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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Homeland Security chief warns of ‘increased risk’
(feels it in his gut even!)

Homeland Security chief warns of ‘increased risk’ <br />(feels it in his gut even!)

photo: KuriousEye  or is it fearmongering? From article:  Fearing complacency among the American people over possible terror threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said in Chicago Tuesday that the nation faces a heightened chance of an attack this summer. "I believe we are entering a period this summer of increased risk," Chertoff told the(…)

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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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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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Food packaging vs. actual product shots

Food packaging vs. actual product shots

  A German website, Pundo3000.com, has conducted a study of 100 different products by comparing the look of the products as shown by the packaging with the actual contents inside the boxes. Quoting the website, which is in German: “All products were purchased, the packaging photographed and the contents prepared and photographed too. All products(…)

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Wonderbra — The Big Reveal

Wonderbra — The Big Reveal

As part of a new campaign for Wonderbra D size, women were invited to submit pictures of themselves in their bras. The final piece is a billboard in Central London, but there is also  a website where you can look close-up, at the hundreds of pictures used to create the finished piece. Link to website(…)

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