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14 min ago | Python

pilbox 1.0.3

Pilbox is an image resizing application server built on Python's Tornado web framework using the Python Imaging Library .


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4 hrs ago | River Front Times

The Video Music Awards Completely and Unfairly Snubbed Stitches

This past Sunday, MTV aired the highly anticipated 31st installment of its Video Music Awards.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sun, sand & stars in Palm Springs

It is truly a wonderfully weird corner of the world, where retro glamour and resort town hedonism contrast with the DIY spirit of the surrounding California desert.


Related Topix: California, Sia, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Bangkok Post

Sexy, strong and superhuman

Some thick people we know may give off the impression that they are using only 10% of their brains.


Related Topix: The Lady, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Milla Jovovich


Robyn Hitchcock on Covering His Muses, the Passage of Time & 20th Solo Album - The Man Upstairs'

"I'm staring at the sea on the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight, just where Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix played their last show in 1970," the sagacious songwriter opens.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Home, Home Renting, Roc, The Doors, Pop/Rock


LG G3 Stylus official announced, a cheaper alternative to the Galaxy Note

LG today has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G3 Stylus.


Related Topix: Stylus, Cameras

The Baltimore Sun

Cloning Capt. Ron Johnson [Commentary]

One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic.


Related Topix: Missouri, Student Society, Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternities, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Knutsford Guardian

Open day cancelled due to strikes

AN open day due to be held at Knutsford Fire Station has been cancelled due to the national strikes being held by the Fire Brigade Union.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014


Will act as a bridge between the Centre and AIPEF: Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan assured the All India Power Engineers Federation that she will act as a bridge between them and the Union government to bring in the proposed changes in India's power policy for country's betterment.


Related Topix: The Federation, Speakers


Icons Confirmed For Ruakaka Summer Music Festival

Summer music returns to Ruakaka, Northland with Kiwi music icons The Narcs and Sharon O'Neill headlining the line-up.


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Jim Carrey fell off stage at MTV VMAs

Jim Carrey stumbled backwards off the stage whilst presenting the Best Pop Video prize at the MTV VMAs with his co-star Jeff Daniels last night.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Sia, Entertainment


Maddie Ziegler's "Chandelier" video performance inspires movie talk

Maddie Ziegler is known as the star of the Lifetime reality television series "Dance Mom" but the young dancer and child actress recent performance in Sia's music video "Chandelier" has fans and entertainment observers looking at her as a potential television and movie actress.


Related Topix: Sia, Drop Dead Diva, Entertainment, Television

Globe and Mail

Premiers to press Ottawa on inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

Canada's premiers are expected to renew their call for a public inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women when they gather this week in Charlottetown as the Council of the Federation.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, The Federation,


Miley Cyrus wins top prize at MTV Video...

Miley Cyrus won the award for Video of the Year for her hit single "Wrecking Ball," at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards outside Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Sia

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Willow Grove Church Youth Group Fights Global Hunger at Heifer Project Farm

Youth and adults from Willow Grove Presbyterian Church and St. John's Baptist Church drove to Heifer Project Farm in Rutland, Massachusetts for their annual service mission trip this summer.


Related Topix: Youth, Canada, Rutland, MA

KQXT-FM San Antonio

Eminem, Iggy Azalea Among Top Nominees At Sunday's MTV VMAs

Eminem and Iggy Azalea are looking to add some moonmen to their trophy shelves at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Sia

KEX-AM Portland

Eminem, Iggy Azalea Among Top Nominees At ...

Eminem and Iggy Azalea are looking to add some moonmen to their trophy shelves at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem, Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA, Sia

River Cities' Reader

Noir Is the Dullest Color: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill for' and 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar'

Let's cut to the chase: I don't like Sin City: A Dame to Kill for . But what I especially don't like is knowing that I'll eventually have to watch at least a portion of it again, because the only things I really cared for in this stylized noir were the scenes with Eva Green, and after waking from my brief and unanticipated nap, she was gone from ... (more)


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Frank Miller, Raymond Chandler, Movies, Entertainment

Sia's "Chandelier" Holds Off "All About That Bass" for #10 at Pop

Sia's "Chandelier" holds off Meghan Trainor's surging "All About That Bass" to score a Top 10 spot at pop radio.


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Charter high schools disappearing in Missouri

Only one alternative charter high school is still operating in Missouri, prompting supporters to suggest the state change the way it measures progress at a school that serves only students who struggle academically or drop out.


Related Topix: Missouri, University of Missouri Kansas City