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William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

From Gawker: Columnist and presidential speechwriter Bill Safire was one of only three non-disloyal Jews President Nixon could name. Here is the speech he drafted for Nixon to read in case the Apollo 11 Astronauts became stranded on the moon! It is a wonderful piece of alternate universe American history, in which President Nixon had(…)

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Coffe face kiss — Excellent sculpture

Coffe face kiss — Excellent sculpture

Link to larger JPG image From neatorama: The pottery, named Yuanyang II, is one of the collections of Hong Kong Museum of Art now displaying at the Central Concourse of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). It is produced by Tsang Cheung-shing, a ceramic art tutor and product designer. Yuanyang II is modeled in a distinctive(…)

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An artist’s complicated relationship with her look-alike sex doll

An artist’s complicated relationship with her look-alike sex doll

Video and performance artist Amber Hawk Swanson ordered a life-sized, realistic sex doll made to look just like her, and named it Amber. The couple scampered off to Vegas and got married. "Their wedding video and other footage documenting their relationship will screen for the public this week," reports the Chicago Reader. Link. Previous doll(…)

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Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

(image credit: bigtimebrewery)  The Acadiana Center for the Arts is looking for volunteers to help staff the inaugural Gulf Brew beer-tasting festival, to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 14 in downtown Lafayette. The festival features samples from breweries across the Gulf South, as well as activities for children. In exchange for(…)

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Reverse Graffiti Project — The Broadway Tunnel, San Francisco

Reverse Graffiti Project — The Broadway Tunnel, San Francisco

Real name, Paul Curtis, Moose is the grand-daddy of reverse graffiti. He’s been cleaning the streets of the UK and beyond for around ten years. Using detergent and a wire brush, the tools of many a cleaner, he works with advertisers to create innovative clean messages and slogans that inevitably turn into works of art.(…)

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Cleveland Police say truck full of cookies also contained $1,000,000 in Mexican pot.

Cleveland Police say truck full of cookies also contained $1,000,000 in Mexican pot.

One stop shopping: Another big cache of drugs off the streets…this time in a legitimate shipment of Chips Ahoy cookies! 634 pounds of marijuana were seized early Friday morning on Cleveland’s west-side. It represents the second $1,000,000 seizure of marijuana in as many weeks. This latest bust resulted from a three-month joint Cleveland Division of(…)

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A Mr Stoner caught growing…

A Mr Stoner caught growing…

Hudson, Florida — Deputies say they have shut down a marijuana grow house, seizing 94 pot plants and arresting the resident, 31-year-old Jason Robert Stoner. Investigators say he may also be in trouble with the power company, since he tampered with the electric meter to bypass the wiring and run his grow lights. Link to(…)

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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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English ATMs are giving it away…

English ATMs are giving it away…

photo: ClydeHouse  Last week I posted about Yen and Euros falling from the sky, this week its the ATM machines.  From article: CUSTOMERS flocked to a bank’s ATM when it started dishing out FREE cash. Twenty pound notes were dispensed instead of tenners when a bank worker loaded the wrong cartridge. A queue of City(…)

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