In Russia’s Red Square a Russian performance artist nailed his scrotum to the ground in a Jackass style protest. The man stripped naked and proceeded to nail his private parts to the cobblestone road in the square to make a statement about the country’s becoming a “police state,” and other societal ills.
It was well publicised that the winner of the Miss Universe 2013 pageant would be modeling the million dollar swimsuit the day after she won the crown. That is exactly what happened on Monday November 11. The swimwear was designed by Yamamay as a special commemorative outfit for the 2013 competition.
It is somewhat ironic that the Miss Universe competition being held in Moscow, Russia this year will feature not only a swimsuit segment, but the winner of the crown will also get to wear, and be photographed in, a million dollar swimsuit. Since Miss World 2013 did not even have a swimsuit competition because of hard-line Muslim protests in Bali, Indonesia where the event was held, it feels like the organization wants to make up for that little setback.
Sylvester Stallone is a Hollywood legend. He has been around the track a few times as one of the town’s more prolific tough guys. He has managed to make his Rocky films pay quite handsomely at the box office with amazing regularity and his Rambo franchise made him even more popular. But now, Stallone is to show his more refined side.
At Lake Chebarkul in central Russia, divers have brought to the surface a fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteor that is the world’s largest meteorite to be recovered. On February 15 this year, a 55 foot, 10,000 ton meteor entered the airspace over central Russia.