Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Nation's Spies: Climate Change Could Spark War

The U.S. intelligence community has finished up its classified assessment of how our changing weather patterns could contribute to "political instability around the world, the collapse of governments and the creation of terrorist safe havens."

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Stop the Bush Cuts to Public Broadcasting

The Bush administration has slashed the proposed public broadcasting budget by 56% -- putting at risk vital news, educational & cultural programming that millions of Americans say they prefer to commercial media. The Senate, who's going to vote tomorrow, must stand with the millions of Americans who have acted in the past against such drastic cuts.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Associated Press: Fair Use Limits You To Four Words

Five Words Costs $12.50 –– As we wait with bated breath for the Associated Press to come down from the mountain with its own rules for "fair use for bloggers," Patrick Nielsen Hayden gives us a sense of what the AP considers fair use.

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Monday, June 16, 2008

PHOTOSHOPPED: Captain Jack Sparrow (A Must-See!)

Learn how to paint Jack Sparrow out of a skull. Digital speed painting of Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) with: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Wacom Intuos3 A4 Recorded with: autoScreenRecorder 2.0 Free Produced with: Adobe After Effects about 3 hours painting.

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US Top Consumer of Crude Oil by the Barrel

top 10 producers and consumers of crude oil by the barrel

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Saturday, June 7, 2008

With record Sotheby's sale, art market keeps booming

Collectors dropped a historic $362 million at Sotheby's evening contemporary art auction this week - a sign that for dealers and gallery owners, good times are still rolling.

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Friday, June 6, 2008

M. Night Shyamalan's movie The Happening

The Happening is a 2008 American apocalyptic film written, co-produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It stars Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel.

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Email checklist

Seth Godin has come up with an email check list that you should share with a select few in your address book (you know who they are!) out of mercy for all of the people in THEIR address book!

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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Seth Godin's Email Check List

I found this checklist this morning and felt compelled to share. It will now hang in my office as a reminder the next time I want to hit send without reading Seth's list first.


We have all been guilty of it at one time or another. I recently sent out twitter invites 6 times to everyone on the list (not my fault! I swear! they said they were having issues. . . try to explain that to an angry mob!)

It is ackward but necessary when you write someone you do business with and ask them to take you off their FWD, FWD, FWD list - in one afternoon I recieved 3 emails from the same person and all were the pass this along or else, cute kitty, and life without chocolate emails that of course were not blind copied - EVER!

I have moved cleaning up and organizing my email address book to the top of my list of things to do today. I also bought some stamps.