CAMERA-SHY COLIN FARREL
Nicole Narain, ex-girlfriend of Colin Farrell and Playboy’s Miss January, faces charges from Farrell himself for supposedly leaking footage of their private 15-minute sex tape. Farrell claims that he willingly and knowingly made the tape about three years ago with the intent of private use. As a result of its being featured on DirtyColin.com on Jan. 10, a hearing will take place on April 27.
HATE HIGH GAS PRICES? TRY A VELOMOBLIE
These fully enclosed, recumbent, and human-powered vehicle usually has three wheels and a chair-like seat. The modern velomobile is the practically an all-weather vehicle: resistant to snow, rain and hail. The downside? It’s pretty much an egg-shaped bicycle. Despite its strange appearance, they’re increasing in popularity all over the world by short-distance communters because of high-tech features such as carbon fiber, full suspension, integrated lighting, and the capability of cruising speeds of up to 30 mph. With a price tag ranging from $5,000 to $7,000, firms such as Velomobile USA are hoping to integrate these as a popular alternative to gas-guzzlers in the United States.
Compiled by Martamaria Gomez