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  • Mossy Oak Camo Rings and Accessories (what real women want /grin)

    12/15/2015 4:34:34 PM PST · by ChildOfThe60s · 16 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 12/15/15 | HCom
    It’s not often that we see a company that takes the hunting world by storm, as well as the fashion industry. The Jewelry Source has done just that with their “Made In The USA” Camo wedding rings and accessories. The marriage of Mossy Oak brand Camo and state-of-the-art ring technology have caused outdoor lovers to flock to its online jewelry store in droves. The recent expansion of Mossy Oak Camo Engagement Rings has been met with open arms by couples looking to tie the knot. Offered in all Mossy Oak Camo patterns, the bride and groom can find the camouflage...
  • 'Blue Moon' diamond sells for record $48 mn at auction

    11/12/2015 12:51:43 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | November 12, 2015
    Tycoon Joseph Lau bought this bauble for his youngest daughter, Josephine, age 7,and promptly renamed the natural 12.03 caret diamond "The Blue Moon of Josephine." Geneva (AFP) - An exceptional 12.03-carat diamond dubbed "Blue Moon" was sold in Geneva for a new world record of 48.6 million Swiss francs ($48.4 million) on Wednesday, auction house Sotheby's said. The vivid diamond, described as flawless by experts, was bought by a private collector from Hong Kong. The record-breaking sale comes a day after rival auction house Christie's sold a rare 16.08-carat pink diamond, the largest of its kind to ever appear at...
  • All signs point to Apple announcing a monster earnings report

    04/27/2015 7:58:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 04/27/2015 | Jay Yarow
    Apple reports earnings for the quarter that ended in March after the market closes on Monday, April 27. Get ready for another monster report. Analysts are expecting big iPhone sales and think Apple could provide a major update to its cash return program. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, analysts are looking for $56 billion in revenue, which would represent 23% growth. Apple's revenue growth is expected to be driven by strong iPhone sales. Analysts are anticipating that Apple sold 58.1 million units, which would be an impressive 33% increase. If Apple sells 58.1 million iPhones, it will be the...
  • How to Pretend Apple Watch Is a Failure No Matter What

    04/17/2015 9:27:26 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 116 replies
    Mac Observer ^ | Apr 13th, 2015 7:50 PM EDT | Bryan Chaffin
    Apple Watch. Seems like Apple has a hit on its corporate hands. Or a preorder hit. The company sold a million Apple Watches in the first 24 hours—just in the U.S.—according to one piece of analysis. That would make it the most successful new product category launch in Apple's history—so what do you do if you've been talking smack about it for months? If you're Roger Kay, you stuff a straw man full of nonsensical numbers that will allow you to declare the device a failure no matter what. It's a neat trick so long as no one applies a...
  • FBI Investigates after Jewelry Heist at Minn. Rest Stop Nets $500K

    12/09/2014 8:07:59 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 10 replies
    kstp ^ | 12-8-14 | kstp
    The FBI is helping investigate a high-level jewel heist at a southern Minnesota rest stop. Authorities say the theft was done quickly and precisely without weapons, and about $500,000 in jewels was taken. Danny Ranta is the head maintenance worker at the Marion rest stop on Interstate 90 between Eyota and Rochester, and he came into work Monday morning to learn there was a high-end jewelry heist in the parking lot. "Nothing has ever happened here before," he said. The robbery happened just after midnight Monday, the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office said. A man and several of his employees were...
  • State Department: Queen Of Brunei Gave Michelle Obama More Than $70G Worth Of Jewelry In 2013

    11/12/2014 8:20:06 AM PST · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 12, 2014
    The State Department reported Tuesday that the queen of Brunei gave Mrs. Obama jewelry worth $71,468 in 2013. The flower-shaped white gold earrings, ring and necklace were studded with yellow sapphires and diamonds, according to the departments annual accounting of gifts published in the Federal Register. Thats almost seven times more valuable than the most expensive gift received by President Barack Obama, a glass amber-colored sculpture of a falcon on a branch worth $10,400 from Qatars ambassador to the U.S. Not that the president fared poorly. He also received a large Azerbaijani rug with red, white and blue geometric designs...
  • 'King Of Clubs' Being Sheltered By Syrian Army

    05/10/2003 4:23:59 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 585+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-11-2003 | Damien Mcelroy
    'King of clubs' being sheltered by Syrian army By Damien Mcelroy in Damascus (Filed: 11/05/2003) The king of clubs from America's card deck of most wanted Iraqis is being sheltered at a military base in the Syrian capital Damascus, according to a Gulf diplomat. Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former vice-president of Iraq and one of Saddam Hussein's closest henchmen, is said to be under the protection of Syria's Republican Guard in the decrepit military base near the airport. He is among thousands of regime figures who are believed to have slipped into Syria before Damascus sealed the border. Izzat had...
  • Dem Senators Small Business Experience Was Co-Running Store that Sold Stolen Goods

    09/19/2014 2:53:00 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9-18-14 | CJ Ciarmarella
    Throughout her political career, including during her current race against former GOP Sen. Scott Brown, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) has touted her experience as a small business owner. Shaheens small business experience was co-running a store that once sold thousands of dollars-worth of stolen jewelry. As the former owner and manager of a small retail business, Senator Shaheen knows what its like to worry about meeting payroll and inventory costs to keep a business going, the Issues section of her Senate website declares. Her Senate biography also describes her as a former small business owner. This week, the Shaheen...
  • Antioch: Robber slain, customer wounded during jewelry store robbery

    04/12/2014 1:46:06 AM PDT · by csvset · 9 replies
    Inside Bay Area ^ | 04/11/2014 | Katie Nelson and Natalie Neysa Alund
    ANTIOCH -- An Antioch jewelry store owner shot and killed an armed robber Friday afternoon and police said a customer was also shot during the heist, police said. The robbery at the Hardy Nix Jewelry store at 3600 Delta Fair Boulevard shut down a major street as authorities swarmed the surrounding area looking for a second suspect who escaped the store after the 4:27 p.m. robbery. The female customer who was shot was taken to a hospital with a non-life threatening wound, according to Antioch police Lt. Robin Kelley. The woman "just happened to be in the way" as the...
  • 3D printers increasingly moving toward mainstream office adoption

    01/20/2014 7:28:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Media Room ^ | January 20, 2014 | Brian E. Walsh
    Until recently, office technology largely concerned the latest advances in printing technology and other shortcuts in the average workplace environment. However, new shifts in the market have turned in an entirely new direction, with the newest equipment possibly printing much more than just papers. According to CNN, 3D printers are becoming ever-closer to mainstream adoption with rapidly declining costs dovetailing with new and more efficient functions. While recent years have seen the technology suffer occasionally from issues such as limited features and frequent printing failures, new steps taken by development companies are quickly pushing it closer to the open market....
  • MO:Owner with gun stops jewelry store heist

    12/23/2013 7:37:37 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    connectmidmissouri.com ^ | 3 December, 2013 | AP
    ELLISVILLE, MO. (AP) -- Two men are in custody after allegedly trying to rob a St. Louis County jewelry store, only to have the store owner pull out a pistol and shoot at them.
  • Google Wants to Replace All Your Passwords with a Ring

    03/12/2013 1:24:54 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | March 12, 2013 | By Tom Simonite
    The worlds largest search engine is now experimenting with jewelry that would eliminate the need to remember dozens of passwords. As part of research into doing away with typed passwords, Google has built rings that not only adorn a finger but also can be used to log in to a computer or online account. The search and ad company first revealed its plans to put an end to passwords in an academic paper published online in January (see Googles Alternative to the Password). The effort focused on having people plug a small USB key that provides their credentials into a...
  • Tungsten-Filled 10 Oz Gold Bar Found In The Middle Of Manhattan's Jewelry District

    09/18/2012 7:08:59 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 95 replies
    It is one thing for tungsten-filled gold bars to appear in the UK, or in Germany: after all out of sight, and across the Atlantic, certainly must mean out of mind, and out of the safe. However, when a 10 ounce 999.9 gold bar bearing the stamp of the reputable Swiss Produits Artistiques Mtaux Prcieux (PAMP, with owner MTP) and a serial number (serial #038892, likely rehypothecated in at least 10 gold ETFs across the world but that's a different story), mysteriously emerges in the heart of the world's jewerly district located on 47th street in Manhattan, things get real...
  • Teen caught with nipple chain down his pants

    03/21/2012 5:39:41 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 29 replies · 1+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 03/19/2012 | The Local/rm
    A cash-strapped 18-year-old man from northern Sweden was found leaving a sex shop with a nipple chain hidden in his pants after his lack of funds prompted him to pilfer the trinket for his girlfriend. The man took his time browsing around the shop, which is called Ladyland and located in central Sundsvall, in June last year. Store employees recalled him as friendly and chatty, according to local paper Sundsvalls Tidning. However, upon leaving, the 18-year-old set off the store's anti-shoplifting alarm. A search of the man revealed he had pocketed a so called nipple chain, worth some 119 kronor...
  • Is disarming Africans a greater good?

    11/23/2011 5:11:28 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 22 November, 2011 | David Codrea
    Jewelry Made From AK-47s, for the Greater Good, Lauren Covello of Fox Business News assumes. Shes reporting about Fonderie 47, an organization [that] helps fund the removal of illegal assault rifles in Africa in part by selling high-end, custom jewelry made from AK-47s. That all assault rifles would be deemed illegal by brutal thugs in power goes unchallenged (but lets stay focused on Africa and Ill write about Mayors Against Illegal Guns some other time). Were told a $25,600 ring will enable the destruction of 75 assault rifles; a set of $35,000 cufflinks will lead to the destruction of...
  • Michelle's Fabulous Designer Diamonds: Taxpayer Paid?

    09/22/2011 4:06:55 AM PDT · by Cyclops08 · 36 replies
    CultureMap Houston ^ | 9-21-11 | Shelby Hodge
    Michelle Obama dazzles in New York, wearing diamond bangles by H-Town's Katie Decker That was no ordinary bling on the wrist of First Lady Michelle Obama at the DNC fundraiser in New York Tuesday night. Those fancy diamond cuffs were the creation of 23-year-old Katie Decker, whose namesake jewelry line has been making a serious splash since her graduation from Texas A&M two years ago. --- blah, blah, blah
  • Gunmen take $1 million in loot, threaten baby during Hollywood jewelry heist

    08/24/2011 5:52:33 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | August 24, 2011 | Ihosvani Rodriguez and Robert Nolin
    HOLLYWOOD The gunman's orders were dreadfully clear. "You will follow my demands," he said, "or I will kill this child." His pistol was pointed at the head of a baby in a stroller. The young victim was among employees and customers caught in a million-dollar, broad daylight heist at Koosh Jewelers on Tuesday. Apart from frayed nerves no one, including the baby, was hurt.
  • Dog eats $10K worth of diamonds

    08/24/2011 7:28:43 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    WSMV Nashville, TN ^ | 8-23-11 | Jennifer Emert
    An Albany, Georgia dog apparently has a taste for the finer things in life. The pooch dined on a meal of $10,000 worth of diamonds. Honey Bun often walks the counters at John Ross Jewelers. He's not much of a guard dog, but he is great with customer relations. "He's been loved," said co-owner Chuck Roberts. Customers sometimes hide treats in their purse for Honey Bun, but the Roberts' recently learned this pampered pooch has more expensive taste. It happened two weeks ago when a customer came in. "A customer came in and I jumped up out of my chair...
  • Newt Gingrich Had Second Line of Credit at Tiffany's (Stop the presses!)

    06/21/2011 6:34:06 PM PDT · by kristinn · 13 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Tuesday, June 20, 2011 | Chris Cillizza
    Former House speaker Newt Gingrich had a second line of credit at the high-end jewelry store Tiffanys for as much as $1 million dollars, his presidential campaign acknowledged Tuesday. Joe DeSantis, a spokesman for Gingrich, said that the candidates personal financial disclosure filing, which is due within 30 days of his formal entrance into the presidential race, will show that the Gingriches had a $500,000 to $1 million line of credit at Tiffanys, that it has a zero balance, and it has been closed. DeSantis added that all debts to Tiffanys had been paid in full. He offered no details...
  • Newt Gingrich reportedly owed up to $500,000 to Tiffany

    05/17/2011 12:02:44 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 70 replies
    Newt Gingrich reportedly owed up to $500,000 to Tiffany Posted by Brian Montopoli Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who entered the 2012 presidential race just last Wednesday, is having an epically bad week. And it's only Tuesday. On Sunday, Gingrich angered conservatives by criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan and semi-supporting an individual mandate for health care. Now he is being stung by a report that he carried up to $500,000 in debt to the Tiffany jewelry company - and may still be carrying it. Politico got the scoop by looking at financial records filed with the Clerk of the...
  • Ancient Treasures Looted, Destroyed in Egypt's Chaos (Zahi Hawass interview)

    01/30/2011 10:42:21 PM PST · by pillut48 · 45 replies
    NatGeo ^ | January 30, 2011 | David Braun
    Archaeologist Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, reports that several of the country's museums have been attacked by looters taking advantage of the political turmoil in the country. In the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, looters stole jewelry from the museum shop and smashed a statue of Tutankhamun and other artifacts. In a Sinai store containing antiquities from the Port Said Museum, "a large group, armed with guns and a truck, entered the store, opened the boxes in the magazine and took the precious objects. Other groups attempted to enter the Coptic Museum, Royal Jewellery Museum, National...
  • Is Obama His Gift To Women?

    11/23/2010 7:00:20 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-23-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    This holiday season...
  • Suspected Terrorist Arrested In Florida

    09/16/2002 11:28:43 AM PDT · by testforecho · 105 replies · 768+ views
    Channel 3000 ^ | September 14, 2002 | Channel 3000
    Suspected Terrorist Arrested In Florida Iqbal Munawar Arrested In Alleged Immigration Scheme UPDATED: 3:25 p.m. EDT September 14, 2002 MIAMI -- Iqbal Munawar, who was on the FBI's list of suspected terrorists, was jailed as he tried to fly from Miami to Tampa, Fla., Friday morning. Munawar and two other men have been charged with smuggling illegal aliens from the Middle East into the United States on airplanes through Miami International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport. The suspects are accused of making more than $100,000 in the smuggling operation, selling more than 1,000 false visas to illegal immigrants. Miami-Dade...
  • Phony track worker rigs subway terror scare in bizarre cyanide suicide try

    04/30/2010 11:05:42 AM PDT · by LibertyRocks · 53 replies · 1,621+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | April 30, 2010 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA
    A phony track worker triggered a terror scare inside a lower Manhattan subway tunnel Friday morning - but he turned out to be a despondent college student who wanted to kill himself by ingesting sodium cyanide, police said. A 20-year-old Pace University student who has been on the school's Dean's List told police he wanted to find a discreet alcove, mix the cyanide pellets with water and ingest it. "He did not want to be found," said Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne, the NYPD's top spokesman. "He had no ID on him. He was looking for some isolated place in the...
  • Custody Battle for 840-Pound Emerald Waged in LA Court

    09/28/2010 5:53:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    www.nbclosangeles.com ^ | Fri, Sep 24, 2010 | By ERIN RICHARDS
    Several people claim to own one of the world's largest gemstones The latest in the saga of the Bahia Emerald, an 840-pound gemstone is set to take place in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday to decide its fate. Several people have laid claim to the stone in the nine years since it was dug up in Brazil in 2001. Multitudes of lawyers are expected to fill the courtroom where Judge John Kronstadt will review the case of Tony Thomas, a claimant who says he bought the emerald from Brazilian miners for $60,000. The emerald, one of the largest gems...
  • The Fashion Statement: Woolly Mammoth Ivory is Huge (Michelle O is a fan)

    08/19/2010 11:31:21 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 58 replies · 1+ views
    Luxist ^ | August 19, 2010 | Kristin Young
    Woolly mammoth ivory jewelry is everywhere. Luxury retailer Stanley Korshak in Dallas can't keep it in stock. Michelle Obama has been photographed numerous times wearing it. For CFDA design darling Monique Pan and Ivory Jacks in Bothel, Washington, that create jewelry out of the material, business has been good. The First Lady wore woolly mammoth jewelry by Monique Pan on a trip to Mexico a few months ago (pictured above and below)-specifically earrings, cuffs and strands. She wore the cuffs again recently to greet President Obama on his 49th birthday. The cuffs go for $4,480 to $7,420 at www.twistonline.com. The...
  • Emporio Armani S/S 2010 Jewellery

    04/03/2010 7:50:10 AM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 8 replies · 313+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Apr 2nd, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    Famed Italian fashion house Giorgio Armanis young, urban upscale label Emporio Armani shines brightly with their S/S 2010 collection of bright, big and blingy jewelry and chunky accessories for women. You are making a bold, glittery and identifiable statement my friend, if youre wearing an expensive Emporio Armani.
  • Toxic Metal In Kids' Jewelry From China (Chinese Substitute Lead With More Toxic Cadmium)

    01/10/2010 4:23:52 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies · 958+ views
    SignOnSanDiego.com ^ | Sunday, January 10, 2010 | JUSTIN PRITCHARD
    AP IMPACT: Toxic metal in kids' jewelry from China By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Writer Sunday, January 10, 2010 at 11:22 a.m. LOS ANGELES Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being sold throughout the United States, an Associated Press investigation shows. The most contaminated piece analyzed in lab testing performed for the AP contained a startling 91 percent cadmium by weight. The cadmium content of other contaminated trinkets, all purchased at national and regional chains...
  • Wounded Jewelry Store Owner Detains Robbery Suspect(NY)

    12/11/2009 7:23:32 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies · 825+ views
    wpix.com ^ | 10 December, 2009 | Shelly ng
    VALLEY STREAM (WPIX) - A Nassau County jewelry store owner was shot in the torso as he faced three would-be robbers and, amazingly, was able to detain one suspect until police arrived. At 7:11 p.m., three suspects -- a woman and two men -- attempted to rob Papandrew Jewelers, located at 11 Sunrise Highway at Franklin Avenue in Valley Stream. One man, Edward Hamilton, 24, of Brooklyn, produced a handgun and the store owner retrieved his own gun from behind a display case, according to police. The two exchanged gunfire when Hamilton jumped over the display case. The store owner...
  • Madeleine Albright reveals brooch diplomacy pinned down adversaries

    10/03/2009 6:19:52 PM PDT · by Saije · 24 replies · 1,188+ views
    London Times ^ | 10/3/2009 | Christina Lamb
    As Americas first female secretary of state, she was known as a tough bargainer who brooked no nonsense as she travelled the world, facing down despots such as Saddam Hussein and Kim Jong-il. But Madeleine Albright has revealed that she had an unexpected diplomatic tool costume jewellery. She began using brooches in 1994 after the Gulf war when the Iraqi press referred to her as an unparalleled serpent. Then US ambassador to the United Nations, she responded by wearing a golden brooch depicting a coiled snake to her next meeting with the Iraqis. I didnt consider the gesture a...
  • Rare blue diamond sells for record $9.5 million

    05/13/2009 9:15:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies · 1,373+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed May 13, 2009 | Stephanie Nebehay
    A flawless vivid blue diamond weighing 7.03 carats sold on Tuesday for a record 10.5 million Swiss francs (6.2 million pounds), the highest price paid per carat for any gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said. The rectangular-shaped blue stone, the rarest to enter the international market this year, went to an anonymous buyer bidding by telephone after hectic bidding see-sawed between two callers for 15 minutes. It was the centrepiece of its semi-annual sale in Geneva, conducted by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby's jewellery department in Europe and the Middle East, who said the results showed the market's resilience despite the...
  • Do You Know How To Sell Your Gold Jewelry? Getting the Most Value.

    03/23/2009 3:58:59 PM PDT · by patriotgal1787 · 34 replies · 2,733+ views
    Bargaineering ^ | March 23, 2009 | Jim Lang
    If youve considered selling some of your unused gold jewelry for some cash at $900+ an ounce, you might be in for a very rude awakening. Selling gold jewelry is pretty easy, even if you spend the extra time to avoid the scam artists and rip-offs, but the reality is that whatever you sell will be melted down and the gold will be reused. Since it will be melted and reused, you will only be paid for for the gold in the piece minus whatever markup and fees that the buyer has. $900 an ounce sounds pretty good, but you...
  • Police: Jewelry Store Owner Shoots Thieves

    01/06/2009 6:40:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies · 1,099+ views
    kpho.com ^ | 5 January, 2009 | NA
    PHOENIX -- The 61-year-old owner of a Phoenix jewelry store shot and wounded two would-be robbers who walked into the business and pepper sprayed him in the face, police said. The men entered the store near 32nd Street and Bell Road Monday afternoon and attempted to sell a watch, said Detective Cindy Scott of the Phoenix Police Department. The owner said he could not purchase the watch and both men left the store, Scott said. "About ten minutes later, the suspects returned and pepper sprayed the victim in the face," Scott said. One of the men then removed a metal...
  • Winona Ryder 'lost' $125K bracelet & ring borrowed from Bulgari

    12/02/2008 7:24:28 AM PST · by Joiseydude · 33 replies · 1,485+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | November 30 | Liz Barrett
    Winona Ryder who was convicted of shoplifting more than $5000 worth of clothing and accessories from Beverly Hills' Saks Fifth Avenue in 2002 is in the middle of yet another accessories crisis. Winona rocked a Bulgari diamond bracelet and ring worth more than $125,000 at the Marie Claire awards in Madrid last week. The problem is, the jewels were on loan and Winona's set was not returned, according to Voici, a French celebrity gossip magazine. Winona said she put the jewelry in an envelope and handed it to the front desk at the hotel before she flew...
  • The Bigger the Better (Or Super Bling Jewelry Is IN)

    11/07/2008 12:27:31 PM PST · by Mister Ghost · 22 replies · 1,014+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Nov 7th, 2008 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    The Bigger the Better motto continues its invasion into the fall 08 jewelry territory with super massive cuffs, dramatic necklaces and bejeweled belts. Fendi, Louis Vuitton John Galliano, Christian Dior
  • Feather Jewelry (Hot Fall Trend)

    10/15/2008 7:20:20 PM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 6 replies · 402+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Oct 15th, 200 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    The drama will never end with falls feather jewelry. From exotic birds feathers to imitative metallic ones, they add a cool edginess to your look. Charming Feather Cluster Necklace Fancy Feather Necklace
  • CBS News Wrong Again (Cindy McCain's dress)

    09/24/2008 1:53:18 PM PDT · by onlylewis · 18 replies · 2,257+ views
    cbsnews ^ | 9/24/08 | self
    Vanity Fair editors estimated that McCain's fierce saffron shirt dress with the popped collar, diamond earrings, four-strand pearl necklace, white Chanel watch and strappy shoes totaled up to $313,100. _______________________________________________________ I say do not watse your time reading the lie at the link just provided for verification of the original lie.
  • Warning For Teens: Teeth And Jewelry Don't Mix

    06/20/2008 3:37:19 PM PDT · by blam · 30 replies · 134+ views
    Physorg ^ | 6-20-2008 | Tel Aviv University
    Warning for teens: Teeth and jewelry don't mix Skin piercings might be the rage among teens, but researchers from Tel Aviv University have found good reasons to think twice about piercing one's tongue or lip. Dr. Liran Levin, a dentist from the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dental Medicine at Tel Aviv University has found that about 15 to 20 percent of teens with oral piercings are at high risk for both tooth fractures and gum disease. Resulting tooth fractures as well as periodontal problems, he says, can lead to anterior (front) tooth loss later in life. High rates...
  • Feds Say Man With $12 Million In Bogus Checks Offers Help With Al Qaida (Shishani - New Details)

    07/24/2002 10:28:43 PM PDT · by Shermy · 30 replies · 660+ views
    AP ^ | July 24, 2002
    DETROIT - A man charged with smuggling dlrs 12 million in bogus cashiers checks into the United States told agents the man named on the checks may belong to al-Qaida, authorities said Wednesday. Omar Shishani, 47, also told investigators during an interview that "if you want to know about terrorism, I can help you with that," Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Straus said during a hearing. Defense attorney Nabih Ayad denied his client ever made such statements. Shishani, who was born in Jordan but is of Chechen descent, was arrested last week after arriving at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on a flight...
  • China exports lead poisoning

    06/12/2007 10:13:26 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies · 1,222+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | June 7, 2007 | WorldNetDaily
    WASHINGTON In the wake of scandals involving tainted food and toothpaste from China comes word of a new concern from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission as well as the Food and Drug Administration toys, makeup, glazed pottery and other products that contain significant amounts of lead. While lead poisoning among children was once mainly caused by old paint, U.S. manufacturers long ago banned the ingredient. Today, a new rash of high lead levels in the bloodstreams of American kids is being caused by foreign products mainly from China. So serious is the resurgence of lead poisoning...
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Moves to Ban Lead in Kids' Jewelry

    12/29/2006 11:52:10 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies · 374+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | December 28, 2006 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON A government regulatory agency has taken steps toward banning children's jewelry containing small amounts of lead, which was responsible for more than a dozen product recalls in the past two years. The Consumer Product Safety Commission voted unanimously to move forward in a process that could ultimately lead to a ban on children's jewelry containing more than .06 percent lead by weight. The commission currently has two members and one vacancy. "Our goal is not to continue to do recall after recall," CPSC spokesman Scott Wolfson said. "We've had upwards of 14 recalls since 2004." The commission's action...
  • (hypervanity) Help identify what kind of jewelry stone / setting this is, please

    09/02/2006 11:27:59 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 29 replies · 620+ views
    Mrs. F.'s jewelry box | 9/2/06 | marty
    Mrs. F. received this largeish piece of jewelry from a relative for her birthday (that'd be the jewelry there on the left, wisenheimer). Long story short, the donative relative has no idea what kind of stone or setting this is.
  • vanity. (engagement ring search)

    07/29/2006 8:31:52 PM PDT · by se_ohio_young_conservative · 80 replies · 1,013+ views
    Ok, I want to propose. I dont know how to go about a ring. I want something cheap but nice. She is the nicest, most understanding woman on the planet, but I dont want to look like a cheapskate. I am not that rich. going into my life savings for this. any freepers have any advice. I would like to propose on Canadian thankgiving in Oct. She lives in Toronto. plan to be moved in with her by Christmas *smile*
  • Terror suspect 'used government website' [Australia]

    04/23/2004 7:22:41 PM PDT · by aculeus · 1 replies · 221+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | April 24, 2004 | Ellen Connolly, Sunanda Creagh and Les Kennedy
    The alleged mastermind of a planned terrorist attack in Australia used a NSW Government website to get maps, data and satellite images of potential targets, including Sydney's Centrepoint, the Parramatta CBD and transport systems. "He was using it during office hours to look at things like the numbers of floors in a building," a former colleague of Faheem Lodhi told the Herald. "He was interested in areas dead smack in the middle of the city." Lodhi, 34, also bought a map of the country's energy supply system, which gave details of the routes of gas pipelines and the location of...
  • S. Korea: Turning Away Customers to Maximize Sales(Snub appeal works wonders)

    07/02/2006 6:56:41 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 512+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 06/30/06
    Turning Away Customers to Maximize Sales The glass door of Le plus Joaillerie, a jewelry shop in Seouls affluent Cheongdamdong, is always locked, though the inside is brightly lit. When a curious customer knocks on the door, a manager in a designer suit comes out and politely tells them to go away unless they have an appointment. Well-heeled Gangnam, the area south of the Han River, is seeing more of such snob appeal from savvy businesses. Instead of luring customers, they are more likely to turn them away, as if to say we dont need you. Surprisingly, it works. Le...
  • Sikh bracelets, but no Christian rings at school bans pupils from wearing 'purity rings'

    06/17/2006 6:25:09 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 86 replies · 4,795+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 06/18/06 | Elizabeth Day
    Sikh bracelets, but no Christian rings at school bans pupils from wearing 'purity rings' A group of teenage Christians have been banned by a secondary school from wearing "purity rings" as a symbol of their religious belief in chastity until marriage. At least one of the dozen pupils, who all attend the same girls' comprehensive in Horsham, West Sussex, is considering legal action against the Millais School for "a breach of human rights". Although the school allows Muslim and Sikh pupils to wear headscarves or kara bracelets as a means of religious expression, the purity ring - a small band...
  • Tattooed Mummy With Jewelry Found in Peru

    05/16/2006 11:51:15 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 418+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/16/06 | AP
    WASHINGTON - A female mummy with complex tattoos on her arms has been found in a ceremonial burial site in Peru, the National Geographic Society reported Tuesday. The mummy was accompanied by ceremonial items including jewelry and weapons, and the remains of a teenage girl who had been sacrificed, archaeologists reported. The burial was at a site called El Brujo on Peru's north coast near Trujillo. They said the woman was part of the Moche culture which thrived in the area between A.D. 1 and A.D. 700. The mummy was dated about A.D. 450. The presence of gold jewelry and...
  • One-in-a-million gesture

    03/30/2006 11:10:40 AM PST · by JZelle · 31 replies · 938+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-30-06 | Editor
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- John Suhrhoff found a Louis Vuitton bag on a Sausalito park bench. Inside, police say, were a 12-carat diamond ring, pearl and emerald jewelry, a Cartier watch and roughly $500 in cash. The contents were worth $1 million. The respiratory therapist didn't think of heading to a pawn shop. He took the bag to police Monday afternoon. The bag is now en route to a Toronto family who had been in Northern California for a wedding. "Every person I know or associate with would have done the same thing," Mr. Suhrhoff, 56, said Tuesday. "I'm glad...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 2-11-2006

    02/12/2006 7:53:28 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 198+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 2-11-2006 | grey_whiskers
    See this thread first. Mrs. Clinton's diamond weighs three carats But it isn't for Hillary to wear: It's what Kobe Bryant gave his marriage to save! Bill plays the weasel--Hill'ry ferrets!
  • U.S. Jew among 3 nabbed in plot to smuggle missile

    08/13/2003 1:08:33 PM PDT · by Selmo · 105 replies · 2,446+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 13, 2003
    NEWARK, New Jersey - An American Jew was among three suspects nabbed for allegedly attempting to smuggle a missile to terror groups operating inside the United States in order to down commercial aircraft. But the smuggling attempt was in fact a sting operation orchestrated over the past 18 months by U.S., Russian and British authorities. Terrorism-related charges were leveled on Wednesday against a British arms dealer who praised Osama bin Laden and thought he was smuggling into the United States missiles, federal prosecutors announced. Two other suspected accomplices to the plot, inlcuding Yehuda Abraham, who is Jewish, face conspiracy charges,...