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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Julianne Moore Talks “Carrie” Remake, Bullying Julianne Moore Talks “Carrie” Remake, Bullying

Actress Julianne Moore discussed filming the 2013 remake of “Carrie,” the iconic 1976 Brian De Palma film of the same name, and addressed how modern bullying didn’t much alter the tone of the movie. “Carrie” is adapted from Stephen King’s …

Space Tourism by Balloon Coming Space Tourism by Balloon Coming

World View Enterprises announced plans Tuesday to send people into the stratosphere using a hot air balloon, in place of any sort of rocket. Jane Poynter, CEO of the Tucson, Arizona-based firm says that the 4-hour trip 19 miles up …

Small Plane Goes Down in Arkansas Small Plane Goes Down in Arkansas

A small, single-engine plane went down near Huntsville, Arkansas, killing both pilot and passenger. The Piper Saratoga was piloted by Ivan Williams, the CEO of Williams Construction Company in Pryor, Oklahoma. His passenger was wife Adina Williams. Ivan Williams had …

Spiders Shut Down British School Spiders Shut Down British School

A school in England has been shut down due to an infestation of “false widow” spiders, the most poisonous British arachnid. The spiders, which are equipped with venom that can cause swelling and fever, had been spotted around the campus …

Hawaii Surfer Repeatedly Punches Attacking Shark Hawaii Surfer Repeatedly Punches Attacking Shark

A 25-year-old former boxer landed multiple punches on a hark that bit into his surfboard in Hawaii Sunday. Jeff Horton was with ten other surfers off of Kauai when the incident occurred. He initially spotted a fin in the water, …

Drunken “Joker” Arrested in Maine Drunken “Joker” Arrested in Maine

Police in Pittsfield, Maine arrested a drunken man dressed as the Joker early Sunday morning, after the aspirant Batman villain wrecked his car. Authorities say 64-year-old Dennis Lalime struck multiple trees and rocks with his 2002 Buick Regal, a little …

Lori Loughlin Talks Stamos, “Full House” Movie Lori Loughlin Talks Stamos, “Full House” Movie

Actress Lori Loughlin, while referring to John Stamos once calling her “the one that got away,” remained mostly silent about any mutual feelings for her old flame. “Oh, my goodness. Well, we’ll never know, right?”, Loughlin said at the opening …

Thief Returns Prized Pumpkin, Leaves Note Thief Returns Prized Pumpkin, Leaves Note

Ah yes, York, Pennsylvania. Home of the York Peppermint Patty, York International Air Conditioners, the rock band “Live,” and now prized pumpkin theft. On Sunday, a thief returned a 255-pound pumpkin a boy won at a Windsor Township Oktoberfest celebration, …

Argentine Commuter Train Wrecks, 80 Injured Argentine Commuter Train Wrecks, 80 Injured

A commuter train in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires has crashed at the end of the line at the Once station on Saturday, injuring at least 80 people. The station is the site of the 2012 Buenos Aires rail …

Orionid Meteor Shower Begins Tonight Orionid Meteor Shower Begins Tonight
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The Orionid meteor shower, which has been known to produce bright fireballs, can be seen in the sky beginning after midnight, on early October 21. The Orionids are an annual meteor shower which last about a week in late-October. Sometimes …

Argentina Drawing Natural Gas from Cow Burps Argentina Drawing Natural Gas from Cow Burps

Argentine researchers have found a way to transform the gas created by cow digestive systems into fuel, a development that could also reduce some of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Argentina’s National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) has …

Cubans Using Thumb Drives to Exchange Information Cubans Using Thumb Drives to Exchange Information

Citizens of the Republic of Cuba remain mostly disconnected from the internet in the communist country, though have been inventive in finding ways to access and exchange information online. The Republic of Cuba, along with China, Laos and Vietnam, is …

Titanic Violin Sells for Record $1.5 Million Titanic Violin Sells for Record $1.5 Million

The violin played by band leader Wallace Hartley as the RMS Titanic sank was sold for $1.46 million at auction on Saturday, the highest price ever paid for a relic from the ill-fated ocean liner. Hartley and his band played …

Lionfish Invasion a Disaster in the Atlantic