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VR MAG : Miami

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Posted: July 11th, 2008
at 4:58pm by Koookiecrumbles


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Just a Friendly Reminder

Professor James Duane reminds us why we shouldn’t talk to the police.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4097602514885833865

Part II:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6014022229458915912

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Posted: July 11th, 2008
at 9:21am by Black Ock


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4 Course Vegan

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Just in case you need a little yum in your life… and you live in Williamsburg.

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Posted: July 11th, 2008
at 8:31am by Black Ock


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Bruno Movie in Production

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. a€" Crowds in Arkansas came for the lure of cage fighting and $1 beer, but police say what they got instead was men ripping each others’ clothes off and kissing _ a stunt suspected of being orchestrated by Sacha Baron Cohen of "Borat" fame.

"We had a contract for cage fighting. We were deceived," said Dwight Duncan, president and CEO of Four States Fair Grounds in Texarkana, where the first of two Arkansas fights raised suspicions last month.

Matt Labov, a Los Angeles-based publicist for Baron Cohen, said he had no comment Monday about the faked fights. One of Baron Cohen’s movies is due out next year.

The day after the June 5 Texarkana bout, Fort Smith’s convention center hosted "Blue Collar Brawlin.'" Fort Smith police Sgt. Adam Holland said organizers told him a character named "Straight Dave" would goad a planted audience member into the ring for a fight.

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The two men would then wrestle, rip away some of their clothes and share a brief kiss reminiscent of one between Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell in the film "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."

Producers said "there would be a romantic embrace," Holland said. "They said it was kind of to essentially make fun, poke fun at wrestling _ two guys rolling around on the floor, all sweaty."

An elaborate array of mounted and handheld video cameras caught the crowd of 1,600’s reaction as the two men "went right up to the line" of the city’s morality laws, Holland said. The two men stripped down to their underwear, kissed and rubbed on each other, the sergeant said.

The audience, as well as local fighters drawn to take part in the show, became enraged. "It set the crowd off lobbing beers," Holland said. "They had beers in plastic cups. Those things can get some distance on them actually."

Holland said it took officers about 45 minutes to clear the convention center, as the two actors sprinted away through a specially set-aside tunnel.

Those in attendance were told by several signs on display that they’d be filmed, Holland said, and signed waivers before the event. Convention center sales director Karin Hobbs declined to name the event’s sponsor Monday.

Baron Cohen became a national celebrity after his 2006 hit movie "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," in which he played a bumbling reporter from the Central Asia nation.

News of the faked cage fights comes as Baron Cohen is in production of a movie titled "Bruno," named after the gay Austrian fashion reporter he developed for "Da Ali G Show." Baron Cohen, in the guise of Bruno, often interviewed hapless subjects in the South.

If the cage match visits came from Baron Cohen, it wouldn’t be the first time Arkansas fell for a practical joke. In 2000, then-Gov. Mike Huckabee fell for a prank and congratulated Canada for preserving its icebound Parliament, calling it a "national igloo."

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Posted: July 11th, 2008
at 7:41am by Black Ock


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The Art of the (Sustainable) Start

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Are you in Chicago?

We’ll most of us are not, however that does not mean that you should not start power networking with the Foresight Design Initiative.

At last night’s green drinks, geothermal tech (Indie Energy Systems Company) and reusable bags were the topics of conversation. After emerging from proof of concept stages, etc., this pair have grown to cover high trajectories. The two closely engineered ecopreneurial operations both run on triple bottom lines and help contribute to the pipes of Chicago’s sustainability.

How do these companies suceed you might ask?

The people and the bandwidth.

//// On that note, definitly check out Winning Workplaces, a non-profit that rates the best places to work and head on over to Foresight’s next event, Sustainable Personal Finances: Aligning Your Money With Your Values
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Posted: July 10th, 2008
at 5:16am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: green,web,business,gear,architecture,design

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Japanese Show of the Week #19

Is this even legal in America?

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Posted: July 9th, 2008
at 9:33am by Black Ock


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B2B : Australia

What is e-commerce?

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With the supply chain model at risk, manufacturers and consumers alike confounded into how the major factors of organization are really going start playing out : especially in places like China where dominant aggregates of the rest of the world are not funnels, but sewer systems.

[Ed. note : Ninjas crawls like robot ninja wears]

With internet literacy at stake, education is the reliant compound within the institution and the subsidary.

Where will Australia fit in to Asia’s Web 2.0?

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Posted: July 9th, 2008
at 8:04am by Koookiecrumbles


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Soda Jones

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Posted: July 8th, 2008
at 11:10am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: politricks,grub,design

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Mosquito Virgin Island

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Richard Branson, the savvy entrepreneur says his two private Caribbean islands have a higher purpose than serving as ultra-luxury retreats for entertainment and business A-listers. Walking barefoot on the sandy trails of his Necker Island, the British tycoon said "It is actually inexcusable for the Caribbean to need to use dirty fuels anymore when it has all these natural resources on its doorstep."

He plans for his newest property, Mosquito Island, to be transformed into what he touts as the most eco-friendly resort on the globe. Well, not if you consider the air miles it takes to get there, or didna€™t you know that you can go by boats pulled by dolphins. But nevertheless, Branson envisions 20 villas and a beachfront restaurant powered entirely by wind turbines and solar panels.

The eco-resort’s buildings would capture cool thermal airflows, eliminating the need for air conditioners. The guests’ food would come from an organic orchard, and beach buggies would be powered by bio-fuels. Righty, sorry to put a damper on your plans Mr. Branson, but according to Al Gore’s predictions of melting glaciers and polar caps won’t that put your island beneath the waves soon? Or maybe you know something we don’t?! via

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Posted: July 8th, 2008
at 8:00am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: green,architecture,9th dan,"ninja",travel

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