A supernatural force is threatening the nation, so a secret government agency must locate and assemble a group of mutants with super powers to save the day. Sound familiar? What’s different is that this Russian movie is set in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Show More Summary
"Half the town is gone."
The Black Lives Matter protesters were kicked out.
Way to ruin a good mood.
While watching and photographing this year's Perseid Meteor Shower, something unexpected happened: a gigantic jet erupted from a nearby cloud. The whole thing was over in a flash -- it lasted less than a second -- but was fortunately captured by an already-recording digital camera. Show More Summary
Most athletes seemed to have a really fun time at the Rio Olympics, especially with the hordes of condoms and what not, but now that they're home, they're being told it's probably best if they play it safe, especially sexually. That's...Show More Summary
Archaeologists dug up the gold artifact, which is just an eight of an inch in diameter and dates from 4,500–4,600 B.C., at what was believed to be the first urban settlement in Europe. It’s just outside of the modern town of Pazardzhik [Bulgaria]. Show More Summary
Stuart Dunbar removed the 1.5kg black truffle, which he described as a "beast", from the earth on his property in Yarra Valley, in the state of Victoria. It is thought to be the largest black truffle ever grown in [Australia], a delicacy...Show More Summary
In June 2001, on a small farm in Staffordshire, England, a 10-year-old girl named Laura Buxton was celebrating her grandparent’s 50th wedding anniversary. At one point, urged by her grandfather, Buxton wrote a note -- “Please returnShow More Summary
The waitress who was stiffed on this tab was born in the United States to a bicultural family. Details at the Washington Post.
A newly-recognized occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis has been reported in Thorax: This is the first case report identifying fungal exposure, from a bagpipe player, as a potential trigger for the development of HP. The clinical...Show More Summary
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As reported by the StarTribune:Two first-year students [at the University of Mississippi] turned their drab dorm rooms into a lavish luxury suite complete with tufted upholstered head boards, gold-plated lamps and monogrammed satin pillows -- all coordinated better than a Pottery Barn Teen catalog... Show More Summary
YouTube link. When I watched this video, I tried to think whether it was "flotsam" or "jetsam" that was being created. Neither, actually: Flotsam is floating wreckage of a ship or its cargo. Jetsam is part of a ship, its equipment, or...Show More Summary
As explained at Moyers&company:The reason why is simple, structural and too often absent from the conversation: It’s the radical GOP gerrymander imposed after the 2010 census on purplish states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin...Show More Summary
YouTube link. "Reflections of My Life" was a 1969/1970 hit single for the Scottish band, The Marmalade... The song went on to chart worldwide, reaching number three in the UK in 1969, number 10 in the US in 1970 on the Billboard Hot 100...The guitar solo in Reflections of My Life... Show More Summary
“Martin Luther Trump stumbles through a teleprompted message of hope for absent black people.” (more…)
Bill Hicks - I Don't Mean To Sound Bitter... by Dan Avenell It seems no one really knew how bad it would hurt to lose Bill Hicks, and to those who say "his candle burned brightly for a shorter time" I say he should have been born with a longer wick. Show More Summary