January 17, 2020

Jennifer Hudson explains the plot of ‘Cats’ and, you know what, it actually makes sense

By Rachel Thompson From Mashable Judging by the reviews, Cats sounds absolutely bonkers. All I’ve been able to glean from the write-ups is that it’s a vaguely horny collection of human-shaped cats who writhe around a lot. But, like, what exactly happens?  Here to explain the actual plot is cast-member Jennifer Hudson, who plays Grizabella.  “So basically, you […]

Pink donates $750,300 to Australian fire services

From Newshub Pop singer P!nk has donated NZD$750,300 to Australian local fire services.  The singer who was “totally devastated” watching the Australian bushfires posted the news to Twitter on Saturday. “I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. “I am pledging a donation of US$500,000 directly to […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Antique maps: Cuba (with early appearance of the Cayman Islands)

From Rare Maps Interesting late example of Porcacchi’s map of Cuba. One of the earliest obtainable maps of Cuba and one of the few published in the 16th Century. Also shows Jamaica and part of Hispaniola. Excellent topographical detail, if a bit conjectural, and naming many locations. Includes decorative cartouche, 2 sea monsters. and compass […]

Cayman Drama Society: Happy New Year – acting classes on sale!

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CAYMAN DRAMA SOCIETY! What is your New Years Resolution?! Having a creative outlet is proven to be good to reduce stress and for your overall mental health, as well as your happiness. Whether you are looking to try something new, reignite an old passion, or improve your skillset for career opportunities – […]

Cayman Islands 1950 Issue & War Tax – a closer look

By Jim Jackson FromBigBlue 1840-1940 blogspot Into the Deep BlueBritish Commonwealth issues, for those of us that like pictorials, have a reputation as a bit staid and stuffy with issue after issue showing the Queen or King and not much else. So it is a delight when that rule is broken. The bi-colored Cayman Islands […]

Las Vegas News Briefs – January 2020

Fremont Street Experience Unveils Stunning New Graphics and Upgraded Viva Vision CanopyDowntown Las Vegas lit up on New Year’s Eve when Fremont Street Experience debuted an entirely new collection of stunning visuals and 3D graphics created exclusively for its $32 million renovation of Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen. By fusing Watchfire Signs’ cutting-edge […]

1966 Syd Mead Design

This 1966 Syd Mead Design for Ford Looks Like a Proto-Tesla-Cybertruck By Rain Noe From Core77 The Ford Ranger II was well ahead of its time Who knew? In the 1960s Syd Mead worked for Ford’s Advanced Styling Studio, and designed this then-unimaginable Ford Ranger II concept: What’s crazy is that it could somehow transform […]

Xmas cartoon of the day

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Sphinx statue uncovered in Egypt

Limestone sphinx head is 35cm tall and 55cm wide From The National .ae Archaeologists in Egypt’s central Minya governorate have uncovered a small statue of a royal sphinx. The Egyptian Archaeological Mission, led by Sayed Abdel Malek, found the statue in the Tuna El Jebel archaeological area, where two cemeteries holding 40 mummies were uncovered […]