Fans of The X Factor are up in arms after a technical glitch appears to have affected the voting system in last night’s final. The highlight of the show was Jackie Thomas being crowned the winner of the first season of The X Factor NZ over fellow finalist Whenua Patuwai
Country music star Randy Travis suffered a stroke while at a Texas hospital and was in surgery late Wednesday (Thursday, NZ time) , the singer’s publicist said. Publicist Kirt Webster said that the 54-year-old Travis suffered the stroke while he was being treated for congestive heart failure because of a viral illness
Grab your hankies: To help kids coping with a parent in prison, Sesame Street created a Muppet whose father can’t play with him because he’s in jail.
Movie stars rarely open up about their sex lives to the media, so when one does, it really is a jaw-dropping moment. And if any actor was going to make the sensational claim that oral sex gave them cancer, it would have to be Michael Douglas, a star whose name was a byword for dangerous movie sex throughout the Eighties and Nineties
Warden was just going back for seconds on both hotcakes and eggs when this blast shuddered by under the floor and rattled the cups It had become very quiet and everybody had stopped eating and looked up at each other. “Must be doin some dynamitin down to Wheeler Field,” somebody said tentatively
The strangest world you’ve probably never heard of is located not that far from Earth. Indeed, it’s part of our own solar system, orbiting friendly, familiar Saturn part of the planet’s giant swarm of 62 moons.
Manhattan Businessman Richard Perl, 29, has a morning ritual. After dressing, he drops a small crystal into his pocket to enhance his concentration and aid + him in contract negotiations during his workday.
It looked at first like the chance of a lifetime, if not a millennium. On April 10, when Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his entourage died in a plane crash in eastern Russia, the flood of grief from the Russian people struck such a chord in Poland that the long history of war, betrayal and oppression between the countries finally seemed to turn a corner.
Teaching seemed a natural, uncomplicated career choice for Stacey Moskowitz.
ACUTE A response to imminent danger, it turbocharges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system CHRONIC Caused by constant emotional pressure the victim can’t control, it produces hormones that can weaken the immune system and damage bones 1 A stress response starts in the brain… When the brain detects a threat, a number of structures, including the hypothalamus, amygdala and pituitary gland, go on alert: they exchange information with each other and then send signaling hormones and nerve impulses to the rest of the body to prepare for fight or flight 2 …and the body unleashes a flood of hormones…