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Teacher Fired for Buttocks Art Sues

Teacher Fired for Buttocks Art Sues

Clip: A high school art teacher fired after officials learned he moonlighted by creating paintings using his bare buttocks and other body parts sued his former employers on Thursday. Stephen Murmer was fired in January after Chesterfield County Public Schools officials saw a YouTube video of Murmer wearing a swim thong and a Groucho Marx(…)

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French Rugby World Cup 2007 survival guide

French Rugby World Cup 2007 survival guide

Contains supposedly useful phrases, however "Who's your father referee?" (scroll down to #44) and "Scottish kiss" seem to be missing. From book: – 'Le coup d’envoi est à 15 heures' The kick-off is at 3pm – 'Où en est le match?' What’s the score? – 'On prend une bière?' How about a beer? – 'C’est(…)

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David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

David Byrne’s Bike Rack Project

    David Byrne and the New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with New York art gallery PaceWildenstein, have unveiled nine unique bicycle racks designed by DB and installed in various locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. An avid bicyclist for almost 30 years, Byrne was invited to join the panel of jurors selected(…)

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Stainless Steel Spiders made from Stolen Scissors

Stainless Steel Spiders made from Stolen Scissors

Christopher Locke buys up confiscated scissors from TSA auctions and makes these really cool spider sculptures from them. Follow link to see more pictures and a how-to of the process.

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Top Five Best Criminal Computer Hackers of All Time

Top Five Best Criminal Computer Hackers of All Time

Kevin Mitnick From marvequin:  1. Kevin Mitnick. Mitnick is perhaps synonymous with Hacker. The Department of Justice still refers to him as "the most wanted computer criminal in United States history." His accomplishments were memorialized into two Hollywood movies: Takedown and Freedom Downtime. Mitnick got his start by exploiting the Los Angeles bus punch card(…)

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BurritoEater.com — One guy eats at and revues San Francisco burrito shops. 502 to date

BurritoEater.com — One guy eats at and revues San Francisco burrito shops. 502 to date

Burritoeater.com aims to be the Web’s most complete source of information on San Francisco taquerias – where they’re located, what they look like, if they’re open late, whether they serve breakfast, what the SF Department of Public Health says about them, which ones double as cell phone retailers, etc. etc. And while we realize that(…)

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3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

3D Painted Rooms — These rooms are painted so that, when looked at from the right vantage point, optical illusions are created

Link to more examples 

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Art of the Title — Dozens of HD film title sequences

Art of the Title — Dozens of HD film title sequences

Shown here Sweeney Todd –scroll down a little after the jump or this link takes you directly to the clip. Some more samples: Aeon Flux Barbarella Casino Royale Edward Scissorhands The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Thanks Chris C.

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Snow: Iraq Withdrawal Would Bring Terrorists ‘To A Shopping Mall Near You’

Snow: Iraq Withdrawal Would Bring Terrorists ‘To A Shopping Mall Near You’

photo/art: Buddy Stone Snow attacked proposals to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq, claiming: To walk out of Iraq right now would plant a seed that ultimately would lead to destabilization there, hundreds of thousands of deaths, loss of our influence in the region, would create instability throughout the Middle East throughout East Asia, throughout Europe.(…)

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Scientists claim to break light-speed barrier

Scientists claim to break light-speed barrier

photo: htmlnerd From ZDNet article: German scientists claim to have broken the light-speed barrier, which could blow away the known limitations of modern networking, but the technology is unlikely to make it into a product–if at all–until most administrators working today have retired. Exceeding the speed of light, approximately 300,000km per second, is supposed to(…)

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Breast enlargement becomes most common graduation gift in Italy

Breast enlargement becomes most common graduation gift in Italy

Breast enlargement is now the most common graduation gift for girls who pass their secondary school exams in Italy. Boob jobs have knocked cars and summer holidays back into second and third places respectively. Angelica Pesce, 18, from Rome, said she and many of her pals would be going under the knife in a few(…)

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Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

Graffiti artist Banksy pulls off most audacious stunt to date – despite being watched by CCTV

You're being watched: Despite being observed by CCTV cameras, elusive grafitti artist Baksy managed to create his latest – and biggest – work to date under the cover of darkness Source 

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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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Puppies and Flowers : Baby Panther Adopted by Dog

Puppies and Flowers : Baby Panther Adopted by Dog

Photo: AP Darko Vojinovic BELGRADE, Yugoslavia: Man's best friend helped save this tiny cat. A 15-day-old female panther named Milica has been adopted by a Rhodesian Ridgeback after her mother refused to feed her and tried to kill her in the Belgrade zoo. "The mother panther has killed all her cubs since 1999," zookeeper Dragan(…)

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New sport, single bamboo cane water race

New sport, single bamboo cane water race

Ananova reports: A new water sport in which contestants row a boat made of a single bamboo cane has been invented in China. Villagers from Chishui, near Zuiyi city, came up with the idea, reports News Express. They make the boats out of locally grown bamboo and hold races on the Pinzhou River. "Participants can(…)

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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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A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

Why, for the love of Christ, do they have to have pink ones to appeal to women?  Link to Taser Clip from NYTimes:  The new C2, as the weapon is called, looks more like a large disposable razor than a gun, comes in a variety of colors and is $350, all of which Taser executives(…)

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Monster spider web spun in Texas

Monster spider web spun in Texas

Entomologists are debating the origin and rarity of a sprawling spider web that blankets several trees, shrubs and the ground along a 200-yard stretch of trail in a North Texas park. Officials at Lake Tawakoni State Park say the massive mosquito trap is a big attraction for some visitors, while others won’t go anywhere near(…)

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“Wankin’ Bankers” — How does Ireland, a country of 3 million people, rack up a debt of $115 billion? (NSFW language)

“Wankin’ Bankers” — How does Ireland, a country of 3 million people, rack up a debt of $115 billion? (NSFW language)

Thanks Chris C.

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Who casts the first stone? or the renegade Polish nun story…

Who casts the first stone? or the renegade Polish nun story…

(image source: Flickr) The building’s electricity was cut off in April, but sympathisers from the town have continued to provide food and water under cover of darkness. The nuns have on occasion thrown stones at journalists trying to speak to them. Link to The Australian

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