We’re all over the annual New York Toy Fair, per usual, and just stumbled across something potentially mega. Something that could be Titanic. Mattel has revealed the first line of Ghostbusters action figures that are to release ahead of Paul Feig’s new film, in theaters July 15h. While the line includes figures sculpted from the […]
"An extraordinary individual." "Powerful personality." "A good man." "A magnificent performer." "A legal titan." Those are just some of the descriptors the colleagues with whom Justice Antonin Scalia served on the bench used in a statement the U.S. Show More Summary
The human side of Justice Scalia’s death is, of course, devastating. He was a legal titan, but above all, he was a man of deep, abiding faith in God. He will, I’m certain, have his reward. My prayers are with his wife, Maureen, his...Show More Summary
New York Times: “Within hours of Justice Scalia’s death, both sides began laying the groundwork for what could be a titanic confirmation struggle fueled by ideological interest groups. The surprise opening also jolted the presidential campaign hours before a Republican [...]
It seems now to be confirmed that Antonin Scalia, one of the most influential figures in the history of American jurisprudence, has died after serving 30 years on the Supreme Court. Scalia’s influence went well beyond being one of the nine votes who decided the most important cases in the land. Show More Summary
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Sim Earth: The Somewhat Disappointing Alt-Evolution Simulator • Manga Reviews: Attack on Titan Vol. 17 Special Edition, Handa-kun Vol. 1 • The Game Dev Feels Blog 7 - Making a Mess Read more...
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Everyone knows the Titanic sank in April 1912, and if they didn’t they were reminded only a few years ago at its centennial. Less well known, for good reason, is the novel Futility, written by Morgan Robertson in 1898 years before Titanic had even been conceived. Show More Summary
Science fiction titan Nalo Hopkinson appears in this week's Geek Guide to the Galaxy podcast, talking about race, diversity, and sf. (more…)
Here’s the latest installment of “Key Tweets,” a weekly post that summarizes some of my tweets (or retweets) from the week, including pictures and other fun stuff. Follow me @MarkGraban and join the fun and the conversation. See the previous installments of Key Tweets here. If you’re reading this via email or RSS, you might get a better […]
The size and power of the waves breaking for the 2016 Titans of Mavericks big-wave surfing contest should have kept everyone safely on land during Friday’s competition. But 24 elite surfers -- including Nic Lamb, who so accurately described...Show More Summary
(Ben Margot / Associated Press) Ben Wilkinson, left, rides a giant wave as Greg Long prepares to hit the water during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest off Half Moon Bay. (Ben Margot / Associated Press) Ben Wilkinson rides a wave during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest...
The highly-rated Tronsmart Titan 10A/90W 5-Port USB Charger Charging Station with Quick Charge 2.0 Technology sells on Amazon for $38, but if you use code USBTITAN you can get it for $24.
The Titans of Mavericks big-wave surfing competition is underway in Northern California, but it comes amid a debate over whether more women should be involved in the event. Waves of up to 16 feet are expected -- big, but not as huge as the 30-foot waves sometimes seen in the area. It's a one-day,...
Two Wall Street titans who helped financier George Soros make his billions have channeled hundreds of thousands of dollars into John Kasich's presidential bid. According to Federal Election Commission records, Scott Bessent, who wasShow More Summary
Hopefully it's more iceberg-proof
Deciding that tempting fate sounded like a good way to blow millions upon millions of dollars, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has been hard at work creating a replica of the one and only Leonardo DiCaprio-killer, the Titanic.
A new red-band trailer and poster for Universal Pictures’ THE BOSS starring Melissa McCarthy is now online Academy Award®-nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. Show More Summary
Titanic the movie captures a romance between aristocratic passenger Rose DeWitt Bukater and third-class artist Jack Dawson, but the real-life love that played out during the tragedy is just as captivating and heartbreaking.The stories...Show More Summary
Fox Sports announced a multiyear rights deal in which El Nino promises to be a key player. The broadcaster landed the big wave surfing event Titans of Mavericks, set in the legendary surf spot Mavericks near Half Moon Bay, Calif. “Fueled by...