Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nepal Plans To Help Hikers In Distress With Free SIM Cards

Posted on by Ann Klatt in Hot Spots | Comments Off on Nepal Plans To Help Hikers In Distress With Free SIM Cards

Nepal officials announced Thursday, March 27, that they plan to provide free SIM cards to hikers going to remote areas. The suggestion came after a number of foreign trekkers went missing or were attacked for the past years. Highest Mountains Eight of the world’s fourteen highest mountains are in Nepal, including Mount Everest. The country attracts thousands of foreign hikers and climbers annually. The disappearances and killings of trekkers, however, have resulted in serious concerns on tourist safety. “When a …

Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Coats Sell For £115,000

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Coats Sell For £115,000

Memorabilia jackets that Ringo Starr and George Harrison wore in 1965 have sold for £115,000 at an auction. Past estimated value Harrison’s jacket bagged £54,000, while Starr’s possession fetched £61,000, both of which include buyer’s premium. The final price of the items went past the estimated value during pre-sale valuations, which pegged the items between £20,000-£30,000. Both jackets were from the 1965 film “Help!,” in which the members of the Fab Four wore the clothes for five days during filming. …

Wining Lottery Tickets Sold In Florida And Maryland

Posted on by Debra Lefler in Customer Service | Comments Off on Wining Lottery Tickets Sold In Florida And Maryland

State lottery officials said the winning tickets in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing with a jackpot of about $400 million, the third largest in its history, were sold in Florida and Maryland. According to a report by BrevardTimes.com, the Florida winning ticket was purchased at a Sunoco gas station on Merritt Island in Brevard County. The Lucky Numbers The Mega Millions winning numbers for Tuesday night are: 11-19-24-33-51 Gold Mega Ball 07 The jackpot swells after no one matched all six numbers in the drawing held last Friday, March 14. Biggest …

Amazon Raises Prime Membership Fee

Posted on by Wileene Grace Olimpo in Promotions | Comments Off on Amazon Raises Prime Membership Fee

The cost of an Amazon Prime membership was increased, a service which provides members free two-day shipping on millions of eligible items. Price increase Amazon announced the annual membership will now cost $99 every year, up from $79, while a student membership will cost $49 annually. In its nine-year existence, this is the first time Amazon has decided to increase the annual fee. Prime members get two-day shipping at no extra cost, apart from the right to access Kindle books …

20 Strangers Kissing: Tatia Pilieva’s Short Film Went Viral

Posted on by Wileene Grace Olimpo in Customer Service | Comments Off on 20 Strangers Kissing: Tatia Pilieva’s Short Film Went Viral

Filmmaker Tatia Pilieva paired up with Wren Studio to bring 20 strangers together and kiss for the first time in front of cameras, which became a viral hit. Awkward result The result seems like real-life romance. The twenty strangers talked  to each other awkwardly at first. But once they’ve kissed, they suddenly became intimate and even compassionate toward each other. After the awkwardness, the pairs just go for it. Instant hit “It’s cute to see the strangers be all hesitant …

Facebook Regulates Gun Posts

Posted on by Joseph Stevenson in Information Facility | Comments Off on Facebook Regulates Gun Posts

Social networking giant Facebook has imposed stricter measures on posting anything related to guns. Removal of posts Facebook said that posts from users who “indicate a willingness” to commit breaches against the law to sell firearms would be removed. The site would also restrict access to posts relating to the sale of guns to users over 18 years old. Some groups have lobbied and pressured Facebook to change the site’s policy regarding the issue. ‘Speech may have consequences elsewhere’ “People …

The 86th Annual Academy Awards: The Complete List of #Oscars2014 Winners

Posted on by Conrado Simon in Customer Service | Comments Off on The 86th Annual Academy Awards: The Complete List of #Oscars2014 Winners

Tinseltown’s biggest night ended with some well-deserved wins across the board, as the 86th Annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as The Oscars, was held Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Here’s the full list of winners: BEST PICTURE: 12 Years a Slave BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE: Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE: Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Jared Leto – Dallas …

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Reportedly Engaged

Posted on by Wileene Grace Olimpo in Customer Service | Comments Off on Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Reportedly Engaged

Mila Kunis is reportedly engaged to his boyfriend Ashton Kutcher. ‘Crazy’ in love According to a report, the former “That 70s Show” lovers are all set to tie the knot and Kunis was even seen wearing a diamond ring while out shopping in Los Angeles. A source confirmed, saying, “She is crazy about him!” The two started dating in 2012 but they kept it under wraps early on. Kutcher finally made it official as he finalized his divorce from Demi Moore …