Younger generations have no idea what the Cold War was really like. It (Mutually Assured Destruction) was unthinkable yet we lived with It. Little kids were taught to “duck and cover” under their school desks. People built bomb shelters, although this was overblown by the media–in reality there were very few. Nevertheless it added to [...]
This is another video-gone-viral which interestingly is a watch advertisement (TechnoMarine-never heard of them). Can you even guess how much money it took to make this? Here is a glimpse of what they went through:
But creating the underwater nightclub set was no easy task. Thinkmodo went to California-based Sea Trek for the futuristic looking diving helmets. [...]
Some things are just too sacred to tax.
ROME (Reuters) – A proposal to levy a tax on cats and dogs that stunned Italy on Friday turned out to be all bark and no bite after a wave of popular anger saw it withdrawn on the same day it was made public.
I kind of like this fart theory of global warming. From Reuters:
It’s a gas: dinosaur flatulence may have warmed Earth
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a major new climate finding, researchers have calculated that dinosaur flatulence could have put enough methane into the atmosphere to warm the planet during the [...]
You can’t make this stuff up.
Talk about a bad trip.
It started when a Daniel Chong, a 23-year-old UC San Diego engineering student, spent a night with friends to mark April 20, which some pot aficionados consider something of a holiday. It ended with an ordeal behind bars.
The Drug Enforcement Administration apologized Wednesday [...]
The Daily Capitalist is always looking for new ways to amuse and illuminate our readers. I have always had an interest in unusual news tidbits that come once in a while, so I thought I’d start a new column with that theme. This is a prelude to the New Daily Capitalist [...]