SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe Olympic mascot Wenlock and Mandeville pose for photographs as they are unveiled to the media as the mascots for London 2012, May 19, 2010. (Matt Dunham/The Associated Press)London 2012 organizers unveiled the Olympic and Paralympic mascots on Wednesday.The one eyed creatures called Mandeville and Wenlock are named after two small English towns.The idea for the characters came from two drops of molten steel dropped while making the last girder for London’s Olympic Stadium.Organizers hope the mascots will receive a more positive reaction than the London 2012 logo, which was widely criticized when it was unveiled in 2007 and was even blamed for triggering seizures among some television viewers.Read moreAre London’s Olympic mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, scary or cool? What are some of the most bizarre mascots you recall? Comment or take our poll.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
I was always told by my family that my biological grandfather on mom’s side died in a rock climbing accident right before Mom was born. I found out last year that what actually happened was, while he was still attending a military college in the South in the 60’s, my grandmother discovered that he liked to wear women’s clothing after finding a box of dresses in his size in his closest. The next day, she came back to find him hanging from the ceiling, and she and two of her brothers had to smuggle his body out of the room and convince a coroner to rule it an accident.
Earlier in the year we spliced into the main two speakers of the schools PA system (our main hallway was just a giant L shape) while running some network cables during our student aide shifts. We ran said splice into the top of a hollow concrete block and it was completely hidden from view if you were standing on the floor. We then created a series of custom CDs that one of the techy guys in our school formatted so we could put a ton of stuff on it.
But first, let’s revisit the story. Heaven’s Gate was founded in 1975 byMarshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles after they met in a psychiatric hospital. They fell in love and believed their pairing had been foretold by extraterrestrials. There’s a well documented case about Brown and his bullying tactics. He had heard a man was being tried for murder and although he didn’t know the fellow, bragged he could go to court and clear the man of all charges by giving false testimony. He went to court but it didn’t turn out quite the way he expected..