August 2011 Notable Deaths

by Adil | 8:24 AM in |

August 2011 Notable Deaths
August 2011 Notable Deaths. In August we said farewell to many noteworthy individuals, including a controversial reality show husband and a concentration camp survivor. Read on to learn more about them and the others who passed away this month.
August in memoriam, Russell Armstrong, Rudolf Brazda

Jay Z MTV VMA Chris Brown
Jay Z MTV VMA Chris Brown. Jay-Z's Very Public VMA's Snub to Chris Brown. A beaming Beyoncé revealed her pregnancy to the world by rubbing her burgeoning baby bump to the audience at the VMA’s on Sunday night.

And while delighted dad-to-be Jay Z offered a huge smile for the cameras to that news - his reaction to bad boy Chris Brown couldn't have been more frosty.

Maria Sharapova News

by Adil | 8:16 AM in |

Maria Sharapova News

Maria Sharapova News. Maria Sharapova rallies for victory at US Open. Maria Sharapova's slow start almost turned into an early exit at the U.S. Open.

The three-time major champion picked up her game in time to avoid an upset against 102nd-ranked Heather Watson, rallying for a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory Monday in the opening round.

After being thoroughly outplayed in the first set, third-seeded Sharapova let a 4-1 lead in the second slip, as well. She shored things up at 5-all in the second to pull out that set. She also led 4-1 in the third, but gave back a break. After that, Sharapova broke right back then served out her match against the 19-year-old Brit, who was making her first appearance in the main draw at Flushing Meadows.

Austin Powers Rape Convicted

by Adil | 8:14 AM in |

Joseph Hyungmin Son
Joseph Hyungmin Son. Austin Powers actor Joe Son convicted of torture in r@pe case. An actor who had a small part in the movie "Austin Powers" has been convicted of torture in connection with the 1990 Christmas Eve gang r@pe of a woman in Orange County. Joseph Hyungmin Son was found guilty Thursday of one felony count of torture in connection with the attack.

Girls Goat Zoo Walk

by Adil | 8:11 AM in |

Girls Goat Zoo Walk
Girls Goat Zoo Walk. 2 pajama-clad girls take stolen goat for walk. Everything went according to plan for two pajama-clad stepsisters who took a goat they'd freed from a Minnesota zoo for a late-night walk.

Until they told the Mankato police officer who stopped them about 11:30 p.m. Saturday that the animal lived in their bedroom closet.

Timberlake Biel together again
Timberlake Biel together again. Actress Jessica Biel is reportedly dating her ex-flame, singer-actor Justin Timberlake.

The pair, who split earlier this year, were seen enjoying a romantic rendezvous at Ella's Uncle coffee shop in Toronto, Canada, reports

Widely touted as the true iPhone-killer, Samsung’s new Galaxy S II is finally coming to the U.S. -- with the bite to back up its bark.

Beyoncé pregnancy sparks Twitter record
Beyoncé pregnancy sparks Twitter record. Beyonce's pregnant performance at the MTV Video Music Awards sparked a Twitter record.

When Beyonce performed at 10:35 p.m. EDT Sunday night, there were 8,868 tweets per second. Twitter said that rate was a record for the service.

Beyoncé pregnancy to delay A Star Is Born?
Beyoncé pregnancy to delay A Star Is Born? Like totes OMG! Guys, Beyonce is pregnant! Haven’t you heard? This is amazing! A man and woman have reproduced for the first time in human history! Can you believe it! WOW!

Eminem Koi fish

by Adil | 11:33 AM in , |

Eminem Koi fish
Eminem Koi fish. The ''Lose Yourself'' hit-maker requested a wooden pond filled with the colorful fishes to be built in his private backstage garden at the Tennent's Vital festival in Bangor earlier this month.

QI producer slams BBC

by Adil | 11:29 AM in |

QI producer slams BBC
QI producer slams BBC. The producer of BBC comedy hits such as Blackadder, Not The Nine O'Clock News and QI has hit out at the corporation, accusing it of making "bland" programmes.

Cheryl dropped Derek Balkham
Cheryl dropped Derek Balkham. Having already divulged personal information about Cheryl Cole, including the weird diets she was on, the star's former minder has continued to reveal more information about the star. This time focusing on her love life...

Britney Spears new single Criminal
Britney Spears new single Criminal. Britney Spears chose the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet to reveal that her next single will be Criminal.

Cheryl Cole ITV new chat show
Cheryl Cole ITV new chat show. Cheryl Cole ITV New Chat Show. Cheryl Cole is on the verge of signing a deal to front a number of ITV shows, reports claim.

 The most devoted fan of Apple This kid is probably the most loyal fan of Apple in the world. It's not every boy would agree to do in his head "is." Steve Jobs just appreciated:

Burning man festival

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Burning man festival
Burning man festival. Several thousand more would-be participants will have to wait until next year, as 2011 marks another historic milestone: the first time the event has ever sold out, said Burning Man communications manager Andie Grace.

Panda Poop Solve Biofuel Woes?

by Adil | 3:40 AM in |

Panda Poop Solve Biofuel Woes?
Panda Poop Solve Biofuel Woes? Biofuels might be a way to make energy out of renewable resources and cut dependence on fossil fuels, but currently, producing them from corn and other edible plants is largely impractical.

Vaulter Pole Snaps

by Adil | 3:38 AM in , |

Vaulter Pole Snaps
Vaulter pole snaps. Pole vaulter’s pole snaps during jump at world champs. Every time I watch the pole vault, I marvel at how much the thin, 15-foot poles are able to bend in order to withstand the weight of the athlete being propelled high into the air. The process of making the approach, placing the pole in the small plant, propelling into the air, having the pole bend just enough to get an athlete over the bar and falling safely to the pit is one of the more remarkable scenes in sports.

Rihanna Wax Figure Unveiled
Rihanna Wax Figure Unveiled. Rihanna got the wax treatment at Madame Tussauds in Berlin, Germany. The museum unveiled its latest sculpture of the pop superstar, wearing the colorful outfit from the video for “Who’s That Chick?” complete with her fiery red hair.

Hilary Duff gets $100K for getting dumped from 'Bonnie & Clyde'
Hilary Duff gets $100K for getting dumped from 'Bonnie & Clyde'. A preggo HIlary Duff scored a GIANT golden parachute after getting dumped from the new “Bonnie and Clyde” movie — a severance deal worth $100,000 … all for doing nothing.

Teen fight polar bear

by Adil | 3:26 AM in |

Teen fight polar bear
Teen fight polar bear. A 16-year-old boy mauled in a fatal polar bear attack in the Norwegian Arctic told of his ordeal for the first time Sunday, saying he thought he was going to die as the beast chewed his head.

Children sue bad mothering

by Adil | 3:24 AM in |

Children sue bad mothering
Children sue bad mothering. An Illinois appeals court recently dismissed a case in which two adult children sued their mother for "emotional distress". The kids claimed damages were caused when she didn't buy them toys, sent birthday cards they didn't like, told them to buckle their seat belts and asked them to be home at midnight.

2011 August product recalls
2011 August product recalls. This month, a favorite kids' treat was recalled, and nearly 2 million light bulbs were removed from shelves. Find out what other popular products were found to have problems in August. sugar-free popsicle recall. philips lighting energy saver recall

Taiwan HIV-Infected Organs

by Adil | 3:20 AM in |

Taiwan HIV-Infected Organs
Taiwan HIV-Infected Organs. Taiwan hospital transplants 5 HIV-infected organs. One of Taiwan's best regarded hospitals mistakenly transplanted HIV-infected organs into five patients after a hospital staffer misheard the donor's test results by telephone, the hospital said.

The five are now being treated with anti-AIDS drugs, an official at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taipei said Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because she is not authorized to deal with the media.

Man Names Kids Lady Gaga Will.I.Am

by Adil | 3:17 AM in |

Man Names Kids Lady Gaga Will.I.Am
Man Names Kids Lady Gaga Will.I.Am. Lady GaGa and are to be the names of a British father's two children.

Ian Clark, 36, is following the advice of his eldest child Maddie, who persuaded him to name his second daughter Meggie Maisie Lady GaGa.

Now Clark plans to call his first son Tommy, according to The Mirror.

Clark's partner Melanie Robinson, from Cramlington in Northumberland, said: "I'm trying to convince him not to."

 The Fountains of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas (USA) are a vast, choreographed water fountains with performances set to light and music.

The fountain's show takes place every 30 minutes in the afternoons and early evenings, and every 15 minutes from 8 PM to midnight.

The Fountains are set in a nine-acre man-made lake & is choreographed to various pieces of music.

G4S tagged false leg

by Adil | 3:27 PM in |

G4S tagged false leg

G4S tagged false leg. Offender breaks curfew after security staff tag his false leg. Two members of staff at a private security firm have been sacked after an electronic tag was put on an offender’s false leg. Christopher Lowcock, 29, wrapped his prosthetic limb in a bandage and fooled G4S staff who failed to carry out the proper tests when they set up the tag and monitoring equipment at his Rochdale home.

Newlyweds Arthur Phillips III Brittany Lurch
Newlyweds Arthur Phillips III Brittany Lurch. Arthur Phillips III, 32, and Brittany M. Lurch, 22, both of Centre Hall, accused of stealing more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Wegmans on Saturday.

Tony Cascarino holocaust remark
Tony Cascarino holocaust remark. A football pundit has sparked outrage after he described a player as having a "holocaust" of a game. Tony Cascarino made the inflammatory comment on Sky Sports News during a match between Manchester United and Arsenal which saw the north London team suffer a crushing 8-2 defeat.

Bin lorry iPad proposals criticised
Bin lorry iPad proposals criticised. Town hall bosses have been accused of insulting taxpayers with plans to give binmen £400 iPad gadgets to do their rounds.

Matthew Fox accused of assaulting woman
Matthew Fox accused of assaulting woman. Lost’s Matthew Fox was in Cleveland, Ohio over the weekend when he tried to board a party bus that he was not a guest of. When a woman tried to block his entry to the bus, Matthew Fox allegedly punched her breast and vagina. Who does that?

Absolutely Fabulous 20th anniversary specials confirmed. BBC One celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Absolutely Fabulous with three TV specials. BBC One today confirmed the highly anticipated return of comedy phenomenon Absolutely Fabulous. The award-winning series will return to TV screens later this year with the first of three specials to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The three 30 minute episodes will see Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their celebrated roles as Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone, together with original cast members Julia Sawalha as Saffy, June Whitfield as Mother and Jane Horrocks as Bubble.

Beyoncé pregnancy to delay A Star Is Born?

Beyoncé pregnancy to delay A Star Is Born? Singer Beyonce Knowles performs onstage during the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre LA LIVE on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

No word from Knowles on what started the situation. She wasn't arrested, so we have to guess it was a case of mistaken identity. "I'm ok. I'm safe & sound at my apartment. I'm just beyond frustrated with the system," she added. Beyonce's sister also

Prince Harry swimming pool nightclub
Prince Harry swimming pool nightclub. Fellow clubbers took their cue from Prince Harry as he srutted his stuff barefoot on the side of the pool. He has done his best to shake off his tag as a playboy prince by applying himself to his military career.

Jessie Wallace calls off wedding to Vince Morse
Jessie Wallace calls off wedding to Vince Morse. Jessie Wallace calls off wedding to love cheat Vincent Morse. Heartbroken EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace surrounded herself with close friends and family after calling off her wedding to love cheat Vincent Morse.

Famous final concerts

Famous final concerts attract the attention of the viewers stunningly.Happy viewing:

Saskatchewan couple win $40 million lottery

Saskatchewan couple win $40 million lottery....

Fan Falls Rangers Park

by Adil | 6:07 AM in |

Fan Falls Rangers Park
Fan Falls Rangers Park. Just what the heck is happening at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington? Two months after firefighter Shannon Stone fell over a railing and landed on concrete, suffering injuries that eventually became fatal, another fan took a dangerous fall while leaving the ballpark on Saturday night.

South African facebook photo

by Adil | 6:05 AM in , |

South African facebook photo
South African facebook photo. The photo on Facebook in which a white man poses with a rifle over the apparently lifeless body of a black child is “sick and horrifying” and should be denounced by every forward-thinking South African, the Independent Democrats said yesterday.

Powell Cheap Shots

by Adil | 6:04 AM in , |

Powell Cheap Shots
Powell Cheap Shots. Colin Powell says Cheney book takes "cheap shots". Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's new book levels "cheap shots" at colleagues and mischaracterizes events, ex-Secretary of State Colin Powell said on Sunday.

Tropical Storm Jose

by Adil | 6:01 AM in |

Tropical Storm Jose
Tropical Storm Jose. Tropical Storm Jose, which formed near Bermuda early Sunday, was seen to be weakening, but still expected to bring squalls to the island late night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in a report.

Hurricane Irene Flooding

by Adil | 5:59 AM in |

Hurricane Irene Flooding
Hurricane Irene Flooding. Obama warns Hurricane Irene flooding could worsen. President Barack Obama on Sunday warned that flooding from Hurricane Irene could worsen as rivers flood their banks and said federal recovery efforts would last a few weeks.

Mtv VMA Winners

by Adil | 5:58 AM in , |

Mtv VMA Winners
Mtv VMA Winners. Music fans across the globe were treated to another another exciting ceremony celebrating the top music videos of the past year when the annual MTV Video Music Awards aired on August 28, 2011.

Usain Bolt

by Adil | 11:36 AM in |

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt. Athletics-'Crazy' Blake ahead of schedule in upstaging Bolt. Jamaican sprinter, "wonderful cricketer" and chicken nugget lover. There is no doubt that Yohan Blake is cut from the same cloth as the man he replaced as 100 metres world champion on Sunday.

Sick Steve Jobs Photo

by Adil | 11:34 AM in |

Sick Steve Jobs Photo
Sick Steve Jobs Photo. Just two days after ending his storied reign as Apple's CEO, a shockingly frail Steve Jobs stood with the support of a friend in an exclusive photo taken at his California home.

No longer in his iconic turtleneck-and-bluejeans uniform and thinner even than he was during his last public appearance only two months ago, the 56-year-old tech guru seemed almost too weak to hold himself up as he prepared to climb into a waiting car in his driveway in Palo Alto.

Melissa Gilbert Divorce

by Adil | 11:32 AM in |

Melissa Gilbert Divorce
Melissa Gilbert Divorce. Court records show Melissa Gilbert has filed for divorce after 16 years of marriage to fellow actor Bruce Boxleitner. The former "Little House on the Prairie" star cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce petition, which was filed Monday in Los Angeles.

B.C. votes to scrap HST

by Adil | 11:30 AM in |

B.C. votes to scrap HST
B.C. votes to scrap HST. B.C. votes 55% to scrap HST. British Columbians have voted to axe the province's controversial harmonized sales tax, according to the results of a binding, province-wide referendum.

Elections B.C. announced on Friday morning that 54.73 per cent of the 1.6 million British Columbians who cast a ballot in the mail-in referendum voted to get rid of the tax and 45.27 per cent voted to keep it.

Famous September birthdays.If you celebrate a birthday in September, you share the month with a prince, a doctor and a carpenter. Find out which day these celebrities, and a few others, will blow out their candles.

Barely a hurricane Sunday but massive and packed with rain, Irene flooded towns, killed at least eight people and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses as it plodded up the East Coast, saving the strongest winds it had left for New York.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airlines canceled more than 10,000 flights due to Hurricane Irene by late Saturday, while New York and other eastern cities initiated sweeping storm-related shutdowns of rail and mass transit systems...

Ricky Gervais and Golden Globes

by Adil | 5:18 PM in |

Ricky Gervais and Golden Globes
Ricky Gervais and Golden Globes. The Golden Globes are most entertaining when watched in the company of someone who knows that the awards and the awarders are best not taken too seriously. Last night, that person was host Ricky Gervais​, who—hilariously and to Hollywood's apparent discomfort—didn't so much host the awards as he conducted a three-hour roast of them.

Kristin Cavallari accepts Marine ball invite
Kristin Cavallari accepts Marine ball invite. Kristin Cavallari Accepts Marine Ball Invite, Recently dumped Kristin Cavallari is still fresh to show that pulling a Mila Kunis and goes to the ball of the Marines in November as well. TV star joins a handful of celebrities who have accepted an invitation to attend the party later this year.

Brad Pitt saves woman's life
Brad Pitt saves woman's life. HOLLYWOOD hunk Brad Pitt was hailed a hero last night for rescuing a stricken extra who was knocked to the ground on the set of World War Z.


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