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From the depths of the ice comes the silent killer

Just when you thought it was safe, a virus has re-entered our world from 30,000 years in the past!

As a matter of fact, it was the biggest virus ever discovered, and now according to all reliable informants on the topic, it is awake. 

The journal NATURE reports more on Pithovirus sibericum.. Apparently enough industrial excavation led to the virus, deep in the permafrost of Siberia, to come alive again. Well, I suppose it never died.. Just slept for 30,000 years under the sea.

This particular virus was frozen, it's said, in 28,000 BC. Also in 28,000 BC, New Guinea became populated by colonists and harpoons, needles, and saws were invented.

I wonder what other surprises deep drilling has in store for us?

If they can resurrect Pithovirus sibericum, why stop there! The sky's the viral limit!



STRANGER THINGS 2 looks incredible

The newest STRANGER THINGS 2 trailer hit on Friday the 13th .. amazing timing as always with the fine people at Netflix..

The excitement over this program is incredible. Not only are people re-watching and re-binging the first season in preparation, but there is an equal amount of re-watching and analyzing of the newest trailers..

Before discussion.. take a glance:

My initial thought: This is actually the weaker of the teasers and trailers for season 2.. Yes, I am inclined to wonder why Eleven is more androgynous  .. why she has more hair now and no one shaved it. why she is out of the upside down and eating Eggos in the normal world..

So many questions about her. But the trailer didn't pay much attention to her--I think on purpose. Instead we glimpsed into the post-pubescent boys and now new friends of another gender planning something, just as the world is being taken over by giant squid creatures from the upside down.

Not viewed at all? Mike's mom and dad. Barb..

Forgive me…