Picking up where you left after a year is not easy, Peter Jackson’s first The Hobbit production blog of 2013 shows. The clip covers the so called pick-up shooting for which “props, people, and sets” where reunited in Wellington in the last couple of months.
“I feel as though I were beginning my second reign,” announced Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi five weeks ago when he flew back to Teheran and to the throne of Iran.
Cheering peons, in their dirty overalls, folded serapes over their shoulders, sailed their huge white sombreros into the air last week in Merida as President Lazaro Crdenas, taking another step in the Agrarian reforms under his Six-Year Plan, announced he would break up Yucatn's great henequen* estates, giving the land to the peasants. Few days later, Cabino Vsquez, head of the Agrarian Department, arrived in the Yucatan peninsula with brigades of surveyors, engineers and technical assistants, ready to split the expropriated estates into small farms and ejidos, communal allotments.
It was a beautiful, sun-splashed Cairo morning, and a brass band was playing in Tahrir Square. The musicians, about two dozen in all, wore driven-snow white trousers and red military jackets with gold tassels
A week after Nintendo’s Wii debuted in November, the Wall Street Journal reported that the gaming console was leaving some users as sore as the gym often does.
Madoff victims fire back again: ‘The man can be a monster’ Ilene Kent, a victims’ advocate whose dad and mom lost the bulk of their existence cost savings to Madoff, calls the Ponzi schemer a “pathological liar.” Victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme are infuriated with his most recent jailhouse interview, where he blames his […]
President Obama will travel this week to Copenhagen, Denmark, to make a big push for holding the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Chicago, Illinois, the White House said Monday. Obama will join other administration officials and first lady Michelle Obama in pitching Chicago to the International Olympic Committee on Friday, spokesman Robert Gibbs said.