Paris Hilton My BFF Sound Track, Tara Grinstead Former Beauty Queen Missing Since 2005, Etc...

Paris Hilton photo embedded from Photobucket.com

Paris Hilton My BFF Audio Sound Track: Paris Hilton premiered her latest single My BFF on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show Tuesday morning. My BFF, which Paris Hilton co-wrote with Benji Madden, is the theme song of her new MTV reality show My New BFF, debuting tonight (September 30) at 10 PM on MTV.

Tara Grinstead, a 30-year-old teacher and former Beauty Queen from Georgia, is missing since a 2005 October's dinner party. Anyone having the clues to find Grinstead can call 229-468-TIPS. Tara’s family offered a reward $200,000 — $100,000 for her safe return and $100,000 for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for abducting Grinstead.

Katie Holmes sings and dances as a character of non-profit attorney with a mysterious case and some musical ability on ABC's musical show Eli Stone 21st October.

Sienna Miller photo embedded from Photobucket.com

Sienna Miller got $30,000 out-of-court settlement and an apology article from Daily Star over a scandalous paparazzi photo published on 11th September, which she claimed violated her privacy.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are said to be planning to adopt their seventh child from Namibia or one of the more impoverished countries in Latin America, possible Bolivia or Paraguay.

It's a bird, it's plane, it's…Stephen Colbert! The Comedy Central comedian appears in issue No. 573 of The Amazing Spider-Man.

Bruce Springsteen Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009

Bruce Springsteen Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009! Classic rock star Bruce Springsteen will perform at the halftime show of 43rd Super Bowl at Raymond James Stadium on February 1, 2009 in Tampa, Florida, the NFL and the game broadcaster NBC confirmed.

Photo of Bruce Springsteen who will perform at Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009
Bruce Springsteen picture (embedded from Photobucket.com)

Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band is scheduled to have a 12-minute long performance, and expected to be watched by more than 140 million viewers. 

Picture of Rocker Bruce Springsteen and  E Street Band who will perform at Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009
Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band Picture (embedded from Photobucket.com)

Thanks to Janet Jackson's infamous boob-baring wardrobe malfunction by Justin Timberlake in 2004, all female vocal artists seemed unofficially banned on the show. Since then only male artists such as Rolling Stones, U2, Paul McCartney, Prince and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performed at the show during the past several years.

Photo of rocker Bruce Springsteen who will perform at Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009
Bruce Springsteen picture (Photobucket.com)

We can't wait to watch Bruce Springsteen Superbowl XLIII Halftime Show On February 1, 2009. To that time, his “Tougher Than the Rest,” “Glory Days,” “Born to Run” and Cover me are most wanted!

Capturing Old New York

Offering another look at the vanishing, old, rustic look of New York City, Dave Itzoff writes about the popularity of filming in New York City because of film tax credits, incentives and the variety of locations. Later on in the article, he talks about location scouts that look around the city for amazing location possibilities. He ends the article with this:

While they juggle the needs of their shows with the demands of residents, many producers say they are also scrambling to capture the rustic and unglamorous portions of the city, which are gradually being trampled beneath the march of gentrification.

The old New York Shipyard in Red Hook, once a go-to spot for shows that needed a hardscrabble, industrial edge, recently became the home of an Ikea furniture store.

“Often,” said Mr. Ross of “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “I’ll send a scout out to someplace and I’ll say, ‘It’s a really great old warehouse. My guy will go out there and they’re like, ‘Nothing’s there any more. It’s gone.’ ”

Janet Jackson Hospitalized for Sudden Illness in Montreal

Janet Jackson Rock Witchu Tour photo

Janet Jackson Hospitalized for Sudden Illness in Montreal! Janet Jackson, the Discipline star, was hospitalized because of an disclosed illness in Montreal, Canada, according to the various reports. The 42-year-old singer who is on her Rock Witchu Tour became suddenly ill during the sound check and had to be rushed to a hospital, calling off her performance late Monday at the Centre Bell of the Montreal City. Janet Jackson who is now being monitored will reschedule the show to a later date. Wish Jackson a soon recovery!

Protecting the Palestinians

In this Reuters article about Israeli settler violence against the Palestinians, Nahla Makhlouf, a Palestinian residing in the West Bank, was given a video camera by the Israeli Rights Group B'Tselem to record vigilante settler violence. During an encounter, the camera lens broke, but the audio kept recording.

Yoav Gross of B'Tselem said the settlers can be heard giving the army a one-minute ultimatum to act against the Palestinians or they would do the job themselves.

"They started counting one, two, three...," he said. "They were giving orders to the soldiers, not the other way around."

One Israeli human rights lawyer, Michael Sfard, says most soldiers do not realize they have not only the right but also the duty, as the occupying power, to defend Palestinians.

It's sad that the IDF doesn't realize what they're supposed to do as soldiers.

Lino Donato Is Texas Poteet City Sex Offender Mayor

Lino Donato Is Texas Poteet City Sex Offender Mayor! Lino Donato indicted and arrested last week on charges he had improper contact with a child, has since missed three consecutive council meetings, and was removed from his position Monday evening by the Poteet City Council. Shame on Lino Donato!
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MotoGP live Streaming Part II

whaa...ternyata banyak banget respon yang aku terima tentang posting si MotoGP live Streaming!

sebelumnya aku minta maaf yang sebesar-besarnya, cukup lama aku gak update blognya, sampe-sampe aku gak perhatiin ada komen baru. maaff.... bener-bener minta maaf


oke, BTT. streaming motoGP yang dari link BBC.co.uk itu sekarang dah beda dibandingkan yang aku post ituh. waktu posting itu aku buat, di halaman depannya udah ada link langsung ke BBC LIVE. dari situ aku masuk ke live streaming MotoGP, karena udah langsung masuk ke halaman dimana live bisa langsung dipilih dan gampang.

sekarang, karena desainnya dah beda jauh sama yang kemarin, sekarang kalo mau liat si streaming ini kudu masuk dulu k BBC sport ... linknya ada di bagian bawah...kalo gak mau dibilang hampir bawah banget sih. di bagian explore the BBC


nah, di halaman selanjutnya, di bagian kiri bawah, lagi2 tempatnya di bawah, ada 'sport on bbc iplayer'
lanjuuuttt....dsini ini tempatnya si live streaming. terakhir aku coba buka waktu gak ada balapan, dia cuma UK service. so, kita gak bisa nonton, tapi ada live streaming F1 dan aku coba, bisa!!!

jadii...silahkan dicoba langsung waktu ada balapannya...


LINK KOMPLIT ADA DISINI...

monggo lho, dicobaaaa..... ^_^

Britney Spears Adnan Ghalib Tape, Laura Bush Car Accident Killed A Man In Texas, Etc...

Britney Spears Adnan Ghalib Photo embedded from Photobucket.com

Britney Spears' ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib is trying to sell the alleged two-hour tape featuring himself and Britney wearing nothing but a pink wig in Mexico.

First Lady Laura Bush seemed to be a bad driver, a new report buzzing the whole internet yesterday said she as a teenager girl ran a stop sign in 1963, killing a man in Texas during the fatal car accident.

Mindy McCready is going back to jail 60 days for violating her probation for prescription drug fraud in June on 30th, September.

Paris Hilton Fairy Dust Ad Campaign Photos

Paris Hilton Fairy Dust Ad Campaign Photos: Paris Hilton is launching her fifth fragrance Fairy Dust in mid October.

Iggy Pop enjoys a stroll with his specially-customised black Crocs on the French Riviera, Cannes.

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren whose pink bikini picture recently is a hot topic of the internet has signed on to star as a former Mossad agent in a Hollywood remake of the Israeli film Ha-Hov (The Debt). Director John Madden who directed previously directed Shakespeare in Love, said, "Helen Mirren is the perfect choice for the central role - a national celebrity and retired Mossad agent, a formidable and dignified woman grappling with years of emotional disappointment, suddenly confronted by a powerful and unexpected choice."

Victoria's Secret new angel Marisa Miller 2009 calendar, named "The Sports Illustrated Marisa Miller Collection 2009 Calendar," is sold for a flat USD15.

Heather Locklear Arrest Photo
Heather Locklear DUI Arrest Alcohol test (photo via KM Press Group / TMZ /CityRag)

Heather Locklear, the actress who rehabbed for depression earlier in 2008, was arrested for driving under the influence of prescription medication in Santa Barbara.

Rosh Hashanah 2008 begins today September 29th at sundown. Rosh Hashana [wikipeida], together with Yom Kippur, is one of the most important Jewish holidays. We wish all Jews including Madonna who is a follower of Judaism's Kabbalah a very Happy New Year!

Kendra Wilkinson Dominica Republic Beer Launch Event

Kendra Wilkinson went wild onstage on Saturday night in Dominica Republic.

Kendra Wilkinson Domincan party baring top photo
Proud! Kendra Wilkinson flashed boobs in Dominica (Bufeo/PerezHilton.com)
Kendra Wilkinson, who was said to be leaving Hugh Hefner, was hired to host a new beer launch event in the central American country.

To one point, Kendra Wilkinson may be energized too much by the fanatics of fans, the Girl Next Door pulled down her strapped black top, giving the audience rather than new boyfriend Hank Baskett an eyeful peek of her giant assets.

Eid & Rosh Hashanah


Photo by Rina Castelnuovo from the New York Times.

The Islamic Eid and Jewish Rosh Hashanah both fall within the same week this year: Rosh Hashanah is tonight and I believe Eid is either Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on the moon. Ethan Bronner takes a look at the overlapping religious holidays and how it comes into play in Jerusalem this year. There is something lacking within the article itself. Bronner is, in my opinion, focusing too much on the Jewish side of it, with only one quote from a Palestinian Muslim. However, the feature photo is amazing.

Jen Schefft Joe Waterman Engaged, Wedding Planned in 2009

Jen Schefft Joe Waterman Engaged, Wedding Planned in 2009! Jennifer Schefft, the Bachelorette of ABC's match-making show season 3in, was engaged to her boyfriend Joe Waterman and planned a wedding in Chicago in 2009.

Jen Schefft and boyfriend Joe Waterman picture
Jen Schefft Joe Waterman picture (People.com)

"I'm so excited and so happy [that I engaged to Waterman]. ...I guess it's true things move fast when you meet the right person," Jennifer Schefft told to People recently.

Schefft, 32, and Joe Waterman, 35, both from Ohio, began dating this February after meeting up at a blind date. Waterman is a trader and gave Jen any flowers but never roses. The pair is currently living in Chicago, Illinois.

Jen Schefft & ex-boyfriend Andrew Firestone 

Jen Schefft was previously proposed (pic above) by Andrew Firestone [wikipedia] on The Bachelor earlier in 2003. The pair moved to stay together in California but broke up in December of the same year.

Jen Schefft former boyfriend Andrew Firestone and wife Ivana Bozilovic
Andrew Firestone and wife Ivana Bozilovic (picture embedded from Nachofoto.com)

Andrew Firestone is now married with model & actress Ivana Bozilovic who some say is a Jen Schefft  look-alike.

Woman Breasts Shaped Light Switch (Pic)

woman breast shaped switch

But this is the most exotic switch I ever saw! I did not expect even a light switch can be so NSFW. Link

Tina Fey Amy Poehler SNL "Sarah Palin Katie Couric Interview"

Tina Fey Amy Poehler SNL "Sarah Palin Katie Couric Interview"! Comedian Tina Fey who won Emmys days ago, and Amy Poehler brought the audience a hilarious Sarah Palin Katie Couric Interview on Saturday (Sep. 27) night. The skit was out of a true interview of Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin by CBS news anchor Katie Couric on September 25. Enjoy!

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin pic
Tina Fey as Sarah Palin in SNL on Sep. 27


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True Sarah Palin Katie Couric Interview

Matilda Rose Solely Inherited Heath Ledger's Entire Fortune, etc....

Matilda Rose was solely granted the inheritance of father Heath Ledger's wealth.

Lauren Bosworth celebrated 22nd birthday at TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas

Bet on when Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johannson will divorce.

Jessica Alba brought daughter Honor Marie to supermarket

Leighton Meester Gotham Magazine cover photo celebrating party

Dita Von Teese is 36 years old on September 28, 2008

Tina Fey's Sarah Palin Saturday Night Live Skit on Sep. 27, 2008

Amy Winehouse lego photo embedded from Photobucket.com

Amy Winehouse Has an Itchy Crotch

Madonna fired $249,750 for the over-timing of Sticky and Sweet tour at Wembley Stadium

Denise Milani and her gold boobs photos

Get Smart actress Anne Hathaway looks stunning in a see-thru dark purple top.

Ranae Shrider tape star Verne "Mini Me" Troyer romanced with sexy model Dominique Arganese, but Arganese was seen cheating Troyer for hitching Jackass actor Wee Man.

Lucy Pinder Zoo Magazine Lingerie Pictures

Beautiful actress Jennifer Esposito nude scenes

gemma-atkinson-2009 bikini calender pic

2009 Bikini Calendar photos of Gemma Atkinson, MU C. Ronaldo's former girlfriend.

Anne Hathaway Sex Life Interview in Esquire Magazine?

Anne Hathaway Sex Life Interview in Esquire Magazine? Some gossip blogs are buzzing that actress Anne Hathaway had talked about her sex life with Esquire magazine.

Get smart actress Anne Hathaway picture

Get smart actress Anne Hathaway picture
Anne Hathaway
Yikes! The 25-year-old The Devil Wears Prada star reportedly confessed in an upcoming interview with the mag she had some a sensual sex life-- a$$ intercourse. Miss M. from Esquire told Celebdump

Anne Hathaway

...the sexy "Get Smart" star states that one of the most sensual experiences in her life was anal intercourse with her boyfriend. She says "every woman should try it, otherwise they miss out on something amazing". She also speaks about significance of the first time and the trustworthy partner and how the anal penetration makes her feel feminine in a very special way. ...

Ouch, when seeing Anne Hathaway biting former boyfriend Raffaello Follieri's nipple, we already believed Anne Hathaway was a little cheeky, but apparently she would have been much more cheeky than what we originally thought if Celebdump's claim was true.

Update: Anne Hathaway anal sex interview on Esquire magazine is false, from Celebitchy:

There’s a rumor going around that actress Anne Hathaway frankly discusses anal sex in an upcoming interview with Esquire Magazine. The quote, which is completely fabricated, is so amusing that there’s no way it can be true. [...]

I knew this uh, smelled false but it’s a story we couldn’t pass up, so I contacted the editors at Esquire through their online form. They let me know that this isn’t true and it sounds like they don’t even have an interview with Hathaway coming up. They said through e-mail: “That interview does not appear in an upcoming issue of Esquire magazine.”

So we have our answer.

Scarlett Johansson Ryan Reynolds Wedding: Ryan Reynolds Scarlett Johansson Married in Canada

Scarlett Johansson Ryan Reynolds Wedding: Ryan Reynolds Scarlett Johansson Married in Canada!

Scarlett Johansson Ryan Reynolds
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds Married! Photo embedded from Photobucket.com

Scarlett Johansson, the Lost in Translation star, has married to Canada-born actor Ryan Reynolds in a low-key ceremony in Vancouver on Saturday September 27, according to the media reports.

"The small wedding took place at a remote wilderness resort outside Vancouver - with the limited guest list including Scarlett’s mother, Melanie Sloan, and her brother, Adrian Johansson,” a spy told Us weekly.

Alanis Morissette Ryan Reynolds, Photo
Ryan Reynolds and former girlfriend Alanis Morissette attended the De Lovely event at Loews Lincoln Square of New York City, on June 21, 2004. (Picture credit: Anthony G. Moore/PR Photos)

This is the first marriage for both. Scarlett Johansson, 23, was pop the question by Ryan Reynolds in May. Johansson and Reynolds began dating since February 27 after the 31-year-old actor axed a relationship with rocker Alanis Morisette who is currently pregnant with an disclosed gentleman's kid.

10 Kota Mati paling mengerikan di Dunia

apa kabarr???
wie geht's ? ups, lama tidak mengucapkan kalimat terakhir ituh. fufufuf... tadinya post kali ini aku mau ngebahas tentang Tugas akhirku, tapi...ada sesuatu yang menurutku lebih menarik.

baru saja aku ngebuka e-mail di salah satu forum milis yang aku ikutin. dari judulnya dah menarik "10 kota Mati...". kenapa menarik? well, aku mungkin kurang begitu tau yah tentang yang namanya urban design. well, one thing i know for sure, urban design tu selalu berusaha menciptakan sebuah tata kota yang nyaman ditinggali buat calon penggunanya. kalo dah ada yang bilang 'KOTA MATI', pasti para Urban designer langsung bergidik dan buru-buru berkata, " itu pasti bukan sayah yang ngerancang..." kekekeke. (sotoy bener ni anak! ~.~)

oke, so let's get started.

1. KOLMANSKOP ( Namibia ) : Dikubur dalam Pasir

Kolmanskop adalah sebuah kota mati di selatan Namibia , beberapa kilometer dari pelabuhan Luderitz. Di tahun 1908 Luderitz mengalami demam berlian, dan orang-orang kemudian menuju ke padang pasir Namib untuk mendapatkan kekayaan dengan mudah. Dalam dua tahun terciptalah sebuah kota yang megah lengkap dengan segala prasarananya seperti kasino, sekolah, rumah sakit, juga dengan bangunan tempat tinggal yang eksklusif yang berdiri di lahan yang dulunya tandus dan merupakan padang pasir.

Tetapi setelah perang dunia pertama, jual beli berlian menjadi terhenti, ini merupakan permulaan berakhirnya semuanya. Sepanjang tahun 1950 kota mulai ditinggalkan, pasir mulai meminta kembali apa yang menjadi miliknya. Papan metal yang kokoh roboh, kebun yang cantik dan jalanan yang rapi dikubur dibawah pasir, jendela dan pintu bergeretak pada setiap engselnya, kaca-kaca jendela terpecah membelalak seperti menunjukan kehancuran pada hamparan pasir yang menjulang.

Sebuah kota mati baru telah dilahirkan, sampai saat ini masih nampak sepasang banguna yang berdiri, juga terdapat bangunan seperti sebuah teater masih dalam kondisi yang sangat baik, dan sisanya, rumah-rumah tersebut hancur digerus pasir dan menjadi deretan rumah-rumah hantu yang menakutkan.


2. PRYPIAT ( Ukraine ): Rumah para pekerja Chernobyl

Prypiat adalah sebuah kota besar di daerah terasing di Ukraina Utara, merupakan daerah perumahan para pekerja kawasan nuklir Chernobyl . Kawasan ini mati sejak terjadinya bencana nuklir Chernobyl yang menelan hamper 50.000 jiwa. Setelah kejadian, lokasi ini praktis seperti sebuah museum, menjadi bagian dari sejarah Soviet. Bangunan apartement (empat merupakan bangunan yang belum sempat ditempati), kolam renang, rumah sakit, dan banyak bangunan yang lain hancur. Dan semua isi yang terdapat dalam bangunan tersebut dibiarkan ada di dalamnya, seperti arsip, TV, mainan anak-anak, meubel, barang berharga, pakaian dan lain-lain semua seperti kebanyakan milik keluarga-keluarga pada umumnya.


Penduduk hanya boleh mengambil dokumen penting, buku dan pakaian yang tidak terkontaminasi oleh nuklir. Namun sejak abad 21, tidak lagi ada barang berharga yang tertinggal, bahkan tempat duduk dikamar kecilpun dibawa oleh para penjarah, banyak dari bangunan yang isinya dirampok dari tahun ke tahun. Bangunan yang tidak lagi terawat, dengan atap yang bocor, dan bagian dalam bangunan yang tergenang air di musim hujan, semakin membuat kota tersebut benar-benar menjadi kota mati. Kita bisa melihat pohon yang tumbuh di atap rumah, pohon yang tumbuh di dalam rumah.


3. SAN ZHI ( Taiwan ): Tempat peristirahatan yang futuristik


Disebelah Utara Taiwan , terdapat sebuah kampong yang futuristic, pada awalnya dibangun sebagai sebuah tempat peristirahatan yang mewah bagi kaum kaya. Bagaimanapun, setelah terjadi banyak kecelakaan yang fatal pada masa pembangunannya akhirnya proyek tersebut dihentikan. Setelah mengalami kesulitan dana dan kesulitan para pekerja yang mau mengerjakan proyek tersebut akhirnya pembangunan resort tersebut benar-benar dihentikan ditengah jalan. Desas-desus kemudian bermunculan, banyak yang bilang kawasan kampung tersebut menjadi tempat tinggal para hantu, dari mereka yang sudah meninggal.


4. CRACO ( Italy ): Kota pertengahan yang mempesona

Craco terletak didaerah Basilicata dan provinsi Matera sekitar 25 mil dari teluk Taranto . Kota pertengahan ini mempunyai area yang khas dengan dipenuhi bukit yang berombak-ombak dan hamparan pertanian gandum serta tanaman pertanian lainnya. Ditahun 1060 ketika kepemilikan lahan Craco dimiliki oleh uskup Arnaldo pimpinan keuskupan Tricarico. Hubungan yang berjalan lama dengan gereja membawa pengaruh yang banyak kepada seluruh penduduk. Di tahun 1891 populasi penduduk Craco lebih dari 2000 orang, waktu itu mereka banyak dilanda permasalahan social dan kemiskinan yang banyak membuat mereka putus asa, antara tahun 1892 dan 1922 sekitar 1300 orang pindah ke Amerika Utara. Kondisi pertanian yang buruk ditambah dengan bencana alam gempa bumi, tanah longsor serta peperangan inilah yang menyebabkan mereka bermigrasi massal.

Antara tahun 1959 dan 1972 Craco kembali diguncang gempa dan tanah longsor. Di tahun 1963 sisa penduduk sekitar 1300 orang akhirnya dipindahkan ke suatu lembah dekat Craco Peschiera, dan sampai sekarang Craco yang asli masih tertinggal dalam keadaan hancur dan menyisakan kebusukan sisa-sisa peninggalan penduduknya.


5. ORADOUR-SUR- GLANE ( France ): the horror of WWII


Perkampungan kecil Oradour Sul Glane di Perancis menunjukan sebuah kondisi keadaan yang sangat mengerikan. Selama perang dunia ke II, 642 penduduk dibantai oleh tentara Jerman sebagai bentuk pembalasan atas terhadap perlakuan Perancis waktu itu. Jerman yang waktu itu sebenarnya berniat menyerang daerah di dekat Oradour Sul Glane tapi akhirnya mereka menyerang perkampungan kecil tersebut pada tanggal 10 Juni 1944. menurut kesaksian orang-orang yang selamat, penduduk laki-laki dimasukan kedalam sebuah gudang dan tentara jerman menembaki kaki mereka sehingga akhirnya mereka mati secara pelan-pelan. Wanita dan anak-anak yang dimasukan ke dalam gereja, akhirnya semua mati tertembak ketika mereka berusaha keluar dari dalam gereja. Kampung tersebut benar-benar dihancurkan tentara Jerman waktu itu. Dan sampai saat ini reruntuhan kampung tersebut masih berdiri dan menjadi saksi betapa kejamnya peristiwa yang terjadi saat itu.


6. GUNKANJIMA ( Japan ): the forbidden island

Pulau ini adalah salah satu dari 505 pulau tak berpenghuni di Nagasaki Daerah Administratsi Jepang, sekitar 15 kilometer dari Nagasaki . Pulau ini juga dikenal sebagai "Gunkan Jima" atau pulau kapal perang. Pada tahun 1890 ketika suatu perusahaan (Mitsubishi) membeli pulau tersebut dan memulai proyek untuk mendapatkan batubara dari dasar laut di sekitar pulau tersebut. Di tahun 1916 mereka membangun beton besar yang pertama di pulau tersebut, sebuah blok apartemen dibangun untuk para pekerja dan juga berfungsi untuk melindungi mereka dari angin topan.


Pada tahun 1959, populasi penduduk pulau tersebut membengkak, kepadatan penduduk waktu itu mencapai 835 orang per hektar untuk keseluruhan pulau (1.391 per hektar untuk daerah pusat pemukiman), sebuah populasi penduduk terpadat yang pernah terjadi di seluruh dunia.

Ketika minyak tanah menggantikan batubara tahun 1960, tambang batu bara mulai ditutup, tidak terkecuali di Gunkan Jima, di tahun 1974 Mitsubishi secara resmi mengumumkan penutupan tambang tersebut, dan akhirnya mengosongkan pulau tersebut. Pada tahun 2003 pulau ini dimbil sebagai setting film "Battle Royale"� dan mengilhami sebuah game popular "Killer"


7. KADYKCHAN ( Russia ): memories of the Soviet Union

Kadykchan merupakan salah satu kota kecil di Rusia yang hancur saat runtuhnya Uni Soviet. Penduduk terpaksa berjuang untuk mendapatkan akses untuk memperoleh air, pelayanan kesehatan dan juga sekolah. Mereka harus keluar dari kota itu dalam jangka waktu 2 minggu, untuk menempati kota lain dan menempati rumah baru. Kota dengan penduduk sekitar 12.000 orang yang rata-rata sebagai penambang timah ini dikosongkan. Mereka meninggalkan rumah mereka dengan segala perabotannya. Jadi anda dapat menemukan mainan, buku, pakaian dan berbagai barang didalam kota yang kosong.


8. KOWLOON WALLED CITY ( China ): A lawless city

Kota besar Kowloon yang terletak di luar Hongkong , China Dulunya diduduki oleh Jepang selama perang dunia II, yang kemudian diambil alih oleh penduduk liar setelah Jepang menyerah. Pemerintahan Inggris ingin China bertanggung jawab terhadap kota ini, karena kota tersebut menjadi kota yang tidak beraturan dan tidak taat pada hukum pemerintah. Populasi tidak terkendali, penduduk membangun koridor lybirint yang setinggi jalan yang penuh tersumbat oleh sampah, bangunan yang sangat tinggi sehingga membuat cahaya matahari tidak bisa menyinari. Seluruh kota disinari dengan neon.

Kota tersebut penuh dengan rumah pelacuran, kasino, rumah madat dan obat bius dan kokain, banyak terdapat makanan-makanan dari daging anjing dan juga terdapat pabrik-pabrik rahasia yang tidak terganggu oleh otoritas.Keadaan ini akhirnya berakhir ketika di tahun 1993, diambil keputusan oleh pemerintah Inggris dan otoritas China untuk menghentikan semua itu.


9. FAMAGUSTA ( Cyprus ): once a top tourist destination, now a ghost town

Varosha adalah sebuah daerah yang tidak diakui oleh republic Cyprus Utara. Sebelum tahun 1974 Turki menginvasi Cyprus , daerah ini merupakan daerah wisata modern di kota Famagusta . Pada tiga dekade terakhir, kota ini ditinggalkan dan menjadi kota mati. Di tahun 1970-an, kota ini menjadi kota tujuan wisata utama di Cyprus . Untuk memberikan pelayanan yang memuaskan kepada para wisatawan, kota ini membangun berbagai bangunan mewah dan hotel.

Ketika tentara Turki menguasai daerah tersebut, mereka menjaga dan memagari daerah tersebut, tidak boleh ada yang keluar masuk kota tersebut tanpa seijin dari tentara Turki dan tentara PBB. Rencana untuk kembali mengembalikan Varosha ke tangan kendali Yunani, namun rencana tersebut tidak pernah terwujud. Hampir selama 34 tahun kota tersebut dibiarkan dan tidak ada perbaikan. Perlahan bangunan-bangunan tersebut hancur, metal mulai berkarat, jedela pecah, dan akar-akar tumbuhan menembus dinding dan trotoar. Kura-kura bersarang di pantai yang ditinggalkan. Di tahun 2010 Pemerintahan Turki bermaksud untuk membuka kembali Varosha untuk para turis dan kota kembali bisa didiami dan akan menjadi salah satu kota yang paling berpengaruh di uatara pulau.


10. AGDAM ( Azerbaijan ): once a 150,000 city of people, now lost

Kota besar Agdam di Azerbaijan adalah salah satu kota besar yang populasi penduduknya mencapai 150.000 orang. Namun kemudian hilang setelah pada tahun 1993 sepanjang perang Nagorno Karabakh. Walaupun kota ini tidak secara langsung menjadi basis peperangan, namun kota ini tetap mendapatkan efek dari perang tersebut, dengan menjadi korban dari sikap para Armenians yang merusak kota tersebut. Bangunan-bangunan dirusak dan akhirnya ditinggalkan penghuninya, hanya menyisakan masjid-masjid yang masih utuh berdiri. Penduduk Agdam sendiri sudah berpindah ke area lain, seperti ke Iran .

Sacha Baron Cohen Milan Catwalk Intruding Video

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Sacha Baron Cohen Arrested Over Hijacking Milan Catwalk
Sacha Baron Cohen hijacks Milan fashion week! -- Dressed in a head-to-toe velcro suit and wearing a blonde wig, Sacha Baron Cohen, the 37-year-old Borat actor, caused a stir by storming the catwalk during the show of Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada on 25th September in Milan, Italy. Baron Cohen was hauled away by Italian police to a nearby station but released without charge later. The comedian is in Milan filming her new film Bruno, where Cohen's character is a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter. click play button above to check out the footage showing Sacha Baron Cohen's T-Stage antics captured on the Milan Fashion Week.

Britney Spears Womanizer Audio & Lyrics

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Britney Spears Circus Album Cover Pic

Britney Spears Womanizer Audio & Lyrics -- Womanizer, the first single off Britney Spears' new album Circus which is due out on 2nd December, has been officially premiered this morning on NYC radio station Z100. Youtube user TheLegendaryBritney has uploaded the new song's audio onto the online video portal, click play button above to listen or go here to download the sound of Britney Spears singing Womanizer.

Lyrics:

Superstar
Where you from, how's it going?
I know you
Gotta clue, what youre doing?
You can play brand new to all the other chicks out here
But I know what you are, what you are, baby


Look at you
Gettin' more than just re-up
Baby, you
Got all the puppets with their strings up
Fakin' like a good one, but I call 'em like I see 'em
I know what you are, what you are, baby


Womanizer, woman-womanizer, you're a womanizer oh
womanizer oh, you are a womanizer baby
you you you are
you you you are
Womanizer, Womanizer, Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
You got me, baby
You're oh so charming, honey
But I cant do it
Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
You say I'm crazy
I got you crazy
You're nothing but a womanizer


Daddy-O
You got the swagger of champions
Too bad for you
You just can't find the right companion
I guess when you have one too many, makes it hard
It could be easy who you are, but that's who you are, baby


Lollipop
Must mistake me as a sucker
To think that I
Would be a victim not another
Say it, play it how you wanna
But no way I'm ever gonna fall for you, never you, baby


Womanizer, woman-womanizer, you're a womanizer oh
womanizer oh, you are a womanizer baby
you you you are
you you you are
Womanizer, Womanizer, Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
You got me, baby
You're oh so charming, honey
But I cant do it
Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
You say I'm crazy
I got you crazy
You're nothing but a womanizer


Maybe if we both lived in a different world
It would be all good, and maybe I could be ya girl
But I can't 'cause we don't


Womanizer, woman-womanizer, you're a womanizer oh
womanizer oh, you are a womanizer baby
you you you are
you you you are
Womanizer, womanizer, Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, uh uh
I know just what you are ah ah
You got me, baby
You're oh so charming, honey
But I cant do it
Womanizer


Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
You say I'm crazy
I got you crazy
You're nothing but a womanizer


Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
Boy dont try to front, ah ah
I know just what you are ah ah
Womanizer, woman-womanizer, you're a womanizer oh
womanizer oh, you are a womanizer baby

Madonna's Towels Confiscated at Montenegro Customs

Madonna's Towels Confiscated at Montenegro Customs! Madonna has arrived in the Balkan country Montenegro for her 'Sticky and Sweet' tour's Budva city stop on September 26, but her towels have been intercepted at the border control, China Daily is reporting.

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Madonna in 'Sticky and Sweet" tour Concert at Wembley Stadium - September 11, 2008. (Image credit: PR Photos)

Though those 300 towels are for both for Madonna and tour dancers to use when coming off stage, apparently Montenegro customs officials did not think so and confiscated them simply based on the suspicion why the 4 Minutes singer needs so many, the report said.

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Madonna in 'Sticky and Sweet" tour Concert at Wembley Stadium - September 11, 2008. (Image credit: PR Photos)

"The customs people had never come across that kind of volume of towels for personal use before, or the cost given for them." A source was quoted by the Sun.

Cool Images: Airplane Washing

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Not only for myself, but also for many, this is the first time we get to know how some airplanes got washed. Link

Luis Antonio Aguero Torregosa, Cuba's Head Ring King (Pics)

Luis Antonio Aguero Torregosa, Cuba Head Ring King

From Wiresmash.com (with a photo gallery)

Ring Head Luis Antonio Aguero Torregosa [pictured above] has over 300 holes in his face, and believe it or not, he will fill all of them with metal.

This man with his extreme facial decorations is Luis Antonio Aguero, very famous in his homeplace Havana on Cuba. But not only the face of Aguero, who is known as the ‘Piercing-king’, but also his entire body is pierced with al kind off rings, some of them at very sensitive places.

Luis Antonio still has far less piercings than Brazilian fortune-telling woman Elaine Davidson (see picbelow) who is an officially Guinness recognized World's most pierced woman with >4200 piercings over and inside her body.

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World Most Pierced Woman Elaine Davidson picture (via ce.cn)

 

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