Some amateur monster hunters found what looks like the outline of some kind of prehistoric beast swimming under the waters of Loch Ness in Scotland on Apple Maps, so obviously it’s Nessie. It sure does look compelling, and public satellite maps are always accurate and never ever have weird artifacts show up through incorrect image stitching. Not ever.
Many companies these days have a social media presence to answer the questions, concerns and praise of their customers. And in this social media sphere, companies get a lot of stupidity hurled at them, this being the internet and all, and most of the time, this stupidity goes unanswered. But when one guy in the UK started slamming Domino’s Pizza on Twitter because he supposedly suffered pretty bad burns on his dick when he tried to make sweet, sweet love to his pizza pie, Domino’s was not shy to address the gentleman’s grievances.
You read that correctly— preserved in silt and sand on the beaches of Norfolk in Great Britain are the oldest human footprints ever discovered outside of Africa. Scientists say the footprints appear to have been from an adult male and a couple small children, probably walking along the old banks of the Thames nearly a million years ago.
And reading crazy stories like this is why I get up in the morning. RIP porn midget Percy Foster, but man, what a hell of a way to go. I bet he went down punching every one of those badgers with his wee little fists.
For decades, campaigners have been trying to get computer pioneer Alan Turing posthumously pardoned for a conviction of the crime of indecency, based largely on Turing being teh ghey. Well this morning, Queen Elizabeth II finally used her royal powers to grant Turing that pardon.
For the last several years, every small election cycle in the US has brought one more city or state joining the bandwagon of marijuana legalization or decriminalization. And now some of the people who have helped to fuel America’s “green economic revolution” are taking their road show to the UK, where they hope to start building equal support for serious cannabis law reform.
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Archaeologists have been digging for clues about the origins of Stonehenge in the wrong place for 90 years
In order to try and determine the origin of the stones used to make Stonehenge, archaeologists have been digging at a site in Wales, where it was thought the rocks originated from. And they were in the general area, kinda sorta… using x-rays of the rocks, it turns out the rocks actually originated a mile from where everyone’s been swinging their picks for 90 years.
For decades, the world teetered on the brink of all-out nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union. And if that had happened, Queen Elizabeth II, like other world leaders, had a speech already planned to address her nation.