Rolling Stone: Aaron Hernandez ‘a heavy user of Angel Dust’

Fresh off a controversial Boston bomber cover, Rolling Stone has just published a new feature on Aaron Hernandez that alleges, among other things, his heavy use of the drug Angel dust.   Rolling
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‘Deep Throat’ garage to be torn down

Tearing down history and putting up a parking lot? This time it’s sort of backwards as the parking garage where “Deep Throat” met Washington Post Reporter Bob Woodward in 1972-73 during his reporting of the Watergate scandal is slated to be torn down to make way for new development. The Washington Business Journal reported Monday  
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Video: Greenpeace pranks Shell Grand Prix ceremony

from Greenpeace on Vimeo. Greenpeace says it only cost about 138 quid, about $214, to pull off what they’re calling a “priceless” hijacking of a Shell-sponsored ceremony during the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix. In the video, the environmental group says they sneaked two remote-controlled banners into the Shell ceremony a few weeks before it  
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Breaking Bad’s Hank and Marie watch Miley Cyrus on VMAs

At the risk of beating a dead horse…

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Researchers (kinda) achieve mind control

University of Washington researchers claim to have achieved the first human brain-to-brain interface. So, you know, mind control. According to an announcement made Tuesday, a researcher sent a signal into a colleague’s brain via the Internet and was able to move the other man’s hand. Using electrical brain recordings and a form of magnetic stimulation,  
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McDonald’s to roll out chicken wings or ‘Mighty Wings’ nationwide

Not to be “out-chickened” by anybody, McDonald’s is rolling out the runway for “Mighty Wings.” Burger Business reports the fast-food chain will start selling bone-in choking hazards chicken wings at its stores in packs of three, five and 10 starting at $2.99. They include various sauces, including chipotle barbecue, spicy buffalo and “Oh my God,  
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Was Billie Jean King’s win in ‘The Battle of the Sexes’ rigged?

It was promoted as “The Battle of the Sexes” — the garish costumes, the not-so-veiled displays of sexism, the money, the spectacle. It was all part of the staged court side drama when 29-year-old tennis star Billie Jean King took on over-the-hill former Wimbledon champ Bobby Riggs at the Astrodome in 1973 to show the  
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Amazing aerial video of the Yosemite Rim Fire

This absolutely breathtaking aerial video of the Rim Fire raging near Yosemite National Park is brought to you by the men and women of the California Air National Guard‘s 146th Airlift Wing. You know, those guys in the massive C-130J Super Hercules turboprops strategically dumping fire retardant in an effort to battle the ever-growing blaze.  
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