This is a joke, right? “PROOF OF BEING UNVACCINATED REQUIRED.” Not sure how that would work. Maybe you could give a sworn statement as to your vaccination history? Does a MMR jab count? Or just vaccines for Covid. Tagging this bit with ‘wtf’. Source: Restaurant Requires ’Proof of Being Unvaccinated’ – NBC Los Angeles
Here, it’s been nice and hot, lately. And it’s occurred to me, At least, quite recently, That my life, As it is, Fits nicely into the mold Of a sunny dystopia. I’m not unhappy, thank you. It’s quite – categorically. Optical fiber, notwithstanding I’m glad to be near the beach. There’s no more to say.… Read More Suddenly, it’s a sunny dystopia
Did anyone else think of this scene in Contact when they heard about the first Blue Origin flight crew? Can’t believe Bezos resigned from Amazon at the last possible second. Wild.
You don’t hear much about the Teamsters union these days. If you do, it’s likely more about pension fund insolvency. Or one of Scorsese’s gangster flicks. Such news begs to ask, “Is organized labor trying to make a comeback?” And, if so, “What chance does it have of success?” Union members vote to create a… Read More Teamsters to create “Amazon Division”
“If you look at hot pavement or asphalt at two o’clock in the afternoon in direct sunlight, the temperature is usually somewhere around 170 to 180 degrees Fahrenheit.” – Some doctor In case you haven’t heard, it’s hot out there. Damned hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk? Yeah. Unconfirmed reports state… Read More Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heat wave hits US West
Russia has announced that – due to recent U.S. technology embargoes – Roscosmos may be unable to launch its Soyuz-MS spacecraft to service the International Space Station. “We have more than enough rockets but nothing to launch them with,” Rogozin said, in a rare admission by a senior Russian official that Western sanctions are seriously… Read More “Lift sanctions on space sector or we’ll exit space station”: Russia
I doubt this was the first time. The drone, which can be directed to detonate on impact, was operating in a “highly effective” autonomous mode that required no human controller, the New York Post said. Some weird mix of “follow me” and “failsafe” modes. Oh, and the put a claymore on the drone. Source: A… Read More Rogue killer autonomous drone ‘hunted down’ a human target: UN report
Player Two has tagged in! Burry, one of the first investors to call and profit from the subprime mortgage crisis, is long puts against 800,100 shares of Tesla or $534 million by the end of the first quarter, according to the filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. How interesting! He threw in an… Read More Michael Burry of ‘The Big Short’ reveals a $530 million bet against Tesla
Torpedo boats. Underwater demolition. Napalm. The residents of Key West are considering their options in defending their home. Defenders hope to protect their waters from cruise ship assault. The state just overturned a local vote that banned the large cruise ships. The bill was one of the most ambitious assaults on home rule this session… Read More Legislators power through measure to overturn Key West vote | Miami Herald
Jolly Roger. Ready on Arrival (1966), via airboyd on YouTube.