All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lion’

Melanie Griffith: Who Knew She Had A Pet Lion? [Photos]

Pictures from the teenage years of Melanie Griffith have resurfaced to show how the actor grew up with an odd—and dangerous—choice for a family pet. The pictures show Griffith, her mother Tippi Hedren, and then-stepfather Noel Marshall going about their daily routine at home in the company of a huge lion named Neil, who was the family pet. The photos …

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Woman Kills a Lion and Posts a Photo to Facebook

Melissa Bachman, a TV presenter based out of Minnesota, found herself facing a great deal of backlash after posting a photo of one of her most recent hunts to Facebook. Bachman enjoys hunting large game and posted a photo of herself with a lion she had just shot and killed in South Africa (above). Now, not only is she catching …

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Zoo Dog: Lion Cage Yields Surprise For Visitors

A Chinese zoo is facing some backlash today after some visitors noticed that a “lion” was barking. The Henan Zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe had placed a large Tibetan mastiff–a breed which has a fluffy mane around its head–inside the lion’s cage without an explanation. Now, paying visitors say they feel ripped off. “The zoo is absolutely cheating …

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Lion Kills Heron in Zoo Incident Caught on Film

Anyone who has ever been to a zoo knows that they are usually pretty docile places. The animals, being animals, mostly lounge around all day. This is especially true for big cats, which don’t seem to have temperaments much different from the house cats all of us on the internet are so familiar with. However, big cats still possess their …

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Messages Beta For OS X Lion Disappears From Apple’s Website

Back in February Apple shocked pretty much everybody by announcing OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion without warning. At the time, they released a developer preview of Mountain Lion, as well as a public beta of one of Mountain Lion’s tentpole features: Messages. Just like Messages on iOS, Messages for OS X allows users to sync their iMessage conversations across devices. …

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Apple Releases Security Updates For OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion, And Safari

Yesterday Apple rolled out OS X 10.7.4 Lion along with updates to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Safari. The main focus of these updates is security. Numerous security issues present in both operating systems are fixed, and Safari now blocks outdated versions of the Adobe Flash plugin by default. On Tuesday we brought you news about a worrisome security …

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Bug In OS X Lion Stores User Passwords In Clear Text

A recently discovered security flaw in OS X Lion causes users’ login passwords to be stored in unencrypted plain text files. The files are accessible to anyone with the computer’s admin password. What’s more, with a little effort, someone who doesn’t know the admin password can get at the files as well, with a little extra effort. This flaw was …

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OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers

Apple has begun offering MobileMe users who are still running Mac OS 10.5 Leopard a free upgrade to 10.6 Snow Leopard, as an incentive to switch to iCloud. Since iCloud requires users to be running OS 10.7 Lion, users still running Leopard and Snow Leopard can’t get it on their Macs. MobileMe, however, is effectively dead, replaced by iCloud last …

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Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App

Apple announced the launch of iBooks 2 in New York City today. As expected, the update to Apple’s e-reader software is aimed squarely at textbooks. Textbooks in iBooks 2 include an amazing array of interactive features, including videos, interactive 3D models, and built-in glossaries. iBooks 2 also includes a wide array of highlighting and note taking options, as well as …

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Apple About To Launch New Pages, iBooks Software?

All anyone knows for certain about the Apple event that starts in just a few minutes is that it is related to education. The rumor mill is generally agreed, though, that the announcement will involve textbooks and iBooks in some way. There have even been rumors of a “GarageBand for e-books,” a tool that would streamline the creation of e-book …

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