Friday, November 27, 2009

Metal-detector enthusiast unearths $5.5 million in gold

Metal-detector enthusiast unearths $5.5 million in gold


Reuters – A strip of gold bearing a Biblical inscription, part of a hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure named 'The …
Slideshow:Man unearths $5.5 million in gold treasure

Thu Nov 26, 1:58 pm ET
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – The largest haul of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered, unearthed by a metal-detector enthusiast in a farmer's field, has been valued at 3.28 million pounds ($5.5 million) by a committee of experts.

The Staffordshire Hoard, found by Terry Herbert in central England in July, comprises over 1,500 mainly gold and silver items thought to date back to the 7th century.
Under Treasure Trove laws, the money will be split between the finder, Herbert, and the landowner, Fred Johnson.

The find has been compared in importance to the spectacular Sutton Hoo burial site, a huge ship grave in eastern England excavated in 1939.

The cache comprises sword-hilts, fragments of gold helmets, some elaborately decorated, and other pieces of weaponry inlaid with precious stones.

The two museums which hope to acquire the hoard, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the Potteries Museum, along with the finder and the landowner, have all approved the valuation.

A dozen or so items from the hoard have gone on show at the British Museum in London. Hundreds of people queued for hours when a small selection of items were displayed in Birmingham earlier this year.


(Reporting by Stefano Ambrogi; Editing by Steve Addison)

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

QUICK REVIEW- MODERN FAMILY


MODERN FAMILY ON ABC

BRILLIANT STUFF!

ITS SIMILAR TO "THE OFFICE", but the concept behind "The Office" was someone was shooting a documentary about working in an office..the joke is the "documentary" just tapes everything and without end and without reason lol

But with "Modern Family", characters look into the camera and speak directly to the audience BUT WE DONT KNOW WHY... its never addressed.

"Modern Family" is EASILY the best new comedy of 2009, followed by "Community" on NBC and "Cougar Town"... Can anybody say EMMY AWARDS?

See Episodes 9pm Wednesdays on ABC or http://www.hulu.com/modern-family

Monday, November 23, 2009

TECH TIP- Google Chrome


Hey! Hope all is well! This is the week of Thanksgiving and boy am I giving thanks for GOOGLE CHROME! "Google Chrome" is a browser made by the people at google... As you know I suggested Google Chrome in the past (in our NubianNewYorkers Yahoo Group).. but then advised against it as it was too slow to deal with.

Well, thank the lord.. they made it faster! Right now I would have to say its the fastest browser I use! Add to that all of the other features that you get and "GOOGLE CHROME" is a must! And its FREE!

Download it here.. http://www.google.com/chrome or just put the phrase "google chrome" in any search engine. You will be happy!

For weekly TECH TIPS, make sure you are a member of our YAHOO group (now with over 24,000 active members) http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NubianNewYorkers/

Feel free to post your opinion on GOOGLE CHROME here or in the Yahoo Group.. and HAPPY SURFING!

Dont eat too much on Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Beyonce & Lady Gaga - Video Phone

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Fox News keeps making conservative-friendly mistakes

Fox News keeps making conservative-friendly mistakes
Jeff Bercovici
Nov 19th 2009

Every news organization makes mistakes. But when Fox News makes mistakes, they seem to tilt in a suspiciously consistent direction, favoring Republicans and conservatives over Democrats and liberals.

It happened again Wednesday, when host Gregg Jarrett, introducing a segment on Happening Now, described the "huge crowds" that were turning out to greet Sarah Palin on the promotional tour for her book, Going Rogue. "These are some of the pictures just coming into us," Jarrett said as images of Palin surrounded by throngs of supporters flashed across the screen.



While Palin may indeed be drawing big crowds, it didn't take long for liberal watchdog blogs like Think Progress and Media Matters to point out that the masses Jarrett touted on Happening Now had nothing to do with Palin's book; the footage was from a 2008 campaign rally. Called on the switcheroo, Fox blamed it on a "production error" and issued an on-air apology.

The whole thing might have gone unnoticed had it not been for an eerily similar incident last week in a much more prominent venue, Sean Hannity's primetime show. In this case, the crowd Hannity was hyping was the one that gathered to attend a rally against the healthcare bill on November 5. The footage he showed, however, was from the much larger Sept. 12 "tea parties." In that case, it was The Daily Show that blew the whistle, forcing Hannity to apologize on the following day's show.

And then, of course, there are all the Republican miscreants Fox has mistakenly identified as Democrats, like Mark Sanford and Mark Foley, and the insufficiently doctrinaire Republicans it has ID'd as Democrats, like John McCain and Arlen Specter (who did, in fact, become a Democrat later).

One would like to think that all of these were genuine accidents, not intentional efforts to mislead viewers. Hannity's show is advocacy, not news, but even he could surely find more effective and less backfire-prone ways to influence the debate than outright deception.

Even so, this pattern of ideologically-slanted errors illustrates the danger of packaging a news operation around a core of opinion programming. As long as Fox News is a network by and for conservatives, the people who produce its shows -- even its "objective" shows -- are going to see in the news what they expect to see rather than what it really is.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sexy Ass MEHCAD BROOKS from.. HBO's "TRUEBLOOD" (now on Necessary Roughness on USA)



click video below to see a few seconds of his sexiness!

Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks (born October 25, 1980) is an American actor and former fashion model.

Brooks was born and raised in Austin, Texas, where he attended L.C. Anderson High School. After graduating from high school in 1999, he attended the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. Brooks mentioned on a September 2010 episode of The Wendy Williams Show that he turned down basketball scholarships and offers from Ivy League schools in favor of going to USC. He then left to pursue an acting career.











Saturday, November 14, 2009

"Gettin Rid of Britta" FULL SONG from NBC's "Community"

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Whats up Doc?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

BAD ROMANCE

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

NY FANS VS PHILLY FANS.. WHO'S WORSE?

Monday, November 2, 2009