Wednesday, September 25, 2019

wednesday newstrip

Asteroid Bennu could hit Earth at 25 Million kph with the power of more than 76,000 Hiroshima nuclear bombs, creating a ball of fire as big as 20 kilometers wide & with major tsunamis to follow · a hive of activity was discovered in the roof of a north Brisbane home at the weekend when a beekeeper found 50 kilograms of honey packed in above the ceiling · bees are dropping dead in Brazil & sending a message to humans that a Burj Khalifa sized space rock is set to skim Earth this month · scientists have warned "city-killing" asteroid just zipped by Earth. Why didn’t we see it coming? · Elon Musk has a 1-in-7,000 chance of hitting Earth this Fall · Minecraft's latest Java update adds bees, hives, & honey.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

wednesday newstrip

Paleontologists find 231 million years old 'scrat,' a saber-toothed triassic squirrel · Fortnite nerfed the mech · giant pumice raft from underwater volcanic eruption makes its way to Great Barrier Reef · Miley Cyrus says she’s "a twerking, pot-smoking, foul-mouthed hillbilly but … not a liar" · CDC flags one death & nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping · Monopoly maker Hasbro buys Peppa Pig in $5.9 billion deal · the Amazon is on fire.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

wednesday newstrip

U.S. Sleazygent T.®ump's new cap reads "Make American Measles Again" as CDC warns U.S. risks losing measles elimination status by October. Scientist’s terrifying warning of apocalypse — 'Would boil oceans!' · asteroid the size of Empire State Building set to fly past Earth. Scientist’s terrifying warning of apocalypse — 'Would pickle pork!' · Blizzard sues Chinese game company over its Warcraft 'ripoff.' Scientist’s terrifying warning of apocalypse — 'Would Make America Great Again!' · CamScanner booted from Play Store after discovery of malicious code. Scientist’s terrifying warning of apocalypse — 'Would melt meringues!' · Apple says it's sorry for using contractors to listen in on Siri conversations & will cease doing it. U. K. Plum Molester Poorass Rhinestone's terrifying warning of subsequent apocalypse — 'Would breach the Constitution!'

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

wednesday newstrip

Control is an excellent supernatural thriller with hints of Metroid · what would dropping a nuclear bomb on a hurricane do? · hiding in Egypt? Internet goes bananas over PHOTO of 'Steve Jobs' alive & well · NASA warns massive asteroid 2000 QW7 to skim Earth · Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth have reportedly reached a custody arrangement for their pets · acid oceans are shrinking plankton, fueling faster climate change · how often should I get my teeth cleaned?

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The Quandary of Painting

You have blank walls. I have
four baby turtles with painted
backs that arrived at Dulles
International Airport earlier
this month. So, let's start with
room use. As in: "What do you want
to use the space for?" &: "What
do you want it to say about you?"
(from Series Magritte)