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It Happened Today – June 16. Born this day: Tupac Shakur Stan Laurel Joan Van Ark, 71 1890: Comedian Stan Laurel 1907: Actor Jack Albertson 1917: Publisher Katharine Graham 1938: Author Joyce Carol Oates, 76 1943: Actress Joan Van Ark, 71 1951: Boxer Roberto Durán, 63 1955: Actress Laurie Metcalf, 59 1971: Rapper Tupac Shakur Talk of the day: Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl 1903: The Ford Motor Company is incorporated. 1952: Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.

Gone this day: Brian Piccolo, 26 1939: Drummer Chick Webb, 34 1970: Football player Brian Piccolo, 26.

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Modern Earth Life. Celebrations. Modern Imagery. Modern Play Things. Modern Socio Paths. COOL STUFF. Polyvore. Design Milk: Modern Design. TREND HUNTER - #1 in Trends, 2013 Trend Reports, Fashion Trends, Tech, Style, Design & Pop Culture. Mashpedia. Metro Mensch in Washington DC. In Washington D.C. at a Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007, a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, approximately 2,000 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After about three minutes, a middle-aged man noticed that there was a musician playing.

He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds, and then he hurried on to meet his schedule. About 4 minutes later The violinist received his first dollar. A woman threw money in the hat and, without stopping, continued to walk. At 6 minutes later A young man leaned against the wall to listen to him, then looked at his watch and started to walk again. At 10 minutes later A three-year old boy stopped, but his mother tugged him along hurriedly.

At 45 minutes later The musician played continuously. After 1 hour He finished playing and silence took over. No one knew this, but the violinist was Joshua Bell, one of the greatest musicians in the world. Links to Free Culture. Nation. Timeline Photos. Metapedia. Cultural References. Museums. Libraries. Mondo Earth. Bright Photographs Using Rainbow Colors. Quote Images, Funny Quotes, Inspiring Quotes - TheThingsWeSay.com. Quotatio. Fact and fiction blur as Captain Kirk tweets astronaut. Paul Marks, senior technology correspondent (Image: Comicon de Montréal 2012) Truth got stranger than fiction in low Earth orbit this week as the crew of the (fictional) starship Enterprise entered into a fascinating dialogue with the crew of the (non-fictional) International Space Station. The exchange sent sci-fi fans into uncontrolled paroxysms of geeky rapture.

The catalyst was the arrival of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield at the ISS (via a Soyuz space taxi) on 22 December. A major-league online social networker, he has been tweeting some stunning images of the Earth and the atmosphere in between his shifts as the station's flight engineer. His orbital imagery prompted William Shatner - Captain James T.

Kirk of the Enterprise in the original Star Trek TV series - to tweet: "Are you tweeting from space? " The astronaut crafted his reply in true Trek tradition: "Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. Cue floods of Twitter ecstasy. It didn't end there. Enterprising Captions Trek @ Twitter... EMP Museum. Monorail tracks going through the EMP building EMP Museum is a nonprofit museum, dedicated to contemporary popular culture. EMP Museum was founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2000. Since that time EMP has organized dozens of exhibits, 17 of which have toured across the US and internationally. The museum, formerly known as Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (EMP|SFM), has founded numerous public programs including Sound Off!

An annual 21 and under battle-of-the-bands that supports the all-ages scene and Pop Conference an annual gathering of academics, critics, musicians and music buffs. EMP, in collaboration with the Seattle International Film Festival SIFF presents the Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival, which takes place annually every winter at Seattle Cinerama Theater. Activities[edit] EMP Museum is home to exhibits, interactive activity stations, sound sculpture, and various educational resources. The Sky church Exhibits[edit] In Photos: Artwork created from discarded cigarette butts. In Photos: Artwork created from discarded cigarette butts Cigarettes aren’t only bad for your health but statistics point out that they’re even worse for the environment.

According to recent statistics, about 1.1 billion people in the world are smokers and about 10 million cigarettes are purchased every minute around the world. Apart from creating a plume of toxic gases, cigarettes leave a much longer effect on the environment in the form of cigarette butts. Cigarette butts can take up to 12 years to degrade. Moreover, a new study has rated cigarette butts as one of the most ubiquitous forms of garbage in the world that have been found to be toxic to saltwater and freshwater fish.

Cigarette butts are what many eco-minded artists collect and transform into artwork or bring to other unconventional uses, which in most cases, encourages individuals to give up smoking and protect not only their own self but the environment as well. . • Tom Deininger’s Artwork: • Cigarette butt clothing: "The Scream" Trash Art by Bernard Pras - CulturalBook. 2011 in Lego: the year's news - in pictures. What Are We Eating? About - Food For Change. Food For Change is a feature-length documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The movie tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians.

This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. Additionally, the film shows how the co-op movement strengthens communities where they are located, enhancing local economies and food security. The goal is to educate a wide national audience about the principles of cooperation with a focus on food. The project began when award-winning filmmaker and co-op member Steve Alves was asked to make a film for the Franklin Community Co-op, located in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

Seven years in the making, the film is now done. About the On Line Cookbook. Welcome to the On Line Cookbook We hope you enjoy using our cookbook. We have recipes from all over the world, contributed by cooks of all backgrounds, from single parents to professional chefs. We strive to make the cookbook as natural to navigate as possible. You'll find our cookbook fast and easy, without a lot of time-consuming graphics (we'd hate to make you late for dinner!) The recipes are navigated with a Table of Contents and an Index, just like a hardcopy cookbook. A word search helps you find any recipe containing any word or phrase. As new recipes are added, we can notify you by email with our Mailing List. The On Line Cookbook is hosted by Synergetic Data Systems Inc., a small software development company whose founder happens to like to cook.

A Little History It began with Martha Zulu, the world famous (and imaginary) actress, author, aviator, and all-around everything person. The first On Line Cookbook was an experimental affair. Your comments and ideas are welcome. Food Republic | At The Intersection Of Food, Drink And Today's Lifestyle. 5 organic wine-of-the-month clubs to try. Organic wines — made from grapes and other ingredients grown without synthetic fertilizers and pesticides — are ideal for oenophiles concerned about their health and the planet.

But what if your wine store doesn’t carry organic brands? One way to expand your palate is by joining an organic wine-of-the-month club. By subscribing to an organic wine-of-the-month club, you will regularly receive a specified number of chemical-free offerings selected from vineyards around the globe. It’s a win-win. You drink according to your green values while sampling what the world has to offer. EcoVine Organic Wine Club.

The Organic Wine Company Wine of the Month Club.Subscribers to this versatile club can choose from several three-bottle options for $49.99, or the VIP club, which gets you an entire case with an assortment of reds and whites, plus a personal call from president and founder Véronique Raskin, for $200. PureVineWinesWine of the Month Club. Organic Wine Exchange Wine Club. Imbibe Magazine - The Ultimate Drinks Magazine, Exploring Wine, Spirits, Beer, Coffee, Tea and Every Beverage In Between - Imbibe Magazine. Terroir. July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment Designed by Marios Karystios | Country: Cyprus “Alexandra Manousakis left the U.S. back in 2007 to manage her family winery in the island of Crete. Her admiration for Crete, a magical place, rich in history and natural beauty, made her conceive a selection of local products under the name of Terroir, a line of products that serves as a showcase of Cretan nature as well as its unique and unforgettable terroir.

The approach on the design was influenced by Alexandra’s simplicity in character and her love for supporting local communities and charities. TheKnot.com - Wedding Planning - Wedding Ideas- Wedding Dresses. Expert Consulting to the Wedding and Honeymoon Industry | Engaging Concepts. The red hot business of divorce celebration. 12 November 2014Last updated at 20:27 ET By Barbara Balfour Business reporter Even shooting ranges are benefiting from the growing popularity of celebrating divorce in the US After finalising a painful divorce Wendy Lewis decided there was only one way to celebrate - by blasting her wedding dress with a machine gun.

To get the job done the newly divorced American gathered her female friends - and the dress - and flew to Las Vegas, Nevada for a long weekend. Upon arrival in Vegas the trip to a shooting range was arranged by a small firm at the forefront of one of the city's fastest-growing business sectors - divorce party planning. And while what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, the planner in question, Glynda Rhodes, 51, is happy to take up the story. "Ms Lewis had never picked up a gun before, but she brought her wedding dress into the shooting range and hung it up," she says. Ms Lewis's wedding dress after it was shot Some of Ms Rhodes' customers celebrate with a skydive.

The characteristics of GEN Z. In the first of our blogs serialising our latest book 'GEN Z: The New Kids on the Block', we look at the 7 key characteristics of GEN Z. These are based on our understanding of GEN Z's personalities, dispositions and interactions with the world around them. We’ve observed these through our desk research and by talking to experts, but they really came to life and became exciting when we talked to GEN Z directly. Overprotected In Denmark, they’ve aptly dubbed Gen Z, ‘the curling generation’. Known as such because their parents have been diligently sweeping away the ice that lies in their path, as they glide effortlessly towards their future. We also saw an influx of assuring kids that they’re ‘special’.

Thanks to anxious parents, Gen Z live largely in a bubble and are discouraged from dipping a toe into the perilous ocean that is ‘the real world’. Worldly When asked ‘which characteristic do Gen Z display more than children of your generation?’ Celebrities lists. Fanpop - Fan clubs for everything. What are you a fan of? Terry Richardson's Diary.