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jeudi 14 janvier 2021, 17:37
Earl Mac Rauch's long promised sequel to The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension is due out in August. I have pre-ordered Buckaroo Banzai Against the World Crime League Perhaps we will finally find out what the watermelon is for. — Read the rest
I have always loved this scene in Casablanca, although I prefer a single breasted white shawl collar dinner jacket to the double. Rick treats Ugarte like dirt, yet is 'the guy' Ugarte trusts with the keystone to his whole transformative life-plan? — Read the rest
Watch as a tour guide pulls space shuttle tile material out of a 2200-degree furnace and picks it up immediately. Note that for best results, pick it up by the cool corner or edge rather than the white-hot center. If you're interested in the material and engineering, here...
Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) is directing a six episode biopic about punk pioneers the Sex Pistols. Titled 'Pistol,' it's based on the book 'Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol' by the band's guitarist Steve Jones. 'Imagine breaking into the world of...
Photographer William Arnold got intrigued by the botanical life while on walks during his lunch breaks in Truro, Cornwall. He began gathering plants and making images of them using the Victorian-era technique of silver gelatin printing. The result is his latest book,...
A new research study shows that legalizing recreational marijuana leads to a noticeable spike in junk food sales. This breakthrough in duh comes from Georgia State University economists whose analysis of retail data from states with recreational marijuana laws revealed that...
The New York physician who declared President Donald J. Trump to be 'the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency' died last Friday. He was 73. From the New York Times: His death was announced on Thursday in a paid notice in The New York Times. — Read the rest
We regret to inform you that Peter Navarro and Maria Bartiromo are both at it again. Peter Navarro: 'The Democratic Party did violence to this country by attacking a president who I believe was legally elected on November 3,' '74 million Americans out there' are 'pissed off' ...
The entire National Mall in the nation's capital will close on the day Joe Biden is inaugurated as President of the United States, the Washington Post reports this morning. Just 6 days away. The entire National Mall will be closed for Inauguration Day, only accessible by...
Inside a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, archaeologist have found the oldest known painting of an animal. It appears to be a warty pig. Dated at 45,000 years-old by Griffith University and Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional, the 187cm by 110cm painting was made...
• POINT: 'We stormed the Capitol.'• COUNTERPOINT: 'I don't recommend renting to Melissa.' A man who rented his home on Airbnb in Washington, DC, realized in horror that he'd hosted individuals who were participants in the MAGA Capitol mob attack. — Read the rest
In Taiwan, Chang Yu-Te landed a Guinness World Record for blowing the most bubbles, 783 of them, inside a bigger bubble. The fellow is a bubble master, having previously earned the record for most bounces of a soap bubble:
The fine folks at Food Theory tackle the question of who gives the most pizza bang for the buck among America's four top chains. They also have some surprising insights about toppings. Warning: this jagbag has one of the worst cases of YouTube voice I have ever heard, which...
Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of Siegfried and Roy, has passed away from pancreatic cancer, a spokesperson confirmed to @ABC News. German news agency Bild was among the first to report that the illusionist died in Las Vegas at age 81. — Read the rest
New U.S. unemployment numbers out today are bad, and it's because the pandemic is surging after the holidays. 'The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in...
Last fall, Nick Lutsko posted this amusing song wondering why there hasn't been a revival of Gremlins, the 1984 Joe Dante horror-comedy classic. Everything else from the era, from Ghostbusters to Battlestar Galactica, got the reboot treatment, after all! — Read the rest
Mr. King: 'An ingenious door in a Chicago parking garage will not 'die with his music inside of him.'
On January 11th, Gary Numan released this title-track video for Intruder, his 19th solo studio album. I have had it on heavy rotation ever since.The record is scheduled for release on May 21st and is now available for pre-order. — Read the rest
The plastics industry did a great job of convincing everyone that their product was easily recyclable, but China finally put an end to that pleasant fiction in 2017. A 2017 memo sent by China to the World Trade Organization sent the global recycling industry into a tailspin. ...
Mardi Gras parades are COVID-cancelled this year. But that's not stopping New Orleans from bringing the spirit of carnival season to their community. 'Fat Tuesday' is February 16 but already a growing number of homes have been given a 'Mardi Gras makeover.' — Read the rest
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