Friday, January 10, 2014


Consume the news is going on Hiatus. We'll be back!

In the meantime here's a video from my old band, The Ks

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Can white people even BE racist?

Phones morph into 'stun guns' and 'tricorders'

Sensus case


White Proverbs


What is Robert Gates really upset about?


Bridge Scandal Threatens Christie's 'No-Nonsense Image'


Universe measured to 1% accuracy

Today’s Video: Ronnie Dio and the Prophets – Say You're Mine Again

Explanations vary for how Padavona adopted the stage name "Dio". One story is that Dio was a reference to mafia member Johnny Dio. Another has it that Padavona's grandmother said he had a gift from God and should be called "Dio"--wiki

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Drinkin' and smokin'...

19th Century drunk

Should there be a word for an 'almost alcoholic'?


Sherlock's Expiring Copyright: It's Public Domain, Dear Watson


Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New Book


50 Years After Landmark Warning, 8 Million Fewer Smoking Deaths


smokingSmokers edge close to one billion


Today’s Video: Ronnie Dio and the Prophets – Love Potion No. 9

"Love Potion No. 9" is a song written in 1959 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally performed by The Clovers, who took it to #23 on the US charts that year. n one recorded version of the ending of the song, The Clovers used the alternative lyrics:

    "I had so much fun that I'm going back again,
    I wonder what a-happen with Love Potion Number Ten?"

The "kissing a cop" lyric led to the song being banned by some radio stations. --wiki

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Twitter Sharks!

 A shark warning is displayed near Gracetown, Western Australia, in November. An Australian man was killed by a shark near the area that month, sparking a catch-and-kill order.

Happy New Year! Welcome back!


More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter


Why The Cod On Cape Cod Now Comes From Iceland


Food As Punishment: Giving U.S. Inmates 'The Loaf' Persists


Young people 'feel they have nothing to live for'


Trials to begin on new degradable surgical implant

Today’s Video: Ronnie Dio and the Red caps - An Angel is Missing (1961)

This group was originally started as a school band in Cortland, New York in 1957. First they went under name The Vegas Kings but they changed their name soon to Ronnie & The Rumblers and finally to Ronnie And The Red Caps. The name changes took place in 1957-1958, as they released their only recording under name Ronnie And The Red Caps in 1958.