January 2011 News Archives

Jan 31, 2011

World Stock Market drops, crude-oil prices rise, as Egypt protests continue to worsen

By in Business, International, Politics, Stock Market, World 2 comments

The world stock market has dropped and crude-oil prices went high, as protests in Egypt against President Hosni Murabak continue to worsen, with foreigners planning to leave the country immediately, stock market experts say. According to business news sites, the FTSE in London dropped on Monday morning, by 37 points to 0.6% to 5843, while […]


Jan 31, 2011

The 7th Asian Winter Games 2011 Opening Ceremony in Astana Kazakhstan

By in Asia, Current Events, Sports No comments

The Asian Winter Games 2011 held its opening ceremony at Astana Arena in Astana, Kazakhstan. It was the first time that Kazakhstan hosted the Winter Games. The games will start from January 30 up to February 6, 2011.


Jan 31, 2011

Swiss Acrobat Freddy Nock walks on cable car wire 10,000 ft above, without harness and safety net (Photo)

Swiss Acrobat Freddy Nock walks on cable car wire 10,000 ft above, without harness and safety net (Photo)
By in Europe, Weird No comments

Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock walked on a cable car in Switzerland at the height of more than 10,000 ft on Saturday, apparently without a safety harness and no safety net to catch him if he falls down, as shown in the photos below. According to international news sites, the 45-year old rope artist completed his […]


Jan 31, 2011

Kevin Durant calls Chris Bosh ‘fake tough guy’ after Thunder vs Heat game

By in Basketball, Sports, United States, World No comments

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC) superstar, Kevin Durant, had a verbal tussle against Miami Heat‘s Chris Bosh in the first quarter of the Heat vs Thunder game, on Sunday, January 30, 2011, according to NBA.com. The Heat wins the game against the Thunder, 108-103, after Eddie House hit his lone shot of […]


Jan 31, 2011

Egypt protests continue, foreign countries to send planes for evacuation

Egypt protests continue, foreign countries to send planes for evacuation
By in Africa, International, Politics No comments

Updated: January 31, 2011 6:19 p.m. Read World Stock Market drops, crude-oil prices rise, as Egypt protests continue to worsen Cairo, Egypt – Protests in Egypt is now on its seventh day, and tens of thousands of Egyptians still continue to rally in the streets who are shouting to a common tune, that President Hosni […]


Jan 31, 2011

British actor Henry Cavill is the next Superman, The Man of Steel

British actor Henry Cavill is the next Superman, The Man of Steel
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States 1 comment

Updated: March 18, 2011 11:45 p.m. Read Kevin Costner to play Clark Kent’s father Jonathan in new Superman movie British actor Henry Cavill is the new Superman, as announced by Warner Bros on Sunday, and was published at international entertainment news sites. Henry Cavill Photo credit: Warner Bros. Henry Cavill, 27, was said to have […]


Jan 31, 2011

Houston Chevron Marathon and USATF Half Marathon Winners 2011

By in Sports, United States No comments

The Annual Chevron Houston Marathon 2011 took place on January 30, 2011, with the starting line at the George Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston. Cash prizes are at stake, as disclosed by sports sites, January 29, 2011.


Jan 31, 2011

Sears Great Valentines Day Promo Features 14 Days of Sweet Deals Offer

Sears Valentines Day Promo
By in Lifestyle, Shopping No comments

Sears Valentines Day Promo Image Credit: Sears.com Sears Valentines Day promo offers a wide range of gift ideas with their 14 Days of Sweet Deals offer. Customers can choose from jewelry and watches, sports wear, fragrance and cosmetics, electronics, toys, flowers and many more with their affordable and discounted prices. Some of the best Valentines […]


Jan 31, 2011

Merrick Pet Care recalls Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat for possible Salmonella contamination

Merrick Pet Care recalls Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat for possible Salmonella contamination
By in Animals, Health, United States No comments

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas, with the knowledge of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), voluntarily recalls all lots of Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat up to lot # 10364. Texas Taffy pet treat recall Photo credit: MerrickPetCare.com According to FDA official website on Friday, the company is recalling the Jr. Texas Taffy […]


Jan 30, 2011

Mountain climber falls from 1,000 ft found alive and still standing

Mountain climber falls from 1,000 ft found alive and still standing
By in Europe, Lifestyle, Weird No comments

A mountain climber in UK was reported to have fallen from 1,000 feet (300 meters), but was found alive and still standing, who apparently have suffered only a few cuts and bruises, as reported at British news sites on Sunday. Image Credit: Sky News Online According to the report, a mountain climber named Adam Potter […]