Weirdness

Thursday, January 19, 2017

CIA files on UFO's and Project Stargate to become more available to public

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38663522?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook


(Thanks for the link, Moana!)

Anniversary of the Battle of Golden Hill in 1770

"First Blood" of the American Revolution.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Golden_Hill



Happy Birthday Richard Lester!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0504513/



Happy Birthday Dewey Bunnell !

http://www.venturahighway.com/


Happy Birthday Phil Everly!

http://www.everly.net/



Happy National Popcorn Day!

Yum!

http://whirleypopshop.com/


Happy Birthday Janis Joplin!

http://www.janisjoplin.com/



Happy Birthday Lysander Spooner!

http://www.lysanderspooner.org/



Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe!

https://www.poemuseum.org/
http://www.eapoe.org/


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Stanic Feminists of Bohemian Paris

http://www.dirgemag.com/flowers-evil-satanic-feminists-bohemian-paris-part-1-berthe-de-courriere/

Fascinating little history.

Spend the night with Bruce Campbell in a haunted house!

http://www.insidethemagic.net/2017/01/spend-the-night-with-bruce-campbell-in-a-haunted-mansion-casting-now-for-new-horror-reality-series/


Fun stuff!

Happy Birthday David Ruffin!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Ruffin


Happy Birthday Cary Grant!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000026/



Happy Birthday Robert Anton Wilson!

http://rawilson.com/


Happy Thesaurus Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/thesaurus-day/


Happy National Peking Duck Day!

Yum!

https://www.chefsteps.com/activities/the-ultimate-guide-to-making-crispy-amber-hued-peking-duck-at-home

Happy Pooh Day!

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/winnie-the-pooh-day/


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Interesting article about the obsolescence with computerized appliances

http://www.zdnet.com/article/if-vendors-cannot-keep-a-phone-updated-why-trust-them-with-your-household-items/?loc=newsletter_small_thumb&ftag=TRE17cfd61&bhid=19993324377668975004593194010397


Happy Birthday Hugh Mercer!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Mercer


Happy Birthday Jim Carrey!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000120/



Happy National Hot Buttered Rum Day!

Yum!

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/hot-buttered-rum-cocktail-recipe.html


Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin


Happy Kid Inventors Day!

http://www.kidinventorsday.com/



Monday, January 16, 2017

Bioluminescence and the Cold war

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-the-navy-tried-to-turn-bioluminescence-against-the-soviets?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d05d565ff8-Newsletter_1_16_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-d05d565ff8-64536349&ct=t(Newsletter_1_16_2017)&mc_cid=d05d565ff8&mc_eid=9337bd4ceb


Russian Spy, Assassin, Defector, Parapsychologist

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/nikolai-khokhlov-kgb-paranormal?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d05d565ff8-Newsletter_1_16_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-d05d565ff8-64536349&ct=t(Newsletter_1_16_2017)&mc_cid=d05d565ff8&mc_eid=9337bd4ceb

Fascinating life

Today is Blue Monday

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Monday_(date)


Happy Birthday Shadow Chasers!

Premiered on this date in 1986.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088606/


Happy Birthday Eleanor Marx!

https://www.marxists.org/archive/eleanor-marx/



Happy Birthday John Carpenter!

http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/


Happy Appreciate A Dragon Day!

http://www.donitakpaul.com/fun/aadd/


Happy National Fig Newton Day!

Yum!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newtons_(pastry)


Happy International Hot & Spicy Food Day!

Yum!

https://www.thewrath.com/


Happy Religious Freedom Day!

http://www.religiousfreedomday.com/



Happy Book Publishers Day!

http://bookmarket.com/bookdays.htm


Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day


Sunday, January 15, 2017

NecronomiCon coming in August!

http://necronomicon-providence.com/passes-and-tickets/


Happy Birthday Vanishing Point!

Premiered on this date in 1971.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067927/



Happy Birthday Pierre-Joseph Proudhon!

https://theanarchistlibrary.org/category/author/pierre-joseph-proudhon

http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/proudhon/proudhonbio.html


Happy Birthday Chuck Berry!

http://chuckberry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/index.html



Happy Birthday Martin Luther King, Jr.!

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.html



Happy National Strawberry Ice Cream Day!

Yum!


http://www.hopkinsfarmcreamery.com/index.cfm?ref=10100



Saturday, January 14, 2017

Happy Birthday Murray Bookchin!

http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/anarchist_archives/bookchin/bio1.html



Happy Birthday William Whipple!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Whipple


Happy Mallard Day!

All Souls College in Oxford celebrates the discovery of a large mallard found in a drain while digging the foundations of the college in 1437.



Happy Ratification Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratification_Day_(United_States)


Friday, January 13, 2017

Rube Goldberg Meets Pool!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EQBgttU9mo&sns=em

Fun stuff!


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Uber for funerals!

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-38611790


(Thanks for the link, John!)

Flight 666 to Hel on Friday the 13th

What could go wrong?

http://gizmodo.com/hail-satan-flight-666-lands-safely-in-hel-1791159970


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Happy Birthday Jinx Dawson!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coven_(band)


Happy Birthday Clark Ashton Smith!

http://www.eldritchdark.com/



Happy Make Your Dreams Come True Day!

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/make-your-dreams-come-true-day