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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Watch the Apple Announcement 'Live' FULL VIDEO


Today, Steve Jobs will announce the new Apple tablet (iSlate, iPad?) at the Apple press event. Everybody’s trying to find a place to watch the Apple announcement live. But, sadly, there a live feed doesn’t exist.

The next best thing is the live blog. Apple allows journalists to use liveblog applications during the press conference, so that’s the best place to get your Apple news. I linked to the best live blog, Gizmodo on the left. Just follow the HTML link to log in and get live updates as they’re announced. Remember, the Apple press conference starts at 10 AM, Pacific.

So, what can be expected at the Apple announcement press event? Well, clearly, there will be news about the newest Apple produce, the Apple Tablet (iSlate? iPad?) Various sources are expecting that several media deals will be announced – so that the Apple Tablet will have exclusive content – probably a New York Times’ e-book edition, perhaps one from the Wall Street Journal, or even a deal with FOX News. Nobody knows for sure.

The most important Apple announcement will be related to the iPhone, Apple’s communications device. Sadly, the iPhone is tied to AT&T. The big announcement will be a Verizon iPhone. Then, all those rich moms and dads will get their kids an iPhone. (Verizon has some 91.2 million subscribers.)

AT&T has about 81.6 million customers. Back when the iPhone was launched, it was popular to switch mobile carriers just to get an iPhone. But those kinds of sales ended quickly, and many have wondered how much longer Apple is going to wait to cash in on Verizon’s market share.

Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad – Abortion Controversy



Tim Tebow & Mom To Be In Controversial Super Bowl Ad
CBS is currently scheduled to run an ad from Focus On The Family starring Tim Tebow and his mom. The spot will be decidedly anti-abortion and pro-life.
The controversy is over whether CBS should air the Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad or not. Does it have the potential to alienate millions of viewers who do not share Tebow’s views on abortion?
Given various reports on a Super Bowl ad recession, it’s going to be tough for the network to say no.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tim Tebow Superbowl AD FULL VIDEO




Tim Tebow Superbowl Ad:Save a few execs and the Tebow family, nobody has seen his 30-second Super Bowl commercial that is expected to run during the Feb. 7 telecast. We can guess which controversial message is strongly implied — pro life — but we truly don’t know the contents of thecommercial that features Tim Tebow and mother Pam, in conjunction with Christian-based group Focus on the Family.

But the mere presence of the looming commercial has caused some to take a stand.

A national coalition of women’s groups have urged CBS to scrap the Tebow ad. The pressure will mount, so it will be interesting to see whether CBS backs thecommercial or relents.

Sentinel columnist George Diaz salutes Tebow for sticking to his values, but adds that religious views have no business in the Super Bowl. Tebow said at his Senior Bowl arrival that he understands not everyone will agree with thecommercial, but he stands behind it.

Personally, I don’t expect the Tebows to hit everyone over the head with the pro-life message during the commercial. I think it will be strictly anecdotal — tell the story, mom could have died by giving birth, family kept faith and Tim was born healthy with a promising life ahead. Surely the pro-life stance is suggested, but let’s not assume thecommercial condemns those who don’t believe in pro life. I don’t understand why this commercial forces everyone to choose one extreme or the other.

Don’t forget to vote on how you feel about the cause inside the link for Diaz’s column.

Monday, January 25, 2010

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

How old is Madonna? Madonna’s Age FULL VIDEO

How old is Madonna was the question asked by people who attended the Hope for Haiti concert last night. Madonna also graced the occasion along with other celebrities and she was still looking hot.


Madonna is 51 year old but still young by all means, apparently and undercover as well, obviously if a 51 year old lady has a 22 year old boyfriend, she must be having some kind of guts available with her at this age.
Madonna was born Madonna Louise Ciccone on August 16, 1958, she is an American recording artist, actress and entrepreneur. Born in Bay City, Michigan, and raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan, she moved to New York City in 1977, for a career in modern dance. After performing as a member of the pop musical groups Breakfast Club and Emmy, she released her self-titled debut album Madonna in 1983 on Sire Records.
A series of hit singles from her studio albums Like a Virgin (1984) and True Blue (1986) gained her global recognition. It established her as a pop icon for pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Her recognition was augmented by the film Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) which widely became seen as a Madonna vehicle, despite her not playing the lead. Expanding on the use of religious imagery with Like a Prayer (1989), Madonna received positive critical reception for her diverse musical productions, while at the same time receiving criticism from religious conservatives and the Vatican. In 1992, Madonna founded the Maverick corporation, a joint venture between herself and Time Warner. The same year, she expanded the use of sexually explicit material in her work, beginning the release of the studio album Erotica, followed by the publishing of the coffee table book Sex, and starring in the erotic thriller Body of Evidence, all of which received negative responses from conservatives and liberals alike.
In 1996, Madonna played the starring role in the film Evita, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. Madonna's seventh studio album Ray of Light (1998) became one of her most critically acclaimed, recognized for its lyrical depth. During the 2000s, Madonna released four studio albums, all of which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Departing from Warner Bros. Records, Madonna signed an unprecedented $120 million dollar contract with Live Nation in 2008.
Madonna has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide. She is ranked by the Recording Industry Association of America as the best-selling female rock artist of the 20th century and the second top-selling female artist in the U.S., with 64 million certified albums. Guinness World Records listed her as the world's most successful female recording artist of all time. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked Madonna at number two, behind only The Beatles, on the "Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists", making her as the most successful solo artist in the history of Billboard Hot 100 chart. She was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the same year. Considered to be one of the most influential women in contemporary music, Madonna has been known for continually reinventing both her music and image and for retaining a standard of autonomy within the recording industry. She is recognized as an influence among numerous music artists.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Prince writes Vikings' song 'Purple and Gold' -- listen here FULL SONG

Musical artist Prince has penned a Minnesota Vikings song called "Purple and Gold."

Prince, who is from Minnesota, told FOX Twin Cities affiliate that after he saw the Vikings beat-down of the Dallas Cowboys last week he went home and cranked out "Purple and Gold" because he "saw the future."

The Vikings love the song and have put it on their website. They play the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Jan. 24 in the NFC championship game. The winner will face the winner of the Colts-Jets game in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.



Frankly, we think it's a little too slow and church-y sounding for a pump-me-up football song, but hey, whatever floats your boat.

Purple and Gold Lyrics
the veil of the sky draws open
the roar of the chariots touch down
we r the ones who have now come again
and walk upon water like solid ground
as we approach the throne we won't bow down
this time we won't b denied
raise every voice and let it b known
in the name of the purple and gold
we come in the name of the purple and gold
all of the odds r in r favor
no prediction 2 bold
we r the truth if the truth can b told
long reign the purple and gold
the eyes say ready 4 battle
no need 4 sword in hand
we r all amped up like a rock n roll band
ready 2 celebrate every score
ready 2 fight the elegant war
ready 2 hear the crowd roar
that's what we came 4
and so much more
in the name of the purple and gold

r spirits may b tired
r bodies may b worn
but since this day is r destiny
r history - that's y we must b
4ever strong as the wind that blows the Vikings' horn
in the name of the purple and gold
CHORUS

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PRINCE VIKINGS SONG FULL VIDEO



Minnesota native Prince has been deeply moved to write a new song – for the football team the Vikings!
Fans are thrilled to see their team, the Minnesota Vikings, finally on its way to victory. After the trouncing of the Dallas Cowboys last week, it is believed they may have a shot at playing the Super Bowl.
A certain Minneapolis resident, famous singer Prince, attended the game. He was so inspired, he wrote a new fight song for the team! Titled “Purple and Gold”, it is a reference to the team’s uniform colors.

Pelosi: Keep Mass. Voters in Mind on Health Care FULL VIDEO



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the message from Massachusetts voters isn't to drop health care, but to move forward with their considerations in mind.

Tiger Woods reportedly enters sex addiction clinic FULL VIDEO

New pictures of Tiger Woods have surfaced online, marking his first public 'appearance' since his car accident in late November. The embattled golfer has been photographed outside at a Mississippi sexual addiction clinic.

The Tiger Woods pictures were reportedly taken by the National Enquirer, which is also the same publication that started the entire story
Tiger Woods Photographed at Sex Addiction Clinic
by publishing a story regarding Woods' affair with Rachel Uchitel.

In the online pictures, Woods is shown from a distance, holding a coffee cup and wearing shorts and a hooded sweatshirt as he walks outside the sex addiction rehabilitation clinic he reportedly checked into recently. Woods seems to be looking in the direction of the camera, though it is not obvious that he knows he is being photographed. What is not clear is how the National Enquirer was able to put itself in position to photograph a patient at the normally secretive sex addiction rehabilitation center.

While to date Woods has been able to avoid the public eye as he deals with his crumbling marriage and decimated public reputation, it would seem inevitable that much of Woods' rehabilitation will need to occur in public. The pictures of Woods only serve to remind us of that fact.

One of the few things working in Woods' favor is that his ordeal this winter has occurred during golf's off-season. While it seems likely he will eventually miss some tournaments, the story did not break in the middle of the season and did not require an immediate suspension of his golfing season. As a result, he has been able to disappear from the public eye much more easily and his sex scandal has not yet had a direct impact, really, on his golf career.

But at some point after Woods completes his stay at the sex addiction clinic that he has been pictured in front of, he will presumably try to return as much as he can to his former life. When he does, it seems inevitable that public scrutiny will be even greater than it was before.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Monday, January 18, 2010

Watch Sandra Bullock Reacts to Her Golden Globe Win VIDEO

"The Insider" was backstage at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, where Sandra Bullock reacted to taking home a Globe for her role in the big-screen drama 'The Blind Side.'

"Who would have thunk it," Bullock said of her big year. Bullock was named Best Actress for playing a well-to-do, conservative suburban woman who takes in a homeless teen. 'The Blind Side' is based on a true story about NFL player Michael Oher. "That is a man to be admired," the actress said of Oher. "He loves his family and he loves football, and that's how it should be."

Other big winners of the night included Jeff Bridges who won the Best Actor award for his portrayal of a faded country singer in ‘Crazy Heart.' Meanwhile, Christoph Waltz captured the Best Supporting Actor trophy for his chilling role in ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ and Mo’Nique won Best Supporting Actress for her powerful performance in 'Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.'

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: A folksy looking and sounding Jeff Bridges (above, in Crazy Heart), not George Clooney (for Up in the Air), got the chance to thank family (including father Lloyd Bridges and his mother, who died last year), friends, and co-workers. Although Bridges’ win wasn’t a total surprise, many of us were expectingGeorge Clooney, who looks more like the type of guy the Hollywood Foreign Press Association would go for.
After all, they chose Sandra Bullock for the box-office hit The Blind Side, Meryl Streep for the box-office hit Julie & Julia, and Robert Downey Jr for the box-office hit Sherlock Holmes. Crazy Heart, a drama about an aging country singer, has grossed about 1/1000th of what those movies made. Up in the Air, though hardly a gigantic hit, is doing quite well at the box office, and as I said before,George Clooney is, well, George Clooney.
The real big surprise of the evening, however, was James Cameron’s win. Again, that wasn’t a total surprise, mind you, but I believe that most people (including winner Cameron) were expecting to hear the name of The Hurt Locker’s Kathryn Bigelow despite her movie’s meager $12 million at the domestic box office. She’d have been a female best director winner (the second one, after Barbra Streisand), and it’d have shown that HFPA members are almost like movie critics in their discerning taste.

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The Golden Globes are over.
A folksy looking and sounding Jeff Bridges (above, in Crazy Heart), not George Clooney (for Up in the Air), got the chance to thank family (including father Lloyd Bridges and his mother, who died last year), friends, and co-workers. Although Bridges’ win wasn’t a total surprise, many of us were expecting George Clooney, who looks more like the type of guy the Hollywood Foreign Press Association would go for.
After all, they chose Sandra Bullock for the box-office hit The Blind Side, Meryl Streep for the box-office hit Julie & Julia, and Robert Downey Jr for the box-office hit Sherlock Holmes. Crazy Heart, a drama about an aging country singer, has grossed about 1/1000th of what those movies made. Up in the Air, though hardly a gigantic hit, is doing quite well at the box office, and as I said before, George Clooney is, well, George Clooney.
The real big surprise of the evening, however, was James Cameron’s win. Again, that wasn’t a total surprise, mind you, but I believe that most people (including winner Cameron) were expecting to hear the name of The Hurt Locker’s Kathryn Bigelow despite her movie’s meager $12 million at the domestic box office. She’d have been a female best director winner (the second one, after Barbra Streisand), and it’d have shown that HFPA members are almost like movie critics in their discerning taste.

1968 - Martin Luther King's Prophetic Last speech - Remember

A sad year and where are we now. We dishonor him and ourselves with our failure to stand up, with our laziness.

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Jeffrey Leon “Jeff” Bridges, 60, is an American actor and musician. His most notable films include The Last Picture Show, Tron, Against All Odds, Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Fisher King, Fearless, The Big Lebowski, Arlington Road, The Contender, Iron Man, Seabiscuit, and Crazy Heart.
In 2010, Bridges won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama for his role as Bad Blake in the film Crazy Heart.

WATCH American Samoa, land of opportunities for NFL VIDEOS

American Samoa is the small pacific island far away from US pacific. It is about 8,000 miles from California.
American Somoa, land of opportunities for NFL
60 minutes, CBS program, went to American Samoa to find out why the territory with a population less than the capacity of average pro-football stadium to send more player to the NFL than any other area of the same size in the mainland USA. As it is seen in the program, Somoa kids are 56 times more likely to play in the NFL than  any other American.
The reasons behind Samoa kids being more  likely to be drafted for NFL t is their large body size and daily chores they perform in their regular life  such as cooking, cleaning or even cutting  grass. The activities make them energetic and more athletic which are the main ingredients to get into the Pro-football team .  The territory has sent about 10 NFL linemen who played Somoan high school ball including Cincinnati Bengal’s Dorriata Peko and Pittsburg Troy Polamalu.

Gaines Adams dead at 26 VIDEO & PHOTOS

Shock and disbelief met news that Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died Sunday morning after going into cardiac arrest because of an enlarged heart, according to Greenwood (S.C.) County deputy coroner Marcia Kelley-Clark.
Adams, 26, had been taken to the emergency room at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood after going into cardiac arrest at his family's Greenwood home. He died at 7:21 Chicago time.
''This time, it turned out to be a tragedy. I just hope people remember him as the great guy he was.''
Adams, a native of Greenwood, was an All-American for the Tigers before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made him the fourth overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft. He led all rookies with six sacks that season.
The Bears acquired Adams from the Buccaneers in October for a second-round pick in the 2010 draft. He saw limited action this season but was expected to play a bigger role for the Bears next season.
''I talked to Gaines a couple of weeks ago,'' former Buccaneers coach and current ''Monday Night Football'' analyst Jon Gruden said. ''I was telling him about [Bears defensive line coach Rod Marinelli], and he was very excited to get a fresh start, and I know Rod was very excited about working with him this offseason. They had big plans for him. You would've liked Gaines. Everybody who knew Gaines liked Gaines. This is a tragic loss for us all.''
Greenwood County coroner James T. Coursey said Adams appeared to be in perfect health, according to news reports. The Greenwood Sheriff's Office and the Greenwood County Coroner's Office are expected to investigate.
The Bears issued the following statement:
''We are stunned and saddened by the news of Gaines' passing. Our prayers are with his family during this difficult time.''
In high school, Adams was 6-4, 215 pounds with a 38-inch vertical jump and could run the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds. He played defensive end for a small private school but was better known as a receiver, catching 158 passes for 4,394 yards (27.8 per catch) and 65 touchdowns. Defensively, he had 341 tackles, 33 sacks and 10 interceptions.
''They tried public school and didn't like it,'' Adams' mother, Linda, told the Orlando Sentinel in 2007 of her two children. ''They didn't like all the disrespect, with kids talking back to teachers. We didn't allow that in our home.''
He wasn't considered a major-college prospect because he posted his gaudy statistics while playing eight-man football. With his college options limited, he opted to attend Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, where he had 22 sacks in one season before signing with Clemson. He became the Tigers' all-time sack leader with 28, including 12½ as a senior.
''I was shocked and saddened to hear this news,'' said Tommy Bowden, who was the Tigers' coach during Adams' career at Clemson. ''When I heard the news, I thought it was his father because he has the same name. I just couldn't believe it was Gaines.''
Adams grew up rooting for the Buccaneers and idolizing former Mount Carmel and Illinois standout Simeon Rice. He was thrilled when the Buccaneers made him the first defensive player drafted in '07.
''Gaines was a quiet, humble kid and is far too young to be gone,'' Buccaneers cornerback Ronde Barber said. ''He had so much potential that had yet to be achieved, and I'm very sad that the full extent of his life won't be realized.''
Adams is survived by his 5-year-old son, longtime girlfriend, parents and sister, according to Stuckey. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Watch Critics Choice Awards 2010 : Sandra Bullock Red Carpet Video

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Sandra Bullock stays classic in a black fringe corseted Alberta Ferretti cocktail dress at the 2010 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards held at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday (January 15) in Hollywood, Calif.
The 45-year-old actress is nominated for Best Actress for her work in The Blind Side. She’s up against Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious) and Meryl Streep (Julie & Julia).

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Sandra Bullock stays classic in a black fringe corseted Alberta Ferretti cocktail dress at the 2010 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards held at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday (January 15) in Hollywood, Calif.
The 45-year-old actress is nominated for Best Actress for her work in The Blind Side. She’s up against Emily Blunt (The Young Victoria).

Critics Choice Awards 2010 are given by Broadcast Film Critics Association in the recognition of best of cinematic accomplishments. Critics Choice Awards 2010 are going to be held at Hollywood Palladium.

Watch Jimmy Fallon does 'Pants on the Ground' as Neil Young VIDEO

jimmy-fallon-neil-young-pants.jpgEverybody is getting into the "American Idol" "Pants on the Ground" act. Check out this Jimmy-Fallon-as-Neil-Young take.

Jimmy Fallon's Neil Young impression is so good, it fooled us for a bit. We thought Neil Young had actually covered "Pants on the Ground," which would be amazing.

We soon realized it was Jimmy Fallon doing Neil Young, but that doesn't make it any less awesome. Fallon does a dead-on impression of Young and his guitar and harmonica talent is also good.

n all the late-night hullabaloo happening right now, it's nice to see "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" remember what's really important -- "Pants on the Ground" from "American Idol."

Pants on the ground, pants on the ground, lookin' like a FOOL with your pants on the ground...

Friday, January 15, 2010

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Watch Critics Choice Awards 2010 Winners VIDEO

Meryl Streep, left, and Sandra Bullock kiss as they tie for the award of best actress on stage at the 15th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in Los Angeles.
The women of Hollywood were shown a lot of love at this year's Critic's Choice Awards, particularly Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock.

The stars gave audiences an eyeful Friday night when Bradley Cooper announced that they had tied to win Best Actress: Streep for "Julie & Julia" and Bullock for "The Blind Side."

Streep and Bullock took to the stage and proceeded to give each other a spontaneous open mouthed kiss, much to Cooper's enjoyment.

The smooch was no doubt an homage to the Adam Lambert's controversial same sex kiss at this year's MVMAs. And if anyone wants to complain, they'll no doubt get the kiss off.

Both Streep and Bullock have been making waves in Hollywood for disproving the belief that female-driven films cannot bring in the big bucks. Streep became a top earner with the summer hit "Mamma Mia!", while "The Blind Side" is the first movie in history to pass $200 million with only one female A-list star to support it.

Later on in the ceremony, Kathryn Bigelow officially ousted the boys of Tinseltown by becoming the first woman ever to take home the Best Director award.

An unofficial member of the boys club, having directed the likes of "Point Break" and "K-19: The Widowmaker," the 58-year-old Californian took home the gold for "The Hurt Locker." Her gritty take on an elite bomb squad unit in Iraq beat out "Avatar," "Inglourious Basterds" and "Precious."

Other ladies who ruled the ceremony included talk show host Mo'Nique, who won best supporting actress for her terrifying turn as an abusive mother in "Precious." Best Young Actress went to Irish starlet Saoirse Ronan, whose poignant turn as a raped and murdered school girl lit up the otherwise flawed, "The Lovely Bones."

One of the highlights of the evening was a tribute to John Hughes, the 80s film director who died in August.

John Krasinski and Amy Poehler appeared dressed as Andie and Duckie from "Pretty in Pink" to remember the late director whose teen fims - including “Ferris Bueller's Day Off?a>?? and “The Breakfast Club” – changed the depiction of teenagers on the big screen forever.

"To call anyone the voice of a generation sounds overblown and cliché," Poehler said. "It's hard to think of a filmmaker who made so many movies so many of us know by heart."

Watch Critics Choice Awards 2010 - Sandra Bullock Red Carpet VIDEO

Watch Critics Choice Awards 2010 - Sandra Bullock Red Carpet  VIDEOThere was a Best Actress tie -- Sandra Bullock kissed Meryl Streep to celebrate their joint win. Who else took home a Critics Choice Award?

BEST PICTURE
Avatar, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Invictus, Nine, Precious, A Serious Man, Up, Up In The Air

BEST ACTOR
Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart, George Clooney - Up In The Air, Colin Firth - A Single Man, Morgan Freeman - Invictus, Viggo Mortensen - The Road, Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker

BEST ACTRESS (tie)
Emily Blunt - The Young Victoria, Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side, Carey Mulligan - An Education, Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones, Gabourey Sidibe - Precious, Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Matt Damon - Invictus, Woody Harrelson - The Messenger, Christian McKay - Me And Orson Welles, Alfred Molina - An Education, Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones, Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Marion Cotillard - Nine, Vera Farmiga - Up In The Air, Anna Kendrick - Up In The Air, Mo'Nique - Precious, Julianne Moore - A Single Man, Samantha Morton - The Messenger

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Jae Head - The Blind Side, Bailee Madison - Brothers, Max Records - Where The Wild Things Are, Saoirse Ronan - The Lovely Bones, Kodi Smit-McPhee - The Road

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
Inglourious Basterds, Nine, Precious, Star Trek, Up In The Air

BEST DIRECTING
Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker, James Cameron - Avatar, Lee Daniels - Precious, Clint Eastwood - Invictus, Jason Reitman - Up In The Air, Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Mark Boal - The Hurt Locker, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen - A Serious Man, Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber - (500) Days Of Summer, Bob Peterson, Peter Docter - Up, Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach - Fantastic Mr. Fox, Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell - District 9, Geoffrey Fletcher - Precious, Tom Ford, David Scearce - A Single Man, Nick Hornby - An Education, Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner - Up In The Air

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Princess And The Frog, Up

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Avatar, District 9, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Star Trek

BEST COMEDY
(500) Days Of Summer, The Hangover, It's Complicated, The Proposal, Zombieland

BEST PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Gifted Hands, Grey Gardens, Into The Storm, Taking Chance

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Broken Embraces, Coco Before Chanel, Red Cliff, Sin Nombre, The White Ribbon

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Anvil, Capitalism: A Love Story, The Cove, Food, Inc., Michael Jackson's This Is It

BEST SONG
"All Is Love" - Karen O, Nick Zinner - Where The Wild Things Are, "Almost There" - Randy Newman - The Princess And The Frog, "Cinema Italiano" - Maury Yeston - Nine, "(I Want To) Come Home" - Paul McCartney - Everybody's Fine, "The Weary Kind" - T Bone Burnett, Ryan Bingham - Crazy Heart

BEST SCORE
Michael Giacchino - Up, Marvin Hamlisch - The Informant!, Randy Newman - The Princess and the Frog, Karen O, Carter Burwell - Where The Wild Things Are, Hans Zimmer - Sherlock Holmes

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Barry Ackroyd - The Hurt Locker, Dion Beebe - Nine, Mauro Fiore - Avatar, Andrew Lesnie - The Lovely Bones, Robert Richardson - Inglourious Basterds

BEST ART DIRECTION
Dan Bishop - A Single Man, Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg - Avatar, John Myhre, Gordon Sim - Nine, Naomi Shohan, George De Titta, Jr. - The Lovely Bones, David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds Wasco - Inglourious Basterds

BEST EDITING
Dana E. Glauberman - Up In The Air, Sally Menke - Inglourious Basterds, Bob Murawski,, Chris Innis - The Hurt Locker, Stephen Rivkin, John Refoua, James Cameron - Avatar, Claire Simpson, Wyatt Smith - Nine

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Colleen Atwood - Nine, Janet Patterson - Bright Star, Sandy Powell - The Young Victoria, Anna Sheppard - Inglourious Basterds, Casey Storm - Where The Wild Things Are

BEST MAKEUP
Avatar, District 9, Nine, The Road, Star Trek

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avatar, District 9, The Lovely Bones, Star Trek, 2012

BEST SOUND
Avatar, District 9, The Hurt Locker, Nine, Star Trek

Sheep Born With Human Face in Turkey FULL VIDEO




A sheep with a human face was born near Izmir, Turkey. Veterinarian Erhan Elibol was performing a C-section on a sheep, and saw that the lamb had what resembled a human face. The lamb with the human face was born dead. The sheep with a human face is likely the result of the mother's improper nutrition, and this isn't the first time such a birth has occurred.

However, the governor of Izmir Province said that this was humiliating for his region, since the lamb with a human face was proof that the father was a human.

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Sheep With Human Face - Really an Amazing Born Lamb FULL VIDEO


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Sheep With Human Face: Really an Amazing Born Lamb – This maybe an amazing news today, a sheep gave birth to a dead lamb with a human-like face. The said lamb was born in a village not far from the city of Izmir in Turkey.
Certain news sites are reporting that in Turkey, a sheep gave birth to a stillborn lamb with strikingly human facial features.  I’ve never heard of the possibility of anything but the worst kind of porn being the product bestiality.
We never know if this was the real deal or not because local new sites claimed a report that the locals burned the dead lamb-baby before scientists could examine it.
Meanwhile, Erhan Elibol, a vet, performed a caesarean on the animal to take the lamb out, but was horrified to see that the features of the lamb’s snout bore a striking resemblance to a human face.
“I’ve seen mutations with cows and sheep before. I’ve seen a one-eyed calf, a two-headed calf, a five-legged calf. But when I saw this youngster I could not believe my eyes. His mother could not deliver him so I had to help the animal,” the 29-year-old veterinary said.
The said lamb’s head was described with a human features on the eyes, nose and the mouth and only the ears were those of a sheep. Remember a similar case in where a goat from Zimbabwe gave birth to a similar youngster in September 2009. The said mutant baby born with a human-like head stayed alive for several hours until the village resident also burned him.

‘Pants on the Ground’ singer struck chord


62-year-old “General” Larry Platt has become a sensation after his performance of original song “Pants On The Ground” on “American Idol” on Wednesday night — and in an interview with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush for Access and “The Billy Bush Show,” the singer explained the song’s origins.

“Everybody in America’s singing my song, ‘Pants on the Ground.’ I made that song up, years ago,” he said.

And he added that the song has a simple message. “It’s about these kids and grown folk walking around with their pants down,” he said. “Get these pants up!”

The singer then gave a special acapella encore performance of “Pants on the Ground” for Bush.

On Wednesday night’s audition, Platt made judges Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and guest judge Mary J. Blige laugh and sing along — while Simon Cowell attempted to shush them, in vain.

However, despite his best efforts, Platt never had a serious shot at the “Idol” top 12 — the show cuts off eligible contestants at age 28.

Watch Lady GaGa Purdue Full VIDEO




Latest news updates Lady Gaga Cancelled,Lady Gaga Purdue Cancelled, Lady Gaga Dead One more No. 1 hit for the glamorously outrageous — or is it outrageously glamorous? — pop star.

“Bad Romance” has topped the Billboard pop charts this week. The tune features a slamming beat, a catchy hook and a sexy video, much like Gaga’s previous smashes in “Just Dance,” “Poker Face,” “Paparazzi” and “Lovegame.”

When Gaga hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Elliott hall of Music, the New York City singer will be pushed further into the stratosphere of stardom. The show has been sold out for months and it is the biggest concert at Purdue so far this millennium. But even though Gaga is arguably the biggest pop star on the planet right now, there is still some mystery that surrounds her.

Lady GaGa Purdue FULL VIDEO & PHOTOS






 
 
 

Recap - Jersey Shore Episode 7 EXCLUSIVE VIDEO



Recap==>>The first 10 minutes is a painful re-examination of Snooki’s ultimatum to Ronnie and Sammi in the last epsiode, in which she advised the happy couple that “everyone in the house” was sick of them just going off and hanging out by themselves. They confront the other housemates, all of whom deny they have a problem with it, which leads Sammi and Ronnie to drop the hammer on Snooki for talking crap about them. She folds quickly and apologizes, and which point Sammi makes her apologize further in front of everyone else. Seriously, this is hard to watch. So far on this series, Snooki has all but prostituted herself out — unsuccessfully — to a steady stream of guys, she has been punched in the face (twice!) and now she is forced to grovel because she got a little chirpy whilst drunk at a bar. Sammi is approaching super-villain status.

That night, we are backing to more familiar territory of going to bars and picking up. Mike brings home a girl, and the two of them end up in a hot tub, then a bed. Vinny and a girl hang out on a hammock. Snooki even meets someone nice, though she seems befuddled as to why they do not have sex even though they shared a bed.

The next night they are back at the bar, and drama breaks out. Sammi is mad because Ronnie talks to a girl! Mike is mad because Vinny talks to his sister, then a different girl! Ronnie is mad because it was Mike who pointed out to Sammi that Ronnie was talking to a girl! You know who hardly is seen at this point?: Jenni. I’m betting it’s because her “top” can only be filmed from certain angles, lest something appear on television that would draw fines from the FCC.

Ultimately, everyone ends up back at the house. Ronnie is still mad at Mike, but Mike is no longer mad at Vinny because he has refocused his attention on Mike’s sister. Shortly, though, Mike realizes that the natural consequence of setting up Vinny with this sister is that ... he SET UP VINNY WITH HIS SISTER. He’s worried about this. Mike: selfish AND dim.

Off to Atlantic City the next day. A fancy dinner devolves quickly when everyone starts taking verbals shots at each other. Of course this often happens with groups of friends, but the key is that you actually have to like each other. Many of this group clearly do not, which results in Snooki blasting Mike for generally being a jerk and telling him no one likes him. A true fact, though awkward as far as dinner-table conversation goes. She then asks someone to pass her a roll. Mike: “Don’t worry, you’ve got a couple.” Zing.
Well. The whole group is outraged by this transgression. Fat jokes are just not on. Later, when the group goes back to the hotel room, Snooki has a good cry. She had weight issues in high school, we learn. It’s fair to say Jenni, Ronnie and Sammi are all firmly in the anti-Mike camp at this point. I think Vinny and Pauly are feigning outrage, but they sure don’t want to come to his defence.

Mike later apologizes profusely. But his turn at chivalry is short-lived when he refuses to taken a drunken, post-puking Jenni back to the hotel room because he’s making out with a girl (. She smacks him, then gets kicked out of the club. When he eventually makes his way back to the room, Jenni punches him in the face. It’s good to see how these kids are able to work things out.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Watch Jersey Shore Episode 7 Full Video Online




On episode of Jersey Shore, the roommates go to Atlantic City, where Mike antagonizes both Snooki and Jwoww and a roommate reveals her former eating disorder. I'll give you three guesses.

On the last episode of Jersey Shore, Mike invited the girls back to the house and the situation got out of control, with Snooki getting into her second fight of the summer. Things were also on the weird side because Mike's younger sister Melissa was afoot. But back to Snooki, who this time was smart enough to only do battle and irritate the girls in the party.


That doesn't include, however, all the good guy viewers of Jersey Shore, who are convinced, once and for all, that Snooki is one of the most annoying things on the planet.

Not to be outdone, Ronnie got into a brawl of his own, leaving Sammi questioning their relationship. Yes, they also set a record for the most number of almost-breakup in an hour. This is sad considering that the episode began rather promisingly, with Ronnie and Mike figuring out their daily morning routine - gym, tan, laundry.

But on to the party. Ronnie and Sammi decided to leave the bar and go home together. But things didn't turn out well in the cab, when Ronnie made a nonchalant comment about Sammi's big toe. Turned out, the girl's sensitive about her feet.

On to another party, a guy in a bar started following them and Ronnie being Ronnie gave him a classic Guido beating, by that we mean rolling the boardwalk. And after a mini-squabble, they made up again, proving that their relationship is one of the more resilient things on Jersey Shore.

Jersey Shore Episode 7 Pulling The Eject Button Recap VIDEO




On tonight's episode of Jersey Shore, the roommates go to Atlantic City, where Mike antagonizes both Snooki and Jwoww and a roommate reveals her former eating disorder. I'll give you three guesses.

On the last episode of Jersey Shore, Mike invited the girls back to the house and the situation got out of control, with Snooki getting into her second fight of the summer. Things were also on the weird side because Mike's younger sister Melissa was afoot. But back to Snooki, who this time was smart enough to only do battle and irritate the girls in the party.


That doesn't include, however, all the good guy viewers of Jersey Shore, who are convinced, once and for all, that Snooki is one of the most annoying things on the planet.

Not to be outdone, Ronnie got into a brawl of his own, leaving Sammi questioning their relationship. Yes, they also set a record for the most number of almost-breakup in an hour. This is sad considering that the episode began rather promisingly, with Ronnie and Mike figuring out their daily morning routine - gym, tan, laundry.

But on to the party. Ronnie and Sammi decided to leave the bar and go home together. But things didn't turn out well in the cab, when Ronnie made a nonchalant comment about Sammi's big toe. Turned out, the girl's sensitive about her feet.

On to another party, a guy in a bar started following them and Ronnie being Ronnie gave him a classic Guido beating, by that we mean rolling the boardwalk. And after a mini-squabble, they made up again, proving that their relationship is one of the more resilient things on Jersey Shore.

Recap: Jersey Shore, Episode 7 FULL VIDEO


Mini-review: In which Mike "The Situation" manages to reduce one housemate to tears and incite another into physically assaulting him. Such people skills he has.

Recap: Ugh. The first 10 minutes is a painful re-examination of Snooki’s ultimatum to Ronnie and Sammi in the last epsiode, in which she advised the happy couple that “everyone in the house” was sick of them just going off and hanging out by themselves. They confront the other housemates, all of whom deny they have a problem with it, which leads Sammi and Ronnie to drop the hammer on Snooki for talking crap about them. She folds quickly and apologizes, and which point Sammi makes her apologize further in front of everyone else. Seriously, this is hard to watch. So far on this series, Snooki has all but prostituted herself out — unsuccessfully — to a steady stream of guys, she has been punched in the face (twice!) and now she is forced to grovel because she got a little chirpy whilst drunk at a bar. Sammi is approaching super-villain status.

That night, we are backing to more familiar territory of going to bars and picking up. Mike brings home a girl, and the two of them end up in a hot tub, then a bed. Vinny and a girl hang out on a hammock. Snooki even meets someone nice, though she seems befuddled as to why they do not have sex even though they shared a bed.

The next night they are back at the bar, and drama breaks out. Sammi is mad because Ronnie talks to a girl! Mike is mad because Vinny talks to his sister, then a different girl! Ronnie is mad because it was Mike who pointed out to Sammi that Ronnie was talking to a girl! You know who hardly is seen at this point?: Jenni. I’m betting it’s because her “top” can only be filmed from certain angles, lest something appear on television that would draw fines from the FCC.

Ultimately, everyone ends up back at the house. Ronnie is still mad at Mike, but Mike is no longer mad at Vinny because he has refocused his attention on Mike’s sister. Shortly, though, Mike realizes that the natural consequence of setting up Vinny with this sister is that ... he SET UP VINNY WITH HIS SISTER. He’s worried about this. Mike: selfish AND dim.

Off to Atlantic City the next day. A fancy dinner devolves quickly when everyone starts taking verbals shots at each other. Of course this often happens with groups of friends, but the key is that you actually have to like each other. Many of this group clearly do not, which results in Snooki blasting Mike for generally being a jerk and telling him no one likes him. A true fact, though awkward as far as dinner-table conversation goes. She then asks someone to pass her a roll. Mike: “Don’t worry, you’ve got a couple.” Zing.
Well. The whole group is outraged by this transgression. Fat jokes are just not on. Later, when the group goes back to the hotel room, Snooki has a good cry. She had weight issues in high school, we learn. It’s fair to say Jenni, Ronnie and Sammi are all firmly in the anti-Mike camp at this point. I think Vinny and Pauly are feigning outrage, but they sure don’t want to come to his defence.

Mike later apologizes profusely. But his turn at chivalry is short-lived when he refuses to taken a drunken, post-puking Jenni back to the hotel room because he’s making out with a girl (. She smacks him, then gets kicked out of the club. When he eventually makes his way back to the room, Jenni punches him in the face. It’s good to see how these kids are able to work things out.

Haitian Relief Efforts VIDEOS







Pants on the Ground Song from American Idol VIDEO & Auditions



Pants on the Ground!!!! Lookin’ like a fool with your pants on the ground!!!!

If you aren’t walking around singing this, I have a feeling you soon will be. This catchy (and hilarious!) song was sung on American Idol tonight, by General Larry Platt. This 62-year-old gentleman may very well have earned a place in history with this self-written tune of his! Sadly, he’s too old to make it to Hollywood. Perhaps we’ll see him on the finale this summer!

I couldn’t resist. I admit that I love the song already as well. Who wouldn’t? It’s funny, it’s catchy… and the dude has a point! You really should invest in a belt, dude!

My iPhone friend Talking Carl helped me along the way. He’s available in the App Store… and yes, he really will repeat anything you say!

Pants On the Ground American Idol VIDEOS









It's Catchy and Simon Cowell Says it is Going to Be a Hit
If you missed American Idol Wednesday night, then you missed General Larry Platt as he auditioned in Atlanta, singing his original song, "Pants On The Ground." It was a good call, keeping General Larry Platt for last, because, as the viewers soon
"Pants on the Ground": Hit Video from General Larry Platt American Idol Audition
Date: January 13, 2009
Atlanta, GA
United States of America
found, there was no topping his performance once it was shown. No doubt the American Idol video will go viral on this tune. Even judge Simon Cowell said he had "a horrible feeling that song could be a hit." That line alone guaranteed that the video would go viral.

The American Idol judges were joined by R&B artist Mary J. Blige in the capital of the Dirty South for the second episode and the second round of auditions. They would hand out a few less gold tickets in Atlanta (25) than in Boston (31), but the tickets that did go out went to pretty talented individuals, like church singer Jermaine Sellers. However, it was the end of the program and General Larry Platt made American Idol the show to watch Wednesday night.

The General stood front and center on the American Idol stage and like several others before him (William Hung, Renaldo Lapuz, that crazy slap-rapper in New Orleans), he did his thing. And as bad as it was, there was something that was fun and infectious about it. After Simon Cowell asked him the name of his song ("Pants On The Ground"), General Larry Platt explained it was about pulling one's pants up. He then started singing and dancing. The song consisted of two lines of "Pants On The Ground" followed by a third line that ended in a word that rhymed with "ground." Then there was an extended set of double rhymed lines that ended back at "Pants on the ground." For example, the song existed, in part:

"Pants on the ground,
Pants on the ground,
You're lookin' like a fool with your pants on the ground."

Simple. Direct. Strangely catchy.

Before it was over, only Simon Cowell refused to get in on the hand-clapping, foot-stomping infectiousness. Judges Kara DioGuardi and Mary J. Blige were laughing uproariously by the time Simon got the General to stop.

Haiti Earthquake Info & Video


U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton briefs reporters travelling with her on the earthquake in Haiti, in the lobby of a hotel in Honolulu.(Xinhua/AFP Photo)



Hundreds of thousands of Haitians are awaiting the start of a global rescue effort in the wake of the country's devastating earthquake.
BBC correspondents say the situation is increasingly desperate, with no coordinated rescue plan so far and aid only trickling in.
The search for survivors continues but rescuers have little lifting equipment and are often using their bare hands.
Tens of thousands are feared dead and up to three million affected.
Aid groups say there is a race against time to find survivors under the rubble of the collapsed buildings - the first priority of the rescue effort.
Heavy lifting gear and sniffer dogs are desperately needed to seek out trapped victims, with medicine, food and water also in short supply.
Elisabeth Byrs of the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said: "The priority is to find survivors. We are working against the clock."
The head of Medecins du Monde, Olivier Bernard, told AFP news agency that aid had to arrive by Thursday evening.
"To save lives, surgery must be available ideally within the first 48 hours."
A few US aid planes and a 50-strong Chinese rescue team with sniffer dogs have landed at the airport serving the capital, Port-au-Prince.
Other plane-loads of rescuers and relief supplies are said to be on the way from the EU, Canada, Russia and Latin American nations.
A British rescue team with heavy lifting gear and dogs has landed in the Dominican Republic and will be in Haiti later on Thursday.
International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander said: "This is a tragedy on a massive scale. Britain is playing its part in the huge international response."
US President Barack Obama said the "people of Haiti will have the full support of the United States" in an "aggressive" aid campaign.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has cancelled a trip to Asia to deal with the crisis. Her husband, Bill Clinton, the UN special envoy for Haiti, told the Washington Post the quake was "one of the great humanitarian emergencies in the history of the Americas".
The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier will arrive on Thursday. The USS Bataan, carrying a Marine expeditionary unit, is also on its way. The Pentagon said it was "seriously considering" sending thousands of marines.
The World Bank is funding $100m of emergency aid.
The World Food Programme is working on supplying 15,000 tonnes of food and the Red Cross has begun a $10m appeal.
The help is desperately needed as there is no coordinated rescue at present.
Doctor's assistant Jimitre Coquillon told Associated Press: "This is much worse than a hurricane. There's no water. There's nothing. Thirsty people are going to die."
Haitian President Rene Preval could not give an official estimate of the dead, saying: "I don't know... up to now, I heard 50,000... 30,000."
He spoke of how he stepped over dead bodies and heard cries of those trapped in the parliament building.
Singing hymns
Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and correspondents say it simply does not have the infrastructure to manage a rescue operation.
Mexican rescue team
A rescue team prepares to depart from Mexico city
One Chilean UN peacekeeper told Reuters: "We just don't know what to do. You can see how terrible the damage is. We have not been able to get into all the areas."
The UN peacekeepers, who played a key role in maintaining public order in Haiti even before the quake, have been deployed to control any outbreaks of unrest as reports come in of looting.
The UN says 16 personnel are confirmed dead and between 100 and 150 staff are missing. They include UN mission head Hedi Annabi.
Medical aid agency Medecins sans Frontieres reported a "massive influx" of casualties at its makeshift clinics, many of them with severe injuries.
Patients with "severe traumas, head wounds, crushed limbs" have been streaming into MSF's temporary structures but the agency is only able to offer them basic medical care, spokesman Paul McPhun told reporters.
Thousands of Haitians spent a second night in the open on Wednesday, too scared to sleep inside damaged buildings. Many sang hymns to keep up their spirits.
The BBC's Matthew Price visited the grounds of one hospital and spoke of seeing about 100 bodies - but there were many people bedding down for the night to sleep among the dead.
The 7.0-magnitude quake, Haiti's worst in two centuries, struck at 1653 local time (2153 GMT) on Tuesday, just 15km (10 miles) south-west of Port-au-Prince and close to the surface.
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Haiti Earthquake Damage Update VIDEO

An injured man carries his dead daughter after the earthquake hit. FOR MORE PICS OF THE DEVASTATION, click image.


Biblical was the word Secretary of State Clinton used to describe the damage a powerful earthquake visited on Haiti.

And even in a country that has endured deadly hurricanes, unrelenting violence and grinding poverty, the destruction was epic.

Not even the churches were spared.

In the light of day, the wrath of Mother Nature was revealed. She did not discriminate between rich and poor.

She tore down the Presidential Palace, the United Nations complex, the homes of the wealthy few that hugged the hills above Port-au-Prince.

She tore down the shoddy shanties in the swarming neighborhoods where most Haitians live, surviving on $2 a day.

She reduced hospitals and businesses and schools to rubble, burying thousands in the process.

She knocked down cell phone towers, all but cutting off Haiti from the rest of the world.

The quake survivors who were not heaving aside debris in a desperate search for other survivors stood stupefied by the sheer scope of the ruination.

Others moved about a city that was suddenly strange to them - a lunar landscape created by a remorseless force that left a crucifix here, an edifice there, as if to mock them.

Port-au-Prince was Warsaw or Dresden circa 1945 - a ruined hulk that bore the barest resemblance to what it once was.

Except the shabby Haitian capital was not much of a capital to begin with.

"Port-au-Prince was a lost city. Now it is a destroyed city," former Haitian Prime Minister Gerard Latortue said yesterday.

Perhaps now, he said, "this could be a chance to rebuild Haiti in a new way."

Those were hopeful words on a day when the pitted streets of the capital were lined with bodies - most of them shrouded in sheets.

Rebuilding would have to wait. And all day long and deep into the night, the first task of the living was to claim the dead.

Haiti Earthquake Damage FULL VIDEO & PHOTOS



Despite the wall-to-wall coverage of the earthquake in Haiti and ensuing destruction, reports out of the country are chaotic and the death toll has not been estimated.

One frequently re-tweeted post on Twitter by journalist Ann Curry indicates that all hospitals in Port-au-Prince have been abandoned or have collapsed:

Doctors Without borders says ALL hospitals in Haiti’s Port au Prince area have either collapsed or been abandoned.

Another terrifying tweet being passed around indicates that the death toll is likely to be very high, and suggests medical assistance is nowhere to be found in the destroyed city:

dead bodies are everywhere i havent seen one ambulance or any proffesionl med care anywhere in port-au-prince

The Prime Minister of Haiti estimates a death toll in the hundreds of thousands. Doctors Without Borders says 800 members are currently unaccounted for, and initial reports indicate Haiti’s main prison has collapsed, freeing many inmates. United Nations mission chief in Haiti Hedi Annabi was likely among a number of UN staff who perished in the quake or aftermath.

Haiti Earthquake Time VIDEO & PHOTOS



Scientists have confirmed that the strongest earthquake to hit Haiti in 200 years registered at magnitude 7.0. The tragedy struck at 16:53:09 or 04:53:09 PM local time on January 12. The brute force of the tremors sent down many a building including the UN office in the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince. The presidential palace was also damaged. At least one hospital is reported to have collapsed along with many commercial buildings, schoolhouses, and other infrastructure.

Word from the International Red Cross places the number of affected people at around 3 million. The IRC also estimated that the earthquake claimed around 500,000 lives. With the country being the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, it surely needs help from other countries, some of which have already dispatched rescue groups to help in the search and rescue missions undertaken across the Caribbean nation.

Pandemonium is in the streets as people are left without homes and their basic necessities. There are also hundreds if not thousands of people left untreated. Doctors and other medical workers are hard at work just to treat as many people as they can. With some hospitals damaged bythe earthquake , they have to make do with makeshift triages. It is expected that unless other countries send in needed medicine, there will be a shortage of it soon enough withthe number of people needing medical attention.

Immediately after the earthquake struck, communication lines went down. This made organizing search and rescue missions a nightmare. Even with that handicap though, firemen and policemen along with civilians worked well into the night to help free people from under the wreckage of fallen buildings.

It can be remembered that the nation was recently ravished by a series of hurricanes leaving thousands dead and homeless. Still in rebuilding mode, they are once again hit by this tragedy. Fortunately, several countries are quick to send help like medical professionals and rescue units. Numerous countries have also pledged to send monetary aid to help the ravaged island nation.
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