Despite slow economy concert business is booming

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Bono and his U2 bandmates have pulled in $85.8 million on their 360 tour.

The concert touring business is enjoying a healthy comeback this year after struggling in 2010.  Despite the slow economy acts like U2, Kenny Chesney, Bon Jovi and Lady Gaga are bringing in concert goers.

 

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Tours For Teddy Bears

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Even stuffed animals need a holiday every now and then, according to a Cologne woman who runs a travel agency catering exclusively to teddy bears and other plush toy friends.

“It sounds crazy to many,” said trained retail saleswoman Ulrike Böhmler, admitting that she has always had a certain affection (affliction?) for stuffed animals.

She still has her first stuffed bear, a gift from her grandmother worn ragged by 35 years of cuddling. For some people, such plush toys remain a sentimental object for an entire lifetime, she says.

This kind of love inspired the mother of two to start her own business three years ago when she suddenly found herself unemployed.

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The Virtual Sperm Tour on Secondlife

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What everyone has been waiting for, male reproductive system simulation

One of the best presentations at the February Eduverse Symposium was the presentation of Douglas R. Danforth, Ph.D. at the Ohio State University who took the audience on a “Testis Tour”, or as the non-biological or medically educated say: “The Virtual Sperm Tour” which sounds kind of cheap for such an impressive build.

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