Top 10 Biggest Volcanic Eruptions in History

The recent eruptions of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland were a stark reminder of nature’s ability to bring human activity to an abrupt standstill. The cloud of smoke that drifted over Western Europe made aviation travel untenable, returning European skies to a quietude not felt for decades..

Luxury Dining Rooms Ideas

A lingering hint of contemporary gothic pervades these luxury dining room ideas by Cattelan Italia. Black and white color schemes throughout simply demand attention… hints of sparkle add glitz and glamour

Top 10 Most Memorable Celebrity Weddings

The upcoming Chelsea Clinton nuptials have provoked endless speculation – from whether she’ll opt for an Oscar de la Renta or a Vera Wang dress, to whether the former First Daughter will be serving anything other than vegan food to her guests.

Pirelli Calendar 2011

During a press conference in Moscow this past Tuesday, Karl Lagerfeld presented his rendition of the famed Pirelli Calendar for 2011.

Vogue Paris Calendar 2011

Mikael Jansson shoots the stunning new Vogue Paris 2011 Calendar featuring Daria Werbowy. Styled by Anastasia Barbieri and Jewels by Louis Vuitton.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux: Dating Or Not Dating?

Rumor has it that Jennifer Aniston is dating Justin Theroux. According to X17online, the two dined together on Wednesday at L.A.'s Sunset Tower Hotel in what seemed to be a romantic date.

But the actress' representative rejected the idea of a relationship between the two. "What X17 neglected to mention was that there were three other people at the dinner. It was a friends dinner", Jen's representative said.
39-year-old Theroux is best known for his role in 'Your Highness'. 42-year-old Aniston and him were costars in 'Wanderlust'.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Shirtless Justin Bieber Kisses Selena Gomez on Beach


Shirtless Justin Bieber was seen enjoying the waves, frolicking on beach and getting cozy with bikini-clad Selena Gomez while spending a romantic holiday in Maui, Hawaii.

Looks like Justin Bieber and his gorgeous girlfriend have determined to be the most talked about couple. After sharing a sweet kiss at 2011 Billboard Music Awards, this cute young couple were once again spotted kissing and hugging each other during their vacation in Hawaii.
Young lovebirds were taking full advantage of their time off as were seen holding hands, talking, smiling and then Justin Bieber planted a big kiss on girlfriend Selena Gomez as he picked her in his arms. Awww..
Teen pop star Justin Bieber went shirtless for his trip to the beach and showed off his tattoos and newly chiseled abs while Disney star Selena looked sexy in a pink two-piece.









So, what do you think of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez’s Beach Date?

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Kim Kardashian sports a $2 million engagement ring

It took Reality star Kim Kardashian just six months to start planning her big day and a full life with basketball star Kris Humphries. The 30-year old star is now formally engaged to the 26-year old Humphries, who went down on one knee and asked the big question "will you marry me" spelt out in rose petals.
Kardashian is now a proud owner of a stunning 20.5-carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond ring, worth a staggering $2 million. People magazine quoted her saying "I didn't expect this at all. My hand was shaking as he put the ring on my finger - shaking! I was so excited."
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Natasha Poly for Fiat 500 by Gucci Campaign


Get Set for a Fashionable Ride!! Here comes Gucci Fiat 500 ad campaign starring sexy model Natasha Poly. Fashion house, Gucci collaborated with Fiat and captured Natasha to front its Spring 2011 campaign which is stunningly stylish.

Lensed by renowned duo Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, Gucci Fiat Spring 2011 Campaign features Fiat 500 by Gucci that was custom designed by Frida Giannini in black, white and chrome colors as well as a Gucci inspired interior. Check out Gucci’s red and green stripes on the car!!

Making the campaign, all the more attention grabbing is hot and leggy Natasha, clad in black attire with sexy heels. With makeup by Tom Pecheux, hair by Luigi Murenu and styling by Camilla Nickerson, the stunning Russian model is heating up the ads.

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Kirsten Dunst: 2011 Cannes Best Actress Award Winner


Kirsten Dunst, popular American actress stepped out for attending closing ceremony of the 64th Cannes Film Festival, held at the Palais des Festivals on the Croisette avenue in Cannes.
29-year-old Hollywood babe won the “Best Actress” Award at Cannes for her role in Melancholia, directed by Lars Von Trier. Kirsten Dunst dazzled in a lovely dress as she attended the Palme d’Or Winners photo call during 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

The big screen beauty was clad in a glitzy strapless embellished and feathered dress from Chanel Spring 2010 Couture collection. The diva paired her amazing dress with a pair of black pointy heels by Valentino.
Very gorgeous, Kirsten Dunst accessorized her look with classic and stylish Chanel jewelry. She opted for flawless makeup, red lipstick and looked fabulous at the event.
Stunning, Kirsten Dunst wore her hair in a chic short ponytail. So, what are your thoughts about Kirsten Dunst red carpet dress? Hot or Not?

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Top 5 highest paid models in the world

It`s raining models, and for the models it raining money! As Forbes comes out with a list of the top paid models of the world, here is the list of top five models starting from the highest paid.

No 1: Gisele Bündchen ($45 million)
Gisele Bundchen
Topping the list is Brazilian super hot beauty Gisele Bündchen who earned a massive $45 million, over twice the amounut made by her closest competitor. The 30-year old ex-Victoria's Secret model is also now Mrs. Tom Brady, and a mother of one. Her brand endorsements include H&M, Dior, Versace, Procter & Gamble's and a “percentage of sales from the Ipanema flipflops bearing her name”.

No 2: Heidi Klum ($20 million)
Heidi Klum
Nowhere close, but competing well is the German Model Heidi Klum. Another ex-Victoria's Secret model, her $20 million income comes from TV projects, fashion lines and big brand endorsements.

No 3: Kate Moss ($13.5 million)
Kate Mos
Kate Moss, once a bad girl in the fashion circuit is all set to take the fashion world by storm with her high-profile modeling assignments and designing assignments. Her income can be attributed to a design deal with the U.K.'s TopShop. Her brand portfolio includes names like Dior, Vogue Eyewear, Cidade Jardim, Longchamp, David Yurman, Rimmel and YSL.

No 4: Adriana Lima ($8 million)
Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima is one of the faces that have been retained by Victoria's Secret catalogues and catwalks. Also known one of the sexiest models in the world, the Brazilian beauty attributes her income to brands like Spanish luxury brand Loewe, Brazilian fashion brand Forum. Married to basketball player Marko Jaric, Lima is also the spokesperson of Megacity by Votsu and has collaborations with Ricardo Tischi of Givenchy.

No 5: Alessandra Ambrosio ($5 million)
Alessandra Ambrosio
Another Brazilian Victoria's Secret Angel that makes it to the list is Alessandra Ambrosio. Lending her face for brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino and Brazilian sportswear brand Colcci that saw her pair up with Ashton Kutcher. The two also walked the ramp for the Fashion Week at Sao Paulo. The stunning lass was also picked to for an international jeans campaign for Carlos Miele.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) takes on zombies, mermaids... and Penelope Cruz...


Details
Release Date: May 20, 2011; Rated: PG-13; Length: 141 Minutes; Genre: Action/Adventure; With: Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp; Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures


STARRING Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane
DIRECTED BY Rob Marshall

Those who know the backstory of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now understand that you need to be very brave, or very foolish, to film in a jungle. And Coppola didn't have to deal with 3-D cameras. ''I couldn't decide if we were stupid or pioneers,'' says director Rob Marshall, who kicked off the production of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in some of Hawaii's leafier locales before moving to L.A., Puerto Rico, and London. ''But there's nothing like doing it for real and not being on a stage with a green screen.'' Marshall (Chicago) replaces Gore Verbinski, who opted to leave the franchise after directing the first three films. Other fresh faces include Ian McShane, who plays the evil Blackbeard, and Penélope Cruz, who portrays Blackbeard's daughter, Angelica. There is also a new quest, for the Fountain of Youth — plus zombies and mermaids.

Of course, Johnny Depp returns as Capt. Jack Sparrow, and Keith Richards reprises his role as Jack's father. ''We needed his character back,'' says Depp of Richards. ''That was one of the things I felt very strongly about.'' What was it like to hang out with the Rolling Stones legend again? ''It was perfection!'' laughs Depp. Marshall relished the chance to work with Richards too. ''I did not expect him to be so funny,'' says the director. ''After one take I said, 'Keith, you're such a good actor.' He said, 'You should see my Hamlet!''' —Clark Collis

'Titanic' in 3D gets release date

A 3 D re-release of James Cameron’s Titanic will sail in to theaters April 6, 2012. The release celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ship’s historic first and last voyage. “There’s a whole generation that’s never seen Titanic as it was meant to be seen, on the big screen,” Cameron said in a statement. “And this will be Titanic as you’ve never seen it before, digitally re-mastered at 4K and painstakingly converted to 3D. With the emotional power intact and the images more powerful than ever, this will be an epic experience for fans and newcomers alike.”

“This new presentation of Paramount’s top-grossing film is particularly special because 2012 is the 100th anniversary of our studio,” said Brad Grey, chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. “Paramount has had the pleasure of introducing audiences to some of the all-time classics of cinema during that century of moviemaking and we cannot think of a better way to mark the occasion than with this re-release of Titanic.”

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thai Beef Salad

1 lb tender beef steak, such as top sirloin.

For the salad:
1/2 red onion thinly sliced
1 tomato, cut into wedges
1 cucumber, peeled, cut lengthwise in half and thinly sliced
1-2 Thai bird’s-eye chilies or according to taste (I use 1-2 serrano chilies)

For the sauce:
1/4 cup Thai fish sauce
1/4 cup lime juice
2 - 3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
1/4 cup chopped scallions

Grill beef until medium to well-done. Slice thinly on the bias and set aside. Combine all the salad ingredients and add the sliced beef. Make the sauce by mixing together all the ingredients and toss with the salad.

Serve over a bed of green lettuce (e.g. Romaine) whole or chopped, or place individual servings over a large lettuce leaf.

Variations - Mint and sliced shallots can be added to the salad. Grilled shrimp or calamari may be substituted for the beef. Instead of lettuce, the salad may be served with a wedge of fresh cabbage. Palm sugar (or any other sugar) may be added for a slight touch of sweetness.


Source: www.slowtrav.com

Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively: New Couple Alert!!!

Looks like something is cooking between Hollywood hunk, Leonardo DiCaprio and American actress, Blake Lively. 36-year-old Titanic actor, who separated from his sexy girlfriend Bar Refaeli earlier this month, was seen spending some romantic time with Blake Lively.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively were photographed together at the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc in relaxing and very romantic mood. This new Hollywood couple was seen sharing a hug and a few laughs on a yacht during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 17.

23-year-old Blake was wearing a stylish short white outfit while Leonardo was clad in a cool casual look. Although, they were not alone on the water, but from the pics they look like they love each other, don’t they? ;) .


The couple was joined by some friends including Steven, Kate and Lukas Haas while on the water.

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Israeli model Bar Refaeli broke up after nearly four years and went their separate ways.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively met last November when director Baz Luhrman met with them to discuss his film adaptation of The Great Gatsby.

So, what are your thoughts about Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively as a couple? :)

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Ruwa: A $5.5 Million Soft Drink Aimed At UAE's Wealthiest

Drinking alcohol in Islamic countries in the Middle East is considered unlawful. UK firm Beverage Company got the idea to conquer the UAE market by launching the world’s most expensive booze-free tipple named Ruwa. It is meant for those who do not wish to drink booze yet have a taste of the fine life.

Price per bottle is whopping 20 million Dirham ($5.5 million). Hand-carved crystal decanter containing Ruwa is encrusted with 8.000 diamonds, 200 rubies and two bars of white gold. John Edgar, Beverage Company boss, says he is optimistic it will be a hit in the Middle East. He said: This is the first luxury halal drink on the market. It is being marketed at high-end individuals, hotels and establishments.

If you have a problem to find a $5.5 million, there is also a low-budget version at just 3 million Dirham ($817,000).

It tastes of elderflower. And rose. It’s very different and has quite a strong taste, said Edgar. And of course, if you buy a bottle, we will provide refills.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Phoenix Legend - Tashi Delek (English Translation)

This song is a masterpiece that combines musical elements of Tibetan folk music and Hip-Hop & Rock.
Tashi Delek in Tibetan means "Greeting!" or "Best wishes!"
Phoenix Legend is a Chinese popular music duo, consisting of a female singer Ling Hua (玲花), who is an ethnic Mongolian Chinese from Inner Mongolia and sings in both Mandarin Chinese and Mongolian, and a male rapper Zeng Yi (曾毅), who is an ethnic Han Chinese from Hunan. The Phoenix Legend has used many different musical styles in their songs (for example, Tibetan ethnic music, Dai ethnic music, Uyghur ethnic music, Zhuang ethnic music, Mongolian ethnic music, Rap, Rock, etc). The basic musical element of this song is Tibetan folk music.



English lyrics translated from Chinese (see below for lyrics in Chinese):
Title: Everything Goes Well (Tashi Delek)
Composer: Dong, JianLi (董建利)
Lyricist: Chen, Shu & Chen, Daobin (陈树,陈道斌)
Vocalists: Phoenix Legend [Band] (凤凰传奇)


(Singer: Ling Hua)
A place far away,
A place nearest to the sky,
A place where you can pick up stars,
It is the Heaven in legends.

Hei-ya-la-so, Hei-ya-la-so, Ya-yi-ya-yi-ya-yi-ei
Let me step into your warm heart,
To kiss the fragrance of Kesang flower. (Explanation: Kesang flower means "flower of fortune" in Tibetan)
Silently I stare at you,
Stare at your sacred light of snowy mountains.

Tashi Delek (Explanation: Tashi Delek in Tibetan means hello/greeting)
My hometown.
I had the happiest time there.
I think of you day and night.
You are in my dream; you touch my soul.
I miss you with the deepest love.

(Singer: Zeng Yi)
Let me step into your chaste dream.
To see your natural appearance and enjoy your melodious music.
Let me listen to your songs from the Heaven,
To feel your unconstraint joy and your happy time.

(Singer: Ling Hua)
Let me embrace your soulful singing,
Running out are my happy tears.
Following the direction of sound of songs in the wind,
My soul flies to the remote place far away from here.

Tashi Delek, my hometown.
I had the happiest time there.
I think of you day and night.
You are in my dream; you touch my soul.
I miss you with the deepest love.

Tashi Delek, my hometown.
I had the happiest time there.
It is natural and untrammeled.
It is peaceful and harmonious.
It is the Heaven in my dream.
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By the way, the lyrics are very beautiful and touching. This MV contains some beautiful sites of Tibet, such as Potala Palace (Bu Da La Gong in Chinese), Namtso Lake (Na Cuo Hu in Chinese), the Himalayas (Xi Ma La Ya Shan Mai in Chinese), Yamdrok Lake, (Yang Hu in Chinese)


鳳凰傳奇 Phoenix Legend [Band] - 吉祥如意 Tashi Delek
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Chinese Lyrics 中文歌词:

很远很远的地方
天空离大地最近的地方
伸手能摘下星星的地方
传说中的天堂

嘿呀拉索嘿呀拉索
让我轻轻走近你温暖的心房
去亲吻格桑花开的芳香
默默默默我再次的把你凝望
望着你雪山圣洁的光芒

扎西得勒我的家园
我快乐的地方
朝思暮想魂牵梦绕
我深情的把你向往

让我轻轻走进你清纯的梦乡
你自然的模样你和谐的乐章
让我好好听听你天籁的歌唱
你自由的飞扬你快乐的时光

让我慢慢融入你深情的歌唱
让幸福眼泪自由的流淌
紧紧追寻风中歌声的方向
飘向那遥远遥远的地方

扎西得勒我的家园
我快乐的地方
朝思暮想魂牵梦绕
我深情的把你向往

扎西得勒我的家园
我快乐的时光
自然奔放和谐安详
我梦想的天堂

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Kate Middleton put her wedding dress on public display


Catherine Middleton, or the Duchess of Cambridge had quite a lavish wedding that was viewed and enjoyed by the world. And now the Duchess is paying her homage to the skilled ‘British craftsmanship’ of Sarah Burto who created her £ 250,000 wedding dress, by putting it up on display for the world to enjoy. A Clarence House spokeswoman told the Scotsman "The Duchess of Cambridge is considering a number of options to give members of the public the opportunity to see close-up the skilled British craftsmanship that went into the making of her wedding dress by Sarah Burton and her team as well as the Royal School of Needlework".

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Beautiful raindrop and a positive think for a day




"Without Rain There Can Be No Rainbows"

 















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