Arash Markazi Bowl Blog: Day One — Vegas, baby (Sports Illustrated) SI.com’s Arash Markazi will be on the road for the next two weeks, hitting up five bowl games — Las Vegas, Insight, Holiday, Fiesta and Rose — and chronicling his journey in a daily Bowl Blog. His first stop was in Sin City to check out the Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl on Thursday night. Review: Match Point (Cinematical) Filed under: Drama , Noir A ghost appears out of the darkness in a crucial scene towards the end of Match Point , and confronts a murderer. The audience expects the ghost to point a finger and issue some kind of ominous,
Hamlet -like condemnation from beyond the grave. But instead, the spirit starts to point out that the murderer must have slipped up somewhere. Mistakes must have Romania rejects U.S. appeal to allow 1,000 foreign adoptions (Blogging Baby) Filed under: Adoption , Media In 2004, Romania effectively banned all adoptions by foreign nationals who were not close relatives of the child, following years as a hotbed of international adoption due to the fall of Ceausescu (the dictator who had banned birth control) .
About 200 American and 800 European families had filed the paperwork to adopt Romanian children before the 2004 A Very Paramilitary Christmas (The Narco News Bulletin) The holiday season has arrived in Colombia with all its joy, kind readers. And nothing could convince me more of this than the most recent paramilitary threats against the Peace Community of San JosÃ© de ApartadÃ³, in the department of Antioquia. Who’s who in celebrity cribs (Seattle Times) They are famous before their first birthday. Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Sean Preston Federline, Matilda Rose Ledger and Violet Anne Affleck might…
Web makes anyone an instant do-gooder (CNET) Blog: Tis the season of giving. And many people would love to volunteer their time and money to charitable organizations during… Stefani, Rossdale await their first child (Boston Globe) Gwen Stefani is pregnant with her first child, according to Us Weekly. The 36-year-old pop star, nominated for five Grammy Awards including album of the year for ”Love.Angel.Music.Baby.,” and Gavin Rossdale , 38, were married three years ago.
The baby is due in June, the magazine reported yesterday. ”We are delighted,” Us Weekly quotes Rossdale’s father, Douglas , as saying. … Chatting with the real bluffmaster (rediff.com) Rohan Sippy chats with rediff readers. Auckland Half Ironman (Scoop.co.nz) Saturday 28th January will see the third annual Auckland Half Ironman triathlon take place. With fields growing steadily over the last two years, over 300 participants are expected to show for the January 2006 event. BabyGadget weblog:
Contemporary finds for modern tots (Blogging Baby) From our Tipline : Amy points us to BabyGadget , a weblog covering â??contemporary finds for modern tots.â? This publication of Poplife media scours the internet for intelligently designed, highly functional baby gadgets for your little one, and lets you know where to get them. Jenna Park is the creative director behind this smart site. Wander over and take a look. Some of the items