Bang Theory’ has to be “Bazinga!” The word is used by him when tricking somebody, and now it has been chosen chosen to represent the character of a new orchid bee. Andre Nemesio and his team, from the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, in Brazil, named the bee Euglossa bazinga, because apparently the bee is some sort of a trickster. READ MORE!


Princess Madeleine of Sweden to be wed on June:

The youngest of the three children of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s got engaged to her 38-year-old boyfriend last October. Princess Madeleine will marry her fiance, Christopher O’Neill, on June 8, at the Royal Palace chapel in downtown Stockholm. READ MORE!

Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill
Ikea monkey update:

The monkey fashionista Darwin was found wondering around an Ikea parking lot in Toronto, Canada, a couple of weeks ago. The poor monkey was taken into custody for being illegal pet. The owner, Yasmin Nakhuda, has been trying to get Darwin home ever since. Unfortunately Darwin had to spend the holidays at an animal sanctuary. READ MORE!

Darwin, the Ikea monkey

With warm hugs and gentle thuds – Keri

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