This Week In Miscellanea: “Taking The World By Storm”

Homeless Online

FIRST: Homeless Nation

An initiative begun by documentary film maker Daniel Cross, HN seeks to enfranchise homeless Canadians by providing them with access to a virtual community and supporting them with online advocacy. Some of the site’s features are pretty chilling, but they do seem to work

SECOND: In The NewsThe Japanese Love Pussy

al-Qaeda is apparently on the run.

The Japanese like cats.

The BBC has wisely chosen Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett to create their mascots for the Beijing Olympics.

…and is the convergence of gaming and social networking the new definition of web 2.0?

THIRD: Heavy Metal of two different types

Military (SARCOS exo),

and Musical (Kataklysm – “Taking the World by Storm”).

 

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