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03 September 2011 @ 03:49 am
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This is NOT a painting, but an untouched photograph. Seriously. [Slideshow]

"Many artists paint models, but Alexa Meade takes it to a whole new level. She applies paint directly onto living models, then photographs them in a way that tricks you into wondering: Is it art? Or is it real?"


iOS 5, the latest operating system for Apple's iPhones, includes early earthquake notification feature for Japanese users.



Astrophysicist at Fermi Lab figures out the fastest way to get passengers boarded and seated on an airliner, confirmed by tests.




Man beats ankle monitor by removing fake leg.




City Sues HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Which Allegedly Used Grant to Build Strip Club.




Fuck the Police.

"KOB Eyewitness News 4 has obtained surveillance pictures of a State Police officer having sex with a woman on the hood of a car in broad daylight.... KOB has blurred out the woman's image, but you can see it's during daylight hours and the officer is still wearing his utility belt."



Cuban man aptly nicknamed "24" by his friends for his fully functioning polydactyly.



San Diego police say a boy throwing rocks at vehicles was struck in the abdomen by a crossbow bolt fired by a passenger in small sport utility vehicle.

Man goes for first airplane ride, flies over his own home, where he spots it being burglarized, calls 911. Thieves arrested.

Eight tiny things that stopped suicides.

Dead baby found under dead babysitter.

Two girls killed in crash on Purgatory Road while visiting grave of a vampire.

Woman walking dog killed by cows.

Man settles argument with his wife by setting fire to the trailer of his SUV, then looping steel cord around his neck, tying it around a tree, then hopping into his SUV and speeding off, decapitating himself in front of responding police.

Man accused of having sex with pool raft had also violated inflatable pumpkin.

Actor Steven Seagal Sued for Driving Tank into Arizona Home, Killing Puppy.

Life imitates art etc.: Belgian chemistry student goes all Breaking Bad, busted for running meth lab in student housing of Ivy League school.

In many German cities, Muslim arbiters, or "peace judges," are settling criminal cases before law enforcement can bring the cases to court. That is undermining Germany's rule of law, according to a new book.

Florida Pastor Doesn’t Get Why Atheists Aren’t Registered Like Sex Offenders.

RI Governor who instituted welfare drug test requirement is the co-founder of a company that provides drug tests.

Anonymous leaks a few gigabytes of emails from Texas police forces. Racism, homophobia, bigotry in abundance.

A U.S. diplomatic cable made public by WikiLeaks suggests that U.S. troops executed at least 10 Iraqi civilians, including a woman in her 70s and a 5-month-old infant, then called in an airstrike to destroy the evidence.

Arizona cop Tasers retarded man.

One of Taiwan's best regarded hospitals mistakenly transplanted HIV-infected organs into five patients after a hospital staffer misheard the donor's test results by telephone.

Mother receives damages from hospital after being sent stillborn son's remains in envelope.

Beaten and curb stomped for being gay, with splinters of bone in his brain, SLC man asks bystanders not to call an ambulance because he "didn't have any money for a doctor."

Wood you like a new iPad?
Headline by Reddit.

Three Charts To Email To Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law.

Juror sentenced to community service for trying to 'friend' defendant on Facebook.

Artist paints an image of a bank building going up in flames. LAPD asked if he was a terrorist and was he going to follow through and do what he was painting.

Flight returns to gate because a black passenger was reading a book about airplanes.

To save €2.4bn a year, Spain's socialist government has passed a law forcing doctors and pharmacies to prescribe generic drugs rather than the more expensive brand names sold by pharmaceutical companies.

Marriage, according to the Bible.

Julia Tymosjenko suddenly falls victim to mysterious disease, just like the last head of the political opposition in Ukraine.

Two guys chat on Facebook about a riot. Riot never takes place. Guys get prison sentences and will serve more time than if they actually did take part in / incite a riot.

You are NOT "big boned", just big.

Infographic about boobies. NSFW.

Teacher fired for pumping breast milk at work.

Naked sword fight lands Florida lawyer in jail - After an argument about his drinking, he emerged from a shower, handed a sheathed sword to his girlfriend and said, “You’re going to need this...because I’m going to kill you”.

North Carolina mom with breast cancer loses custody of kids because "children who have a parent with cancer need more contact with the non-ill parent".

Professor Leaves Christian College After Suggesting That Science May Exist.

A Christian Plot for Domination? Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry aren't just devout -- both have deep ties to a fringe fundamentalist movement known as Dominionism, which says Christians should rule the world.


From the Department of Wikipedia madness:


Mars Bluff, South Carolina
"is an unincorporated community in Florence County, South Carolina, United States that bears the distinction of having been inadvertently bombed with a nuclear weapon by the United States Air Force."



Salish Sea human foot discoveries.

"Since August 2007, eleven detached human feet have been discovered on the coasts of the Salish Sea in British Columbia (Canada) and Washington (United States)."
 
 
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jixel: taojixel on September 4th, 2011 12:06 pm (UTC)
scratchy, scratchy
Scrape-away!
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