Mary, Queen of Scots, sealed her final missive with an intricate spiral letterlock

Enlarge / Four vector drawings show the five-slit spiral lock mechanism used by Mary, Queen of Scots; the front and back of a locked letter packet using this method; and an unfolded lock. Sections are numbered 1-20 to show the different areas created by folding. (credit: Unlocking History Research Group) On the eve of her […]


Jill Dillard Shades Father Jim Bob Duggar In First Statement After Josh’s Child Porn Conviction: ‘We Have Been Lied To So Much’

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] Well, we were waiting for a response from Jill Dillard, and boy we got one! On Thursday her brother Josh Duggar‘s trial ended with the TLC star being found guilty of one count each of receipt and possession of child pornography, each of which carries a possible 20 years in prison. In their first […]

Entertainment World

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Clip Offers New Look At Doc Ock Bridge Battle

The latest clip from Spider-Man: No Way Home showcases the infamous bridge battle with Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock. Spider-Man: No Way Home is less than a week away, and clips from the film are starting to come out. Earlier on Friday, the first moments from the film were released and now, we have an extended […]

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‘The Batman’: Warner Bros. Testing Two Cuts; One Without Barry Keoghan

Warner Bros. is reportedly testing two cuts of Matt Reeves’ The Batman, and one of them doesn’t feature Barry Keoghan’s mysterious character. There has been a wild rumor going around ever since The Batman started its test screenings that Eternals star Barry Keoghan will appear in the film as The Joker. Keoghan has yet to […]

Games World

Toki Tori For Game Boy Color Is Being Re-Released, 20 Years Later

Super cheep for a Game Boy Color game. When Toki Tori was released back in 2001, the adorable puzzle-platforming game was well-received, becoming a cult classic among its fans — but, being released towards the end of the Game Boy Color’s lifecycle, it only had one run of physical copies. Until now! Limited Run Games […]

Games World

Talking Point: What Did You Think Of The Game Awards 2021?

Hours of games. The Game Awards — Geoff Keighley’s pet project that’s a bit like the Oscars and a lot like a three-hour advert with the actual awards hastily shoved in the cracks — took place last night, and although a lot of things happened during those three hours (plus the 30-minute pre-show), not much […]

France World

Course contre la montre à Bruxelles pour régler le conflit des droits de pêche

L’UE tentait vendredi de conclure dans la journée les discussions avec Londres sur le conflit des droits de pêche post-Brexit, face à des Britanniques campés sur leurs positions en dépit de menaces de Paris d’aller au contentieux en cas de nouvel échec. « La Commission et le Royaume-Uni se sont mutuellement engagés à faire aboutir leurs […]

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Une tortue s’échoue sur une plage britannique, à 5.000 kilomètres de son habitat naturel !

Une tortue marine s’est échouée sur une plage du Pays de Galles proche de la frontière anglaise, à plus de 5000 kilomètres de son habitat naturel situé dans le Golfe du Mexique. L’espèce – la tortue de Kemp – est classée « en danger critique d’extinction » selon l’UICN. Très affaibli par ce long périple, l’animal reprend des forces […]