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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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First official BaconCamp comes to San Francisco — Watch the video

First official BaconCamp comes to San Francisco — Watch the video

Date: March 21, 2009Time: 1pm – 5pmLocation: 500 3rd Street, Suite 510, San Francisco, CA BaconCamp – The Internet Bacon Meme in 60 Seconds from Bac'n.com on Vimeo. Previous posts involving bacon: How to Make Bacon Soap, from Actual Bacon. Linus licks the bacon ice cream. "Not bad," she says.

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Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Photos from Banksy’s Cans Festival — 05.07.08

Awesome collection of photographs from the Cans Festival by Justine (AKA RUGenius) at NOTCOT. She also scanned the entire festival program.  Photos of the event 1 and 2.

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“The Missing” A photo project by Gustavo Germano, beautiful but sad…

“The Missing” A photo project by Gustavo Germano, beautiful but sad…

Each picture represents a before and after ‘the dissapearance’ shot. Picture above (1970): Maria Irma Ferreira, Maria Susana Ferreira; picture below (2006): Maria Susana Ferreira From Zeit Online: During the military dictatorship in Argentina from 1976 to 1983 nearly 30,000 people disappeared without trace. Der Fotograf Gustavo Germano gehört zu den Opfern des Staatsterrors. The(…)

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Lizzy guitar legend Gary found dead in Spanish hotel room — RIP Gary Moore

Lizzy guitar legend Gary found dead in Spanish hotel room — RIP Gary Moore

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Nepalese ‘goddess’ is reinstated

Nepalese ‘goddess’ is reinstated

Update to previous post: A 10-year-old girl who is worshipped as a living goddess in Nepal has had her title reinstated after defying tradition and visiting the US. Temple authorities at her home town say that she will not be stripped of her title because she is willing shortly to undergo a "cleansing" ceremony. Sajani(…)

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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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Obama to OK benefits for same-sex partners of federal workers

Obama to OK benefits for same-sex partners of federal workers

President Obama will sign a memorandum Wednesday granting health care and other benefits to the same-sex partners of federal employees, two senior administration officials said. The signing will take place in the Oval Office and follows sharp criticism of the president over a Justice Department motion filed last week in support of the Defense of(…)

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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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Time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010

Time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010

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Burning Gas Crater in Turkmenistan — Incredible pictures, incredible back-story

Burning Gas Crater in Turkmenistan — Incredible pictures, incredible back-story

In the heart of the Karakum desert of Turkmenistan the Darvaza Gas Crater or The Burning Gates give off a glow that can be seen from miles away during the dark night. The large crater is a result of a Soviet gas exploration accident in the 1950’s. It was created when a Soviet drilling rig(…)

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“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

“The Simpsons” — US Postage Stamps

I want to get the set already—just because. From CNN: LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) — Homer Simpson and his cartoon family soon will help you get letters, bills and packages to their destinations. On Thursday, the U.S. Postal Service revealed five first-class stamps featuring characters from the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" — Homer, Marge,(…)

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Spray your tag on West Bank wall!

Spray your tag on West Bank wall!

For 30 Euros, a group of enterprising Palestinian graffiti artists are offering to tag the West Bank wall with your message. Clip: It could turn out to be the world's longest graffiti space – the massive concrete barrier separating Israel from the Palestinians. Over the Internet, a group of Palestinian graffiti artists is offering to(…)

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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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Happy Birthday Billy Connelly! 67?

Happy Birthday Billy Connelly! 67?

“Can I have more butter in my bucket?” Real fans of Billy will thoroughly enjoy this early documentry: Billy Connolly was, in the 1970s, a sort of Scottish Lenny Bruce, who, with devastating humour, sliced through the hypocrisies he perceived. This 1976 documentary follows the singer-comic during his 1975 Irish tour. Made in a cinema(…)

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Zombie warning for San Francisco May 25th…

Zombie warning for San Francisco May 25th…

Something sinister is coming to San Francisco in May. The conditions for a zombie outbreak will be perfect on May 25th around 6pm. Stay tuned for further dispatches. Link to eatbrains

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Maverick’s surf contest is on for Saturday 01-12-08

Maverick’s surf contest is on for Saturday 01-12-08

HALF MOON BAY – Many of the world's best and bravest surfers are heading toward Half Moon Bay as organizers of the legendary Maverick's Surf Contest have scheduled the big-wave event for Saturday. Surfers were given the word this morning, said brothers and surf partners Tyler and Russell Smith of Santa Cruz. Organizers have been(…)

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