All he heard was “steal from the Russian mafia.” Now, I don’t feel too sorry for this guy. But, the timing and circumstances of his death raises one of my luscious eyebrows. Maybe the left one. Alexander Perepilichnyy collapsed and died outside his home on a select estate in Weybridge in November 2012 shortly before he… Read More Don’t Steal from the Russian Mafia
I found this great map. It’s available on the Santa Monica digital library. The map itself has amazing detail. It also covers the entire length of the Westgate Line, a trolley service once operated by the Los Angeles Pacific Railway. The Westgate branch used to travel along San Vicente Boulevard, branching off the Sawtelle line on Santa Monica Boulevard. The trolley route… Read More Santa Monica City Map, 1910
It’s a rough neighborhood. So, no “Popemobile” today. Security detail needs some better PR maybe? And – may I just say – the Iraqi honor guard looks great. I dig those feathers, man. Papa Francesco, grazie tante!
Finishing the last link of black pudding this morning. Just wanted to mark the occasion. It’s been emotional. That is all.
In other news, Daft Punk is still a band. Daft Punk, one of the most popular and influential groups to emerge in the past 30 years, have split up, their publicist confirms. Way to bury the lead, Hollywood. Source: Daft Punk Has Split Up, Publicist Confirms – Variety
“Taiwan said it was made up of eight nuclear-capable H-6K bombers and four J-16 fighter jets” Source: Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force | Reuters
Long-range models suggest three, or possibly four, separate storms will impact California, Nevada and Arizona during the final two weeks of January. Source: Nearly 2 years’ worth of rainfall possible in parts of Southern California over the next week – CNN
Scientists figured out how to stop time using quantum algorithms — Read on thenextweb.com/neural/2021/01/13/scientists-figured-out-how-to-stop-time-using-quantum-algorithms/amp/
Pivotal discovery in quantum and classical information processing — Read on phys.org/news/2021-01-pivotal-discovery-quantum-classical.amp