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Saturday, May 29, 2010

"Like the egg in the tip of the horn". Opppsss ....I forgot my Safety Belt !!!

From : "Suliman Samat"
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:43 PM

Tcr Ain's words:
They are pawning their live for a morsel of rice, while the employer is only concerned in gaining big big big... profits. They proud being skyscrapers building. They proud when looking at the skyscrapers they've built, even though their name never been inscribed in any of the building.

Friday, May 28, 2010

MADAME TUSSAUD*_* her wax sculptures

From: "TUNA" (
To: Date : May 27, 2010

Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities. It was set up by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud. It was formerly spelled "Madame Tussaud's", but the apostrophe is no longer used.

Marie Tussaud, born Anna Maria Grosholtz (1761–1850) was born in Strasbourg, France. Her mother worked as a housekeeper for Dr. Philippe Curtius in Bern, Switzerland, who was aphysician skilled in wax modelling. Curtius taught Tussaud the art of wax modelling. In 1765, Tussaud made a waxwork of Marie-Jeanne du Barry, Louis XV's mistress. A cast of that mould is the oldest work currently on display. The first exhibition of Tussaud's waxworks was shown in 1770, and attracted a large audience. The exhibition moved to the Palais Royal in Paris in 1776. She opened a second location on Boulevard du Temple in 1782, the "Caverne des Grands Voleurs", a precursor to the later Chamber of Horrors.

Tussaud created her first wax figure, of Voltaire, in 1777. Other famous people she modelled at that time include Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Benjamin Franklin. During the French Revolution she modelled many prominent victims. In her memoirs she claims that she would search through corpses to find the decapitated heads of executed citizens, from which she would make death masks. Following the doctor's death in 1794, she inherited his vast collection of wax models and spent the next 33 years travelling around Europe. Her marriage to Fran├žois Tussaud in 1795 lent a new name to the show – Madame Tussauds. In 1802, she went to London. As a result of the Franco-British war, she was unable to return to France, so she travelled throughout Great Britain and Ireland exhibiting her collection. For a time, it was displayed at the Lyceum Theatre. From 1831 she took a series of short leases on the "Baker Street Bazaar" (on the west side of Baker Street between Dorset Street and King Street) - which featured in the Druce Portland Case sequence of trials of 1898-1907. This became Tussaud's first permanent home in 1836.

By 1835 Marie had settled down in Baker Street, London, and opened a museum.

Click here to visit Maddame Tussaud Official Website

Here are some of her hand job...

Madame Tussaud herself (This is also a sculpture of her moulding a death mask of Queen Marie)

Lady Diana

Karl Marx (Economist)

Johnny Depp

John Ford Kennedy

Jennifer Lopez


Late Saddam Hussien

George Clooney

Charlie Chaplin

Bon Jovi

Bob Marley

The Beatles


Late Yasser Arafat

Albert Einstein

Admiral Nelson

Monday, May 24, 2010

Child Marriages in India

From: $AMIN.K <;
Subject: Child Marriages in India
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 12:13 AM

Many girls in India get married when they are still kids. Children marriages are banned in this country, but they still happen. Government survey in 2006 reported that 45 % of Indian girls were married being younger than 18 years old. Local police raids child marriage ceremonies when it gets a chance because young girls who are forced to marry boys or old men are often at risk of violence and sexual abuse. Inside this post you can find photos of child brides taken by Reuters' photographers.

Newly wed Krishna, 11, lifts her veil during her wedding ceremony with 13-year-old Kishan Gopal in a village near Kota in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan, May 16, 2010-

Mamta, 9, rides pillion with her groom Ram Singh, 14, after their wedding in Biaora, in India's central Madhya Pradesh state April 22, 2009.

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