Heidi Klum Dipped in Chocolate
[Bum pic: here]
Heidi Klum Dipped In Chocolate – Not the WORST thing I can think of. Heidi Klum made chocolate a whole different kind of sexy, if these pictures from the just-released coffee table book Heidilicious by the photographer Rankin, are anything to go by. The supermodel took a healthy dip in chocolate sauce (while in the buff) for some of the pictures. [buy in SA / buy in UK]
￼Church Online: Believers Can Worship On Web, ‘Click To Accept Christ‘ – Church volunteers greet visitors entering the lobby. The worship band begins its set and a pastor offers to pray privately with anyone during the service. When the sermon is done, it’s time for communion, and the pastor guides attendees through the ritual. Later, worshippers exchange Facebook and e-mail addresses so they can stay in touch. [huffpo]
The Secret Shame of Social Networking: How Silicon Valley Got Hooked on Scammers – Silicon Valley pundits like to talk about social media as a potential geyser of cash. What they leave out is that one of the only ways social networks like Facebook, MySpace have done that is joining league with online scammers. [valleywag]
Mel Gibson and Girlfriend Welcome a Baby Girl – Actor Mel Gibson and his Russian girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva are celebrating the birth of a daughter, according to media reports. Gibson, 53, announced in May that his girlfriend was pregnant. Celebrity website RadarOnline.com said 39-year-old Grigorieva gave birth on Friday, a few weeks early. [abc]
Does This Recession Make Me Look Fat? – In light of the economic downturn, consumers have been scaling back—on food that’s actually good for them. Sales of potato chips and other quick-payoff snacks are way up, and even though people are cooking at home rather than dining out to save money, what they’re preparing in the kitchen is more likely than ever to involve a microwave oven. [time]
Bolt Adopts “Lightning Bolt” – The world’s fastest man adopted the animal kingdom’s fastest sprinter Monday, as Puma’s Usain Bolt welcomed a new baby cheetah named “Lightning Bolt” into his life. The Jamaican sprinter’s sponsorship of the three-month-old male cheetah is part of an effort to boost Kenyan conservation efforts of its famous wildlife. [sport24]
Ford Posts an Unexpected Profit of $1 billion – The Ford Motor Company on Monday posted a surprise third-quarter profit of $997 million and said it had had its first profitable quarter in North America in more than four years. The carmaker also said that, at least temporarily, it had stopped rapidly burning through its much-needed cash reserves. It reported positive cash flow of $2.8 billion during the quarter, ending September with $23.8 billion. [nytimes]
Fahrenheit 2010 Trailer – Some guys have made a movie about what they think is really going on with the 2010 South Africa Soccer World Cup. “As the clock ticks down, and the nations of the world anticipate the beautiful games showpiece, questions are being asked about what will happen after the trophy is lifted, the caravans move on, and the dogs stop barking.” [youtube]
Tower of London Suspends BeefEaters in Harassment Inquiry – The Tower of London has suspended two beefeaters as part of an investigation into alleged harassment of its first female Yeoman Warder. A third is under investigation over charges of bullying Moira Cameron, 44, who two years ago became the first female beefeater in the tower’s 1,000-year history. [guardian]
Robbers Had Worst Disguise Ever – It’s been labelled the worst disguise ever – two men arrested over a burglary attempt in the US were found with fake beards and masks scrawled on their faces with a permanent marker. Police stopped the car of Matthew McNelly, 23, and Joey Miller, 20 after it matched the description of a vehicle used by two men who allegedly tried to break into an Iowa apartment last Friday night. [stuff]
Taking It From Behind – Yes, amazingly, that is the title of a book available on Amazon. “Taking It from Behind: From Boycott to Blewett: Cricket’s Changing Face in Yorkshire’s Quest for Glory”. Surely someone should have warned them beforehand? I mean, come on! [amazon]
Travel Company Gives Free Trips to Bloggers – Yokmok is a clever little system which trades travel for articles. Tailor made for adventurer bloggers, they say, “We ask you to share your experience of the trip by blogging at least one entry per day during the trip, 4 entries before the trip starts, and 4 entries after the trip ends. In each entry there will be at least one direct link to YokmoK’s website.” Very clever.. [yokmok]
New Anti-Smoking Ads Warn Teens ‘It’s Gay To Smoke’ – The Onion launched a new video today that imagines a world in which anti-tobacco groups used homophobic rhetoric to get kids to stop smoking. Although it is a satirical website, this may well cause some upset. [theonion]
[thanks michael, athol, tomas, leon]
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