DOJ Indicts Russian Oxymoron

Is it still fair to joke about “military intelligence” being self-contradictory? Apparently, [They] engaged in a series of cyberattacks against anti-doping agencies and officials, sporting federations and more than 250 athletes in retaliation for the exposure of Russia’s state-backed doping program. Source: Justice Dept. indicts 7 Russian intelligence officers in international hacking scheme – CNNPolitics

Price Chopper

Donald Trump’s personal helicopter and mainstay throughout his career has hit the market for a price tag of more than $1 million. Source: Donald Trump’s Private Helicopter Worth over $1 Million up for Sale after Election Loss

Rent Index for Santa Monica Down 13 Percent Since Start of Pandemic – SM Mirror

  Deflationary pressure? Maybe. I’ve been seeing it elsewhere. Santa Monica rents have declined 3.4 percent over the past month. “This is the eighth straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in February,” the report reads. Most rentals in SM are apartments. And most of the apartments in Santa Monica… Read More Rent Index for Santa Monica Down 13 Percent Since Start of Pandemic – SM Mirror

Scientists Have Discovered a Genuine Room-Temperature Superconductor – ExtremeTech

Today, scientists announced they’ve achieved superconducting at 59 degrees Fahrenheit/15 Celsius. While this is still a bit chilly, you can hit 59F in a well air-conditioned building. This is a genuine breakthrough, but it doesn’t immediately clear the path towards easy deployment of the technology. Source: Scientists Have Discovered a Genuine Room-Temperature Superconductor – ExtremeTech

Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective | Ars Technica

Twitter has suspended over 5,000 accounts tied to a network amplifying a message denouncing the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a “RussiaGate hoax.” According to a researcher, the accounts—most of which had only posted three or four times in the past—were connected to other accounts previously used to post pro-Saudi messages. Source: Twitter… Read More Twitter shuts down 5,000 pro-Trump bots retweeting anti-Mueller report invective | Ars Technica