Woman in sumo wrestler suit assaults ex-girlfriend... →
A fancy dress party in one of Dublin’s best known gay bars took a sinister turn when a woman attacked her ex-girlfriend Adrienne Martin in a row over a dress-up sumo wrestler’s suit. After a year of acrimony following their bad break up, Sandra Talbot (32) assaulted Martin with a bottle hidden under her costume in a fit of rage at the George pub. A Dublin court heard that Talbot...
The Strongest Coffee in the World: Death Wish... →
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A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that...– Happy 100th birthday, iconic economist Milton Friedman, author of Capitalism and Freedom. (via explore-blog)
List of Authors Whose Copyrights Have Expired →
The Flemish literary publication nY (formerly Yang) is putting together an issue around the central theme of authors whose copyright has passed because they’ve died more than 70 years ago, and whose works have subsequently entered the political domain, such as happened to James Joyce in 2012. Here is their (non-exhaustive) list consisting of authors that they thought would resonate with...
Termites explode to defend their colonies : Nature... →
Older workers use chemical reaction to increase toxicity of ‘explosive backpacks’.
In America, the policeman is a working-class hero. In England, the policeman is...– Literary legend and freshly transplanted New Yorker Martin Amis on terrorism, pornography, idyllic Brooklyn and American decline (via explore-blog)
Out: beards In: farmer tans– (via magnificentruin)
The 'Strangelove' of Weegee →
cinephilearchive: In early 1963 Arthur Fellig, better known to time, tide and memory as Weegee, journeyed to Shepperton Studios in Merrie England to document, however briefly, the production of Stanley Kubrick’s mirth-encrusted exploration of human dread, ‘Dr. Strangelove.’ In the process, the photographer not only captured more than one glimpse of moments that would not make it into the...