Monthly Archives: July 2008

The InterContinental Hotel — Guerilla Marketing

The InterContinental Hotel — Guerilla Marketing

Philadelphia based Gyro Worldwide is pleased to present a collaborative video installation currently on display, on all facades of the The InterContinental Los Angeles – Century City. For the entire month of July, The InterContinental Hotel in Century City will present the artwork of Los Angeles painter and stylist Kime Buzzelli through artistic video vignettes(…)

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S&M Barbie lashed by public

S&M Barbie lashed by public

BARBIE’S new S&M look has whipped up a storm – with protesters dubbing it “filth”. The doll’s image is transformed with kinky fishnets, motorcycle jacket, black gloves and boots. Makers Mattel say Black Canary Barbie, out in September, is based on a DC comic superhero of the same name. But religious group Christian Voice said:(…)

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Viacom (and Comcast while we’re at it) — please crawl under a rock and die!

YouTube has been ordered by a New York Federal Judge to hand over viewing data that includes how often users watch videos, how much time they spend doing it, their Username and their Internet Protocol addresses. Viacom demanded to review all of YouTube's logging information to prove that copyrighted clips are more popular than amateur(…)

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Solved: the mystery of why Stradivarius violins are best

Solved: the mystery of why Stradivarius violins are best

From The Independant: They are said to produce unparalleled sound quality. Until now, however, no one has been able to explain why 300-year-old Stradivarius violins have never been matched in terms of musical expressiveness and projection. A study has found that the secret may be explained by the consistent density of the two wooden panels(…)

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