He liked weightlifting, chasing skirts, and being a hard working metal head. Nothing wrong with that. But this High School dropout became a different person after recovering from a nearly murderous bar brawl where his head was repeatedly and ruthlessly smashed..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileSinger Cyndi Lauper, seen here, has teamed up with Swedish rockers the Hives for a Christmas duet entitled A Christmas Duel. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)Ugly plastic reindeer are galloping on front lawns, explosions of tinsel strands abound and fake snow’s piled in store window displays, which can only mean one thing: it’s seasonal novelty song time! Aside from that one great Badly Drawn Boy tune, Donna and Blitzen (featured prominently in Sears holiday ads), most contemporary entries into the Great Festive Song Olympics pale in comparison to the classics. Happily, the inimitable Cyndi Lauper and those Swedish rock renegades the Hives have provided a new holiday tune for the ages.Feast your ears on this modern Xmas delicacy, A Christmas Duel:It’s not necessarily for all tastes lines about Lauper “going down on your mother” will likely offend more reverent ears.
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Based on calculations by the International Labor Rights Forum, an advocacy group, more than 900 people have died in factory fires in Bangladesh since 2005. In November, more than 100 people were killed in a fire at a factory that was producing clothes for Wal Mart, Disney and other Western companies. Workers said the exit doors to the factory, which had lost its fire safety certification months earlier, were locked and bolted, prompting some to leap to their deaths from the burning building.
Jeroen Tas, CEO, Healthcare Informatics, Solutions and Services, Philips. Jeroen Tas has over 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in information technology. Previously he was the Group CIO of Royal Philips, leading IT worldwide to become a fundamental enabler of growth for Philips as a real time, connected company through internet enabled services like the recently announced HealthSuite digital platform and device cloud services for third parties.