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Comics Go Crisp Crazy For Charity

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British comedic stalwartsStephen Fry, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, and Al Murrayhave teamed up with Walkers Crisps to create their very own flavours of crisps. Before you cry– ‘celebrity cash-in’ — don’t worry, because they’ll not be making a’packet’ from this endorsement, as it is all for charity. In therun as much as Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Walkers are releasing four limited editionflavours of crisps — Stephen Fry Up, Jimmy Con Carrne, Frank Roast Dinner, and Steak andAl Pie — in a bid to boost £1m for Comic Relief. Each comic could be seeking to maketheir flavour the biggest-selling, as each packet sold Walkers will donate 5p to thecharity. The losing comedians are under threat of being waxed by a mystery‘beautician’, with the winner being announced on Red Nose Day, March 18, 2011. Continue Reading


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Posted by on September 30, 2011 in Magazine

 

Rooney Mara lands Oldboy female Lead?

Rooney for Oldboy? Surely the britain striker is healthier fitted to a live-action Shrek film? No, it’s Rooney Mara who could find herself starring with Josh Brolin and Christian Bale in Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy – if the rumours are true. Sources told Twitch that Mara is the project’s first choice for the feminine lead, playing a personality renamed as Marie within the US version of the film. Mara appears to be shifting categories from ‘one to observe’ into ‘one to watch on the multiplex’, given her recent work on films comparable to David Fincher’s Girl With The Dragon Tattoo remake, The Social Network and the Nightmare On Elm Street reboot. Reports suggest that Brolin has now been confirmed for the lead role, playing a person who’s kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years before being released. Christian Bale is believed to be first choice for the villain role, although there’s still no word on whether so they can happen yet. Mark Protosevich (Thor, I’M Legend) has penned a script for the Oldboy remake that incorporates elements of Park Chan-wook‘s original, story from the comic which impressed that film and new material.



 
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Posted by on September 30, 2011 in Magazine

 

Interracial Dating

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Seal and Heidi Klum, David Bowie and Iman: All are famous interracial couples. Indeed,black/white, Asian/European and Indian/white couples are as common in urban areas ofBritain as Starbucks outlets. They’re not only dating; people of differentethnicities are marrying and raising families. Britain has probably the most fastestgrowing mixed raced populations on the planet: Theo Walcott, Zadie Smith and Paul Boatengare all examples of the changing face of our nation and a up to date study showed that one inten children within the UK now lives in a mixed race family.This is all of the morereason to be open to beautiful women of various ethnicities. But before you date outsideyour ethnic circle, there are two calling cards you need to possess. One is a politesensitivity to different cultural values, and the opposite is a confidence to your own racialidentity in order that sexual rejection won’t feel like racism.To buffer thesting of a rejection, know that there are lots of factors that ladies use in mate selection,race being just one. Women also consider height, voice tone, pheromones, income, religion,politics, education, fitness — the list goes on. Add to it her fertility cycle.A new study by psychology professors at Michigan State University found that womendemonstrate more fear and avoidance of fellows who’re outside their racial group when theyare ovulating. The researchers, who concentrate on evolutionary psychology, speculate thatthis pattern may well be an anthropologically hardwired solution to chase away marauding males whoattacked groups of humans throughout history. A method to offer protection to a village was to defendwomen from sexual coercion by an intruder. The researchers speculate that some modernwomen may unknowingly still carry this reflex.But there’s a silver lining tothis study. Women who were raised in a various culture or raised to not fear different mendid not show racial fears once they were fertile. In the event that they are likely to perceive men of varyingethnicities as threatening, then this fear was heightened during ovulation. My advice: Ifyou suspect that race could be a big think about a woman’s rejection, wait every week andtry again. Ovulation only lasts a couple of days each month, so there are 27 other days to showher your winning personality. Continue Reading


 
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Posted by on September 29, 2011 in Magazine

 

Removal of Printed Photo Credit Qualifies as DMCA Violation, Court Says

A federal appeals court reinstated a photographer’s lawsuit for copyright infringement and Digital Millenium Copyright violations after finding that a lower court misinterpreted both laws when it rejected the claims.

 
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Posted by on September 29, 2011 in Magazine

 

Billionaire Donates Elliott Erwitt’s Print Archive to Ransom Center

Erwitt sold his print collection last year as a part of deal to eventually archive the work on the the photography center in Austin, Texas.

 
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Posted by on September 29, 2011 in Magazine

 

Scientology’s online dating destination

Affinity Exchange was called an unofficial dating site for Scientologists. We took a more in-depth have a look at the service that gives “a conducive environment where you’ll meet other like-minded people and, ideally, meet that Read more…

 
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Posted by on September 29, 2011 in Magazine

 

Review: Dolphin Tale

Though overly schmaltzy, that is still a cute and provoking true story for the entire family.



 
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Posted by on September 29, 2011 in Magazine