Heaven's Gate

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Cult Is Gone to Suicide, but Website Lives On

Gizmodo explains the odd circumstances of HeavensGate.com

(Newser) - Members of the Heaven's Gate cult drank lethal doses of poison 17 years ago so they could be picked up by an alien spaceship and taken to the "next level" of life. But the mass suicide didn't apply to the group's website , which is still in... More »

True Hollywood Bombs Have Disappeared

Movies disappoint, but rarely go the way of Ishtar

(Newser) - It's rare these days to see a big-studio movie truly bomb, and that's a shame, laments Tom Shone of Slate . Sure, we get our share of misfires like Jonah Hex or The A-Team , but few reach the depths of those glorious financial busts of yesteryear like Ishtar, Waterworld, and Cutthroat ... More »

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