Hubble has captured the destruction of a 200,000-ton rock located in the asteroid belt for "the first time ever." It slowly broke apart for unknown reasons, scientists say. University of California at Los Angeles' David Jewitt, says that "this [was] a rock, and seeing it fall apart before our eyes is pretty amazing." Read more...
BOSTON (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. Senators on Thursday called on the military to identify the bodies of 21 "unknown" sailors from the U.S.S. Oklahoma who were killed during the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and to return the remains to their families.
And the winner is, an Unknown Partner of the Gloucester FLO whose object went on the PAS database just as the five millionth recordable object came out of the ground since the PAS ws started. It's a hammie, an Edward III hammie, Record ID: GLO-88ACF7 from "Wraxall And Failand, North Somerset" (I know it well). Show More Summary
Funny Or Die recently teamed up with a group of celebrities for an elaborate prank to convince the world hoverboards were real and that a company called HUVr Tech had invented them. If for some unknown reason you still thought … Doc Brown & Funny Or Die are Sorry for Lying about Hoverboards, Announce Hoverboard Giveaway is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
The terrible gas explosion in New Jersey on Tuesday serves as a stark reminder to consistently emphasize proper safety procedures when working around natural gas. While details surrounding the explosion are still unknown, the outline...Show More Summary
Above is the original glorious painting, artist unknown, used for the cover of the pseudonymous Warren Smith's 1970 book Strange Abominable Snowmen.
When we hear about new titles being approved on Steam Greenlight, it is usually a small handful of games that have received a fair amount of buzz, buried in a group of otherwise unknown games. One such title that previously slipped past our radar was Exkee's Kill the Bad Guy. Show More Summary
The Black List and WIGS--both novel, digital approaches to entertainment--announce a partnership that will give a new voice in screenwriting a shot. Two Hollywood startups announce a partnership today designed to bring new voices to entertainment. Show More Summary
Democrat Wendy Davis failed to record one single vote in 22 Texas counties this week. Texas Secretary of State According to National Review Davis lost significant chunks of the more heavily Hispanic sections of Texas to her unknown, unfunded challenger. … Continue reading ?
The formerly unknown creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, appears to have been identified. Creating your own digital currency puts you in a place to make a lot of money if the currency catches on, and this 2013 article pegs Nakamoto...Show More Summary
Cryptogenic stroke - a stroke whose cause remains unknown even after a thorough medical workup - is a common problem, accounting for almost 40% of all strokes in the U.S. A chief issue after any cryptogenic stroke is deciding what should be done to try to prevent another stroke - which is hard to do if the underlying cause is unknown.... Read Full Post
Nevada’s Deonte Burton is not a household name yet. But he will be now after unleashing what will likely go down as the dunk of the year during Nevada's double-overtime win over Boise State. The dunk came early in the second half and...Show More Summary
Horror movies traffic in the fear of the unknown, and one way to achieve that sense of paralyzing uncertainty is to keep the actors in the dark, both literally and figuratively. The Blair Witch Project famously sent its three leads into...Show More Summary
Quvenzhané Wallis was an unknown when she was cast in the offbeat indie Beasts of the Southern Wild, but her winning personality and natural talent won her fans and earned her accolades in no time. Now she’s applying those qualities to a more conventional project, Will Gluck‘s updated adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Annie. Show More Summary
In 1962, a young unknown tenor appeared in the now famous filmed Act 2 of Zeffirelli’s production of Tosca at Covent Garden, starring Maria Callas as Tosca and Tito Gobbi as Scarpia. That tenor was Rentato Cioni, who has sadly died in his home town and birthplace Portoferraio, a few weeks from his 85th birthday. [...]
Speculation has heated up that Reynolds America is preparing a bid to acquire Lorillard; while it is unknown whether a bid will be successful, the idea makes perfect sense.
On the heels of the Slender Man legend comes the story of 'The Rake', a creepy tale of an unknown being that originally started on a few alternative boards. The narrative eventually reached a larger audience and transformed into a full blown urban legend. Show More Summary
Noam who? Admit it, that's what you asked when you realized Zack Snyder wasn't directing the new 300 movie, being replaced by a relative unknown who had previously directed a Dennis Quaid comed...
A 30-year-old Minnesota man is recovering from a brutal beating at the hands of an unknown assailant, and some think that the attack shows the signs of being a hate crime. Fox9 in Minneapolis-St. Paul is reporting that the victim was attacked shortly after leaving the eagleBOLTbar, described by its website as “The Premier Masculine Mens […]
Perhaps one of the most visually stunning games on the iPad so far, The Descent [$2.99] takes full advantage of the Unity3D graphics engine in order to build on a wonderfully deep and immersive player experience that takes you through deserts, caves, the afterworlds and more on a quest to find missing daughter Liza. Historical