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August 18th, 2008

Phelps ‘just exhausted’ after dominating games - MSNBC

By germanifa01 - August 18th, 2008, 19:16, Category: General


A hearty shout-out from the president, tears of joy rolling down his mother’s face, a final swim stroke that nearly cost him history, football fans who wouldn’t know a backstroke from sunstroke cheering wildly for him — these are the memories Olympic hero Michael Phelps carries with him from more info

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday that Russia is playing a "very dangerous game" with the U.S. and its allies and warned that NATO would not allow Moscow to win in Georgia, destabilize Europe or draw a new Iron Curtain through the continent. But with no sign of more info

LOS ANGELES Britney Spears' recently resolved custody dispute with ex-husband Kevin Federline wasn't just messy, it was expensive. Court documents show legal bills submitted on behalf of two law firms who represented Spears total more than $466,000. That's on top of the $250,000 the 26-year-old pop more info

Delving a bit deeper into this Dan Gilgoff interview with Rick Warren, notice that the pastor essentially concedes that a) he knew Barack Obama's position on choice and that the Democratic presidential candidate wasn't going to shift that position; and b) that, of course, not defining life as more info

'Reggae power' rules as Jamaica sweeps 100 meters - Baltimore Sun

By germanifa01 - August 18th, 2008, 5:43, Category: General


BEIJING - The Olympic sprints are officially Jamaica's world, and we're all just spectators at a rollicking party. Shelly-Ann Fraser, Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart ran off with an unprecedented sweep of the women's 100-meter dash yesterday, an exhilarating victory that withstood American more info

BEIJING - Michael Phelps kept every swimsuit, every cap, and every pair of goggles he wore during nine magical days at the Water Cube. Every memory will be savored, too, from goofing off with his US teammates to bowing his head not one, not two, but eight times to receive a gold medal at the Beijing more info

(CBS/AP) Tropical Storm Fay pounded Cuba with torrential rain and wind Monday, prompting authorities to evacuate dozens of low-lying communities, cancel carnival celebrations in a central of province and warn of flooding. Forecasters said Fay, which earlier left at least five people dead in Haiti more info

When Barack Obama and John McCain offered their sharply divergent views on abortion this weekend at an Orange County church, it was a rare chance to hear the presidential rivals address one of the most contentious issues in American politics. Each has sought to steer clear of the often fierce more info

Dita Von Teese Wonderbra photos - Marie Claire

By germanifa01 - August 18th, 2008, 4:22, Category: General


Available to buy from mid September, the collection was created by Dita herself and includes three different ranges - Multi-Teese, Spot-Teese and Satin-Teese - all inspired by lingerie from the '40s and '50s. 'I am very proud of the lingerie that I more info

LUNCHTIME shoppers in Brisbane's CBD will be treated to a saucy lingerie show as part of a promotion for a new store at MacArthur Central. Honey Birdette, which is owned by Brisbane pair Eloise Monaghan and Janelle Barboza, has hired two models to more info

"Lingerie shouldn't be something you just put on for your lover; you should do it for you" she said Photo: PA Von Teese said the Wonderbra range was inspired by the glamour of the 1940s and 50s. "I love it when you can go about your daily business more info

Heads were turned in the Centrale shopping centre as live mannequin Louise wowed the crowds in the latest La Senza lingerie. Shocked passers-by double-taked as the seemingly still model, wearing a pink babydoll nightie, would wink and wave. Staff more info

Tennille Stokes started planning more than a year ahead of her wedding so that she wouldn't have to draw from her savings. She's nixed a limo, planned the ceremony and reception in one location and reduced her guest list from 250 to 100 - and even more info

WITNESS - My SUV-selling hell - Reuters India

By germanifa01 - August 18th, 2008, 3:20, Category: General



NEW YORK (Reuters) - This is a cautionary tale about selling an SUV at a time of soaring gas prices, and letting a principled stand on car ownership be undone by great acceleration. My wife Corey and I are accidental SUV owners. Until last year, when

Watch this - Guardian Unlimited
The final episode of Richard Dawkins' polemical triptych finds the uniquely vexing author in particularly igneous mood, spluttering and puffing at a selection of startled creationists and eliciting a particularly severe "hmmm" from the Archbishop of

Awesome Team GB leaves rest of the world behind - Belfast Telegraph
Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter won gold in the lightweight double sculls yesterday as Great Britain enjoyed their most successful Olympic regatta for a century and finished top of the rowing medals table. Their final tally of two golds, two silver and

Accessories are the fact - Raleigh News & Observer
Update your black dress with a skinny belt. Left, red patent leather by Merona, Target; above, cobalt blue patent leather, Fabrik. Add some curves to your shape with a wide belt. Left, plum patent leather, Lela Rose, Vermillion; above, black and

Publisher Study Finds Some IAB Video Units Excel - ClickZ
The four top-performing IAB standard video ad units have generated click-through rates above 10 percent, according to a study conducted by Break Media and its advertising partner Panache. Campaigns for Honda, T-Mobile, and truTV participated in the