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The polished steel case measures 43mm. The small second’s hand at 6 o’clock with a semi-circular graduation has a rhodium hand indicating 0 to 30 seconds and a red hand indicating 30 to 60 seconds. Clous de Paris decoration is used on the movement and on the rubber strap. The crystal is sapphire with AR coating, and it features a display back
Ralph Lauren has released a limited edition collectors trunk to celebrate their fortieth anniversary. The collectors trunk contains forty polo shirts in almost every color Polo has made. The trunk is made of polycarbonate held together with leather saddle straps and features a metal plaque indicating the edition number. Only forty will be made and will be available exclusively in Ralph Lauren’s Madison Avenue, New York flagship store.
The technology is available, but the potential for misuse is almost limitless.
“Illuminati want my mind, soul, and my body
Secret society, tryin to keep they eye on me
But I’m stay incogni’, in places they can’t find me
Make my moves strategically, the G.O.D.”
-Prodigy of Mobb Deep circa 1995
While it’s easy to reject the notion of placing little ID chips inside humans as an ominous Orwellian invasion of individual rights, I suspect it’s inevitable that in my lifetime we will all have some kind of computerized implants. My problem is not with the technology, known as chipping, or with the companies that sell it. My concern stems from my lack of trust in institutions and lack of belief that the technology will be forever restricted to beneficial, socially acceptable uses.
Chipping involves implanting a transponder chip below the skin for identification purposes. VeriChip (CHIP), the one company that has gained FDA clearance to perform this procedure, has emerged as the process’s leading advocate. The implant procedure itself is simple and mostly painless, accomplished in a doctor’s office in a matter of seconds.
Generally speaking, the only data stored on the chip is a 16-digit ID number that cross-references to a record in VeriChip’s database. Nevertheless the chip raises a number of troubling concerns: (more…)
I wanted to post Kanye's new flashing lights video but i wanted to also highlight some other cool videos that i like, filled with Style and Creativity that Videos should have
Cold War Kids - Hang me out to dry (This is my Favorite band)
more to come when i think of them
According to a recent AP report, 300,000 people in Kenya were forced to leave their homes, and over 800 people were killed during this past month’s post-election violence.
Reuters reported today that, “Increasing numbers of Kenyan women and children are raped nightly in displacement camps, where sexual violence is used to threaten and intimidate . . .”
I want to do something.
But what can one person do?
• 5 litres of cooking oil, sanitary products, 2kg of unga, 2kg rice and a pair of shoes
• or one bale of unga
• or a mattress
• or a blanket.
The Vuma Kenya Initiative’s site has a list of Kenya related blogs, and a list of 10 places to donate. One of the places on their list is the Nairobi Women’s Hospital’s Gender Violence Recovery Center which is, “currently attempting to deal with the dramatic increase in sexual violence following the Kenyan presidential election.”