A 40,000-year-old freeze-preserved baby mammoth is on display in Siberia. Sure is a good thing the Earth is only 6,000 years old, otherwise this might not be possible. Oh, wait… Ice Baby — Photo Gallery — National Geographic Magazine.
Only 7 swine flu deaths, not 152, says WHO | smh.com.au I’m sure glad the world is so freaked out by this. Seven? Seriously? That’s one death for every billion people on the planet. Not exactly a reason to shut down civilization, which is pretty much what we’re moving toward here.
Three of the concept artists for G.I. Joe: Resolute posted some of their work at DeviantArt; theterrordrome.com has links to all three galleries. Highlights: really nice shots of the Resolute HISS Tank and the GI Joe Tomahawk. Awesome vehicles. G.I. Joe Resolute Concept Art by Dave Johnson, Dan Norton & Dusty Abell
Just… No. Stop it. Come up with your own idea for a movie, or stay home. Leave the classics alone. No movie with Predators in it other than “Predator” has been worth watching anyway. So just stop it. Predator Getting Remade, Pluralized.
The universe gets smaller all the time. Nearly Earth-sized Planet, Possible Watery World Spotted Near Another Star
American Apparel is getting sued by Woody Allen for using his image in an ad without permission. American Apparel’s defense? “So? You’re a child molester.” AMERICAN APPAREL’S RESPONDS TO WOODY ALLEN SUIT BY BRINGING UP CHILD MOLESTATION
Has there ever been a cooler television show than Mythbusters? No, there has not. Trying To Pancake A Car With A Rocket Sled – Geekologie.
The Los Angeles Times ran a great piece on April 5 on Area 51, interviewing three men who took part in the testing for the A-12 OXCART, the precursor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane. A fascinating read. The Road to Area 51 – Los Angeles Times.