Rick Kessell

544 Added | 22 Magazines | 249 Likes | 245 Following | 924 Followers | @RickKessell | Big Fan of Comic Books, Star Wars, The X-Files, and science fiction in general. I read on many issues, and love dogs too. Avid walker/hiker.

Why Asia is Wary of China’s New Aircraft Carrier

China has launched its second aircraft carrier — and its first ever built domestically. In its bid to develop into a naval power, China is keen on modernizing its weaponry and reportedly plans to increase the number of carriers to at least four. Its neighbors are wary of such moves, particularly …

Shane Black’s Predator sequel is still happening, will reportedly "reinvent" the franchise

In case you forgot, <b>Predator</b> actor and <b>Iron Man 3</b> director Shane Black was hired to write the treatment for and direct a new <b>Predator</b> movie for 20th …

Artists pay tribute to 50 years of Star Trek

Star Trek

Dad Draws Awesome Post-It Note Illustrations For Daughter's Lunchbox

For three years, children’s book author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has been sending his daughter Poppy to school with adorable lunchbox notes.<p>The U.K. dad illustrates Post-its with characters from “Star Wars,” Pixar films, animated TV shows and more.<p>Biddulph told The Huffington Post that he …

Parenting

First look at designs for Lucas Museum in California, months after Chicago lakefront plan collapsed

Four months after abandoning his controversial bid to build a museum on Chicago’s lakefront, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas late Wednesday released sleekly futuristic designs for sites in the two California cities competing for the project.<p>In San Francisco, the museum would be built on Treasure …

For female heroes written by actual women, look beyond Marvel and DC

Nadia Pym is Marvel’s latest attempt to make its comic-book universe resemble its cinematic universe, and while she’s not exactly the same character …

Inside the KGB Playbook to Recruit Americans

An old Soviet field manual for spies tells us a lot about the mindset of today’s agents, and not only the Russians. Could an American president be …

Gorgeous Landscape Photography by Richard Larssen

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p><b>Richard Larssen</b> is a talented 40-year-old self-taught photographer based in a little town called …

Stephen King has had enough! See the message he sent to the terrorizing clowns

The world is going to the clowns and Stephen King is over it. With Halloween quickly approaching, the continual fear of clowns terrorizing towns is …

Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling party | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia’s political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as president.<p>Opposition activists and European observers …

Russia

India's raped comic 'super hero' returns to fight acid attacks

<b>Priya, the hugely popular female rape survivor-turned comic book "super hero", is back in a new role - this time she's fighting acid attacks.</b><p>Priya's Shakti, the first book about the character, was launched two years ago. Inspired by Hindu mythological tales, it told the story of Priya, a young gang …

Acid Attack

Gary Johnson's Solution For Climate Change Involves Moving to Other Planets

Libertarian nominee for president Gary Johnson got a lot of heat recently for comments he made in 2011 about not having to worry about climate change …

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets With Clinton, Trump

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday.<p>Netanyahu met with Trump for more than an hour at Trump's residence in New York, according to a Facebook post from the prime minister.<p>The two reportedly discussed issues pertaining …

Israel

Yahoo says hackers stole data from 500 million accounts in 2014 | Reuters

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc YHOO.O said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world’s biggest known cyber breach by far.<p>Cyber thieves may have stolen names, email addresses, telephone …

Home Depot

What’s New On Netflix? Top 9 Movies And TV Shows Added In October 2016

Now that fall is here, it’s time to catch up on the shows you’ve missed, the movies you never seen and get prepared for new series seasons. While a …

Netflix Just Teased a New Original Horror-Comedy Flick and It Sounds Insanely Awesome

Netflix has been on a roll lately: This past week alone saw the network giving us a sneak peek at a new steamy series, <i>Easy,</i> starring the not-at-all-camera-shy Orlando Bloom, a Justin Timberlake concert film and what’s sure to be a thrilling portrayal of the Amanda Knox story.<p>Now, they’re …

Entertainment

U.S., Canada aboriginal tribes form alliance to stop oil pipelines | Reuters

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta’s oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment.<p>Grand Chief Stewart Phillip …

Kinder Morgan

Tulsa Police Officer Charged With Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Terence Crutcher

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told …

California’s legal marijuana market is on the verge of exploding

California is the world's sixth largest economy, only outpaced by the US as a whole, China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The Golden State's economic output for 2015 came in at $2.46 trillion.<p>Let's be clear: We're talking about a single US state economy compared with those of entire countries. …

Cannabis

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