Summer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7

Starting on June 7th, FEMA will be conducting a large scale drill that has been named “Cascadia Rising” that will simulate the effects of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone and an accompanying west coast tsunami dozens of feet tall. According to the official flyer for the event, more than “50 counties, … Read moreSummer blockbuster: Cascadia Rising drill prepped for June 7

CONJURING MORE

WARNER BROS has released an online teaser for the June 10 ’16 release of James Wan’s CONJURING 2 — the film which delves deeper into the lives of the much debated, much scorned, much loved, and much talked about Ed and Lorraine Warren.. From WARNER: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT-Z7eNnwNw] Some critics have called CONJURING 2 a little too … Read moreCONJURING MORE

TECH WANTS TO DEFEAT HATE ONLINE

…ON THE NET!? Tech giants are swearing that their new war on hate will be won. In 24 hours–real time for online standards. The promise comes after Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Microsoft began working with the European Union to fight terrorism. This from BLOOMBERG: U.S. Internet giants Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Google and Microsoft Corp. … Read moreTECH WANTS TO DEFEAT HATE ONLINE

‘Alice,’ ‘X-Men’ Messes: Studio Execs Prepare to Sweat a Stressful Summer

‘Alice,’ ‘X-Men’ Messes: Studio Execs Prepare to Sweat a Stressful Summer : Galloway dishes at the Hollywood Reporter.. My favorite highlight: Few insiders view The Legend of Tarzan (July 1) as a surefire hit, though New Line’s The Conjuring 2 (June 10) and the DC villain team-up Suicide Squad (Aug. 5) seem hopeful, despite extensive … Read more‘Alice,’ ‘X-Men’ Messes: Studio Execs Prepare to Sweat a Stressful Summer

Mystery of Forest Grove, Oregon, Noise May Never Be Solved – NBC News

Mystery of Forest Grove, Oregon, Noise May Never Be Solved – NBC News: This from Nbc News: A piercing noise that plagued an Oregon city earlier this year, drawing comparisons to “Satan’s teakettle” and hypothesized to be everything from a defective water valve to aliens or a signal for the end of times, stopped as … Read moreMystery of Forest Grove, Oregon, Noise May Never Be Solved – NBC News

Facebook’s director of product design on why websites may be a dying business

Facebook’s director of product design on why websites may be a dying business: That’s different than the work we were doing in the mid-2000s. We were trying everything — this is the Myspace era — we were just going crazy. I think we had to go through that phase and I think we’re going to … Read moreFacebook’s director of product design on why websites may be a dying business