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The White Rhino Report
Landfill Harmonic: "The Recycled Orchestra" - A Remarkable Story of Music and Reclamation
My friend, Rick Mavrovich, just made me aware of this remarkable project. In a garbage dump in Paraguay, musical instruments are being fashioned from trash and lives are being reclaimed.
Tue May 21, 2013
New Anchorman 2 Teaser Brings New Catchphrases
The latest promo spot for the upcoming sequel to the 2004 Will Ferrell comedy was officially released on Saturday, and has so far already attracted more than 3.7 million views on San Bruno-based YouTube.
Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition sends clear message to advertisers
It's official: Yahoo has purchased popular blogging platform Tumblr for more than a billion dollars - $1.1bn to be exact.
Mon May 20, 2013
New Poll Has Jim Graves Beating Michele Bachmann
Jim Graves, the DFLer who is again challenging U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in the 2014 election, issued the results of a Public Policy Polling survey showing him with a 2 percentage-point lead over Bachmann, 47-45 if the election had been held May 15, 2013, the day of the survey.
Slice of Scifi
TNT Steps Up Sci-Fi
Its time for new TV series announcements and we've got word on some of the shows you'll watch this fall.
New "Beat Making Lab" Series Now Available On PBS Digital Studios YouTube Page
With a new episode launching, the PBS Digital Studios series "Beat Making Lab" completes its second video and music travelogue, in which musicians and educators Stephen Levitin and Pierce Freelon explore beatmaking and electronic dance music in Portobelo, Panama.
Don't forget: It's YouTube Comedy Week
YouTube already does a good job of dominating our free time, but this week it really wants us to slack off at work by kicking off YouTube Comedy Week .
Why Tumblr Will Survive Inside The Yahoo Behemoth
Yesterday Kara Swisher of AllThingsD reported that "Tumblr CEO David Karpa will stay at Yahoo for four years at least and retain a lot of control over the servicea " and the official release confirmed, "Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business.
The World's End: New film trailer
PREPARE to get annihilated! A new film trailer for Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's ale-inspired sci-fi comedy The World's End is due to drop later this week.
Sun May 19, 2013
Justin Bieber Bigger Than Elton John?
Justin Bieber's "Baby" has surpassed Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" as the highest-certified single of all time.
My Take on Monster AI
Before I crack on to Part 2 I would like to quickly cover the minor improvements we made since Part 1 of this AI series.
Adam Kokesh violently dragged from public protest by police, arrested for 'resisting arrest'
Freedom activist Adam Kokesh of Adam vs. the Man was violently dragged from a "Smoke Down Prohibition" protest in Philadelphia just a few hours ago.
Sat May 18, 2013
Vomiting Blood Ends Movie Producer Richard Dutcher's 12 Day Hunger Strike
The best way I can advise anybody to catch up on this story is to view several YouTube videos that this movie producer has put up regarding Project 23 and the movie trailer for Boys at the Bar.
Dunlop Motorcycle Tire Division Expands Social Media Presence
Dunlop motorcycle announces additional social media channels BUFFALO, N.Y. - Dunlop motorcycle has expanded its social media with a variety of additional ways for North American motorcycle riders to interact with the popular tire brand online.
Craig's Youtube videos are proving a hit
Craig Dillon, who is studying film and TV production at the Colchester Institute, has seen a boom in hits on his YouTube channel.
Online Voters Suggest Legacy Recording by Flatt & Scruggs with Doc Watson
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four catalog titles to be released digitally in response to the enthusiasm of music fans voting online at LegacyRecordingsVault.com . The four LP titles now available for purchase as digital downloads mark the first of a monthly series of albums to be released ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
The Mutable Meanings Of Music
At my son's music recital last week, the 4th-graders performed a hand-clapping, footstomping version of Queen's " We will rock you ." They followed it up with a rendition of Green Day's " Boulevard of Broken Dreams ," with its disturbing and emotional lyrics: I thought of this when I watched Chris Hadfield's self-produced cover of David Bowie's ... (more)
New Surface RT commercial emphasizes features
Microsoft's first commercials for its Surface tablets emphasized the optional keyboard covers, though little focus was placed on the features of the tablet itself.
YouTube involved in conspiracy to silence public debate on corporate patents on human genes
YouTube, owned by corporate giant Google, has banned our video discussing the corporate ownership of patents on human genes.
River Front Times
KC Police Shares Footage of Officer Falling Down, Airs on Tonight Show
Earlier this month, a Kansas City police officer trying to pull a fallen tree from the road fell to the ground in the process when a branch broke.