Burlesque dancers: just because you have bangs it doesn’t make you not a stripper.
In 1990, the Korean family who owned Just Donuts took an interest in the ride. According to Keiley, the owner asked one Saturday if the cyclist could ride 100 miles. Keiley said yes. The owner then asked if he could ride 100 miles every day for 10 days. Keiley answered yes again. Finally, the owner asked if Keiley wanted to race in the Tour of Korea as the owner’s community had an invitation
—Great Article, reflecting on why cycling is such a noble sport.
“The “Tankers are Loonie” Project (2009) was intended to raise public awareness about Enbridge’s Northern Gateway, which will see twin pipelines connecting Alberta’s oil sands to Kitimat, BC. Tankers would then carry the oil through sensitive coastal waters on route to Asia. The Loonie project consists of tiny decals that alter the appearance of the Canadian dollar coin to look like an oil spill. Dogwood Initiative initially distributed 200,000 of these oil slick decals – a relatively tiny number – but thanks to threats of legal action by the Royal Canadian Mint (for defacing currency), this project has already reached millions. Not surprisingly, the Mint’s cease and desist letter was followed by a storm of media attention. Capitalizing on this momentum, Dogwood has actually ramped up the project, producing an additional 250,000 decals and hosting dozens of well publicized events to promote their cause.”
We’ve been talking all afternoon about sustainable development. To get the masses out of poverty.
"But what are we thinking? Do we want the model of development and consumption of the rich countries? I ask you now: what would happen to this planet if Indians would have the same proportion of cars per household than Germans? How much oxygen would we have left?
"Does this planet have enough resources so seven or eight billion can have the same level of consumption and waste that today is seen in rich societies? It is this level of hyper-consumption that is harming our planet."
—Regardless of your political views, Jose Mujica (President of Uruguay http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20243493) speaks the truth.
si. claro que si.
I remember going into downtown Chicago not thinking it would be such a cool looking city. I was impressed I would find something so architecturally impressive in the midwest. What a cool city, AND the birthplace of house music.