The mystery of the supposed Google barges is no closer to a solution. At this point, it’s not even 100 percent confirmed that Google’s actually involved, much less that the barges contain an invading force of Singularitarian shock troops (our pet theory).
We do know that the Coast Guard has paid one of the San Francisco structures a visit. However, they refuse to say what, if anything, they know about the floating riddles. All a spokesman would tell the San Jose Mercury News was the drive-by was related to neither fire nor medical emergency.
However, we do have an idea how this how the scene played out. Betabeat’s best guess:
Celebrity Death Clearing House TMZ has resurrected a decades-old Hollywood mystery worthy of breaking out of the usual Friday news dump churn–namely that Natalie Wood’s mysterious “accidental” death in November 1981 has been reclassified as “undetermined.” Just breathe, Harvey Levin:
A moderately hysterical piece of pop culture ephemera/crime appeared in the New York Post this weekend, with a follow-up this morning: Something about Drake, a lawyer, and a stolen Rolex? Here is a perfect example of a story that makes little to no sense, no matter how you decide to hear it.
The mystery of missing Utah woman Susan Powell took another tragic turn Sunday when Pierce County, WA authorities raced to an explosion and house fire at the home of Mrs. Powell’s estranged husband, Josh Powell. Officials say the blast killed Mr. Powell, long a person of interest in his wife’s mysterious 2009 disappearance, and his two sons, who were at the home for supervised visitation.
Last month, a video of a young woman berating a Metro-North conductor went viral online; the woman—who had responded to the conductor, “Do you know what schools I went to and how well-educated I am?” when asked to stop loudly cursing—was quickly outed through the Internet as Hermon Raju, an N.Y.U. Read More
Of all the famous Marxist leaders, only Marx himself was afforded both a natural death and a dignified burial. His grave is in Highgate Cemetery in London, most of which is a creepy overgrown ruin of toppled marble angels and Gothic crypts. But Marx is in a nice corner of the graveyard where they still Read More
The longstanding tradition associated with Agatha Christie’s 1952 mystery play The Mousetrap requires audience members to guard the identity of the murderer with their lives once they leave the theater. If you’ve seen it and meet a person who hasn’t, custom implores you to use discretion and refrain from spoiling the ending.
Wikipedia, of Read More