You might know Chaz as the transgender son (born Chastity) of pop singer Cher, which is why his slot on the US Dancing with the Stars caused such a controversy among some conservative viewers. Well, he made his debut and he rocked it. Chaz’s girlfriend, Jennifer Elia, was crying of joy in the audience. Chaz has faced death threats since it was announced he would feature on the program.
R.E.M fans will be hurting with the news the group has decided to split. The band announced the news on their website after 31 years and 15 albums. “To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M, and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band,” the band wrote. “We’ve made this decision together, amicably and with each other’s best interests at heart. The time just feels right.” What was your favourite R.E.M song?
You’re probably familiar with Facebook’s constant tweaking, but Mashable is reporting this new overhaul is massive with major changes to the newsfeed and content sharing from partner websites like Spotify (for live music streaming) and video browsers. It’ll be real time, too. So if you’re listening to Muse at one point in time, your friends will know. The redesign also hopes to make user stay longer and become immersed, which will be easy with way more content. It’ll be a hub. And you thought escaping now was hard…
Look, Super is hardly a conversation winner but this is kind of cool. The Federal Government yesterday released the final details of its superannuation reform which it calls the ‘Grand Final’. And it seems to be good news. A worker earning $45,000 a year for the next 30 years would end up about $25,000 better off when they retire. Someone on $68,000 a year would be $40,000 better off and so on. Australians have about $1.3 trillion in superannuation at present, but this would be about $3 trillion by 2020.
Speedo is trying to get a NSW man who calls himself a ‘bisexual blogger’ to hand over websites he has set up that feature the Speedo brand connected with nudity and ‘offensive images’. The ‘substantial and valuable reputation and goodwill associated with the name and trademark SPEEDO’ was at stake, it claimed.