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Pictures of giant kite flying in Japan

Pictures of giant kite flying in Japan

Images found here Link to list of giant kite flying festivals in Japan with great picture sets

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“Proof” that NASA knows about the alien base on the Moon and airbrushed the pictures

“Proof” that NASA knows about the alien base on the Moon and airbrushed the pictures

NASA Airbrushed UFOs – Lunar Base Towers Link to YouTube 

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Life Imitating Art — Chuck Palahniuk style…

Life Imitating Art — Chuck Palahniuk style…

From AP: Man sentenced for faking seizures at restaurants A Baltimore man has been sentenced to a year and a half in jail for faking seizures to get out of paying restaurant bills. City prosecutors said 43-year-old Andrew Palmer pleaded guilty last week to one count of theft scheme, and a judge agreed to impose(…)

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Great news! They’re stealing our books!

Great news! They’re stealing our books!

Clip: FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The Frankfurt Book Fair has an indicator to help publishers gauge public interest in the new offerings presented at the annual exhibition — the unofficial "most stolen book" index. Bild am Sonntag and Germany's ZDF television have come up with lists of titles most stolen from 15 leading German publishers' stands(…)

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Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Lipstick, eyeliner, action for Goth Penn

Photo Credit: @my_cine From The Irish Independent: NO, that’s not ageing rock star Alice Cooper. Hollywood actor Sean Penn appeared in lipstick and eyeliner yesterday to play a Goth rockstar on the streets of Dublin. In ‘This Must Be The Place’, the 50-year-old takes on the role of a music legend living out his retirement(…)

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Excellent stop motion animation — The Wolf and the Pig

Excellent stop motion animation — The Wolf and the Pig

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Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed

Blade Runner at 25: Why the Sci-Fi F/X Are Still Unsurpassed

An interesting article by Adam Savage (MythBusters) on the sci-fi classic. I’m still such a big Blade Runner fan that I watch it at least once every 18 months. I also own pretty convincing replicas of the “blade runner blaster” wielded by Harrison Ford’s world-weary former cop Rick Deckard. The source material was a Steyr(…)

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…stripped of their clothes were Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Charles de Gaulle…

…stripped of their clothes were Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Charles de Gaulle…

Photo: Alice and Indiana Jones Dublin, Ireland:  The theft of National Wax Museum figures will not stop next month's reopening of the tourist attraction, the museum's management insisted today. Dozens of models, including Bob the Builder, the Teletubbies and Frankenstein , were stolen from a warehouse in central Dublin last month. Replica uniforms from the Easter(…)

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China frees 3 Canadian activists after Tibet protest

China frees 3 Canadian activists after Tibet protest

Very little coverage of this story in the US Media. Link to YouTube clip of a story CTV ran on the banner unfurling From CBC article:  Three Canadians arrested by Chinese police following a protest at the Great Wall against China's presence in Tibet have been released. The British Columbian activists — Lhadon Tethong, Sam(…)

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My Pet Fish Soap

My Pet Fish Soap

"My Pet Fish" Soap looks like the bag that you carry home from the pet store, but don’t be fooled…these plastic fish are not swimming in water, they are embedded in clear, vegetable based glycerin soap shaped like "water in a bag". A great party favor. Fun for kids from 1 to 100. Comes in(…)

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F is for Fail — An Alphabetical Odyssey Through The Creative Process

F is for Fail — An Alphabetical Odyssey Through The Creative Process

Really nice animation.

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Breaking news from Charlotte: 2 cars in Gastonia are ‘buttered’

Breaking news from Charlotte: 2 cars in Gastonia are ‘buttered’

From article: Someone spread butter all over two cars in Gastonia early Tuesday morning. The cars, a 2005 Saturn Vue and a 2003 Jeep Wrangler, were outside a home on the 500 block of Hillcrest Avenue. Gastonia police do not have any suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000. Sweet(…)

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White guy arrested for rapping! Go Florida!

White guy arrested for rapping! Go Florida!

Article:  Brooksville, Florida – A 19-year-old was taken to jail Sunday evening for singing the profane words of a rap song when children were around. The children's mother, Amy Churchill, called Hernando County sheriff's deputies and complained that Christopher Holder was yelling profanities as he walked with two juveniles on Gordon Loop in Brooksville. Churchill(…)

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Royal Delft — design your own plates…

Royal Delft — design your own plates…

Link to generator (Click on 'Design your own plate') Click here to see more generators 

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Canadian designers make felt rocks and soft blocks

Canadian designers make felt rocks and soft blocks

Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen of Forsythe + MacAllen Design, www.forsythe-macallen.com, have been operating a multi-disciplinary design studio since 1996 and are currently based in Vancouver, Canada.  Felt rocks are sculptural pieces, made from 100% pure wool felt – solid all the way through! felt rocks are sold in sets of 6 hand selected rocks, including(…)

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Pink donuts — more guerilla marketing? IDTS

Pink donuts — more guerilla marketing? IDTS

The Hollywood sign…  Statue of Liberty  Funny posts.  Link to YouTube [1] [2]  Previously on P&F 

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Alcohol consumption by country

Alcohol consumption by country

LUXEMBOURG glugs more than 15.5 litres of alcohol per person in a year, more than any other country. One explanation is that the duty on alcohol is relatively cheap in the tiny nation, encouraging booze tourism from its more heavily taxed neighbours. No such explanation for the Irish, however, who quaff 13.7 litres a year,(…)

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House protects public broadcasting funding

House protects public broadcasting funding

Photo: KimTheWolf From CNN: The House on Wednesday evening overwhelmingly rejected President Bush's plan to eliminate the $420 million federal subsidy for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The 357-72 vote demonstrated the enduring political strength of public broadcasting. The outcome was never in doubt, unlike a fight two years ago when Republicans tried but failed(…)

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“The Way Of All Flesh” — Fabulous found collection of photos documenting a woman over 50 years of her life

“The Way Of All Flesh” — Fabulous found collection of photos documenting a woman over 50 years of her life

Link to collection 

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20kilo/41lb mushroom a savory stunner in Mexico

20kilo/41lb mushroom a savory stunner in Mexico

A mushroom weighing more than 20 kilograms has been picked in a forest in Mexico's southernmost state of Chiapas, university officials say. The white mushroom, macrocybe titans, measured a towering 70 cm tall, was found near Tapachula, near the Guatemalan border, according to the Southern Border University Centre. There is no word as to what(…)

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