Get outside and stay awake this Thursday night, August 12th for what is said to be quite the spectacle of fireballs in the sky, the Perseid meteor shower!  Apparently the moon is gonna be M.I.A. so there won't be a lunar glare hindering our view.   The perseid meteor shower is caused by debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle.  So basically, Swift-Tuttle left a trail of dust and gravel behind after sailing through the inner solar system and when that debris ... Read More
I'd put this in the category of "Eat Me"...but really it seems more like "Don't Eat Me" at this point.According to several news sources, Chinese company Synutra is under fire after three (and a recently-reported potential fourth) female babies have been diagnosed as prematurely pubescent after being fed the company’s baby formula. As in, babies with breasts. Synutra has claimed there to be no hormones or “illegal substances” of any sort in their ... Read More
  Tropical vacation cruise in the dead of winter anyone???  Yes please!  From February 25th to the 28th, the "Imagination Vessel" will sail from Miami to Nassau with a rock-n-roll festival happening onboard!   Bands include: The Black Lips, Vivian Girls, Strange Boys, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Turbo Fruits and DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin.  Not too shabby huh?   Even if you never thought you'd be on a boat, listen ... Read More
This Saturday, August 14th, you better get your little bike-riding butts over to Brooklyn, McGolrick Park, to be exact, to snag a spot in the Hell Cat! all girl bike race. Registration starts at 2 PM in the center of the park, while the actual race, complete with 7 checkpoints and promises of ridiculous tasks to perform at each, will be at 3. For the $10 fee, you will score a sweet t-shirt and a spoke card. From what I hear, there will be some pretty bangin’ ... Read More
If you walked by any sort of newsstand this past week or spent any amount of time on the internet, you’ve seen the newest cover of TIME Magazine. If not, you should.The story at its most basic is this: 18-year-old Bibi Aisha ran away from her Taliban-connected husband’s and in-laws’ home, where she lived in a barn with livestock and was treated like a slave. About a year ago, her husband found her in Kandahar, and in the seemingly opposite of ... Read More