It may have been only an optical illusion, but what a sight. The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrived Saturday night and glowed around the world.
In Brazil it illuminated the landmark Christ the Redeemer statue and later set behind a shanty town. In Florida, fishermen worked their lines amid the moonlight in Bal Harbour. And near Athens, tourists watched as the moon rose behind the Temple of Poseidon.
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Beck in the Oval Office this weekend?
Glenn Beck, who is mocked and made fun of by the left, has his own version of the oval office! Beck has been settling into his new studios in Dallas for the past few months. One of his new studios is the Dream Lab. This is also the home for Beck’s Oval Office.
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How many times can you actually say you’ve had a car crash into your motel room? I can honestly say that’s never happened to me! The situation happened to a guest in Sulphur’s Days Inn though! View full article »
LDL Baton Rouge
Contractors for Pinnacle Entertainment’s L’Auberge Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel completed the structural frame of the 12-story hotel on Friday.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/GNDFJO) the structure was topped off with a ceremonial tree.
“The topping off of the hotel is a highly anticipated construction milestone and demonstrates how much closer we are to our grand opening this summer,” said Mickey Parenton, vice president and general manager of L’Auberge Baton Rouge. View full article »
My Fox Philly
A mother and her three children were arrested after stripping off and running stark naked around a Pennsylvania high school parking lot, while chanting and praying to Jesus, WTXF reported.
Sarah Butler, 44, daughters Joanne, 23, and Bessie, 22, and her 14-year-old son were taken into custody Friday afternoon after the bizarre incident unfolded in front of shocked students at Upper Darby High School, just outside Philadelphia. View full article »
A leggy European model struck it big in New York several years ago but only just discovered her success, as model agency MC2 never told her that she had been made the face of Coty Cosmetics’ hair-care products … and never paid her, court papers say.
Bulgarian beauty Marina Asenova — who left New York to model in Europe in 2006 — found out she was a face of Coty during a trip to the Big Apple, when she stepped into a Duane Reade pharmacy and was astonished to see her own face smiling back at her in the hair-care aisle. View full article »
Taylor Swift looks good in a teeny bikini!
The 22-year-old country queen took a break from her Speak Now concert tour in Australia Thursday to splash around at Cottesloe beach in Perth showing off her curves in a retro black and white halter swimsuit.
Accessorizing her 50s-style suit with tortoiseshell sunglasses, The Lorax star wore her hair in a loose ponytail while going barefoot in the sand. View full article »
A window of time just opened in Yosemite National Park when nature photographers wait, as if for an eclipse, until the moment when the sun and earth align to create a fleeting phenomenon.
This marvel of celestial configuration happens in a flash at sunset in mid-February — if the winter weather cooperates. On those days the setting sun illuminates one of the park’s lesser-known waterfalls so precisely that it resembles molten lava as it flows over the sheer granite face of the imposing El Capitan. View full article »
The voices are robot feminine and they never shut up, each chirp a surreal announcement that another new iPad is about to be born.
The factory floor is spotless under the bright fluorescent lights and with hypnotic rhythm, thousands of hands reach into a conveyor belt river, bringing each gliding gadget to life one tiny piece at a time.
A supervisor will bark the occasional order in Mandarin, but on this line the machines do most of the talking while the people work in silence. View full article »