White House glows aloha purple at luau

The White House hosted a luau yesterday for Congress, which would have gotten a great deal more attention in the media if it hadn’t been for the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson.  The event was still largely documented, and the photographers out there didn’t fail to capture some of the island spirit in […]

The most unsustainable best job in the world

With fewer entries at the 56th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival this year, one seemingly successful campaign is continuing to garner more attention even after its big push earlier this year: The Best Job in the World by Tourism Queensland.  It just won two major Grand Prix awards at Cannes.  However, is it too early […]

90,000 people in Ontario lose power ~ one of them goes surfing

This Dan Kappa photo is from a Toronto Star article: What is the article about?  Well, a power outage of course. 90,000 people have been cut off due to the crazy weather.  That’s why the guy went surfing? Huh?  What?  The article doesn’t even contain the word "surf." Exactly.  Welcome to Rapidsea.

The year’s ten most horrific incidents in paradise

Here are the Rapidsea choices for the year’s ten most horrific incidents: 10. "Charge after bottle attack on stranger [over a cigarette]" Perth Now 9.  "Dolphins save surfer from becoming shark’s bait" MSNBC.com 8.  "Man shot by stray bullet near beach" Jerusalem Post and AP 7.  "Great white shark attack victim fights back – and […]

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