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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian

October 17th, 2011 | 0 comments | Posted by jasmine

Wonder what Yoko thinks of Herman Cain‘s pizza version of “Imagine.” Yup, you heard us. A pizza version of “Imagine.” [Daily Intel]

Gautam Raghavan is the new LGBT liaison in the White House Office of Public Engagement. [Metroweekly.com]

The Society of Professional Journalists urge newsrooms to stop using the terms “illegal alien” and “illegal immigrant”.[mije.org]

Amit Gupta of Photojojo has acute leukemia. Everybody, especially South Asians, please get tested to see if you’re a bone marrow match! [Laughing Squid]

Actor Harry Shum, Jr. wrote a tender blog tribute about the time he met Steve Jobs after the Apple pioneer passed away last week. [shumbodynamedharry.tumblr.com]

Meanwhile, Sanrio came up with a Steve Jobs version of Hello Kitty. What? [Crunchyroll]

Super cool or super crazy? This dude in the Philippines totally got a bunch of plastic surgery so he’d look like Superman. [The Well Versed]

“She ran up the wall and made it look easy.” Internet, meet your new wall-climbing champion. [The Daily Mail]

Our friend Karen Tongson wrote a book! It’s called Relocations: Queer Suburban Imaginaries (Sexual Cultures) and you can buy it on Amazon. [NYU Press]

William and Kate who?! JIGME + JETSUN 4-EVA! Congratulations to King Jigme of the Kingdom of Bhutan and his lovely bride. [Life]

Urban Outfitters selling “Navajo panties” is not only tasteless and offensive, it may also be illegal. [Racialicious]

Oh my! Star Trek alum and one of our favorite gaysians George Takei is going to be a contestant on the next season of Celebrity Apprentice. [The Advocate]

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Caption This: The iPad Hits Japan

May 31st, 2010 | 4 comments | Posted by Jen

Kazuki Miura (below right), was the first customer in line at a Harajuku shop selling the iPad, which launched Friday in Japan and Europe. The iPad headbands were, according to the Wall Street Journal, a promotional thing courtesy of Gizmodo Japan:

Also courtesy of Gizmodo Japan, a little iPad…MAGIC!

[via HuffPo]
[WSJ: Apple iPad Headbands and Japan's Neverending Lines]
[Gizmodo Japan]

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Apple FTW

May 27th, 2010 | 3 comments | Posted by Jen

On Wednesday, Apple’s market cap moved past Microsoft’s by $3 billion, which had CNN Money declaring Microsoft “no longer the industry’s alpha dog.”

CNN Money interviewed a couple experts on what Microsoft had to do to continue keeping up with the Jobses, with one analyst suggesting:

“They have to continue to try to find other businesses, otherwise growth is always going to be bound by the PC market. Wall Street believes in Apple because Apple continues to put out new products that capture the imaginations of the press and tech pundits. Microsoft just hasn’t been able to come up with a new multi billion dollar business like Apple.”

And while we’re no experts, we are a target demo, as the owners of about a dozen Apple products between us, so here’s another suggestion:

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