a tough nugget

From wiki
Michael Malloy (1873 – February 22, 1933) was an Irish vagrant from County Donegal who lived in New York City, during the early twentieth century. Although he was a former firefighter, he is solely known for his constitution. Many attempts were made to murder him.
The events that led to Malloy’s death began in January [...]

channeling

Speaking with the aliens…”discontinue! discontinue!

hard man

If you had any doubt whatsoever, that Vladimir Putin was the hard man of World politics, read on…
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was feted by Russian media on Sunday for saving a television crew from an attack by a Siberian tiger in the wilds of the Far East. Putin, taking [...]

channel surfing

Neave Television is a little like giving the TV remote to a chimpanzee. I quite enjoyed the experience. Maybe you will too.

The Men Who Stare at Goats

“The Men Who Stare at Goats” is a book by Ron Jonson describing the operations of an obscure special forces section of the US military that has devoted itself to developing paranormal powers.  The unit was created under the auspices of Jim Channon, a US soldier who had seen service in Vietnam and proposed that the army investigate alternative strategies [...]

Laugh your head off!

for lovers of cinema.

and if things weren’t depressing enough already…

LONDON. The German artist Gregor Schneider is planning the ultimate performance piece: showing a person dying as part of an exhibition.
“I want to display a person dying naturally in the piece or somebody who has just died,” he told The Art Newspaper. “My aim is to show the beauty of death.”
The artist says that Dr [...]

medicine’s never ending war….

Only by forgetting this primitive world of metaphor can one live with any repose, security, and consistency: only by means of the petrification and coagulation of a mass of images which originally streamed from the primal faculty of human imagination like a fiery liquid, only in the invincible faith that this sun, this window, this [...]