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A Friday volcano of news update

The world's serving of dreadful headlines ... Enjoy them if you must.

There is going to be a burst of feminine adrenaline when FIFTY SHADES OF GREY is released into theaters in 2015.. But Ronnie Berke wrote a piece on CNN as to why she doesn't want her daughters to see it..  The trailer is interesting, to say the least.. the movie will feature sexual bondage for sure. But as Berke writes, the question is: Does "Grey" have the chance of manipulating young female minds with a film telling them what their proper sexual roles are?  I say ... it will. This is going to be, as some point out, the STAR WARS of the female millennial crowd. Get ready for a GREY 15..

And anyway.. Don't tell me it's not porn..

Here is a troubling story from across the pond.. A Christian woman of Italian descent was found beheaded in her garden in a London Suburb.. Palmira Silva, 82, beheaded.. Reuters reported that she was elderly and authorities are saying it was not a terrorist act..  So... we're talking an every day run of the mill beheading as opposed to one of a terrorist nature. Right? Of course we see some more online sources have a bit more of the blanks filled in compared to Reuters.. such as the fact that it was a beheading taking place in the broad daylight.. the machete wielding man was 'menacing' others prior to this beheading.  And the other sort of unsaid fact: Edmonton has a higher than usual  Muslim population. While this may not be a terror act, could it not be a terrorist inspired crime?  Oh, and finally, this: Locals in the town told reporters that the suspect beheader converted to Islam last year.

The bombshell CDC whistleblower story continues.. now Dr. William Thompson has gone further and said specifically that mercury does cause autism.. 

A follow up to a post we had yesterday.. what in the world is happening to Barack Obama?

Alex Jones' INFOWARS reporter Joe Biggs dresses up like someone from ISIS--and crosses the border without incident!

Michael Gearson from the Washington POST writes about Ebola: Nature is out to kill us.. (It always is.. but eating bush meat makes things easier in that regard..)

Experts now say: Ebola is 'unstoppable.'
 Sierra Leone is contemplating a nationwide shutdown over Ebola..
Some want an international military response to the Ebola crisis..
Ebola could spread to the United States by the end of September..

Lava is flowing at the Iceland volcano.. video shows a must see event.. In reality, it's both beautiful and frightening all the same.

Fears over Hawaii event: Volcano alert raised to 'warning' with an emergency declared by civil defense.. 

Billionaires quietly preparing for stock market crash..

Late night hosts honor Joan Rivers..

A lot of people are sharing and re-posting the supposed ghost of room 209 at the Windgate Hotel.. But in 2013, the website Museum of Hoaxes did a good analysis on the supposed ghost video from 2003. Good read.  I did some more of my own digging, and figured hotel review sites may be the best sources of information on whether a ghost truly exists in this hotel.. One review on TRIP ADVISOR wrote that someone who traveled there on business in 2009 left thinking the place was haunted.  Another reviewer was more critical of the staff than the dead.

'STALKED BY AN AD' is a horror movie trailer for the modern age.. It's a spoof for sure.. but by God it's true. Sometimes the ads that follow me are an embarrassment for multiple reasons.  Damn you adsense!





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…


Yes, indeed.. a hurricane-ish type storm is about to hit Ireland..

Hurricane Ophelia is the 10th consecutive hurricane to form in the Atlantic basin this year. According to University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy, the last time ten consecutive storms became a hurricane was 1893. While a very interesting factoid, the "elephant in the room" is that Ophelia is headed to Ireland. It is rare, but not unprecedented.

There are a few interesting things about this.. First off, there have been really rare occasions that storms of this nature made it as far as Ophelia may..

Actually there have been only a handful in the past years since about, oh, 1851..

From 1851 to 2010, only 10 extratropical storms, typically the tail ends of tropical cyclones, have hit within 200 miles (322 kilometers) of Ireland....Hurricane Debbie was the only tropical hurricane to make landfall in that area, clipping the far northwest of the British Isles in 1961.

But this is 2017--the year that mayhem on …