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Annie Lennox was born on Christmas day (1954) in Scotland. Besides from being gorgeous and amazingly talented, she is also known for her tireless humanitarian work and her political/social activism.
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She has been named as one of the “Greatest 100 Singers of All Time” by Rolling Stone Magazine. Throughout her astounding career, she has sold over 80 million album copies.

10 Interesting Facts:

1. Annie Lennox studied flute at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

2. She became an “Officer of the Order of the British Empire” (OBE) and was awarded this in 2011.

3. She has won an Oscar for “Best Original Song” written for “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

4. She worked in a fish factory for a while.

5. In 1999, her and her partner, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), gave all their profits from their “Peace Tour” to Amnesty International and Greenpeace.

6. She suffered a stillborn son in 1988,
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7. She is considered an icon within the gay and lesbian community.

8. Annie Lennox’s first husband, Radha Raman, was a Hare Krishna monk.

9. Chrissie Hynde from The Pretenders is her best friend.

10. VH1 ranked Annie Lennox #9 on the 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll.

Enjoy this Annie Lennox Music Video:

We adore Annie Lennox, and say without hesitation that she is worth a follow on Twitter.

Follow @AnnieLennox

 July 8, 2012
Jul 042012
 

村上 春樹

(Please excuse our Japanese! – 私たちの日本語をお許しください!)
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We absolutely love Haruki Murakami! (我々は絶対に愛して村上 春樹!)

He has been described by The Guardian as “among the world’s greatest living novelists”. (彼は”世界で最も偉大な生きている作家の間で”とガーディアンによって記述されています。)

Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949, to a Buddhist priest and a Merchant’s daughter. (村上は、仏教の僧侶や商人の娘のために、1949年に京都で生まれました。)

Kurt Vonnegut is counted as among his influences. (カート?ヴォネガットは彼の影響の間としてカウントされます)

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IQ84 at Amazon

We love him for his brilliant imagination and sharp wit. Both of which come through in all his novels. (我々は彼の鮮やかな想像力と鋭い機知のために彼を愛する。どちらも、すべて彼の小説に通ってくる。)

He released his latest novel (IQ84) in 2011. It is a “must read” for all Haruki Murakami fans, actually it is simply a “must read”. (彼は2011年に彼の最新小説(IQ84)をリリースしました。これは、すべての村上春樹ファンのために”読まなければならない”であり、実際には単に “読まなければならない”です。)

Follow (従う) @harukimurakami




 July 4, 2012
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 July 3, 2012
Jun 122012
 

Denise Richards everyone!

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Apart from being a sucessful actress and fashion model, Denise Richards was, famously or infamously, married to that rascal Charlie “Tiger Blood” Sheen.

Denise married Charlie in 2002 and they have two daughters, together. Although now divorced, they are still on good terms.

Anyhow, apart from being tempted to do a post on Charlie (we will try to hold off on that temptation), we would recommend that Denise Richards is worth a follow (she has 2,3 million followers on Twitter).

Follow @DENISE_RICHARDS

 June 12, 2012
Jun 082012
 

It seems that Eric Bana does not have a twitter account. Pity.

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Nevertheless, we are huge fans of his acting, and since we did a posts about Ryan Gosling for the ladies, we though that Eric Bana deserved one too.

You can however follow one of his “fan sites”:

Follow @EricBanaOnline

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 June 8, 2012
Jun 052012
 

This is one for the Ladies. Ryan Gosling!

Ryan Gosling was born in Canada in 1980. Interestingly enough his parents were Mormons.
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As a child, his first “gig” was as a “Mouseketeer” on Disney’s “Micky Mouse Club”.

Gosling came to the attention of the mainstream audience with his role in “The Notebook” (2004). He starred opposite Rachel McAdams, with whom he had a two year relationship.

In fact, he seems to have a thing for his co-stars. Having dated Sandra Bullock, whom he played opposite in “Murder by Numbers”.

An interesting Ryan Gosling fact:

He is very friendly with Justin Timberlake (who was part of the “Micky Mouse Club” cast. They even lived together for 6 months and Timberlake’s mother became his legal guardian.

He is a de-facto “hottie”. With millions of female fans drooling at the sight of him.

For this reason alone, we suggest following Ryan Gosling:

Follow @RyanGosling

 June 5, 2012
Jun 012012
 

LEGO has to be one of our all time favourite kids’ toys.
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Ole Kirk Kristiansen started making wooden toys in his garage at 1932.

In 1934 his company became known as LEGO, from the Danish “leg godt” which, translated literally, means “play well”.

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After years of research and development, it was only in 1958 that LEGO began producing the “plastic interlocking building blocks”, that they are famous for and that have been loved by every generation since then.

The bricks produced in 1958 are actually still compatible with today’s modern bricks.
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LEGO was named “Toy of the Century” by Fortune magazine in 2000.

There are LEGO toys, robots, video games, tv shows, theme parks and movies. There is even LEGO art!

Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen’s, the grandson of LEGO’s founder, is now one of the richest men in the world ($6.5 billion in 2009 – Forbes).

We love LEGO!

Follow @LEGO_Group

 June 1, 2012
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