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How Best to Say ‘No’

Do you get tongue tied very time you open your mouth to say ‘No’? Does your quest to make others happy drive you insane and despite your level of extreme frustration you still can’t get yourself to choose your own comfort over others? Well, you’re not the only one! So many people not very unlike…

Buzz Bummer: Dutch Parliament to Ban the Sale of Hash

There are very few countries in the world where ‘soft drugs’ such as hashish are not frowned about by the law enforcement authorities – the Netherlands being one of them. However, it seems that this liberal tolerance is soon about to come to an end with the Dutch Parliament considering to ban ‘Hashish’. The move…

Al-Qaeda Strikes Outside the Presidential Palace in Yemen

No less than 26 people were reported killed after a suicide car attack outside a presidential palace in Yemen’s southern Hadramawt province. The terror attack that occurred in the city of Mukalla  targeted members of the elite Republican Guard. The attack happened at a significant time as it came only hours after Yemen’s new President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi was…

President Saleh’s 33 Year Old Rule Ends in Yemen Today

Yemen became the first Arab country to have reached a negotiated settlement following the uprising last year. Resultantly, voters headed towards the polling stations to exercise their right adult franchise for the first time in over three decades bringing President Saleh’s rule to an end. The referendum-fashioned polls where Saleh’s deputy Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi is…

Scarlett Johansson’s Rendezvous with ‘Psycho’

The sultry Scarlett Johansson or ScarJo as she is popularly referred to will next be seen starring in the famous ‘shower scene’ from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic ‘Psycho’. The production which is a drama based on the history of the making of the timeless horror movie will see Johansson step into the shoes of one of…

If You Have an iPhone 4, Apple Owes You $15

Apple’s iPhone 4 at the time of its launch was the company’s most successful product to date. However, very soon the Antennagate scandle soon brought Apple face to face with a class action suit. This suit was a merger of various on-going law suits against Apple with regard to the inbuilt defects that the phone…

England Lets Go of Morgan for the Test Series

England has decided to do without Eoin Morgan for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka in March. The batsman’s dismal performance at United Arab Emirates against Pakistan was the primary reason for this omission. The players who will make it to the Test squad include Ravi Bopara, who has two half-centuries to his credit in the recently concluded one-day…

Twitter Just Sold You Out!

A new episode in trespassing virtual privacy occurred on Tuesday when the news of Twitter having allowed businesses to buy access to the website’s archived tweets surfaced. The news met with strong criticism from privacy activists who felt that by doing so Twitter had compromised the privacy of its over 500 million users. Twitter users are generally of the…

5 Simple Ways to Not Go Broke Each Month

It’s almost the end of the month and all salaried people – irrespective of how much their salary is – are left with hardly enough to meet the last 10 days without going totally broke. Yes! That’s the story of most households including may be yours; but it doesn’t have to be this way! Have…

Syrian Government Writes a New Chapter in Crimes Against Humanity

The United Nations Secretary General in a statement said that there was no doubt anymore that the Syrian government was in fact responsible for committing widespread crimes against humanity. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made this statement while addressing the General Assembly. He also emphasized that military intervention by foreign forces was not an answer to help…

Knowzzle Predicts: Who Will Win the Oscars

The Oscars are just hours away! And while we will find out very soon who will go home with the gold lady this year, here are Knowzzle’s list of predictions for the Big Five categories: Best Movie, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best writer. Here goes! Best Movie Given the recent record at the…

Pakistani Samina Baig Makes History in Mountaineering

Samina Baig Pakistani Mountaineer

    Sameena Baig, born in a small village, Shimshal, in Pakistan’s Hunza Valley set a new precedent for the role of women in her native society when she became the first female mountaineer from her country to climb the previously unconquered Chashkin Sar (6,400m) peak. Knowzzle brings for you a visual account of this…

Colbert Report Comes Back on Air

After mysteriously canceling the tapings of two episodes of the Colbert Report last week, Stephen Colbert finally returned back in front of the camera on Monday night. While there were a number of rumors doing rounds all around regarding the ‘real’ reason for the comedian’s unexplained absence, he subtly explained it by paying tribute to…