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  • Nude shower gel ad with "child-like" model banned
    LONDON (Reuters) - A shower gel advert which featured a
    very young-looking woman sitting naked under a lemon tree was
    slated by Britain's advertising watchdog Wednesday which ruled
    it "offensive and inappropriate."
    Although the model in the television advert for Original
    Source shower gel was an adult, the Advertising Standards
    Authority (ASA) said she might be taken for a child by some
    people.
    "Because some viewers were likely to believe that the model
    was a child, we considered the sexual overtones and nudity in
    the ad were offensive and inappropriate."
    It said the ad must not appear again in its original form.
    Several people had complained about the ad because the
    model looked under 16 and was shown in what they considered to
    be a sexually provocative way.
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    • Ray...stop dancing on the wall!

      China's Great Wall raises defenses against ravers
      BEIJING, Oct 25 (Reuters Life!) - China has banned
      partying, stunts and other "inappropriate behavior" on the
      Great Wall to protect one of its top tourist attractions from
      erosion.
      The Great Wall, which snakes its way across more than 6,400
      km (4,000 miles), receives an estimated 10 million visitors a
      year, mostly to the mere 10 km opened to tourists at Badaling,
      the nearest stretch to Beijing.
      More adventurous visitors climb wilder, crumblier sections
      that are not officially open to the public and stretches near
      the capital have become popular sites for summer raves.
      The new rules, issued by the State Council, or China's
      cabinet, prohibit the driving of vehicles on the wall or group
      activities such as parties.
      "Inappropriate tourist exploration has caused damage to the
      Great Wall and its historical features," the government's Web
      site on Wednesday cited a State Council official as saying.
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      • Missing digit........

        VIENNA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A Viennese man cut off his ring
        finger and presented the digit, still holding his wedding band,
        to his ex-wife after an acrimonious divorce, Austrian news
        agency APA reported on Tuesday.
        Charged with dangerous harassment and assault for the act,
        he told a preliminary hearing he did not regret having cut off
        the finger and had chosen deliberately not to reattach it.
        "It was an act of breaking free," the man was quoted as
        saying. He did not miss his finger, could work well without it
        and did not plan on getting married again anyway, he said.
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        • Originally posted by NJFFSA16
          VIENNA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A Viennese man cut off his ring
          finger and presented the digit, still holding his wedding band,
          to his ex-wife after an acrimonious divorce, Austrian news
          agency APA reported on Tuesday.
          Charged with dangerous harassment and assault for the act,
          he told a preliminary hearing he did not regret having cut off
          the finger and had chosen deliberately not to reattach it.
          "It was an act of breaking free," the man was quoted as
          saying. He did not miss his finger, could work well without it
          and did not plan on getting married again anyway, he said.
          I know you all are thinking it, so I will just say it: brings new meaning to the phrase "giving her the finger".
          Shawn M. Cecula
          Firefighter
          IACOJ Division of Fire and EMS

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          • October 27, 2006 -- The high school in Swartz Creek, Mich., was evacuated after a plastic bottle with foul-smelling contents was found in the men's bathroom. "Two police officers and three members of the bomb squad refused to go near it or touch it, and that was good enough for me," a school administrator said of the decision to send students home. Lab tests later revealed the bottle contained spoiled chocolate milk - cleaned out of a student's locker and accidentally left behind.
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            • Vampyre club seeks new recruits
              LONDON (Reuters) - Vampyres are prowling for new recruits
              in London as Halloween approaches to partake in wild parties,
              trips to Transylvania and bat spotting nights -- but
              coffin-dwelling, blood drinkers need not apply.
              With a penchant for custom-made fangs, striking make-up and
              gothic clothes, members of the London Vampyre Group (LVG) say
              it's their fascination with the romantic notion of vampires,
              rather than any darker intent, that draws them together.
              "People who think they're un-dead, hundreds of years old,
              or that you have to drink blood if you're interested in the
              dark side of things, we can put them right on that," LVG's Mick
              Smith, 57, told Reuters in an interview in a London pub.
              "The drinking of blood is a taboo. It's a point of view
              that we don't tend to represent, but we think it is something
              that should be articulated," said Smith, wearing a somber black
              suit.
              They may be conservatively attired lawyers or computer
              programmers by day, but Vampyres are transformed by flamboyant
              clothes after dark for the Dance of the Damned Vampire Ball and
              Requiem of the Resurrected parties with gothic belly dancing.
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              • Times Up!

                Want to diary your death? Ask online
                By Sara Ledwith LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters Life) - With
                Halloween looming, 'tis the season to be morbid and people
                wishing to know their expiry date can indulge in some online
                trick-or-treating at websites which predict the date of their
                death.
                "I'm sorry, but your time has expired! Have a nice day,"
                says the "sadistic mode" on http://www.deathclock.com.
                The site invites visitors to enter their date of birth,
                smoking habits, height, and weight in exchange for a pop-up
                ticker which counts down the seconds they have left.
                Users can influence the verdict by inputting their mood,
                and the clock - "the Internet's friendly reminder that life is
                slipping away" - offers cheering sponsored links to promote
                healthier living, funeral ringtones, pet memorials, and other
                morbid merchandise.
                "The Death Clock makes money and helps ensure I don't run
                out of Pepsi One and video games," writes its anonymous author,
                who adds that he, or she, is "also pro-Life" but does not
                elucidate on his, or her, own life expectancy.
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                • Ever have this feeling before....?

                  "Sexsomniacs" puzzle medical researchers
                  LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters Life!) - Researchers are struggling
                  to understand a rare medical condition where sufferers
                  unknowingly demand, or actually have, sex while asleep, New
                  Scientist magazine reported on Wednesday.
                  Research into sexsomnia -- making sexual advances toward
                  another person while asleep -- has been hampered as sufferers
                  are so embarrassed by the problem they tend not to own up to
                  it, while doctors do not ask about it.
                  As yet there is no cure for the condition, which often
                  leads to difficulties in relationships.
                  "It really bothers me that I can't control it," Lisa
                  Mahoney told the magazine. "It scares me because I don't think
                  it has anything to do with the partner. I don't want this
                  foolish condition to hurt us in the long run."
                  Most researchers view sexsomnia as a variant of
                  sleepwalking, where sufferers are stuck between sleep and
                  wakefulness, though sexsomniacs tend to stay in bed rather than
                  get up and walk about.
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                  • Dead...but making millions

                    Cobain bumps off Elvis as top-earning dead celeb
                    NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters Life!) - Rock 'n' roll legend
                    Elvis Presley ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt
                    Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity.
                    The list, published on Tuesday, said grunge rocker Cobain
                    earned $50 million between October 2005 and October 2006.
                    Presley wound up in the No. 2 slot with $42 million, down from
                    last year's $45 million.
                    Forbes.com bases its dollar amounts on licensing deals for
                    using the deceased celebrities' work or image in advertising or
                    elsewhere.
                    This was Cobain's first time on the list in its six years
                    of publication. Presley has ruled the roost since its
                    inception, said Forbes.com staff writer Lacey Rose.
                    Cobain's coup was due to his widow, actress and singer
                    Courtney Love, who sold a 25-percent stake in the Seattle
                    grunge group's song catalog to New York music publishing
                    company Primary Wave.
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                    • Vermont College goes green with cow manure
                      NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Vermont's Green Mountain
                      College is getting greener with a new program that uses cow
                      manure to generate power.
                      The 750-student Green Mountain College in Poultney aims to
                      cut its greenhouse gas emissions by joining Central Vermont
                      Public Service's Cow Power program, which harvests waste from
                      local farms.
                      "This initiative helps the college do its part to address
                      global warming by reducing its carbon emissions by
                      approximately 3500 metric tons per year, or the equivalent of
                      removing 758 passenger cars, from use for a year," the liberal
                      arts college said in a statement on Thursday.
                      The program capitalizes on a common byproduct from one of
                      the northeastern state's top industries, with a typical Vermont
                      dairy cow producing around 13 gallons of manure daily,
                      according to Cow Power spokesman Steve Costello.
                      Vermont boasts the highest cow-to-people ratio in the
                      United States, with 300,000 cattle and calves and just over
                      600,000 people, according to state figures.
                      High U.S. fuel costs have spurred biofuel and other
                      alternative energy and sustainable initiatives in the world's
                      top oil consumer.
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                      • Had to decide: do I post it here or in the Thread Killer....

                        School Sends Captain Underpants Girls Home. Girls Dressed Up For Superhero Day

                        POSTED: 11:40 am EDT October 26, 2006

                        LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Captain Underpants may be a superhero, but he isn't welcome at one suburban New York school.

                        Three 17-year-old girls were told to leave Long Beach High School when they showed up on the school's Superhero Day dressed as the subject of the bestselling children's books.

                        Captain Underpants is a superhero from popular books that has battled, among other things, talking toilets and the infamous Professor Poopypants.

                        The girls, Chelsea Horowitz, Ashley Imhof and Eliana Levin, wore beige leotards and nude stockings under white briefs and red capes. They were completely covered.

                        Principal Nicholas Restivo said he knows they weren't naked, but it appeared that way, so he sent them home. He didn't like the way they looked.

                        Other students were allowed to stay at school. They were dressed as Superman, Wonderwoman and other well-known superheroes.

                        One of the girls said she doesn't understand the fuss. Honor student Horowitz said of the costume, "They're not see-through or anything."

                        The principal said the girls could have worn gym shorts or even called someone to bring clothes to school for them. But the teens said that they felt forced to leave school. They all went home.

                        Horowitz said she and her friends did not want to wear "someone else's hand-me-downs" and that they had nobody else who was available to drop off clothes to school, Newsday reported.

                        Superhero Day was part of Long Beach High School's Senior Week. There were other thematic days during the week.

                        Distributed by Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. The Associated Press contributed to this report.


                        And of course there is a survey: www.nbc4.com/education/10164952/detail.html
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                        Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!

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                        • October 28, 2006 -- Police in Sofia, Bulgaria, were called to a schoolyard to break up a brawl involving 23 teenage girls battling each other with brass knuckles, beer bottles and chains. The teens had cut classes so they could fight - over a handsome male student. The boy's name was not released - and it was not revealed whether he knew he was the prize.
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                          • Originally posted by E40FDNYL35
                            The teens had cut classes so they could fight - over a handsome male student.
                            Ray...I didn't know you were in Bulgaria??!! They still fighting over you?
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                            • Originally posted by MalahatTwo7
                              Had to decide: do I post it here or in the Thread Killer....

                              School Sends Captain Underpants Girls Home. Girls Dressed Up For Superhero Day

                              POSTED: 11:40 am EDT October 26, 2006

                              LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Captain Underpants may be a superhero, but he isn't welcome at one suburban New York school.

                              Three 17-year-old girls were told to leave Long Beach High School when they showed up on the school's Superhero Day dressed as the subject of the bestselling children's books.

                              Captain Underpants is a superhero from popular books that has battled, among other things, talking toilets and the infamous Professor Poopypants.

                              The girls, Chelsea Horowitz, Ashley Imhof and Eliana Levin, wore beige leotards and nude stockings under white briefs and red capes. They were completely covered.

                              Principal Nicholas Restivo said he knows they weren't naked, but it appeared that way, so he sent them home. He didn't like the way they looked.

                              Other students were allowed to stay at school. They were dressed as Superman, Wonderwoman and other well-known superheroes.

                              One of the girls said she doesn't understand the fuss. Honor student Horowitz said of the costume, "They're not see-through or anything."

                              The principal said the girls could have worn gym shorts or even called someone to bring clothes to school for them. But the teens said that they felt forced to leave school. They all went home.

                              Horowitz said she and her friends did not want to wear "someone else's hand-me-downs" and that they had nobody else who was available to drop off clothes to school, Newsday reported.

                              Superhero Day was part of Long Beach High School's Senior Week. There were other thematic days during the week.

                              Distributed by Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. The Associated Press contributed to this report.


                              And of course there is a survey: www.nbc4.com/education/10164952/detail.html

                              Im not complaining, after seeing the picture!! lol
                              Do a little dance, make a little rum, Italian Ice! Italian Ice!

                              Actual lyric: Do a little dance, make a little love, get down tonight, get down tonight.
                              (KC & The Sunshine Band "Do A Little Dance")

                              My thoughts are mine alone and do not represent the thoughts of any Organization to which I am affiliated.

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                              • October 30, 2006 -- A 15-year-old Florida boy stole an Orlando city bus and casually drove it along its regular route, picking up passengers and collecting fares. Ritchie Calvin Davis, who is too young to drive, bragged to the cops who busted him, "I drove that bus better than most of the [regular] drivers could. There isn't a scratch on it. "I know how to start it, drive it, lower it, raise it." Davis has a similar prior rap, details of which were unavailable.
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                                FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
                                FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
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