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Prison Disciplines Inmate Who Paints With M&M’s

Audio Slide Show: Painting in Solitary
A prison artist in California who uses the dye from M&M’s for paint has been disciplined for what a prison official yesterday called “unauthorized business dealings” in the sale of his paintings. The prison has also barred the prisoner, Donny Johnson, from sending his paintings through the mail.

Prison Disciplines Inmate Who Paints With M&M’s - New York Times

National guardsman changed his name to a toy

Prime took his name from the leader of the Autobots Transformers, which were popular toys and a children's cartoon in the 1980s.He legally changed his name on his 30th birthday and now it's on everything from his driver's license, to his military ID, to his uniform.

National guardsman changed his name to a toy |

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Woman's 10-Year-Old Plate Now Called Obscene

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Niple's personalized plates are NWTF, an abbreviation of Northwood Tree Farm -- a business she owned with her late husband. It also means something else, officials said."Apparently, the young people use it on the computer," she said.Niple went to a BMV office to get some answers. A clerk had to whisper what the acronym means to some people."Now what the –- and the last word begins with an f," Niple said. "I said, 'You got to be kidding me.'" - Automotive - Woman's 10-Year-Old Plate Now Called Obscene

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Fireball Over Texas

"A police officer who captured the video said the light turned night into day," Local 6's Jacqueline London said.Astronomers said the light was either a meteor fireball or space junk entering the atmosphere, according to the report. - Local News - Fireball Over Texas 'Turned Night Into Day'

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The Best Excrement Disposal Accessories

There really is no need to describe this restroom, because the picture shows it all: it's a real, functioning restroom completely surrounded by one-way mirrors. If I walked by it, I'd probably bang on the side and yell just to scare the--well, you know--out of whoever was using it.

Stand-Up or Sit-Down: The Best Excrement Disposal Accessories, Hands-Down |

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Desktop Wallpaper Generator 2006

Enter some text (use like Notepad) in the above text field (the big box) and then you may choose the image background color and the font color (defaults are white backing with black text). Once you have the previous sentence done, push the "Convert2TXT" button to create your desktop wallpaper graphic (image opens in a new window). Once you see your created desktop background wallpaper image, with your mouse, right click and select "Set as Background" (next time you view the desktop, you will see your text message).

Desktop Wallpaper Generator 2006

Note: It doesn't work in the firefox browser, use IE

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