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Four American-held Guinness Record Titles as US celebrates July 4th

Fourth of July is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the US each year.

A day dedicated to patriotism, barbecues, and sporting red, white and blue - it marks the nation's Founding Fathers adopting the Declaration of Independence, making the United States its own country on 4 July 1776.

After the doll, the yo-yo is considered to be the second oldest toy in history

The origin of the yo-yo is still a source of debate, but the first historical mention of it comes from Greece in the year 500 BC. Some historians believe that the yo-yo likely originated in China because of a similar toy called a diabolo, which had almost the same design.

WWF says bill on forests a boon for land-grabbers

The Greek chapter of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has slammed the leftist-led government for tabling a bill which, it said, effectively "rewards illegal interventions in forests and forest areas."

In a letter sent to Greek MPs Monday, the environmental group also criticized the government for failing to put the legislation up for public consultation.

WWF Greece slams government for violations of environmental rulebook

An annual report released by the local branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shames Greece for systematic violations of the environmental rulebook, while lamenting the waste of a historic opportunity to make the financial crisis a starting point towards a "truly sustainable economy."

Cheerleaders ‘raise’ the athletes’…morale (sexy pics)

Although cheerleading has been embedded in the American sports culture for a long time, it is something that has caught on very strong in Europe too. It is safe to say that cheerleaders have become an integral part of sports all around the world. The squad is there to lift the morale of the athletes.

Sexier than grid iron football, but just as tough! (Hot pics+vid)

Don’t be fooled by their sexy looks and hot bodies. These ladies are tough as its gets in the field. They are members of Legends Football League (LFL), also known by its original name ‘Lingerie Football League’ before a rebrand in 2013. The sport is a women’s 7 on 7 tackle American Football league, with games played in the Spring and summer at NBA, NFL and MLS arenas.

Let's change the subject

By Maria Katsounaki

Let?s talk about the weather. The cloudy skies, the rain, storms and humidity, the overall heavy atmosphere. It?s better to think of that than politics and politicians, whatever cuts they may or may not have taken for services rendered, their attitudes or their policies. We shouldn?t judge, we shouldn?t label.