Posts Tagged ‘puzzle’

GameStop rallies again; some puzzle over ice cream cone tweet

GameStop Corp shares more than doubled in afternoon trading on Wednesday, surprising those who thought the video game retailer’s stock price would stabilize after a fierce rally and steep dive that upended Wall Street in January. The shares soared nearly 104% during the session in which trading was halted several times, then jumped another 85% […]

A Frenchman Solves Linear Elamite Puzzle And Rewrites Writing History

Every once in a while a scientist goes rogue, and it’s happened to a French archaeologist in Tehran who claims the Iranian plateau was the shared birthplace of writing with Mesopotamia, based on his decryption of the Linear Elamite script. And that folks is about as rogue as it gets in the world of history. So, […]

Hardliner and peace-seeker: The puzzle of Saeb Erekat, 1955-2020

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History photo-puzzle: #Romanovs100 launches in April, here’s what to expect

The Romanovs were keen photographers. Pioneering a new means of documenting daily life, they left a heritage of thousands of family photos. RT collaborated with the State Russian Archive to obtain these unique images and stream them via four different social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The photos will not be cross-posted through […]

Puzzle jugs: Centuries old drinking vessels designed to confound (VIDEO)

     What’s more fun than drinking alcohol in a pub? Guzzling it down after satisfactorily solving a puzzle, of course. In the 16th-19th centuries, Western European drinkers enjoyed playing drinking games with specially built “puzzle jugs.” A puzzle jug, shaped with a bulbous middle and slender head, was a multi-spouted decanter. The challenge for the […]

CrossTalking – Kurdish Puzzle

CrossTalking – Kurdish Puzzle By CrossTalkyoutube.com The modern international order centers on two basic principles the sanctity of sovereign borders and self-determination. In this regard the Kurdish question is particularly vexing and even dangerous. Will some 30 million Kurds ever have either? CrossTalking with Mohammad Marandi, Martin Jay, and Hiwa Osman. FACEBOOK: Like CrossTalk on […]

Mysterious Ancient Greek ‘Computer’ Was Celestial Guide For Philosophers

Dubbed the ‘Antikythera mechanism’, after sponge divers hauled the bronze mechanism from a shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island in 1900, the machine has been described as an ancient computer because of its advanced technological design. Today, the device is split up into 82 pieces, some of which are inscribed with faded ancient […]

Incest and necrophilia ‘should be legal’ according to youth branch of Swedish Liberal People’s Party

From: independent.co.uk ‘Incest can be considered unusual and disgusting, but the law cannot stem from it being disgusting’ Incest between siblings and necrophilia should be legalised, a branch of the Swedish Liberal People’s Party has argued.The Stockholm branch of the party’s youth wing (LUF) voted on the controversial motion at its […]

Police: I-78 crash sent 73 to hospital, involved 64 vehicles

     Fredericksburg, Pa. — More than 70 people were treated following the huge pileup on a central Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people, authorities said Sunday. The names of those killed would be released later in the day, said Trooper Justin Summa of the state police barracks in Lebanon County. Saturday’s crash on Interstate 78 […]

Police: I-78 crash sent 73 to hospital, involved 64 vehicles

     Fredericksburg, Pa. — More than 70 people were treated following the huge pileup on a central Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people, authorities said Sunday. The names of those killed would be released later in the day, said Trooper Justin Summa of the state police barracks in Lebanon County. Saturday’s crash on Interstate 78 […]

China is looking at a make-over of its armed forces

     The meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the supreme governing body of the armed forces of one of the leading global powers, held on November 24 – 26, 2015, will have a significant impact not only on the development of internal processes in China, but also […]

Authorities Plan to Cut Off Power to Militia at Occupied Oregon Refuge

Authorities Plan to Cut Off Power to Militia at Occupied Oregon Refuge January 5th, 2016 Via: The Guardian: Federal authorities are planning to cut off the power of the wildlife refuge in Oregon that has been taken over by militia, exposing the armed occupiers […]

A jigsaw of clues finally solves the Ned Kelly puzzle

Lee Franklin with a picture of his grandfather who grabbed a key clue, a skull, dug up in the grounds of the Old Melbourne Gaol site. Photo: Justin McManus HISTORY endures powerfully in blood, in bone, and in the secrets families keep, as the riddle of Ned Kelly’s remains – finally laid to rest this […]

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