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Dead Sea not Deadly at All

The Dead Sea, by name alone, doesn't seem to be a place where you would want to spend any leisure time. Located near Amman, Jordan, the surface of the Dead Sea is over 1,300 feet below sea level. The very bottom of the sea, is over 2,300 feet below sea level, making it the lowest body of water on earth and the lowest point on earth. It is also the world's richest source of natural[...]

Who Wants to Live Forever?

The premise of this movie is simple. You can live forever, but it has consequences and it always comes down to good versus evil. It is the story of Connor Macleod who was born in 1518 in Scotland. In 1536, after facing a mysterious, evil opponent, he survives a fatal stab wound and is banished from his village, for they believe his survival is the work of the Devil.Five years later,[...]

Peter Falk: 1928 - 2011

"There's just one more thing" was the famous line delivered by Peter Falk, in the role for which he will forever be remembered, the cigar smoking, wrinkled trench coat wearing Lieutenant Columbo. The series ran on NBC from 1971 to 1978. Falk of course had other rolls in movies like 1960's Murder, Inc. and 1961's Pocketful of Miracles, both of these movies saw Falk nominated for Academy[...]

One Step Closer to Discovering the Fountain of Youth

Who wants to live forever? This question has been answered by an inconspicuous water creature who potentially does live forever. The Turritopsis nutricula (Immortal Jellyfish, to us) never dies naturally. It can do this because it can alter the state of a cell, transforming it into another cell[...]

The Mamas and the Papas

The Mamas & The Papas were a California based vocal group from the 1960s who had huge, yet brief success. John Phillips, born in 1935, was the founder and leader of The Mamas & The Papas. Phillips was headed for the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis MD, but changed his plans after being influenced by popular 50's musicians, Elvis Presley, the Platters and Teresa Brewer.[...]
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