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Entries from July 2007

Gore’s Holographic Opening of Live Earth 7/7/7

July 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on Gore’s Holographic Opening of Live Earth 7/7/7

A holographic Al Gore appears on stage in Tokyo at the opening of Live Earth 7/7/7. Tags: environment, planet, earth, globalwarming, tokyo, kyoto, world, liveearth

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Tags: event · tv

Is this the Flying Forehead’s Year?

July 8th, 2007 · Comments Off on Is this the Flying Forehead’s Year?

I draw this quote from the Tour de France for the rest of us blog: VINO IN THE CATBIRD SEAT. It seems to me that Alexandre Vinokourov . . . put himself in the catbird seat with his 7th-place finish today. The rest of the best will be chasing for more than a week just […]

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Tags: cycling · event · lance · lancearmstrong · letour · tourdefrance · tv · Uncategorized

Cancellara got jersey, now he wants his luggage

July 7th, 2007 · Comments Off on Cancellara got jersey, now he wants his luggage

I have to admit I missed the tv coverage on Versus of today’s Tour. My day was dominated by the mega-gorific “Live Earth” concert which ran for nearly 24 hours. Cycling is certainly an earth saving activity, and the concert had quite a few short films which extolled the virtues of riding a bike. In […]

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Tags: cycling · event · lance · lancearmstrong · letour · tourdefrance · tv · Uncategorized

Swiss cyclist takes Tour de France prologue

July 7th, 2007 · Comments Off on Swiss cyclist takes Tour de France prologue

Cancellera, 26-year-old Swiss, will be the first to wear the yellow jersey after beating German Andreas Kloeden of the Astana team by 13 seconds. American George Hincapie of the Discovery Channel came home third. Fabian Cancellara. Photo EFE Swiss Fabian Cancellara of the CSC team won the 7.9-km prologue of the Tour de France on the […]

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Tags: austin · calendar · cycling · event · lance · lancearmstrong · letour · texas · tourdefrance

Live Earth rocks world on 7/7/7

July 7th, 2007 · Comments Off on Live Earth rocks world on 7/7/7

Live Earth started in Asia with an ancient Aboriginal instrument. Then a holographic image of Al Gore appeared on stage. Then it moved on to London and Madonna. Concerts in Sydney, Tokyo and Shanghai kicked off 22 hours of music by more than 150 artists in a round-the-globe series of shows designed to raise awareness of climate […]

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