To the editor: While I applaud your coverage of University of Alabama criminologist Adam Lankford's research on mass shootings, scrutiny of such events risks overshadowing larger societal problems. Mass shootings pale in comparison with ordinary homicides. ("Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings...
The first image that usually comes to mind when someone mentions “Japanese ghost” is the long-haired, white-draped, female spirit a la Sadako from THE RING or Kayako from THE GRUDGE. With their deathly pale faces and blood thirsty drive to kill all who cross their paths, they have become the standard from which many J-Horror […]
My mother's eldest sister was a tall, slim, beautiful woman, with impeccable manners and a lilting laugh. She had black hair that reflected bluish hints in the sunlight, and pale skin that contrasted strongly with it. With her penchant...Show More Summary
We spoke to the Vermont couple selling 3,000 jars of “Beer Jelly” a week, a spreadable jam made with stouts and pale ales from local breweries.
Capture the soft, pale, light of the season in this vintage inspired pastel polo by Lacoste. Pair it with pink cat-eye sun glasses, blue sling back sandals, and a translucent bangle to set the right tone in these waning days of summer. Show More Summary
It happened to me. One of my favorite patients, whom I had been seeing for a few years, sat nervously in the room. I remember bursting in the room with my usual loud "hello" and noticing she looked pale, drawn and hesitant. After careful prodding, she finally told me her real story -- not the one I had heard the last three years. Show More Summary
Danzig, with his luscious dyed locks and his puffy, pale body, has signed on for an upcoming appearance on Portlandia. Judging by a picture tweeted out by Carrie Brownstein, Danzig will play a member of the show’s goth gang, joiningShow More Summary
Cixin Liu is the first Asian to win the Hugo Award. Yet to hear the author tell it, making history pales in comparison to the importance of ensuring science fiction’s future in China.
I have three print copies of Jeff Somers' upcoming short story, "The Pale," for you to win! The Avery Cates e-stories are only available online at the moment, so these print copies are super rare! Even better, the author will sign and...Show More Summary
Holy moly! Amal Clooney was a glittering goddess at the Casamigos tequila launch in Ibiza, Spain this weekend (Sunday to be exact)! [ Related: George & Amal Are Ready To Make Babies! ] George Clooney totally paled in comparison! The power couple were joined by Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford, but even with a '90s supermodel present, Amal just [...]
Under Armour is launching another star-studded advertising campaign as it continues its bid to overtake Nike to become the biggest athletics brand in the world. Under Armour's $3 billion in annual global sales pale in comparison to Nike's...Show More Summary
Millennials might be obsessed with self-documentation, but they pale in comparison to Andy Warhol. The artist had the habit of shooting a full roll of film a day, taking photos of his most famous friends and himself. He kept and used an array of cameras, but most often preferred to... More »
Are GM crops connected to birth defects and illnesses? Pediatrician Carla Nelson remembers catching sight of the unusually pale newborn, then hearing an abnormal heartbeat through the stethoscope and thinking that something was terribly wrong. Show More Summary
?? The clouds were thickly gathered but still individuated, their shade deep but not absolute. Off in the distance, upriver and down were gaps of light; then the light was at hand and the shadows all around. Lower pale gray clouds passed quickly in front of higher white ones. The damp wind gusted. The bright spells […]
Chelsea Wolfe may survive the apocalpyse but you, unfortunately, will not. In the video released today for "Carrion Flowers," the L.A. gothwave performer wanders through the scorched desert with long black hair in front of her pale face just like that scary-ass little girl from The Ring. Show More Summary
Super Mario Maker isn't out until September 11 and I'm already feeling inadequate. At this rate, any level I dream up will pale in comparison to what we're seeing on YouTube. I'll give it my best anyway. The folks at GameXplain have crafted a shoot-'em-up level called Super Shmup Bros. Show More Summary
As unbelievable as it sounds, Rush Limbaugh got his major break after someone ELSE lost his job for saying something offensive. That someone else was Morton Downey Jr. and the term he used pales in comparison to the racist, sexist and hateful vitriol Limbaugh spews today. In 1984 NewsTalk 1530...
In a stable climate, the map above plotting temperature variances from the norm would be a rough balance of pale blues and pale reds. It doesn’t look like that way, does it. Instead, we see...
If we thought it couldn’t get any more breakfast-y for beer lovers after the creation of Count Chocula beer and HefeWheaties, then we were wrong. Because, apparently, there’s also now a sudsy beverage celebrating everyone’s love for Pop Tarts. San Francisco brewer 21st Amendment has taken on the breakfast craze with Toaster Pastry, an Indian Red Ale that serves … [More]
So Mrs. Toad and I are back from Rust2Romania (just) and before I throw myself into the second half of the Pale Imitation Festival I thought I might take the time to reflect on the rather epic adventure we just experienced. We have some of the tunes, both excellent and just plain silly (and sometimes […]