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Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%

March 21, 2018 @ 6:27 am
by Heart News 247
Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced a range of tax increases in his budget, including a surprise hike in property levies, as he seeks to shore up savings to cope with a rapidly aging population. The stamp duty on residential properties in excess of S$1 million ($761,600) was increased to 4 percent from 3 percent, effective from Tuesday, Heng said in a speech in Parliament. The government also plans to raise the goods and services tax by 2 percentage points to 9 percent sometime from 2021 to 2025, he said. “There is a need to strengthen our fiscal footing,” Heng [...]

The Problem Isnt Just Trump. Its Our Ignorant Electorate.

March 19, 2018 @ 4:58 am
by Heart News 247
For many of us, mornings have taken on a certain nauseating sameness. We roll out from beneath the blankets and, before the scent of coffee has reached our nostrils, we are checking the news feeds for the latest semi-literate tweet coughed up by the ranting, traitorous squatter occupying the Oval Office. The rest of the day is spent in a kind of horrified suspension, holding our breath, waiting for whatever outrage will inevitably belch forth from the White Houseonce a bastion of seriousness and decorum, now ground zero for the demise of western democracy. How many lies will Trump spew [...]

Demi Lovato Removes All Her Makeup In Video, And The Result Speaks For Itself

March 18, 2018 @ 4:47 pm
by Heart News 247
Adding to her journey of self-acceptance and refreshingly human and positive messages to her fans, Demi has made a video called “Demi Lovato, Unfiltered: A Pop Star Removes Her Makeup,” for Vogue as part of their American Women: Transformers series. Turning the traditional makeover on its head, Demi instead gets a makeunder, as she slowly strips away her makeup to reveal the beauty underneath. You could argue that for a young, beautiful millionaire, going natch and looking great with it comes quite a bit easier than it does for the average woman. Some commenters certainly didn’t buy it. For others [...]

Scott Baio’s Wife Renee Diagnosed With ‘Moderate To Severe’ Brain Disease

March 17, 2018 @ 3:15 pm
by Heart News 247
It sounds like a very tough and uncertain road head for Scott Baio and his wife, Renee. According to media reports and confirmed by Baio himself, Renee has been diagnosed with what's being terms "moderate to severe" chronic microvascular disease — a condition that affects the brain and may have a profound impact on the rest of her life. The actor confirmed Renee's diagnosis first through Twitter on Saturday night (below): Unfortunately, this is true. Renee is forever my rock, my life & my soulmate! Toughest person I know. @MrsScottBaio https://t.co/fyMtMl8MGX — Scott Baio (@ScottBaio) March 10, 2018 And afterwards, [...]

The terrifying phenomenon that is pushing species towards extinction

March 16, 2018 @ 10:19 am
by Heart News 247
Scientists are alarmed by a rise in mass mortality events when species die in their thousands. Is it all down to climate change? There was almost something biblical about the scene of devastation that lay before Richard Kock as he stood in the wilderness of the Kazakhstan steppe. Dotted across the grassy plain, as far as the eye could see, were the corpses of thousands upon thousands of saiga antelopes. All appeared to have fallen where they were feeding. Some were mothers that had travelled to this remote wilderness for the annual calving season, whileothers were their offspring, just a [...]

Stephen Hawking Dies At 76, And Heres How The Internet Responds

March 15, 2018 @ 6:50 pm
by Heart News 247
Despite a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks the nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain, leading to paralysis, Hawking was able to bring to light several groundbreaking theories in the field of quantum physics, while making the complex field accessible to millions through a series of bestselling books. Devastated by his diagnosis, Hawking nevertheless continued his work while his physical capabilities declined. Despite all of the setbacks he encountered, he always found ways to overcome them. He got around in a motorized wheelchair, and was able to communicate through an automated [...]

Storm Emma to bring up to 50cm of snow

March 14, 2018 @ 4:43 pm
by Heart News 247
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLatest forecast for Storm Emma and "Beast from the East" Parts of the UK are braced for up to 50cm of snow, as Storm Emma brings worsening conditions. A highly unusual red weather warning for snow is in force for south-west England and south Wales until the early hours of Friday. UK roads, railways and airports have been severely hit by snow for a third day, with thousands of schools shut. Thousands of drivers across the country are stranded in freezing temperatures as police urge people not to travel. The military has [...]

The Best Relationship Of Your Life Will Do These 13 Things To Make You Better

March 13, 2018 @ 6:54 pm
by Heart News 247
Priscilla du Preez 1. They will take care of you. Mentally. Mentally they will force you to see things differently and look at things from a point of view other than the one you’ve always been used to. They teach you just because you were raised a certain way or have certain beliefs doesn’t mean that that’s the only right way. Emotionally. Emotionally they don’t leave you with voids. They meet you halfway. They are constantly telling you and showing you how much you mean to them. It isn’t a one-sided relationship but someone who cares too. Physically. They learn [...]

Farrah Abraham Has A Bitter AF Final Message To Her Teen Mom OG Costars!

March 12, 2018 @ 12:50 pm
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Farrah's revenge! As we reported, after Farrah Abraham had a falling out with Teen Mom OG producers,the controversial reality TV star was replaced by Teen Mom 3 star MacKenzie McKee. To make matters more complicated, the mother is suing producer Morgan J. Freeman and Viacom for at least $5 million over porn shaming allegations. Related: Kailyn Lowry Applauds MTV For Firing David Eason! On Friday, the 26-year-old issued a final statement to her costars, and not surprisingly, its bitter and salty AF! According to PopCulture.com: "I wish all the women of Teen Mom the best as their jealousy, hatred, and [...]

Mom Gets Criticized Over Sons Zombie Cake Photo Shoot, Reveals The Heartbreaking Secret Behind It

March 11, 2018 @ 2:50 pm
by Heart News 247
Little Phoenix celebrated his first birthday smiling in front of the camera during a zombie-themed photoshoot. When his mom shared it online, however, the internet wasn’t smiling at all. Australian mother Amy Louise has received a huge wave of backlash for organizing her toddler such a “disgusting,” “morbid,” and “offensive” experience. In response, she shared the story behind it, and it’s so heartbreaking, it will silence all of her haters. At first, Amy was removed from Facebook mom groups. “I knew it would happen but the extent of it really shocked me,” she