Steve August 6, 2020

by Christopher Rudolph 19h ago Lifetime is quite the Secret Santa this year, making sure our stockings are fully stuffed! Earlier this week the cable net announced that The Christmas Set-Up, one of its original holiday movies for 2020, will focus on a same-sex romance. Now Lifetime has unwrapped the plot details for The Christmas […]

Steve August 6, 2020

U.S. public health officials are revising their travel advisory information By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer August 6, 2020, 5:28 PM 2 min read NEW YORK — If Taiwan or Greenland are in your travel plans, U.S. public health officials say you can go ahead and pack your bags. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Travelers arriving in New York City by car and train are being reminded to quarantine for two weeks if they have been to states with high rates of coronavirus infection By JIM MUSTIAN Associated Press August 6, 2020, 5:30 PM 4 min read NEW YORK — New York City opened new traveler checkpoints Thursday to […]

Steve August 6, 2020

UK trans youth charity Mermaids saw donations shoot up by more than a third in the week around JK Rowling’s birthday. Rowling has been increasingly vocal in her views on trans people in recent months, putting her weight behind the anti-trans “gender critical” movement in an explosive and controversial Twitter thread during Pride month, and […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Seventy-five years ago, the United States waged the only nuclear war in history. Among the truths held self-evident by millions of Americans is the notion that the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki saved lives, both American and Japanese. The choice, Americans are told starting as school children and throughout their lives by largely uncritical […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Poet survivors of the merciless, savage US atomic bombing of Japan guide us to the deepest, most intimate loss and suffering of survivors, the hibakusha. Give back my father, give back my mother; Give grandpa back, grandma back; Give me my sons and daughters back. Give me back myself. Give back the human race. As […]

Steve August 6, 2020

EDP Renewables’ Harvest Ridge wind farm in Douglas County, Illinois, is now operational. US appeals court allows the Dakota Access Pipeline to stay open. Global EV charging network ChargePoint secures an additional $127 million in funding. Arcadia Power is committed to making clean energy work for the planet and your bank account — all without […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Remember that cute little Honda Motocompo from the 1980s? Well, it might be coming back, but this time it would be electric. That’s what Honda’s latest trademark filing relating to the scooter leads us to believe. If you weren’t around in the early ’80s or you’d just like a refresher, the Motocompo was a pint-sized, […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Some time ago, after several years on the job market, I landed a professorship at a small university in Wisconsin, a little moon of the state system orbiting the more recognizable institution in Madison. Like any newcomer to an unfamiliar workplace, I spent those early months treading lightly through the corridors, trying to suss out […]