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Maggie Heinze is a fairy-princess from Queens, NYC. She documents her excursions into sherbet-colored dimensions with sweeping line-work, obsessive stippling and liberal use of bubbles. She is currently lending her talents to help build and decorate a gypsy caravan made of found, industrial parts. A project headed located in the wilderness of Long Island and headed up by internationally recognized master printer, Dan Welden . Like any proper Irish fairy-princess, Maggie enjoys guzzling beer and recounting obscene stories.
 No, not than you dirty bugger. I'm talking about the little things in life like triple coupon weekends at the grocery store and free cone day at Ben and Jerry's. Whereas most promotions involve giving away your email address, your precious Washingtons, or your soul, once in a while, an easy opportunity comes along. This is one of those opportunities where a little goes a long way: getting mammograms to women in need with the click of a mouse.
 I can't even begin to describe the awesome that is this wind powered knitting factory.  An oldschool sock knitting machine is hooked up to a windmill  to routinely bust out a classic knitted tube that feeds into a building. Every now and then the people inside section it off to turn into scarves to sell. Each one has a label saying how long it took to be created with solely wind energy and on what date it was completed.
           Sports channels will be having a field day this Saturday, July 4th as Venus and Serena Williams meet up in their fourth all-sister Wimbledon final in eight years. These meet-ups come around as rarely as the Olympics and promise an equally dynamic and exciting show. You know the Williams women are willing to play their hearts out, but who will win? Take a look at their records and decide for yourself: -The sisters have met in the final at the All England Club three previous times. Serena won in 2002 and '03, while Venus won in '08.
I'm not sure if you've heard, but this weekend marks the 233rd birthday of our lovely country. It's also New York's 400th birthday, so this year the fireworks are going to be bigger and better than ever! (And on the Hudson River!) We've all heard about the cruises and dinner 'specials' that costs hundreds to partake in, but here are some cheap and free fun ways to celebrate in NYC. Go see the fireworks, damnit. They're sure to be awesome this year.
The BBC reported that Bristish actress Mollie Sugden has passed away. I was just talking about 'Are You Being Served' this past weekend, I used to watch it when I was young with my Nana. I always loved how Mrs. S. matched her eyeshadow to her hair and no doubt she inspired my style a bit. I believe I am unanimous in this when I say, Mollie Sugden, you will be missed.
After nearly two centuries of legalized discrimination, Indian homosexuals are finally seeing some rights. Today, only a few days after India's second Gay Pride Parade ever, their parliament overturned legislation that criminalizes consensual homosexual sex. Previously, one could get up to 10 years in prison if caught in the act (and that's longer than most rape or murder sentences). The law had been in place since colonial times, when the British outlawed all 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature.' Reactionary protests have broken out throughout the deeply conservative country.
Fancy Fast Food is a blog that takes classic fast food meals and transforms them into snazzy looking dishes. Talk about trash to treasure! Take this picture of 'tacobellini,'which is tortellini created from Taco Bell's burrito supreme. How crazy is that? I'm guessing they don't actually eat what they make, since they used the dark syrup from Coke to create faux-soy sauce for a chicken sushi dish from Popeye's. It kind of makes me think about what else I'm eating just because it looks fancy... Now excuse me while I go run to McDonald's. I suddenly have a craving for hashbrowns.
               It all started when Chrissie Brodigan, a 32-year-old woman from Brooklyn, boarded the L train and her 15 lb pug got sick. The pug, who has not been identified, was taken out of his carrier at which point Brodigan was approached by  three police officers and instructed to put the pug back in his container. Depending on who you ask next, the end of this story is told in a couple of ways. Alternate Ending #1 as told by The Gothamist is that the pug has health problems and became overheated.
I just watched the trailer to the ladeez surfer movie Dear and Yonder and I have to say, I feel like I just came from a great yoga class. The trailer is like one deep, cleansing inhale. The music, by Vetiver is equally trancelike, calming, refreshing, and bright. In one clip, a surfer dives deep under the surface of the ocean with her board at her stomach with the ease of a porpoise. In another clip, a surfer dances back and forth on her board as she rides a wave, tiptoeing forward and back, testing her balance.
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