Welsh Witness Sight & Sound of Streak From Space!

August 28, 2012 at 9:48 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, environmental issues, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, science and technology, web gossip)


Residents of Cwmbran, South Wales got a spectacular show last night!  It was after 11 p.m. British Standard Time that a celestial object entered Earth’s atmosphere, over this area of Great Britain.  An explosion occurred, causing the sound of a sonic boom, accompanied by a brilliant light show!

The people of this region of The United Kingdom were stunned before bedtime last night by an explosion!  An orange-white object zipped across the night sky, finally exploding over this Welsh township.  Witnesses say that a sonic boom happened between sixty and one-hundred miles above land.  People were able to see it for at least a two-hundred mile radius!

This particular meteoric explosion was from a bolide.  This is what meteors that actually enter the atmosphere and explode are called.  Bolides of at least minimal size can be seen at points around the globe roughly once every twenty hours.

Overall, meteors and meteorites strike Earth every day.  Most of them are insignificantly small, as they mainly explode over minimally populated regions of the planet.  It is estimated that nearly 20,000 of them can be seen in the skies daily, as the majority streak over the oceans.  Some of these are referred to as micrometeroids, which deposit nearly 100 tons of dust around the globe, daily!

The entrance of this particular meteor into Earth’s atmosphere, over Welsh land, created a sonic boom!  Residents of Cwmbran, South Wales said that they were awakened by the explosive sound, accompanied by car alarms being set off, and windows being shaken.  People who actually were present for the incident say that an orange and white streak skimmed across the sky, followed by a boom that even shattered some windows!

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2012/08/28/meteorite-size-of-golf-ball-believed-to-have-exploded-over-south-wales-91466-31710683/
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread875938/pglastpost
http://www.sothwalesargus.co.uk/news/gwentnews/9896858
http://www.itv.com/news/wales/story/2012-08-28/south-wales-meteor
http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/meteor_worldbook.html
http://www/teca.com/news/2012/08/28/meteor-explosion-england/

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Now-Gathered Film Geezers Still Got It!!!

August 24, 2012 at 9:33 PM (current news, human life issues, movie reviews, music and entertainment, public debate, web gossip)


As with Friday, the films came.  This week, we got to enjoy a cinematic selection featuring some of the long-time Hollywood heavyweights, teaming with some of the currently shining stars.  It turned out to be a combination that made for an entertaining action flick!

The Expendables 2 begins in Nepal, with armed forces enter a town where a man is bound and masked, while he is beaten.  The soldiers get into a shootout with locals, and rockets are launched!  Violence continues, and Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) is shown fighting.

Ross’ military team has arrived to rescue an U.S. business associate, and a secret soldier called Trench (Arnold Schwarzenegger).  Once released, Trench continues with his intial mission to attack and capture enemies.  The team follows Trench, then they all escape into a wooded area.  It is revealed that a team of elite soldiers had been assembled by the secret agent Mr. Church (Bruce Willis).

Group member Ying Yang (Jet Li) accompanies Church to China.  Meanwhile, Ross allows soldier Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) to retire from the team to go to France.  Yet, Ross finds himself taking another mission from Church.  He must go to Albania to rescue a secret item.  Ross gathers the team for this mission, and they are ambushed by a group of thieves led by Jean Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme).

Fighting begins, Billy is killed, and the team vows revenge for his death.  Meanwhile, Vilain has plans to get hold of plutonium that had been left by former Soviet miners.  The Expendables are aware of the plutonium also, and they mean to reach it before Vilain gets hold of it.  Yet, as they are in the middle of this mission, they are attacked by other mercenaries, and they are rescued by Booker (Chuck Norris)!  He informs the team of a group of secret locals who mean to oppose Vilain, and with whom they can team for more agressive attacks!

As the team goes forward, they move further into Russia, coming across an abandoned town.  Armed women protecting their children have been hiding there, and they ask the team to protect them from Vilain’s forces.  Vilain, along with his main accomplice Hector (Scott Adkins), have the villagers trapped, meaning to kill them, once they have used them to mine the ores that Vilain means to sell on The Black Market.

Mr. Church and Trench join forces with  the other fighters.  They go after Vilain, getting hold of him at an airport before he can escape the country.  Vilain’s forces are there as well, so Church and Trench combine with The Expendables to battle.  Vilain ends up being stabbed in the chest, killed by team leader Ross!

Ross proceeds to provide Church with a jet.  Church then boards the jet, along with Booker, Trench, and team tech expert Maggie (Yu Nan).  They pay final respects to Billy, then they prepare for a next mission!

The Expendables 2

As always, more films are around the bend!  The rest of August includes Shia La Beouf and Guy Pearce in Lawless, along with the movies The Good Doctor and The Possession.  September opens with The Chicago 8, The Cold Light of Day, Keep the Lights On, and Stolen!

Waitin’ on a good one…..

 

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Deep In The Ass of Texas….

August 24, 2012 at 12:17 AM (current news, historic review, human life issues, legal issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


Having been around Texas for a while, I do recognize that is a place filled with all sorts of interesting people, to say the least.  You will find all sorts; good and bad, left and right, up and down, and just about anything else.  One really never should be amazed when strange things may have been heard that have come from the mouth of an actual Texan.  A latest example is not supposed to have been a total shocker, recognizing it’s source.  Yet and still, it was stunning!

It was this past Monday when a Texas judge made an outrageous statement to a local news program.  Judge Tom Head of Lubbock County, Texas made a showing on this news show to discuss taxes, specifically asking for a tax increase to assist his county’s District Attorney’s Office an Sherriff’s Office.  Also, Judge Head talked about his request for additional police and law enforcement to protect his county during the upcoming civil war!

Head, coordinating with Texas Commissioner Mark Heinrich, want to impose a 1.7 percent tax increase on the citizens of The State of Texas.  The increase in funds sent to the state government are to assist with providing the necessary supplies to protect Texans during the impending civil war!  The money will be shared between the District Attorney’s office and provisions for an increase in state deputies.

Head has a firm belief that The United States will be plunged into a civil war upon the re-election of President Barack H. Obama.  He has said that civil disobedience and unrest will accompany a second term of President Obama, leading to situations similar to what occurred at Lexington and Concord!  Talk about your Fear of A Black President!

Now, the TRUTH is that The United States will NOT fall into a state of civil war upon Barack Obama’s re-election to The United States Presidency.  However, Head has stated his belief that, if President Obama wins re-election, he will give sovereignty of The United States to The United Nations!  He has stated that a second term for President Obama will stir civil unrest, social demonstrations, and mass riots!  Head said that President Obama will have The United Nations to deploy military forces, none of which he wants entering Lubbock County, Texas!

Additionally, some of the funds that Head will need will be used to fund  expansion of his county’s deputy forces by seven.  He means to have the needed forces on-hand to shorten emergency response times.  He wants to have the needed forces available to cut back on possible fatigue of his county’s officers.

Now, if this guy wants to acquire additonal funds for his county’s workers and supplies, surely there was a better way to go about requesting the money.  Certainly, a recognition of a need for additional funds to assist with U.S. citizens of Texas, specifically of his Lubbock County, could be requested, then acquired, without alluding to panic through claims without any levels of justification, whatsoever!

Perhaps it is that Head and Heinreich are recognizing that Barack Obama, more than likely, will serve a second term as The United States’ President.  At present, The Republican Party is not presenting any candidates of actual merit, or with ample backing to gain the needed votes to unseat President Obama.  This effort from these Texas government officials seems to be nothing more than a current and highly comical (on top of piss-poor and pathetic) attempt to rouse what they hoped would be an unintelligent and unsuspecting voter population into greater action to vote against our current President, come November.  Was that your best shot?

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://dfw.cbslocal.com/…judge…civil-war-if-obama-re-elected

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/22/tom-head-texas-obama_n_1822003.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

http://onyxbook.com/…judge…civil-war-if-obama-wins-second-term

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/crazy-texas-judge-declared-obama-term-lead-civil-war-faces-backlash-article-1.1143281

http://ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120821101311AAyg34L

http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread874107/pg1

http://www.digitaljournal.com/topic/Texas+Judge+Tom+Head

http://kfyo.com/opinion-lubbock-county-judge-tom-head-embarrasses-himself-and-lubbock-republicans-with-conspiracy-talk/

…you will find shit!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGF4ibgcHQE

 

 

 

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Red Giant Star Seen Snacking!

August 22, 2012 at 7:01 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, historic review, science and technology, web gossip)


It is always fascinating to learn about the latest discoveries within the realm of astronomy!  I feel the need to recognize that there is so much wonder out beyond what can be readily seen, and beyond what is known at all, that any new finds always are exciting.  This latest observation is no exception!

Alex Wolszczan, a reknowned Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State University, has been the leader of an astronomical team of scientists who have been observing the wonders of the universe.  Their latest find has captured attention because of it’s currently significant actions.  A star is being observed, going into an eating binge, as it enters the processes of it’s final stages of life!

The star BD+48 740 has entered it’s red giant phase.  This star is located roughly 2,398 light years away.  It is a star that is older than our Sun, eleven time larger than The Sun, and it is situated within distant regions of our Milky Way.  BD+48 740 is capturing attention because it could explode at any moment, and due to the elevated level of a particular element that has been observed within it.

BD+48 740 contains lithium.  This basic element is believed to have been created initially during The Big Bang.  Lithium is believed to be destroyed by stars with ease.  It’s elevated presence within BD+48 740 was unusual, indicating that the star may have recently absorbed a large object containing the element.  The fact that lithium is there indicates that something with a large amount of the element was nearby, and it was recently consumed by BD+48 740.

Yes, this star seems to have absorbed something containing excess levels of lithium during it’s red giant expansion.  Astronomical studies indeed are indicating that BD+48 740 dissolved a planet that was within it’s range of transition to red giant stage.  As with all stars expanding into giants during their final stages of life, BD+48 740 acted as normal in the absorption of any planets within orbits that were too close!

At least one planet remains in orbit of BD+48 740.  It is estimated to be roughly 1.6 times the size of Jupiter.  This planet likely will survive the death of it’s host star, leaving it as a rouge planet.  There is some speculation that the star already consumed a planet within an orbit that was too close!

Image: Red giant

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.universetoday.com/96927/a-first-star-caught-in-the-act-of-devouring-a-planet/
http://iopopscience.org/2041-8205/754/1/L15
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19332091
http://www.astronomy.com/en/News-Observing/News/2012/08/First%20evidence%20discovered%20of%20planets%20destruction%20by%20its%20star.aspx
http://news.yahoo.com/giant-dying-star-caught-devouring-alien-planet-235657063.html
http://www.newser.com/story/…/giant-star-caught-devouring-planet.html
http://gravity.wikia.com/wiki/Lithium
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJpypRYbYnE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lVm_aE3K98
http://archive.org/details/RedGiantSun
http://www.universetoday.com/12648/will-earth-survive-when-the-sun-becomes-a-red-giant/

 

 

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Reviewing A Reduction in Teen Eating Habits!

August 19, 2012 at 2:02 AM (childcare and child protection, curious research, current news, health care reviews, human life issues, late night studies, legal issues, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


I am trying to recall when it was that I had my first meal.  Was it the teen years?  It could have been.  Hmph.

Anyhow.  Again, I find myself browsing the web for unusual stories during the evening.  I stopped at CNN, checking on the latest news, looking to see if there were any curious, unusual reports.  I did get to the link for the chart, which is a blog link that apparently delves into informational deliveries regarding current events and issues.

This particular post actually was placed onto the site this past Friday morning.  It presented an informational report about the current sexual behaviors of United States teenagers, specifying the rates at which they are engaging in oral sexYummy!  As necessary, it is The Centers for Disease Control that have conducted the surveys, and they produced interesting, possibly pleasant reports, about teen participation in cunnilingus and fellatio.

According to these surveys, fewer United States teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 are engaging in oral sex!  Yet, other reports state that two-thirds of them have partaken in this activity between the ages of 15 and 24.  It would make it seem as if somewhere between the ages of 17 and 24, possibly the collegiate years, is when the exploration doors of various sexual activities open to curious young people!

Some reports are saying that teenagers are looking to participate in oral sex as a safer option to actual sexual intercourse.  It is being stated that these actions are possibly seen as more acceptable options for youths not yet at age 21.  Something about fully-fledged fucking (well…) does not qualify as acceptable to young people still under the wings of their parents!

I doubt that the reduction is due to a lack of awareness about the activity.  One would hope that more information about the risks involved with it have been spread more broadly.  Perhaps it is that teens today just have differently accepting taste buds!

The CDC has reported that there are fewer U.S. teens engaging in oral sex than what was estimated during 2002.    This came from a survey that was administered to over 6,000 U.S. teenagers.  Given by The National Survey of Family Growth, the report showed that one-third of U.S. teens participated in oral sex actions by the age of seventeen.  Nearly fifty percent of them had done so by age nineteen, and over eighty percent had gone down by age twenty-four!

A ten year time period has passed, perhaps allowing for greater levels of education regarding the risks associated with the activity.  According to The Centers For Disease Control, teens who are sexually active are likely to engage in actual intercourse, as well as actions of oral sex.  The CDC stresses that sexually transmitted diseases can be caught through oral sex, as they specify that Human Papillomavirus, HPV, is a commonly contracted malaise through this action.  HPV leads to cervical cancer, as well as some types of throat cancers.

The chief medical officer at The American Cancer Society stated that an increase of head and neck cancers has occurred due to shifts in sexual activities over the past fifty years.  The increase of oral sex was specified as a leading contibutor to the contraction of these cancers.  Dr. Otis Brawley, along with Leslie Kantor, Vice-President for Education at Planned Parenthood, both stated that levels of knowledge should be increased about these sexual activities, along with increased availabilities of access to items such as birth control devices and condoms.

Surely, education regarding these activities has increased over the past few decades.  Hopefully, the adults in teen-laden communities, as well as public schools, are taking the necessary steps to inform teenagers about the truths behind sex, and all of the consequences that can result from the actions.  Leslie Kantor wrote that “it is necessary for young people to have the skills to negotiate what they do and don’t want to do in sexual relationships, as well as education about and access to condoms and birth control, so that they can protect themselves from STDs and pregancy, and (they can) remain healthy”.

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/17/fewer-teens-having-oral-sex/?hpt=hp_t3
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/17/us-usa-health-oralsex-idUSBRE87G00P20120817
http://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/news/20120816/when-do-us-youths-start-oral-sex-intercourse
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/08/16/two-thirds-of-us-youth-have-had-oral-sex-cdc-reports
http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/17/fewer-teens-having-oral-sex/?iphoneemail=
http://my.news.yahoo.com/oral-sex-not-outstripping-intercourse-among-u-youth-051119883.html
http://health.discovery.com/centers/sex/sexpedia/oralsex.html
http://www.webmd.com/sex…do-us-youths-start-oral-sex-intercourse

 

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Kim was hollerin’ at the hungry!

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Feeling This Friday’s Features!

August 18, 2012 at 8:49 PM (curious research, current news, historic review, human life issues, movie reviews, music and entertainment, social opinion)


It took a minute to get back to the blog, after doing some other things.  Yet, I do have to go ahead with an entry about my recent cinema visit.  It was a typical two-fer evening, and I was very pleased with both films!

Our first movie was the anticipated Sparkle!  We had heard so much about how this movie stands out among it’s current competitors, and that the actors provided much gumption to their roles.  I will say that I do agree that the film was fantastic!

The film begins in an evening club, with a singer on stage, and Stix (Derek Luke) patrolling the club as it’s manager.  Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) is in the audience, and she takes a cab home afterward, with her sisters.  They get home late, sneaking inside, just in time for their mother, Emma (Whitney Houston), to begin telling them to prepare for church.

Arriving at church, Sparkle and her sisters are eyed by passing guys.  It is afterward when Stix greets Sparkle, under the disparaging eyes of Emma!  She gets her girls away, preparing them for bible study.  Emma takes time to tend to other tasks, then Sparkle  begins to sing and play the piano.  Stix is there, revealing that he is a songwriter, as Sparkle says that she writes songs, too!

Sparkle and Stix begin to bond, and she ends up accompanying him to a club.  It is a calm evening, with Stix driving Sparkle home afterward.  He recognizes that Sparkle can sing, as Stix encourages Sparkle to put her talents into songwriting, under his management.  Yet, Sparkle later feels that Stix used her to get in contact with one of her sisters for romance!

Levi (Omar Hardwick) is in the midst of pulling a romance scheme on an unsuspecting female, yet he gets called out by Sparkle.  She then returns home, where Emma talks to her and her sisters about a catering job.  Yet, the girls are more interested in the youthful life, as they continue with Levi and Stix.

These guys have made plans for the girls to sing at an evening club.  The sisters sneak to the club, getting onto stage, and they experience stagefright.  The sisters are booed by the females, yet they catch the attention of the evening males.  As they start to sing, the sisters sound good, and they end up garnering future performances!

Sparkle and her sisters pick up the stage title of Sister and Her Sisters!  The lead sister goes by Sister (Carmen Ejogo), as Sparkle and Delores (Tika Sumpter) take the background roles.  The singing trio takes Harlem by storm, as Black (Cee Lo Green) wants to manage them, and club owner Satin (Mike Epps) wants to make them a constact act of his club.

The Sisters, with the guidance of Emma, do progress to become a successful singing act.  They wind up facing the tragic loss of their eldest sister, Sister, and a separation from mother, Emma.  Yet, Sparkle progresses to become a successful singer going onto perform with other sister Delores (Tika Sumpter)!

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We entered the adventurous excitement of The Bourne Legacy, next!  The fourth edition to this action series taken from the stories of Robert Ludlum.  Now, a Bourne film has premiered without Jason Bourne in it!

Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) is sent to Alaska for training.  He has the secret name of Number Five, and he encounters Number Three (Oscar Isaac).  They end up trapped in a lodging facility due to an extreme blizzard!

It turns out that Bourne’s investigations have lead to the exposures of undercover operations that seemed to be lead by C.I.A. Deputy Director Pamela Landy (Joan Allen).  Further investigations into improper activities by government agencies occur, and retired Air Force Colonel Eric Byer (Edward Norton) is called to participate in the cleanings.

Byer learns about Operation Outcome, which has been giving secret pills to it’s members that allow them to have enhanced mental and physical capabilities.  Byer means to eliminate Outcome, sending a Predator drone to destroy their home facility.  Yet, it is at this location where Cross and secret agent Number Three are at!

The drone fires a missile, which ends up killing Number Three.  Cross puts trails together, recognizing that the drone was sent by his superiors, then he destroys it.  He realizes that he has a tracking device implanted within him, so he cuts himself to remove it.  Cross places the device into the mouth of a stray wolf, and the wolf is killed by a second drone that was sent out to kill Cross!

Colonel Byer deploys yet another Predator drone to ensure that Cross is killed.  However, the drone mistakenly strikes a wolf, killing it, yet leading Colonel Byer to believe that Cross was killed.  Byer then proceeds with Operation Outcome, getting hold of the program’s scientists, and having pill handlers killed with the created pills that were meant to kill government adversaries and enemies!

Cross finds himself heading to Manila, along with Dr. Marta Shearing (Rachel Weisz).  They mean to counteract the pills that Cross has swallowed.  It is during the trip that cross reveals to Shearing that he had been under the secret identity of Kenneth Kitsom, a soldier who was supposedly killed in The Iraq War.

Colonel Byer learns of the actions of Cross and Shearing, then he has super soldier Larx-03 (Louis Ozawa Changchien) deployed to kill Cross!  However, Cross is with Shearing in Manila, where they are attempting to stop the pill productions.  Byer becomes aware of this, and he has the production facility locked down.  Cross and Shearing manage to escape, and Shearing takes Cross to a shelter so that he can successfully suffer through the hallucinatory effects of the pills!

Manila Police are notified that a wanted agent of The U.S. Government is hiding in a local apartment, so they send officers to catch him – Cross.  Shearing is able to get a warning to Cross before the police arrive.  He escapes to meet Shearing, rescuing her, as they both wind up running through the streets of Manila, evading Number Three.  The enhanced soldier does catch up to them, while they are escaping by motorcycle.  Yet, Shearing is able to kick off Number Three into a nearby pole, upon which he is impaled!  Shearing and Cross then escape to a hidden location, under the hidden cover of a local boatman!

Next week has the terror tale of The Apparition, along with the adventure story of Hit & Run!  The end of August includes For A Good Time, Call…, The Good Doctor, The Possession, and The Tall Man!   Other upcoming movies include The Cold Light of Day, Hotel Transylvania, House at the End of the Street, The MasterRaiders of the Lost Ark, Resident Evil: Retribution, and Stolen!

Giving Him Something He Can Feel … from Sparkle!

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Oh, My…..

August 13, 2012 at 11:23 PM (animal activism, curious research, current news, environmental issues, late night studies, science and technology, web gossip) (, )


Alright.  My excuse is that I was doing some evening browsing of the web, looking for various off-the-wall postings.  Between checking my e-mail, reading other blogs, and semi-watching The Science Channel, I was lured into postings of this one blog, unicornbooty.  Yeah; I will go from there…

I am going to go with the assumption that some of these people are actual scientific researchers.  Surely, that is what lead them to a point of amazement at this recent find.  I guess that they were not horny.  I guess that they were not hungry.  These people actually found something that is quite strange, at best!

It is a lost dick!  It is not attached to a body.  It comes with no testicles.  The actual truth is that this thing is a snake, yet it has the abnormal appearance of resembling an amputated penis!  Actual researchers likely just said to Hell with it, as they went ahead and dubbed the creature “The Penis Snake”!

It was during November 2011 when engineers working along The Madeira River of Brazil that some of them stumbled upon this quite unusual beast.  It was captured, I assume, then taken to scientists for review.  A biologist named Julian Tupan was among those who saw and got hold of the animal; there were six of these creatures.  Tupan and the engineers collected the animals.  One of them died, three were set back into the river region, and two were taken to be studied.

The examinations revealed that the animals are not reptiles, as they actually are amphibians.  They look like snakes (dicks…) because of their smooth and long shapes, with wrinkles, here and there.  The biologists currently believe that these animals breathe through skin pores, and it is possible that they eat insects, fish, and worms.  Observations have revealed that the creature has no eyes!

You may not have immediately gone with that line of thought upon first seeing this animal.  Yet, when you sit and look at it for a moment (if you must…), it does look like a greasy dick!   I can not say where the minds of these engineers who found this animal were at when they came across it.  Yet, it’s lack of design, it’s pinkish-brown color, it’s wrinkles, and it’s seemingly sausage-like appearance could have lead some minds to make an analagous analysis of a misplaced member!  The animal has been given the scientific designation of Atretochoana eiselti.

That really was not what I was planning to encounter with my evening web browsing.  I was content with listening to one of the astronomy programs from The Science Channel, broadcast through the television behind me. I was looking at online postings, as one of them relayed that scientists had discovered what could be a new animal.  It was located when workers were draining a section of Brazil’s Madeira River, which is the largest tributary to the mighty Amazon River.

penis snake

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-7pYnlgus8

http://www.inquisitr.com/292028/penis-snake-discovered-in-brazil/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2182158/Scientists-d

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0809-flickr-lacewing.html

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/18.384233

http://www.g105.com/pages/showgram.html?article=10325625

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4466169/Boffins-in-Brazil

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=af0_1344860287

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-tZuxo6e-A

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lucy-cooke/echidna-penis_b_1648164.html

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Recall That Russia and Rights Don’t Rhyme!

August 13, 2012 at 12:30 AM (current news, human life issues, late night studies, legal issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion, web gossip)


I truly hope that all United States citizens always remain aware of how good we have it, in terms of our rights to free speech.  Everyone around the planet can not boast to that liberty.  Russia is a strong and glorious nation that has a long history of termoil between it’s people and it’s leadership.  Albeit that nation’s citizens are currently “free“, Russia has had an extensive record of suppressing those whom reside within it’s borders.  A recent incident serves as a frightening reminder of how things had been organized, and still are somewhat situated, within the world’s largest nation.

The band Pussy Riot is an all-female rock band from Russia that has gotten a lot of recent attention.  This band could be described as extreme-liberal, with it’s members not accostumed to holding their tounges, or their opinions, while delivering musical presentations.  They regularly do shows while dressed in brightly-colored, flamboyant clothing, with their heads covered by balaclavas.  The band currently is designated under the reference of feminist punk-rock collective.  Pussy Riot often makes performances without notice, and their settings are to stage protests of situations that bring social disarray to their nation’s public, from their national government.

A concert was held August 9, featuring Madonna.  The international musical diva took time of her performance to wear a balaclava, which is worn regularly by members of Pussy Riot.  Her intention was to show support for Pussy Riot, whose members had been incarcerated because of their outspoken demeanor in a nation known for the oppression of civil liberties.  Madonna meant to promote a protection of international gay rights, and to demand that the band members be set free from Russian prison sentences.  The women of Pussy Riot performed February 21 at Russia’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, where they allegedly stormed the church altar, then they made some levels of impromptu and highly irregular prayers for Russia to be set free from the rule of President Vladimir Putin.

Madonna’s concert caused a stir with The United States Government, in regard to U.S. citizens travelling to Russia.  Her August 9th performance in St. Petersburg came with warnings to U.S. citizens who may have attended the show, as The U.S. Consulate to Russia had information about a possible attack on U.S. visitors to the concert.  Madonna finished her concert unscathed, and she did tell her audience to pray for the Pussy Riot singers.  After that, she turned backside to her audience, presenting her naked ass!

                                                                          U.S. singer Madonna performs on stage during her MDNA tour at St. Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex, August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/madonna-concert-russia-threatened-singer-defends-imprisoned-punk-band-pussy-riot-article-1.1131920
http://www.newschannel5.com/story/19248562/russian-officials-tweet-appears-to-target-madonna
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2012/jul/29/pussy-riot-russia-interview-video
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/120810/pussy-riot-putin-russia-trial-protest
http://rt.com/art-and-culture/news/madonna-gay-rights-petersburg-353/
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/08/the-pussy-riot-scandal.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/09/entertainment-us-russia-madonna-rights-idUSBRE8781FG20120809
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/8/madonna-shows-support-jailed-pussy-riot-band/
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/madonna-st-petersburg-russian-concert-gay-pride-ban-360563

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I was just groovin’ to Live to Tell not long ago….

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The Ideas Are Good, but It Ain’t Gonna Happen!

August 9, 2012 at 11:48 PM (current news, historic review, legal issues, political atmosphere, public debate, social opinion)


I do hear what Roseanne is saying.  If you listen to the base of her political platform, she does seem to have a legitimate case as to what should be done, based upon her ideas for The Presidency.  However, the unfortunate reality is that she will not win a United States Presidential Election.

Roseanne Barr is a well-accomplished actress, comedianne, and television producer.  Currently, she means to add another accolade to her shining list of achievements.  As of August 4, 2012, she made an appearance on The Tonight Show, where she announced her candidacy for President during the 2012 election!

The cold truth to this possibly comical effort is that Roseanne Barr has NO chance at winning The Presidency!  The majority of actual voters are not going to take her seriously.  She has little, if no political experience.  She certainly has none of the support that she would need from important elements that include Congress, The Supreme Court, or most other politicians.  Her campaign likely will be seen as a joke, and/or a distraction from the real efforts being presented by President Obama, and by his leading challengers.

Barr is campaigning under the veil of The Peace and Freedom Party.  This political group was established during 1967, sparked by the opposing views of protestors during The Los Angeles – Watts Riots happening that year.  The party gained formal presentation, making a national stance against The Vietnam War.  The Peace and Freedom Party has remained a left-wing, extremist group, even nominating Ralph Nader for their Presidential candidate during the 2008 election.

Barr presents issues that are often a part of the political scene, yet several of them are seen as extreme.  She is against The Electoral College, saying instead that all national votes should be allowed equally to all citizens, as they (we) should have the final say on which candidate is elected, not having the process finalized by Congressional electors.  Barr stands against The Military Industrial Complex, as she says that it is disturbingly close to a position that may allow it to operate in place of a publicly elected government.  Additionally, Barr speaks against the current manner in which U.S. student loans are managed, saying that the entire process creates a situation in which students will remain in increasing levels of debt, despite any efforts to make completing payments.

These are some of the bases from which Roseanne Barr speaks, as she attempts to present herself as a 2012 Presidential Candidate.  She is teaming with Cindy Sheehan for her Vice-Presidential running mate.  She speaks against warfare, as her son was killed during The Iraq War 2004.  Sheehan had initial intentions to run for President with The Green Party, but that nomination went to Dr. Jill Stein.

No, Roseanne Barr will NOT be The President of The United States!  Yet, it should be recognized that some of her points of view are legitimate, and worth recognition.  This is where it would be useful for Barr and her followers to align with one of the major political parties, making efforts to sway them towards creating policies that would coincide with her ideas, thus giving those ideas greater chances at being recognized, and actually being placed into legislation.  I do wish that sentiment would be shared by Barr and her supporters, as that does seem to be the more realistic way to have many of their actually useful ideas placed into legitimate and actual law.

America one step closer to President Roseanne

SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/politics&id=87624 
http://www.inquisitr.com/293644/roseane-barr-running-for-president
http://www.roseanneworld.com/blog/
http://www.facebook.com/RoseanneForPresident
http://news.yahoo.com/green-roseanne-barr-president-222800245.html
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/02/03/roseanne-is-running
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/08/08/roseanne-barr-why-you-should-vote-for-me-for-president.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/18/roseanne-barr-tells-obama

                                                               

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When A Speeding Star is Shunned From the Galaxy!

August 8, 2012 at 11:58 PM (astronomy topics, curious research, current news, extraterrestrial studies, late night studies, science and technology)


Yet again, I have found myself in an evening of web browsing, which inevitably has lead me to into reads and studies of astronomy topics.  Actually, I was watching Through the Wormhole, and I got excited by the general theme of what is happening in the universe.  Between the television and the computer, I found a site that displayed details about some of the studies of what is happening in the cosmos.

I logged onto Popular Science, getting to an article which actually had been posted a couple of years ago.  Through the Wormhole had me excited about some of the recent observations of Sagittarius A*, and what researchers are learning about our galaxy’s core.  One article presented information about one of the more current studies of the center of The Milky Way.

During 2010, The Hubble Space Telescope viewed a star that is being ejected from the galactic center.  This star is being nudged out of the galaxy’s core at extreme speeds, estimated to average around 1.6 million miles an hour!  Astonomers, and those whom study related topics, recognize this to have happened because of that star’s interaction with a black hole.

Sagittarius A* resides at the center of our Milky Way.  This star apparently drifted too closely to Sagittarius A*, in conjunction with two other stars to which it was gravitationally bound.  Something akin to a three-way dance between the stars took place, as they swirled around the black hole.  It seems that, while one of the stars continued with it’s swirl around the black hole, one star was sucked into it, and the third star was shoved out of the entire galaxy at a super speed!

This star is supposed to be moving at 1.6 million miles an hour!  There’s your ticket! Yet, that actually is only one of several stars that have been flung from the galactic core.  Called hypervelocity stars, rouge stars, or even high-speed ballistic stellar interlopers, these celestial objects are aging stars that are believed to have been parts of binary star systems.  These dual star systems strayed too close to black holes.  This particular case has one of these two stars, already near the galaxy’s core, drifting too closely to it’s binary companion.  One of the stars was captured by Sagittarius A*, and the other was ejected out of region at an excessive speed, by the extreme gravitational force of the black hole.

This star that was ejected is supposed to be one of several which have been flung from our galactic center.  Studying scientists using The Hubble Space Telescope are estimating that over 675 stars now reside within the outer regions of The Milky Way, having been jettisoned out of their original regions by Sagittarius A*!  These particular stars have been labeled as hypervelocity stars because of the extreme speeds at which they are moving.  Some of them are said to wind up within the outer regions of the galaxy, while others are flung from the galaxy entirely!  The star at hand has been dismissed from the galaxy, and it is moving at rate that is three times faster than the rate at which The Sun is orbiting our galactic core!

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SEE THESE SITES!!!

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-07/hubble-captures-image-speeding-star-expelled-center-our-galaxy

http://www.voanews.com/content/ejected-milky-way-stars-found-in-intergalactic-space-149846655/370165.html

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/04/rouge-stars-intergalactic-space/

http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1112525036/astronomers-find-hype

http://blogs.stsci.edu/newsletter/files/2011/11/interlopers

http://gizmodo.com/5553965/the-weird-origin-of-the-fastest-hypervel

http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=22801

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