Just the Facts?: Osama Bin Laden's Body Found? -- IKEA's East German / Cuba Connection -- MI6 Codebreaker Murdered

Treasure hunter claims he found Osama Bin Laden's body

That smiling guy is Bill Warren, the Californian treasure hunter who claimed he was searching for Osama Bin Laden's dead body back in June 2011. He didn't find him then, but now he claims he has located the cadaver.

Talking to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Warren says he has no doubt about where Osama is:

I've located where they threw him away. I'm the only one with this information. He's 200 miles to the west of the Indian city of Surat.

Warren—who claims he has discovered more than 200 shipwrecks during his career as a treasure-hunter—says that bin Laden's body is still at that same location, deep under water. His thought is that, since the Navy weighted down the bag, the body hasn't moved from where it was dropped. He is now trying to rent Russian deep diving equipment to locate his payload, and to conduct DNA tests once he finds him.

At least, that's what he believes. He says he pinpointed the drop point from photos recently released by the US Navy.

Warren is now in Azerbaijan, apparently working for their government in a contract to locate some old ships. But he is ready to start the diving for Osama's body bag: he says he's aiming at starting the mission on June 1, and that he may be able to find the body in "under a week." He also claims that the search would last a maximum of three months. He declares that his only fear is that the US Government would kill him or sink his boat.

Warren is now searching for $200,000 to finance the whole operation (Bill, I suggest Kickstarter). He wouldn't have needed that money had he located the Trinidad, the famous Spanish ship loaded with Aztec gold that sunk in the coast of California in 1540. Warren has repeatedly tried to locate that treasure, once in 1976 and then again in 1987. Back then he claimed he had located the Trinidad, but obviously he didn't.

Conspiracy theories

The same could probably be true with Bin Laden's body. It's highly unlikely that, even if he were right about the location—and again, there's very little chance he is—he would be able to find a body bag in the bottom of the deep sea.

Warren says he is doing this because he doesn't "believe the Obama administration" and he wants to have proof that it is really his body. But, if he doesn't believe President Obama and the United States Navy, why would the body be down there at all? If he thinks that they are lying, the most logical thing is to believe that they never buried the body at sea.

But who knows, maybe Bill will prove himself right this time. Or maybe the body will not be there because Osama bin Laden is alive and well, playing cards and drinking mai tais with Elvis and Marilyn, in that secret government paradise island in the middle of the Pacific. - gizmodo

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IKEA faces allegations that it used Cuban political prisoners to make its products

Deal to make Ikea furniture in Cuban prisons was hatched using East German trading connections, according to reports

Ikea is facing allegations that it used Cuban prisoners to make its products in the 1980s.

The claims follow allegations this week that East German political prisoners were forced to make furniture for the Swedish retailer from the 1970s.

According to a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a deal to make Ikea furniture in Cuban prisons was hatched using East German trading connections.

The agreement was signed in September 1987, according to files held in the Stasi archivesfiles, after a delegation of East German business representatives went to Havana for talks with the Cuban Interior Ministry.

Talks were held with several government officials, including Enrique Sanchez, the head of the state company Emiat which was responsible for furnishing the homes of the Cuban political elite. According to the files, the production sites discussed were "incorporated in the Interior Ministry's prison facilities".

The contract signed required Cuba to produce 35,000 dining tables, 10,000 children's tables, and 4,000 three-piece suites.

Ikea reacted to the reports, which emerged following an investigation by Swedish television, by saying it had begun its own inquiry and was keen to see the Stasi files to check for evidence and compare them with the company's own records.

A spokeswoman said Ikea "condemned the use of political prisoners" in its production "in the strongest possible terms". She added the company took the claims very seriously, though denied that Ikea knew it had been using prison labour.

The records show the collaboration with Cuba did not initially go very smoothly. In early 1988 the first delivery of three-piece suites was delayed due to poor quality. Changes to the production process led to shipments of the products resuming several months later. - guardian

The IKEA Edge: Building Global Growth and Social Good at the World's Most Iconic Home Store

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Mark your calendars...another Doomsday prediction

It's going to be a busy year for end-of-the-world aficionados, now that Jose De Jesus Miranda has weighed in.

The U.S.-based religious leader is penciling in June 30 for the end of days, nudging out Mayan Doomsday enthusiasts who have have earmarked December 21, 2012 for humanity's last gasp.

"An earthquake is coming," Miranda proclaimed in an April 25 ministry broadcast.

"It is getting closer and we will see the catastrophes. What you have seen is nothing. What is coming is cities falling."

But Miranda is bringing his own unique twist to the Apocalypse-faithful. While promising the "complete destruction of the bad seed," the minister promises that he will emerge as a sort of superhero -- with the power to fly and even walk through walls.

Mr. Doomsday, if you will. Or, as his followers call him, 'Dad'.

What we do know of Miranda is that he was, in fact, born mortal -- in Puerto Rico in 1946. By his own account, Miranda was visited by Jesus in 1973 -- apparently the Messiah walked up to him and entered his body.

Hence, De Jesus.

From there, his pronouncements have only gotten more interesting.

In 1988, Miranda disclosed that he was actually the Apostle Paul. Not long after that, Miranda took it to the next level, calling himself both Jesus Christ and the Anti-Christ -- a one-stop shop for all your Reckoning needs.

And that Reckoning is at the world's doorstep.

Miranda marshals a plethora of 'scientific' evidence to back his claim, much of it revolving around the reversal of Earth's poles causing "tectonic plates to heat up."

"For 2012, we are expecting a change on the face of the earth and the destruction of the world will come."

There's also some economic oblivion thrown in for good measure -- essentially a toppling of world governments prompted by financial meltdowns.

It all makes perfect sense to the ministry's followers -- legions of a not entirely disclosed number in some 130 countries.

"He's in their heads, he's inside the heads of those people," U.S. religion expert Prof. Daniel Alvarez told CNN News in 2007. "De Jesus speaks with a kind of conviction that makes me consider him more like David Koresh or Jim Jones."

He's also in downtown Toronto these days. Sort of. Miranda offers a smiling salute from a billboard on Bloor Street West.

The Growing Grace ministry boasts 200 members in Toronto, Calgary, St. Catharines, Montreal and Vancouver.

Alex Poessy, the group’s bishop in Canada, told the National Post, “That day, the body of Jose de Luis de Jesus, who is a human like you and me, his flesh is going to be immortal…. He’s going to be living forever. And that will happen to him, but also his followers.”

Many of those followers get some unlikely ink to show their support for 'Dad' -- the number 666 prominently emblazoned on their skin.

Don't worry, Miranda explains, it's actually a positive symbol.

In fact, Miranda's followers crunch what might loosely be described as numbers in this statement to Miami New Times:

"Thousands worldwide are marked with the number of His name, 666. The Earth's rotation has accelerated to a speed of 66,666 mph. All prophecies are fulfilling, even scientific, astronomical and numerological formulae are aligning - all pointing to the year 2012, where the Puerto Rican-born Jose Luis De Jesus (Latitude 66.6°) curiously turns 66."

But not everyone is sold on this Doomsday prophet. Other religious groups seem more than a little chafed by Miranda's prognosticaions.

"To put it bluntly," writes Christian website GotQuestions.org. "Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda is a heretic. He is a false messiah who claims to be the second coming of Jesus Christ." - THP


MI6 Codebreaker Found Dead in Bag Was Likely Killed, Coroner Says

A top British codebreaker whose naked body was found in a sports bag in his bathtub in 2010 was likely killed by suffocation or poisoning in a “premeditated criminal act,” according to a coroner who delivered her verdict at the end of a seven-day inquest.

Coroner Fiona Wilcox said that Gareth Williams’ death will likely never be fully explained, but that murder by an intelligence agency or intelligence colleague could not be ruled out. She said that there was no evidence to support claims that Williams’ death was linked to his interest in bondage and speculated that such assertions might be an attempt by some to influence and manipulate the investigation.

Wilcox also criticized the police and MI6 for their handling of the death and investigation, noting that MI6 was late in submitting evidence to police and prevented them from speaking with Williams’ colleagues directly.

Testimony presented at the inquest showed that MI6, the spy agency with which Williams was contracted at the time of his death, failed to adequately check up on him despite his failure to show up for work for several days, and that by the time Williams was finally reported missing after seven days, his body had badly decomposed, thwarting efforts to determine a cause of death. Testimony also revealed that it was only this week that the spy agencies gave investigators nine thumb drives that had been found at Williams’ workplace.

Wilcox told the court that the testimony of Williams’ MI6 manager about why Williams’ absence from work raised little concern stretched the “bounds of credibility.” She also said that while it appeared unlikely that British spy agencies played a role in the coder’s death, it was still a “legitimate line of inquiry” for the investigation.

Family and friends testified that Williams was unhappy with his work environment at MI6 and felt he didn’t fit in with his colleagues. He was on contract with MI6 for three years, but had requested to be released from it after a year to return to Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

During the inquest, testimony revealed that the coder had conducted unauthorized searches on an MI6 database that could have put him at risk if he was discovered. Investigators said, however, that MI6, Britain’s top spy agency, was unaware that Williams had conducted the searches.

Williams, who was 31 at the time he died, was found inside a North Face nylon sports bag in the bathtub of his apartment in August 2010. His nude body was in the fetal position with his arms folded across his chest. The bag was closed with a padlock, and two keys to the padlock were found underneath Williams’ body inside the bag.

Investigating the possibility that Williams had placed himself in the bag, an expert witness testified that he attempted 300 times to lock himself inside a similar sports bag in a bathtub, and was unable to do so.

“I couldn’t say it’s impossible, but I think even Houdini would have struggled with this one,” expert Peter Faulding told the court.

It’s believed that Williams was alive, and likely unconscious, when he was placed in the bag or was placed in it shortly after death before rigor mortis had set in. His mobile phone and a number of SIM cards were laid out on a table near the body, according to news reports. The phone had been restored to its factory settings. There were no signs of forced entry to the apartment and no signs of a struggle.

The coroner said she was sure that a third party had moved the bag containing Williams’ body into the bathtub, noting that it was “significant” that no hand or footprints were found in the bathroom.

Williams was described by those who knew him as a “math genius” and worked for GCHQ in the United Kingdom, helping to break coded Taliban communications, among other things. He was just completing a year-long stint with MI6, Britain’s secret intelligence service, and was looking forward to returning to GCHQ when his body was found.

Williams had worked with the NSA and British intelligence to intercept e-mail messages that helped convict would-be bombers in the U.K. He had made repeated visits to the U.S. to meet with the National Security Agency and worked closely with British and U.S. spy agencies to intercept and examine communications that passed between an al Qaeda official in Pakistan and three men who were convicted in 2009 of plotting to bomb transcontinental flights, according to British news reports.

Williams flew up to four times a year to the U.S. to the NSA’s headquarters at Fort Meade HQ. His uncle, Michael Hughes, told the British paper the Mirror that Williams would mysteriously disappear for three or four weeks.

“The trips were very hush-hush,” Hughes said. “They were so secret that I only recently found out about them – and we’re a very close family. It had become part of his job in the past few years. His last trip out there was a few weeks ago, but he was regularly back and forth.”

He is believed to have returned from a trip abroad on August 11, 2010. He was last seen alive on August 15, eight days before his body was found.

Investigators, however, said they have ruled out that Williams’ death was related to his work, although they have not revealed how they arrived at this conclusion.

There were rumors leaked to the press that the coder’s death had to do with sexual play. The browser history on Williams’ computer and one of his phones showed that he had visited bondage sites, and former landlords testified that they once found the coder tied to his bed wearing only boxing shorts. He told them he had just been “messing around” and had tied the bindings too tightly. Investigators also found more than $30,000 worth of women’s designer clothes and accessories in his apartment, as well as a woman’s brightly colored orange wig.

But the coroner said it was “highly unlikely” that sadomasochism or other sexual play had a role in Williams’ death, and investigators said there was no indication that he had anything more than a passing interest in bondage. Friends also said that the women’s clothes found in his apartment were likely gifts for a fashion designer friend and others, although they were in sizes that would have fit Williams. There was also indication that the wig and some of the clothes may have been for a costume party. - wired


Scientist: egg-shaped object is the final proof of life on Mars

Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe said the globule from the rock named Tissint is rich in carbon and oxygen and insisted they could only have been produced by living organisms.

He added that they could not have been caused by contamination when they fell to Earth.

Prof Wickramasinghe, 72 — famous for controversial ideas such as that the flu virus and even life itself was brought to our planet by comets — said: "It is impossible to understand how carbon-rich particles of such uniform sizes and shapes got inside a rocky matrix if they are not relics of some algal species.

"Tissint was collected weeks after it fell, and terrestrial contamination seems unlikely. In any case the structures we found were on newly fractured surfaces, from the interior of the meteorite."

The meteorite was named after the village where it came down in the Sahara desert in Morocco last July.

It was probably blasted from Mars when it was hit by an asteroid millions of years ago.

A piece of it was examined at the Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology and Cardiff University.

PhD student Jamie Wallis, who was working with Dr Wickramasinghe, said: "All the indications are that structures such as we have found are evidence of life on Mars.

“The spheres are probably remnants of polysaccharide shells surrounding algal type cells."

In 2009, a NASA team claimed they had photographed Martian organisms inside another meteorite that is kept in London's Natural History Museum.

Their electron microscope showed a bumpy surface resembling a fossilised colony of microbacteria in a rock that fell from the sky in Nakhla, Egypt, in 1911.

The team from NASA's Johnson Space Centre examined the space rock to support their claims in 1996 that Martian bugs had been found in a meteorite, ALH84001, found in Antarctica where it had been lying for thousands of years.

That discovery, which NASA later officially backtracked from, was considered so important that President Clinton addressed the nation on TV.

Earlier this month, another group of scientists claimed that the first two Viking probes that NASA landed on Mars in 1976 discovered life but failed to recognise it. - thesun

Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier

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The next time someone tells you to kiss a monkey's butt....

Yesterday, Wuhan Zoo Monkey caretaker Zhang Bangsheng unbelievably used his tongue to lick a small monkey’s butt!

50-year-old Zhang Bangsheng used warm water to clean a small Francois’ Leaf Monkey’s buttocks, then began using his mouth to lick it, not stopping for over an hour, until the little monkey defecated a single peanut. Only after the peanut was defecated did Zhang Bangsheng laugh with satisfaction.

As it is understood, this small Francois’ langur is only 3 months old, and is the first Francois’ Leaf Monkey to be born in nearly 10 years at this animal park. The Francois’ langur is a rare primate from Guangxi and Guizhou and is amongst the nation’s most protected animals. Because it is so precious, the zoo gave it to model worker and high-level expert Zhang Bangsheng to care for and raise.

On the first day of the “May 1st” short holiday, Zhang Bangsheng let the small Francois langur enter the monkey exhibit for the first time to meet visitors so it can see more of the world. The next day, Old Zhang discovered that the little monkey had indigestion and difficulty defecating, and immediately became worried. Seeing peanut shells on the ground, Old Zhang immediately understood that visitors had definitely tossed peanuts to the small monkey, and the toothless monkey swallowed the peanut whole. If it does not quickly defecate it, it would endanger the little monkey’s life.

Because the monkey is too small, it wasn’t suitable to use medicine to let it defecate. The only way was to lick its butt, to prompt it to defecate the peanut, and so the scene at the start of this article occurred. - chinasmack

Playboy libera novas fotos de Renata ex-bbb

Nesta semana, a “Playboy” deve lançar a edição que conta com a ex-BBB Renata Dávila na capa.
Mas antes, a revista divulgou novas fotos da mineira.
O tema do ensaio são os sete pecados capitais. Na capa da pubicação, a loira aperece sendo agarrada por várias mãos.
Recentemente, Renatinha revelou que precisou beber um pouco de champanhe para conseguir posar nua. “Bebi para ficar desinibida e o resultado das fotos ser mais legal. E funcionou!”, declarou a ex-participante do “Big Brother Brasil 12″.
Em entrevista ao jornal Extra, ela disse que precisou convencer o pai a deixá-la posar: “A princípio meu pai não estava aceitando. Depois de várias conversas e negociações com os produtores da revista, percebi que seria uma grande oportunidade para mim. A partir do momento em que resolvi que ia assinar o contrato, conversei com meus pais, e eles já aceitaram melhor, viram que a decisão foi minha e que valeria a pena e concordaram”.

Just the Facts?: Lost Colony of Roanoke Found? -- Dog-Headed Humanoids -- Alaska's Iliamna Lake Monster

Lost Colony of Roanoke Found?

Perhaps the best clue in more than 420 years to North Carolina's most famous mystery has just been revealed.

The remains of the Lost Colony, it turns out, could sit under an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course in Bertie County.

Researchers at the British Museum in London, acting at the request of a group of historians and archaeologists in North Carolina, have found a symbol hidden on an ancient map that could show where members of the English colony established on Roanoke Island in 1587 moved.

Representatives of the First Colony Foundation and scholars at the British Museum who appeared via video webcast announced the discovery Thursday in a news conference at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Wilson Library.

The elaborate "Virginea Pars" map was created by members of Sir Walter Raleigh's Roanoke Colony expeditions of 1584-1590, the first attempt to establish an English Colony in the New World.

The map, which is unusually accurate for its time, shows the coastal area from the Chesapeake Bay to Cape Lookout, and pinpoints the locations of several native American villages.

Brent Lane, an adjunct professor of Heritage Education at the University of North Carolina Kenan Institute and a scholar with the First Colony Foundation, was studying a map made by the leader of the 1587 colony expedition, John White, when he became intrigued with two patches of paper pasted over small parts of it.

One of the patches was in an area that the settlers had explored, and where some historians had theorized was a likely spot for them to have moved.

The patching technique was normal for the time. When artists wanted to make alterations, they would paste on a patch and draw or paint over it. Still, Lane asked British Museum officials whether they had ever tried to determine what was under the patches.

They hadn't.

When they put the map on a simple light table, which shined through the paper, they saw something startling. Under one patch was a large symbol that appeared show the location of a fort.

The site appears to be at or near what is now the Scotch Hall Preserve, a golf course and residential community just across the Albemarle Sound from Edenton.

Raleigh planned a capital, the "Cittie of Raleigh," and Lane said that the symbol may show both the planned location of that and the most likely place for the colonists to have moved.

Lost Colony Foundation members said Thursday that they were planning new scholarly and archaeological research to explore the new clue about the Bertie site. Early efforts to match pottery recovered from the area to the correct period have already produced some positive results, researchers said. - chicagotribune

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Dog-Headed Humanoids

Crewe, England - 1969 - night

9-year old Mark was walking along the wide pavement street when he saw some strange characters coming toward him. He saw three of them and they were somewhat taller than normal humans. As they approached, he was stunned to see that they were dressed as men in suits, but had very large dog-like heads. These heads swayed widely from side to side as the creatures walked. Mark was absolutely terrified as they approached, but they seemed not to notice him and he passed by them safely. Terrified he ran all the way home.

Source: Fortean Times / Albert Rosales


Alaska's Iliamna Lake monster may be a huge sleeper shark

For years, legendary tales from Scotland and Western Alaska described large animals or monsters thought to live in Loch Ness and Lake Iliamna. But evidence has been mounting that the Loch Ness and Lake Iliamna monsters may, in fact, be sleeper sharks.

Two exceptionally large Arctic sharks ply northern waters -- Greenland sharks and the Pacific sleeper sharks. During the last few years, scientists have documented Greenland sharks using the St. Lawrence Seaway, lending further credence to the hypothesis that some sharks can survive in freshwater. Bull sharks are also known to swim in fresh water, but this species needs warmer waters.

The idea of sharks possibly using Loch Ness is not new; that's long been one of the hypotheses explaining the Loch Ness Monster. But until now, nobody has suggested sleeper sharks, perhaps because they're secretive and so rarely seen. Continue reading at Alaska's Iliamna Lake monster may be a huge sleeper shark

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Saudi police raid 'Smurf' concert

Police raided a theatre performance in Saudi Arabia where schoolkids had dressed up as the Smurf's because the music was un-Islamic.

The raid happened in the city of Taif after complaints about the religious music that was being played to accompany the performance by the kids aged between five and nine.

The Saudi Arabian newspaper "El Sharq" said that the anti-Smurf action by the police took place in front of a performance in front of around 2000 primary school children.

It said that the police raid had not gone down well with the audience who had protested loudly.

Although not illegal to play music in public many Saudis regard it as un-Islamic. - austriantimes


Secret files missing at National Archives

The National Archives and Records Administration has lost track of dozens of boxes of confidential and secret government files at its records center just outside of Washington, the latest in a series of such incidents spanning more than a decade.

The missing classified materials include four boxes of top-secret restricted files from the Office of the Secretary of Defense as well as records from several U.S. Navy offices, documents obtained by The Washington Times show.

The problems came to light after a three-year investigation by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Office of Inspector General. While the investigation ended last year, officials recently provided a copy of the report on their findings in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.

It’s not the first time the inspector general's office has raised concerns about missing files at the Washington National Records Center. According to the report, the office conducted previous inventories of classified materials in 1998 and 2004, concluding that boxes were missing during both of those searches.

“According to those staffers that can recall, minimal corrective actions were taken,” the inspector general's office noted in the report on its most recent investigation.

NARA officials say they cooperated with investigators and insist there is no indication that any of the boxes were stolen. Instead, they blame the problems on “bad data” for a tiny fraction of the millions of boxes stored in the Washington National Records Center, where 250,000 boxes enter the Suitland facility each year.

Joe Newman, a spokesman for the nonpartisan watchdog group Project on Government Oversight (POGO), said the inspector general’s report raised troubling but not unexpected questions.

“While it’s troubling that there are boxes of top-secret and confidential materials missing, it’s not entirely unexpected considering the sheer volume of data the National Archives and Records Center is responsible for storing and protecting,” he said.

“The report raises some issues of careless handling and filing of materials that certainly deserve the attention of the administration. However, these problems also raise bigger questions of how recent budget cuts and staffing reductions have affected the ability of the National Archives to do its job effectively.”

NARA, the nation’s official record keeper, does not own the facility where the records are stored, instead leasing the property from the General Services Administration. Likewise, the boxes, which are stored in row after row of high shelves in rooms twice the size of football fields at the facility, do not belong to NARA, either. The agency acts as the custodian and stores the boxes temporarily until they’re either destroyed or turned over for permanent placement in the National Archives.

William J. Bosanko, appointed last year as NARA’s Executive For Agency Services, said officials are continuing what he called a “very aggressive search” for boxes reported missing in the inspector general’s investigation.

Mr. Bosanko said one measure officials think will result in better tracking is the bar coding of boxes as they come in and out of the records center. Previously, he said, paper tracking slips, which could detach from boxes and fall off shelves, could result in a box reported as missing when it is still in the records center.

Another problem he cited is the fact that agencies sometimes have asked for boxes to be returned, only to later send them back to NARA in different boxes with different so-called “accession numbers,” which are used to track the materials.

In addition, Mr. Bosanko said, tracking information can be lost as boxes age or sustain damage. He said the records center is an aging building that’s had troubles with leaks over the years, as well as sustaining damage from an earthquake last year. Officials are working to replace the building, he said.

In an interview, Paul Brachfeld, NARA’s inspector general, said the problems span years and highlight more than just record-keeping issues.

After years of what he called “chronic disregard” about the situation at NARA, Mr. Brachfeld said, “I do believe finally they are taking my recommendations to heart.”

He said it’s too early to say whether problems will surface in future audits and investigations. Records show that a similar investigation had been under way reviewing unclassified materials held at the Suitland facility.

“It’s a process that’s going to have to be played out,” he said.

Congress was on notice about the missing records months ago. In a semiannual report to Congress last year, the inspector general's office told lawmakers that 80 boxes of top-secret and restricted materials were missing.

“This investigation was closed subject to continuing updates regarding the recovery of remaining material,” the inspector general told Congress.

The agencies listed in the report were the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Export Administration, the Atomic Energy Commission, the Department of Energy, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency as well as four components of the U.S. Navy. Each of the agencies was notified. The report did not say when the records were compiled. - WashTimes

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Paula Fernandes

Aos poucos Paula Fernandes vai revelando as novidades de seu quinto disco de estúdio. Depois de lançar o single "Eu Sem Você" e divulgar o nome do álbum, "Meus Encantos", a cantora soltou hoje a capa de seu novo projeto. "Meus Encantos" chega às lojas no dia 29 de maio. Antes disso, nos dias 25, 26 e 27, Paula estreia seu novo show em São Paulo, no Credicard Hall. Veja a capa:

Ana Hickmann sobre Chris Flores: "Não existe mais nenhuma rusga entre nós"

Como o Portal PS informou, as apresentadoras Ana Hickmann e Chris Flores fizeram as pazes na última quinta-feira (03), depois de se esbarrarem em um corredor na sede da Record em São Paulo.

O jornal "O Dia" desmentiu a informação! De acordo com a publicação, o encontro entre Ana e Chris realmente aconteceu, mas não houve reconciliação entre elas. 

Ana questionou a apresentadora do "Hoje em Dia" o motivo de não ter ido a festa de comemoração dos 10 anos de sua grife de óculos. A resposta de Chris foi que ela estava em um compromisso profissional.

Vários funcionários da emissora da Barra Funda ficaram estarrecidos ao presenciarem o encontro entre as apresentadoras e, ainda segundo a publicação, não houve nenhum gesto de carinho entre elas: nada de beijos e abraços.

Através de sua assessoria de imprensa, Ana Hickmann se manifestou sobre o assunto. A apresentadora do "Tudo é Possível" disse que as pazes foram feitas e afirmou: "Não existe mais nenhuma rusga entre nós".
Procurada pelo jornal, Chris não quis falar sobre o assunto.

Fonte: Portal S

Bárbara Paz tenta se redimir com o SBT

Depois de criticar e reclamar, a atriz Bárbara Paz quis se redimir com o SBT. Segundo a atriz ela não está assistindo a reprise de “Marisol” pelo simples motivo de não estar em casa no horário em que a trama é exibida.
A novela foi seu primeiro trabalho na TV, em 2002, vivendo a protagonista de mesmo nome. Já sobre o valor que é pago pelo SBT ela quis dizer que “eles pagam pouco em relação ao tanto de vezes que a novela é exibida”.

INSPIRATION: It is very hard to keep the mood high when it is 30 degrees outside and I'm locked in an office eight hours a day ...

I'm gonna take a bathing suit...  
Vou ali comprar um fato de banho...

 É muito dificil manter a moral elevada quando estão 30º lá fora e eu estou fechada num escritório 8 horas por dia...

Get Inspired!

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Yahoo: Rob poderá mostrar que é mais do que um ídolo Teen em Cosmópolis, comparado a outras carreiras

David Cronenberg levantou muitas sobrancelhas durante a sua carreira devido a suas representações do estranho, o estranho e o macabro. No entanto, o cineasta canadense levantou as sobrancelhas de fãs do cinema em todos os lugares antes mesmo de filmar uma única cena de "Cosmopolis", lançando Robert Pattinson no papel principal.

Pattinson tem certamente conquistado o público mais jovem com o seu

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Entrevista de Kristen para IdealTV (Conferencia de Imprensa Madrid)


Reações de Kristen ao Desejar Feliz Aniversário ao Rob X ganhar Poster do Jenny Lewis

E olha a Kristen quicando em dois momentos especiais da Premiere #Swath em Londres:

"Happy Birthday Rob"

Video  Aqui

"Presente de fã, poster do Jenny Lewis"

 video Aqui


Por Ana Carolina

“Sempre namorei mulher mais nova”, diz Kadu Moliterno

Kadu Moliterno interpreta Nelson em "Malhação"
Na atual temporada de “Malhação”, o ator Kadu Moliterno, 59, interpreta Nelson, pai de dois filhos já adultos, mas que tem um relacionamento com uma moça bem mais nova, Natália.
Interpretada pela atriz Carla Salle, 20, a jovem é uma estudante de jornalismo, que tem a mesma idade dos filhos de Nelson.
Kadu conta que quando ficou sabendo do relacionamento entre os personagens achou que iria ser bastante criticado.
“Pensei, ‘isso não vai ser legal’. Achei que seria um escândalo”, comentou Kadu durante o lançamento do “Dança dos Famosos”.
Mas para surpresa dele, a relação entre os dois vem sendo aceita pelo público.
“Todo mundo está gostando, mas acredito que a leveza que eu dei para o personagem ajudou”, comentou o ator.
Apesar de nunca ter namorado alguém com uma diferença de idade tão grande, Kadu sempre gostou das mais jovens.
“Sempre namorei mulher mais nova”, comenta. “Mas acho uma tendência natural hoje em dia, as pessoas não estranham mais”.
Fonte: F5

Record é líder mais uma vez na média manhã:

08 pontos!(Líder)
SP no AR foi a maior audiência da Record.

Balanço Geral: 5,4(Vice)

Fala Brasil: 7,5 pontos. (Líder)

Hoje em Dia: 6,3 pontos. (Líder)

“Não quero ficar marcado por um personagem”, diz Marcelo Serrado

Há mais de um mês longe do personagem Crodoaldo Valério, de “Fina Estampa” (Globo), o ator Marcelo Serrado continua colhendo os frutos do trabalho.
Nesta semana, ele venceu a categoria de Melhor Ator Coadjuvante em Novela, na 14ª edição do “Prêmio Contigo! de TV”.
 Apesar do sucesso, Marcelo Serrado não quer ficar marcado pelo personagem. “Estou fazendo aulas de boxe para perder os gestos de Crô”, brincou.
 Após as várias críticas positivas que recebeu, Crô pode ganhar um programa especial no fim de ano da Globo. “Se for algo pontual, acho bacana. O Crô foi um papel muito importante na minha vida, mas não quero ficar marcado por um personagem”, disse ele, que já grava um personagem totalmente diferente na novela “Gabriela”, e se prepara para filmar o longa “O Adorador”.
Com informações do site GenteIG

Danilo Gentili topou ir à Record para ter Justus em seu programa

Roberto Justus e Danilo Gentili
A participação de Danilo Gentili no “Roberto Justus +”, da Record, tem moeda de troca.
Ele só foi à concorrente porque o pai de Rafaella topou participar de seu programa na Band, o “Agora É Tarde”.
As informações são do F5.

A Fazenda” pode juntar as rivais Nicole Bahls e Juju Salimeni

  • Juju e Nicole
    “A Fazenda” só estreia no dia 29, mas o reality já vem sendo um dos principais assuntos na imprensa. De acordo com uma suposta lista de participantes divulgada pelo O Fuxico, o reality deve juntar as rivais Juju Salimeni e Nicole Bahls.
    Como se sabe, as duas não se falam desde que Nicole insinuou que a então colega de trabalho usa a religião dela para fazer o mal e que chega a sacrificar animais. A partir daí, várias farpas foram trocadas entre elas nos últimos meses.
    Além dos nomes já divulgados, como Lucas Malvacini, Sylvinho Blau Blau, Léo Áquila, Vavá e Gretchen, “A Fazenda” poderá ter ainda Bárbara Evans, Jackeline Petkovic e Felipe Dylon. Os participantes serão confinados uma semana antes da estreia.

Globo quer Cláudia Leitte e Ivete Sangalo de juradas no “The Voice – Brasil”

O reality show musical “The Voice – Brasil” tem estreia prevista para o mês de novembro na Globo. Será exibido aos domingos, às três da tarde.
O que ainda falta definir é quem será o apresentador da atração e quais serão os jurados da primeira temporada. De acordo com informações do colunista Flávio Ricco, do UOL, Rogério Flausino, Ivete Sangalo, Zezé di Camargo, Carlinhos Brown e Cláudia Leitte são cotados para compor a bancada de jurados.
Mas desta lista de cinco, apenas quatro serão confirmados. Ivete Sangalo tem votos contra e a favor. Pesa o fato de ela estar aparecendo muito na TV, principalmente na Globo. Até aqui em “As Brasileiras” e “Cheias de Charme”.
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