Monday, 19 October 2009
quote [ These works place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios. In all of the images the Princess is placed in an environment that articulates her conflict. The '...happily ever after' is replaced with a realistic outcome and addresses current issues. ]
There's some other interesting stuff on jpgmag proper, but I quite like this one.[art] [by nbob@12:26pmGMT] [+8 Interesting] [62 comments]
No fallen princesses pr0n in extended...
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
quote [ This clip is from a traffic camera in Chile — it shows a dog hit by a car, and then another dog risking the heavy traffic to pull the injured animal to the side, out of danger. ]
aaaawwww[by nbob@5:37amGMT] [+9 Good] [58 comments]
Monday, 6 July 2009
quote [ The BBC's Chris Hogg in Shanghai says this is one of the most serious clashes between the authorities and demonstrators in China since Tiananmen Square in 1989. ]
140 dead in Xinxiang's capital, Urumuqi.
Xinxiang has alot of ethnic Central Asians and is considered a source of separatism by Beijing for those that don't know. Apparently you can get anything there, no matter how illegal.
[politics] [by nbob@3:28pmGMT] [+10 Informative] [26 comments]
Sunday, 29 March 2009
quote [ A Colombian man accused of sexually abusing his daughter from a young age and fathering eight children with her has been arrested, causing an outcry over the lack of child protection in the Andean nation. ]
Really... wtf! It makes me sick. Feed these people to that coral-slashing worm imo.
[politics] [by nbob@1:46amGMT] [+3 WTF] [6 comments]
Monday, 2 March 2009
quote [ The Central intelligence Agency (CIA) has destroyed 92 tapes of interviews conducted with terror suspects, a US government lawyer has admitted. ]
Wonder if this person's gonna keep their job.
[politics] [by nbob@9:18pmGMT] [+10] [25 comments]
Tuesday, 3 February 2009
quote [ STIMULUS PACKAGE AT A GLANCE
· $14.7b for schools - $200,000 each
· $6.6b for 20,000 new homes
· $3.9b to insulate 2.7m homes
· $890m for road repairs and infrastructure
· $2.7b small business tax break
· $12.7b for cash bonuses of up to $950 ]
The (five or so) Australians here probably know about this. But as an ongoing bid to keep SE internationalised, this is Australia's 'plan for the nation.'
[politics] [by nbob@10:57pmGMT] [+9 Informative] [28 comments]
Sunday, 18 January 2009
quote [ The United States bears much of the blame for the ongoing bloodshed in the Gaza Strip and nearby parts of Israel. Indeed, were it not for misguided Israeli and American policies, Hamas would not be in control of the territory in the first place. ]
Also, Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati calls for shooting of Israeli Foreign Minister, criticizes Obama for having a life, criticizes other Muslim nations, crazyness in extended...:
[politics] [by nbob@5:05amGMT] [+7] [43 comments]
Thursday, 5 October 2006
quote [ 13 strings touch guitar! ]
Thought I'd dedicate a post to Balawan, this crazy Balinese guitarist shredder/tapper. The vid might not look like much until you realize that this is a solo; no other instruments are backing him up.
More substantial (ie >9 sec) works in extended
[by nbob@10:23pmGMT] [+5 Good] [10 comments]
Thursday, 19 January 2006
quote [ Make a Movie ]
Make your very own Bombay TV movie using the technology of Subtitles![by nbob@3:42amGMT] [+8 Good] [8 comments]
Friday, 29 July 2005
quote [ It is more than twice as far away as Pluto, in a puzzling orbit, at an angle to the orbits of the other planets. ]
I'm sure Nibiru fanatics will go nuts over this one[sci&tech] [by nbob@7:09pmGMT] [+10 Informative] [84 comments]
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