Best and worst dressed at the Oscars 2011
Virginia Madsen
Grade: C-
Virginia Madsen looked a little “Black Swan” in her feathered Romona Keveza frock. The actress topped off her ensemble with messy tresses and chandelier earrings.

Top 10 songs played at sporting events

A song written before most professional athletes were born was played more than any other at sporting events last year. According to music licenser BMI, Queen’s “We Will Rock You” topped the list of sports anthems during the 2009-2010 season. The track, written in 1976, beat out newer songs by Lil’ Wayne and Nickelback  for the top spot.

 Vanessa Hudgens has another set of leaked pictures online now in another leaked photo scandal.One would think that Vanessa Hudgens would heave learned from her previous leakedpicture scandal, yet new  pictures are available online.

MacBook Pro a notebook full of innovations

A breakthrough, through and through.

All-new quad-core processors. Thunderbolt technology. The FaceTime HD camera. MacBook Pro has more than its share of innovations.

Up to 2x faster processors and 3x faster graphics.

Next-generation quad-core and dual-core Intel processors.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro now features a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 processor or the fastest dual-core processor available — the 2.7GHz Intel Core i7. With Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.4GHz, these processors allow the 13-inch MacBook Pro to perform up to twice as fast as the previous generation.1
But we couldn’t leave fast enough alone. The new 15- and 17-inch models bring quad-core power to almost everything you do. The available 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor — with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.4GHz and up to 8MB of shared L3 cache — enables these MacBook Pro models to run applications up to twice as fast as their top-of-the-line predecessors.2

The graphics performance you need, when you need it.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor — now included across the MacBook Pro lineup — handles the things you do every day. It encodes video quickly, making HD video calls with FaceTime possible. And it decodes efficiently, so you get long playback time for DVDs and iTunes movies.
For graphics-intensive applications, the 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pro models automatically switch to new high-performance AMD Radeon graphics processors. With up to 3x the performance of the previous models,3 they let you see more frames per second in 3D games, or work on HD video projects with more speed and responsiveness than before.

Introducing Thunderbolt.
The fastest, most versatile I/O ever in a notebook.

Imagine accessing multiple streams of uncompressed HD video — from your notebook — at speeds that let you edit an HD feature film in real time. That’s how Thunderbolt technology will connect the next generation of high-performance peripherals to the next generation of computers — starting with MacBook Pro. Ultrafast and ultraflexible, the Thunderbolt pipeline is more than 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0, and it offers unprecedented expansion capabilities. It changes what you can do on a notebook.
The Thunderbolt port will give you plug-and-play performance with a whole new world of Thunderbolt peripherals, as well as with the Apple LED Cinema Display and other Mini DisplayPort peripherals. You can daisy-chain as many as six devices, including your display. And with support for video and eight-channel audio, it’s easy to connect HDMI-compatible devices — like your TV and home stereo — using the HDMI adapter you already have. Current VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort adapters are also supported.

The new FaceTime HD camera. The difference is clear.

Get more of your friends in the picture with crisp, widescreen HD video. The new FaceTime HD camera gives you three times the resolution of the previous camera — perfect for the brilliant LED-backlit display — along with improved low-light performance. You and your friends can make 720p HD calls from one new MacBook Pro to another. You can also make video calls to other Intel-based Mac computers,4 iPhone 4, or the new iPod touch.
The new SDXC card slot on the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro models supports up to 64GB cards and makes it a snap to transfer all those photos to and from your MacBook Pro, so you can edit and share them on the spot. And the ExpressCard/34 slot on the 17-inch MacBook Pro is perfect for an eSATA adapter — or even a 3G wireless card for times when no Wi-Fi network is available.

With the new Thunderbolt port, you can daisy-chain as many as six devices, including your display, to create a full-fledged workstation. Two USB 2.0 ports (three on the 17-inch MacBook Pro) and a FireWire 800 port let you connect your iPad, iPod, iPhone, digital cameras, and external hard drives.

Multi-Touch trackpad.
Be more hands-on.

The Multi-Touch trackpad is the most natural way to interact with what’s on your screen, and the smooth glass surface gives you plenty of room for gestures. Pinch to zoom in and out, swipe to flip through photos, rotate to adjust an image, and much more. The buttonless design lets you click anywhere. And if you’re coming from a right-click world, you can right-click with two fingers or configure a right-click area on the trackpad. The more you use the Multi-Touch trackpad, the more you’ll wonder how you ever did without it.

A long-lasting battery. Charge less. Do more.

up to 7 hrs wireless web

The new MacBook Pro delivers amazing battery life. And that’s with more powerful processors and faster graphics. An energy-efficient processor architecture with an integrated video encoder, along with automatic graphics switching in the 15- and 17-inch models, all help improve battery life. So you can expect to surf the web wirelessly for up to 7 hours on a single charge.5 Or take your entire creative studio on the road for live performances or a location shoot. Advanced chemistry and Adaptive Charging give you up to 1000 full charge and discharge cycles — nearly three times the lifespan of typical notebook batteries.6 And because the MacBook Pro battery lasts up to five years, MacBook Pro uses just one battery in the same time a typical notebook uses three. That’s better for you and for the environment.
Apple is using a new, more rigorous battery test that measures the results you can expect in the real world — like surfing your favorite sites in a coffee shop or catching up on the latest web videos. Even using this new test, MacBook Pro delivers amazing battery life. For your real life.

It’s very well connected.

When you’re out and about, the latest 802.11n wireless technology in MacBook Pro makes it easy to get connected just about anywhere.7 MacBook Pro automatically finds available networks and allows you to join them with a click. Bluetooth wireless technology is also built in, so you can use your favorite wireless accessories right out of the box.
Ports with possibility.

Burn DVDs superfast.

After using iMovie and iDVD to edit and apply the finishing touches to your home movie, use the 8x SuperDrive on MacBook Pro to burn it to DVD in no time. Since the SuperDrive writes to double-layer discs (DVDs with nearly 9GB of space), it’s great for backing up data, too.
Source : Apple

Taylor Swift

World's Smallest Sandwich

Could this be the world's smallest pastrami sandwich

 Russian miniaturist Anatoly Konenko is developing a small painting for over 30 years.
Here is another of his work, but it's not a picture, and the smallest aquarium in the world.
Its size is 30 x 24 x 14 mm, and there only 10 grams of water.Aquarium filled with sand and stones, live in it are very small fish in an aquarium even has a cleaning system so that its residents feel comfortable.

 Jennifer Aniston stepped out at a photo call on Tuesday in Madrid, Spain for “Just Go With It,” debuting a dramatically shorter, shoulder-grazing new bob. It’s not the first time the star has lopped several inches off her famous mane. Check out her many style transformations!

Celebrity Rehab
Charlie Sheen and El DeBarge are the latest celebs to make headlines for going to rehab. Read about others who have struggled with addiction in all its forms and see what they said about their struggles. Do you have a loved one struggling with drugs or alcohol? Find a rehabilitation center near you.

Roddick wins with 'best shot I've ever hit'
Andy Roddick called it the "best shot I've ever hit in my life." Considering it was a tournament-winning,

                                                       Unusual Simpson Chess Board

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Justin Bieber, Celebrity All Star Game 2011
NBA Celebrity Game 2011 Roster features Jason Sudeikis and Trey Songz

In Los Angeles, the actual All-Star game is days away, but tonight the NBA Celebrity game 2011 featured a roster full of interesting talent. Included on one the game rosters were several of Virginia's own, actor Jason Sudeikis and singer Trey Songz.

Victoria Beckham 'spends £150,000 on nurseryfor her baby

Victoria Beckham is splashing out £150,000 on a nursery for her baby.
The 36-year-old star is currently pregnant with her and her husband David Beckham's fourth child and the couple are sparing no expense for their new arrival, which according to reports is a girl.
A friend of the couple told Britain's Star magazine: 'She hasn't looked at a price tag for a single thing she's bought. If she wants it she gets it, no questions asked!

 Like all the great mysteries throughout history, this one features Canadian pop stars, a late-night talk show host, bald caps, a counterfeit statue of the greatest basketball player who ever lived and, of course, Will Perdue. Join us as we unravel the mystery of the incorrectly numbered Michael Jordan statue. 

Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster have welcomed a new baby boy into the world, the singer's record company said on Thursday.
The son, named Aiden, is the couple's second boy. They have another boy named Alastair Wallace who is five years old.

After six successful TV seasons and two blockbuster films, Sarah Jessica Parker says she's willing to give Sex and the City another go. (Although it was a box office hit, last summer's Sex and the City 2 was blasted by critics.)"I would go back," the 45-year-old actress told the L.A. Times from the set of her new movie, I Don't Know How She Does It. "I think there's one more story to tell. I know there is."Still, Parker notes that even if producer Michael Patrick King were to develop a third film, it may be awhile before she steps back into Bradshaw's Manolos.

The sand fairies
Sun, sea, sand and of course, the sexy players.

Miwa Asao

Thanks to her pretty looks, 24-year-old Miwa Asao is quite a celebrity in Japan and was often credited for popularizing the sport of beach volleyball in the country. It is no wonder she is called "Pixie of the beach".

Below is a series of paintings based on the Astrological signs of the Zodiac. This series is quite fascinating and very well done. However, as well as they are done I was not able to locate or identify the original artist of this series. If anyone knows who did this series please let me know.

Cool Collection Of Zodiac Optical Illusion Art

What makes this series even more amazing and qualifies it as an illusion is that each is painted on a human canvas. These are all body paintings that are done so well that some of the paintings may take you a second or third look to figure out where the zodiac symbol was painted.

 Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez put curves centrestage at the Grammys
Lady Gaga arriving concealed in a giant egg may have caused the biggest stir at the Grammys.
But leggy stars Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez made a play for most glamorous in some very daring outfits.

Paris Hilton doesn’t turn 30 until Thursday, but she got the festivities started early in Los Angeles last night.
The birthday girl threw a Moulin Rouge-themed party at the V-Moda fortress, a private house in the Hollywood Hills. Although the party began at 9 p.m., Paris made a fashionably late appearance, arriving around 11 with boyfriend Cy Waits in tow and cameras rolling for her Oxygen reality series.
But instead of making a beeline for the bar, her very first stop was the petting zoo:
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Miley Cyrus
Since she burst onto the scene with a hit show in 2006, Miley Cyrus has journeyed from tween-scene queen to a parent’s worst nightmare before the entire world. Here’s a timeline of her highs and lows.

   New Designer Wedding Wear Collection

New Indian And Arabic Bridal Mehndi Designs

Lady Gaga Grammy Awards Outfits 2011

 Spectacle: Lady Gaga ‘hatches’ out of a giant egg during her performance of Born This Way at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night

Next generation of smartphones arrives
We’re sick of the iPhone, too. Despite antenna issues, Draconian app store rules and an engineered inability to run Flash content, Apple’s flagship smartphone has done to the smartphone market what the Romans once did to Europe.
The good news: Now a marauding horde of smartphone manufacturers under the flag of Google Android are back for their turf, and they’re not just cobbling together iPhone-wannabes anymore. From the world’s first dual-screen smartphone to a phone with all the processing power of a laptop – and a dock that turns it into one – these next-generation smartphones will all bring something totally unique to the battlefield when they arrive soon.

LG Optimus 2x

The pitch: Two is always better than one, which makes the LG Optimus 2x, the world’s first dual-core smartphone, quite a catch. Nvidia’s hotrod Tegra 2 processor enables rich gaming, fluid multitasking and even 1080p video capture. With the HDMI output, you can hook it up to your TV and watch movies on the big screen, in 1080p.
Skeptic’s slant: Apps have to be specially developed to take advantage of the dual-core design, which means few of them will really tap into what the Optimus 2x can do at launch.
Availability: Rumors have the Optimus 2x launching in late March or early April, but LG will launch the Optimus 2x as a “world phone.” That means it won’t be showing up at the store down the street with a hefty subsidy like phones that carriers officially adopt – you’ll have to snag it online, without a contract, for a hefty sum.

 Justin Bieber shave off his signature shag? The singer stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” for a trim, and ended up … bald? “Yeah it’s great, [the girls] will just focus on my beautiful silky smooth lyrics,” Justin joked after his new look had been revealed. Calm down Beliebers. Turns out the close shave was all a stunt — JBiebs beautiful hair is still fully intact!
Source : Yahoo 

Even though he's a mere 16 years old, Justin Bieber has accomplished a startling amount in his young life. He has conquered the record charts, become an unparalleled Internet sensation, and claimed the hearts of seemingly every pre-teen girl on the planet. This weekend, the pop wunderkind and his perfectly coiffed hair seems set on conquering the box office as well with his 3-D concert movie “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.” To mark the occasion of his possible total world domination, we’ve put together some facts you might not know about the Bieb.

-- Bieber was born on March 1, 1994. He shares a birthday with composer Ke$ha, Roger Daltry, Frederic Chopin, Harry Belafonte, and Lorenzo de’Medici.

-- In 2007, Justin Bieber entered a talent show in his hometown of Stratford, Ontario, and came in second. When his mom posted his performance on YouTube, he got the attention of producer Scooter Braun. Soon fame and fortune followed. No word on what happened to the guy who actually won the talent show.

People are already going crazy for Lady Gaga's anthemic new single, 'Born This Way.' But we couldn't help but notice that in just about every article or review of the song (not to mention your comments, beloved PopEater readers), people are calling out its similarity to Madonna's 'Express Yourself,' with some even claiming it's a blatant rip-off.
While we wouldn't go that far -- we love Madonna (you have no idea), but people give her so much credit as a pop innovator you'd think she built the first synthesizer with her bare hands -- it's impossible to not see the thematic and melodic parallels between Her Madgesty's pop classic and Gaga's latest club jam.
If imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery, Madonna should be feeling pretty good this morning. People are loving Gaga's new tune, but the big story that has emerged since its debut this morning is its rather obvious similarity to the Material Girl's 'Express Yourself' (there's also a little 'Deeper and Deeper' in there, too, if you ask us).
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 Donald Sutherland and Kiefer Sutherland

Famous parents and their children who have gone on from the footsteps.Julio and Enrique Iglesias

 Shahid kapoor rare pictures when he was child.

The show may be over for the year, but we're still obsessing about Gossip Girl. Ever since its launch in 2007, Gossip Girl has been a fashion feast of style inspiration for a multitude of fans around the world. Placing the same importance on its characters' wardrobe that Sex and the City had before it, clothes that appear on Gossip Girl are often sold out before the show even airs. From Blair's penchant for headbands to Serena's constantly stunning evening dresses, the world has fallen in love with Gossip Girl and its spectaular fashion. Below is our tribute to some of this year's best fashion moments.
Blair Waldorf in J. CrewSerena Van Der Woodsen

Serena (Blake Lively) looked incredible in this dress and debuted the lace-bottomed skirt to perfection. We loved the muted dove grey color with matching shoes. Of course, Serena looks phenomenal in everything.

Indonesian assemblers high-altitude work without insurance.
Someone, probably tell them about Harnesses!

 America's Most Miserable Cities 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in as the governor of California at the end of 2003 amid a wave of optimism that his independent thinking and fresh ideas would revive a state stumbling after the recall of Gov. Gray Davis.
The good vibes are a distant memory: The Governator exited office last month with the state facing a crippling checklist of problems including massive budget deficits, high unemployment, plunging home prices, rampant crime and sky-high taxes. Schwarzenegger's approval ratings hit 22% last year, a record low for any sitting California governor.
California's troubles helped it land eight of the 20 spots on our annual list of America's Most Miserable Cities, with Stockton ranking first for the second time in three years.
 No. 5: Sacramento, Calif.
No state taxes $50,000 of income like California, with a rate of 9.55% for that middle-class tax bracket. Sacramento is a one-team sports town, and that team has been awful in recent years. The NBA's Kings have won just 26% of their games the past two-plus seasons.

“Illuminati want my mind, soul and body Secret society, tryin’ to keep they eye on me” – Illuminati Prodigy
“Make me King, as we move forward to a new world order” – Lose Yourself Eminem
All of these conspiracy theories really started with Robert Johnson, a blues musician back in the 30s who believed to have sold his soul to the Devil in order to become a famous star. Since then some people started believeing that there was some kind of evil deity involved in the music industry.

 Avril Ramona Lavigne (pronounced /ˈævrɨl ləˈviːn/; born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, fashion designer, actress, and philanthropist. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, but spent the majority of her youth in the small town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a recording contract with Arista, now RCA Records. Record executive Antonio "L.A." Reid offered her a two-album deal worth more than $2 million. When she was 17 years old, Lavigne broke onto the music scene with her debut album, Let Go, released in 2002.

Two rows of men greet demonstrators at the main entrance to Tahrir Square, clapping as people enter, and chanting in the rhythms of a traditional Egyptian wedding procession.

"We are becoming bigger!" they shout. "God is Great!"

Inside Cairo's main square, musicians stroll, a man reads poetry to the crowd and vendors hawk potato chips, tea, hot food — even socks.

Tahrir Square, the scene of deadly battles with firebombs, rocks, horses and camels just last week, has taken on a carnival mood in the past few days as demonstrators try to establish an enduring presence, complete with food and entertainment, in their campaign to demand Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's ouster.

53 Hollywood Stars Before And After Make Up 2011

 Alica Silverstone

 Liv Tyler looks like she’s having a grand ol’ time frolicking in the snow, but her pup Neal looks like he could use two pairs of doggy snow boots. Brrr!

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