Yes, the Oscar for best picture is rigged (in a way)

Obtaining the Oscar for best picture has a calculated process of producing a movie that can win and also benefit from receiving the award. Using the established approach is almost certain to pay off which means that taking chances is incredibly risky if getting an award is your goal. If we want to see a … Continue reading Yes, the Oscar for best picture is rigged (in a way)

Exciting news about the moon SPACE Scientists found moving water on the Moon Mike Wehner @MikeWehner March 11th, 2019 at 11:07 PM The Moon apparently isn’t nearly as dry as scientists once thought. That’s the message from researchers using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to detect water molecules and the behavior of the moisture over the course of a … Continue reading Exciting news about the moon

Slate has tested different methods of cooking bacon — helpful results

Occasionally a strip or two of bacon is the perfect addition to a dish or a breakfast. My preferred method is in the microwave with paper towels because I like evenly crisp bacon with minor clean-up. Turns out I can get the same results in multiple other ways. This article also discusses ways to get … Continue reading Slate has tested different methods of cooking bacon — helpful results

Volcanoes in California more likely than quakes?

Oh, by all means, let's get scared about something else. The article helps put the risk of quakes into perspective tho. FORGET SAN ANDREAS—CALIFORNIA’S NEXT BIG HAZARD COULD BE A VOLCANO, USGS WARNS BY HANNAH OSBORNE ON 2/26/19 AT 3:58 AM EST The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has warned that California’s next big hazard could come … Continue reading Volcanoes in California more likely than quakes?

Here’s the next drug problem

To their slight credit, the people involved with promoting and approving this drug are aware of the value of its illegal distribution, but far too little is apparently to be done to prevent it from happening. This approach to depression is only to be used when all others have failed. It's so strong and dangerous … Continue reading Here’s the next drug problem

Best Irish bars in NYC The Best Irish Bars in New York City By CHRISTINE FISCHERUpdated On 03/01/2019 at 05:03PM EST The Dead Rabbit | Brent Herrig When droves of Irish immigrants were forced to flee to America in the 1840s, they brought with them precious culture from the Emerald Isle -- including the traditional Irish pub. Today, New York City … Continue reading Best Irish bars in NYC