Nothing really leaped out at me today that I wanted to comment on. So for now, I’ll just list the stories that stood out. If interested, click on the image and you’ll be taken to headlines, pics and links to full text stories. Or just click here.
The news stories that caught my eye this morning. Three stood out most: The Cameron Otis espionage trial in Canada – Apparently whatever he was doing was so bad that the courts are determining how to proceed without putting Canada into even further danger. Elon Musk tweeted that ETs built the pyramids – Well, we… Read More Sunday Morning News Wrapup – Hackers, Big Banks, Oil, Spies, Elon Musk’s Egypt – ET Theory and more!
I’m not in a very talkative mood this morning. Here are some of this morning’s headlines posted at Earthpages.ca – Alternative News 24/7. Just click on the image to go to the links if interested:
A little while ago that would have sounded wildly futuristic (showing my age here) but today it’s just… simply… today. We are in the 21st century and it’s wild, wicked and wonderful. I’ve been goofing around with old computers again and read all these news stories on an antiquated IBM ThinkPad. IBM when it was… Read More Another Day in the 21st Century
that Thunderbird also does RSS feeds? Thunderbird is usually thought of as an email client and many of you may already be using it. But it also works as an RSS reader. Perhaps the GUI is not beautiful but it does the job and for me scours feeds going right back to the year 2000!… Read More Did you know…?
I can be incredibly slow at some things. I do learn as I go along but sometimes the obvious eludes me. Take, for instance, the SEARCH function at earthpages.ca, which is hosted at Tumblr. I just discovered it the other day—at least, how I could put it to good use. I have been linking with… Read More Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves | New feature at earthpages!
Ballet dancer and performer Ashlee Montague wears a gas mask while she dances in Times Square as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Manhattan, New York City, March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Source: Photos of the week | Reuters.com Opinion: The phrase ‘sign of the times’ takes on a whole new meaning with the sign top… Read More Photos of the week | Reuters.com | Opinion
We all know what spin means, right? It’s bias. And bias can mean completely ignoring something that doesn’t ‘look good.’ Both of these pieces about Corona and pharmaceutical shortages were published yesterday. On the one hand, Tucker Carlson sharpens his claws, pointing to “authoritarian” and “racist” China, a place which he also says “hates” the… Read More Corona Spin – Is China actually hostile?
You may have noticed that I reverted to an older WordPress theme for Earthpages.org. I generally like the change because it’s more pictorial. But one drawback is that News – 24/7 links are not immediately visible. Visitors need to scroll down a bit to see them in the right column. I could Tweet like crazy…… Read More Just a friendly reminder to check out the latest alt news at Earthpages.ca
President Donald Trump is in India for three days. A local Ahmedabad official said the wall was “part of a beautification and cleanliness drive.” Source: India builds 7-foot wall so Trump won’t see slum in Ahmedabad – Business Insider And a video here: https://time.com/5786417/india-slum-wall-trump-visit/ Opinion: The Hindu holy man Swami Vivekananda once asked how India… Read More India builds 7-foot wall so Trump won’t see slum in Ahmedabad – Business Insider | + Opinion