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What exactly is going in my world (video)

The bird and fish kills are not, apparently, isolated incidents in the United States of America, nor indeed in the region. In recent days there have been several. What exactly is going on? The sudden plummeting to the ground of thousands of red-winged blackbirds in Beebe, Arkansas on New Year’s Eve grabbed the headlines around […]

Prince William and Kate Middleton in coin

The design for an official commemorative coin to mark the engagement of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton was unveiled on Thursday, but not everyone might recognize the bride-to-be. The depiction, based on photographs of the couple at a sporting event, bears some resemblance to William but less so his fiancee. Royal watchers said she […]

People, the shark attacked.

    Sharks attacked Russian and Ukrainian tourists in the Red Sea off Egypt’s Sharm-el-Sheikh resort on December Two sharks suspected of the attacks have been caught in the area of the incident so far. All beaches in the resort have been closed for the time of the investigation. Four people were seriously injured in […]

Gary Hecker – timing and a huge creative mind

Hecker, who spent the past 16 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment, likened his move to Todd-AO to a reunion. “There are several artists at Todd-AO and its sister company Soundelux—including Lon Bender, Wylie Stateman, Per Hallberg, Karen Baker Landers and Mark Stoeckinger—with whom I worked early in my career,” he said. “I’m very excited to […]

French helicopter crash

There were no survivors in the French helicopter crash in Antarctica, the French administration of Southern and Antarctic Territories (TAAF) confirmed Saturday. The pilot, the mechanic and two employees of the French Polar Institute Paul-Emile Victor on board all died in the accident, said TAAF in a statement. All bodies had been returned to the […]

Halloween to You… Worldwide(video)

A traditional Jack-o'-lantern ( Pumpkin lantern), associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween, is typically a carved pumpkin. It is named after phenomenon of strange light flickering over peat dogs. To make a jack-o'-lantern, the top of a pumpkin is cut off and the inside flesh is scooped out, and then an image, usually a monstrous face, is carved on the outside surface. At night, a light is placed inside to illuminate the effect. If encounters with ghosts, ghouls or vampires are your idea of fun, then Halloween is probably a favorite time. Places across the globe are getting ready to scare people out of their wits -- and their money.

No cause for alarm …2012

This time, a date which seems to line up with an interstellar black hole, a 3,600-year intergalactic cycle and just about all the worst prophecies in a number of different religions practised by advanced ancient civilizations. The year 2012 is not peculiar to the Mayans… The Apocalypse has long fascinated Mankind, in His constant quest […]

France and burning vehicles (video)

Rail unions and truckers in France joined fuel blocking strikes on Sunday to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s pension reform, exerting more pressure on the government. Across the country, gas pumps have been drying up as millions of panic-stricken motorists rushed to fill their tanks. Truckers said they would block key streets from Sunday evening, and […]

The military men, and figure

From 2007 to 2008, 5.7 million American men and 16.5 million women of military age were ineligible for duty because they were overweight or obese, researchers at Cornell University said. In the past half-century, the number of women of military age who exceed the U.S. Army’s enlistment standards for weight-to- height ratio and body fat […]

Death toll in Ukrainian (video)

As many as 43 people were killed and 9 others were injured when a bus collided with a train locomotive on Tuesday morning in the Dnipropetrovsk region in eastern Ukraine, officials said. The incident took place at 9 a.m. this morning near the town of Marhanets, south of the main regional city of Dnipropetrovsk when […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger come back to Russia (video)

Russian President Medvedev welcomed Californian governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on October 11 in his residence outside Moscow. After a short conversation, the president invited his guest of honor to visit the Russian scientific center of Skolkovo, which is known in Russia as the Russian version of Silicone Valley. On Monday morning, the Californian governor decided to […]

The moment a “book” in Philadelphia

This is the astonishing moment a book was apparently hurled at the head of U.S. President Barack Obama during a campaign rally in Philadelphia. The flying missile narrowly missed hitting the President today. It is not clear what the book was, where it came from in the crowd, or why it was thrown at Mr […]