Last week, I posted about a report from the Sunlight Foundation on political campaign contributions from BP and its employees to presidential candidates in the last US elections. Obama received the most. Today, Good Magazine points to related news: "[M]ore oil money goes to Congress as a whole than to presidential candidates." Looking at their list of 10 top BP $$ recipients, more went to Republicans than Democrats, for what that's worth.
"He met with Mr. Trump over the weekend, then informed Mr. Rosen midday on Sunday that the president intended to replace him with Mr. Clark, who could then try to stop Congress from certifying the Electoral College results." Incredible Katie Benner scoop. Big New York Times story tonight from reporter Katie Benner: "Trump and Justice… READ THE REST
Jacob Chansley (33) is the imbecile who entered the Capitol on January 6 wearing a Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo cosplay costume. Also known as the QAnon Shaman, Chansley is being held on multiple federal charges in connection with the Trump Riot. He was hoping for a Trump pardon, and now that he realizes… READ THE REST
Cleaning up the White House after Donald Trump and Melania Trump moved out cost taxpayers about $127,000. No, this doesn't include biohazard remediation, or surveillance bug sweeps. The White House has 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 412 doors and 28 fireplaces, and Newsweek reports more on the cleanup task that happened before Joe and Jill Biden… READ THE REST
Gathering notes off various web pages across the web feels like it should be a simple process. Just scoot through your assorted pages, copy the text, graphics, images, and other elements that you want, paste them into your notes and you're all set. Of course, anybody who's ever actually tried to take notes online is… READ THE REST
If you're a coffee-lover, specifically, a lover of espresso, then you already know that picking up an espresso machine is not cheap. Those machines pressurize boiling water, then fire it at finely ground coffee beans for a richer, more caffeine-fueled result than your normal drip-brewed coffee. That specialization is why many won't pay for a… READ THE REST
Even if you're never broken out in a cold sweat at the thought of having to complete a problem, know this – math anxiety is 100% real. And we aren't just talking about 7-year-olds who suffer from stomach aches driven by their fear of math class. Turns out, even the anxiety of teachers who have… READ THE REST