Saturday, September 24, 2011

UARS UPDATE: Unconfirmed reports suggest satellite may have crash landed in Canada

UARS UPDATE: Unconfirmed reports suggest satellite may have crash landed in Canada
The UARS satellite was expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere by about 0500 GMT - Officials said the risk to public safety was remote. Unconfirmed reports suggested some debris may have fallen over Okotoks, a town south of Calgary in western Canada. "If debris fell on land (and that's still a BIG if), Canada is most likely area," a Nasa official had tweeted earlier.

Friday, September 23, 2011

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A 5 Ton Object is hurtling thru space at 18,000 MPH - To Hit Earth Sooner than previously expected !

The US space agency (Nasa) says that its out-of-control climate satellite is expected to crash to Earth sometime on Friday evening (GMT).

  • Experts say they will get a more precise idea in the last 12 hours before the satellite is due to return.
  • The satellite could come down during one of four possible orbits of Earth on Friday evening/Saturday morning.
  • Nasa says that debris could fall across an area 400-500km (250-310 miles) long.
  • The spacecraft would "not be passing over North America" when it is expected to be pulled through the atmosphere to Earth
  • The spacecraft could pass over Britain during its final passes over the planet.

More details on this story are blogged below

Sunday, September 18, 2011

A 5 Ton Object is hurtling thru space at 18,000 MPH - Destination Earth ! #Yikes

NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is hurtling through space at 18,000 MPH is scheduled to crash on September 24, 2011

As to what the debri field will be? Well, scientists have not been able to pinpoint the exact location, which they claim will only be possible just a few hours before Impact! The predictions are that it will hit in the vicinity of 57N and 57S of the Equator. Oh b.t.w. this region is also the most populated on the planet #GoFigure.  Countries within this potential impact zone should prepare for all emergencies. NASA has also informed the general public that no debris should be held/stored or sold online as they continue to remain the Property of the US Government.
Copyright, Sachin Mehta. All Rights Reserved. The inset areas within the RED ZONE ARE THE POTENTIAL IMPACT AREAS. Citizens are advised to contact the local emergency services and/check with the NASA website for updates.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

I know this is totally silly, but here goes: TOP TEN things to do if you were planning to attend The Wedding at the Playboy Mansion

TOP TEN things to do if you were planning to attend The Wedding

10. Attend the screening of 'RunAway Bride' at the Mansion

9. Cancel your Lifetime subscription to Playboy
8. Re-mail the invite to yourself - so you can relive the excitement of the invitation
7. Order a Lifetime subscription of Playboy magazine and address it to Crystal
6. Cancel the Tux/Dress rental appointment
5. Tell your Wife/Husband that your meeting is cancelled and that you love him/her
4. Stuff your ThongBikini/Speedo back in the bottom drawer
3. Go see GreenHornet instead
2. Rush to the attic for the July1999 issue
1. Get out of that silly silk robe, put some clothes on and head to the beach

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Edinburgh International Film Festival Survives Rough Year

At 65, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is the oldest continually-running film festival in the world but it has had a difficult year. Since last June the festival has lost its artistic director and a large proportion of its funding. New director James Mullighan wants to rebrand the festival as "the brain" of the UK film industry, "...dispensing with red carpets, photocalls and awards...", Hmm that's interesting LOL. Anyways, the film festival runs from 15 to 26 June.

Some highlights, Keith Bearden's new film Meet Monica Velour, starring Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall. #AcademyAward, #Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sir David Hare for the premiere of political thriller Page Eight. Rock stars Rock stars Kings of Leon will be premiering their new documentary, Talihina Sky, at the festival on 25 June. among a host of UK's finest

For details visit the festival online

Friday, June 10, 2011

UK /Midlands and Leicester fans of Bollywood Cinema are in for a treat

In Celebration of 80 Years of Indian Cinema

An Indian Summer” on 18th and 19th June 2011 is an annual, experiential East Midlands event. An Indian Summer is an exploration of India’s roots and culture: a celebration of old and new, tradition and technology, education and entertainment. 

Based at and using the incredible resources of Leicester’s Phoenix Square, “An Indian Summer” will use film, workshops, music, food & drink, dance, photo galleries and educational exhibitions and installations to tell India’s endlessly fascinating story. 

This year's event is especially special as it Celebrates 80 Years of Indian Cinema. Part of the hard hitting films include JODHA AKBAR, LAGAAN, WATER (Dir: Deepa Mehta), EARTH (Dir: Deepa Mehta), DEVDAS, Monsoon Wedding (Dir: Mira Nair) and the Classic SHOLAY (Dir: Ramesh Sippy)

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Academy Award Winner, John Malkowich to direct at Edinburgh Fringe

Academy Award Winner, John Malkovich will direct actor Julian Sands in a play celebrating the work of Harold Pinter at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, Scotland. Fringe features 41,689 performances of 2,542 shows at 258 venues from 5-29 August, with 1,319 being world premieres.
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