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Freaky Friday headlines from around the world and beyond


The news:

"Ukraine in some sort of chaos" - not what Russia wants
Armed men take position at two airports in Crimea..
Russians occupy..
Another report says Ukrainians 'regain' airports from Russians..
Ukraine claims Russian invasion and asks for United States help..
Ukraine in 'some sort of chaos'..

My favorite Facebook weather source, the Weatherboy Weather posted an "OMG" over top of today's snowstorm forecast.. This is beginning to look like a long duration snow storm set to drop up to 20 inches or more in spots..  prepare now because by Monday all travel may be temporarily grounded.. The other concern may be ice if enough warmth spreads into the storm.. It's a March storm after all--and March storms typically produce heavy snow. In like a lion.. a cold, cold lion in winter.

Big British Brother is watching you:
A British spy agency has now been revealed to have been collecting webcam images from Yahoo users for years.. Stop laughing when you see someone put tape over their web cam..
And of course, "activists are 'shocked'" at the revelations. Really..? At this point shocked?

Winter continues to lag.. it may also leave slowly..

Navy sailors suffering pain and ailments after Fukushima response.. 
But nothing to fear, Navy sailors.. Apparently smoking is worse than the radiation, so says a FORBES editorial about the disaster..  I am sure the author means well. Right? I'd be interesting how tied in with nuclear energy he is.. Nonetheless, the NOT DANGEROUS radiation will be making it to the West Coast by April..  Also the not dangerous scenario playing out at Fukushima is getting a little less dangerous as warnings sound that clean up pumps stopped working. Nothing to see here. The FORBES science author said so..

Figures don't lie bit the liars will figure: 30,000 Washington state students are homeless--50% more than six years ago.

Steak houses.. beach resorts.. golf.. the good life. The FABULOUS life of your legislator.. 

CBS news affiliate in Texas reports that one area may begin serving up recycled sewer water due to drought conditions!

Beautiful Northern Lights appear in Preston, UK..

The most amazingly awful but hilarious photo op of the year.. 

It's a new world: A survey says that Americans would give up TV before the Internet.. I am with that one..

Bret Easton Ellis and FOX developing a Manson murder series..

Should movie Jesuses be sexy? This is the important and hard hitting question being asked by CNN..

Jimmy Kimmel, Iron Man, Max
Great video.. amazing story: Jimmy Kimmel brought to tears by a 7-year-old battling brain cancer..  

Common sense from the FDA thanks to Michelle Obama: Food labels may finally be realistic as to how Americans eat.. enough with the 'serving size' nonsense that shades the calories in a favorable way.. a more honest food label is coming.

The famed (AND REAL!) Doomsday Seed Vault has added 20,000 more crops from 100 nations to the already 800,000 stock ..

At The Movies: The hosts of the ABC show often champion independent Australian films, but not Wolf Creek 2
Horror movie controversy in Australia.. two famed movie critics from down under refused to review a horror flick WOLF CREEK 2..  And now as a result, star from the movie John Jarratt took aim at the 'elitist' critics for their refusal to acknowledge the movie.. 
I am actually somewhat laughing at the image of the critics, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton. Stratton looks identical to the man who does my taxes every year.. I hope I don't take this movie review refusal out on him in 2015..

I have really never liked horror movies based on true stories.. they seem a little over the top, often. And in this matter, perhaps insensitive and tacky.. Sony has just bought the rights to a horror movie based on the death of Elisa Lam in Los Angeles in 2013.. You may remember recent stories about Lam in the news. She was the student who was found dead in the water tank of then famed and cursed Cecil Hotel--for two weeks hotel visitors were complaining of a smell and taste in the water, later they found Lam's body. In recent months, a surveillance video from the elevator in the hotel was made famous because it seemed to show Lam acting odd moments before she supposedly entered the roof area and somehow got into a high and secured water tank.. The coroner ruled the death to be accidental. Not an accident is SONY making profits off of the death of the innocent young woman. 

Minecraft heads to the big screen..

The behind the scenes truth at the Oscars..

"Church" of Scientology lashes out against Leah Remini..

Katy Perry edits DARK HORSE video after accusations of blasphemy. A petition was signed by thousands saying that the video was offensive to Muslims. The name of Allah has been removed from the footage.. For those keeping track of the footage removal: The Illuminati messages are still in it..

Marvel's ANT MAN gets new cast member: Patrick Wilson of WATCHMEN fame..

The top reasons you should try lucid dreaming.. (It still hasn't worked for me despite practice, instead I sleep listening to either Clyde Lewis or Dave Schrader..)

Meet the 4-year-old with amazing psychic powers..

How to stop giving a f^%k as to what people think of you.. first and foremost thing to remember: No one really cares and people are too busy on smart phones to actually have a thought lasting for more than a second.. With that.. I bid you a fine Friday. Check back for more updates as they happen..
Be safe..



Heather Wades into night from the Kingdom of Nye: Bell's family retakes website for "legacy" .. Developing..

From the Kingdom of Nye.. Heather Wade..?

Art Bell fans who have been following the long career he held and the shows he hosted will know that Heather Wade was handpicked by the talk show legend himself as his successor on MIDNIGHT IN THE DESERT. That program aired most recently before his Friday the 13th death in April of this year..

Wade's adventures in late night radio have not been without controversy. Shortly before Bell's death, he was helping promote her venture into Area 51...

Multiple venues hosted her program briefly in the short aftermath of Art Bell's passage from this planet, with no true home being found. And to make matters even more contentious, Art Bell's long time webmaster Keith Rowland had a very public dispute about her doing programs to begin with!

He wrote multiple times that she was in violation of a non-compete clause when she left Midnight in the Desert post-Bell-mortem..

As of today, host very much loved paranormal heavyweight Dave Schrader h…

It appears that Sunspot solar observatory and nearby post office was shut down because a janitor had child porn images

This is what KTSM is reporting: New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen A federal search warrant reveals that Sunspot Solar Observatory was shut down as FBI agents conducted computer forensic searches for child pornography.The source of child pornography was traced to an IP address used at the observatory and a source within the building observed a computer with "not good" images on it, the warrant states.An investigation by the FBI revealed that a janitor is the main suspect in the search, however he has not been charged with a crime even though his name in on the warrant.The warrant states the suspect would use the observatory Wifi and a personal laptop to download the child pornography. X X X X So that is now officially the official story. We are told. Of course people online are questing the veracity of the stated series of events and how a janitor, who it took days to track down for having images of child porn, is the reason that an entire observatory…

Mulder and Scully still have the sunspot case

The internet firestorm over the sudden closure of the Sunspot Solar Observatory went worldwide within the last 10 days..

As of yesterday, there was finally an official statement of some form as to why. But the statement is not going to end the rampant speculation -- these types of events get their fodder from "official statements" that fail to answer directly reasons why events occurred.The group that manages the Facebook page for the New Mexico facility say they are cooperating with on an ongoing criminal investigation..The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy said "we became concerned that a suspect in the investigational potentially posed a threat to the safety of local staff and residents. For this reason, AURA temporarily vacated the facility and ceased science activities at this location."AURA said it was their decision to vacate...
The sheriff in town offers a different opinion, of course.. initially when the facility closed Benny House told …