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Kate Middleton is a Real Fashionista – 20 Beautiful Photos to Prove it

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Here´s a picture of a glowing Kate Middleton in her Alexander McQueen coat dress. She has matched her dress with Gianvito Rossi pumps. This picture was taken in Belgium. Wouldn´t like to see what Kate is wearing next? Click Next to find out!

17 Celebrities Wearing The Most Daring Dresses On The Red Carpet Of The Cannes Film Festival

Were you aware of the fact that the Cannes Film Festival red carpet is as glamorous as the Oscars? The festival attracts movie stars from all corners of the world and has supermodels flocking to attend the ceremony. Here are some of the celebrities wearing the most daring dresses on the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival!

17. Zoe Saldana in Armani Prive, 2011

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Here´s a picture of the stunning Zoe Saldana in Armani Prive attending the 2011 edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Zoe is an actress by profession and is mostly renowned for her meaty roles in Crossroads, Star Trek, Avatar, and Guardians of the Galaxy etc. You won´t believe who´s next on our list. Click Next to find out!

The Stars Of Game Of Thrones In Normal Attire

Most of the actors that first appeared in the successful series, Game of Thrones, were relatively unknown. Fortunately, after the massive success of the series, the stocks of the actors have increased tenfold and they have all now become global superstars. If you want to see how the Game of Thrones stars look in normal attire, you have come to the right place. Have a look!

Nathalie Emmanuel- Missandei

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Nathalie Emmanuel portrays the character of Missandei in the popular TV series. Her stint on the show has helped open many doors for her. There´s no denying that her performance in the series helped her land a role in Furious 7. The British actress is doing well to grab headlines in the world of entertainment. The next actress plays the role of a character that is independent and tough. Who is it? Click Next to find out!

The Incredible Life of the Human Barbie

Valeria Lukyanova is a real life Barbie Doll. Popularly referred to as “The Human Barbie” for bearing a close resemblance to a Barbie doll, Valeria has achieved her body through a combination of custom workout routine, plastic surgery, and specialized diet. She also applies makeup on her face and uses contact lenses to get her desired look. In her quest to have the impeccable symmetry of the Barbie doll, Valeria has even undergone a breast-augmentation surgery.

Who was she before she transformed into Barbie?

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Valeria currently lives in her humble abode in Ukraine. However, she is originally from Moldova. She was obsessed with dolls ever since she was a child. As a child, she was fascinated by the impeccable symmetry of the dolls. Therefore, she grew up dreaming of being a human Barbie. Click Next to learn more about the human Barbie!

Hachiko, The Dog that Waited for his Master for Nine Years

Dogs are known for their loyalty but for one in Japan, his loyalty was the stuff of legend. In 1924, one professor took home a puppy, an Akita dog he called Hachiko. Unknown to the man, professor, Hidesaburō Ueno of the University of Tokyo, that moment was the beginning of a relationship that not even death could break.

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For the next few years, Hachiko would wait for his master at the train station every day right at the moment the train was due to arrive. This was remarkable in itself, but what was even more remarkable was what happened next.

One day, as Ueno gave a lecture at the university, he suffered a cerebral haemorrhage which resulted in him collapsing and dying shortly. Back at the train station, Hachiko waited for his master but in vain. Astonishingly, the dog would return the following day to meet him, then the next day, until 9 years, 9 months and 15 days.

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The dog was at first at odds with the people that ran the station but once they learned of his heart-warming story that appeared in the papers, they treated the dog with respect and even made sure that it got some food and treats while it waited.

One of the professor’s students took a particularly keen interest in Hachiko and publishes articles about the dog regularly. One of the articles grabbed the nation’s interest and this shot Hachiko into nationwide fame. Soon, the dog became a symbol of unwavering loyalty and was used as a teaching point for kids in schools on the subject of loyalty and being faithful.

Hachiko was found dead and post-mortem proved that the dog had cancer and other illnesses. But his death only fuelled his legend, with movies, sculptors and even a day set aside in his memory. The dog was cremated and his ashes were buried alongside his master’s.

 

Man Saves Doctor Who Saved Him as a Baby

They say what goes around comes back around. For one doctor living in Orange County, these words rang true. Dr Michael Shannon helped save the life of Chris Trokey, a baby born prematurely more than 30 years. The doctor’s favour was repaid in 2011.

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During one drive in 2011, Dr Shannon’s SUV was hit on the side by a semi-truck, sending the car in flames with the doctor still trapped inside. As fate would have it, Trokey, who now works as a paramedic in the Orange County Fire Authority, worked among the group that pulled him out of the SUV alive. The heart-warming story came to light when the pair both took part in a fundraising campaign for kids with cancer.

The men embraced each other like old friends reuniting, then proceeded to have their heads shaved as part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser. They revisited memories of how exactly for year earlier Dr Shannon was pinned in his SUV after getting struck by a truck. Paramedic Engine 29 sent in a unit of rescuers and it turned out that Trokey was one of them. The unit managed to fight the fire and cut the doctor out.

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Trokey had no clue that he had just saved his hero from 30 years ago, and neither did Dr Shannon know that among his band of angels was Trokey, the little baby he had saved. Trokey only came to know who the doctor was when he took the time to see him in hospital where he lay recuperating.

When they first met those many years ago, Trokey was a tiny baby with a very slim chance of survival as he weighed a mere 3.2 pounds. Dr Shannon was the Paediatrician who worked tirelessly to ensure that little Trokey saw the next day, the next week, months, until there he is, a thirty plus-year-old man now working as a paramedic.

Man With ‘Golden Arm’ Saves 2 Million Babies With Blood Donations

When most people have a brush with death, they usually turn their lives around in drastic ways. This is the story of a man who, at the age of 14, experienced a near death experience. When he came to, he made a decision that has saved over 2 million babies.

James Harrison is now eighty and he has been a consistent blood donor for over 60 years. During this time he has saved over 2 million babies with his blood, earning himself the nickname, The Man with the Golden Arm.

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The secret lies in the special composition of his blood. It contains antibodies that help fight off the Rhesus Disease. His plasma has actually been used to come up with a vaccine that has also saved lives. One of the people his blood has saved is his grandson who was also facing certain death due to the Rhesus disease.

His rare blood type means he has to be well-protected, and that is why his life has been insured for $1 million Australian Dollars! “I have been insured for about a million dollars and I am sure Barbra, my wife, will be taken great care of. I am really happy that I can help. I had to sign all sorts of forms and I essentially surrendered my life,” James said.

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He was once saved by blood donors himself

He said to CNN that his decision came after he had a close brush with death. He had to have his chest opened for the doctors to get rid of one of his lungs. When the surgery was done, his father told him what happened. “You got 13 litres of blood and your life was saved by unknown people. At that moment, the 14-year old decided that once he was of age, he was going to be a blood donor.

On a light note, James confesses that he is still afraid of needles and can’t stand watching one enter his arm. “I usually take my gaze to the ceiling or look at the nurse. I am not good with the sight of blood, and I still cannot handle pain.”

All in all, he is an amazing man.

Рождественский ангел

Увидев на кладбище место, в котором похоронены младенцы, рожденные мертвыми, или те, кто умерли сразу после рождения, маленький мальчик захотел сделать что-то трогательное и памятное.

Двенадцатилетний Оуэн Осборн был назван благодарными скорбящими родителями Рождественским ангелом.

Мэри Осборн, мать Оуэна, рассказала: «Мы были в церкви Святого Патрика и решили посетить кладбище. Мы хотели оставить цветы на могиле моей сестры. Именно тогда Оуэн увидел детскую секцию». «Я сказала ему, что эти дети уже родились спящими, а некоторые из них уснули сразу после рождения. Затем он спросил меня, есть ли у детей рождественские подарки, и я сказал, что не у всех»

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Именно тогда Оуэну пришла в голову идея подарить детям подарки. В школе ему сказали, что некоторые люди были названы святыми за их добрые дела, и мальчик сказал, что хочет быть одним из них.

Мальчик положил каждую игрушку в коробку, обернул в рождественскую бумагу и морозильные пакеты, чтобы влага не испортила подарок. Он подписал каждый подарок: «Малышу от ангела Оуэна» и положил у каждого надгробия.

Впервые он сделал это 3 года назад, и продолжает это делать. Только в этом году Оуэн подарил 30 плюшевых мишек. Одной из тех, кто получил подарок, была Эмма Макелл, 31-летняя жительница Каннока, которая потеряла свою девочку по имени Лейси около двух лет назад. «Я не могла сдержать слез, когда узнала, что этот маленький мальчик, делает столько добра для моей дочки и всех других детей».

 

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Dog Saves Toddler from Abusive Baby Sitter

When couple Benjamin and Hope Jordan had their first child, they, like all normal parents, set out to give him the best they could. That included a great baby sitter and so after a thorough search for candidates with a clean record, they settled on Alexis Kahn who seemed who was the perfect candidate- or so they thought. Five months down the line, they would realise a nasty fact. Kahn was not just an incompetent babysitter but was also very abusive to their son. This all came to light thanks to their loyal, loving family dog, Killian.

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Alexis was the only one that used to remain with the baby in the house. There was no witness to the verbal and physical abuse that 7-year old Finn endured for months. Well, no witnesses except for their dog. About 5 months after hiring Alexis, the parents noticed that Killian became very aggressive towards her. The dog would bark and growl at her whenever she would enter the house. It would also try to come between her and Finn in an apparent attempt to protect the toddler. Benjamin and Hope were shocked.

“Killian has always been very warm and friendly to everyone he meets. We, therefore, found it very shocking that he was aggressive towards Alexis. At one time, we had to restrain him physically as he was too aggressive toward her,” said Benjamin.

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It turned out that the dog was actually trying to warn the parents about the abuse that their son was enduring at the hands of Alexis. Following her instincts, Hope suggested that they leave an iPhone under one of the cushions to record what was happening in the house. They could never have been prepared for what was coming.

“We first heard cussing and then things escalated from there.” Benjamin narrates. “We then heard what sounded like slaps and our son changed from a distressful cry to a painful one. At that point, all I could think of was reversing time to just go and save him from all that.”

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The couple also heard Alexis shake their son violently enough to kill or injure him severely.

But, thanks to the warning of their Labrador-German Shepherd mix dog, Killian, Alexis is now behind bars where she’ll remain for up to 3 years with the possibility parole after a year. This was after she pleaded guilty in a Charleston Circuit Court.  Apart from the sentence, she will also have her name listed on the child abuse registry.

How to Move House with Your Dog

One of the most stressful times in life is moving house. Studies have placed relocating among such events as divorce. It can be that bad. No one in the family is spared from the ordeal and although you cannot see it, shifting can also be a really stressful time for your four-legged friends, too. What makes it worse is that the dogs do not know what is going on. What can you do to make sure that your dogs do not get too stressed out during your move?

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On moving day, limit them to one room

On moving day, confine the dogs to one room. This is for their own good as you will keep them from the upsetting chaos that follows as the movers turn the house upside down. The strange people (if you will be using movers) moving around the house can be alarming to your dogs. Couple that with all the loud noises and you have the perfect brew for a stressed-out anxious animal.

But confining the dogs to one room is also a safety measure. Imagine the dogs attacking the movers while they carry your most expensive TV set. That would result in loss and possibly injury. Just make sure the room has all the water and food the dogs might need and check on them in case they would like to answer nature’s call

Make Sure you have all the vet records transferred

If your dog has a known health problem that requires constant medication, make sure you get all of its medication restocked before removing. You should also ensure that you get all the dog’s vet records from your old one to the new professional. This has to be done way ahead of moving day.

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In your new home

Once you’re in your new home, the dogs will be in a totally strange place and it won’t understand why. It is extremely stressful for the dogs to leave its comfortable, well-known zone and into unfamiliar places. For this reason, make sure you introduce the dogs to its new environment slowly. Confine it to one or two rooms at first until it begins to see the room as its safe space.