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5 Essential Online Script Libraries For Wannabe Screenwriters

5 Essential Online Script Libraries For Wannabe Screenwriters | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
The best way to learn screenwriting is to read scripts – as many as possible, by many writers in many genres and dealing with many mediums. Screenwriting is the art of telling stories, and every single one of us has been touched by a story. It's no wonder a lot of people want to turn…
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Great resource. I'm eager to check out some Sherlock scripts.

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Convicted TSA Officer Reveals Secrets of Thefts at Airports

Convicted TSA Officer Reveals Secrets of Thefts at Airports | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
A convicted TSA security officer says he was part of a "culture" of indifference that allowed corrupt employees to prey on passengers' luggage and personal belongings with impunity, thanks to lax oversight and tip-offs from TSA colleagues.
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TSA dude stole 200k of stuff a year for four years.

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Let's put a sailboat on Titan

Let's put a sailboat on Titan | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

There is interest in exploring Titan further, but this is tricky from orbit because seeing through the thick atmosphere is difficult. ....

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If we can put a yacht in some effete douchebag's private dock, surely we can put a sailboat on Titan. It's high time space exploration got a little nautical.

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support Renter's Assistance Repayment for our friend Brian

support Renter's Assistance Repayment for our friend Brian | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
I have been off my local renter's assistance program for a year, only because at the time they were paying a very small portion of my rent, on top of me giving them payments to pay off the back-pay I have mentioned in the above video. ~~Now that my mother who has passed away on 12-11-13, and the...
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If you can donate a bit to help, Brian is a great guy and he could use a hand right now. 

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Game Of Thrones Series 4 premiere... Sex & death, weddings & war, loyalty

Game Of Thrones Series 4 premiere... Sex & death, weddings & war, loyalty | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
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Another season of sex and death...huzzah!

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Child finds Xbox security flaw

Child finds Xbox security flaw | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
A five-year-old who worked out a security vulnerability on Microsoft's Xbox Live service has been officially thanked by the company.
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The kid finds a password security flaw and the only cash he gets is fifty bucks from MSFT?

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Kelly Egan: Octogenarian mounts charter challenge against driving rules

Kelly Egan: Octogenarian mounts charter challenge against driving rules | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Ottawa Citizen Kelly Egan: Octogenarian mounts charter challenge against driving rules Ottawa Citizen For those over 80, the ministry requires a driving-record review, a vision test, a group education session (not an individual test), and a...
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Here's one old dude who's still very sharp.

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Fun Facts About April Fools' Day

Fun Facts About April Fools' Day | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
By Julie Fishman Each April 1, people everywhere unleash their inner pranksters.
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Neat little factoids...and some pranking ideas at the end!

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In praise of inefficient technology and creative mistakes - ZDNet

In praise of inefficient technology and creative mistakes - ZDNet | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

Automation makes things faster, cheaper and more efficient; that's great if you want the same thing every time and if you want to free up people from the boring bits (creating...

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Hear hear.

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Who's Behind the Door

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This was the last track on a K-Tel compilation I had in 1983. It stands up really well, and the lyrics are very good.

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Singing nun stuns judges on Italy's The Voice

Sister Cristina Scuccia performs a version of Alicia Keys' song No One on Italy's The Voice (Singing nun stuns judges on Italy's The Voice – video http://t.co/h9G7CpF7ZI)...
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Any old Catholic school kid already knew that sisters can belt it out.

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Fashion Ads Become Freakish and Haunting After Artist's Acid Wash

Fashion Ads Become Freakish and Haunting After Artist's Acid Wash | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
As if the Photoshop-perfect faces on outdoor ads weren't nightmarish enough, German street artist Vermibus ratchets up the horror by using chemicals to transform such posters into grotesque visions for an art project called "Dissolving Europe." ...
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Using advertising to make a broader social statement.

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Weird Disney Facts That You Didn't Know

Weird Disney Facts That You Didn't Know | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
You know Disney, but how well do you know the company and the man behind it? You probably don't know these weird facts. (I bet you didn't know this about Disney!
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Club 33, eh?

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Obama Administration Shows Signs of Ending Cannabis Prohibition

Obama Administration Shows Signs of Ending Cannabis Prohibition | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama’s accomplishments in office are numerous and significant but for marijuana activists like myself, progressive policy changes remain e
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Less foot-dragging and more positive legalization action would help more people sooner.

 

Thanks to Rey for posting this.

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Afghan voters turn to social media to fight fraud

Afghan voters turn to social media to fight fraud | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
KABUL - Fed-up with the massive rigging that took place in previous elections, Afghan voters have been using social media to highlight alleged fraud, and officials are starting to take notice.Smartphone videos of ballots being stuffed at breakneck...
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Good on them.

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$600/mo Bedroom Blogger Writing Competition

$600/mo Bedroom Blogger Writing Competition | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

COSMOPOLITAN mag is hiring an erotic fiction writer. Steady gig of $600/month 

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For those who may be interested.

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Debate Over 'Love Locks' On Paris Bridges

Debate Over 'Love Locks' On Paris Bridges | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it


Some feel this public demonstration of love is an eyesore. Lisa Anselmo and Lisa Taylor Huff are founders of the “No Love Locks” campaign.

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One of the commentators smartly suggested that locks could be sold (near the bridges) and the revenue could help maintain the bridges.

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Going Nuts Working From Home? Five Sanity-Saving Tips

Going Nuts Working From Home? Five Sanity-Saving Tips | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

 The idea of working from home always sounds most alluring to those who have never actually done it: no commutes, flexible schedule, no coworkers lurking behind your back when you're...

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FB (et al.) described as a "rabbit hole"...heh.

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9 Ways to Save Money on Healthy Food

9 Ways to Save Money on Healthy Food | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
A recent study found that healthy foods have the fewest coupons. Try these budget-friendly tricks to cut your grocery bill. (Does your grocery bill make you shudder?
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Organic prices sometimes seem hard to justify. For example, if you wander through an apple tree orchard, you'll find plenty of imperfect apples that are totally fine to eat. But our supermarket need for perfect-looking produce has translated into the organic section as well, where we've weeded out less then good looking food. But how is that a true representation of what organic food is? It's not supposed to all look alike, yet our demand for nice packaging helps keep the price difference high.

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Who Were You In A Past Life?

Who Were You In A Past Life? | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
You always say you could have done great things in your past life. It's time to find out the truth.
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I got Inventor...of what I'm not sure.  ;-)

 

Thanks to Pam for posting this.

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we get it

we get it | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
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Hope no one minds a few classic posts.

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There is no such thing as 'holiness' apart from love

There is no such thing as 'holiness' apart from love | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it


If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

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The above quote really caught my eye.  Nice article.

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Portuguese Food

Portuguese Food | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Take a trip to Alentejo to discover the best of Portuguese food – from cakes with over fifty yolks to dried and cured meats full of flavour.
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Some of these are from my youth.

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