Police seize magic trick from preacher

Police seize magic trick from preacher

Not to be confused with the post from last week. (image: trunc)  KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan police are holding a Ghanaian preacher over a stage magic device they fear may dupe people into believing they have experienced miracles. Customs officials seized the Electric Touch device — which magicians use to give small electric shocks to(…)

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Pole Dancers on NYC Subway in an effort to win $10,000

Pole Dancers on NYC Subway in an effort to win $10,000

From Daily News: The N train may need to be changed to the NC-17 and the L could be dubbed the lap dance express. That's because commuters on the lines got their two bucks worth – and then some – when four leggy New Yorkers set out to turn the subway cars into strip-club Champagne lounges. On(…)

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Pagans have a cow over Homer (guerilla marketing)

Pagans have a cow over Homer (guerilla marketing)

From the Sun: PAGANS have pledged to perform “rain magic” to wash away cartoon character Homer Simpson who was painted next to their famous fertility symbol – the Cerne Abbas giant. The 17th century chalk outline of the naked, sexually aroused, club-wielding giant is believed by many to be a symbol of ancient spirituality. Many(…)

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Fresh TV – Metaphor, hand shandy and beef curtains

Fresh TV – Metaphor, hand shandy and beef curtains

How many metaphors and sexual innuendos can you get? From Brentter.com's advertising blog:  I’m surprised Steve Hall from Adrants hasn’t already snagged this spot for Sky Television’s Fresh TV – one of New Zealand’s adult television programs. It’s pretty funny and I dare you to try and find all of the metaphors used in the(…)

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The Royal fart!

The Royal fart!

Found at biggeekdaddy  The Princes are practical jokers, here's one they played on the Queen when she asked for help with her new answering machine:  From FoxNews: Princely pranksters William and Harry have been accused of recording a bogus message on Queen Elizabeth II's answering machine. 

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Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

Gregor Graf — City scenes minus the commercial trimmings

From the Austrian Cultural Forum: Gregor Graf’s exploration of urban architecture involves taking medium format images of mundane urban settings and painstakingly removing all text and symbolic references from the image, producing an anonymous and generic metropolis, yet evoking a sense of familiarity. In 2006 Graf was commissioned by the Visual Arts Platform to produce(…)

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Scrabble Keyboard

Scrabble Keyboard

This keyboard was commissioned by a couple of friends of mine from back east (NJ) who are avid Scrabble players. Most of the keys are made from real Scrabble tiles that were all hand-beveled (truly an exercise in patience/masochism!) and built onto a USB, clicky, mechanical-switch keyboard. This keyboard was going into a Mac environment(…)

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40 acre cornfield maze makes Guinness World Record

40 acre cornfield maze makes Guinness World Record

The elaborate corn maze in Dixon, 40 acres in size, has been certified as the largest in the world by Guinness World Records. It's easy to get lost in the tall stalks that make up the maze. Link with more pictures

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“tricks the British learned battling the Irish Republican Army in Northern Ireland”

From the Washington Post: In recent years, as it has tried to improve its performance in Iraq, the U.S. military has done a lot of remedial studies of earlier counterinsurgency campaigns. This note, passed along by a Special Operations officer, describes a couple of tricks the British learned battling the Irish Republican Army in Northern(…)

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Australian anti-speeding commercial

Australian anti-speeding commercial

Link to Roads and Traffic Authority NSW. Link on page pops video

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Carved Vegetable Bikinis — Print Campaign

Carved Vegetable Bikinis — Print Campaign

‘Big Is In’ campaign for the Magimix line of food processors features print ads which use Rubinesk, bikini-clad, veggies. Food carving has been seeing a resurgence in recent days, and here we see eggplants, squash and potatoes carved into pleasantly plump swimsuit models. The new Magimix XL food processor is a high end appliance with(…)

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BREAKING news from CNN — “Experts: Malicious program targets Macs”

BREAKING news from CNN — “Experts: Malicious program targets Macs”

CNN are reporting, having exhausted coverage of anything else newsworthy in the world today, that: Mac computers are known for their near-immunity to the viruses and other harmful programs that plague PCs. But that may be changing somewhat, according to computer security researchers. It seems that as sleek Mac computers become more popular, they're also(…)

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JEFFREY LEE is not interested in the soaring price of uranium, which could make him one of the world’s richest men.

JEFFREY LEE is not interested in the soaring price of uranium, which could make him one of the world’s richest men.

This guy is a hero:  "This is my country. Look, it's beautiful and I fear somebody will disturb it," he says, waving his arm across a view of rocky land surrounded by Kakadu National Park, where the French energy giant Areva wants to extract 14,000 tonnes of uranium worth more than $5 billion. Mr Lee,(…)

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18258 Anagrams for ‘Quantum of Solace’ — Some sound like better titles…

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Lagos Disco Inferno — The sounds of Lagos in the late 1970’s, worth a view for the album covers alone…

Lagos Disco Inferno — The sounds of Lagos in the late 1970’s, worth a view for the album covers alone…

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What’s up with the pizza and porn collaborations recently?

What’s up with the pizza and porn collaborations recently?

Pizza and porn delivery: Winnipeg pizza place serves up side of porn It's only about a week old, but a new pizza place in Winnipeg has already aroused attention — not for its pizza pie, but for the racy extra that comes with it. Patrons must be 18 years and older to order from Porno(…)

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Willy name generator : Sir Jaunty Fellow

Willy name generator : Sir Jaunty Fellow

An amusing generator. Link to Generator land

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