9/15/17

EVENTS: North Korea’s nuclear and missile program moving ‘faster than expected,’ expert says

LEFT: Donald Trump defends his response to Charlottesville

RIGHT: Trump rips Susan Rice over unmasking, says it’s ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

MARKETS: Former American Express CEO Harvey Golub wants Congress to focus on the tax cuts that would generate the most economic growth

SPORT: ‘Last Chance U’ brothers charged in stabbing

THRONES: GOT reveals they have filmed multiple endings to throw off hackers

FACT: In 2015, more people were killed in accidents related to taking a selfie, than shark attacks

MISC: Snow Leopards are no longer endangered

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9/13/17

EVENTS: Public urged to stay clear of Florida Keys as coastlines are littered with debris and highway is underwater or blocked, frustrating first responders

LEFT: White House denies reports that Trump lawyers thought Kushner should step down

RIGHT: White House says DOJ ‘should certainly look at’ prosecuting James Comey

MARKETS: Julian Robertson, a legendary hedge fund manager, thinks disaster will strike Wall Street if the Federal Reserve doesn’t keep raising interest rates

SPORT: Golden State Warriors and Rakuten Agree to Reported $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship

TECH: Apple announces $999 Iphone X

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FACT: When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red

MISC: This LaFerrari Aperta supercar just sold at a charity auction for a record €8.3 million ($10 million) — the most money ever fetched by a 21st century vehicle.

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9/8/18

EVENTS: Florida gov. urges residents in Irma’s path to get out before it’s too late.

LEFT: Mueller seeks interviews with WH staff over Trump Tower meeting statement.

RIGHT: Graham wants to haul back Comey to testify on Clinton email case, says ‘I smell a rat’.

BUSINESS: Equifax – 143M US consumers affected by criminal cyber security breach.

SPORT: Patriots opening night met with Barstool Sports lead, Anti-Goodell Protest.

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ENTERTAINMENT: ‘Veep’ to have final season in 2018.

FACT: Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour.

MISC: The recent finding of boron on Mars further opens the possibility that life could have once arisen on the planet, boron is needed to create RNA.

 

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9/1/17

EVENTS: A UK minister held face-to-face meeting with North Korean ambassador to condemn missle tests.

LEFT: Trump energy official resigns after attributing controversial comments to hacking.

RIGHT: Trump expected to announce end to Obama era DACA.

MARKETS: Price gouging in Texas post-Harvey brings water to 99$ a case.

SPORT: Pro-bowl corner, Joe Haden, signs with Steelers.

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MUSIC: Drake donates $200,000 to Harvey relief efforts.

FACT: The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

More on Harvey: Texans worry about toxins entering the air from factory failures.

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8/30/17

EVENTS: Hero cop, Sgt. Steve Perez, 60, dies trying to save Houston residents.

LEFT: Trump may have to choose between Harvey victims and Wall.

RIGHT: Trump warns N. Korea, ‘All options are on the table.’

MARKETS: Markets suffer from N. Korea and Harvey chaos.

SPORT: Cavaliers/Celtics trade at standstill as Cavs look for more compensation.

PIZZA:  Dominoes is testing self-driving pizza delivery vehicles.

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FACT: The city of London is still paying rent of a sharp axe, a billhook, 6 horseshoes, and 61 nails to the Queen on a property leased in 1211.

More on Harvey: Mega-Church owner, Joel Osteen, continues to take heat for not opening the doors of his 17,000 person church to flood victims.

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8/25/17

EVENTS: Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas and could become first major hurricane to hit the state in nine years.

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LEFT: Trump flips, now asking taxpayers, not Mexico, to pay for wall.

RIGHT: Nancy Pelosi’s father helped dedicate confederate monument.

MARKETS: Worries about debt-celing creating nerve for investors and delaying tax reform.

SPORT: NBA – Lebron upset at Celtics fans burning Thomas’ jerseys.

MLB – Yankees – Tigers brawl after Cabrera home run.

NFL – Former number 3 overall pick, Blake Bortles, loses starting job to Chad Henne.

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Entertainment:  Mark Wahlberg makes $42m than highest paid actress last year, highlighting Amy Schumer’s fight for equal pay.

FACT: Papercuts are extra painful because stimulate a large number of pain receptors, in a very confined area.

GOT: George R. R. Martin confirms to public that he does watch HBO’s Game of Thrones.

 

Author: DV

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8/23/17

EVENTS: Latest North Korean propaganda depicts Trump in Guam graveyard as well as VP Pence engulfed in flames.

LEFT: Trumps arrival at Phoenix rally greeted by mass protests from progressive and anti-bigotry groups.

RIGHT: Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says.

MARKETS: Energy Minerals takes a significant hit, as Trump admin rejects request from coal executives to protect plants from closing.

SPORT: NBA – Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics

MLB – Albert Pujols becomes all-time foreign born home run leader with 610.

NFL – OBJ could miss week 1 with ankle injury.

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MUSIC:  Taylor Swift expected to release new music on Friday.

FACT: The average human lies 3 times in a 10 minute conversation.

GOT: Season 7 finale names, “The Dragon and the Wolf”, and will air for a record 79 minutes, 43 seconds.

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Author: DV

 

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8/18/17

    EVENTS: At least 13 confirmed dead and 80 injured in terror attack at Barcelona’s Las Ramblas market.
    LEFT: Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments ‘so foolish’.
    RIGHT: Trump – ‘Country is being ripped apart’ by monument removal.
    MARKETS: Anxiousness returns after Barcelona terror attack.
    SPORT: Warriors’ star, Kevin Durant, will not visit White House in protest of Trump.
    MUSIC: Bieber releases new song, ‘Friends’ with BloodPop.
    FACT: Kittens meow to let their mother know they’re cold or hungry, but once they get a bit older, cats no longer meow to other cats.
    STOLEN ART: A $160M stolen painting, by Willem de Kooning, found after 31 years.

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(This is worth $160M??? US dollars???)

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Author: DV

8/16/17

  • EVENTS: Radio stations in Guam mistakingly broadcast nucleur missle warnings as uncertaintly with North Korea continues.
  • LEFT: Trump places blame on both sides for Charlottesville violence.
  • RIGHT:  Trump takes on ‘Alt-Left’ for its role in Charlottesville.
  • MARKETS: Dow closes higher for third consecutive day, but majority of main benchmarks remain flat despite jump in retail.
  • SPORT: Dallas Cowboys running back, Ezekial Elliot, appeals controversial suspension.
  • MUSIC: Check out Black Smoke Rising – Ep by Greta Van Fleet.
  • FACT: A hen with a white earlobe will always lay white eggs, whereas hens with red earlobes can lay brown, blue or green eggs.
  • MISC: Peter Dinklage asks ‘Game of Thrones’ fans to stop buying huskies because they resemble direwolvescropped-logomakr_54ky6w.png