The entire story is amazing, but some choice quotes: Hughes’s ultimate goal is a subsequent launch that puts him miles above the Earth, where the 61-year-old limousine driver hopes to photograph proof of the disc we all live on. “It’ll shut the door on this ball earth,” Hughes said in a fundraising interview with a […]
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There are so many reasons to not use Uber or Lyft, and here is another one: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing company ousted Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, and […]
This Adam Serwer piece on the economic anxiety myth should be a must read for everyone. It’s such a good piece that it is hard to figure out what to quote, so let’s just start from the top: THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain […]
Another shoe drops: Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 with a former employee who alleged she was fired because she would not “succumb to [his] sexual advances.” Documents from the complaint obtained by BuzzFeed News include four signed affidavits, […]
My nightly ritual, shortly after feeding Steve, he informs me his meal was not enough: He’s amazing.
I am CRYING. The Weather Channel set up for a live shot of the Georgia Dome being imploded, and at the perfectly wrong time … this happened (via @ajc): pic.twitter.com/LA0cXpC7oX — Brett Taylor (@Brett_A_Taylor) November 20, 2017 Amazing. This will go down in TWC history.