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Manchester United face Schalke on the road to Wembley

Manchester United fans might want to consider their choice of London hotels for the Champions League final after their semi-final tie was confirmed.
German underdogs Schalke 04 defeated defending Champions Inter Milan 2-1 last night (Wednesday April 13th), giving them a 7-3 aggregate victory, while United eased past Chelsea after beating them 2-1 in the second leg at Old Trafford the night before.
The pair will now play for a place in the final at Wembley Stadium, with the first leg happening in Germany on Tuesday April 26th, and the second leg at Old Trafford on Wednesday May 4th.
In the other semi-final Spanish giants Barcelona will entertain Real Madrid, with the two legs coming as part of four meetings between the El Classico clubs in the next few weeks.
Real Madrid last night completed their 5-0 aggregate demolition of Tottenham Hotspur, while Barcelona did likewise when they travelled away to Shakhtar Donetsk, cruising through 6-1 over the two legs.
The final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday May 28th, with many expecting Manchester United to face favourites Barcelona..

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April 14, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Fake Egg Sold In Malaysia

George Town (The Star/ANN) – Malaysian enforcement officers have carted away 378 eggs from three stalls at the Pulau Tikus market following claims that fakes were being sold there.
Seven officers from the Penang Domestic Affairs, Co-operatives and Consumerism Department seized three trays comprising 90 eggs from each of the stalls.
A four-member team from the State Health Department has also collected more samples.
The seizures came in the wake of Thursday’s news report that fake eggs, allegedly filled with chemicals, were found in the state of Penang.
Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) president S.M. Mohamed Idris said a housewife complained that she bought a tray of 30 eggs for 11 ringgit at the market but found they did not smell like real eggs and were tasteless.
A Domestic Trade Department spokesman said the samples would be sent to the Chemistry Department or the Veterinary Services Department for analysis.
He said the case, a first of its kind, would be investigated under Section 3 (1)(b) of the Trade Description Act 1972.
A Health Department spokesman said they received instructions to investigate following numerous complaints and news reports.
Egg seller Lim Beng Poh, in her 60s, said eggs at her stall were from her brother Lim Chong Teng’s poultry farm in Titi Serong, Balik Pulau.
“We are sure the fake eggs are not from our stall,” she said.
At the farm, Chong Teng’s wife Tham Siew Kean, 50, said they reared 7,000 chickens which produced about 5,000 eggs a day.
Another egg seller Tan Shuan Soon, 56, dismissed the reports of fake eggs, claiming that an egg’s texture would change between seven and 10 days.
The Star reporter tasted a boiled egg at the CAP’s office and found that it was “not awful but tasteless”.
“Unlike the real ones that have the smell of an egg being boiled, the fake ones were odourless,” she said.
Mohd Idris tried to separate the yolk from the egg white but the yolk broke into smaller pieces.
“In a real egg, the yolk can easily be removed whole,” she said – yahoo news

April 10, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Zuckerberg changes his relationship status

London, March 25 : Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has finally confirmed that he has been dating Priscilla Chan for the past seven years.
The 26-year-old has updated his Facebook status to ‘in a relationship’ to reflect the fact he is taken, reports the Daily Mail.
He added that the change had been “long overdue” but did not explain why he had waited so long.
Observers, however, have noted that often when couples become “in a relationship” on the social network and “engaged” status soon follows.
Zuckerberg and Chan, a Chinese-American from the Boston suburbs, started seeing each other when they were both studying at Harvard University.
Following the new update, Chan’s Facebook page also revealed that the pair started their relationship on November 7, 2003, just days after Zuckerberg’s infamous Facemash stunt at Harvard.
He was nearly expelled from the university after hacking into different colleges’ websites and taking pictures of all the female students, placing them next to each other and asking other students to ‘rate’ their attractiveness.-Yahoo News

March 27, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Nasa Confirms: Japan Earthquake Shifted Earth’s Axis and Shortened The Day

NASA confirms: Japan earthquake shifted Earth’s axis and shortened the day!9 earthquake on the Richter scale that shook Japan Friday, March 11, Earth’s axis has moved about 17 cm and a day shortened by 1.8 microseconds, as the scientists at NASA.
According to calculations made ​​by scientists from NASA, the Earth’s mass distribution changes shortened the day.

Richard Gross, a researcher at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory ofNASA , along with his team have put in place a comprehensive geological model to realize a preliminary theoretical account of how the earthquake affected Earth’s rotation in Japan, fifth in intensity from 1900 onwards.
The calculations also indicated that the terrible earthquake in Japan would be changed Earth’s axis position with 17 cm in the direction of133 degrees east longitude (east).
NASA informed through a press that both figures will probably change as you have available more accurate data about the quake.

Read more: http://scienceray.com/technology/nasa-confirms-japan-earthquake-shifted-earths-axis-and-shortened-the-day/#ixzz1HmViVsKe

March 27, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strong quake hits myanmar

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) – A large 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar near the border with northern Thailand on Thursday, killing one woman, police and witnesses said.

Witnesses said the tremors were felt in Bangkok, central Myanmar and as far away as the Vietnam capital of Hanoi where people were evacuated from tall buildings.

Police said a 53-year-old woman in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, had been killed when one wall of her house collapsed. Hospital officials said there were no other deaths or injuries reported.

The quake was centered 111 km (69 miles) north of the town of Chiang Rai, Thailand’s northernmost province.

“In my 40 years, I never felt an earthquake this strong. A glass broke and I had to hold on to a pillar,” Thanawan Sisukniyom, a retired teacher in Mai Sai, told Reuters by telephone.

Witnesses in Chiang Mai, the country’s second-largest city, reported no immediate damage, but said the earthquake was felt strongly.

A witness in the Myanmar town of Tachilek, which borders Chiang Rai, said parked motorcycles fell to the ground and cracks were seen in the road.

TPBS television said electricity was cut off in parts of Mae Sai. The earthquake was shallow at a depth of 6.2 miles.

Chiang Rai province is a sparsely populated, hilly area that forms part of the famous “Golden Triangle,” known for growth of illicit opium and where Myanmar, Laos and Thailand meet.

Somchai Baimuang, deputy director of the Thai meteorological department, urged the public not to panic.

“It’s too soon to tell if there is any damage,” he told Reuters. “Aftershocks are possible in the next two days.”

Residents left their homes in the Myanmar capital Naypyitaw and the biggest city, Yangon. No deaths or injuries were reported.

“Many people fled their homes and laid down on the ground outside away from the buildings. We are still sitting on the ground since there are several aftershocks,” a resident in Kentung, 50 miles west of the epicenter, told Reuters by telephone.

“In some buildings, TV sets fell off the tables and shrine altars fell down. I don’t know anything about the casualties but I think there will be a lot of damage to properties,” he added.

(Additional reporting by Aung Hla Tun in Yangon and Ambika Ahuja in Bangkok; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Sugita Katyal) -Reuters

March 24, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ipad 2 by Apple

Steve Jobs announced the new Apple tablet. The iPad will be two 33% thinner than its predecessor, will have dual-core processor, two cameras and begins to be sold in the U.S. on March 11 with the same price as the first version.

The tablet, which will be sold in black or white, received the new processor from Apple, the A5, which besides having two cores, promises to double the performance. On the outside, the device was redesigned and slimmed down 33%, to 8.8 mm thick, less than the iPhone 4. Its weight now is 580 grams.

Another novelty is the 30-pin HDMI port to stream content in full HD – cable for transmission will cost $ 39 U.S.. Even with the updates, Apple holds the promise of 10 hours of continuous use of iPad 2 and one month in stand-by.

The iPad 2 will have the same price of the first version of the iPad. The Wi-Fi version will cost $ 499, U.S. $ 599 and $ 699 for the 16GB model, 32GB, 64GB, while the 3G version will cost $ 629, U.S. $ 729 and $ 829. The device goes on sale in the U.S. on March 11 and arrive in 26 more countries on March 25.

Despite looking more fragile and hoarse voice, Steve Jobs did not spare the competition. After announcing that the first iPad sold 15 million units, the CEO of Apple said its App Store has 65 000-oriented applications for the tablet, compared to 100 Android Honeycomb.

To further intensify the competition with Android, which would flood the market with tablets of various companies, Jobs joked with Galaxy Tab, Samsung, saying doubt that 2 million of these handsets have been sold. For him, 2011 will be the “iPad 2 year” and not “the year of the copies,” while the screen showed the logo of brands like HP, BlackBerry, Samsung and Motorola.

Via: ZDNet.

March 24, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Rahim, Eskay and Shuib unmasked as men behind video

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Chik, Datuk Shazryl Eskay Abdullah and Datuk Shuib Lazim have been unmasked as the mysterious Datuk T in the sex video scandal that has hogged the headlines since Tuesday.

They said the moniker stood for “Datuk Trio”, or Three Datuks, as they all had the title, and demanded that an all-party royal commission of inquiry be set up to investigate their claim that the video footage was genuine.

Rahim and Eskay came out in the open after Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul, who is Shuib’s nephew, exposed the trio’s identity at a press conference and said they had shown him the video at another hotel here.

Johari of PKR said he was sure that the man in the video was not his party boss Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Eskay shot back: “I know it is Anwar because I was there. My face is in the video.”

Meanwhile, police have started investigations into the sex video scandal following the report lodged by Anwar they interviewed several journalists who were shown the video on Monday – TheStarOnline

March 24, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Education DG: 2010 SPM results best in four years

Education DG: 2010 SPM results best in four years.

March 23, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gambar Perodua myvi baru 2011??

March 23, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Easiest way to add facebook share on wordpress

► Follow these short, easy directions to set it up on your blog:

1) Your Dashboard

2) Settings

3) Sharing

4) Under “Available Services” click “Add a new service”

5) For “Service Name”, type in Facebook

6) For “Sharing URL”, copy this link ► http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=%post_url%

7) For “Icon URL”, copy this link ► http://cdn.iconfinder.net/data/icons/Classy_Social_Media_Icons/16/facebook.png

8) Click the “Create Share” button

9) Drag and drop your Facebook SHARE button to either the “Enabled Services” section below the “Available Services” OR over to the right with the WordPress SHARE button.

10) Now, simply click the right down arrow on the Facebook button (not the button you JUST created; the other one provided by WordPress) and choose the “LIKE” option, save everything at the bottom of the page and you’re all set.

You now have both the SHARE and LIKE options available to you at the bottom of your posts.

March 23, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

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