14 Years & A Signal: A Collaborative TL

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    POD: On August 28, 2001, the world was changed when radio astronomers at Chilbolton, England and Arecibo, Puerto Rico reported an alien radio signal which appears to be a response to a radio signal sent in 1977.

    August 30, 2001: Warners Bros. green-lights a Batman vs. Superman project in light of renewed interest in aliens.

    September 1st, 2001: The researchers at Chilbolton and Arecibo confirm that the signal is an extraterrestrial radio signal. They also state that they will translate the signal. Researchers, including Jill Tarter, Frank Drake, and the aging Phillip Morrison, go to Arecibo to advise the translation.

    September 2,2001:The Church of Scientology proclaims that the Arecibo Signal is a message sent from Lord Xenu that announces his return to Earth.This announcement is met with massive dirision from the media and as a source of embarrassment for Scientology movie stars such as John Trovolta and Kirsty Alley.

    September 11th, 2001: A minor check at Portland International Airport leads to the arrest of Mohammed Atta and Abdulaziz al-Omari. One plane crashes into the World Trade Center, and another at the Pentagon. A third attempted hijacking is foiled by the passengers, who subdue them, and the plane lands safely in Pennsylvania.

    September 15,2001: Police find the body of psychic Richard Irons in Liverpool, Britain. He died of an apparent suicide after the news of the Arecibo Signal, saying in his suicide not that "the Dark Ones are coming”.

    September 26, 2001: Star Trek: Enterprise (UPN-TV) starring Scott Bakula as Captain Jonathan Archer, feeds on the interest in space created by the "Arecibo signal". Jolene Blalock is considered a major sex symbol by Maxim magazine.

    October 1, 2001: The alien signal renews interest in Artisan's The Mighty Thor television series, which they adapt to the new interest in aliens and push through production (past their also planned Captain America movie).

    October 2nd, 2001: In the news hype around the Arecibo signal, Pope John Paul II announces that extraterrestrials can fit into Catholic theology. He also encourages research into the field.

    October 5th, 2001: A local Russian man tells local police and news media in Novosibirsk, Russia tells that near Mirny he saw a massive elephant like creature covered in hair. Most people believe his tall tale is nothing but vodka and being lost in the tundra too long.

    October 21st, 2001: As a result of Walt Disney's purchase of the Power Ranger franchise, Disney announces that they have brought the rights to adapt Kamen Rider for the West from Toei, to appeal to the Power Rangers slightly older and mature audience.

    October 24th, 2001: The West Wing (NBC-TV) airs an episode revolving around SETI receiving a signal (a clear commentary on the Arecibo discovery), and the White House reacting to it. In the end, the President meets with several officials from NASA and SETI to have the President make a formal message to send out to the stars. This, and a NASA scientist (Christina Chang) become recurring characters in the series.

    November 4, 2001: "Toy" album by David Bowie, makes its hit debut, with many citing the "cosmic sound ", sparking international attention,...

    November 15th, 2001: Another sighting of the "hairy elephant" is made to authorities in Novosibirsk. Still most believe it is drunks claiming that they saw a different kind of cow.

    November 15,2001:Halo:Combat Evolved is released on the Xbox and is a smash hit.

    November 23,2001:A series of UFO sightings occur in Charleston, West Virginia,heighting fears of an extraterrestrial invasion.

    2 December 2001 - Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the 101-year old mother of the long-time monarch of Great Britain Queen Elizabeth II changes her schedule in order to view a series of programs on the BBC regarding the SETI signal.

    December 21, 2001: The Captain & the Shark, directed by Barry Levinson, starring Mel Gibson and Michael Bienh makes its hit debut,...

    January 5,2002:Scientists at SETI,after intense government scrutiny,announce that they have decisively proven that the Arecibo Signal was extraterrestrial in origin. Despite this evidence,many observers including a significant majority of Protestant fundamentalists refuse to accept the idea of extraterrestrial life and insist that it is either a government hoax or a plot of Satan.

    January 16, 2002: 3 people are killed in Muskegon, Michigan triggering debate about the country's gun laws,....

    January 23,2002:Conspiracy theorist William J. Birnes claims that the Arecibo Signal was smokescreen by the aliens as they prepare to take control of the world via The New World Order.

    February 9-21 2002:The figure skating event at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics were marred when allegations of cheating arose at the pairs event when Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze of Russia won the Gold over Canadian couple Jamie Sale and David Pelletier. Despite complaints from the Canadian skating federation, the International Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union refused to review the event and the Russian couple as able to keep their Gold Medal. The results caused much anger and frustration in Canada.

    15 February 2002 - At the funeral of her daughter Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother is overheard remarking to her daughter the Queen that it should have been her own health that was bad instead of Prince Margaret's and even though she was 101 years old, she still felt pretty good.

    February 24, 2002: The 2002 Winter Olympics end in Salt Lake City, United States with Germany taking the most gold medals with 14 breaking the record set by the Soviet Union in 1976.

    March 20th, 2002: At the insistence of Vice President Cheney Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force General Richard Myers; President Bush authorizes a military space shuttle program and a possible kinetic satellite weapon.

    March 22, 2002: Josh Duggar, son of Jim Bob Duggar, is arrested on charges of sexual molestation of minors in Springdale, Arkansas,...

    March 29, 2002: Palestinian officials launch a Second Intifada, starting with terrorist attacks along the West Bank, sparking international attention,...

    March 31st 2002: Digimon Tamers ends (in Japan). The divergence in the series while popular cin the future will be a source of fan debate.

    April 9th, 2002: Disney starts broadcasting Masked Rider Warrior with Tom Welling as the titular character.

    April 13, 2002: Pedro Carmona overthrows Hugo Chavez in a U.S.-backed coup in Caracas, Venezuela, fueling civil unrest and panic across the region,....

    April 13, 2002: Extraterrestrial Phenomena Political Action Committee (X-PPAC) is established in Baltimore, Maryland by Steve Bassett, demanding "full disclosure" of extraterrestrial life by the Bush Administration,...

    April 23rd, 2002: President George W Bush meets with Speaker of the House Dennis Hastsert. The President gets the Speaker to get the money for the military space program.

    May 4th 2002: After a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschel the military space shuttle program will begin in a couple of years.

    May 16,2002: Star Wars Episode II:Attack of the Clones debuts in theaters and although a box office hit,it is generally panned by critics as the weakest entry in the prequel trilogy.

    May 31, 2002: "Gravedancer" single by Pig Destroyer makes its hit musical debut, fueling interest in Grindcore and Crustpunk scenes amongst American youth...

    June 6, 2002: Meteor strikes the Assam/Kashmir region with high-energy upper atmosphere explosion in Srinagar killing 85,230 people on impact, threatening to cause a nuclear escalation of the Indo-Pakistani crisis. Ironically, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Ill declares the asteroid impact in Assam/Kashmir was a first strike by aliens and places North Korean forces on maximum alert.This leads to a series of counter-alerts by North and South Korea until emergency talks defuse the situation.

    June 16, 2002: UNHCR calls upon India and Pakistan to open up its borders in the wake of the waves of refugees in Assam and Kashmir, sparking international attention,...

    June 17, 2002: Pakistan launches a military buildup stating that it can't take the refugees from the Srinagar Disaster, fueling tensions in the region,...

    June 24, 2002: United Nations officials select Lakhdar Brahimi to head up the humanitarian aid relief efforts by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, in New York City, New York,...

    June 27th, 2002: Who Bassist John Entwhistle goes to the hospital due to a heart attack in the Hard Rock Hotel. He manages to survive, and the Who return to their normally scheduled tour.

    July 13, 2002: Refugees from the Assam/Kashmir region overwhelm local Pakistani forces and overrun the border, fueling ethnic and sectarian tensions in the region,...

    July 18th, 2002: Researcher confirm that the Arecibo signal appears to be a response to the 1977 signal, meaning the aliens sent the same binary code back to confirm they got the message. However, they appear to have added certain signals on to the message, which the researchers believe to be indications as to their location in the M13 cluster.

    July 29,2002: M.Night Shyamalan releases Signs and is a smash hit.The stared Mel Gibson and Rory Culkin. Many experts noted that this was the first movie to tie into the later became the Arecibo Effect.

    July 31, 2002: French justice officials go forward with a 13-year old case, alleging the Church of Scientology is guilty of fraud, fueling accusations of "religious persecution" by Church of Scientology members in Paris, France,....

    August 2, 2002: Starship Disco, comedy starring Adam Sandler, Brent Spiner, and Dana Carvey, flops at the box office,...

    August 2, 2002: UN Ambassador Juraj Priputen warns of the ongoing refugee crisis between Afghanistan, Pakistan and India serves as a possible recruiting hotbed for Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in the aftermath of the Kashmir Disaster,....

    August 3, 2002: Peace talks are launched between India and Pakistan, backed by Great Britain, Russia, the People's Republic of China, and the United States, in a effort to prevent further nuclear escalation in the region; many are concerned that the United States is attempting to use the talks to position itself in the region for a possible future invasion of Iraq,...

    August 5th, 2002: The President of the United States, George W. Bush, taps USAF General Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong as commander for the new military space program, Now being called Capricorn

    August 6, 2002: UNHCR calls for the enlargement of its refugee program to deal with the current humanitarian crisis in Assam/Kashmir; American ambassador John Bolton claims that the humanitarian aid will only help the Taliban and Al-Qaeda without proper military support,....

    August 21, 2002: United Nations General Assembly passes resolution #56/166 proclaiming the human right of exodus by refugees; Social conservatives including Pete Wilson (R-CA) and Pat Buchanan immediately claim that the organization is attempting to "flood nations with Third World refugees and terrorists..."

    August 28th, 2002: On the one-year anniversary of the Arecibo Signal, Congress holds hearings for restoring federal funding to SETI. Phillip Morrison and Nobel Prize winner Baruch Blumberg are among those who testified in favor of restoring funding.

    September 9, 2002: N'Synch singer Lance Bass becomes the first tourist launched into space from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, sparking international attention,...

    September 12, 2002: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims that an invasion of Iraq will "pay for itself", during Congressional hearings in Washington D.C.,...

    September 17, 2002: Singers Justin Timberlake and Brittney Spears are married in a private ceremony in Shreveport, Louisiana,....

    September 20th, 2002: Firefly debuts on the Fox Network. Due to Arecibo, an alien character is added to the cast.

    September 20, 2002: The Mighty Thor also debuts on Fox Network, playing immediately after Firefly. It depicts the Asgardians as "sufficiently advanced aliens" whose technology appears to be magic to regular humans. Most noted for it's various hints to other Marvel-held properties, it does okay with ratings but is not the juggernaut that Artisan and Marvel were hoping for.

    September 24,2002:An minor altercation occurs at a fundamentalist rally between attendees and a group of Scientologist who disrupted a speech by Pat Robertson who was denouncing the Arecibo Signal as a government hoax.7 people were arrested.

    September 30,2002: Kingdom Hearts, a video game developed in collaboration between Disney and Square Enix,is released on the PlayStation 2 to critical acclaim.

    October 1, 2002: UFO cultists Raelism led by Claude Vorilhon, launch anti-Catholic clergy rallies in Montreal, Quebec, and Paris, France,...

    October 15,2002: Pat Robertson ignites controversy when he calls for assassination of Claude Vorhilon, leader of the Raelist cult and the heads of the Church of Scientology on his show,The 700 Club.He said they were a cancer on Christian church and that they should be slain so that they could be with their true master, Satan. His statements were condemned by both mainstream and other Fundamentalist pastors and ministers and calls for his suspension intensify.

    October 16th, 2002: George Bush commissions the "Space Council" to discuss the reaction of the Space program based off of Arecibo. The Council consists of several SETI researchers, as well as Hayden Planetarium director, Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    October 19-27, 2002: Bay Bridge Series; Oakland A's Manager Billy Beane is credited with leading the team to the World Series against the San Francisco Giants led by outfielder Barry Bonds, sparking national attention,...

    October 22, 2002: "The Millions Dollar Demos" album by the Foo Fighters makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,...,

    November 6th, 2002: At a conference looking at Space colonization, sponsored by the Space Council, Elon Musk, co-founder of PayPal and founder of Space company, SpaceX, sees a presentation of Mars Direct by Robert Zubrin. They meet later to discuss the proposal, and Musk's company..

    November 7, 2002: "Robert Smith " album by Robert Smith, former lead singer of the Cure, makes its hit musical debut,...

    November 21,2002:Michael Jackson and Snoop Dog hold a concert in New Delhi to raise money for the disaster relief efforts in Kashmir/Assam area. Also in attendance were numerous Bollywood celebrities. The event was a success and helped with the disaster relief.

    November 22, 2002: Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher, starring Colin Farrell and Kiefer Sutherland flops at the box office,...

    December 9, 2002: "Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)" single by the British singing group the Cheeky Girls, makes its hit debut,..,

    December 11, 2002: Artisan decides that it will not produce a second season of The Mighty Thor, citing lower-than-expected ratings.

    December 20, 2002: Nightfall directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert Downey Jr., taps into the zeitgeist of alienation of the "post-Arecibo" and post-9/11 society,....

    December 20th, 2002: Fox cancels Firefly, leaving 3 of the fourteen produced episodes unaired.

    December 20, 2002: Due to the cancellation of Firefly, The Mighty Thor is moved up on Fox's programming schedule. This gives it's last two episodes a much needed boost in screenings and it gains a pop-culture following right before it goes off air.

    December 21,2002:Scientologists announce that Lord Xenu will return on December 21,2012,tying in with the Mayan Doomsday craze.

    December 26, 2002: Raelism leaders led by Bridgette Boisselier, CEO of Clonaid proclaim the development of human cloning in the Bahamas, fueled by interest in the "Arecibo Message",...

    December 27, 2002: To the White Sea starring Brad Pitt, directed by Joel & Ethan Coen, makes its debut, with many pointing to its anti-war message,...

    December 27, 2002: The Church of Scientology is denied tax-free status after a close parliamentary vote in New Zealand, sparking international attention,....

    December 30, 2002: Artisan denies claims that they intend to revive The Mighty Thor for a second season, despite it's good ratings during it's last two episodes.

    January 7, 2003: Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) launches his campaign for the presidency in Des Moines, Iowa,...

    January 9, 2003: United Nations officials led by Lakhdar Rahimi call for further humanitarian aid in an effort to deal with the Indo-Pakistani border,...

    January 13, 2003: Steve Bassett and Steven Greer testify before the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. demanding "full disclosure " policies on UFOs from the Bush Administration,...

    January 14th, 2003: With Jill Tarter and Neil Tyson in attendance, President Bush unveils the "Vision for Space Exploration," which will detail the next ten years of Space exploration, including probes for Mars and Venus, a manned return to the Moon, and new radio communications satellites. The most ambitious is a probe for Saturn's moon Titan.

    January 26th, 2003: Space Shuttle Columbia launches. On board is a SETI communicator, that could receive Radio waves from Space, undisturbed by atmosphere. At the same time, it is forced to stay at the ISS, when it is revealed a piece of foam fell out of its side. It was replaced.

    January 30th, 2003: Robert Zubrin joins SpaceX as an advisor. A version of Mars Direct becomes the Mars plan for SpaceX.

    February 1st, 2003: Columbia lands safely in Texas.

    February 10, 2003: UFO Raelism leaders, along with Clonaid officials announce the construction of a corporate office in Hiroshima, Japan,...

    February 11, 2003: Iranian officials report Israeli air strikes against its uranium stockpile in Yazd, Iran, fueling tensions across the Middle East,....

    February 12,2003:After the meteor impact in Assam/Kashmir,a conference is held at the UN to establish a meteor watch organization in order to provide a early warning system for Kashmir style event.

    February 14th, 2003: Due to the strong fan reaction, Fox brings Firefly back on the air. Ironically, the controversy ends up increasing viewership, and by the end, it is revived for a second season. It would go on to have four seasons.

    February 14, 2003: Spawn: Reborn, comic book adaptation starring Wesley Snipes flops at the box office, despite a screenplay by Todd MacFarlane himself and links to the continuity,...

    March 3, 2003: The Lysistrata Project is launched by Kathryn Blume and Sharron Bower in New York City, New York, with women in 100 cities, calling for a sex denial protest regarding the possibility of war in Iraq,....

    March 9th, 2003: A planned invasion of Iraq is scrapped, due to a hint on the location of Osama bin Laden....

    March 18, 2003: Kuwaiti emir Saad Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah claims that the failure to invade Kuwait has placed Kuwait in "eminent danger", sparking international attention and concern,....

    March 18, 2003: Government officials in Guinea report an outbreak of the Ebola virus, sparking international attention and concern,...

    March 19,2003:Scientologist stage a massive protest in front of the French embassy in Washington D.C. in protest of what they call a "religious persecution."

    March 23, 2003: Australia defeat India in the 2003 Cricket World Cup final held at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg with Ricky Ponting being the man of the match. But this World Cup would be later be famous for the start of the end for the West Indies with them only winning against Canada.

    March 24, 2003: Health officials in Liberia report an outbreak of the Ebola virus, WHO/CDC officials voice concern about a possible epidemic; Doctors Without Borders (MSF) begins the immediate deployment of personnel to the region,...,

    March 25, 2003: WHO officials confirm an Ebola virus outbreak during a press conference in Lyon, France, sparking international attention and concern,....

    March 30th, 2003: Digimon Frontier ends in Japan. It will be the last Digimon TV show for several years.

    April 7, 2003: Iraqi General Ali Hassan al- Majid dies in Basra, after Israeli air strikes into the area, fueling concerns about retaliatory measures,...

    April 16, 2003: Fidel Castro dies of a heart attack in Havana, Cuba, fueling a succession crisis, as Raul Castro is named president in the aftermath,...

    April 17th, 2003: Security Forces at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida spot a bizarre bigfoot like creature. Many think it is the Skunk Ape.

    April 22, 2003: "Cigarettes & Valentines " album by Green Day makes its hit musical debut,...

    April 28, 2003: France won the bid to host the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

    May 2, 2003: 20th Century Fox reacquires the rights to Iron Man from New Line Cinema.

    May 4, 2003: Artisan and Microsoft jointly announce that E.T. the Extra Terrestrial will be the first release of an HD-DVD which can currently only be played on a PC with Windows XP.

    May 5, 2003: Nuwabian cult members, including actor Wesley Snipes, enter into an armed standoff in Putnam County, Georgia,...

    May 5,2003:A congressional fight erupts after Republican congressman with Fundamentalist beliefs try to defund SETI. This effort was thwarted by moderate Republicans who vote with the Democratic minority to continue funding.

    May 12, 2003: "Tapeworm" album by Trent Reznor, makes its hit musical debut,...

    May 17, 2003: Captain America (a joint Artisan-Marvel production starring Chris O'Donnel) is released into theaters just a month after Fox's X2 and receives comparable ratings. The scene that leaves people talking is "Agent Loki"* from The Mighty Thor appearing in the Stinger where Captain America wakes up in the present. *The Mighty Thor left off with Loki taking over the identity of a SHIELD agent on Earth.

    June 4, 2003: Marvel Enterprises purchases Artisan Entertainment and merges it with Marvel Studios. This gives Marvel Entertainment the film libraries of Republic Pictures, ITC Entertainment, and Carolco Pictures. They assign someone to look at the marketability / worth of these libraries and how much (and if) they will sell for. Additionally, Marvel announces that Captain America will be the second film released on HD-DVD.

    June 17, 2003: Swamp Thing, comic book adaptation remake starring Aaron Eckart flops at the box office, despite featuring major stars and fan promotion efforts, but becomes a cult classic in later years

    June 20, 2003: Flowers for Alan, romantic comedy starring Brad Pitt and Rachel McAdams flops at the box office, despite heavy ad promotion,...

    June 27, 2003: The Affair, starring Tommy Wiseau, is considered by the Los Angeles Times as "the Citizen Kane of all bad films..." developing a cult following,...

    June 28,2003: Disney releases Pirates of the Caribbean:Curse of the Black Pearl starring Johnny Depp as Capt.Jack Sparrow, Heath Ledger as Will Turner and Nattalie Portman as Elizabeth Swan,and it is a box office hit.The film would later spawn 3 sequels and be one of the few films to ignore the Arecibo Effect.

    June 30, 2003: Los Angeles Lakers NBA player Kobe Bryant is arrested in Edwards, Colorado with an underage prostitute, sparking a massive controversy,...

    July 2, 2003: Star Trek: Lions of the Night starring George Takei, Christian Slater and Tim Russ, makes ots hit debut, introducing the voyages of the Enterprise-B and the feline Kzinti race,...

    July 2, 2003: Pyeongchang wins the bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics as they defeated Vancouver and Bern.

    July 11, 2003: Talk-show host Jerry Springer announces his bid for the U.S. Senate, outside the state capitol building in Columbus,...

    July 13, 2003: Valerie Plame Scandal; CIA Agent Valerie Plame and husband Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson are killed by Boko Haram guerrillas, after their names are leaked in the Washington Post by columnist Robert Novak, fueling tensions in the region,...

    August 6, 2003: Raelism leaders launch a commercial campaign backed by the Monsanto Corporation called "GMOs Yes!" starting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,...

    August 8, 2003: Batman vs. Superman is released as a huge box office success, matching the first Spiderman movie in terms of box office gross. It focuses on a young Batman (Christian Bale) conflicting with Superman (Josh Hartnet) an alien raised on Earth who is having trouble controlling his powers thanks to a plot from Lex Luthor (Liam Neeson).

    August 14-15, 2003: Great Atlantic Seaboard Blackout causes power loss for 56 million people across Canada and the United States, temporarily,...

    September 18, 2003: Legally Blonde (ABC-TV) sitcom series based on the hit films starring Jennifer Hall, makes its hit debut,....

    September 20,2003:Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran publish Weird Earth:Your Travel Guide to Earth's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets.The book details strange events and unidentified phenomenon reported throughout the world in the form of a travel book.The book was a smash hit and a country by country series was announced.

    October 3, 2003: Rush Limbaugh collapses on the air after suffering an overdose from oxycotin pills, in New York City, New York,...

    October 3, 2003: Roy Horn, of the magical duo "Siegfried & Roy" dies after being mauled by a 7-year old Siberian white tiger, during a performance in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

    October 7, 2003: California Lieutenant-Governor Cruz Bustamante is named governor of California in the special election, with growing resentment to ENRON becoming an issue,....

    October 8, 2003: Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Indiana, during Monday Night Football ( ABC-TV),....

    October 15, 2003: Yang Liwei becomes the first Chinese national launched into space from Jiuquan aboard Shenzhou-5, fueling calls for a "New Space Race",....

    October 15, 2003: Pastor John Haggee says the Ebola virus represents "God's Judgment of America,..." fueling civil unrest,...

    October 18-25, 2003: The Unlikeliest Series; Chicago Cubs led by Sammy Sosa win the World Series against the Boston Red Sox, sparking international attention,...

    October 21, 2003: Representative Steve King (R-IA) proclaims that illegal immigrants are "bringing the Ebola virus and beheadings across the border" in A Des Moines rally,...

    October 22, 2003: William Gheen, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, and James Neighbors, Overpass for America, launnches "border patrols" claiming that illegal immigrants are spreading the Ebola virus,...

    October 27, 2003: Church of Scientology is ruled guilty of fraud by a criminal court in Paris, France; Scientologists led by Tom Cruise and John Travolta vow never to film in France, citing the "religious persecution",....

    October 30, 2003: North Korean officials impose a 21-day quarantine period on all foreign nationals and those eho have traveled abroad in Pyongyang, North Korea, triggering tensions across the region,...

    October 31st, 2003: A proper response to the Arecibo signal is sent to the Hercules cluster, where the original signal had originated from. It elaborates on the 1977 signal, by adding more information on Earth (specifically its composition). Using the incomplete signals from Arecibo, researchers pinpoint the possible part of the cluster the original signal was sent from, and directs the new signal there.

    October 31,2003:A UFO sighting in Austin Texas is revealed to be a hoax after a local man admitted to using Chinese lanterns to fake a triangle shaped UFO.

    November 1st, 2003: Congress approves the "Space Exploration Act" based off a moderated version of Bush's agenda. Among the items is a return to the Moon by the year 2013...

    November 5, 2003: The Matrix: Dark Inception starring Lawrence Fishburne, Keanu Reeves, and Jada Pinkett-Smith, reveals that the Matrix has contacted an alien race in the Crab Nebula, but reveals that first contact went horribly wrong, calling for man and machine to unite in combat,...

    November 5, 2003: President George W. Bush calls for a formal ban on travel to and from the nations hit by the Ebola virus, and calls upon the Department of Homeland Security to tighten controls over the borders,....

    November 22, 2003: Australia defeat England in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final in extra time by a score of 20-17.

    December 4, 2003: Outfielder Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants is arrested on drug possession charges after being caught with anabolic steroids in San Francisco, California,...

    December 5th, 2003: The Pentagon opens bidding for the new military space shuttle.

    December 6, 2003: Dallas Mavericks defeat the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, California, despite a powerful offense by Kobe Bryant,....

    December 18,2003:The NSA thwarts a terrorist attack on the Arecibo Array. The suspect was a man affiliated with the Westboro Baptist Church.

    December 24, 2003: Ralph Nader announces his bid for the presidency on the Green Party. Platform in Boston, Massachusetts,...

    December 25th, 2003: The Beagle 2 lands safely on the Martian surface, making ESA the third space agency (after the Soviet and American agencies) to land a craft on Mars

    December 31, 2003: Iraqi officials in Mosul, claim that Al-Qaeda guerrillas of African origin were infected with the Ebola virus,...

    January 4, 2004: Al-Qaeda propaganda claiming an Ebola outbreak in Mosul, Iraq triggers riots and civil unrest across Iraq,..

    January 15th, 2004: Congress approves the "Department of Science and Technology." NASA, NOAA, EPA, NIH, NSF, and other scientific posts are placed under this department. The first "Secretary of Science and Technology" is former astronaut Sally Ride...

    January 22, 2004: Celebrity couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are married in Boston, Massachusetts, sparking national attention,...

    January 24th, 2004: Three weeks after Spirit, Opportunity crash lands on Mars.

    February 1, 2004: Carolina Panthers led by Mushin Muhammad defeat the New England Patriots, 32-29, in Super Bowl XXXVIII; Female singer Lindsay Lohan sparks controversy after a "wardrobe malfunction" during the Super Bowl, sparking international attention...

    February 5, 2004: Oprah hosted by Oprah Winfrey conducts a special warning of lawn darting teenage trend, which many sociologists claim is a result of the "Arecibo effect "

    February 13, 2004: Phyllis Schlafly claims right-wing "border patrols" are keeping America safe from the Ebola virus,...

    February 22, 2004: Ralph Nader claims "Democrats have sold out to corporate America, and left us with the bill..." during a rally in Seattle, Washington,...

    March 5, 2004: Residents of Mexico City, Mexico videotape sightings of UFOs, sparking national attention,..

    April 4, 2004: Shia militias led by Muqtada al-Sadr, backed with Iranian arms and volunteers begin an armed insurrection in Fallujah, sparking tensions in the region,...

    April 14th, 2004: Richard Cheney, 46th Vice President of the United States suffered a debilitating heart attack. It lands the VP in Bethesda Naval Hospital in a coma for a week.

    April 16, 2004: Halloween Scream features a clash between the two horror franchises of Halloween and Scream becoming a major hit at the box office,....

    April 21st, 2004: Doctor Gavin Reed, chief cardiologist at Walter Reed tells the Vice President's family he must leave public life once he is recovered enough to resign.

    April 25, 2004: Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking warns that first contact with aliens could be dangerous for humanity, citing the issue of Native Americans in Cambridge, England,...

    April 29, 2004: Baltimore Ravens NFL player Ray Lewis is killed in a revenge shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, fueling controversy about professional football players,...,

    April 30, 2004: Queen Bees, comedy starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, is a surprise hit with fans,....

    May 1, 2004: United Nations officials estimate 52,600 cases and 21,800 reported deaths of Ebola patients across West Africa, sparking international concern,...

    May 1,2004:Neil deGrasse Tyson criticizes Professer Hawking's statements saying that any warlike alien civilization would have self-destructed before attaining the technology to travel to other stars.

    May 5 2004:Stephen Hawking fires back at deGrass Tyson, saying that intelligence is a mark of a predator and as such opens the posibility that some alien civilizations could be hostile.

    May 11, 2004: Michael Savage claims Democrats will use the Ebola virus as a context to takeover the federal government,....

    May 15, 2004: Morocco defeats South Africa to gain the rights to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

    Power Pack (Marvel Studios) (May 15, 2004) ~ Focusing on a group of four children who gain superpowers from a dying alien: Alex (Haley Joel Osment), Julie (Larisa Oleynik), Jack (Jonathan Lipnicki), and Katie (Taylor Dooley). Marketed as a kids movie, it is well received for that type of movie.

    May 17th, 2004: Reports from Iquitos, Peru natives from the rain forest claim to have encountered a terrifying creature. Local authorities say it is a big cat. But the natives say they have never seen anything like this before.

    May 30th, 2004: Vice President Cheney resigns. Though many in Washington here rumors that his replacement will be Bill First, Majority leader in the Senate and Senator from a Tennessee.

    June 6, 2004: Iranian and Iraqi government officials report a truce, during peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland, sparking international attention,...

    June 8th, 2004: Howard Dean wins the Democratic primaries for President. For his Vice-Presidential nominee, he chooses his opponent Wesley Clark..

    June 11, 2004: "Fall" storyline in Marvel Comics retcons acclaimed character Ms. Marvel being the victim of rape back in Avengers #200, by having the character Immortus (and by extension, his son Marcus) erased completely from reality....

    June 12, 2004: Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi announces that it will not tolerate American political and economic sanctions, during debate in Tehran,...

    June 14, 2004: Paramount agrees to partner with Marvel Studios, making a multi-part deal which will include work on the sequel to Paramount's 2003 Hulk movie.

    June 18th, 2004: After much debate between Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Hawking, a formal debate is held between the two regarding the intentions of the Arecibo Aliens, in the halls of Trinity College in Cambridge. Tyson argues that the aliens would not have sent back the signal with hints to their location if they were malicious. However, Hawking counters that they could possibly want more information on the Earth to properly invade.

    Spiderman 2 (Sony) (June 30, 2004) ~ In order the cash in on the alien fixation, Sony changes Spiderman 2's script to include the Venom symbiote storyline along with Doc Ock remaining as the main villain. It does well at the box office, matching Spiderman 1 and Batman vs. Superman in terms of profits.

    July 10, 2004: GOP leaders are revealed to have contributed c.$150 million to the Nader presidential campaign according to the San Francisco Chronicle ,...

    July 15th, 2004: I, Robot, based off the novel by Isaac Asimov and the screenplay by Harlan Ellison, starring Sandra Bullock and Chris O'Donnell, is released

    Fantastic Four (Fox) (July 22, 2004) ~ Brought forward a year in production thanks to the cancellation of Daredevil, this one relies on a solid story to make up for it's poor CGI (which they didn't have time to meticulously pour over thanks to the expedited production). Probably the least well received in of the summer.

    July 23, 2004: Guardians of the Galaxy, comic book adaptation starring John Cena, Samuel Jackson, and Anne Hathaway, flops at the box office despite heavy media promotion and fast food marketing,.

    July 22, 2004: Israeli Mossad Intelligence reports state that Iraq is close to developing a nuclear weapon, sparking international calls for a Iraqi invasion,....

    July 27, 2004: IAEA officials report that Iranian officials have obtained refined uranium at Bushehr, Iran, fueling calls for American military action in the region,...

    July 28, 2004: Michael Moore warns that Ralph Nader is acting as a "spoiler" during an interview in Atlanta, Georgia, sparking national attention,...

    July 29, 2004: Female WWE wrestler Joan "Chyna"Lauer is fired after a sex tape goes online of her in Los Angeles, California,...

    July 30, 2004: President George W. Bush calls for executive authority to bomb portions of Iraq, sparking debate about presidential powers,..

    August 5-27, 2004: Shia guerrillas launch a series of attacks on Najaf, sparking international attention and concern,...

    August 6, 2004: Temptation musical starring Alice Ripley and Zoe Saldana makes its hit debut,...

    August 8th, 2004: Reports of the Yeren swell from a few to dozens as reports of the Chinese wildman ( or bigfoot) overwhelm the local Police in Yichang, Hubei Provence.

    Green Lantern (Warner Bros) (August 11, 2004) ~ Written by David S. Goyer, this focuses on Hal Jordan (Nathan Fillion of Firefly fame)'s origin story, training with the Green Lanterns, and conflict with Krona (a renegade Guardian). This one makes more money than Fantastic Four - which is still a healthy 400 million dollar gross.

    August 17, 2004: Iranian Ali Shamkhani confirms that Iran is developing uranium enrichment capabilities but that it is purely for civilian energy usage. In Geneva, Switzerland,...

    August 28, 2004: James Elshafay and Shahawar Matin Siraj launch a suicide attack against the 34th Street-Herald Square subway station, the day before the GOP Convention in New York City, New York, killing 16 people, sparking international attention and concerns,...

    September 3, 2004: National Duty starring Jon Voight, Scott Baio, and Vanessa Angel, flops at the box office,...

    September 13,2004: Disney and Square Enix release Kingdom Hearts:Castle Oblivion on the Gameboy Advance and as a hit.The game is set between Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts 2 which is expected to be released in 2006.

    September 24, 2004: $aucers starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and directed by Edgar Wright, does a British comedic spin on the alien invasion storyline,.....

    Ocober 3,2004: Ghostseekers,a new paranormal reality show premieres on the Sci-Fi channel.The show shows Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson as they investigate allegedly haunted locations.Despite a strong start,the show was cancelled after a single season to a ratings drop.

    October 11,2004: Frustrated that the investigation of UFOs has been hijacked by" tin foil hat folks and conspiracy theorists", a group of UFO investigators form the Committee for the Logical Investigation of UFOs, or CLIUFO. This organization forbids conspiracy theorists from joining and expels members for making conspiratorial claims. The group says they will attempt to find a logical explanation for UFO sightings but will remain open to the extraterrestrial hypothesis.

    October 15,2004:Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon,the live action adaptation of Sailor Moon debuts in Japan and is a smash hit.The series follows the storyline of the anime/manga until midway through when a mysterious alien race attacks both the Sailor Senshi and the Dark Kingdom.The show is notable for beginning the Anilive craze and the first Japanese show to tie into the Arecibo effect.The show would later debut in the U.S. and spark a craze for the sailor moon franchise there.

    October 18, 2004: Battlestar Galactica (SYFY-TV) starring Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict, follows the new adventures featuring Katie Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer, and Grace Park as descendents of the original crew,...

    October 31,2004: UFO sightings occur in Praetoria, South Africa, fuelling fears of an alien invasion.

    November 2nd, 2004: Bush/First defeats Dean/Clark in a close election. Nader carries Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, giving him eleven electoral votes.

    November 9,2004:Halo 2 is released on the Xbox and is smash hit,the game featured the revelation that the Halo arrays sent the Arecibo Signal.

    November 11, 2004: Local residents of Accra, Ghana claim that teenagers are Numb-chucking as a result of the "Arecibo effect",...

    December 11, 2004: Raelism leaders launch a rally in support of greater space exploration and atheism in Rome, Italy, sparking international attention,...

    December 26, 2004: 9.1 earthquakes devastates Sumatra-Adaman, Indonesia, collapse of the government of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Jakarta, Indonesia, amidst reports of corruption,....

    January 6th, 2005: Ralph Nader announces his retirement from public life.

    January 8, 2005: Youngblood, comic book adaptation film starring Christian Slater flops at the box office, despite heavy media promotion and campaigning, helping blacklist Rob Liefeld from the industry.

    January 15th, 2005: The Huygens lander portion of the Cassini Saturn probe lands on Titan. There is a brief media flare when there is a brief shadow in the clouds. However, this is determined to an image formed from the clouds of Titan.

    January 24, 2005: Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is briefed that a "nuclear Iraq" will occur within the coming year, citing reports by Mossad leaders,....

    January 28, 2005: Castlevania, directed by Uwe Boll, starring Christian Slater, Tara Reid, and Stephen Dorrf flops, based on a hit video game,...

    February 2005:After the disastrous flop of Castlevania,experts have noted a decrease in the popularity of fantasy films while Sci-Fi has a experienced something of a surge in popularity.Film experts have traced this change to the Arecibo effect.In order to survive,the fantasy genre has had embrace a lot of science fiction tropes.The lone exceptions to this rule have been the popularity of the Lord of the Rings and Narnia films.

    February 1, 2005: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson becomes the subject of a series of popular jokes exaggerating their strength and abilities,....

    February 1, 2005: Ecofin Council in Brussels, Belgium warns Greece, Portugal and Ireland that they are in danger of economic default, sparking international attention,....

    10 February 2005 - One hundred and four-year-old Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother attends the wedding reception held at Windsor Castle for her beloved grandson, Prince Charles on the occasion of his marriage to Camilla Parker-Bowles.

    February 16 2005: 20th Century Fox announces plans for a sequel to Independence Day.The movie is expected to be released in 2007.

    March 9, 2005: Jim Shooter announces that investors Peter David, Tim Truman, and Larry Hama have contacted him about reviving the defunct Defiant Comics brand.

    March 17, 2005: Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz warns that Iraq is less than a year away from developing a nuclear weapon, during a press conference in Tel Aviv, sparking international attention and concern,....

    March 23,2005:In the wake of the disasterous flop of the Castlevania movie,the Great Konami Purge begins as Koji Igarashi and the Konami Board of Executives begins firing those responsible for hiring Uwe Boll to direct the Castlevania film.Koji Igarashi was reputed to say"I never want see the sight of Boll again,if I ever see that gaijin again,I'll disembowel him with a katana."

    March 26th, 2005: The rebooted series of Doctor Who is released starring Hugh Grant as the Ninth Doctor

    April 1,2005:Code Pink and other anti-war activists announces that until President Bush ends the war in Afghanistan,they will not have sex. Despite the media attention,this form of protest proved to be wildly unpopular with most activists and quickly died out.

    April 1, 2005: Uwe Boll uploads a German and Japanese expletive video filled with nude obese porn stars and excrement targeting Konami executives on Youtube. The video quickly becomes an Internet meme with te entrance of "Let me tell you what I really think of you..."

    April 5,2005:The National Geographic Channel airs Alien Safari and is a hit.The show details 3 hypothetical planets and the lifeforms on them.The success of the documentary would inspire similar documentaries throughout the decade.

    April 12, 2005: Raelism UFO cult members pose nude in Playboy magazine, sparking interest in the rapidly growing organization,...

    April 19, 2005: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (a.k.a. Pope Francis I) is named successor to Pope John Paul II by the College of Cardinals in the Vatican City,....

    April 22, 2005: The Magic 7 science fiction film starring Michael J. Fox, Jeremy Irons, and James Earl Jones, makes its debut in time for Earth Day, sparking international attention,...

    May 3, 2005: Pope Francis I condemns the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing human rights abuses,....,

    May 6, 2005: Jerusalem, historical period piece starring Orlando Bloom, Edward Norton, and Liam Neeson, directed by Ridley Scott, makes its hit debut,...

    May 13,2005:The Sci-Fi show Stargate SG-1 ends it's run on television.The last three seasons of the show had dealt with a vicious race of squid like aliens with ties to the Arecibo Signal that were rampaging across the Milky Way Galaxy bringing the Gou-uld to their knees.A spinoff series called Stargate: Atlantis was announced.

    May 19, 2005: Star Wars Episode III:Fall of the Old Republic debuts in theaters and is a resounding hit.Many experts atribute this due to George Lucas handing the director reigns to Steven Spielberg. The film becomes the target of conservative boycotts after the revelation is made that Jar-Jar Binks is a Sith Lord and Master, who manipulated Senator Palpatine and subsequently Anakin Skywalker; many Republicans led by Michelle Bachmann claim Jar-Jar Binks is supposef to represent George W. Bush while Palpatine represents Vice-President Dick Cheney,...

    May 25, 2005: X-Men III by Bryan Singer is released, utilizing Robert Downey, Jr. as the corrupt Iron Man figure who is overseeing the registration and force-able curing of all mutants. The story ends with Magneto power-less, but approached by a figure who looks much like Jean Grey.

    May 27, 2005: The Arecibo Effect film starring Jim Carrey is dubbed the first film to tap into the "Arecibo Effect" and its effect on society,....

    June 7, 2005: Sega announces that it will release a new console, titled the Sega Hyperion which will run games on HD-DVD disks and support a widespread online gaming network (which is a carry-over from the Dreamcast's Cloud Network).

    June 10, 2005: "10 The Hard Way" rap/hip-hop album by Outkast makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,....

    June 15, 2005: Batman is released, the first direct sequel to 2003's Batman vs. Superman, it stars Robin Williams as the Joker, Batman's first real archenemy after dealing with (and befriending) Superman in the previous movie. A cameo by Nathan Fillion's Green Lantern brings 2004's Green Lantern movie officially into canon.

    June 18th, 2005: On Doctor Who (BBC-TV) Peter Capaldi replaces Grant as the Doctor, and enters canon as the Tenth Doctor

    June 18th, 2005: Watchmen, directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Jude Law as Rorschach, Slyvester Stallone as the Comedian, Daniel Craig as Ozymandias, Joaquin Phoenix as Nite Owl, Hilary Swank as Silk Spectre, and Leonard Nimoy as Doctor Manhattan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan plays Manhattan as a human) is released, and is universally acclaimed by critics, and very financially successful.

    June 22, 2005: Pope Francis I surprises many with his call for tolerance of the LGBT community, sparking outrage from social conservatives,...

    July 6, 2005: Comedian Bill Cosby is arrested on drug possession charges, after purchasing quaaludes from undercover agents, sparking national controversy,...,

    July 6th, 2005: Robert Zubrin announces he is leaving SpaceX due to personal differences between him and founder Elon Musk.

    July 8th, 2005: HBO releases a James Cameron produced miniseries based off of Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy, simply called Mars, making three seasons 15 episodes each.

    July 21, 2005: Terrorists led by Muktar Said Ibrahim and Yasin Hassan Omar bomb the London underground, killing 42 people, triggering calls for police action nationwide,....

    7 August 2005 - Death of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother a few days after her 105th birthday, in her sleep at Royal Lodge.

    August 13, 2005: Magician David Copperfield marries supermodel Claudia Schiffer in a secret ceremony in Rheinberg, Germany, sparking international attention,...

    August 17, 2005: CDC claim teenagers in the United States are killing each other over Numb-chucking in the aftermath of the "Arecibo effect",..,

    August 30,2005:Hurricane Katrina makes landfall around New Orleans.Although the storm was initially a Category 5 storm,Katrina had weakened to a Cat 1 system by the time it hit New Orleans. Except for minor flooding,Katrina did no significant damage to the area and there was no casualties.

    August 31, 2005: Terrorist group Jamiyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheed kills 6 people outside the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles, California, sparking international attention and concern,....

    September 5, 2005: IAEA officials report to the United Nations Security Council that Iran has developed weapons-grade refinement capability at. Bushehr,...

    September 5th, 2005: In Expedition National Park, Australia several locals claim to have seen the Yowie.

    September 14, 2005: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks on the need for "full disclosure " regarding UFOs and extraterrestrial life, during a speech in Hong Kong,...,

    September 20, 2005: Iranian officials state their absolute refusal to cease the refinement of uranium, before the United Nations in New York City, New York,...

    September 22, 2005: Galveston Flood; FEMA efforts in the effort to deal with flooding and evacuation efforts for Galveston, Texas when Hurricane Rita, a category F-5 hurricane hits the region, leaving thousands homeless, and causing massive oil slicks with the dislodging of several rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, embarassing the Bush administration in its home state, and sending the impression that the admimistration is unprepared to deal with crises at home,...

    October 6, 2005: Members of the NFL Minnesota Vikings are scandalized after video of team members engaging in sexual acts with several prostitutes on Lake Minnetonka, is leaked onto the Internet, forcing a 12-game suspension

    October 12, 2005: Liu Yang becomes the first Chinese woman launched into space aboard Shenzhou-6 from Jiuquan, sparking international attention,....

    October 27, 2005: Bloggers led by the Huffington Post report that Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) has been implicated in a sexual abuse scandal from Yorkville, Illinois,.....

    November 2, 2005: Joss Whedon announces that he has purchased the rights to the Terminator franchise, with the blessings of director James Cameron and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, sparking international attention,...

    Novemver 14, 2005: New York Times reports that FOX-TV and FOX News Corporation officials tapped into the cellphones and PCs of several members of Congress including Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL),...

    November 17, 2005: Japan wins the bid to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

    November 23, 2005: Pride & Prejudice with Zombies starring Keira Knightley, Amanda Seyfried, makes its hit debut,...

    December 7, 2005: Hulk: Hunted is released, with Marvel's Captain America and Agent Loki reprising their roles, with the latter slowly manipulating the team hunting down Bruce Banner until in the end he kidnaps the Hulk, setting Marvel and Paramount up for their new announced film - the Avengers.

    December 9, 2005: The Lady from Shanghai directed by Wong Kar-Wai, starring Nicole Kidman, Gong Li, and Takeshi Kitano, in a neo-noir classic,...

    December 9, 2005: Actress Rachel McAdams announces that she will be posing nude in Playboy magazine for an undisclosed amount of money,...

    December 31, 2005: Vatican officials deny that Pope Francis supports same-sex unions, citing them as threats to the institution of marriage,...

    January 13, 2006: Actor David Hasselhoff is found dead of a cocaine overdose in Sydney, Australia, sparking international attention,....

    January 16th, 2006: The Pluto Kuiper Express is launched, as part of the Space Exploration Act, meant to make a flyby of Pluto by the year 2012

    January 26, 2006: "Curry N' Hurry" fast food restaurant chain, opens 500 restaurants across the United States and an additional 150 in Canada, popularizing Indian,...,

    January 31, 2006: Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) reports that much of the technology used by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) is being used to monitor civilians through the National Security Agency (NSA),...

    February 2006:The ladies figure skating at the Torino Winter Olympics ended when Irina Slutskaya of Russia claimed the Gold Medal with Sasha Cohen of the United States claiming Silver and Shizuka Arakawa of Japan settling for Bronze.Slutskaya is the first Russian women to win Gold in this event.It also marked the end of Russian dominance in Pairs when the Russian favorites lost in a surprise upset when Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao of China claimed Gold.

    February 6, 2006: "The Fugees" album by the Fugees and Lauryn Hill makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,...

    February 6, 2006: National Hockey League (NHL) is scandalized after Janet Jones and Wayne Gretzky are implicated in a system wide bribery and extortion scandal in New York City, New York,...

    February 20, 2006: Nicholas Pope and David Icke praise the release of Ministry of Defense files regarding UFOs in London, England, sparking international attention,...

    February 24, 2006: Philippine military forces overthrow President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in a coup in Manila, Philippines, fueling civil unrest and panic in the region,....

    February 28, 2006: Comic writer Frank Miller is fired from Dark Horse Comics, and banned from DC Comics after making extremely racist comments on YouTube about the Islamic community,...

    March 5, 2006: Brokeback Mountain starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, wins the Academy Award for Best Picture, and Best Director for Ang Lee, in Los Angeles, California,...

    March 5, 2006: CIA officials brief President George W. Bush that Iranian officials have begun refining yellowcake uranium at its facilities in Isfahan, Iran,...

    March 9,2006: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon:Resistance debuts in Japan to critical acclaim.The show is a sequel to Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and much darker and edgier then the previous series as it details a mysterious organisation that is attempting to eliminate the Sailor Senshi and the survivors of the Dark Kingdom.Large portions of the show have homages to the X-Files and the actor who potrayed the Cigarette Man even guest stars at one point.The also premiered in the U.S. and sparked a strong interest in the Magical Girl genre.

    March 17,2006: Arecibo premiers on NBC-TV to critical acclaim,the show details a CIA agent who alongside an female MSS agent discovers a sinister conspiracy tied to the Arecibo signal and the aliens themselves.The show stars Nathan Fillion as Agent Jonathan McCoy and Li Bingbing as Liu Han.

    March 19, 2006: Russian Foreign Minister announces the annexation of Belarus, upon a signed agreement between President Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, sparking tensions across NATO and European Union nations,....

    March 19, 2006: New York Times publishes reports by Manfred Nowak, exposing government led organ harvesting in Shenyang,...

    April 14, 2006: Another Superhero Film (20th Century Fox) parodies Marvel/DC comics starring Jack Black, John Leguizamo, Maya Rudolph,....

    April 24, 2006: Kenya gains test status as they defeat Zimbabwe to replace them as the tenth test nation.

    April 28, 2006: Rush Limbaugh is found dead at his Palm Beach, Florida home due to a drug overdose from oxycotin,....

    May 5, 2006: Marvel Studios' release of The Avengers is a smash hit, bringing together Captain America (Chris O'Donnell), The Power Pack (Larisa Oleynik, Jonathan Lipnicki, and Taylor Dooley), the Abomination (Lynn Williams), and Thor (Tyler Mane) to fight against Loki (Colm Feore)'s plot to use a captured Hulk (Edward Norton) and a mind-controlled Alex Powers (Haley Joel Osment) to take over the world.

    May 10, 2006: Representatives John Conyers (D-MI) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) launch impeachment hearings against the White House in Washington D.C.,.....

    May 14, 2006: Living Universe Foundation (LUF) announces the creation of an office in Washington D.C. aimed at lobbying for issues for space travel, nuclear power, and oceanic thermal energy conversion.

    May 17, 2006: Celebrity magician David Blaine drowns to death during a performance at the Lincoln Center in New York City, New York,....

    May 24, 2006: We Are Here documentary by former vice-president Al Gore, discusses the impact of the Arecibo signal and its implications for life on Earth,....

    June 1,2006: Dylan Avery and Alex Jones release First Strike at Kashmir, a documentary that claims that the Assam/Kashmir impact was in reality a barely thwarted alien attack.As "evidence",the documentary claims that no impact crater was ever found.

    June 13, 2006: Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond commits suicide in Beverly Hills, California after his sex tape is lealed on the Internet,....

    June 15, 2006: Living Universe Foundation (LUF) members , including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates, announce efforts to further sponsor commercial space flight at the CNN Future Summit in Atlanta, Georgia,...

    June 16, 2006: Not to be outdone by Marvel's The Avengers, Warner Bros. releases Wonder Woman which stars Morena Baccarin as the titular character and Heath Ledger as Aquaman who takes on Steve Trevor's comic book role.

    June 21,2006: Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin for the DS is released and is a hit.The game details the adventures of Jonathan Morris and Charlotte Aulin and the damphyir Lecarde sisters as they explore Dracula's castle in 2000.The game helped save the franchise after the flop of the Castlevania movie.

    July, 2006: Marvel: Ragnarok is released, featuring Asgard invading the United States. It prominently Thor fighting Iron Man and Captain America, splitting up the Avengers. It turns out to be the machinations of Loki. The Event leaves Asgard and New York heavily damaged. It also begins what critics call the "MCU-ification" of the comics.

    July 5, 2006: Pacific Domes is launched in Seattle, Washington, sponsored by Living Universe Foundation (LUF) promotes the construction of geodesic domes as a means to "do more with less",...

    July 9th, 2006 : France wins the Football World Cup 3-0 against a demoralized Italian team, scoring a goal in the third minute of the game. Raymond Domenech concludes saying "never understate the role of morale, be it in football or in war".

    July 11th, 2006 : the French football team, back from Germany, is given a triumphal tour on the Champs-Élysées, among the once again popular "Et un, et deux, et Trois-Zéro!"

    July 12, 2006: Bigelow Corporation, backed by the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) announces the successful launch of the first portions of Alpha Town, the first commercial space station from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

    July 15, 2006: Fictional Internet blogger Jon Thompson becomes the subject of a national obsession, around her alleged encounters with UFOs,....

    July 15,2006:Writing an Op Ed in Scientific American, Neil DeGrass Tyson counters First Strike at Kashmir's assertions with evidence that the meteor was an airburster and as such would not leave an impact crater. He also debunks the documentary's other claims.

    July 19, 2006-January 24, 2007: DC Civil War storyline is published where superheroes are divided into factions led by Superman and Batman ending after the destruction of Gotham

    July 19,2006: Disney announces that it has acquired Konami and that Disney will continue the Castlevania games. Fantasy games are still popular despite the influence of the Arecibo Effect and as such Disney hopes it can revitalize the Castlevania franchise,though Disney says it will begin adding Sci-fi tropes into the series.

    July 20, 2006: U.S. 9th Circuit Court denies the government's case that the DST operations fall under States Secrets Privilege, during a ruling in San Francisco, California,...

    August, 2006: "One Moment" is published in the Spider Man books by Marvel. After Ragnarok, Aunt May is critically injured. Peter and Mary Jane are approached by Mephisto to erase their marriage in exchange for Aunt May's life. Whilst tempted, Aunt May and Uncle Ben appear before Peter, who tells him to let her go. With that, Peter rejects the offer, and remains married to Mary Jane.

    August 6, 2006: Actors Mark Wahlberg and Seth Green are arrested after a brawl in Las Vegas, Nevada, fueling concern about child actors,....

    August 8, 2006: Huffington Post reveals the broad extent Cabinet officials and Congressional officials were tapped, fueling calls for hearings against Rupert Murdoch and FOX News Corporation in Washington D.C.,...

    August 9,2006: Kingdom Hearts II is released on the PS2 and like it's predecessor is a smash hit.

    August 18, 2006: Have A Good Night film starring Richard Gere becomes extremely popular, based on its one-note title premise,....

    September 1, 2006: Now You See Me, film starring James Franco and Guy Pearce details the story of dueling magicians,....

    September 15,2006: A frightening report surfaces in India when a man claims he was attacked by a bizarre creature in New Delhi,the creature was descriped as being for 4 foot tall and having no head but having a single large red eye in it's chest and having tentacles for hands.The supposed entity is dubbed the New Delhi Horror.

    September 19, 2006: Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is killed in a military coup in Bangkok, Thailand, fueling civil unrest across the region,....

    September 22, 2006: The Mighty Thor is brought back for a second season on Fox, replacing Firefly's timeslot and riding off the high of The Avengers, the show is a lot better received than the first season (which premiered four years ago).

    September 23, 2006: Anbar Awakening ; Sunni fundamentalist forces from 30 tribes launch an armed insurrection in Anbar province led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,....

    September 26, 2006: Ultimate Fighting Championship under Lorenzo Fertitta is purchased by Paramount Studios in a announcement in Los Angeles, California,...

    September 27, 2005: Commander-in-Chief (ABC-TV) starring Geena Davis and Donald Sutherland, makes its hit debut; many critics claim the series helped the rise of Hillary Clinton,...

    September 28th, 2006: Pokemon Diamond and Pearl is released. As a result of the new alien craze, there is a scene set on the moon, where you could encounter a Pokemon called Deoxys, and learn more about its history. You could also enter the Distortion World from here...

    October 16th, 2006: 2061: Odyssey Three, starring Tom Hanks (who is also the producer) as Haywood Floyd, is released, making it the third film in the "Space Odyssey" series. "3001" is also confirmed for production.

    October 17, 2006: Iranian-backed Shiite guerillas seize control of Amarah, Iraq, triggering concern about American control of the region,....

    October 22, 2006: The British scifi series Torchwood, a spinoff of Doctor Who, airs on BBC and is a smash hit. The show stared John Barrowman as Capt. Jack Harkness, Billie Piper as Gwen Cooper, David Tenant as Ianto Jones, and Naoko Mori as Toshiko Sato.

    October 24, 2006: Former vice-president Al Gore is accused of sexual assault by Molly Haggerty of Portland, Oregon, sparking conservative messages that Democrats are sex fiends,...

    October 24, 2006: Project H.A.M.M.E.R. video game is released for the Nintendo Systems, becoming a major bestseller for the Christmas shopping season,....

    October 26, 2006: Chinese SSN nuclear submarine fires warning shots at the USS Kitty Hawk in the East China Sea, triggering tensions between the United States and Peoples' Republic of China,....

    October 27, 2006: Dracula's Daughter, horror film starring Rebekah Kochan, makes its hit debut, launching a film franchise,....

    October 31, 2006: "Playing With Fire" music album by Kevin Federline makes its hit debut, receiving major radio airplay,...,

    October 31,2006: Actress Lindsey Lohan is found dead after a drug overdose at a Halloween party in San Francisco.

    November 5, 2006: Actor Jaleel White of Family Matters (ABC-TV) dies in a car accident in Los Angeles, California, sparking international attention,...

    November 7, 2006: Eric Cantor (R-VA) is named acting Speaker of the House, replacing outgoing Dennis Hastert (R-IL) amidst growing revelations of a sex abuse scandal,...

    November 7th, 2006: The Independence Party has gained two seats in Congress, NY-1 and NY-13. This is a historic first.

    November 7, 2006: Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake break up in a celebrity divorce in Los Angeles, California citing "irreconcilable differences ",...

    November 11, 2006: The PlayStation 3 is released across America. It has Blu-Ray support, but it lacks backwards compatibility of many popular PS2 and PS1 games (the type of compatibility offered by the Hyperion, 360, and the Revolution, and also doesn't have any strong titles going for it.

    November 18, 2006: College quarterback Brian Brohm is signed to the NFL Green Bay Packers, sparkling national attention

    November 19th, 2006: The Nintendo Revolution is released in North America. It features motion control controllers, and Online capabilities. It also has partnerships with companies like Marvel and Disney to release certain consoles with downloadable games available...

    November 21, 2006: Pope Francis condemns the environmental policies of First World, citing the United States and European Union,....

    November 21st, 2006: NASA announces Oddyseus Program in an effort to learn about Europa and to seek life in its oceans. This program, set to cost over $500 Billion over 10 years facing NASA's budget increases

    December 13, 2006: Pope Francis calls for greater flexibility and understanding regarding contraception and birth control during mass in Manila, Philippines,...

    December 27th, 2006: Reported sightings of wolves on the island of Honshu in Fukushima and Iwate Prefectures. Many people claim these wolves are smaller than American and European wolves leading to claims that they are the extinct Honshu wolf.

    January 30, 2007: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge claims that China will not impose censorship on the media,....

    January 31, 2007: Canadian MP David Kilgour exposes massive himan rights abuses before the United Nations in New York City, New York,...

    February 1st, 2007: Beagle 3 is launched from Kourou.

    February 2, 2007: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is hospitalized after he suffers from a cocaine overdose,...

    February 2, 2007: Hell on Earth,controversial film makes its hit debut, despite being banned in 43 countries,...

    February 2nd, 2007: A Father and son report while driving home near Stockholm Wisconsin, are chased by a mysterious flying humanoid. The father claims they encountered the mothman months later.

    February 12, 2007: Trolley Square Massacre; Sulejman Talović shoots 14 people in Salt Lake City, Utah, sparking national attention and concern about the nation's gun laws,....

    February 16, 2007: Ant-Man begins on Fox, starring Harold Perrineau as Hank Pym, Milo Ventimiglia as Scott Lang, and Matthew Fox as Bruce Banner (after Edward Norton refused to appear on a "damn television show!"). It has a few cameos from Tyler Mane's Donald Blake (Thor's secret identity) and one episode featuring the Power Pack. As a follow-up to The Mighty Thor it does very well.

    February 16, 2007: Raelism UFO cult members unveil their world headquarters in Palm Springs, California, with media hype in the form of Rosanne Barr, Lindsay Lohan, and Kevin Federline attending,...

    March 9th, 2007: A large unknown primate like creature is spotted near the Colombian-Venezuelan Border by locals. The local authorities claim it is a a known ape that people are misjudging the size of.

    March 16, 2007: Aumika Canadian science fiction film starring Billy Connolly and Carrie Anne-Moss, is seen as a commentary on the war in the Middle East, with an alternate timeline of alien invasion in the 1950s,....

    March 22, 2007: Senator John Edwards (D-NC) is scandalized after mistress Rielle Hunter discloses her pregnancy to wife Elizabeth Edwards in Washington D.C., fueling concern about the presidential candidates,...

    March 22, 2007: French government led by French President Jacques Chirac, releases 50 years of files regarding UFOs online, sparking international attention and concern in Paris, France,...

    March 23, 2007: The West Indies get eliminated in the group stage of the 2007 Cricket World Cup at home.

    April 2, 2007: Representative Tom Tancredo (R-CO) announces his presidential bid, calling for a "secure America" during a speech in Denver, Colorado,...

    April 5, 2007: Russian government officials led by President Vladimir Putin announce a crackdown on the Church of Scientology in Russia, citing them as a "foreign cult", .....

    April 11, 2007: Six members of the Duke University men's lacrosse team are convicted in the gang rape of a stripper in Durham, North Carolina, fueling calls for accountability,....

    April 18, 2007: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces a major crackdown on the Church. Of Scientology during a televised address in Moscow,...

    April 27, 2007: Senator David Vitter (R-LA) commits suicide after being exposed as part of local madame Deborah Jeane Palfrey, and receiving divorce papers from his wife in Washington D.C.,...

    April 28, 2007: Australia defeat Sri Lanka in the final of the 2007 Cricket World Cup by 47 runs. Muttiah Muralitharan was the Man of the Tournament for taking 26 wickets at an average of 15.52.

    May 4th, 2007: Spider Man 3 is released, featuring the Lizard and Sandman as main villains.

    May 4, 2007: Madame Deborah Jeane Palfrey, DC brothel owner, exposes several prominent Republican leaders as clients including Senator David Vitter (R-LA) on CNN-TV, fueling concern about the Republican leadership,...

    May 6, 2007: French Presisdent Ségolène Royal is elected, amidst growing corruption scandal UMP scandal involving Nicolas Sarkozy, sparking national attention,...

    May 6, 2007: Fanboys comedy starring Jay Baruchel, Kristen Bell, and Fan Folger, makes its hit debut, spoofing the lives of comic book film fans,...,

    May 7, 2007: Canada reports that it has been attacked by Russia in a series of cybernetic attacks,..,

    May 8, 2007: Raelism UFO cult members announce the creation of a temple in Las Vegas, Nevada, sparking national controversy,...

    May 12th, 2007: Alan Moore announces that he will be working exclusively for Dark Horse Comics.

    May 18, 2007: Superman/Flash is released by Warner Brothers, with Josh Hartnet reprising his role as Superman and Patrick Wilson premiering as Barry Allen (The Flash). The movie depicts a race designed to give Superman good publicity and raise money for charity, one which goes awry. It competes with Spider Man 3 at the box office.

    May 24, 2007: Pope Francis I, spaks controversy by drafting an encyclical calling for action to protect the environment, fueling condemnation by conservatives worldwide,...

    May 25, 2007: 2012 disaster film starring Brendan Fraiser and Neil Patrick Harris highlights fears of an apocalyptic disaster,...

    May 27, 2007: Living Universe Foundation (LUF) launches a national membership drive in Washington D.C., in an effort to further the cause of space travel,....

    May 28, 2007: Republican leaders led by Speaker Eric Warner condemn the environmental policies of Pope Francis I, saying "Leave the policies to scientists..."

    June 2, 2007: British Prime Minister Tony Blair successfully wins against a "no-confidence" vote led by members of the Labor Party Edward Milliband and Gordon Brown,....

    June 5, 2007: Friends With Benefits (FOX-TV) soap opera/telenovela/ sitcom starring Jean-Pierre Parent makes its hit television debut; Rules of Deception (FOX-TV) starring Rachelle Woods and AnnaLynne McCord makes its hit debut, ....

    June 11, 2007: Zika virus is first detected on Yap Island, in the Federated States of Micronesia, considered as a 'emerging virus" by the WHO/CDC officials,....

    June 14, 2007: Barbara Boxer declared her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in San Francisco, California.

    June 15, 2007: Actress Jessica Alba slams Marvel Comics for being "pathologically unable to write decent female characters during an interview in San Diego, California,...

    June 16, 2007: On Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston is revealed not to be a future iteration of the doctor, but rather "The Master" demanding retribution and revenge,...

    June 25,2007: A massive rally of ufologists takes place in Washington D.C.The protestors demand that the "truth" about the Kashmir Impact be made to the public.

    July 1, 2007: Denmark announces that it is in an economic recession, sending shockwaves throughout Europe,...

    July 3, 2007: Voltron, Defender of the Universe directed by Michael Bay, starring Keanu Reeves and Mark Wahlberg, beats Superman/Flash at the box office despite terrible film reviews, and planting the lions in post-apocalyptic Mexico,...

    July 4, 2007: Pat Buchanan declares his intention for the Republican nomination in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    July 4th, 2007: At least twenty eyewitnesses claim to see the Mothman of Wisconsin but across Lake Pepin in Lake City Minnesota.

    July 8th, 2007: There is a brief panic in South India, after a fake news broadcast details a landing by Alien beings.

    July 17th-23rd, 2007: The Monster Shark of Tuvalu is spotted in all seven people are reported killed by the shark.

    August 1, 2007: European Interbank markets seize up, following widespread uncertainty as to the creditworthiness of banking counterparties and potential exposures to US subprime credit derivative, furthering the economic crisis,....

    August 10, 2007: Captain America 2 is released, introducing Don Cheadle as Falcon.

    August 13, 2007: Russian officials claim outstanding debts from Estonia, threatening to collect on the debts, frightening many NATO officials,...

    August 15, 2007: U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals begins hearings over DST and its role in domestic surveillance of citizens nationwide,...

    August 19 2007: Independence Day 2:Ressurection is released and is a blockbuster hit. Plans for a third movie commence.

    September 6, 2007: Disney actress Vanessa Hudgens and actor Zack Ephron are scandalized after a webcam sex video is released on the Internet in Los Angeles, California,...

    September 8th, 2007: Phoenix, an anime created by Studio Ghibli, based off the first volume of the manga by Osamu Tezuka is released....

    September 8, 2007: Russian officials claim outstanding debts from Latvia, threatening to collect on the debt, fueling political and economic tensions in the Baltic region,..

    September 12, 2007: Trouble at Tsiolkovsky's,science fiction film starring Lorenzo Lamas, Sean Lawlor, and Kerry Washington, makes its hit debut,...

    September 13, 2007: During a MSNBC-TV interview with O.J. Simpson, the former athlete and actor confesses to murdering his wife Nicole Brown Simpson, sparking national attention in Los Angeles, California,...,

    September 15, 2007: Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy, triggering a massive economic panic within the United States and Western Europe,....

    September 20, 2007: Irish officials led by President Mary McAleese announce a policy of "full disclosure " of UFOs and extraterrestrial life in Dublin, Ireland,...

    September 21, 2007: Marvel's Tales to Astonish is released in the former timeslot for The Mighty Thor (and before that Firefly). It is the result of The Mighty Thor's third season and Ant-Man's second season being melded into one project. It focuses on all aspects of the Marvel Universe.

    September 22, 2007: Glenn Beck accuses Hillary Clinton of being a "closet lesbian " during an interview on FOX-TV, shocking many people,...

    September 24, 2007: Area 57 (NBC-TV) sitcom written and produced by Craig Ferguson, starring Paul Reubens as an alien, makes it hit television series debut,....

    September 26, 2007: The IT Crowd (NBC-TV) American remake of the British TV sitcom, starring Joel McHale, David Guarascio and Moses Port, makes its hit debut,...

    September 30, 2007: Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan commits suicide in Dublin, amidst a failed of the government to guarantee all deposits and debts of six major Irish banks and their subsidiaries abroad,....

    October 19, 2007: Guide to the Stars, starring Vincent Kartheiser as Carl Sagan, Jodie Foster as Jill Tarter, and Jon Voight as Frank Drake details the story
    of the SETI project and its many members,....

    October 19,2007:A flash run occurs in Seattle with women dressed up as Sailor Moon characters.Many experts have noted that thanks to the live action Sailor Moon,anime and the Otaku sub-culture have started to manifest in a more open manner in the U.S.

    October 20, 2007: New Zealand defeat South Africa in the 2007 Rugby World Cup final by a score of 20-13

    October 29, 2007: Residents of Kolkata, India report seeing UFOs off the national highway system, sparking international attention,...

    October 30, 2007: Brazil becomes the host of the 2014 World Cup after having no competition from other federations.

    October 31, 2007: Cyclist Lance Armstrong announces that he has impregnated Ashley Olsen, younger sister to the Olsen twins, in New York City, New York,...

    October 31, 2007: Spanish officials announce that they do not recognize the Church of Scientology during a parliamentary vote in Madrid, Spain, fueling a perceived "oppression of Scientology members",....

    November 1st, 2007: Super Mario Galaxy is released. In a little reference to Arecibo, there is a "radio" galaxy signalling Mario for help...

    November 5, 2007: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is released. The videogame takes place in 2010. In the story of the game, a team of British SAS soldiers sent to the Baltic States that are under Russian military control.

    November 7, 2007: COSCO Busan oiltanker crashes into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, causing the San Francisco Bay to be polluted by c. 44,000 gallons of oil, fueling anger against petroleum companies,....

    November 14, 2007: European Union officials announce that the Eurozone has slipped into recession, fueling stock market falls,...

    November 14th, 2007: League of the Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, is released by Dark Horse Comics, the first of the next 6 issues of the series.

    November 16, 2007: Queen of Media starring Robin Givens, Fredo Starr and Michael Boatman, based on the life of radio personality Wendy Williams makes its hit debut,...

    November 20th, 2007: Mass Effect is released, positing that the Arecibo signal is actually coming from defunct technology from Mars, which allows humanity to expand across the stars...

    November 23, 2007: NYSE and NASDAQ stock exchanges crash amidst reports of failed Fannie Mae loans in the housing market,...

    November 29, 2007: Opposition leader Senator Antonio Trillanes is assassinated in Manila, Philippines, sparking national attention,....

    December 1, 2007: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) threatens to shutdown the DST claiming that it is nothing but "Congressional pork hiding behind big brother,..."

    December 5, 2007: In a controversial move, The Avengers (Marvel Comics) confirms the incestuous sexual relationship between Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, sparking massive debate in the comic community,...

    December 7, 2007: Marvel's Tales to Astonish goes on it's mid-season break over the winter.

    December 7, 2007: German federal and state ministers led by Chancellor Angela Merkel warn that the Church of Scientology is actively pursuing "anti-constitutional goals" calling an active ban of the organization, fueling Scientologist paranoia of "religious oppression",...

    December 9, 2007: Matthew Murray shoots 16 people in the New Life Church in Colorado, Springs, Colorado, sparking national attention and concern,.....

    December 18, 2007: Surgeon-General Vivek Murthy warns marijuana contains 200% more toxins than marijuana, sparking intense debate in Washington D.C.,...

    December 20, 2007: 16-year old actress/singer Jamie Lynn Spears launches a national campaign for "promise rings", claiming that she will "only have sex with her husband in the bonds of Christian marriage,.."

    December 21, 2007: White Jazz starring George Clooney, Charlize Theron, Chris Pine, and Jason Bateman, based on the James Ellroy noir thriller, makes its hit debut,...

    December 21, 2007: Japanese Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba resists calls for "full disclosure " of UFO issues citing "legal liabilities " in Tokyo, Japan,...
     
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    January 27, 2008: President George W. Bush warns that marijuana causes lifespans up to 20 years shorter than tobacco smokers, during a speech in Washington D.C.,...

    January 30, 2008: Worst Case Scenario horror/comedy from the Netherlands, directed by Richard Raaphorst, makes its hit debut, with the story of Germany unleashing balloon-borne Nazi zombies onto Western Europe after losing the FIFA World Cup,...

    January 31st, 2008: Super Smash Bros. Revolution, for the Nintendo Revolution, is released, notable in its inclusion of third party characters like Solid Snake, Pac-Man, Mega-Man, and most notable, Sonic the Hedgehog.

    February 8, 2008: Heiress Paris Hilton confirms that she has been diagnosed as HIV positive, fueling speculation about her party lifestyle,...

    February 10, 2008: Anonymous hackers lead protests against the Church of Scientology across the globe, citing "cult activities..."

    February 10, 2008: Internet-based group Anonymous reports Church of Scientology documents by David Miscavige calling for infiltration of politics worldwide,....

    February 15, 2008: Marvel's Tales to Astonish returns for the second half of the season, all of which builds up to July's Avengers: Ragnarok.

    February 18, 2008: Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf is impeached amidst charges of corruption in Islamabad, sparking succession crisis,...

    February 23, 2008: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tacitly stayes that the United States will not participate in the policy of "full disclosure " of UFOs at the United Nations in New York City, New York,...

    February 24, 2008: Cuban dictator Fidel Castro dies of a heart attack in Havana, Cuba, fueling a major succession crisis within the government,....

    February 24, 2008: Ralph Nader endorses Matt Gonzalez for his bid for the Green Party presidential nomination in a rally in San Francisco, California,...

    February 26, 2008: The NSFW song "I'm F****ing Monica Lewinsky" by comedian Darrell Hammond becomes a major hit across the Internet,....

    March 5, 2008: Shantaram starring Johnny Depp and Amitabh Bachchan, directed by Mira Nair, introduces the world to the Indian underworld of crime,...

    March 17,2008: A bizarre incident occurs in a small village a 100 miles out from Seoul,Korea.A man and his family report being attacked by small grey skinned creatures while at their home.The incident was reported widely in Korean media and caused a minor hysteria after reports of similar events in Bucheon,a suburb of Seoul.

    March 19, 2008: Representative Bob Barr (R-GA) announces his bid for the GOP nomination in Atlanta, Georgia, sparking national attention,....

    March 21, 2008: The Humblest science fiction film starring Christopher "Kid" Reid, C. Thomas Howell, and Jessica Fox makes its hit debut, popularizing bio-punk as a genre....

    April 27, 2008: Right-wing commentators led by Bill O'Reilly claim Hillary Clinton is a lesbian, citing chief of staff Huma Abedin,...

    April 29, 2008: Singer Cher and actor Tom Cruise admit to a long sexual relationship despite a 16-year age gap, in Los Angeles, California,...

    May 3, 2008: Rafe Klinger of The National Review claims Hillary Clinton had an affair with a lesbian roommate in college, fueling attacks on the Clinton campaign,...

    May 6th, 2008: Astrobiologist Christopher McKay coins the term "Halleys" for the Arecibo Signal senders, in honor of Edmond Halley, who discovered the Hercules cluster, in an issue of Scientific American.

    May 13, 2008: Pope Francis I, shocks the world community by stating that the existence of extraterrestrial life poses no threat to the religious beliefs and doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church, during mass at the Vatican City,...

    May 15th, 2008: Sally Ride formally resigns the post of Secretary of Science and Technology, due to the recent controversies over its use of technology by the NSA. She is replaced by scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who declares that he would send an investigation into the department.

    May 15, 2008: Warner Bros. releases The Justice League to massive box office hits. Between this and the upcoming Avengers: Ragnarok, critics call it the "Golden Age of Comic Book Movies".

    May 22nd, 2008: Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods is released. Set in 1962, it follows Indy and his daughter as they investigate a mysterious city, with a connection to a skull made from Crystal, all while evading Soviet agents and Brazilian military forces.

    May 26, 2008: Ernesto Villagomez launches a mass shooting spree in Winnemucca, Nevada, sparking debate on gun control measures,...

    June 3, 2008: Hilary Clinton wins the Democratic primaries. She chooses Illinois Senator Barack Obama as her running mate. In the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney wins the nomination. For running mate, he chooses Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty

    June 4, 2008: Madrid wins the bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics defeating Rio de Janeiro and Chicago.

    June 8th, 2008: Fisherman from Okinshima island Japan claim their boat is capsized by some sort of predator.

    June 18, 2008: Republican strategist Bay Buchanan, claims Hillary Clinton is being "a butch dyke lesbian ", during an interview on Meet the Press,...

    June 21, 2008: Michael Gargiulo is arrested after stabbing actor Ashton Kutcher in Santa Monica, California, sparking international attention,...

    June 25, 2008: Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez is accused of sexism and misogynistic statements after accusing Hillary Clinton of being a "shrill Lady Macbeth" who was "using her feminine charms", during an interview on CNN-TV,...

    June 25, 2008-January 7, 2009: Martian War, DC Comics storyline claims that the DC universe has been infiltrated by the White Martian,....

    July 4th, 2008: The Avengers: Ragnarok, based off the comic event, is released to critical acclaim and box office success. Primarily notable for introducing Ant-Man into the Avengers, as well as the prominent use of supporting characters from the Mighty Thor. The stinger features Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man from his X-Men role.

    July 9,2008: Battle of Kashmir premiers in theaters and is a box office hit. The movie is based on a conspiracy theory,made popular by First Strike at Kashmir,that the Kashmir Impact was a alien attack.The movie ends with a nuclear strike that destroys the alien beachhead.The governments of the world then hide the true nature of the blast by saying it was a meteor impact.The movie stars Jeff Goldblum and Natalie Portman.

    July 16th, 2008: 3001: Final Odyssey is released, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Keir Dullea as Dave Bowman and George Clooney as Frank Poole, resurrected in the year 3001, as he tries to prevent the monolith makers from destroying the Earth, but also establish peaceful contact with the Europans. Stephen Hawking and Neil deGrasse Tyson make cameos as computerized versions of themselves, as the film reflects both their opinions of alien contact.

    July 18, 2008: Nailed starring Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, directed by David O. Russell, erotic comedy/drama makes its hit debut,...

    July 20, 2008: Chinese officials force Exxon/Mobil oil exploration teams out of Vietnamese territorial waters, angering the United States and Vietnam as "breach of territory",....

    July 28th, 2008: The X-Files: Contact is released. It revolves around a signal (not Arecibo), which is interpreted as a signal, that they are approaching Earth. At first, it seems that the aliens intend to bring peace and technology. However, Mulder and Scully realize that there is a more sinister intention...

    August 2, 2008: Pope Francis I discusses with the Vatican College of Cardinals, the possibility of extraterrestrial life, and the issue of religion and the soul being a possibility from sentient alien species,...

    August 7th, 2008: Russian troops "Peacekeeping troops" occupy Abkhazia and claim it is a seperate state. The same happens with South Ossetia. "Separatist" artillery strikes areas in Georgia.

    August 8th, 2008: President George W Bush, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Ségolène Royal, and German Chancellor Merkel condemn the invasion.

    August 9th, 2008: President Bush decides to send a battalion of us soldiers to Georgia and publicly states that this force is to prevent further conflict.

    August 15, 2008: Sony announces that it will be discontinuing support for the PS3 due to lackluster sales since the outset of it's production.

    August 23,2008:Many police officials have noted that criminals have started to use full body cosplay outfits to evade biometric cameras and identification. Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has made the call to ban cosplay outfits that completely obscure the body.The ACLU has condemned the idea,vowing to bring any community to court if they pass such laws.

    August 30, 2008: Black Hole directed by David Fincher, starring Kristen Stewart, based on the Charles Burns graphic novel, makes its hit debut,...

    September 20, 2008: Marvel's Tales to Astonish second season begins - it notably introduces X-Men characters (both from the big screen movies and until then unseen characters like the X-Force).

    September 20th 2008: Cashing in on the alien Frenzy is the new comedy of Seth Macfarlane is the Roger, the Space Alien Show Making FOX-TV the new Marketleader on Sunday Nights.

    September 25, 2008: Command & Conquer: Tiberium video game by Electronic Arts, makes its hit debut, becoming a major bestseller,....

    September 30th 2008: Church Leaders are outraged of a Family Guy episode in which Peter Griffin is playing in a Passion Play for Easter. Little was known that Matt Groening wanted to produce a similar episode with the same plot for The Simpsons

    September 30,2008:Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon:Invictus premiers in the U.S. and Japan and is a smash hit.The show was the Grand Finale of the Live Action Sailor Moon saga.The series ended on a bittersweet note as the sinister Syndicate is defeated and Crystal Tokyo established,but Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Kaman are the only survivors of the main characters as the rest of the Sailor Senshi perished.

    October 1, 2008: Million Fax on Washington ; Steve Bassett and Steven Greer organize UFO groups and libertarian groups to fax members of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the White House, tying up fax lines to government leaders,...

    October 3, 2008: Near Dark horror film remake starring Sophia Bush and Bill Paxton, makes its hit debut, sparking national attention,...

    October 14, 2008: Self-proclaimed psychic Blossom Goodchild leads hundreds of followers in a rally in Birmingham, Alabama,....

    October 16, 2008: Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis reports that the national deficit tops the national GDP by 20%, during a speech in Athens, calling for austerity measures,....

    October 17, 2008: Franklyn British science fiction film, starring Ryan Philippe, flops at the box office, despite heavy promotion,...

    October 31,2008:Fringe airs on FOX and is a smash hit,the show details FBI agent Olivia Dunham and encentric scientist Walter Bishop as they investigate a series of bizarre happenings that may be tied to the Arecibo aliens.The show stared Morena Baccarin as Agent Dunham and John Noble as Walter Bishop.

    October 31,2008: A stange incident occurs in Jeju Island,South Korea. A teenage girl and her friends claim they saw strange looking creature while they were visiting Cheonjey Waterfall.Based on descriptions of the creature,many cryptozoologists note a similarity with the Dover Demon,seen in Dover,Massachusetts.

    November 4th, 2008: Clinton/ Obama wins out over Romney/ Pawlenty. Proposition 8 fails to pass in California elections, same-sex marriages begin taking place on November 5 (11/5) in San Francisco and Los Angeles,...

    November 4, 2008: Myrna Lim defeats John Avalos for the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco, California, becoming the first Filipino-American elected in the city's history,...

    November 14, 2008: Republican Alan Keyes files a lawsuit to block the swearing in of Vice-President-elect Barack Obama, claiming that Obama is not an American citizen,...

    November 14, 2008: Colonel Sun, James Bond film starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, makes its hit debut,....

    November 14-16, 2008: State Senator Leland Yee and City Supervisor Ed Jew lead protests against the film Colonel Sun claiming that the film is racist towards Chinese, despite roles for Chow Yun-fat and Michelle Yeoh,...

    November 18th, 2008: "Spaceman", album by the Killers, is released, featuring the titular single, and several others, including "Dustland Fairytale"...

    November 21, 2008: Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that the German government will no longer attempt to block or regulate Scientology, during a televised address in Berlin,...

    November 21,2008: Chancellor Angela Merkel announces a formal ban on the Church of Scientology, citing the apocalyptic fervor and violence in the organization,...

    November 21,2008:A film of the first Twilight novel flops badly at the box office,making only 2 million dollars at the box office.Due to how badly Twilight did at the box,the rest the film series won't be produced.

    December 12,2008: Paul Verhoeven announces he will do a series of films based on Sterling's Draka series.The first film,Marching through Georgia,is expected to be released in 2012.

    December 26, 2008: The Trial of the Chicago Seven directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Will Smith makes its hit debut,...

    December 31st 2008: Bob's Burgers is cancelled by FOX-TV and picked up by NBC-TV.

    December 31, 2008: Paris Hilton is hospitalized after collapsing from "Bongo Fever", later to be discovered to be an overdose of heroin and cocaine,...

    January 9, 2009: Weekend at Hessdalen Norwegian science fiction film has aliens attack a group of teenage skiers, becoming a major cult classic,....

    January 9-February 17, 2009: Residents of Morris County, New Jersey report seeing UFOs, sparking tensions in the tri-state area,...

    January 13, 2009: House Republican leaders led by Michelle Bachmann claim that President Hillary Clinton has created 900 files regarding "enemies" of the Clinton family in Washington D.C.,...

    January 14, 2009: Greek Parliament erupts in violence , amidst a failure by Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis to come up with a deficit reduction plan that satisfies the European Central Bank or voters,....

    January 15, 2009: Horror on the Hudson; U.S. Airways Flight #1549 crashes directly into the Hudson River after colliding with a flock of geese, killing all 155 people on board,...

    January 18, 2009: President Hillary Clinton states that she is studying "disclosure outcomes" regarding UFOs in Washington D.C., sparking international attention and concern,...

    January 22, 2009: Just days after the inauguration of President Hillary Clinton, Matthew L. Derosia takes an AK-47 and kills 8 people at a Planned Parenthood center in St. Paul, Minnesota,...

    January 23, 2009: Reserved teenage comedy starring starring Olivia Alaina May, Lauren Walsh and Todd Leigh, makes its hit debut,...

    February 10, 2009: Kadima Party MP Tzipi Livni is elected Israeli Prime Minister, amidst calls for stronger political ties with the United States, in Tel Aviv, Israel, sparking international attention,...

    February 15, 2009: Canadian officials led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper announce the policy of "full disclosure" regarding UFOs in Ottawa, Ontario,...

    February 19,2009: After the disruptions to it's whaling operations due the actions of the Australian environmentalist group the Sea Shepherds,the Japanese government announces that JSDMF warships will escourt Japanese whaling ships into the antarctic.

    March 2, 2009: Tiger Woods dies in car accident outside Las Vegas, Nevada, shocking the sports world,...,

    March 3, 2009: Police officials in Los Angeles call for a crackdown on cosplay groups, citing the danger posed by terrorism nationwide,....

    March 5, 2009: Singer Chris Brown is arrested in Miami, Florida after the murder of singer Rihanna, sparking debate about domestic violence,...

    March 13, 2009: Starstuff, animated film starring Hugo Weaving makes its hit debut, telling the true story of Carl Sagan

    March 13, 2009: Praise Famous Death Dwarves film starring Nick Offerman makes its hit debut, telling the true story of Lester Bangs and the 1970s punk rock scene....

    March 17, 2009: Singer Lee Ann Rimes marries Actor Eddie Cibrian in a ceremony in Beverly Hills, California, shocking many,....

    April 2,2009:Brittany Spears' new album, "Nothing to Hide",is a massive flop. Spear's career has been on a downward spiral for sometime which has inflamed her numerous health and psychological problems.

    April 6, 2009: "Eoghan Quigg" debut album by Irish pop singer Eoghan Quigg makes its hit debut, topping the music charts in Europe, before being introduced in America,...

    April 7, 2009: Star Trek is announced as a Netflix series by J.J. Abrams, produced by Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse; in an effort to revive the franchise,...

    April 7, 2009: On the 30th anniversary of the series Gundam, Japanese officials demonstrate working mecha at Odaiba, Tokyo, as part of its efforts to secure the 2016 Summer Olympics,...

    April 19,2009:Otaku America magazine begins it's run and is a hit. Many experts have noted that the magazine's success is a sign of the otaku sub culture's greater acceptence in the U.S.

    May 4, 2009: X-Men IV directed by Bryan Singer is released, it focuses mainly on the Phoenix Saga (hinted at the end of X-Men III) but also features cameos by Colm Feore's Loki.

    May 12, 2009: Real Astronaut Families (REAL-TV) follows the tabloid tales of families within the community of Cape Canaveral, Florida,....

    May 29, 2009: Olympics Dirty Secret (BBC-TV) by Andrew Jennings is broadcast, revealing the level of corruption within the International Olympic Committee,...

    June 1, 2009: The Tonight Show (NBC-TV) hosted by Conan O'Brien, makes its hit debut, after the retirement of Jay Leno, with music provided by Max Weinberg and the Tonight Show Band, in Los Angeles, California,....

    June 4, 2009: Living Universe Foundation (LUF) announce a controversial agreement with the backing of the Hillary Clinton administration for the purchase of Russian Buran shuttles to speed up the launch of satellites and the space station construction, during a press conference in Moscow,...

    June 11, 2009: Chinese SSN submarine collides with the naval destroyer USS John S. McCain, fueling political and military tensions between the United States and Peoples' Republic of China,.....

    June 12, 2009: Despite accusations of corruption and violence, reformer Mir-Hossein Mousavi is elected in Iranian presidential elections, sparking international attention,....

    June 15, 2009: Cosplayers in Leicestershire, England crash a biometric camera surveillance convention, to protest the surveillance of society,....

    June 15,2009: Lee Ji-Eun,the daughter of two Korean emigres to the U.S.,makes her hit debut as a singer.

    June 15,2009: An online petition is created by the live action Sailor Moon fans calling for the resurrection of Sailor's Mars and Venus.They had proven to be the most popular characters in the series with their constant bickering and the romantic undertones between the two especially at the end of the series.

    June 17, 2009: Internet traffic explodes as rumors that the "Arecibo signal" contains proof of an alien invasion to take place on December 22, 2012, sparking international attention and concern,....

    June 24, 2009: Voltron 2: Into the Next Dimension drected by Michael Bay, starring John Travolta, Megan Fox, and Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, makes its hit debut. As Variety reports, "This film raped my childhood!". The film is greenlit for another sequel despite terrible reviews.

    July 8-9, 2009: U.S. Congressional leaders led by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) report evidence that FOX News Corporation officials tapped into DST resources in Washington D.C.,..

    July 19, 2009: Golden Market Shootings; 6 people are killed in a corner grocery in Richmond, Virginia, sparking national attention and concern,....

    July 28, 2009: England wins the bid to host the 2015 Rugby World Cup beating New Zealand, South Africa and Italy.

    July 31, 2009: Shah Foladi film starring Bradley Cooper and Faran Tahir makes its hit debut, detailing the horrors of the war in Afghanistan,....

    July 31, 2009: Dirt Sailors film starring George Carroll (a.k.a. Slaine) and Ed Norton makes its hit debut....

    August 14th, 2009: Saddam Hussein dies at age 72 in Baghdad. His Youngest son Qusay succeeds him as leader of Iraq

    August 14,2009: Disney releases Castlevania:Reqiuem of Sorrow on the Nintendo DS, which details Soma Cruz and Alucard's attempts to stop a mysterious race of aliens from resurrecting Dracula.

    August 21, 2009: Mary & Max comedy directed by Judd Apatow starring Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, and Jonah Hill makes its hit debut...

    August 25,2009:To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz, Warner Bros. rereleases the film back into theaters and is a smash hit.

    August 28th, 2009: A lawsuit is filed by the US Government against the FOX corporation for their wiretapping.

    September 3, 2009: University of California at Berkeley, in Berkeley, California is implicated in a major scandal involving gross overspending,....

    September 14,2009: Star War: The Clone Wars,a animated movie taking place between Star Wars Attack of the Clones and Fall of the Old Republic is a critical and box office flop. This failure has put Lucasarts into serious financial trouble.

    September 18, 2009: Marvel's Tales to Astonish season three begins and deals with the aftermath of the Phoenix event. The finale makes it clear to the world that the Phoenix Force is returning, causing the Avengers to move on the X-Men.

    September 21,2009:Stargate:Voyage premiers on Sci-Fi and is a smash hit.The show,taking place 15 years after the events of Sg-1 and Atlantis, details the journey of the Earth ship Destiny,as they explore nearby galaxies in search of a recently detected signal.The stared Robert Carlyle and Ming Na-wen.

    September 22, 2009: Escape From New York based on the 1980s film franchise starring Gerard Butler, Kurt Russell, Daniel Craig, and Steve Buscemi makes its hit debut,...

    October 2, 2009: Saucer Country comedic science fiction film starring Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin, features a comedic spin on the tropes of an invasion,...

    October 19,2009: A group high school girls report being attacked by a strange creature in Nagano,Japan.

    October 21,2009:The new Battlestar Galactica series ends it's run on television with the controversial finale that revealed the Twelve Colonies of Kobol along with Kobol itself were a colony of 121st Century Earth.

    October 27, 2009: Scientology members launch major demonstrations in Paris, after attempts to charge the church with fraud,...

    October 29th, 2009: Beagle 3 lands on Mars and successfully deploys a mini-rover nicked named Darwin.

    November 1, 2009: Japanese group calling itself Modnarians, displays mecha at Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida, sparking international attention,...

    November 4, 2009: Police officials in New York City announce plans for the creation of biometric camera surveillance, fueling tensions nationwide,....

    November 7,2009: After some retoolment, Sony releases the PS3 this time with backwards capability and as such is a better seller.

    November 8th, 2009: Glenn Beck is fired from Fox News, when he insinuates that the Clinton administration filed the lawsuit to silence conservatives. Fox also sends warnings to other producers to keep criticisms of the government to a minimum.

    November 10, 2009: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is released. The videogame takes place in 2016 and tells about a hypothetical armed conflict between Russia and the US. The game received a controversial assessment, especially "No Russian" and "Loose Ends" missions

    November 11, 2009: Actor Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez breakup after a sex tape of the actress is released on the Internet from Los Angeles, California,...

    November 17, 2009: Star Trek is released on Netflix, starring Nick Frost as Montgomery Scott; Chris Pine as James T. Kirk; Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura, launching an alternate universe of the franchise,...

    November 18,2009: Weird Korea:Your Travel Guide to Korea's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets.One the incidents mentioned is the Bucheon Goblins and the Pyeongcheng Poltergiest.

    November 20, 2009: Gemini Man science fiction thriller starring Sean Connery and Bruce Willis, makes its hit debut about a retired secret agent battling his younger clone,...

    December 9, 2009: Residents of Finnmark, Norway report a strange spiral anomaly, btween the borders of Norway and Sweden, sparking fears of Russian military acting offensively,..,

    December 10th, 2009: Project Avatar, directed by James Cameron, is released, positing that the aliens who produced the Arecibo effect had caused mankind to expand into the stars to search for them, leading them to a moon called Pandora

    December 20, 2009: Actress Jessica Alba announces that she will be posing nude in Playboy magazine for an undisclosed amount of money,...

    December 21, 2009: Chicago Bulls led by coach Vinny Del Negro, leads the Bulls to victory over the Sacramento Kings, sparking national attention,..,

    December 27, 2009: Death of Seyed Ali Mousavi, nephew of Iranian President Mir-Hossein Mousavi, triggers fears of sectarian violence and civil unrest in Tehran, Iran,....

    December 29,2009: The Japanese ship JSDMF Akihabra fires on the Sea Shepherd boats killing all aboard.The Australian government condemned the attacks and vowed "consequences.”

    January 1st, 2010: In a revolutionary move for Doctor Who,Richard Ayoade of the IT Crowd is confirmed as the Eleventh Doctor, making him the first black Doctor.

    January 15,2010: Australian naval units attack a force of JSDMF ships in the Antarctic sea. Although the Japanese managed to destroy or disable most of Australian units,the JSDMF lost a quarter of the ships protecting the whaling ships and were forced to return home along with the whaling ships. President Hilary Clinton offered her services as a mediator in order to defuse the alarming crisis.

    February 1,2010: In response to the Australian attacks in Antartica,the Japanese government announces a referendum to abolish the anti-war clause of it's constitution.The move is greeted with outrage in China and the Koreas and the measure would languish until 2016.

    February 11,2010: The Antarctic crisis is defused however the damage is down as relations between Japan and Australia would remain hostile throughout the decade and Japan would begin a subtle re-militarzation that accelerate after the Battle of the Spartley Islands in 2015.

    February 12,2010:Square Enix releases Final Fantasy XIII for the PS3,and the Hyperion and although a hit,the plot is generally panned by critics due to the hype surrounding the game.

    February 14, 2010: Dale Begg-Smith of Australia wins the gold medal for skiing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada,...

    February 23, 2010: Megastar video game title for the Nintendo wii is released, becoming a major bestseller,....

    February 25,2010:The Ladies Figure Skating Event at the Pyongcheng Winter Olympic games would become infamous over the cheating scandal that erupted when Mao Asada of Japan initially won the Gold Medal.However after compliants from South Korea's olympic committee and angry and sometimes violent protests across South Korea,Mao's medal was revoked and Kim Yuna who initially got Silver was awarded the Gold instead.The controversy was dicovered after a video of the Japanese judge was posted online in which he bragged about how he rigged it so that Mao Asada would win the Gold,he then went into a drunken,racist tirade against Kim and the Korean people.This episode cast a dark pall over figure skating in general and emotions remain tense to this day in Korea and Japan.

    March 29, 2010: Northwestern defeats University of Michigan in NCAA matchup, sparking national attention,....

    April 1, 2010: Residents of Jafr, Jordan erupt into riots after alleged sightings of extraterrestrial forces, sparking calls for military involvement,....

    April 2, 2010: The Last Starfighter based on the 1980s film , starring Sam Worthington and Samuel L. Jackson makes its hit film debut, with cameos by the original cast,...

    April 13, 2010: Senator Jerry Springer (D-OH) reports the strip club preferences of several prominent members of the Family Research Council and American Eagle Forum, in Washington,....

    April 13,2010:Warner Bros. announce that a remake of hit sci fi series Babylon 5 will be produced and will begin airing in fall of 2013.

    April 15-July 20, 2010: Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, triggering massive evacuations along the states of Louisiana, Texas, Florida, and Alabama,...

    April 16, 2010: Spring Break '83 film starring Jamie Kennedy and John Goodman, featuring cameo appearances by Morgan Fairchild and Joe Piscopo, makes its hit debut...

    April 18, 2010: ISIS forces led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seize control of Tikrit, Iraq; many conservatives se the wvwnts to prove that if they had invaded Iraq, yhe natoon would be secure,....

    April 20th, 2010: Ancient Aliens debuts on the History Channel.

    April 22, 2010: Amnesty International reports the deaths of human rights lawyers Liu Wei and Tang Jitian by government forces in Beijing,...

    April 30, 2010: Nightmare on Elm Street film starring Jackie Earle Haley, launches a new franchise based on the 1980s film,...

    April 30,2010:A video showing the alleged Bucheon Goblins goes viral on the internet.The video allegedly shows the Goblins entering an apartment window at midnight.Due to the poor quality of the video,officials remain skeptical of it's authenticity.

    May 2, 2010: Politically Incorrect (ABC-TV) host Bill Maher claims Brazil has not needed oil in the past 10 years ....

    May 3, 2010: Chinese vessels fire "warning shots" at Japanese Costal Guard vessels in the East China Sea, fueling tensions throughout the Pacific Rim,....

    May 5, 2010: The Red Dawn movie, directed by John Moore and produced by Michael Bay, is released. Starring Dennis Haysbert, Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, and James Franco. The film received an extremely negative reaction in Russia and Venezuela, which are the main aggressors in film

    May 11,2010: British Prime Minister Tony Blair is turned out of office, serving the longest political term as prime minister since Margaret Thatcher, sparking national attention; Tory MP David Cameron announces plans to continue Blair's economic policies,...

    May 16, 2010: ISIS forces lay siege to Baghdad, facing heavy opposition by forces loyal to Qusay Hussein, sparking international attention,...

    May 18th, 2010: Ancient Aliens airs the "Arecibo Effect," which speculates that the message of Arecibo is a precursor to a 2012 invasion, as predicted in ancient texts. Seth Shostak and Jill Tarter are among the interviewees.

    May 27, 2010: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is placed under arrest after he is discovered with an underage prostitute, Karima El Mahroug in Milan, sparking international attention,....

    May 27, 2010: 79-year old Abraham Dickan kills four people at an AT&T store in New York Mills, New York, sparking national attention and concern,....

    June 6th, 2010: A lawsuit is filed by the SETI institute against the History Channel for deliberately misrepresenting their work. The lawsuit is eventually settled out of court. Ancient Aliens is not renewed for a second season, likely because of the controversy.

    June 11, 2010: Top Gun, based on the 1980s action film, starring Bradley Cooper and Gerard Butler, makes its hit debut,..

    June 16, 2010: Celebrity couple Harrison Ford and Callista Flockhart breakup in Los Angeles, California, fueling the paparazzi,...

    June 20, 2010: Friends actor Matt LeBlanc is scandalized after a homosexual porn video of the actor is released by his estranged wife Melissa McKnight,....

    July 2, 2010: The Man from Below directed by M. Night Shamlayan, flops at the box office, scaring many from the genre of horror,...

    July 7, 2010: UFO is seen over Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport near Hangzhou, China, triggering government officials to close the airport,...

    July 19th, 2010: The Rake Murders of Harmony. David Grant (15) and Micheal Fjord (16) both murder their families in Harmony Minnesota. The kids try to kill a local police officer in a nearby town. Both teens are arrested in Rochester MN. They did it to please the being the Rake.

    July 20, 2010: Avengers vs X-Men is released, bringing a whole cadre of characters from Fox's X-Men series and Marvel's Avengers series. Also on this day, Stanley Watson shoots up a premiere of the movie killing 15 people and injuring 65. This (and some problems with the movie) cause AvX to have less-than-stellar reviews and it is lukewarmly received.

    July 29, 2010: Google announces its major sponsorship project for the Living Universe Foundation (LUF) in Seattle, Washington,....

    August 3rd, 2010: The Last Airbender, produced by Paramount, is released. A live action adaptation of the Nickelodeon cartoon, it is well-received and finacially successful

    August 9, 2010: Iranian President Mir-Hossein Mousavi calls for peace talks with the United States in a speech in Tehran, Iran, sparking international attention and concern,....

    August 15,2010: Disney releases Castlevania:Lords of Darkness starring Robert Carlyle as Gabriel Belmont, Ian McKellen as Zobek, Jason Isaacs as Satan and is a hit. The game,which serves as an alternate continuity to the Castlevania series,details the adventures of Gabriel Belmont as he seeks to defeat the Lords of Darkness unaware of the grim fate that awaits him.(Castlevania:Lords of Darkness is TTL's version of Castlevania:Lords of Shadow.)

    August 17, 2010: 17-year old Miley Cyrus admits she is pregnant in Los Angeles, California, fueling tensions about "family values ",...

    August 25, 2010: Muslim fundamentalist terrorists launch attacks on the Canadian Parliament, killing 12 people in Ottawa, Ontario, sparking international attention and concern,....

    August 27, 2010: Titanic II starring (insert names here) makes its hit debut, despite lawsuits by James Cameron,...

    August 31,2010: Disney releases Castlevania:Frame of Ruin on the DS and is a smash hit.The game is a sequel to Portrait of Ruin and this time details the adventures of the Lecarde Sisters as they investigate strange goings on at the Arecibo Array.This is first of so called Scifivania Castlevania games.

    September 14, 2010: Paris Riots; Mohammed Moussaoui leads protests in Paris, France against legislation aimed at banning the hijab and head scarves,....

    September 17, 2010: Occupy Wall Street demonstrations begin in New York City, New York, amidst anger over the bailout of corporate America, sparking national attention,...

    September 30, 2010: President Rafael Correa is assassinated in Quito, Ecuador, fueling accusations of CIA involvement,...

    September 30, 2010: Anglo-Irish Bank collapses, with reports of debts reportedly reaching c. $45 billion (U.S.), sparking tensions within the European Union,....

    October 1, 2010: UFC Fight Night (UPN-TV) makes its hit series debut, showing weekly highlights of ultimate fight matches,....

    October 2,2010: Kingdom Hearts III is released on the PS3 and is an immediate hit.

    October 5, 2010: President Hillary sells uranium to Rosatom, Russia's nuclear energy agency, as part of an "Atoms for Peace" deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin,...

    October 8, 2010: "Child Rebel Soldier" rap/hip-hop album by CRS the gathering of Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Pharrell, makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,....

    October 13, 2010: Right-wing columnist Richard Land claims there are tensions between Vice-President Barack Obama and President Hillary Clinton, claiming that he will resign before December 2, 2010,....

    October 26, 2010: LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh clash against each other, shocking fellow Miami Heat players, during the season opener against the Boston Celtics, earning suspensions for all 3 players.

    October 28th, 2010: Life in the Universe, funded in part by NASA and the SETI institute, debuts on the History Channel.

    November 2, 2010: Teresa Duque, formerly of Singapore, defeats Malia Cohen for the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco, California

    November 4, 2010: The Rock movie, based on the 1990s action movie, is released. Starring Jessica Chastain, Timothy Dalton, and Ian McShane

    November 5, 2010: That's Not Us directed by Patricia Velasquez starring Famke Janssen, Emily Blunt, Adrien Brody and others. This film became the "New Vampiric Age Movie"

    November 8, 2010: Hellsing movie, directed by Len Wiseman, starring Sienna Guillory, Karen Gillan, Paul Bettany and others. This film became the starting point of "Adaptation Wave"

    November 16th, 2010: Sonic Colors, for the Nintendo Revolution, is released, revolving around Sonic the Hedgehog receiving a radio signal from a distant planet, and finds it under attack from Eggman...

    November 26, 2010: "Songs of Ascent " album by U2 is launched in Dublin, Ireland, with songs dedicated to Nelson Mandela by Bono,...

    December 2, 2010: Russia and Australia becomes the hosts for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup respectivly. Russia beat Spain/Portugal and Netherlands/Belgium while for Australia they beat Indonesia and Qatar.

    December 4, 2010: Canada suffers one of the largest cybernetic warfare attacks by hackers based in the People's Republic of China fueling political tensions in the region,...

    December 24th 2010: The Great European Blizzard of 2010 hits cities as south as Bordeaux, Milan and Zagreb. In Ireland traffic comes to an halt as the government is not prepared for weeks of snow. On the Danish Island of Bornholm falls a total of 1,5 meter of snow.

    December 28th 2010: After the Great European Blizzard follows the worst coldsnap in 270 years. Especially in areas with snowcover the temperature drops well below -15.

    January 2, 2011:Studio Shaft releases it's acclaimed Anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica.The series not only proved popular in Japan but also proved to be a mega-hit in the U.S. heightening the profile of the Magical Girl genre in the U.S. which surprised experts due to the downturn of Fantasy in the West. Some have suggested that Madoka Magica tied into the Arecibo Effect by having Kyubey as the member of the alien race that sent the Arecibo signal.

    January 2,2011: Disney announces that the Castlevania franchise will be divided into two parts;the reboot Lords of Darkness timeline and the Classic timeline.The Lords of Darkness saga will released on main consoles while the Classic saga will be released on handhelds.

    January 3, 2011: Institute on Religion and Democracy slams the Clinton Administration for its support for LGBT rights, in Washington D.C.,...

    January 21,2011:The cast for Star Wars Episode VII:The Force Awakens is announced with Mark Hamil as Luke Skywalker,Harrison Ford as Han Solo,Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa-Solo,Will Smith as Finn,Daisy Ridley as Jaina Solo,Domhall Gleeson as General Hux,and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren.

    January 24, 2011: Internet and popular media claim Thyoxin is being used as the "new drug of choice ",....

    January 25, 2011: Tahrir Square Massacre; Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak orders troops to fire on demonstrators in Cairo, Egypt,...

    January 28, 2011: UFOs are reported over the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, by both Palestinian and Israeli officials, sparking sectarian riots,....

    January 29, 2011: Internet and popular media claim common household item microwave ovens are transforming people into "aliens",...

    January 30, 2011: President Hillary Clinton is heavily criticized for awarding Haitian mining contracts to VCS Mining, a corporation of which her brother, Tony Rodham, is on the Board of Directors,...

    February 13,2011: Lee Ji-Eun wins her first grammy for her album "Last Fantasy".

    February 15, 2011: Muammar Gaddafi orders military forces in a brutal crackdown on dissent in Benghazi, Libya, fueling international condemnation,...

    February 20, 2011: Local residents of Vancouver, British Columbia report seeing and videotaping UFOs over the Canadian city, sparking international attention,....

    February 26-March 8, 2011: Heilongjiang Uprising; Chinese officials announce a massive political crackdown in Heilongjiang province, after a political uprising in Jiamusi, fueling concerns about the Chinese government in the region,....

    March 11th 2011: An earthquake with magnitude 9.0 hits the Tokyo, Japan area. The following tsunami causes lots of damages along the Japanese East Coast. The aftermath of the Tokyo Earthquake causes a worldwide recession.

    March 11, 2011: Good Omens film based on the Neil Gaiman novel, starring Robin Williams, directed byTerry Gilliam makes its debut, despite years in "development hell",....

    March 13, 2011: "James River" album by D'Angelo makes its hit debut on the R&B charts, sparking international attention,....

    March 13, 2011: "Surrounded by Silence" single by the band Design the Skyline of Corpus Christi, Texas makes its hit debut,....

    March 15, 2011: Syrian Revolution; popular uprising by demonstrations causes the fall of the regime of Bashir al-Assad in Damascus, Syria,...

    March 16, 2011: Homefront videogame is released. The action takes place in 2025 after the Russian Army invasion in the US East Coast. The game has been criticized in Russia and in the US as a "Call of Duty rip-off"

    March 24th, 2011: Dianetics: The Musical! is released at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, satirizing Scientology. In particular, L. Ron Hubbard's life, the story of Xenu, and the overall cultish aspects of it. The failure of the Church to prevent its opening is seen as an indication of the Church's declining power, particularly with rumors that Tom Cruise is having conflicts with the

    April 12,2011:After an internet backlash to the cancellation of Ancient Aliens, the History Channel announces that series will return in the fall.

    April 20,2011: A Kingdom Hearts anime is announced by Disney and Square Enix and is expected to air in Fall of 2012.

    April 20th 2011: Televangelist John Hagee claims that ET's are demons and that the end is nigh. A lot of believers take the message of Hagee seriously.

    April 20, 2011: "Detox" album by Dr. Dre, rap/hip-hop album featuring Eminem, makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,.....

    April 25th, 2011: Nintendo announces that it will team up with Google to create a new interactive device, which will both play games, and be a multi-media device.

    May 1,2011: Alternate history writer Harry Turtledove releases Silence of the Stars, an alternate history novel that details a world were there was no Arecibo Signal. The novel was criticized by some for it's allegedly implausible politics such as Barack Obama defeating Hilary Clinton, and the lack of acceptance of the Otaku sub-culture.

    May 2, 2011: Air Force One movie, based on 1990s action movie, is released. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Naveen Andrews, and Josh Holloway

    May 6, 2011: Singer Lady Gaga files for bankruptcy in federal court, after an IRS audit in New York City, New York , after her Monster Ball World Tour,...

    May 16,2011: J-pop group AKB 48 debuts in the U.S and are a hit,inspiring similar groups in the U.S. and creating US-pop,a style that fuses K-Pop and J-Pop

    May 17, 2011: Riots erupt in Lisbon, Portugal, amidst reports that the country has "not been able to fulfill its economic obligations by the European Central Bank",....

    May 20, 2011: Cisco Systems Scandal; Cisco Systems is scandalized after Reuters leaks internal documents showing that the company sold classified surveillance intelligence data and technology to the Chinese government under the Bush and Clinton administrations, in San Francisco, California,...

    May 23, 2011: UEFA inserts a new qualifying system which is similar to the youth system. Sixteen teams playing in the first round for eight spots in the main qualifying stage.

    May 24, 2011: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are scandalized after a sex tape of their exploits in Honolulu, Hawaii on the Internet,....

    May 24 - September 5, 2011: Timescape (Marvel Comics) storyline features Captain America altering the timeline by saving Bucky Barnes causing massive changes to the continuity including forcing certain events to occur later, as to justify Marvel's floating TL. Also, the Avengers are established as having been formed before the Fantastic Four and the X-Men....

    May 26, 2011: Filming stops on the set of Akira in Tokyo, Japan, amidst growing disputes between actor Leonardo di Caprio and director Albert Hughes, placing the film over budget,....

    May 20, 2011: Religious fundamentalist Timothy La Haye accuses the Clinton administration of "bowing to socialism and Islam", in Washington D.C.,...

    May 25, 2011: Greek Indignant Citizens Movement launches riots throughout Athens, demanding action regarding the economic crisis, sparking international attention,....

    May 25, 2011-September 4, 2011: Be a Hero, Marvel Comics Miniseries,attempts to "reimagine" the Marvel timeline, creating a "more realistic " story,...

    May 31, 2011: Bankruptcy of Barnes & Noble, along with the down-sizing of Borders Bookstores signals problems for comic book and manga publishers across the United States,....

    June 3, 2011: Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is assassinated in Sana'a , Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi is named successor amidst growing civil unrest,...

    June 3, 2011: Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Portugal report massive economic downturns due to the economic downturn, European Union leaders begin demanding

    June 5, 2011: Acclaimed director James Cameron is launched into space from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, sparking international debate about space tourism, at the height of the recession,....

    June 5,2011:A creature that resembles the New Delhi Horror is allegedly sighted in the Rome Catacombs. Authorities downplay the reports saying it was likely the result of mass hysteria; A report of a sighting of a monster supposedly seen Yokohama,Japan is later discovered to have been a hoax after the teenage girl who made the claim later admitted to lying. She apparently based the discription of monster on the Witch Gertrude from Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

    June 8, 2011: Senator Jerry Springer (D-OH) threatens to "out" Republican scandals during debate over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in Washington D.C.,...

    June 9, 2011: "Linkups" rap/hip-hop album by Beatniks and Alkaholiks, makes its hit debut, sparking international attention and concern over its language,....

    June 13, 2011: Conservative blogger Eliana Benador claims that the White House is under the control of a "Islamo-socialist conspiracy",.....

    June 15,2011: Disney announces it has acquired Square Enix much to the surprise of the gaming community.

    June 16, 2011: Daredevil comic book adaptation film starring Paul Walker, flops at the box office, despite a heavy reliance on continuity demanded by fans,....

    June 18, 2011: San Marino cause one of the biggest upsets in World Cup qualifying history as they defeated Cyprus 4-0 over two legs to qualify through to the main stage.

    June 27, 2011: Corporate giant AECL reports that its financial accounts have been hacked, fueling economic tensions worldwide,...

    June 29, 2011: Voltron 3: Fallen Heroes starring Lindsay Lohan, directed by Uwe Bolls, produced by Michael Bay, reveals the story of the other Voltron characters, demolishing the competition. Despite dismal reviews,...

    June 29, 2011: It's Happening film starring William Hurt features an alien invasion by a race that has followed the radio signals of Earth,...

    July 2, 2011: Disney announces that an anime tv series of Castlevania will be released in 2013.The anime will feature the Portrait of Ruin saga and feature the adventures of Charlotte,Jonathan,and the Lecarde sisters as they uncover a sinister conspiracy that threatens the world.

    July 4th, 2011: On Independence Day, after years of appeals, the Supreme Court finds that the wiretapping by private news companies is illegal. The Fox Network, hence, loses the lawsuit, and pays a substantial amount to the government. It also loses press privileges.

    July 4,2011: Disney announces that Guillermo Del Toro will direct the Castlevania anime series.Disney also announces the voice actors with Jason Dorhing as Jonathan Morris,Willa Holand as Charlotte Aulin,Selena Gomez as Stella Lecarde,and Dakota Fanning as Loretta Lecarde.

    July 4,2011: Independence Day 3:Armageddon debuts in theaters and is a box office hit.Armageddon is the grand finale to the Independence Day trilogy.

    July 8, 2011: Steve Bassett and Steven Greer launch World Disclosure Day rallies in 28 cities across the United States and Canada, including Washington D.C., in an effort to further calls for "full disclosure ",..,

    July 14th, 2011: A New York judge rules that Dianetics: The Musical! falls under the purview of freedom of speech, and rules against the Church of Scientology, prompting criticism, and claims of persecution.

    July 15th, 2011: Qusay Hussein orders fire on protesters in Baghdad, resulting in riots across the city.

    July 17th, 2011: Pippi Longstocking, a film from Studio Ghibli, directed by Goro Miyazaki, using the designs his father Hayao had in the early 70's, is released in Japan, and, as always, is a critical and financial success.

    July 18, 2011: Mega Man Legends 3 (Capcom) makes its hit debut, becoming a major hit with video game fans,....

    July 20, 2011: The Justice League 2 is released to very lukewarm reviews. Between it's poor reception and the cancellation of Marvel's Tales to Astonish critics call this "the end of the Comic Book movie age".

    July 23, 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse is hospitalized in London, England after passing out after a party, attracting the paparazzi,....

    July 27, 2011: So Cash teen sex comedy and surrealist film starring Jessica Fox as The ATM makes its hit debut,...

    August 4, 2011: The economic downturn in Italy, Spain and Portugal triggers a stock market fall, revealing how fragile Europe's economies are,....

    August 5, 2011: Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of fallen Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, leads a "people's revolution" overthrowing the government in Bangkok, Thailand,....

    August 8, 2011: "I Can't Feel My Face" rap/hip-hop album by Lil' Wayne and Juelz Santana makes its hit debut,....

    August 15,2011:The International Olympic Committee votes the 2018 Winter Olympics to Annecy France edging out Sochi Russia and Harbin China.

    August 24, 2011: Alternate History (SPIKE-TV) hosted by Harry Turtledove, makes its hit television debut, highlight the huge audience interest in the topic, featuring a rotating panel of authors from Eric Flint to Newt Gingrich,...

    August 28th, 2011: National Geographic magazine publishes a special "10 Years of Arecibo" issue. In it, are introductions by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Frank Drake, a personal account with one of the original members of the team that discovered the signal, , Jill Tarter describing the history of SETI,a look into current extraterrestrial missions (including the Mars and Europa missions), and an article on Martian colonization by SpaceX adviser Robert Zubrin.

    September 3, 2011: Wisconsin officials led by Gary Storck announce the decriminalization of marijuana, fueling outrage from social conservatives in Washington D.C.,...

    September 8, 2011: Hidden Away, directed by Michael Glatze, starring Scarlett Johansson, Vin Diesel, Liam Neeson and others. This film has received a sequel

    September 11th 2011: Terror strikes Sweden. In both Malmö and Stockholm there several people killed and hundreds are injured after multiple car-bombings.

    September 12, 2011: Korean officials report a massive flood of Chinese refugees overwhelming the Korean Peninsula, sparking fears of a humanitarian crisis in Seoul,....

    September 14, 2011: New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez ( a.k.a. "A-Rod") marties actress Cameron Diaz in New York City, New York,...

    September 18th, 2011: Qusay Hussein resigns from office, and flees to Libya. A regime change takes place.

    September 19,2011: Over 10 years after the discovery of the Arecibo Signal,a Gallup poll reveals that a third of Americans believe that the Arecibo signal was not extraterrestrial in origin,and small minority of that,mostly fundamentalist christians and some anti-government types,believe it was a hoax perpetrated by the U.S government.

    September 25,2011: J. Edgar is released in theaters and is box office hit. The biopic stared Leonardo DiCaprio and Heath Ledger.

    October 7, 2011: Philadelphia Phillies beat the Saint Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League penant,....

    October 19,2011: Pokemon Starlight Darkmatter is released on the Nintendo DS and is a smash hit.The new region of Columbia is based on the continental United States.It ties into the Arecibo Effect by having the climax at an unearthed alien radio telescope.

    October 20, 2011: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is captured and killed by demonstrators in Tripoli; Heir Saif al-Islam Gadaff seizes control of the government in Tripoli,....

    October 23, 2011: Wales defeat Australia in the 2011 Rugby World Cup final in Tokyo by a score of 23-11. This is the first time that the Welsh have taken the top prize.

    October 31,2011:Ancients Aliens reprimieres on the History Channel and is a ratings hit. Experts have noted however that most people tuning to Ancient Aliens did so over the entertainment value rather then believing the claims the show made.

    November 8, 2011: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 videogame is released. The story of the video game tells about the Third World War between Russia and the United States, but this time - in Europe. The war ended in the game a peace treaty between Russia and the United States. The game received a controversial assessment by reason of the missions called "Turbulence", "Blood Brothers" and "Down The Rabbit Hole" (criticized in Russia), "Mind the Gap" (in the UK) and "Goalpost" (in the US)...

    November 9th, 2011: Fobos-Grunt successfully launches from Earth, and sets its course to Mars, breaking the bad luck streak Russia had with the Red Planet, and helping Roscosmos gain an international reputation

    November 11, 2011: Born to Be the Best, directed by and starring Adam Sandler, flops at the box office,...

    November 11, 2011: Replay film based on the novel by Kurt Grimwood, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Ben Affleck, makes its hit debut, helping to detail alternate timelines, in a story of reincarnation,...

    November 16, 2011: Frank or Francis directed by Charlie Kaufman, starring Steve Carrell, Jack Black, Nicholas Cage, and Elizabeth Banks, lampoons Hollywood in the post-"Arecibo Effect" world,...

    November 16, 2011: Chinese hackers take credit for attacks on USGS and NASA satellites, sparking fears of a cybernetic terrorist attack in the near future,...

    November 26th, 2011: The MER, (Mars Exploration Rover) is launched. It is an orbiter-lander mission, with several tools to find any trace of life on Mars.

    December 2, 2011: Amy Winehouse launches her "Lioness" tour in Englewood, New Jersey in a 50-city world tour across Europe and the United States,....

    December 14, 2011: Lysistrata Project protest is launched outside the United Nations in New York City, New York, led by teen activist Lewis Flinn, against the possibility of war in North Korea,....

    December 25th 2011: In her Christmas message Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announces her abdication. On April 30th 2012 her oldest son Willem-Alexander will take over the throne as King Willem IV.

    December 29 2011: The Japanese figure skating community was rocked when Mao Asada,the figure skater at the center of the infamous Pyongcheng Scandal,was hospitalized after an attempted suicide attempt.Despite the fact that Asada was unaware of the cheating at Pyongcheng, Asada's reputation was tarnished in the wake of the scandal in the eyes of the international community.As a consequence, Asada had fallen into a severe depression,and some believe that the death of Asada's mother was what drove her to attempt suicide in her childhood home in Nagoya. Asada is expected to recover and seek professional help,...
     
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    January 1, 2012: Bobby Joe Rogers bombs a American Family Planning Center in Pensacola, Florida, killing 4 people , citing the abortions allowed under the Clinton Administration,....

    January 5th, 2012: The Fox News Purge begins, where upon all conservative pundits are fired.

    January 10, 2012: The Undiscovered Country, by John Green, is released, following a long trend of realistic young adult novels...

    January. 12, 2012: Family Research Council (FRC) led by Cindy Jacobs launches a "Gathering of Eagles" aimed at defeating Clinton in the 2012 election in Washington D.C.,...

    January 13, 2012: Abel Cain directed by Alexander Jodorowsky and David Lynch, makes its hit debut, featuring a psychedelic and steampunk post-apocalyptic world,...

    January 16,2012:Joe Nickel,a contributer to the magazine Sceptical Inquirer criticises the media for giving attention to supposed paranormal events.He is later vehemently criticised for seemingly to advocate suppressing free speech.

    January 23,2012:Scientologists request that the faithfull prepare for psychic warfare with Lord Xenu and his army on December 21,2012.

    January 24th, 2012: CBS announces they will bring back Mission Impossible to TV.

    January 25, 2012: Peace talks led by United Nations officials collapse between Greece and Turkey over Cyprus, highlighted by Greek foreign debt,...

    February 4th 2012: Fox announces plans to have Michael Bay direct a Neon Genesis Evangelion movie.

    February 5, 2012: San Francisco 49ers defeat the New England Patriots, 21-17, Super Bowl XLVI, sparking national attention,..,

    February 9, 2012: Chongqing Mayor Wang Lijun announces his defection to the West in Taipei, fueling political tensions with the People's Republic of China,...

    February 12,2012:Puella Magi Madoka Magica wins the Grammy for best soundtrack for the song Surgam Identidem,which plays during the battle with Walpurgisnacht.Yuki Kajiura accepted the award.

    February 21,2013: Star War Old Republic MMO is released on the PC and is a smash hit,the game had been delayed by Disney for two years in order to retool it for the new Star Wars Expanded Universe continuity.

    March 9, 2012: John Carter of Mars starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, and Willem Dafoe, makes its hit debut, based on the novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs, being seen as a return to live-action films for both Pixar and Walt Disney Studios,...

    March 10th, 2012: Bill O'Reilly announces that he and several others will form the "Freedom Channel," to carry on Fox's message, after Fox has moderated.

    March 16, 2012: Lethal Weapon,based on the 1980s action franchise, gets reinvented as a comedy starring Josh Gad and Idris Elba,...

    March 22, 2012: Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang is announced as the new Chinese Premier and Chinese Foreign Minister in a press conference in Wang Lijun, fueling concerns about the Chinese government,....

    April 1, 2012: Army of God takes credit for the bombing of a Planned Parenthood Center in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, injuring 2 people, sparking national attention,...

    April 2, 2012: Disturbed student at the traditionally religious college Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia launches one of the worst shooting sprees,...

    April 11, 2012: Israeli Passover celebrations are interrupted by suicide bomber in Nablus, Israel, sparking international attention,...

    April 16th, 2012: After abysmal reviews for Holy Terror essentially blacklist Frank Miller, he announces his retirement from comic writing.

    April 16, 2012: Raelism UFO cult members announce their support of a BRICS Alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, during a press conference in New Delhi, India, citing it as a "balance against American imperialism,..."

    April 19, 2012: Iron Sky Finnish science fiction/comedy film directed by Timo Vuorensola, starring Amy Poehler as President Hillary Clinton, makes its hit debut,....

    April 27, 2012: Sectarian and ethnic riots erupt on Cyprus, as the "war of words" between Greece and Turkey escalates,....

    April 28, 2012: Hezbollah claims responsibility for 4 pipe bombs detonated in northern Damaria, Israel,...

    May 1, 2012: Immigrant communities in San Francisco, launch cosplay protests against police biometric surveillance,....

    May 8th, 2012: Rocky Anderson announces that he will run for the Green Party nomination.

    May 8, 2012: Actress Cameron Diaz is scandalized after Amici Nel Mondo leaks BDSM porn videos made by the actress in the 1990s,...

    May 10, 2012: Palestinian suicide bomber detonates his bomb, killing 4 people in the process, at Tapuach, Israel,...

    May 21, 2012: "Streets in the Sky" album by British rock band The Enemy, makes its hit debut on British and European charts, before coming to America,...

    May 24, 2012: Image Comics under Todd McFarlane reports that he is considering filing for bankruptcy due to increased printing costs and financial pressures of the recession,...

    June 2, 2012: DC Comics and wrier James Robinson announce that Wonder Woman will be revealed as bisexual, citing the life on Themiscirya, angering many social conservatives nationwide,...

    June 8, 2012: Defiant Comics relaunches to critical praise. Initial titles include Charlemagne #1, The Chasm #1, Defiance in the Dark #1, Dogs of War #1, Prudence & Caution #1, and War Dancer #1. The premise of the revamped comic book line is that the super villain "Chasm" and his forces from another dimension invaded in 1973...

    June 13, 2012: House Republicans led by Michelle Bachmann call for a criminal investigation into White House Chief of Staff Huma Abedin, accusing her of having links to the Muslim Brotherhood,...

    June 16, 2012: Chinese human rights attorney Wang Yonghang is executed in Beijing as a "counter-revolutionary threat", sparking fears of a political purge,....

    June 24, 2012: Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras resigns, sparking civil unrest and panic across the European Union over the nature of the economic collapse of the region....

    June 26th, 2012: Rick Perry wins the Republican Presidential primaries. Jon Huntsmen is chosen as running mate.

    June 29, 2012: Actor Tom Cruise leaves the Church of Scientology in an effort to patch up his marriage with Katie Holmes in Hollywood, California, sparking tabloid attention,...

    June 30, 2012: Church of Scientology members launch demonstrations against Irish government efforts to regulate the group. In Dublin,...

    July 6, 2012: Space Battleship Yamato movie, directed by JJ Abrams, starring Daniel Dae Kim, Lee Byung-hun, Charlie Hunnam, Richard Armitage, Jaimie Alexander and others. This film became a part of "Adaptation Wave"

    July 12, 2012: Canada suffers one of the largest cybernetic warfare attacks by hackers based of the Church of Scientology fueling political tensions in the region,...

    July 13, 2012: Claude Vorilhon , Raelism UFO cult leader, launches his "One Minute for Peace" campaign in Paris, France,...

    July 14th, 2012: Rocky Anderson wins the nomination for the Green Party. He chooses Dr. Jill Stein as his running mate.

    July 17, 2012: Thousands of leaked documents from the Canadian Forces sparks accusations that data has been manipulated on the issue of veterans affairs,...,

    July 23,2012:A tragic and bizarre accident occures at a local concert in Manila,Philippines when stampede occured when several attendees of the concert claimed there was grey aliens hiding in the stage. 25 people were trampled to death.

    July 25, 2012: Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs official Mr. Li Hai defects to the West in San Francisco, California, citing political concerns about his country,....

    July 28, 2012: "WTF, man?" by Snoop Dogg becomes extremely popular, becoming an Internet meme, crossing cultural and language barriers,....

    July 31, 2012: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his support for Chinese military crackdown on Falun Gong, during a press conference in Moscow,....

    August 27, 2012: Lysistrata Project protest led by Isabelle Ameganvi against Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe brings down the dictator after one week of demonstrations nationwide,....

    August 28, 2012: Race riots erupt in Minneapolis, Minnesota after Deundra Roberson is hospitalized after being beaten by local police,...

    September 2, 2012: Raelism UFO cult members launch a rally promoting polygamy and "polyamory" in Sao Paulo, Brazil, angering social and religious conservatives worldwide,....

    September 4th, 2012: "Radioactive", debut album for band "Ragged Insomnia", is released

    September 11, 2012: Islamic fundamentalist militias launch an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, while there are no casualties, Republican leaders call for impeachment hearings on the matter,...

    September 14, 2012: Blood Meridian film based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, directed by James Franco, starring Jeremy Renner and Bryan Cranston, makes its hit debut....

    September 17, 2012: Children of Men (NBC-TV) based on the acclaimed 2006 film by Alfonso Cuaron, written and produced by JJ Abrams, the series follows the international work of the Humanity Project, starring Eliza Dushke, Billy Zane, and Ted Danson,...

    September 20th, 2012: "2012: End of the World," conference is held in Munich, attended by ancient astronaut believers the world over. At one point, Erich von Daniken says that people should prepare for the incoming invaders on December 21st. Giorgio Tsoukalos also proclaims that the aliens will launch a secret invasion, using Arecibo as a forewarning...

    October 4, 2012: House Republicans launch Congressional Hearings led by Robert Andrews (D-NJ) and Chris Smith (R-NJ) report massive human rights violations by the Chinese government. Republican leaders claim that the Clinton administration is beholden to "Chinese donors"....

    October 9, 2012: Rage 2 for the PS3, XBOX-360, and the PC is released, becoming a major hit with video game fans,....

    October 10, 2012: Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi loses his position as sheriff in San Francisco, California, amidst reports of domestic violence,...

    October 12, 2012: Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers band admits to a sexual affair with Miley Cyrus during a interview on TMZ,...

    October 14,2012: Independent Senator Bernie Sanders compares Wall Street executives to Kyubey from Puella Magi Madoka Magica saying like the Incubators steal the souls of young girls,the Wall Street Execs are stealing the soul of America.

    October 14,2012:The Kingdom Hearts anime is released and his a smash hit, the series is set in an alternate continuity to games and is slightly darker in tone then the games.

    October 23, 2012: "Song Reader " album by Beck makes its hit musical debut, with help by artist Philip Glass,...

    October 24, 2012: Glenn Beck leads a rally in Salt Lake City, Utah, claiming that the GOP candidates are guided by George Washington and God during a broadcast,....

    October 25, 2011: Gotham by Gaslight video game based on the Mike Mignola Elseworlds graphic novel is released by Rocksteady Games, becoming a major bestseller,....

    October 30, 2012: Franklin Graham proclaims that reelection of Hillary Clinton will bring about "God's wrath " upon the United States, in Nashville, Tennessee,...

    October 31,2012:Experts have noted that Halloween costumes of Madoka Kaname and Mami Tomoe from Puella Magi Madoka are high sellers this season with Madoka being popular with little girs and Mami being popular with teenage girls.

    November 6, 2012: Former actor Kirk Cameron launches an ad campaign to "hold back the tide of darkness and spiritual decay", in Washington D.C.,...

    November 6th, 2012: Clinton crashes Perry, and the Democrats retain the Senate.

    November 9,2012:Colorado becomes the first state to legalize marijuana.

    November 16, 2012: "Lollipops & Politics" rap/hip-hop album by British rapper V.V. Brown makes its hit debut,....

    November 18,2012:The Nintendo Dolphin is released and is a smash hit, eclipsing sales for the PS3 and the Sega Hyperion.

    November 20, 2012: Reverend Franklin Graham predicts a "national tragedy" will be inflicted for America's reelection of Hillary Clinton, sparking national attention,...

    November 20, 2012: Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) proposes the Respect States' and Citizens' Rights Bill in Washington, calling for federal drug enforcement officials to undergo scrutiny under state laws as well as federal laws,...

    December 12, 2012: Jacob Roberts shoots up the Clackamah Town Center in Clackamas County, Oregon, killing 12 people, sparking national attention and concern,....

    December 14, 2012: Before the premiere of Marching Through Georgia , author S.M. Stirling complains on The Nerdist about how, "At least the Draka show how the white race should be defended against the like of Muslim savages..."

    December 15th, 2012: In Tazha, Bulgaria a bizarre canister is found in a field near the town locals claim it is a UFO. It is later discovered to be an empty jet fighter external fuel tank.

    December 15th, 2012: With several series of Digimon shows after Frontier (Savers and Xro Wars) Toei begins to shop for a studio to do a live action Digimon Movie.

    December 15, 2012: President Hillary Clinton faints in Washington D.C., Vice-President Barack Obama is temporarily named President by the Cabinet,...

    December 16, 2012: Jesus Manuel Garcia shoots up the Mayan 14 Theaters in San Antonio, Texas, killing 8 people, in a brutal mass shooting,....

    December 21st, 2012: A radical UFO believer rampages through downtown Houston with a gun against the supposed "Aliens" invading that day He kills three people, and injures ten more, before police manage to subdue him.

    December 21,2012:Verhoeven's first Draka film,Marching through Georgia premieres in theaters and is a box office hit despite the criticism from some due to the violence in the film and the source material.

    December 21,2012:While appearing on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Vice President Obama acknowledges that while he has reservations about the Domination series, he points out that in the novels the Draka enslave all peoples,white and black alike and that White Supremists are misinterpretating the series.

    December 25, 2012: Crying Freeman directed by Timur Bebmambetov starring Anton Yelchin, Liam Hemsworth, Emma Stone, Sean Bean and others. The film became the most controversial as the film adaptation of the famous manga.

    December 27, 2012: Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush dies at his home in Kennebunkport, Maine, after suffering medical complications after a heart attack,...

    December 29,2012: Despite Vice President Obama's statements, Marching through Georgia and the latter films in the Draka series would become popular with white supremacists in both the U.S and South Africa, and the books would be condemned by more liberal people. All in all Verhoeven's Draka saga would become the most controversial films series in recent memory.

    January 2, 2013: Chinese officials report riots in Fuxin, amidst hoax reports of a UFO landing at a national park,....

    January 5,2013:The cast for the live action Madoka Magica are announced with Aoi Yuuki as Madoka Kaname,Kanako Murakami as Sayaka Miki,Keiko Ishikawa as Homura Akemi,and Abigail Breslin as the voice of Kyubey. A live action film of Puella Magi Temashi Magica is also announced.

    January 6, 2013: French actor Gerard Depardieu praises Vladimir Putin during a reception in Paris, France, proclaiming plans to move to Moscow, sparking international attention,...

    January 6th, 2013: Several people are shot outside of Washington DC, by a deranged UFO believer, who says that the government is hiding evidence of aliens, and that the 2012 invasion was only averted due to "human sacrifices," by the government...

    January 8, 2013: Heavenly Sword 2 video game is released as a title for the Nintendo PlayStation, becoming a major bestseller,....

    January 25, 2013: Love & Capes starring Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, and Kristen Bell, portrays superheroes and their fans as sex fetishists, the highlight of the film is porn rendition of David Bowie's "We Can Be Heroes",...

    January 25, 2013: The Matt Damon Show (ABC-TV) hosted by Matt Damon and Andy Garcia, with music by Sheryl Crow, begins its hit debut, with comedian Jimmy Kimmel,.....

    January 31, 2013: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNN-TV, FOX-TV, report being attacked by cybernetic warfare attacks from Russia and China, sparking tensions with the new Clinton White House,....

    February 1st, 2013: A man is caught trying to transport a bomb to the SETI Institute headquarters in Mountain View, California. He was another deranged "UFO terrorist," who believed that the SETI Institute was secretly conspiring with the Arecibo aliens to weaken Earth, so that they could more properly invade.

    February 2, 2013: Failed assassination attempt against Iranian President Mir-Hossein Mousavi fuels civil unrest and panic across Iran, amidst rumors of Israeli or American attacks,....

    February 9, 2013: Michelle Malkin is attacked outside of a film presentation of Marching Through Georgia in Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio

    February 13,2013: A massive explosion occurs in Chelyabinsk Russia causing minor damage to the city and mass panic.The cause was determined to be a meteor exploding in the upper atmosphere,though conspiracy theorists insist it was another alien attack. There is a brief panic over a potential alien invasion.

    February 20, 2013: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Jesse L. Jackson Jr., is forced to resign after reports of using federal funds for personal expenses, fueling tensions in Washington D.C.,...

    February 21,2013: A video claiming to be footage of an extraterrestrial ship being shot down by Russian fighter jets is determined to be a hoax.The video was uploaded a week after the Chelyabinsk Explosion and was believed to be capitalizing on the hysteria surrounding the event.

    February 27th, 2013: Reports from Lake Chebarkul, near Chelyabinsk, indicates after the meteorite's larger fragments crashed through the lake a locals were pushed away by Russian Army Soldiers and high ranking FSB officials.

    March 1, 2013: Star Wars:1313 video game by LucasArts Games featuring Boba Fett on a penal planet, makes its hit debut,...

    March 8, 2013: Me & My Shadow DreamWorks CGI animated film makes its hit debut, continuing the trend towards computer animation,....

    March 8, 2013: Bas Lansdorp announces a exclusive "reality-TV" deal with Rupert Murdoch, for Mars One, a series meant to cover the steps toward a manned mission to Mars,...,

    March 13th, 2013: On his second visit to Washington DC, Pope Francis call for a "unarmed peace" and starts a heated talk with Tea Party congressmens, lead by Alan Nunnelee (MS-1) and Allen West (FL-22). After this senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) defended the Pope which caused widespread discussion. This episode became known as "The Encyclical War".

    March 15, 2013: African-American Minister Reverend Olander D. Cutthrell of Chesterfield, Virginia reports Draka-related graffiti from the Marching Through Georgia after his church is firebombed,....

    March 18th, 2013: The Texas legislature, in a surprise move, enact gun control laws. This is believed to be motivated by both the San Antonio Theater shootings and the Houston attack in December. That same day, Houston shooter, John Mendez is convicted of murder, and is sentenced to death row, causing a national controversy.

    March 19,2013:Li Zijun,a figure skater from China wins in a upset at the 2013 World Figure Skating Championship beating out Kim Yu-Na of South Korea and Gracie Gold of the U.S.

    March 22, 2013: Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris meets secretly with Russian President Vladimir Putin, regarding the Greek and Cypriot financial debts, in Moscow,....

    March 23- June 12, 2013: Flashpoint storyline features Wally West killing Hal Jordan to prevent the rise of the supervillian Parallax drastically altering the DC Universe, causing the restoration of the pre-Crisis multiverse...

    March 25, 2013: European Central Bank voices concern that the Greek government may have to default on the issue of Cyprus, citing its massive foreign debt,....

    March 25,2013:Occupy Wall-Street protesters dress as magical girls from Madoka Magica and leave stuffed Kyubeys on the steps of the New York City Stock Exchange in reference to Senator Sander's speech.

    March 27th, 2013: In Bandon, Ireland locals become ill after a mysterious substance rains on them. IT quickly becomes national news.

    March 28, 2013: Actress Ashley Judd announces her bid for the U.S. Senate in Louisville, Kentucky for the Democratic Party, after meeting with President Hillary Clinton,...

    March 30th, 2013: A television series Worldwar debuts, based on the novel series by Harry Turtledove.

    April 3rd, 2013: Rumors that the Russian Federation captured a UFO begin to swirl around on the internet. Many of the Russian UFO community believes the Putin government is hiding something.

    April 4, 2013: African-American minister Olander D. Cuthrell is shot and killed outside his home in Chesterfield, Virginia, fueling racial tensions,...

    April 11, 2013: Army of God member attacks Planned Parenthood clinic members in Bloomington, Indiana, killing 3 people, before being shot by police,...

    April 15th, 2013: Toei announces they will begin a live action Digimon program. Though the plot is not discussed it will be set in Tokyo.

    April 17, 2013: Garcia Report reveals high level corruption in regards to the 2014 and 2016 bidding efforts of the International Olympic Committee, sparking international attention,....

    April 24, 2013: Sirius UFO documentary narrated by Thomas Jane, makes its hit debut nationwide, fueling further interest and discission into UFOs and extraterrestrial life,...

    April 25, 2013: Dynamite and Dark Horse Comics announce a joint publication agreement in New York City, New York,....

    April 12, 2013: Another Superhero Film 2 starring Ryan Reynolds, Michael Cera, and Shia Laboeuf, makes its hit debut, further lampooning the superhero genre, comparing them as "Twilight for men..,"

    April 22, 2013: Bas Lansdorp, head of the Mars One Mission, launches a global call for astronaut candidates for a one-way mission to Mars in Amsterdam, Netherlands,....

    May 1,2013:Frustrated over the lack of a meaningful U.S. response to Japan's actions in Antarctica, the Australian government reaches out to China for assistance in stopping Japanese whaling efforts.

    May 2, 2013: White supremacist shoots up a film screening of Marching Through Georgia in Laramie, Wyoming, fueling concerns about gun control legislation,...

    May 3, 2013: Project Full Disclosure holds dinner at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., hosted by Senator Mike Gravel, Representatives Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick, Roscoe Bartlett, Merrill Cook, and Lynn Woolsey, sparking attention to the project,...

    May 6, 2013: Attack on Titan movie, directed by Matthew Vaughn, starring Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz and others. This film became a first movie of Attack on Titan trilogy

    May 9,2013: Due to the popularity of Puella Magi Madoka Magica in both Japan and the U.S., Studio Shaft announces both a prequel series and a live action movie. The prequel series will detail the story of Temashi Yamamoto,the puella magi that becomes Walpurgisnacht.The live live action movie is expected to be released in 2016 in a collaboration between Studio Shaft and Disney.Gen Urobuchi and Joss Wheadon will be scriptwriters with Wheadon as Director and Urobuchi as Producer.

    May 15th, 2013: Fiasco, French-German animated film based off the novel by Stanislaw Lem, is released, positing that the difficulty of communication between aliens and humans is cultural, rather than technological or biological.

    May 15, 2013: White House releases 250 pages of e-mails regarding the Benghazi attack, amidst Republican accusations that not enough was done to "protect American interests",....

    May 15,2013:The critical acclaimed tv series Arecibo ends it's run on television.The show was often hailed as the X-Files of the Arecibo generation*.

    May 18, 2013: Action star Jason Statham is revealed as "The War Doctor" on Doctor Who (BBC-TV), much to the delight of fans,...

    May 25, 2013: Dimitris Koutsoumpas launches demonstrations against the European Union in Athens, sparking international attention and concern,....

    June 9, 2013: Gikas Hardouvelis resigns from the Greek government, signaling the Greek economic instability in Athens,...

    June 15, 2013: Bayonetta based on the popular video game, starring Megan Fox, Jessica Alba and Chris Hemsworth, makes ots hit debut,....

    June 21, 2013: Politically Incorrect (ABC-TV) host Bill Maher claims that Republicans plan "to increase the size of the U.S. Border Patrol to the size of the FBI", sparking outage from immigrant rights groups,...

    June 27, 2013: Martha Stewart is scandalized after video of her in a bisexual threesome is leaked on the Internet in New York City, New York,...

    June 28, 2013: Gods of Mars starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, and Mark Strong, and Willem Dafoe continues the trilogy, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels, launching the summer box office,...

    June 28, 2013: European Central Bank suspends all bonds regarding Cyprus citing a "lack of real capital", fueling a further collapse of the Greek economy,....

    July 8, 2013: Raelism UFO cult members led by Claude Vorilhon call upon Bolivian President Evo Morales to cut diplomatic ties with the United States, in Sucre, sparking tensions across Latin America,...

    July 8th, 2013: The Justice Department and Homeland Security releases its report on UFO terrorism. It concludes that the three most prominent examples were simply a combination of Arecibo effect and the Doomsday Scare of 2012. It also states that the individuals were mentally unstable, and do not represent a majority of UFO enthusiasts. Finally, it states that UFO terrorism poses no threat to US safety. MUFON, the largest UFO organization, and several other Alien organizations denounce terrorism and violence.

    July 11, 2013: Savoy And Switz debuts on SYFY-TV, starring Gordon Ramsay, in one of the "cheesiest" films of all time,

    July 11, 2013: Splinter Cell based on the video game franchise, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Sam Fisher Anthony Mackie, and Kristen Wiig makes its hit debut, becoming a ummer blockbuster,....

    July 18,2013:The Internet cartoon RWBY created by Monty Oum premiers on the internet and is a hit success.The show details the adventures of Ruby Rose,a young girl who lives on a post apocalyptic Earth,as she trains to protect what remains of Humanity from the Grimm,a strange race of entities that destroyed the modern world and created the environment that is Ruby's world.

    July 18-21, 2013: MUFON Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada brings in 25,000 people, setting a record for highest convention growth on an annual basis,...

    July 20, 2013: Chinese military officials launch the Shiyan-7 military satellite from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi, targeting European and American satellites,....

    August 2nd, 2013: The Europa Report is released, featuring Odysseus VII, a manned mission to Europa, which discovers something strange...

    August 9, 2013: At The Mountains of Madness, science fiction film directed by Guillermo del Toro, and starring Tom Cruise and Natalie Portman becomes the first science fiction film to win the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director, fueling interest in the genre,....

    August 9-20th, 2013 : Ancient alien proponents stage a protest against the film At the Mountains of Madness, for allegedly misrepresenting ancient aliens. Guillermo del Toro jokingly thanks them for getting attention for the movie, and for it's successful box office, and(again, jokingly) promises a share of the profits to them.

    August 12th, 2013: Following the financial failure of Grown Ups 2, Happy Madison Production announces that it will cease film production, and focus on television production...

    August 12, 2013: UFOs are sighted over North Korea. Video tape is leaked at great risk by anonymous source at outskirts of Pyongyang.

    August 14, 2013: Activists in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia call for a consumer boycott of all Russian consumer products

    August 20, 2013: Star Trek the second season of the acclaimed Netflix series is released with Alice Eve as Carol Marcus; Benecio del Toro as Khan; and John de Lancie reprising his role as "Q",...

    August 23rd, 2013: Frank Schmit, a mentally ill UFO believer, attempts to shoot Neil deGrasse Tyson. Schmit claims that Tyson and the DST are responsible for withholding evidence of alien technology.

    August 31, 2013: Conservative blogger Matt Drudge proclaims Russia as a "beacon of religious freedom " sparking national attention and controversy,...

    August 31, 2013: Rapper Kanye West performs in Moscow, despite warnings about the human rights conditions, sparking calls for a boycott of his albums,...

    September 4,2013:Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin:The Anime premiers on DisneyX and is a smash hit.The show is Guillermo Del Toro's first animated series.The show stared Jason Dorhing as Jonathan Morris,Willa Holland as Charlotte Aulin,Selena Gomez as Stella Lecarde,Dakota Fanning as Lorreta Lecarde,and Robert Belgrade as Alucard.The would remain on the air for 7 seasons with Stella becoming something of a fanservice symbol.The also helped to revive Selena Gomez's career after her recent scandals.

    September 6th, 2013: Congressman Jose Serrano (D-NY) presents a a proposal that extinguishes the 22th Constitutional Amendment. Speaker Eric Cantor (R-VA) still thinks of putting this to voting.

    September 7, 2013: Internet-based group Anonymous reports Church of Scientology attempts to influence the Clinton administration, sparking international attention,...

    September 9, 2013: The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS-TV) hosted by Arsenio Hall, makes its hit debut, following the retirement of Craig Ferguson. Many television critics compare Amy Poehler and Arsenio Hall as the "Clinton/Obama of late-night shows",....

    September 9, 2013: Conservatives Sean Hannity and Ann Coulter praise the "manly" Vladimir Putin and his policies during a news broadcast, sparking international attention,...

    September 14,2013:The controversial anime Bushido airs in Japan.The anime details a near future scenario were Japan has been conquered by China and the protagonist is a member of an underground resistence group fighting Chinese Communist oppression.The anime was slammed for what some thought was it's racist depiction of Chinese and it's subtle militarist themes.

    September 15, 2013:HBO launches it's How Few Remain miniseries which is based on a series by Harry Turtledove.It is a smash hit and plans are developed to adapt Turtledove's other work.

    September 15, 2013: FBI officials led by Eric Holder announce the arrest of 7 International Olympic Committee members in Lausanne , Switzerland,...

    September 16, 2013: Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses the International Olympic Committee. (IOC) arrests as "Western cheating" and "lesbian propaganda " by American President Hillary Clinton,...

    September 17, 2013: International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge announces his resignation in Lausanne, Switzerland,...

    Sepetmber 21,2013: Disney releases Kingdom Hearts:Into Darkness on the Nintendo 3DS and is a hit.The game,which is set between Kingdom Hearts 3 and the upcoming Kingdom Hearts 4, details Sora's efforts to locate a mysterious new threat.The game was noticeably darker and edgier then previous entries in the series and features characters from Castlevania:Lords of Darkness and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

    September 26, 2013: Actress Melissa Joan Hart comes out of the closet as a lesbian in Los Angeles, California, shattering her supposedly "squeaky clean" image,...

    September 27, 2013: U.S. Navy officials report that Iran hacked into classified files in a press conference in Washington D.C., threatening to undermine peace talks,....

    September 28th, 2013: The diseased rain of Brandon is discovered to have been caused by an A380 off course dumping it's waste tanks

    September 30,2013:The remake of Babylon 5 airs on the Syfy Channel and is a smash hit.The show stared Idris Elba as John Sheridan and Grace Park in the role of Toshiko Ikari,who replaces the role of Ivansova,causing controversy with fans of the original show.Bruce Boxleitner,who portrayed the original John Sheridan,would star as the mysterious Ambassador of the Shadows,while Cludia Christian would guest star as vilinous President Adelina Zhukov.The show would air for 7 seasons.

    October 1, 2013: Dark Horse Comics files for bankruptcy protection, claiming that DC/Marvel Comics of "monopolistic practices" during press conference in Seattle, Washington,....

    October 1-16, 2013: House Republicans launch a shutdown of the federal government citing Planned Parenthood as "government pork barrel" programs,...

    October 5, 2013: "Chinese Food" single Allison Gold makes its hit debut, despite complaints of the song lyrics being racist in nature,..,

    October 10th, 2013: Neil deGrasse Tyson retires from his post, citing the assassination attempt and the stresses of the job as the cause. EPA director Gina McCarthy is promoted to take his place.

    October 12th, 2013: Pokemon Light and Darkness are released on the Nintendo 3DS worldwide, bringing the beloved franchise into a 3D setting.

    October 15, 2013: Raelism leader Claude Vorilhon calls America "the greatest threat to world peace " during a televised speech in Beijing, China, sparking international controversy,...

    October 18, 2013: Actress Cameron Diaz files for divorce from Yankees player Alex Rodriguez (a.k.a. "A-Rod") after he is seen in Las Vegas, Nevada with several prostitutes,...

    October 26,2013: President Park Guen-Hye announces that South Korea will put a man in space by 2020,suprising many in East Asia.

    October 29, 2013: UFC 2K14 video game is released by Take-Two Interactive and 2K Sports, featuring stars including Ken Shamrock and Ronda Rousey,....

    October 29, 2013: North Korean officials announce that the South Korean space program is merely a means to justify "American imperialist weapons" during a televised broadcast from Pyongyang,...

    November 1,2013: President Park gives a press conference at the Blue House in Seoul that gives greater details to South Korea's new manned space program,she also warns that if the North interferes with the program,then there will be "dire consequences."

    November 2nd, 2013: It is revealed that the NSA, among other leaks, has been keeping tabs on certain UFO organizations, in light of the growing UFO terrorism threats.

    November 3-11, 2013: Typhoon Haiyan; Philippine military government collapses amidst civil unrest, and accusations that military forces have been hoarding USAID supplies for personal use,....

    November 9,2013: Disney releases Frozen,a animated movie based on The Snow Queen.The movie details the adeventures of sisters Elsa and Anna after they were forced to flee Arendelle after their mother,The Snow Queen,tried to kill Elsa because of her ice powers.The movie was a smash hit and a sequel was announced.

    November 15,2013:Sony releases the PlayStation 4 and it is a smash hit.

    November 19,2013: Disney releases Bravely Default and is a smash hit. The game follows Agnes Oblige as she uncovers a sinister conspiracy that threatens her homeland.

    November 22, 2013: Sir Richard Branson launches Virgin Galactic flight, launching space tourism, in Mojave, California, sparking international attention and concern,....

    November 23, 2013: Jason Statham appears as the " War Doctor", joined by the rest of the doctors for the Doctor Who show's 50th anniversary,...

    November 23,2013:Microsoft releases Xbox Next and although a hit,it does not do as well as the PS4.

    December 1st, 2013: The voting in House gives a victory for the extinction by 235-200. Senate Leaders Tom Daschle and Mitch McConnell delay the decisive voting for January.

    December 4, 2013: Mob City (TNT-TV) directed by Frank Darabont, starring Jon Bernthal, Milo Ventimiglia, and Neal McDonough makes its hit television debut,...

    December 4, 2013: LGBTQ students report being attacked at Vassar College, New York, sparking fears of hate crimes,...

    December 9, 2013: Actor George Clooney and Hayden Panettiere condemn Russian actions in the Baltic region, launching a YouTube video campaign,....

    December 9,2013: Instead of releasing a new system,Sega releases a hardware extension to the Hyperion which allows the system to play more advanced discs.This proved to be a cost saving alternative to buying a PS4 or a Xbox Next.

    December 19,2013:A group of high school students in Hiroshima,Japan claim they saw a creature that resembles the West Virginia Mothman in an abandoned warehouse.

    December 11, 2013: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard proposes same-sex marriage as part of a revision of the National Marriage Act, during a speech in Sydney,...

    December 14, 2013: Leaked documents by Edward Snowden expose evidence of spying by the Department of Science and Technology, fueling political tensions,...

    December 18 2013: Star Wars Episode VII:The Force Awakens,staring Harrison Ford,Carrie Fisher,and Will Smith,debuts in theaters and breaks all box office records.

    December 19,2013:After the success of RWBY Volume 1,Disney enters into an arrangement with RoosterTeeth to release RWBY on the Disney Channel.RWBY:Volume 2 is expected to be released in 2014 on the internet and the Disney Channel.

    December 22,2012:Scientology leaders announce that Lord Xenu was successfully repelled by the psychic energies of Scientologists.

    December 23,2013:To counter the Disney/Studio Shaft partnership,Warner Bros. enters into collaboration with Seven Arcs to produce a live action adaptation of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha.

    December 25th, 2013: OnDoctor Who (BBC-TV), Ben Daniels becomes the Twelfth Doctor.

    December 25th, 2013: After the successful deployment of Chang'e 3, the Chinese government announces, in addition to another sample return mission, a Manned mission to the Moon sometime in the 2020's...

    January 2,2014:In an interview with 60 Minutes,George Lucas compares Disney to white slavers and also says Disney is trying to take over everything,citing their acquisition of Konami,Power Rangers and Studio Shaft.

    January 5th, 2014: CSI(CBS-TV) airs a "ripped from the headlines" story, revolving around UFO terrorists plotting to destroy a local university.

    January 6, 2014: German astronaut Ulrich Walter leads a press conference in Berlin against the Mars One Mission, stating that based on his own initial findings, the astronauts in question only have a c.30% chance of reaching the Martian surface and 20% chance of survival,...

    January 10, 2014: Dr. Steven Greer, Project Disclosure, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister, proclaiming the rise of extraterrestrials in Moscow,...,

    January 15,2014:In response to South Korea's space program,Japan announces that it will launch it's independent manned space program.

    January 16, 2014: Pablo Iglesias Turrión, launches "Podemos" anti-austerity protests in Madrid, Spain, triggering civil unrest and protests throughout nationwide,.....

    January 16, 2014: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai condemns Japanese efforts at a manned space program, stating that the measure violates Article 9 of the Japanese post-war constitution. In regards to the Korean space program, Bo Xilai warns that he will "take every necessary effort to defend our political allies in the region, including North Korea, fueling tensions in the region,...

    January 22, 2014: Stock broker Bernie Madoff commits suicide in New York City, New York, after being publicly charged with losing billions in a Ponzi scheme,....

    January 24, 2014: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, starring Aaron Eckhart, Miranda Otto, and Bill Nighy, reinvents the classical literary character for modern audiences,...

    January 27, 2014: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger calls for support for the Baltic States and Ukraine against Russian attacks, during a speech in Sacramento, California,...

    January 27, 2014: Florida Supreme Court rules that ballot measures aimed at allowing medical marijuana are constitutional under state law,...

    January 28th, 2014: By 53-47, Senate decided by the extinction of the 22nd constitutional amendment.

    February 1st, 2014: President Clinton signs the extinction of 22nd amendment. But also, she says that will not run for a 3rd term in 2016.

    February 6th, 2014 : the International Olympic Commitee announces on the eve of the beginning of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi their cancelation due to the ongoing Baltic War.

    February 11, 2014: Sectarian and ethnic violence erupts on Cyprus, fueled by the growing financial crisis by the Greek government in Athens,...,

    February 12, 2014: NBC-TV news anchor Brian Williams resigns after former anchor Tom Brokaw reports on "serious flaws" in his reporting,...

    February 18, 2014: Mayor Edwin Lee announces plans for the creation of a Star Trek theme park to be constructed by 2016, at the Presidio in San Francisco, California, with many pointing to the Starfleet Headquarters located in the location; Environmentalists warn that the location could ruin the natural salt marshes of the region,..

    February 21, 2014: The Frankenstein Cabin historical drama starring Kit Harington as Percy Shelly, Emily Browning as Mary Shelly, and Kiefer Sutherland as John Polidori makes its hit debut,...

    February 20, 2014:The Ladies Figure Skating event in the Vancouver Winter Olympics event ended to controversy once more,only this time due to the rising tensions between Russia and the West and it's allies when the Russians accused the Americans and South Koreans of cheating.Despite being the favorites for the Gold Medal,the Russian contenders Adelina Sotnikova and Yulia Lipnitskaya scored surprisingly low scores despite their flawless performances. Instead,Kim Yuna of South Korea the Olympic Champion and Gracie Gold of the United States won the Gold and Silver Medals respectively,while Adelina Sotnikova claimed Bronze while Yulia Lipnitskaya finished just outside of the Podium.

    Russians cried foul immediately when the results came back when they claimed that two of the judges,one from the United States and the other from South Korea gave much lower scores then the other judges to both Russian skaters.
    Despite demands from Russia's Olympic Committee,the International Skating Union and the International Olympic Committee ruled the results fair and dismissed Russian claims of anti-Russian sentiment.

    This was not the only contentionous figure skating event as the Russians also cried foul at the Ice Dancing competition and the Chinese contested the results of the Pairs.

    Experts have noted that tensions on the world stage have spilled into the Olympic Village as their was a serious altercation between Chinese and Japanese athletes.
    Time will tell if the 2018 Winter Olympics in Annecy France are just as contentious.

    Final results for the Figure Skating Event:
    Ladies:
    Gold:Kim Yuna,Republic of Korea
    Silver:Gracie Gold United States of America
    Bronze:Adelina Sotnikova Russian Federation

    Men's:
    Gold:Evgeny Plushenko Russian Federation
    Silver:Yuzuru Hanyu Japan
    Bronze: Patrick Chan Canada

    Pairs:
    Gold:,Aliona Savchenko,Robin Szolkowy Germany
    Silver:Zhang Dan,Zhang Hao People's Republic of China
    Bronze:Tatiana Volosozhar,Maxim Trankov Russian Federation

    Ice Dancing:
    Gold:Tessa Virtue,Scott Moir Canada
    Silver:Meryl Davis,Charlie White United States of America
    Bronze:Elena Illinykh,Nakita Katsalapov Russian Federation.

    February 26, 2014: Russian military forces enter into the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, fueling international condemnation,...

    March 1st 2014: The NATO seeks to declare an Article 5 situation. However France and Germany vote against it.

    March 1st 2014: General mobilisation in Finland, Sweden, Poland and Norway

    March 2nd 2014: Partial mobilisation in the Netherlands and Belgium.

    March 2nd 2014: Polish nationalists attack the German and French embassies in Warsaw after the refusal of said countries to defend the Baltics. There are also anti-German protests in Prague, Stockholm, Helsinki and Brussels

    March 3rd 2014: The CSU-party leaves the German government as they are not willing to "betray their partners in the East". Without a majority in the Bundestag Angela Merkel has no choice to call elections for May 11th 2014. President Gauck dissolves parliament and a heated election campaign begins.

    March 3rd, 2014 : Spike Lee criticizes the Academy for Arts and Sciences for giving Best Picture to At the Mountains of Madness. He specifically notes that H.P. Lovecraft was vehemently racist, and also attacks them for taking a "stupid escapist film about aliens" (he admitted that he never actually seen the film) over the brutal reality of 12 Years a Slave. He also says that sci-fi was inherently a "white person's genre," one which Black people with real problems should shun.

    March 4, 2014: White House officials annouce c.$1.5 billion in an effort to aid the Baltic States against the Russia military,...

    March 6, 2014: Actress Mila Kunis, citing her Ukrainian heritage, condemns the Russian actions in the Baltics and Ukraine,...

    March 7th, 2014: On Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher (ABC-TV), Guillermo del Toro, whilst acknowledging Lovecraft's racism, criticizes Lee for his comments. He said that Mountains had several themes that were just as potent as racism, and states that his comments about sci-fi were simply insulting. Lovecraft scholar Robert Price also criticizes Lee on CNN.

    March 9th, 2014: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, featuring Bill Nye, makes its debut

    March 10, 2014: Televangelist Pat Robertson proclaims that "war is eminent " and that President Clinton is the predicted "Whore of Babylon " named in the Book of Revelations.

    March 13, 2014: Talks start to begin on moving the Summer Olympics after civil rest in Spain

    March 14, 2014: Reverend Franklin Graham proclaims that President Hillary Clinton "could. Learn a thing or two about freedom" from Russian President Vladimir Putin citing his "anti-gay propaganda laws" during a television broadcast,...

    March 14th, 2014: In an interview with Larry Wilmore of the Daily Show, Obama says that he strongly disagrees with Spike Lee's comments. Whilst he has reservations about Lovecraft's views, he says that sci-fi is an imaginative genre that can appeal to all races, and that Mountains is a good film on its own merits, and that it deserved to win Best Picture.

    March 17, 2014: China and Russia Olympic committees talks in nations withdrawing from the 2016 Olympics in Madrid.

    March 18, 2014: Former President Bill Clinton is hospitalized in New York City after suffering heart palpitations at his office in Georgetown. In Washington D.C.,...

    March 19- September 17, 2014: Original Sin (DC Comics) storyline retcons many ideas into the DC Universe, many of which are considered controversial and conflicting by readers including the idea that New Genesis ordered the destruction of Krypton in an effort to prevent a "wild card race" give Apokolips and its leader Darkseid an advantage; Commissioner Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent always knew that Batman was Bruce Wayne; the death of Lian Harper, daughter of Roy Harper (Speedy); separates the Milestone and Wildstrom universes from the main DC one,....

    March 19,2014:North Korea announces that it will send a manned Mars mission 2020.This announcement was later mocked when Saturday Night Live did a skit with the North Korean launch vehicle be depicted as a Soda rocket.

    March 20, 2014: Russian President Vladimir Putin launches an oil embargo, cutting its oil supply to Ukraine, the Baltic States and Western Europe, fueling calls for war,...

    March 22, 2014: Both the Chinese and Russian Olympic committees withdraw their athletes from competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

    March 23, 2014: Ursula von der Leyen calls for the deployment of NATO troops to defend the Baltic states during a speech in Berlin, fueling tensions with Russia,....

    March 23, 2014: Grand Valley State University student riots; race riots erupt at Grand Valley State University, outside of Detroit, Michigan, erupt after African-American students are beaten by university police sparking national attention

    March 28th, 2014: Protesters from Caltech and UC Berkley surround a talk from Spike Lee. Hecklers taunt Lee with quotes from various sci-fi franchises. Notably, some of the protesters were African American

    April 3rd, 2014: David Letterman announces his retirement from the Late Show (CBS-TV). CBS announces comedian Amy Poehler will be his replacement.

    April 4, 2014: Conservative Pat Buchanan proclaims Russian leader Vladimir Putin as a "true defender of freedom and democracy " in Washington D.C.,...

    April 6th, 2014: Spike Lee backs away from his comments. Whilst he stands by his statement about the Academy, he says that he shouldn't have made comments about Science fiction so callously. He also expresses interest in adapting Kindred, by Octavia Butler.

    April 12,2014: Puella Magi Temashi Magica the prequel to Puella Magi Madoka Magica airs in Japan to critical acclaim.The prequel series details the story of Temashi Yamamoto,a teenage girl who lives in Kasamino City,her best friend is Kurai Sato a middle schooler who is a devoted Christian,and Barabako Ishikawa an encentric friend of Kurai's who is obsessed with roses.During a summer break in Mitakihara,the girls encounter Nagisa Momoe,a young magical girl who saves them from a mysterious monster known as a Witch,and Kyubey a mysterious cat like creature who grants wishes in for becoming Puella Magi. Deciding to help the inexperienced Nagisa,Temashi,Kurai,and Barabako decide to become magical girls themselves.The series then follows them as they fight the Witches unaware of the tragic fate that awaits them.

    April 16, 2014: It's Your Fault I'm In This Movie! animated teen comedy is a surprise hit in the United States, starring Monica Rial as the voice of Tomoko and Emily Neeves as the voice of Yuu...

    April 17, 2014: Newsweek reports on Cosplayer protests in Boston against police biometric surveillance.

    April 20th 2014: An election Rally of "Die Linke" is raided by neo-nazi's. They claim that the neo-communists are in reality agents of Vladimir Putin.

    May 1, 2014: Twentieth Century Fox enters into collaboration with CLAMP to produce a live adaptation of Cardcaptor Sakura.The film is expected to be released in 2016.

    May 2, 2014: Riots erupt in Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Greece, amidst reports that the nations in question will not be able to payoff the massive economic foreign loans provided by the World Bank and IMF,....

    May 11th 2014: General Elections in Germany. The SPD falls back to 15%, The CDU/CSU to 40%, The Greens get 10%, The Liberal FDP gets 9% and Die Linke 8,5%. No decent majority can be found and Angela Merkel resigns. Paving the way for Ursula van der Leyen. She will turn out to be Germany worst chancellor since 1949.

    May 15-18, 2014: UFO enthusiasts report seeing UFOs outside McMinnville, Oregon, sparking national attention,...

    May 20, 2014: President Hillary Clinton warns that she is aware of Internet attacks by Russia and China against the electronic infrastructure of the United States during a speech in Washington D.C.,...

    May 21, 2014: U.S. federal government releases Project AQUARIUS documents stating that c. 80% of UFO sightings can be attributed to saucer-shaped craft, drone prototypes, and U-2 reconnaissance flights during the Cold War. Dr. Steven Greer, Project Disclosure, claims that the government is hiding concrete evidence of extraterrestrials,....

    May 23, 2014: Russian military officials launch the Kosmos-2499 military satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, in an effort to target European and American satellites, concerning many in the Clinton administration....

    May 26, 2014: Members of the Raelian cult are arrested in Rome, after allegedly trying to "baptise" the Pope into their faith,...

    June 6, 2014: Warlord of Mars starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, and featuring a cameo by Elon Musk, concludes the initial Barsoom trilogy, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels,..,

    June 6, 2014: "L.O.R.D." rap/hip-hop album, featuring singles "Trillamatic", "Xscape", and "Hella Hoes", by ASAP Mob, makes its hit musical debut,.....

    June 7, 2014: Actor/comedian Tracy Morgan is killed in a traffic accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, near Cranberry, New Jersey, sparking national attention,....

    June 9, 2014: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is killed in a car accident while texting, Vice-Mayor Rebecca Kaplan is sworn in amidst the tragedy,...

    June 9, 2014: Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 Patriots (Ubisoft) video game makes its hit debut, featuring a right-wing militia, claiming that the U.S. government is covering up what it knows about aliens,....

    June 11, 2014: Siege of Amirli; Iranian forces clash with ISIS guerrillas in Amirli, capturing and executing Wilayah Salah-Al-Din,....

    June 13, 2014: Politically Incorrect (ABC-TV) host Bill Maher angers GOP officials by pointing out that of the 287 Republican House members, are all white, Christian males,...

    June 13, 2014: "A.K.A." album by Jennifer Lopez, featuring the single "I Luv You Papi", makes its hit musical debut,...

    June 14th, 2014: A Japanese whaling ship sinks off of Antarctica. New Zealand Coast Guard and Australian Coast Guard intercept a radio signal. The phrase "Ningen" is said repeatedly in a panicked manner.

    June 15,2014:The Russian government announces that the remake Babylon 5 is now banned in Russia.The reasons sited is the shows acceptance of various social issues such as homosexuality and democracy,but many experts believe the real reason is because of the character of Earth President Adelina Zhukov who the producers admitted they based on Vladimir Putin.

    June 19,2014:A shocking murder occurs in Sedona,Arizona when mentally ill girl murders 14 year old Maria Jaurez under the impression she was Puella Magi from Puella Magi Madoka Magica

    June 22, 2014: Israeli Prime Minister Tipi Livni calls upon President Hillary Clinton to help in military intervention in Iraq, against Iran and ISIS, during a teleconference in Tel Aviv, sparking tensions between the two nations,....

    June 23, 2014: "Paula" album by Robin Thicke, dedicated to his wife Paula Patton, makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,...

    July 2, 2014: Bangkok Riots; Student demonstrations are brutally put down by military regime forces, over reports that the Thai baht has been devalued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), fueling political tensions in the region,...

    July 6th, 2014: The JPL announces that they are taking suggestions for a robotic orbiter mission to Venus

    July 8, 2014: LGBTQ activist Adam Catanzarite is beaten outside of his home in Portland, Oregon, sparking national attention,...

    July 13, 2014: WHO/CDC officials detect the virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament, becoming airborne through mosquito transmission,.....

    July 21,2014:RWBY:Volume 2 premiers on the Disney Channel and the internet and is a smash hit.The show now details a conspiracy involving the Faunus,a species of humanoid aliens that had landed on Earth before the appearence of the Grimm.

    July 24th, 2014: A car bomb is found and defused near the San Diego Convention Center, where Comic Con is being held. A note found in the car states that the bomb was merely to reveal the disguised aliens...

    July 24, 2014: Bioshock is released for Sony's E3, becoming a major hit for the summer,....

    July 29, 2014: X-Files actor David Duchovny a Russian beer ad, speaking about the achievements he would have made had his family never immigrated to the United States, sparking international controversy,....

    July 29,2014:Warner Bros. releases 40 Years,a sci fi movie that chronicles the 40 year journey of the UNS Honshu as it travels from Earth to the star system that the Arecibo Signal originated from.The movie,which starred Leonardo Di Caprio,Li Bingbing and Anna Hathaway was a box office hit and a sequel was announced.

    July 30, 2014: Sharcano starring Erik Estrada, Jason Priestley, Ving Rhames, Brittany Murphy, and Stacey Dash,....

    August 2014: CBS-TV releases Evolution, a drama revolving around SETI getting a message, which at first promises peace. However...

    August 1, 2014: Actress Zoe Saldana slams the superhero film genre saying that "There are no colored or major female roles in many of the films. Why haven't we seen Black Panther? Why haven't. We seen a Black Widow film?" on TMZ,...

    August 5, 2014: Russian hackers steal 2.4 billion usernames in an attack that affected Fortune 500 companies to local government websites ,....

    August 6, 2014: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials led by Janet Napolitano report the hacking of system computers by Chinese hackers,....

    August 11, 2014: Local residents of Houston, Texas report seeing a UFO, triggering video and Internet speculation of possible alien sightings,....

    August 11, 2014: Comedian Robin Williams announces he will be participating in a USO Tour to help NATO troops, with singer Amy Winehouse, during a press conference in San Francisco,...

    August 12th, 2014: Amercian Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his Japanese counterpart announce increased cooperation with Vietnam in Hanoi.

    August 13, 2014: Malaysian authorities blame "Jewish nationalists" including George Soros, for the sudden downturn in the stock market, fueling civil unrest in the region,...

    August 13, 2014: ExpendaBelles starring Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz and Milla Jovovich and written and produced by Sylvester Stallone, makes its hit debut, promoting female action roles,....

    August 14, 2014: Senator Paul Ryan blames the sudden rise on inflation rates on the "universal health care debacles" of the Clinton Administration, during debate in Washington D.C.,....

    August 15th, 2014: Nickelodeon announces a new animated show based off the comic Atomic Robo.

    August 26, 2014: Camp Belvidere LGBT film by Astrid Ovalles makes its hit debut, often compared to Brokeback Mountain in its portrayal of lesbian couples,...

    September 3, 2014: FBI officials that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had nude photos of themselves leaked onto the Internet,...

    September 3, 2014: Actress Betty White dies peacefully at her home in Los Angeles, California, much to the dismay of the entertainment community,...

    September 8, 2014: Russian-based hackers shutdown 600 government websites in Germany, Austria and Switzerland,...

    September 12, 2014: The Walking Dead (AMC-TV) flops despite work by Frank Darabont, sparking claims that the comic genre is a weak financial investment for entertainers,.....

    September 15, 2014: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces her desire for Bangladesh to join the proposed BRICS Coalition during a press conference in Dhaka, citing the economic crisis,...

    September 18, 2014: Scottish independence referendum wins with a 55.3% approval by the electorate, sparking international attention,....

    September 18th, 2014: In a very rare crossover, Smash Bros V. Sega All-Stars is released for the Nintendo Dolphin and Hyperion, featuring characters from most of said companies franchises in an epic clash...

    September 19, 2014: Russian singing duo t.a.t.u. are arrested on charges of lesbian behavior in Moscow, Russia, fueling condemnation of the Russian government and its policies,...

    September 19, 2014: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird warns that Iran poses a major threat to the "peace and security" of the Middle East, during a speech in Ottawa, Ontario,...

    September 19,2014:X-Files creator Chris Carter brings a Russian television channel to an international criminal court in after said channel started to air a sci fi show that was a ripoff the X-Files.

    September 21, 2014: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai announces his support for Iranian military actions against ISIS, during a televised address in Beijing, sparking international attention,....

    September 22, 2014: "20:20" alternative country album, with singles such as "Jacksonville", by Ryan Adams makes its hit debut, sparking national attention,.....

    September 22, 2014: Spanish leaders led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy invoke the Citizens' Security Law, in an effort to crackdown on political demonstrations throughout Spain, sparking civil unrest and panic,....

    September 23, 2014: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard does a televised address from Sydney calling for the need to pass same-sex marriage, sparking national controversy,...

    October 1st, 2014: Chinese President Bo Xilai, in his speech before the nation on the 65th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, calls Japan "A nation desperate for empire and war. Leading America down a foolish path."

    October 7, 2014: City Hunter movie, directed by Shane Black, starring Bradley Cooper, Michelle Monaghan, David Conrad and others. This film became a controversial adventure comedy movie due to some inconsistencies with the original

    October 8, 2014: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai calls for help from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. (IMF) after the yuan fallen c. 30% since August 2015,....

    October 8, 2014: Kim Yo-jong, younger sister of Kim Jong-un, is announced as the new head of state after Kim Jong-un dies of surgical complications and infections in Pyongyang,....

    October 9, 2014: Kim Yo-Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un , seizes control of the government in Pyongyang, North Korea,....

    October 9, 2014: Filipino Chief Justice Jose Vitug rules that attempts to ban same-sex marriage are unconstitutional in Manila, Philippines,...

    October 9, 2014: Politically Incorrect (ABC-TV) host Bill Maher shocks audiences by calling Islam and Russia "the mother lode of all bad ideas..."

    October 14, 2014: Russian hackers launch a "denial of service" virus into computers for NATO, the European Union, and the independent Baltic States, with little notice,...

    October 19,2014:A large scale competition occurs between U.S. and Chinese gamers in Seoul using the Old Republic MMO,the event is broadcasted live on G4 in the U.S., CCTV in China,and KBC in Korea.

    October 19,2014:The movie version of Left Behind debuts in theaters and is a box office flop.The film was infamous over it's cheesy plot about a fake alien radio signal which occurs before the Rapture,which tied into a common Fundamentalist belief that the Arecibo Signal was faked.It would later become something of a cult classic.

    October 20, 2014: White police officer shoots 17-year old Laquan McDonald over 16 times in Chicago, Illinois, fueling racial tensions nationwide,...

    October 21,2014: Disney announces that a Power Rangers live action film will be released in sometime in 2017.The screenplay is expected to be written be Joss Whedon and Gen Urobuchi thereby confirming in the minds of some fans that the film will be darker and edgier then is usual with Power Rangers.Katee Sackoff and James Van Der Beek will star in the film

    October 24, 2014: Constantine (NBC-TV) starring Nicholas Cage, flops, cancelled within 5 episodes, despite work by David Goyer, fueling the impression that superhero genre TV and films are a poor investment,....

    October 24, 2014: South Korean stocks fall 15.1% amidst fears of a collapsing stock market, sparking international attention and concern in Seoul,....

    October 27, 2014: NYSE & Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges 14.4% in daily trading in New York City, New York; trading is suspended temporarily in an effort to prevent a complete collapse,....

    October 28, 2014: President Hillary Clinton attempts to reassure the country that the White House and State Department hacker attacks only breached non-classified systems, fueling concerns about the Baltic War and cybernetic attacks,...

    October 30,2014: "Otakuber" opens in Seattle with tens of thousands in attendance.The event highlights the rise of the otaku sub-culture throughout the U.S. with cosplayers a common sight in American cities and even small towns.

    October 30,2014:The Chinese government insinuates that if the U.S. gives any sort of attention to the crackdowns in China, the Chinese government will dump American debt.

    October 31,2014:Fox announces the live action cast of Neon Genesis Evangelion with Koji Nakamura as Shinji Ikari, Kou Shibasaki as Misato Katsuragi, Bruce Willis as Colonel John Winchester, and Mark Walberg as Captain Michael Shepard. There was considerable controversy over the addition of Willis' and Walberg's characters, as they were not in the original anime and the fact they portray U.S special forces. Many Eva fans also fear that Bay will also downplay the female characters in the show until they are little more then fan service.

    October 31,2014: President Clinton announces that the U.S. Air Force, in collaboration with NASA, will install and Asteroid/Meteor Defence System in order to prevent more events like Kashmir/Assam.

    November 4th, 2014: The congressional elections are held. The House remains Republican, and the Senate remains Democratic. However, a major upset occurs when actress Ashley Judd defeated Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell is replaced by younger Senator Tom Cotton.

    November 4, 2014: Wendy Davis (D-TX) wins the gubernatorial race for the state of Texas, fueling the debate on the role of women in politics and the 2016 presidential elections,.....

    November 5th, 2014: Interstellar, directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway is released. It is very well received.

    November 5,2014: Disney releases Castlevania:Lords of Darkness II on the PS4 and the Hyperion and is a smash hit.

    November 5, 2014: California becomes the second state to legalize marijuana.

    November 8, 2014: Actor Macaulay Culkin, star of Home Alone, commits suicide in Hollywood, California, amidst reports of severe drug abuse,...

    November 16th, 2014: Luna-Glob is launched, the first of several Russian probes to be launched in the next few years to the Moon.

    November 16, 2014: Chinese health officials report a SARS outbreak in Guangdong, China, triggering immediate concern in the region,...

    November 17, 2014: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns from office, amidst growing concerns about the economy, MP Yasuhisa Shiozaki is rapidly sworn in amidst the crisis,...

    November 19, 2014: Former child actress Raven Symone files charges of child molestation against Bill Cosby in Los Angeles, California,...

    November 19, 2014: Actor Kevin Spacey is "outted" as gay by Andy Cohen in Los Angeles, California, fueling lawsuits against the National Enquirer tabloid magazine,...

    November 21, 2014: Battle of Ramadi; Iranian forces clash with ISIS guerrillas in Ramadi, sparking fears that the country is expanding its reach,....

    November 24, 2014: Race riots erupt in Ferguson, Missouri after local officials refuse to prosecute police officers in the death of Michael Brown,...

    November 25, 2014: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) blames the race riots on White House policies of "coddling criminals ", fueling tensions within the GOP,...

    November 25-26, 2014: Chicago Race Riots take place after District Attorney Anita Alvarez refuses to prosecute Officer Jason Van Dyke, triggering race riots across the area.

    November 29, 2014: Let's Never Tell Anyone , directed by Julie Kerr, starring Chris Pratt, Krysten Ritter, Clark Gregg and others. The film became one of the best adventure comedy of the year.

    November 30, 2014: Actor Kirk Douglas dies at his home in Los Angeles, California, sparking international attention from the entertainment community,....

    December 2, 2014: Apple CEO Tim Cook announces plans to move Apple manufacturing facilities to the Philippines citing the human rights record of China, during a speech in Cupertino, California,...

    December 3, 2014: South Korean government calls for a $110 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, amidst pressing economic concerns,...

    December 6, 2014: CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX announces approval of a plan to launch 700 LEO (Low Earth Orbit) satellites across the globe, to provide Internet access for people across the globe in Washington D.C.,....

    December 12, 2014: International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials report that it is blocking c. $700 million in loans to Rusdia, citing the Baltic crisis, and the growing Asian financial crisis,...

    December 14, 2014: Russian SU-34s are accused of shooting down Air Sweden Boeing 777 passenger jet, killing 246 people from Copenhagen to Poznan, Poland....

    December 14,2014: A cosplayer from Chattanooga Tennessee,is harassed by a street preacher after she was seen dressed as Sailor Uranus.Despite going to the police for help,as she was denounced by the preacher as a "lesbian whore",the police refuse to press charges of hate crimes saying since he didn't physically attack her and that the cosplayer herself is straight,the police can do nothing.

    December 17, 2014: North Korean hackers expose the Marvel Studios database, leaking months worth of film, television, and video game materials, sending shockwaves throughout the Hollywood community,....

    December 17, 2014: Tokyo Stock Exchange reports heavy losses despite efforts by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to impose economic austerity measures,...

    December 17, 2014: Chinese Minster of Culture Cai Lo states the government is debating banning Puella Magi series from Chinese broadcast. The reason is underage nudity in transformation scenes and making girls think their role in Chinese society.

    December 18, 2014: U.S. President Hillary Clinton confirms that Russian missiles destroyed Air Sweden passenger airliner, fueling tensions across Eastern Europe,..

    December 19, 2014: India becomes the fourth nation to place a person into space with the successful ISRO launch of Vikram Radhakrishnan at Bangalore, fueling international attention,...

    December 19, 2014: British, American, and Swedish delegation members unveil evidence of the Russian shooting of Air Sweden, before the United Nations in New York City, New York,...

    December 23, 2014: World Bank announces the approval of an emergency loan of $6.2 billion in Geneva, Switzerland, amidst growing concerns about the stock market crash,....

    December 23, 2014: Battle of Baiji; Iranian forces seize control of the city of Baiji , Iraq, after it had fallen under the control of ISIS guerrillas, fueling concerns about Iran's role in the region,....

    December 28th, 2014: Finland detects a Russian Submarine violating it's territorial waters.
     
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    January 1st, 2015: Marvel Productions announce that a Black Panther television series in the works. Actors in negotiations for the role include Will Smith, Chadwick Boseman, and Samuel L. Jackson.

    January 2, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces American claims by President Hillary Clinton that the North Korean government was behind the leak, sparking political tensions in the region,....

    January 6,2015:A flash run of cosplayers dressed as characters from Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Puella Magi Temashi Magica occurs in Washington D.C. Despite being accosted by protestors from local Fundamentalist mega-church,the event was a success and another run is scheduled for 2016.

    January 9, 2015: Signals science fiction film, and sequel to Signs starring Mel Gibson makes its hit debut, taps into the concerns about the "Arecibo Effect",....

    January 13, 2015: Glenn Beck warns of the right-wing love affair with Vladimir Putin, during a radio broadcast in Salt Lake City, Utah, fueling tensions within the GOP,...

    January 13, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin warns against American and European military action against Iran, sparking tensions in the region,...

    January 15th, 2015: A Massive Explosion is reported near Vardo, Norway. Russian Survivors are found clamoring over the ice. Reports say there was a mutiny on board a Typhoon class submarine.

    January 15th, 2015 - In a special programme, Nathalie Emmanuel is announced as the Thirteenth Doctor, taking over from Ben Daniels halfway through the next series of Doctor Who (BBC-TV). Emmanuel makes it clear she intends to stay for at least the next three series after that. A portion of longtime fans are outraged by this new black, female Doctor. They claim that the Doctor could never be a woman.

    January 16, 2015: Leak, action thriller directed by Michael Mann, starring Chris Hemsworth, makes its hit debut,....

    January 19,2015: A teenage girl who was cosplaying as Temashi Yamamotto is physically assaulted by a group of young men outside of Cornerstone Church,the men allegedly shouted lesbian whore as they beat her.The event heightened tensions between religious groups in the U.S.

    January 19,2015:RWBY creator Monty Oum dies of unexpected health complications.Disney and RoosterTeeth announces they are in mourning over his death but vow to continue his series. A popular conspiracy would later emerge that claims that Disney had Monty killed due to disagreements he had with Disney due to the way they wanted the series to go.

    January 20th, 2015: 23 survivors from the Typhoon are reported. The Rus sian Navy asks for their return. Norwegian authorities state they will return the sailors to the Russians.

    January 23, 2015: Don't Point that Thing At Me, starring Johnny Depp, Ewan McGregor and Gwyneth Paltrow, makes its hit debut,....

    January 24, 2015: Conservative Ann Coulter attacks Actress Halle Berry's endorsement of Vice-President Barack Obama as "Halfrican-American",....

    January 26, 2015: Irish President Michael D. Higgins is killed after anti-austerity rioters block and surround his car in Dublin, dragging him out of his car and brutally beating him to death on international television,....

    January 28th, 2015 : Sweden announces a temporary lifting of its neutrality after the Russian shooting of a Air Sweden jet, secret talks having taken place with NATO for "Temporary membership".

    January 28, 2015: Yanis Varoufakis defects from Greece to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, warning that the situation in Greece is rapidly declining,....

    January 29, 2015: Filipino Vice-President Jejomar Binay is placed under house arrest on corruption charges in Makati, Philippines,...

    January 29, 2015: Dinesh D'Souza claims that the Chinese SARS outbreak is part of a plot by Hillary Clinton to "takeover the world ",...

    January 31, 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of singers Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, is found dead of a possible drug overdose in Beverly Hills, California,...

    January 31, 2015: 250,000 people join in anti-austerity protests in Madrid, which quickly erupt into anti-American, anti-European Union (EU), and anti-NATO rallies, fueling concern about the situation in the Baltic region,....

    February 2, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) states that vaccinations should be purely voluntary during a rally, sparking outrage from the medical community,....

    February 5,2015:John Hagee,the Pastor of Cornerstone Church apologizes to the family of the cosplayer for the assault,but refuses to stop his denouncements of the otaku sub-culture despite some experts opinions that the heated denouncements of Hagee and his compatriots may have inspired the attack.

    February 6, 2015: Spook's Apprentice starring Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges, makes its hit film debut,...

    February 6, 2015: Ascent science fiction hit starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, and Sean Bean, makes its hit debut,....

    February 7, 2015: UFO activists Steve Bassett and Steven Greer are arrested after trying to deliver 250,000 signatures from online sites, demanding that Clinton administration take a policy of "full disclosure " regarding UFO sightings,...

    February 8,2015:Puella Magi Temashi Magica wins a Grammy for Soundtrack for the song Numquam Solus which is the theme of Temashi(Walpurgisnacht).Yuki Kajiura accepted the award.

    February 9, 2015: Riots erupt in Spain, Portugal and France as farmers protest the economic and political sanctions against Russia, sparking international attention and concern,...

    February 11, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) blames the current Middle East conflict on President Hillary Clinton,....

    February 18th, 2015: India launches the "Chandra" probe to land on the Moon, in a collaboration between ISRO and Roscosmos.

    February 18, 2015: Dutch non-profit Mars One Mission led by Bas Lansdorp announces that it has selected 100 candidates for a one-way mission to Mars, during a press conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands,...

    February 10th, 2015: Jon Stewart announces his retirement from The Daily Show (COM-TV). To replace him will be correspondent John Oliver.

    February 16, 2015: LAX Terminal Shooting; disgruntled Afghanistan veteran fires a gun inside the airport international terminal in Los Angeles, California,...

    February 19, 2015: Former California State Senator Leland Yee (D-CA) is charged with selling arms to the Moro Liberation Front (MLF) guerrillas, by the Department of Homeland Security. (DHS) in San Francisco, California,...

    February 20th, 2015: China announces a SETI like government project to find extraterrestrial life.

    February 21, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin organizes rallies in Moscow in support of military action in the Baltic States, calling them "Western puppets"...

    February 22, 2015: Selma wins the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Director for Ava DuVernay; Interstellar wins Best Original Screenplay, and Best Actress for Anne Hathaway in Los Angeles, California,...

    February 25, 2015: Former Speaker Newt Gingrich blames the economic downturn and the sudden rise of gasoline on the "social mismanagement" of the Clinton Administration, during a speech in Atlanta, Georgia,....

    February 23, 2015: German artist Kurt Fleckenstein leads peace demonstrations in Riga, Latvia, sparking international attention,...

    February 28,2015:LGBT activists praise Puella Magi Temashi Magica for it's positive portrayal of the relationship between Temashi and Barabako who are two the five main magical girls on the show.

    March 2, 2015: Iranian forces clash with ISIS guerrillas in a pitched battle for Tikrit, Iraq, fueling political and military tensions in the region,...

    March 3, 2015: Russian officials call for the arrest of Latvian MP Sandra Kalniete, sparking international attention and concerns,....

    March 4th, 2015: Japanese fighters attempt to push away a People's Liberation Army Air Force recon plane and the planes bump. One JASDF pilot and the crew of the Chinese AWACs are all killed.

    March 4, 2015: Chinese medical official Liu Jianlun dies from SARS related infections in Hong Kong, sparking civil unrest and panic,...

    March 4, 2015: World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials report that China has the world's largest debts, fueling tensions in the Pacific Rim,...

    March 5, 2015: Washington Times reports "strange irregularities" between the personal and White House e-mail accounts of President Hillary Clinton,...

    March 5,2015:Otaku America magazine names Stella Lecarde of Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin the Anime as the sexiest female anime character according to a fan poll. In second and third place is Temashi Yamamoto of Puella Magi Temashi Magica and Sailor Venus.

    March 6, 2015: The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (NBC-TV) starring Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski and Titus Burgess, written and produced by Tina Fey, makes its hit debut,...

    March 6, 2015: My Name is..., science fiction action film starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, and directed by Neill Blomkamp, makes its hit film debut, ....

    March 7, 2015: Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) points to the rise of the price of gasoline to $5.45/gallon as proof of the "failed social policies" of the Clinton Administration in Washington D.C.,...

    March 8, 2015: German Chancellor Ursula von der Leyen professes her support for a unified European Union military force, sparking tensions across the Continent,....

    March 8th, 2015: Odysseus I is launched from Cape Canaveral. It is an unmanned probe, which will orbit Jupiter, but focus on Europa for several months, analyzing its surface and subsurface. It will not land yet, leaving that to the Odysseus II

    March 8, 2015: New York Jets NFL player Chris Johnson is shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Orlando, Florida, sparking debate about professional sports,...

    March 12, 2015: WHO officials issue warnings about SARS infections in Vietnam and the People's Republic of China,....

    March 15, 2015: Health officials in Singapore and Canada report cases of SARS, according to the WHO, sparking international attention and concern,...

    March 17, 2015: Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog is elected Israeli Prime Minister, amidst concerns that PM Tipi Livni has alienated many of the nation's allies,....

    March 18, 2015: Riots erupt in Frankfirt and Munich, as feats of an escalating Baltic crisis trigger "bank runs", sparking tensions within the European Union,...

    March 18th, 2015: Donald Trump suffers severe injuries from a car accident.

    March 18, 2015: Jim Kramer, Mad Money (MSNBC-TV) blames universal health care programs by the Clinton Administration for the sudden economic downturn,....

    March 20, 2015: Conservative Ann Coulter attacks Vice-President Barack Obama's political policies as "Barack the Magic Negro",....

    March 21, 2015: Armed insurrection erupts during parliamentary elections in Andalusia led by María Dolores de Cospedal and Mariano Rajoy....

    March 22, 2015: Los Altos Skate Park Shooting; Jaquise Lewis is accused of shooting 3 people in Albuquerque, New Mexico,....

    March 24, 2015: Chinese Communist Party member Hu Xiaoyan states is would be a mistake by the government to ban the Puella Magi series. It would bring international ridicule.

    March 25th, 2015: China launches its first (Chinese made) aircraft carrier "Mao". Two more are being built.

    March 25,2015:A flash run consisting of people dressed as characters from the anime Bushido occurs in Tokyo,the run turned violent after protestors from the political left accosted the run. 45 people were arrested and the run was met with condemnations from Seoul and Beijing.

    March 26, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai warns that with the Shiyan military satellite system, that it is capable of shooting down European and American satellites,....

    March 27, 2015: Conservative Breitbart Report and GOP presidential candidate Pete King (R-NY),claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin is arming the Mexican drug cartels to attack the United States in retaliation for NATO actions in the Baltic region,...

    March 31, 2015: European farmers dump thousands of gallons of milk outside the European Parliament, protesting against the continued sanctions against Russia,...

    April 1-May 27, 2015: DC and Marvel Comics launch Convergence Wars mini-series event aimed at cleaning up the franchises of both properties. Artist Bryan Hitch, and writers Matt Fraction, James Robinson, and Kurt Busiek write the fateful series. As an additional twist, Marvel character Deadpool is transported to the DC universe and DC character Static is transported into the Marvel universe...,

    April 2nd, 2015:Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) announces run for Presidency.

    April 3rd 2015: 1,000,000 Germans are marching against Ursula van der Leyen's policy against Russia. In Munich there was an equal march planned but the police banned it as it is Good Friday.

    April 3rd 2015: 500,000 people are defying the ban against a peace march through Munich. The Bavarian government acts promptly by ordering the riot police to maintain "the peace for Easter" 2500 people are arrested, 500 people were seriously hurt.

    April 3, 2015: Pro-Putin Russian nationalists clash with Baltic immigrants in a rally turned riot in London, England,...

    April 5th 2015: In Leipzig and Dresden there are "Montagsdemos" against the policies of van der Leyen. The CDU-led government in Saxony is trying to crack down on these demos.

    April 5th 2015: In Berlin there are attacks against Russian shops. In Frankfurt(Oder) there are attacks against Russians.

    April 6th 2015: President Putin condemns in a strongly worded speech the violence against Russians. Prime minister Medvedev calls van der Leyen a second Adolf Hitler.

    April 7th 2015: The CDU/CSU fraction in the Bundestag demand that van der Leyen takes measures against Russia. In an earlier prepared lawproposal she wants to reduce Hartz IV benefits to € 150,- a month. The money saved is diverted to defense. In a second law she reinstates military service for man and women. Military service as abolished just 5 years earlier by Angela Merkel.

    April 7th 2015: The new measures of van der Leyen are causing serious riots in Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. The unions are threatening to organize a general strike (The first since 1930)

    April 11, 2015: Anti-austerity protests erupt throughout Spain, fueling the growing rift within the Eurozone, sparking fears of a possible collapse of the European Union,....

    April 14th 2015: The rioting has spread to allmost every important city in Germany. The situation is made worse by a newsreport that Russia is financing the trade unions should they go to strike.

    April 15th 2015: The Western Allies (France, the UK and the USA) demand a meeting with van der Leyen. They fear that Germany is on it's way to destabilize...

    April 16, 2015: Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) announces run for President

    April 16, 2015: Citing growing tensions in the Baltic region, along with the collapse of its real estate markets, Chinese Premier Bo Xilai warns that the GDP of the country has fallen rapidly, triggering tensions economically,...

    April 17th 2015: "History has it's irony" This remark was made by Ursula van der Leyen after she had a meeting with the Western Allies in Versailles. The French and the Americans warned for Pro-Russian sentiments in Germany and a possible rise of the Far Right.

    April 17th 2015: A terror attack on the EuroCity-train between Berlin and Gdansk kills 27. A pro-Russian group takes responsibility for the attack. Later that night neo-nazis attack the nighttrain to Moscow as revenge. In that attack there were no fatalities.

    April 18th 2015: Russia condemns the barabaric treatement of Russians in Germany.

    April 18th 2015:The private broadcaster "RTL" manages to smuggle a camerateam into Tallinn to film the situation in Estonia. The local population shows them a massgrave dug by the Russians after an execution of 100 inhabitants of Tallinn.

    April 19th 2015: "Svoboda pro Estonsko", Freedom for the Estonians! is the chant most heard during an anti-Russian and anti-German demonstration in Prague. Angry Czechs are demanding that Germany agrees to the Article 5 procedure for the Baltics.

    April 19, 2015: 22-year old Everardo Custodio is accused of shooting 6 people in an mass shooting in Chicago, Illinois,....

    April 20th 2015: The Danish Newspaper Extrabladet prints an article in which Ursula van der Leyen is on her way to Moscow for secret negociations with Putin. "Tyske forræderi mod Estland" - German treason towards Estonia is the headline. Sparking tensions between Denmark and Germany.

    April 20-24, 2015: Actors Mickey Rourke and Steven Segal are proclaimed a "peace envoys" in Moscow, proclaiming their support for Russian President Vladimir Putin in a series of events, including a concert in Red Square,...

    April 25,2015:Eminem releases "Enough of this Bulls$#@*" and is a smash hit.It would also inspire numerous internet memes similar to Snoop Dog's "What the F#%k Man?".

    April 21st 2015: Reporters of ARD and ZDF have seen van der Leyen en route to the Kremlin. Reports are that van der Leyen is "willing to invest heaviliy in the Russian economy." The shock meeting between van der Leyen and Putin causes outrage in South Germany. Mass demonstrations are planned for May 1st.

    April 22nd 2015: The meeting between van der Leyen and Putin fails. In the Bundestag a motion of no-confidence is planned. The CSU, the SPD, the FDP and the Greens form a pact for an emergency government until new elections are held in September.

    April 22, 2015: Anti-NATO and anti-European Union protests erupt in Italy, Greece and Cyprus, fueling the tensions between countries within the Eurozone,...

    April 22, 2015: LGBTQ activists led by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence clash with Roman Catholic officials in San Francisco, California, after Archbishop Michael S. Barber calls for a cessation of all same-sex marriages statewide,....

    April 22, 2015: Marvel Comics character Beast is story retconned and revealed as LGBTQ, sparking calls for boycott by social conservatives,....

    April 23, 2015: The Hill reports millions of dollars used by the Bill Clinton Foundation were used to help fund Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in 2008 and 2012,...

    April 24, 2015: Televangelist Creflo Dollar announces that his ministry is filing for bankruptcy, amidst reports of financial mismanagement in College Park, Georgia,...

    April 25, 2015: Anti-NATO demonstrations occur in Trafalgar Square in London, fueled by growing concerns over the Baltic crisis,...

    April 26th, 2015: Former president and first gentleman Bill Clinton announces his run for presidency in 2016.

    April 27, 2015: Libya under Saif al-Islam Gaddafi announces its support of Russian President Vladimir Putin, sparking tensions throughout North Africa,....

    April 28, 2015: Despite drastic government action, unemployment rates reach 7.8% in Japan, fueling civil unrest and protests nationwide,...

    April 29, 2015: Minuteman and California GOP leader Tim Donnelly. (R-CA) calls for "citizen patrols" of the nation's ports, citing the SARS threat, citing Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Diego , fueling charges of racism,...

    May 1st 2015: Two mass demonstrations are held in Berlin. On the Alexanderplatz there is a pro-Russian rally of the Linkspartei with 500,000 people. On the Kurfürstendamm there is a CDU/CSU rally against Russian agression and for Estonian freedom of 500,000. After the rallies there are riots in the city which are so serious that the police are using lethal force for the first time since 1967.

    May 1st, 2015: The TMM (Titan Mare Mission) is announced as a collaboration between NASA, ESA, and ISRO. It will send a probe to land on Titan, and explore its oceans.

    May 1, 2015: Anti-war demonstrations are held in major countries across Western Europe, Canada, the United States and Japan against NATO actions in the Baltic Sea,...

    May 2, 2015: Boxer Manny Pacquiao defeats Floyd Mayweather in 8 rounds, during a match in Las Vegas, Nevada,....

    May 3rd, 2015: Ben Carson announces run for President

    May 4th 2015: The Unions are announcing a General Strike of the entire public sector for May 8th. The SPD, the FDP and the Greens are suggesting that Frank Walter Steinmeier should become the next chancellor of Germany. The CSU want Alexander Dobrint as chancellor. These plans are however put on ice..

    May 4, 2015: Iranian officials announce their intent to join the proposed BRICS alliance, during a press conference in Tehran, fueling tensions with the Clinton administration,....

    May 5th 2015: Ursula von der Leyen goes to president Gauck. Altough the media is speculating on a resignation of van der Leyen she has clearly other plans. On 12:00 she adresses the nation via radio and television to declare that she has deemed it necessary to enact the "Notstandsgesetze" of 1968. These emergency laws give the government the right to use any measure against anti-German elements.

    May 5th 2015: The SPD, The FDP, The Greens, all trade unions and both the Catholic as the Lutheran church lodge a formal complaint against van der Leyen. They deem the enacting of the State of Emergency as unconstitutional.

    May 5, 2015: Prime Minister David Cameron, Tory Party, loses a "no-confidence" amidst the Scottish independence referendum; MP Nick Clegg is named Interim leader of the Tory Party in London, sparking a major political shakeup,...

    May 5th, 2015: Mass protests sprout all over Japan as the National Diet announce a bill to loosen the Self Defense Forces and allow them overseas. Some see this as a legalization of the JSDF others see this as a restoration of Japanese militarism. China vocally protests the move.

    May 5, 2015: Actor Chuck Norris (R-TX) nnounces his bid for the U.S. Senate in Austin, capitalizing on his celebrity status, and growing right-wing sentiment and populism,...

    May 6th: The CSU in Bavaria and the CDU in Northrhine Westphalia lodge a formal against van der Leyen. The CDU in Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin, Brandenburg and Hesse announce that they no longer support van der Leyen as their leader.

    May 7, 2015: Anti-American and anti-NATO demonstrations erupt in Beijing, Premier Bo Xilai condemns "Western imperialism" in a televised address,...

    May 7,2015:Joaqiun Castro(D-TX) announces his run for the Senate in San Antonio, Texas.

    May 8, 2015: MP Harriet Harman, Labour Party, becomes the second woman to become British Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher, sparking international attention,...

    May 10th, 2015 : Finnish and Polish "Volunteers", helped by locals, start a series of attacks against the Russian forces in the Baltics and Kaliningrad. NATO starts a trade embargo on Russia.

    May 10th - May 24th, 2015: Battle of Kaliningrad; Russian military forces shutdown the electrical grid for Sweden, Lithuania, and Poland, triggering civil unrest and panic across the region

    May 11th 2015 : A series of protests take place in Kiev, Lviv and Donetsk against the incompetence of Yanukovitch's government and its dependence on oligarchs.

    May 11, 2015: British Foreign Minister Hilary Benn meets with White House officials in Washington D.C., to coordinate Allied policies regarding Russian aggression in the Baltic States,....

    May 12, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin pledges to support Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos should his nation consider leaving the Eurozone, during talks in Moscow, Russia,....

    May 12, 2015: Russian Speaker Sergei Naryshkin claims massive human rights violations against Russians in the Baltics as "stateless residents", before the United Nations in New York City, New York,....

    May 13, 2015: General Godefroid Niyombare seizes control of the government in Bujumbura, Burundi, sparking international attention,...

    May 14th, 2015 : Mass protests in Kiev already claim ten thousand protesters. However, any rioters are turned in to the police, which is watching very closely the whole ordeal.

    May 14th, 2015 : Dmitri Ivanov, a Russian UFO radical, attempts to release Sarin Gas in the Mumbai Metro. However, Mumbai police arrest him before he could achieve his task.

    May 15th, 2015 : Russian embassadors in Finland and Poland demand all Poles and Finns leave the Baltic countries. Both countries refuse.

    May 15th 2015: Anti-Russian protests in Helsinki and Warsaw. Poland pressures Germany to support any NATO action in case of Russians agression.

    May 15, 2015: Turkish officials report attacks by Greek militias in Pentadaktilos, Cyprus, fueling tensions within the European Union and NATO,...,

    May 15th 2015: In Sweden a "National government" is formed with Liberals, Conservatives, Social Democrats and Progressives.

    May 16th, 2015 : After agreements between Poland and Scandinavia, the Skagerrak is blockaded by NATO navy. America's allies in Asia - Japan, Malaya, the Philipines, Taiwan, Vietnam, India - join the embargo.

    May 16th, 2015 : an extreme-right group in Crimea starts a series of coups de force, claiming Crimea must be Russian. the Euromaidan protests spread to Sebastopol, but they have less support than elsewhere in Ukraine.

    May 16th 2015: In the Netherlands a "Broad government" is formed besides the conservative liberal (VVD) and the social-democratic (PvdA), the Christian Democrats (CDA), the Greens (GL) and the progressive liberals (D66) are invited to form a government

    May 16th 2015: It is revealed that young members of Die Linke in Germany are training to join the Russian Army as volunteers

    May 16th 2015: Members of the NPD are forming "civil guards". Fears for right wing violence are justified as there are serious incidents in Berlin and Frankfurt.

    May 16th 2015: King Albert II dies after an heartattack. His eldest son Phillipe assumes the throne. Given the crisis Phillipe will assume his role as supreme commander of the Belgian Forces before he is sworn in.

    May 16, 2015: Russian Speaker Sergei Naryshkin denounces Baltic nationalists as "the real terrorists" during a speech before the Duma in Moscow,....

    May 17th, 2015 : the Ukrainian president Yanukovitch's speech, saying that "the protests had been heard and taken into account", but that it was time to "go back to work" is completely decredibilized by an independent decision of the police forces in the Donbass and Crimea - his electoral fiefs - to repress the manifestations.

    May 17, 2015: Iranian officials announce their intent to withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty in Geneva, Switzerland, sparking tensions in the Middle East,...

    May 17th, 2015: The Chinese State Administration of Radio, Film, and TV announce they are considering reviewing Puella Magi Temashi Magica for subversive elements.

    May 18th to 24th, 2015 : The protests gain momentum all across the country, calling for anticipated elections and candidating to the EU.

    May 18, 2015: Jamie Lynn Spears calls off her wedding to Chris Hemsworth in Shreveport, Louisiana, sparking national attention,...

    May 18th, 2015: Bill O' Reilly is (not fatally) shot outside the headquarters of the Freedom Channel. Whilst blame is initially placed on Russian agents, the culprit is revealed to be John Appleton, a radical UFOist, who was insulted by O'Reilly mocking their beliefs.

    May 18, 2015: BRICS Alliance (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) formally sign a military and security agreement in Porto Allegre, Brazil, sparking international tensions across the globe,...

    May 19, 2015: Buck Rogers science fiction epic by George Lucas, starring Alan Cumming, Alfred Molina, Evan Rachel Wood, and Kristen Chenoweth, makes its hit debut,....

    May 19, 2015: SEIU and AFL/CIO members, join with environmental groups protest the construction of the planned Star Wars theme park in San Francisco's Presidio District, with many neighborhood residents concerned about the lack of parking and environmental concerns about the park,....

    May 20th 2015: Russian President Putin gives a speech on national television. Russia will do anything to breach the blockade of the Kattegat. After the speech mass panic spreads to Copenhagen and Malmö. The Danish and Swedish governments declare martial law for Sjælland and Skåne. The Dutch government places the Netherlands under martial law and recalls all reservists.

    May 20, 2015: Asian stocks continue to plummet amidst reports of continued violence in the Baltic region,....

    May 20, 2015: Chinese PLAN proclaim a "Chinese military alert zone" over the Fiery Cross Reef, and over the entire Spratly Islands, fueling tensions in the region.....

    May 20,2015:Anti-enviromentalists counter-protest the enviromentalist groups in San Francisco accusing enviromentalists of trying to establish a “green marxist dictatorship.”

    May 21st 2015: A mass panic in Vilnius as the airraid sirens went off by accident. Belarus mobilizes it's army.

    May 21, 2015: Indonesian President Joko Widodo resigns from office in Jakarta, amidst growing concern about the political and civil unrest throughout the region,....

    May 22nd, 2015 : Turkish government starts blockading the Straits, delivering all shipping to NATO countries using Turkish boats.

    May 22, 2015: Conor MacLiam launches mass anti-austerity demonstrations in Carlow–Kilkenny, Ireland, triggering calls for an end to the European Union,....

    May 22nd, 2015: 1964, starring George Clooney, Britt Robinson, and Hugh Laurie, and directed and written by Brad Bird is released, and is a mild critical and financial hit....

    May 23rd, 2015 : NATO members in the Caucasus join the land blockade.

    May 23rd, 2015 : Présidente Ségolène Royal warns Russia that "The Curzon Line is the new Rhine", a reference to the French nuclear doctrine of nuking any army crossing the Rhine in the Cold War.

    May 23rd, 2015 : Polish "Volunteers" attack border patrols between Lithuania and Poland. A rapid thrust by the Polish Army allows to encircle Kaunas and Vilnius.

    May 23, 2015: Celebrities Kim Kardashian and Kanye West break up in a public spat in New York City, New York,...

    May 24th, 2015 : Russian attempts at counter-attack are stopped by partisan attacks from the Balts, with five trains derailing.

    May 24th, 2015 : the Russian Baltic Fleet's attempt at forcing the Skagerrak blockade is foiled by the presence of several NATO aircraft-carriers, including a USN supercarrier and the Charles de Gaulle.

    May 24, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai announces that the real estate market has collapsed in China, signaling a market crash, sparking economic panic across the Pacific Rim,....

    May 24, 2015: Cleveland Riots ; Riots erupt over the police acquittal in the death of African-American Tamir Rice, sparking national attention,...

    May 25th, 2015 : the Finnish Army uses the Russian Red Fleet's absence to start a debarkment on Northern Estonia. Severe fighting in Lithuania around Kaunas, as the Russian counter-attack finally arrives.

    May 25th to 27th, 2015 : Ukraine is struck by a 3-day long General Strike. Opposition leaders warn Yanukovitch they are ready to "call on another".

    May 27th, 2015 : As Poles are being pressed back by the Russian army, with a front crossing the cities of Alytus and Vilnius, NATO troops in Gotland debark in the Latvian region of Kurzeme, close to the city of Ventspils. The Viru and Harju regions, as well as Talinn and the Estonian islands, are in control of the Finns.

    May 28th, 2015 : the frontline in Lithuania stabilises as the Lithuanians reduce Russian mobility and the first Eastern European divisions arrive from Slovakia and Romania.

    May 28th, 2015 : the Russian Baltic fleet returns to St Petersbourg to lick its wounds, but finds out the shipyards have been occupied by parachuted Finns, which respond to the battle cry of "Simo Häyhä!".

    May 28th, 2015 : Yanukovitch refuses categorically any kind of advanced elections. The police is sent to break the strikes. The General Strike goes on.

    May 28th, 2015: Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announces run for President; Conservative Breitbart Report uncovers a 1972 article by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) which paint him as having "rape fantasies",...

    May 28, 2015: Representative Pete King ( R-NY) announces his bid for the GOP presidential nomination in Albany, New York,....

    May 29th, 2015 : Estonia is accepted in the Nordic Council.

    May 29th, 2015 : German troops capture Kaliningrad by surprise, instantly renaming it Königsberg.

    May 29th, 2015 : 3/4 of the police forces go on strike. Yanukovitch empties the prisons so as to wreck havoc and use the prisoners to decredibilised what is increasingly called the "Euromaidan revolution".

    May 29, 2015: Hawaiian Romance, lesbian romantic comedy starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, and Emma Stone, makes its hit debut,...

    May 30th, 2015 : French, British and German troops gather in Gdansk and prepare the EUroller, a steamroller made by joining the bulk of each country's land troops.

    May 30th, 2015 : the counter-attack of East European troops (mainly Poles, Slovaks and Czechs) has recaptured Kaunas at the peak of its advance, near 18:00.

    May 30th, 2015: the French and British devise a "Strictly Limited War" policy : the only targets are Oblast Kaliningrad, the Baltics and Belarus. All EU/NATO countries end up adhering to it except for Finland.

    May 30, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin orders the immediate withdrawal of its embassy delegations from the nations of the European Union, citing the Baltic Crisis,...

    May 30,2015:Puella Magi Madoka Magica:The Rebellion Story debuts and is a smash hit in Japan and the U.S.The series is a sequel to the two previous series and features the main characters of both series,it is controversial with some fans due to the actions of Homura Akemi in the finale.It is also notable in openly displaying the lesbian relationships of Sayaka and Kyoko and Temashi and Barabako. The next series is scheduled to air in October of 2016.

    May 30,2015:The live action adaptation of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha debuts and is a box office smash hit.The movie stared Mitsuko Murakami as Nanoha Takamachi,Risa Hondo as Fate Testarossa,and Angelina Jolee as Precia Testarossa.The Nanoha franchise is considered as a family friendly alternative to the Madoka Magica franchise,and the two franchise would compete throughout the 2010s.

    May 31st, 2015 : Russian attempt at using a thermobaric bomb near Kaunas foiled by the bomb's interception by old sovietic material coming from a museum (Katyuchas, to be precise).

    May 31st , 2015 : Yanukovitch, with Moscow unable to support him, resigns. His party "subtly" convinces him not to run as candidate in the next elections in a modus operandi detailed later.

    June 1st, 2015 : the EUroller reaches Königsberg. A small amount of German troops is left behind to occupate the oblast.

    June 1st, 2015 : the Battle of the Shipyards ends up after three days of fighting, with only a small hundred Finnish survivors (out of 300). The damaged capital ships and aircraft carriers of the Russian fleet are taken to Pori, the rest of the fleet is sunk. The last Russian survivor sinks with his ship. The Skagerrak blockade is partly lifted, replaced by a Turkish-type blockade.

    June 1st, 2015 : End of the General Strike. Russian activists in Crimea are arrested by the Ukrainian Police and Army.

    June 1st, 2015 : Beginning of the "Ukrainian Exodus" : Ukrainian families, or families considering themselves Ukrainian, start moving to the Far East in large numbers, to Primorsky Krai or to southern Khabarovsk Krai and Amur Krai.

    June 1st, 2015: Vice President Barack Obama say which will run for the Democratic nomination in 2016.

    June 1st, 2015: Spy thriller, Dark Master, starring Robert Downey, Jr., Charlize Theron, and Alan Rickman, debuts, featuring a secret agent (Downey) fighting to prevent two Russian scientists (Theron and Rickman) from launching nuclear missiles. Banned in Russia.

    June 2nd, 2015 : Inexperienced Swedish troops in Latvia are pushed back to the sea. Severe fighting of Estonians and Finns.

    June 2nd, 2015 : the Russian administrative unit of the Republic of Carelia secedes, and calls for help from Finland.

    June 3rd, 2015 : Russian headquarters learn of the Euroller when it takes the coastal Lithuanian city of Klaipeda, after losing contact with the units stationned in Neringa and Siluté very early in the morning.

    June 3rd, 2015 : the Russian Republic of Belarus launches an attack on the Southern frontier of Lithuania, on a front from Druskininkai to Varéna. It aims at cutting the European supply lines passing through Alytus. It is however stopped around these two cities by fresh Hungarian reinforcements.

    June 3, 2015: Pentagon officials and DHS officials call for greater Internet security, but the ACLU and Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) warn of the need to protect civil liberties,....

    June 3rd, 2015: Both Houses of Japan's Diet Approve the move towards loosening SDF controls.

    June 4th, 2015 : With the coming Russian repression, the Karelian Republic expresses its desire to become part of Finland.

    June 4th, 2015 : A video is posted on the internet of "Russian v Finnish engineering" : one of the irrepairable Russian capital ships was sunk by a Finn throwing a Nokia cellphone at it. It becomes an instant meme.

    June 4th, 2015 : Russian troops start building defenses in order to stop the EUroller near Ventspills, Latvia. It is expected to arrive the next day.

    June 4, 2015: Hackers, based in Russia hack into the Bundestag network in one of the largest cybernetic attacks in Berlin, fueling tensions regarding the Baltic War,....

    June 4, 2015: Chinese and Russian hackers obtain the files of 8.2 million federal employees from he Office of Personnel Management in Washington D.C., causing the withdrawal of covert federal agents from the CIA, NSA, FBI from China and Russia,....

    June 5th, 2015 : An image done by a bored British commander in the Skagerrak breaks the internet : it's the poster of "The Lord of the Finns", starring Vladimir Putin as Sauron and Lukaschenko as Saruman.

    June 5th, 2015 : the EUroller does a 90° turn as from Sventoji, Lithuania, they turn towards Siauliai. the front of the European advance in Lithuania is along a Sventoji-Plungé-Toragé-Jurbarkas-Kaunas-Kaisiadorys-Vilnius-Lentvaris-Varéna-Druskininkai line.

    June 5th, 2015 : Russian troops in Lithuania attack the city of Toragé to take back Kaliningrad/Königsberg

    June 5th, 2015 : A Finnish infantry regiment meets a 30000-soldier Russian division near Kohtla-Järve.

    June 5, 2015: Timeliner starring Amy Adams, Paul Bettany, and David Tennant features a modern 747 jetliner landing in the Battles of Lexington & Concord, makes its hit debut,...

    June 6th : the Euroller and Polish troops start encircling the Russian army in the "Kelmé Pocket", as the cities of Telsiai and Kedainiai are taken respectively by the EUroller and the Poles-Czechs-Slovaks. Romanian troops arrive in Oblast Kaliningrad.

    June 6th, 2015 : No Russian in the division located in Kohtla-Järve has survived the encounter of the previous day.

    June 6th, 2015 : Food poisonings among Russian troops multiply in Ventspils as they try to eat the Swedish supply depots' fish. They are appalled to see the Swedes brought so much furniture and so little food.

    June 6th, 2015 : Russian officials in Viipuri (Vyborg) are expelled by the population. Finnish troops happen to enter the city later in the day.

    June 7th, 2015 : the Russian army sent to pacify Karelia and the Isthmus of Karelia meet with a large Finnish force in Petrozavodsk late in the night. It degenerates in a drinking contest, which the more numerous Russians manage to lose.

    June 7th, 2015 : a new referendum is announced in Europe for the integration of Turkey and the rest of the Balkan nations, on the argument that "All problems can be dealt with inside the EU.

    June 7, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his support for Iran's nuclear program, during a televised address in Moscow,...

    June 8th, 2015 : Petrozavodsk is out of vodka.

    June 8, 2015: President Hillary Clinton speaks on the importance of supporting the Baltic States. And Ukraine in a televised address in Washington D.C.,...

    June 8th, 2015 : Predator strikes in Latvia destroy a Russian Army armament depot. Several casualties in the explosion of a second Russian thermobaric bomb.

    June 8th, 2015 : Southern European nations (Greece, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and Italy) gather their armies for a second EUroller, the Southern Force, in the Polish city of Lublin, whereas the Balkan NATO countries (Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Albania) make a smaller version (dubbed the BalkanRoller or BR) in Byalystok.

    June 8th, 2015 : The hangover after the Petrozavodsk drinking fights allow the few awake Finns to take quarter of the Russian Army as POWs.

    June 8th, 2015: Donald Trump announces he will not run for President due to his recovery, but promises to come back in 2020.

    June 8th, 2015 : the Russian force in the Kelmé Pocket is cut from its supplies as the EUroller took Siauliai and the Poles are in control of Panevèzys. Tauragé and Jurbarkas fell to the Russians.

    June 9th, 2015 : Russians and Finns in Karelia fight in the harbor of Kem and on a front from Kuytezha to Shoksha. The former feel like it's the Winter War all over again.

    June 9th, 2015 : the Kelmé pocket is completely cut off, and starts going out of ammunition.

    June 9th, 2015 : Predator strikes on Russian Army depots, especially in the Kelmé pocket, intensify.

    June 9th, 2015 : the Estonian front stabilises, on the North at the old frontier, in the South on a Kallaste - Tartu - Viljandi - Pärnu. The counter-attack on Tartu has costed the Russians a lot of men, most of which were taken from the Latvian coast.

    June 10th, 2015 : Swedish troops from Gotland debark again in Latvia, at the exact same place. And this time, they have potatoes.

    June 10th, 2015 : the BR and Southern Force enter Belarus, rapidly taking Grodno and Brest-Litovsk, respectively. The Hungarian troops on Lithuania seize the opportunity to launch an attack towards Lida, cutting the Russian Belarus Army in two.

    June 10, 2015: Russian MiG-31 shoots down British reconnaissance plane over Klaipeda, Lithuania, killing all 16 crew members of the flight,....

    June 10th, 2015 : Russian President Vladimir Putin blames on Sweden the various food poisonings due to Swedish supply depots in Latvia and calls on an embargo for use of biological weapons. Swedish officials point out how badly Putin knows Swedish gastronomy.

    June 10th, 2015: Yanukovitch is found dead in Sebastopol. He is given a state funeral.

    June 11, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin claims the use of Predator Drones constitute "crimes against humanity" in a speech directed to the United Nations General Assembly,....

    June 11, 2015: ISIS guerrillas lays siege to Peshmerga Kurdish guerrillas in Amirli, in an effort to force Western military forces into the conflict,...

    June 12, 2015: Jamie Lynn Spears slams Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus for "anti-Christian" views, sparking national attention,...,

    June 12th, 2015 : After a massive French attack on the Kelmé Pocket, the Russian troops there surrender. The German-English-Benelux parts of the EUroller meanwhile wait for a ressuply from the port of Klaipeda. The POWs are to be sent to Paris before the 14th July.

    June 12, 2015: Phyllis Schlafly claims Chinese refugees will spread the SARS virus into American cities,...

    June 13th, 2015 : Poles and Czech-Slovak armies launch attacks on Northeastern Lithuania so as to facilitate a later encirclement. The target cities of Birzai, Pandélys, Rokiskis, Visaginas and Ignalina are reached by the end of the day.

    June 13th, 2015 : the last Russian troops in Southern Karelia are kicked out by the Finno-Karelian armed forces. The northern front goes through Kuzema and Sofporog.

    June 13, 2015: Russian Tupolev TU-95 bomber buzzes 250 feet over the U.S. destroyer USS Jason Dunham, threatening to sink the vessel in the Baltic Sea,....

    June 14th, 2015 : Russian forces in the Southern Baltics desintegrate as a consequence of the West Slavic attack, combined to the restarting of the EUroller.

    June 14th, 2015 : Finnish-Estonian troops launch an attack from Kallaste towards Polva. The Russian troops escape across lakes Peïpous and Pskov.

    June 14, 2015: Second Iran-Iraq War; Iranian forces led by Qassem Suleimani launch attacks into Iraq at Qasre Shirin, with a drive towards Baghdad, sparking international attention,...

    June 14, 2015: Fallout Online MMO makes its hit debut, with its post-apocalyptic universe becoming a major franchise,...

    June 15th, 2015 : Hungarian forces capture the Western half of the Russian Belarus Army, while the BR and Southern Force have reached and stabilised a front following a Lida-Baranavitchy-Saligorsk-Pinsk line. Both formations have started to retreat and regroup to reform the EUroller formation.

    June 15th, 2015: Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) announces run for President

    June 15, 2015: Chinese General Fan Changlong is accused of organizing cybernetic warfare attacks against the United States and Canada, fueling tensions between the United States and the People's Republic of China,...

    June 16th, 2015 : The last Russian forces leave Lithuania and the region of Kurzeme. A major thrust led by the Poles allows most of the region of Latgale to be liberated by NATO, while the EUroller is follownig a straight line towards Lake Pskov.

    June 16th, 2015 : Finnish troops in Estonia have reached Voru and are preparing to join up with Polish-Czech-Slovak troops. Russia starts pulling back colossal amounts of troops through the remaining line.

    June 16, 2015: Pat Buchanan claims Chinese refugees will "transform America into a Third World hellhole ",...

    June 17th, 2015 : Armed revolts erupt in the Latvian cities of Riga, Jelgava and Gulbene.

    June 17th, 2015 : Finnish troops in Northern Karelia eliminate the last remnants of the Northern forces in the Battle of Plotina. The last square kilometers of Karelian land are freed by the finns later in the day.

    June 17th, 2015 : Karelian president Alexander Khudilaynen calls on a referendum on Christmas on the possible independence of Karelia, with its ~650Khabts, or its reannexation to either Russia or Finland.

    June 17th, 2015 : Russia attacks and smashes the BalkanRoller armies on a line from Lida to Baranavitchy. The lines are effectively smashed, but the core of the formation - the heavy mechanized forces - survive due to local air superiority of NATO.

    June 17,2015:Argentina makes threatening moves in the Faulkland Islands area, fueling tensions between Argentina and the United Kingdom.

    June 18, 2015: Republican governor Scott Walker (R-WI) announces his bid for the GOP nomination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,...

    June 18, 2015: Greek protests against the European Union austerity measures turn violent, with attacks launched against German, French,and American embassies in Athens,...

    June 18th, 2015 : Russian forces regroup near St. Petersburg and Minsk thanks to fresh reinforcements from Siberia.

    June 18th, 2015 : Latvian-Swedish forces in Kurzeme region move forward to help liberate the cities of Jelgava and Riga.

    June 18th, 2015 : Finnish-Estonian and EUroller troops close the gap, effectively cutting off the remainder of Russian troops in Latvia and Estonia from their motherland.

    June 18th, 2015 : the Finns hand the Karelian straits to the Republic of Karelia, and ask for UN supervision in the referendum expected in Christmas.

    June 18th, 2015 : Much to the Russians' surprise, the SF attacks neither eastwards, nor towards the BR line's remains, but towards Minsk. Sloutsk falls early in the morning, and whatever defense the Russians and Byelorussians manage to come up with is insufficient to hold the SF, which takes over Minsk.

    June 19, 2015: Greece citing its economic troubles announces that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, announces secret talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, claiming that the Russian leader promises to take in Greece if it should leave the Eurozone,....

    June 19th, 2015 : a desperate Russian attempt at breaking the encirclement is stopped by Anglo-French troops at Aluksne. The Russians run out of ammunition during the attack.

    June 19th, 2015: Rocky Anderson formally endorses Bernie Sanders as President, stating that they share the same desire for change in Washington.

    June 20th, 2015 : Seeing the last of their food had been transfered from Swedish supply depots from the Kurzeme region, Russian troops in Latvia and Estonia surrender.

    June 20, 2015: Internet chatter erupts amidst reports of an alleged UFO landing in an industrial real estate development outside Roswell, New Mexico,...

    June 20th, 2015: Despite the ongoing Baltic conflict, Vladimir Putin goes to Delhi to meet with Indian PM Narendra Modi, regarding the attempted terrorist attacks. Putin states that he will allow Ivanov to be persecuted in Indian courts for his crime.

    June 20, 2015: Deranged UFO believer Frank Chu launches a failed assassination attempt on President Hillary Clinton at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco, claiming that Nordic aliens told him that the president was "part of a reptilian agenda.."

    June 20th, 2015 : the Poles, Czechs, Slovaks and Hungarians, more or less unemployed as the frontiers of Lithuania and Latvia are protected by what American troops didn't want to see fighting, attack the Russians in Belarus. Poles reach Polatsk-Navapolatsk, while the Central Europeans seize Maladzetchna.

    June 20th, 2015 : As permafrost becomes horribly muddy, Finno-Karelian forces about to enter Oblast Murmansk stop dead in their tracks, much to the relief of the Russian Murmansk troops. That is, until the snipers start firing.

    June 21st, 2015 : Russian troops, seeing the possibility of encirclement, attack the ill-defended NATO forces in Saligorsk (SF), which properly retreat.

    June 21st, 2015 : The Fête de la Musique, in France, reaches the 100.000.000 concert entries sold. It is suspected by the French Ministry of Culture that many foreigners, including numerous Germans, have spent their Sundays in France to enjoy the concerts. Snoop Dogg is said to have participated in a concert in the Stade de France.

    June 21st, 2015 : Chechen civilians start a series of strikes against "Russian oppression of Chechenya". A petition for independence gets more than 300000 signatures in 5 days.

    June 21, 2015: Iranian General Qassem Suleimani proclaims control of Baghdad, fueling sectarian and ethnic tensions in the region,...

    June 21,2015:The United States Supreme Court rules that the state and city laws banning cosplaying are unconstintutional as they violate freedom of speech.They also declare that biometric cameras without a warrant is illegal.

    June 22nd, 2015 : SF troops in Minsk discover a printing press which produced fake debt for several EU countries.

    June 22nd, 2015: Dmitri Ivanov is convicted of attempted mass murder. Many in India believe that Ivanov is a Russian agent, despite his public statements that he had intended on revealing a large alien complex underneath Mumbai. Minor protests break out at the Russian embassy in Delhi. Meanwhile, the US Justice Department reopens its investigation into UFO terrorism, following Clinton's assassination attempt.

    June 22, 2015: Chinese PLA forces launch a brutal crackdown against University of Hong Kong students (a.k.a. "Umbrella Revolution ") in Kowloon, despite international protest,...

    June 23, 2015: WHO/CDC officials call for the continued quarantine of Beijing, Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, triggering angry condemnation by Chinese Premier Bo Xilai,...

    June 23rd, 2015: the Russian offensive on Saligorsk continues and is expanded as Russian troops on river Sluch all attack simultaneously. Sloutsk and Starobin both fall while the spearhead reaches river Moroch.

    June 24th, 2015: the Central European and Polish forces resume their push from the north, with spearhead attacks starting from Polatsk. The target is Vitebsk.

    June 24th, 2015: Russians forces on river Moroch meet a hastily built-up defense line. Still, it manages to block the Russians for a couple days.

    June 25, 2015: Virginity Advocate Jamie-Lynn Spears reports her "accidental pregnancy " in Virginia Beach, Virginia, sparking debate about her alleged "family values ",...

    June 26, 2015: Fundamentalist preacher Rick Scarbarough sets himself on fire in Pearland, Texas, after the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, sparking national attention,...

    June 26, 2015: Marcus Bachmann, husband of presidential contender Michele Bachmann (R-MN), "comes out of the closet " after filing for divorce in Minneapolis, Minnesota,...

    June 26, 2015: Heiress Paris Hilton and Ramez Galal die in a plane crash outside of Los Angeles, California, sparking mourning from the entertainment community,....

    June 26th, 2015: Lyepyel falls to the Polish-Central forces.

    June 27, 2015: People's Bank of China (PBOC) collapses amidst rampant speculation in Beijing, sparking international attention and concern,....

    June 27th, 2015: the EUroller is redeployed near Minsk, and European troops are reorganised : the Southern Force is tasked with maintaining the line on river Moroch, the BR takes up the Baranavitchy-Lida portion, with the EUroller linking both; Poles cover Lida - Lyepyel and the Central Europeans do Lyepyel - Latvia.

    June 28th : the Russian army finally stops on river Moroch. The spotting of the EUroller uniforms near Minsk causes many troops to retreat from the Lyoubtcha Pocket.

    June 30th, 2015: the EUroller prepares to close the gap between Minsk and Baranovitchy.

    June 30th, 2015: Greece leaves the Southern Force.

    June 30, 2015: Filipino Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., announces the passage of legislation formally recognizing same-sex marriage nationwide, sparking international attention,...

    June 30, 2015: Russian Foreign Minister Alexei Sushkov claims that the Baltic states of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia have "no legal right" to claim independence,...

    July 1, 2015: Lockheed-Martin isaccused of attempting to sabotage SpaceX coroporate ventures into commercial space travel with a court case filed in San Francisco, California,...,

    July 3rd, 2015 : the Lyoubtcha Pocket is closed by the EUroller.

    July 4th, 2015: the Siege of Vitebsk starts. Massive Russian resistance and the "Strictly Limited War" policy limit greatly the Central forces and Poles in their offensive

    July 4th, 2015: American troops in the Baltics see their fireworks mistaken for AA missiles by some Russian soldiers.

    July 5, 2015: WHO/CDC officials report that the SARS outbreak has been successfully contained and that Taiwan has been removed from the list of infected areas,...

    July 6, 2015: Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufaki is assassinated in Athens, Greece, fueled by anti-European Union and anti-NATO sentiment nationwide,....

    July 6th, 2015: The BR starts attacking the Lyoubtcha Pocket. Although many Russians surrender, most still manage to infiltrate their way across the European lines back to Mogilev.

    July 7, 2015: Iranian officials led by Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announce they have the nuclear bomb, before the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland,...

    July 7,2015:The documentary Faith in Arecibo's Shadow debuts in theaters and is a box office hit.The documentary details the reaction of various religions to the Arecibo Signal,it also chronicles the severe divide in Christianity over the nature of the Arecibo Signal,with Catholics,Eastern Orthodox, and mainstream Protestants believing to be alien in origin and Protestant Fundamentalists insisting it be either a hoax or the work of demons.Among those interviewed are Pope Francis,Rev.Pat Robertson,Pastor John Hagee,Richard Dawkins and Rick Warren.

    July 7, 2015: Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle commits suicide in Zionsville, Indiana, after revelations that he had been trafficking child pornography,...

    July 9, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai, Russian President Vladimir Putin, South African President Jacob Zuma, and Indian President Narendra Modi, announce the formal creation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in a formal political and economic alliance at Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia,...

    July 9,2015:Yaya Han, a cosplayer who has become something of a celebrity,appears on Conan and says that a lot of the anti-cosplaying laws were implemented after heavy lobbying from TBN and CBN,a pair of fundamentalist television network.This appearently contradicts the police narrative of concern about criminals disguising as cosplayers.Some pudits interprete this a way fundamentalists tried to suppress the otaku sub culture without directly campaigning for it on religious laws.

    July 10th, 2015: A car bomb goes off in Red Square. Evidence quickly points to the Russian Interstellar Society, a Russian UFO cult...

    July 13th, 2015 : a truce is signed for three days in Belarus after extremely ferocious fighting in Vitebsk.

    July 14th, 2015: The Pluto Kuiper Express arrives at Pluto, and begins to investigate its atmospheric conditions, and map its surface. The pictures taken cause a brief media sensation.

    July 14th, 2015: the entire French army with its Kelmé pocket prisoners walks on the Champs-Élysées.

    July 16th, 2015: the Lyoubtcha Pocket has been entirely reduced. The freed BR and Polish troops are sent to Vitebsk.

    July 16, 2015: President Hillary Clinton signs the Space Act of 2015 in a White House ceremony with the Living Universe Foundation (LUF), Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in attendance,....

    July 17, 2015: Pan starring Rooney Mara, Hugh Jackman, and Amanda Seyfried, flops at the box office, sparking international attention,...

    July 17, 2015: Euclid Tsakalatos is named Prime Minister after a "no-confidence" vote of the Tsipras Cabinet in Athens, sparking tension across the Eurozone,...

    July 17, 2015: Israeli Prime Minister Tzipi Livni decries the Clinton Administration stating "You have doomed us all!", during a speech in Tel Aviv,...

    July 17th, 2015: The Siege of Vitebsk increases in ferocity, with atrocious amounts of material being destroyed on both sides. The city has been 75% encircled by the Poles and Central Europeans.

    July 17, 2015: Bas Lansdorp, Mars One Mission, announces the 100 potential candidates for the Mars One Mission at a press conference in Amsterdam; Many people complain that although 5 Americans have been selected, there are no representatives of people from Asia, Africa or Latin America, fueling concerns of racism,...

    July 18, 2015: Friends star Jennifer Anniston admits to a long-time affair with former co-star Matt LeBlanc in Hollywood, California, shocking fans of the show...,

    July 19, 2015: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces his resignation amidst the growing political presure after Iran's revelation of its nuclear weapons test,...

    July 20, 2015: Greek banks are reopened amidst the promise of Russian loans and the promise of more favorable economic terms under BRICS coalition membership, sparking economic unrest,...

    July 20th, 2015: Forest troops of the EU/NATO launch a series of raids through the Pripiet Marshes.

    July 21, 2015: United Nations Secretary-General announces his condemnation of Iran's nuclear weapons test in New York City, New York,...

    July 22, 2015: Russian officials seal off portions of the International Space Station (ISS) warning that the United States still has 8 astronauts stuck on the station,...

    July 22nd, 2015: the EUroller is back on the move, this time towards Cherven then Babruysk.It aims at cutting the Sluch and Moroch river forces from their supplies except for a fringe going through the Pripiet Marshes, which would be vulnerable to the forest raiders.

    July 22, 2015: Thousands of people pack into Times Square, gathering in anti-Iranian protests in New York City, New York, citing Iran's posession of nuclear weapons; Republican leaders threaten impeachment hearings over the matter,...

    July 23rd to 31st, 2015: slow advance of the BR to make a coherent frontline from Vitebsk to Chevron.

    July 24th, 2015: Beginning of the Second Battle of the Berezina : large Russian forces gathered to bring an end to the EUroller like what had mostly happened to the SF had anticipated the European move.

    July 25, 2015: Hackers, suspected from Russia and China, shutdown the e-mail network for the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) in Washington D.C., sparking concerns about the level of cybernetic security nationwide,....

    July 30, 2015: Yoshihiko Noda is named Prime Minister after PM Yasuhisa Shiozaki loses a "no confidence " vote in the Diet in Tokyo,...

    July 30, 2015: Russian MiG-31s shoot down 10 British RAF Typhoons over the Baltic Sea, fueling tensions in the region,....

    July 30th, 2015: After several days of fighting, the EUroller retreats. However, the French force (a dozen AMX Leclerc) used as a diversion to allow the retreat proves the Russian forces are in a worse state than expected. The EUroller quickly returns and the battle of the Berezina resumes.

    July 31, 2015: Almaty, Kazakhstan wins the International Olympic Committee bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. At a meeting in Kuala Lumpur,....

    August 1st, 2015: Moscow police raid the headquarters of the Russian Interplanetary Society, but find little evidence of bomb-making.

    August 1, 2015: Apple CEO Tim Cook announces that the iPhone system, in andem with Skype and/or Facetime will allow 3-D projections of holograms, during a press conference in Cupertino, California,...

    August 2nd, 2015: The bloodbath of the Siege of Vitebsk continues. The city is now entirely encircled and the western third of the city has fallen to the Central Europeans.

    August 3, 2015: Actor/singer Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are publicly divorced in Los Angeles, California, sparking international attention,...

    August 4th, 2015: The Second Battle of the Berezina finally ends. Although both forces are in a terrible state - the French tanks are all gone except for the fastest few Leclercs, the Germans and British have lost have their mecanised forces and the Russians have lost 90% of their tanks - the EUroller has stood up to the Russian challenge and have been able to obtain plenty of hulls to repair and/or scrap.

    August 5th, 2015: Bowing to Pressure from the Putin Administration, the Russian Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications bans Puella Magi Temashi Magica as it supports as it supports homosexual lifestyles.

    August 6, 2015: Russian hackers are blamed for the shutdown of major Pentagon systems in Washington D.C., sparking international attention,....

    August 7, 2015: Sandman, comic book adaptation film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes its hit debut, fueling hopes of a revived comic book revolution in film,....

    August 7, 2015: Raelian leaders announce a call for the legalization of prostitution in Montreal, Quebec, fueling tensions with Roman Catholics holding a counter rally,...

    August 10, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin threatens to shutdown the oil supply to Poland, the Baltic States, and the European Union, claiming "self-interest" and pointing to weather predictions of record low temperatures,....

    August 14, 2015: Shanghai Protocols; BRICS Alliance members, led by Russia and China, announce their policies on network security and Internet governance serve to challenge what they perceive as a U.S.-centric Internet — one that also conflicts with their national security interests.

    August 14, 2015: Russian military forces lay waste to the city of Narva, Estonia fueling concerns about an expanding military crisis,...

    August 15th, 2015: China announces plans to land a person on the Moon by the year 2025.

    August 17, 2015: World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), citing reduced oil revenue, the Asian financial crisis, and the failed invasion of the Baltics and Ukraine, devalue the Russian ruble, triggering a massive economic crisis in Moscow,...

    August 17th, 2015: Roscosmos announces plans for a Mars mission by 2030...

    August 20th, 2015: All fighting ends in an unofficial truce while the EUroller and SF rebuild their tank forces after the Central Europeans captured Vitebsk.

    August 21, 2015: Bas Lansdorp, Mars One Mission, launches a rally at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, Massachusetts, in an effort to continue gathering support for the Mars space mission,...

    August 22nd, 2015 - The newest series of Doctor Who premieres on BBC1 at 7:25pm. The episode, A Private Cataclysm, marks the return of the Meddling Monk (played by Tom Hiddleston) to the series.

    August 25, 2015: Raelian leaders claim a "Zionist plot" against them, after a riot erupts in Tel Aviv, Israel, fueling tensions in the region,...,

    August 26th, 2015: Murmansk falls to the Finns and Karelians.

    August 30th, 2015: The US responds to China by stating it will take the research from a decade, and making their own plans for a Moon landing by 2020..

    August 31, 2015: Iranian military forces claim the liberation of Amirli, Iraq against ISIS, with many greeting the Iranians as "liberators",...

    September 1st, 2015: Russia and the Republic of Karelia sign an armistice. All Finnish prisoners are to be returned to Finland. Negociations start to reach a peace in the Karelian capital, Petrozavodsk.

    September 4, 2015: Army of God takes credit for the firebombing of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, Washington, injuring 3 people in the process,...

    September 10,2015: A film version of the Man in the High Castle is released and is a critical and box office failure.

    September 10th, 2015: After three weeks of truce, fighting resumes as the Russians try to completely destroy the EUroller definitely. The European air forces manage to behead the offensive before it reaches the European troops.

    September 11th, 2015: Central European troops move to capture the frontier cities of Iezérichtche, Souraj and Liozna.

    September 11th, 2015: BR forces cross the Berezina in order to create a frontline on the Dniepr.

    September 11th, 2015: the weakened EUroller absorbs the Southern Force to make up a southern army group. They start moving towards Jlobin and Homiel to cut off the Russians in Southern Belarus.

    September 11, 2015: Elon Musk of Tesla Motors is accused by FOX-TV and Freedom Channel of "launching a private war against OPEC..."

    September 13th, 2015: The Daily Show with John Oliver showcases the corruption within the Freedom Channel.

    September 13, 2015: Following the sentiment of his father Ron Paul (R-TX), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) should have the right of secession, during a speech in Austin, Texas,...

    September 15th : as news arrive the instable regions in Outer Manchuria that the fighting has resumed in Belarus. Large tracts of the Ukrainian population rise in arms against the police forces in Primorsky and Khabarovsk krais.

    September 16th, 2015: American debarkment in Sakhalin near Ioujno-Sakhalinsk. Numerous JSDF troops allow the American and the Russians to keep order in occupied parts of the island.

    September 16, 2015: Citing the Chelyabinsk Disaster, Washington lobbyist Stephen Bassett , CEO of Paradigm Research Group (PRG) calls upon the Clinton administration to make a "full disclosure " of extraterrestrials and their presence on Earth,...

    September 17th, 2015: Putin stigmatizes the Ukrainian rebels in Outer Manchuria, calling them "traitors" and a "fifth column". As a consequence, Ukrainians start fleeing from Russian cities into Outer Manchuria and Ukraine.

    September 19, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai warns in a televised address from Beijing, that Japan's vote to eliminate Article 9 of the constitution, "serves to push the world closer to the brink of war..."

    September 20th, 2015: Southern Sakhalin has fallen to American and Japanese troops. In Primorsky Krai, the rebels have entirely ousted the Russian authorities.
    September 21st : The Ukrainian rebels in Outer Manchuria declare independence as "Green Ukraine". Khabarovsk starts falling.

    September 21,2015: President Hilary Clinton denounces Premier Bo's statements saying that other countries have the right to a peaceful space program and warns China against interference in South Korea's and Japan's manned space program.

    September 23-28, 2015: House Republicans launch a second government shutdown led by the Freedom Caucus in Washington D.C., calling Planned Parenthood "the death industry",...

    September 25,2015:RoosterTeeth and Disney releases RWBY:Volume 3 and is a smash hit.The show is noticeably darker in tone then previous seasons with the revelation that the Arecibo aliens were responsible for destroying the Faunus' homeworld and are planning to do the same to Earth. Also noticeable was the romantic undertones between main characters Ruby Rose and fellow huntress Weiss Schnee. A fourth season was also announced.

    September 25th, 2015: American troops capture Okha and debark in Green Ukraine, officially to maintain order.

    September 25th, 2015: General Secretary Bo Xilai announces the China National Space Administration will be putting a space station into orbit in two years. The new space station is to be called Hexie.

    September 26, 2015: Estonian nationalist leader Eston Kohler is brutally executed in Tartu, Estonia, fueling international condemnation,...

    September 28th, 2015: The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds streaks of perchlorates on Mars, indicating the presence of water on Mars. NASA emphasizes that it does not indicate the presence of actual life.

    September 29, 2015: Calvin Harris and Singer Taylor Swift are married in London, England, shocking the celebrity paparazzi on two continents,...

    September 30, 2015: Russian military officials along with President Vladimir Putin warn against American military intervention in the Baltic Sea, before the United Nations Security Council. This action is compared to the Cold War image of Nikita Khrushchev's banging his shoe on the podium,...

    September 30,2015: Disney releases the Magi expansion pack for Star Wars: The Old Republic,the scenario,based on Madoka Magica,takes place on an Outer Rim planet called Terminus were the Incubators from Madoka Magica have begun an intrusion into both the Republic and Sith Empire.Although the expansion was popular,some fans were ambivelant about the crossover and as such Disney stated that the expansion was non-canon for both Star Wars and Madoka Magica.

    September 31-October 14, 2015: Finnish Blackout; 90% of Finland's electrical grid shuts down after massive equipment failures occur in Helsinki, while no sabotage or evidence of hacking by Russia can be found, and is later found to be attributed to a squirrel falling into one of the main generators and antiquated parts, the fact that it takes 2 weeks to restore power, serves as a harsh reminder of the vulnerability of the grid,...

    October 1st 2015: After the Russian warning towards the USA massive anti-war demonstrations are held in Würzburg and Ramstein.

    October 1st 2015: The Landes Medien Anstalt in Münich orders the removal of RT (Russia Today) from Bavarian cable. Other German states in West-Germany follow suit.

    October 1st, 2015: the Russian army lost all Belarus, and the Russian government has lost control over all of the lands claimed by Green Ukraine. As a consequence, they accept the armistice offered by the Western allies. The Minsk peace talks are coupled with those in Petrozavodsk.

    October 2nd, 2015: The Martian, starring Chris Pratt, makes it hit debut.

    October 3rd, 2015 - Nathalie Emmanuel makes her first full appearance as the Thirteenth Doctor opposite Tom Hiddleston as the Meddling Monk in Time Incorporated, Part Two, the seventh episode of the season. It's the second highest-rated episode of the revival, and even those who initially disavowed the show are wowed by Emmanuel's performance. The series' popularity appears to be at an all-time high.

    October 3rd 2015: The Day of German Reunification is held. In Berlin a remebrance service is held. In Cologne and Hamburg there are anti-war protests.

    October 3rd 2015: In Dresden violent clashes between Left-Wing demonstrators and the police leave 3 people dead and 15 injured

    October 3, 2015: England is knocked out of the World Cup as they become the first host team to be eliminated in the group stage.

    October 4th 2015: The Sunday newspaper "Bild am Sonntag" reports that Chancellor von der Leyen never finished her university education. As lying about one's education is a mortal sin. She is forced to resign.

    October 4th 2015: The MDR reports that the riot police in Dresden fired upon demonstrators without being provoked by them. The government of Saxony collapses and elections are to be held in December.

    October 5th 2015: The CSU, fed up with the policy of von der Leyen, leave the Federal German Government. Later that day von der Leyen resigns.

    October 5th 2015: Supergirl airs on CBS and Global in Canada and is an instant hit.

    October 6, 2015: Victoria Beckham and David Beckham breakup in a public divorce in Los Angeles, California,...

    October 7, 2015: Armed gun man launches mass shooting at Plaza Bonita Mall in San Diego, California ; Freedom Channel and conservative leaders harp on the Chicano/Latino identity of the shooter, claiming that "illegal immigrants commit most of the crime in the country..."

    October 8, 2015: Kim Yo-jong orders a repressive crackdown and purge of the intelligence services in Pyongyang, fueling tensions in the region,...

    October 9,2015:The cast of the live action film of Puella Magi Temashi Magica are announced with Brenda Song as Temashi Yamamoto,Lee Ji-Eun as Barabako Ishikawa,Sakura Miyamoto as Kurai Sato,and with Abigail Breslin reprising her role as the voice of Kyubey.

    October 9-10, 2015: Global Rallies for Humanity; Anti-Russian/anti-war rallies are held in 20 cities worldwide from Oakland, CA; Philadelphia,PA; New York, NY; Sydney (AUS); Paris; London, Berlin, et. Al,...

    October 12th 2015: In an effort to move attention away from the poor domestic policies of von der Leyen. The CDU announces that if elected they would demand all the money back from Greece and Portugal. The CSU goes further they want to confiscate Greek property.

    October 13, 2015: Playboy magazine led by Hugh Hefner announces a controversial plan to create a cosplay/otaku format for nude centerfolds,....

    October 14th 2015: Greek PM Tsirpas announces that Greece will join the BRICS Alliance. Later that day Portugal follow the Greek example.

    October 14th 2015: The ban on Russia Today is also valid for terrestial reception. In North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria the frequency is sold to Tele 5 which has been purchased by Mediaset Italia days earlier.

    October 14, 2015: Teen gunman kills 8 people, injuring 23, after entering the library of the City College of San Francisco (CCSF), fueling debate about the issue of federal gun control,...

    October 15th, 2015: Seven people, called "Majestic 7" are arrested, for planning on planting a bomb near the National Mall, and using it to threaten the government into revealing the supposed alien technology it held. While collecting evidence, police find a lengthy email correspondence between M-7, and the RIS.

    October 15th, 2015: Several letter bombs are intercepted by the FBI, sent to prominent figures, including Bill Maher, Bill Nye, Seth Shostak, Vice-President Obama, Richard Dawkins, and Pat Robertson. The FBI believes the suspect to be another UFO terrorist. The bombs appear to be built with the same equipment found in the M-7 investigation, which were given by the Russian Interstellar Society.

    October 15, 2015: Musicians Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are married in Beverly Hills, California, shocking many in the entertainment industry,...

    October 19th 2015 Too Close to call - Trudeau, Harper, Mulcair tie even... After all votes are counted there is no new PM.

    October 19 2015: Members of Westboro Baptist Church disrupt the Otakuber Celebration held in Lexington, Kentucky, when police attempted to remove the protestors,one of the members of the Westboro church pulled out a gun and started firing into the crowd.Police shot and killed the gunman but before he shot and killed 2 police officers and 6 attendees of Otakuber.The event created a huge backlash against fundamentalism in the U.S..

    October 20th 2015 New elections are to be held in Canada on November 9th

    October 20th, 2015: Yakov Lemonov, a supposed Russian refugee, is arrested for the letter bombs. It arises that he was a member of the RIS. It is believed that the leadership of the RIS had fled to the US, following the Moscow Car Bomb, and the subsequent government investigation. The Russian government demands they be found and extradited.

    October 20, 2015: Russian naval vessels are accused by U.S. Admiral Frederick J. Roegge, of cutting undersea data cables under the Pacific, severely hampering Internet service,....

    October 21, 2015: Chicago Cubs win the National League for the first time since 1908, bringing the team to the World Series, sparking national attention,...

    October 21, 2015: Iraqi militia forces capture Israeli Brigadier Yussi Elon Shahak on Mosul, a major embarassment to U.S. and Israeli officials in the region,...

    October 22, 2015: Army of God members firebomb a Planned Parenthood clinic in Claremont, New Hampshire, spray painting the message on sidewalk, "No More!!"

    October 22, 2015: President Hillary Clinton is subjected to 12 hours of House Committee questioning by Republicans over alleged "e-mail irregularities" , halted only after reports of the attack on a Planned Parenthood center in New Hampshire,...

    October 23, 2015: Mass shooting at Lehman High School in Kyle, Texas, fuels calls for federal gun control measures; GOP presidential candidates claim itis "inappropriate"...

    October 25,2015:Studio Shaft in partnership with Disney and Bioware release Puella Magi RPG on the PC and all major consoles and is a smash hit.The game allows you to play as either Madoka Kaname or Temashi Yamamoto as you guide them in their story as a Puella Magi.In a matter similar to Mass Effect,you can choose dialogue options and determine weather the game's story ends the same way as the anime or chose your own fates for Madoka and Temashi.

    October 25,2015: Pope Francis condemned the attack against the Otakuber Celebration and warned the Catholic faithful against Protestant fundamentalism. He also encouraged Catholics to be loving and patient with other people,no matter how odd they may be.

    October 26, 2015: Palestinian Intifada guerrillas launch attacks into Sjot and Shaare in the Negev, sparking international attention and concern,...

    October 26, 2015: in Japan, Toei announces it will film a live action Digimon. Many people wander what the plot will be.

    October 27, 2015: Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic visits the Baltic States formally recognizing the Russian claim to the region, angering those nationalists in the Baltics,....

    October 27, 2015: Russian President Vladimir Putin announces plans for Russian cosmonauts to land on the lunar surface by 2021, officially restarting the "Space Race",....

    October 28, 2015: Iranian officials confirm that they have nuclear weapons pointed at Israel and Saudi Arabia, during a televised address in Tehran, explicitly stating that the weapons are purely defensive in nature,...

    October 29, 2015: Chinese PLA Navy forces fire "warning shots" at the USS Maddox which cones within 12-miles of the Subi Reef, fueling tensions in the South China Sea,...

    October 29th, 2015: Disney announces the purchase of Paramount Pictures from the Viacom corporation. Included is the library of the Star Trek films, but excluded is films based on Nickelodeon franchises, like Spongebob or the Last Airbender, which are given to Nickelodeon Films.

    October 30, 2015: 80 missile strikes are reported against American-backed Iranian dissidents , at Camp Ashraf, in northern Iraq, killing 843 people, conflicting reports blame the Iranian or Iraqi military,...

    October 31st 2015: In Calgary a mass shooting takes place in which 25 people are killed. The Halloween Shootings comes as shock to thee Canadians.

    October 31st 2015: In Lutherstadt Wittenberg the feast of the Reformation is held with a big peace rally in which people of all faiths participate.

    October 31st 2015: In Potsdam a carbomb explodes near the Nikolaikirche in Potsdam. The attack is live on air as the ARD-affiliate RBB airs the service live on TV. Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD) is seriously injured.

    October 31st 2015: A Right-Wing group claims responsibility of the bomb attack on the Nikolai Kirche because the SPD is in a coalition with the Die Linke.

    October 31,2015: Raelist leader Claude Vorilhon is shot dead while giving a speech in New Delhi.The shooter was an mentally unbalanced Christian fundamentalist.Conspiracy theorists claim that Claude was assassinated by either the CIA,the Vatican,or both.

    October 31, 2015: New Zealand defeat Argentina in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final by a score of 33-10.

    October 31,2015: Disney announces that they have purchased the Star Trek franchise shocking many in the science fiction crowd.

    November 1st 2015: An UFO is seen during the All Saints mass on St.Peter's Square in Vatican City.

    November 1st 2015: Horst Seehofer (CSU) and Winfried Kretschmann (Grüne) join the congregation in Munich for an All-Saint's mass. Both Prime Ministers of Bavaria and Baden-Würtemberg want to show that they will not be intimidated by terrorists.

    November 1st 2015: Terror in the Sky. A KLM flight en route from Amsterdam to Vancouver disappears from the radar. At the same time a Swiss flight from Zürich to Dubai crashes near Amman, Jordan. Altough the Dutch media called the causes of the disappearance/crash as technical malfunction. The Swiss channel RSI links the two incidents with UFO-activitaty.

    November 2, 2015: Chinese J-11 fighters lock American F-18s into their radar over the Spratly Islands, threatening to fire on command unless the U.S. leaves territorial airspace,...

    November 2nd, 2015 : Russia and NATO sign the treaty of Minsk, while Finland and Russia sign the treaty of Petrozavodsk. According to these, Russia resigns all claims to the Baltic Countries, Königsberg/Kaliningrad Oblast, and will see referenda for American-held Green Ukraine and the expanded Karelian Republic. Belarus's status will remain undefinitely occupied by NATO until some satisfying settlement can be reached.

    November 3rd, 2015: ABC announces it will air reruns of the various Star Trek series, as a result of the Disney buying the franchise.

    November 3, 2015: Bangkok Disaster; International Red Cross officials report a massive meteor airburst over Bangkok, Thailand killing 82,809 people including General Prayut Chan-o-cha and King Bhumibol Adulyadej, effectively throwing the region and country into chaos,...

    November 4th 2015: CNN starts a new channel. "CNN Europe" The British newschannel "Sky News" starts an US channel "Sky News America"

    November 4, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai demads that Vietnam relinquish its claims to the Paracel Islands, during a televised address from Beijing,....

    November 4th 2015: The premiere of the "The Factor with Bill O'Reilly" on Sky News America makes the channel an instant hit. Anderson Cooper presents "AC 360 Europe" on CNN Europe.

    November 4th 2015: A large rally to show support for Dietmar Woidke draws 500'000 Berliners to the Alexander Platz.

    November 4th 2015: Anti-War activists desturb the main edition of "Tagesschau". A CDU meeting in Cologne is also desturbed by Anti-War activists.

    November 5,2015:Chineses pro democracy hackers superimpose images of Emperor Charles,the main villain of the anime Code Geass,onto photos of various officials of the Chinese Communist Party on the Party website.

    November 5th, 2015: With his father and mother among the dead Crown Prince, now King (by default), Maha Vajiralongkorn visits the site of the destroyed city center.

    November 5,2015: Disney execs in a press conference announce that the Star Trek series on Netflix will still continue unchanged. However they announce that Star Trek will also be shown on the DisneyX Channel.

    November 6th 2015: In Stuttgart the candidate of the CDU Wolfgang Schäuble is killed by a Greek anarchist.

    November 6, 2015: All the Way starring Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson during the 1964 election, makes its hit debut,...

    November 7, 2015: Bernie Sanders leads a rally of c. 150,000 people at Justin Hermann Plaza in San Francisco, California calling for "an end to the economic status quo",...

    November 7, 2015: Humanitarian relief agencies report c. 6,000,000 refugees crowding along the Thai/Cambodian border in the aftermath of the Bangkok Disaster, sparking international attention and concern,....

    November 7, 2015: Chinese Premier Bo Xilai warns the United States, Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines from "continued aggressive activities " in the South China Sea,....

    November 7,2015: Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders appears on Saturday Night Live (NBC-TV),the show became famous for the hilarious parodies of the Madoka Magica franchise with Senator Sanders engaging in a presidential stlye debate with Kyubey and the guest appearances of Brenda Song and Aoi Yuuki who were in costume for Temashi and Madoka respectively.Many of the jokes and lines on the episode would become internet memes,and to sum up the atmosphere of the show, Snoop Dog performed his famous "WTF man?".

    November 8th 2015: A car-bomb explodes in front of the Swedish Parliament killing 30 persons. At the same a bomb derails the InterCity train Helsinki - Tampere. Two right-wing groups claimed responsibility for the attack.

    November 9th 2015: Outrage in Amsterdam where an anti-semitic Imam helds a rally on the Dam Square. The radical muslim group tried to disrupt a commemoration of the Kristallnacht.

    November 9th 2015: The Swedish channel TV4 uncovers that the right-wing groups who commited the attacks in Stockholm and Finland were paid by Russia.

    November 9, 2015: Minor panic erupts in San Jose, California after a deer fetus is mistaken for an alien being, triggering paparazzi to cover Silicon Valley,...

    November 9,2015: Lee Ji-Eun falls under criticism from Prostestant fundamentalists for her role as Barabako Ishikawa in Puella Magi Temashi Magica.

    November 9,2015: Raelian cult members hold a massive protest in Washington D.C and Rome and claim that the U.S. government and the Vatican were behind the assassination of their leader Claude Vorilhon in India.

    November 10, 2015: Thai Ambassador Virachai Plasai collapses att he United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, calling for concrete action on meteor watch organization, citing the destruction of Bangkok,....

    November 11th, 2015: In Beijing Chinese President Bo Xilai offers to help the Kingdom of Thailand in this time of crisis.

    November 12, 2015: Baku Riots; Anti-Iranian riots erupt in Azerbaijan over news reports of a political crackdown on Azerbaijani dissidents in Iran, fueling tensions in the region,...

    November 12th, 2015: President Hillary Clinton offers to send American aide to Thailand. This aide will be food, medicine and doctors. Homes and other temporary housing units will come soon.

    November 13, 2015: Racist police officers linked to the shooting of African-American students in Saginaw, Michigan post pictures of themselves at a premiere screening of Guns of the South,...

    November 13, 2015: Bangkok Riots; Riots erupt as the problem of food distribution and logistics is magnified by the lack of local leadership in Bangkok, Thailand,....

    November 15th, 2015: Stephen Hawking and 160 other European, Russian, and American scientists sign a petition protesting the arms buildup between the US, Russia, and China...

    November 15,2015:Tokyo police arrest an American man after a anomynous tip leads to his arrest Jeremiah Jackson of Lexington Kentucky was believed to be planning to bomb the Akihabara district in order to what he says"to cleanse the moral decay destroying America at it's corrupt source."Mr. Jackson is suspected to have ties to Westboro Baptist Church.

    November 15, 2015: United Nations officials report that over 24 million people have been directly impacted by the damage caused by the Bangkok Disaster, fueling tensions in the region,....

    November 15th, 2015: King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand accepts the aide from both the US and China. He states his logic, "Thailand needs all the help it can get right now."

    November 17,2015:The long awaited Kingdom Hearts 4 is released on the PS4 and is an hit.The game now includes characters from Star Wars and in addition to Sora,it also features the heroines of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Puella Magi Temashi Magica as one of the main characters in a show of Disney's partnership with Studio Shaft.

    November 17, 2015: Actor Charlie Sheen is hospitalized after being diagnosed as HIV positive, along with the effects of drug overdose in Beverly Hills, California,....

    November 21, 2015: Battle of Ramadi; Iranian forces engage ISIS guerrillas in Ramadi, Iraq, fueling calls for military intervention into Iran,...

    November 21, 2015: "Horseshoe shaped UFOs" are sighted in North Korea and South Korea.

    November 23, 2015: Christian conservative leaders in the United States and Western Europe protest against the Christmas referendum stating that uch measures are "discriminatory" against faithful practitioners by forcing them during the holy holidays,....

    November 23,2015:Singer Lee Ji-Eun sparks controversy when one of her songs on her new album is claimed by some to advocate a sexual relationship between lesbian teacher and her 14 year old female student.Ms. Lee strongly denies the charge saying the song just tells about the friendship between a teacher and a abused teenage girl.

    November 24, 2015: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger dies in a car accident in Los Angeles, California. Police blame the paparazzi harassment of the actor for the deadly accident,....

    November 26,2015:At the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the new Magical Girl Balloons are unveiled,with balloons of Madoka Kaname,Temashi Yamamoto, Nanoha Takamachi, Sakura Kinomoto, and the Sailor Senshi making their debut. Many have noted this as a firm acceptance of the Magical Girl genre in American popular culture.

    November 26, 2015: Miss World Anastasia Lin of Canada holds a press conference in Vancouver, British Columbia exposing human right abuses she saw firsthand in the People's Republic of China,

    November 30, 2015: Japanese officials report the arrival of Joseon ships, filled with dead bodies, starting in October 2015 in Wajima, with evidence pointing to North Korea,...

    December 1st, 2015: HBO announces an adaptation of Harry Turtledove's Guns of the South. This provokes minor controversy, due to supposed Confederate sympathy. Turtledove responds that the work is not meant to be seen in this light.

    December 2, 2015: African-American Mario Woods is shot 43 times by 6 police officers in broad daylight in the Bayview-Hunters Point District of San Francisco, California, fueling racial tensions nationwide,...

    December 2, 2015: Porn actor James Deen tests positive or the AIDS/HIV virus in Los Angeles, California, fueling concerns about the industry,....

    December 3,2015:A bomb rips through a PLA recruitment center in Shanghai killing 10 soldiers and 7 civilians.This would be the beginning of a series of bomb attacks against the Chinese government.

    December 5,2015:Cambodian forces open fire on Thai refugees trying to flee into Cambodia drawing condemnation across the world.

    December 9, 2015: White supremacist groups claim responsibility for the mass shooting of Berkeley High School, in an attack targeting the African-American students in Berkeley, California , 23 people are killed, 87 injured in the attack,....

    December 10th, 2015: Prime Minister (and possibly dictator) Hun Sen of Cambodia states the meteor blast was "God's divine opposition to Thailand."

    December 11, 2015: Kirk Green of Edgewater, Maryland launches a massive shooting spree, killing 18 people at a shopping mall, sparking national outrage,....

    December 12th, 2015: Acting PM General Udomdej Sitabutr states that Thailand will respond to any aggression Cambodia throws towards Thailand.

    December 14, 2015: San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr resigns from office,in an effort to reduce racial tensions in the aftermath of the Mario Woods shooting,...

    December 18, 2015: Dylann Roof shoots up an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, after quoting religiously from the text of How Few Remain and Guns of the South, killing 12 people in the process,...

    December 18,2015:Alex Jones calls the Bangkok Impact a follow up alien attack after the Assam/Kashmir Impact and warns that a worldwide bombardment is imminent.

    December 21,2015:A massive riot occurs in Paris after rumors about an alien attack spread on social media.The French government says that the rumours were a hoax and that the capital was perfectly safe.The severity of the riot was believed to be due to the recent Bangkok Impact.

    December 21, 2015: WHO/CDC officials report outbreak of the "Zika Fever" which causes a fever in victims, causing severe and permanent brain damage and intellectual impairment in victims, targeting the young and the elderly, fueling concern in the barrios,.....

    December 21st, 2015: The Syfy channel debuts the miniseries Songs of the Distant Earth, based off the novel by Arthur C. Clarke. It is moderately successful.

    December 22, 2015: Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) calls fo the removal of the CSA flag from the state capitol, citing the shooting, saying that the flag "doesn't represent the future of the state..."

    December 22nd, 2015: The China National Space Administration announces the successful launch of the and landing of the Long March 3F. Unknown to China, Space X has also just had a successful test of the Falcon 9.

    December 22, 2015: Massive fireball lights up the skies over Las Vegas, Nevada, fueling civil unrest and panic,....

    December 23,2015:Massive riots break out in Las Vegas erupt after rumors of alien attack surface.This a continuation of the hysteria over the strange light seen the previous night. Democratic Party leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calls for ratification of space program development measures, citibg the situation in Las Vegas, Nevada,..,

    Christmas 2015 referenda :
    Carelia-Murmansk : 24,6 % for Russia, 26,2 % for independence, 49,2 % for Finland.
    Green Ukraine (Primorsky-Khabarovsk-Sakhalin) : 0,6 % for Japan, 32,1 % for Russia, 12,5 % for Ukraine , rest for independence.
    Chechenya : postponed due to partial Russian occupation.
    Crimea : 2,5 % for independence, 46,3 % for Russia and 51,2 % for Ukraine
    Ukraine and EU : 38,1 % against, 61,9 % for.

    December 25,2015:The Otaku-mas event is held at Disney World and is a smash hit.The event featured people and floats dressed as both classic Disney charcters and popular animes such as Puella Magi Madoka Magica,RWBY,Kingdom Hearts the Anime,and Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin The Anime.

    December 26,2015:Standoff between PLAN and JSDMF ships erupts into a full scale battle after a miscalculation on the part Japanese captain led him to conclude that Chinese ships were locking onto to his vessel. The Battle of the Spartley Islands resulted in a phyric victory for Chinese forces and heightned fears of war in the region.

    December 27, 2015: Bree Newsome burns copies of Marching Through Georgia and Guns of the South outside the state capitol in Charleston, South Carolina, stating that the books celebrate racist ideals,...

    December 29,2015:Eminem releases the spoof video "Maduka Magaga",which casts various politicians and famous people as characters from Puella Magi Madoka Magica,with Snoop Dog in a Kyubey suit, a Hilary Clinton impersonator as Madoka Kaname,and Bernie Sanders as Homura Akemi.It would become Eminem's most famous and hilarious spoof videos.

    December 29,2015:The government of Vietnam says that Thai refugees are welcome in Vietnam.

    December 31, 2015: Chinese and Japanese diplomats meet in Ulaanbator Mongolia in desperate bid to avert war in the aftermath of the Battle of the Spartly Islands.
     
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    January 1st, 2016 : Under the conditions of the Treaty of Petrozavodsk, the former Russian Republic of Karelia, Murmansk Oblast and the Karelian Isthmus are annexed to Finland.

    January 1st, 2016 : Under the conditions of the treaty of Minsk, Green Ukraine becomes independent. Königsberg and East Prussia are annexed to Germany.

    January 1st, 2016 : Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania join the EU under the new status of "underdeveloped members". Serbia abstains.

    January 1, 2016: New Year's Bombing ; ISIS claims credit for bombings in Munich, Germany; Dubai, UAE; and Brussels, Belgium, in a multinational and heavily sophisticated bombing campaign, killing 157 people worldwide,....

    January 3, 2016: UNHCR officials report that they have helped over 1,940,000 people in Bangkok, Thailand, but that they are stretched thin for resources,....

    January 3, 2016: South Korean military near DMZ fires 21 machine gun rounds at UFO suspected of being a North Korean Drone...

    January 4,2016:Weird Al Yankovic releases "Enough of the Bulls" which spoofs Eminem's "Enough of this Bulls*#&".

    January 4th, 2016: A bomb explodes at the parade grounds of the National Defense University in Beijing. There are no casualties as the bomb exploded at 3:07 AM.

    January 4th, 2016: Congressional leaders openly question if the Clinton White House let China steal the blue prints to the reusable rocket design.

    January 5, 2016:A series of UFO sightings in Sri Lanka cause hysteria over fears of an alien invasion.

    January 6, 2016: North Korean officials announce the successful detonation of a hydrogen bomb, during a press conference in Pyongyang, Great Leader Kim Yo-Jong declares defiance in the face of Japanese and South Korean space programs,...

    January 7, 2016: ExoMars/Schiaparelli Mission is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, signaling the last launches to Mars until 2018, when the window of opportunity will open again,...

    January 7,2016: In a press conference, President Hilary Clinton announces that more severe sanctions will be placed on North Korea and that the U.S will defend it's allies. She also calls on China to reign in Kim Yo-Jung's bad behavior.

    January 7, 2016: U.S. Department of Science & Technology announces it will coordinate efforts for asteroid detection with the United Natio a press conference in Washington D.C.,....

    January 8th, 2016: China sends Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China flies to Pyongyang to talk to Kim Yo-Jung. The discussions aren't known but the it is believed China threatened to cut off all supplies, all food, and all political support.

    January 9, 2016: Elon Musk unveils the Tesla Motors S70 electric car in Las Vegas, Nevada, promising the cars to be commercially available starting in March 2016, with the Model 3 starting at $35,000..,

    January 10th, 2016: A bomb goes off after a meeting of the Central Military Commission near the Ministry of National Defense. The bomb explodes near Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission, General Xu Qiliang. General Xu Qiliang is wounded in the attack 10 kills citizens and 8 PLA officers and soldiers.

    January 10,2016:House Republicans attempt to tie NASA funding to a budget, cutting funding for for President Hilary Clintons's Affordable Healthcare Act.The measure fails and NASA does not get additional funding.

    January 16th, 2016: A record 30 members of alternatehistory.com are banned in a single day, mostly due to racist comments from newer members. This is believed to have been caused by the popularity of Draka and Guns of the South.

    January 16, 2016: WHO/CDC officials call for possible limitations to air travel to Brazil citing the growing spread of the Zika fever, fueling anger by BRICS alliance members citing the August 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,....

    January 19,2016: Due to the success of At the Mountains of Madness,a film adaptation of Call of Cthulhu and the Dunwitch Horror is announced.

    January 22th, 2016: The documentary The Architects of Terror is released at Sundance Film Festival, exploring the recent rise in UFO radicalism. It posits that this was the result of two major events: a negative manifestation of the Arecibo effect, enabling the more conspiracy minded to believe that galactic neighbors are conspiring to invade the Earth, by feigning interest in Earth, and the Doomsday scare of 2012, which amplified and spread these ideas among the populace, allowing some to take up the cause of protecting Earth. Inteviewees include Frank Chu, John Appleton, Giorgio Tsoukalos, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eliza Mendes (widow of John Mendes), Seth Shostak, and Rio DiAngelo, the last survivor of the Heaven's Gate mass suicide. It wins "Best Documentary", and is critically acclaimed.

    January 22nd, 2016: The Undiscovered Country, based on the popular young adult book by John Green, starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Liev Schreiber, makes its hot debut,...

    January 23, 2016: Pro-life activists led by Reverend Walter Hoye, Alveda King (daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.), and GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul, lead calls for the impeachment of President Hillary Clinton in San Francisco, California,...

    January 28, 2016: GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul proposes the "Life at Conception " Bill in the U.S. Senate to solidify the evangelical Christian vote in Washington D.C.,...

    January 30, 2016: WHO/CDC officials announce a quarantine of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after 1.5 million cases of the zika virus are reported nationwide; Riots erupt in the favelas (local slums) amidst fears of a pandemic,...

    January 31,2016:In the aftermath of the Battle of the Spartley Islands,the Anti-War Clause of the Japanese Constitution is repealed and the Japanese Self Defence Force is reorganized into the Armed Forces of Japan and is divided into three branches,the Army of Japan,the Marine Corps of Japan,the Navy of Japan,and the Air Force of Japan. In response,China withdraws from the Ulanbaator talks.

    January 31,2016:Major UFO sightings occur in New York City, alarming citizens of the city.

    February 1, 2015: Pro- Confederate leaders hold rallies in Stone Mountain, Georgia, burning Vice-President Obama in effigy, and quoting heavily from the fictional Jake Feaherstone, much to the anger of author Harry Turtledove,..

    February 1, 2016: WHO/CDC officials report 3,649 cases of the zika virus in Honduras, triggering civil unrest and panic nationwide,...

    February 4, 2016: Zika fever is reported in Barbados, Curaçao, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin and the U.S. Virgin Islands by WHO/CDC officials, sparking international attention and concern,....

    February 5, 2016: House Republicans led by Tom Coburn (R-OK), Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI) launch hearings in the House of Representatives to determine if President Hillary Clinton is guilty of treason,....

    February 6, 2016: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich attacks Vice-President Barack Obama as being the "food stamp candidate",....

    February 7, 2016: During the Super Bowl halftime show in San Francisco, California, with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, a streaker jumps on stage and attempts to join the dancers,....

    February 8,2016:In a shocking event that would send shockwaves throughout China, the President Bo Xilai of the People's Republic of China is assassinated at the New Years Celebration in Beijing. In the immediate aftermate a state of Martial Law would be instituted throughout China.

    February 10, 2016: WHO/CDC officials report 5,220 cases of the zika virus in Venezuela, triggering riots on Caracas against the government,...

    February 15, 2016: Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) reports threats against Vice-President Barack Obama by racist organizations including the KKK, marking the presidential campaign,...

    February 15,2016: Disney and Studio Shaft releases Puell Magi Temashi Magica:Fragments and is a hit.It is a 8 minute mini-show that fills in the gaps between Puella Magi Madoka Magica:Rebellion Story and the upcoming Puella Magi Madoka Magica:Revelations.The minishow was a success.

    February 16,2016:The movie The Handmaid's Tale starring Natalie Portman,Angelina Jolie,and Russell Crowe is released in theaters and is a smash hit.The movie was noted for it's ferocious anti-fundamentalist viewpoints and controversial attitudes about religion and politics in general.The movie was among the most successful and controversial movie of 2016.

    February 19, 2016: Actress Stacy Dash sparks controversy after pointing out that none of the Oscar nominees are colored stating, "proving the racism of Hollywood's liberal elite..."

    February 20, 2016: WHO/CDC officials report 37,011 cases of the zika virus in Colombia, triggering riots in Bogota, Medellin, and Cartagena,...

    February 22, 2016: Representative Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) proposes the 2016 Omnibus Firearms Control Act, creating a 5-day waiting period for firearms purchses, bans persons with felony arrests for violent crimes including domestic violence and sexual assault, from purchase of weapons; and allows the enforcement of local measures for "firearms free" areas.

    February 28, 2016: GOP candidate led by Ted Cruz (R-TX) call proposed legislation, "a door to a police state", fueling concerns about domestic surveillance,...

    February 28, 2016: Star Trek writers report that a planned Las Vegas attraction was killed because Disney executives were concerned that such a move would tarnish the brand, and that they were more focused on creating a Star Wars experience in Disneyworld and Disneyland theme parks,...

    February 28, 2016: Spike Lee, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Kerry Washington lead a very public walkout from the Oscars, citing the fact that no persons of color were nominated for the Academy Awards in Hollywood , California,...

    March 2nd, 2016: A bomb scare happens at the Landmark Mayan Theater in the downtown Denver, when a letter threatens to bomb a screening of The Architects of Terror. However, police apprehend the suspect, Helen Johansson, before she could carry out her threat.

    March 4th, 2016: US Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), opens an investigation into NASA and the Department of Space. The Senator states that this sort of disaster could happen to America and not be stopped.

    March 5, 2016: Pro- Confederate "Southern Heritage " rallies are held in Washington D.C., fueling racial tensions, as rally members read from Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove,...

    March 7, 2016: INTERPOL officials report the burning of coca fields across Colombia, amidst rumors that the zika virus is being spread through cocaine,...

    March 8, 2016: Elon Musk announces that Tesla Motors will be taking online orders for the Model 3, during their launch in Palo Alto, California,....

    March 9, 2016: A Chinese attempt to place sanctions on Japan fails when the U.S and the UK exercise their veto in the UN Security Council.

    March 11, 2016: Jacques Vallees calls upon the French government to take a policy of "full disclosure " regarding UFOs in Paris,....

    March 16, 2016: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece and Turkey announce plans for with withdrawal from the European Union and NATO, effectively changing the political map of Europe,....

    March 16th, 2016: In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Harry Turtledove lashes out at the white supremacists who have taken his work, and warped it severely. Turtledove says, as a Jew, he has no love for any racists, and he disavows any endorsements of his works from white supremacists.

    March 17, 2016: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) calls for a ban on Muslim immigration into the United States during a rally in Houston, Texas,....

    March 20, 2016: Christian Science Monitor reports a massive rise in racist attacks online against Vice-President Obama,...

    March 27, 2016: Easter Crackdown ; Chinese PLA officials launch a massive crackdown on "underground churches " nationwide, accusing them of harboring "foreign agents", angering Christian fundamentalist leaders in the United States and Europe,....

    March 29, 2016: Raelian leaders meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev in Moscow, proclaiming them "Honorary Giide to Humanity" after being allowed to build an embassy on Moscow,...,

    March 31, 2016: A Swedish man on Svalbard claims he was abducted by aliens.

    March 31, 2016: Australian officials are accused by the Thai Refugee Council (TRC) of "cherry-picking" Thai refugees in rallies in Sydney, Melbourne, and other major cities throughout Australia,...

    March 31st, 2016: Denver PD arrests a man attempting to bomb the Colorado State House. When interrogated, they learn that he had been connected to a UFO radical group ("The Humanity Defense League") operating in Colorado, and that they were responsible for both the Airport Bomb scare and the attempted bombing of the Landmark Mayan Theater earlier that month.

    April 5, 2016: Conservative rancher Cliven Bundy enters into an armed standoff against the Bureau of Land Management in Clark County, Nevada, proclaiming "states' rights"

    April 6, 2016: Video of Australian guards beating and the gang-rape of a Thai refugee, in a refugee camp in Nauru is leaked on the Internet, sparking international attention,...

    April 7, 2016: 45-year old Luis Gongora stabs and kills Paige McNamara, Lowell High School in San Francisco, California forcing a massive debate on the city's "sanctuary city" policy ,...

    April 8th, 2016 : widespread outbreaks of the zika virus in Asia after some tourists diagnosed as "healthy" have proved to be sane carriers. The largest outbreak takes place in Chinese Guangxi region.

    April 8,2016: Rainbow's End: The Life and Times of Judy Garland premiere's on Broadway and is a smash hit.

    April 9th, 2016: The National Guard raids the HDL compound outside of Boulder, and learn that other chapters are currently operating across the country in secret....

    April 10th, 2016 - A 18 year old student commits a massive shooting in his public high school in Moorestown, New Jersey, killing 8 people including himself afterwards. Police search the student's laptop and find he been going to supicious sites and the teenage shooter even stated on his own DeviantArt profile, "Death to all Conservatives they are destroying America!".

    April 15, 2016: Actress Anne Hathaway gives birth to daughter Lauren at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California,....

    April 17, 2016: Pope Francis condemns the religious repression of Chrstian groups in China, calling upon Bo Xilai to uphold religious freedoms, during mass in Rome,...

    April 18, 2016: Protests erupt in Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, Shenyang, Ningbo, Harbin, Chengdu, Luoyang, Qingdao, Changsha, Hefei, Beijing, Wuhan, Fuzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai over the Bushido anime series, with many pointing to the vehemently racist nature of the series,....

    April 19, 2016: Conservative rancher Cliven Bundy calling African-Americans "shiftless freeloaders waiting for government subsidies..." fueling accusations of racism.

    April 19, 2016: Murmansk Event; Thousands of people are shocked and awakened when a meteor explodes over Murmansk, Russia. While no one is killed, many are injured after windows at the center of the initial blast explode. The event further highlights calls for a stronger space program,....

    April 21, 2016: Actor Zachary Quinto , who plays Spock, threatens to leave, pointing to commitments to American Horror Story (FX-TV) and the proposed revival of Heroes ( NBC-TV),...

    April 23, 2016: Conservative rancher Cliven Bundy reads from the How Few Remain series by Harry Turtledove; Many readers note that he is reading from the fascist statements of Jake Featherstone, fueling the questionable history of the author's work,...

    April 23,2016:Bravely Default 2 is released on the Nintendo 3DS and is a hit,the game details Agnes Oblige's efforts to repel the alien menace that has taken over her world.

    April 27, 2016: Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and the National Organization for Women (NOW) lead rallies calling for the opposition to Republican efforts at presidential impeachment,...

    April 29, 2016: Former Green Party leader Ralph Nader calls for the impeachment of Hillary Clinton, claiming "corporate malfeasance", diring a speech in Detroit, Michigan,...

    April 30, 2016: The Japanese Navy announces it will build a new Super Carrier, the JN Honshu,which will be launched in 2020.

    May 1,2016:Similiar to the match between the U.S. and China,a competition of U.S. and Russian gamers are held in Volgograd.The game used for the competition is Tanks of the World MMO. Like the one in Korea it would be broadcast on GTV. Will Smith and Brenda Song are the GTV hosts. Brenda Song presence is a subtle dig at the Russian government for banning Puella Magi Temashi Magica....

    May 1,2016:The South Korean government reports that several high level North Korean Government officials have defected,along with their families.One is even reported to be the Minister of National Defense.

    May 1, 2016: Chinese officials warn that if the UN doesn't stop Japanese rearmament,they will.

    May 4, 2016: Star Wars: Fury of Maul makes its hit debut on Netflix, complete with narration by Liam Neeson, fueling demand for the franchise,...

    May 6, 2016: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye voices his disgust of the series Bushido citing the "glamorization of racism",....

    May 9:2016: Star Wars Episode VIII:The Looming Darkness premieres in theaters and is a smash hit,it tied into the Arecibo Effect by having the New Republic and the First Order detect a mysterious signal from outside the galaxy which heralds a devastating invasion.The sequel has helped to revitalize Will Smith's and Harrison Ford's career.

    May 9, 2016: Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City is elected President of the Philippines on a platform of an end to corruption, to get tough on crime, and to stand firm against Chinese nationalism,....

    May 15th, 2016: In response to Japan's news of a new carrier the Chinese Navy and military leadership announce that China will work to have three carriers in the Pacfic by 2020.

    May 15th, 2016: At a screening of Draka!, at a theater in Phoenix, Arizona, James Wang, a UFO radical, releases tear gas, and shoots 6 six people. However, two attendants are able to knock him down and subdue him before police arrive. At his interrogation, he states that the aliens told him to stop the spread of racism amongst humanity, by discouraging people from watching these films

    May 16,2016:The much hyped release of Michael Bay's Neon Genesis Evangelion turned into a disaster when the movie flopped both in domestic and international theaters on its release. The debacle was especially noticeable in Japan in were the movie did not make it even to the top 10 in Japanese theaters. Instead a live action release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica was the big winner in both Japanese and International box offices which a was triumph for Studio Shaft and Disney and ensured future collaborations between the two.

    May 16, 2016: GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) calls for a "personhood" amendment, saing that "We must not grovel before the Supreme Court..."

    May 17th, 2016: Warner Brothers talk about making an American film version of Gate: The SDF was There.

    May 18, 2016: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) calls for a "temporary" ban on immigration from the Middle East, citing the threat of terrorism,....

    May 18, 2016: Faraday Motors announces that it has broken ground on a new factory in Atlanta, Georgia, promising to have commercially viable alternative to Tesla Motors by the 2017 Geneva Auto Convention,....

    May 23,2016:Syfy Channel airs the infamously bad DINOMOTH about a hybrid creature that is half Dinosaur, half Mammoth starring French Stewart, Stacey Dash, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Klein, Tara Reid and Barry Bostwick

    June 2, 2016: Conservative Ann Coulter attacks Vice-President Barack Obama as "dividing the country,...."

    June 3, 2016: Barack Obama goes on the Arsenio Hall Show (CBS-TV) in an effort to promote his presidential campaign, amidst polls leaning towards Bernie Sanders and falling approval ratings for the Clinton administration,...

    June 3rd, 2016: US Senator Ryan Zinke (R-MT) goes missing while hiking in Yosimite National Park. A massive search is launched it lasts almost three weeks.

    June 5,2016: Disney releases Castlevania:Message of Ruin is released on the Nintendo 3DS and is a smash hit.The details Jonathan's,Charlotte's,and the Lecarde Sister's efforts to thwart an alien invasion.The game was noted for the romance between Jonathan and Charlotte and as such is known as Soapvania by some fans.The game was also known as a highlight of the Scifivania series of Castlevania games.

    June 7, 2016: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) calls for the "beefing up" the Border Patrol, claiming that illegal immigrants are the 'single largest source of terrorism in this country...."

    June 8, 2016: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) claims that "most of the evidence and suspects of terrorism links back to immigration..." during an interview in Washington D.C.,...

    June 9, 2016: GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) calls for a travel ban on "nations that harbor Islamic terrorists...", fueling tensions across the Middle East,...

    June 10,2016:The Raelian cult claims they have cloned some of the major classic stars of Hollywood such as Clark Gable, Orson Wells, Judy Garland, and Charlie Chaplin.

    June 11,2016: Otaku in America premiers in theaters in the U.S. and is a box office hit.The documentary charts the rise of the otaku sub culture in the U.S. from the tv showing of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon in 2004 to the huge popularity of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Puella Magi Temashi Magica.Among those interviewed are First Gentlemen Bill Clinton, Jay Leno, Pastor John Haggee,George Clooney,Senator Bernie Sanders and Vice President Barack Obama.

    June 16, 2016: Senator Elizabeth Warren claims the White House has been attempting to block any support for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign,...

    June 20, 2016: Nick Jonas and Olivia Culpo are married in Los Angeles, California, amidst a huge following by the paparazzi,...

    June 23, 2016: Conservative author Duncan Black publishes American Evita:The Hillary Clinton Story attacking the policies of the Clinton White House,...

    June 23rd, 2016: The body of US Senator Ryan Zinke (R-MT) is found. However he is discovered in an area that was repeatedly searched and his clothes are discovered in an odd state.

    June 25, 2016: Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are married in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills, California with many proclaiming them the "new Hollywood power couple",...

    June 30, 2015: Cliven Bundy meets with GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul in Clark County, Nevada, fueling controversy to the race,...,

    June 30, 2016: CBS-TV and Paramount Pictures threaten to sue Disney Studios claiming a "breach of contract", citing the promise of Star Trek films and not TV series,...

    July 2,2016: Disney reaches an agreement with CBS-TV and Paramount Pictures where Disney agrees to buy the rights to film series and share some of the profits with other two.

    July 4,2016:FBI and ATF agents raid the Westboro Baptist Church after receiving a tip about a possible stash of illegal guns.What follows became known as the Battle of Westboro as church members as and FBI/ATF agents engaged in 2 hour long gun battle.The battle ended with church members shot and killed.The incident led to scrutiny by the FBI and NSA on churches with known fundamentalist ties.

    July 5, 2016: ISIL guerrillas from neighboring Libya, claim credit for the bombing of the Cairo Hilton Hotel, killing 27 people, mainly American tourists,....

    July 6,2016: Disney announces that in addition to the Star Trek series currently on air,a new series called Star Trek:Imperium will also be produced.The show will have the same cast as Star Trek but will be set in the Mirror Universe.

    July 7,2016:Kingdom Hearts:Shadows of the Soul is released on the Nintendo 3DS and is a smash hit,it is notable for having Madoka Kaname and Temashi Yamamoto from the Madoka Magica franchise as the main playable characters in a show of the new partnership between Disney and Studio Shaft. Tetysuya Nomura served as director while Gen Urobuchi wrote the story.

    July 8, 2016: Carly Fiorina, a leading vice-presidential candidate states on CNN-TV that Clinton is guilty of "purposeful dereliction of duty..." fueling tensions in government,...

    July 10, 2016: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), states while he supports the hearings, he sees nothing that rises to the meadure of "high crimes and misdemeanors "...,

    July 13,2016:The Administration of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye reports that there has been reports of more defectors from North Korea.
    The Chinese have also begun to take in defectors.

    July 15, 2016:A mentally ill gunman attacks the Chinese embassy in Washington D.C.The gunman manages to kill two embassy staff and 1 PLA soldier before turning the gun on himself.It was later learned he had been affiliated with Westboro Baptist Church.The Chinese government would later accuse the U.S. of allowing the attack to happen due to the slow response time of Washington police.

    July 15, 2016: Ghostbusters starring Chris Hemsworth, Channing Tatum, and Chris Pratt star in the re-make of the 1980s film franchise, with the stars serving as a continuation of the series,....

    July 22, 2016: Star Trek actors, along with J.J. Abrams threaten to go on strike, claiming "sweatshop labor conditions", stating "Roddenberry would be ashamed of the labor practices by Disney Studios..."

    July 25, 2016: Republicans tout a Freedom Channel/FOX-TV poll claiming that 57% of Americans want to see President Hillary Clinton impeached,....

    July 26, 2016: Rand Paul and Ben Carson are named the presidential and vice-presidential candidates in Cleveland, Ohio in a brokered convention,...

    July 28, 2016: Philadelphia Riots; Cospalayers are blamed for riots as police launch a brutal crackdown on protesters at the Democratic National Convention; Video on Youtube and Periscope shows one set of officers firing rubber bullets into protesters; Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren are named the presidential and vice-presidential candidates,...

    July 28, 2016: Police and Secret Service report a failed assassination attempt against Vice-President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,....

    July 30, 2016:A recent report revels that the Arecibo Signal was almost lost in the daily shuffle at the complex,after this revelation a timeline written on Alternatehistory.com postulates what would have happened had the Arecibo Effect had not occurred.

    July 30,2016:Brenda Song appears nude in Playboy for the otaku/cosplay section. She is the star of the upcoming live action Puella Magi Temashi Magica film.

    July 31,2016:The live action film Cardcaptor Sakura debuts and is smash hit with families.9 year old Haruka Miyomoto gave a particular charming performance as Sakura Kinomoto.

    August 3,2016: Anti-police protests occur in Philadelphia after the Riots.The protestors claim that police provoked the cosplayers into violence and responded with excessive force.They also revealed that the police commissioner of Philadelphia has ties to TBN which has led efforts to criminalize the otaku subculture.

    August 09,2016: Disney announces that it has reached a settlement with Star Trek cast and comprimised with their demands.

    August 17th, 2016: Chinese officials warn that if aggression in the Pacfic still continue between Japan, China, and the US, China will halt the export of all rare earths to Japan and the United States.

    August 20,2016: President Hilary Clinton states that if China ceases it's rare earth metals exports,the U.S. will place crippling tariffs on Chinese goods and freeze Chinese assets in the U.S.

    August 21, 2016: California Judge Lucy Koh rules that a antitrust lawsuit against Disney Corporation filed by state Attorney-General Kamala Harris, has judicial and legal merit, in Los Angeles, California,...

    August 25,2016: After the success of the live action Madoka Magica movie,Disney and Studio Shaft announce that another Puella Magi series will be produced after Puella Magi Madoka Magica:Revelations finishes it's run.The series will be based on the manga Puella Magi Oriko Magica and is expected to air in 2017.

    August 27, 2016: Take Me Out! starring Michael B. Jordan as a mixed-race baseball player who comes out of the closet, makes its hit debut, for "Oscar season ",..,

    September 1st, 2016: Chinese President Bo Xilai responds to President Clinton with the statement all American owned assets in China will be frozen, US owned factories will stop producing product, and diplomatic relations will be ceased if the US places tariffs on Chinese made goods.

    September 2,2016: President Clinton responds by say that if the PRC severs diplomatic ties,the U.S. will recognize the Republic of China(Taiwan) as the rightful government of China and that the U.S. will do everything short of war to undermine and overthrow the PRC,and that U.S will undermine PRC interests throughout the world.

    September 3rd, 2016: on Chinese national television PLA shows video of the army responding to insurgents in Western China. They use flamethrowers and fuel-air explosive rocket launchers.

    September 4th, 2016: President Xilai responds to President Clinton with a counter threat. They state if the US does recognize Taiwan and undermine China than China will defend her interests.

    September 5,2016: President Clinton responds by saying that the PLA forces are substandard to U.S. and Japanese forces and warns President Xilai that if he wants war he will get war.She also draws a line in the sand saying that the Spartley Islands are Japan's and if "Xilai wants them he's going to have to go through us."She orders a carrier battle group to the islands.

    September 7th, 2016: The King of Sweden asks for a pullback of American and Chinese Rhetoric. He is supported by the other monarchs of Scandinavia, Spain, and the Netherlands.

    September 8, 2016: President Clinton responds to the King's statement by saying that it's up to the Chinese if they want peace.

    September 9, 2016: Oprah Winfrey and Lawrence Steadman announce the birth of a baby boy Amistad in Chicago, Illinois,...

    September 10th, 2016: Bo Xilai, President of the People's Republic of China and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China announces he will go to Stockholm to meet with the King and talk with President Hilary Clinton. He has also reduced the alert of his military forces in the Pacific. Diplomatic missions in the US are put onto normal alert status.

    September 12,2016: Due to the current controversies,Disney announces that it will cancel the Star Trek:Imperium project and continue with the current Netflix/DisneyX series.

    September 13th, 2016: The UN General Secretary asks for a pull back of rhetoric between the US and China. As the General Secretary states, "We threaten war we risk going back to the stone age."

    September 14th, 2016: Several days before going to Sweden Chinese President Bo Xilai makes a speech before the People's Congress. In the speech he talks of how nations that are growing like China need room to grow. He says that China and Japan have similar ye different problems both related to people. China has too many males, and Japan has too many elderly people. The US and China must work to resolve their problems in the Pacific Ocean. He closes the speech stating he does not want to see China in a war and would like to invite the prime minister of Japan to Stockholm to discuss issues.

    September 20,2016:RWBY:Volume 4:We All Fall Down debuts and is hit.The show is even darker then previous seasons with human and Faunus civilization being methodically destroyed by the Arecibo aliens.The season finale became infamous with the surprise death of main Faunus character Blake Belladonna and the destruction of Beacon by the aliens.Disney and RoosterTeeth announce that made for TV movie will premier in December and serve as the finale to the Alien arc,though Disney and RoosterTeeth promise that series isn't over.

    September 21st, 2016: The Stockholm Talks begin. In attendance are the US President, the Prime Minister of Japan, the President of the People's Republic of China, the King of Sweden, the Prime Minister of Sweden, and many others.

    September 23rd, 2016: The Stockholm talks are nearly canceled after an attack on a Chinese Consulate in Houston Texas. Four Heavily armed and armored gunmen enter the the Chinese Consulate via killing the guard and begin a massacre of 33 people. Chinese soldiers stationed at the embassies for security call for Houston PD to assist in the situation. Houton PD kill the men in downtown Houston later that day.

    September 24th, 2016: Houston PD identify the four gunmen of the Consulate shooting. They are Sam "Scooter" Willis, Junior Watts, Clint Crabtree, and Bud Riggs. They are all apart of the Texas Secessionist movement.

    October 19,2016: The second season of the controversial anime Bushido airs in Japan and for the first time in the U.S. and is a hit due to the growing tensions with China.Many experts have noted a growing militancy in Japanese pop culture due to the tensions with China and Australia,and greater willingness to use force against Japan's enemies both fictional and real.

    October 19,2016: Disney releases the documentary 50 Years of Trek on ABC-TV and is a ratings hit.The documentary charts the course of the Star Trek franchise from 1966 to 2016 and shows Disney's plans for the future of the franchise.

    October 22, 2016: Vice-President Barack Obama survives an assassination attempt in Brownsville, Tennessee, by white supremacists Daniel Cowart and Paul Schlesselman, sparking national outrage,...

    October 25,2016:The internet video, Why Live Action Evangelion Failed, immediately goes viral.The video blames Michael Bay for introducing a needless plotpoint about a group of U.S special forces who at the end of the movie thwart Third Impact.This also tied into a compliant that the Japanese NERV personal were made to look incompetant and the American personal more effective.

    October 31,2016: Puella Magi Madoka Magica:Revelations makes it's debut on TV and although a hit,it leaves the fanbase divided with some saying that Madoka,Homura,and Temashi and their friends earning their happy endings is good while others say the happy ending was tacked on by Disney and in contrast to the premise of the series.

    October 31,2016: North Korean state television reports that there are reports of "Yankee backed uprisings" that the government has put down. The White House reports that with recent bad weather in North Korea a famine has taken the nation. The revolts are more about people wanting food.

    October 31,2016:Conspiracy theorist David Icke publishes the book, The Hidden Truth of Trinity, in which he argues that a bizzare paranormal event occurred at the Trinity Test site in New Mexico and that the US Government covered it up. Most historians scoff at the idea of a failed magic ritual at Trinity.

    November 1, 2016: Actor Martin Sheen launches an intervention for his son Charlie Sheen, after he attempts to commit suicide in Beverly Hilly, California,...

    November 30,2016: Disney and Rooster Teeth release RWBY:Secrets of the Forgotten World on the Nintendo Dolphin and is a smash hit.The game has a RPG mechanic similar to Puella Magi RPG and Star Wars:The Old Republic and follows Ruby Rose and her friends as they explore the remains of Earth's civilizations before the coming of the Grimm. Future DLCs including plots based on RWBY:Volume 4 and the movie Ashes, Ashes are released. Not surprisingly,the most popular action in the Volume 4 DLC is preventing Blake Belladonna's death and the destruction of Beacon.

    December 9, 2016: Iron Sky 2: The Coming Race Finnish science fiction/comedy film directed by Timo Vuorensola, starring Will Farrell as George W. Bush, Amy Poehler as Hillary Clinton, makes its hit debut,.....

    December 13,2016:Warner Bros. releases Honshu,a sequel to 40 Years and is a smash hit.The movie details the adventures of the Earth ship UNS Honshu as it arrives at the source of the Arecibo Signal,which is revealed to be the homeworld of a race of blue skinned humanoid aliens called Lorlaloi,a technologically advanced matriarchy thousands of years ahead of the human race.The movie then details the efforts the crew of the Honshu as they prepare to return to Earth via a Lorlaloi FTL drive while at the same time assisting the Lorlaloi against a mysterious alien menace that could threaten Earth.The movie stared Leonardo Di Caprio,Anne Hathaway,Li Bingbing,and Selena Gomez.

    December 15,2016:The RWBY movie,RWBY:Ashes,Ashes debuts on TV and the Internet and is a smash hit.The movie details Ruby,Weiss,and Yang's efforts to find a way to defeat the alien menace that has conquered Earth,while still grieving over Blake's death.The movie ended on a bittersweet note that shows the Arecibo aliens defeated,but at the cost of Yang's life and most of the Human and Faunus races decimated.The epilogue showed Ruby and Weiss in a relationship together while helping the survivors to rebuild.The dark tone of the movie and the previous season was finally explained when Disney admitted that it's two star writers Joss Whedon and Gen Urobuchi wrote the story

    December 21,2016:At a feminist conference in San Francisco,a large number of the women present dress up as the Lorlaloi aliens from the sci fi film Honshu.The Lorlaloi have become something of sex symbols with the general population and as icons amongst feminists because of the nature of the Lorlaloi species were only 10% of them are male.

    December 21,2016:In an interview with NHK, Kou Shibasaki explains the working conditions on the set of the live action Evangelion movie, explaining that the director Michael Bay was especially hard on the Japanese actors and sometimes ridiculed them for not speaking English correctly and also cut all of her scenes of Misato showing her as a decently competent officer and what was instead left was nothing more then a fanservice role with little character depth.

    December 29,2016:After the success of RWBY:Ashes,Ashes,Disney and RoosterTeeth announces that a live action movie based on RWBY will be produced.They also announce RWBY:Volume 5:Requiem will be released in 2017.

    January 3,2017:Uwe Boll offers to direct the live action RWBY film, but his request is angrily rejected by Disney and RoosterTeeth, saying they want the film to be a success.

    January 20, 2017: President Barack Obama is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, sparking international attention and Vice-President Elizabeth Warren as the first female Vice-President.

    January 21,2017:Uwe Boll releases a profanity laced webvideo on the internet attacking Disney and RoosterTeeth for rejecting his offer to direct the live action RWBY film. The video also became famous and a source of memes when Boll said "f*#@ this, I quit."

    January 21,2017:The documentary Wide Eyes and Flying Saucers is released and is a hit. The documentary discusses the effect of the Arecibo Signal on Anime and Manga with interviews with Gen Urobuchi, Naoko Takeuchi, and Hideaki Anno.

    January 22, 2017: President Barack Obama closes Guantanamo Bay Detention Center in Cuba, in an effort to forge greater political ties worldwide,....

    February 8th, 2017: In a shocking event that would send shockwaves throughout China, the President Bo Xilai of the People's Republic of China is assassinated at the New Years Celebration in Beijing. In the immediate aftermate a state of Martial Law would be instituted throughout China.

    February 9th, 2017: Vice President Cheong Bolin is made acting president. He returns from Chongqing.

    February 13th, 2017: Chinese Security Forces arrest the assassins behind the death of President Bo Xilai.

    February 14th, 2017: The National People's Congress elect Acting President Cheong Bolin to full presidential status. While this wasn't needed the government needs stability after the crisis.

    February 14,2017:Valentine Spacetrip, staring Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johannson flops at the Box office.

    February 17th, 2017: The Chinese People's Liberation Army moves six divisions to the Chinese-North Korean border.

    February 20th, 2017: President Cheong Bolin warns Pyongyang that if those responsible for the the death of their president is not found Chinese troops will go to Pyongyang and force an investigation.

    February 20th, 2017 : Green Ukraine deploys its current armed forces on the southern half of the Sino-Green Ukrainian frontier and the North Korean - Green Ukrainian frontier, to "avoid border incidents" with China.

    February 25th, 2017: Chinese troops enter North Korea and arrest 37 members of the infamous Room 39.

    March 1-7, 2017: President Barack Obama launches a tour of the Middle East in an effort to restart the stalled peace talks in the region,....

    March 3rd, 2017: Chinese Foreign Minister Li Hui announce China will cease selling all military arms to North Korea. President Cheong announces China will reevaluate China's relationship with North Korea. Factions of liberals and Hardliners in the People's Congress oppose either staying in a security arrangement with North Korea and abandoning North Korea.

    March 3rd, 2017: Russian military officials announce the the thermobaeric warheads for ICBMs.

    March 7, 2017: Organized crime boss Vitaly Dyomochka (a.k.a. "Bondar") proclaims that he is the true law in Green Ukraine, in Vladivostok,fueling fears of corruption within the United Nations Peacekeeping forces,....

    March 21,2017: RWBY:Fragmentary Passages is released by Disney and RoosterTeeth and is a hit.The miniepisodes details Penny Poledina, an android that was killed toward of Volume 3, adventures after she is rebuilt by an unknown group. She escapes and tries to find Ruby and friends in the devastated world created in the aftermath of the events Volume 4.The miniepisodes were a success and more were announced in the lead up to Volume 5 in the fall of 2017.
    March 25th, 2017: Chinese Foreign Minister Li Hui arrives in Vladivostok on a friendship visit.

    April 4, 2017: Organized crime boss Vitaly Dyomochka (a.k.a. "Bondar") uploads videos of his men taking bribes from United Nations Peacekeeping Forces, causing a huge scandal,...,

    April 14, 2017: Right-wing conservatives claim the White House is planning a "firearms purge" after the Department of Homeland Security warns of the surge in right-wing extremism and violence,...

    April 15th, 2017: The Chinese Foreign Ministry led by Li Hui in Beijing announce they will recognize Green Ukraine. Many in international circles view this is a measure to encircle North Korea.

    April 16, 2017: Right-wing commentator Joel Kaufman, calls for the Obama administration to "nuke the Muslims" on FOX-TV

    May 4th, 2017: A Chinese Nuclear sub goes missing near Senkaku Islands. The Chinese Government is concerned it may have been a nuclear accident.

    May 8th, 2017: The Supreme Commander of NATO General Philip M. Breedlove dies of a heart attack. The same day the German Deputy Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel dies in a car crash.

    May 10th, 2017: Lack of radiation suggests the sub did not have a nuclear accident.

    May 15th, 2017:British Foreign Secretary Michael Cathel Fallon dies from a car bomb. The Directors of both the DGSE Bernard Bajolet and DGSI Patrick Calvary are assassinated in France.

    June 1, 2017: Debbie Schlüssel leads anti-Islamic rally in Los Angeles, California sparking international attention and concern,....

    June 7th, 2017: The French President Manuel Valls, is killed by an Algerian national.

    June 25th, 2017: Prime Minister Harriet Harman survives a car bomb outside the Labour Party headquarters at Walkden House in central London,..,

    July 5, 2017: Israeli Haaretz claims that the Obama administration "cares too much about Palestinian people, but not for the rights of Israeli settlers..."

    July 12, 2017: Sunset Boulevard musical based on the 1950 Billy Wilder film, and the 1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber play, starring Susan Sarandon and Chris Hemsworth , makes its hit film debut,....

    July 15th, 2017: An explosion kills German Chancellor Peer Steinbruck, the Chief of Staff of the Federal Armed Forces Volker Wieker, and the defense minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg in Berlin. In Warsaw a bomb wreaks havoc like on the office of Prime Minister. Off Gibraltar, a Royal Navy destroyer is crippled by a bomb. In Washington DC, House Speaker Paul Ryan is shot and wounded.

    July 16th, 2017: Vitaly Dyomochka (A.K.A. The Bondar) survives an attempt to kill him by Russian Loyalists in Vladivostok, Green Ukraine.

    July 20th, 2017: Vitaly Dyomochka has a former Russian Army Colonel Norin Abram Svyatoslavovich handed over to the Chinese authorities. The Chinese discretely share the information with the US.

    July 22, 2017: Conservative George Will claims that the Obama administration is "more obsessed with right-wing militias than the threat by Putin,..."

    July 23rd, 2017: Anonymous leaks information that a faction SVR and FSB is behind the assassinations of numerous world leaders and high government officials.

    July 24th, 2017: President Obama responds to the allegations made in the leaks. "I would be worried if Moscow cannot control it's intelligence services. We are willing to help but if Russia does not admit this we will be seeking the harshest sanctions possible and other alternatives."

    August 1st, 2017: Chinese President Cheong will meet with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen in September. President Tsai Ing-Wen announces she will meet with President Cheong.

    August 9th-10th, 2017: A failed coup is launched against Vladimir Putin. It fails due the commander of the Moscow Military District not siding with conspirators and many military leaders being against the coup.

    August 11th, 2017: Coup leaders explain that they want to get their revenge against Europe. Army General Anton Filipovich states that Russia must strike while the iron is hot. Putin states such actions would lead to national ruin.

    August 12th, 2017: President Putin on a nationally televised speech states."I will give the west information to find rouge agents." He states though he is reluctant to take any direct aide in Russia, monetary or physical aide. "The last thing I want to do is to make Russia a slave t the west. Be pro-gay or pro-Europe."

    August 15th, 2017: The broken, tortured and deceased form of Army General Filipovich is found in Germany. The Russians have begun killing all involved in the coup and have little interest in a trial.

    August 18th, 2017: President Putin of Russia states that how Russia deals with traitors is not of concern to the West. He states to BBC news reported Andrew Marr, "Those idiots wanted to start the war again."

    August 30,2017:Kingdom Hearts:X is released on the 3DS and is a hit. The game serves as a distant prequel and details the Keyblade War and it's aftermath.

    August 31st, 2017: The husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip of Greece, Duke of Edinburgh, suffers a massive stroke. He is hospitalized at Balmoral and flown to Edinburgh for treatment.

    September 2nd, 2017: Prince Philip Dies in his sleep.

    September 5th, 2017: Prince Philip lies in state in Westminister Palace. Several hundred thousand people pass the coffin.

    September 8th, 2017: The Funeral for Prince Philip takes place. It is a mostly Royal and Commonwealth Affair. The queen is seen as deeply sadden by the loss of her husband of almost eighty years.

    September 10, 2017: Bat Ye’or leads anti-Muslim rallies across Europe, promoting the "Eurabia" conspiracy theory,.....

    October 5, 2017: Pamela Geller, American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) leads anti-Islamic rallies in New York City, New York

    October 12th, 2017: A member of the Household tries and fails to wake the Queen in the morning. After three attempts the staff gets a medic. The palace is locked down per standard protocol. It is not known for certain but by the evening it is known the Queen has suffered a massive heart attack. Though publicly the Palace Press say the Queen may recover, it is unlikely that she will recover if live.

    October 21, 2017: Dragon Quest based on the popular video game franchise starring Taron Edgarton, Tea Leoni, and Raymond Souza makes its hit debut,....

    October 26th, 2017: At 2:27 AM Greenwich Meantime Time, Queen Elizabeth II dies. Flags all over the world (except the Royal Standard) are flown at half mast. In all Commonwealth Realms a state of mourning is announced. President Obama with Democratic and Republican Congressional Leaders announce their sincere sorrow for the loss in Britian. In Moscow, President Putin arrives at the British Embassy in Moscow he signs the book for mourning. Chinese President Cheong announces that he shall visit the British Embassy the next day. The BBC cancels all programs and runs around the clock news. The global media is kicked into overdrive.

    October 26, 2017: Prince Charles by default is King of the United Kingdom. He and his wife Camilla are in London due to the Queen's health. An accession council will meet in 24 hours. There is a debate on what the new King will call himself.

    October 27th, 2017: The President of Argentina Gabriela Michetti says she will come to Britian to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth. Many other heads of state and heads of government announce their intent to come to the eventually funeral. The Accesion Council meets and proclaims Prince Chalres their new sovereign. Prince Charles will go by the name George VII.

    October 28th, 2017: The King of the United Kingdom, George VII, announces that he wishes that the people of Britian help him in this time of loss and mourning. He and the nation have lost their mother. He promises to do the best he can for his people's.

    October 30th, 2017: The new King, the New Prince of Wales, and the rest of the Royal Family follows the carriage carrying the body into Westminister Abby to lie in state.

    October 30th-November 6th, 2017: The body of Queen Elizabeth II lies in state. It is estimate two and a half million people pass her body.

    November 7th, 2017: The largest gatherings of monarchs, heads of state and celebrities come to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Presidents Obama and Putin are seared near each other (Chinese President Cheong sandwiched between the two). Next to the Emperor of Japan is the South Korean President.
    The funeral services are broadcast to every country around the world live, even North Korea broadcasts it. It is estimated almost three to four billion people watch or will watch the funeral services.

    November 12th, 2017: King George VII's first official duty takes place on Remembrance Sunday. He lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

    November 27, 2017: I Am My Own Wife starring Eddie Redmayne as a transvestite who survived Nazi and Communist regimes in Berlin, receives "Oscar buzz"...,

    December 17th, 2019, Jimmy Carter dies from a heart attack at the age of 95 at his Georgia home, World leaders such as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British Prime Minister Phillip May, along with Billionaires such Mark Zuckerberg, Tom Steyer, and Mark Cuban attend the funeral.