Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Top Ten MBA Universities From Around The World

                                                       01. University of Chicago

The University of Chicago was created and incorporated as a coeducational, secular institution in 1890 by the American Baptist Education Society and a donation from oil magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller on land donated by Marshall Field. The University of Chicago also maintains facilities apart from its main campus. The University’s Booth School of Business maintains campuses in Singapore, London, and the downtown Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago. The Center in Paris, a campus located on the left bank of the Seine in Paris, hosts various undergraduate and graduate study programs.
09 more Universities after the break...

02. Harvard University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation chartered in the country.   Harvard has an intense athletic rivalry with Yale University traditionally culminating in The Game, although the Harvard–Yale Regatta predates the football game. This rivalry, though, is put aside every two years when the Harvard and Yale Track and Field teams come together to compete against a combined Oxford University and Cambridge University team, a competition that is the oldest continuous international amateur competition in the world.

03. Northwestern University

Northwestern has one of the top ten university endowments in the United States. One of only 62 institutions elected to the Association of American Universities, Northwestern was awarded more than $500 million in research grants in 2010–2011, placing it in the first tier of the top research universities in the United States by the Center for Measuring University Performance. In Fall 2008, Northwestern opened a campus in Education City, Doha, Qatar, joining five other American universities: Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

04. University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania  is a private, Ivy League university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.  Penn is consistently included among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top research universities in the world, both in terms of quality and quantity of research.

05. University of Michigan

The University of Michigan  is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state’s oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn. Michigan has one of the world’s largest living alumni groups at 460,000 in 2007. U-M owns the University of Michigan Health System and has one of the largest research expenditures of any American university, passing the $1.24 billion mark during the 2010-2011 academic year.

06. Stanford University

Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre  campus near Palo Alto, California, United States. The university is organized into seven schools including academic schools of Humanities and Sciences and Earth Sciences as well as professional schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Law, and Medicine. Stanford has a student body of approximately 6,988 undergraduate and 8,400 graduate students.

07. Columbia University

The university was founded in 1754 as King’s College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. After the American Revolutionary War King’s College briefly became a state entity, and was renamed Columbia College in 1784. The University now operates under a 1787 charter that places the institution under a private board of trustees, and in 1896 it was further renamed Columbia University.  The university is one of the fourteen founding members of the Association of American Universities, and was the first school in the United States to grant the M.D. degree.

08. Duke University

Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892.In its 2012 edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked the university’s undergraduate program 10th among national universities, while ranking the medical, law, public policy, nursing, and business graduate programs among the top 12 in the United States.

09. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is an American private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934. Researchers were involved in efforts to develop computers, radar, and inertial guidance in connection with defense research during World War II and the Cold War. Post-war defense research contributed to the rapid expansion of the faculty and campus under James Killian. MIT has a strong entrepreneurial culture. The aggregated revenues of companies founded by MIT alumni would rank as the eleventh-largest economy in the world.

10. University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley , is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, USA.  Berkeley has been charged with providing both “classical” and “practical” education for the state’s people and is generally considered to be the flagship institution in the University of California system. Berkeley student-athletes have won over 100 Olympic medals. Known as the California Golden Bears, the athletic teams are members of both the Pacific-12 Conference and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in the NCAA.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Top 10 Most Disturbing Skin Conditions

According to MedlinePlus.com, your skin is the largest organ in your body in both weight and surface area. Your skin alone weighs between six and nine pounds and stretches about 2-square yards! Your skin plays an important part in protecting your body from harmful bacteria, infections and regulates your body temperature. Sometimes, your skin takes a beating from those bacteria, infections and other ailments. Some of these skin conditions are downright disturbing.
Below is a list of the top 10 most disturbing skin conditions:

10. Cellulite

Admittedly, cellulite is not dangerous, painful or even abnormal. However, many people, women especially, view cellulite as a gross skin condition. Many women spend millions of dollars each year to try to hide or banish cellulite from their body. In reality, cellulite is just fatty tissue beneath the skin. Although it does look unsightly, it is not harmful in anyway to your body.

9. Hypertrichosis, aka: Human Werewolf Syndrome

I suppose for most any prepubescent boy, the thought of being excessively hairy is quite appealing. Not so much for the few people who truly suffer from hypertrichosis. Werewolf Syndrome, as it is commonly referred to, is a medical condition where excessive hair grows in places on the body where most people do not normally grow hair, such as all over the face or over the entire body. This very rare condition is said to only have around 50 confirmed cases worldwide.

8. Skin Blisters

Skin Blisters
Bubbles on your skin that are filled with liquid, yes that is gross. Even more gross is when the blister pops open oozing the liquid out. Blisters can be as tiny as a pinhead or as large as a quarter. Most times, the blister will pop on it’s own and once the liquid is out, it can heal naturally over a few days time.

7. Acne

Maybe not the grossest of skin conditions when it is just one or two little pimples, but full-fledged acne can be pretty gross. Acne happens when your pores become clogged with dirt or oil and oxygen can’t get to the pore. The pore gets plugged and produces a whitehead or blackhead. Many pores can clog at once, causing acne. These clogged pores can be on your face, neck and even your back…that contributes to the “gross factor” significantly. The good news is, there are many acne treatments available and most of them are pretty effective. If you want to go with a series of expensive but very effective acne treatments, try the laser treatment. This is done professionally in a dermatologist office. If you don’t want to spend that kind of money, there are many lotions, creams and washes that will work as acne treatments, they just take a little more persistence.

6. Tungiasis

According to Wikipedia, other nicknames for this skin condition include, “Nigua,” “Pio and bicho de pie,” and “Pique” and occurs mostly in Africa, Central and South America, The Caribbean and India.Tungiasis is an infectious skin disease caused by a specific kind of flee that actually burrows under your skin and the female lays eggs, furthering your infestation. The tale-tale sign of Tungiasis is a black dot in the center of a bright red sore. Once this flee infestation gets into your skin, it must be surgically removed to prevent a sometimes fatal, secondary infection.

5. Elephantitis

The proper name is actually, Elephantiasis. Most people however, know this condition as, Elephantitis mostly because the symptoms make you swell up, well…like an elephant. Ok, maybe not exactly like an elephant, but pretty extreme. This condition can cause just your ankles, feet and hands to swell or it can affect every part of your body, yes EVERY part-yikes. Elephantiasis is caused by a ringworm parasite infection, which makes the ewww factor even more prevalent. The good news is Elephantiasis is treatable and eventually, curable.

4. Argyria


“Smurf Diease” is what Argyria is sometimes called because with this rare condition, your skin literally turns blue as a Smurf! Scientists believe this rare disorder comes from eating or ingesting silver. Now, most of us wouldn’t think to eat silver, so we should be safe. However, there is a product on the market that is said to be a “natural cure-all” for many diseases and illnesses called Colloidal Silver. There is even some substantial evidence that Colloidal Silver does work, however, too much of a good thing…is never a good thing. And the even worse news?…Argyria is permanent.

3. Human Pappiloma Virus

Human Pappiloma Virus
HPV is not just a “girl STD thing”, it can happen to guys too. Basically, HPV is usually transmitted through sexual contact of some kind and causes warts on the skin. Sometimes, the HPV spreads to the hands, feet and even the face. Over time, the warts usually go away on their own but not before the major ewwww factor has been repeated many times!…Perhaps that HPV vaccine isn’t such a bad idea after all!

2. Gangrene

A condition where, for a host of reasons, the blood supply is cut of from a part of the body, causing the tissue in your skin actually die. Gangrene can occur from an infection, illness or an injury to the affected area of the body. One of the treatments for Gangrene is, in my opinion, equally as gross as the condition itself: maggots. You read that right, maggots. Maggot therapy has been scientifically proven (how did they think to test maggots?!) to be an effective, non-surgical treatment in healing Gangrene. The maggots eat the dead and infected tissue and leave the healthy tissue. Also, maggots release a substance that kills bacteria, thus allowing new growth–who would have thought?
And the number one, most disturbing skin condition is……

1. Leprosy

A chronic disease that is caused by a specific bacteria, that has a really big name on Wikipedia, that leaves a person stricken with big, nasty sores all over their body, including eyelids, ears and even their throat. If left untreated, Leprosy can cause nerve damage, permanent skin damage and even permanent damage to the eyes. There is treatment available for Leprosy but it can take many doses and many months to recover, and a full recovery, without some permanent damage is not promised.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

High-Waisted Pants For Spring


Rihanna at ‘Michael Jackson: The Immortal’ Los Angeles Premiere

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“Vintage Baby” by Elsie Vintage – All Things Retro, Glam and Revamped!

Elsie Vintage will be running a blog sale on the 28th of January, 2012.
Click to shop these vintage pieces.

Access Bank Sacks 1, 500 staff of Intercontinental Bank

As a result of the completion of the acquisition of Intercontinental Bank Plc by Access Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc yesterday January 27th terminated the employment of 1, 500 employees of Intercontinental Bank and also shut down some branches of Intercontinental Bank nationwide for 'non-performance'

New Kardashian Kollection Jewelry Promos!

Kim Kardashian Kollection Jewelry Collection Photo Shoot Nick Saglimbeni
Kim Kardashian Cosmo Cosmopolitan Magazine Body UK Bikini Photo



Eeefy Ike: US based Nigerian actress/model and author

Eeefy is a Nigerian born US based model, actress, motivational speaker and the author of Peering through thee depths of life. To know more about her, please go on her facebook page, or just google her. More photos of her 


Saturday, January 28, 2012

Heidi Klum Steps Out with Children Post-Split

Making her first appearance after announcing her divorce, Heidi Klum
stepped out on Saturday to take her children to karate class in Los Angeles. 
The supermodel recently revealed that she is splitting with husband Seal
The news came to the a shock to the world as the couple have always been by on another’s side 
— even making a deal to renew their vows every year.
Heidi’s soon-to-be ex-husband opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about their marriage. He said:
“Just because we have decided to separate doesn’t necessarily mean you take off your ring and you’re no longer connected to that person. … We will be connected in many ways until the rest of our lives … though our children and also through this tremendous admiration, respect and love that we have for each other.”
It looks to us like Heidi is putting family first as she makes time to take her kids to their karate lesson.
heidi klum divorce


BACK-UP PLAN  photo | Kendra Wilkinson


Spirit of 76ers photo | Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith

Rihanna & Chris Brown Ignore Each Other at L.A. Club

Rihanna & Chris Brown Ignore Each Other at L.A. Club | Chris Brown, Rihanna

Well, that could have been awkwardChris Brown andRihanna were both partying at L.A. nightspot Greystone Manor Supperclub, but the exes stuck to separate sides of the venue, according to a clubgoer. Brown was there with rumored girlfriend Karrueche Tran and some pals. According to the clubgoer, the exes never interacted. 

But that didn't stop Brown from dancing to Rihanna's music. A few nights earlier, the R&B singer was out at Tru Hollywood with his friends, and he was in a "great mood," a source, who spotted him dancing on a table to her hit "We Found Love," tells us. 

Back at Greystone that night, the singers were in good company: Dr. Drewas there celebrating his birthday. – Jennifer Garcia and Jessica Wedemeyer


VIDEO: Olu Maintain – NAWTi (Starring Natalie Nunn)

After several months of anticipation, the video for Olu Maintain’s most recent single “NAWTi” finally hits the web and cable tv. The video stars American celebrity “bad girl”, Natalie Nunn (and many other FIIIINE girls!!!). Check it out.

Genevieve Nnaji & Osaze Odemwingie gets endorsement deals

I heard A South African company which produces Cintrion Energy drink is set to make them ambassadors of the drink, knowing fully well they are masters in their chosen professions. The deal lands both Miss Nnaji and Osaze N50M each. wooooow


So we say, move over Kim K, move over Beyonce, move over JL, move over Deelishis. Whatever you guys have we have in abundance. We just want to ask you all. WHO DO YOU THINK ROCKS THE SHAPE (BODY) BEST? Here GOES!


We are always mesmerized when we see some of the pictures of well shaped people in Magazines or online. And many have come to coin many words in description of this blessing from the creator. We have come to fully appreciate the words as spoken by the Psalmist in Psalm 139:14- when he said ''I am fearfully & wonderfully made''. Truly when you see some creations of God, we just want to exclaim and give kudos to the creator and shout, that truly they are fearfully & wonderfully made.
We hear the word bootylicious has been added to the American Lexicon, we believe that the Americans have not fully discovered the hidden treasures of Africa, especially Nigeria. 



The luxury brand known to all as KananDesigns has just released their new ultra luxurious collection-tagged ''THE BLACK LINE''. These Premium Collection, is made from the most luxurious and the finest fabrics available. The brand with it's HQ in Abuja, the FCT is known to be the best collectors of the best cut, best sown, best finished and most luxurious Abayas in Africa. 

This new collection as the name suggests is predominantly black. A colour highly favored by the well-heeled

The collection is strictly by order and to get one you can call- Phone: +2347038888862 or Email: orders@kanandesigns.com