Adam Strange, 46, attacked at Muriwai beach near Auckland today
Shark up to 14ft long pulled him under the water
More sharks drawn to the attack as police fired shots in rescue attempt
An award-winning film and TV director was today mauled to death by a Great White shark as he swam off a popular New Zealand tourist beach.
Adam Strange, 46, was attacked and pulled under water about 200metres from Auckland’s Muriwai Beach [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO is defending its treatment of horses used in the racetrack drama “Luck” after two of the animals died during production.
The horses were injured and euthanized during filming of the series, which stars Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte and has been renewed for a second season. The deaths, which occurred a year apart in 2010 and 2011, have drawn criticism from People for the Ethical Treatment [...]
LOS ANGELES – The state’s tax credit for film and television productions, enacted in 2009 to keep industry jobs in California and generate revenue for state and local governments, is working, according to a report released today by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
The study found that the tax credit supported more than 20,000 jobs in the state and generated about $3.8 billion in [...]
IF I had to guess, I’d say that 90% of the time, when you ask people to estimate quantities in the population, over 50% pick numbers that are off by more than 25%. But I could be wrong. Because the press tends to over-report surveys in which large numbers of people make spectacularly inaccurate guesses, my impression of the percentage of people who tend to [...]