A year-long trial of "full body scanner" machines at a UK airport (the kind that display clear images the human body, including genitals and breast implants), was only permitted to go into effect after children under 18 years of age were exempted from the scans. Privacy advocates say the "naked images" would violate Britain's child porn laws (Guardian UK).
The New York physician who declared President Donald J. Trump to be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency" died last Friday. He was 73. From the New York Times: His death was announced on Thursday in a paid notice in The New York Times. The notice did not give a cause or say… READ THE REST
We regret to inform you that Peter Navarro and Maria Bartiromo are both at it again. Peter Navarro: "The Democratic Party did violence to this country by attacking a president who I believe was legally elected on November 3," "74 million Americans out there" are "pissed off" like him. Maria Bartiromo: "We know that there… READ THE REST
The entire National Mall in the nation's capital will close on the day Joe Biden is inaugurated as President of the United States, the Washington Post reports this morning. Just 6 days away. The entire National Mall will be closed for Inauguration Day, only accessible by media and security personnel, according to two people familiar… READ THE REST
With January here, it's easy to think that the worst of winter is over. Unfortunately, as recent years (like last year) have shown us, it can remain pretty steadily chilly all the way into April and May. If you've got central heating, you're going to be getting pretty sick of those bills by then. The… READ THE REST
It's likely that there's never been a New Year's resolution focused on vacuuming more. However, plenty of people want to clean up the clutter and tidy up their lives to start a new year. The investment in a quality vacuum and other cleaners can be a good way of ensuring that much-needed cleaning work gets… READ THE REST
If you've ever started a business, it probably wasn't so you could process invoices and fill out payroll checks. Yet, accounting is the absolute lifeblood of any enterprise – and unless a company is paying thousands to have a certified professional take charge of their finances, it's easy to feel like the entire accounting arena… READ THE REST