Saturday, September 7, 2013

#SaveYourVictim - Drunken Driver Makes Confession in a Youtube Video "I Killed a Man"

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A video tagged #Saveyourvictim" and "Make The Promise to Never Drink and Drive" has gone viral after it was posted on Youtube some days ago. The video shows Matthew Cordle confessing to an accident in which another man died. Cordle says he's to blame for causing the car crash after a night of heavy drinking and he's willing to take "full responsibility" for the death of the man who died in the accident.

Movie Review - Elysium

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No one knew who South African film director Neill Blomkamp was until District 9, a sci-fi action thriller, was released years ago to critical acclaim. And although Nigerians felt wounded by the gross misrepresentation of its people depicted in the film, not to mention the cheeky but brazen mockery of a certain Nigerian ruler, District 9 proved to be far from a mere popcorn flick, drawing fairly acceptable performances from its obscure cast and being nominated for four Academy Awards.  Now, fast forward to 2013, and Blomkamp brings yet another offering on the sci-fi alter, with as much special effects that characterized his previous work: a testament to his extraordinary skill as a visual filmmaker.

Quote of the Day - God Has Perfect Timing

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Good Guys and the Friend Zone: Fact or Fiction?

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By Eky Shirley

This is a sequel to Good girls like bad guys; Fact or Fiction?

I have to mention that it was sparked by a conversation I had with a certain young man (a good guy, I`d like to think), on Saturday night. He had not even seen the previous post but it was the subject of our discourse. He, is of the opinion that girls no longer want gentlemen, bu prefer 'thugs with money'. Furthermore, that gentlemen are quickly relegated to the FRIENDZONE.

Would You Wear A Red Wedding Gown?

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Many people who commented on a similar post about Black Wedding Dresses [see post] responded in the negative, but what if the color is red? Some will say red is a vibrant and lively color unlike drab, mournful black. Would you wear it?

Saying Thank You and The Power of Appreciation

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One thing about appreciation and saying thank you is the ability for it to make a positive impact on relationships. If there's any danger in most relationships is how very quickly things can become routine, and "Oh wow, you really did this for me? I'm blown away!" becomes "OK, you did this. Neexxxtttt!"

An Arranged Marriage At 17, Divorced By 31 - My Experience By Amara Blessing Nwosu

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I was reading further on teenage marriage and abuse in Nigeria and came across the story of Ms Amara Blessing-Nwosu who was made to go into early marriage for her father/ family considerations. She was married for 14 years, during which she had four children - two boys and two girls - but the marriage collapsed 5 years ago due to abuse. Amara is now a writer and relationship consultant, counseling young people on relationship and health issues, and managing an NGO, the Dorcas Generation Initiative.

Couple Love - Lara George Shares 9th Anniversary Message For Her Husband

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"It was 9 years ago when we first looked into each others' eyes and said 'I do.' Wow! 9 years ago! Seems like just a heartbeat passed since i said yes to you my love.

Toyin Aimahku Gets Surprise Birthday Cake From Her Husband [Pictures]

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Yesterday, 5th of September, Toyin Aimakhu was one year older and her new husband, Niyi Johnson celebrated it by presenting her a couple of birthday cakes, one had the inscription 'HBD to my lovely wife.' On set with them at the time was Doris Simeon and others. Wishing Toyin many more years..

Quote of the Day - True Love Will Never Let You Go

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