August 2012 News Archives

Aug 31, 2012

Philippines Earthquake August 31, 2012: 7.7 Magnitude Quake triggers Tsunami Alert

Philippine earthquake 2012 location
By in Asia, Natural Disasters, Science, World No comments

Philippine Quake August 31, 2012 location Image Credit: USGS Philippines was hit by a 7.7-magnitude quake in the area of eastern Samar on Friday, August 31, 2012, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has raised a level 3 tsunami alert for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Guam, […]


Aug 31, 2012

Mar Roxas is new DILG secretary, replacing Jesse Robredo; Emilio Abaya as DOTC secretary (Video)

Mar Roxas new DILG secretary
By in Local, Politics No comments

Manila, Philippines – President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III (PNoy) on Friday, August 31, 2012 appointed Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Mar Roxas as the new Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) secretary, replacing Jesse Robredo, who died after his plane crashed on August 18, 2012. Mar Roxas, making his acceptance speech as the […]


Aug 31, 2012

Jersey Shore canceled, upcoming Season 6 to be its last, MTV announces

Jersey Shore cast
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Television No comments

MTV announced on Thursday, August 30, 2012 that its reality show “Jersey Shore” will be canceled, four days after its star, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi gave birth to a baby boy named Lorenzo Dominic LaValle. This means that its upcoming Season 6 will be its last one, which will premiere this October. According to MTV on […]


Aug 30, 2012

Vincent Giordano “Hire Me” sign strategy in New York City to get a job goes viral (Photo)

Vincent Giordano hire me
By in Lifestyle, United States No comments

Vincent Giordano is a jobless man who lives in Brooklyn and is now getting a lot of attention, after he was seen in the streets of New York City almost everyday for the last month, with a “Hire Me” sign, as shown in the photo below, hoping to get a job. He has been featured […]


Aug 30, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Camera smartphone unveiled, half-phone, half voice-controlled camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
By in Camera, Smartphone, Technology No comments

Updated: December 19, 2012 9:10 p.m. Read New Samsung Galaxy Grand unveiled, Samsung Galaxy smartphone with 5-inch WVGA display South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 its new product called the Samsung Galaxy Camera, a half-phone, and a half voice-controlled camera. The announcement was made during its Unpacked 2012 IFA conference […]


Aug 30, 2012

Lindsay Lohan hotel bill worth $46,000 left unpaid, LiLo banned, but denies allegations, reports say

Lindsay Lohan
By in Entertainment, Hollywood No comments

Lindsay Lohan reportedly had an unpaid hotel bill worth more than $46,000, and is now being banned from the hotel, but the actress is denying the accusations claiming that it was not her obligation to pay that bill. Lindsay Lohan Image Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images As noted by TMZ on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, […]


Aug 30, 2012

Pattinson Sells Home He Shared With Stewart In Los Angeles

Robert Pattinson
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Robert Pattinson Image Credit: RottenTomatoes.com Robert Pattinson is selling his Los Angeles home, international news sites and blogs reported on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. According to reports, Pattinson shared the home with his Twilight co-star and former girlfriend Kristen Stewart for almost a year. Pattinson reportedly said that it has “too many memories.” Stewart has […]


Aug 30, 2012

Two-Faced Cat Pictures And Video Went Viral

Two-Faced Cat Pictures And Video Went Viral
By in Amazing, Animals, Internet, Science No comments

A two-faced cat named Venus is the latest viral sensation on the internet, international news sites reported on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Venus, as shown below, has two different eye colors, one green eye and one blue eye. Its face is half black and half calico. Her pictures go viral on Reddit, Facebook and her […]


Aug 30, 2012

Dad Who Wears Skirts Does It To Support Son

Dad who wears skirt
By in Europe, Parenting, World No comments

The dad who wears skirts Image Credit: EMMA German dad Nils Pickert wears skirts to support his son who likes to wear dresses, international news sites and blogs reported on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. According to reports, when Pickert‘s family moved to a more traditional village in southern Germany, his son expressed concerns that other […]


Aug 30, 2012

Blue Moon Friday: Last Blue Moon Until 2015 To Occur On Friday

By in Astronomy, Events, Science No comments

The last blue moon until 2015 will occur on Friday, August 31, 2012, several science news sites reported on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. However, people will not see a moon in blue color, since “blue moon” does not refer to color. Blue moon was defined as the fourth full moon in a season, and is […]