The World: An Artificial Island Paradise

Have you ever dreamt about living on your own island paradise? In the not too distant future (approx. 2008), Dubai’s Al Nakheel Properties (the creators of the famous Palm Islands) will complete The World, a collection of 300 private artificial islands arranged to appear like the continents of the Earth. Each island will be about […]

An Extra Month of Daylight Saving Time

Michael Hampton has announced that the United States of America has just been granted four extra weeks of Daylight Saving Time, beginning in 2007. President George W. Bush signed the bill granting an extra month of DST today, August 8th 2005, in order to lower energy consumption … by forcing Americans to use lights and […]

Terror Strikes London

This morning, at about 8:51AM (12:51AM PDT), a European terrorist organization launched an attack on London that has killed at least 37 and wounded at least 700. Three bombs were reported as being detonated inside three separate London Underground trains, while another bomb exploded inside a double-decker bus. Bryan, Michael Heilemann, Khaled, Michael Hampton, Angsuman, […]

The Grim Future of the Press

In the face of a new threat, Epic, The New York Times closed its doors to the web and went offline in the year 2014. But, why did this happen? And, what is Epic? Find out in this time-shifted 8-minute transmission. It’s worth every minute. (hat-tip: Podz)

A Working Replica of Stonehenge

Did you know that there is a working replica of Stonehenge? I sure didn’t, but that’s exactly what Stonehenge Aotearoa is. Resting on private property in New Zealand, this modern replica is just as effective as its predecessor. Stonehenge Aotearoa is open to the public on Saturdays from 1PM-4PM. Private and group bookings, however, can […]

Donate to Support Tsunami Relief

Donations are being requested by the Red Cross and other organizations to support relief efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunamis in South East Asia. The impact of this disaster is immense. Please, if you can, support these efforts. Every penny counts. Please be aware that there are currently some very horrific individuals scamming several […]

Tsunami Disaster Relief Efforts

Donations are being requested by the Red Cross and other organizations to support relief efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunamis in South East Asia. The impact of this disaster is immense. Please, if you can, support these efforts. Every penny counts. American Red Cross British Red Cross Canadian Red Cross International Federation of Red […]

Facts and Fiction

The factual content of the news has always been a hot topic. Lately, it seems as if issues are either blown out of proportion or simply forgotten. Sometimes the smallest misuse of a word can lead to the largest misunderstanding. How could this be bad for our society? Why can’t we exaggerate? Exaggeration boosts our […]