Rocky Mountain high?

Ah, Colorado. Crisp mountain air, meth-contaminated comics books and armed robbery — meddling kid and Klingon style! Investigators this week announced they have broken up a massive methamphetamine ring that brought weekly drug shipments to the Denver area through Phoenix, then laundered the profits with half a million dollars’ worth of collectible comics books — […]

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Weekend Reading

G.I. Joe 45th Anniversary Timeline — Hasbro Will There Be A Doctor Who Movie? — io9 NORAD’s alternate command center illustrated – CNET News Giant Cave Found in Vietnam — National Geographic Bryan Singer to Produce Syfy’s End-of-World Miniseries — Wired

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Grave concerns

Have you noticed all the strange happenings surrounding graveyards recently? First, you’ve got the one in Illinois where workers are accused of digging up bodies so they can resell the plot. And there was some question about whether Michelle Obama’s father is or isn’t buried there. (The White House now insists he isn’t and never […]

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Walt Disney — the geek?

The LA Times notes that Walt Disney was as much a techno-geek as he was an imagineer or businessman: The geeky side of Disney is one of the elements that will be on display at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco when it opens in October. Walt Disney museum to show his technology-geek […]

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Weekend Reading

Infographic: Inside the Disneyland Matterhorn (on the occasion of its 50th birthday) — Orange County Register, via Cool Infographics Remembering Michael Jackson as Tomorrowland’s Captain EO — Around Disney blog at OCRegister.com (What little I can remember is here.) Plus: Hidden treaures at Disneyland Same ‘Bat’ channel? io9 has an interesting look at the state […]

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Perennial archvillain Christopher Lee becomes a knight

Who has had the distinction of portraying Counts Dooku and Dracula, The Man With the Golden Gun and Middle-earth’s treacherous wizard Saruman? If your answer is Christopher Lee, you’re only half right — it’s Sir Christopher Lee to you, now. The 87-year-old Hammer Studios alumnus was knighted Saturday by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, along with […]

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