| Music Board|| Purity Ring's sophomore album "Another Eternity" released today - JBeam on 3/3/15 at 10:41 am|
[quote]In early 2011, Purity Ring showed us the perfect balance for "future pop": Be ahead of your time, but not toofar ahead."Belispeak" and "Ungirthed" perfectly anticipated the reframing of indie pop as festival-ready "Internet music", and when Shrines came out, about a year later, the Edmonton d...
| Tech Board|| Silent Circle releasing Blackphone 2 this summer - JBeam on 3/2/15 at 5:41 pm|
[quote]"While the rest of the market is going one way, with selfie sticks and curved screens, we're going down another, to the heart of problems, sticking with privacy and security," said Silent Circle's Mike Janke at the launch of the company's new secure smartphone, the Blackphone 2. And he's not ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Breaking News: 5* OLB Black LIama is high on LSU - JBeam on 2/26/15 at 3:21 pm|
[link=(http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/02/llama-chase-goes-down-in-arizona-neighborhood.html)]Incase you've missed the recent news.[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Astronomers Discover Black Hole As Massive As 12 Billion Suns - JBeam on 2/26/15 at 12:17 pm|
[quote]In a galaxy far, far away—12.8 billion light-years away to be more exact—is a newly-discovered supermassive black hole that weighs as much as 12 billion of our suns. The most surprising thing about the black hole, though, is not its size but its age.
Black holes grow as they age, gobbling ...
| Movie/TV Board|| The character Peter Spector in The Fall - JBeam on 2/25/15 at 12:02 am|
Anyone else find themselves liking this guy more and more with each episode. I know its not a rare occurs for the audience to root for the villain. But I'm enjoying the depth of this character.
Also, I'm glad Jamie Dornan decided to ditch the 50 Shades of Grey franchise. This dude can actually ac...
| Political Talk|| Opinions on Sowden, NSA, Whistleblowers & the future of our privacy? - JBeam on 2/23/15 at 10:04 pm|
Just finished watching Citizenfour on HBO (highly recommend). I'm not surprised that this subject isn't getting a lot of attention. Mainly because people have short attention spans and want to move on to the next topic.
Anyways, opinions? Has anyone else seen this documentary?...
| O-T Lounge|| In 1 hr, every single human in the entire world will begin looking for you... - JBeam on 2/23/15 at 11:57 am|
Your goal is to remain unfound for 5 days. How would you do this?
Found this on reddit and some of the comments were interesting.
| Movie/TV Board|| CITIZENFOUR premieres on HBO tonight at 8\9pm - JBeam on 2/22/15 at 10:32 pm|
[quote]After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government's massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sender, who turned out to be Edward Snowden.
| Food and Drink Board|| Sushi-Burrito Hybrid? Yes please. - JBeam on 2/21/15 at 5:48 pm|
[quote]When we first laid eyes on the mythical "Sushirrito" on Reddit, it seemed too good to be true: a sushi roll swollen to the size of a burrito, stuffed with veggies, sauces, rice, and raw fish, and eaten with your hands.
"Mutant foods" appear to be all the rage right now, from Dominique Anse...
| O-T Lounge|| Superbug linked to 2 deaths & 180 exposed at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center - JBeam on 2/18/15 at 9:09 pm|
[quote]Nearly 180 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center may have been exposed to potentially deadly bacteria from contaminated medical scopes, and two deaths have already been linked to the outbreak.
The Times has learned that the two people who died are among seven patients that UCLA f...
| O-T Lounge|| Divers discover 2,000 gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coast - JBeam on 2/18/15 at 4:59 pm|
[quote]Scuba divers have uncovered the largest treasure trove ever discovered off Israel's Mediterranean coast - but won't get a penny.
The group initially thought they had found a toy coin on the ocean floor before tests confirmed the gold pieces were treasure.
Experts who eventually counted 2,0...
| More Sports Board|| Jay Gruden names RG3 the starter. - JBeam on 2/18/15 at 2:07 pm|
[quote]The quarterback competition that Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden discussed after the season apparently has ended. Gruden told reporters at the NFL scouting combine Wednesday that Robert Griffin III will enter next season as the starter.
Griffin, entering his fourth season, ended the s...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Killing or The Fall - JBeam on 2/18/15 at 12:35 pm|
Looking for another murder drama to get into. Both caught my attention on Netflix. I started watching "The Killing" when it was on AMC a few years ago. But had no idea that Netflix revived it.
The Fall seems to be interesting from the trailer I watched. Plus, you can't go wrong with Gillian Ander...
| Music Board|| Jose Gonzalez new album"Vestiges & Claws" - JBeam on 2/18/15 at 12:31 pm|
[quote]You’d never describe José González’s music as "confrontational," but Vestiges & Claws, his first solo album since 2007, offers an odd kind of ultimatum. After eight years of extreme cultural, political and artistic upheaval, it's likely that you're in a much different place than you were when...
| O-T Lounge|| Dinosaurs Were Probably Tripping on Hallucinogens Most of the Time - JBeam on 2/13/15 at 10:49 am|
[quote]Big news on the paleontology front: Researchers from Oregon State University have discovered a perfectly preserved sample of grass trapped in 100-million-year-old amber in Myanmar, by far the oldest of its kind. But even more curious was a small growth attached to the grass, which the team di...
| Food and Drink Board|| Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World - JBeam on 2/10/15 at 11:07 am|
[quote]Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen—a chain of salad res...
| O-T Lounge|| The "Girlfriend of the Year" award goes to.. - JBeam on 2/9/15 at 11:00 am|
[quote]Twenty-eight inmates escaped from a Brazilian jail after three women in sexy police costumes 'seduced' the prison wardens.
Police found three wardens naked and handcuffed inside the morning after the mass breakout at Nova Mutum public jail near Cuiaba.
Investigators say the women drugged th...
| O-T Lounge|| "Serial" subject Adnan Syed granted appeal by state of MD - JBeam on 2/7/15 at 12:38 pm|
[quote]A Maryland court has agreed to allow an appeal in the case of Adnan Syed, who was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend when he was a teenager. The court’s decision could allow new evidence to be introduced in the case.
Syed’s case was popularized by the smash hit podcast “Serial,” crea...
| More Sports Board|| Ndamukong Suh wants to sign with Seattle - JBeam on 2/6/15 at 1:58 pm|
[quote]The Seattle Seahawks front office combo of head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have hit home run after home run in the drafts over the past few years.
And that success comes with a cost. Since winning Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seahawks have given cornerback Richard Sher...
| O-T Lounge|| Walmart Heiress jilted husband wants OT Baller alimony - JBeam on 2/5/15 at 11:50 am|
[quote]The tattle sheet reports that her kicked-to-the-curb hubby, Patrick Bode Dubbert, is asking for more than $200,000 (after taxes, of course) to maintain the lifestyle to which he became accustomed.
Dubbert claims in court documents that Laurie, the granddaughter of Walmart co-founder James ...