Thursday, 15 October 2015

Rihanna tells T magazine what turns her on!

Los Angeles - Rihanna prefers "cultured" men.
The Bitch Better Have My Money hitmaker admits she is "turned on" by men who can teach her something.
She shared: "I'm turned on by guys who are cultured. That'll keep me intrigued. They don't have to have a single degree, but they should speak other languages or know things about other parts of the world or history or certain artists or musicians. I like to be taught."

LISTEN: 911 caller says Odom has cocaine on him

Las Vegas - A spokesman for the owner of the brothel where Lamar Odom was found unconscious told a 911 dispatcher that the former NBA star was breathing regularly and sounded like he was snoring.
Richard Hunter says on the call the Odom was in a "deep sleep". Says News24

Judge orders Suge Knight and Katt Williams to stand trial in robbery case

Los Angeles - Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Katt Williams should stand trial on charges they robbed a celebrity photographer of her camera last year, a judge ruled on Tuesday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Ronald Coen said there was enough evidence to support the robbery charges and a separate charge of felony criminal threats filed against Knight over comments he made to the photographer before she was attacked in Beverly Hills in September 2014.

Rihanna and Mick Jagger party as gold-rush mood grips Havana

Havana — By midnight, the basement of one of Havana's hottest clubs is packed wall-to-wall for a private concert by one of Cuba's biggest pop stars.
Squeezed among the usual crowd of sleek young Cubans and paunchy, prowling European tourists, the owner of one of New York's hippest restaurants discusses his new Havana boutique hotel project. At the bar, a Swiss venture capitalist describes meeting with Communist Party officials about partnering on a marina complex. An Ohio woman who

Oprah Winfrey is 'a mother' to pupils

Oprah Winfrey, the talk show queen, has often preached that taking charge of your thoughts is key to 
success

PHOTO: John Gress / REUTERSLos Angeles - Oprah Winfrey is a ''teacher and a mother'' to the pupils of her South African school.
The media mogul ensures she returns to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy in South Africa every year in order to educate the girls that they are in charge of their own lives.
She said: "Once a year, I go back to my school in South Africa...

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Travis Barker and Rita Ora actually make a hot couple!

Los Angeles - Travis Barker thinks Rita Ora is "awesome".
The Blink 182 drummer has been romancing the I Will Never Let You Down singer and thought she was "stunning" when they met for the first time at the Power 106 All-Star Game in Los Angeles on 20 September.

Explaining how they met, Travis said: "I performed there with Tyga and Kid Ink. We had just met through passing. We have a mutual friend named Willie T.

Blanchett, Redford take on newsroom drama in 'Truth'

Los Angeles - Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett take on newsroom drama in "Truth," with the Hollywood stars portraying TV news anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes, whose 2004 report on then U.S. President George W. Bush's military record caused a scandal.

Germans give Hitler actor a warm welcome

(Shutterstock)Berlin - A German actor who dressed up as Adolf Hitler and travelled through the country for four weeks chatting to smiling voters and stroking their pets for a film that opens this week says he was shocked by the warm welcome he received.
The film "Look Who's Back" is an adaptation of a satirical novel by Timur Vermes which has sold over a million copies. In it, Hitler wakes up in modern times, becomes a celebrity and enters politics again.

Be 'Happy': Pharrell Williams to open MTV EMAs in Milan

Milan - Pharrell Williams will be the opening performer at the 2015 MTV European Music Award ceremony this month in Italy's fashion capital of Milan.

Robots crawl through walls in Microsoft's terrifying HoloLens

The lines between virtual reality and pure reality are starting to blend, and Microsoft is in the middle of it all. The company's HoloLens crosses virtual reality with the environment around you and gets you questioning what's true and what's fiction. Microsoft calls it "mixed reality."
The tech giant demoed its HoloLens technology Tuesday at its big Surface and Lumia hardware announcement event. Microsoftie Dan

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Teen falls to his death while taking an extreme selfie, report says

andreyrin.jpgTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.

Andrey Retrovsky's Instagram photos were loved by some. Drewsssik/Instagram screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET
You shouldn't do these things, because something just might go wrong.

Hunter escapes attack by shoving his arm down a bear's throat

Chase Dellwo poses for a photo at Benefis Health System in Great Falls. (The Great Falls Tribune, AP)Great Falls - A bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal's throat.
Chase Dellwo, aged 26, was hunting with his brother northwest of the town of Choteau on Saturday when he came face-to-face with male grizzly weighing up to 180kg, The Great Falls Tribune reported.

Officers rescue store owner crushed by python

Kentucky - The owner of a reptile store is recovering after police officers pried off a 20-foot (6-meter) python that was crushing the man.

Kentucky police tell local news outlets that owner Terry Wilkens was feeding the snake Monday morning when the 125-pound (56.7-kilogram) python attacked.

Yemi Alade announces new fashion collection

A 100.2-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut during a preview organised by Sotheby’s before the jewel goes under the hammer in Dubai. (Marwan Naamani, AFP)Lagos - Award winning singer Yemi Alade will launch a jewelry line in collaboration with   online jewelry retailer, Bland2Glam On November 5.
 The jewelry line called  ‘Yemi Alade Collection’ will be launched at  the Civic Centre in Lagos.
The collection is an exclusive range of exotic costume jewelry inspired by the career and personality of Yemi Alade. ‘

Buhari rejects Tinubu’s nominees for ministerial positions

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (AP)Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected names of nominees for ministerial appointments submitted by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, reports New Telegraph.
The ministerial list, comprising 21 names, which was submitted to the Senate on Wednesday, did not feature any of the nominees compiled by Tinubu for the South-West, which is regarded as his major sphere of influence.

How many Kardashians can you fit on a Cosmo cover?

Cape Town – We’re used to seeing the Kardashians/Jenners on magazine covers all the time, but never have the klan joined forces like this.
To celebrate their 50th birthday, Cosmopolitan magazine made a statement with the seductive beauty of America’s first family.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Mick Jagger visits Cuba

Exile On Main StreetHavana - Mick Jagger is in Cuba to scout out a possible Rolling Stones concert here during a Latin American tour planned for next year, the official Communist Party newspaper Granma said Monday.

Britain leads International Emmys with 7 nominations

New York - Britain has garnered a leading seven International Emmy nominations, including best actress and actor nods for Sheridan Smith and Rafe Spall.

Post-apocalyptic 'beaver' thrived after dinosaurs died

The world had been wrecked. An asteroid impact in Mexico compounded by colossal volcanism in India 66 million years ago had killed about three-quarters of Earth's species including the dinosaurs.

But relatively soon afterward, a plucky critter that looked like a beaver was thriving, exemplifying the resilience of the mammals that would arise from the margins of the animal kingdom to become Earth's dominant land creatures.

Dbanj confirms collaboration with Donjazzy

D'banj and DOn Jazzy at the FORTYfied concertThe Kokomaster is working on 'something great' with Don Jazzy

D'banj has announced that he is working on something the fans will love with his former label mate, Don Jazzy

ALSO READ 2face Begs Don Jazzy, D'banj For One More Song
 
Iconic entertainer, Dapo Oyebanji, popularly known as D’banj, has said that him and his former label mate and wingman, Don Jazzy,

2face begs Don Jazzy, D’banj for one more song

2face (instagram: 2faceidibia1)Legendary singer, 2face who just turned 40 made himself the mouthpiece of most Nigerian music lover as he begged D’banj and Don Jazzy to come back together and do one more song.
He made the statement last night, at the Fortyfied concert.

Heating up hair science


West Lafayette, IND (Reuters) Tahira Reid loves science. So she decided to use that passion to study one of her biggest causes of anxiety.
"Being an African American woman myself, knowing the challenges, knowing the frustrations that woman have expressed about hair," said Reid, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University in Indiana.
"I was always wondering how we can think about this from a mechanical engineering perspective," she added.
So Reid stepped out of the salon and into her laboratory. There she teamed up with fellow researchers Amy Marconnet and Jaesik Hahn to answer this question - what is the perfect amount of heat to apply when straightening hair without causing permanent damage? Reid said too much heat applied over a long period of time could destroy the natural curve in hair leaving it permanently damaged.

Beating parasites wins three scientists Nobel prize for medicine


Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday.
Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura won half of the prize for discovering

Celebrities are now just a click away

Sharyn Hakken and Joshua Hakken are taken into booking by Hillsborough County Sheriff Officers at the Orient Road Jail after being brought in from Cuba. (The Tampa Bay Times, Austin Anthony/ AP) Lagos - Nigeria’s first  online celebrity booking platform has recently been launched.
The platform which was launched on October 1  allows users to book celebrities, which includes: music artiste, Nollywood stars, comedians, OAP's, Famous DJ's and Public speakers.

Boko Haram suicide attacks in Niger kill at least 4

(Gbenga Olamikan, AP)Niamey - Suspected Islamist militants from Boko Haram group killed at least four people on Sunday in suicide attacks across the border in Niger, security sources said.
The dead included three civilians and a soldier and four attackers also died during the attacks in Niger's southeastern region of Diffa, the sources said.

WhatsApp slur against Mugabe gets Zim man arrested - report

President Robert Mugabe. (AFP)Harare - Insulting President Robert Mugabe on social media is a risky business, as a Zimbabwean man who's been arrested for posting a message to the wrong WhatsApp group will no doubt testify.
Nduna Matshazi, a councillor for the opposition

Justin Bieber's stage drinking and weed smoking a 'one off'?!

Los Angeles - Justin Bieber reportedly guzzled down brandy and smoked marijuana during a gig in New Zealand on Thursday night.
The 21-year-old singer, who has claimed he's curbed his wild antics, appears to have fallen back into his old ways after he was filmed swigging from a Cognac bottle and dousing the stage with the alcoholic beverage during his performance with Rae

Schools urged to play part in fighting terror

Lagos - Local schools have been urged to include social ills in their curricular in order to eliminate the menace of terrorism.
The suggestions by the All Progressives Congress United States International Secretariat follow the incessant attacks by the Boko Haram sect.

Boko Haram: How Fa'ash Foundation works hard to help Nigerians defeat poverty and terrorism

Fa'ash  foundation NigeriaMore than 1.5 million people have been displaced in Nigeria due to the violent insurgence of terror group Boko Haram, which has killed more than 13,000 people since its movement became violent in 2009.
The Islamist insurgents carry out attacks mainly in north-east Nigeria, where they aim to establish an Islamic caliphate. As a result of their continuous attacks and mass abductions of civilians –mainly

Sunday, 4 October 2015

LISTEN: Will Smith is getting jiggy with music again

Die Amerikaanse akteur Will Smith deel in Tokio handtekeninge uit aan aanhangers by die Japanse première van sy nuwe rolprent, Men in Black III . Foto: APNew York - Will Smith is getting jiggy with music again.
The Grammy-winning rapper and Oscar-nominated actor appears on a remix of Colombian band Bomba Estereo's song, Fiesta. The remix was released digitally on Friday.
The collaboration marks Smith's return to music since his 2005 album, Lost and Found. Smith discovered Bomba Estereo, known for

My song, "Somebody Great", is a prophesy, says Korede Bello

Lagos - Korede Bello, the rave of the moment in the music industry, has said that his new song entitled "Somebody Great’’, is a prophesy to inspire people to greatness.
Bello told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that he wrote the song to make people visualise success in their minds and then work hard to achieve it.

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Atlas rocket blasts off with Mexican communications satellite


An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from a seaside launch pad in Florida on Friday to put a communications satellite into orbit for Mexico.
The 195-foot (59-meter) tall rocket, built and flown by United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, lifted off at 6:28 a.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Launch was delayed 20 minutes to allow time for a wayward boat to clear away from the rocket's flight safety zone.
Perched on top of the rocket was the Boeing-built Morelos-3 communications satellite, a duplicate of a spacecraft lost during a Russian Proton rocket launch in May.

ULA needs relief on Russian engines before GPS launch bid: CEO


United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, on Friday said it would not bid in a U.S. Air Force competition to launch a GPS satellite unless it received some relief from a ban on use of Russian rocket engines.
ULA Chief Executive Tory Bruno told reporters in Cape Canaveral, Florida, that the company was seeking a partial waiver on trade sanctions enacted last year that ban U.S. military use of the Russian RD-180 engine that powers ULA's primary workhorse Atlas 5 rocket.

Big gulp: feeding strategy of blue whales revealed


A blue whale surfaces to breathe in an undated picture from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).    REUTERS/NOAA/Handout via ReutersThe blue whale is the largest creature on Earth and perhaps the biggest that ever lived, so it is no surprise it has a huge appetite. But the strategies this behemoth uses to get enough food has not been well understood - until now.

Defining your dream. Part One

Are you living the expectations of the real YOU? Asked my inner self, and my reply? "I Don't Know".
Majority of us fall into such situation where you don't understand the situations around you and you fail to understand why those things happened. There are times we asked this popular question "Hey, what's going on?" Yeah, it's normal as a human to be confused at times but it's not  normal to be confused all the time.

Friday, 2 October 2015

My Blog address have been changed.

Hello esteem readers,
Recently i was working on getting a self hosted domain for my blog, and it took me offline for some period of time.
My new WEBSITE is available, although new features and designs are added daily. Nevertheless all my new post are on the website.
You can visit my site now www.elijahezekieldaniel.com
Thanks

Monday, 28 September 2015

Could mobile devices raise skin cancer risk?

Dividing cancer cellsDevices like tablets, smartphones and laptops can reflect ultraviolet light from the sun and may indirectly increase users' exposure to the cancer-causing wavelengths, according to a new study."These devices are generally used for communication or entertainment, so it can be easy to overlook their reflective properties unless you happen to catch the glare off a screen," said Mary E. Logue of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, who coauthored the research with Dr Barrett J. Zlotoff.

Bill says controversy surrounding Hillary 'always going to happen'

The VIP protection unit is running security for special flights landing at Mthatha Airport as guests arrive for Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday celebrations. Ex-US president Bill Clinton was the first VIP guest arrived. (File, AP)The VIP protection unWashington - Former US President Bill Clinton likened the controversy over his wife Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account while secretary of state to the same Republican and media tactics to stir controversy during his presidency, according to an interview made public on Saturday.
Hillary Clinton, who was the Democratic frontrunner when she announced her bid for the White House in April, has faced increasing

Homophobic mobs attack LGBT people in Kenya with impunity

(Punit Paranjpe, AFP) Nairobi - Homophobic mobs have repeatedly attacked lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Kenya but police are unwilling to even attempt to bring the perpetrators to justice, rights groups said on Monday.
Homosexuality is taboo in almost all African countries and is punishable by up to 14 years in jail in Kenya.
Violence ag

Women held as sex slaves in S.Sudan 'rape camps'

Rape victim. MSF.Bentiu - One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months.
Another was kidnapped with her 15-year-old sister and raped every night for five nights. A third was taken to a forest with her 12-year old daughter where both were raped.

Khloe Kardashian won't share her 'kocktails' with momma Kris

Los Angeles - Khloe Kardashian has reportedly banned her mother Kris Jenner from her new show.
The 31-year-old reality TV star will host Kocktails With Khloe on the FYI channel later this year and after Kris' eponymous chat show was cancelled by Fox last year after just one season, Khloe doesn't want her momager interfering with her solo venture.
A source told HollywoodLife:

Caitlyn Jenner legally declared a woman

Los Angeles - Caitlyn Jenner has been legally declared a woman.
The 65-year-old star, who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing gender transition in May, filed court documents at Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking an official name and gender change earlier this month and a judge approved her request today.

Obama, Beyonce part of Global Citizen fest all-star lineup

Image result for picture of obamaNew York — First lady Michelle Obama introduced a new campaign focusing on education for girls, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai earned loud applause for her striking speech and Beyonce was energetic during her live performance at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival.
The multihour event held on the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park also featured Vice President Joe Biden, Hugh Jackman, Bono, Leonardo DiCaprio and Pearl Jam, who closed the event with a rocking performance.

Bobbi Kristina's cause of death known, but not yet released

Atlanta — The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown's death has been determined, but the medical examiner's office won't publicly unveil autopsy results because of a court order.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner said in a statement Sunday their office is not releasing details because of a Fulton County Superior Court order to seal the results. The 22-year-old Brown died in hospice care July 26.

Saturday, 26 September 2015

'Fun' tour of Seattle turns into nightmare for students

Rescuers salvage the wreck after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze River in east China's Jiangsu Province. (Shen Peng, AP)Seattle - A fun day designed to introduce new international college students to Seattle turned into a nightmare when a "duck boat" tour vehicle collided into their charter bus on a busy bridge, killing four students and injuring dozens.
Rujia Xie and other North Seattle College students were on their way to the city's iconic Pike Place Market and Safeco Field for new student

Dancers become divers for full underwater performance

Greece - Few forms of attire less evoke the grace and beauty of dance than scuba gear. With their heavy tanks of compressed air, hoses, gauges, wetsuits, fins and masks, divers seem more like astronauts than ballerinas.
Yet in what is being billed as a world first, 14 dancers are donning scuba gear for an underwater performance, complete with specially composed music, to an

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Sep. 24, 2015:


Top Songs
1. The Hills, The Weeknd
2. Hotline Bling, Drake
3. What Do You Mean?, Justin Bieber
4. Wildest Dreams, Taylor Swift
5. Locked Away (feat. Adam Levine), R. City
6. Infinity, One Direction

Bill Clinton appears in virtual-reality movie on Africa

US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama along with former president Bill Clinton lay a wreath in honor of the late US President John F Kennedy. (Mandel Ngan, AFP)New York - As world leaders descend on the United Nations this weekend, former President Bill Clinton will be taking them to East Africa through virtual reality.
In a seven-minute movie, viewers with special goggles will be able to follow Clinton's travels. Footage was captured last spring with 360-degree cameras. What you see through the goggles changes as you move your head left, right and even up or down.

Friday, 25 September 2015

Elderly prostitutes reveal dark side of South Korea's rise

Seoul — As about a dozen elderly men loiter in a small plaza near a cinema, mostly chatting or watching people pass by, several deeply wrinkled women stroll among them, trolling for customers willing to pay for sex in nearby motels.
"Hey, do you want to go with me? I can treat you really well," a 76-year-old woman with a limp says as a reporter approaches her on a recent sunny afternoon.
Despite a police crackdown this spring that resulted in 33 arrests, including an 84-year-old woman, the so-called "Bacchus ladies"

Hyundai recalls 470,000 Sonatas to fix big engine problem

Detroit - Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace key engine parts because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail.
The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engines. At the time, the Sonata was Hyundai's top-selling vehicle in the U.S.
The company also is recalling nearly 100,000 Accent small cars because the brake lights can fail.

David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids

United Nations - Football legend, male model and father of four David Beckham went to UN headquarters in New York on Thursday to call on world leaders to end violence against children.
The former England captain asked leaders to put children at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals, the new 15-year agenda that the UN General Assembly will adopt over the weekend.

Did Tyga axe his Brazlian tour for Kylie Jenner?

Los Angeles - Kylie Jenner allegedly banned Tyga from performing in Brazil.
The 25-year-old rapper, who has been dating the 18-year-old reality TV star for more than a year, is reportedly facing a $400,000 fine after pulling out of a number of upcoming concerts ''because he was stopped by his current girlfriend.''
In a statement, obtained by the MailOnline, furious local promotors claimed that Tyga's

Kanye West will be a 'thoughtful' president

Kanye West.Los Angeles - Kanye West thinks he'd be an "extremely thoughtful" president.
The 38-year-old rapper - who announced last month he plans to run for office in 2010 - thinks people welcome his plans because he is ''honest'' and always tries to defend others.
He said: "As soon as I said that, it was like, 'Wait a second, we would be really into that, because actually if you think about it, he's extremely

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Courtney Love headlines for Plein at Milan Fashion Week


Milan - While the Milan fashion scene cultivates youthful womenswear designers, some of the most iconic female rockers are preparing to take the stage during Milan Fashion Week.
Courtney Love and Debbie Harry are headlining on the sidelines of the six-day run of fashion previews for next spring and summer. Love will send the audacious German designer Philipp Plein's catwalk reverberating Wednesday night as fashion week kicks off, while Harry performs this weekend at the amfAR charity auction to raise money for AIDS research.

Brain-computer link enables paralyzed California man to walk


Former graduate student Adam Fritz, 28, who severed his spinal cord in a motorcycle accident, is shown during a brain-computer interface experiment at UC Irvine's iMove Lab in Irvine, California, in this image released on September 23, 2015.  REUTERS/University of California Irvine/Handout via ReutersAccording to reuters.com, A brain-to-computer technology that can translate thoughts into leg movements has enabled a man paralyzed from the waist down by a spinal cord injury to become the first such patient to walk without the use of robotics, doctors in Southern California reported on Wednesday.
The slow, halting first steps of the 28-year-old paraplegic were documented in a preliminary study published in the British-based Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, along with a YouTube video.

Man convicted of theft for failing to take care of corpses

(Shutterstock)Texas - A Texas funeral home owner whose business was to be featured in a reality TV show was convicted Wednesday of accepting money to care for bodies but failing to do so before the mortuary abruptly closed.
Deondre Johnson was convicted on two felony theft counts by a Tarrant County jury.

Exclusive: VW recall letters in April warned of an emissions glitch


An American flag flies next to a Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, California September 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike BlakeIn April of 2015, Volkswagen of America, Inc.(VOWG_p.DE) sent letters to California owners of diesel-powered Audis and Volkswagens informing them of an “emissions service action” affecting the vehicles.
Owners were told they would need to take their cars to a dealer for new software to ensure tailpipe emissions were "optimized and operating efficiently."
The company didn’t explain that it was taking the

Rob Kardashian offered mega-bucks to come back to KUWTK

Los Angeles - Rob Kardashian has reportedly been offered $500k to return to Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
The reality TV star is rumoured to have lost 25lbs (11kg) on a new fitness regime and his mother Kris Jenner is said to be so keen to have him back on the family's show that she has offered him the huge sum.
A source told RadarOnline:

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Pope starts U.S. trip with tone of conciliation


Pope Francis launched his first visit to the United States with a characteristic gesture of humility on Tuesday, and sent a conciliatory message to the world's wealthiest nation about his frequent criticism of capitalism.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

UK scientists seek permission to edit the genes of human embryos


Image result for picture of scientistBritish scientists have applied for permission to edit the genes of human embryos in a series of experiments aimed at finding out more about the earliest stages of human development.
Just months after Chinese scientists caused an international furor by saying they had genetically modified human embryos,