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Six word stories and one sentence stories.

Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words ("For sale: baby shoes, never worn.") and is said to have called it his best work. Wired Magazine asked sci-fi, fantasy, and horror writers from the realms of books, TV, movies, and games to take a shot themselves. Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer? – Eileen(…)

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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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San Francisco Bay Area Event — Joe Strummer Tribute & Benefit — Sunday, 07 December, 2008

From The Squid List: Every year since his untimely death, the San Francisco music community has come together to celebrate the life, music and spirit of Joe. All proceeds go to Strummerville (www.strummerville.com), the foundation in England set up in Joe's name that aims to create new opportunities for aspiring  musicians. This year, Eric McFadden,(…)

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Scrabble Keyboard

Scrabble Keyboard

This keyboard was commissioned by a couple of friends of mine from back east (NJ) who are avid Scrabble players. Most of the keys are made from real Scrabble tiles that were all hand-beveled (truly an exercise in patience/masochism!) and built onto a USB, clicky, mechanical-switch keyboard. This keyboard was going into a Mac environment(…)

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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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Frank Zappa Day Declared

Frank Zappa Day Declared

Zappa, another brilliant unsung American talent, good for Baltimore I say. Thursday, August 9th is Frank Zappa Day in Baltimore, MD, as proclaimed by Mayor Sheila Dixon. Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore in 1940 and, coincidentally, wrote and recorded a song entitled “What's New In Baltimore?” Dweezil Zappa, his son, is bringing the ongoing(…)

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