American Idol 2012 Grand Finale Night Performances of Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips (Video)

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 | Celebrity, ENTERTAINMENT, Music, Television with No Comments »

UPDATE: Phillip Phillips is American Idol Season 11 winner. Click here for more details.

Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips

Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips
American Idol Grand Finale 2012 Performances

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American Idol 2012 Top 2 finalists, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips, made their Grand Finale performance on Tuesday night, May 22, 2012. Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips sang three songs each.

The 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez will be the youngest American Idol winner if she wins. On the other hand, if Phillip Phillips will win, he will be the fifth consecutive male winner of the competition.

During the 2012 American Idol Grand Finale performance night, Jessica sang “I Have Nothing,” “The Prayer,” and “Change Nothing”. Phillip rendered “Stand By Me,” “Movin’ Out” and “Home.”

Below are the video performances of the top 2 finalists in the American Idol 2012 Grand Finale on Tuesday.



CJ Corona Powerpoint Presentation: ‘The Lantern’ Presented to Senate Impeachment Court

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 | NEWS, Philippines, Politics with No Comments »

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona presented a Powerpoint presentation entitled ‘The Lantern’ as part of his testimony on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Philippine Senate Impeachment court.

CJ Corona requested Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to let him show his Powerpoint presentation. The impeachment court suspended trial to give way for the preparation of the Powerpoint presentation of CJ Corona.

The Powerpoint presentation of CJ Corona is aimed to counter the testimony presented by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales.

CJ Corona explains that he has only four dollar accounts as of December 2011 and not 82 accounts. The Chief Justice also provided details on the movement of money between dollar accounts.

CJ Corona on Trial: SC Chief Justice Renato Corona Testifies at Senate Impeachment Court

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 | NEWS, Philippines, Politics with No Comments »
CJ Renato Corona

Renato Corona: Supreme Court
Chief Justice on Trial

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Philippines Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the witness stand on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Philippine Senate Impeachment court. CJ Corona has been on trial before the Senate impeachment court since January 16, 2012.

On the 40th day of the impeachment trial against CJ Corona, the accused finally testifies and tries to defend himself.

CJ Corona is expected to answer all the articles of impeachment raised against him. On top of the list of questions is CJ Corona’s supposed dollar accounts at PSBank and Bank of the Philippine Islands.

Defense lawyers of CJ Corona reiterates that his wealth was acquired through the sale of the property of the Basa-Guidote Enterprises Inc. (BGEI).

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales claimed that CJ Corona had $10 million in “transaction balances” in 82 accounts from 2003 to 2011.

According to Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, he wants to have a decision on CJ Corona’s impeachment no later than June 7.

Bond Girl Marlohe unveils ‘Skyfall’ trailer at 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 | Celebrity, ENTERTAINMENT, Movie with No Comments »
Berenice Marlohe: James Bond Girl in Skyfall

Berenice Marlohe
James Bond Girl in Skyfall
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Latest James Bond girl, Berenice Marlohe, will unveil the trailer of ‘Skyfall‘ during the 2012 Cannes film festival on Monday, May 22,2012.

French actress Marlohe plays Bond girl together with Daniel Craig and Naomie Harris.

Marlohe revealed that she’s just excited as fans to see the latest James Bond movie. She said that “I know the actors, I know what we’ve done, but I don’t know what they will do with it. So I’m very curious about it.”

As for what James Bond is really like, Marlohe reveals that Daniel Craig doesn’t deserve his serious reputation.

“He’s very, very funny,” she says. “He’s like a clown.”

Marlohe is also the new face of Swarovski jewelry.

Audi Bike: Audi unveils high-tech bicycle at 2012 Wörthersee Tour (Photo)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 | BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY with No Comments »

The Audi bike, called Audi Wörthersee, made its debut at the 2012 Wörthersee Tour car show in Reifnitz, Austria.


Audi Worthersee Bike
Audi e-bike prototype debuts at the 2012 Wörthersee Tour car show in Reifnitz, Austria.
Image Credit: Gizmag.com

Audi Wörthersee, a high-end pedelec for sport, is reportedly powered by electric motors or pedaling or a combination of both. The Audi bike, which features carbon fiber frame, can reach speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.

The high-tech Audi bike has an on-board computer that can analyze ride statistics, provide connection to smartphone and share riding data into Facebook page. It has a a Li-ion battery pack and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) wheels, designed to minimize weight.

There are five travel modes available in the Audi bike prototype, that include pedal-power to electric-only, and inclusive of two “Wheelie” modes where the power is automatically controlled to assist the rider while the front wheel grabs some air.


Audi Worthersee e-bike
Audi Wörthersee e-bike
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