Archive for May 4th, 2011

May 4, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama wows crowds with her amazing dancing skills

[Samira Mann, First Lady News Contributor]

Business Insider: America‘s First Lady, Michelle Obama, during a surprise visit to the Alice Deal Middle School in Washington D.C. yesterday, treated a rapturous audience of delighted schoolchildren to her dancing skills.

The visit was part of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign to fight childhood obesity.

And yes, she did the ‘Dougie’, ‘Running Man’ and other moves, which could only be described as too elegant for words, with the many dancing schoolchildren.

To watch the video, click on the picture.

May 4, 2011

Bin Laden death photos

by, John Dweitke,  USA News Contributor

The report of Bin Laden‘s execution, according to the multitude of conflicting accounts of how this happened, is descending into the category of fairytale stories according to an increasing number of Americans and worldwide observers.  Why was his body buried so quickly, why are there so many conflicting accounts about the incident from those who participated in it, why no photos, why the quickest burial ever  known to a person of  Bin Laden’s notoriety and why was the hard evidence buried so irretrievably at sea? All these questions are contributing to Internet’s biggest sensation for all time.0

Hopefully, when the Obama administration decides to release consistent accounts of the events and reliable photos to back them up, the controversy will subside. In the meantime, it seems to be continuing at full force and at an alarming rate. So much so that the significance of the event could be lowered to that of one of the greatest perceived fictions of all time if the Obama administration does not react soon and credibly.

May 4, 2011

Chernobyl revisited – Russia calls for new nuclear safety rules worldwide

[Valentin Pleschuk, Russia News Contributor]

BBC News: Following the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev has called upon the international community to adopt a new set of international nuclear safety rules.

For the first time since 1986 when the disaster broke out, a Russian leader actually visited the devastated and highly contaminated area. The commemoration ceremony at the foot of the crippled plant was also attended by the president of Ukraine, Victor Yanukovich.

The proposal came amid massive protests in Germany, France and a number of eastern European states against the use of nuclear power in the context of the worldwide radiation spread threat from the now infamous Fukushima plant.

Today, I sent proposals to [world] leaders… aimed at guaranteeing the necessary development of nuclear energy in the world while preventing at the same time catastrophic global consequences [of accidents]…..in order for such tragedies never to be repeated we must all be honest, we must provide absolutely exact information about what is going on.”” Mr Medvedev said. 

Although the full content of the proposals is unknown, one of the conditions of the programme, accentuated by Mr. Medvedev publicly, is enhanced openness and speedy information exchange between world governments and the population, as well as between countries’ governments themselves.

The ceremony was held in absence of Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus which was most grievously affected by the Chernobyl disaster, after being suggested as an unwelcome guest at the Chernobyl conference, by the president of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso.

May 4, 2011

Americans to get Internet ID cards

By Tollat Kulie, Internet Security Contributor
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Engadget: The USA in planning to give each American a unique Internet ID in a major plan to combat cyberterrorism and to make life easier for the regulatory agencies policing the current ‘wild west’ of Internet life.
The Obama administration expects the scheme to generally make Internet security better for millions of Americans and to, coincidentally, take away the need for users to memorise login details, passwords, etc, for online use.  The measure is being drafted as the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, which is expected to be in project stage at the Department of Commerce shortly.
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It is proposed that the new unique Internet ID system will be optional for all citizens, but many are saying that it looks like another ID card scheme. Time will tell.
May 4, 2011

Kim Kardashian’s curves new sensation in Mexico

[Sheila Courtney, Celebrities News Contributor]

MailOnline:  Kim Kardashian‘s recent photos with her new boyfriend, Kris Humphries, are setting the celebrity world on fire as the fetching curves displayed gives ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians‘ a totally new meaning as far as the 30 year old reality star’s fans are concerned.

The pictures show cute Kim with her new boyfriend, 26 and an NBA player, on a beach resort in Mexico.

To read more, click on the picture….