Forever Marilyn

The mask on the worker to protect him from Marilyn's fart?

Marilyn Monroe was always larger than life. Now she has been immortalized in a 26ft high statue – in her classic skirt-billowing pose from 1955 movie The Seven Year Itch. The long-awaited 26-foot stainless steel and aluminum sculpture by Seward Johnson was unveiled Saturday on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago and will remain on display through the spring of 2012. ...

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Wayne Rooney Hails Malaysian Devils Fan As A Legend

Liverpool fans jeers at the Manchester United fan.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has hailed the Malaysian Manchester United fan who wore the Red Devils jersey to a Liverpool training session on Thursday at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur a “legend”. Rooney took to Twitter last night to praise the young man, saying “The lad who went to watch Liverpool train in MUFC top ...

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Beat Luggage Charges The Rufus Roo Way

The Rufus Roo jacket

I bet Tan Sri Tony Fernandes is definitely not a fan of the Rufus Roo. The Rufus Roo is hardly the most stylish of in-flight outfits. But that is not the reason why I say Tony is not a fan. The Rufus Roo is an outsize ‘flying jacket’ that could save its wearer lots of money, money that would otherwise ...

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Bend It In Like Beckham!

David Beckham in action during the Galaxy-Chicago Fire game

Remember David Beckham and his brilliant set pieces? Well, he may have aged but don’t write him off yet! Beckham produced some of his old magic from a dead ball situation by scoring directly from a corner to lead the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire in the U.S. Major League (MLS) on Saturday. He ...

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Bersih 2011 Rally

Bersih Rally 2011 Walk For Democracy

Malaysia hit the news worldwide today because of the Bersih rally. A few hours ago, keywords like ‘yellow’, ‘Malaysia’, ‘Malaysia news’ and ‘Kuala Lumpur’ were topping Google hot trends. Malaysia boleh!

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July 7 – Quote Of The Day

Crystal ball astrologist

I have a good chuckle when I came across this quote today. “Economists make astrologists look respectable,” said the late Harvard professor, John Kenneth Galbraith. But there is another group who exists solely to make Economists look respectable: Wall Street Analysts. Hahahahahahahahaha!

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Kid Playing Dance Central Disturbia On Hard Level

Asian Kid Playing Dance Central Disturbia On Hard

I was on CNN’s website when CNN’s Phil Han’s review of some of the best viral videos from the past week aroused my interest. I love this video of a 4-year-old Asian kid stopping people dead in their tracks with his amazing dance moves at the Microsoft store in Bellevue Square, Washington, early last month. The boy was playing the ...

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Hitler Reincarnated As A Stink Bug In Malaysia

The bug that resembles Hitler (Photo Credit: Solent News & Photo Agency)

We have seen photos of a house, cats and goldfish that look like Hitler. And now a stink bug that resembles Hitler has been spotted at a farm’s herb garden in Kluang, Malaysia. Yes, Malaysia! Maybe Hitler has heard about 1Malaysia and has been reincarnated as a bug to visit ‘Malaysia,truly Asia’.

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What Are The Torii Gates Made Of?

Hiroshima 1945 aftermath

The earthquake and tsunami were the worst disaster to hit Japan since the Second World War. The pictures of the devastation following the earthquake and tsunami bear a chilling resemblance to shots taken after the country’s worst human catastrophe – the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It is estimated that some 70,000 Japanese died instantly when the first ...

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