Archive for October, 2006

My ninja, now those are some DSL!

Apparently women think that urinals shaped like a woman’s lips are in bad taste. Who would have thunk?

A brief excerpt from the Associated Press article:

The urinals, which are located in the "Opera Toilet," a lavishly decorated public restroom, feature thick, lipsticked lips, a set of teeth and a bright red tongue.
"We think that it’s tasteless, misogynistic and offensive," Marianne Lackner, media spokeswoman for the Vienna Department of Women’s Affairs told The Associated Press.

Scope the article hereAA

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 2:54pm by Pheezatron


Categories: art,life

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My Ninja, Please! 10/20/06: Maybe babel fish wasn’t working


Remember when Chevrolet released the Nova in Latin America only to find out it wouldn’t sell (no va = no go).AA Evidently, Microsoft has fallen prey to a similar problem with its new mp3 player the Zune - apparently the Hebrew word for F*ck sounds remarkably similar to the name of Redmond’s ‘Ipod Killer.’

Nice job Microsoft, nice job

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 2:25pm by Pheezatron


Categories: apple,business,myninjaplease

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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,fo' real?,politricks,real life news

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ART! - Latte Art

Hello boys and girls! Today on ART DAY! our own koookiekrumbles brings you tons of slammin content while the rest of us just sit back and watch. The man is killin’ it! Also check out Menace’s article about the Bush’s a few posts down. Enjoy, we’re going to be hittin you up all day!

To further browse ART DAY! click the link or (better) click any friday date on the calendar in our sidebar.

Many a trick with the milk and the coffee to make latte art.

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:21am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: art fridays,contemporary,grub

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Borne Again

animations of sketches from Leonardo da Vinci from vam.ac

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:15am by Koookiecrumbles


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Off Balance

MNP highlights the National Geographic Fight Science series- and now we turn our heads to drunken boxing.

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:14am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,weaponry,youtube

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Moore’s Secret Messages

This guy uses spam to make art and now so can you! Introducing topic flowers, a program that lets you input any amount/type of text to create something that you can interprete more concretely with the included guidelines.

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:13am by Koookiecrumbles


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The Beginning

Flickr gallery of Ralph McQuarrie’s original Star Wars concept art.

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:12am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: art,film

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Wire Tap

from shopping cart to art from forums.canadiancontent

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Posted: October 20th, 2006
at 10:11am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: art,contemporary,green

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