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Tattoos Schoolies Aussies – itsReal

It appears in Australia for Schoolies Week – previously making headlines for mass disruption and violence has turned to the tattoo industry for just a little pain instead.


“The girls are among thousands of schoolies every year who mark their first taste of freedom permanently with tattoos and body piercings.

Gallery: Schoolies, toolies and foolies on The Gold Coast

The girls arrived together at Creative Tattoo and Body Art, where schoolies waiting to be adorned pack the tiny room.”

Check out the 1st Singapore Tattoo Show http://www.facebook.com/inbox/?ref=mb#/group.php?gid=32140274011

Read more at: http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,27574,24722758-5006009,00.html


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Top 10 Most underreported Humanitarian stories – itsReal

Every country in the world has people in poverty, people homeless and destitute, subjected to violence and deprivations that don’t end. None of it will stop until someone makes a difference. Who can that someone possibly be? ME or YOU.
clipped from doctorswithoutborders.org

The 10 Most Underreported Stories

Displaced Fleeing War in Somalia Face Humanitarian Crisis

a 16-year conflict has resulted in some of the world’s worst health indicators, with an estimated life expectancy of 47 years
MSF increased its operations in 2007 and is now running projects in 10 out of the 11 regions of south and central Somalia.

Political and Economic Turmoil Sparks Health-Care Crisis in Zimbabwe

Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Spreads As New Drugs Go Untested

Expanded Use of Nutrient Dense Ready-to-Use Foods Crucial for Reducing Childhood Malnutrition

Civilians Increasingly Under Fire in Sri Lankan Conflict

Conditions Worsen in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Living Precariously in Colombia’s Conflict Zones

Humanitarian Aid Restricted in Myanmar

Civilians Caught Between Armed Groups in Central African Republic

As Chechen Conflict Ebbs, Critical Humanitarian Needs Still Remain

the MSF teams also witness widespread needs for psychosocial care, caused by years of exposure to violence and displacement
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Can Archive.org achieve world peace or just be a vehicle for sadistic maniacs -itsReal

Yesterday’s Digital Life…whilst cheering our Game producers in Singapore, managed to shock APLINK with its FEATURE story “Screening the Screen”… DL with its massive distribution in SG provided a full page AD/Editorial for Archive.org with all its blood thirsty archives of violence…placed under the label of History….

I guess with this post I too am spreading the word of this historical video collection, yet I think I am SANE in most respects – however the graphic description by the author, Annalee Newitz, contributing editor at Wired Magazine, sent alarm bells on high volumne in my head…

“… what if you were just a little insane and seeing these videos was all you needed to tip you over the edge…”

Archive.org appears to be alot more than violence but i wonder how many might think it just another youtube, if not for the relatively uncensored content it offers for the curious.

The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. http://www.arhive.org

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