September 2011 News Archives

Sep 30, 2011

Calumpit Bulacan flood: 22 barangays submerged by floods, worst in 40 years

Calumpit Bulacan flood: 22 barangays submerged by floods, worst in 40 years
By in Asia, Natural Disasters, World 2 comments

Bulacan, Philippines – Twenty-two barangays in Calumpit, Bulacan were reportedly submerged by massive floods affecting almost 26,000 families, one day after typhoon Pedring left the country. Calumpit Bulacan flood Image Credit: ANC video/ABS-CBN.com As noted at local news sites on Friday, September 30, 2011, thousands of residents of Calumpit stayed on rooftops of their houses […]


Sep 30, 2011

Schwarzenegger statues as body builder being commissioned by Arnold himself, reports say

Schwarzenegger statues as body builder being commissioned by Arnold himself, reports say
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Lifestyle, United States 1 comment

Updated: October 8, 2011 3:46 p.m. Read Schwarzenegger museum in Austria inaugurated, Arnold unveils self statue (Photo) At least three Schwarzenegger statues as are now being commissioned by Arnold himself, depicting the former California governor during his time as a noted body builder. Arnold Schwarzenegger file photo Image Credit: AFP/Getty Images As noted at NY […]


Sep 30, 2011

Two-faced Cat, Recognized as Guinness’ ‘Oldest Living Janus’ Cat (Video)

Two-faced Cat, Recognized as Guinness’ ‘Oldest Living Janus’ Cat (Video)
By in Animals, Announcement, Science, World No comments

A two-faced cat turned 12 this September and the Guinness Book of World Records‘ recognized it as the ’Oldest Living Janus Cat.’ This was disclosed by international news, this month of September.


Sep 30, 2011

DPWH officials Facebook photo photoshopped criticized, agency apologizes

DPWH-Facebook-photo-photoshopped-officials
By in Asia, Weird, World 1 comment

Manila, Philippines – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was heavily criticized on Thursday, September 29, 2011 over a photo of its three officials allegedly photoshopped. Alleged photoshopped photo of DPWH officials (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Pierre Albert San Diego As noted by a civil engineer named Pierre Albert San Diego […]


Sep 30, 2011

India $35 tablet to be launched on October 5, HRD minister Kapil Sibal confirms

India $35 tablet to be launched on October 5, HRD minister Kapil Sibal confirms
By in Asia, Tablet, Technology 1 comment

Updated: October 5, 2011 11:12 p.m. Read Aakash: $35 tablet launched in India, world’s cheapest tablet, specs revealed The much-awaited $35 tablet in India, being dubbed as ‘Sakshat‘, will be launched launched this coming October 5, which will be used by students from primary schools to universities in the country. India HRD minister Kapil Sibal, […]


Sep 30, 2011

Heidi Opossum: Cross-Eyed Opossum Passed Away

Heidi Opossum
By in Animals, Science, World No comments

Heidi Cross-Eyed Opossum Image Credit: Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch Heidi the cross-eyed opossum which became famous online and offline passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, according to international news reports on that day. “The cross-eyed opossum Heidi has closed her eyes for ever,” according to the zoo officials in Leipzig, eastern Germany in a statement which […]


Sep 29, 2011

Fish using tools caught by video camera for the first time (Video)

Fish using tools caught by video camera for the first time (Video)
By in Amazing, Animals, Australia, Science No comments

A fish using tools to get its food was caught by video camera by a professor of University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), as shown in the video below, which was believed to be the first time. Fish using tools to get food Image Credit: bernardi5/YouTube As noted at Discovery News on Wednesday, September 28, […]


Sep 29, 2011

Fried Egg Nebula: Yellow Hypergiant Star’s Best Image Captured (Photo)

Fried Egg Nebula Photo
By in Astronomy, Science, World No comments

“Fried Egg Nebula“, one of the rarest classes of stars in our universe has been spotted and captured with the best image by the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile, according to Space.com report on September 28, 2011. The massive yellow hypergiant star was officially known as IRAS 17163-3907. […]


Sep 29, 2011

National Coffee Day 2011: 7-Eleven gives free coffee in US and Canada

National Coffee Day 2011: 7-Eleven gives free coffee in US and Canada
By in Lifestyle, United States No comments

Today, Sept 29, is being dubbed as National Coffee Day 2011 and 7-Eleven, Inc. is giving away free coffee to their customers in the US and Canada. 7-Eleven free coffee ad Image Credit: 7-eleven.com As noted by 7-Eleven on its official website, free medium-size cups of fresh-brewed, hot coffee will be given in their US […]


Sep 29, 2011

Rare white whale calf spotted in North Queensland, Australia (Photo)

Rare white whale calf spotted in North Queensland, Australia (Photo)
By in Animals, Australia No comments

A rare white whale calf was reportedly spotted in North Queensland, Australia, which was believed to be only few weeks old, as shown in the photo below. White whale calf, which was spotted in Australia Image Credit: Wayne Fewings As noted at Australian news sites on Thursday, September 29, 2011, the white whale calf was […]