Sunday News

News of the Week – 22nd Issue

Sunday News

Five-year-old runs up £1,700 iPad bill in ten minutes:

Keep your passwords hidden from your children, or at least teach them how game developers are luring the kids to spend all the money you make! A five year old boy downloaded a free game with the permission from his parents, but eventually ended up spending £1,700 in ten minutes by buying a few add-ons for the game. READ MORE!

President Obama’s Half Brother Runs for Office in Kenya:

Malik Obama, the 54-year-old half-brother of president Barack Obama, is running for office in Kenya. He wishes he can bring change to the county of Siaya with poverty eradication, infrastructure development and industrialization. If chosen through the election, he would be the first governor of Siaya, which is one of the 47 new political divisions in Kenya. READ MORE!

Hotel with the fluffiest pillows in the UK is:

The Malmaison! A good towel is key to making a hotel stay feel luxurious, according to those behind the contest: shower and tapware company Methven. Some of the criteria listed by the judges includes thickness, whiteness, size and their “overall feel, condition and smell”. The hotel company Malmaison’s, which was given a total score of 64 out of 80, towels impressed judges who found them “thick, soft-to-touch and whiter than white”. READ MORE!

Pessimism About the Future May Lead to Longer, Healthier Life:

According to new research published by the American Psychological Association, older people with low expectations for better future could actually live longer. Apparently, if you wish for less you won’t get disappointed and you end up being happier. If I was to believe this is true, I would seriously have to change my way of thinking and become less optimistic. Hmm.. I think I won’t do that. I’d rather live this optimistic life even if it kills me! READ MORE!

With warm hugs and gentle thuds – Keri

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