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The General Carbuncle

The General Carbuncle

  James R Ford is a multi-media artist currently based in London, England. For this project, initiated in 2003, he aims to transform a second-hand Ford Capri into the General Lee, from Dukes of Hazzard, by covering it in little toy cars in the appropriate colours (mainly red and orange). Ford is going to need(…)

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Hoax nuke blast seen on TV weather

Hoax nuke blast seen on TV weather

  PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — Members of a Czech art group who hacked into television broadcasting with images of a hoax nuclear explosion were charged and will have to stand trial, a state prosecutor said Thursday.art.nukeblast.jpg The six members of the Prague-based Ztohoven group were charged last month with spreading false information and face(…)

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Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

From The Chicago Tribune: One rips off a bikini top. The other rips an arm off a hapless victim, beating the just-single-limbed person mercilessly before feasting on the bloody remains. Neither wants you touching them. Exotic dancers and zombies, the two grand pillars of American subculture, have finally joined forces — thus proving our nation’s(…)

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“Mr Bain, who is usually known as the Reverend Roly, has spent 16 years travelling the world spreading the Christian message through his work as a clown and a wirewalker.”

“Mr Bain, who is usually known as the Reverend Roly, has spent 16 years travelling the world spreading the Christian message through his work as a clown and a wirewalker.”

A ringmaster's top hat doubled as a font when a circus troupe gathered inside a big top for the christening of two performers' godchildren. Honey Hunt, three, and her sister Poppy, 10 months old, were baptised inside Zippo's Circus ring on Hove Lawns on the Sussex seafront. The service was performed by the Rev Roly(…)

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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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Airport woman baffles Hondurans

Airport woman baffles Hondurans

(image: sheilaz413)  Officials in Honduras are trying to solve the mystery of a woman believed to be from Africa who has been living at an airport there for over a month. The woman, who says her name is Sara Williams and comes from Burkina Faso, told the BBC she was stranded after being robbed of(…)

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1943 Guide to Hiring Women

1943 Guide to Hiring Women

This is pretty ridiculous, but below is the transcript: “Eleven Tips on Getting More Efficiency Out of Women Employees: There’s no longer any question whether transit companies should hire women for jobs formerly held by men. The draft and manpower shortage has settled that point. The important things now are to select the most efficient(…)

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European Farmers’ Anger Spills Into the Streets of Brussels — view the picture…

European Farmers’ Anger Spills Into the Streets of Brussels — view the picture…

From NYTimes: BRUSSELS — After months of complaints by European dairy farmers angry over low prices, protesters in Brussels on Monday poured milk onto the streets, hurled eggs and other missiles, and started fires that filled the air with black smoke.

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