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”
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
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
Uggggghhhhh. Maybe I should cancel my prime subscription? “If we went over a bump, the phone would rattle, the Mentor app would log that I used the phone while driving, and boom, I’d get docked,” he said. — Read on news.trust.org/item/20210319120214-n93hk/
Wha–?!? Found this video showing how zee Germans check their signal strength.
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
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
German public broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk reports that police and prosecutors are searching the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt in connection — Read on http://www.latimes.com/sns-bc-eu–germany-deutsche-bank-20181129-story.html