Friday, August 17, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

Left Claims The Moral High Ground – For What?
FORT MIMS - AUGUST 1813 fortmims.org

https://townhall.com/columnists/robertknight/2018/08/14/draft-n2509460?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

GENERAL INTEREST
Migaloo the Albino Humpback Whale Spotted off Coast of Australia
https://weather.com/series/crazimals/video/migaloo-the-albino-humpback-whale-spotted-off-coast-of-australia?pl=pl-the-latest

Driver spots ‘Bigfoot’ walking across rural highway
https://nypost.com/2018/08/13/driver-spots-bigfoot-walking-across-rural-highway/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

With help from NASA astronaut, treasure hunter says he may have found alien space ship off Florida's coast
https://pilotonline.com/news/nation-world/national/article_5170cf7a-9fc9-11e8-b387-97555062d174.html

Scientists have finally worked out how to snap a piece of dry spaghetti into two pieces (and the secret is in the twist!)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6058803/Scientists-finally-worked-break-spaghetti-break-just-TWO-pieces.html

The News in Zingers
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/hamilton.php3

PARENTING
The Kids Aren't All Right
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/skenazy08!418.php3

WEATHER
Flash Flooding Pushes Cars from New Jersey Dealership into River
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/flash-flooding-pushes-cars-from-new-jersey-dealership-into-river?pl=pl-the-latest

SCIENCE
Science
https://www.nytimes.com/section/science?emc=edit_nn_20180814&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180814&te=1

CYBER SECURITY
Google still tracks your location even if setting is disabled
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/google-still-tracks-your-location-even-if-setting-is-disabled-2018-08-13

New ransomware arrives with a hidden feature that hints at more sophisticated attacks to come
https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-ransomware-arrives-with-a-hidden-feature-that-hints-at-more-sophisticated-attacks-to-come/

DEFENSE
Watch A C-5M Super Galaxy Land at Joint Base San Antonio With No Nosewheel
https://theaviationist.com/2018/08/14/watch-a-c-5m-super-galaxy-land-at-joint-base-san-antonio-with-no-nosewheel/

#METOO
What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused? (interesting twist at the end)
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/nyregion/sexual-harassment-nyu-female-professor.html?emc=edit_nn_20180814&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180814&te=1

TERRORISM
UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Iraq, Syria
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/08/14/un-report-30000-islamic-state-members-iraq-syria.html

Sweden: 80 cars set on fire by gangs in several cities
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45181321

SCOTUS
Senate gears up for major Kavanaugh confirmation battle
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/senate-gears-up-for-major-kavanaugh-confirmation-battle

Desperation: Ludicrous Tactics of Kavanaugh Opponents Sink to New, Hilarious Low
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2018/08/13/swing-and-a-miss-nyt-wapo-notice-the-lefts-failure-to-lay-a-glove-on-kavanaugh-n2509180?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Progressives fume as Dems meet with Brett Kavanaugh
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/401865-progressives-fume-as-dems-meet-with-brett-kavanaugh?userid=288549

POLITICS
Trump Is Not the Reason the GOP Sputtered in Ohio
https://townhall.com/columnists/salenazito/2018/08/14/trump-is-not-the-reason-the-gop-sputtered-in-ohio-n2509537?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Dems say they’ll sue to keep Collins on ballot
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/401825-dems-say-theyll-sue-to-keep-collins-on-ballot?userid=288549

2018’s Midterms Expose Divide in the Democratic Party
https://libertyvideonews.com/2018s-midterms-expose-divide-in-the-democratic-party/
-- 
"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that obtaineth understanding.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain
thereof than fine gold."
           - Proverbs 3.13-14

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GENERAL INTEREST
You can now watch the ‘fatberg’ that clogged London’s sewers on 24-hour livestream
https://nypost.com/2018/08/15/you-can-now-watch-the-fatberg-that-clogged-londons-sewers-on-24-hour-livestream/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

The Sounds of Elk Country Volume 7
https://elknetwork.com/elk-country-chronicles-the-sounds-of-elk-country-volume-7/

Restored B29 Take To The Air.
http://mortefontainevillage.pagesperso-orange.fr/marcbrecy/b29.html

A World Land Speed Record Was Just Smashed With a 50-Year-Old Car
https://www.sciencealert.com/world-land-speed-record-smashed-by-50-year-old-challenger-2?utm_source=ScienceAlert+-+Daily+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=287f1751da-MAILCHIMP_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe5632fb09-287f1751da-365889541

The cost of indifference 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/indifference_goldson.php3

Tips for scoring timeless treasures at estate sales
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/estate_sales.php3

HEALTH
Most people who think they have a penicillin allergy are wrong. That's dangerous 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/penicillin_allergy_not.php3

CDC Is Monitoring a Measles Outbreak in 21 States 
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/fortune-the_cdc_is_monitoring_a_measles_outbreak_in_21_sta-rtime/category/news

Chemists discover how blue light from digital devices speeds blindness
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180808093907.htm

Holy Crap: San Francisco To Deploy Poop Patrol To Clean Up Feces That Are Apparently Everywhere
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2018/08/15/holy-crap-san-francisco-to-deploy-poop-patrol-to-clean-up-feces-that-are-apparen-n2510049?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=&profileid=

PARENTING
6-Year-Old Girl Secretly Buys Nearly $400 Worth of Toys from Her Mom's Amazon Account
https://start.att.net/news/read/article/people-6yearold_girl_secretly_buys_nearly_400_worth_of_to-rtime/category/lifestyle

BUSINESS
Trump’s Trade War Is Rattling China’s Leaders
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/14/world/asia/china-trade-war-trump-xi-jinping-.html?emc=edit_nn_20180815&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180815&te=1

What exactly is insider trading—and how do you avoid it? 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-exactly-is-insider-tradingand-how-do-you-avoid-it-2018-08-13

GOVERNMENT
What Dictators Can’t Dictate
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/recep-erdogan-turkey-markets-stronger-than-dictators/

The Dangers of Naïve Faith in Big Government
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/naive-faith-in-big-government-dangerous-growing/

What If Everybody Sucks At Everything?
https://townhall.com/columnists/benshapiro/2018/08/15/what-if-everybody-sucks-at-everything-n2509772?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

CLIMATE CHANGE
Hothouse Earth: Here’s What the Science Actually Does – and Doesn’t – Say 
https://www.ecowatch.com/hothouse-earth-heres-what-the-science-says-2595500873.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=4b0a46e39e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-4b0a46e39e-85328381

Opinion: Wildfires are only going to get worse, so we need to alter our strategies now 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/wildfires-are-only-going-to-get-worse-so-we-need-to-alter-our-strategies-now-2018-08-14

MELITTOLOGY
The Super Bowl of Beekeeping
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/magazine/the-super-bowl-of-beekeeping.html?emc=edit_nn_20180815&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180815&te=1

CYBER SECURITY
FBI warns global ATM bank heist could happen this week
https://nypost.com/2018/08/14/fbi-warns-global-atm-bank-heist-could-happen-this-week/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

Trump, Seeking to Relax Rules on U.S. Cyberattacks, Reverses Obama Directive
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-seeking-to-relax-rules-on-u-s-cyberattacks-reverses-obama-directive-1534378721

NATIONAL SECURITY
Trump revokes Brennan's security clearance
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/401989-trump-revokes-brennans-security-clearance?userid=288549

DEFENSE
Thanks, DW ...
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LAW ENFORCEMENT
Cops trying to figure out who spanked hippo in viral video
https://nypost.com/2018/08/14/cops-trying-to-figure-out-who-spanked-hippo-in-viral-video/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app

IMMIGRATION

The Theory of Political Relative Relativity
https://townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/2018/08/15/the-theory-of-political-relative-relativity-n2509890?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

NKOR
The US sanctioned Chinese and Russian entities for helping North Korea cash in on its billion-dollar smuggling schemes 
https://start.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/business_insider-the_us_sanctioned_chinese_and_russian_entities_for-newscred2

POLITICS
Gov. Cuomo: America 'Was Never that Great'
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2018/08/15/gov-cuomo-america-was-never-that-great-n2510130?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=&profileid=

Republicans become entangled by family feuds over politics
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/401871-republicans-become-entangled-by-family-feuds-over-politics?userid=288549

GOP’s midterm strategy takes shape
http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/401868-gops-midterm-strategy-takes-shape?userid=288549

President Trump Wishes His Favorite Democrat Happy Birthday
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2018/08/15/ha-president-trump-wishes-his-favorite-democrat-happy-birthday-n2510068?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm&newsletterad=&profileid=

-- 
"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that obtaineth understanding.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain
thereof than fine gold."
           - Proverbs 3.13-14

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GENERAL INTEREST
A golf ball hitting a steel plate at 150mph - filmed in super high-speed at 70,000 frames-per-second and played back in slow-motion. 
https://www.flixxy.com/golf-ball-slow-motion.htm

Sheep in New Zealand Has a Blast Jumping on Trampoline
https://weather.com/series/crazimals/video/sheep-in-new-zealand-has-a-blast-jumping-on-trampoline?pl=pl-the-latest

Man who only wanted a shot of whiskey trapped in awkward situation when bartender attacks woman who spanked her
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/man-wanted-shot-whiskey-trapped-awkward-situation-bartender-attacks-woman-spanked-012651464.html

Video: Huge barn find of American muscle cars unearthed in Iowa
https://www.yahoo.com/news/video-huge-barn-american-muscle-142323314.html

HEALTH CARE
The sprawling, intrusive administrative state is keeping you unwell 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will081618.php3

HUMOR
This ‘Leftist Fitness’ Routine is Perfect for Social Justice Warriors
https://libertyvideonews.com/this-leftist-fitness-routine-is-perfect-for-social-justice-warrirors/

PROGRESSIVES RUNNING AMOK
Why Are People Giving Peter Strzok Their Money?
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/peter-strzok-gofundme-why-are-people-giving-him-money/

Campus Snowflakery Explained in Five Minutes
https://libertyvideonews.com/campus-snowflakery-explained-in-five-minutes/

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
Elizabeth Warren’s Batty Plan to Nationalize . . . Everything
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/elizabeth-warren-plan-nationalize-everything-woos-hard-left/

FINANCIAL
What you probably don’t know about Social Security
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-you-probably-dont-know-about-social-security-2018-08-16

WEATHER
Waterfall Roars Behind Home in Montour Falls, New York
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/waterfall-roars-behind-home-in-montour-falls-new-york?pl=pl-the-latest

GEOLOGY
Reservoir of Molten Magma Found Beneath California Supervolcano
https://weather.com/news/trending/video/reservoir-of-molten-magma-found-beneath-california-supervolcano?pl=pl-the-latest

CYBER SECURITY
Does Siri Eavesdrop? Apple Explains How ‘Hey Siri’ Protects Your Privacy
https://www.idropnews.com/news/does-siri-eavesdrop-apple-explains-how-hey-siri-protects-your-privacy/80046/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=08152018&utm_term=Newsletter

DEFENSE
New Tests Prove IBCS Missile Defense Network DOES Work: Northrop 
https://breakingdefense.com/2018/08/new-tests-prove-ibcs-missile-defense-network-does-work-northrop/?utm_campaign=Breaking%20News&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=65236130&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_DhyOipL5OJyZ8TiPyw1xFdQUi6JwBGVOiYSQ296HTqErRJVNkhwtstFpU30_nOd68DG19waBxOmhl9g7nS9X-5YbCKg&_hsmi=65236130

LAW ENFORCEMENT
World War II-era submarine flooded by vandals in New Jersey
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/08/16/world-war-ii-era-submarine-flooded-by-vandals-in-new-jersey.html

SCOTUS
More Democrats plan to meet with Kavanaugh
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/congress/more-democrats-plan-to-meet-with-kavanaugh?_amp=true

UNIONS
Public Unions are a Public Enemy
https://libertyvideonews.com/prageru-public-unions-are-a-public-enemy/

POLITICS
Pelosi sees defections from an unusual quarter — the left
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/402053-pelosi-sees-defections-from-an-unusual-quarter-the-left?userid=288549

This Is Not Satire. An Open Pedophile Is Running for Congress
https://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2018/08/15/this-is-not-satire-an-open-pedophile-is-running-for-congress-n2510030?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=&profileid=

-- 
"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that obtaineth understanding.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain
thereof than fine gold."
           - Proverbs 3.13-14

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

PLATT - MISC News

GENERAL INTEREST
FATS DOMINO Blue Monday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2hq3DW_Bgk

Is a $40 reusable water bottle worth the investment?
https://moneyish.com/splurge/is-a-40-reusable-water-bottle-worth-the-investment/

The News in Zingers 
http://jewishworldreview.com/0818/hamilton.php3

HEALTH
A woman dared -- yes, dared! -- to question Fitbit's accuracy and almost ended up in a legal no-man's land 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/fung081318.php3

PROGRESSIVES UNHINGED
The Washington Post Crosses a Very Dangerous Line
https://townhall.com/columnists/douglasmackinnon/2018/08/12/the-washington-post-crosses-a-very-dangerous-line-n2509129?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=

Boston-area mayor pushes Sam Adams boycott over founder's Trump support
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/aug/13/joseph-curtatone-somerville-mayor-boycotts-sam-ada/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20180326&utm_term=newsalert&utm_content=newsalert&bt_ee=q7PBOBzLa3w8QLfYN4+jLISGFy/64oooGOspyI4aml/dM0eYIUWDHwV+fuAu4A++&bt_ts=1534212666063

HISTORY
What Was the Cold War?
https://www.prageru.com/videos/what-was-cold-war

MARKET
Show me the victims of insider trading. I'll wait 
http://jewishworldreview.com/0818/McArdle081318.php3

BUSINESS
Elon Musk reveals new details about taking Tesla private, says he thought tweeting announcement was 'the right and fair thing to do' (TSLA)
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/elon-musk-reveals-details-taking-132538862.html

New York bereavement bill ‘another nail in the coffin’
https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/new-york-bereavement-bill-another-nail-in-the-coffin

GE preparing to sell power-conversion unit, for a lot less than what it paid for the assets--Bloomberg
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ge-preparing-to-sell-power-conversion-unit-for-a-lot-less-than-what-it-paid-for-the-assets-2018-08-10

The fight against subsidy-suckling Big Sugar: Blending populism with conservatism
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/the-fight-against-subsidy-suckling-big-sugar-blending-populism-with-conservatism

WEATHER
Heavy Rain Could Cause More Flooding in the East This Week
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/heavy-rain-could-cause-more-flooding-in-the-east-this-week?pl=pl-the-latest

FORESTRY
17 BIGGEST Trees in the World
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFBo5bj1tfU&app=desktop

Long-Term Risks of GE Trees Remain Unanswered 
https://www.ecowatch.com/genetically-engineered-trees-2594502148.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=67c85820cb-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-67c85820cb-85328381

CYBER SECURITY
The feds keep creating cybersecurity offices and experts say it's not necessarily a good thing
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/the-feds-keep-creating-cybersecurity-offices-and-experts-say-its-not-necessarily-a-good-thing

DEFENSE
Getting Ready for China 
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/chinese-military-buildup-dangerous/

FALCONS
The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/12/world/middleeast/iraqi-spy-isis.html?emc=edit_nn_20180813&nl=morning-briefing&nlid=5893540820180813&te=1

UNIONS
Unions see Missouri win as red state watershed
http://thehill.com/regulation/labor/401338-unions-see-missouri-win-as-red-state-watershed?userid=288549

CHINA
China is buying a world of headaches 
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0818/VonDrehle081318.php3

TRUMPGATE
The Mechanics of Deception
https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/category/face-recognition/

Exposed: the Deep State's Authorship and Publication of the Dossier
https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/08/the_real_dossier_story.html

Trump won’t sit for interview with Mueller after Sept. 1, Giuliani says 
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-wont-sit-for-interview-with-mueller-after-sept-1-giuliani-says-2018-08-12

Signs grow that Mueller is zeroing in on Roger Stone
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/401637-signs-grow-that-mueller-is-zeroing-in-on-roger-stone?userid=288549

With Mueller, as with Starr before him, beware wishful thinking
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/with-mueller-as-with-starr-before-him-beware-wishful-thinking

POLITICS
Corey Stewart’s Flailing Virginia Campaign
https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/08/corey-stewart-virginia-campaign-flails/

Vulnerable Republicans include several up-and-coming GOP leaders
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/401343-vulnerable-republicans-include-several-up-and-coming-gop-leaders?userid=288549

-- 
"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that obtaineth understanding.
For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain
thereof than fine gold."
           - Proverbs 3.13-14