What is the Story Behind the Montezuma Castle?

The Montezuma Castle in Verde Valley, Arizona is an ancient structure situated within a limestone mountain. It stood five stories high and had about 20 rooms. The castle was believed to be the home of the Aztec emperor Montezuma. Scholars, however, proved that the castle was just named by early caucasian settlers by mistake. The …

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How Did a Microsoft Font Catch a Fraudster?

If you are a regular Microsoft Office user, you’d know about default fonts. We don’t really think about them that much, but in a bankruptcy case in Canada, the courts were able to make their decision based on the fonts used in the documents provided. Gerald McGoey and his wife claimed that there were 2 …

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When Did the First Cyber Attack Happen?

Many would assume that the first cyber attack happened during the time computers were already in existence. Contrary to this assumption, the first cyber attack actually happened close to 2 centuries ago, back when there were no computers or internet at all. The first cyber attack happened in 1834 when two banker brothers François and …

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All beaches in Mexico are property of the federal government. There are no privately owned beaches in the whole country, all of them are open to public use.

Mexico This article is about the federal republic in North America. For other uses, see Mexico (disambiguation). “United Mexican States” redirects here. For the historical states, see First Mexican Republic and Second Federal Republic of Mexico. Coordinates: 23°N 102°W / 23°N 102°W Mexico (Spanish: México [ˈmexiko] (listen); Nahuan languages: Mēxihco), officially the United Mexican States …

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William Shatner played a prank on the set of the Twilight Zone while shooting the Nightmare at 20,000 Feet episode. Shatner staged a fake fight on the plane, and had a dummy fall off the wing to the concrete below. Richard Donner, the episode’s director, thought Shatner had died.

William Shatner played the most terrifying prank while shooting ”Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” Go behind the scenes of one of The Twilight Zone’s toughest shoots. “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” is one of The Twilight Zone’s most memorable entries, so iconic that airlines still use symbols that reference the iconic episode. According to director Richard Donner, …

William Shatner played a prank on the set of the Twilight Zone while shooting the Nightmare at 20,000 Feet episode. Shatner staged a fake fight on the plane, and had a dummy fall off the wing to the concrete below. Richard Donner, the episode’s director, thought Shatner had died. Read More »

All beaches in Mexico are property of the federal government. There are no privately owned beaches in the whole country, all of them are open to public use.

Mexico This article is about the federal republic in North America. For other uses, see Mexico (disambiguation). “United Mexican States” redirects here. For the historical states, see First Mexican Republic and Second Federal Republic of Mexico. Coordinates: 23°N 102°W / 23°N 102°W Mexico (Spanish: México [ˈmexiko] (listen); Nahuan languages: Mēxihco), officially the United Mexican States …

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The Lord of the Rings films originally would have been released by Disney via Miramax but they chose not to fund it due to costs. They let New Line Cinema have it on the condition they pay $10M in “turnaround” costs. The LOTR trilogy will later on gross over $2.9B at the global box office.

How Harvey Weinstein Stands to Make Millions From ‘The Hobbit’ THR breaks down the contracts as two studios, Peter Jackson and others reap millions from Middle Earth. This story first appeared in the Jan. 18 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Next time Harvey Weinstein invites you to lunch, let him pick up the tab. …

The Lord of the Rings films originally would have been released by Disney via Miramax but they chose not to fund it due to costs. They let New Line Cinema have it on the condition they pay $10M in “turnaround” costs. The LOTR trilogy will later on gross over $2.9B at the global box office. Read More »

The left and right hemispheres of the brain must work together to understand puns; the left processes the linguistics, and the right analyses the punchline’s double meaning

This Is Your Brain on Puns Q. What do vegan zombies eat? A. Graaaaaaaaaaaaains. If that joke made you groan like the undead, thank your bilateral processing abilities. Researchers studying the neuroscience of puns say that understanding them, even the bad ones, requires cooperation between both sides of the brain. They published their research in …

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Fruit flies are considered model organisms to understand human alcoholism. Also, after extensive binge drinking males are known to engage in homosexual behavior

Drunken flies get hypersexual News Chronic boozing sends male flies chasing after any and every potential mate. From the annals of insect biology comes a cautionary tale for those recovering from their post-New Year’s celebration: heavy boozing has been shown to send male fruitflies, like their human counterparts, into a lusty fog. In the flies, …

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Meet a fan campaign to get Donald Glover the lead in “Amazing Spider-Man.” It failed, but his character on Community wore Spidey PJs as a nod. That episode inspired a Marvel writer to create Miles Morales, the first Black Spider-Man. Glover went on to play Miles’ uncle in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Miles Morales “Black Spider-Man” and “Spider-Man (Miles Morales)” redirect here. For the black Spider-Man costume, see Symbiote (comics). For the Logic song, see Black Spiderman. For the Peter Parker Spider-Man, see Spider-Man. For the 2020 video game, see Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Miles Gonzalo Morales (/məˈræləs/) is a fictional superhero appearing in publications by the American …

Meet a fan campaign to get Donald Glover the lead in “Amazing Spider-Man.” It failed, but his character on Community wore Spidey PJs as a nod. That episode inspired a Marvel writer to create Miles Morales, the first Black Spider-Man. Glover went on to play Miles’ uncle in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Read More »