Wednesday, May 04, 2011


Michelle Obama shows off her dance moves

First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at a D.C. middle school on Tuesday - and showed off some of her dance moves ("The Dougie" included) in a flash workout to Beyonce's "Move Your Body."

During the appearance, which was in conjunction with her anti-obesity "Let's Move" campaign, Obama joined 500 students in the national simulcast of a choreographed dance routine to the pop song, a Beyonce song that she rewrote expressly for the initiative.

(Beyonce also took part in the flash workout: about 85 students were in the middle of performing the routine at a Harlem, New York school when the pop star dropped in and joined them.)

"Beyoncé is one of my favorite performers on the planet. And when she agreed to remake her video and do this 'Let's Move' flash workout, I was so excited, because this is what we've been talking about -- that exercise and moving can be fun," Obama said in her remarks at D.C.'s Alice Deal Middle School. "It's about dancing, it's about moving."

Watch Beyonce's video for the workout song below.

Star Couples With Big Age Gaps

by The Daily Beast Info
After weeks of rumors, Sean Penn, 50, and Scarlett Johansson, 26, were seen holding hands at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. But they’re hardly the only May-December celebrity couple. See 11 more famous pairs with the biggest age differences.
HP Main - Cradle Robberts

GOD loves poor people most, that is why HE makes so many of them(us)!

World Population to Hit 10B by 2100

MG - Tolerant States - New York
Don't tell Jonathan Franzen. The population of the world, rather than stabilizing around nine billion in the middle of the century as previously expected, is now projected by the United Nations to hit 10.1 billion by century's end.
 The world population is expected to pass seven billion in late October of this year, just a dozen years after passing six billion. The high projection is due partly to the fact that fertility isn't declining as fast as expected in some poor countries, and has increased slightly in many wealthier ones, like the United States, Britain, and Denmark
. The director of the U.N. Population division, Hania Zlotnik, said the world's fastest-growing countries and the wealthy Western nations that finance their development face a choice about whether to renew their emphasis on family planning programs. The projection assumes that food and water will be available for the billions of future people, and that climate change or epidemics won't slow growth.
That assumption might not be accurate in all cases—Yemen, whose population has quintupled since 1950 and is expected to quadruple again to 100 million by 2100, already depends on food imports and faces critical water shortages. “It is quite possible for several of these countries that are smallish and have fewer resources, these numbers are just not sustainable,” says Zlotnik.


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