On February 19, 2012, a group of sixteen of the nation’s top snowboarders and skiers slipped through the Stevens Pass ski area boundary gate and its “continue at your own risk” warning sign. Located in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, their ultimate destination was a backcountry run called Tunnel Creek, which is renowned for its open meadows, [...] No related posts.
The Memphis Belle flies its 25th bombing mission — History.com: >On this day in 1943, the crew of the Memphis Belle, one of a group of American bombers based in Britain, becomes the first B-17 crew to complete 25 missions over Europe. Show More Summary
In March, we first announced Kia’s Sorento Serenades contest, where three nominated people would be surprised in some manner by meeting legendary vocal group Boyz II Men. (Trust us, the full details were under lock and key, and even we didn’t know what exactly was in store at the time.) Now it’s time to meet... More »
In June of 1170, the Archbishop of York and the Bishops of London and Salisbury crowned Henry II of England. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Beckett, should have had the privilege, but he and King Henry had been warring over the powers of clergy in England. Show More Summary
DPMO has announced the identification one US MIA from World War II and of two US MIAs from Korea. 1LT Robert G. Fenstermacher, 506th Fighter Squadron, 404th Fighter Group, US Army Air Forces, was lost on 26 December 1944 near Petergensfeld, Belgium. He was accounted for on 30 April 2013. He will be buried with [...]
Herbert A. Werner, Executive Officer on U-230: >[May 12, 1943] 20.00: The new group launched its first attack, then another, and another. We sat helpless 265 metres below. Our nerves trembled. Our bodies were stiff from cold, stress, and fear. Show More Summary
Marlborough Chelsea presents Endless Bummer II / Still Bummin? a group exhibition curated by Drew Heitzler and Jan Tumlir. In the summer of 2010, Heitzler mounted Endless Bummer/Surf Elsewhere, a group exhibition at Blum & Poe in Los...Show More Summary
Old Navy continues to pull at the heartstrings of nostalgia heads everywhere by bringing back yet another group of 90s pop icons, Boyz II Men. (Previous appearances include the Backstreet Boys and and the cast of 90210.) Read more.....
Earlier this week, Helen Mirren took a brief step outside of the Gielgud Theatre in London, dressed as Queen Elizabeth II, to scold a group of LGBT musicians making a ruckus on the sidewalk out front. Today, she wants you to know that she wasn’t attacking their cause—she just hates loud music (and frankly can [...]
Reynolds Group Holdings Limited and Beverage Packaging Holdings (Luxembourg) II S.A. Announce First Quarter 2013 Results Conference Call Conference Call Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 9.00 EDT/15.00 CET/13.00 GMT LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reynolds Group Holdings Limited and Beverage Packaging Holdings (Luxembourg) II S.A. Show More Summary
A group of Russian divers searching for sunken World War II submarines in the Gulf of Finland instead came across a ship belonging to the Imperial Russian Navy, whose sinking in 1857 remained the worst Baltic Sea disaster for almost 140 years.
The star, in full Queen Elizabeth II garb, explodes at drummers promoting a queer festival in London. read more
Helen Mirren cursed out a group of drummers from a gay pride parade over the weekend, all while dressed in full stage costume as Queen Elizabeth II. She’d been onstage [...] The post Helen Mirren yelled at a gay pride parade while dressed as the queen appeared first on FilmDrunk.
Japan and Russia are hoping to officially end World War II. The wo countries never signed a peace treaty thanks to a dispute over he Kuril Islands. Defense attorneys have begun discussions on a deal that would spare Boston Marathon bombing...Show More Summary
The 2nd edition of the Renato Didoni Memorial was played on 20th-25th April at the Accademia Scacchi Milano,Via De Amicis 17 in Milan, Italy.The A Group was open for players with an Elo rating higher than 1800. It was a 7 rounds Swiss...Show More Summary
CBS This Morning stood out on Friday for devoting a 18-second news brief to the newly-released security camera footage of Floyd Corkins II's attempted mass shooting at the Family Research Council in August 2012. Charlie Rose identified Corkins as a "domestic terrorist" who targeted the social conservative organization for "being anti-gay". Show More Summary
Statement made by Josef Blösche following his arrest in 1969. >The Liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto: I have looked at the given photocopy. Concerning the person in the SS uniform, standing in the foreground of a group of SS members and holding a sub-machine gun in firing position and wearing a steel helmet with motorcycle goggles, this is me. Show More Summary
In February, the R&B group Boyz II Men performed a show in Moscow. Several Western media outlets claimed that the concert was done at the behest of Vladimir Putin, as part of his campaign to get Russians to make boomsa for the motherland—the idea being that the sweet, smooth grooves of “I’ll Make Love to You” would be a nice warm-up act for Valentine’s Day.
Reviewed by Patrick Cooper In the first Cold Prey, a burly man slaughtered a group of friends in an abandoned hotel in the mountains of southern Norway with a pickaxe. Cold Prey II kicks in with the lone survivor of the group, Jannicke (Ingrid Boldo Berdal), stunned and nearly frozen to death on the side... Read More
David Ayer is writing and directing this World War II drama about a U.S. tank crew fighting a desperate group of Nazi soldiers. [...]