My Digest: Of Every Day Happenings Around The World

September 17, 2009 at 9:23 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
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Location: Markham, Ontario, USA What chu lookin at? This is Momo. My girlfriend and I got her at a mall, but not in a store: this guy was sitting on a bench with her in a box and he wanted to give her away. So we took her home! She’s a beautiful Maine Coon and is now almost one and a half.
The Daily Kitten • 1 hour ago
25 video This is pretty awesome. You’ve probably heard about hip hop artist Kanye West’s antics on Sunday night during MTV’s VMA awards. If not, watch this. Basically, West interrupted country singer Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech to say that Beyonce deserved the award. It seems like no one will shut up about it. While West later apologized, his name has been a top trending topic on Twitter ever since th
TechCrunch • 17 hours ago
16 Miss Cellania of Mental Floss wrote a brief entry about flapper girls of the 1920s. Being a flapper wasn’t all about fashion. It was about rebellion. In this article from 1922, a would-be flapper (but still a “nice girl”) explains her lifestyle choices to her parents. Flappers did what society did not expect from young women. They danced to Jazz Age music, they smoked, they wore makeup, they spok
Boing Boing • 21 hours ago

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Horton Park children’s farm, which is near the site of the recent E coli bacteria outbreak, has been shut over hygiene lapsesA second children’s farm in Surrey – near the first outbreak of potentially lethal E coli bacteria that has infected 45 people – has closed due to health fears.The Health Protection Agency (HPA) recommended that Horton Park children’s farm, in Epsom, be shut down immedia
Guardian Unlimited home | Guardian Unlimited • by Owen Bowcott • 21 min
Washington PostNOW: Live-Blogging the Va. Governor’s DebateWashington PostGreetings from the glass-and-concrete fortress that is the Capitol One headquarters in Tysons Corner. We’ll be live blogging today’s debate between Democrat Creigh Deeds and Republican Bob McDonnell. The debate will be kicking off …McDonnell, Deeds supporters at Fairfax debateRichmond Times DispatchT-minus 10 m
Google News • 25 min
The intense public interest surrounding the September 8th disappearance of 24-year-old Yale graduate student Annie Le has, since the discovery of her body last Sunday inside a wall of the laboratory building where she had been working, shifted over to a male lab technician who was described by New Haven Police as a “person of interest.”
CNN.com • 39 min
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NPR: 7AM ET News Summary • 4 hours ago
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