Daily Archives: 20 August 20, 2009

Naked passenger forces flight turnaround

OAKLAND, CA (KGO) — A Southwest flight was forced to turn around after an altercation on one of its flights. The Alameda County sheriff’s department says two people were injured, a woman and a man and one of them took … Continue reading

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CBS and Pepsi bring video ads to printed page

When some readers of Entertainment Weekly open their magazines next month, they will discover characters from US television programmes speaking to them from a wafer-thin video screen built into the page. The marketing experiment – which is being conducted by … Continue reading

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What happens to your email account when you are dead

I found the following a bit interesting while reading this Time article: E-mail doesn’t always disappear with you either. Yahoo! Mail’s rule is to keep accounts private: “The commitment Yahoo! makes to every person who signs up for an account … Continue reading

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There’s Another DART

The Dallas regional transit authority system is called DART – Dallas Area Rapid Transport. Turns out Des Moines also has a DART: DART suspends driver after she refuses to use bus bearing atheist ad Controversy over a bus advertisement promoting … Continue reading

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Mormon Church investigates baptism of Obama’s mother

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is investigating the posthumous “baptism” of President Barack Obama’s mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, as a “serious breach” of religious code, a spokeswoman said. Church records published by a liberal blog, Americablog, show … Continue reading

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PETA’s New Billboard

Article Speaking of billboards, there’s one I pass every morning on my way to work inviting those interested in Scientology to an event.   But what I find funny is that the very next billboard is one for a male stripclub.

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Thorpe Park bans rollercoaster fans from putting hands in air – due to body odour

Thorpe Park is banning visitors from putting their hands in the air while riding its rollercoasters following complaints about body odour. The new rule will apply at the theme park in Chertsey, Surrey, from Wednesday and signs will tell visitors … Continue reading

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Bill Hybels: What Bono Taught Me About Fighting Poverty

Nearly two weeks ago, I stood before 7,000 people—and an additional 60,000 connected via satellite feed—who gathered for the Willow Creek Association’s annual two-day conference the Global Leadership Summit to hear from diverse faculty on the subject of how to … Continue reading

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Visual Effects: 100 Years of Inspiration

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U2 explores spirituality on band’s own terms

Yearning for answers, relationship with God underpins its theology Years before becoming an Anglican priest, Andrew Asbil felt drawn to Irish rockers U2 and their message of hope and salvation. “I’ve been a huge fan since the first album, Boy, … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I came across something yesterday that made me search the Google for Tabitha Soren.  For those of you that don’t have an idea of who she is, you didn’t grow up with MTV.  But what I didn’t know was that … Continue reading

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