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  • David Gilmour Blasts Roger Waters As “Misogynistic, Antisemitic Putin Apologist”

    02/07/2023 1:08:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies
    Consequence ^ | 2/06/23 | Carys Anderson
    Well, David Gilmour and Roger Waters still hate each other. Gilmour’s wife, the author Polly Samson, took to Twitter to denounce Waters as a “misogynistic, antisemitic Putin apologist” (amongst several other things), and Gilmour shared the claims as “demonstrably true. “Sadly @rogerwaters you are antisemitic to your rotten core,” Samson tweeted. “Also a Putin apologist and a lying, thieving, hypocritical, tax-avoiding, lip-synching,misogynistic, sick-with-envy, megalomaniac. Enough of your nonsense.” Soon after, Gilmore quoted his wife’s tweet, adding, “Every word demonstrably true.” Waters has long been outspoken in his beliefs surrounding the Russia-Ukraine conflict, even calling President Joe Biden a “war criminal”...
  • The Grammy’s featured Sam Smith’s demonic performance and was sponsored by Pfizer. (video)

    02/06/2023 9:32:08 AM PST · by dennisw · 59 replies
    Marjorie Taylor Green ^ | 2-6 | Marjorie Taylor Green
    Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 @mtgreenee The Grammy’s featured Sam Smith’s demonic performance and was sponsored by Pfizer. And the Satanic Church now has an abortion clinic in NM that requires its patients to perform a satanic ritual before services. American Christians need to get to work.
  • Ms Saigon (Count Vlad does Vietnam)

    02/03/2023 5:03:11 PM PST · by BEJ · 2 replies
    Count Vlad is against America's involvement in the war in Ukraine. So he decided to do an anti-war song/video based on Vietnam. The Count's biggest concerns are the treasure spent and the fear of escalation to nuclear war. If you like the music please subscribe.
  • Cupid's Kitchen - No Sugar Tonight - The Guess Who

    02/03/2023 1:06:24 PM PST · by mairdie · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 3, 2023 | Mary Van Deusen
    Chinese drama about a Michelin chef losing his sense of taste and his sight, who has an obsession against using sugar in cooking.
  • Monthly Create, Make and Share Thread - February, 2023 (Formerly, 'Fiber Arts')

    02/03/2023 9:03:05 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 49 replies
    February 1, 2023 | Diana in Wisconsin/Qiviut
    “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, Sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” ~ Joss Whedon The Monthly Create, Make and Share Thread is a monthly gathering of people that love to create and make. From yarn (crochet, knitting), fabric (sewing, quilting), threads (embroidery, weaving), wood crafts, ceramics, artwork and anything else you create and would like to share, this is the place to do it. Sharing something you’ve created and/or made is pure joy...and we need joy in our lives! From complete Newbies that are looking to start that first project, to experienced artists, we would love to hear from...
  • [London Museum] Tate Modern's terrace is a nuisance for wealthy neighbors, top U.K. court rules

    02/02/2023 2:43:46 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    NPR ^ | February 2, 20233:46 PM ET | EMILY OLSON
    For the last six years, tourists at London's Tate Modern who wandered up to the 10th story could catch a glimpse of one of the gallery's more unusual attractions: the luxury apartments across the way. Now that unofficial exhibit may be soon closing. After a years-long legal battle, Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the gallery had violated privacy and nuisance laws. The case has been sent back to a lower court to determine the appropriate remedy, which may include both an injunction and damages in favor of the apartment residents. Lord George Leggatt, who penned the 3-2 majority...
  • A Spiral Amongst Thousands

    02/02/2023 12:23:39 PM PST · by Red Badger · 5 replies
    ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel ^ | January 31, 2023 | Staff
    [Image description: Many stars and galaxies lie on a dark background, in a variety of colours but mostly shades of orange. Some galaxies are large enough to make out spiral arms. Along the bottom of the frame is a large, detailed spiral galaxy seen at an oblique angle, with another galaxy about one-quarter the size just beneath it. Both have a brightly glowing core, and areas of star formation which light up their spiral arms.] A crowded field of galaxies throngs this Picture of the Month from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, along with bright stars crowned with Webb’s...
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2023 nominees

    02/01/2023 11:41:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 137 replies
    UPI ^ | FEB. 1, 2023 AT 12:12 PM | Staff
    Here's a look at the 2023 nominees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Cyndi Lauper Kate Bush Sheryl Crow Missy Elliott Joy Division/New Order Iron Maiden George Michael Willie Nelson Rage Against The Machine Soundgarden The Spinners A Tribe Called Quest The White Stripes Warren Zevon
  • Incredible Footage Shows Planets Circling a Star Light-Years Away

    01/31/2023 1:06:53 PM PST · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 31 January 2023 | By MICHELLE STARR
    Four worlds 133 light-years away orbiting a young star. (Jason Wang/Northwestern University) ********************************************************* A new video shared on YouTube is one of the most amazing things we've ever seen in planetary science. The video shows four dots of light moving in partial concentric circles around a black disk at their center. What you're actually looking at is a planetary system. The four dots are exoplanets, with the black disk obscuring their star, 133.3 light-years away from Earth. The partial circles are their orbital motions, a time-lapse compiled from 12 years of observations. The star is HR8799, and in 2008 its...
  • LISA LORING...OG 'WEDNESDAY ADDAMS' DEAD AT 64... After Suffering Stroke

    01/30/2023 11:35:09 AM PST · by Red Badger · 60 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/30/2023 5:46 AM PT
    Lisa was just 6 when she landed the role of pig-tailed Wednesday Addams in the 1964 dark comedy sitcom. Although she played the part for only 2 years, her depiction of the character inspired other actresses who portrayed Wednesday in later films based on the TV show.
  • Untangling a Knot of Galaxy Clusters [Chandra]

    01/30/2023 11:26:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    NASA ^ | Jan 30, 2023 | Staff
    Astronomers have captured a spectacular, ongoing collision between at least three galaxy clusters. Data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA’s (European Space Agency’s) XMM-Newton, and a trio of radio telescopes is helping astronomers sort out what is happening in this jumbled scene. Collisions and mergers like this are the main way that galaxy clusters can grow into the gigantic cosmic edifices seen today. These also act as the largest particle accelerators in the universe. The giant galaxy cluster forming from this collision is Abell 2256, located 780 million light-years from Earth. This composite image of Abell 2256 combines X-rays from...
  • Odd Camera Problem on NASA Juno Spacecraft Messing With Jupiter Images....Juno's beloved JunoCam is suffering from an anomaly.

    01/30/2023 11:09:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    CNet ^ | Jan. 30, 2023 10:03 a.m. PT | Amanda Kooser
    Partial view of Jupiter as seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft. Stormy swirls are visible in muted shades of blue and blush pink. NASA's Juno spacecraft used its JunoCam to capture this view of Jupiter's southern hemisphere on Jan. 22 after the camera returned to normal operation. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS If you see a glorious new view of Jupiter or its fascinating moons, you can probably thank NASA's Juno spacecraft for the imagery. Juno's JunoCam has been delivering stunning looks at the swirling gas giant planet since its arrival there in 2016. But JunoCam now has a mysterious problem. In a statement on...
  • Scientists Reveal The Most Distant Galaxy We've Ever Found

    01/30/2023 10:51:14 AM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 28 January 2023 | By MICHELLE STARR
    Distant Galaxy The image of the most distant galaxy, GHZ2/GLASS-z12. (NASA/ESA/CSA/T. Treu, UCLA/NAOJ/T. Bakx, Nagoya U) A galaxy whose light has traveled nearly 13.5 billion years to reach us has just been confirmed as the earliest galaxy found to date. By studying the oxygen content of the galaxy with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have precisely dated it to just 367 million years after the Big Bang, a time when the first lights in the Universe were still switching on and starting to propagate freely through space. The result confirms observations made by JWST, and offers new information...
  • AI draws different versions of Spiderman

    01/28/2023 8:28:45 AM PST · by Krosan · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jan 27, 2023 | Midjourney AI
    Most of these are pretty nice.
  • James Webb Space Telescope discovers water ice at ringed asteroid Chariklo 'by remarkable luck'

    01/27/2023 11:13:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 14 replies
    Space ^ | By Sharmila Kuthunur
    The most comprehensive plans need a sprinkle of luck, even in space. VIDEO AT LINK In October 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST or Webb) watched as Chariklo, a tiny ringed asteroid, eclipsed a star. This event, called an occultation, marked a first for Webb. At the month's end, Webb turned toward Chariklo again and notched another victory: For the first time, astronomers analyzing the telescope's data spotted clear signs of water ice, the presence of which was only hinted at until now. These observations will guide astronomers to better understand the nature and behavior of tiny bodies in...
  • Astronomers Just Discovered a 'Bear' on Mars

    01/27/2023 6:48:54 AM PST · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 27 January 2023 | By NANCY ATKINSON, UNIVERSE TODAY
    Scratchy circle on cratered Mars surface with what look like two eyes and a snout A bear on Mars? (NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona) Bear Faced Crater On Mars A view of the area on Mars with the bear-like crater. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona) Facial pareidolia is the human tendency or illusion of seeing facial structures in an everyday objects – such as seeing the "man in the Moon," or the face of Jesus on a piece of toast. But here's a newly found crater on Mars that might be a case of 'bear-adoilia.' There's no denying, the crater looks like a bear's face. We've seen...
  • 'It's demonic!' Eight-foot gold statue with twisting horns and tentacles paying homage to Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fight for abortion rights is erected on NYC courthouse - but locals mock the 'satanic' eyesore

    01/27/2023 1:29:38 AM PST · by blueplum · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 26 Jan 2023 | RONNY REYES
    A new gold statue that pays tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fight for abortion rights has been called 'satanic' and mocked for its horns and tentacles after it was unveiled in New York. The eight-foot sculpture, named 'NOW,' stands on the courthouse of the Appellate Division building in the Flatiron District, alongside statues of famed lawmakers like Moses, Confucius and Zoroaster....The sculpture's hair is like a ram's horns and its arms have been replaced with protruding tentacles.
  • Archaeologist Hails Possibly 'Oldest' Mummy Yet Found in Egypt

    01/26/2023 6:07:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 26 Jan 2023
    Egyptologists have uncovered a Pharaonic tomb near the capital Cairo containing what may be the oldest and "most complete" mummy yet to be discovered in the country, the excavation team leader said on Thursday (Jan 26. The 4,300-year-old mummy was found at the bottom of a 15-metre shaft in a recently uncovered group of fifth and sixth dynasty tombs near the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Zahi Hawass, director of the team, told reporters. The mummy, of a man named Hekashepes, was in a limestone sarcophagus that had been sealed in mortar.
  • Photographer Who Lived 'Crazy Beautiful Life' Dies Suddenly

    01/26/2023 2:33:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Liverpool Echo ^ | 25 JAN 2023 | Abigail Nicholson
    Ant Clausen was on holiday in New Zealand when he died in the waterA much-loved photographer who lived a "crazy beautiful life" has died suddenly. Anthony Paul Clausen, 47, known to friends as Ant, died while on holiday in New Zealand on January 21. Ant was a professional freelance photographer who was born in New Zealand but lived in Liverpool with his wife, Natalia, and two daughters Scarlett and Liberty. His family published a heartfelt tribute on his Instagram page where they said he lost his "crazy beautiful life" in the water. The post, which was written by his wife,...
  • Hunter Biden - con artist

    01/26/2023 3:46:22 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/4/2023 | Victor Nava
    First son Hunter Biden may finally be forced to reveal the identities of the people buying his pricey paintings — thanks to his ongoing Arkansas child support case. Former flame Lunden Roberts, 31, is demanding “detailed information” on the recovering crack addict Biden’s customers in response to the 52-year-old Hunter’s attempt to lower his child support payments for his four-year-old daughter with Roberts, court papers reveal. In September 2022, Biden appealed to an Independence County, Ark., court for his IOUs to be reduced, claiming “a substantial material change” in his “financial circumstances.” But Roberts, aware of Biden’s recent New York...