News Headline: “North Korea likely has more plutonium than thought.”
As we look toward a day when our nuclear powers have more thought than plutonium.
News Headline:“Trump’s magic words: ‘A lot of people don’t know that.’ ”
News Headline: “Russia developments have little effect on Trump’s base.”
A reminder that a lot of people aren’t even sure what day it is.
News Headline: “Trump Tower Russia meeting: At least eight people in room.”
How many subversive plotters can be stuffed into a phone booth?
Beware the ides of National Women’s Motorcycle Month.
News Headline: “NASA to slam a spaceship into asteroid for practice.”
News Headline: “Engineers to simulate a 6.7 earthquake at UC San Diego.”
What could possibly go wrong?
Meanwhile, Jeff Corder, a Chicago reader, wants you to know that a 75,000-mile-wide hole opened this week on the sun.
But scientists say it is probably no reason for concern.
Even if it is still growing.
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Excerpts from the script of the new CBS network series “Salvation”:
+ “Scientists need to be observant, especially when investigating new phenomena.”
+ “That’s your supposition–hardly proof that your data are correct.”
Almost no one correctly uses “phenomena” as the plural of “phenomenon” anymore.
And almost no one correctly uses “data” as a plural.
Which isn’t to mention that the show is about an asteroid heading for Earth.
Who says TV isn’t educational?
News Item: “An iceberg the size of Delaware. . . holds twice the water used in the United States every year. . . 2,200 square miles. . . volume is twice that of Lake Erie. . . .”
Or think of the weight of 3.8 trillion baby grand pianos, if you are still trying to visualize it.
News Headline: “Trump heads back to Europe for Bastille Day.”
The Bastille is long gone.
Another missed chance to lock him up.
As of the ninth dog day of summer, there have been no reports of a man biting a dog.
But a woman bit another woman at the Peter Luger Steakhouse in New York City.
There are 31 dog days to go.