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Dirty Money: Is Canada’s New $20 Bill ‘Pornographic’?

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 14, 2012

As a bonus, the controversial currency also evokes the Twin Towers.

What do you get when you put topless women and an image that looks like the Twin Towers on a Canadian $20 dollar bill? A lot of controversy.

The newly redesigned $20 bill was unveiled by the Bank of Canada in Ottawa last week, according to the Daily Mail. The revamped bill — the most counterfeited Canadian tender in circulation — is manufactured from a high-tech polymer and boasts a difficult-to-copy design that’s supposed to make it much more difficult to produce.

If only someone had taken a closer look at what the new design actually was. While it features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II  (Canada is a commonwealth country, don’t forget), it also carries a reproduction of the National Vimy Memorial. There are a couple problems here: for one thing, the Vimy Memorial, created to honor Canadian servicemembers who lost their lives during World War I, is not the most recognizable of  national symbols. “I’ve never seen this monument, ever,” said one Vancouver participant in a Bank of Canada focus group on the bill. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Qaeda Should Be Assessed $9.3 Billion For Damage Caused By 9/11 Attacks, New York Judge Recommends

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 15, 2011


What’s the point to decide that never implements­?
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10th Anniversary: All about 9/11

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 11, 2011

For the tenth anniversary of 9/11:

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110 Stories Project Promises To Show Twin Towers From Anywhere (VIDEO)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 21, 2011


A full rebuilding of the site is still several years away, and if demand for office space improves. Here is a progress report on the main features of the new center: http://ram­kshrestha.­wordpress.­com/2011/0­5/08/a-wor­ld-trade-c­enter-prog­ress-repor­t/
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Osama Bin Laden Raid: Navy SEALs Feared Terrorist Leader Was Reaching For Weapon, Say U.S. Officials

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 5, 2011


It could be better if came everything together rather than piece by piece depending upon the situation.
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