Showing posts from March 12, 2014


Conrad Murray now has a chance to improve his success record in treating patients ... because he's back in business. TMZ has learned the patients this time around will be children with heart problems.  Murray has taken a gig with the Trinidad Ministry of Health, where he'll be consulting with local heart surgeons. Murray won't get rich off the new job -- he's volunteering his services, but it's definitely a foot in the door.  His medical license has been revoked in Texas and suspended in California and Nevada. The government wants Murray to use his U.S. contacts to help hook up the sick kids.   Truth be told ... Murray was a successful cardiologist in the U.S. ... beloved by many of his patients.  Only one blemish on his record.

3D Printing Technology Helps Doctors Rebuild Man's Face After Horrible Motorcycle Accident

Two years after a horrific motorcycle accident left Stephen Power’s face mangled, pioneering 3D printing technology has helped reconstruct it. The results of the eight-hour operation at Morriston Hospital in Wales have been “totally life changing," the 29-year-old told BBC News Wales. Although Power was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash in 2012, he was left with broken cheekbones, shattered eye sockets, a broken nose and upper jaw, and a fractured skull, according to a hospital media release obtained by The Huffington Post. He was hospitalized for four months. 

"I can't remember the accident -- I remember five minutes before and then waking up in the hospital a few months later," Power told BBC. Doctors say this is the first surgery they’ve used 3D printing across all phases of a procedure. First, a surgical team took CT scans to create and print a symmetrical 3D model of Power's skull. Then, doctors printed out custom implants and guides to cut and repos…

Everybody Panic: New York Woman Claims She Found a Lizard Head in a Kale Salad

A New York theatre agent reportedly found what looks like the head of a lizard in her kale salad Tuesday, the New York Post reports.

Robin Sandusky, 31, told the newspaper that she ordered in the greens from a Midtown deli called Guy & Gallard. When she saw the foreign object in the leafy greens, she reportedly thought, “‘Oh, is that a piece of asparagus?’ And then I saw that it had eyes, and an arm.” She sent the salad back to the deli, which refunded her purchase, according to the post. In a statement, Guy & Gallard managing partner Jason Jeffries said, “We consistently receive good food inspection scores, and we are currently looking into this issue.”

East Harlem Building Collapse

NEW YORK—Three people died and at least two dozen were injured—including several children—in a likely gas explosion that leveled two residential buildings in East Harlem on Wednesday morning, officials said. At least nine people are unaccounted for, public safety officials said. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned that some of the missing may be “going about their normal business” and weren’t in the building at the time of the blast. “There will be a search through the rubble of the building as soon as the fire is put out,” Mr. de Blasio said during a news conference at the scene, near East 116th Street and Park Avenue. “This is a tragedy of the worst kind because there was no indication in time to save people,” he added. So far, there were two people with life-threatening injuries, five with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and 20 with minor injuries at four local hospitals, a Fire Department of New York spokesman said .

Genevieve Nnaji & Nigerian Rapper, Lynxx Have Been Named By OK! Nigeria ‘Sexiest Man & Woman’

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Nigerian artiste, Chukie Edozien popularly known as Lynxxx have topped the list of OK! Nigeria magazine as the ‘Sexiest Nigerian Woman’ and ‘Sexiest Nigerian Man’. Check out how OK! Nigeria listed the Top 10 Sexiest Nigerian Men & Top 10 Sexiest Nigerian Women below For the Top 10 Sexiest Nigerian Women; 1. Genevieve Nnaji  2. Agbani Darego  3. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde  4. Oluchi  5. Ashley Madekwe  6. Tiwa Savage  7. Seyi Shay  8. Sade  9. Toolz 10. Niyola For Top 10 Sexiest Nigerian Men; 1. Lynxxx  2. Oguchi Onyewu  3. Chucky Venn  4. Iyanya  5. Skepta  6. Tinie Tempah  7. DPrince  8. D’banj  9. Chiwetel Ejiofor  10 Alex Ekubo

Update on Missing Plane: Plane’s Locating Device Went Silent Before Disappearance

WASHINGTON — One of the mysteries surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 concerns the aircraft’s transponder, which apparently stopped functioning about 40 minutes into the flight, leaving ground controllers in the dark about where the plane was. A transponder is basically a robotic radio that automatically transmits a response when it receives an inquiry signal. Most airplanes are equipped with them. When an aircraft is under the active supervision of an air traffic control system, it is assigned an identifying code, which the pilot enters into the transponder. The device will then broadcast that code and a bit of additional data, including the aircraft’s current altitude, which civilian ground radar systems generally cannot discern on their own (though military radar often can). Two kinds of radar are used to keep track of air traffic from the ground. One, called primary radar, sends out radio signals and listens for echoes that bounce back from objects in the sky. It can spot aircr…

12 persons dead, five in hospital after boat capsizes in Lagos

Confirming the unfortunate incident to newsmen, General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Femi Osayintolu and spokesman, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye had disclosed that about 11 dead bodies have so far been recovered from the water.

At least, 12 persons have been confirmed dead, while five others have been rushed to the hospital following a boat that capsized in Festac, Lagos on Tuesday night. The incident reportedly occurred at a river in fourth avenue, opposite 41 road junction. The Nation has reported that, it was exactly 11: 10pm when security and safety agents got distress calls regarding the development, and they rushed to the place. It was further revealed that the location where the mishap occurred has been marked as an abode for oil pipeline vandals.
They further confirmed that one of the 5 victims rushed to the hospital later died , but the remaining persons are said to be in stable condition and responding to treatm…

Jaywon requests for his contract with Kennis Music to be terminated

Singer, Jaywon has requested for the termination of his contract with Kennis music, adding that he “doesn’t mind paying them if need be.”
To that effect, Kennis Music has sent out a press release signed by its’ public affairs unit, asking all media to stop playing his songs till he buys out his contract. Read press statement below: Iledare Oluwajuwonlo James aka Jaywon has written a letter via his lawyer requesting for his contract with Kennis Music to be terminated. JAYWON wrote, in the same letter, his readiness and willingness to pay off all costs therein accordingly. Therefore, Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria, IBAN members and all broadcasters on all platforms are hereby advised to un-list the works (Either single performances or and collaborations) of Iledare Oluwajuwonlo James, aka, Jaywon from their respective rotational play lists until his (Jaywon) request to buy over his contract is fully completed to avoid litigation.

Angelina Jolie To Have More Cancer Prevention Surgery

The actress made headlines around the world last year after she announced she'd had a preventative double mastectomy in a New York Times op-ed
Less than a year after penning a revealing op-ed in theNew York Times about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy, Angelina Jolie has revealed that she plans to have more cancer-prevention surgery. Last May, Jolie wrote that she’d tested positive for the breast-cancer-related BRCA1 gene, meaning she had a horrifying 87 percent chance of developing the disease. “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could,” Jolie wrote. “I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy.” Doctors said the surgery reduced her risk of developing breast cancer to just 5 percent. But carrying the BRCA1 gene also means that Jolie’s risk of developing ovarian cancer—the disease which took her mother’s life at the age of 56—is at 50 percent and the Oscar-winning actress has confir…

Pharrell Williams to release fragrance

Pharrell Williams, who recently picked up his 7thGrammy Awardsand was nominated for anAcademy awardfor his single 'Happy', has joined forces with Comme des Garcosto create a fragrance. 
Adrian Joffe, CEO of Comme des Garçons Parfums SA explains, 'This is the first time we have created a fragrance for a musician and I can think of no greater talent and no greater gentleman to have done this with, Pharrell knew exactly what he wanted the perfume to smell like right from the beginning. It has been an honor to work with such a creative artist with a great vision which for Comme des Garçons is the most important thing.' Pharrell must is one busy man this year: he came to the ELLE style awards, performed at the Brits and the Oscars, collaborated with Uniqlo on a clothing line and single handedly sparked a hat trend. And now you can smell like him too.  'As one of my favorite designers once said, ‘Comme des Garçons is your favourite designers' favourite designer... the t…

Lindsay Lohan's Sexual Conquests Revealed

Lindsay Lohan kisses and tells. The 27-year old actress supposedly wrote down a list of the people she's had sex with, including many recognizable actors and singers. The red-haired reality star then shared the list with a group of girlfriends on a night out in January, according to In Touchmagazine. Lilo, who is currently starring in her own reality show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network and set to guest star on  Two Broke Girls, was apparently at the Beverly Hills Hotel January 30th when she revealed her sexual conquests with a group of girlfriends. According to the magazine's source, Lindsay was "giggling and talking sh*t about people in the industry." The troubled starlet then apparently wrote down a list of her numerous lovers. "It was her personal conquest list. She was trying to impress her friends with the list and then tossed it aside," the source continued. The magazine obtained the list, and clearly scribbled among the names are celebs like Coli…