February 2011 News Archives

Feb 28, 2011

Google Bug causes 150,000 Gmail users to lose all inbox e-mails and chats

By in Internet, Technology No comments

A bug in Google was said to have caused around 150,000 Gmail users to reset their account and lost their Inbox emails, chats and settings on Monday morning, as reported by different tech sites. According to Engadget, about 150,000 Gmail accounts or “less than 0.08 % of users have been affected by the bug and […]


Feb 28, 2011

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez together, holding hands at Vanity Fair Oscar party (Photo)

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez together, holding hands at Vanity Fair Oscar party (Photo)
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, United States 2 comments

Updated: March 7, 2011 1:59 a.m. Read Justin Bieber on girlfriend Selena Gomez: ‘She has the best smile in the world’ Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Photo credit: Getty Images Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were seen together holding hands at the Vanity Fair party on Sunday night, February 27, after the Oscar awards 2011, […]


Feb 28, 2011

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes History: Docks in Station for the Last Time

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes History: Docks in Station for the Last Time
By in Astronomy, Events, Science, United States, World No comments

Space Shuttle Discovery made history when it docked last Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the International Space Station one last time. This will be its terminal mission before it finally retires. It started its 39th and final flight last Thursday afternoon where thousands of people watched its launching from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Feb 28, 2011

King Abdullah to Buy Facebook for $150 Billion?

By in Current Events, Middle East, Opinion, Weird No comments

Tehrantimes reported that King Abdullah, Saudi Arabian King, who had recently come back to Saudi Arabia from a medical treatment in Morroco, apparently tried to buy Facebook for $150 Billion dollars. It aims to stop the different out of control revolt that is now happening in the Middle East. Reports also say that King Abdullah […]


Feb 28, 2011

83rd Academy Awards (Oscars 2011) Highlights and Favorite Quotes

83rd Academy Awards (Oscars 2011) Highlights and Favorite Quotes
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States No comments

The winners for the 83rd Academy Awards (Oscars 2011) were announced on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theater at Hollywood and Highland Center, in Los Angeles. Oscar 2011 hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco Photo credit: Winter/Getty Images The most prestigious Hollywood event was televised on ABC TV Network, and shown in over […]


Feb 28, 2011

Oscars Winners 2011: 83rd Academy Awards Winners List

Oscars
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies No comments

Here is the list of Oscar winners for the 83rd Academy Awards as published on their official website. Image Credit: Oscars.org Actor in a Leading Role – Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” Actor in a Supporting Role – Christian Bale in “The Fighter” Actress in a Leading Role – Natalie Portman in “Black Swan” […]


Feb 28, 2011

Tunisia Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigns, as protests continue

Tunisia Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigns, as protests continue
By in Africa, Current Events, International, Politics, World No comments

Tunisia interim Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has resigned from his post as street protests continue in the past few days, according to international news sites on Sunday. Tunisia PM Mohammed Ghannouchi Photo credit: AllVoices.com Ghannouchi, who was leading Tunisia since President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country on January 14, announced his resignation […]


Feb 27, 2011

2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards winners: Natalie Portman and ‘Black Swan’

2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards winners: Natalie Portman and ‘Black Swan’
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States 1 comment

Natalie Portman and her film ‘Black Swan’ and were among the big winners for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 26, 2011, which was held at the Santa Monica beach, California. Natalie Portman wins Photo credit: SpiritAwards.com Natalie Portman, apparently being noted as very strong candidate for Best Actress in the Oscars […]


Feb 27, 2011

Mud Volcano, Lusi in Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia to Erupt Until 2037

Lusi mud volcano
By in Asia, Natural Disasters, Science, World No comments

A mud volcano in Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia is expected to erupt until 2037, several international news sites reported on Friday. The volcano named “Lusi” which was reported to have displaced more than 13,000 families first erupted on May 29, 2006. It buried homes, schools and farmlands over seven square kilometers.


Feb 27, 2011

UFC 127 Results: Jon Fitch vs B.J. Penn Resulted to a Majority Draw

UFC 127: Penn vs Fitch
By in Australia, Mixed Martial Arts, Sports, World No comments

The fight between Jon Fitch and B.J. Penn in UFC 127 resulted to a majority draw. One judge had it at 29-28 for Fitch, but the other two judges made it a majority draw with a score of 28-28. UFC fans in Sydney, Australia were said to be disappointed and booed the decision.