Friday, July 28, 2017

Now Is Your Chance to Buy the Clown Motel of Your Nightmares


Image via Flickr user jtstewart

This potentially haunted, clown-filled property nestled next to a cemetery could be yours for just $900,000.

For 20 years, Bob Perchetti has served as curator, owner, and connoisseur at Nevada’s Clown Motel, inviting guests to …

As flood waters recede, weary residents turn to cleanup, damage assessment


A second batch of storms across Chicago causes additional flooding.

Flood waters have begun their retreat nearly two weeks after Chicago-area rivers began to overflow their banks, and a few rainless days should help inundated property owners finally begin to …

Donald Trump attacks press as Russia scandal swirls around Jeff Sessions


Donald Trump’s haphazard attempt to relaunch his communications operation after six months as president will face its first test next week, when his son-in-law testifies about alleged links to Russia.

The appointment as communications director of Anthony Scaramucci, a financier …

Game of Thrones,Twin Peaks, and the Sunday Night Battle for the Soul of TV


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That auteur-driven model you like is going to come back in style.

After six seasons of promising “Winter is coming,” Game of Thrones’ seventh-season premiere repeatedly assured us that it was finally here. And yet large …

Mexico launches pioneering scheme to insure its coral reef


A stretch of coral reef off the Mexican coast is the testing ground for a new idea that could protect fragile environments around the world: insurance.

The reef, off the coast of Cancun, is the first to be protected under …

Malaysian state TV and radio won’t play ‘Despacito’


‘Despacito’ is good for Puerto Rico

Malaysia has banned hit song "Despacito" from state radio and TV channels.

The move was announced by the government just as the runaway hit became the most streamed song of all time.

Officials at …

International News Wire: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ Drives Back Opposition in France


In today’s roundup, Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” drives back the opposition in an early sortie into mainland Europe, fresh research points to a surge in online video consumption driven by a rise in viewing on mobile devices, and Latin America witnesses …

‘Splatoon 2’ is a cautious but excellent evolution on the original


The Wii U was far from the most popular console of its generation — but fans who took a chance on Nintendo’s first HD machine were rewarded with a tightly curated library of modern-day classics. Exclusives like Super Mario 3D …

No warning: At least 9 die in Arizona flash flooding


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(CNN)North of Phoenix, which was baking in the desert heat, a family gathered at a popular swimming area to cool off and celebrate a birthday.

Heavy rain was falling eight miles upstream from …

Richard Whitehead accuses International Paralympic Committee of playing with careers


Richard Whitehead launched a stinging attacking on the International Paralympic Committee after winning bronze in the T42 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships last night, accusing the organisation of “playing with careers” and “isolating individuals” by excluding double-leg amputees …

11-month-old Charlie Gard has passed away. He'd been suffering from a rare genetic condition. (via BBC London)
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