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Much admired and quickly imitated in dozens of cities across the nation, the Black Lives Matter street mural in downtown Washington, D.C. was painted on June 5 in just hours, by team of D.C. city workers, ...
Saturday, 20 June 2020
REVIEW – In 2020, 20 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands prohibit all drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.  Mighty Mount makes an automatic grip phone ...
Friday, 14 February 2020
... by three or four per day. The changes reduce flights to Hong Kong from San Francisco and Newark; to Beijing from Washington Dulles, Newark and Chicago; and Shanghai service from San Francisco, Newark and ...
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
... has killed 17 people and infected over 500, is thought to have originated in a Wuhan seafood market. According to The Washington Post, the now closed "1,000-stall bazaar sold not only seafood but marmots, ...
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
... told Reuters earlier on Wednesday. Previously on Boing Boing: Forensics team accuses Prince Bone Saw of hacking Jeff Bezos's phone to obtain kompromat and force Washington Post silence on Khashoggi [Cory ...
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
The U.S. Labor Department Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today announced changes to BLS economic data “lockup” procedures that involve removing a number of legacy computers from its Washington newsroom, ...
Thursday, 16 January 2020
... Sean Lynch, a retired Navy vet, told The Washington Post: "We take the water out of the ground, and we pump it to your house and charge you. So what’s the difference with a grocery store?" Not a thing, ...
Sunday, 24 November 2019
... classified info to Chinese for $800K; he maintains he never did https://t.co/4lSLY04w8N — Rachel Weiner (@rachelweinerwp) November 22, 2019 And from the backstory by Washington Post reporter Rachel ...
Friday, 22 November 2019
A startup based in Seattle says they plan to offer an alternative to human burial and cremation in Washington state, now that it's finally legal. Yep, human composting. Won't take it personally if you ...
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
DoorDash's change in tipping policy has come too late to avoid legal repercussions. The District of Columbia Attorney General has sued DoorDash over claims it not only stiffed couriers (aka Dashers) ...
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
11. You will fail.
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CNN political correspondent Abby Phillip was among the first to share a provocative tidbit of Washington gossip on Twitter today. Earlier today, Phillip (who is wonderful, you should follow her on Twitter) ...
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
... did release the emails during the campaign, which became a major talking point of the election that Donald Trump went on to win. Washington Post: In arguments and testimony over the past two weeks, prosecutors ...
Friday, 15 November 2019
Donald Trump has long made a sport of mocking Amazon founder and Washington Post newspaper owner Jeff Bezos, and Jeff Bezos is well aware of this. Microsoft just won a $10 billion so-called “war cloud” ...
Friday, 15 November 2019
... cited figure of one million people. From AFP via Yahoo News: The East Turkistan National Awakening Movement, a Washington-based group that seeks independence for the mostly Muslim region known to China ...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
... requests in Washington state were made through a previously undisclosed email listserv known as FITlist. FITlist — with FIT standing for “Fraud and Identity Theft” — includes officers from at least a dozen ...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
... this spectacle live in Washington. After weeks of Republicans demanding that Schiff open up the doors and allow the public to see the impeachment proceedings, Trump says this morning: “They shouldn’t ...
Friday, 08 November 2019
... can't get any more surreal and weird, and it does. Every. God. Damned. Day. Lots of this today. The walls are closing in. The degenerate Washington Post MADE UP the story about me asking Bill Barr to ...
Thursday, 07 November 2019
... & Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer told a reporter that one person suffered minor injuries. No word on what caused the truck to roll over, but the Washington Post reports traffic was backed ...
Thursday, 07 November 2019
... charges here. MBS and the KSA are believed to have murdered Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi by cutting off his head and dismembering him alive. “One of those implicated in ...
Thursday, 07 November 2019
People on the west coast who need medication quickly might be able to get their medication delivered in as little as 60 minutes. Costco and Instacart are testing prescription deliveries in Washington and ...
Wednesday, 06 November 2019
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows just about everyone beating Trump. Washington Post: Former vice president Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) run strongest ...
Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Mexican drug smugglers are using cordless reciprocating saws to cut holes in Trump's new border wall. The holes are large enough for people and drug packages to go through, reports The Washington Post. The ...
Saturday, 02 November 2019
One of most most memorable Cool Tools podcast episodes was with rare book expert Rebecca Romney. She recently started a new rare book firm in Washington D.C. called Type Punch Matrix and she sent me a ...
Friday, 01 November 2019
Lyft has implemented a new set of safety guidelines and protocols that current and former employees worry will allow unsafe drivers to return to the platform, according to The Washington Post. In June, ...
Thursday, 31 October 2019
25. Wearable pop-up personal tent
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... but it's actually now being used by delivery people, police officers, and various other folks who have to move around in the rain. The Washington Post has a feature about the popularity of "pod" products, ...
Wednesday, 30 October 2019