Hot the heels of the GWAR statue petition to replace Robert E. Lee in Richmond (now closing in on 55K signatures) comes a petition to replace all of the Confederate statue in West Virginia with statues of Mothman (the humanoid moth creature that's part of modern WV folklore).
Read more about the effort at Mel Magazine.
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If you were sentient in 1980, this summary of that watershed year will bring back a flood of memories. If you weren’t, behold the weird world of 40 years ago.
In September 1977 at the 4eme Festival de la Science Fiction in Metz, France, surrealist author Philip K. Dick delivered an astounding address with the title, “If You Find This World Bad, You Should See Some of the Others.” He wasn’t joking. The speech spanned the themes that define Dick’s work and also his life: […]
The Yorkshire Museum is issuing “curator battles” to to other museums. Their first salvo is #CreepiestObject. Yup, these and others in the thread, are pretty damn creepy. Our #CreepiestObject has to be this ‘mermaid’… 😱💀🧜♀️ #CURATORBATTLE #TroublingTaxidermy pic.twitter.com/GMSosyuqIX — Natural Sciences NMS (@NatSciNMS) April 17, 2020 Thanks for thinking of us @HottyCouture and wow, will […]
You may not realize it, but some of the biggest films in movie history have been edited using the same tools some of you use to cut your video of vacationing at Disney World. Giant movies from Oscar favorites The Social Network and Gone Girl to blockbusters like Avatar, Deadpool, and last year’s Terminator: Dark […]
Now that the initial furor and shortages have subsided, it’s probably not a bad time to start considering your long-term cleaning and disinfecting plans. Sure, that might seem anywhere from overly cautious to outright ridiculous, but the threat of COVID-19 appears poised to be present for a while and the need for quick travel clean-up […]
With more and more companies moving all their operations into the cloud, the need has never been greater for those with the skills to map exactly how an organization reconstitutes itself in that new environment. Network architects responsible for determining all the communication, storage, and infrastructure needs of an expansive organization are among the most […]