Friday, May 7

Yahoo Inc Will Spend Up To $85 Million On The Second Phase Of Its $100 Million Advertisement Campaign.

Yahoo Inc on second phase of advertisement campaign, as the Internet portal seeks to revive its growth and reconnect with consumers.

Yahoo will focus more on its array of online websites devoted to fantasy sports and news.

According to the comScore, since the $100 million spend Yahoo began in September, it has seen the number of unique visitors to its various sites decline 2.6 percent to 155.6 million in April and total page views on its properties have declined 11.4 percent.

MOTHER'S DAY 2010, May 9 (Sunday)

Mother's Day is nearly coming. How you will prepare and surprise your mother who loves you the most? Not by traditional presents, such as a bunch of flowers or clothes of famous brands, I believe there're some other choices for your MOTHER.

In a United State Websites (Askmen.com), it provides 10 Extraordinary gifts' for our beloved Mom on Mother's Day. I chose the top 5 from the list such as:

Extraordinary Gift Number 1 - Digital camera
Why she'll love it: Contrary to popular belief, women like gadgets too. Give your mom a use-friendly digital camera and let her record the life of her own or her growing grandchildren. It will make a lot of fun for her daily life.

Thursday, May 6

Giant Hamburger: For Guinness World Record

Barbecue chef Ted Reader who completed the giant hamburger in Toronto, May 7, 2010. He is a Barbecue chef and his assistants made a hamburger with a weight of 590 pounds (267.6 kilograms).

That would make mincemeat of the previous Guinness World Record of 84 kilograms.

However, Reader says they still have to wait for Guinness to give them the official nod that they've claimed the biggest burger crown.

The award-winning chef used a specially designed grill with a built-in forklift mechanism designed to flip the oversized culinary creation.

Found CRF12_BF: New HIV Subtype

It has found a CRF12_BF subtype of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) that is slightly different from the one found in other regions as announced by the Health Bureau of Macao on Thursday.

It was detected after the Bureau and the medical experts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong cooperated to carry out molecular biologic analysis of the HIV virus samples found in Macao between 2006 and 2007.

Health Bureau of Macao said that unprotected sex was the major way through which the HIV was transmitted in Macao before 2004, but the number of needle-sharing drug abusers contracting HIV increased dramatically in that year, and the virus they contracted was the new HIV subtype.

British General Election 2010: British Election 2010: UK Election: Early Results Are Unpredictable...

In the reports, United Kingdom general elections are the elections held when the Members of Parliament (MPs) forming the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom are elected. Following the Parliament Act 1911, parliamentary sessions last a maximum of five years, and are ended with the dissolution of Parliament. Therefore elections are not fixed, and the time is chosen by the governing party to maximise political advantage.

Acccording to the UK News, the British Election 2010 will be held today in the UK appear to be the closest election in the country for 35 years. The economic crisis, the general weariness of the population with the political class and the unpopularity of Labour Brown, carried 45 million citizens, entitled to vote, to take a decision on the future of the country seem to favor the conservative David Cameron.

Kendra Exposed: Kendra Wilkinson’s Sextape Leaked Out

According to the media and around the web, there has been circulating rumors that a sextape got leaked out about Kendra Wilkinson. This news has actually filled up the internet since the spreading hearsays about the Kendra exposed.

The Sex Tape appearance in the market is not actually go away any time shortly. At present, there is Kendra Wilkinson’s sex tape, titled just Kendra Exposed.

Kendra has a sextape on the verge of getting leaked. This was enunciated to have been filmed about six years earlier. Kendra Wilkinson attorneys are stating that this is actually a personal video recording and is extremely secret and confidential. This news is making everybody around the world driveling to see Kendra exposed, according to Vivid Entertainment.

National Nurses Week 2010: Nurses Day

National Nurses Week 2010 "Nurse Day" is upon us again at some hospitals and facilities.

There are many hospitals have forgone the traditional “Nurses Day” or National Nurses Week around the World for the more politically correct “Hospital Week”.

These two celebrations simple for the nurses who cannot do their jobs and responsibilities without the rest of the hospital staff and workers particularly for those people needs acute care setting in a facility.

In January 1974, the decision was made to celebrate the day on 12 May as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing. Each year, ICN prepares and distributes the International Nurses' Day Kit. The kit contains educational and public information materials, for use by nurses everywhere.

Who got kicked off 'American Idol': Aaron Kelly Out

Aaron Kelly was the youngest ramaining contestant at the age of 17 in the competition that answers to the question "Who got kicked off in American Idol" and was eliminated from the contest after his performance during the Frank Sinatra theme week.

Aaron Kelly is from the town in Pennsylvania that during competitions before his elimination won the the hearts of many viewers with his smooth voice that seemed to be able to take on so many different styles, and his fresh, young demeanor that served him well with the judges.

The remaining five (5) contestants of American Idol 2010 were also sung the song of Frank Sinatra medly that shows the results of competition last Wednesday including the Lady Gaga performing "Alejandro;" a song sung by this week's mentor, Harry Connick, Jr.; and a medley of Mr. Connick's music sung by the 5 competing singers.

Privacy Concerns: Facebook Bug Exposes Personal Chats

According to media reports that the Facebook users discovered last Wednesday a glitch that gave them access to view their friends' chat sessions and pending friends request on the site. This bug prompted the social networking site to briefly take its chat function offline.

Facebook says the company moved to close the security hole quickly the same day and the vulnerability existed "for a limited amount of time." But the incident still arouses privacy concerns among users who feel hard to trust the service to protect their personal information.

Just recently Facebook introduced changes that essentially forced users to choose between making information about their interests available to anyone or removing it altogether.

Prediction For Possibility Of Time Travel: Professor Stephen Hawking

Humans might one day be able to construct spaceships capable of such speeds that time on board would slow down. Such a craft could travel thousands of years into the future, reaching distant star systems within the lifetime of its crew, according to Professor Stephen Hawking. He says that “Time travel was once considered scientific heresy and I used to avoid talking about it for fear of being labelled a crank, but these days I’m not so cautious,” in his ongoing series being broadcast on the Discovery channel.

Stephen Hawking advises humanity could build a giant “relativistic” spaceship, so called because it would exploit the science set out by Albert Einstein in his theories of relativity.

Nigerian President Yar' Adua Dies In Abuja

Presidential Spokesman Olusegun Adeniyi announced that the Ailing Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua died on Wednesday in Abuja, following a protracted illness.

Adeniyi says that the Ailing Nigerian President was died at about 9 p.m. local time (2000 GMT) in his official residence where he was recuperating from his illness.

Yar'adua's aides have briefed Acting President" Goodluck Jonathan on the former ruler's transition.

The President Yar'Adua death is due to a serious kidney complaint in year 2000, and tried to dismiss rumors of continued ill health in 2007 by challenging his critics to a game of squash.

Wednesday, May 5

Goes on Public the Patient Undergone Spanish Face-Transplant

According to the local media in Spain, the second person receive a face transplant left hospital last Tuesday. The patient spent 14 weeks in the Hospital "Universitario Virgin de Rocio" in the Spanish city of Seville. He identified with his first name as Rafael who undergone face transplant on January 26.

Rafael operations took and lasted for 30 hours, was carried out after a year of practice and preparation which involved testing on donated corpses and three-dimensional simulations.

He suffered from benign tumors which had covered up to two thirds of his face, became the second person in Spain to undergo a face transplant. Spain carried out its first surgery of this kind in 2009.

An Update for Google's Search Interface

Google announced last Wednesday to start to roll out a new interface for its search site globally, which it claimed will make online search easier.

You may notice on the re-designed left window of the panel that has quick access to a number of search options and tools. Users can switch between different categories, such as news, images or books, to get search results more relevant to what they are looking for.

In the new interface on the left-hand window, it is powered by search technologies launched earlier by Google in the past three years, Marissa Mayer, the company's vice president of search products and user experience, said in a blog post.

Philippines Election 2010: Who Will Be The Next Philippines President?

It will be held on May 10 The 2010 General Elections of the Philippines, in which a new president, vice president, 12 senators, 287 members of the House of Representatives as well as some 17,000 local officials will be elected by some 50 million voters.

As the upcoming elections will bring major changes to official posts throughout this southeast Asian country, the 2010 General Elections are attracting attention from both inside the Philippines and the international community.

The Philippines practises direct voting in general elections, and the candidate who secured the biggest amount of votes wins.

Tony Award Nominees List 2010: Tony Nominations 2010

It was announced last Tuesday, May 4th The Tony Nominations 2010 edition.

The Tony awards which is short for Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, recognizes top performances, productions and work involved with Broadway shows. The Tony Awards will be televised on CBS from Radio City Music Hall. Here's a look at some of the top 2010 Tony nominees and awards list for the 64th edition of the Tony awards. These nominees are from 2009-10, with an eligibility cut off date of April 29, 2010.

Phillies Fan Tasered By Security

Fan felt on the field last Monday Night in Philadelphia not because the voltage but the amperes.

With the eighth (8th) inning of a Phillies-Cardinals game, a 17-year-old male hopped a fence at Citizens Bank Park. He fled security for a few seconds until a Philadelphia police officer fired a Taser gun at the boy from about 15-feet away, dropping him on the spot in left-center field.

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer Reporter who spoke to this young fan man's dad last Tuesday morning that the kid is actually called his father to ask for permission before running on the field. The dad told him it wasn't the best of ideas — you think? — but the future Penn State student went ahead and did it anyway. He's being charged as a juvenile for resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and defiant trespass.

Tuesday, May 4

Picasso "Nu au Plateau" Painting Sold: $106.4 million Dollars

For as single work of world record price, "Nu au Plateau", Pablo Picasso's 1932 portrait of his mistress, sold for 106.4 million dollars in New York's Christie's lasy Tuesday night.

Picasson "Nu au Plateau" painting, more than 1.66 by 1.33 meters, shows Picasso's mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter, both reclining and as a bust. Picasso's profile can be discerned in the blue background.

When it open to sell, the price is between 70 million and 90 million dollars. Six bidders showed interest in the painting. After a fierce round of bidding, Nicholas Hall, an expert at Christie's, took the winning bid by telephone, but declined to say who he was bidding for.

Ernie Harwell Dies at 92

Acclaimed Tigers broadcaster "Ernie Harwell" whose eloquence and kindness made him a beloved Michigan institution, died at the age of 92 on Tuesday night after a nearly year-long bout with cancer.

Officially, Ernie Harwell passed away on the evening of Tuesday, May 4th, 2010, at his home in Novi, Michigan, after nearly a year-long battle with cancer. He died in his apartment in Fox Run Village. His wife (68-year old) Lulu was said to be there at his side. He revealed just eight months prior to his life long fans he had a cancerous tumor in his bile ducts and was given just a few months to live. Ernie said prior to his death he knew he was dying.

"I'm ready to face what comes," he said at the time. "Whether it's a long time or a short time is all right with me because it's up to my Lord and savior."

Suspect "Shahzad Faisal" In Failed NY Times Square Car Bombing Charge With Terrorism

According to the media reports, a New York-based U.S. federal court on Tuesday charged the suspect in the failed car bombing in New York's Times Square with terrorism and mass destruction.

The failed bomber "Faisal Shahzad" who is a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan is charge, were included in a criminal complaint filed in the federal court in Manhattan.

Faisal Shahzad was arrested last Monday night when he was attempting to leave the country on a flight.

In the complaint, the suspect "Faisal Shahzad" confessed to buying an SUV, rigging it with a homemade bomb and driving it Saturday night into Times Square, where he tried to detonate it. He (Faidal Shahzad) also admitted to receiving bomb-making training in Waziristan, Pakistan.

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse": Sixteenth (16th) Los Angeles Film Festival

On Tuesday, organizers of the LA Film Festivals reported tha the "Eclipse", the third installment of the "The Twilight Saga" film series, will make its debut at the Festival by June 2010.

The romanticfilm "Eclipse" with stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, is intended to hit cinemas two weeks after the film festival kicked off with a scheduled screening of some 200 feature movies.

The movie "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" is hold by the organizers of the Los Angeles Film Festival as the film is one of the high-profile movies on their tickets. "Eclipse" is preceded by "Twilight" in 2008 and "New Moon" in 2009.

Faisal Shahzad Arrested: Failed NYC Car Bombing

Suspect "Faisal Shahzad" in a failed bombing in Manhattan's Times Square in a failed car bomb attempt was arrested at midnight on Monday trying to board a Dubai-bound flight at JFK Airport, according to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Tuesday.

A Pakistan-born naturalized U.S. citizen of Long Hill Avenue in Shelton, Ct., "Faisal Shahzad" was accused of driving the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder loaded with a propane-and-gasoline bomb into Times Square on Saturday, May 1.

In a news conference in Washington, the holder reported that "Mr. Shahzad, an American citizen, was taken into custody at JFK Airport in New York as he attempted to board a flight to Dubai.".

Lynn Redgrave Dies of Cancer At 67

Associated Press reported that Lynn Redgrave, a member of the distinguished British family of actors, died Sunday night at the age of 67 after battling with breast cancer for eight years.

The actress died peacefully Sunday night at her home in Kent, Conn. as per her publicist Rick Miramontez, speaking on behalf of her children.

Her death came a year after her niece Natasha Richardson died from head injuries sustained in a skiing accident and just a month after the death of her older brother, Corin Redgrave.

Monday, May 3

Updates: Nashville Tennessee Huge Floods Due To Thuderstorms

Since the floods started with few days in Nashville Tennessee, the infrastructures of the city are bit at a risk of unsafe issues. The city is struggling to recover the damage the calamity has brought upon them. They miscalculated the amount of damage involved and when they saw a clear aerial view of the surroundings, they concluded that the damage was more on a larger scale than they thought.

The best way to recover the lost houses, buildings and other city infrastructures are now being thinking over by the Nasville officials.

"Nightmare on Elm Street" No. 1 On North America Box Office


According to North America Box Office Authority, Warner Bros. Film "Nightmare on Elm Street" debuted this weekend with a phenomenal 32.2 million U.S. dollars in ticket receipts and dethroned last weekend's No. 1 "How to Train Your Dragon."

The updated version was helped by a big marketing campaign and a perfect release timing as well as the audience's lingering love for the horror films.

As per North America Box Office Authority, the Nightmare on Elm Street garnered more than the original version's domestic gross of 25.5 million U.S. dollars.

Rafael Nadal Makes His Fifth Rome Masters Title

Rafael Nadal collected and awarded aside from Master Title Trophy a winner's check for 434,000 euros ($578,000).

Last Sunday, Rafael Nadal clinched his fifth Rome Masters title in six years after beating fellow Spanish David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2.

The tournament is an important warmup for the French Open, which starts May 23. Nadal won four consecutive titles at Roland Garros before being stunned by Robin Soderling in the fourth round last year in Paris.

Microsoft's KIN Phones Maybe In Market By May 13

As per latest news around the web and blog sites, we might be closer to the launch than expected, as both phones should land on May 13. One and KIN Two, and that they would be sold exclusively via Verizon Wireless in the US, yet didn't provide a specific release date for the handsets.

The two KIN phones announce themselves as quite appealing devices. KIN One sports a 2.6-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display that boasts a QVGA (320 x 240 pixel) resolution, a 5-megapixel photo snapper with dual-LED flash, 256MB of RAM and 4GB of flash memory, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, and USB 2.0 connectivity options, GPS receiver, FM radio, and others more. The handset is one and the same as the previously leaked/rumored device called Turtle.

Seth Green Marries Clare Grant

Seth Green Marries Clare Grant. The 'Austin Powers' star (36) tied the knot with model and actress Clare Grant on Saturday at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California.

Although not many details about the ceremony have been released, Seth's friend Weird Al Yankovic spoke of his joy at attending the nuptials. Al Yankovic Tweeted as "Just watched my buddy Seth Green get married. Beautiful wedding. Much love to him and his lovely bride Clare."

Seth and Clare got engaged on New Year's Eve after he popped the question. Working with fashion designer Tarina Tarantino to create a hairpiece to be worn during the nuptials, and was also creating a series of personalised gifts for her bridesmaids, Clare said.

Leonid Stadnyk Is World’s Tallest Living Man Now

Photo/Reuters: Olena Stadnyk looks on as her son Leonid Stadnyk swings on a fence near their house in Podolyantsi. Guinness World Record’s tallest living man on earth is Leonid Ivanovych Stadnyk. He stands a towering height of 2.58m equivalent to 8ft 5.5 in.

Leonid Ivanovych Stadnyk (Ukrainian: Леонід Іванович Стадник), (born 1970 or 1971 in Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR) is a living man renowned for his stature. He was formerly listed as the world's tallest living man according to Guinness World Records.

On August 20, 2008, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, announced that the title of world's tallest man had been returned to China's Bao Xishun after Stadnyk refused to be measured under new guidelines, which required him to be independently measured by Guinness World Records adjudicators.

BumpTop Acquired by Google

It was announced this weekend by BumpTop that they had been acquired by Google.

It was more than three years ago and BumpTop is set out to completely change the way people use their desktops. BumpTop is very grateful for all the support over that time, not just financially but also through all the encouraging messages from people who found BumpTop inspiring, useful, and just downright fun.

In announcement this weekend, Bumptop big announcement to make that we've been acquired by Google!

This puts an end to their Windows and Mac product which was offered as a free download with paid upgrade. We had previously covered the Mac release when it was launched in January.

Bungie Won't Leave Halo

As advised and from the developer, don't be too worried about Halo: Reach going wild after being released from Bungie's pen, the developer has pledged to support the game post-launch. Though Halo will be in the sole custody of Microsoft when Bungie eventually departs for the company of Activision, Halo: Reach players won't be abandoned like an ugly duckling.

Bungie community director Brian Jarrard says "Microsoft still owns the Halo IP - but we will still support Reach post-release and we have a great relationship with our community, so we want to make sure we keep the game going," from an interview.

Helen Wagner Dies at 91

As The World Turns star Helen Wagner, who for 54 years played matriarch Nancy Hughes on the soap opera, died on May 1 at the age of 91.

Wagner, who spoke the first words on As The World Turns when the soap premiered on April 2, 1956, holds the Guinness world record for playing the same role on television for the longest amount of time. In 2004, Wagner was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Wagner was married to Broadway producer Robert Willey for 55 years until Willey’s death last May.

Halo Reach Beta: Xbox 360

According to Major Nelson, as most of you are aware, the public multiplayer beta for Halo Reach on the Xbox 360 kicks off today. We have a recap of the estimated time that the beta will be available to download.

Lots of you Halo Reach fans will already know that the public multiplayer beta on the Xbox 360 is launched today, but you may also be wondering about the download time.

An article on product-reviews.net gives us an update on the estimated time the beta will be available. For GMT time the estimated time of availability is early evening or in the ET or PT timezones you should find it accessible for late or early afternoon.

Aid Package for Greece Is Now Activated: Greek Finance Minister

According to the report, Eurozone finance ministers agreed on Sunday to activate the aid package for Greece, offering along with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 110 billion euros to the debt-laden country in the next three years.

President of the Eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker told to the press conference after a meeting of the bloc's finance ministers that "Following a request by the Greek authorities, euro area ministers unanimously agreed today to activate stability support to Greece via bilateral loans centrally pooled by the European Commission under the conditions set out in their statement of April 11."

James LeBron Awarded As NBA MVP In Two COnsecutive Seasons

LeBron James of Clevelan makes it again as he got NBA Most Valuable Player award by taking 116 of a possible 123 first-place votes for a landslide triumph Sunday over runner-up Kevin Durant.

It was an overwhelming performance of LeBron James as compared last year which he was achieved 109 of a possible 121 first-place votes from a media panel. This year he defeated Oklahoma City's Durant, who had four first-place votes, and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers.

In the second round of NBA Playoffs, James LeBron was the power Cavaliers which beat Boston in game one of their best-of- seven series and hosted the second game.

Sunday, May 2

New York Police Bomb Squad Teams Defuse Car Bomb In Times Square

Photo (Reuters) -- The device miraculously failed to ignite on a terrorist plot to detonate a car bomb in Times Square that may kill thousands.

The New York Police Bomb Squad Teams and fire crews raced to the scene and examined the back of the truck. Inside they found three propane tanks, two red 5-gallon plastic jugs of gasoline, a clock, electrical components and a canister of gunpowder.

Electrical wires, batteries and other components were also discovered along with a 2ft by 4ft gun box. A bomb squad robot was brought in to make it safe and the the gun box was taken away to be dismantled.

Mayweather vs. Mosley Result: Round By Round Highlights

Boxing fans are well have seen the 12-round welterweight bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Shane Mosley last night. The event, which saw Mayweather remain unbeaten, took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Mayweather - made his over-the-top entrance that included a live musical performance and fireworks.

Mosley – a world champion at three different weights – was the first fighter into the ring last night, taking a slow walk into the sold-out arena.

Chely Wright: The BIG BUZZ!?

According to TMZ, the big "coming out" announcement planned for this week will be ... country star Chely Wright.

There's been a big buzz over the last week as to which celeb was announcing he/she was gay ... we knew it was going to be unveiled in PEOPLE mag next week.

Wright has a book coming out this week as well -- it's called, "Like Me." And she has a CD coming out too -- called "Lifted Off the Ground."

Pittsburgh Marathon: Famous Marathon in Pittsburgh

As per media report, the famous marathon in Pittsburgh just got back on its feet again after five years of exile in the past year. Now, as the Pittsburgh Marathon is scheduled to launch in the day Sunday, the main feature it offers is the sixteen-thousand runners will run in the event of the year.

The Pittsburgh Marathon is becoming a sort of great importance and attractions for the race runners and spectators as per many sources.

There are estimated of six (6) thousand of the riders jumped at the Pittsburgh Marathon in the year 2003, when city officials decided it could not bear the cost associated with race.

MWRA Water Main Break

According to the report, Boston main break has caused the situation of tragedy. Approximately thirty areas have been affected due to this. Millions of people living in Boston have been advised by the Governor to boil the water before in taking it. The water is appropriate for the other purposes but not for drinking.

The water main break was handled around forty five past six on Saturday when a tap was closed down. Around two million people and seven hundred thousands homes were affected, Sixty million gallons of water was lost before the situation went under control.

She Is Now 6-Year Old: The "Miracle Mermaid Baby"

"Milagros" means "miracles" in Spanish. This was the name chose by his parents which a beautiful name for their little daughter.

The Miracle Mermaid Baby was born with a rare congenital defect known as sirenomelia, or "mermaid syndrome," which left her legs connected from the heels to her groin.

In her birthday ceremony at Lima's City Hall last April 27, the Peruvian girl Milagros Cerron has just turned six years old and sje entertain the media with her dance.
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