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She likes body hair – on men: In an interview with Ask Men, Melanie confessed, “A big grooming mistake that guys make is probably getting rid of all their body hair. I think that most girls do like it and find it sexy, and when it grows back, it's kind... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Poorwendy's blog
VIDEO GAME GIANTS Activision and Bungie have taken the wraps off Destiny, their outer space first person shooter. Separately the firms have honed both the science fiction and modern warfare type games, and together they promise something quite special. Destiny promises to be huge, and first person shooter punters will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Poorwendy's blog
Title: Trailer For Apocalyptic Slamdance Entry 'Best Friends Forever' For some, continuing to call the Sundance Film Festival "indie" given the huge stars, swag bags, parties and more that mark each year in Park City, is a bit of joke. But for those looking for some truly independent cinema, films... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at Poorwendy's blog
As 2012 began, winter in the U.S. went AWOL. Spring and summer arrived early with wildfires, blistering heat and drought. And fall hit the eastern third of the country with the ferocity of Superstorm Sandy. This past year’s weather was deadly, costly and record-breaking everywhere – but especially in the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
With fewer moving parts and less reliance on liquids, electric vehicles have some serious potential as desert rally racers…but few EV makers are ready to test their expensive prototypes in such harsh climates. Well Tacita, an Italian motorcycle maker, has no such reservations. Last month the Tacita T-Race electric motorcycle... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
A year ago we added the 2012 Mazda 3 i five-door Grand Touring with Skyactiv technology to our long-term test fleet. Quite a mouthful, but it's really not that complicated. In a nutshell, Skyactiv is Mazda's collection of fuel-saving technologies. Some are big, some are small, but they're all geared... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
China and the United States are on a collision course -- over accounting. Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the Chinese affiliates of the world's top five accounting firms with violating securities laws for refusing to hand over information on suspect Chinese companies to investigators. The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Lacey Maffettone never intended to become a personal style blogger. When she started blogging in May of 2010, she had just moved to Washington and she wanted to share her thoughts on the fashion of the city. She’d post tips on how an outfit could have been improved or the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
The Wii U version of Skylanders Giants doesn't look noticeably better or worse than the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 version. It plays exactly the same as well—the Skylander toys are placed on the USB-connected portal, they come to life in the game, adventure ensues. For the Wii U version... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Nicole Richie has already translated her trendsetter status into a full-fledged career as a designer, and now she's bringing her style expertise to TV. Nicole joins forces with fellow fashion success stories Jessica Simpson and John Varvatos to mentor up-and-coming designers on NBC's Fashion Star, which debuts this evening at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
There are a lot of ways to characterize a legacy. You could start with numbers: 44 published novels, at least 121 short stories, and a dozen movie adaptations, most of them major Hollywood affairs — and then the expanding circle of influence that includes 12 Monkeys, eXistenz, and Eternal Sunshine... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 1, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Apple (AAPL) is not only the most profitable company in the world, but it also now owns the world’s largest hedge fund as well. Zero Hedge reports that Braeburn Capital, a Nevada-based asset management corporation that Apple founded specifically to manage its cash, now has more than $117 billion in... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 1, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
It will be easy to get more help To me the most exciting thing about a retial store is it will be easy for the public to get help with their 3D Printing. Unfortunately 3D Printing is still at ‘enthusiastic amateur’ stage. While there is a lot of information on... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 1, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Have you ever wondered why there are so many cases of obesity, high blood pressure, and heart disease among the people you work with and live around? In many cases, there are multiple reasons for this, including dietary issues, work stress, and a number of other factors, but there is... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 1, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth is mainly based on the "Secret Invasion" storyline in Marvel comic books. Battle for Earth will release on Oct. 30, for the Xbox 360 and will release during the launch window of the Nintendo's Wii U. The game features 20 different characters, including Black Widow,... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 1, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
House lawmakers skipped out of town on Friday until after the November elections, but not before pushing through a sweeping anti-environmental package that has no chance of becoming law. Republican leaders teed up the Stop The War On Coal Act, H.R. 3409, as their last vote before lawmakers hit the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Again reiterating that there was good reason for removing the "Man Out Of Time" scene from Marvel's The Avengers, Chris Evans recently told Collider at the Toronto Film Festival that those aspects of Steve Rogers' story will be explored in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and teased how the material... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Theron is involved in women's rights organisations, and has marched in pro-choice rallies.[59] Theron also is a supporter of animal rights and active member of PETA. She appeared in a PETA ad for its anti-fur campaign.[60] She is a supporter of same-sex marriage and attended a march to support that... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 12, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
It’s not often that a large company comes clean, so to speak, and admits to having caused pollution. But that’s exactly what Teck Resources Limited, a Canadian metals and mining company based in Vancouver, has just done. The Company “has admitted that mining waste and effluent from its Trail smelter... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 12, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Wind energy could provide 20-100 times current global power demand, according to a study published this week in Nature Climate Change. Other studies have shown similar results, but they do not mean that wind power is all we will ever need, says Ken Caldeira of Stanford University's Carnegie Institution, and... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 12, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Joss Whedon's much-talked-about take on "Much Ado About Nothing" has been picked up for North American distribution by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, the companies announced Tuesday in Toronto. Whedon's black-and-white, modern-day adaptation of the classic Shakespeare comedy premiered Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival. Whedon, creator of "Firefly," "Buffy... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 11, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
Now scientists have discovered a vital clue to unraveling these riddles. The human genome is packed with at least four million gene switches that reside in bits of DNA that once were dismissed as “junk” but that turn out to play critical roles in controlling how cells, organs and other... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 5, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
It was only this past spring that Nokia crashed onto the US smartphone scene to stake its claim and make inroads into consumers' minds and hearts. Now, just five months later, the Finnish company's poised to overtake the buzz of its fledgling, former Windows Phone flagship, with what many consider... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 5, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is a show about class, and one thing people talk about regarding the Thompson clan (when they aren't cursing them for existing) is whether fame and fortune will spoil their appeal of being trashy beyond belief. If a piece in The Hollywood Reporter is... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 5, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog
One informant warned agents that Bradbury, who died June 5 at age 91, wrote stories that were “definitely slanted” against capitalism. The informant added that science fiction itself could so terrify readers that they would succumb to “incompetence bordering on hysteria” and would be helpless during a third world war.... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 2, 2012 at Poorwendy's blog