Elon Musk Says "Hyperloop"; Tunnel Is Now Just a Normal Car Tunnel Because "This Is Simple and Just Works" Yes, for those keeping score, in a mere two years we’ve gone from a futuristic vision of electric skates zooming around a variety of vehicles in a network of underground tunnels to—and I cannot stress this… Continue reading The Modern P.T. Barnum Strikes Again
Herman Wouk, Perennially Best-Selling Author, Dies at 103 - The New York Times Herman Wouk, whose taut shipboard drama “The Caine Mutiny” lifted him to the top of the best-seller lists, where he remained for most of a career that extended past his 100th year thanks to page-turners like “Marjorie Morningstar,” “Youngblood Hawke” and the… Continue reading Herman Wouk dies at 103, but “a Legend Never Dies”
Custard's Last Stand: Mission Pie vs. the gig economy - Mission Local Her frustration isn’t that the “shut-in economy” has advanced to the point that contracting with a third party to have pies sent to your home is the epitome of San Francisco normal. If people desire delivery, let the people have what they want.… Continue reading Hey San Francisco, Time to Buy Some Pie!
Signature features - All this Drafts, for example, is commonly thought of as an app for writing small bits of text that then get shunted off some other app—Mail, Messages, Reminders, Evernote, another text editor—where they “belong.” And there’s no question Drafts is spectacular at this because it launches quickly to a blank note and… Continue reading Good Take on My Favorite iOS App
Yankees plan to seek rotation help before trade deadline, with Mets' Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler among possible targets | SNY If the Yankees don't acquire Keuchel, they will pursue a trade. We're sure to hear Madison Bumgarner's name mentioned in rumors and reports, but the Yanks are not alone in viewing Bumgarner as a shell… Continue reading Life As a Mets Fan
Bruce Springsteen Writes New E Street Band Album, Plots Tour – Rolling Stone Bruce Springsteen won’t release his new album Western Stars until June 14th and the public has only heard a single song from it, but he’s already written a big batch of songs for a new E Street Band record that he says… Continue reading The Boss is Back!
At Kentucky Derby, cloud of Santa Anita horse deaths hangs over sport - The Washington Post As Tim Sullivan of the Louisville Courier-Journal reported, Churchill Downs has lost 43 thoroughbreds to racing injuries since 2016, or 2.42 per 1,000 starts, 50 percent higher than the national average. Some of the proposed changes at both Santa Anita… Continue reading Time to End Horse Racing
I agree with everything said in this piece, but this is something baseball should have done a decade ago, and given they didn't I find it hard to believe they can or will do anything now. In many ways and for many reasons and for many years, the people that own the Mets obviously can’t… Continue reading How Bad Will It Get Before MLB Takes The Mets From The Wilpons?
My site is secure, so the world can relax. Was interesting watching a few people go back and forth on this, but read this blog post from Troy and follow is his advice and get yourself an SSL cert if you don't have one. via Troy Hunt: Here's Why Your Static Website Needs HTTPS
So much of this is not normal, but if this is the reality we must amplify those fighting to defend the institutions that make America a thing. The Office of the President is not a get-out-of-jail free card for lawless behavior," the professors wrote in their letter, obtained by POLITICO. "Indeed, our country’s Founders made… Continue reading Law professors torch Trump legal memo