Posts tagged “april

Grind out

As the second semi-final has come to an end, here are our Crucible finalists

Judd Trump – secured his place in the final after an 105 break, to defeat Ding Junhui 17-15. Trump, 21, became the second youngest Crucible finalist – behind Stephen Hendry – as he ended Chinese dreams in Sheffield.

John Higgins – won the second semi-final against Mark Williams 17-14. Although the game was balanced, again John was as lucky as they get, even after a spectator started to make remarks about what he did with 300.000 Euro, only managing to get himself thrown out. John Higgins won the World Championship three times in 1998, 2007, and 2009

This is the trophy they will be competing for


Obama’s birth certificate

After Donald Trump‘s statement :  “I’ve been told that it’s not there or it doesn’t exist. And if that’s the case it’s a big problem.”, the White House releases Obama‘s birth certificate


Crucible Theatre

The name was not chosen for this, but really.. could they have picked a better one?

The Crucible Theatre is a theatre built in 1971 and located in the city centre of SheffieldSouth YorkshireEngland. As well as theatrical performances, it is home to the most important event in professional snooker, the World Snooker Championship.

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Godrej and Boyce

Godrej and Boyce – the last company left in the world that was still manufacturing typewriters – has shut down its production plant in Mumbai, India with just a few hundred machines left in stock.


“I fear one day I’ll meet God, he’ll sneeze and I won’t know what to say.”

As far as i am concerned the only miracle is not that the light shows up every year but that the lighter never runs out of gas..


Beetle Ragster

Volkswagen has unveiled the latest generation Beetle in Shanghai on the eve of the city’s motor show, marking a new era in this iconic car’s history.

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HMB Endeavour

HMB Endeavour, the replica of Captain James Cook‘s ship, is farewelled from Sydney Harbour.

It set sail on the 15th of april towards Freemantle, where in december it will take part in the ISAF Sailing World Championships.

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