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Friday Digest: Ahmadinejad, Wyclef, Dirty stones…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Friday Digest: Congo, Apple, BP, H. Pekar, Plutonium…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


Dennis Hopper dies at age 74

Actor, director and artist Dennis Hopper died Saturday at his home in the Los Angeles beach community of Venice, surrounded by family and friends, after cancer battle. Many will remember him in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’, ‘Easy Rider’, ‘Apocalypse Now’, ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘Hoosiers’. But Hopper was not only an actor and a director, he most of all was an artist. In 2008, Dennis Hopper was be the ...


Friday Digest: Rwanda, Redgrave, Webbys, Sudan…

This is our new Friday Digest! Each Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. The ...


When smoking is like performing oral sex…

We love creative minds. We like when people are inspired. But we were baffled by the last Nonsmokers’ Rights organization campaign created by French ad agency BDDP&Fils. We all know how hard it is to quit smoking, and how harmful can be the addiction (about 30% of all cancer deaths are directly related to habitual smoking). But comparing smoking to performing oral sex is unexpected and most of all, illustrated in a very inappropriate way. As ...


Patrick Swayze has passed away…

  Actor Patrick Swayze has passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Very sad news. He was best known for his roles in hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and I was shocked (but sadly not surprised…) when I read the news early this morning when I arrived at the office. He was a great actor and a great dancer too, his films are among my favorites.   In March 2008 he announced he was suffering from an especially deadly form of ...






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