Arthur Boorman was a disabled veteran of the Gulf War. His doctors told him that because of the injuries to his back and knees from jumping out of planes he’d never be able to walk unassisted again…
Please be advised: the videos in this article contain footage of people who are actually, truly insane saying and sometimes doing disturbing things. There is no graphic violence, but in some cases, truly terrible things happened directly before or after the footage in question. 10 A Stalker’s Suicide Diary The video in this link was […]
When Carl Sagan asked NASA to take a picture of Earth with the Voyager 1 spacecraft’s camera, some people saw the final product and thought he got a bad deal. The spacecraft was so far away that the Earth only showed up as about 0.1 pixels wide. This is exactly what Carl Sagan was hoping […]
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This list is a cliff-hanger, literally. We’re talking about Earth’s most dangerous, terrifying, and bizarre natural areas that humans have somehow conquered as wilderness sport zones, making Pandora & Mordor look tame. From a molten Guatemalan footpath to the Irish bicycle route where a mere sneeze could send you into a deadly free fall, here […]
1. BBC’s Newsnight has unearthed footage of Michael Gove appearing on a Scottish quiz show. He gets quite an introduction. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-vhYIZTtIhU. youtube.com “Top Club” went out on Grampian TV, the regional ITV station for the far north of Scotland. Gove, who grew up in Aberdeen, began his career as a journalist on […]
With Michael Lewis’ book “The Big Short,” he introduced us to several characters that injected us right into the heart of the economic meltdown of 2008. Here are several points of view regarding what caused the Great Recession: largely traders betting against mortgages they didn’t even own.
On Thursday, Mars’s Gale Crater was treated to a fantastic sight: a partial solar eclipse. An eclipse very similar to the kind we’re used to seeing from here on Earth, but with the sun blocked, in this case, by a different moon: Phobos, one of the two moons that orbit Mars. Fortunately for us, Curiosity […]
Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=x2UhEKQTXDk. youtube.com Here is what Obama actually said on 60 Minutes last year, which is a bit tamer than what the ad contends: “The issue here is not gonna be a list of accomplishments. As you said yourself, Steve, you know, I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our […]
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