JWoww One Life to Live, Former “Jersey Shore” star Jenni “JWOWW” Farley is to play a recurring role on the Web version of the drama “One Life to Live,” producers said Thursday.The soap opera, which was canceled by ABC in 2011, is starting back up April…
CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb got coverage of the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 off to an awkward start last night as he joked that he was there to bring the ‘white man’s perspective’ to the network’s pregame show. Gottlieb made the remark during a pregame segment before the Marquette-Miami game on a panel with Greg Gumbel, [...]
Eva Mendes Creates Home Decor line Vida for Macy’s, Reading design blogs takes up a lot of our time and oftentimes we take a break and indulge in the guilty pleasures of perusing a celeb blog or two.Scrolling the pages of People Magazine’s Blog we spot…
A Colorado Springs man is lucky to be alive after being attacked by a bison while in Utah for the Antelope Island Buffalo Run on Saturday. Ty Draper says he and a few other spectators saw a bison right in the path of oncoming runners. Draper says he tried to shoo the animal off race [...]
Lil Wayne epilepsy. Lil Wayne has had a scary last couple of weeks. After being admitted to the hospital March 12 for “seizure-like symptoms,” the rapper was re-admitted March 15 and remained in intensive care for several days. Now, in a new interview, Weezy reveals the truth behind his near-fatal hospitalizations: he has epilepsy. “The [...]
Plague of locusts: Devastating swarm of flying insects threatens Madagascar, A plague of locusts is devastating Madagascar this week, CNN News reported this Thursday, March 28, 2013. Literally billions of locusts have invaded the poor island nation, eating crops and infesting everything in sight.
Under the headline, “Plague of locusts infests impoverished Madagascar” CNN notes that the locusts may not pose a direct danger to the people of Madagascar, but they will cause severe harm to its citizens by eating their crops and grazing pastures for livestock…….examiner.
“It’s like you are in a movie, it’s incredible,” said Alexandre Huynh of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, or FAO, from the country’s capital of Antananarivo. “You don’t see anything except locusts. You turn around, there are locusts everywhere.”
If something is not done soon to quell this quite literal plague of locusts, local experts say that the swarming crisis could very well prove deadly to the poor nation, as well over half of the nation is already living in poverty before the insect infestation.
According to the report, this year’s locust swarm is the worst in over half a century.
Official talks over possible remedies for the situation include a multi-million dollar plan to mass spray the area in an attempt to save some crops and deter the plague of locusts, but plans are still only in the processing stages at this point, concluded the U.N. spokesman. Hopefully, a solution will be found soon for the people of Madagascar.
Jim Carrey gun video. Jim Carrey is no friend of gun control opponents. “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” actor debuted a Funny or Die original video slamming the NRA. In the clip, Carrey parodies former NRA president Charlton Heston while simultaneously mocking him as another character performing an ode to gun control, “Cold Dead Hand.” “In [...]
Richard Griffiths dies. Richard Griffiths, one of Britain’s most celebrated character actors, has died from complications following heart surgery. The stage and screen star, who played Uncle Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, was 65. He died on Thursday at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire. Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter alongside [...]
Shroud of Turin claims. As the Christian world prepares to mark Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Sunday, a highly prized and intensely controversial artifact associated with him comes to the fore. A scientific analysis has yielded a new age for the Shroud of Turin, contradicting claims that the relic is nothing but a medieval forgery. For [...]
American Idol’ Results: Three Weeks, Three Men Down, Devin Velez was eliminated from the competition during Thursday’s (March 28) results show, the third week in a row a male contestant has been sent packing from the show. The competition’s three remai…