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Squirrel Causes Thousands In Damage During Suicide Attack!

A squirrel paid the ultimate price for his curiosity, but not before causing $300,000 in damages to a $1.9 million community center in Indiana. The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne reports that a squirrel made its way into the electrical system at the newly renovated complex. A massive power surge damaged three new HVAC systems and some parts of the boiler system, resulting in a repair bill of $300,000. The squirrel didn’t survive. This isn't the first time a squirrel has caused massive damage. Read more...


What Is This Light On Mars?

Do you see it? There's a little beacon of light in this photograph of Mars. It's on the left side of the photo and it's pretty darn bright. What could it be? More importantly, what do we want it to be? A Martian signal keeping track of the Curiosity rover? An alien laser beam? A key to a secret portal in the universe? A superhero? Anything in your imagination is way better than NASA's explanation of the light: which they're saying "might be due to the sun glinting off a rock or cosmic rays striking the camera's detector". No mention at all of the colonies we have had on Mars since the mid-80's. Another government cover up slowly falling apart thanks to the actions of our future alien overlords. Read more...

The First of 4 Blood Moons Happens Next Week

When you look outside late on April 14 or early April 15 and the moon is red, don't panic; it's just a full lunar eclipse. Why is it red? According to Sky & Telescope magazine  as the Earth moves directly between the moon and sun, scattered light from sunsets and sunrises on the edge of our planet are reflected on the moon's surface. "If you were standing on the moon during a total lunar eclipse you would see the Earth as a black disk with a brilliant orange ring around it, the brilliant ring would be bright enough to dimly light up the lunar landscape. Read more...

Behind The Scenes Of WALKING DEAD

I found this article with some great behind the scenes material you may have never seen. Just click here for all the Zombie wonderfulness. Read more...

Mow Your Lawn At 116 MPH!

Built in the UK by Honda's British Touring Car Championship, the 'Mean Mower' demonstrated its speed at a racetrack in Tarragona, Spain. Top Gear writer Piers Ward  beat the 2010 record of 96.5mph (155.3kph) made by a John Deere riding mower. To give the vehicle its rapid performance, Honda fitted it with a 1,000cc superbike engine. This gives it a greater power-to-weight ratio than a Bugatti Veyron and acceleration from 0-60mph in just four seconds. Read more...

You No Longer Need A Paddle

For the first time since the 1820s, the level of liquid flowing through Schitt Creek is at an all time low. Schitt Creek will no longer float your boat, or anyone elses. In fact scientists are saying it could be decades before anyone will actually need a paddle to get up Schitt Creek. The Army Corp of Engineers spokeman, Bernard Flapdoodle, says they have several ideas that could get the Schitt flowing freely again if the state approves their recomendations. Governor Curtis Goatheart reports he is willing to squeeze a chunk of money from the budget if it will get more floaters on the Schitt this summer. Read more...

New Haven Cleans Up

 The annual street sweeping program to clear debris from city streets will begin on April 1. Public Works crews will mark routes and residents should park accordingly. All vehicles that do not observe the posted no parking signs will be ticketed and/or towed. Residents can see when crew members will be sweeping their street by visiting the city’s website. For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 203-946-7700. Read more...


Suspended Animation Trials Begin

At a hospital in Pittsburgh, surgeons are now allowed to place patients into a state of suspended animation. If a patient arrives with a traumatic injury, and attempts to restart their heart have failed — if they’re on the doorstep of death — they will have their blood replaced with a cold saline solution, which stops almost all cellular activity. At this point, the patient is clinically dead — but if the doctors can fix the injury within a few hours, they can be returned to life from suspended animation by replacing the saline with blood. Or at least, that’s the theory. The technique of suspended animation (or “emergency preservation and resuscitation” as non-sci-fi doctors prefer to call it) was first trialed on pigs in 2002. Hasan Alam, working with his colleagues at the University of Michigan Hospital, drugged up a pig, created a massive hemorrhage to simulate the effect of a massive gunshot wound, and then replaced its blood with a cold saline solution, cooling the pig’s cells to just 10 Celsius (50F). After the injury was treated, the pig was gradually warmed back up by replacing the saline with blood. Usually the pig’s heart started beating on its own, and despite the pig being dead for a few hours, there was no physical or cognitive impairment. Now, it’s time to try it out on humans. Read more...