Killer Tornadoes in the U.S. Midwest

Earlier than normal wave of killer tornadoes, at least 80, swept through the Midwest and South U.S., typically known as the Tornado Alley, which started on Friday, March 2, 2012 and lasted over the weekend. Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Kentucky are the hardest hit states in the Midwest. At the last count death toll stands […]

Davy Jones and the Monkees

A private burial is planned for 66 year old Davy Johns in Florida where he died on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from a massive heart attack. David Thomas “Davy” Jones was born on December 30, 1945 in Openshaw, Manchester, England. He started his acting career at age 14 and his musical career in “Oliver”, a […]

The Artist, a silent movie

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards commonly known as Oscars are scheduled for February 26, 2012 in Los Angeles. The front runner for the Best Picture of the Year Award is “The Artist”. The French made black and white silent movie is marketed and distributed by Weinstein Company. Before the Oscar nomination, […]

Syrian Uprising

Syrians are engaged in an internal struggle to over throw the authoritarian President Bashar al-Assad’s government since January 2011. The Syrian uprising is simultaneous with other Arab Spring struggles in the region. Assad came into power after his father’s, Hafez al-Assad, death. His brother is the leader of the Syrian army. So far, over 6,000 […]

Celebrating President’s Day

Almost all Americans will have a day off on “President’s Day”. The 90th Congress of the United States were trying to streamline a holiday for its forefathers specially for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln passed a new law, The Uniform Monday Holiday Act, declaring third Monday of each February as President’s Day which went into […]