Archive for December 2009

Hacked STOP Signs (Photos)

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Includes old classics like: Stop Eating, Can’t Stop Dancing, Stop It’s Hammertime, Stop 3 Way – Whoa Whoa Wait A Minute, Stop Collaborate and Listen, Stop Driving, Don’t Stop Believin, STart, Stop Right There Pilgrim, Stop In The Naaaame of Love, Stop And Smell The Roses, Stop. Freeze.
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Hacked Altered Stop Signs Voldemort
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Eating

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Billion Dollar Fine

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Start Hammertime
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Three
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Collaborate and Listen
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Driving

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Journey

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Start
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Pilgrim

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Name Of Love
Hacked Altered Stop Signs Roses

Hacked Altered Stop Signs Freeze
While it may be illegal to deface traffic signals for a variety of reasons (violent car crashes), these stop signs feature a clever line or cliché that includes the word stop. They may not be the world’s coolest bus stops, but they might make you think twice before rolling through an intersection.

It’s hard to stop at every stop sign you see, especially if the sign’s behind a bush or tall people crossing the street. Officials in Oak Lawn, IL tried to change things by modifying the city’s stop signs to be a little more eye-catching. In the fall of 2007 they added one-liners like, “Stop means that you aren’t moving.” to their signage, but the Illinois Department of Transportation pointed out the changes breached safety standards and requested their removal. The signs were removed in April 2008.
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December 30, 2009 at 6:19 pm

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Saving the Universe One Stroke At A Time

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Naked Trekkies Rock
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December 30, 2009 at 12:41 am Is Having A McAfee SiteAdvisor Problem

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Eric Goldstein responds to McAfee via a Clip at about their recent labeling as a site to use with extreme caution.

Being a pretty frequent user who has never run into any of the issues the users who are leaving negative reviews on McAfee are mentioning, it seems a bit peculiar.

The conspiracy theorist in me thinks it’s most likely a spammer who was banned who is making these ridiculous claims.

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Dear McAfee,
I’m Eric Goldstein, a member of the Clipmarks team. What i can say as a matter of fact is that some of the negative reviews below are complete lies. We have never served a pop-up ad… never! So anyone claiming they received pop-ups is lying. And the people who are saying there is malware on Clipmarks are referring to a tiny handful of clips posted by spammers that we immediately removed. We vigilantly monitor Clipmarks for suspicious, spammy posts by users and do our best to remove the posts and users immediately.

To have Clipmarks on this list is very harmful to our business . I can only hope that someone at McAfee will look into this asap and remove us from this “Extreme Caution” list.

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December 30, 2009 at 12:27 am

Buy Your Jeans At Amazon

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Who would have thunk it? But yes apparently they sell jeans now and apparently they have a really great selection as only Amazon could possibly have. Nice job Amazon.
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Amazon Denim Shop just launched their own Denim Shop today. From what I can tell, it looks like a real winning combination of many elements.

  • First, they are carrying a great selection of denim. Brands range from premium denim such as Rock & Republic, William Rast, and 7 For All Mankind, to American staples like Levis, Carhartt, Lee, and Wrangler. It’s pretty much a one stop shop for anything you need in denim. (For a complete list of brands see the list of tags at the bottom of this post.)
  • Second, and this is my favorite feature of Amazon’s Denim Shop, you have the ability to search for the exact price range, color, brand, discount, and whether the style of jeans is a new arrival, all right there on the first page of the shop. It’s absolutely fantastic. For instance, let’s say you want a pair of women’s jeans that are on sale for 25% off or more and you want a style that arrived in the last month. You can do that.
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    December 18, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    Christmas wishes from heroes in Afghanistan

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    ROYAL Engineers Captain Gary Waddington, 41, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, wished his family well and said: “Thank you all for your continuing support to us all over here. Merry Christmas.
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    Greetings … from left, Sapper Adam Spottiswoode, Lance Corporal
    and father-to-be Matt Westwood, and Fusilier Brae-Scott Williams

    TROOPS on the front line in Afghanistan have sent Christmas messages back to
    their families.

    Here are a selection:
    SAPPER Adam Spottiswoode, 19, of 28 Engineer Regiment, from flood-hit
    Workington, Cumbria: “Have a good Christmas and New Year – and keep your
    feet dry. If you need my wellies they’re under the stairs.”

    LANCE Corporal and father- to-be Matt Westwood, 29, based in Chester: “Tara,
    missing you loads. Soon be home to see you and our new baby girl. Have a
    good Christmas, and love you loads. Love Matt xxxx”

    FUSILIER Brae-Scott Williams, 26, from Clydach, Swansea: “Sorry it’s my
    fifth Christmas away I’ve been away. Don’t know what else to say but hope
    you all get drunk – and have one for me.”

    Rifleman David Atkinson and Royal Engineers Captain Gary Waddington, 41, of Nuneaton filling out Christmas cards to send home to friends and family.
    Heroes … Rifleman David Atkinson and Captain Gary Waddington
    He said: “Sorry
    I’m not there with you. Just have to put it off until I’m back.”
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    December 18, 2009 at 3:46 pm

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    40 Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth

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    Colima Volcano

    Coahuila, Mexico

    Bolivian Deforestation

    Delta Region, Netherlands

    Bogda Mountains

    Demini River

    Desolation Canyon

    Ghadamis River

    Gosses Bluff

    Great Salt Desert

    Great Sandy Desert

    Greenland Coast

    The Himalayas


    Kamchatka Peninsula

    Von Karman Vortices

    Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

    Konari, Iran

    Lake Carnegie

    Lena Delta

    Malaspina Glacier

    Mississippi River Delta

    Mt. Etna

    Namib Desert, Namibia

    Niger River, Massina Mali

    Northern Norway

    Ocean Sand, Bahamas

    Kalahari Desert, Namibia

    Parana River Delta

    Pinacate Volcano Field

    Richat Structure

    Shoemaker Crater

    Sulaiman Mountains

    Syrian Desert

    Terkezi Oasis

    Ugab River

    Vatnajökull Glacier Ice Cap


    West Fjords

    The Yukon Delta

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    December 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Dance If You Love Breasts and Pink Gloves

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    You can help Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR by watching the video. Once this reaches 1,000,000 views they will be eligible for a large donation (including free mammograms for the community) from Medline, the manufacturer of the gloves.
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    Pink Glove Dance

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    Our employees put together this video to generate breast cancer awareness throughout our hospital system. We had a ton of fun putting this together and hope it inspires others to join in the cause
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    December 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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