The State Department biographies for outgoing president Donald Trump and vice-president Mike Pence were today defaced to claim they were resigning today. The Daily Beast reports that a "rogue staffer" is identified as the culprit.
The National Parks Service announced today that the Washington Monument will be closed to visitors until Jan. 24. The service cites "credible threats to visitors" from the same groups that were "involved in the Jan. 6, 2021 riots at the US Capitol"; its press release is embedded above. Groups involved in the January 6, 2021… READ THE REST
Following Trump's 11th-hour Twitter ban, all hell broke loose online. Here's a tally of the evening's festivities; if you know of more, add them in the comments and I'll include them on the list. Trump banned from Twitter [boingboing.net]Facebook bans Trump [WaPo] Michael Flynn banned from TwitterSidney Powell banned from TwitterRon Watkin (8chan/8kun admin, likely… READ THE REST
A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died from events that resulted from yesterday's riots at the Capitol, authorities told CNN late on Thursday. The name of the deceased was not released. Legal analysts say those involved in the attack could now face a felony murder charge. From CNN: A US Capitol Police officer has died… READ THE REST
Bioluminescence is one of those products of nature that truly makes the average person step back and marvel at the absolute wonder of our world. Found in many types of aquatic life, science explains it as molecules in the body of a living organism that produce light, often when exposed to oxygen. While it may… READ THE REST
In a world of fitness products all ready to perform a multitude of tasks for reshaping the body and overall fitness, a barbell may feel uninspired. It's just…you know…a barbell. Granted, barbell reps will definitely build up your arms and some other muscle groups. But, unless you're into weight training, it might not seem like… READ THE REST
If your vehicle tire is flat, you know it's a huge danger to keep your car or truck on the road. What many drivers may not realize is that underinflated tires can ultimately be just as dangerous for the driver, their passengers, and everyone else. If a tire is underinflated, that means more of the… READ THE REST