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1930, When FIFA World Cup had Chloroform, Kidnappings, Funerals, Broken Legs and More…
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1930, When FIFA World Cup had Chloroform, Kidnappings, Funerals, Broken Legs and More…

The 1930 World Cup was absolutely mental. The refs wore suits, the Bolivians played in berets, and the Romanian team was selected by the King... and that's the tame stuff.From premature funerals to managers knocked out with chloroform, here's a short history of the madness.The tournament was hosted by Uruguay, and the European sides sailed together across the Atlantic aboard a Scottish steamship.They trained on the top deck, and stopped off in Rio to pick up the Brazilians. Jules Rimet himself travelled with them, with the trophy in his suitcase.Egypt, the only African representatives, were supposed to join but set off late and missed the boat. The Pharoahs telegraphed in their apologies, leaving the tournament with an awkward 13 teams.When the football kicke...
ENTIRE Juventus board including Agnelli and Nedved Resigns in a Shocking Move
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ENTIRE Juventus board including Agnelli and Nedved Resigns in a Shocking Move

On Monday night, the entire board of directors for Juventus resigned, leaving the club without a management structure in place. Juventus' entire board of directors has left the organisation.In a special meeting conducted on November 28 in the evening, important individuals including the president Andrea Agnelli, vice president Pavel Nedved, and managing director Maurizio Arrivabene all announced their resignations.The disclosure comes after a probe into Juventus players and former head coach Maurizio Sarri's decision to forego pay increases during the COVID-19 epidemic. After promising to do so, Italian prosecutors discovered certain inconsistencies and started looking more closely, which two years later led to the widespread resignation.Agnelli served as the Old Lady's pr...
Sanitary Pads In India Has High Amount Of Harmful Chemicals and Can Cause Serious Health Issues, Study Shows
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Sanitary Pads In India Has High Amount Of Harmful Chemicals and Can Cause Serious Health Issues, Study Shows

As per a Delhi-based environmental NGO study, popular sanitary napkins sold in India contain high levels of chemicals linked to heart disorders, diabetes, and cancer.The findings were published in a report titled 'Menstrual Waste 2022'.Based on a study by the NGO Toxics Link,10 samples of sanitary pads available on the market contained phthalates and volatile organic compounds.The study said that disposable sanitary pads are the most popular menstrual products worldwide.Risks of getting exposed to VCOsNumerous health concerns are associated with phthalates, including endocrinedisruption, heart, and reproductive system effects, diabetes, some cancers, and congenital disabilities.A person exposed to VOCs is more likely to suffer from brain impairments, as...
World Cup Day 5: Ronaldo makes History, Brazil off to a flying start
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World Cup Day 5: Ronaldo makes History, Brazil off to a flying start

The world cup finally has seen all 32 teams play and last night was nothing sort of extraordinary with some amazing football you could ask for as a football fan.Switzerland win, Uruguay battle Korea for a DrawThe day began with Switzerland taking on Cameroon, in a match with full on tactical plays and some amazing counter attacks, but it was Switzerland who ultimately came away with the win with Breel Emboli scoring early in the second half to give Switzerland, and he refused to celebrate against Cameroon as his father is from that country and he could've opted to play for them instead too.Uruguay vs South Korea saw some fast paced football with both teams not holding back and going for it, which was a treat for the football World to watch all round the globe.Although ...
I took the time to watch every F1 race from 1978 to 2018. Here’s what I learned
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I took the time to watch every F1 race from 1978 to 2018. Here’s what I learned

You read that right, a crazy F1 fan on twitter claims he has watched every single F1 race all the way back from 1978 to 2018!@f1_headassery, who goes by the name of Prost Stan Account says he has watched every single race of F1, and here's what he says about the sport!Any thought you’ve ever had about F1 has probably already been voiced before. The races being boring, the competition being lopsided, new (at the time) tracks being worse than classic ones, inconsistent or alleged biased stewarding, “it’s just the car” takes. All rinsed to deathThere is no “golden era of F1”There is no “golden era of F1”. There are good individual seasons slapped between mediocre to passable seasons that contain a great race or two and that’s only sometimes. The list of actual great...
Elon Musk is now seeking assistance from anyone who is familiar with coding after 1200 software professionals left Twitter
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Elon Musk is now seeking assistance from anyone who is familiar with coding after 1200 software professionals left Twitter

A little over 1200 software engineers left the company last week after Twitter's new CEO Elon Musk let thousands of employees go. Musk is currently searching the organisation for anyone who can code.Nearly 1200 software engineers left Twitter last week.Till date, Elon Musk has fired thousands of employees.Musk recently fired a Twitter engineer in public for replying to him with factsA little over 1200 software workers departed the firm last week after Twitter's new CEO Elon Musk let thousands of staff go. These engineers made the decision to leave the company after Musk asked them in a "ultimatum" email to be prepared for a "hardcore" workplace atmosphere. The billionaire sent out a mailer asking staff members to select "yes" if they are prepared for a strict work en...
World Cup Day 4: More Mocking, Shocks and Goals Galore!
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World Cup Day 4: More Mocking, Shocks and Goals Galore!

This world cup keeps on giving us more and more surprises, and even more goals and memories as the days go by. We have witnessed another shock by Asian teams as Europe fall flat from their expectations.All That Mocking Came Back To Bite Germany.Germany was yet another team that tried protesting against the host country, and maybe they were more focused on mocking and taking the high ground that they forgot to focus on football instead, even during the match when the Germans were leading, their main defender Rudiger was seen mocking the Japanese players and their running style during one of the chases. Rudiger was seen changing his running style mid chase once he was sure the ball is going out of play and that the Japanese player won't be able to reach it.Manchester City's ...
FIFA World Cup Day 3: Saudi Arabia Shocks the World beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina!
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FIFA World Cup Day 3: Saudi Arabia Shocks the World beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina!

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has just done the impossible in the football world! They have just beaten the world cup favorites Argentina 2-1 to shock the entire world and end the 36 match unbeaten streak Argentina was on!Top Notch Defending and Goal Keeping from KSAThe team of Saudi Arabia came prepared for Argentina and Lionel Messi as their defensive highline was one of the highlights of the game, leaving Argentina with such small margins to make things work, which they were not able to, at all!The first half was a total shock as everyone was expecting Argentina to roll over Saudi Arabia, and they did get a good start as Lionel Messi converted a penalty to give the South American team the lead in the first half, but the KSA team did not lose their composure, the high line in...
FIFA World Cup 2022 Day 2 Recap: England, Netherlands, USA and more
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Day 2 Recap: England, Netherlands, USA and more

The greatest show on earth continues as we move from day 1 which saw an amazing and one of the best opening ceremony for an world cup event, as day 2 pick up the pace where we now have multiple matches per day instead of just one like on the inauguration day.England cruise past Iran in a goal feast of a match!England took on Iran for the first match of the night and it certainly did not disappoint as the fans were treated to an 8 goal thriller which saw England beat Iran comfortable 6-2.Jude Bellingham opened up the scoring for England in the 35th minute with an emphatic header which was not only his first ever world cup goal at 19 years of age, but also his first international goal ever!Bukayo Saka, who was the star of the match scored two in his first ever world cup ...
Elon Musk says the blue ticks next to verified users will be removed since there is “no other option.”
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Elon Musk says the blue ticks next to verified users will be removed since there is “no other option.”

Elon Musk, the new owner of twitter, reiterated on Thursday that the legacy blue tick verification will be eliminated in the next month because "far too many corrupt blue verification checkmarks exist" there.Twitter is already rolling out the subscription package, although there are currently some technical issues with the new system.A user questioned Musk today about his ability to resolve the strange bug with the verification badge. She said that when she joined Blue to test out the new features, her original verification was removed and it "now claims I am verified since I signed up for Blue." "That's not the case, though. I've had years of verification "Tweeted her.Responding to her, the Twitter CEO said: "Far too many corrupt legacy Blue “verification” checkmarks exis...