January 2013 News Archives

Jan 31, 2013

Lykan Hypersport: First Arab Supercar from Dubai Debuts at 2013 Qatar Auto Show (Photo)

Lykan Hypersport: Arab Dubai Supercar
By in Automobile, Business, Middle East, World No comments

Lykan Hypersport Credit: W Motors The Arab world will finally have its own supercar with the entry of Lykan Hypersport by W Motors, a Dubai-based car manufacturer. Lykan Hypersport, a luxury sports car, is aimed to compete with the style of Lamborghini cars. W Motors, a start up car maker, will debut its Lykan Hypersport […]


Jan 31, 2013

Artist hides $12K in gallery: Tomas Georgeson hides check in Milton Keynes Gallery

By in Arts, Europe, Lifestyle, World No comments

An artist hides $12K inside a gallery of paintings and arts in London on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Tomas Georgeson of Buckinghamshire reportedly left a blank check for $12,600 inside the Milton Keynes Gallery to attract visitors. According to Georgeson the $12K check is hidden among his paintings and other arts inside the gallery. The […]


Jan 31, 2013

Real-life ‘Jaws’ off Hamptons: Great white shark Mary Lee tracked by OCEARCH

Real-life 'Jaws' off Hamptons
By in Animals, Science, United States, World No comments

A real-life “Jaws” off Hamptons was reportedly tracked by OCEARCH on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The great white shark, named Mary Lee, was being traced by OCEARCH, a nonprofit organization in Utah, using a real-time technology tracker. Mary Lee Credit: OCEARCH Mary Lee is reportedly a 16-foot, 3,456-pound Carcharodon carcharias species. Based on OCEARCH‘s map, […]


Jan 31, 2013

Wii U price cuts not being considered, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata says, despite low sales in 2012

Wii U price cuts not being considered, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata says, despite low sales in 2012
By in Asia, Business, Gaming, Technology No comments

No Wii U price cuts will be made. This is what Nintendo President Satoru Iwata reportedly emphasized on a meeting with investors, a day after the Japanese gaming giant company announced that its sales declined in the three quarters of 2012 and cut its sales projections for 2013 for the Wii U, 3DS, and DS […]


Jan 31, 2013

Ravens cheerleader barred from 2013 Super Bowl over weight issues? Online petition for Courtney Lenz cries foul

Ravens cheerleader barred from 2013 Super Bowl over weight issues? Online petition for Courtney Lenz cries foul
By in Lifestyle, United States No comments

Courtney Lenz, a Ravens cheerleader, was barred from performing at 2013 Super Bowl allegedly over weight issues. An online petition was created and demanded Baltimore Ravens that she should be reinstated. Lenz, 23, has been cheerleader for the team since she was 18 years old, when she was still a college freshman. Baltimore Ravens cheerleader […]


Jan 31, 2013

14 mph speed limit in Colorado town being considered to reduce traffic problem

14 mph speed limit in Colorado town being considered to reduce traffic problem
By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States No comments

A 14 mph speed limit in a residential area in a town in Colorado is now being considered for implementation by local officials, in an attempt to push drivers to slow down while traveling in the West End area, avoiding heavy traffic and congestion of vehicles at Highway 82. 14 mph speed limit sign Image […]


Jan 31, 2013

Ancient super crocodile found in Europe, fossils rediscovered in Scotland museum after 100 years

Ancient super crocodile found in Europe, fossils rediscovered in Scotland museum after 100 years
By in Animals, Europe, Science No comments

A so-called ancient super crocodile was found by scientists a long time ago, and its long-forgotten fossils have been recently rediscovered in a museum in Scotland. The remains were said to be from a prehistoric super-predator that appeared to be part-crocodile and part-dolphin, and were laid there for around 100 years. As noted at Live […]


Jan 30, 2013

Cat with eyebrows becomes Instagram hit, Sam the Cat goes viral (Photo)

Cat with eyebrows becomes Instagram hit, Sam the Cat goes viral (Photo)
By in Animals, Internet, Science, Weird No comments

Meet Sam, the cat with eyebrows, as shown in the photos below; and he is now going viral at Instagram. Well, cats really have no eyebrows, but Sam‘s two black spots on his forehead appeared to be his eyebrows. His anonymous owner created him his own Instagram account, “samhaseyebrows.” Sam, the cat with eyebrows Image […]


Jan 30, 2013

Ashley Judd splits from husband Dario Franchitti after more than 10 years of marriage

Ashley Judd splits from husband Dario Franchitti after more than 10 years of marriage
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Lifestyle No comments

Ashley Judd splits from her husband Dario Franchitti after being married for more than a decade. The 44-year old Hollywood actress and the 39-year old professional race car driver got married on December 12, 2001, via a highly private ceremony at Skibo Castle, near Dornoch, Scotland. Ashley Judd kisses Dario Franchitti, after winning the IZOD […]


Jan 30, 2013

Silver dollar sets record at auction, rare 1794 Flowing Hair silver coin sold for $10 million (Photo)

Silver dollar sets record at auction, rare 1794 Flowing Hair silver coin sold for $10 million (Photo)
By in Amazing, Lifestyle, United States No comments

A silver dollar sets record at Stack’s Bowers Galleries‘ auction last week, as shown in the photo below. The rare silver coin was sold for a bit higher than $10 million and was dubbed to be the new record holder for the most expensive coin ever sold in an auction. 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar […]