Meeting Queen Elizabeth II was a little too real for 9-year-old Nathan Grant. As she approached him and his parents during her visit to The Thomas Coram Foundation for Children last Wednesday, he bowed out of the whole thing by dropping down to the floor and crawling towards the nearest exit. Once he was through the door, he turned around to say, "Bye!"
When you're a pastor from North Carolina taking a late night flight leaving Las Vegas, consider urinating in the airplane bathroom and not on your fellow passenger while she sleeps. Alicia Beverly of Detroit woke up to a warm liquid splashing on her leg. "I jump up and I seen his private area out and… READ THE REST
Last month, pilots reported "a guy in a jetpack" flying beside them above the Los Angeles International Airport. Apparently he returned yesterday. From CNN: "A China Airlines crew reported seeing what appeared to be someone in a jet pack at an approximate altitude of 6,000 feet, about seven miles northwest of Los Angeles International Airport,"… READ THE REST
In August, Microsoft released its new Flight Simulator 2020 that uses satellite and fly-by imager to amp up the hyperreality of the experience. Now, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 players are reporting a weird and massive chasm in Brazil with an airport at the bottom. From PC Gamer: As you plunge into the pit you can… READ THE REST
If you thought the fear and instability that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on world financial markets would send investors scurrying for the sidelines, think again. In fact, the individual investor has jumped into this new economic landscape with both feet in 2020. Retail investors — everyday, non-professional stock traders — now account… READ THE REST
Fix-it projects don't always fit to your schedule. In fact, it often feels like projects or even emergencies that require your attention often come at the worst possible moments. That's why it feels like every time there's a leaky pipe or a problem underneath a vehicle or a wild animal stuck underneath your house, it… READ THE REST
What's the only thing tougher than deciding to finally get your financial life and monthly budgeting on track and under control? When there are two of you. Making sure to log all of your transactions and be fiscally responsible is often difficult enough, but when you're trying to manage that operation when both you and… READ THE REST