Archive | March, 2012

The Internet Sure Is Interesting – 3/30

30 Mar

The Internet Sure Is Interesting” is a Monday through Friday link dump consisting of odd news, fun sites, cool videos and everything in between.  If you have something interesting you found on the Internet send me an email at ImTribute@gmail.com.

[Cool Video] – Huge Foot Piano Duo – Toccata & Fugue in D minor – Bach

[Funny News] – Millionaire Is Worried it Will Be Awkward When She Demands Money from Homeless Man

[Weird News] – Lawsuit of the Day: McDonald’s Turned Me Into a Hooker

[Funny Read] – 5 Things Nobody Tells You About Having a Career

[Weird Product] – Bacon Coffin for $2,999.99

Tribute To Beauty: Emily Blunt

30 Mar

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English actress best known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), and The Adjustment Bureau (2011). She has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, two London Film Critics’ Circle Awards, and one BAFTA Award. She won a Golden Globe Award for her work in the BBC television drama Gideon’s Daughter (2007).

Tribute To Beauty” is a daily tribute to all the classy, gorgeous, wonderful women of this world. Each day I will feature a new image of an elegant female that I find to be outstandingly beautiful. If you have any suggestions for future posts email me at ImTribute@gmail.com.

World Of Art: The Sun Will Never Shine By Arbebuk

30 Mar

World Of Art” is where I feature one piece of art every day, usually something that is visually striking that I feel deserves more attention. If you have some art that you want showcased email me at ImTribute@gmail.com. You can check out some more of Arbebuk’s work here.

China’s Popular Urine-Soaked “Virgin Boy Eggs” Are Touted As Having Medicinal Benefits

30 Mar

“Virgin boy eggs” or eggs boiled in the urine of prepubescent boys preferably under the age of 10 are a popular spring time snack in China’s northeast city of Dongyang located in the middle of Zhejiang Province.

The eggs are believed to provide remarkable health benefits such as reducing body heat, enhancing blood circulation and reinvigorating the body.

“If you eat this, you will not get heat stroke. These eggs cooked in urine are fragrant,” Ge Yaohua, 51, owner of one of the more popular “virgin boy eggs” stalls, told Reuters. “They are good for your health. Our family has them for every meal. In Dongyang, every family likes eating them.”

Ge who has been making the snack for more than twenty sells each egg for 1.50 yuan, which is about $0.24 and twice the price of the regular eggs he also sells, says that the “Tong Zi Dan” eggs are popular because it its fresh and salty taste. Read the whole story here.

Video Of The Day: Ron Burgundy Announces ‘Anchorman 2’

30 Mar

It’s time to get classy again, San Diego. Will Ferrell confirmed on Wednesday night that the long-awaited sequel to his 2004 comedy, “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” is a go.

Video Of The Day” is a daily post featuring a new interesting, weird, or entertaining video. It might be a sports clip, prank video, or something totally random that I thought was worthwhile. If you have a video that you think I’ll like send me an email at ImTribute@gmail.com.

The Internet Sure Is Interesting – 3/29

29 Mar

The Internet Sure Is Interesting” is a Monday through Friday link dump consisting of odd news, fun sites, cool videos and everything in between.  If you have something interesting you found on the Internet send me an email at ImTribute@gmail.com.

[Movie Trailer] – Bully Trailer (Documentary 2012)

[Odd News] – Man cuts off foot, throws it in furnace to avoid job assignment

[Odd News] – NYC Dept. Of Education Wants 50 ‘Forbidden’ Words Banned From Standardized Tests

[Weird Tech] – Tooth Tattoos Will Tell When You’re Ill

[Odd News] – Real-life ‘Hamburglar’ strikes at Maine McDonald’s

Tribute To Beauty: Milla Jovovich

29 Mar

Milla Jovovich (born Milica Jovović December 17, 1975) is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designer. Over her career, she has appeared in a number of science fiction and action-themed films, for which music channel VH1 has referred to her as the “reigning queen of kick-butt”.

Milla Jovovich began modeling when Gene Lemuel convinced Herb Ritts to shoot her for the cover of Lei magazine.Richard Avedon featured her in Revlon’s “Most Unforgettable Women in the World” advertisements, and she continued her career with other campaigns for L’Oréal cosmetics, Banana Republic, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, and Versace. In 1988, she had her first professional acting role in the television film The Night Train to Kathmandu, and later that year, she appeared in her first feature film, Two Moon Junction. Following more small television appearances such as the “Fair Exchange” (1989) and a 1989 role as a French girl (she was 14 at the time) on a Married… with Children episode and film roles, she gained notoriety with the romance film Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991). She appeared in 1993’s Dazed and Confused, before a short hiatus. Jovovich then acted alongside Bruce Willis in the science fiction film The Fifth Element (1997), and later played the title role in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). In 2002, she starred in the video game adaptation Resident Evil, which spawned four sequels: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and Resident Evil: Retribution (2012).

In addition to her modeling and acting career, Jovovich released a music album, The Divine Comedy in 1994. She continues to release demos for other songs on her official website and contributes to film soundtracks; Jovovich has yet to release another album. In 2003, she and model Carmen Hawk created the clothing line Jovovich-Hawk, which ceased operations in early 2008. In its third season prior to its demise, the pieces could be found at Fred Segal in Los Angeles, Harvey Nichols, and over 50 stores around the world. Jovovich also has her own production company, Creature Entertainment.

Tribute To Beauty” is a daily tribute to all the classy, gorgeous, wonderful women of this world. Each day I will feature a new image of an elegant female that I find to be outstandingly beautiful. If you have any suggestions for future posts email me at ImTribute@gmail.com.

World Of Art: Dancing With Butterflies By Pygar

29 Mar

World Of Art” is where I feature one piece of art every day, usually something that is visually striking that I feel deserves more attention. If you have some art that you want showcased email me at ImTribute@gmail.com. You can check out some more of Pygar’s work here.

Gang Of Blonde Kidnappers Arrested In Brazil

29 Mar

Over the weekend, São Paulo police arrested 3 members of an unlikely gang of criminals known as the “Gang of Blondes.” The group of criminals is thought to include six “really pretty” blondes who wreaked havoc around the city by robbing and assuming the identity of fellow beautiful blondes, police chief Joaquim Dias Alves told BBC Mundo.

The six women are young, middle class, and educated, according to the police. According to BBC Mundo, the women follow fellow blondes out of shopping centers to their cars, where they steal their credit cards, security codes, and other valuables. One member of the group then assumes the identity of their victim, buying electronics and designer clothes, while the remaining members hold the victim at gunpoint. Read the whole story here.

Video Of The Day: Tenacious D – To Be The Best

29 Mar

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Video Of The Day” is a daily post featuring a new interesting, weird, or entertaining video. It might be a sports clip, prank video, or something totally random that I thought was worthwhile. If you have a video that you think I’ll like send me an email at ImTribute@gmail.com.

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