Saturday, December 29, 2007

Monday, December 17, 2007



(On September 17, 1994, Alabama's Heather Whitestone was selected as Miss America 1995.)
Question: If you could live forever, would you and why

Answer: 'I would not live forever, because we should not
live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever,
then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever,
which is why I would not live forever,'

-- Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest .


'Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids
all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love
to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and
death and stuff.'
--Mariah Carey


'Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very
important part of your life,'
-- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become
Spokesperson for federal anti-smoking campaign .


'I've never had major knee surgery on any other part
of my body,'
-- Winston Bennett,
University? of Kentucky basketball forward .


'Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the
lowest crime rates in the country,'
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC .


'I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through
our papers. We are the president.'
-- Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of
subpoenaed documents.


'That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death
by a jackass, and I'm just the one to do it,'
--A congressional candidate in Texas .


'Half this game is ninety percent mental.'
--Philadelphia Phillies manager, Danny Ozark


'It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's
the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.'
--Al Gore, Vice President

And ..

'We are ready for an unforeseen event that
may or may not occur.'
-- Al Gore, VP


'I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix .'
-- Dan Quayle


'We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much
clean air do we need ?'
--Lee Iacocca


'The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A
genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.' -
--Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst.


'We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude
certain types of people.'
-- Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instrutor .


'If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.'
--Bill Clinton, President


'Traditionally, most of Australia 's imports come
from overseas.'
--Keppel Enderbery


'Your food stamps will be stopped effective
March 1992 because we received notice that
you passed away. May God bless you. You may
reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.'
--Department of Social Services, Greenville , South Carolina


'If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack
in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their
heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when
they wake up dead, there'll be a record.'
--Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman

Feeling smarter yet?

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Camouflage Photography

Dutch Artist Desiree Palmen, creates clothing being flowed together with the environment. In the past Désirée Palmen has showed great interest in biology and geology. In drawings she added her own interpretations to scientific facts. She exhibited in natural history surroundings, and in other museums more often than in the art museums. And then only in the surrounding countries such as Belgium and Germany, as if she, argued from the point of view of the Dutch art world, only puts her work under the care of a disguised context - even before the camouflage became her topic. Hence nobody was prepared, as her work popped up in Amsterdam in full maturity. Her exhibition at Reuten Gallery impressed immediately. Désirée Palmen, who was born in 1963, studied at the Academy of Arts and the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht, showed her obsession with the natural habitat now in staged photos.

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