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CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOURSELF

Pittsburgh Daily Post, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1912

And all these years I thought this saying started on Uncle Grandpa.. Glad to see we’ve been saying it since before two world wars. Sadly over the past century very few people have checked themselves before they wreck themselves..

NEW IT IMAGE REVEALED

With IT being released September 8 (two months) another image of ‘Pennywise’ has been released.. A press release with the photo: The kids in peril, the Losers’ Club, include Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs and Jeremy Ray Taylor. Javier Botet will play The Leper, and Nicholas Hamilton plays Henry Bowers. The cast also includes Owen Teague, who plays bully Patrick Hocksetter. Bill Skarsgard is our new Pennywise.

DNA IN PICTURES

Scientists have uploaded a short movie of a galloping horse into the DNA of living bacteria and were able to retrieve it with a 90% success rate “DNA has a lot of properties that are good for archival storage,” Shipman said. “It’s much more stable than silicon memory if you wanted to hold something for thousands of years.” In the new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, Shipman wanted to see if bacterial DNA could be used to record the order in which new information was added to its genome.

Happy Halloween will come early this year.. STRANGER THINGS 2 gets a new earlier release date.. Netflix has confirmed a new release date for the second season of the hit show, NME reports. “Stranger Things” Season 2 airs October 27, 2017. In a press release, Netflix has also provided a new description for the next season: “It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.” Check out a new poster and teaser for the second season below. Feel the excitement ..

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A Sunday Morning Smattering of news JULY 9 2017

TRUE BLOOD'S NELSAN ELLIS DEAD AT 39

Nelsan Ellis, best known for playing Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s True Blood, has died due to complications from heart failure. He was 39.

is reps confirmed the news today. “We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis,” HBO said in a statement this afternoon. “Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood.