Could New York City ever be saved by $15 Billion Storm-Protection System…?

As East Coasters still struggle to fully comprehend the damage caused by Sandy, thoughts are turning to how we can prepare for the possibility of another superstorm. It turns out the Dutch have already done some of out-of-the-box thinking that we could use to craft our own modern-day stormproofing plan.
New York City, like much of Holland, is built on low-lying land that’s susceptible to the kind of surges caused by Hurricane Sandy. One Dutch solution was to make its coastline smaller wherever possible.
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Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner) Reveals His Biggest Twilight Regret…..!

After playing werewolf Jacob Black in “The Twilight Saga,” Taylor Lautner only has one regret.
When fans first met Taylor as Jacob, the actor sported long hair, which was a wig he wore during the filming of “Twilight,” and something he wished he still had.

“It’s my one regret,” he told Shaun Robinson at the junket for “Breaking Dawn – Part II.”
“They offered me the wig,” he explained. “And I did turn it down. But I am definitely wishing now I would’ve taken it.” Continue reading

Oprah’s ‘Favorite Things’ List Met With Criticism…And Justin Bieber is gonna take Oprah Winfrey around the world!

Oprah Winfrey fans will be happy to know that, after a two-year hiatus, the popular Favorite Things list — which caused her audience members to scream, cry, and/or faint upon its reveal — is making a comeback.
You can view the full rundown in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, available on November 6.
On November 18, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will run a two-hour special devoted to the product roundup. But Winfrey’s choices have already received some harsh criticism. Continue reading