Friday, 29 July 2011
Thursday, 28 July 2011
Two goldfish have been rescued after spending 134 days without being fed, or having their tank cleaned after an earthquake destroyed the office where they lived.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Five dead boar have been found in the bay of Saint-Brieuc, France, bringing the total to 31.
All of the boar were found floating in the water or washed up in the area.
The latest crop included two adults and three piglets.
The nearby beach has been closed for safety reasons after experts said that the boar could have been killed by toxic seaweed.
"We are very worried. How could we be anything other than worried when animals are being found dead?" said the mayor of Morieux, Jean-Pierre Briens.
Friday, 22 July 2011
Thursday, 21 July 2011
Normally I can't stand these sort of stories, but this one tickled me a bit.Boffins/geeks/virgins have worked out that a term at wand-waving school of sorcery Hogwarts would set you back a massive £30k per year.
So, my question is, how can the Weasley's, forever more on the brink of bankruptcy, afford to send their fire-mopped brood to the school? They'd be paying 150,000 in school fees alone, not including Bill's dragon lessons.
I know this is possibly the wrong part of the whole plot to get hung up on, but it's these little details which make the whole series unbelievable.
And just because I can, Alan Rickman. Admit it, you would…
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Wildlife expert Chris Packham, claims pandas are not strong enough to survive on their own. He thinks the millions of pounds spent protecting them would be better spent on other animals.
“Unfortunately pandas are big and cute and they are a symbol of the World Wildlife Fund,” says Chris. “I reckon we should pull the plug. Let them go.”
Errrr… what? Aren't wildlife campaigners supposed to love and want to save all animals equally? if Packham doesn't want to save the panda - who is basically an adorable ball o' fluff, what help is there for nature's uggos such as the naked mole rat or the purple burrowing frog?
If this video is anything to go by, the germy little bastards are on their way out anyway. Soem sort of panda flu I heard…
Monday, 18 July 2011
A cross between a female zebra and a male donkey was born in China recently.
Thursday, 14 July 2011
Ariel was struck down by a virus that left him unable to walk. Since then he has had to rely on his owner Raquel for everything.
She said: “He was a perfectly normal and docile lion that slept with me until he was 10 months old.”
But, last year, after spending hours leaping and chasing balloons, Ariel started limping. He slowly got worse and, even though he had an operation, soon he was unable to move his legs.
Ariel had to leave Raquel and move into vet Livia Pereira’s house so she could look after him.
When a model in New York heard about Ariel she paid for a team of vets from Israel to go and visit him.
Each month it costs more than £7,000 to care for Ariel so Raquel has launched a campaign on Facebook to raise the money. So far more than 35,000 people have joined the Facebook page.
The campaign has brought in so much money, it could also pay for life-changing treatment.
Raquel explained that she will not give up helping her lion. “One thing we will never lose is our hope that Ariel will recover and start walking again,” she added.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
Mila Kunis, one of the sexiest actresses in the world, is going on a date with a soldier serving in Afghanistan – after he asked her out via YouTube.
She'll accompany US Marine Sgt. Scotty Moore to a military ball in North Carolina in November when he gets back from Afghanistan.
In the video, the marine says, "Hey Mila, this is Sergeant Moore, but you can call me Scott. I just want to take a moment out of my day to invite you to the Marine Corps Ball on November 18 in Greenville, N.C., with yours truly."
Surely this is what YouTube was invented for; the low-level badgering of celebs. If I was cynical I would say, yes, go Mila, you've just netted yourself money-can't buy promotion of you latest rather mediocre film, but as she's made this guy's dream come true (especially if he gets to tit her up in the taxi home), I'll let it lie.
Anyway, it's ex-boyfriend Macauly Culkin I feel sorry for; though he is used to sitting Home Alone
When I moved to my new flat, the place came fully furnished, so I didn't have to bring anything with me. Annoying because I love my furniture - massive bed, quirky shelving system, and would rather not have stand-alone wardrobes and chest of draws.Yesterday, I was moving my wardrobe across the room, and I found a fireplace behind it.
Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Monday, 4 July 2011
Friday, 1 July 2011
I found this painting outside my house. Nothing will stop me from believing that it is a gift from heaven.