The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Thursday June 15)

June 15, 2017

Here are some of the stories making global headlines today.

How To Buy Bitcoin or Ethereum in Kenya and Make Money Easy

It is the biggest thing in the world right now, but Kenyans are sadly missing out. Unlike the many get rich schemes people keep falling for, Cryptocurrency is the future of finance, and as more people get into it, their value is growing exponentially. Everyone knows Bitcoin. You probably heard

Kenyans Never Learn: Watch This Guy Promote Public Likes Scam in a Matatu

It’s happening.. Everybody stay calm. Kenyans are about to lose their money BIG. We told you about the pyramid scheme called Public Likes that is gaining new followers every day. Read: Public Likes.. The Big Pyramid Scam Infecting Kenyans Right Now Briefly, Public Likes is paying people to

Ciku Muiruri: Why I Support Julie Gichuru and Caroline Mutoko for Endorsing Uhuru Kenyatta

Media personality Ciku Muiruri has voiced her opinion in support of fellow media personalities Julie Gichuru and Caroline Mutoko for endorsing President Uhuru Kenyatta for a second term. Together with fellow media girl Caroline Mutoko, Julie was the MC last Friday night during a fundraising dinne

Doctors Remove 13Kg of Faeces from Man Constipated Since Birth

Surgeons have removed 13kgs of feces from the bowels of a man was constipated since birth. The unnamed 22 year old underwent the procedure at Tenth People’s Hospital of Shanghai in China. He had a grossly enlarged bowel. According to reports, the man might have had the rare Hirschsprung’s dise

Huge inferno at West London tower block

The blaze engulfed the 27-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road in White City on Wednesday morning Horrifying pictures emerged on social media showing massive flames licking up the side of the block Desperate residents trapped high in the enormous residential tower were heard ‘screaming’ for help Police are evacuating panicked residents and two people are already being treated for smoke inhalation Several people have been confirmed dead after a huge inferno broke out at a residential tower block in West London.

Residents give horrific eyewitness accounts of London tower fire

Massive blaze engulfed the 27-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road in White City in early hours this morning Horrifying pictures show massive flames licking up the side of the 27-storey block and burning debris falling Desperate residents trapped in residential tower have been heard screaming – fatalities have been confirmed Horrific eyewitness accounts from devastated residents have begun to emerge from the scene today Are you at the scene of the fire or a resident at the building?

No sprinklers or fire alarm and residents told to stay INSIDE

Residents claim there was no central fire alarm working and sprinklers failed People were only saved by neighbours banging on doors or by panicked calls 7th floor resident Paul Munakr said: ‘The fire alarms didn’t go off in the building’ Sprinkler systems also reportedly not working or may not have

Dramatic moment hero Grenfell firefighter showered by burning debris

Social media videos show Grenfell Tower, in White City, on the brink of collapse after a huge fire which has killed several people It broke out overnight and tore through the tower block, with fatalities confirmed Videos show the flames engulfing the 24-storey building which is home to around 500 people Trapped residents could be seen waving clothes out of their windows to get the attention of the emergency services Videos posted to social media have shown the horror in North Kensington as a blaze rips through a 24-storey block of flats.

Action group raised concerns over fire four years ago

The blaze engulfed the 27-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road in White City on Wednesday morning Horrifying pictures emerged on social media showing massive flames licking up the side of the block Desperate residents trapped high in the enormous residential tower block were heard ‘screaming’ for help Police are evacuating

London fire live updates: Blaze engulfs apartment block

Hundreds of firefighters are battling a huge blaze at a 27-story apartment block in West London. See here for live updates.

Man freed after lookalike becomes suspect

That’s what happened to Richard Jones in 1999. But Jones was released from prison June 8 after a team from the University of Kansas’ Project for Innocence found his doppelganger. His lawyers say in 1999, a man named Rick was picked up at a home by a trio of crack smokers looking for drugs in Kansas City, Kansas.

London’s Borough Market reopens after terror attack

The normally bustling marketplace, packed with stalls peddling everything from artisan breads to aromatic curries and British charcuterie, has been boarded up since a vehicle and knife attack on June 3 left eight people dead. Just days earlier, bullet holes were still visible in the shutters of some stall where police fired on three knife-wielding assailants as they stormed nearby restaurants and pubs.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick takes leave of absence

Travis Kalanick, the CEO and cofounder of Uber, told staff Tuesday he will take time off in order to grieve for his mother, who recently died in a tragic boating accident. “It’s hard to put a timeline on this — it may be shorter or longer than we might expect,” Kalanick wrote in a company-wide memo.

Syrian artist depicts Trump and other leaders as refugees

Abdalla Al Omari, who has refugee status in Belgium, says his own experience with displacement prompted him to create The Vulnerability Series. “Being a refugee is like having a new lump in your body that you had nothing to do with, and it will stay until the last day, so you better deal with it,” Al Omari told CNN.

Is this the world’s toughest bike race?

Welcome to Race Across America ( RAAM) — 12 days of hell spent peddling from the west coast to the east. The route stretches 3,000 miles across 12 states, taking in the Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, Monument Valley as well as the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, and demands 170,000 feet worth of vertical climbs.

This man carves fruit and vegetables into spectacular works of art

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it, but it’s more than possible to have your avocado and carve it. Half of it, anyway. Food sculptor and artist Daniele Barresi has proved it. That finely sculpted avocado, which has been widely shared on social media over the last few days, isn’t Barresi’s first foray into the fairly niche world of food sculpting.

Seinfeld’s refusal to hug Kesha has become a spectacular piece of art

Jerry Seinfeld’s totally awkward refusal to hug Kesha has been turned into a mural in Melbourne, Australia, and it’s pretty awesome. Australian artist Lush created the mural, and posted it to Instagram with a simple caption: “No thanks.” It perfectly captures the awkward moment during Seinfeld’s interview Monday when he unceremoniously turned the pop star down.

We’re not making this up: KFC is launching a sandwich to the edge of space

This isn’t what President Kennedy had in mind when he ushered in the space age. In a move that could probably be fairly described as “peak capitalism,” KFC and the private spaceflight company World View are teaming up to send a chicken sandwich to the edge of space for a four-day trip into the stratosphere, at about 7 to 30 miles off the ground.

Soz Justin Trudeau, Tommy Corbyn is the new internet bae

Young politicians are a thing since the rise of Justin Trudeau as the internet’s favourite bae, and his bromance with the newly appointed president of France. But what about politicians’ sons? Enter Tommy, the 23-year-old son of Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who surprisingly led his party to an outstanding result at the UK general election.

The reason this dog only eats half her food will break your heart

Grab a tissue and a shoulder to cry on, because you may need it for this emotional journey. A filmmaker who goes by the Twitter handle _EasyBreasy_ shared this touching story about his two dogs over the weekend. EasyBreasy only has one food bowl for his two labradors, Stitch and Cookie.

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