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Iranians using banknotes to spread their discontent…

Iranians using banknotes to spread their discontent…

Anti-government activists are not allowed to express themselves in Iranian media, so theses activists have taken their expressions to another high circulation mass-medium, banknotes. The Central Bank of Iran has tried to take these banknotes out of circulation, but there are just too many of them, and gave up. For the activists’ people it’s a(…)

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Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

Tonight only! Zombie strippers at the Admiral: The undead meet the unclothed

From The Chicago Tribune: One rips off a bikini top. The other rips an arm off a hapless victim, beating the just-single-limbed person mercilessly before feasting on the bloody remains. Neither wants you touching them. Exotic dancers and zombies, the two grand pillars of American subculture, have finally joined forces — thus proving our nation’s(…)

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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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Amazing pictures of electrical storms in the Chaiten volcano

Amazing pictures of electrical storms in the Chaiten volcano

Lightning bolts appear above and around the Chaiten volcano as seen from Chana, some 30 kms (19 miles) north of the volcano, as it began its first eruption in thousands of years, in southern Chile May 2, 2008. Cases of electrical storms breaking out directly above erupting volcanoes are well documented, although scientists differ on(…)

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Chloe Ruchon: ‘Barbie foot’ at DMY Berlin Design Festival 09

Chloe Ruchon: ‘Barbie foot’ at DMY Berlin Design Festival 09

images © designboom From Design Boom: ‘barbiefoot’ by french design chloe ruchon combines the iconic doll with table football. on one side it uses barbie’s pink, frilly world and on the other its uses the predominantly male world of table soccer, the one that is traditionally called ‘babyfoot’ in france. barbie became a symbol of(…)

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