Brad pitt became interested in spiritualism

titleFrom midlife crisis no one is immune. Even such a talented creative person like brad pitt. More recently, the actor claimed that his children are his life.But, according to rumors, now the value of the stars has changed a bit. 44-year-old father of six children became interested in spiritualism, contact with spirits in trance.A new passion arose after brad had watched a TV documentary about spiritualism. According to friends, pitt read a lot of literature on this topic and have already begun to practice. Now he's even looking for a role in a film about communication with spirits.All anything, but a friend of the star Angelina Jolie the interests of the partner does not share. Читать полностью -->

For the inauguration of Obama purchased 5 tons of glass

titleUS secret service responsible for protecting the American leader, intends to take during today's inauguration of President Barack Obama's unprecedented security measures.To protect the guests of the event will be more than 40 thousand people. For the inauguration of a specially made new armored presidential limousine and purchased 5 ton four-layer bulletproof glass.Bulletproof glass, capable of protecting the new President from hazardous chemicals and fire set on the platform at the West steps of the Capitol where the ceremony will take place and on the podium in front of the White house, where Obama will oversee the completion of the inaugural parade, says the Washington Post.The inauguration of Obama awarded the highest status events "U.S. national security", and for coordinating all steps to ensure the security meets the Secret service, reports RIA "Novosti".Officially no details about the security measures is not given, but, according to the media, to protect Obama and the activities involved 58 representatives of power structures of the USA. For example, on the roofs along Pennsylvania Avenue, a parade, will be placed snipers around 100 fighters.Security in the city will observe 5 265 thousand surveillance cameras installed in the city, as well as automatic sensors to detect in the air, chemical, bacteriological and radioactive substances.According to official data, to guard and patrol Washington during the inauguration will be 23 thousand police officers and soldiers of the national guard and coast guard ships and fighter jets of the air force. All in all, the security at the inauguration Obama involved 42,5 thousand people.Recall also that especially for the inauguration for Barack Obama created a new armored presidential limousine based on "Cadillac". The machine is equipped with the most modern means of protection, and the license plate adorned with the number "44" - Obama will become the 44th President of the United States. Читать полностью -->

Film of the year in France recognized the picture `Serafin`

titleThe cГ©sar award for best film was given to film "Seraphine", directed by Martin Provost. The award was presented by the Chairman of the ceremony, Charlotte Gainsbourg and famous Hollywood actor-Oscar Sean Penn, reports ITAR-TASS.The film tells about an elderly woman named Seraphine, moonlighting as a maid. At leisure she draws pictures, but passion does not find understanding in others. By chance, one of her paintings catches the eye of the German art collector, a connoisseur of avant-garde painting. Between two completely different people tied anxious and unexplained relations.The female lead Belgian Yolande Moreau won the award as best actress. It is noteworthy that the ceremony coincided with her birthday. Читать полностью -->

John Lennon's `resurrected` for the sake of advertising

titleLost 28 years ago by an assassin's bullet musician of the Beatles John Lennon enlivened by means of modern digital technologies, to take part in a charity project "Every child a laptop"."Imagine that in front of any child, wherever they live on the planet, opens the door to a universe of knowledge," says Lennon in a TV commercial. - They will have the opportunity to learn, to dream, to achieve all that they want. I tried to achieve this with their music, but now you can do it completely differently".According to BBC, the widow of singer Yoko Ono gave permission for the manipulation of archival records Lennon. Hire this infomercial nobody is paid, and aired it out only thanks to the goodwill of the broadcasters themselves. It is expected that in the near future it will appear on YouTube.Recall that the purpose of the program "Every child a laptop, or OLPC, that is, One Laptop per Child, is to ensure children from underdeveloped countries cheap portable computers. The cost of laptops for everyone is $ 400 and sold them to the G1G1 scheme, that is, Give One, Get One " - " one, one poor." This means that buying yourself such a computer, you pay the cost of another, which will get children from Libya or Latin America.Specifications specially developed for the OLPC machines are quite modest - CPU frequency 433 MGz, the screen diagonal of 7.5 inches and a hard drive is no more than one gigabytes. Читать полностью -->

Athlete Rene Herms found dead

titleGerman athlete Rene Herms, multiple German champion and European champion among juniors in the women's 800 meters, has died at the age of 26.As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the German media, the athlete's body on Sunday in his own apartment was found by his mother-in-law. The wife of an athlete at this time on these things in Hanover. Concerned that the spouse answers the phone, she asked her mother to check what happened. His death occurred on Saturday, January 10.The cause of death Harms is not yet known. Local police have already rejected the version of murder or suicide.Hers was one of the best runners in Germany on the middle distance. He participated in the Olympic games 2004 in Athens, where he managed to reach semifinal heat in the 800 meters At the European Championships in Munich in 2002, he showed the seventh result that was the highest achievement in his international career. Читать полностью -->

Died a famous science fiction writer Philip Jose Farmer

titleAmerican writer Philip Jose Farmer, known for his works in the genre of science fiction, has died at 92 year of his life, said on Thursday the associated Press.Farmer died Wednesday while sleeping, said the representative of the writer.During his career, Farmer has written more than 75 science fiction short stories and novels about space races and fantastic worlds. His work has been thrice awarded the literary prize of Hugo (Hugo Award in science fiction. In 2001, Farmer received the prestigious Grand Master Award for literary achievement in science fiction.The last work of The farmer City Beyond Play published in 2007. Source: Died a famous science fiction writer Philip Jose Farmer. . . Читать полностью -->

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