Strays on the menu

PUBLISHED : Friday, 16 September, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 16 September, 2011, 12:00am


Top free apps in app store - FreePP Mobile

You'll no longer need to pay for long-distance calls. Thanks to FreePP, you can talk for free anytime and anywhere with friends and family who also install this application.

The app also supports text, voice message and picture transmission. Users say the reception is good. On the downside, the app does not work on the iPad. It does work on iPhones and Android-powered smartphones.

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Rescued dogs

Thai authorities seized cages packed with 120 dogs. They were to be smuggled to Vietnam, where some restaurants serve dog meat.

Top album downloads on iTunes for the week to September 14

1 Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay

2 21, Adele

3 Own the Night, Lady Antebellum

4 The Beatles

5 The Devil Wears Prada, Dead Throne

6 A Dramatic Turn of Events, Dream Theatre

7 Torches, Foster the People

8 I'm With You, Red Hot Chili Peppers

9 The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson, Le'Andria Johnson

10 Worship Music, Anthrax

Fashion frenzy crashes site

Target, an American chain store, teamed up with Italian fashion house Missoni for a new line of clothes and goods. Earlier this week, the store debuted its line on its new online shop - only to see the website crash. Hundreds of thousands of shoppers were left disappointed.

'Due to an overwhelming amount of traffic to as a result of the Missoni launch this morning, guests are unable to access the site,' Target said in a statement.

That did not deter real-life shoppers, however. They snapped up everything from glassware to bicycles, leaving others empty-handed.

Sport talk

Many sports fans aren't too keen on Nike's Pro Combat uniform for the Michigan State University football team, The Spartans. One blogger summed up his opinion of the new uniform with a disappointed 'Whew!'

Looking for ...

With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 last Sunday, millions tuned into commemorative events. One surprisingly popular search item on the day was Psalm 46 from the Bible. US President Barack Obama recited lines from it in his speech.

This classic poem of hope and confidence is one of Obama's favourites. It is full of powerful and poetic imagery. Look it up on Google.

Best of YouTube

Dog with the longest ears

Harbor, a black-and-tan coonhound, has won his place in the Guinness World Records - for having the longest ears of a living dog. His left ear is 31.1cm long and his right year is 34.5cm.

Harry Potter in 99 seconds

A video of two young men retelling the story of Harry Potter in verse in just 99 seconds has become a hit.