the spirit of rock and roll

Personally, I would have just purchased a sequencer….

reunited and it feels so good….

Hillary Clinton has joined Barack Obama at a rally – their first public event since she pulled out of the race to be the Democratic presidential candidate.
The rally in Unity, New Hampshire, was an opportunity for supporters of the party to come together after the divisive primary battle.

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all join hands

“The “Baltic Way” was an extraordinary display of the power of symbolism in the political process. On August 23, 1989 approximately two million people joined their hands to form a human chain over 600 kilometer across the three Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania). This was a demonstration organized to draw the world’s attention [...]

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oils ain’t oils….

From The Guardian…
In April, I was leaked a draft copy of this “strategic framework agreement”, intended to replace the existing UN mandate at the end of the year. Details of the document, which came from a source at the heart of the Iraqi government, were published in the Guardian – including indefinite authorisation for the [...]

around the world….

DAFT PUNK LYRICS
“Around The World”
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
Around the world, around the world
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you maniacs!

from reuters
MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s parliament voiced its support on Wednesday for the rights of great apes to life and freedom in what will apparently be the first time any national legislature has called for such rights for non-humans.
Parliament’s environmental committee approved resolutions urging Spain to comply with the Great Apes Project, devised by scientists [...]

happy snaps

I think we all agree, shooting someone is such a rare event it’d be nice to have a picture to remember it by. Now with the new pistol cam, we can.
From Boing Boing and Wired

icost

So how much does it actually cost to make an ipod? The question is more complex than you might think…
The retail value of the 30-gigabyte video iPod that the authors examined was $299. The most expensive component in it was the hard drive, which was manufactured by Toshiba and costs about $73. The next most [...]

flying high

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A sharp increase in drugs and cellphones found inside a Brazilian prison mystified officials — until guards spotted some distressed pigeons struggling to stay airborne.
Inmates at the prison in Marilia, Sao Paulo state had been training carrier pigeons to smuggle in goods using cell phone sized pouches on their backs, [...]

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