I had only been in West Virginia for a day when Josh Sword, the head of the state AFL-CIO, told me casually that a revolution is coming. He is not a particularly radical guy. He was just giving an honest, matter-of-fact reading of the political situation. “I don’t know how bad things have to get. In West Virginia, it…
"It's a bad time, this time of year" ... especially if you live in Valentine Bluffs, setting for 1981 seasonal classic My Bloody Valentine. Come for the freaky miners, marvel at the gore, and stay for the excellent end-credits music.
It's been almost four years since 33 Chilean miners were trapped below the surface of the earth for 69 days. A story published this week by The New Yorker reveals some additional stunning details about their harrowing rescue, and some astounding new information about the mine itself.
Now that all the Chilean Miners are safe, we can enjoy silly fun like this ridiculous flash game. In the laughably basic game, you wind the virtual wheel as fast as you can to save as many miners as possible.
We're watching the live stream of the operation to rescue trapped Chilean miners and we're happy to share this moment with you: The first seconds Florencio Avalos, the first miner to be rescued, has spent above ground in 68 days.
The 33 Chilean miners trapped a half-mile underground have made a video of themselves and the place they may be staying for months using a camera handed down to them through a bore hole. They even sing a little bit!
If you have always wondered how Australian miners amuse themselves when they are bored, wonder no longer. It is way cooler than any of us expected: they take a massive mining truck and use it to destroy land cruisers that are found unoccupied, all for funzies. Is there anything more fun than destroying large metal…