Friday, May 10, 2013

Friday Links: May 10

You may find some familiar names in this obituary. [link]

McBain: The Movie. [link]

Pizza developed that meets 100% of daily nutritional needs if eaten 3 times a day. [link]

Irish woman dies after being denied an abortion. [link]

I found that last article because the Irish Prime Minister is being threatened with excommunication if he allows a vote on the issue of legalizing abortion. [link]
Pro-Life my ass.

The black rhino is now considered officially extinct. [link]

An honest trailer for the 2009 Star Trek movie.

Background: A company called Predna basically uses extortion-like tactics against people it claims have downloaded adult films. The accused can pay a settlement or have it go public that they’re suspected of pirating whoopee-movies. Recently, there’s been some pushback, and Predna is being exposed as a rather shadowy outfit that appears to have created shell companies with CEOs created via identity theft. Anyway, they should really know they’re in for it when a judge issues an order that starts with a quote from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. [link]

Dog dish starts a fire. [link]

A billboard that shows a different message to kids than to adults. [link]
Isn't the effect ruined now that it's known that they're doing this?

Illustrated facts from QI. [link]

I'll know I'm old when I hear this in an elevator and actually tap my feet to it.

Bohemian Rhapsody in Blue

People in China have issues with some China-only content of Iron Man 3. [link]

Starships Were Meant to Fly

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