Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook review, laptop & tablet hybrid


Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8 is optimised for a touch screen. In case you’ve already upgraded to Windows 8, you must have noticed the new Start screen, the Charms, the task switcher, the hot corners. These features are provided especially for touch screens, and make no sense for regular laptops and monitors. The latestContinue reading “Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook review, laptop & tablet hybrid”

National Zoo artificially inseminated giant panda, soon be able to conceive


The National Zoo has declared on Saturday that a group of scientists and veterinarians had artificially inseminated the Zoo’s female giant panda. Scientists took this decision after natural breeding failed. The statement issued in this regard said that Mei Xiang (female giant panda) was artificially inseminated with both fresh and frozen semen taken from the zoo’s maleContinue reading “National Zoo artificially inseminated giant panda, soon be able to conceive”

Phil Ramone, Record Producer for Music’s Greatest Stars dies


A creative record producer and engineer Phil Ramone has died on Saturday in Manhattan. He has worked with the leading music stars of past 50 years like Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and Barbra Streisand. He was 79 years old. There has been some controversy over his age in media with someContinue reading “Phil Ramone, Record Producer for Music’s Greatest Stars dies”

Richard Griffiths dead, raised from poverty to fame, lived well


“And soon, I suppose, I shall be swept away by some vulgar little tumour.” Said Richard Griffiths in the film Withnail without knowledge that one day the same words would define his death. Stardom brings with it its own share of challenges. For 30 years after the movie, Richard Griffiths has died at the ageContinue reading “Richard Griffiths dead, raised from poverty to fame, lived well”

Is the new UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford ready for the big responsibility?


The new UCLA basketball coach from New Mexico, Steve Alford is in the highlight from the very start. He is under the pressure of guiding the team to the Sweet 16 or better. Alford is said to have rock-star image with a great resume. He was never this popular from the beginning of his career.Continue reading “Is the new UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford ready for the big responsibility?”

Everyone’s going to find something interesting in “Mr. Selfridge”


The country that brought “Are You Being Served?” to you is now bringing “Mr. Selfridge,” for you.  The show is loosely based on the founding of a British retail institution (Selfridge & Co. department store, also known as Selfridges). The eight-part show begins on Sunday on PBS’ “Masterpiece.” The show stars Jeremy Piven as Harry Gordon Selfridge. SelfridgeContinue reading “Everyone’s going to find something interesting in “Mr. Selfridge””

Pope extends friendly hand towards “Muslim Brothers”


Pope Francis has extended a hand of friendship to “so many Muslim brothers and sisters” during a Good Friday procession. This Good Friday procession is dedicated to the suffering of Christians from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East. By taking this decision, the new pontiff has gone beyond the traditionalists and rejected many conventions.Continue reading “Pope extends friendly hand towards “Muslim Brothers””

WWE star Ric Flair’s son Reid Flair passes away


Reid Flair, the 25-year-old son of WWE Hall of Fame winner Ric Flair has died on Friday. The news is reported by wrestlingobserver.com. Full Details concerning the death of the player are mysterious at this time. Flair’s agent – Melinda Morris Zanoni, said in a statement: “We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric’s son, Reid, has passedContinue reading “WWE star Ric Flair’s son Reid Flair passes away”

Zumba instructor pleads guilty on prostitution, conspiracy charges in sex scandal


A Zumba fitness instructor who presumed herself to be a prostitute has secretly videotaped her encounters with men in Maine. Maine is a not so big beach community where the incident took place. The Zumba Instructor has pleaded guilty on Friday on 20 charges. The instructor, Alexis Wright (30) had pleaded guilty in the courtContinue reading “Zumba instructor pleads guilty on prostitution, conspiracy charges in sex scandal”

North Korea determined to target US after stealth bomber deployment


    The deployment of the stealth bombers was to send across the message to Pyongyang about the US pledge to protect South Korea against any aggression from North Korean. The development took place after North Korea disconnected its last military hotline with South Korea on Wednesday and placed its rocket units with a threatContinue reading “North Korea determined to target US after stealth bomber deployment”