The band who fell to Earth: How The Strokes' third album nearly ruined everything for the coolest kids in rock

As The Strokes prepare to release their first new album in seven years, Ed Power reflects on how 2006’s surly, bloated and sharp-elbowed ‘First Impressions of Earth’ turned a band hailed as ‘the future of rock’ into The Rolling Stones for millennials Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/the-strokes-new-abnormal-julian-casablancas-album-release-a9341886.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The […]

7 new children’s and young adult books to read for Black History Month — and beyond

Black History Month is almost over but there’s never a bad time to introduce your child to books about black heroes and their contributions to American history.  It’s no secret that kids’ history classes tend to gloss over black history and usually introduce well-known figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks without delving […]

Newly Discovered Neanderthal Skeleton Hints at Intentional ‘Flower Burial’

New excavations at a well-known Neanderthal site have revealed a previously undiscovered Neanderthal skeleton, along with more evidence that these extinct hominins may have had “flower burials” for their dead.
 Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/newly-discovered-neanderthal-skeleton-hints-at-intentio-1841766976 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ryan F. Mandelbaum

The Myth of George Washington’s Post-Presidency

In the wake of the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries, little sums up the confused state of the campaign to defeat President Donald Trump better than reports of Democrats seeking a savior in the most prominent natural-born citizen constitutionally ineligible for the office: former President Barack Obama. Three years after completing the maximum two full […]

Watch Queen Perform Their Famous 1985 Live Aid Setlist for the First Time in 35 Years

For the first time in 35 years, Queen fans got to see the band perform their most famous set, as the rock legends played through their exact 1985 Live Aid set at the Fire Fight Australia benefit concert. With current frontman Adam Lambert channeling his inner Freddie Mercury, the historic act played through… Source: https://www.spin.com/2020/02/queen-1985-live-aid-setlist-fire-fight-australia/ […]

Storm reveals 130 million-year-old dinosaur footprint on Isle of Wight

‘All this weather is revealing traces of vanished worlds along our coastline,’ says expert Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/dinosaur-footprint-neovenator-fossil-storm-ciara-isle-of-wight-a9336801.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Peter Stubley

Why Trump can dynamite a sacred, protected hill to build the border wall

To make way for the expanding border wall, contractors hired by the Trump administration are presently blasting away protected land in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument — a park established more than 80 years ago by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. But that’s not all. The demolition in southern Arizona has come to Monument Hill, home […]

Why do we celebrate Valentine's Day? The unromantic origins of the day of love

Valentine’s Day hasn’t always been flowers, chocolate and saccharine romance Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/valentines-day-origins-history-meaning-ancient-romans-catholic-church-saint-a8765926.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sabrina Barr

New 'reaper of death' Tyrannosaur species discovered in Canada

‘The jawbone was an absolutely stunning find,’ says dinosaur enthusiast who found fossil on hike Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/tyrannosaur-species-canada-thanatotheristes-degrootorum-royal-tyrrell-museum-of-palaeontology-a9330651.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Vincent Wood

On this day, in 1972, Ziggy Stardust touched down on planet Earth and began jiving us that we were voodoo

Imaging walking into the Toby Jug Pub in Tolworth, England on February 10, 1972 expecting to see a folkier, more mellow David Bowie and encountering Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars instead. The world didn’t know it yet, but it shifted on its cultural axis at this moment. This video is from later in […]