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On the streets of both Denver and St. Paul, protestors, demonstators and anarchists were out in force.On the streets of both Denver and St. Paul, protestors, demonstators and anarchists... more
A public service announcement from Chevy Chase to Jolly Green and the rest of the TV Free Burning Man Crew. Don't burn your balls! HA!A public service announcement from Chevy Chase to Jolly Green and the rest of the TV... more
Shep got busted putting up posters in Denver.
Don't do graffiti, kids. It'll only get you in trouble.Shep got busted putting up posters in Denver.
Don't do graffiti, kids.... more
Whoa, where did the weekend go? I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! Let’s roll right into the recap from last week on Current.com.
// VC2 Leaderboard //
Our VC2 leaderboard winner from last week took a look at The Darkside of Donuts. Take a minute to open your eyes to the seedy jelly-filled underbelly of deep-fried dough. Congratulations matt_fisher!
// From Olympics to Politics and the DNC //
The torch went out in Beijing, and with it the attention of the Current.com community shifted stateside to the DNC. The community was abuzz with political discussion, debate, and speculation last week, and with the upcoming RNC I’m sure we’re in for more.
Here are a few stories to check out in case you missed them:
Kennedy makes dramatic appearance at DNC
Bill Clinton backs Obama at Convention
Al Gore DNC speech: ‘We must seize this opportunity’
Obama accepts Democratic nomination
Sarah Palin is McCain’s VP
// VCAM: The Wachovia Results are in! //
Congrats to the producers of the following spots for being $2500 richer! (in no particular order)
Adventure Dollar (thisispaisley)
Way2Save Love (jsav2)
Jay's Way2Save (roboriot)
Wachovia's Way2Save for Something Special (profplumb)
What Will You Save For? (thisismotion)
Wachovia Gets It Popping (dpfeffer) [Note: This one is locked due to legal reasons]
One For You (Interstate5)
Every Dollar Counts (eustacescrubb)
// Top Commented Stories on Current.com //
What were the most discussed stories on Current.com last week? Never fear, here are the top commented stories from last week:
FBI to allow warrantless investigations
Who will face up to the climate change crisis?
Mexicans deported from US face shattered lives
Surfer stuns physicists with theory of everything and gets grant
Iraqis show video of teen girl in suicide vest
American soldiers shot and killed handcuffed Iraqi prisoners, then dumped the bodies
Shops reject same-sex wedding cards
Too clever to spell? Wrong spelling can indicate ‘too much’ knowledge
Michelle Obama: Husband will be ‘extraordinary president’
Obama assassination plot foiled in Colorado
Anti-War protesters have every right to yell “F**k FOX News!”
Kucinich electrifies convention arena
Hillary Clinton: ‘Obama is my candidate’
// Social Media’s impact on Election 2008 //
Will sites like Twitter have an impact on voters? We’re running a top-secret social news experiment, and want you to be a part of it. We’re a little ways off from getting this going, but sign-up for a Twitter account and connect to http://twitter.com/current to get in on the fun.
What caught your attention this week? Tell me in a response below. Let’s see what’s in store for Current this week!
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