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Black Eyed Peas’ Lyrics Slammed

Black Eyed PeasBlack Eyed Peas song "My Humps" has been named as having the worst lyrics in dance music.

The group's 2005 single received more than twenty per cent of votes cast in a poll of clubbers by GlobalGathering festival. The song contains the repetitive line, "My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, My hump, my hump, my hump, my lovely little lumps." The song reached number three in the UK singles chart when it was released but it seems the public don't look back on it fondly.

In second place clubbers voted "Nassaja" by German outfit Scooter, with its nonsensical line, "It's not a bird, it's not a plane. It must be Dave who's on the train."

The top three was completed by the 90's dance-pop group Vengaboys with their song "Up and Down," which simply repeats the words "up" and "down" over and over again.


Simon Cowell Has Second ‘Most Recognizable Face’ in the UK

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Television,

Simon CowellSimon Cowell has been pitted to the "most recognizable face in history" title by Adolf Hitler.

The 52-year-old music mogul and The X Factor judge has the second most famous face in modern history, coming a close second behind the late German Nazi dictator in a recent poll of 1,000 adults in the UK.

Simon - also known as "Mr. Nasty" - is set to go down in history for his memorable put-downs as he was recognized by 943 people compared to Hitler's 994. They were both spotted by 95 per cent of the people polled, along with fellow controversial character, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who came third.

According to the poll, global superstar Lady Gaga is less recognizable than British wartime hero Winston Churchill and former monarchs Queen Victoria and King Henry VIII. The "Marry The Night" singer - who has 25 million Twitter followers and had the best-selling album of 2010 with The Fame Monster - came bottom of the list and was only known to 71 per cent of people polled.

Jennifer Aniston Voted Sexiest Woman

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Style,

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston has been named the Sexiest Woman of All Time.

The Friends With Benefits star - who is currently dating Justin Theroux - beat off competition from the likes of screen legend Marilyn Monroe, pop icon Madonna and Angelina Jolie to top the poll by Men's Health.

However, the 42-year-old beauty admitted French actress Bridgitte Bardot and feminist Gloria Steinem top her personal list. "It's a tie between Bridgitte Bardot and Gloria Steinem. But if I had to choose one, I'd say Gloria because, well, she's the full package. That's sexy."

"Funny is sexy, and Jennifer Aniston is funny. Her down-to-earth persona makes her seem attainable. And her all-too-human love life off screen inspires sympathy that not even a string of bland romantic comedies can diminish. Other sex symbols drift toward one-dimensionality, becoming flat icons in the process, but throughout her career Aniston has remained sexy, funny, and unmistakably real," Men's Health wrote.

Snape Named Best Loved Harry Potter Character

Alan Rickman as Severus SnapeSeverus Snape has topped a poll to find the best loved Harry Potter character.

The wizard - played by Alan Rickman - received over 500 more votes than Harry's best pal Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint), who finished in second place and the titular character who placed third in the poll on Empire magazine's website.

"Snape is a truly great character, multi-layered and surprisingly complicated under that straggly black haircut. He's especially good in the film because of the way that Alan Rickman infuses him with malice and menace. He seems capable of anything - and indeed he is, in the end, but in a way you never expected. While Harry, Ron and Hermione may seem more heroic, Snape is definitely JK Rowling's most important and complex character," commented Empire's Deputy Online Editor, Helen O'Hara.

Harry's close pal Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) and his godfather Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) complete the top five.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2 is out in theaters now!

E-readers are beating tablets in US adoption

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Handhelds,

Nook ereader

The increase in U.S. adults who own e-readers is outpacing the growth of tablet owners, according to a new phone survey by the Pew Internet Project.

Adults who owned ereaders like Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook doubled from 6 percent of the U.S. adult population in November 2010 to 12 percent in May 2011, according to the survey of 2,277 respondents aged 18 and over. The survey was conducted in both English and Spanish.

Over the same period, the share of adults who said they owned a tablet such as Apple's iPad grew as well, but by just 3 percentage points. About 5 percent of respondents in an earlier Pew survey from November of last year said they owned a tablet, while 8 percent said they did in the most recent one, conducted between April 26 and May 22.

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43% of people use their phone as their main camera

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cameras, Smartphones,

photo results

Last week Flickr announced that the iPhone 4 leapfrogged the Nikon D90 to become the most popular camera used by members of the photo hosting site. So we asked readers: is your cell phone your primary camera?

566 people weighed in to answer the question, and the results were pretty close. A quarter (142 people) said their phone's camera is their primary camera because they don't see the need to carry around an additional device. 24 percent of respondents (136 people) said their phone isn't their primary camera because they like using a regular camera. About a fifth (117 people) said they use both a standalone camera and a camera phone. The good quality of their phone's camera is the reason 18 percent of readers (100 people) reported that their phone is their primary camera while a lousy camera is the reason 13 percent (71 people) said they don't use their phone as their primary camera.

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Women Are Likely to Try New Trends No Matter How Unflattering

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: News, Women,

Street FashionThe majority of women will try any fashion trend even if they know they won't be able to carry it off. In new a poll by Kenco Millicano, lots females say they are keen to look stylish and fashionable so will don clothes and accessories that might not flatter them, while one in three admit to experiencing a "traumatic trend."

The majority, however, look back on their efforts to keep up with fashion with humor, and 10 percent even reminisce with pride for "giving it a go."

The research goes on to show that 33 percent of women are inspired by strangers on the street while 59 percent are inspired by friends and family. The research is part of Kenco Millicano's search for the UK's top Taste-setters, who can share their trend thoughts and passions whilst inspiring others to follow their lead.

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Leo and Kate: People’s Most Romantic

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Movies,

Titanic - Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

According to a poll conducted by People magazine and ABC, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are the most romantic on-screen couple of all time.

Leo and Kate are in good (and we thought, unbeatable) company: they won the title above Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh (Gone With the Wind), Richard Gere and Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) and Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman (Casablanca).

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iPad owners: Will you be buying iPad 2?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Handhelds,

No point in denying it, I've been thinking about how I can get an Apple iPad 2 ever since Apple unveiled it on March 2. As a current iPad owner, though, this means I have some decisions to make.

I could sell it on the open market. But eBay is already stuffed to the gills with new and used iPads. So is Craigslist. I could use one of the services that offer tech trade-ins, but most want to give me $400 or less for my pristine, first-generation iPad. The longer I wait, the less I'll get. Having spent over $900 (with tax and my iPad cover) on the tablet last year, I'm having trouble accepting that I might have to sell my iPad for less than half its original value.

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Will you buy the Verizon iPhone?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Features, Handhelds,

Verizon Wireless has finally scored the iPhone! The iPhone 4 will be available from Verizon on February 10th, and we wanted to know how the news affects you. Are you a Verizon customer who's been waiting for the iPhone to come to your network? Are you a fed up AT&T customer who is looking to switch ASAP? Maybe you're glad to see the announcement, but don't plan on buying until iPhone 5. Whatever it may be, hit up our poll and let us know.