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Archive for January Wednesday, 2009

New Year’s resolutions !

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

On Tuesday, we discussed New Year’s resolutions with Lindsay, our assistant.

This short clip is taken from a great series (I watched the greatest part of the complete series during the Christmas holidays) entitled “My So-Called Life” (Angela, 15 ans in France). It was on in the late 90s. This series revealed Claire Danes (who became famous later with “Romeo and Juliet” with Leonardo Di Caprio in Baz Luhrman’s modern version of the play) and Jared Letho.

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Twilight : the movie !

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Watch the trailer !

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x72zud

You can also read the first chapter here

New Moon is the second part of the saga

and visit the official site : http://www.stepheniemeyer.com and enjoy !!

Motown at 50: Yesterday’s soul classics revisited

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

This article is composed of interviews from today’s artists who evoke their favorite song from the Motown (more about it here on Wikipedia) .

Do you know any of these artists ?

Diana Ross and  The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha and the Vandellas, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Pointer Sisters, Edwin Starr  or  The Temptations , Stevie Wonder , The Jackson Five and Michael Jackson (first part of his solo career) or  Lionel Richie 

Well, their common point is ti have been revealed by the Motown !

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GPS wristwatch helps parents track children

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

For years, parents have been limited to traditional methods of keeping track of their children’s movements: standing in the playground, watching from the window, or asking them to phone home when they visit a friend’s house. But now anxious mothers and fathers are being offered a distinctly hi-tech method of monitoring their child’s every movement – tracking them by satellite !!

Hard Task for New Team on Energy and Climate

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Barack Obama’s team will have to face a difficult task challenging global warming and climate change. This is mainly due to the fact that a succession of presidents and Congresses had failed to make much progress on the issues. Read more about it here !