“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘eureka!’ but ‘that’s funny,’” Isaac Asimov once said. Well, something seriously funny is going on in theoretical physics these days. A recent conundrum about black holes is threatening to overturn some of the most basic tenets of physics, and many scientists are nothing but thrilled.
Hey there, Supernatural fans! It is with great pleasure that I tell you that we are now just two weeks away from the Season 9 premiere.
Baby Strange wins at Newcastle With apprentice jockey Adam McLean claiming a valuable 7lb, the nine-year-old was carrying just 8st 2lb and was produced with a strong challenge on the far side of the track entering the last of six furlongs. Chester Aristocrat did his ideal to keep tabs on the 12-1 shot, but Baby Strange was much too strong, coming home with a length and a quarter in hand despite hanging across the track once hitting the front.
An Iowa man’s on-line classified ad offering an oak coffin for sale neglected to mention the full skeleton inside, so police interrupted the deal and seized the bones. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reported ( http://bit.ly/14eMNn6) that the coffin belonged to the now-defunct Council Bluffs chapter of the International Order of Odd Fellows, which promotes anonymous giving to the poor.
After news broke late Wednesday that “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini died at age 51 in Italy, fans, actors who worked alongside him and celebrities who looked up to him all took to Twitter to share their condolences. From heartfelt to funny, there was an outpouring of support. His former co-stars and fellow celebrities had nothing but kind things to say: I have lost a brother and a ideal friend.
Julianne Moore in Christian Dior at the Great Gatsby premiere in Cannes Julianne Moore in Christian Dior at the Great Gatsby premiere in Cannes Just when you thought you couldn’t love Julianne Moore more (!), she’s gone on US TV show, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and spent most of the interview – not just one re-mark but the whole thing – speaking about the (really quite minor, even though noticed by certain websites and the Twittersphere) moment when her ...
Heard much about Newmont Mining or U.S. Steel lately? That’s funny, because so far this year the stock prices of both companies have fallen by more than that of Apple, which generates saturation news coverage worthy of a Justin Bieber-Lindsay Lohan romance. In case anybody’s interested, Newmont’s stock is down by about 27 percent since the begin of 2013, and U.S.
So you lost an hour on Sunday morning, and it might leave you a tiny grumpy. With the fast-paced world as it is, one hour less can make a huge difference in your tightly-planned schedule. However, on March 9 LiveScience.com reported some fun facts that might make you feel better about your lost sleep.
– Nearly three years after a deepwater well rupture killed 11 men, sank a rig and spewed 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP and the other companies involved are scheduled to face their judge in court. The trial over the worst U.S. off-shore oil spill is set to begin Monday in New Orleans before a federal judge and without a jury.
Well, that happened. Lance Armstrong sat down with Oprah Winfrey and admitted mostly everything, as one does when talking with Oprah. But what does the great Court of Public Opinion (Twitter) have to state about all this? RELATED: Accused of Doping, Lance Armstrong Swats 60 Minutes We’re going to break this down into two separate crowd sourced reactions: one for Armstrong, and one for Oprah.