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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9 2013

Nuclear whoops: Fukushima worker accidentally turns off crippled plant's cooling system!

TOKYO 2020: Olympic site has high levels of radiation..

Red-faced: The dire warnings of this hurricane season were all wrong..

Red faced in the White House: White House Advisor Dan Pfeiffer tweets the N word to the world--by accident.. he tried to write "BIGGER" .. but check your keyboard and see that the N key is next to the B..

Give em' Yellen: Janet Yellen about to take over the Federal Reserve. Evans Pritchard writes: "The Fed will be looser for longer. The FOMC will continue to print money until the US economy creates enough jobs to reignite wage pressures and inflation, regardless of asset bubbles, or collateral damage along the way"

Obama summons conservative columnists to the White House, including Krauthammer, Costa, Gigot, Parker, York.. Absent were people that readers actually read..


APEC 2013: All the world's leaders gather for a picture. Oh, and John Kerry..

Government shutdown stops all US Antarctic research..

Famous paintings are turning black.. and it's being blamed on mercury.. Apparently elemental mercury, which forms under exposure to light and chlorine ions in the air, degrades paintings.. and some famous images painted by famed men of the past, are turning black..

What happens when a homeland New Yorker dies? SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE writes about Hart Island, a place you never want to be .. ..Hart Island is 131 acres and has been uninhabited for years.. It's on the Western Part of Long Island. And since 1869, the location has been used as a burial grounds for those who could not afford the luxuries of higher priced funerals and caskets.. According to the eerie report from SMITHSONIAN, 2,000 people a year are buried there, with about 850,000 in all over the past 100+ years..Even more: Dismembered body parts constitute a small minority of the burials. An estimated one-third of the burials are of very young children. With one exception—“special child baby 1 1985,” the first child to die of AIDS in New York City—the bodies are buried in mass graves..

The Quiet Zone in West Virginia--where cell phones and WIFI are nonexistent for 13,000 square miles..

New book about Johnny Carson makes some interesting assertions..

Miley Cyrus tells Jimmy Fallon that she does not just 'twerk and lick things'

Marilyn Monroe had a chin implant--and her X-rays proving it are up for auction..

The studio behind the new horror remake "Carrie" played mind games with customers at a West Village coffee shop with a hidden-camera stunt showing a woman suffering a supernatural flip out..
Terrified coffee drinkers!

CARRIE cast talks about what scared them as kids..

Scary horror movies for kids--that look ridiculous to adults..

People in horror movies: Always being hit by cats..

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The Detroit boom: A friend visits from a trip 28,000 miles per house

This is the AP news brief on the meteor and earthquake in Detroit January 16:
DETROIT (AP) — Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.  The American Meteor Society says it received hundreds of reports of a fireball Tuesday night over the state, including many in the Detroit area. Reports also came in from several other states and Ontario, Canada.Some Michigan residents reported their homes shaking.  The society says the reports suggest a space rock penetrated deep into the Earth’s atmosphere before it broke apart. The U.S. Geological Service says it registered as a 2.0 magnitude earthquake in Michigan. Bill Cooke with NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office tells The Detroit News it was “definitely a meteoroid” and a rare sight for Michigan.Other states where people reported seeing a fireball included Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.
More information now being revealed.. CBS in Detroit reported that NASA said the mete…

THE SKY IS ALIVE! BOOM IN DETROIT

USGS confirms meteor occurred around 811pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake. The very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US on January 16, 2018 and was followed by a sonic boom reported several miles away. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 356 witness reports from Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio as well as from Ontario in Canada.

50 people reported concurrent sound associated with the event and 114 delayed. Reports are still coming in..

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mother! just scored Jennifer Lawrence the worst box office opening of her career..

The reviews were awful.
The critics panned..
The citizens revolted and were revulsed.

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The fake missile warning in Hawaii was scary for residents of that state .. 38 minutes of hell.

Scary for America more may be what ELIANA JOHNSON writes in POLITICO: A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday, frantically phoning agencies to determine a response and triggering worries about their preparedness almost a year into the Trump administration. President Donald Trump’s Cabinet has yet to test formal plans for how to respond to a domestic missile attack, according to a senior administration official. John Kelly, while serving as Secretary of Homeland Security through last July, planned to conduct the exercise. But he left his post to become White House chief of staff before it was conducted, and acting secretary Elaine Duke never carried it out. The Old Cold War guard is gone. The newcomers can issue threats but appear to be unaware on how to act on them.. “The U.S. government hasn’t tested these plans in 30 years,” said the senior a…