Archive for the ‘real life news’ Category

Poo on a Train LP

No its not an album! Ha, fooled ya, but it is an habitual act by a British man who has left his smelly mark on about 30 trains since his reign of terror began in August.

full article at orange


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Posted: October 24th, 2006
at 5:56pm by Koookiecrumbles

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

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You Will Never Forget Any Commercial

Regardless of how creative it is- here is a series of the most creative commercials as lead by Sony Bravia and others.

from pronetadvertising

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Posted: October 24th, 2006
at 12:59pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: youtube,life,business,design,real life news

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Colber’t ’08

colbert 2008

thats Colbert.

Star Wars / Celebrity mashup gallery at worth1000

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Posted: October 24th, 2006
at 10:43am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: celebrity,art,real life news

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GNH (Gross National Happiness)

fact: "Bhutan was the last nation in the world to introduce television in 1999. Recently they banned a number of channels including international wrestling and MTV, which they felt did little to promote happiness."

photo gallery unfolding the Bhutan formula for calculating their GNH from bbc

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Posted: October 23rd, 2006
at 3:11pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: too good to be true,mnp is for the children,design,real life news

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Translated Wisdom

Raed Jarrar was stopped at the airport for wearing the pictured black tshirt: "we will not be silent" as translated into English from Arabic. Make a donation, get a tshirt. Just picked one up.
from thecriticalvoice

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Posted: October 23rd, 2006
at 11:21am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: clothes,politricks,fo' real?,real life news

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Irony, ain’t it a bitch

After engaging in a massive PR campaign to counteract the depictions of it in the soon-to-be released Borat movie and show the world that it really is an industrialized, modern nation, Kazakhstan’s central bank has committed a small blunder which can only be described as ironic: they spelled ‘bank’ wrong on 80% of their newly-issued bank notes, leading to a massive recall.AA Seems as though all those government funds spent on the ad campaign might have been better directed towards a spell check program for the central bank’s printing program…

Story via Yahoo! News

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 2:19pm by Pheezatron

Categories: celebrity,politricks,fo' real?,real life news

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Cuz the Bush’s Love the Children[?]

So, let’s start from the beginning. Some of you may have heard of an educational program in this country called ‘No Child Left Behind‘, instituted during Bush’s first term [this isn’t commentary for or against that program, which remains controversial as it supposedly encourages ‘teaching to the test’].

Neil Bush is our president’s younger brother, who seems to have been a little bit of a failure until recently. What changed you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. Neil is now experiencing measured success distributing a new teaching aid, ‘curriculum on wheels‘ [or COWs], that basically uses various multimedia methods of covering information that will most likely be seen on the state testing material in place due to ‘No Child Left Behind’. It projects videos, plays music and lectures…basically, its a teahcer in a box with all the answers to the test. Backed by some Saudi investors, Neil has sold 1,700 of the units since 2005, mainly in Texas, where Houston’s school system has recently authorized 200,000 dollars for COW purchases.

Now, I don’t want to throw around assumptions here, but let’s all think for a moment. President’s [loser] brother, getting rich off of a questionable education reform system, instituting pseudo teacher-replacing technology, in Texas, with financial backing from Saudi investors. Only things missing are some hanging chads in Florida.

I mean, a machine that ‘teaches’ children government controlled information through sing-song memorization? I guess Orwell and Huxley are off the reading list.

Article from BusinessWeek
Neil Bush‘s company, Ignite!, and the COWs

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 9:22am by orangemenace

Categories: computers,business,mnp is for the children,politricks,real life news

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It’s Nauru

An Iraqi, Mohammed Sagar, is a refugee that has ended up on the smallest sovereign nation in the world, the island Nauru.

full article at csmonitor

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Posted: October 19th, 2006
at 9:36am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: fo' real?,real life news

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And Another One [Kofi]

Jay-Z is tricking the tricksters! He’s out of retirement, has his #45 album coming out, debuted his new music video on Monday Night football with Danika and friends andddddd hes now the "co-brand director" of Bud Select of Anheuser-Busch.

"Jay-Z also will be involved in providing direction on other upcoming Budweiser Select television ads, radio spots, print campaigns and several high-profile events."

It’s not that simple though, Jay is also allies with Coke who is in the midst of a high-profile campaign across the board on peer-to-peer networks. If you can’t make money selling records, get sponsored and give it to people for free!

If you are unsure why this is all relevant, please consult this Rhymepays encyclopedia.

[Ed. it should be interesting when Jaz-O drops the truth!- you’re getting paid off it or youre not!]

from adage and online.wsj

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Posted: October 18th, 2006
at 12:38pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: computers,music,life,celebrity,too good to be true,business,politricks,gear,grub,fo' real?,real life news

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