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5 News Stories That Sound Like Horror Movie Plots

Image: Hemera | Thinkstock The media has become obsessed with the so-called “Miami Zombie” case, and for good reason. It sounds like something ripped straight out of a horror movie and brought to life. But these kinds of things seem to occur with a pretty startling frequency. 1. Last Phone Calls In September of 2008, a Metrolink commuter [...]

The Nottingham Caves Survey

(YouTube link) This animation is a 3D rendering of Mortimer’s Cave, one of many available at the Nottingham Caves Survey. You’ll also find photographic virtual tours of caves, movies, images, and a Google map to find more of the 450 specific caves in Nottingham. You could get lost in here! Link -Thanks, John James!

Stupid Questions: Great Moments in Super Bowl Media Day History

New Orleans, January 1981. My first Super Bowl. I’m trying to ask questions of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Charlie Smith at the first media availability. He’d recently broken his jaw, the wires in his mouth standing sentry against solid nourishment and reducing his speech to what under different circumstances would pass as beginner’s ventriloquism. (Confession: Bourbon Street overmatched [...]