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  • 5 Industries on Life Support ( The Internet Meteor, Destroyer Of Worlds)

    04/04/2011 10:42:09 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 25 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/4/2011 | Yahoo News
    If you read the print edition of a newspaper, still make calls over a landline or plan to rent a tuxedo for an upcoming wedding, you are doing what many of your friends and neighbors gave up long ago. Analysts at IBISWorld, a market research firm, recently compiled a list of 10 industries that may be on the "verge of extinction in the United States." Within its database of close to 700 industries, about 200 are in decline, with the ones selected having seen large and steady drops in revenue and number of establishments. From the beginning of 2011 to...
  • US Army Apologizes for Horrific Photos from Afghanistan

    03/21/2011 12:50:21 PM PDT · by libstripper · 58 replies
    Spiegel Online ^ | March 21, 2011 | Matthias Gebauer and Hasnain Kazim
    The images are repulsive. A group of rogue US Army soldiers in Afghanistan killed innocent civilians and then posed with their bodies. On Monday, SPIEGEL published some of the photos -- and the US military responded promptly with an apology. Still, NATO fears that reactions in Afghanistan could be violent.
  • 'Repugnant': U.S. army apologises for graphic photos of soldiers with civilian corpses

    03/21/2011 12:23:18 PM PDT · by GreatJoeMcCarthy · 63 replies
    The Daily Mail - U.K. ^ | March 21, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The U.S. Army has been forced to apologise over what they have deemed as 'repugnant' photographs of grinning American soldiers standing over bloodied and partially-naked Afghan bodies they had allegedly killed. The pictures were published by German news organisation Der Spiegel and were among 4,000 they have obtained. Meanwhile, commanders in Afghanistan are bracing themselves for a public backlash and possible riots over the 'trophy' photographs, especially since it has been alleged that the Afghan civilians were unarmed and innocent. Senior officials at Nato's International Security Assistance Force in Kabul have compared the pictures published by the German news weekly...
  • Japan Quake: Before and After

    03/13/2011 12:34:55 AM PST · by Scutter · 60 replies
    ABC News ^ | 3/13/2011 | Andrew Kesper
    Aerial photos taken over Japan have revealed the scale of devastation across dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of homes and businesses. Click here to see the photos
  • Evil American Occupation Troops in Afghanistan

    02/20/2011 10:24:41 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 3 replies
    Flickr ^ | 2/20/2011 | ISAFMEDIA
    The horror!
  • Photos: WI protesters call Gov. Walker a dictator, put crosshairs on his face

    02/18/2011 8:17:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 31 replies
    pajamas media ^ | 2/18/11 | bryan preston
    What is happening in Wisconsin is disturbing. Protesters have jumped on the Egypt bandwagon, claiming that “Cairo has moved to Madison,” which trivializes the real brutality and lack of openness of the Mubarak regime, and claims a moral standing for the unions that they simply have not earned. The issue is that the state faces a $137 million budget shortfall (in the short term, and about $4 billion over the long term), and the government unions have negotiated benefit packages for themselves that are no longer sustainable. Something has to give, but the unions and Democrats are working together to...
  • Take Several Hundred Photos of Faces: You Get The Average Man and Woman.

    02/06/2011 9:15:41 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Post National Monitor ^ | 2/5/2011 | Post National Monitor
    Women What feature makes a face attractive? Is it the average proportions of that face? We examined this popular theory ("averageness hypothesis") by conducting an experiment: We asked subjects to rate the attractiveness of all original faces and composites, which were calculated from 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64 original faces. The results are: The attractiveness ratings of the transformed faces depend on the number of original faces that have been used to create them. The more original images were used to create the composite, the more attractive it was rated. (r = 0.57 ** for female faces,...
  • When Farm Kids Get Bored...

    01/19/2011 4:27:15 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 25 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | January 19, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    American ingenuity still alive and well in the heartland... Gracias Roberto~ More at Reaganite Republican
  • Police Describe Photos of Loughner (NAKED AND WEARING A BRIGHT RED G-STRING) Posing With Gun

    01/14/2011 12:03:33 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 148 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/14/2011 | By MARC LACEY, JO BECKER and TIMOTHY WILLIAMS
    TUCSON — Law enforcement officials said Friday they have multiple photos of Jared L. Loughner posing with a Glock 9mm gun next to his naked buttocks and dressed in a bright red g-string. The photos were turned over to the police by Walgreens, where Mr. Loughner had taken them to be developed. In some of the photos he is holding the gun by his crotch and in others, presumably shot in a mirror, he is holding the gun next to his buttocks, the police said. It was not yet clear when the photos were taken or whether Mr. Loughner had...
  • Beautiful photos

    01/09/2011 8:34:12 AM PST · by Silentgypsy · 7 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | January 2011 | Multiple
  • More Photos of the J-20 China's Answer to the F-22

    01/04/2011 4:56:28 AM PST · by nuconvert · 29 replies
    Strategy Page ^ | 1/3/2011
  • Index of NASA Photos 1950-2005 (Large Photos)

    01/02/2011 2:08:11 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 34 replies
    NASA ^ | 1/2/2003 | NASA
    Cape Canaveral 1950
  • FReeper Photo Help Needed (Vanity obviously)

    12/18/2010 3:06:14 PM PST · by leapfrog0202 · 34 replies
    Me | n/a | leapfrog0202
    Sorry to post a vanity, but I am looking for some technical help having to do with photos. A good friend lost her only photos of her son and managed to pull a few off of, but sadly, they are that tiny thumbnail size. (Her ex has custody of the boy, she the girl & he hasn't allowed him to visit in 2 years so the photos mean a lot to her) I've tried basic stuff to enlarge the photos for her, but of course the larger they get, the blurrier they get. She knows less than I do...
  • Walking on Clark From Webster to Diversey

    12/01/2010 11:08:26 AM PST · by pinstripes715 · 5 replies
    Chicago Elections 2011 ^ | 12/01/2010 | Michael Volpe
    The stretch of Clark, from Webster to Diversey, is one of the most unique, interesting, and beautiful parts of Chicago, in this writer's opinion. It starts, unofficially, at the Panache Boutique.
  • 17 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped (Part 7)

    11/29/2010 11:53:26 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 45 replies ^ | Nov 22, 2010 | Joe Russo
    As we've demonstrated many times before, sometimes the truth is stranger than Photoshop. For those of you still unconvinced, we present the latest installment in our ongoing quest to show you every picture that has ever looked ridiculously fake, but isn't.In case you missed them, here's Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five, the gritty reboot that doesn't acknowledge the previous editions and Part Six. And now ...
  • My Food Looks Funny (another funny photo site)

    11/21/2010 5:44:04 PM PST · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    This site has been around since February. It's part of the "I Can Has Cheezburger?" franchise. It's pretty goofy stuff. :)
  • The Facebook Skeletons Come Out

    11/07/2010 6:40:36 AM PST · by Saije · 4 replies
    NY Times ^ | 11/5/2010 | Jeremy W. Peters
    AMONG the many firsts in the 2010 elections, it is safe to assume that the following words had never before been uttered about a future member of Congress, “This is a candidate who is probably best known for getting drunk and having sex on television.” The comment, made by the chairman of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, was lobbed at Sean Duffy, who overcame his bawdy past as a star on MTV’s “Real World: Boston” in 1997 to ride a wave of conservative discontent into office. Some of Mr. Duffy’s youthful indiscretions that were captured on film and dredged up by...
  • New provocative photos of IDF soldiers on Facebook

    10/25/2010 9:58:10 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 22 replies
    The ^ | 10/25/2010 | LAHAV HARKOV
    Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence has posted a new set of photos of soldiers posing in Gazan homes during Operation Cast Lead. The pictures appeared Sunday on the Facebook social networking site, two months after reserve soldier Eden Abergil made headlines posting similar photos.
  • DFU YouTube SING-ALONG: Brett Favre Throws Pass to Jenn (tastefully done)

    10/13/2010 9:26:13 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies
    DFU via YouTube ^ | Oct 13, 2010 | Doug from Upland
    It is big news everywhere. Did Brett Favre really hit on the hot news woman? Did he send things he should not have sent? Will the NFL investigation result in suspension? Here is a tasteful YouTube song about the event. BRETT FAVRE THROWS UNWANTED PASS
  • Humans of WWII in High-res (25 HQ Photos)(Great photos)

    10/12/2010 6:23:06 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 61 replies
    25 photos taken during WWII years done in high resolution. (see link for photos)