Thursday, August 17, 2006

A Video Game Symphony in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.

Video Game Concert! Sweet!

From Digg:
Performed by full orchestra and choir, PLAY! features award-winning music from a catalogue of blockbuster video game titles. Here are some clips from the show held in Stockholm on 14th of June 2006. Songs include among others the Battlefield 1942 theme and a Zelda medley.

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Red Hair Against Dress Code

Nothing burns my butt more than schools getting crazy with the dress code. This story was on the news at 5 a.m. when our daughter decided to wake us up. After being flabbergasted for a bit I couldn't get back to sleep until I posted the story on Digg. Honestly, would you want your kid going to a school where they determine what is "natural" for your student based on their race? What are they teaching in that school!?!

My Post On Digg:
An African-American student at North Crowley High School has been given in-school suspension until she changes her un-"natural" hair color. Apparently African-American students can dye their hair blond, but red is right out. Is this a blatant case of racial discrimination? Will a genetic heritage check be mandatory to pass the dress code?

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Interview with Chris Bell (Texas Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate)

Chris Bell is a former US Representative (and victim of Tom Delay's redistricting) and currently the Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate. He recently appeared on the Dallas area public radio station. I love what he has to say about education and the trans-texas cooridor. Give it a listen and learn a little bit about the candidate you probably haven't heard much about.

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