by Alex Balk Remember how, back when Google co-founder Sergey Brin turned 40, we noted that the occasion offered an opportunity for "those of us over 40 [to] feel confirmed in our own senses of failure in life," and gave "those of us...Show More Summary
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the comic minds behind TV's "South Park" and Broadway's "The Book of Mormon," look to make video games funny with "South Park: The Stick of Truth."
The Democratic Party of California voted on Sunday to add the full legalization of marijuana to their party's platform in time for the 2014 elections. Despite vocal opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown--“How many people can get stoned and...Show More Summary
A rare Vishnu murti in single stone is found at the Purushottamar Temple in Ambasamudram in Tamil Nadu. The single stone murti includes...
The US has returned to China an ancient stone coffin from the Tang Dynasty after a four year investigation to track down the rare artifact that had been smuggled into the US. [ more › ]
Paranormal news and views for March 9, 2014: Scientists unlock mystery of out-of-body experiences The "Gateway Stone" mystery We unconsciously react to events 10 seconds before they happen Military sought to build a psychic spy team California...Show More Summary
We know that the rocks of Stonehenge were carried there from over 200 miles away, but we've never known why. Now, researchers say they believe it was for the special sonic qualities of a particular kind of stone—and that Stonehenge might have served as a bell-like instrument. Read more...
British Invasion: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones “Rooster”, “There Where She Loved”, “A Day in the Life” The Washington Ballet Eisenhower Theater? The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts? Washington, DC March 6, 2014 By Ashley McKean copyright © by Ashley McKean Maki Onuki, Brooklyn Mack and Jonathan Jordan in "A Day in the Life". Show More Summary
South Park: The Stick of Truth may be censored in some regions of the world, but series co-creator Matt Stone told The Guardian that the censorship - in which offending scenes are replaced by a still image and a text description - isn't "that big a...
China Daily Under the China-US memorandum, the US has returned an ancient stone coffin of the Imperial Concubine Wuhu (d. 737) dating to the Tang Dynasty to China. It marks the culmination of a four-year investigation.Some two and half...Show More Summary
Following Saturday's action, the field for the upcoming SEC tournament has officially been set in stone. Each of the conference's 14 teams will be vying for the SEC championship as we get under way from the Georgia Dome on March 12. Florida...Show More Summary
Ads Antalik decided to bring in Palermo Stone for a song and what they ended up putting together is “Time Gone”, constructed by producer BuddahSPK. This will appear on a forthcoming Ada Antalik project, be on the lookout for it.
The Israel Museum brings together for the first time a rare group of 9,000-year-old stone masks, the oldest known to date, in a groundbreaking exhibition opening in March. Culminating nearly a decade of research, Face to Face: The Oldest...Show More Summary
THIS DIAMOND RING You know the Gary Lewis & the Playboys version, but Al envisioned it as a horn-fueled soul number and recorded it on his album “Act Like Nothing’s Wrong,” check it out. LIKE A ROLLING STONE Yes, that’s Al’s organ on the supposed #1 rock single of all time. He’s told the story […] The post Rhinofy-Al Kooper Primer appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Dr Marion Dowd of IT Sligo in the Knocknarea cave which contained Neolithic human bones Archaeologists at IT Sligo have found bones of a Stone Age child and an adult in a tiny cave high on Knocknarea mountain near the town. Radiocarbon...Show More Summary
Rare, prehistoric rock art which could be more than 4,000 years old has been discovered in the Brecon Beacons. The Bronze Age discovery was made late last year by national park geologist Alan Bowring. Experts claim the stone probably served as a way marker for farming communities. Show More Summary
The jewelry market has been flooded with synthetic stones over the last several years; not just lab-grown gems but flat-out fakes. Here's how to tell if your rock is the real McCoy and not just a shiny bauble. Read more...
Spoiled milk is bad for cereal. But is cereal now guilty of spoiling movies? We've seen a lot of previews for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and though Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield definitely seem in danger, we've managed to stay spoiler-free so far. But 30 seconds into the Kellogg's Web-Slinging Game tie-in's first promo video, and [...]
Gearing up for a big springtime release, Sony Pictures released a new featurette for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" on Friday (March 7). Returning to the cast are Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger himself, with Jamie Foxx...Show More Summary
Eminence Stone Crop Gel Wash is a beauty best seller on Amazon this week. Let’s look at the label. The Eminence website doesn’t list all the ingredients in the product, instead they provide the following “key ingredients”: Stone Crop Juice and Pulp: hydrating and nourishing for uneven skin tones Soap Base (free of sodium lauryl […]