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Two Poems By Rumi

Two poems by Rumi recorded by Duncan Mackintosh
posted by eggtooth on Aug 12, 2012 - 6 comments

A rainbow indeed

Moises Kaufman can kiss my a** The La Jolla Playhouse production of Broadway-bound "The Nightingale", about the Emperor of feudal China, will boast zero actors of Chinese descent. Actress Erin Quill responds.
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Jul 11, 2012 - 153 comments

2061

On November 22, 2011, TEDxBrussels held an all day event whose theme was: "A Day in the Deep Future." Speakers were asked to try and contemplate what life will be like for mankind in 50 years. Overview. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Dec 28, 2011 - 29 comments

"I can't stop acquiring books..."

The Library: [SLYT] A film by Sergey Stefanovich. A journey through Duncan Fallowell's library which has spilled over into every available space and become an art installation in its own right. With the writer talking.
posted by Fizz on Dec 20, 2011 - 8 comments

The toy that keeps returning

Tie a string to your finger so you don't forget that today is National Yo-Yo day!
For a toy that has been around for the past 2,500 years the yo-yo sure hasn't slowed down. New styles of play are becoming more popular and recently new additions to yo-yos have lead to entirely new tricks. If you are lucky you can even catch National Yo-Yo Master Steve Brown performing one of his artistic yo-yo demonstrations.

Pull out your yo-yo today and have some fun.
posted by DragonBoy on Jun 6, 2007 - 11 comments

Duncan Hunter next on the corrupt Califonian Congressmen list?

Randy Cunningham, Jerry Lewis... Duncan Hunter?
Is Duncan Hunter - the California Congressman who staged the cynical pull out of iraq vote/stunt last spring, the next powerful washington insider to be implicated in the growing list of corrupt or questionable California Congressmen?
posted by specialk420 on Jun 9, 2006 - 13 comments

I'm the yo-yo man, always up and down...

It's National Yo-Yo Day!
Forget about all this satanic stuff, June 6th every year is National Yo-Yo Day (in the US) when children of all ages pull out their yo-yos and find internal happiness in the state of yo. The yearly day of recognition celebrates the birthday of of Donald F. Duncan Sr, the man who made the yo-yo popular in the US (You do know your yo-yo history don't you?). Of course, that isn't all that Duncan did in his life. He also founded the Good Humor ice cream company, invented the parking meter and made the concept of the premium incentive a popular marketing tool on top of founding the Duncan Yo-Yo Company.

On National Yo-Yo Day yoers celebrate their skill toy of choice, cheap or expensive, simple or complex, by doing tricks ranging from the easy to learn to the completely mind boggling.
posted by DragonBoy on Jun 6, 2006 - 14 comments

My friend Duncan

My friend Duncan is comatose in a hospital clear across the country after a horrible car accident last weekend, and there is little I can do. His brother is keeping us all updated as to his progress, but the prognosis [shockwave: diffuse axonal injury] is not good. Yesterday, he suffered a mild heart attack, and they can't give him so much as an aspirin, because of his recent cranial bleeding. There's no time for establishing a formal open source project, but if anyone's got a few spare cycles to ping him (as his sister said, one of those wires plugged into him has to be a T3) and let him know we miss him, it'd mean a lot to us.
posted by birddog on Mar 15, 2002 - 26 comments

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