Ahhh, Las Vegas. Casino row, super classy strippers, and all-you-can-eat buffets for miles on end. What else could you ask for, right? Well, it turns out that all isn’t paradise on the strip these days, and guests of a swanky new hotel are being “inconvenienced” by a menacing beam of intense light, which employees have dubbed the “death ray.” Yahoo news reports: “Yes, guests at Vdara hotel in Las Vegas now have something else to worry about: being burned alive by the glare of the building’s ‘death ray.’ What the heck’s a ‘death ray,’ you ask? Well, first off, it’s not as deadly as it sounds, since no one has actually died from it—at least not yet.”Source Link
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.