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007 Spectre

Opening: November 6, 2015

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.

Is Mantis Heading to Guardians of the Galaxy?

Woman Appear Batman vs. Superman Yesterday, word broke that James Gunn’s much-anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had added French actress Pom Klementieff to its cast in an undisclosed role. Today, Deadline has an update, suggesting that Klementieff will be playing the comic book character Mantis in the May 5, 2017 release. Created by Steve Englehart and Don Heck, Mantis made her first appearance in 1973’s Avengers #112,
but her story turned out to be even bigger than the Marvel Universe itself! As a girl, Mantis (who tends to refer to herself as “This One”) was raised under the tutelage of Kree priests, who believed that one day she would give birth to the “Celestial Messiah,” the single most important being in the entire universe. Exceptionally skilled in martial arts, Mantis was also give telepathic powers by the Kree. When she turned 18, however, Mantis was encouraged to experience a regular human existence. Her memory was wiped and she was sent to Earth where she later met the Avengers and even, for a time, joined their ranks. Read More at ComingSoon.net >>>

TRAVEL

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Four Seasons, Maui Ideal for adventure or relaxation, Maui’s natural majesty encompasses the verdant slopes of the West Maui Mountains, Haleakalā – a dormant volcano crowned by a landscape of lava rock – and the surrounding Pacific Ocean.
On the southwestern coast, Wailea’s white-sand beaches are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, whale-watching and lazy strolls along the sand. A visit confirms the truth of the local saying “Maui No Ka Oi” – Maui is the best. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea offers a unique vantage point for exploring Maui – from the natural beauty of the national park to the magic of Hawaii’s underwater world. At Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, you enjoy a unique vantage point from which to explore the sights, sounds and experiences around you. Begin with a tour of the art collection in the Resort, then visit a nearby museum, take in the natural beauty of the national park or simply enjoy a walk on the beach Read More, Four Seasons, Maui >>>

WEIRD STUFF

Yoda Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Trivia news YODA'S short tufts of hair, protruding tongue, and long, seemingly hairless legs were enough to earn it the World's Ugliest Dog title at a Northern California fair. The 14-year-old Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix won the honor at the 23rd
annual contest at the Sonoma Marin Fair. Owner Terry Schumacher of Hanford, California,, said the dog had come a long way since she was found abandoned behind an apartment building. Ms Schumacher said she first thought the pooch was a rat. Yoda's distinction comes a year after a one-eyed Chihuahua named Princess Abby claimed victory. A pedigree Chinese crested won in 2008 and another Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix was the ugliest in 2007. In past years, the winner's owner has received a $1000 cheque.

FUN

An engineer dies and reports to the pearly gates. St. Peter checks his dossier and says, "Ah, you're an engineer — you're in the wrong place." So the engineer reports to the gates of hell and is let in. Pretty soon, the engineer gets dissatisfied with the level of comfort in hell, and starts designing and building improvements. After a while, they've got air conditioning, flush toilets and escalators, and the engineer is becoming a pretty popular guy. One day God calls Satan up on the telephone and asks with a sneer, "So, how's it going down there in hell?" Satan replies, "Hey, things are going great. We've got air conditioning, flush toilets and escalators, and there's no telling what this engineer is going to come up with next." God replies, "What??? You've got an engineer? That's a mistake — he should never have gotten down there; send him up here." Satan says, "No way! I like having an engineer on the staff, and I'm keeping him." God says, "Send him back up here or I'll sue." Satan laughs uproariously and answers, "Yeah right. And just where are You going to get a lawyer?"

Online Dating

Every year there are tens of thousands of marriages that occur as a result of people meeting from an online dating service.. Whether you are looking for friendship, love and romance, or a companion for traveling and other activities, you can find all of this and more by searching for people at an online dating service. Check Out theTop 10 Online Dating Sites of 2014.

The World's Fastest Sports Car

The Hennessey Venom GT sets a new speed record to become the world's fastest sports car. The supercar set a new land speed record clocking in at 270.49 miles per hour. It narrowly beats the old record held by Bugatti's Veyron Super Sport. The record-setting run happened earlier this month at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

RELIGION

Africa abuzz ahead of Pope’s visit, Ugandan archbishop says

As his country gets ready to receive their spiritual ‘grandfather,’ Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu, Uganda said Pope Francis’ coming visit to Africa is a moment of both excitement and busy preparation.Pope Francis’ presence will strengthen the Ugandan people, the archbishop said, “giving us a sense of identity and a sense that we belong, and he is our father and we are also his children and he is guiding us to our ultimate father, God.” Pope calls Eucharist ‘antidote’ to modern ills >>>

FOOD

Crème brûlée

Is there anything more delicious than creme brulee? Creme brulee also known as burnt cream, crema catalana, or Trinity cream is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. It is normally served cold. To prepare this wonderful dessert, you'll need a shallow ovenproof dish (to make one large crème brûlée) or four brûlée dishes or large ramekins (for individual brulees). You'll also need a mini-blowtorch to caramelise the top. How to make Creme Brulee >>>

EARTH & SCIENCE

New NASA Mars Rover to Launch in 2020

Whale songs Building on the success of Curiosity's Red Planet landing, NASA has announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020.
This announcement affirms the agency's commitment to a bold exploration program that meets our nation's scientific and human exploration objectives. "The Obama administration is committed to a robust Mars exploration program," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said. "With this next mission, we're ensuring America remains the world leader in the exploration of the Red Planet, while taking another significant step toward sending humans there in the 2030s." Read More >>>

FUN FACTS

Bugatti Veyron Bugatti Veyron is by far the most expensive street legal car available on the market today has an estimated price tag of $2.3 million.
It is also the fastest street legal car when tested again on July 10, 2010 with the 2010 Super Sport Version reaching a top speed of 267 mph.
The Swedish made Koenigsegg Trevita is the second most expensive car in the world with just three units to be produced in 2011, priced at $2,173,950. Koenigsegg is currently the 4th fastest car in the world with a top speed of 245+ mph. More Fun Facts>>

WEIRD STUFF

Jellyfish swarm shuts down Swedish nuclear reactor

Trivia It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect - a huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down.
Souce: AAP. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sunday after tonnes of jellyfish clogged the pipes that bring in cool water to the plant's turbines.
The pipes have now been cleared of jellyfish and engineers are preparing to restart the reactor, which at 1,400 megawatts of output is the largest boiling-water reactor in the world, says plant operator OKG.
All three Oskharshamn reactors are boiling-water types, the same technology at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant that suffered a catastrophic failure in 2011 after a tsunami breached the facility's walls and flooded its equipment. Jellyfish are not a new problem for nuclear plants. Last year, California-based Diablo Canyon facility had to shut its reactor two after gobs of sea salp - a gelatinous, jellyfish-like organism - clogged intake pipes.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

4 ways to speed up your metabolism

1. Do not skip meals. You must eat every 3 to 4 hours. Eating regularly helps boost your metabolic rate.
2. Get training with high intensity weights circuits. When we exercise, we have this great post-exercise period called EPOC: Excessive Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption, which refers to the period in which your metabolic rate is raised after the workout.
3. Drink green tea. High in antioxidants, green tea also contains catechins, a natural component that speeds up the metabolism.
4. Improve your thyroid function. Include more seafood, nuts and seeds in your diet. These foods are high in selenium, vitamin E, iodine, zinc and copper which are essential nutrients for the thyroid.
10 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Diet >>>
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TRIVIA

Did You know ....
The world’s most expensive house is called Antilla in Mumbai, India worth $1 billion. This modern gorgeous structure is 27 floors building with 40,000 sq ft tower. It is owned by the
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CEO of Mumbai based Petrochemical Giant Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani. The building is 570 ft tall and will have 400,000 square feet of interior space. For the parking alone, the building dedicate 6 stories because Ambani has around 168 cars collection. More Trivia Facts >>>
Hard labour? Seven workers needed to change a light bulb
Whale songs
How many workers does it take to change a light bulb? Well, we finally have an answer if this photo is anything to go by. Seven. One to go up the ladder and six to stand around in high-vision safety vests. Motorist Karl Baker snapped this picture on a road in Devon, England, last week. He posted it to social media, saying: "Words fail me! Good to see Highways are helping to reduce local unemployment.'' A spokesman for Devon County Council said the seven men were employed by a private contractor, adding the work being carried out was 'not at the expense of the taxpayer', Metro reported.

Technology

Apple - Introducing Apple Pencil

When using iPad Pro, there may be moments when you want even greater precision. So we painstakingly designed Apple Pencil to expand on the versatility of Multi-Touch. And while the technology inside is unlike anything we’ve ever engineered, picking up Apple Pencil for the first time feels instantly familiar. It lets you make any number of effects, right down to a single pixel, giving you more creative freedom than ever before. The lightning-fast responsiveness of Apple Pencil separates it from other creative tools. That’s because its latency — the tiny delay between when you begin drawing and the time it appears on the screen — has been reduced to an almost imperceptible level.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT

An average residential solar system can cost between $15,000-$25,000 after rebates and incentives. Considering that you will probably spend over $72,000 in electrical bills over the next 25 years, this can be a small price to pay for solar in US. Learn More >>>

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