Cast Resin Horns & Antlers

We’re guessing you haven’t gone out and successfully killed a large quadruped like a moose or a antelope. If you’re like us, the only things you’ve killed are vermin, mosquitos, and to extend it into the metaphorical sense, your chances with a cute girl by saying a very awkward thing. But back to these Horns and Antlers: luckily, you don’t have to kill anything. They’re made from cast resin and finished in a way that…

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Porfirio Rubirosa: The Last Playboy

Porfirio Rubirosa, or The Last Playboy, as his biographer, Shawn Levy, calls him. Raise your hands, boys and girls, if any of you under the age of 50 remember him. It doesn’t count if you’re from the Dominican Republic, have specialized in the history of polo, or have been studying the memoirs of Zsa Zsa Gabor (either version). Zsa Zsa and “Rubi” specialized in each other when they weren’t marrying everyone else; in fact, they…

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Japan Reveals It’s Execution Room

This stark, almost peaceful looking room is actually Japan’s execution room. The ring on top holds the noose, the red square outlines the trapdoor and this is the first time Japan has ever shown these rooms off. Much of Japan’s execution process has been shrouded in mystery. In fact, when local news outlets were previously taken to these execution sites (seven exist in the country), they were transported in a bus with closed curtains to…

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Ron Paul: Audit the Gold?

Ron Paul: Audit the Gold?

It is said to be the most impregnable vault on Earth: built out of granite, sealed behind a 22-tonne door, located on a US military base and watched over day and night by army units with tanks, heavy artillery and Apache helicopter gunships at their disposal. Since its construction in 1937 the treasures locked inside Fort Knox have included the US Declaration of Independence, the Gettysburg Address, three volumes of the Gutenberg Bible and Magna…

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Bruce Lee Legendary Collection on Blu-ray

For the first time ever, you can own the five genre-defining kung fu classics of Bruce Lee on Blu-ray and in one spectacular collector’s set! The Bruce Lee Legendary Collection offers the five Bruce Lee masterpieces in one nifty boxset, with all films remastered and presented in full high-definition glory. And it marks the first time Game of Death is available on Blu-ray! Real fans will also be delighted to find in the collection a…

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Pre-Crime Technology to be used in DC

Law enforcement agencies in America are getting an “upgrade”: Minority Report style computer programs which are able to predict who is going to commit a crime before it happens. There will be used algorithms and historical data sets to predict a crime before it occurs, and even where and when it will be committed, according to words of the professor from Pensylvania, Richard Berk. Some agencies in Philadelphia and Baltimore have used a similar software…

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Society in Melbourne’s South Yarra

Designed by Emma Selzer , Plus Architecture created ‘laptop pods’ (egg-like pods of stacked laser-cut plywood) for Society, a 242-apartment development in Melbourne’s South Yarra. Plus Architecture have set a precedent with their multi-residential development in South Yarra that focuses on community. We are often told that we’re experiencing a shift towards apartment living, but overall, the question remains whether multi-residential developments are delivering a culture of ‘community habitation’ as well as convenience. For Plus…

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BRABUS Mercedes Benz S600 iBusiness on wheels

Brabus, one of the most respected tuning companies in the world, has now unveiled its latest creation, the Brabus iBusiness. Based on the Mercedes-Benz S600, the Brabus iBusiness four-seater luxury sedan packs in a range of multimedia features, including two iPads in the rear seats with Bluetooth keyboards and mouse, an ultra-small Mac minicomputer under the rear shelf and a 64GB Apple iPod Touch. The German super tuners have fitted the Mercedes S600 iBusiness with…

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Retired FBI Agent says Oswald “did not” kill JFK

“Sure, three experts and not one of them could do it! They’re telling us Oswald got off three shots with world-class precision from a manual bolt action rifle in less than six seconds — and accordin’ to his Marine buddies he got Maggie’s drawers — he wasn’t any good. Average man would be lucky to get two shots off, and I tell ya the first shot would always be the best. Here, the third shot’s…

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The Earthquake Proof Bed

A retired Chinese man has been granted a patent for his innovative design of a bed that can automatically turn into a strongbox and help people survive an earthquake, the state media reported Wednesday. The design, which uses modular furniture including cupboards on each end of the bed and a high-load bearing board, can be used for normal sleep and storage. In the event of an earthquake, the components automatically combine to form a strongbox…

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“A Head for Fashion” by Anna Halldin-Maule

“Life imitates Art more than Art imitates life.” “In life, we are all in the gutter. Some of us just tend to look up at the Stars. ~Oscar Wilde “A Head for Fashion” by Anna Halldin-Maule. She said:. “I create large oil-on-canvas paintings, which reflect both my love and my discomfort with the world of high-fashion. I believe my work to be unique and representative of the joys and quirks of being a woman obsessed…

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Does President Obama want re-election in 2012?

Obama was elected in 2008 at an extraordinary moment in American politics. Suddenly, this charismatic figure, elected to the Senate without serious opposition in 2004 and without any executive experience, was catapulted into the White House. His presidential bid had been based on the power of his life story and his ability with the spoken word. Doubtless he was as surprised as anyone else that he pulled it off. Governing has been altogether more difficult…

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Blue Gold: World Water Wars

“Hydrologists have become Hydrostitutes.” Water is a basic human right, the right to survive. “Blue Gold” reports on various powers trying to take control of the public’s water for profit and control. These powers fail to realize that people will not allow their water to be taken. People fight, because they must.

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Oleander Plant Soup Recipe for Fighting Cancer?

Medicinal use of the oleander plant dates back at least 3500 years. Historical records show that the Mesopotamians in the 15th century B.C. believed in the healing properties of oleander. The Babylonians used a mixture of oleander and licorice to treat hangovers. Roman soldiers also regularly took an oleander extract for hangovers. Pliny, the Elder of ancient Greece, wrote about the appearance and properties of oleander. Arab physicians first used oleander as a cancer treatment…

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Sean Connery BBC period drama rediscovered

Connery starred in the first James Bond film, Dr No, a year later An adaptation of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, starring a young Sean Connery as the title character’s lover, has been rediscovered by BBC archivists 49 years after it was first shown. Claire Bloom played the title role opposite Connery, who starred in the first 007 film, Dr No, a year later. The drama, broadcast on 3 November 1961, will come out on DVD next…

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The Corporation: Documentary 2003

The Corporation: Documentary 2003

“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.” ~Vince Lombardi Filmmakers Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott explore the genesis of the American corporation, its global economic supremacy and its psychopathic leanings, with social critics like Noam Chomsky and Milton Friedman lending insight…

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The Joneses Blu-ray: Stealth Marketing Exposed?

As the saying goes, we spend money we don’t have, to buy things we don’t need, to impress people we don’t like. All in an attempt to keep up with the figurative Joneses. Well, they were figurative, anyway. Inspired by the recent recession, first time writer, director, and producer Derrick Borte has brought the catchphrase family to life, making them the next-door neighbors that everyone envies and admires. by Casey Broadwater Stealth Marketing, also known…

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