December 2011 News Archives

Dec 31, 2011

New Year’s Eve 2012 celebration around the world, Google Doodle greets Happy New Year

New Year's Eve 2012 celebration around the world, Google Doodle greets Happy New Year
By in Asia, Europe, Internet, Lifestyle, United States, World No comments

The New Year’s Eve 2012 will be celebrated worldwide on Saturday, December 31, 2011 midnight, with Google Doodle joining the world in sending a Happy New Year greeting. As being shown now at Google.com in some countries where time zone is earlier, including the Philippines, the letters of the Google logo was replaced by a […]


Dec 31, 2011

New Year’s Eve 2012: San Jose Bakeries experience drop in bread sales

By in Asia, Business, Food, Lifestyle, World No comments

New Years Eve 2012 is not so good for bakers in San Jose, Batangas as they experienced a drop in sales of bread, specifically on loaf bread or American bread. Most bakery owners interviewed by the author said that their inventory were still averaging 10 percent as they prepare to close shop on New Years […]


Dec 31, 2011

ESPN sky camera falls during Insight Bowl, nearly hit Iowa players (Video)

ESPN sky camera falls during Insight Bowl, nearly hit Iowa players (Video)
By in Football, Sports, United States No comments

ESPN camera, nearly hitting Iowa receiver Marvin McNutt Jr (#7) Image Credit: ESPN video An ESPN sky camera fell during the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Arizona on Friday, December 30, 2011, as shown in the video below; with no one reportedly hurt. As noted at US news sites on Saturday, the ESPN camera dropped from […]


Dec 31, 2011

Katy Perry, Russell Brand split, husband files for divorce after 14 months of marriage

Katy Perry, Russell Brand split, husband files for divorce after 14 months of marriage
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, United States No comments

Singer Katy Perry and Russell Brand are now split after 14 months of marriage, after the latter filed for divorce on Friday, December 30, 2011. Katy Perry and Russell Brand Image Credit: Jeff Vespa/ Getty Images According to entertainment news sites that day, Russell Brand filed the divorce petition in a Los Angeles Superior Court, […]


Dec 30, 2011

Sears New Year Sales 2012 Offers 25% Off Kenmore Appliances Plus Instant Savings on Fitness Equipments

Sears New Year Sales 2012 Offers 25% Off Kenmore Appliances Plus Instant Savings on Fitness Equipments
By in Business, Lifestyle, Shopping, United States, World No comments

Sears New Year Sale 2012 Ads Image Credit: sears.com Sears will be having its New Year’s Sale starting December 30, 2011 and will end some of its best deals and promotions until Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Other retail stores such as WalMart, Best Buy, Target and Macy’s are giving out their best deals on New […]


Dec 30, 2011

New Year Sales 2012: Emirates Announces 25% Off Fares

New Year Sales 2012: Emirates Announces 25% Off Fares
By in Business, Lifestyle, Travel, World No comments

New Year Sales 2012 Ads of Emirates Image Credit: www.emirates.com Emirates Airlines is celebrating New Year 2012 by offering discounts on airfares to more than 100 cities when booking from now until January 9, 2012, according to reports by several international news sites, December 30, 2011. Based on reports, Emirates Airlines revealed customers can save up […]


Dec 30, 2011

Michael Jordan engaged to girlfriend Yvette Prieto

Michael Jordan engaged to girlfriend Yvette Prieto
By in Lifestyle, Sports, United States No comments

Updated: April 28, 2013 4:20 p.m. Read Michael Jordan marries again, weds Yvette Prieto in Florida Former NBA superstar Michael Jordan got engaged again on Christmas Eve and this time to his longtime girlfriend, Yvette Prieto. Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto Image Credit: Tom Donoghue/PictureGroup According to CNN on Thursday, December 29, 2011, Jordan‘s publicist, […]


Dec 29, 2011

Build-A-Bear Recalls Nearly 30,000 Teddy Bears From US and Canada

Build-A-Bear Recalls Nearly 30,000 Teddy Bears From US and Canada
By in Announcement, Business, United States, World No comments

Build-A-Bear Teddy Bears Image Credit: www.buildabear.com Build-A-Bear Workshop company is recalling nearly 300,000 colorful hearts Teddy Bears sold in the United States and Canada due to risks of choking, according to reports by several international news sites, December 29, 2011. Based on reports, US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a statement saying the black plastic […]


Dec 29, 2011

Giant Escalator: Comuna, Colombia Residents Acquire $6.7 Million Giant Escalator

Giant Escalator: Comuna, Colombia Residents Acquire $6.7 Million Giant Escalator
By in Amazing, Business, South America, World No comments

Comuna, Colombia Giant Escalator Image Credit: Luis Benavides A giant, outdoor escalator was installed at Comuna 13 shantytown as part of an urbanization plan to improve living conditions of residents in Medellin, Colombia, according to reports by several international news sites. Recent reports said Comuna 13 residents came out to celebrate and study the $6.7 […]


Dec 28, 2011

Manny Pacquiao is Featured in Cat Power’s Music Video “King Rides By”

Manny Pacquiao is Featured in Cat Power’s Music Video "King Rides By"
By in Announcement, Boxing, Entertainment, Music, Sports, World No comments

Manny Pacquiao is featured in a music video by Cat Power entitled “King Rides By,” as reported by U.S. entertainment sites, December 27, 2011.Power’s music video shows Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in one of his training sessions, boxing a punching bag.