The Follower offers more dark comedy, this time in the world of 20-something Manhattanites, first jobbers with maxed-out credit cards whose lives revolve around dating, shopping and exercising. Katie Porter is not enjoying life in New York. Her job in PR is disappointing and her boyfriend is an immature jerk. She's pleased by an apparently chance encounter in the gym with Peter Wells, an old acquaintance from her hometown in Massachusetts, but she doesn't realise his interest in her is obsessive. He's decided she's the one for him, and he's got the marriage proposal worked out and the ring and home already bought. Now it's just a matter of eliminating the competition. Starr's writing is slick and his plotting second to none. His cruelly accurate portrayal of his shallow, superficially worldly cast can make it hard to empathise with the characters, but The Follower is still a compelling and enjoyable read, although perhaps one to be avoided by those looking for love in a big city. … [Read more...] about The Dirty Dozen meets Harry Potter?
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This intriguing idea is being developed by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). It is called the Magneto Hydrodynamic Explosive Munition or MAHEM. This game changing rail-gun can fire a jet of molten metal, hurled through space at several hundred miles per second by the most powerful electromagnets ever built. The molten metal can then morph into an aerodynamic slug during flight and pierce through another spacecraft or satellite and a munition explodes inside. Space force ships … [Read more...] about First-ever launch of Trump’s US Space Force mission lifts off today – sending ‘jam-proof satellite’ into orbit
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'I think it will go through pretty well, from what I hear. Virtually everybody. There could be one vote. One vote. There could be one grandstander maybe,' he said, though neglected to name any lawmaker. 'And for that, we will have to come back and take a little more time. But it will pass. It'll just take a little longer. But let's see whether or not we have a grandstander.' … [Read more...] about Trump makes extraordinary claim Gov. Cuomo is exaggerating NY’s need for ventilators in wild Hannity interview as the nation’s coronavirus epicenter tops 37,000 cases and hospitals verge on the edge of collapse