Yes it is now official – the Amsterdam Drag Queen Olympics have moved to summer! After 5 years of being held on 29th April, the games have now moved to 31st July 2009, on the eve of Gay Pride.
Miss Jennifer Hopelezz, who has been responsible for bringing the Games to Amsterdam explains: “ The weather last year reeked havoc on the girls’ hair, make-up and frocks, and we simply can’t afford to run that risk again Continue reading
The rats developed a blue tinge after treatment
A dye similar to that used in sweets may potentially minimise the severity of spinal cord injuries.
A cascade of molecular changes triggered in the hours following an initial injury can cause further severe damage to the spinal cord.
But US researchers found this can be halted by using a dye known as Brilliant Blue G (BBG).
However, rats given the treatment in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study turned blue
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By DAVID BROWN via Huffington Post
ABU BOO-BOO: Sacha Baron Cohen, wielding a Chanel “weapon” at the “Bruno” premiere, stepped up real-life security after an interview in the film with Palestinian militant Ayman Abu Aita sent his group into a rage.
Sacha Baron Cohen has stepped up his security after being threatened by a terrorist organization that is angered at its portrayal in the film “Bruno.”
The al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, a coalition of Palestinian militias in the West Bank, said it was “very upset” that it was featured in the movie, starring Baron Cohen’s homosexual fashionista alter ego Continue reading