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EVER SEE A WATERFALL GET BLOWN BACK UPSTREAM?

WATERFALL

The video, uploaded by Rod Kilpatrick, shows the Kinder Downfall, in Derbyshire’s Peak District, being blasted by high winds from the ex-hurricane. Mr Kilpatrick said that the river would normally cascade 80foot down the waterfall. The UK was battered today by Gonzalo, with gusts of up to 75mph expected across the country. Storms left one dead – a woman who ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD COP, BAD COP

CHP

A Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer is under investigation for allegedly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone while the young woman was in custody, court records show. An investigator from the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is recommending that 35-year-old CHP Officer Sean Harrington be charged with felony computer theft, according ... Read More »

FELIX BAUMGARTNER’S RECORD BROKEN!!!!!!!!!

JUMPER

ROSWELL, N.M. — A well-known computer scientist parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago. The jump was made by Alan Eustace, 57, a senior vice president of Google. At dawn he was lifted from an abandoned runway ... Read More »

Headlines.

rock

IN OTHER NEWS Judas Priest, Ringo, Dave Davies and more. Judas Priest will participate in Record Store Day — Friday, November 28th — by releasing a 10-inch vinyl EP called 5 Souls. It contains the five bonus tracks from the deluxe version of their new album, Redeemer of Souls. Dave Davies is not a fan of cell phones with the ... Read More »

Hey Now! New Documentary.

dead

GRATEFUL DEAD: Uncle Marty’s Band     Martin Scorsese is producing a documentary in conjunction with the band’s 50th anniversary. Director Martin Scorsese, who was part of the film crew at Woodstock; directed The Last Waltz, the story of The Band‘s last concert; The Rolling Stones‘ concert film, Shine a Light; as well as documentaries on Bob Dylan and George ... Read More »

At Peace.

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ALAN FREED: Final Resting Place Chosen for the Pioneer DJ He’ll be buried in a Cleveland cemetery — with a special gravestone funded through public donations. The DJ who coined the term rock and roll will finally have a final resting place. You might recall the story this summer of how the urn containing Alan Freed‘s ashes was removed from ... Read More »