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These were some of the dark ethereal themes that Issey Miyake presented on the runway for Spring/Summer 2011. For my first day at Paris Fashion Week I was excited to see the collections of two of the master of invention. Miyake was the first and then Margiela (stay tuned for coverage!!) At Miyake, models emerged onto the runway from a smoke-filled room that created the dark, spooky and yet enchanting mis-en-scene for his "Ghost in the Clothes" theme.
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The right to privacy is an important issue, no doubt, but for me it does not rank at the top of the list. Right now, for example, I'm much more concerned about the economy, the environment, and ending the war in Iraq. But here's an item sent to me by a friend over the weekend that gives people such as myself great pause and serves to place privacy rights closer to the top.
One such corner is illuminated in a report in Nature from Guillermo W. Rougier of the University of Louisville, Kentucky and colleagues. They describe two newly found specimens of a tiny mammal called Deltatheridium pretrituberculare that lived in the shadow of the dinosaurs, around 70 million years ago.