November 1, 2014

Review Category : THE DAILY BUZZ

Victoria’s Secret’s Idea of “The Perfect Body” Sparks Outrage

The fashion industry is known for it’s strong opinions about body image, and it’s a well known fact that as a model you must have the standard body type. On October 29th Victoria’s Secret’s “Perfect body” ad, may have gone too far.   The ad is for the “Perfect Bra” however the ad tells the story of often unattainable and unblemished body type, and displays ...

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Mudslide Hits Sri Lankan Tea Plantation

Around 7:30 AM on October 29th, a mudslide triggered by a monsoon struck Sri Lankan Koslanda Tea plantation in Badulla. More than 120 homes, belonging to the workers, were completely covered by the mudslide   P. Arumugam, a driver on the plantation, had this to say…   “Everything that I saw yesterday I could not see today — buildings, the temple and shops had all ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks Out, Says \"I\'m Proud to Be Gay\"

On October 30th, Tim Cook interviewed with Bloomberg Businessweek to speak on his sexuality. Prior to this interview he had never spoken about it publicly. During the interview Cook says:   “Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple is already one of the most closely watched ...

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Lakers Rookie, Breaks Leg in First Game!

Sports injuries come a dime a dozen but on the debut of your first official game, you expect to last the entire game unscathed. For Lakers rookie Julius Randle, his break through moment came with an actual break. Midway through the fourth quarter, Randle was driving to the basket when his foot buckled with a “pop” and he collapsed. The team’s doctors confirmed that Randle ...

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10 Hours of Harassment in the Streets of NYC

In the streets of any city, women face the “Catcalls” of men. In the streets of the heavily populated New York City catcalls are twice as common.   One woman, Shoshana B Roberts, was so offended by the constant bombardments and approach attempts from men, that she agreed to film the encounters for a total of 10 hours! Hollaback, the activist group responsible for the filming,  complied ...

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WALMART Apologizes for Insensitive Category

With Halloween around the corner, everyone is rushing to find the perfect costume. Walmart may offer a large variety of categories, but one caught the attention of a few ladies and it rubbed them the wrong way.   Walmart hosted a category on their website that offered costumes under “Fat Girl Costumes” Tweeter  Michelle Bryson @madbryson first brought it to the attention of Jezebel after she ...

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Student Loan Forgiveness!

We all think about college, and we all think about the cost, but somewhere down the line, between graduating and looking for a job, we forget how much it costs and that we actually have to pay that back. Luckily, there may be a way for your loans to be paid off!   Thanks to the 2014 Student Loan Act, students are granted a few ...

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DC Packs A Powerful Lineup

If you’re anything like me, than the news of DC’s plans for Justice league has you in a perpetual state of awe. If you still have room left on the edge of your seat, brace yourself for this news: DC has released news stating plans for the next 6 years of DC film legacy, beginning in 2016! This may be the perfect chance to see ...

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Officers In Queens Attacked With Hatchet!

The dangers of the streets of New York are well known, and yesterday on October 23rd the streets of Queens gave more truth to that fact.   32-year-old Teachers College, Columbia University in New York graduate, Zale Thompson, a man believed to be a Muslim suspected but uncertain connection to a terrorist group, wildly swung his hatchet on a group of New York Officers.   ...

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Micheal Brown Autopsy May Support Cop’s Story

The official autopsy of the Micael Brown case has surfaced and suspicions grow as a new wound was discovered on Brown’s body.  St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the analysis reveals that Michael Brown was also shot in the hand at close range.   According to the County official, this may add validity and credibility to officer Darren Wilson’s report, in which he states that he scuffled with ...

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