When it comes to monstrous surf, Europe doesn't get much respect among surfers who ride big waves for a living. But that could soon change thanks to Benjamin Sanchis' recent taming of a bona fide monster beyond the Basque Country south of Hossegor, France. The ride (see video), at a break called Belhar....(more)
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Nothing puts a damper on a serene afternoon's kayaking like the sight of a primeval sea monster .
That was the rude lesson for Tom Pickles and Sarah Harrington, who'd taken their watercraft out on the foggy waters of Lake Windermere, only to encounter what appeared to be "an enormous snake" sw....(more)
(added: Feb 19, 2011 at 11:08 am)
Arcata California has been seeing an outbreak of psychotic behavior, perhaps related to bad drugs... Now this...
"On April 18, officers responded to a residence to assist the Arcata Mad River Ambulance with a 31-year-old male subject who had just castrated himself. Medical personnel and officers were unable to locate the subject’s testicles.....(more)
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In words more sophisticated than the average 14-year-old's, Jamie Silvonek told a judge she deserves the 35 years in prison she got for helping her soldier boyfriend kill her mother.
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An island-sized iceberg is breaking up as it drifts closer to Australia, producing hundreds of smaller slabs spread over a massive area of ocean, experts said Monday.
The 140-square-kilometre (54-square-mile) block of ice, known as B17B, was seen some 1,700 kilometres (1,054 miles) south-southwest of Australia's western coast on December 9, pro....(more)
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What’s struck me most about U.S. coverage of the Zika virus are the images: black and brown children, inevitably from Brazil, with smaller-than-expected heads. Zika is thought to cause microcephaly, and although there’s still no solid proof of the link, it’s almost impossible to find a recent article about the virus that doesn’t take the con....(more)
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