News Headline: “Republicans at risk in 2018 steering clear of town halls.”
News Headline: “Vulnerable Dems lie low as town hall angst rages.”
Our politicians are wondering:
What is the matter with our democracy?
Where did all these people come from?
Asteroid 2017 DR34 was discovered today and will pass tomorrow between Earth and the moon.
It is not to be confused with Asteroid 2017 DG16, which was discovered yesterday just before passing between Earth and the moon.
Scientists assure us that there are no other asteroids in the vicinity.
But it can all be very confusing.
News Headline: “Steve Bannon: Trump is ‘maniacally focused’ on executing promises.”
A bit of an exaggeration.
Interpreter Chikako Tsuruta on the difficulty of translating President Trump’s statements into Japanese:
“I often joke that if we translated his words as they are, we would end up making ourselves sound stupid.”
Note to Chikako Tsuruta:
No one’s laughing.
News Headline: “It’s settled! Creator tells us how to pronounce ‘GIF. ‘ ”
Steve Wilhite. the inventor of the Graphics Interchange Format, wants you to know that “GIF” is pronounced “JIF.”
And is it almost time for QT’s annual reminder that the first syllable of “gigabyte” is pronounced JIG?
This is according to the U.S. Bureau of Standards.
And as sources jo, that’s as jood as it jets.
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Asteroid 2017 DG16 was discovered today.
It is passing between Earth and the moon as you read this.
But it has been more than three weeks since an asteroid was last discovered as it passed between Earth and the moon.
So we seem safe.
News Headline: “Texas man breaks into home, takes shower, puts on Betty Boop pajamas.”
As reasonable a response as any to the news of the day.
News Headline: “Study says drinking a glass of red wine has the same effect as going to the gym.”
Keep up the good work, researchers!