Actor Alec Baldwin and conservative blogger Michelle Malkin have recently indulged in an ugly Twitter duel over the execution of Troy Davis. Baldwin had been posting several tweets against the execution of Davis, which was carried out on Wednesday night. Malkin reacted with mockery towards Baldwin for his pro Davis tweets, “Waiting for Hollyweirdo @alecbaldwin ‘s ‘I am Troy Davis’ tweet…” MORE
If this video doesn’t make you a little weepy, we’re not sure what will. A young girl from Brazil, who was born with a cleft lip, sees her face for the first time post-surgery. The joy in her eyes cannot be put in to words. Often being born with a cleft lip can make kids feel like they don’t fit in. Thanks to a plastic surgeon from Australia *plasticd1*, gave not only the little girl her smile back, but also her confidence. Watch the video and see the joy bloom! MORE
So, there’s plenty of stuff that bosses will let you get away with – especially if you are good at what you do and/or if you’re best friends. MORE
Devil’s Flower Mantis duels with its mortal enemy…The human thumb. Watch how the mantis looks like a samurai during its duel! MORE
Glenn beck was in South Africa on Thursday, he had freshly come off his ‘Restoring Courage’ event in Israel. He spent his Thursday show recapping and reflecting on the multi-day extravaganza he had just pulled off. Beck mentioned that some who were to perform at the controversial event had to pull out. “The reason why they canceled is because they were under death threat…I don’t blame them for [canceling] at all.” – Glenn Beck. MORE
Shawn planned Operation White Cake for over a year. He wanted to get married to his fiance Colleen, but just not in a usual way. Colleen’s favorite movie is ‘Princess Bride,’ taking many cues from the film he spent a year asking her what she would want at her wedding. Secretly Shawn made Colleen plan her own wedding.
With a gentle fear of Colleen saying ‘no,’ Shawn put Operation White Cake in action on August 13, 2011 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. All the time Colleen kept thinking that she was heading to a retirement party and had no idea that 200 of her family and friends were waiting for her to get married. MORE
Melissa Porter is a convent educated presenter of the BBC’s Escape To The Country. She shows perfect homes and sceneries to millions of TV viewers. It has been recently revealed that Melissa’s life is not as tranquil as her show; in fact the 38-year-old happens to have a 9-month-old love child, Pierce, with a 51-year-old American financer and White House aide Peter Rinfret. “In England, people don’t think anything of it when an unmarried woman with or without a partner has a baby. But here [U.S.] it’s a huge scandal.” – Melissa Porter. MORE
Things couldn’t have been worse for Tiger Woods. It all started with the revelation of his scandals where he cheated on his wife Elin Nordegren with as many as 14 women, including high class escorts and Las Vegas cocktail servers and porn stars. His clean cut, family image was thus destroyed. This was then followed by several injuries and just a few weeks back he fired his 12-year-old caddie raising further controversy. But the latest blow to Woods cost him a deal worth $10m. Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer ended a multimillion dollar sponsorship with the former World No.1 golfer. MORE
Jon Stewart is not happy. And he made that abundantly clear in the recent episode of Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Stewart this week revealed his ire because an episode of his show was broadcast in Britain – minus scenes from the Westminster. So he did what he does best – took it up in a segment on his show!
Simply put, the laws in England ban the use of parliamentary proceedings in a satirical form. They prohibit any presentation of the parliamentary proceedings to be broadcast in comedic, satirical or parodic context. And Jon Stewart found himself to be on the thin end of such a censor. MORE
Christine Insinga, reporting for News 12 Long Island, went to Aimee Rachlin’s home, who is accused of leaving her baby girl in her Mercedes as she went shopping at a local K-Mart on one of the hottest days of the summer.
The reporter was soaked with water as soon as the door opened, she incredulously asks, “You have nothing to say about that? You’re just going to spray water at us?!” MORE
Jackson played the past five seasons in Minnesota, which chose him in the second round of the draft. Terms of the deal are not known, and he can’t sign a contract until Friday, which is the first day transactions may be filed with the league. MORE
It is no surprise when the Kardashians make the headlines; be it their weight gain, their weight loss, their relationships or them not wearing heels (like seriously!), they are all over the tabloids on a daily basis. When Kim Kardashian stepped out on July 19 with red marks on her calves (which looked like bug bites), bloggers and tabloids were quick to notice and discuss! In an interview Kim revealed that like her mother Kris Jenner, Kim has also been diagnosed with psoriasis. “I’d heard of it before because my mom has always had it, but she didn’t have red flaky dots all over her,” – Kim. MORE