Archive for March, 2017


(ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images) The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is reporting that the Pentagon paid a United Kingdom PR firm to produce and disseminate fake Al-Qaeda videos. While the story came out in October 2016, conspiracists on Reddit have recently upvoted the story, discussing if the same thing is happening with Islamic State propaganda. The Bureau…

via ISIS Videos Fake? US Government Made al-Qaeda Propaganda Videos — Heavy.com

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is world-renowned for its fetal surgery in which an operation is performed on a baby still inside the womb. Recently, in yet another historic procedure, CHOP doctors undertook a risky and delicate operation on a tiny fetal heart. Health reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive story of what…

via Exclusive: Doctors Perform Heart Surgery On Baby Still Inside Womb To Remove Tumor — CBS Philly

Let’s do some video analysis (homework included). The post Yes, Spider-Man Can Jump 6 Meters Onto a Moving Ferry. Physics Says So appeared first on WIRED.

via Yes, Spider-Man Can Jump 6 Meters Onto a Moving Ferry. Physics Says So — WIRED

The Pentagon following the attacks of September 11, 2001. (F.B.I.) Shown smoldering with fire and heavy smoke after being hit by a hijacked commercial aircraft, new photographs released by the F.B.I. recently visualize the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in Washington D.C. The agency released the set of images from the moments…

via PHOTOS: New Post-9/11 Images of the Pentagon Released by the FBI — Heavy.com

Ghost in the Shell is one of the best-looking science fiction films in years. Yet, despite how much I enjoyed it, it’s hard not to see it as something of a missed opportunity. Read More

via I have a lot of feelings about the new ‘Ghost in the Shell’ movie — TechCrunch

A recycled SpaceX rocket booster recovered at sea from its first flight nearly a year ago blasted off again on Thursday from Florida on a satellite-delivery mission, then returned to land successfully on a floating platform at sea. The twin achievements of launching a reusable rocket and recovering the vehicle for a possible third mission…

via SpaceX Makes History With Launch of First Recycled Rocket — Fortune

(HONOLULU) — President Donald Trump’s administration is appealing a Hawaii federal judge’s latest ruling blocking the revised travel ban. Government attorneys appealed Thursday to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It comes the day after U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued a longer-lasting hold on key provisions of Trump’s executive order. The government says…

via President Trump Appeals Hawaii Judge’s Ruling Blocking Revised Travel Ban — TIME

The video description reads: “He is caught after hitting a wall.” Yeah, it is on video.Read more…

via Dumbass Scooter Thief Slams Into Wall Seconds After Purse-Snatching — Jalopnik

Christopher Nolan Rejects Early VOD Minutes After WB Exec Talks It Up at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — Warner Bros. addressed the elephant in the room during its presentation to theater owners at CinemaCon, which made for an uneasy few minutes Wednesday afternoon. Moments after worldwide marketing and distribution president Sue Kroll made a pitch for shortening the amount of time between a film’s theatrical debut and its premiere on……

via Christopher Nolan Rejects Early VOD Minutes After WB Exec Talks It Up at CinemaCon — Variety

The operating word for The Mummy, Universal’s first in its multi-installment monster-movie franchise, seems to be “terrifying.” Plane crashing, swarmed by ravenous rats, falling down a deep hole, drowning, being chased by swimming zombies while drowning, being mummified and buried alive, stalked by big hairy spiders — it’s all there and more. SEE ALSO: Here’s…

via New ‘The Mummy’ footage shows terrified Tom Cruise drowning in rats — Mashable

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