the dog bride!
You’ve probably all heard of the odd occasion when dog lovers have
their beloved pets as part of their special day -but have you ever heard
of dogs being bride and groom? A tea-cup Coton de Tulear named Baby Hope
Diamond and a poodle named Chilly Pasternak hold the Guinness World
Record for the most expensive pet wedding.The $250,000 wedding was held
to raise money for the Humane Society of New York and animal lovers
donated their services to the cause.
The big day was held at the Essex House’s Grand Salon in New York and
was attended by a special guest, Guinness World Records adjudicator,
Sara Wilcox.Almost $30,000 of fuschia orchids and $5,000 worth of sushi
was prepared for the occasion. Proud owners, Jake Pasternak and Wendy
Diamond walked their fur-babies down the aisle in front of guests - 250
humans and 50 dogs! The wedding officiant was Triumph the Insult Comic
dog.‘Cake Boss’ presented a five layer cake for the wedding, a model
Bison Frise sitting on top. The dogs’ owners dedicated the expensive
celebration to raising awareness for homeless animals – the groom,
Chilly, was an ex-stray. From rags to riches – Chilly has done pretty
Reading helps children’s maths
new study by the Institute of Education has shown that children who read
for pleasure are better at both English and Maths.
The study examined the reading habits of 6,000 children.The study
showed those who had read often at the age of 10 and read more than once
a week by the time they were 16 performed better than those who had read
The findings showed that there was a 14.4 percent advantage in
vocabulary, a 9.9 percent advantage in maths and an 8.6 percent
advantage in spelling, once parents’ background and reading habits were
taken into account.The study’s author Dr Alice Sullivan said they
believe that reading improves vocabulary but also improves the brain's
ability to absorb new information.
Sprinter like no other
Usain Bolt is a sprinter for the 100 and 200 and the 4×100 relay
heat. He competed in the Commonwealth Games this year on July 23 -
August 3 – 2014. Usain St. Leo Bolt OJ CD is a Jamaican sprinter. Widely
regarded as the fastest person ever, he is the first man to hold both
the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time
measurements became mandatory in 1977.
The most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen. Usain St
Leo Bolt, confirmed his tremendous talents when he realised his dreams
by winning a phenomenal three gold medals and breaking three world
records at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
Bolt became the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100m and
200m races in world record times and then as part of the 4x100m team
that also smashed the world record later in the meet. He created history
again and became a legend at the 2012 Olympic Games in London by
defending all three Olympic titles with 100m, 200m and 4x100m victories,
the latter in a new world record time of 36.84 seconds.