Friday, November 22, 2013

Anniversaries ... and a Royal Horrorshow

Image Source: Thomas Kluge / Danish Royal Family Collection via Yahoo . Thoughts go out today to all who are marking the grim 50th anniversa...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Generation X Goes Back to the Future 12: Danny Torrance Grows Up

From Kubrick's The Shining (1980) © Warner Bros. Image Source: Feel Guide . It's strange, being a near-exact contemporary of a famo...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Curios: Upcoming Hollywood Memorabilia Auction

Up at auction: the 1940 Buick Phaeton automobile from Casablanca (1942). An amazing array of Hollywood props, scripts and other memorabili...

Monday, November 18, 2013

Plutonium at the Bay of Rainbows

The Bay of Rainbows ( Sinus Iridum ). Image Source: NASA via Space.com . Next month , China will launch an unmanned lander mission to the mo...

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Look Skyward: The Leonid Meteor Shower

The Leonids in 2001. Image Source: Space.com . To see the Leonids tonight or tomorrow, look eastwards between 2 and 5 a.m. EST in the direc...

Friday, November 15, 2013

Scientists Killed Oldest Known Animal In Order to Find Its Age

Image Source: Breitbart .  From Breitbart , via The Mirror , there is a report that scientists killed the oldest known animal - a clam - in ...

Boomer Legacies: Waking Up from Decades of Dreamsleep

Agnetha Fältskog . Image Source: Lenin Imports . Nostalgic revivals come in cycles, and it looks like the mid-1970s to mid-1980s are returni...