David Suchet had a weird coincidence while filming Doctor Who

Poirot star David Suchet has revealed an unexpected history with the creepy house at the centre of his episode of Doctor Who. The veteran star appears as the landlord in the latest episode Knock Knock, in which he offers the Doctor’s companion Bill and five of her student friends cheap rooms in a huge spooky house when they’re struggling to find somewhere to live. In the show the house is full of sinister secrets and has a tower that is out of bounds to all tenants, but Suchet has said he was stunned to discover he had a family history
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‘Weird’ spring could set stage for big fishing opener

This string of unusual weather from warm to cold to warm again could set the stage for one of the area’s best fishing openers May 13, with one caveat. “I’m praying and hoping for a nice weekend,” said Foshaug. His optimism for an active bite come next Saturday is shared by many. As is the usually the case in the early season, Foshaug is recommending that anglers target the shallow prairie lakes south of Willmar. Their waters warm first, which jump starts the bite. Dave Coahran, fisheries supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, recommends targeting these lakes as
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Weird, Wicked Weird: Author chronicles 155 years of Maine Bigfoot sightings

Daniel Green isn’t out to prove Bigfoot exists — but he might have heard one once. The Maine native, originally from the town of Franklin, east of Ellsworth, took five years to pull together every historical Bigfoot sighting he could find, from 1855 to 2010, to write “Shadows in the Woods: A Chronicle of Bigfoot in Maine.” Coming in at more than 500 pages, the book recaps and maps 70-plus sightings including 10 in Androscoggin County, three in Franklin and six in Oxford. Green also explores Maine wildlife and tales of wild men, one of whom allegedly spent time in an
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Mysterious Shoe Tree is University of Minnesota’s ‘weird landmark’

If there’s a story behind each pair of shoes flung over the beleaguered branches of a tree overlooking the Mississippi River’s West Bank, then there are hundreds of stories, because there are hundreds of shoes. Most of them, presumably, once shod students at the University of Minnesota, for the burdened tree is best seen while walking on the Washington Avenue bridge between the campus’ East and West banks. You can glimpse it, fleetingly, from the Green Line light rail if you glance south at the right moment and see its strangely festooned branches. But by the time you think, “Were
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What went wrong with that weird wind turbine on Deer Island?

If you’ve taken off from Logan Airport, you’ve probably seen the unusual white wind turbine on Deer Island — the one that looks a bit like a lollipop and stands apart from the two more traditional turbines that produce electricity for the water treatment plant there. The turbine was planted in 2011 by Ogin Inc. as a demonstration of the company’s new technology. (Ogin, at the time, was known as FloDesign Wind Turbine.) Ogin said its “ducted” turbine — the duct refers to the ring of fiberglass that helps channel wind toward the blades — would extract more power from
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RiffTrax mocks ‘Rogue One,’ father fetishes, weird names and all

One of the delights of RiffTrax, the movie-mockery project from three “Mystery Science Theater 3000” alums, is that the trio can even make enjoyable movies and TV shows hilarious. On Thursday, for Star Wars Day, Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy tackled “Rogue One,” releasing a comic commentary that matches up with the 2016 film. The Force was with them. When the logo shows up, Corbett cracks, “Lucasfilm! We make movies faster than the ‘Air Bud’ people now.” The somewhat creepy recreated version of late actor Peter Cushing (Grand Moff Tarkin) gets a jab, too. When Tarkin witheringly notes,
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Weird watermelon sacrifice ceremony at Jazz Fest 2017

A weird watermelon sacrifice ceremony took place at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Thursday (May 4). The, uh, spiritual leader of the event, Jack “Tutu-Man” Varuso, led the assembled crowd of cognoscenti in an old-fashioned fruit and vegetable vendors’ chant: “Watermelon, watermelon, red to the rind. If you don’t believe me, pull down your blinds. I sell them to the rich, I sell them to the poor. I sell them to the lady standing in that door.” Especially devoted onlookers touched and petted the unknowing melon, as Varuso passed it amongst them. Then a muscular gentleman (think Charlton
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That Massive Google Docs Phishing Attack Has Taken A Weird Turn – Forbes

Forbes That Massive Google Docs Phishing Attack Has Taken A Weird TurnForbesYesterday, a phishing attack that security experts called “incredibly sophisticated” ripped through Gmail accounts at a blistering pace. Google managed to head the threat off at the pass, reportedly stopping it in its tracks after just 0.1% of all …Did You Get A Weird Invitation To Edit A Google Doc? It’s Best Not To ClickNPRSign in – Google Accounts – My AccountMy Account – GoogleIf You Just Got An Unexpected Google Doc, Don’t Open ItBuzzFeed NewsReddit –Fortuneall 544 news articles » Source link
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Lane Kiffin explains his weird tweets, interest in LSU OC job

Lane Kiffin was getting all philosophical on Twitter the past few days. Or was he? With tweets like, “If tomato is a fruit does that mean ketchup is a smoothie?” something has to be up, right? The Florida Atlantic coach and former Alabama offensive coordinator explained why his Tweets had a “Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy” feel to them. “I was scooping ice cream to raise money for kids cancer (research) Saturday,” Kiffin told SportsTalk with Bo Mattingly. “And, one of our board of trustees’ son, Chase Moabury, came with me, and he started saying all these jokes. And I was like,
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The jet stream is about to get weird, again, and it could lead to extreme weather

By Greg Porter By Greg Porter May 4 at 2:52 PM The incoming jet stream pattern has led to extreme weather in the past. (Travis Long/(Raleigh) News & Observer via Associated Press) The final few days of April played out like weather bingo — deadly tornadoes in Texas, historic rainfall and flooding in the Midwest, a blizzard in the Plains, and extreme heat and humidity closer to home. Given the pattern the jet stream is about to enter, this might be the tip of the iceberg. Beginning this weekend, the atmosphere will take on an alignment that has been linked to extreme weather events like
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