JOHN WILCOCK: A Xmas Letter From Hunter S. Thompson
A holiday letter to John Wilcock from Hunter S. Thompson (written exactly fifty years ago this week!) - Describing Thompson's intentions to run for sheriff of Aspen and Joe Edwards' nearly successful run for Mayor.
Read John's previous encounter with Hunter here.
From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall.
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Yesterday was the first night of Hanukkah. From the International Space Station, astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted the image above and the following: “Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate it on Earth! #HappyHanukkah”
A classic robotics video from Boston Dynamics in 2015. Think of how much more developed the robots are now! Yikes. [YouTube]
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