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Wendy’s Lookbook: 25 Ways to Wear a Scarf (VIDEO)

Filed in Fashion, Video by on November 20, 2012 0 Comments

Winter is just around the corner. What better way to keep you warm than wrapping yourself in a pretty neat scarf. The YouTube video with the title “25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 minutes!” has been viewed more than 15,000,000 times since it was uploaded on Wendy’s Lookbook YouTube channel. Beat the cold […]

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2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Snigdha Nandipati wins title with “guetapens”

Filed in Amazing Stories, Education, United States, World by on June 7, 2012 0 Comments

The National Spelling Bee which is mostly joined by participants from the US, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Ghana and Bahamas who compete to be the spelling bee champion for 2012. It is also opened to other countries outside the United States but the participants must be strictly regional spelling bee winners in their areas.  2012 […]

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World’s Most Expensive Car: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Auction for $35M

Filed in Business, Money, World News by on June 7, 2012 0 Comments

The record price for 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was 35 million sold to car collector Craig McCaw by Eric Heerema. This apple green Ferrari today claims to be the most expensive car in the world and this car was built by Ferrari for UK driver Sir Stirling Moss. Though Moss was not able to race […]

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The two Peter Parkers meet: Tobey Maguire shares ‘Spider-Man’ fame to Andrew Garfield

The 2002 film ‘Spider-Man’ shot Tobey Maguire to superstardom.  Due to its immense success, the movie was turned into a trilogy and has earned a whopping $2.5 billion worldwide.  A decade later, the studio decided to do a reboot, July 3’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, with Andrew Garfield taking on the title role.  The original Spidey talks […]

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Kate Middleton attends Thirty Club dinner in a high-slit gown

Kate Middleton accompanied her husband, Prince William, to a private dinner hosted by the elite group Thirty Club at Claridge’s Hotel in London. The Duchess dazzled in a cream colored Roland Mouret gown, Jimmy Choo stilettos, and a matching sparkly clutch.  Her gown, highlighted by a thigh-high slit, was her most daring look yet since […]

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Ben & Jerry’s marks its 34th year, celebrates Free Cone Day

Filed in Entertainment, Events, Featured, Foods, Lifestyle by on April 4, 2012 0 Comments

Ben & Jerry’s celebrated its annual Free Cone Day, April 3 from 12-8 pm. The company stated in their website, “As a way to thank our customers for their support and to celebrate 34 years of scooping the chunkiest, funkiest ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet, Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops are happily giving it […]

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‘The Hunger Games’ earns $19.7M at midnight screenings

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured, Movies by on March 24, 2012 0 Comments

Clearly, the odds are in favor of ‘The Hunger Games’ as it earned an astounding $19.7 million from midnight screenings across the US.  It has the highest midnight screening earnings ever from a non-sequel and the 7th highest midnight screening earnings behind 3 Harry Potters and 3 Twilights. Director Gary Ross has revealed he is […]

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Titanoboa – The World’s Largest Snake, Replica will be display at New York Grand Central Station (Video)

Filed in Animals and Nature, Featured, United States, World by on March 22, 2012 0 Comments

New York commuters will be surprised by a full-scale replica of a 48-foot-long, 2,500-pound monster Titanoboa snake exhibit at the New York Grand Central Station on March 22, 2012, as reported by several international news sites. Randall Kremer, a Smithsonian spokesperson, revealed that the monster Titanoboa snake is meant to “scare the daylights out of […]

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FHM recalls March issue ‘racist’ cover, gets international attention

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Celebrities, Entertainment, Featured by on February 29, 2012 0 Comments

FHM Philippines’ decided to scrap its March issue cover featuring GMA 7 artist Bela Padilla. The cover reads, “Bela Padilla: Stepping out of the shadows” with Padilla, wearing a hot pink bikini, surrounded by dark-skinned models.  The said cover, deemed as ‘racist’ by others, attracted negative comments prompting the magazine to pull it out. FHM said […]

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iPad 3 launch? Apple sends invite to March 7 event

Apple emailed invites to members of the press last Tuesday for an event on March 7, 10 am PST.  Rumored to be the much-anticipated iPad 3 launch, the teaser reads: “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” The venue of the presentation will be at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts […]

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Did Jennifer Lopez have a wardrobe malfunction at the Oscars?

With the body to boot, American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is regularly seen in events wearing uber stylish and sexy dresses.  One of her unforgettable dresses was the green Versace she wore to the Grammys in 2000 made famous by its deep plunging neckline.  But her sheer Zuhair Murad dress in this year’s Oscars is sure to become […]

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84th Academy Awards Complete List of Winners

The silent film ‘The Artist’ emerged victorious at this year’s Oscars.  The movie picked up a total of 5 awards including Best Picture, Best Actor for Jean Dujardin and Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius.  The last time a silent movie won such prestigious award was when ‘Wings’, a World War I saga, was named outstanding […]

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