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Takeshi Yamada’s Museum of World Wonders

Some of the exploits that can be found and Takeshi Yamada’s Musuem of World Wonders: Coney Island Circus Show.

from sideshowworld


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Posted: November 21st, 2006
at 3:50pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: fo' real?,real life news

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Tell a Friend!

Did you know that you could tell a friend about myninjaplease by clicking on that lil’ link down yonder below each post that says "tell a friend?" Well duhhh. You can also click the appropriate icon to add us to any of the social bookmarking sites we have listed. If you would like to see more or other features let us know!


Read our RSS and remember, SHARING MEANS CARING, my ninjas!!

[Ed: this would be especially crucial for the post right below]


Ace Dickerson asked us a question:

    1. Ace Dickerson Says:
      Two questions. Call me stupid, but:
      what is "RSS" ?
      and what are the three little image link buttons above "tell a friend" ?

    Well Mr. Dickerson (and I do feel dirty calling you that), I’m glad you asked, you un-saavy ninja. RSS stands for either rich site summary or really simple syndication depending on what ninja you ask. Basically, those links in our sidebar are the links to our RSS feeds. If you use and RSS enabled device (phone, psp, camera, screen saver, browser, umm.. bag of peanuts) then you get a stream from our site of up to date content. That way you dont always have to log in to the site to know what’s going on in the dojo, my son. Thus and therefore, get down on it, my dude!

    Now those little goofy little linked pictures see come to us by way of wordpress plugin Notable which allows you to easily submit an article from this site to one of (in our case) three bookmarking sites. A lot of people use these sites to find web content. For instance, if you have a account you can "digg" one of our articles by just clicking a button? Good deal, right?

    I hope that answers your question and thanks for supporting [tag]mnp[/tag], famly.

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Cool but scary tech of the day - the Bionic Hornet

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is using nanotechnology to try to create a robot no bigger than a hornet that would be able to chase, photograph and kill its targets, an Israeli newspaper reported on Friday.

The flying robot, nicknamed the "bionic hornet", would be able to navigate its way down narrow alleyways to target otherwise unreachable enemies such as rocket launchers, the daily Yedioth Ahronoth said.

Story via Reuters

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Posted: November 20th, 2006
at 1:03pm by Pheezatron

Categories: robots,politricks,weaponry,real life news,9th dan

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Yao Yo

Yao unofficially gets the torch from Shaq.

article from chron

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Posted: November 20th, 2006
at 11:47am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: real life news

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Pick a Nombre

To start-

A 23-year-old James Bond fan, David Fearn, of Walsall, has changed his name to James Dr No From Russia with Love Goldfinger Thunderball You Only Live Twice On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Diamonds Are Forever Live and Let Die The Man with the Golden Gun The Spy Who Loved Me Moonraker For Your Eyes Only Octopussy A View to a Kill The Living Daylights Licence to Kill Golden Eye Tomorrow Never Dies The World Is Not Enough Die Another Day Casino Royale Bond

article from timesonline

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Posted: November 20th, 2006
at 11:47am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: life,art,too good to be true,fo' real?,real life news

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"Atheists in the Holy Land"

"We should lie and say we’re all Jewish, "declared Wesam, "then they’ll let us in." "Or, I don’t know," he faltered, "maybe only Muslims are allowed in on Fridays." "I think if we say we’re Christian it’ll be more likely," I whispered back, spooked by the vacant dusty streets ringed by tangles of barbed wire.

"No," Alex countered, "If we just say we’re all Americans it’ll work. They’ll like that we’re all Americans."

full article from bravenewtraveler, not from tearsforlebanon.wordpress

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Posted: November 15th, 2006
at 1:07pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: life,politricks,real life news

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A La Mode Rebellion

We find ourselves in an untenable situation. On the one hand, we criticize conformity and encourage individuality and rebellion. On the other hand, we lament the face that our ever-increasing standard of material consumption is failing to generate any lastin increase in happiness. This because it is rebellion, not coformity, that generates the competitice structue that drives the wedge between consumption and happiness. As long as we continue to prize individuality, and as long as we express that individuality through what we own and where we live, we can expect to live in a consumerist society.

excerpt from The Rebel Sell by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter and counterpoints from a blogger

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Posted: November 14th, 2006
at 1:24pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: life,business,weaponry,real life news

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Shamrock City

Dublin has teamed up with Wasaki Corporation in a land reclamation project that will create a new island in the shape of a shamrock. Not only with there be green lights that will encompass the island making the new formation viewable from space, there will also be a giraffe only zoo adjacent to the business district. It could be for real, or just a nasty proposal and nice video….o Dubai……..

Dublin City Council - Planning Permission is sought by Dublin Coastal Development, Ltd. to reclaim 300 hectares of coastal waters for construction of three islands zoned as urban/suburban including 4 mile dual carraigeway, 1 mile viaduct, aerodrome, 4 mile railway line, 180 square metre railway station, 42,000 3, 4 and 5 bed appartments and villas, three playgrounds, one zoo, 72 multi-story office blocks with car-parks, three 120 berth marinas, roundabouts, two multi-story shopping malls, 200 retail units, 75 restaurants, two multi-screen cinemas, three theatres, 28 licensed premises, two schools, 23 casinos, seven hotels, 30 hectarea of green belt, three 18 hole golf courses.

video from dublincoastaldevelopment

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Posted: November 9th, 2006
at 12:34pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: business,architecture,fo' real?,real life news

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To a Mr. Bush

letter from a teacher

from davidstocker

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Posted: November 8th, 2006
at 11:29am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: politricks,real life news

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