The political climate in Brazil has many questioning the wisdom of holding this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio. Between the country’simpeachment of the president, poor infrastructure, terrible recession,sea pollution, and the Zika virus, Brazil is in the midst of chaos and turmoil. As the Olympics torch arrived in Rio De Janeiro, protests over the high cost of the games marred the ceremony. Police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the crowd of hundreds of demonstrators.
Daily Archives: August 6, 2016
CORVETTE IS UNLEASHING A SUPERCAR IN 2019 CODENAMED ‘EMPEROR’
Mid-engined Corvettes have been mused since the 1960s, when Chevrolet showed concept cars with the engine behind the seats instead of under the hood. It has actually been planned for production twice, and killed both times.
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Fearless Black Female Warriors of Dahomey Kingdom Get Live-Action Series
The history of the Western African female soldiers known for their prowess will be revealed in a live-action series. The program is titled Amazons after the title given to the warriors in European narratives – Dahomey Amazons. It is currently in development and no network is attached yet.
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A Look Inside the Life of a Good Guy Who Kills Bad Guys
A lot of people think the Punisher and other criminal-killing characters are cool, because they explode judicial system red tape and deliver retribution to bad guys in the swiftest, most ice-cold way possible. A new comic out this week from Image, Kill or Be Killed presents a kind of polar opposite—a chilling new take on masked vigilantism where there’s no emotional detachment and the roiling upset of the modern world seems to justify killing over and over again.
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Michael Jordan Says Russell Westbrook Is a Young MJ—He’ll Have to Be Now
Russell Westbrook re-upped with the Oklahoma City Thunder yesterday, redoing next year’s deal, guaranteeing 2017-18 and adding a third option year. He could still leave in the summer of ‘18 but, at least for now, he’s Oklahoma City’s favorite son. The mayor even declared it Russell Westbrook Day. The Lakers and Celtics will need to look elsewhere this summer for their respective saviors, and the Thunder won’t have to agonize over whether they could endure a second straight offseason of losing a superstar for nothing. Honestly? They never had anything to worry about.
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Andaluz The Artist Paints Insane Pokemon Go Wall
Andaluz the Artist writes:
“I caught all 151 pokemon at my design studio. I was so excited about the new Pokemon craze that I decided to paint all 151 of the 1st gen Pokemon on the side of my building. This mural represents peace, safety and unity within the community. With so many issues in the world today I feel like we needed a positive message.
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Strange Minerals From Siberian Mine Are Unlike Anything Found in Nature
From deep inside a Siberian mine, researchers have catalogued a series of materials unlike any others yet found in the ground. They do, however, bear a startling similarity to certain lab-grown materials that weren’t thought to exist in nature at all—until now.
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