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Tuesday terrors: It's almost Christmas, American teenagers are dumb, and Darth Vader took a selfie

TUESDAY DECEMBER 3 2013

I just looked at my calender for the first time this month--December 3 but it just seems to have a feel that December is already over. Maybe it's due to the oddly short time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe it's because the rest of 2013 was a steamroller of time, marching through existence like a pale midnight rider.. taking with it the memories of the year and the hopes and dreams that never became reality through the last eleven months..

It's almost Christmas, everyone. And almost 2014. I can hardly wait until the SYFY TWILIGHT ZONE marathon heralds us into a new beginning..

And now for the news..


United States 'deeply concerned' with China's moves in the East China Sea..

This is just so wrong: Thousands of homeless vets have nothing for Christmas..

American teenagers fail miserably in education when compared to the rest of the world..
Teenagers in Shanghai top..

OBAMA 3.0: An opinion piece in the Washington POST calls for the end of presidential term limits..


Beautiful sight! Rare weather event fills the Grand Canyon with fog..

Another massive power outage across the entire nation of Venezuela..

Dangerous cold is coming to much of the United States--temperatures not this low in over 15 years for many..

News from Nepal: 45 sinkholes open up..

Loud mysterious booms force evacuation of school in New Mexico..

Before and after flashes of light in Montreal boom..

Boy being mauled in Romania brings new focus on animal cruelty in the Balkans..

IS your TV set watching you?

Mad Cow Risk Prompts U.K. Inquiry Into Blood Screening
UK: At least one in every two thousand persons is suffering from this syndrome..

Controversial GMO Study By Gilles-Eric Seralini Retracted. That was the study that said GMO could cause cancer in rats .. More on the story here..

Unprecedented event along the West Coast: Video of Humpback whales feasting on record number of anchovies

NO news is GOOD news? CNN is about to make a major change and have LESS news.. Well, the Weather Channel stopped airing weather.. The Central New Network may as well fire all their newscasters.. Call me crazy, but I miss the days of CNN'S HEADLINE NEWS back in the early days when they'd have a live broadcast, every half hour, of the news of the moment. Real news--like NEWS, and not just blips and beeps coming from talking heads. I am tired of politics.. I am tired of the 'right wing and left wing' arguments, arguments that go no where and are tired out from their own weight of hair air. And now CNN will air less news.. I am releasing a big 'sigh.'
I suppose this is only more evidence to show why millions of people go immediately to the INTERNET and Twitter for news--news you cannot find, or ever will, on any news network on the TEE VEE..


I love it! A 'Darth Vader' SELFIE opens up the official STAR WARS EPISODE VII Instagram page..


First look at Daniel Radcliffe in FRANKENSTEIN..

Another FRIDAY THE 13TH movie planned.. and it may be a bad idea..

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