Friday, 17 October 2014

Making money off Ebola... SMH

Quoted: on hawking the domain “But you could say the same thing about doctors. They can become very well-off treating very sick patients.” says — Jon Schultz, owner of the domain name, when questioned about wanting to profit off a disease that has killed more than 4,000 people worldwide. (At least one commentary calls it “parasitic capitalism.”) Schultz bought the domain name in 2008 for $13,000 and now wants to sell it for $150,000. His company, Blue String Ventures, also owns domains such as, which he tells the Washington Post is “worth way more than” because “that one’s airborne.” Schultz is hoping a pharmaceutical company might buy the Ebola domain, whose home page now contains links to articles and books about Ebola, including a link to donate to Doctors Without Borders.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Photo: Davido meets former president Olusegun Obasanjo

Davido and his friends met the former president at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya and shared the pic...

Joan Rivers cause of death released... Lack of oxygen supply to the brain

Now we finally know what killed legendary comedienne and Fashion Police host, Joan Rivers. It was lack of oxygen to the brain while under propofol

According to TMZ,
She died because she went into hypoxic arrest during her throat procedure ... cutting off oxygen to her brain -- but the medical examiner is calling it a "predictable complication."
The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner released its findings today, revealing that Joan was sedated with Propofol during the procedure.

[SPORT-FOOTBALL] Stephen Keshi's reaction when asked about his sack by the NFF

According to NTA News, this was former Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi's reaction when he was asked about his sack by the Nigeria Football Federation...

Nurse Nina Pham To Be Transferred To NIH For Ebola Treatment

During a news conference on Sunday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Daniel Varga answers questions about a health care worker who now has Ebola after providing care for Thomas Eric Duncan. Varga is expected to testify before a House panel looking into Ebola response.

A top government health official confirms that Nina Pham, the 26-year-old nurse who became infected with Ebola after treating a patient with the disease at a Dallas hospital, will be transferred to a high-level containment facility at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said in testimony before a House committee that Pham will be admitted to the NIH tonight.

Nick Cannon says he's trying to be the best human he can be

Nick Cannon just turned 34 years old this month, and when asked how his new age feels, he said, "Old!" -- with a laugh.

"In my mind I'm still 19, so to hear 34, it's like, 'Oh wow.' I'm taking it one day at a time and having fun with it. We don't grow older, we grow wiser," Cannon told CBS News.

Halle Berry wants child support slashed because Gabriel Aubry has refused to get a job

Actress Halle Berry has gone to court asking them to slash her child support to baby daddy Gabriel Aubry because he has refused to get a job and depends entirely on the money she gives him...

According to TMZ, Halle Berry filed court docs this week asking a judge to reduce her monthly child support order from $16k a month down to $3k a month.

Halle is accusing Gabriel of abusing the system and insists their 6-year-old daughter Nahla's quality of life is being effected because he's living entirely off of child support and not showing a good example for their child. She said the model hasn't had a job in years and has refused to try. Halle and Gabriel have joint custody of Nahla.

Texas hospital 'deeply sorry' for Ebola mistakes after 1 patient dies, infects 2 nurses

Texas' Ebola nightmare started last month when Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital sent a feverish Thomas Eric Duncan home two days before it isolated him. Officials apologized Wednesday for not diagnosing him correctly earlier. One of the two nurses who treated Duncan and developed Ebola flew a day before she was diagnosed — but she might have been symptomatic on the plane, the CDC warned.

Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital admitted it made mistakes in its handling of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital admitted it made mistakes in its handling of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.

The Texas hospital that sent a contagious Ebola patient home is saying sorry.

Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital admitted it not handle its first Ebola case correctly: two of its staffers who treated "patient zero" were infected with the virus, one of whom flew across the country just before she was diagnosed, setting off national panic of possible uncontained exposure.

Apple event Thursday: Leak teases iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

More than a month ago there were reports about of of Apples biggest unveiling ever, which included two new iPhones and the Apple Watch. But Apple isn't stopping there. On Oct. 16, Apple will hold another live event, whose slogan is, "It's been way too long."

Unlike the Sept. 9 event, for which it was well known that new iPhones would be unveiled, there is a lot of ambiguity surrounding Thursday's announcements. Rumors about products and software are swirling.

Michael Jackson Named 2014 Highest Earning Dead Celebrity by Forbes With $140 Million


Five years after his death and Michael Jackson is still making more than enough money!

According to Forbes list of “Top Earning Dead Celebrities”, Michael Jackson has raked in about $140 million in 2014, to give him the top spot on the list for the second year in a row.

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