Archive for August, 2012
Best of Breakfast: A Taste of California’s Strawberry Creek Inn (Recipe: How To Cook Vegetarian Breakfast Sausage That Tastes Great) – Inn Cuisine: “Best of Breakfast: A Taste of California’s Strawberry Creek Inn (Recipe: How To Cook Vegetarian Breakfast Sausage That Tastes Great)”
10 Sages With 10 Inspiring Messages | Peace and Loveism: “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior.
Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits.
Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.
Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”
Pussy Riot Rallies: Supporters Of Punk Band Mobilize Before Russian Court Ruling: “MOSCOW — The global campaign to free Pussy Riot is gaining speed: Supporters of the punk provocateur band are mobilizing this week in at least two dozen cities worldwide to hold simultaneous demonstrations an hour before a Russian court rules on whether its members will be sent to prison.
Flesh Love: Photographs of Vacuum-Wrapped Tokyo Couples | Feature Shoot: “On a kitchen floor in Tokyo, Japanese photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi spends 10-20 seconds photographing couples that he meets in nightclubs. He arranges them like pieces of meat inside bags meant to store futons and blankets. He then seals their conjoined bodies inside the bag using a household vacuum that sucks out all of the air.”
The Archaeology News Network: Possible Egyptian pyramids found using Google Earth: “One of the complex sites contains a distinct, four-sided, truncated, pyramidal shape that is approximately 140 feet in width. This site contains three smaller mounds in a very clear formation, similar to the diagonal alignment of the Giza Plateau pyramids. ”
Your iPhone Can Now Test If Your Delicious Organic Beef Is Really Organic With This Accessory | Cult of Mac: “Scientific instruments usually look crazy weird and aren’t designed to be user-friendly for the every day, non-scientist man. Lapka is looking to change that with their beautifully designed, semi-affordable Personal Environmental Monitor.”
Albert Freeman Jr. Dead: ‘Malcolm X’ Actor Dies At 78: “LOS ANGELES — Albert Freeman Jr., the veteran actor who played Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee’s epic film, ‘Malcolm X,’ has died. He was 78.
Howard University in Washington, D.C., confirmed his death Friday night but details weren’t immediately available. Freeman taught acting there for years and served as chairman and artistic director of its theater arts department.”
Computer Virus Might Be Blasting AC/DC In Iranian Nuclear Facility | Music News | Rolling Stone: “A computer virus might be the cause of AC/DC involuntarily blasting at maximum volume at a nuclear facility in Iran, reports Gawker. According to emails received by Mikko Hypponen, a Finnish computer virus hunter and lead researcher for computer security firm F-Secure, the facility has endured cyber attacks that have included the song ‘Thunderstruck’ randomly blasting in the middle of the night, beyond scientists’ control.”
Red Dress Run is good fun for good causes | NOLA.com: “‘A drinking club with a running problem’ is the motto of the Hash House Harriers, the race sponsors, who stage the run for a good cause. Last year, 8,000 runners raised $200,000, which was disbursed to 60 nonprofit groups.
Believe it or not, the club has serious goals: to promote physical fitness, to get rid of weekend hangovers, to acquire a good thirst, to satisfy it in beer and to persuade older members that they are not as old as they feel.”
From Tuxedomoonews: I WANT TO GO!!!!!
Tuxedomoonews: Autumn 2012 Tour: “Things finally seem to be taking shape for our tour this year. We will be pleased to return to Berlin and Bremen and to play Ljubljana for the first time. Italian dates are also being finalized. Things are still being whipped into shape but it promises to be some fun.
Live dates are posted at Tuxedomoon Live Dates
This year, 2012, marks the 35th anniversary of Tuxedomoon, though we are playing it a bit low-key.
The band will assemble in Brussels in late October to begin rehearsals, though Steven and Blaine will already be in Belgium from September working with Belgian choreographer Thierry Smits on his new ballet Clear Tears/Troubled Waters.”
Billboards Feature Suit-Clad Dummies in Nooses: “Hope You’re Happy Wall St.,” “Dying for Work” | Alternet: “A pair of billboards along the highway in Las Vegas have startled drivers with what appear to be hanging bodies in business suits, but are in fact dummies in nooses. The billboards feature some pretty clear political messages: ‘Hope you’re happy Wall St.’ and ‘Dying for work.’”