"Kenneth Watt warned about a pending Ice Age in a speech. “The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years,” he declared. “If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder in the year 2000. This is about twice what it would take to put us into an ice age.”
"Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) actually compared President Trump trying to get funding for a border wall to a gun at the heads of Americans. So the budgetary process is like a mass shooting?!? Do Democrats ever think before they speak?"
"San Francisco’s Butter Bar, a trendy outpost that prides itself on being a true-blue, trailer park-themed bar, serving up the best in “trashy” cuisine and cocktails. With tater tots, microwaved food, and deep-fried Twinkies on the menu, the bar also serves cocktails that contain cheap ingredients, such as Welch’s grape soda. The bar has an actual trailer inside, and serves cans in paper bags,"
"20-year-old Christian, confronted his "professor" of Middle Eastern Humanities who asserted that Jesus Christ was not crucified. He also told his class that Jesus's 12 apostles did not believe in Christ's divinity."
This "news" piece seems a teeny bit slanted..."The American public could take a direct hit under a rollback of the Clean Power Plan, environmental groups say, from an increase in illnesses to an uptick in natural disasters."...and wild hyperbole...ed
"All this happens through what’s called reinforcement learning, the same fundamental technique that underpinned AlphaGo, the machine from Google’s DeepMind AI lab that cracked the ancient game of Go. Basically, the bots navigate their world through extreme trial and error, carefully keeping track of what works and what doesn’t as they reach for a reward, like arriving at a landmark."
"The obese Australian Bureau of Statistics clerk claimed he had been bullied and harassed and suffered from a “psychological injury.” He claimed to be plagued with breathlessness, fatigue and dizziness. The man claimed that meant he was not able to mow his lawn, but his demand for compensation was rejected by Comcare because he had family members who could mow the lawn instead."
"JORGE RAMOS: This is our country, it is yours, it is mine and it is ours. The interesting this is with the Trump administration and many people who support Donald Trump they think it is their country, that it is a white country and they are absolutely wrong. This is not a white country, this is not their country, it is ours, and that is precisely what I’m saying. Look in 2044, the white population will become a minority, it will be a minority/majority country, that is precisely what I’m saying. Latinos, Asians, African-Americans, whites, it is our country Tucker."
"They said: 'We were standing on the track, waiting for the train. The train came, and suddenly someone jumped out with an ax, hit the people. 'There was blood everywhere. I have experienced a lot, but I have never experienced it.'
"A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill."
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is handing out $11.5 million in grants to organizations combating racial disparities in the criminal justice system, double what it has given so far.
"Major U.S. department retailers Sears and Kmart removed 31 Trump Home products from their online stores, a spokesman said."
"Healthcare.gov enrollment came in well below what was anticipated last month. After running very slightly ahead of last year’s numbers in December, January brought the news that about 400,000 fewer people had enrolled on the federal exchanges than did so in 2016. Those are scary numbers, not so much for the absolute size of the decline -- it’s roughly 4 percent -- but because any backwards movement is very bad news for the exchanges."
ISIS supporters on social media were boasting that the terror group now has an air force after the Islamic State released today their first video showing weaponized drones being used against Iraqi forces.
"Once arrested, Vann took police to the abandoned buildings where he’d stowed six more bodies, all of them in and around Gary. Anith Jones had last been seen alive on Oct. 8; Tracy Martin went missing in June; Kristine Williams and Sonya Billingsley disappeared in February; and Teaira Batey and Tanya Gatlin had vanished in January."
'Triggl"Violence erupted outside New York University’s main campus last night at a College Republican event hosting conservative comedian Gavin McInnes." -WARNING GRAPHIC SPEECH
"The “Knights for Socialism” group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) held a workshop Sunday to teach left-wing students how to “BASH THE FASH” with a “Leftist Fight Club” open to everyone but Republicans."
"Watch for the political stock of Mohamed Khairullah, the Syrian-born Mayor of Prospect Park, to rise in Democratic circles after he signed an executive order on Friday that declared the Passaic County borough of 5,865 a sanctuary for immigrants."