… And almost died here
CANCER: October 22-28 2 hours ago
Astronauts on the International Space Station never wash their underwear. They don’t have enough water to waste on that luxury. Instead, they fling the dirty laundry out into space. As it falls to Earth, it burns up in the atmosphere. I wish you had a bunch of amenities like that. If there was ever a time to be free from having to wash your underwear, make your bed, sweep the floor and do the dishes, it’s now.
GEMINI: October 22-28 2 hours ago
You have two options. Be in denial about your real feelings, ignore what needs to be fixed and wait for trouble to find you. Or vow to be resilient, summon your feistiest curiosity and search for trouble. The difference between these two is dramatic. If you mope, sigh and hide, the messy trouble that arrives will be indigestible. But if you’re brave and proactive, the interesting trouble ultimately evolves into a blessing.
TAURUS: October 22-28 2 hours ago
Businessman Warren Buffet is worth $65.5 billion, but regularly gives away 27 percent of his fortune to charity. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates owns $78 billion, and donates 36 percent. Then there’s the Walton family, owners of Walmart, where 100 million Americans shop weekly.
ZOMBIES ARE THE LIVING END! 2 hours ago
The Undead are always in season
ARIES: October 22-28 2 hours ago
The driest place on Earth is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain a year. Yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered it’s home to a site containing fossilized skeletons of several whales and other ancient sea creatures.
NOTW CLASSIC (November 2010) 2 hours ago
Sixty-two percent of the 12 million people of Mumbai, India, live in slums, but the city is also home to Mukesh Ambani’s 27-story private residence (60,000 square feet, 600 employees serving a family of five), reported to cost about $1 billion. According to an October (2010) New York Times item, there are “four-story hanging gardens,” “airborne swimming pools” and a room where “artificial weather” can be created.
WEED SWAP 2 hours ago
Walter Morrison, 20, a United Parcel Service baggage agent at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport, apparently intended only to swipe random parcels, but inadvertently came upon, in one package, a diamond (later found to be worth about $160,000). Police charging him in September said he traded the diamond to a friend for a gram of marijuana (around $20, retail).
The Mexican holiday comes to life in this inventive animated film from writer-director Jorge R. Guiterrez
LEAST COMPETENT CRIMINALS 2 hours ago
William Dixon, 21, was arrested in Brentwood, Tennessee, in August fleeing a Best Buy store after arousing suspicion. According to the police report, Dixon, on foot, ran across all lanes of I-65, but the chase ended when he collided with a tree.
HARMONIC CONVERGENCE OF PERVERSION 2 hours ago
Palm Beach County, Florida, sheriff’s deputies searching the home of child-pornography suspect Douglas Wescott, 55, stumbled upon about 50 dead cats stored in four freezers. Wescott’s computers were seized, along with another 30 to 35 live cats.