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FBI Sparks Privacy Concerns among Internet Users

The FBI is getting in on the law enforcement app game on the heels of a controversial data mining project by the Homeland Security Department, Fox News reported. Recent documents that have come to light seek input from experts to develop something on the lines of a web alert system. In simple words, FBI wants…

Mardi Gras Begins in New Orleans

Colors, beads, men and women; elaborate costumes, fancy floats and and absolute joy in the air! These are the traits that make Mardi Gras one of the most celebrated festivals around the globe! This age old carnival comes with many names and on various occasions in different parts of the world, but no matter when…

ADELE ROLLS IN GRAMMY

Finally the day has ended, so did the awards ceremony. Excited to know who took most Grammy home?  Well the young singer Adele steals away the show with six trophies, including for the song of the year. Here is list of all the winners of Grammy 2012 Record of the Year “Rolling In The Deep”…

Most Unique and Environmental Transport Modes Around the Globe

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From four-legged transportation to floating clump of grass, these unique vehicles have made touring interesting.  While high technology trains are the trend in Europe and some parts of Asia, these traditional human carriers are still loved by locals and tourists alike. The reed boat is found on the lakes of Titicana, Peru.  It is made…

Facts About Your Favorite Food Condiments

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Ketchup is the most common condiment in the world.  Now why is it sometimes called catsup, you ask.  Ketchup originally hails from China and is pronounced as ke-chiap in romanized Mandarin.  British explorers discovered the pickled fish and spices concoction in the 18th century in Malaysia and Singapore which are countries with strong Chinese affiliations…

Banned Names Around the World

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New Zealanders have to check with a list of banned names before christening a baby.  The list grows longer each year as the government agency gets inquiries for the weirdest baby names.  The agency tells CNN that they have turned down six applications for the name Lucifer.  There were also two incidents of parents wanting…

GAGA WAS A STUPID GIRL IN HIGH SCHOOL

Not many actresses and models confess that they had eating disorders at any point in their life, but Lady Gaga honestly answers about her bulimic condition in High School when she was asked by a student at the the Brentwood School in         Los Angeles. Article publié pour la première fois le 10/02/2012

Is it Time for the Pakistani Premier to Head Home?

The path to democracy has never been easy for Pakistan. In its 64 years of existence, only one democratically elected Parliament has completed its complete tenure of five years and even that government witnessed change in premiership three times. The current government led by Pakistan People’s Party came into power in 2008 and since then…

Rio Carnival Attracts Record 2.2 Million People

It’s that part of the year when Rio de Janeiro comes to life to celebrate one of the oldest and most loved carnivals of its history. This year, the out-pour has been phenomenal with street parties attracting an unprecedented 2.2 million people! The Cordao da Bola Preta carnival which has been a leading event on…

Pakistan Vows to Press Ahead With Iran Pipeline Deal

Asif Ali Zardari the President of Pakistan has vowed to press ahead with the proposed gas pipeline project with Iran despite American warning of sanctions against Iran saying that Islamabad’s relations with Tehran won’t be undermined by any international pressure. Asif Ali Zardari made the comments alongside Iranian President Mahmood Ahmedinejad who is facing severe…

Future of Women Rights after Arab Spring!

Women formed an essential and significant element of Arab spring last year and Arab states never witnessed such massive women led protests against dictator regimes. Their efforts were commendable and effective and so, as the Arab spring comes to an end, Arab women had anticipated a larger share in decision making and an improvement in…

Former IMF Chief to be Questioned on Prostitution Ring

Dominique Strauss-Kahn will face police questioning during the coming week in connection with his alleged involvement in a prostitution ring in northern France. During the questioning session that will commence on Tuesday next, Mr. Strauss-Kahn can be held for up to 48 hours without charge. He was forced to resign from the International Monetary Fund…

Free Speech Activists Worried Over Twitter Ruling

An obscene tweet sent to Michele Bachmann has inspired a judge to force Twitter to reveal the identity of the vulgar user. A certain Mr. Y had earlier tweeted to Bachmann stating that he wanted to ‘F*** her with a Vietnam era machete’. While there has not been any direct criticism on the specific ruling in question,…

SATURN POSES FOR THE CAMERA

Among our solar system no doubt Saturn is the top beauty and recently thanks to NASA Space Science Institute they revealed more of Saturn’s beauty to the world. Article publié pour la première fois le 11/02/2012