Congrats to them...
Friday, 15 January 2010
Ashleigh Louw has been born with her heart outside her chest. The baby is being treated for the rare condition after being born in South Africa. Doctors say the child's ribcage failed to develop properly in the womb, leaving her heart covered by just a thin layer of skin.Ashleigh's mother Anastacia Louw, 30, said the condition was only noticeable once the child was born.
The couple live in the Eldorado Park area of Johannesburg. Specialists at the Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital, where Ashleigh was born, have identified the rare condition as 'pentalogy of Fallot ectopia cordis'.Doctor Lynda Bleazard said: "I have never seen a case like this before. As there are no bones to hold the heart in place, it is a dual problem to deal with. The doctors are still busy assessing the child."
"Avatar" is being criticized by some people who allege it contains racist themes — the white hero once again saving the primitive natives.
Since the film opened to widespread critical acclaim over three weeks ago, hundreds of blog posts, newspaper articles, tweets and YouTube videos have said things such as the film is "a fantasy about race told from the point of view of white people" and that it reinforces "the white Messiah fable."
The film's writer and director, James Cameron, says the real theme is about respecting others' differences.
Also the Vatican has spoken out against the film for 'attempting to lead the flock away from God with his “Nature Worship”'. It criticized Avatar for flirting with modern doctrines that promote the worship of nature as a substitute for religion.
What's your take on this? Is Avatar racist? And did it 'attempt' to lead the flock away from God? Like anything can do that...abegi. It's a work of fiction...Get over it!
While keeping total health as the focus, the video challenges consumers to change their bodies for life. O3 contains a full length 45 minute total body workout as well as a 10 minute workout for those with very compressed schedules.
The inspiration for the video has been with Oluchi since she first moved to the United States.
Wednesday, 13 January 2010
The Save Nigeria Group (SNG) rally held yesterday Tuesday 12th in Abuja. The rally was led by Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka. The aim was to force the National Assembly to resolve the constitutional problem created by the disappearance of Nigeria's sickly president Umaru Yar'adua 49 days ago ostensibly for medical reasons.
Check out some pictures from the rally...