The 360Cities panorama site has a hair-raising pano of the earthquake damage to Rikuzen-Takada in Japan's Iwate Prefecture — a whole town reduced to flinders and rubble.
Bowtied racist Tucker Carlson was enraged by today's murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis cop who killed black local George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes. Videos of Carlson prissily declaring the end of American civilization are doing the rounds on social media, but none are so bizarre as this one.… READ THE REST
Steak-umm, a company that makes thinly sliced frozen steaks, has been fond of hectoring Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter since 2018, when it first dragged the problematic astrophysicist by tweeting "who cares" to one of his math factoids: Apparently Steak-umm still has a beef with deGrasse Tyson, because it just responded to one of his… READ THE REST
Vice President Harris is not in the military chain of command. She's a civilian and it would be tantamount to stolen valor if she did salute members of the United States armed forces. That doesn't matter to Fox News, always on the lookout for ways to whip their mini-brained viewers into a frothy fit. "VP… READ THE REST
The ostrich analogy is real. Nobody should be sticking their head in the sand to escape unpleasant truths. And one such unpleasant reality is that for all their functionality, headphones can be incredibly dangerous. An overwhelming 96 percent of Americans say it's dangerous to wear headphones or earbuds when driving. That number remains high for… READ THE REST
Students and staff at Stanford University, the University of California, the University of Colorado, and other institutions were warned to be on alert after a widespread security breach compromised personal data files during a nationwide cyberattack on the schools' computer systems. Meanwhile, someone is selling personal information on 21 million users of the mobile parking… READ THE REST
The difficulties of pandemic life have brought some unexpected consequences over the past year. With some transportation options closed and everyone mostly stuck in their houses, people got stir crazy for an alternative — and bicycle sales surged nationwide. Unfortunately, that wave of new bike riders brought an all too expected result: a corresponding surge in… READ THE REST