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That was a fast turn around that I did not see coming. Ethiopia Downplays Loss of Tigray Capital to Rebel Forces

This is an autonomous kill drone by another name.

SOCOM To Test Anti-Aging Pill Next Year

Russian MiG-31s Armed with Kinzhal Missiles Arrive in Syria

June Rent Jump Is Biggest On Record


If they are broke, how well do they maintain them? The Lebanese army will start offering tourists helicopter joyrides this week in a bid to boost the coffers of one of the crisis-hit country’s key institutions.

Wind energy in crisis as expansion stalls in Germany

Lockdowns never end.

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Blackouts Loom in California as Electricity Prices Are ‘Absolutely Exploding’

Neil Gorsuch Tacitly Admits He Pulled the Wool Over Americans’ Eyes in His Transgender Ruling

Dangerous Record-Smashing Northwest to Ease Off in Seattle, Portland, But Continue Searing Interior Northwest

Israeli Corruption Fighter on the German Submarine Affair

About That New “Dragon Man” Fossil….

Never-before-seen colossal comet on a trek toward the sun

COVID19 mini-update, June 27, 2021: is the delta bark worse than its bite?

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Rattlesnakes everywhere: the odd consequences of California’s drought

Blackout Risk And Electricity Prices Are Spiking In California

BioNTech and Moderna: Heart inflammation after mRNA vaccinations

Investing Out Of An IRA

Are we ready? Advances in CRISPR means the era of germline gene editing has arrived

COVID-19 origins still a mystery: Study finds virus was ‘highly human adapted’

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Did a Chinese Spymaster Defect to the US?

Claim that Chinese team hid early SARS-CoV-2 sequences to stymie origin hunt sparks furor

Get ready for chaos in container shipping

Why Britney Spears’ Mandatory IUD Should Terrify Everyone

Amazon delivery contractors quit Portland routes, citing ‘unsafe’ work expectations

“We’ve ended up in a situation where white liberals are more left wing than Black and Hispanic Democrats on pretty much every issue: taxes, health care, policing, and even on racial issues or various measures of ‘racial resentment,’” he told the magazine. “So as white liberals increasingly define the party’s image and messaging, that’s going to turn off nonwhite conservative Democrats and push them against us.”

Why I’m Leaving Mumford & Sons

Mailchimp Suspends The Babylon Bee for ‘Harmful Information’

Panasonic Has Sold Its Entire Stake In Tesla

Four dead, more than 150 people unaccounted for after Florida building partially collapses

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Some used vehicles now cost more than original sticker price

Facebook’s New Announcement on Satire Doesn’t Bode Well for the Babylon Bee…

Big US banks to employees: Return to the office vaccinated

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines likely tied to heart inflammation

US-made drones downed over Yemen weren’t military’s, CENTCOM says

Venezuela’s Descent Into Anarchy Is Fueling Maduro’s Desperation

Is Tether a Black Swan?

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Science journals, Wuhan and a truly bizarre Twitter episode

You Won’t Even Believe What’s Triggering the Thought Police Now

Really funny when you understand why the consent degree was put into place. It was not police who found themselves hobbled by federal oversight. Instead, the uniformly liberal city council was. It was repeatedly blocked in its efforts to defund the police and limit the weapons that could be used for crowd control as a consequence of the consent decree.

A new study finds that lockdown orders didn’t reduce overall mortality, and may have even increased it.

The Soviets had a title and a uniform for people whose job it was to ensure the political reliability of the military. The Military Has a Watchdog for Stopping Extremism. Now, It Wants Teeth — and Independence

California, Facing Power Crisis, Frets Over Electric Car Charging Routines

It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply Crisis

Soviets Once Denied a Deadly Anthrax Lab Leak. U.S. Scientists Backed the Story

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Why Has “Ivermectin” Become a Dirty Word?

Even creepier COVID tracking: Google silently pushed app to users’ phones

Op Pocket Change: The Delta Force operation to rescue U.S. POWs allegedly left behind after the Vietnam War

Black fungus” surges in India—thousands blinded, maimed, dead

Tasmanian devils kill every penguin on tiny Australian island

Aging Finland seeks to attract skilled immigrants