Xeni in Zero G.

I have to admit I’m insanely jealous: The multitalented Xeni Jardin will be flying on one of Zero-G’s first commercial zero-gravity air flights, 32,000 feet up. NASA has used parabolic flight trajectories to train astronauts in weightlessness for years. Now, Zero-G will begin selling these flights — 90 minutes, including 15 thirty-second episodes of varying degrees of weightlessness — for $3,000.… Read the rest

Xeni in Zero G.

Truly underground cinema.

Police in Paris discovered a fully equipped movie theater in a large and previously uncharted part of Les Catacombes, underneath the 16th arondissement. A smaller cave next door had been turned into a restaurant and bar.

When police returned a few days later, the secret theater’s power and phone lines had been cut and a note was left on the floor: “Do not,” it said, “try to find us.”

How freaking cool is that?… Read the rest

Truly underground cinema.