Friday, March 11, 2011

Massive 8.9 Earthquake & Tsunami Hit Japan

Huge earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

The quake struck 382km northeast of Tokyo at 2.46pm local time (4.46pm AEDST), and was followed by a series of powerful aftershocks, including one of 7.4-magnitude about 30 minutes later.
The US Geological Survey rated the strength of the first quake as a magnitude 8.9, making it the biggest earthquake to strike the country and the seventh biggest of all time.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Most expensive painting, ever sold

The current record price was paid for a work from No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock sold at US$140 million in 2006.  According to a report in The New York Times on November 2, 2006, the painting was sold by David Geffen, founder of Geffen Records and co-founder of Dreamworks SKG, to David Martinez, managing partner of Fintech Advisory Ltd.

Don’t ask the meaning of this painting. No one knows…I think even Mr. Jackson...J