March 27, 2017

Whoops! Builders PAINT OVER a £4m Banksy art work on the side of Caribbean hotel

By Clemmie Moodie From The Daily Mail UK Builders called in to do maintenance work painted over the five original stencils They put two coats of thick white paint over walls of five-star Geejam in Jamaica Restoring the stencils, left by Banksy during stay in 2006, could cost £120,000 Owners of Tom Cruise and Sharon […]

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Cayman Islands: Flags Lowered for London Victims Flags at the Government Administration Building in Elgin Avenue were lowered to half-mast today (Thursday, 23 March 2017) as a mark of respect for the victims of a terror attack in London, U.K. yesterday. Two civilians, a policeman and the attacker died, while at least 40 people were […]

Mini versions of old buildings

An artist is making mini versions of old buildings by looking at Google Maps By YVETTE TAN From Mashable From a discarded milk carton on the ground, to slightly worn-out posters, the details on Joshua Smith’s models are so realistic it’s hard to believe they’re not real. Smith, a miniaturist, has been creating tiny intricate […]

In Memoriam: Derek Walcott and his Caribbean Odyssey

By Ankhi Mukherjee New Delhi From Hindustan Times Black faces sprinkled with continual dew– dew on the speckled croton, dew on the hard leaf of the knotted palm tree, dew on the elephant ears of the dasheen. Through Kurtz’s teeth, white skull in elephant grass, the imperial fiction sings. Sunday wrinkles downriver from the Heart […]

HBO to premiere 2 new original films

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Wizard of Lies will premiere exclusively on HBO in April and May of this year. MIAMI, Fla. – March 21, 2017 –  From groundbreaking documentaries and films to award-winning series, HBO continues its longstanding commitment of delivering the most talked-about, riveting and thought-provoking content. The network has […]

EMMY®-Winning HBO comedy series ‘Silicon Valley’ premieres fourth season on April 23

HBO will air marathons of the first three seasons each Sunday in April MIAMI, Fla. – March 20, 2017 – HBO has announced the premiere of the fourth season of its original comedy series, Silicon Valley, debuting on April 23rd at 22hrs AST*, simultaneously with the United States. Leading up to the new season premiere, […]

Derek Walcott, who wrote of Caribbean beauty and bondage, dies at 87

From KHSU Derek Walcott’s work explored the beauty of his Caribbean homeland and its brutal colonial history. The prolific, Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright died Friday at his home in St. Lucia. He was 87. Walcott wrote dozens of books of poetry and plays, among them his epic poem Omeros and his Obie-winning drama, Dream […]

Snail foreplay finally gets the dedicated research it has long deserved

BY SAM SPEEDY From Mashable Foreplay that can last several hours and is mostly smell-stuff, stabbing with love darts and genitals that are similar to a rubber glove? Snail sex is wild. So wild that it can fill a four-minute video where truly, every second brings new and previously unimaginable information thanks to PBS’s digital […]

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies aged 90

From BBC Chuck Berry, the guitarist and songwriter recognised as one of the fathers of rock ‘n’ roll, has died aged 90. Berry’s seven-decade career boasted a string of hits, including classics Roll Over Beethoven and Johnny B. Goode. He received a lifetime achievement Grammy in 1984 and was among the first inductees to the […]

The ‘Avatar’ sequels are delayed for the 4th time

By Jason Guerrasio From Business Insider Director James Cameron has never been one to rush a project, and the “Avatar” sequels are a perfect example. “Avatar 2” was originally supposed to be released in 2014, five years after the 2009 original, which went on to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. But that didn’t […]