Sunday, December 31, 2006

The Perfect Song, The Perfect Year

This is my favorite song of all time which I play every New Year's Eve. It's "The Perfect Year" from Sunset Boulevard but I like this version from Dina Carroll the most. I know that nothing is "perfect"; but if this wish comes true, it will be a little bit closer to perfect.

" Ring out the old, bring in the new
A midnight wish to share with you
Your lips are warm, my head is light
Were we in love before tonight?

No need to hear the music play,
You eyes say all there is to say
The stars can fade and they can shine
'Long as your face is next to mine

I don't need a crowded ball room everything I need is here
If your with me next year will be
The perfect year "


The Perfect Year (Radio Mix) by Dina Carroll

Learning Your Penis

15 things you don't know about your penis by Men's Health.

1. Smoking can shorten your penis by as much as a centimeter. Erections are all about good bloodflow, and lighting up calcifies blood vessels, stifling erectile circulation.
2. Doctors can now grow skin for burn victims using the foreskins of circumcised infants. One foreskin can produce 23,000 square meters, which would be enough to tarp every Major League infield with human flesh.
3. An enlarged prostate gland can cause both erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. If you have an unexplained case of either, your doctor's looking forward to checking your prostate. Even if you're not.
4. The average male orgasm lasts 6 seconds. Women get 23 seconds. Which means if women were really interested in equality, they'd make sure we have four orgasms for every one of theirs.
5. The oldest known species with a penis is a hard-shelled sea creature called Colymbosathon ecplecticos. That's Greek for "amazing swimmer with large penis."
6. Circumcised foreskin can be reconstructed. Movable skin on the shaft of the penis is pulled toward the tip and set in place with tape. Later, doctors apply plastic rings, caps, and weights. Years can pass until complete coverage is attained.
7. Only one man in 400 is flexible enough to give himself oral pleasure. It's estimated, however, that all 400 have given it their best shot at some point.
8. There are two types of penises. One kind expands and lengthens when becoming erect (a grower). The other appears big most of the time, but doesn't get much bigger after achieving erection (a shower).
9. An international
Men's Health survey reports that 79 percent of men have growers, 21 percent have showers.
10. German researchers say the average intercourse lasts 2 minutes, 50 seconds, yet women perceive it as lasting 5 minutes, 30 seconds.
11. Turns out size does matter: The longer your penis, the better "semen displacement" you'll achieve when having sex with a woman flush with competing sperm. That's according to researchers at the State University of New York, who used artificial phalluses (ahem) to test the "scooping" mechanism of the penis's coronal ridge.
12. The penis that's been enjoyed by the most women could be that of King Fatefehi of Tonga, who supposedly deflowered 37,800 women between the years 1770 and 1784 -- that's about seven virgins a day.
13. Better-looking men may have stronger sperm. Spanish researchers showed women photos of guys who had good, average, and lousy sperm -- and told them to pick the handsomest men. The women chose the best sperm producers most often.
14. No brain is necessary for ejaculation. That order comes from the spinal cord. Finding a living vessel for said ejaculation, however, takes hours of careful thought and, often, considerable amounts of alcohol.
15. The most common cause of penile rupture: vigorous masturbation. Some risks are just worth taking.

My Wish List...

Balenciaga's messenger bag.

80th Anniversary Ferragamo

In preparation for its 80th anniversary Salvatore Ferragamo launched a new museum and a concept store dedicated to numbered reproductions of archival shoes and handbags. They are intended as true collector items and are precise replicas made exactly as the originals. One reproduction is of silk platform sandals worn by Ava Gardiner and another is a 5 inches heel worn by Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot. They range in price from $1,500 – $5,000 dollars. All items are made entirely by hand, using original constructions, lasts and hides. In addition to the shoes, there are reproductions of four handbags, such as the top-handle crocodile bag with the iconic Gancino ornament and a small bag with a chain that can be used as a belt.

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The Resurrection of Dot-com

The success of Google brings back the feeling of Dot-com's era which was extincted about 6 years ago. For those of you who were once had that experience like me know what I'm talking about; casual dress code, free vending machine, games room in every company, over-paid salary, etc. Now the New Yorkers can also experience those feeling, New York Times has a report the cross over of Google from Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley.

Breaking News: Bombing in Bangkok

At least 6 small bombs exploded in Bangkok killing two people and wounding more than 20, shocking the Thai capital into canceling some New Year countdown celebrations. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombs, which went off within about an hour and included one planted under a seat at a bus stop outside a shopping mall which wounded 17 people, two seriously. The bomb outside the shopping mall near the Victory Monument in the center of the Thai capital appeared to have caused the largest number of injuries. Another went off near a police booth, wounding two people, and a third was placed in a trash can at a market in the port district and wounded five, including a 10-year-old. A fourth went off in the parking lot of a shopping mall on the road to Bangkok's new airport. This is the first such violence in Bangkok since a September 19 coup ousted elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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Friday, December 29, 2006

Skycraper Heels

For spring 2007 collections, designers take high heels to the next level. By combining the art of fashion with the art of architecture, Top fashion designers present state-of-the-art high heel for the ladies who dare to make a statement. (Clockwise from top left; Dolce&Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Balenciaga and Ferragamo)

Quote of the Day

" You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough "

- Mae West -

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Spring 2007 Fashion

Since this year we don't really have a cold winter here in San Francisco, I think I'm going to skip it all and talk about spring. Here are 10 keys to prepare your wardrobe for your next season by GQ i.e. fine-gauge V-neck sweater, safari shirt, caramel belt, leather bomber, full cut pant.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

D&G "Gold" restaurant

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have now added a restaurant to their businesses in Milan beside owning four stores, a bar, a spa and a barber shop. Downstairs is a bar, café and bistro (open for both lunch and dinner), while the more formal restaurant (serving dinner only) is upstairs. The food is international Italian and there’s also a first-rate wine list. The décor, a kind of mid-century modern with a lot of gold (everywhere from the golden bamboo bathrooms down to the water-bottle labels), is by the designers themselves and long-time collaborator Ferruccio Laviani.

Monday, December 25, 2006

Quote of the Day

" No more lives torn apart
That wars would never start
And time would heal all hearts
And everyone would have a friend
And right would always win
And love would never end
This is my grown up Christmas list "

- My Grown Up Christmas List -

Saturday, December 23, 2006

Prada Phone

Prada has teamed up with South Korea's LG Electronics to produce the most advanced, and most fashionable, mobile phone on the market. Available early next year in Europe, the product will then go on sale in Asia and arrive in South Korea by the second quarter of 2007. LG Electronics has promised a sophisticated phone with an advanced-touch interface which eliminates the conventional keypad. Here are the sneak peeks of what the phone will look like.
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Friday, December 22, 2006

New LV ads

Louis Vuitton new ads campaign features nude Gemma Ward with Nomade Alma, $2200 and Will Chalker with Nomade Keepall, $3450.

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Catch Of The Day

A handsome, blondish Australian actor, Simon Baker (also known as Simon Baker-Denny) became a star in his native land on soap operas before breaking into US films as the doomed gay actor Matt Reynolds in the acclaimed modern noir "L.A. Confidential" (1997). He also appeared in countless movies such as The Devil Wears Prada, Something New, The Ring Two and Red Planet.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

My Wish List...

You may not born with a silver spoon in your mouth but you can enjoy this silver straw with your beverage. Christofle’s silver-plated straws are just right for sipping Champagne straight out of a split. A pair is $115 from vivre.com

Earthquake Report

I just felt the earthquake magnitude 3.7, the epicenter was at 2 miles ESE of Berkeley.

Mr. & Mrs Arquette

2007 may be the year of Arquette's family. David Arquette has a new show called "In case of emergency" which will be premiered on Jan 3 on ABC; and his wife, Courteney Cox Arquette, has a new show called "Dirt" which will be premiered on Jan 2 on FX.

My Wish List...

A perfect gift for music lovers. OhMiBod is a sleek, sophisticated new generation of vibrator that combines elegance of design with the excitement of your favorite music. The audio enabled integrated microchip allows the OhMiBod to vibrate to the beat and rhythm of your music while you listen. Measures 5 1/2" long (insertable) and 1 1/8" in diameter. OhMiBod comes with an additional multi-speed endcap for use without an iPod or music player. The motor provides strong yet quiet, intense rhythmic vibrations.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

$5 Million Dollars Walk

Giselle Bunchen reported earned $5 million dollars just for walking in the Victoria's Secret fashion show last month. That's why she is the highest grossing supermodel in the world, according to Forbes Magazine. She's also expected to earn $6 million dollars for allowing her name to be used on sandals for Brazilian shoes company and a multi-million dollar contract with Cacharel to represent a fragrance that will be launched next year.

My Wish List...

Want luminous skin ? How about put some golds on your skin. This is a new face serum from La Prairie called "Cellular Radiance Pure Gold" which actually contained pure 24k gold. Available at fine department stores for $525.

Catch Of The Day

Remember ? It's Summer in Australia... Andy at Towleroad give us a glimpse of DNA photospread by Lewis Payton which features super hot model - Todd Sanfield.

Until Then...

I just finished my Final yesterday and feel relieve to have my life back. Until Spring semester begins, I'll have around 1 month to enjoy life such as traveling, going out and perhaps dating...

Sunday, December 17, 2006

World Premiere: Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez new song - "Que Hiciste" from her upcoming Spanish album which will be released on February, 2007. The first clip is full version of the song with old music video; the second clip is the sneak preview of the video.


Friday, December 15, 2006

Quote of the Day

" I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. "

-George Burns-

Hotel on a Dam

Oslo-based "Snøhetta" is developing a spectacular gallery and hotel complex by one of Europe’s grandest hydroelectric dams, in the steep Tafjord valley on Norway’s north-west coast. The Galerie Tafjord will hover as a transparent glass beam in front of the elegantly curved 96m-high dam, with the dam wall being used to project hi-tech art installations and light shows.The dam also doubles as a structural foundation for 42 shoebox-shaped hotel rooms with floor-to-ceiling glass walls. Bathrooms are partially transparent, allowing visitors to take a bath while contemplating the scenery. The site will open for business next Fall, by which time the hotel will have been named.
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K Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld feels like he has too much free time. Beside designing for Chanel, Fendi and his own Lagerfeld Collection, Mr. Lagerfeld has announced that he is launching a new denim inspired collection for men and women that will be known as "K Karl Lagerfeld". "I'm tired of complicated names," the designer explained of the label whose strong, graphic logo will appear on buttons and swing tickets throughout the collection. The collection will be launched for autumn/winter 2007-8 at Bread & Butter in Barcelona between January 17-19.

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Nominees Are...

Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 64th annual Golden Globe Awards, which will be held on January 15, 2007. The nominees are...

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
Babel
Bobby
The Departed
Little Children
The Queen

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
Penelope Cruz ("Volver")
Judi Dench ("Notes on a Scandal")
Maggie Gyllenhaal ("Sherry Baby")
Helen Mirren ("The Queen")
Kate Winslet ("Little Children")

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
Leonardo DiCaprio ("Blood Diamond" and "The Departed")
Peter O'Toole ("Venus")
Will Smith ("The Pursuit of Happyness")
Forest Whitaker ("The Last King of Scotland")

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Borat
The Devil Wears Prada
Dreamgirls
Little Miss Sunshine
Thank you for Smoking

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Annette Bening ("Running with Scissors')
Toni Collette ("Little Miss Sunshine")
Beyonce Knowles ("Dreamgirls")
Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada")
Renee Zellweger ("Miss Potter")<

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Sasha Baron Cohen ("Borat")
Johnny Depp ("Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest")
Aaron Eckhart ("Thank You for Smoking")
Chiwetel Ejiofor ("Kinky Boots")
Will Ferrell ("Stranger Than Fiction")

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE<
Adriana Barraza ("Babel")
Cate Blanchett ("Notes on a Scandal")
Emily Blunt ("The Devil Wears Prada")
Jennifer Hudson ("Dreamgirls")
Kikuchi Rinko ("Babel")

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
Ben Affleck ("Hollywoodland")
Eddie Murphy ("Dreamgirls")
Jack Nicholson ("The Departed")
Brad Pitt ("Babel")
Mark Wahlberg ("The Departed")

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE
Clint Eastwood ("Flags of Our Fathers" and "Letters From Iwo Jima")
Stephen Frears ("The Queen")
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel")
Martin Scorsese ("The Departed")

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Terra: Mendonca Twins

New photo spread from Terra-The Boy is the talk-of-the-Net. Why ? Because Terra double the pleasure by showing these gorgeous twins, Flavio and Gustavo Mendonça. Can you tell them apart ? Hint: Tattoos on left and right arms. Visit Terra-The Boy for more photos or follow this link for the member-only album.

Quote of the Day

" Whenever I'm caught between two evils,
I take the one I've never tried. "

- Mae West -

My Wish List...

I'm wondering whether this $650-Gucci floral towel will do better jobs than regular towel or not?

Rain...

It's raining here in San Francisco and nothing is more perfect than this song.

Scarlet does LV: Part Deux

New photos of Scarlett Johansson for Louis Vuitton's Spring 2007 collection. Those bags are really cute, not like the one I posted before.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Lazy Sunday

I woke up this morning and still tired, this is probably what I'm going to do later today (I mean taking a nap but I don't mind to do him either).

Friday, December 08, 2006

Catch Of The Day

Move over Jesse Metcalfe and Channing Tatum, here comes a new gay heartthrob - "Marco Dapper". He's a new hottie from the upcoming movie - Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds. And sorry, y'all...he's straight !! You can check out his MySpace profile here. The movie will be opening in San Francisco January 5. I hope this movie is better than the first one which was really stupid to me.
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