Site Meter entertainment splash: 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009

Sex Life Dull, 10 Ways To Spice It Up

Experiment. It can feel very threatening suddenly to be asked to try something different in the middle of making love...

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Saturday, April 18, 2009

Sentenced To 8 Years By Iraninan Judge

Iran has sentenced an Iranian-American journalist, Roxana Saberi, to eight years in prison after convicting her of spying for the United States...

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Never Been Kissed

The 48-year-old appeared on popular US chat show Larry King Live last night talking about taking the world by storm...

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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Anger Breeds Anger

THE grieving parents of murdered Jimmy Mizen warned last night that a culture of anger and violence is destroying .....

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Masters Sudden Death Playoff In Augusta

Argentina's Angel Cabrera won the 73rd Masters with a par on the second sudden-death playoff hole Sunday, a stunning recovery....

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Corrupt, Bribe, Kill

More than 6,000 people died last year in Mexico in drug-related violence and Mexico believes...

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Capitan Phillips Safe 4 Pirates Killed

Richard Phillips, the captain of the Maersk Alabama, was freed after an operation against the pirates...

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Beware Of Ads On Craigslist and Gumtree

The con targets web users who respond to posts on widely-used classified advertising sites like Gumtree and Craigslist...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Unusual Way To Catch A Buzz

So whatever you believe to be the truth, there's no excuse for not at least acknowledging this might be a possibility...

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American Idol, Simon Gives It Up For Adam

The image of the night was Simon Cowell up on his feet, giving a standing ovation for the first time in a long time...

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Big Brother Is Watching You Even More

From today, information about every internet user in the UK will be stored, as part of a government scheme to keep hold of data about people's activities...

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Nicole's Daring Black Dress

Only when Nicole turned to the side that onlookers caught a glimpse of flesh - the backless gown was slit...

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Enter The Sandman

Metallica, whose monstrous sound continues to assault the senses and push heavy metal to its limits...

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Out Of Comfort Zone

Kelly Macdonald can still walk down the road unnoticed. But that's about to change - she's just been cast in the new....

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Saturday, April 4, 2009

Wolverine May Have Caused FBI To Throw The Switch

The FBI isn't saying what they're looking for. There is some speculation that the unreleased film Wolverine...

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South Carolina Man Haunted By Past

The former Ku Klux Klan supporter says he wants to atone for the cross burnings and apologize for hanging a black doll in a noose...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

American Idol Update "Ooooo Baby Baby"

She was SO CHEESY and sounded SO BAD. Was she wearing a bubblegum wrapper? Even Simon looked uncomfortable. Her SINGING was hurting me. Oh, and her voice was cracking...

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Sunday, March 22, 2009

US Will Not Go Bankrupt

President Barack Obama's steps to reverse a deep recession and restructure the ailing U.S. financial system have global implications...

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

The Face Of Evil

Fritzl was questioned about the death of his baby son Michael, who was born out of his incestuous relationship with Elisabeth in 1996 but survived for only 66 hours. The court heard how the baby was born with obvious breathing difficulties but Fritzl made no attempt to get a doctor and allowed the child to die....

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Heather Schmidt In A Strange, Rarified Status Of Celebrity

Heather Schmidt so impressed the Pakistani people she was asked to perform personally for the president of the time, making her a target for Al Qaeda.

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Sunday, March 15, 2009

Jugular Slashed Blood Spurting

Mr Aylett said: “Staff described it as like a horror film. Blood was spurting from Jimmy’s neck.” “Tommy did what he could to staunch the blood, but it continued to pour out."Jimmy began to gargle, then stopped breathing...”

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Rejection, Failure and Inadequacy.

Broken Heart: The Medical Consequences Of Loneliness, psychologist James Lynch, who first identified the links between human loneliness and the vulnerability to disease and premature death, called loneliness a lethal but avoidable poison...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

There are almost 1,000 women housed at the Estrella Jail in Phoenix, Ariz., but only a few have been charged with as serious a crime .....

I did have my whole future ahead of me, a career a marriage and a family. I had everything to lose and nothing to gain if I killed Travis."

Read More 29-year-old Jodi Arias: first-degree murder


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

The Dark Side Of Barbie

For behind Barbie's squeaky clean, girl-next-door image lies a string of lurid details about Mattel, which have come to light in a new book, Toy Monster:...

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For every one of mine you kill, I will kill ten...

A bag containing their heads, some gagged with tape, was found nearby, with a sign declaring: “For every one of mine you kill, I will kill ten.” Three more decapitated bodies were found later in a village outside the city...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Pentagon Releases Incident, Chinese Harass USN Ship

Five Chinese vessels in a possibly coordinated effort yesterday “shadowed and aggressively maneuvered in dangerously close proximity” to a U.S. Navy ocean surveillance ship....

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Saturday, March 7, 2009

American Idol: Top 13 Rest Easy

Age: 22
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
The University of North Carolina graduate student with the winning personality was in a complete state of shock when...

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Fly Now, Fares Are Dropping

Amid a recession that has potential vacationers and business travelers alike staying closer to home, airlines are drastically cutting some fares to fill empty seats...

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There are almost 1,000 women housed at the Estrella Jail in Phoenix, Ariz., but only a few have been charged with as serious a crime as Jodi Arias...

I did have my whole future ahead of me, a career a marriage and a family. I had everything to lose and nothing to gain if I killed Travis."

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Friday, March 6, 2009

ViddyHo: Hijacks G-Mail Accounts

Google just can’t get a break today.

First, Google’s e-mail service froze for several hours, locking out millions of users. Now its chat service appears to be the conduit for a rapidly spreading phishing scam.

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No Strip Clubs For Obama

"The Crazy Horse is so historical and sophisticated, it really gets me thinking about how times have changed - there [are] hundreds and hundreds of names on the wall of people who have been there. John F. Kennedy was there while he was in Office,...

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

"Watchmen" Bisexuality, Gore and Shocking Special Effects

I just got back from the Hollywood screening of "Watchmen" on Tuesday night (March 3), and had to tell you about it. It's remarkable! The world of the graphic novel by Alan Moore is translated to the big screen with all the appropriate gore and shocking special effects, but also with the heart and ambiguities of the superheroes...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Obama's Budget To Increase Taxes Meets With Fierce Opposition

WASHINGTON (Map, News) - President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on high earners and greenhouse gas polluters met fierce opposition Tuesday from congressional Republicans and also a few Democrats. "I would never want to adversely affect anything that is charitable or good," Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.,...

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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Google's Temporary Suspension Of Services

Here's an ugly word that has infiltrated itself into everyday discourse: "outage". Its etymology is a bit opaque, but it's clearly modelled on "shortage". Until last year it meant "a temporary suspension of operation, especially of electrical power supply"...

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Chinese e-Cigs Safety Concerns

BEIJING - With its slim white body and glowing amber tip, it easily can pass as a regular cigarette. It even emits what look like curlicues of white smoke...

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Paul Harvey, dies at 90, For The Rest Of The Story..

Legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey died today at a hospital in Phoenix. He was 90. Known for his distinct staccato delivery, dramatic pauses, and folksy intonations, Harvey's broadcasts were heard on over 1,200 radio stations and 400 Armed Forces networks...

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Friday, February 27, 2009

American Idol, Group 2 Simon Says...

Jasmine Murray drew the first slot of the night. She chose to sing "Love Song" by Sara Bareilles. Kara and Paula both said they were disappointed, and that she had pitch issues. Simon said he was very disappointed also. He really seemed to have wanted her to do well,...

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Next Move For Lindsay Lohan Maybe With Beatty

Lindsay Lohan could land a role in Warren Beatty's new film - if she agrees to live with him. Warren is keen to cast Lindsay as his daughter but is...

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Obama's Budget Unvieled

President Obama today unveiled a proposed $3.55 trillion budget for the coming fiscal year that he said discards "dishonest" accounting practices of the past and makes "a historic commitment to comprehensive health care reform."

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Oscar Parties 2009

Hollywood's finest headed to a selection of glamourous post-Oscar parties once the formalities of the show were wrapped up. The infamous Vanity Fair party was slightly scaled back but an impressive line-up of stars including Madonna, Mick Jagger,...

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Monday, February 23, 2009

Posthumously, Ledger Wins Best Supporting-Actor

LOS ANGELES - Heath Ledger won the supporting-actor Academy Award on Sunday for his demented reinvention of Batman villain the Joker in "The Dark Knight," becoming only the second actor to win an Oscar posthumously. Penelope Cruz claimed the evening's first prize, supporting actress, for her role as a tempestuous artist in Woody Allen's Spanish romance "Vicky Cristina Barcelona,"

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"Slumdog" Wins 8 Oscars, Best Picture

The other top winners: Kate Winslet, best actress for the Holocaust-themed drama "The Reader"; Sean Penn, best actor for the title role of "Milk"; Heath Ledger, supporting actor for "The Dark Knight"; and Penelope Cruz, supporting actress for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." A story of hope amid squalor in Mumbai, India, "Slumdog Millionaire"...

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Sunday, February 22, 2009

"The Reader" Wnslet's Sixth Time A Charm For Oscar

HOLLYWOOD -- After five previous nominations and five defeats, Kate Winslet says she has perfected her losing smile on Oscar night. But sixth time may be the charm for the British actress at Sunday’s 81st Academy Awards, where she finds herself in familiar territory once more....

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Hugh Jackman To Hosts Oscars The Austrailian Way

Sunday night's Oscars host, Hugh Jackman, is sure to shake things up. For one thing, he's not a professional comedian like most previous hosts. For another, he tells CNN that he plans to do the entire show naked and inebriated...

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

West Africa: Cocaine Smuggling Dramatically On The Rise

VIENNA - Cocaine smuggling to Europe is dramatically increasing through West Africa, posing a substantial threat to the stability of a region already troubled by war and poverty, an international watchdog warned Thursday. The independent International Narcotics Control Board called on the U.N. and other donors to provide money and expertise to help fight smuggling, particularly in West African countries like Guinea-Bissau. "(If European nations want) to stop the cocaine coming to them, it is in...

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Scores High For "Slumdog Millionaire" To Take Oscar

Can anything stop "Slumdog Millionaire"?

Director Danny Boyle's heralded rags-to-riches tale is poised to continue its winning streak through Sunday's Oscar ceremony. The film boasts no stars and no explosions, and Boyle's last film, "Sunshine," was an outright flop. So how did this little film become one of 2008's leading Oscar contenders?...

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Pelosi- Instincts of an Experienced Street Fighter; Soothing Tones of Bipartisanship

In person, Pelosi is warmer than the sharp-edged patrician familiar from the nightly news. Despite the pending vote, she seems relaxed in a gray pinstriped suit accented with a necklace of gray and white pearls the size of jawbreakers....

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Kiss Secret Ingredient: Saliva

CHICAGO — Go ahead. Kiss the girl. And you might make it a wet one, because scientists who are starting to understand the biochemistry of kisses say that saliva increases sex drive...

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

SI Airbrushes Danika's Tattoo

In this years Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue publishers decided to digitally remove Danica Patrick American Flag tattoo. What is the deal with that, they show nipples through shear bikini tops and painted on bikinis, but NOT an American Flag tattoo?...

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