PR Stunt Discredits UFO Crop Circles


English: Crop circle in Switzerland

English: Crop circle in Switzerland (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

And that stunt will cost Nvidia a lot of enemies
‘When it was revealed Sunday night that the Chualar crop circle was a marketing scheme and not a sign from extraterrestrials, UFO enthusiasts were angry and local authorities shrugged their shoulders.

‘It was also clear the advertising gods had shined brightly on Nvidia, a Santa Clara-based chipmaker for smartphones and PCs, which created the scheme to stir publicity for their new computer chip…’
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Cold weather pushes escaped inmate back to prison
‘The harsh cold winds have made staying indoors a priority for everyone, and for one man even a prison cell is better than dealing with the cold weather, reports CBS affiliate WKYT. Robert Vick, an escaped Kentucky prisoner, turned himself in to authorities Monday, citing the cold climate for his surrender.

‘Vick, 42, escaped from a minimum security facility in Lexington on Sunday where he was serving a six-year sentence for burglary and a five-year sentence for criminal possession of a forged instrument…’
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As Polar Vortex Brings Deep Freeze, Is Extreme Weather Linked to Climate Change?
‘Record cold temperatures are being recorded across the Midwest and Eastern United States again today as a so-called polar vortex of dense, frigid air has descended as far south as Texas and Florida. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are 20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average in parts of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and Nebraska. In Brimson, Minnesota, the temperature fell to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Fargo, North Dakota, recorded temperatures as low as 32 degrees below zero…’
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