Chris Davis homers score reaches 30 in last match, also beats Yankees


Chris Davis continues to deliver outstanding performance. The Orioles’ slugger has twice homered on Saturday evening in his team’s 11-3 victory against the Yankees. After the game, Davis’ total homers reached 30 for this season. The record of 30 homers held by Davis now is six more than the second-highest total at majors was earlierContinue reading “Chris Davis homers score reaches 30 in last match, also beats Yankees”

Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices


German magazine Der Spiegel has alleged US of spying on core EU premises in New York and Washington in one of its report, citing a secret 2010 document. The head of European Parliament has demanded “full clarification” from the US over the report alleging America bugging key EU premises. Martin Schulz said that if theContinue reading “Der Spiegel report alleges US of spying on key EU offices”

Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry


The Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 that came out on Wednesday proved to be good news for the gay and lesbian couples in California who can now legally marry in the state. However Supreme Court didn’t realised that its ruling can boost prospects for Golden State’s wedding industry. There’s no specific data available onContinue reading “Proposition 8 Supreme Court ruling could boost California’s wedding industry”

Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University


News is pouring in that Anti-Obama protesters have gathered outside the University of Johannesburg over the supposed honorary doctorate that the university has planned on giving to Obama. To control a crowd of hundreds of protesters, Police resorted to rubber bullets and a stun grenade to disperse the protesters waiting for President Obama. “I feelContinue reading “Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University”

Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital


While the former South African President Nelson Mandela remains still in the hospital owing to his critical health, US President Barack Obama visited Mandela’s daughters and grandchildren in Johannesburg on Saturday. Saturday is the first full day of the US President’s two-day trip to South Africa.   Mr. Obama described meeting the family of MandelaContinue reading “Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital”

Latest findings indicate Russian meteor shockwave went around the globe twice


The February’s meteor shockwave that took place in Russia (Chelyabinsk) resulting in an injury to 1000 people is found to have circled around the world twice on the day of its occurrence. The study was conducted by International Monitoring System (IMS) network that is operated by Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO). Source:  BBC

Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections


  Much to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s dismay, he was warned by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni two weeks ago to not allow Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon to take over of the coalition. Although Danon’s right-wing extremism on diplomatic issues have not succeeded in taking hold of the coalition till but it is steadily movingContinue reading “Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections”

Roger Federer asked to take off orange sole shoes at Wimbledon


Within just 69 minutes of their use by Roger Federer in his match against Victor Hanescu, Federer has been asked by Wimbledon authorities to not wear the orange sole Nike shoes. The reason behind the directive is the strict adherence of all-white dress code at the sporting event. Though Kevin Anderson also wore Lotto shoesContinue reading “Roger Federer asked to take off orange sole shoes at Wimbledon”

US regains top spot in confidence survey on FDI, beats China


US regain top spot as the top executive’s choice for FDI after a gap of 12 years. The reason behind this win for US is considered to have been its recourse towards sustainable and stable economic development in comparison to China. The United States was on fourth place in the same survey conducted in 2012. TheContinue reading “US regains top spot in confidence survey on FDI, beats China”

How much of a cinematographers delight is the Arri Alexa?


Arri Alexa is the first out-an-out film-style digital motion picture camera system from the house of Arri. It was first introduced in April 2010 marking the entry of Arri into its first key transition into digital cinematography after smaller efforts such as the Arriflex D-20 and D-21 made previously. Features to be found on anContinue reading “How much of a cinematographers delight is the Arri Alexa?”