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The Rock and Rule Pillow Case Set – My Modern Metropolis

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/the-rock-and-rule-pillow-case Cute pillow case set. Even cuter is the original – and uncredited – Jennifer Berman cartoon from which the idea was stolen.

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Giant Panda in China rips off mans jacket

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tofIAnExhQ4 Panda mugs zoo visitor for his jacket. This isn’t nearly as funny as I’m currently finding it, mainly because I have images of a jacketed panda trying to swipe an iPod, or perhaps a fetching fedora, next. Damn pandas these days think they’re so entitled.

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Student Invents Solar-Powered Fridge for Developing Countries | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World

http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/01/12/solar-powered-fridge-by-emily-cummins I’ll leave the thumb-up for the fact that this is still an amazingly useful tool, but she’s as much the inventor of this solar fridge as Pat Boone was the inventor of his R&B rip-off songs. I suppose her true appeal (apart from being photogenic and having that patronizingly exclamatory “girl inventor!” label that […]

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http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/5951/2rrl65gkq3.jpg Great photo, but I like it better on its original site. Everyone should thumb this down and go visit Bent Objects instead.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080222/ap_on_el_pr/democrats_debate_27 You’d think that a (pre-)Presidential contest between a strong woman and a charismatic black man would excite and enthuse me, but I’m heartily sick of both candidates already, and there’s another 9 months of this left to go. Hillary, plainly, is unelectable – she’s simply pushed too many buttons in the past, and wouldn’t […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070228/ap_en_ot/france_picasso_theft_12 Picasso piantings are stolen in Paris “Piantings”? Is this another art form in which Picasso vented his misogyny? I’m not a fan – can you tell? “Disappointments” tag applies as there weren’t more of them lost to the Proudhon devotees. (Temptation to retitle story “Picasso Piantings Piinched in Piaris” resisted!)

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