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August 25 - September 1
If you’ve paid any attention to the graffiti seen in the Kootenays for the last five years, then you must be familiar with the works of Aspekt and Sumo. From commissioned murals to hats and tees sported around town, Aspekt and Sumo have a strong presence in this art rich town. On Friday, August 26, Ourglass Studio & Gallery will be hosting a night of graffiti art showcasing a new direction towards abstract and pattern designs from the two artists. Also included will be pieces from other notable names in the graffiti scene. The art will be open to public viewing from August 26 to September 23 at 568 Ward Street.
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Kootenay Wax Depot
You can’t really reinvent the candle, but why not recycle one. That’s what Mandy Lawson of Nelson has started doing with her Kootenay Wax Depot and Revived Wax Handmade Candles brand that she uses to sell her 100% recycled candles. She is saving hundreds of pounds of
the “secret” process of building
wax from going in our landfill every
the new candles begins. The only
month. My wife GeoLyn and I first
hint to the process Mandy will give
met Mandy at Family Fest at the
is that it’s simpler than one might
Best Western in the spring, hidden
think. The candles are scented with
in a back corner surrounded by
100% essential oils, which can be
her wares boasting her trademark
less toxic then synthetics and the
smile. Her energy and spirit was
scent remains more consistent from
infectious. You just want to root for
the store to your home.
people like her that venture out on
their own, starting from scratch.
“green” entrepreneur, you can find
Mandy has 15 wax waste deposit
her candles at OurGlass, Tara Davis
boxes in and around Nelson. The
Boutique, Touchstones, Gaia Rising
process is pretty simple: she sorts
them by type of wax and colour,
You can also find your nearest wax
then melts them down in a large
waste deposit box on the website.
vat and filters it twice. After that
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In summer, you can spot open air
Salmo. Some people call it the Tracks,
shelters on “the rail trail” built with
after the Burlington-Northern train
twigs and tree branches. Folks have
tracks, or the Nelson and Fort Shep-
built circles of stone (well, you might
herd Railway that at one time went all
as well call them hunks of granite) for
the way to Spokane - even though the
rest and meditation. Walking, cycling
“tracks” have been disassembled. Or
or running along, you’ll see rushing,
they call it Mountain Station, after the
bubbling or meandering creeks. Some
old train station that used to sit at the
people use the trail to get to school
top of Gore Street, in the days when
or work. Couples go there on dates.
you got off the train and went down to
In winter, cross country skiers skim
Nelson riding on a mule.
along happily. And people walk their
From Mountain Station, adventurers have their choice of 19 different
dogs, of all sizes and usually without a leash, every day of the year.
mountain bike trails accessed from
If you look carefully, you will still
that site. “The Vein” is an epic single
see old railroad ties here and there.
track that drops 4,800 feet from the
Look early in the morning and you
top of the ridge in what’s described as
can see the damp and shadowy
“the descent of the gods.”
imprint of old railroad ties all along
Other tracks include Atomic Speed
the trail. Oh, yes, and be on the look-
Goat, 9 Point Cowbell and Smiling
out for bears and other strange and
If you want a gentler ride, there’s
always the “Trail”.
ern Rail Trail and runs from Nelson to
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Mr. Jerry Garcia had a beard. What is
have a beard. It was “Greek fashion.”
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Nowadays men still have beards.
it about the beard? Did you know that in the course of
Does it still have the same meaning?
history, men with beards have been
No, I don’t think so. Now men sport
known to carry wisdom and knowl-
beards because, well you look hot in
edge, sexual virility and high social
a beard. Men look rugged and strap-
status? On the other hand, some
ping, handsome and strong.
bearded men were viewed as being
Most women would detest this. I
filthy, lazy, crude or extremely eccen-
have heard non-bearded lovers say
tric. Scientists have actually done a
“it’s so itchy when we kiss, it catch-
study and found that most women
es food, it’s ugly”, and the one thing
often will be more attracted to a man
women hate about the beard is that
with a beard. Women believe that men
they swallow up your pretty face.
with beards will protect them, appear-
Either way you will always have
ing stronger but most of all it’s the sex
lovers or haters of something. I say,
if you have a beard wear it proud, if you have a beard keep it tame. Do not
ing good. The Egyptians would often
have it get long and disheveled. That’s
grow beards, keeping them trimmed
when it loses the sex appeal.
and tinting them red with henna. They
On that note, if you do not know
even went as far as plating them gold,
what you are doing Thursday (August
which signified your social status and
25) I suggest that you all head down
how wealthy you were. In the middle
to the Spirit Bar for the “ Reverse
ages, beards displayed a knights hon-
Beard Off.” Some of our well known
our and virility.
men in Nelson have been growing
else’s beard was a serious offense and
their beards for months and Vadim
if you were caught doing so, it would
Kristopher Hair Salon is taking them
end up in a duel. In Celtic tribes, men
off !!! It’s a skate park fundraiser so
were allowed to have beards and were
please come down, how your support
never allowed to shave it off until they
and have the chance to bid on some
had slayed an enemy. For some men,
amazing auction items. A show not to
they never slayed anyone and had a
be missed! Hope to see all you beauti-
beard for most of their lives.
ful people there.
In the second century A.D. Emperors and other rulers grew beards. Most of them did so to hide the scars on
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Fat Tire FEST 2011 Inspired by local cyclist Cam Alexander, the Kootenay Fat Tire Festival is one of the longest continuously running mountain bike events in southern British Columbia. Cam had received so much from cycling and the cycling community, he felt it was time to give back. However, before his dream was realized Cam’s life was cut short by a cycling accident in the summer of 1996. Because of Cam’s passion for cycling and love for the community, several local riders came together to create The Fat Tire Festival in his memory. To this day Nelson’s favourite mountain bike festival continues where it began 16 years later. Although the faces organizing the festival have changed since 1996 the same enthusiasm and passion for mountain biking has remained steadfast. I would like to thank Jessica Demars for taking the reins to
organize the Fat Tire Festival this year. She has boundless energy and is an avid cyclist, ex-cross country and road cycling racer (a medalist at that). If anyone is interested in helping out please drop in to Gerick Cycle or Sacred Ride and sign up on the volunteer lists. There are a lot of events going on so come on out. Even if you don’t ride bikes you should come out and watch the talented kids and adults do what they do best: Ride! Saturday afternoon, the jump jam up at Art Gibbons Park is always exciting or the downtown crit around the Royal hotel at 6 o’clock. If you want to see some suffering come out and watch the cross country race at the old Blewett ski hill and stick around to watch the smooth flow of the DH racers. Hope to see you there either riding, helping out or watching the excitement. ~Anonymous Cyclist
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A Short Shot Of Library: Ernest Hekkanen
Double Book Launch Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Nelson Public Library 602 Stanley Street, Nelson
Bill Gaston has dubbed Ernest Hekkanen “most
fashionable.” The launch of his newest books, Wintering Over:
Poems Strewn on Snow and All
Bookworld cites an “intimidating
Night Gas Bar, a book of short
versatility and productivity (that)
stories, is your chance to see a lit-
have increasingly defied easy cat-
erary maverick in the flesh as he
egorization and marketing.” Editor-
reads from number 42 and 43 of his
in-Chief of The New Orphic Review
and author of 43 books of fiction,
poetry, plays, essays and literary
hosts author readings. Watch for
criticism, Hekkanen is a formidable
Anne DeGrace launching her new
force. According to www.abcbook-
novel, Flying with Amelia, Septem-
world.com (your one-stop-shop for
ber 22 at 7:30 pm and the 2011
any B.C. author): “Seriously comic,
One Book, One Kootenay winner
fabulist, theatrical, iconoclastic and
(announced September 8; who will
shrewd, Ernest Hekkanen is a lit-
it be??) reading
and necessity but probably not by choice. He has done too much, too well, too fast, too independently, too far away from Ontario, to be
A Tasty Literary Smorgasbord
“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”
Thursday, September 1 7:30 p.m.
Oxygen Art Centre
320 Vernon Street, Nelson
Seven Okanagan writers - all
Johnston (The Ditch Was Lit Like
faculty members of the Okanagan
This, Thistledown, 2011), Jake Ken-
College English Department - read
nedy (Apollinaire’s Speech to the
from their published fiction, nonfic-
War Medic, BookThug, 2011), and
tion and poetry on Thursday, Sept.
Kevin McPherson (Rhapsodomancy,
1 at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson’s Oxy-
Coach House, 2010).
gen Art Centre, 320 Vernon Street
Johnston is also editor of Okanagan
College’s literary magazine, Ryga,
The reading is free and open to the
designer and visual editor.
Reading will be novelists Frances
The writers will be in Nelson tak-
Greenslade (Shelter, Knopf, 2011)
ing part in Okanagan College Eng-
lish Department’s annual retreat. Okanagan College currently offers
along with nonfiction writer Mela-
a two-year diploma program in
nie Murray (For Your Tomorrow:
writing and publishing.
The Way of an Unlikely Soldier,
receive applied training in print and
Random House, 2011).
web-based publishing, accounting,
forming samples of their work will
marketing and management, as
be poets Jason Dewinetz (Clench,
well as in creative, cultural and pro-
Rings, NeWest Press, forthcoming),
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Aug. 25 - Sept. 1
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throbs in a head banging body
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is no questioning that Robb G is
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a man who truly loves what he
Thursday Nelson Ford Reverse Beard Off Outdoor Skatepark fundraiser doors at 8, event at 9
Thursday Rob Van Der Laan Farewell Show Q City Blues Band, lazy Poker Blues Band &Rob Van Der Laan
mixing, he’s performed in Europe and from coast to coast in North America, appearing in over 50 cities on his native continent. “Highly animated DJ/producer and force behind Promo Records, Robb G, is a known dancefloor destroyer.” – Eye Weekly
Friday Figure & The Killabits Drumstep/Bassline/Drum
“The Man in Canada, Robb G has been in the front of the pack for some
release after quality release”.
Saturday Robb G Bass/House/Disco/Breaks
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Selkirk “International” Film Festival
Thursday, August 25 Cutter Theatre Metaline Falls, WA Small film festivals are generally known for their quirky and interesting content and the upcoming 2nd
Saturdays 1:30-2:30 p.m. Guided Tours of Permanent Museum Exhibit
Friday 8 p.m. “ Do N Notes” Estevan and Tracy Lynn
dents of the now defunct and sorely missed Selkirk College intensive film program and this year’s builds on that solid foundation with the emphasis on locally produced films. General audience content. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the historic Cutter Theatre in Metaline Falls, WA. Wine, beer and refreshments will be available. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Cutter Theatre. Suggested donation $7.00. For more information call: 509 446 4108 www.cuttertheatre.com
Masters of BC Art: Hans Wilking Through to Aug. 27
entirely of films produced by stu-
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Sunday Royal Blues Jam
Other Thursday, Sep. 1, 6-9 p.m. Dancing Bear Inn 171 Baker St, Nelson “The Breath of A Brush” Brigitte Desbois Exhibit of Paintings Friday OurGlass Studio & Gallery 568 Ward St. Nelson “A Night Of Graffiti” Aspect & Sumo & others Showcase continues Aug. 26 - Sept. 23
Trivia Solutions; 1. Italy 2. Cleopatra 3. Jupiter 4. Diamonds 5. Animal Farm
Saturday FM Attack w/ Joel West and Ryan Wells
712 Nelson Ave, Nelson
Annual Selkirk “International” Film Festival on Thursday, August 29 is
Friday Braden & Dallas
502 Vernon Street, Nelson
Nelson Through the Lens: The historical photography of J.H.Allen Through to Aug. 27
does. Known for his speedy beatmatching and continuously layered
Fat Tire Fest
Friday 7:00 p.m. AKORS Art Slam Prestige Lakeside Resort Lakeside Drive, Nelson
4:00 Shuttle leaving Sacred Ride 5:30 Shuttle leaving Gerick’s Free shuttles courtesy of Dirt Tours to Giveout Creek Trails First come, first served
XC “no drop” group rides Mountain Station 5 p.m. Beginner: Evening Ridge, Shasta, Expresso Intermediate: Log Jam, Frog Jam
Kick Off Party 7 p.m. Jackson’s Hole & Grill
Kids XC, Dirt Jump Jam, BBQ, kids activities, trials demos 10:00 sign in/registration 10:30 2-5 year olds race; awards 11:00 6-8 year olds race; awards 11:30 9-12 year olds race; awards 12- 2 Dirt Jump Jam 11- 2 BBQ hosted by KLOSPS
Saturday Downtown: 5:00 Parade Gathering: meet in front of Gerick’s Cycle with decorated bikes 5:15 Parade Start – to Sacred Ride 5:45 Crit starts: 2-5 year olds 5:55 6-8 year olds 6:10 9-12 year olds 6:20 13-17 year olds 6:45 Women 7:10 Men 7:45 Clunker Crit – it’s free! Bring your funkiest bike and join in! 8:00 Awards (teens and adults)
Post Race party at the Royal
Sunday: Morning Mountain 8:00 sign-in/ registration 8:45 race instructions (@ start) 9:00 race start 11:30 race end 11:00 DH Sign on and practice runs 1:00 DH race start
Unity Music Festival August 26 & 27 Winlaw, BC
(behind sleep is for sissies)
previous festival didn’t have a lot of advertising involved so we have really used our music knowledge in spreading the word on Unity Festival.
There are a lot of festivals in the area, thus competition for the concert ticket dollar. What sets Unity apart from the other festivals in this area? Our prices are quite reasonable. A full weekend event ticket is $45. Individual advance Friday is $25 and $35 on Saturday. We try to make it as affordable
A new late summer festival kicks off this weekend. Chad Hansen of Quick Shot talks with Scott Milne on board of directors about what Unity Fest is all about.
and accessible to people in the region. Also, because it is a new festival we didn’t price ourselves right out of commission. It is mostly live music with more world influence. There isn’t really something like that. Starbelly would be the only festival similar but that is in July, which is also why we chose this weekend.
Is there a cap on the number of tickets you are selling? About 500 is the capacity we are looking to get and can facilitate.
With the festivals this season, there’s been a bit of a drop in attendance. Does that give you any concern for launching a new festival?
How did the idea of Unity Music Festival first come about?
There has been some concern and talk of the viability of it and we wanted to
The idea came in two parts. A couple years there had been Winlaw Music festi-
create something that we can continue over the years. We went out and got a
val at the same site and the gentleman who was putting it on moved to Holland.
lot of support from sponsors in the community and set up our budget to get 250
The basic idea was really good just needed some tweaking, so myself and a
people in attendance.
handful of other folks carved out the path for Unity Music. It is now put together with the Slocan Valley Cultural Alliance that is a non profit organization that is there to enhance arts for the youth in the Slocan Valley.
It looks like it is going to be a very family friendly event. Tell me a little about the kid zone. We have a few different tents. An art tent with artists and where you can get in
So you said it needed a bit of tweaking? What would be a few of the differences people who have been going to the shows in Winlaw would notice between previous festivals and the one that’s coming up?
there and do some art. At the Kid zone there will be lots of activities from crown making to face painting and more. On our second stage on Saturday, there will be three or four kids entertainers.
The first thing is there is a more cohesive line-up of musicians. There wasn’t a main theme in previous years and this year we have developed a line-up that
Looks like a lot of good music as well.
was more cohesive with better known artists and create a legacy on top of the
Great acts with local musicians including local motif, Wolfpack, Adam Shaikh,
festival itself where where was more of a private festival before and now with
Ganga Giri. We also want to thank all our sponsors for helping makes this event
the non profit organization involved, it creates something longer lasting. The
For full line up and festival details check out unitymusicfestival.ca
To Texas, came out last year. Headlining this event, legendary psy-
Heat. This trio has been blistering stages across the world since 1985, always with
Thursday, September 1 The Royal on Baker
Gretch-slinging guitarist Jim Heath at the helm. Despite 12 albums and numerous
An epic night of southern-fried rock
soundtrack appearances, “The Rev.” has
and roll awaits you, with a huge double
remained a mostly-underground legend,
bill descending on The Royal! Opening the
but maybe that’s what their audience likes.
night, and no strangers to these parts, hard
With upright bass player Jimbo Wallace and
rock boogie kings Nashville Pussy gets the
drummer Paul Simmons, they’re the per-
grease moving first. Natives of Atlanta, Georgia, the husband-and-wife
fect soundtrack music for rodders, greasers, Burlesque dancers, bikers
team of Blaine Cartwright and Ruyter Suys have been cranking out their
and roller girls to drink, dance and tear the roof the place! Don’t miss it,
AC/DC-with-a-potty-mouth jams since 1997. Their sixth album, From Hell
~Nelson From Nelson
This Week ~Ram Van Der Laan ~FM Attack w/Joel West For Concert Tickets & More Go To:
LiveAtTheRoyal.com For Great Food, Espresso & Live Music.
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Almanak Flies to Quebec - Part III
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Heads pounding from the previous night’s festivities, we board a bus way too early to head north to Baie St. Paul. Malik is the only chipper one, eagerly awaiting a reunion with his mother and stepfather, father and stepmother, and childhood friend and former lover Catharine, all whom are traveling at least three hours to see both him and the show. As we check into the hostel/ campground, our unease is heightened by the Francophone cooks muttering under their breath in the kitchens. I don’t know a lot of French, but I know enough to tell when someone is talking smack about me. After a nap and shower, it’s back to town we go. Showtime! Our hostess Marie-Pierre was nice enough, and after a fantastic dinner of roast duck and frogs legs (they’re delicious btw) it was time to take the stage. As dusk descended, we rocked our little hearts out, all the guitars and vocals echoing off of the huge church we were playing in front of. Surprise, surprise, was that actually loud applause after every song? They actually like us! Malik introduced each song en Francais, and I threw in some French lyrics for good measure. The crowd seemed to appreciate the gesture.... Changing out of our sweatsoaked shirts - none of us are used to the eastern humidity any-
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more - we headed back to the campsite, which apparently had a roaring campfire every night. We approached the fifty or more campers gingerly, but MariePierre encouraged us to join in. Although there was some initial “hostility”, gradually Rob, Ryan and I discovered that most of the Francophones were as intimidated about their halting English as we were of our minimal French. Within a few hours we were all loudly singing French folk songs together, as well as Radiohead, The Beatles and Mitsou’s “Bye Bye, Mon Cowboy”. Cultural relations had warmed considerably! Returning to Quebec City, we did the “tourist thing” with Malik as our guide for the next two days. Old Quebec City is absolutely fantastic, with history and architecture I’ve only ever seen in Europe. Simply amazing! Drinking our last beers on the steps before the airport taxi came, we all agreed the campfire experience was the highlight of the trip. Each of us learned a lot about Francophone culture, and the reasoning behind their protectiveness about it. We also learned, through the “international language of music”, we have a lot in common as well. We hope to return to you someday Quebec, and we promise our French skills will be better! ~Nelson from Nelson
For Your Entertainment... Virgo (Aug. 23 -Sept. 23)
Pisces (Feb. 20-Mar. 20)
Opportunities may come up at prestigious affairs. Be prepared to counteract the damage that adversaries are about to create. You can meet new and exciting friends who will provide mental stimulation. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.
Eliminate situations that are no longer to your advantage. Involvement in financial schemes will be followed by losses. You might find that coworkers will support your endeavors. Your lucky day this week will be Tuesday.
Libra (Sept. 24 -Oct. 23)
Aries (Mar. 21- April 20)
Go to the top if you’re being harassed or held back. You can make life easier for an older member of your family. Relatives will be cordial. Responsibilities with respect to older relatives may be a burden. Your lucky day this week will be Sunday.
You may not be happy if members of your family are not pulling their weight. Someone may be trying to take advantage of you. You are best to concentrate on your professional endeavors. Your lucky day this week will be Wednesday.
Scorpio (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)
Taurus (Apr. 21- may 21)
You may have major blowups with someone you love if you don’t back down. Don’t expect anyone else to pay your bills for you. You may find that children are not as accepting as you have been. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.
Travel and entertainment will be pleasurable. You can make money if you are wise in your choices. Don’t expect anything for nothing and you won’t be disappointed. Exercise programs will be effective. Your lucky day this week will be Friday.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23 -Dec. 21)
Gemini (May 22-June 21)
You are best to avoid joint ventures, and whatever you do, don’t lend to friends or relatives. A day at the beach may satisfy the whole family. Don’t make unreasonable promises. Your lucky day this week will be Sunday.
You’re apt to make a move or experience changes at home. Creative endeavors will give you somewhat of an outlet. You will be prone to carelessness that could result in accidents. Your lucky day this week will be Saturday.
Capricorn (Dec 22.- Jan. 20)
Cancer (June 22-July 22)
Passion is about the best way for you to relieve tension. Don’t let your personal partner hold you back. Upgrading at this point is not a bad plan. Look before you leap. Your lucky day this week will be Thursday.
Sudden trips may take you by surprise. You can make reasonable bids on real estate or large items for your home. Evasion is likely if you aren’t direct about your feelings. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.
Aquarius (Jan. 21- Feb. 19)
Hassles with female colleagues may lead to problems with your boss. You need more space for the whole family. Your lack of attention may have been a factor. Your lucky day this week will be Thursday.
1. Skinny 5. Doe’s mate 9. Zoo 10. Feed bag contents 11. Cousin of a gull 12. Oversupply 13. Sailor’s affirmative 14. Small islands 16. Type of plane 18. Male cow 21. Murres 23. Chocolate cookie 24. Edentate 25. Slave 26. Backside
1. Urban haze 2. Loyal 3. Hunch 4. Sail supports 5. Collection 6. Financial officer 7. Well-ventilated 8. Heredity carrier 15. Hemorrhagic fever 16. Burlap fiber 17. Greek god of love 19. Not more 20. Fail to win 22. Dined
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Leo (July 23-Aug 22)
Do not sign contracts or get involved in any uncertain financial deals. Exhaustion combined with overindulgence could result in minor health problems. Your lucky day this week will be Thursday. ~www.starlightastrology.com
Which country is the worldâ€™s
greatest producer of wine?
According to the Guiness
Book of World Records, Elizabeth Taylor holds the record for one film: 65 different costume changes in which 1963 film?
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-She wanted to lay it on the line.
-To get to the other slide!
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What planet is named for
If a diamond is the hardest
known substance, what is used
In 1945, English author
George Orwell published what novel, a fable about the failure of communism?
Why did the chicken cross the playground?
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the most powerful of the Roman
to cut diamonds?
Why did the chicken cross the road halfway?
the most costume changes in
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Potential Outcome of Contact
Contact with extraterrestrials could be beneficial or might destroy the human race, according to an analysis of possible outcomes of an alien encounter that even one author of the study described as unlikely. The scenarios are contained in a paper written by a trio of scientists dated in April and published in the journal Acta Astronautica that won media attention this week following an article published in a British newspaper. The collection of possible outcomes, should earthlings meet beings from elsewhere, ranges from beneficial to harmful, according a doctoral candidate and two postdoctoral scholars. Contact with extraterrestrials might lead to a discussion of math and science or helpful collaboration on solving serious issues like world hunger or poverty, the paper said. In some of the more dire situations, the scientists said aliens
could intentionally plan to eat or enslave people on earth. Another possibility would be for extraterrestrials to destroy life on earth if they detected civilization was expanding too rapidly and could harm others. Evidence of humans destroying the environment could prompt such an attack. Extraterrestrials could also harm earth through disease or by using technology, knowingly or unintentionally, they said. The journal that published the study, publishes articles on developments in space research. One of the authors said in a blog post on Friday that while he believed contact with alien civilization was unlikely, researching the possibility was fun. ~www.reuters.com
Ferry Runs A-Ground with
Captain Incapacitated A Finnish ferry has run aground while its captain was stuck in the bathroom. One member of staff managed to slow the island-hopping tourist ferry down, but the vessel, carrying 54 passengers, slammed onto a rock near the shore of Helsinki, the Finnish coastguard said on Friday. “The captain got stuck in the bathroom because of a
jammed lock and yelled for help” Some passengers were bruised and tableware was broken in the incident. The coastguard is investigating whether the captain’s actions amounted to criminal endangerment. “He was stuck in the toilet. As soon as the staff member got the door open, it was too late.” ~www.reuters.com
Croquette Potato with
Prosciutto & Havarti
From the kitchen of Executive Chef, Jeromie Strom of Ric’s Grill.
2 washed russet potatoes 2 strips Prosciutto ham 1 small block Havarti cheese 3 cups Panko bread crumbs 6 eggs 1/2 cup dried Italian seasoning 2 cups all purpose flour 6 cups canola oil (or home deepfryer )
Method: Bake potatoes at 450F for half an hour, let cool and peel. Cut Havarti into 4 small squares and wrap with prosciutto. Using a cheese grater, grate potatoes into a mixing bowl. Form grated potato around cheese into 4 balls. Mix panko with italian seasoning. Crack eggs and mix with 1/4cup of water. Using 3 separate bowls (1 flour, 1 panko, 1 egg ) bread croquettes, flour, then egg, then panko. Heat oil in large pot to 350F and deepfry potatoes until crisp and golden ( about 1-2 minutes). Finish in oven at 375F for 10 minutes
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